GCF Gala Registration Now Open!

Purchase Tickets & Register for Auction at GCFGala.givesmart.com

September 28th, 2019


Registration is now open for this year’s Greater Cedarburg Foundation’s Annual Community Gala, “A Night at the Cedarburg Museums,” scheduled for Saturday, September 28th, 2019. Visit GCFGala.givesmart.com to purchase tickets and/or register to bid on our fabulous auction items (remote electronic bidding on silent auction items is available this year!).

Following last year’s phenomenal success, “A Night at the Cedarburg Museums” is back. Throughout the evening, trolleys will transport guests on a circuit between the Cedarburg Art Museum, the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts, and the Cedarburg History Museum before landing at the Cedarburg Cultural Center (CCC) for dinner, cocktails, an auction — including an original work by local artist Robb Helf — and entertainment.  Festivities begin at 5:30 pm at the CCC, where the trolley rides will begin.

“Since this unique event was so well-received by the community last year, we will once again showcase our Cedarburg museums.  The venues continuously feature new exhibits, which makes it a fresh experience,” says John Cordio, GCF president. “It’s a great opportunity to gather with friends, meet new people, and have a great time for in support of our community.”

Please consider joining these businesses already on-board to provide financial support for the evening:

  • Signature Sponsors: Port Washington State Bank, Bank First, Answerport – Management & Technology Consultants
  • Patron Sponsors: Levy & Levy, S.C., Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Husch Blackwell LLP, Wipfli, Pioneer Pet Products, Inc/Smart Cat, PyraMax Bank
  • Trolley Sponsors: Commerce State Bank, Olsen’s Piggly Wiggly, BMO
  • Museum Sponsors: Spectrum Investments, Fiduciary Real Estate Development – Arrabelle

The success of the Gala depends on uniquely, sought-after items, experiences and excursions that create an exciting and competitive bidding environment.  If you are interested in donating or sponsoring an item, experience or excursion for the silent or verbal auction, let us hear from you!  Please contact Heather Cain at https://cedarburgfoundation.com/contact-us/.

If you are uncertain what to donate or sponsor, please browse the GCF’s wish list at https://cedarburgfoundation.com/gcf-gala-wish-list/.  As the event approaches, check the website for the most-current auction items.  Finally, like us on Facebook for the latest news!

Tickets are available at $125 each or $1,000 for a reserved table of eight.  To register and purchase, please visit GCFGala.givesmart.com.  This year, tickets will be available electronically (no phone registration), and bidding will take place electronically, as well, allowing those unable to attend to bid. The deadline for tickets is September 18, 2019.

“A Night at the Cedarburg Museums” is a fundraiser for the GCF, which awards grants for projects that preserve the local cultural heritage, enhance artistic endeavors and support educational, social and community-based services in the Greater Cedarburg area.