Heartland Farm Sanctuary's Annual Gala, A Barn in Bloom
6 p.m. – 9 p.m./VIP Experience begins at 5 p.m.
Madison Concourse Hotel 1 W Dayton St. Madison, WI 53703
Heartland Farm Sanctuary’s annual gala, “Barn in Bloom” will feature silent and live auctions filled with a variety of items and packages donated by local businesses, elegant music, cocktails, dinner and dessert. New this year are “VIP Experience” tickets, which provide early viewing and bidding opportunities in the silent auction, visits and photos with a few of Heartland’s animals at the gala, a hosted VIP cocktail reception with hors d’oeuvres, upfront dinner seating and other fun perks. The gala will be emceed by Jonathan Suttin of 105.5 Triple M.
Heartland Farm Sanctuary is Wisconsin’s only dedicated farm animal rescue and shelter, and a unique resource of animal-assisted therapy programs for children with special needs, at-risk youth and other vulnerable populations.
Gala sponsors so far include CUNA Mutual Group, Mounds Pet Food Warehouse and Wegner CPAs. Creative Look Studios is the evening photographer.
Lindsay Lemmer, Lindsay@LindsayLemmer.com, 608-217-5217
An Evening of Jazz Benefit Concert, Chance Allies Jazz Trio Performing
Norway Grove Lutheran Church, 820 River Rd. De Forest, WI
Jazz Concert, Silent Auction and Specialty Desserts to benefit the Blessings in a Backpack National 501(c)3 National Nonprofit Weekend Food Program starting March 2014 at Windsor Elementary School.
Doors open at 6:45 for Silent Auction with Concert by Chance Allies to Follow at 7:30pm. Tickets $15 per person or 2 for $25
Heather Treinen @ 608 225 4637
Anne Staniforth @ 608 846 3352
Knit-In sponsored by the Madison Knitters' Guild
Date(s): 3/15/2014 Date(s): 3/16/2014
Saturday, March 15, 8:30 AM - 5PM/Sunday, March 16, 8:30 AM - 2PM
Bishop O'Connor Center, 702 S. High Point Road, Madison, WI
This annual event features classes and a gym full of vendors offering a wide variety of items of interest to knitters. crocheters, weavers, spinners, and other fiber enthusiasts. A Silent Auction will also be held with proceeds going to the Second Harvest Food Bank. $5 admission. For more details and to register for classes go to www.madisonknittersguild.org
Mary Jo Harris firstname.lastname@example.org, www.madisonknittersguild.org, email@example.com 608-243-9057
IA County Community Connections Free Clinic Auction
6 to 9 p.m.
The popular Community Connections Free Clinic Auction is scheduled for Sat., April 12 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Deer Valley Lodge in Barneveld. This fun evening includes light refreshments, live music, and a chance to bid on exciting one-of-a-kind items such as a fabulous week at a luxury San Miguel home, catered Mexican and Italian dinners, and an original Lauren Thuli painting and much more. This auction is the signature fund raising event for the clinic and provides about 1/4 of it's annual budget. Reserve early for $30 per person by emailing gingerbrand@firstname.lastname@example.org or at the door the night of the event for $35 per person.