Garden Party

When: Tue., Sept. 12, 5:30 p.m. 2017

For the last 10 years the Belle Isle Conservancy and leaders of the Grosse Pointe area’s garden club communities have put together this idyllic party just outside the ever-popular Conservatory. Guests are invited to sip cocktails and nosh on strolling hors d'oeuvres under a tent on the Conservatory grounds. This year local crooner Ben Sharkey will provide entertainment, and there will be an art installation by John Sauve. The money raised at the Garden Party will go toward funding outdoor lighting for the Conservatory.

Starts at 5:30 p.m.; 900 Inselruhe Ave., Detroit; 800-447-2757;; tickets are $50 to $500.

Price: $50-$500