• Mardi Gras Gala: Bourbon Street Fundraiser

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    Name: Mardi Gras Gala: Bourbon Street Fundraiser
    Date: March 8, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST
    Event Description:

    Get ready to support a great cause and dance through the evening at our Mardi Gras Gala: Bourbon Street Fundraiser, held on Friday, March 8.

    Throughout the night, dance to Ithaca’s premier Zydeco band Li'l Anne & Hot Cayenne, taste New Orleans-inspired food and desserts, sample bourbon from local distilleries, participate in our silent auction and capture the moment in our photo booth with fun props and decorations.

    Fun and festive attire encouraged!

    ENTERTAINMENT

    Take half a dozen groove masters, add a spicy blend of rock ‘n’ roll, blues, and funk to the up-tempo Zydeco beat, and presto, you’ve got a dance groove that just won’t quit! Taking the Northeast Zydeco scene by storm, Li’l Anne & Hot Cayenne have been invited to play a variety of prestigious venues including the Rhythm and Roots Festival in Charlestown, RI, The Great Connecticut Cajun/Zydeco Music & Arts Festival, and the renowned Saratoga Springs Dance Flurry.

    RESTAURANTS & DISTILLERIES

    Betty Kay Bakery (beignets)
    Carey’s Brew House
    Casa Larga Vineyards and Winery (wine)
    Connors Mercantile (Sweet Shop Chocolates)
    Corning Catering, Inc.
    Four Fights Distillery (bourbon and spirits)
    Iron Smoke Distillery (bourbon and spirits)
    Krooked Tusker Distillery (bourbon and spirits)
    The Lakeside Restaurant
    Mooney’s Sports Bar & Restaurant
    The Park Inn

    ACTIVITIES

    Bourbon tastings by local distilleries
    Local restaurants featuring New Orleans-inspired appetizers AND desserts
    Photo Booth with free filmstrip to take home
    Silent Auction & Gift Basket Raffle
    Cash bar
    Purchase a slice of the King’s Cake or play Heads and Tails for a chance to win a prize

    BUY TICKETS

    Purchase tickets for $40 online today through Thursday, March 7, 2019, OR at the door for $45 per person. (Adults only. Please be prepared to show your ID.)

    SPONSORS

    Chemung Canal Trust Company (Presenting)
    Sound Communications (Gold)
    WENY-TV (Gold)
    Corning Incorporated Corporate Technologies (Gold)
    Corning Enterprises (Gold)
    Corning Incorporated Global Supply Management (Gold)
    Corning Incorporated Workplace Services (Gold)
    Corning Incorporated MT&E (Silver)
    The Hilliard Corporation (Entertainment)
    Corning Credit Union (Bronze)
    Neally-DeJong Company LLC (Bronze)
    Three Rivers Development (Bronze)
    Safari Smiles Pediatric Dentistry (Friend)
    Orthodontic Associates of the Southern Tier, P.C. (Supporter)
    ServU (Supporter)

    The 2019 Erwin Child & Family Center Fundraiser will support an update to parental communication technology tools, broadening arts and language programming, and the replacement of aging classroom equipment. The Erwin Child & Family Center is a program offered by Pathways, Inc.

    Location:
    Corning Museum of Glass (Auditorium)
    One Museum Way
    Corning, NY 14830
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, March 8, 6:30–9:30 pm
    Contact Information:
    Stephanie Miller
    Fees/Admission:
    $40 in advance or $45 at the door
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