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Thursday April 2, 2015

A great event for a great cause

The Virginia Museum of Natural History's Grapes & Grains” fundraising event will be held on Saturday, April 11 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the museum.  Event proceeds benefit the VMNH Foundation Discovery Fund, which directly supports important museum programs in research, education, and exhibits.

Attendees must be 21 or older.  Dressy-casual attire is requested for all attendees.  Tickets to the event are $50 and can be purchased online, at the museum box office, or by calling 276-634-4162.

Delicious wines, brews, hors d'oeuvres, and a silent auction await!

“Grapes & Grains” features wineries and breweries across the Commonwealth that specialize in a wide range of wine and brew types.  Enjoy a whiskey tasting on the museum's Fossil Overlook.  Heavy hors d'oeuvres, live music by Dr. Z and the Riff Raff, and a silent auction will keep the night alive!  Bid on amazing prizes ranging from home décor and sports memorabilia to overnight stays!

 

Participating Brewery: Sunken City Brewery |

Participating Meadery: White Oak Mountain Meadery

Participating Wineries:


 

Table Sponsorships now available

A limited number of table sponsorships are also available at the following levels.

Chivas Regal Seating:  $5,000 donation

  • Reserved table of 10 with logo
  • Logo on VMNH Web site with link to your business homepage
  • Logo on media releases, marketing materials, auction table and program
  • Prominent display of your business banner during evening event
  • Sponsorship includes a 1-year VMNH Corporate Partnership at the “VMNH Circle” level

Chardonnay Seating:  $2,500 donation

  • Reserved Table of 10 with name
  • Name on VMNH website with link to your business homepage
  • Name listing on media releases, marketing materials and program
  • Business banner on display during evening event
  • Sponsorship includes a 1-year VMNH Corporate Partnership at the “Corporate Sponsor” level

Pinot Noir Seating:  $1,000 donation

  • Reserved table of 10 with name
  • Name on VMNH website and program
  • Business banner on display during evening event
  • Sponsorship includes a 1-year VMNH Corporate Partnership at the “Corporate Patron” level

Pilsner Seating - $500 donation

  • Reserved table of 10 with name
  • Patron listing in program
  • Sponsorship includes a 1-year VMNH Corporate Partnership at the “Small Business Partners” level

 

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