Art, music, food and flowers. Sounds like the perfect recipe to a beautiful summer day!

The Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Avenue Rock Island) is hosting the 2nd Annual Art in the Garden on Saturday July 29 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The cost of admission is $8 for adults and $4 for youth and members of the Botanical Center. There are no advance purchase of tickets, this is a drop-in event.

Art in the Garden will have nature-inspired artists selling and displaying their work, food trucks, and live music throughout the beautiful gardens. Bring the whole family because there’s fun for all ages in the kids’ creativity corner!

This event is sponsored by Pear Advertising, Trent Foltz Photography, BankORION, Quad Cities Cultural Trust and Regional Development Authority.

For more information on Art in the Garden, visit

Don’t miss this amazing event!

Tess Abney is a writer and artist from the Quad-Cities who enjoys writing on a variety of topics for