Deck the tables and don white Nov. 12 for Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation
Kick off the season at the Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation’s second annual “Dreyfoos in White” event. Modeled after the “Diner en Blanc” that takes place annually in Paris, “Dreyfoos in White” is a fundraising event for the young at heart.
Guests dressed in all white will bring a picnic dinner and white table décor. Extravagance is encouraged, so don’t be afraid to bring your tallest candelabra or wear your most stylish chapeau - guests will want to impress the tablescape judges for a chance to win prizes.
“Dreyfoos in White” will take place Nov. 12 from 6-10 p.m. The secret location will not be revealed until 5 p.m. the evening of the event, via email and social media.
Tickets are $40 per person for general seating, with premier reserved tables for ten available for $750.
General seating is at long, family-style tables; guests are encouraged to arrive promptly to ensure their party can be seated together.
For guests who would rather leave the dinner planning to the professionals, contact catering partner SandyJames Fine Foods at 561-366-0012 for anything from a prix fixe menu to white glove service.
Don’t miss out on the Dreyfoos in White Prize Drawing! Tickets for the prize drawing are $25 each or three for $50 for the chance to win either a French getaway for two with airfare donated by Greg and Karen Golnick, a credit with www.HotelPlanner.com and Paris Honotel, as well as a three-night stay at Le Chateau de Picomtel in the French Alps; or a Palm Beach staycation for two including a two-night stay at Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa, a credit to the Eau Spa, tickets to the Palm Beach Opera, The Plaza Theatre, the Grand Tasting at Palm Beach Food andWine Fest, and local restaurant certificates.
The students and alumni of Dreyfoos School of the Arts will provide entertainment for the evening.
All proceeds from the event benefit the Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation, which helps fund the arts and academic programs at the internationally recognized Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts in downtownWest Palm Beach. The public arts high school offers advanced arts studies in the areas of communication arts, dance, digital media, vocal and instrumental music, theater and visual arts alongside a strong academic curriculum.
Committee members are Teddy Aspegren, Gail Galli, Amanda Kahan, Kristina Klass, Natacha Koblova, Melissa Ladd, Whitney Lidinsky, Taylor Materio, Sierra McGill, Laura Romeo, Jessica Vilonna, Christine Wang and Penny Koleos Williams.
Sponsors include Simon Benson Offit, Pearl Masters Inc., Josephine Bayard, Gil Cohen and Paul Gervais, Stuart & Allison Haft, Don and Linda Silpe, Pioneer Linens, Fite Shavell & Associates, Cindy and Ted Mandes, Matrix Mediatio LLC, Rodney and Lynette Romano, and PBC Credit Union.
To purchase event and/or raffle drawing tickets, call 561-805-6298 or visit soafi.org/dreyfoosinwhite.
Laura Romeo, left, and Sierra McGill