Olbrich Gardens’ Weekend Events Start Tonight

January 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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Samba 1 Brazilian Dance GroupOlbrich Gardens has two events going on this weekend.The first event is part of their winter concert series–this one is tonight and is for adults only. The second event is tomorrow, and is fun for the entire family.

Cocktails in the Conservatory with DJ Nick Nice

If you’re looking for something fun to do tonight, Olbrich Gardens is hosting “Cocktails in the Conservatory with DJ Nick Nice.”

There is a $5 admission charge and a cash bar will be available. The Conservatory isn’t usually open after dark–this is a great opportunity to experience the Conservatory at night! Have a drink, enjoy some music, and take a walk through the Conservatory.

“Cocktails in the Conservatory” is from 8 to 10 p.m. and is open to those who are 21 and older.

Children of the Rainforest: Samba 1 Brazilian Dance and Drumming

Bring your family to Olbrich this Saturday for a wonderful Brazilian experience. See the Chicago-based Samba 1 Brazilian Dance Group perform. Take in the vibrant costumes and dances from the Amazon and Brazilian Carnival.

There are two performances on Saturday: 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door:

  • Ages 13 & up: $3
  • Ages 3-12: $2
  • Ages 2 & under: Free

Visit the Conservatory on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for free. After noon, general admission is $2 (kids five & under are free).

Olbrich Gardens is located at 3330 Atwood Avenue.