Provided by Hylton Performing Arts Center
The Hylton Performing Arts Center presents its 9th Anniversary Gala After Party Friday, March 22. The “party for a cause” following the annual Gala dinner includes signature bourbon and gin craft cocktails by MurLarkey Distilled Spirits; savory snacks and sweet desserts; a silent art auction with works from regional artists and George Mason University alumni; a jazz lounge in the Didlake Grand Foyer, featuring the smooth sounds of Mason School of Music’s Darden Purcell; and music by one of D.C.’s leading dance bands—Keynote—in the Gregory Family Theater. The 9th Anniversary Gala and After Party celebrates the Hylton Center’s mission to entertain, educate, and enrich the Northern Virginia community by providing diverse and accessible arts experiences in state-of-the-art venues.
The After Party begins at 8:30 p. m. and ends at 11:30 p. m. Friday, March 22. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased online here. The Hylton Performing Arts Center is located at 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas. Parking is available in the lot in front of the building. Attire for this event is black tie optional.
Prior to the After Party, the sold-out Anniversary Gala Dinner takes places on the Merchant Hall stage. This year’s event honors Buchanan Partners and Nancy Hersch Ingramfor their steadfast dedication and support of the local arts and the Hylton Center, and especially their visionary influence on the visual arts in the region. Funds raised through the Anniversary Gala benefit the Hylton Center’s artistic performances, arts education programs, and outreach initiatives, in addition to the Hylton Center’s Endowment to ensure artistic excellence in the performances and programs that it offers. The Presenting Sponsor for the 9th Anniversary Gala is Compton & Duling.
For tickets and additional details, visit hyltoncenter.org/give/galas.