Monday, August 29, 2011

Coming on Friday, Sept. 9: "A Taste for Art & History," to benefit the Carnegie Center.

As usual, NABC will be on hand with samples, and right across the street for drinks and snacks, before and after the Carnegie Center's big annual bash. Could we possibly have any better neighbors?


Join us Friday Sept. 9 at 6:30 pm for the 15th annual "A Taste for Art & History" fundraising event to benefit the Carnegie Center, Inc!

Preparations are in full swing for the Carnegie Center’s 15th annual fundraising event “A Taste for Art & History”, to be held Friday September 9, 2011 at 6:30 pm. Traditionally held on the Friday evening following Labor Day, “A Taste for Art & History” has become a favorite social event in the community. Between 250 and 300 guests attend to support this event, which is the Carnegie Center, Inc.’s major fundraiser of the year. Held in the elegant setting of the Carnegie Center’s historic Carnegie Library building, the 2011 “A Taste for Art & History” features a wide variety of world-class beverages, award-winning cheeses, and an assortment of delectable foods. Guests enjoy a lively silent auction where they may acquire artwork, jewelry, wines and many other unique items. “A Taste for Art & History” also includes a live auction of exceptional items, including:

Churchill Downs Superfecta Package: Enjoy an afternoon at the races in a luxury Jockey Club Suite. The package includes admission for 24, race programs and a $250 voucher for food service in the suite. Some dates are excluded.

Golf at The Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort: Play a round of golf at Indiana's premier golf course on the beautiful grounds of French Lick Resort. The package includes green fees for four with cart. Valid weekends. Caddy required.

An Evening with Bob Edwards: Spend a private evening with media legend, Bob Edwards, at the Carnegie Center. Package includes a catered meal for 12 in the historic Carnegie Center on September 24th.

Wine Weekend in Washington State: Jet off to a spectacular getaway near Seattle, Washington compliments of world class winery Chateau St. Michelle. Package includes 2 nights of accommodations at the luxurious Willows Lodge, VIP wine tasting and tour of Chateau St. Michelle, dinner at local restaurant and a $500 voucher for airfare.

After the festivities inside the Carnegie Center wind down, guests can continue to enjoy the evening at the “After Taste” in the tent in back of the Carnegie Center. Tickets are $65 per person ($55 for museum members); please call 812-944-7336 to make a reservation for this event. You may also click HERE to make and pay for your reservation via PayPal. Reservations should be made by September 5, 2011.

The Carnegie Center, Inc. would like to thank these generous sponsors for their support of this event: Title Sponsor T.A. Ginkins Company; Platinum Sponsor Insulated Roofing Contractors; Diamond Sponsors Bob Owings Patterns, Duke Energy, Kraft Funeral Services, Lorch & Naville, Mainsource Bank, Martin Financial, Neace Lukens – Rick Zoeller, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, and Horseshoe Southern Indiana; and Bronze Sponsors Aebersold Florist, American Beverage Marketers, Mary Lou Hess & Joe Modica, Your Community Bank, Schad & Schad Trial Attorneys, Sunset Spirits, Terri Lynn’s Catering by Design, Taecon Construction Services, LLC, and Evelyn Farrell Ott.

To allow time for clean-up following the event, the Carnegie Center will open at 1:00 pm on Saturday September 10, 2011.

Thank you and we hope to see you September 9th for "A Taste for Art & History"!

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