An evening of elegance in nature’s splendor in store at the 2013 Tyler at Twilight Auction

May, 30th

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Tyler Arboretum’s largest fundraising event gives attendees a beautiful night to remember

MEDIA, Pa (May 30, 2013) – Celebrate nature in an extravagant garden party atmosphere complete with live music, decadent food, cocktails and silent and live auctions at the 2013 Tyler at Twilight Auction. Now in its eleventh consecutive year, the Tyler at Twilight Auction will be held at Tyler Arboretum on Thursday, June 13, 2013 from 6-10 p.m.

Enjoy a wide variety of delicious international cuisines from local vendors in the Restaurant Showcase while browsing through a selection of over 120 valuable items, ranging from sports memorabilia to spa packages to vacation getaways. Sue Serio, Weather Anchor, Good Day, Fox 29 News, will keep the show going as Master of Ceremonies and Mike Wilson, Auctioneer, of Wilson’s Auctioneers and Appraisers, will oversee the live auction. All proceeds go to support Tyler’s mission to preserve, develop and share our diverse horticultural, historic and natural site resources in order to stimulate stewardship and an understanding of our living world.

This is Tyler Arboretum’s largest annual fundraising event. The presenting sponsor is Exelon and many other area businesses and families have generously sponsored this event.  Individual tickets are $85 and a table of 10 seats is $1200. To purchase tickets, please visit

More information about Tyler at Twilight, including a sample of auction items and a complete list of sponsors, can be found at For media inquiries, call Laura McPhail at (610) 566-9134 ext. 208. 

About Tyler Arboretum

Tyler Arboretum, one of the oldest and largest arboreta in the northeastern United States, is an important community resource and cultural destination. Tyler provides a natural sanctuary for visitors interested in horticulture, history and the natural world.  Its 650 acres of meadows, wetlands, and unbroken forest can be enjoyed via over 20 miles of hiking trails.  Additional information is available at