Experience a one-of-a-kind event dining on the Main Stage at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion at the 16th Annual Wine Dinner & Auction April 6. The Pavilion Partners, the official volunteer organization of The Center for the Performing Arts at The Woodlands, home of The Pavilion, hosts this annual event benefiting The Pavilion’s educational programming and Partners Fine Arts Scholarship Fund. A wine and hors d’oeuvres reception begins at 5 p.m. with the sounds of Maydwell Musical Group followed by a seated dinner by Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar at 6:30 p.m. The cost to attend the event is $200 per person.

This year’s event honors Shelli Moran. She is one of the new owners of cellar twenty four, formally Woodlands Wine Company. Previously Moran was a partner with Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse.

In addition to fine food and a variety of premium wines from around the world, the evening includes a live auction and bid board auction featuring trips to Italy, wine dinners, a custom-made jewelry, lavish wine baskets and more. The featured live auction is a fabulous Italian getaway in Serravalle, a 20,000+ square foot estate in Chianti, Italy, for 14 guests. The property includes an underground suite for exercise, wine tasting and other fun activities. Arranged visits to Siena, Chianti Hill towns and Florence. Guests can enjoy 24/7 access to on-site, live-in estate managers and concierge support as well as maid service. This package is an incredible opportunity and value for up to seven couples to purchase and travel together!

Net proceeds from the live auction benefit The Pavilion Partners Fine Arts Scholarship Fund. Since its, Partners has awarded $715,000 in scholarships to students studying the arts with more than 650 scholarships awarded. In 2013, Partners awarded 43 renewal scholarships and 20 new scholarships totaling $70,000. The remaining net proceeds from the event benefit The Pavilion’s educational outreach programs including Fine Arts Education Day, Musical Scores, Music in Motion and Children’s Festival.

Underwriters of the event include Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Candi & Gerald Glenn, Dianne & George Lindahl III, Joy Boreman, Lorri & Brian Petrauskas, Sylvia Caracio, Theresa & Dr. Lamar Roemer, Arlene & Sol Sachs, Cindy Notarainni, JoAnne & Randy Lowry, Judy & Dickie Jones, Chris Long, Cathy & Robert Grossman, Crescent Moon Wine Bar and Robichau Jewelry.

For more information about The Pavilion Partners 16th Annual Wine Dinner & Auction, or the Partners organization, please contact Leslie Williams at 281-210-1125 or lwilliams@woodlandscenter.org.

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Launched in 1998, The Pavilion Partners is an important part of The Pavilion and its many educational programs. Partners supports The Pavilion through fundraising for the performing arts and educational outreach programs, as well as awarding fine arts scholarships each spring. In addition to their fund-raising efforts, The Pavilion Partners provides event volunteers for performances and programs at The Pavilion throughout the year.

2016 Performing Arts Season Generously Sponsored By

Sponsors | Live Nation Sponsors | Huntsman Sponsors | Woodlands Development Company  Sponsors | Texas Children's HospitalSponsors | Mercedes Benz Sponsors | United Airlines
Sponsors | The Wortham Foundation Sponsors | Woodlands Township Sponsors | Pavilion Partners

2016 Live Nation Venue Sponsors

Sponsors | Live Nation Sponsors | Pepsi Sponsors | Woodforest Naitonal Bank Sponsors | Xfinity Sponsors | Jack Daniels Sponsors | CitiSponsors | Mercedes Benz