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Under A Blue Moon: Garden Party & Rare Plant Auction


Sunday, June 11, 2017 | 5 p.m.

Powell Gardens’ signature fundraising event, Under a Blue Moon, returns for its 14th year on Sunday, June 11, at Powell Gardens. This extraordinary evening begins at the Visitor Center where guests will enjoy cocktails and a silent auction in the conservatory, featuring newly released and hard-to-find plants and other treasures. A live auction and delectable al fresco meal from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions will follow on the Peninsula with spectacular views of the lake and gardens beyond.

Auction Program

Under a Blue Moon Chairs are Anne Riker Powell and Ashley Broockerd. Powell Gardens former Director of Horticulture, Alan Branhagen will serve as this year’s Honorary Chair.

Proceeds provide critical funding for youth education at the Gardens, making it possible to expand and enhance initiatives to teach children about healthy living, STEM subjects, growing plants and more.

General Ticket | $200
Patron Ticket | $325
Become a table host and receive recognition in the program. Table Hosts coordinate a table of 10; each guest will pay for his or her own seat at $200 each. You can purchase your tickets online below or by contacting Andrea Mason, 816-697-2600 x207.

purchase Sponsorships or Tickets

Sponsorship Opportunities

All sponsors receive recognition in the following places: Powell Gardens’ sponsor banner and website, Garden View magazine sent to all Powell Gardens Members, live onscreen during the event and in 550+ event programs. View the levels below for additional information for each sponsorship opportunity.

Sponsorship Levels



  • Mr. & Mrs. George Powell, III
  • Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas Powell
  • Jon & Juli Ellis


  • Clay and Katherine Barton
  • Peter and Lynne Brown
  • Doug & Yvette Kenney
  • Bob & Jeanne Latz

Table Sponsors

  • Ashley Broocker
  • Courtney Earnest
  • Bob and Devan Hartnett
  • Jim and Ann Houx
  • Tom and Ann Isenberg
  • Chuck and Elizabeth Johnson
  • Larry McMullen
  • Muriel McBrien
  • Bruce and Becky Monke
  • Peter and Cappy Powell
  • David and Anne Riker Powell
  • Prairie Capital Management, LLC
  • Ray and Arlyn Silvey
  • Marvin Snyder