St. Charles Avenue’s Registry of Charitable Events

September-December 2020

Looking forward to 50+ events!

This fall will be unlike any other we’ve experienced. With restrictions changing daily, the information herein was finalized on August 14.

If necessary, almost all of these events are ready to pivot virtually – if they’re not already scheduled to be so.

Please visit the nonprofits’ websites and call to find out the best way to support and enjoy gathering for such wonderful causes.

 

September

Through 6
IPNO’s 19th “Anniversary Gala Online Fundraiser & Auction”
Benefits: Innocence Project New Orleans
Event Info.: This year’s virtual event, “It All Starts With a Letter,” will feature client celebrations, awards, music, a silent auction and more.
Tickets: Free
Location: Registration at: tinyurl.com/ipnogala2020
Contact: 330-2111; bit.ly/2WPvLQA

2, 9, 17 & 23
“New Orleans Wine & Food Experience Summer Wine Dinner Series”
Benefits: New Orleans Wine & Food Experience
Event Info.: NOWFE’s Wine Dinners, which began in July, will continue on various dates through September. Participating restaurants include: Broussard’s Restaurant & Courtyard, Palace Café, GW Fins, Briquette, La Petite Grocery, Tommy’s Cuisine, the Rib Room, Ralph’s On the Park and Café Reconcile with additional restaurants to be announced. Dinners will be served adhering to all safety protocols. Start times and prices vary by restaurant. Reservations made directly with each restaurant by phone. Check website for possible additional dates.
Tickets: Various
Location: Various
Contact: 529-7045, NOWFE.com

3
“Groove Gala”
Benefits: WWOZ
Event Info.: WWOZ invites you to wear your favorite festival attire while gathering virtually with fans around the world to safely celebrate WWOZ’s 40 years of broadcasting and “Guarding the Groove.” The celebration will include performances by Irma Thomas, Tank and the Bangas, John Boutte, Samantha Fish, Kermit Ruffins, Amanda Shaw with Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. and Tuba Skinny.
Location: WWOZ’s Facebook page, YouTube page and website (WWOZ.org); and broadcasting on 90.7FM
Contact: WWOZ.org

4 –13
“Festing in Place – The Next Fest Thing”
Benefits: WWOZ
Event Info.: This virtual music festival spanning seven days will feature some of the great performances in the history of New Orleans music, including performances from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, French Quarter Fest, Satchmo Fest, Crescent City Blues and BBQ Fest, WWOZ Studios and New Orleans Clubs plus rare performances from other historical collections. These will include music by Dr. John, Fats Domino, The Neville Brothers, Pete Fountain, Irma Thomas, Allen Toussaint, Louis Prima, James Booker, Aaron Neville, Trombone Shorty, Kermit Ruffins, John Boutte, Professor Longhair, Marcia Ball, Jimmy Buffett, The Radiators, Treme Brass Band, Ernie K-Doe, Lost Bayou Ramblers, Al Hirt, Henry Butler, Tank and the Bangas, Jon Batiste, Mavis Staples, Rebirth Brass Band and many other Jazz, Blues, Cajun and Zydeco artists.
Tickets: Free; Sponsorships available
Location: Virtual
Contact: FestingInPlace@wwoz.org; WWOZ.org/festing-place-next-fest-thing

10
“Curtain Call Ball”
Benefits: Le Petit Théâtre
Event Info.: Chaired by Joey Brown and Dana Hansel, this year’s virtual event will feature beloved local actors and Young Conservatory students with special appearances by Broadway stars. The auction will offer art, experiences and jewelry. There will also be a signature cocktail recipe to share so everyone can raise a glass together to toast the theatre.
Tickets: $150-$10,000/Ticket
Location: Virtual
Contact: 522-2081; LePetitTheatre.com

11
“Fearfully and Wonderfully Made Fashion Show and Dinner”
Benefits: New Orleans Mission
Event Info.: This event will celebrate the ladies of the Mission’s Lynhaven Retreat and their stories of transformation.
Tickets: $40/Ticket; $280/Table of 8; Email BDuncan@neworleansmission.org for a Virtual Option
Location: Lynhaven Retreat
Contact: 523-2116; e.givesmart.com/events/hIc/

12
“Duck Derby”
Benefits: Second Harvest Food Bank
Event Info.: For this annual fundraiser, supporters “adopt” rubber ducks that race for a chance to win one of 10 exciting prizes, including a $5,000 grand prize. All funds raised will support the fight against hunger and to build food security in South Louisiana by providing food access, advocacy, education and disaster response.
Tickets: $5/Entry Donation
Location: Big Lake at City Park & Virtual Live Stream
Contact: 729-2820, No-Hunger.org/ducks

19
“National UNCF Virtual Walk For Education”
Benefits: UNCF
Event Info.: This year’s “National UNCF Virtual Walk for Education” is a nationwide initiative to raise critical funds for UNCF to fulfill their mission of supporting member HBCUs and helping students pursue their educational endeavors prepared for active participation in society. Join online to make a difference while practicing social distancing – walk, run, cycle or dance. Then, celebrate with UNCF during a nationwide virtual event featuring celebrities, member presidents, students, alumni and others.
Tickets: $25/Ticket
Location: Virtual
Contact: 581-3794, UNCF.org/neworleanswalk

21 – 27
“Diaper Need Awareness Week”
Benefits: Junior League of New Orleans
Event Info.: This event draws attention to the issue of diaper need in the U.S. A signature initiative of the National Diaper Bank Network, of which JLNO is a member, the week provides individuals, organizations, communities and elected officials the opportunity to engage in real talk and simple actions.
Tickets: Free
Location: Junior League of New Orleans
Contact: JLNODiaperBank.org

23
“Stake-In for Justice”
Benefits: New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation
Event Info.: Sponsors and Patrons will be able to call into a virtual video session with Chief Ferguson.
Tickets: $200+/Ticket
Location: Virtual
Contact: 558-9944, NOPJF.org

25
“Colors of the Mind”
Benefits: Ochsner Health’s Neuroscience Institute
Event Info.: This virtual event will celebrate the advances in neuroscience and the patients served each and every day by the Ochsner Neuroscience Institute. In addition, “A Sidewalk Soirée” will be held at Ochsner Baptist, a campus of Ochsner Medical Center, and will feature a colorful curbside dinner pick up with curbside entertainment provided by The Gumbo Trio, an online auction, a Kendra Scott Color Bar Experience and a virtual program that guests are able to enjoy in the comfort of their home. The goal is to generate $250,000 for the Ochsner Neurosciences Innovation Fund.
Tickets: $150+/Couple Virtual Soirée Tickets
Location: Ochsner Baptist
Hospital & Virtual
Contact: Ochsner.org/colorsofthemind; specialevents@ochsner.org

 

October

2
20th anniversary “Belles and Beaus Ball 2020 Virtual Experience”
Benefits: American Cancer Society
Event Info.: Proceeds from this year’s event will help underwrite one year of operations at the
Patrick F. Taylor Hope Lodge in New Orleans.
Tickets: N/A
Location: Virtual
Contact: BellesAndBeausBall.com

3
“Diliberto Law Firm Leukemia Cup Regatta”
Benefits: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Event Info.: For nearly 31 years, participants have been sailing, power boating and paddling
in communities throughout the country in support of LLS. Individuals form fundraising teams that help galvanize relationships between friends, family and business contacts. The team that raises the most in their community receives the coveted Leukemia Cup. Events take place in a number of different ways, but all help to fund life-saving research and treatment for blood cancers. Over $70 million has been raised since the first Leukemia Cup in 1988.
Tickets: N/A
Location: Southern Yacht Club
Contact: pages.lls.org/regatta/msla/nolasail20

3
22nd annual “CHAIRish the Children: A Fall Feast Celebrating New Orleans”
Benefits: Louisiana Children’s Museum
Event Info.: This year’s theme, “A Fall Feast Celebrating New Orleans,” inspired by NOLA artist Dr. Bob, sets the stage for this event, which will consist of a gourmet take-home dinner by Dickie Brennan & Co., Rouses Markets, Louisiana Seafood and the Goldring Family Foundation. Dine at home with your family or invite your nearest and dearest over for al fresco dining – in your backyard, on your rooftop or at the park. There will also be an auction, a raffle of Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry and a limited-edition Dr. Bob print exclusive for this year’s event.
Tickets: Various/Gourmet Food Bundles; $75/Easy Chair Ticket; $100/Rockin’ Chair Ticket; $150/Booster Chair Ticket; $160/High Chair Family of 4 Tickets
Location: Virtual
Contact: 266-2415; one.bidpal.net/lcmgala

12
30th annual “New Orleans Golf Tournament”
Benefits: National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana
Event Info.: Lunch will be provided and the four-man scramble tournament will start at 11:30 a.m., followed by a buffet dinner and awards ceremony.
Tickets: $250-$7,500/Ticket
Location: English Turn Golf and Country Club
Contact: 861-4500

13
“2020 RMHC-SLA Golf Classic” presented by Children’s Hospital New Orleans
Benefits: Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Louisiana
Event Info.: This annual fundraiser provides funds for programs that offer comfort, compassion and care to hundreds of families and their children each year. Socially distanced activities for the Golf Classic include lunch on the clubhouse porch starting at 11:30 a.m., prior to the 1:30 p.m. shotgun start, scramble format and a grab-and-go dinner. All player packages include lunch, dinner and unlimited beer and soft drinks. Golfers will have opportunities to win hole-in-one and other prizes, as well receive golf-related gear.
Tickets: $20 & $25/Additional Mulligans; $100-$5,000/Sponsorships Available
Location: Bayou Oaks Golf Course
Contact: 486-6668; golf.rmhc-sla.org

13
Power Our Promise, A Virtual Event Celebrating our 2020 Women of Distinction and Juliette Gordon Low Leadership Honorees”
Benefits: Girl Scouts Louisiana East
Event Info.:  Tune in to this new, exciting virtual fundraiser to celebrate and honor nine outstanding community leaders who have made a positive impact on girls and young women in our community. There will also be more than 40 terrific silent auction items.  All proceeds will support GSLE and the 10,000+ girls it serves across southeast Louisiana.
Tickets:  $25+/Ticket; $500+/Sponsorships
Location: Virtual
Contact:  355-5886; one.bidpal.net/gsle

 

15
“At Home with Ochsner featuring The Commissary”
Benefits: Ochsner Health
Event Info.: Join Ochsner and The Commissary for a multi-course meal with a libation pairing and virtual program from the comfort of your own home. Orders will be available for curbside pick-up and a portion of proceeds will benefit Ochsner Health.
Tickets: $100/Ticket
Location: The Commissary
Contact: Ochsner.org/athome

20
“Woman Entrepreneur Fellowship”
Benefits: Junior League of New Orleans
Event Info.: Started in January 2016, JLNO’s Woman Entrepreneur (WE) Fellowship is a yearlong program supporting a female business owner with funding as well as mentoring and in-kind services sourced through JLNO’s membership. The WE Fellowship Committee reviews the submissions and selects up to six finalists. Each meets with a growth consulting firm to craft a 10-minute pitch. A judging panel selects the Fellow, and JLNO members develop a plan to secure in-League mentors and resources. The WE Fellowship goes beyond giving financial support to a small business. It aligns with the Junior League mission tenet to “develop the potential of women” by offering mentoring, training and support.
Tickets: Free
Location: Junior League of New Orleans
Contact: JLNO.org/community/woman-entrepreneur-fellowship/

21-25
“Ghosts in the Oaks”
Benefits: Friends of City Park
Event Info.: This family-friendly, spooktacular Halloween event will have trick or treating, rides, arts and crafts and pumpkin patch – all with Covid-19 precautions in place. Proceeds will benefit capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland.
Tickets: N/A
Location: New Orleans City Park Amusement Park & Storyland
Contact: FriendsOfCityPark.com

22
“Games in the Gardens”
Benefits: Friends of Longue Vue
Event Info.: This event will be an evening of genteel lawn games and sunset cocktails on the beautiful grounds of Longue Vue. A high-spirited competition of croquet, boule and horseshoes on the Spanish Court and throughout the gardens will benefit the Discovery Garden.
Tickets: $75/Member Ticket
Location: Longue Vue House & Gardens
Contact: 293-4722; LongueVue.com

24
18th annual “Louisiana Sporting Clays Classic”
Benefits: The Chartwell Center
Event Info.: This event is a friendly skeet shoot competition with other games, food, drinks, a raffle and a silent auction featuring local New Orleans artists.
Tickets: Sponsorship Levels Available; see website for Regular and Young Professional Rates
Location: Covey Rise Lodge
Contact: 913-7041; TheChartwellCenter.org/lscc/

29
“Cocktails for KID smART” presented by Regions Bank
Benefits: KID smART
Event Info: Whether partying in person or partying in place, this art-filled evening that has become synonymous with the KID smART brand will take place! If the event goes virtual, each supporter will be delivered their very own sponsor-branded gift bag to “party in place” on the night of the event.
Tickets: $125-$10,000/Ticket
Location: Uptown home of Calais and Patrick Waring or Virtual
Contact: 940-1994; KidSmart.org/cfk2020/

 

November

TBD
25th anniversary “Stake Out for Justice Patron Party”
Benefits: New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation
Event Info.: This year’s Parton Party for the virtual “Stake-In for Justice” will take place at the home of Katherine and Tony Gelderman.
Tickets: $1,000/Patron Ticket
Location: Home of Katherine and Tony Gelderman
Contact: 558-9944, NOPJF.org

1
Eighth annual “Moonlight and Miracles”
Benefits: Ochsner Health
Event Info.: This year the virtual gala will be televised on the Fox 8 news channel from the centerfield of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, and will feature compelling presentations, an online auction, a Mercedes-Benz car raffle and more. Proceeds will support the Ochsner Cancer Institute patient assistance funds.
Tickets: $150+/Couple Ticket
Location: Virtual
Contact: specialevents@ochsner.org ; Ochsner.org/moonlightandmiracles

4-22
31st annual “New Orleans Film Festival”
Benefits: New Orleans Film Society
Event Info.: The festival brings the best of independent film to New Orleans with a special focus on emerging, diverse storytellers from the South and around the globe. This year, the festival will also have parts of its lineup available to stream online reaching global audiences. Film premieres, galas, video and virtual reality exhibitions, filmmaker panels, workshops, networking events and its infamous parties have kept the New Orleans Film Festival on the MovieMaker Magazine’s list of “25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World” for years in a row.
Tickets: N/A
Location: Various
Contact: NewOrleansFilmFestival.org

5
“Magic In the Moonlight”
Benefits: Botanical Garden Foundation
Event Info.: This annual three-course, seated al fresco dinner is served under the beautifully lit oaks on the grounds of the New Orleans Botanical Garden.
Tickets: $300/Ticket
Location: Botanical Garden at City Park
Contact: 483-9386

5
“Magnolia Moonlight Gala”
Benefits: Magnolia Community Services
Event Info.: This year’s virtual gala will honor staff and employees for their care and attention. The funds raised at this annual gala go directly to client care and services.
Tickets: $100/Ticket
Suggested Donation
Location: Virtual
Contact: 731-1397; mcs-nola.org

6-8
“You Night Cancer Survivor Runway Show & Celebration”
Benefits: You Night Events
Event Info.: One hundred Cancer Survivors will walk the runway in a three-day live stream broadcast themed “Purple Reign – Let Love Reign.” The state-of-the-art filmed runway show will be livestreamed to friends, family members and the general public. This allows the participants to practice safe, social distancing while at the same time being able to share the experience (albeit virtually) with their many friends and family members. Following, the virtual event wrap up party on November 14 at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center will celebrate all 50 You Night candidates and sponsors.
Tickets: $45+/Ticket; Sponsorships Available
Location: Virtual
Contact: (877) 591-5936; YouNightEvents.com

6, 13 & 14
“Odyssey Ball 2020”
Benefits: New Orleans Museum of Art
Event Info.: This year “Odyssey Ball” will take place over five art- and music-themed evenings exclusively limited to 80 guests each night (other dates are December 3-4). Guests will begin with cocktails, passed hors d’oeuvres and a special curatorial tour, art or artist spotlight lead by one of NOMA’s top curators. Guests will then enter the NOMA’s newly renovated Courtyard to enjoy themed music and a fabulous three-course seated dinner by Ralph Brennan Catering & Events. Funds raised will provide crucial general operating support to NOMA.
Tickets: $250-$12,000/Ticket
Location: NOMA
Contact: 658-4121; NOMA.org

8
19th annual “New Orleans Kidney Walk”
Benefits: National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana
Event Info.: In Louisiana, kidney patients and transplant recipients have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The non-competitive two-mile walk presents opportunities for the medical community to share information and services that focus on new treatment options and prevention of kidney disease along with the awareness of the need for organ donation.
Tickets: Free; $5/Encouraged Donation
Location: Audubon Park
Contact: 861-4500, kidney.rallybound.org/nola

14
“March for Recovery”
Benefits: Bridge House / Grace House
Event Info.: Addiction is a disease that affects everyone – family, friends, and the community. All are invited to “Second Line for a Second Chance” at the “March for Recovery,” a community celebration honoring those recovering from addiction – a treatable disease, not a moral failing – while remembering the lives that have been lost. The event will include food, music, inspiring speakers and a second-line around the park. Advanced registration is requested.
Tickets: Free
Location: Palmer Park
Contact: 821-7134, BridgeHouse.org/events/march-for-recovery

14
“Center Celebration 2020– A Virtual Affair”
Benefits: New Orleans Jewish Community Center
Event Info.: This year’s “Celebration” offers a “best of” previous events, offering an eclectic mix of entertainment from Broadway show tunes to New Orleans jazz, comedy acts and more – all from the comfort of home.
Tickets: $150-$250+/Patron Ticket
Location: Virtual
Contact: 897-0143; NOJCC.org/centercelebration

14
“You Night Cancer Survivor Celebration”
Benefits: You Night Events
Event Info.: After the three-day live stream broadcast themed “Purple Reign – Let Love Reign,” this wrap up party will celebrate all 50 You Night candidates and sponsors.
Tickets: $45+/Ticket; Sponsorships Available
Location: Jefferson Performing Arts Center
Contact: (877) 591-5936; YouNightEvents.com

15
“NOCTURNE XVIII”
Benefits: Musical Arts Society of New Orleans
Event Info.: The evening will include a champagne reception, a salon recital by a world-renowned pianist and a dinner.
Tickets: $250/Patron Ticket; $150/Young Patron Ticket (40 and under)
Location: Ritz-Carlton
Contact: 899-4826, MASNO.org

16
13th annual “Mark Mitchell Golf Tournament”
Benefits: Cancer Crusaders
Event Info.: There is a noon Shotgun Start for this premier golf outing, which will also include VIP gift bags, Beat the Pro, a Hole in One contest for a car along with lunch and multiple course food stations. There will also be dinner and libations along with a parade of prizes. Tournament is limited to the first 36 foursomes. All proceeds are used solely for the purpose of cancer research and are donated for programs locally at LSU and Tulane cancer research centers.
Tickets: $250/Player
Location: Bayou Oaks at City Park South
Contact: 606-7328, CancerCrusadersLA.com

19-22
“Words & Music Literary Festival”
Benefits: One Book One New Orleans
Event Info.: Focused on the stories of New Orleans, the “Words & Music Literary Festival” is a four-day celebration of the arts, featuring literature, photography, musical performances, writers workshops, and more. “Words & Music” is a welcoming space where all voices are validated and valuable.
Tickets: Various
Location: Virtual
Contact: (205) 310-8537; WordsAndMusic.org

19
“Touro Infirmary Foundation Gala”
Benefits: Touro Infirmary and Touro Infirmary Foundation
Event Info.: This year, the virtual gala will celebrate the Judah Touro Society Award recipient as well as the community’s resolve in the face of COVID-19. The Touro Infirmary Foundation was established in 1991 to support the mission of Touro Infirmary and the hospital’s commitment to patient care, health education and community service through leadership, resource development and financial stewardship.
Tickets: $150/Ticket
Location: Virtual
Contact: 897-8435, Touro.com/gala

19
“Historic Houses Society Gala”
Benefits: Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses
Event Info.: Whether this event takes place in-person, in small groups or virtually, this event will celebrate historic preservation and HGGHH’s top donors with an evening to remember.
Tickets: $1,000/Ticket
Location: TBD
Contact: 274-0744; HGGHH.org

20
“Just Say YAYA”
Benefits: YAYA
Event Info.: This art-filled cocktail party will be a hybrid of live and virtual opportunities to meet the YAYA artists and buy their artwork; experience glass blowing demonstrations; and bid on silent auction items. For over 30 years YAYA has served our young people who have become professional artists, designers, teachers and leaders in New Orleans and all over the country. This is the annual sales event for YAYA teen artists, who spend the year preparing artwork for the event. This year we will celebrate the fifth anniversary of the YAYA Arts Center and will honor Beverly Church, Kay Kerrigan and Baty Landis, who led the capital campaign.
Tickets: $50-150/Ticket
Location: YAYA Arts Center & Virtual
Contact: 529-3306, YaYaInc.org

21
“Virtual Tour de Cure New Orleans”
Benefits: American Diabetes Association
Event Info.: Ride, run or walk in your neighborhood or at home, “Tour de Cure” events across the country raise funds for research, advocacy, programs and education with motivated participants and strong support from the business community, including sponsorship and corporate teams.
Tickets: Free Registration; $100/Earn Event T-shirt, $50/12 and under
Location: Virtual
Contact: 889-0278; Diabetes.org/neworleanstour

25
25th annual “Women of Substance Luncheon”
Benefits: Bridge House / Grace House
Event Info.: This luncheon honors local female role models for the many women in the substance use disorder treatment program who are striving to become sober and self-sufficient. Three outstanding women from the New Orleans community, who BHGH feels possess the ideals that Grace House women look for in a role model, are chosen as the honorees. The event also recognizes three other individual honorees: a “Richard ‘Buzzy’ Gaiennie Award” recipient, a “Volunteer of the Year Award” recipient and a Grace House “Alumna of the Year” recipient.
Tickets: $1,000/ Table of 10; $100/Ticket
Location: Audubon Tea Room
Contact: 821-7134, BridgeHouse.org/events/women-of-substance

December

3-4
“Odyssey Ball 2020”
Benefits: New Orleans Museum of Art
Event Info.: This year “Odyssey Ball” will take place over five art- and music-themed evenings exclusively limited to 80 guests each night (other dates are November 6, 13 and 14). Guests will begin with cocktails, passed hors d’oeuvres and a special curatorial tour, art or artist spotlight lead by one of NOMA’s top curators. Guests will then enter the NOMA’s newly renovated Courtyard to enjoy themed music and a fabulous three-course seated dinner by Ralph Brennan Catering & Events. Funds raised will provide crucial general operating support to NOMA.
Tickets: $250-$12,000/Ticket
Location: NOMA
Contact: 658-4121; NOMA.org

3
Poydras Home second annual “Holiday Tree Lighting & Music Festival”
Benefits: Poydras Home
Event Info.: Catch the spirit as Poydras Home brings back holiday traditions enjoyed by the young orphans who once lived there: Corinthian columns wrapped in green garlands, gaily decorated halls, sing-a-longs and a grand Christmas tree with twinkling lights. The event will begin with a holiday-themed Patron Party in the 1857 Hall followed by the celebratory outdoor Tree Lighting & Music Festival for residents, families, patrons and the community, followed by a musical concert.
Tickets: Free
Location: Poydras Home
Contact: 897-0535; PoydrasHome.com

3
Seventh annual “Latkes with a Twist”
Benefits: Jewish Children’s Regional Service
Event Info.: This community-wide Hanukkah party was listed by the Washington Post as one of the Top 10 Hanukkah parties in the U.S.! JCRS provides needs-based scholarships for summer camp experiences, college aid and assistance to children with special needs. Additional outreach programs include the Oscar J. Tolmas Hanukkah Gift Program and the PJ Library program for Jewish children ages 11 and under. Today, JCRS is as vital as ever, as it will serve or fund over 1,800 Jewish children from our seven-state region, including 54 percent of Jewish youth, ages 17 and under, in Greater New Orleans.
Tickets: N/A
Location: TBD
Contact: 828-6334; JCRS.org/events/latkes-with-a-twist/

4
“Mr. Legs XX”
Benefits: Bridge House / Grace House
Event Info.: “Mr. Legs” is one of Bridge House / Grace House’s largest fundraisers and features male contestants who show a little leg for charity. As a parody of a beauty pageant, contestants don costumes and perform on stage for a few minutes each, entertaining the crowd. Contestants solicit funds before and during the event; the title of “Mr. Legs” is awarded to the contestant that raises the most money. Prizes are also awarded for first and second Runner Up. Celebrity Judges select winners from various categories such as: Best Costume, Sexiest Legs, Hairiest, Skinniest Legs and Best Performance. The event also features complimentary food from local restaurants, a silent auction and raffle. An open bar is available to all guests from 6-8 p.m.; VIP ticket holders have an open bar from 6-10 p.m. in the VIP area only.
Tickets: $50/Advance Ticket; $65/Ticket at Door;
$100/VIP Ticket
Location: Generations Hall
Contact: 821-7134, BridgeHouse.org/events/mr-legs