Get in touch with your inner Ricky (or Lucy) as Heartland Men’s Chorus presents “Babalu! Hot in Havana!” as the theme for our annual gala fundraiser, Dinner of Note, October 22nd , 2016. This year’s sizzling theme will certainly live up to its reputation as being the most fun you can have in public while dressed in a tuxedo or evening gown!
As a guest at Dinner of Note you will arrive on the mezzanine level of the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel in Crown Center and be greeted at 6:00pm with a flute of bubbly as you enter the large silent auction area where more than 125 enticing items await your bid. We’re certain you’ll find something you just can’t leave without as you visit with friends and Chorus supporters, enjoying a Cuban cocktail or two. While perusing the Silent Auction, be sure to watch the cigar roller or purchase a Golden Ticket as your chance to win one of the amazing Live Auction items.
At 7:30 you will be called to dinner in the Havana-themed Grand Ballroom where you’ll enjoy your sumptuous dinner prepared as though you were in a restaurant in Cuba, and served with complimentary wine.
After Dinner the excitement begins with the Live Auction that will include exciting experiences such as a seven day cruise on Holland America Line, six nights on a South African photo safari with luxury accommodations, five nights at a Disney Club resort in Florida or Hawaii, four tickets on the 50-yard line at the Chiefs-Jaguars game at Arrowhead and other prizes that will astound you.
You’ll also be reminded of why you support Heartland Men’s Chorus and how you can celebrate with one of the premier gay men’s choruses in the world. Each day the Chorus helps change hearts and minds of those within the sound of our collective voice. The stories you will hear will solidify your determination to invest in HMC’s success.
After dessert, get your feet moving to rhumba, salsa, tango or disco as you work your way across the dance floor to the music of “Calle Vida” led by Pablo Sanhueza.
It’s Babalu time where you’ll be Havana great time with Heartland Men’s Chorus on Saturday, October 22nd. More than 80% of the tables are already claimed, so hurry for your tickets todayonline or call the Chorus office at 816-931-3338.
And take a peek at the Live and Silent Auction items in the left column. Make your plans to bid early and bid often for some of the most unique items at any fundraiser in town.