Mother's Day at Powell Gardens
A Beautiful Place to Celebrate
Mother's Day (Sunday, May 11) is a perfect time of year to visit Powell Gardens! Enjoy brunch in Café Thyme or bring a picnic to enjoy on the lawn as you listen to the tunes of perennial favorite Brookside Brass from 1 to 3 p.m.
About Brookside Brass
A Mother's Day tradition at Powell Gardens for more than a decade, this brass quintet knows how to please a crowd! Playing everything from pop to jazz standards, the group is led by trombonist Stephanie Cox, who received a B.M. in Trombone Performance from UMKC in 1984. She has studied with members of the Chicago Symphony and at the Aspen Music Festival. Stephanie is principal trombonist for the St. Joseph Symphony and the Northland Symphony. She is Instructor of Trombone at Washburn University in Topeka, Kan., and works as a freelance musician throughout the Kansas City area.
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy the show!