Minnehaha Spectacular 2020: REVIVAL
Join us at this year’s gala fundraiser, “Revival”, a celebration of the spiritual roots of Minnehaha Academy with music, humor, food, and amazing auction items. All proceeds go to fund the people and programs that make Minnehaha exceptional.
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Town & Country Club, 300 N Mississippi River Blvd, St. Paul, MN 55104
6:00 p.m. Doors Open
Q: How much are tickets?
A: General Admission is $75 (Patron Level); Reserved seating is $150 (Benefactor Level)
Q: What is the Minnehaha Spectacular?
A: The Spectacular is the Annual Gala and Auction fundraiser to raise money to support the people and programs that make Minnehaha great!
Q: What does the theme “Revival” mean?
A: This year’s theme combines fun and faith. A church picnic-style atmosphere with delicious food, “old-timey” music and lots of time to mingle and socialize. It is also a “revival” of our school’s distinctively Christian mission by paying tribute to the founders, faculty, alumni and trustees who have paved the way.
Q: What is the dress code?
A: Anything goes! Unofficially, the dress code is “Sunday Best”. Whether you attend services in blue jeans, a suit & tie or a picture hat, just come as yourself, ready to have fun! pinterest.com/MASpectacular
Q: Why aren’t there assigned seats this year?
A: To allow more people to attend, our event leadership is trying a more open floor plan. There are 20 reserved seats available at the Benefactor Level, with low & high top tables and theater style seating for all other attendees. If you can’t find a seat, a volunteer will find one for you!
Q: What’s on the menu?
A: The Chef at Town & Country club is preparing a picnic & bbq style menu which may include fried chicken, bbq pork, potato salad and other salads and icebox cake or pie for dessert. Pie will also be available to take home!
Q: How much are we trying to raise this year?
A: This year’s goal is $225,000, an increase of $100,000 over last year’s. This amount was normally raised by the Arena Sale.
Q: If I cannot attend the Spectacular, can I still participate?
A: Absolutely! 1) Sign up to bid on the Silent Auction 2) Donate an item (see below) 3) Make a Fund-A- Need gift or Sponsorship 4) “Like” or “Share” this page or the event on the Minnehaha Academy Facebook page.
Q: How do I donate an Auction Item?
A: We are looking for the following items for this year’s Auction. Please contact Shannon at (612) 172-7721
- Concert and Major League sports tickets
- Signed sports memorabilia
- Private Country Club Experiences – golf, tennis, other
- Upscale Restaurant gift certificates or Brewery Tours
- Group Dinner Parties (more than one bidder)
- Travel & Cabin getaways
- Parent/Child “Date” experiences – paintball, puzzle rooms, theme parks
- New/Unused luxury apparel or health/beauty/grooming items
If you are interested in learning how you can help sponsor the Spectacular or have any questions regarding donating to the auctions, please contact Shannon Luckert at 612-728-7722 or [email protected]