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In celebration of Naples Botanical Garden's grand opening The Living Garden® will be performing throughout the Naples area. A reflection of the beauty and elements of the Garden, walking vines and life-sized orchids will be inviting the community to the 11:00 am, Saturday, November 14th ribbon cutting at the Garden followed by entertainment in various gardens. Grand opening festivities continue the next day with music and activities for the entire family on Sunday, November 15th with the Garden's regular hours of 9 am - 5 pm.

The Living Garden® is an award winning live performance company produced by 2nd Nature Productions, Inc. with offices in Florida and California. Performances have a high visual impact resonating in the realm of beauty and mystery. It is movement based, but character driven creating a unique niche in the entertainment world. The Living Garden® has been seen at events across the USA and internationally, including The Grammy's®, Russell Simmons's "Art For Life" fundraiser, and the "Just For Laughs" festival in Montreal, where they received the Coup de Coeur (People's Choice Award).

The Living Garden Appearance Schedule -- November 9-15, 2009

Monday, November 9
THIRD STREET SOUTH - Noon to 1:00 pm
MARISSA COLLECTIONS/PATRON PARTY - 5:30 pm to 7:00 p

Tuesday, November 10
Strolling Fifth Avenue - Noon to 1 pm

Wednesday, November 11
RITZ CARLTON - High Tea at 2:00 pm

Thursday, November 12
COCONUT POINT MALL - Noon to 1:00 pm
WATERSIDE SHOPS - 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Friday, November 13
MERCATO - outside of restaurants 6:00 pm

Saturday, November 14
GRAND OPENING RIBBON CUTTING 11:00 am

Sunday, November 15
IN THE GARDEN 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Naples Botanical Garden has created a world-class tropical garden paradise that includes cultivated gardens of Brazil, the Caribbean, and a hands-on interactive Children's Garden along with 90 acres of beautifully restored natural habitats. The Garden will open to the public on November 14, 2009. For more information call 239-643-7275.