CMF37 Grand Gala
Saturday, July 29th @ the Contemporary Art Museum - Raleigh
409 W Martin St, Raleigh NC 27603
"A Little Party Never Killed Nobody!" Join us for a roaring good time at the 2017 Crape Myrtle Festival Grand Gala on Saturday, July 29th from 7pm to midnight at the Contemporary Art Museum in downtown Raleigh.
Get into the excitement and wear your best Gatsby/Flapper/1920's period costume as they are encouraged! Cash bar available with 20's inspired cocktails, live music and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. Reunite with friends, "come home" to Raleigh, have fun and support our community! Advance rate tickets of $40 are available through July 28th, $50 after and can be purchased through the ticketing link provided.
OUR MISSION: To encourage and promote the development of services for persons with AIDS and/or HIV infection, additionally, to raise money to provide financial assistance, outreach and education to realized needs within the local gay and lesbian community. To encourage the growth and healthy diversity, creativity and communication within the gay and lesbian community and to honor these accomplishments through Grand Celebration.
CMF Presents the Miss Gay North Carolina America Review Drag Brunch. These ladies have shown and continue to show the world the true meaning of being a Symbol of Excellence. Join us for memorable show with the combined talents of former MGNCA's including, Jamie Monroe - 1988, Kirby Kolby - 1996, Coti Collins - 2007, Vivian Vaughn - 2015, Chloe Cassidy - 2016.
Come out and support the last Drag Brunch for CMF37 and help us go out with a BANG!
We'd like to thank this month's sponsor, Daniel Portee with Nationwide Insurance. Nationwide is on your side.
Join us for a night of fun and fashion with our Local Celebrity Auction and Fashion Show on June 3rd at Burning Coal Theatre in downtown Raleigh starting at 6:30 pm, sponsored by Belk, to raise money for a great cause! You’ll be able to bid on some of your favorite local celebrities who make an impact within our communities. Make sure to bring your checkbooks, cash, or credit cards because we’ll take them all! Entry to this event is $10, a cash bar is available, and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided by the fantastic Chef Gregory Hamm.
Want to buy tickets now? Follow the link in this invite! Ebony Summers will be your host and auctioneer for the event. Here are some of the local celebs that are up for auction ... James Miller, Lee Storrow, Jaci Field, Kelly Spaulding, Max Lord, Alex Delaney, David Michael Small, Patty Van Wyck, and more! Thanks again to Belk for supplying the hottest looks to make our celebrities stand out!
READY, SET, BID!
We’ve got a bodacious show lined up for you this month that will make you say “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” as we bring you the Ladies of the 80’s Drag Brunch! We’ve got the righteous talents of Versage Holt, Dana St James, Vivian Vaughn, Michelle Michaels, and Emceed by one of your favorites, Ebony Summers, because “Girls Just Want to Have Fun!” We also have a special guest, Aida S. Stratton, the current Ms Gay Pennsylvania America who will be here, and “I Can’t Wait!” Make sure you buy your tickets now before they sell out.
DJ Freddie Livingston is back spinnin’ the illest records that make you say I “Just Can’t Get Enough.”
A huge thank you again to this month’s gracious sponsor, Blue Water Spa. Blue Water Spa, voted Best Medical Spa in America 2016 by American Spa Magazine, is the top provider of Botox, Juvederm, Voluma, Coolsculpting, and aesthetic laser services in the Triangle. Blue Water Spa is owned and operated by board certified plastic surgeon, Michael Law MD. For more information, visit www.bluewaterspa.com or call 919-870-6066.