Join the Children’s Museum of Phoenix for a whimsical black-tie event to benefit the museum’s Every Child Program, which provides free or reduced Museum admission to families battling financial, emotional or circumstantial challenges to ensure all of Arizona’s children can experience a safe and playful environment.
Photo: Rachel Boyer
When: Saturday, April 6, 2013
Schedule of Events:
6:00-8:00 p.m. Cocktails, culinary adventure and silent auction in the Children’s Museum of Phoenix with music by Nuance
Sip signature cocktails and munch on appetizers crafted by some of the Valley’s most esteemed chefs as you roam the Museum’s three floors of interactive exhibit space. Tablet and Smartphone bidding technology is enabled throughout the museum so you can bid discreetly during the silent auction.
8:00-10:00 p.m. Dinner under the “Big Top”
A decadent cirque-inspired, three course dinner will be crafted by Chef Eddie Matney.
Throughout the evening, Circus School of Arizona and Gregangelo & Velocity Arts & Entertainment will perform their awe-inspiring, thrilling, tantalizing circus acts providing the ambience expected from a cirque inspired theme.
Dinner closes out with a thrilling and lively live auction where guests will vie for the following packages:
Your Personal Chef – Eddie Matney of Eddie’s House An amazing, multi-course dinner catered in your home or another location of your choice by Chef Eddie Matney himself! Value: Priceless
Two Ultimate Get-Aways: Aman Resorts
Aman Resorts – winner of the Gallivanter’s Guide 2012 packages at each of the following amazingly beautiful Aman Resort properties:
- Amangiri (peaceful mountain) located on 600 acres in Canyon Point, Southern Utah, close to the border with Arizona. The resort is tucked into a protected valley with sweeping views towards the Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument. Amangiri’s Aman Spa features a floatation therapy pavilion, water pavilion with sauna, steam room, cold plunge and step pool, fitness centre and yoga pavilion.
- Luxury Yellow Stone resort, Amangani, perched on the edge of East Gros Ventre Butte in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Nearly 7,000 feet above sea level, Amangani overlooks meadows and grazing land but is surrounded by spectacular mountain ranges.
10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. The after party, with dancing and music by Endless Entertainment.
Be tempted with decadent desserts by the likes of Eddie Matney of Eddie’s House, Michael Rusconi of Rusconi’s American Kitchen, Tammie Coe of Tammie Coe Cakes, and Jose Hernandez of Coup des Tartes, signature spirits, wine tastings and extraordinary entertainment that will keep you dancing into the wee hours of the morning.
Photo: Rachel Boyer
*Note: Guests must be 21 years of age and older to attend the Cirque du Musée Gala and the After-Party. Tickets are $500 which includes the After-Party experience, or $125 for the After-Party only. Tickets can be purchased by calling Nancy Conway-Dennis at 602.648.2761 or by visiting the event site at http://kidsatheartgala.org.