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Green Connections Annual Prairie Dinner and Jazz Event Set for September 11 | Culture & Leisure

OKLAHOMA CITY – The 2022 Green Connections Annual Prairie and Jazz Dinner will take place on Sunday, September 11 at Harn Farm, 1721 N. Lincoln Blvd. The event, which celebrates the beauty and community of prairie life, will take place from 6 to 9 p.m.

The Green Connections Prairie Dinner is an annual tradition held every fall since 2009. Originally held on the prairie at Turtle Rock Farm, east of Billings, Oklahoma, the fundraiser has is relocated to Oklahoma City’s historic Harn Homestead, which celebrates life on the urban Oklahoma prairie.

Just south of the State Capitol, Harn Homestead sits on ten acres of historic family land right in the middle of Oklahoma City.

“Back by popular demand, the Green Connections Prairie Dinner will once again be held on the beautiful grounds of Harn Homestead,” said board member Sara Braden.. “This year’s dinner was specially timed so that we could dine under the full moon.

“Come meet friends old and new while enjoying live jazz, an open wine bar, and a multi-course locavore meal, all on the Oklahoma prairie.” Braden added. “Meet our partner organizations and learn about the exciting work being done in central Oklahoma to promote environmental education. This will be a fun night not to be missed.

The traditional dinner of several local dishes will again be served by chefs Kamala Gamble and Barbara Mock of Oklahoma City’s Kam’s Cookery at Guilford Gardens. Wine will also be offered. The event will feature a raffle and soft music by the Prairie Jazz Trio.

Proceeds from the Prairie Dinner and Jazz fundraising event will go to support sustainability and earth education programs in Oklahoma. Photo provided.

Proceeds from this fundraising event will be used to support sustainability and earth education programs in Oklahoma.

Green connections is a 501c3 nonprofit organization committed to environmental education. Its mission is to help people connect with nature, get to know it better and learn to live more sustainably.

Contract with local organizations such as Commonwealth Urban Farms and fertile soilGreen Connections offers courses and experiences that “will encourage and educate people to live in ways that allow all life on earth to flourish.”

Photo of Kam's Cookery

The Green Connection’s Prairie Dinner will feature local food prepared by Kamala Gamble of Kam’s Kookery, music from the Prairie Jazz Trio and a raffle. Photo provided.

“Something comes to mind when we realize it’s time for the annual Green Connections Prairie Dinner and Jazz,” said Pat Hoerth Batchelder, Green Connections Board Member and Program Manager. and resident of Commonwealth Urban Farms Oklahoma City community. “It’s our favorite night of the year.

“Friends who care about the planet will gather at Harn Homestead for a quiet evening, share an elegant dinner and incredible music,” Hoerth said. “It has always been such a magical evening and we expect it to be again.

Hoerth is confident that the evening will be a very special experience for the guests.

The tickets are: $75 per person, which includes a multi-course locavore dinner; open wine bar; live music and unlimited fun, organizers said. The reservation deadline is September 9 at 9 a.m.

To reserve a seat at the table, go online to greenconnectionsok.org/meadow-dinner.

For more information about Green Connections, visit greenconnectionsok.org.

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