Thursday, June 20th

Deer Park Manor, 6 pm – 9 pm

Guests will enjoy wine and locally-crafted beer and cocktails during a social hour featuring a silent auction and appetizers from Board + Blade.  A full plated dinner from Chef Katarina Koch, live music, live auctions, and more to follow! Bloomington’s very own Maggie Olivo from Fairview Elementary School will share her music under the grand tent on the beautiful grounds at Deer Park Manor.

6:00 pm: Silent Auction, Social Hour featuring an array of wine, Bloomington Brewing Co. ales, and hand-crafted cocktails by Cardinal Spirits.

7:00 pm: Dinner, Live Auction, and Fund-A-Lotus-Need

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Browse the Auction Items

Dress is Business Casual

The auction will open early this year. You can bid right from your phone! In case you can’t make Edible, you can still bid on items! More information on the auction and a preview of items will be shared on the website in June.

 Many thanks to the following sponsors who are bringing more global music into our schools and communities throughout South Central Indiana.  

Kat Mandarino Personal Chef, Chris Smith Broker/Owner RE/MAX Acclaimed PropertiesBloomington Charles Schwab Independent Branch Leader Jeremy Zeichner, and Deer Park Management.

With support from: 

Board + BladeBloomington Brewing Company, Green Camino Compost, Cardinal Spirits, White Rabbit Print and Designand Oliver Winery.


You can purchase tables and tickets by following the links below or by calling Development Director Megan Hutchison at 812-336-6599.

Purchase individual tickets for Edible Lotus ($100):

Vegan and gluten-free options available. ($70 of a $100 ticket is tax-deductible to the ticket buyer.) Bloomington.

Purchase tables for Edible Lotus – 8 seats per table ($650):

Purchase tables of 8 for you and your guests! Vegan and gluten-free options available. ($410 of a table is tax-deductible to the ticket buyer.) Bloomington.

Sponsor Edible Lotus ($1000 – $2500):

Edible Lotus wouldn’t be possible without the help of our sponsors! Your sponsorship is leveraged to raise 5 figures!  Learn about the fantastic benefits you can receive and the impact you’ll have on arts and culture in Bloomington. Two complimentary tickets available.

Ticket proceeds from this event support Lotus’ efforts to create opportunities to experience, celebrate, and explore the diversity of the world’s cultures, through music and the arts.

Edible Lotus wouldn’t be possible without our volunteers!  We’d like to offer our undying gratitude to all of the Lotus volunteers and interns who labor behind the scenes before, during, and after the event — thank you for lending your considerable time and talents to bring Edible Lotus to life!


Your contributions, large and small, make our work possible. When you donate to Lotus, you commit to helping foster the love of the diversity of the world’s cultures in South Central Indiana. There are many ways to donate to Lotus. Click “Donate” for more information.