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Thursday March 24, 2016

A limited number of tickets remain

A limited number of tickets remain available for the Virginia Museum of Natural History's “Grapes & Grains” fundraising event on Saturday, April 9 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.

PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE TODAY!

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

“Grapes & Grains” features wineries, meaderies, breweries, and distilleries from across the Commonwealth that specialize in a wide range of wine and brew types.  Heavy hors d'oeuvres, live music and a silent auction will keep the night alive!  Bid on amazing prizes ranging from home decor and sports memorabilia to overnight stays!  For the first time ever, this year's event features ethnic foods, ranging from German to Bulgarian to Thai and Indian, prepared by specialty chefs!

Participating in this year's tasting portion of the event are: DeVault Vineyards, Hamlet Vineyards, Hickory Hill Vineyards & Winery, Homeplace Vineyard, Preston Ridge Winery, Stanburn Winery, Villa Appalaccia Winery, White Rock Vineyards & Winery, White Oak Mountain Meadery, Franklin County Distillery, and a special whiskey tasting presented by the VMNH curators, who will provide a variety of whiskies and explain the geological reasons whiskies from different regions have a distinct taste.  Additionally, a variety of beers will be available, ranging from Natty Greene's Buckshot to Chaos Mountain Brewery's Cheeky Monkey.

Table Sponsorships now available

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

DONATE ONLINE NOW!

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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