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Eat, Drink, and Be Jolly for the Folly!

The “Grand Lady of 12th Street” invites you to a benefit garden party on Sunday, June 4, from 4 PM-7 PM!

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Every year our Development Director, Brian Williams, hosts the Folly Garden Party in the garden of his historic Hyde Park home to support the Folly Theater’s general operations fund. These funds help preserve our historic theater, book internationally acclaimed artists for the Folly Jazz Series and Folly Americana Series, and much more.

Garden party guests will enjoy a picnic basket full of fried chicken and other picnic fares from Anne’s Catering and refreshing beverages. Plus, the Ben Tervort Trio will accompany the festivities with live jazz music. Join us for a fabulous afternoon of conversation and “cheers” in honor of our late friend C. Stephen Metzler & the Folly Theater.

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Keller and Associates Julie and Mike Kirk Alice Kitchen
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