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Kathy Forste


Oct 16 2021


11:00 am - 2:00 pm



In the Garden October 16th with Kathy Forste

If event states sold out, please call for in person availability.  No outside food or beverage allowed. There will be grab and go items made by Colonial Kitchen, available in our Market. This could include sandwiches, salads, charcuterie and side items. Other items available for purchase include chips, cookies, crackers, assorted meats and cheese. Colonial Kitchen will be open for weekend live music. Beer and wine available for purchase for guests 21 years of age or older.
About the Artist
Kathy Forste is a singer/songwriter from Lee’s Summit, MO.  She has been performing professionally since 1992 playing in various venues from Los Angeles to Nashville from Seattle to Austin and many places in between.  She has written, recorded, and produced three solo albums and one album with her band. Many call Kathy songs and style a cross between Mary-Chapin Carpenter and Janis Joplin.  Her songs are deeply personal dealing with the struggles of loss, relationships, and an intimate look at some of the people she has encountered in her life. Writing and playing guitar has always been Kathy’s calling in life.  She began writing songs at the age of 13. However, she took up and played several instruments over the years.  She played trumpet and French Horn in Junior High and High School.  She went on to minor in music at Central Missouri State University, playing French Horn and classical guitar.  Over the years Kathy has picked up several more instruments. In 2015 she began teaching guitar, ukulele, banjo, and mandolin with a full schedule of students at a music store in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.
About the “In the Garden” Series
Colonial Gardens is excited to continue In the Garden in 2021. Due to our growing attendance, this year all tables must be reserved. Guests can pre-purchase a table for $10 online before the event. Or tables will be sold the evening of In the Garden on a first come first serve basis. We are offering three new In the Garden basket options that will include a four-top table. We will have pre-made baskets at the event to purchase (table is not guaranteed). Additional beer, wine, and food options are available for purchase at the event. Table and basket reservations not available for weekend music.
Response to COVID-19 Guidelines
As we welcome the reopening of events and activities, we want to reassure you that Colonial Gardens is abiding by all guidelines from the CDC, State of Missouri, Jackson County, and the City of Blue Springs. The staff is eager to share our unique event experience with you. We look forward to seeing you here!

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