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Gala in the Gardens

This year, our 2nd Annual Gala in the Gardens promises an evening of elegance and charm, inspired by the timeless beauty of lavender. In homage to Caroline Sinkler, fondly known as the Lavender Lady of Philadelphia, whose visionary designs grace our formal gardens, we invite you to immerse yourself

Gala in the Gardens
Gala in the Gardens

Time & Location

Jun 15, 2024, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Fort Washington, 7001 Sheaff Ln, Fort Washington, PA 19034, USA

About the event

Gala in the Gardens: Enchanted Lavender

Join us for an enchanting evening at The Highlands Mansion and Gardens in Ambler, PA, as we gather to celebrate and support our beloved community treasure. Since 1975, The Highlands has been a beacon of warmth and hospitality, offering a haven for gatherings, exploration, and celebration. Now, with the addition of 59 acres of pristine open space, generously preserved through the efforts of the Highlands Historical Society and our dedicated partners, we have even more to rejoice and explore together.

  • Date: June 15th, 2024
  • Time: 6:00 PM onwards
  • Location: The Highlands Mansion and Gardens

This year, our 2nd Annual Gala in the Gardens promises an evening of elegance and charm, inspired by the timeless beauty of lavender. In homage to Caroline Sinkler, fondly known as the Lavender Lady of Philadelphia, whose visionary designs grace our formal gardens, we invite you to immerse yourself in the allure of this fragrant bloom.

Your Invitation Includes:

  • Cocktail Reception: Sip on signature lavender-infused cocktails amidst the picturesque gardens, with catering provided by Seedling & Sage and PTG Catering. Williamson Catering presents a sumptuous grazing table for cocktail hour.
  • Sumptuous Dinner: Indulge in a delectable served dinner featuring seasonal delights, catered by Seedling & Sage.
  • Dessert: Conclude the evening with exquisite desserts, also provided by Seedling & Sage.
  • Live Music and Dancing: Under the verdant canopy of willows, sway to the rhythm of live music and dance the night away.
  • Silent Auction: Discover treasures and experiences up for bidding, with all proceeds supporting our community initiatives. Auction items include:
    • Stay at Jessica Scully's Shore House
    • Retreat to Andy Rooke's Colorado House
    • Handcrafted pieces by Rare Bird Handmade
    • William Penn stamped tree chunk
    • Exclusive estate tour – a visit to all outbuildings and every floor of the mansion

Ticket Information:

  • Individual Ticket: $200
  • Table Reservation (Seats 10): $2,000

Your presence at the Gala in the Gardens is not only an opportunity to revel in the splendor of our surroundings but also a chance to contribute to the continued vitality of The Highlands.

Together, let's ensure that our extended trail system flourishes and that vibrant programs and events enrich the lives of all who call our community home.

Embrace the spirit of camaraderie and philanthropy as we gather for an unforgettable evening at Gala in the Gardens. Together, let's nurture the legacy of The Highlands and ensure a vibrant future for generations to come.

Become a Sponsor:

We extend a special invitation to consider becoming a sponsor for this esteemed event. Your generosity will be acknowledged and celebrated, and your support will directly impact the success of our fundraising efforts.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Event Sponsors and Participants:

  • Morris Sponsor ($10,000): This top sponsor will receive a table of eight guests at the event, will be named on signage that evening and on all of our social media pages, and 15% off rental fees for your own private event at The Highlands.
  • Sheaff Sponsor ($7,500): Will be named on signage at the event, on social media, receive a table of eight guests, and 10% off rental fees for your own private event at The Highlands.
  • Sinkler Sponsor ($5,000): Will be named on signage at the event, on social media, receive four tickets, and 5% off rental fees for your own private event at The Highlands.
  • Roosevelt Sponsor ($1,000): Will be named on signage at the event, on social media, and receive two tickets.
  • Patron Sponsor ($500): Will be named on signage at the event and receive two tickets.

Special Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • Valet Sponsor ($1,500): Your name or company logo is featured on signage at the valet stand, and listed on social media, and receive two tickets to the gala.
  • Bar Sponsor ($3,000): Your signature cocktail will be served for the evening, your name or company logo will be featured at the bar, and listed on our social media, and receive four tickets to the gala.
  • Flowers Sponsor ($3,000): Your name or logo prominently placed on all tables, listed on social media, added to high-traffic spots in the gardens and in the mansion, and receive four tickets to the gala.
  • Entertainment Sponsor ($4,000): Your name or company logo is featured at the lounge and by the band, listed on all social media, and receive six tickets to the gala.

Tickets

  • Gala in the Gardens

    This year, our 2nd Annual Gala in the Gardens promises an evening of elegance and charm, inspired by the timeless beauty of lavender. In homage to Caroline Sinkler, fondly known as the Lavender Lady of Philadelphia, whose visionary designs grace our formal gardens, we invite you to immerse yourself in the allure of this fragrant bloom.

    From $200.00 to $2,000.00
    • $200.00
      +$5.00 service fee
    • $2,000.00
      +$50.00 service fee

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