35th ANNUAL VAE GALA
presented by PNC Bank
DATES: February 16, 2019
LOCATION: 4300 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh NC 27603
HONORARY CHAIRS: Steve Schuster + Mary Anne Howard
CO-CHAIRS: Erica Porter + Debbie Robbins
FEATURED ARTIST: Kulsum Tasnif
The evening will feature several artist performances, activities, and tours in addition to food, drink, and silent and live auctions! There will be ample seating and cocktail tables spread throughout the venue. Top level sponsors will have dedicated table or lounge areas to provide their guests, all other seating is flexible. Secure coat check and a promo code to Lyft will be provided to all guests.
Every VIP ticket-holder is invited to join us at 5:45pm for a specialty cocktail, passed hors d'oeuvres, an early preview of the live auction, and the opportunity to begin bidding on the silent auction. The curators of the Black on Black V3 exhibition will be on site to provide personalized tours to VIP ticket-holders.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
5:45pm VIP Preview + Guided Tour of BOBV3
6:30pm General Admission Registration Begins
Silent Auction: 5:45 – 9:00pm
Live Auction: 9:00pm
After Party follows the immediately after the live auction
No paper tickets will be issued, however everyone’s name and or company will be at registration. It is important to check in at the registration desk to receive your program and bidder number at registration.
Black tie optional. Creative attire is encouraged!
FOOD + LIBATION
Heavy hors d'oeuvres provided by Catering Works and open bar with beverage director Max Trujillo