Beautiful jewelry designed and crafted by CONCORA singer Kelly Kelley… Behind-the-scenes tours at major arts institutions… A local fly-fishing adventure… Gift certificates to area restaurants, theaters, and fun places... All this plus dinner, dancing, and music await you at Twilight Tango, CONCORA’s spring dance party on Sunday, April 2. Tickets are on sale until March 28 - don't wait too long to reserve your seats! Read on for more info...and a sneak peak the auction!
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM The Pond House Café Elizabeth Park
1555 Asylum Ave., West Hartford
Come to Twilight Tango! It’s CONCORA’s gala fundraiser on April 2 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at The Pond House Café in Elizabeth Park in West Hartford. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, music, dancing, and the company of fellow music-lovers – there’s something for everyone.
The evening will heat up with InfiniTango, Greater Hartford’s leading tango ensemble, a guest appearance by the Men of CONCORA (singing some music you might not expect!), and the opportunity to bid on an array of tempting goods and services in our live and silent auctions. (Scroll down for a sneak preview!)
Individual tickets are $90 per person, or gather a group of winter-weary friends and reserve a Tango Table for Ten for just $80 per person. Reservations are required, but don't wait too long, because space is limited.
Here's just a sample of the wonderful items that await your bid at Twilight Tango!
Fly-Fishing for Two at a Private Trout Club in Canaan, Connecticut
You and a friend will spend a memorable day fishing at a private trout club in rural Canaan, CT, with all gear provided -- and a picnic lunch. Perfect for skilled anglers as those who are new to the experience; instruction will be provided to get you “hooked” on the wonderful sport of fly fishing. Enjoy the idyllic surroundings of this 94-acre trout club with 6 stocked ponds. www.limestonetroutclub.com
Garden Dinner for Four at the
Ward-Coe House in Middlefield
Join former CONCORA Singer Robert Lussier and Gala Committee member Timothy O’Leary for a gourmet dinner for four in the elegant gardens of their historic home in Middlefield. Robert and Timothy have hosted garden parties to benefit CONCORA; now you can bid on a more intimate gathering to enjoy fine dining, the gardens and koi pond, and relax in ambiance of this magical place.
A Night Out at City Steam's
Brew Ha Ha! Comedy Club Enjoy a wonderful night out with lots of laughs at City Steam’s comedy club, Brew Ha Ha! While you’re there, try one of their 12 top notch house-made drafts on tap with the $50 gift certificate. Includes a 6 pack of Naughty Nurse beer. www.citysteam.biz
Family or Dual Membership in the
Hill-Stead in Farmington
Hill-Stead’s world-class collection of French Impressionist paintings, fine and decorative arts, and antiques is on display year-round in the 1901 Colonial Revival house. An oasis for visitors from around the world, Hill-Stead’s 152-acre property boasts rambling stone walls and meadows, historic barns, a network of wooded hiking trails, and the marvelous Sunken Garden. There is truly something for everyone at Hill-Stead; it remains a destination for learning, reflection and enjoyment. www.hillstead.org/
InfiniTango creates an energetic musical experience through traditional and modern Argentine tango fused with Italian, French, 1920s-1930s Jazz and Latin rhythms, as well as swank acoustic arrangements of Techno Lounge tangos. The group consists of vocals, accordion, violin, piano, bass, and percussion. http://www.infinitango.com/INFINITANGO/Home.html