Enjoy nature and the music of the Philly Pops at Longwood
● By J. Chambless
With the weather forecast calling for clear skies this this holiday weekend, it's a great time to see an outdoor show at Longwood Gardens.
On May 23 at 7:30 p.m., the renowned Philly Pops will present “Memorial Day Salute to Broadway” in the Open Air Theatre. The program includes Broadway hits and patriotic tunes, with guest vocalists Klea Blackhurst, Ross Lekites and Kathryn Guthrie. Reserved seats are $55 to $85, and include admission to the gardens. For tickets, call Ticket Philadelphia at 215-893-1999, or visit www.longwoodgardens.org or www.ticketphiladelphia.org.
A new waterlily exhibit also opens at Longwood on May 23, and all the gardens will be open for visitors.