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Cocktails at the Cottage: An Open-Air Evening by the Bay

cocktails at the cottage

This year’s event is SOLD OUT.

Cocktails at the Cottage:
An Open-Air Evening by the Bay at the
Historic Spanish Point campus

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
5 to 8 p.m.

Special toast to the future of the Historic Spanish Point campus at 6 p.m.

Join us for a fun, casual evening with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres overlooking Little Sarasota Bay, watching the sunset, and be the first to hear about the exciting developments at Selby Gardens’ Historic Spanish Point campus.

The evening will take place bayfront at the iconic White Cottage Lawn,
Sunken Garden, and Pergola. 

Hosted by
Renée James Gilmore, Mary Evelyn Guyton, Cornelia Matson, and Jeannie Russell

Cocktails at the Cottage is SOLD OUT.

For more information, please contact Allison O’Keeffe at aokeeffe@selby.org

Located on Little Sarasota Bay less than 10 miles south of Selby Gardens’ Downtown Sarasota campus, the Historic Spanish Point campus is one of the largest preserves showcasing native Florida plants that is interpreted for the public and celebrates an archaeological record that encompasses approximately 5,000 years of Florida history.

All proceeds benefit Selby Gardens’ Historic Spanish Point campus.


Pat and Judy Ball
Sylvia Barber
Elaine Barber
John Bean and Alexandra Jupin
Aaron Bellamy
Susan and Jim Buck
Carole Crosby and Larry Wickless
Eileen and Howard Curd
Ann Winslow Donelly and Norbert P. Donelly
Joe and Kristen Farrell
Jean Weidner Goldstein
Candy and Scott Greer
Anita and Sidney Holec
Nora and Billy Johnson
Deb Kabinoff
Umbreen Khalidi-Majeed
Boris and Beth Malden
Katherine and Frank Martucci

William and Marianne McComb
Elizabeth Moore
Gail Morrison Morganroth and Joel Morganroth
G. Lowe Morrison
Laura Peters
Mary and Mike Quillen
Harry Leopold and Audrey Robbins
Nikki and Jeff Sedacca
Wayne and Debbie Seitl
Tom and Cindy Stuhley
Marcia Jean Taub and Peter Swain
Jon Thaxton and Dru Greene
Margarete van Antwerpen
Pauline L. Wamsler and David J. Sales
Judy Veale
Elisabeth Waters
Margaret Wise
Art Wood


Please note COVID-19 protocols will be in place during this in-person event, and face masks are required indoors.