OPERA COLUMBUS GALA
EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED
When is a Gala not a Gala? When it’s an Opera Columbus PARTY!
The nonstop entertainment will be chock full of fun and surprising twists, and the food and drinks will be top notch.
And, just to keep it fun and relaxing, we have a new dress code featuring No Ties!
So, add this date to your calendar and get ready for a great evening of celebration.
OPERA COLUMBUS GALA VIRTUAL AUCTION
Package #1: Santa Fe Opera Getaway
The Santa Fe Opera shines in the high desert, mystical and magical, taking you to a timeless place where the experience is unlike any other. Experience opera at a new level, in a state-of-the-art, open-air theatre with a contemporary design and panoramic views of the mountains.
- Overnight accommodations for two guests on Friday and Saturday nights (August 21 and 22) at the Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder
- Airport transfers to/from the Albuquerque or Santa Fe airport
- Transportation to and from the Opera House and hotel for both performances
- Two tickets to The Barber of Seville on Friday, August 21, with preferred seating (directed by Stephen Barlow)
- Two tickets to The Magic Flute on Saturday, August 22, with preferred seating (directed by Tim Albery)
- Tour of the Opera House on Saturday, August 22
- Opportunity to meet with Opera Columbus’ own Peggy Kriha Dye for cocktails during your visit.
Airfare and meals are the responsibility of the winner.
The Santa Fe Opera Getaway Package is available for purchase at $6,000 per couple.
Package #2: Exclusive Bourbon Trail Tour Package
Explore “The Bluegrass State” with a hand-crafted Bourbon Trail experience. A personal Bourbon Steward will drive and guide you through the history and wonders of Kentucky bourbon. You’ll visit and tour the iconic Buffalo Trace Distillery, America’s oldest continuously operating distillery; the Woodford Reserve Distillery, known as the Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby; and the restored ruins of Colonel Taylor’s Castle & Key Distillery.
- One day tour with Personal Driver/Bourbon Steward for two people
- Tour and tasting at Buffalo Trace, Woodford Reserve, and Castle & Key Distilleries
Blackout dates include Kentucky Derby Weekend (April 29 – May 4) and Keeneland Meet dates (April 2 – 25; October 2-18). Must be redeemed by December 2020.
The Exclusive Bourbon Trail Tour Package is available for purchase at $3,500 per couple.
Package #3: Nina West VIP Experience
Drag meets Opera on Saturday, June 13
- Pre-show cocktail reception at The Keep, featuring Opera Columbus’ Peggy Kriha Dye and party hors d’oeuvres
- Valet parking at The Keep, good for the evening
- Meet and greet with Nina West prior to the performance
- Tickets with premium seating for the show on Saturday, June 13, 2020
- Photo opportunity with Nina West after the performance
The Nina West VIP Package is available for purchase at $4,000 for 4 guests.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact Jessica Morris, 614.719.6614 or email@example.com
There are a limited number of each package available, so don’t delay.
David + Tara Abraham • Femi + Bryn Adeyanju • Lois H. Allen • Vanessa + George Arnold • George Barrett • James + Luanna Bicknell
Alfred H. Bivins • Jessica C. Burton • Mark + Mindy Corna • Tanny Crane + John Wolff, Crane Group
Brad DeSilva, M.D., OSU Wexner Medical Center-Voice Center • Johanna DeStefano, Ph. D • Elfi Di Bella • Marilu + Tim Faber, L Brands
Rhoe Fields, L Brands • Alex Fischer + Lori Barreras • L. Arick Forrest, M.D., OSU Wexner Medical Center-Voice Center
Drs. Patricia + Steven Gabbe • Mike + Joy Gonsiorowski • Don + Janelle Grubbs • Jenna + Shawn Homan • Mary + Tom Katzenmeyer
Brandon Kim, M.D., OSU Wexner Medical Center-Voice Center • Peggy Kriha Dye, General Director + CEO
Adam Lanter + Shyam Rajadhyaksha • Anne LaPidus • Laura MacGregor Comek • Nannette V. Maciejunes, Columbus Museum of Art
Laura Matrka, M.D., OSU Wexner Medical Center-Voice Center • Kimberly + Matt Mayhew, Fifth Third • Cookie + Doug McIntyre
Bill Miller + Tommy Dole, KPMG • Jordan A. Miller, Jr. • Jim Negron, Corna Kokosing • Deborah Neimeth
Michael Petrecca + Heather Grant, PwC • Bob Philips + Kara Trott • Ann + Ron Pizzuti • Tricia Rigel, Cardinal Health
Pete + Michelle Scantland, Orange Barrel Media • Dr. Lee Shackelford • Sheldon + Rebecca Taft • Betsy + Charlie Warner
Terri + Thomas Witman • Melinda + Chad Whittington • Valarie L. Williams