A Three-day Extravaganza! February 28, March 1 & 2, 2014
The Ocean Institute’s popular jazz fundraising weekend event combines renowned jazz artists with an elegant evening of epicurean dining, cocktails, and live and silent auctions. Past performers include Gerald Albright, David Benoit, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, Mindi Abair and Peter White.
Opening night offers a Wine and Appetizer Reception and Concert Performance, limited to 300 guests. It will be headlined by Rick Braun and Friends; featuring Peter White and Richard Elliot. Guests will enjoy a va riety of complimentary wines provided by Pear Valley Vineyards and appetizers
Saturday is the Premiere Evening at the Ocean Institute, accommodating 200 guests, and features a Gala Gourmet Dinner Show by Braun, White and Elliot. The elegant, intimate affair includes a cocktail reception with passed canapés, and an award-winning, four-course taste extravaganza prepared by celebrated local chefs from St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa, Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, Montage Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach, and The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. Pear Valley Vineyards, established in Paso Robles in 1997, will provide all wine pairings. The evening also includes connoisseur silent and live auctions.
Due to popular demand, we are proud to add a new Encore Performance this year on Sunday. This unique experience will include time for questions. All proceeds benefit the Ocean Institute and its hands-on, ocean-oriented educational programs.
For more information or to sign up please contact Eileen Hayden at:
(949) 496-2274 x 337 or firstname.lastname@example.org