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Our first ever live music fundraising event! Friday, February 5th, 2016, 6-10 pm, with sets at 7 and 8:30 pm.
Enjoy a night of music and fun with tunes from the 20’s, 30’s, and 40’s, with light refreshments and a silent auction. Come dolled up for the era, if you like. We’ll be dressed to the nines! Join all the hep cats and frails!
House opens at 6 pm. Two sets: 7:00 pm and 8:30 pm.
Tickets are $35 general admission, $15 with University Chicago ID or under 21, if purchased in advance. Add $5 at the door.
The evening will feature vocalist Sarah Marie Young, Jazz Singer Songwriter, 2010 Thelonious Monk Competition Finalist, winner 2011 Montreux Voice Competition. Hear her lovely voice here.
The refreshments will be nearly as exciting as the music! Two Prohibition-era beers are being brewed for the event, a lager and a “cooper,” an old English style (half porter, half stout with an addition of a small amount of sour cherry beer just before bottling), along with a special non-alcoholic cocktail—along with a variety of hors d’oeuvres.
The Silent Auction will include a variety of items guaranteed to have something for just about everyone. Like sweets? Then bid on a homemade cake, pie, or a whole breakfast’s worth of pastries! Want a basket of something special? We’ll have baskets full of goodies to read, to eat, and to wear! Have enough stuff and would rather have a one-of-a-kind experience? Bid on a beer-making session, an improv workshop, or a baseball game infused with theology. Things lovingly made by hand? Try a homemade scarf and hat set, just the thing for your favorite clergy person, or one of a beautiful assortment of quilts!
Supplement your collection at the Wine Pull. Will you get a bottle of Two-Buck Chuck or Chateauneuf du Pape? Something local or something imported? Put down your $20 and take your chances!
Buy your tickets today!
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Services for the academic year 2015-2016 begin Sunday, September 27 at 5:30 pm, with the Blessing of All the Things (e.g., backpacks, brains, bikes, other academic paraphernalia), followed by a free vegetarian supper. Afternoon Tea will begin on Wednesday, October 1 from 1 to 5 pm, Evening Prayer begins on Wednesday, September 30 at 5:30 pm, followed by our weekly Brentsday programming.
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