Who’s Ready for ‘A Night of Parisian Revelry’!

Nuit Blanche

Be sure to save the date for the San Antonio Public Library Foundation‘s 7th Annual fall fundraiser, Nuit Blanche | A Night of Parisian Revelry!

On Thursday, September 21st, the Landa Library Gardens will be transformed into a posh picnic provided by some of our favorite Alamo City hotspots for nearly 200 guests! Nuit Blanche is a rendition of the fabulous Parisian “Diner en Blanc,” where thousands of Paris’s chic residents gather in the city’s most picturesque locations for an epicurean feast. See all of the event info below!

Seating IS limited and this event is always a sellout — get your table or tickets now! Visit http://www.saplf.org/event/nuit-blanche/ or call (210) 225-4728 Ext. 16.

Nuit Blanche

 

The Setting:

Nuit Blanche welcomes singles and couples alike. Upon registration, guests will receive a program with a Parisian street name (table) and seat number that corresponds with a place setting. Each king’s table set for 24 will be served three gourmet picnic baskets from different restaurant partners. Guests will enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres before sitting down to a family-style dinner at candlelit tables dressed in white.

 

The Entertainment:  

Steven Lee Moya will spin French tunes mixed with dance beats. Caricature artists will capture guest’s best expressions, and a raffle and silent auction will spark friendly competition all night.

Be sure to get your *White Haute Raffle Tickets*

100 White Haute Raffle Tickets will be sold online and during the cocktail hour of the Nuit Blanche event if available. One winner will be drawn and able to select ANY of the Silent Auction items as their raffle prize. The Silent Auction bidding will open after the raffle drawing. Raffle Tickets are $100 each, limit one per customer. Need not be present to win, but the silent auction item desired MUST be selected prior to event if unable to attend. If for any reason 100 raffle tickets are not sold, the monies will be refunded to each ticket purchaser.

A list of and information on all silent auction/raffle items will be available online by September 1st (if not sooner). 

Check back here: http://www.saplf.org/event/nuit-blanche/

 

The Baskets:

San Antonio’s fine restaurants sponsor the event by providing a gourmet meal for eight in a decorated picnic basket.  Restaurant partners for 2017 include*: Biga, Bohanan’s, Boiler House, Boudro’s, Cookhouse, Cooper’s Meat Market, Erich Menger, III – Menger & Associates, The Esquire Tavern, Fork & Garden, The Good Kind, Restaurant Gwendolyn, H-E-B Culinary Academy, Larder, Mariposa, Periphery, Piatti, Rosemary’s Catering, Spice of Life Catering, Tre Trattoria, WD Deli, and Zinc Bistro (as of July 25th).

The RK Group provides a bountiful hors d’oeuvres display beneath a lit Eiffel Tower.

 

The Libations:

Select wine will be available courtesy of Boudro’s. Azar Family Brand’s Cinco Vodka and Seersucker Southern Style Gin will provide their premium spirits.

 

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