Sunset Soiree...an enchanted evening celebrating historic restoration at Old World Wisconsin! The first year of this new fundraiser was a success! Please join us next year on August 8th when we will feature a different project or program at Old World Wisconsin.
View our Sunset Soiree slideshow to see highlights of this year's event!
When: Sat., June 22, 2019 from 6:00pm - 9:30pm
Where: Crossroads Village & Clausing Barn at Old World Wisconsin
Tickets: $80 per person for Friends * | $90 per person for General Public
Contact: Old World Foundation office at 262-594-2922
*Friends are those who support with an annual gift.
This fundraiser is presented by the Hegwood Family. Honorary Chairs for the evening are Warren and Eunice Hansen Jr., recognizing Warren Hansen Sr.'s contributions to historic preservation.
Your enchanted evening will begin at 6:00pm with Italian AND German appetizers and entertainment at Crossroads Village.
Tap your toes to traditional Italian music by The Baboushka Babes instrumental trio while sipping on wine, beer, ice tea or coffee. Enjoy chilled bruschetta, stuffed mushrooms and meatballs.
Listen to the unique sounds of the zither and beautiful vocals by Kurt v. Eckroth (zitherist) and Megan M. Eckroth (vocalist) as you savor wine, beer or root beer. Partake in brat sliders on pretzel rolls with German mustard, fresh cucumber salad, and potato pancakes.
Meet the animals ** Have your photo taken with historic props ** Meet Laura Ingalls Wilder (portrayed by Jessica Michna) ** Play historic games ** Tour the Irish Immigrant Home to examine the effects of time on historic structures.
At 7:00pm, board a tram to ride back to the Clausing Barn where you will be entertained by soothing music by That Sax Guy. A delicious three-course meal will be served along with one pour of wine or beer. A signature cocktail will also be served. There will be a cash bar to follow.
Following dinner, there will be an exciting LIVE auction with 9 fabulous trips/packages AND an opportunity to give from the heart by donating to historic restoration projects at Old World Wisconsin.
Join us for our first Sunset Soiree!
Image created by Neal Aspinall.