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Grab your most wild and wonderful over-the-top hat and join us for a whimsical evening of fabulous food, drinks, and entertainment, while enjoying the stunning beauty of the Botanic Gardens.

Saturday, August 18, 2018
Denver Botanic Gardens
5:30 - 9:00 pm

Event Chairs: Michael Ditchfield & Laura Calabrese


  • 5:30 pm: Check-in, cocktails, silent auction, live music
  • 7:15 pm: Food stations with 6 of Denver's finest restaurants, wine & champagne, live auction, program
  • 9:00 pm: Event concludes

Ticketing: $250 VIP/ $150 general admission: Your ticket includes full event access, including all food, wine, and champagne tastings. Your ticket also includes full access to the Botanic Gardens for the entire day of the event (August 18, 2018). VIP ticket holders will enjoy reserved, premier seating.

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    The event will also include a special tribute to Denver philanthropist and restaurateur Noel Cunningham, who was a great supporter of the Shining Stars Foundation and was known for his incredible giving - both locally and internationally.

    Thank you to our sponsors!

    Questions? Contact:
    Jan Blankennagel: Jan@jtbevents.com
    Megan Nelson: Megan@ShiningStarsFoundation.org