The Woodlands, Texas – The Pavilion Partners, the official volunteer organization of The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, will hold its 21st Annual Wine Dinner and Auction Sunday, March 22 at 5 p.m. on The Pavilion’s Main Stage. This exclusive dinner funds scholarships for local students pursuing the fine arts in higher education.
It will be an evening of fine wine, provided by Flora Springs Napa Valley Family Estate, delicious food, courtesy of Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, live entertainment and good company. Table sponsorships are available as well as individually priced tickets.
This year’s event will honor John Komes, Founder, President and Proprieter of Flora Springs Vineyards and Winery. As one of the biggest family owned grape growers in Napa Valley, Flora Springs has been an instrumental part of making the Wine Dinner the success that it has been for over 20 years.
In addition to fine food and wine, the evening will feature exciting raffle and auction items, an exclusive silent auction, complementary valet parking and a live performance from a current scholarship recipient. This year’s event chairs are Jacque Everson, Lisa Koetting and Amy Odom.
The annual Wine Dinner continues a tradition of raising funds for scholarships awarded to local high school students planning to study in the arts in college. In 2019, 270 guests attended the dinner and raised approximately $250,000. Since its inception, Partners has awarded more than $1.3 million in fine arts scholarships.
Scholarships are awarded to students in the following categories: vocal music, instrumental music, theater arts, dance, visual arts and computer graphic arts. The awards, based on talent and academic performance, are presented each spring. The remaining net proceeds from the event benefit The Pavilion’s educational outreach programs including Fine Arts Education Day, Musical Scores and Children’s Festival.
Sponsors and underwriters of the event include Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar; Flora Springs Napa Valley Family Estate; Sewell Audi North Houston; Chardelle Adelson; Cyndi and Ron Brandt; Karen Cappolino and Paul Taylor, Kristi and George Lindahl, Nancy and Dennis Proctor and Charity and Dudley Smith; Sylvia Caracio; Jacque and Lloyd Everson; Cindy and John Hageman, Lisa and Fred Koetting, Michelle and Dennis Leary, Becky Norris and Ed Jones, and Sue and Kent Pagel; Cindy Notarianni; Amy and Keith Odom; and Rosemary Rodd.For more information about The Pavilion Partners 21st Annual Wine Dinner & Auction, sponsorship and underwriting opportunities, or to make a reservation, visit www.woodlandscenter.org/wine-dinner or contact Lisa Baeckel at 281-210-1102 or [email protected]
For more information about The Pavilion, please visit our website at www.woodlandscenter.org. Look for The Pavilion on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube and Instagram, or download The Pavilion’s iOS or Android app.
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Opened in 1990, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is part of The Center for the Performing Arts at The Woodlands, a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization that provides diverse, high-quality performing arts events for the entertainment and enrichment of a broad regional audience. Through numerous educational and community outreach programs, The Center is a catalyst for attracting new audiences to the performing arts and building strong ties between the arts and educational institutions.