The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park serves more than 750,000 people each year, a majority of whom come from outside the Overland Park community. The Foundation’s three funding initiatives are Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and public art and art programs.
Greeted with a handpainted wine glass, guests stroll the beautiful Gardens enjoying treats from more than 20 restaurants and caterers. Throughout the Arboretum there is music, art and fun. The evening culminates with a gorgeous fireworks display; Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens; 7 p.m.; $120. www.artsandrec-op.org