Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Tea For Two Hundred!
August 12, 2017, Saturday, 4pm-7pm
Revel in an afternoon of delicious food, wine and dancing to the music of the legendary “Beehive Queen” Christine Ohlman (Saturday Night Live Band vocalist) and her band Rebel Montez featuring Michale Colbath, Cliff Goodwin and Larry Donahue. A favorite of Tea for Two Hundred guests, Christine brings her blue-eyed rock n' soul to the stage once again this year.
Shop the fabled Silent Auction and bid on spectacular trips, dining experiences and spa packages. Participate in the fabulous hat contest featuring guest judge Laura Daly, renowned milliner. Her millinery has been featured in the New York Times as well as many local publications.
Honorary Chair is Sheila Nevins, President of HBO Documentary Films, Author and resident of Litchfield County. Join Sheila for a book signing and reading of her highly acclaimed book "You Don't Look Your Age and Other Fairy Tales."
Home Town Hero is Kirsten Peckerman, Washington resident and dedicated conservationist. Kirsten has served as a board member of local organizations including Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust, The Housatonic Valley Association, Steep Rock Association, The Gunnery School and Gunn Memorial Library and Museum.
Special Guest is Larry Kramer, American playwright, author, public health advocate and LGBT activist. He will be interviewing Sheila on stage, as well as signing copies of his historic and controversial satirical novel "Faggots".
Dress code is summer white attire. This garden party benefit will be held rain or shine in the beautiful gardens of the Washington home of Gael Hammer and Gary Goodwin. Parking is at the Washington Primary School, 11 School Street, Washington Depot, CT. Shuttle buses will bring guests the short distance to the party.
Tickets are $75.00 each.
Event Sponsor ($15,000) 12 tickets; VIP parking with luxury shuttle; Event welcome signage; Logo/name on print & digital promotion; Prominent recognition in program; Special mention from stage.
Entertainment Sponsor ($10,000) 10 tickets; VIP parking with luxury shuttle; Logo/name on stage signage; Logo/name on print & digital promotion; Prominent recognition in program.
Platinum Tea Pot ($5,000) 8 tickets; VIP Parking with luxury shuttle; Logo/name on event signage; Logo/name on print & digital promotion; Prominent recognition in program.
Gold Tea Pot ($2,500) 6 tickets; VIP Parking with luxury shuttle; Logo/name on event signage; Logo/name on print & digital promotion; Quarter page recognition in program.
Silver Tea Pot ($1,000) 4 tickets; VIP parking with luxury shuttle; Logo/name on event signage; Name listed in program.
Porcelain Tea Cup ($500) 4 tickets; Name listed in program
China Cup ($250) 2 tickets; Name listed in program.
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