Classical music was made cool during Tribute to the Trees

Cassandra Tiersma
Bach and his muse, portrayed by Len and Cindy Foreman, at this year’s Tribute to the Trees in Dunsmuir Botanical Gardens last Saturday. The theme of this year’s program was “From Bach to Rock.” The Foremans volunteered their services in the Denny Bar booth at the event. Denny Bar Co. Craft Distillery of Etna donated the spirits for the fundraising event.

This year was the Dunsmuir Botanical Gardens’ 28th “Tribute to the Trees” annual fundraiser. The event which took place last Saturday, June 22, featured a silent auction, dinner, and a concert by Uptown Brass from the Susanville Symphony Society.

The items for the silent auction were donated by a variety of local merchants and private individuals (including Cafe Maddalena, Cheerio Textiles, Dr. Seidlitz, Fred Gordon, La Perla de Nyarit Mexican Restaurant, Lake Shastina Golf, McCloud Golf Club, Mike & Tony’s Restaurant & Bar, Mt. Shasta Resort, Mt. Shasta Ski Park, Mountain Massage, Sousa Ready Mix, Weed Golf Club, and many more.)

Bar service was provided by the Denny Bar Company Craft Distillery of Etna, with spirits donated by Denny Bar Company. Dinner was catered by Dunsmuir Brewery Works. And shuttle service down into the gardens was provided by Dunsmuir’s Cascade Community Church.