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4th Annual Sips & Suds Champagne and Beer Stroll

Buy tickets now to our signature fundraiser coming up Thursday, April 27 at the McMains Center!

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Apr 27, 2017
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 Our newest fundraising event offers an intimate look at the McMains Center.

Hosted at the Center, guests mingle on our beautiful grounds and tour the facility to learn about our therapies and programs. Guests sample one-of-a-kind dishes from the best restaurants and caterers in greater Baton Rouge, and enjoy wine, beer and bubbly. The event also features live music, a live auction and various event games. 

Buy tickets now!

Featuring food & drink by:

Another Broken Egg
Baton Rouge Coca-Cola
Bayou Teche Brewing
Brew Ha-Ha
Capital City Grill
City Pork
Cupcake Allie
DiGiulio Brothers
Drakes Catering
Mestizo Restaurant
Mike Anderson's Seafood
Mockler Beverage Company
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Phil's Oyster Bar & Seafood Restaurant
Silly Gilly Desserts
Stroubes Seafood & Steaks
UMAMI Japanese Bistro
Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar

Music by:

Casey Saba & The Beanstalks

EVENT ELEMENTS

LIVE AUCTION ITEMS

BIG GREEN EGG & ACCESSORIES
Are you looking for the ultimate grilling experience? Look no further than this Big Green Egg with a wooden stand,
charcoal, EGGniter charcoal lighter, ConvEGGtor, deep dish pizza/baking stone, and other accessories. Donated by Apache Industrial Services.

PRIVATE 5-COURSE IN-HOME DINING EXPERIENCE FOR 6 WITH CHEF JEREMY COCO
Allow Chef Jeremy Coco to customize a 5-course meal to be prepared in your home for a total of 6 guests. Chef Jeremy Coco has served as the Executive Chef/Partner for Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar in Baton Rouge and was the Dean of Education at the Louisiana Culinary Institute for over eight years before becoming owner of Chef Jeremy Coco Culinary Services. Donated by Chef Jeremy Coco.

LSU GAME DAY PACKAGE
Something special for the FIRST home game with our NEW head coach! Game: LSU vs Chattanooga

  • 4 passes with the band for the day, including marching with them down the hill and hearing them play in the Assembly Center
  • 4 field passes to be on the field before the game
  • 4 south end zone Stadium Club tickets for game
  • One framed print of Tiger Stadium with blue lights shining on the stadium to honor the fallen officers from Baton Rouge

Avid LSU football fans, don’t miss this priceless item! Donated by LSU Band, Dr.’s Simon, Bond & Corbett of Root Canal
Specialists of Baton Rouge, and Aimee Simon.

OLD WAVERLY GOLF GETAWAY
4 rounds of golf and 4-night stay in 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom condo located in West Point, Mississippi on the Old Waverly golf course. Old Waverly is an 18-hole championship golf course that has hosted many golf tournaments, most notably the 1999 U.S. Women’s Open Golf Championship. The condo is located on the 10th hole of this beautiful course. Donated by Mr. and Mrs. Don Sanders.

4-NIGHT STAY AT THE WESTIN PUNTACANA IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC WITH AIRFARE FOR 2
4-night stay in a traditional king or queen room with breathtaking views of the Caribbean from your balcony. Round-trip coach class airfare for 2 included from within the 48 contiguous U.S. to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Winspire booking & concierge service. The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club is ideally located in the Playa Blanca area of the impressive 15,000-acre Puntacana Resort & Club. Boasting three miles of white-sand beaches along the brilliant Caribbean Sea, the Puntacana Resort & Club features a vast range of recreational activities and indulgent facilities to choose from during your stay.

EXPERIENCE AUCTION ITEMS

FAMILY PORTRAIT EXPERIENCE WITH MAYERS PORTRAITURE #1
(1) Family portrait session to take place at a location of the client’s choice within a 30 minute driving distance of Baton
Rouge
(1) 12” portrait art piece
Donated by Mayers Portraiture.

FAMILY PORTRAIT EXPERIENCE WITH MAYERS PORTRAITURE #2
(1) Family portrait session to take place at a location of the client’s choice within 1 hour driving distance of Baton Rouge
(1) 14” portrait art piece
Donated by Mayers Portraiture.

CANE LAND DISTILLATION COMPANY PRIVATE TOUR AND TASTING EXPERIENCE FOR 15 PEOPLE WITH HEAD DISTILLER & FOUNDER
Enjoy a private tour of the new Cane Land Distillery with head distiller, Jonny Ver Planck and founder and president,
Walter Tharp, followed by a tasting of some of their select spirits. Donated by Cane Land Distilling Co.

THE ULTIMATE LOUISIANA GOLFING EXPERIENCE
Weekday golf outing for 4 people at TPC of Louisiana in New Orleans where they play the Zurich Classic, and 4 daily and 4 weekly passes to the Zurich Classic this weekend. Donated by Jay and Trey Little.

VIRGINIA VACATION HOME EXPERIENCE
A week-long stay in a beautiful 4-bedroom, 3-bath home that sleeps 9, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains nestled in Shenandoah National Park. Donated by the McMains Family.

KIDS BIRTHDAY PARTY EXPERIENCE PLANNED BY TWENTYFOUR25 PRODUCTIONS
Throw your kid the best birthday party ever, without all the work! Allow professional event planning company
Twentyfour25 Productions to plan your child’s dream birthday party experience. Donated by Jaimée Little Brooks.

FISHING EXPERIENCE WITH THE GRAND ISLE TROUT MASTER, TOMMY VIDRINE
Fishing trip for 2 anglers with The Grand Isle Trout Master, Tommy Vidrine (featured in Louisiana Sportsman), in a 24-
foot bay boat. Boat, bait, fuel, and tackle provided. Donated by Tommy Vidrine.

MORGAN STANLEY FINANCIAL PLANNING EXPERIENCE
Through two meetings with a financial planning professional, create a written financial plan that addresses
your retirement goals, education expenses, investment objectives, and estate planning needs. Donated by the
Audubon Group at Morgan Stanley.

RAFFLE ITEMS ($10 per ticket)

LEE MICHAELS ESTATE BRACELET
Silver antique Victorian hinged bangle bracelet with an engraved design across the top. Circa 1880’s: American.
Donated by Lee Michaels.

YETI TUNDRA® 65, TAN
This Yeti keeps your catches cold in the field or stores drinks and food for your backyard barbecue. With plenty of room, it can hold up to 39 cans, your prized brisket, or a limit of redfish. Donated by Selina Loupe.

 

FINE WINE CORK PULL ($25 per pull)

Donated by many generous supporters.

 

PADDLE PLEDGE

There will also be a paddle pledge to support the McMains Children's Developmental Center. The Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation has generously provided a matching challenge grant of $15,000 for the paddle pledge portion of the evening. They will match ALL gifts from NEW donors of $100 and more. Gifts of $500 and above from EXISTING donors will be matched if the donor has increased his or her giving level from last year.

 


 

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