21st Annual Gingerbread & Jazz Gala

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HOT JAZZ, COOL DRINKS, FINE FOOD
Saturday, November 7, 2015,  6-10 pm!
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Gingerbread & Jazz Gala is celebrating its 21st year, with the theme “Bet on the Future”. The evening is designed to impress jazz fans and party-goers alike. The affair will include sensational music by three jazz bands, dancing, lively casino games, signature cocktails, elegant buffets, delightful desserts all in a unique venue – the Historic Day Nursery in downtown Colorado Springs.

The Board of Directors’ Raffle will feature exclusive, highly desired prizes. The annual crowd-pleasing Gingerbread Masterpiece Challenge is a two-hour live “battle of the chefs” competition requiring participants to build original and creative gingerbread houses. The spectacular houses are offered at auction immediately after a judging committee announces the grand prizewinner.

All proceeds will support children’s learning programs at Early Connections Learning Centers.

 

DATE: Saturday, November 7, 2015

TIME: 6 – 10 p.m.

 PLACEHistoric Day Nursery, 104 E. Rio Grande (northeast corner of South Tejon and Rio Grande), Downtown Colorado Springs

TICKETS:$125 per person          CONTACT: Melissa Willers – mwillers@earlyconnections.org or 632-1754 x1005

Raffle tickets are 1/$20, 3/$50, 8/$100.

Interested in sponsoring? Click here for more information.

 

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2015 Sponsors

Gingerbread Sponsors
Moody Insurance
Robbins Roofing
Stockman Kast Ryan + CO

Celebration Sponsors
Diane & Mike Bell
Jim & Lisa Cleary
Colorado Information Technologies
El Pomar Foundation
Harrison School District 2
Herring Bank
Sandy & Ken Jaray
Kaiser Permanente
Diane & Rick Price

Gala Sponsors
FirstBank
Aracely Guillen
Jaray & Webster
The Law Office of Thomas M. James
Trudy Taxman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. […] Gingerbread & Jazz — Saturday, 6-10 pm, Early Connections Learning Centers, Historic Day Nursery.  Enjoy a magical evening of “Hot Jazz, Cool Drinks, and Fine Food” at the 18th Annual Gingerbread & Jazz Gala. Two floors of this enchanting center will be transformed into sizzling jazz venues with performances from Ken Miller, Brenda Miles, The Changing Times and Steve Draper.  In addition to the great music, there will be chances to win raffle prizes, enjoy classic Gingerbread & Jazz signature cocktails, and delicious food. You’ll love the Masterpiece Chef Challenge, a two-hour iron chef competition, to build the most amazing gingerbread houses. After the competition, the gingerbread masterpieces are auctioned to the highest bidders.  This year’s competitors are: Double Tree Hotel, The Sugar Plum Cake Shoppe, and Bliss Bakery.  Tickets $125/person.  All proceeds will support children’s learning programs at Early Connections Learning Centers. […]