Root Ball 2022

May 7 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Please join us for “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” as we watch the 148th annual Kentucky Derby race on Saturday, May 7, 2022. Sip a frosty Mint Julep or step on over to our custom-curated Bourban Bar under the stately Live Oak canopy at Bowing OaksListen to live jazz as you enjoy a Derby-inspired dinner, peruse our Live Auction, and “grab” a mystery bottle of wine.  Purchase a raffle ticket to cheer on your favorite horse’s run-for-the roses – Pick a Winner, Be a Winner! Check out our silent auction at

This is our annual fundraiser co-hosted with the Late Bloomers Garden Club.  Your support puts trees in the ground in the River City and funds other deserving projects.  Thank you!  We look forward to seeing you there!

SILENT AUCTION:  Our Silent Auction is online and open to everyone until 9 pm Saturday night.  Just create a log in, input your payment information, and start watching bids for beautiful paintings, trips, a guided walk in the woods, and more.  Click here:  Root Ball 2022 Silent Auction.

Tickets and Donation Levels:

Tickets are $100/each for ages 35 and under, and $200/ea for ages 36 and above. For those generous sponsors who wish to contribute at a higher level, please see the levels listed below.

  • Tree of Life (Presenting Sponsor) – $20,000  (10 tickets)
  • Majestic Elm – $10,000  (8 tickets)
  • Grand Cypress – $5,000  (6 tickets)
  • Towering Pine – $2,500  (4 tickets)
  • Trunks – $1,000  (2 tickets)
  • Canopy – $500  (1 ticket)
  • Limbs – $250  (1 ticket)
  • Branches – $200  (1 ticket)
  • Acorns – $100  (Young Professionals rate for 35-years-old and younger)

Donations may be made online via the drop down menu below.  If you prefer to send in a check, please click here to download the form.  (Checks should be made out to Greenscape of Jacksonville, Inc.):

Root Ball Tickets

  • Price: $100.00
  • Price: $200.00
  • Price: $250.00




May 7
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Greenscape of Jacksonville
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