The Rotary Centre for the Arts’ Fundraiser “GALA FOR THE ARTS”

The Thomas Alan Budd Foundation presents the Gala for the Arts fundraiser Saturday, November 19th.


Join Andy and TJ of 101.5 EZ Rock for this tropical night out filled with Island Music and exciting ports of call.   Enjoy dancing to the captivating high energy Latin band, MazacoteThis exciting 6 piece band with sizzling brass, hot percussion and great vocals, will bring together the rhythms of the Caribbean and Latin America!

Polynesian Dancers will shake things up with full tropical expression.  The Anna Jacyszyn Trio will be featuring the fabulous Stu Goldberg on piano in the jazz lounge upstairs and Kinshira Performance Troupe will have plenty of roving visual appeal and surprises throughout the night.  Stu Goldberg will finish the evening with beautiful jazz styling as you enjoy dessert and conversation. The performers are chosen to give an authentic tropical feel with entertainment available in every room, akin to the diversity that a cruise ship would provide!

Enjoy fine Okanagan food and wine as well as casino games and a photo booth.  The Martini bar at the Gala for the Arts is sponsored by the Wilden Group of Builders and will have Spirit Bear flowing with Urban Distilleries support. Urban Distilleries is a new small batch micro-distillery that produces top-shelf Gins, Vodkas, Rums, & Whisky including the signature “Spirit Bear” line.

We’ll have a short and exciting rapid fire auction with auctioneer Mike Odenbach from Western Star Auctions. Bid on unique one of a kind items like: Holiday Park Resort Annual Week of Timeshare Ownership in a Luxury 1 Bedroom Vacation Condo.

The red carpet is being rolled out, get on your creative formal wear and support creativity and expression in the arts.

Who thought supporting the arts could be so much fun?

Tickets: $125 each or 6 for $600 at  250-717-5304

Check out the excitement at last year’s gala!

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