The Des Moines Symphony’s 2013 Viewing Party for Yankee Doodle Pops

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2013 6:30pm Buy Tickets
Location

State Historical Building

Celebrate our nation’s independence in style at the Des Moines Symphony’s premier fundraising event! You’ll be treated to a gourmet picnic meal, a VIP view of the concert and fireworks, plus premium reserved parking. Proceeds from the event and silent auction benefit the concerts and programs of the Des Moines Symphony’s 2013-2014 Season.

Click here to see a list of the spectacular silent auction items that will be up for bid!

Reservations for this event are no longer being accepted. To be placed on a waiting list, please email your name, number of people in your group, and contact information to Elaine Fogdall at elaine@dmsymphony.org. You will be contacted if seats become available. Dinner seats are $75 per person ($25 tax deductible) and $700 per table of ten ($200 tax deductible).

INFORMATION FOR GUESTS WITH RESERVATIONS: The Viewing Party for Yankee Doodle Pops will take place on the Grand Terrace of the State Historical Building beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Please enter the event at the southeast corner of Locust Street and Pennsylvania/E. 7th Street. Parking in the East Grand and Pennsylvania Avenue Ramp will be available to Viewing Party guests beginning at 6:00 p.m., one half hour before the start of the event. Please enter the ramp on Grand Avenue. Please note there will not be printed parking passes or tickets for this year’s event. Guests will share their names with the parking attendants to gain access to the ramp. Guests will also share their names at event check-in to receive their table assignments.

6:30 PM
Cocktails & Silent Auction
Cash bar

7:30 PM
Gourmet picnic meal catered by Baratta’s

8:30 PM
Symphony concert telecast live on the Grand Terrace
Road Trip U.S.A. – An American Journey

10:00 PM
Fireworks display over the West Terrace

PICNIC ATTIRE

VIEWING PARTY SPONSORS
Event Sponsor
Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs & Iowa Arts Council

Supporting Sponsors
Iles Funeral Homes
Simonson & Associates Architects

In-Kind Supporters
Baratta’s Restaurant
dsm Magazine
MidAmerican Energy
Sigler

YANKEE DOODLE POPS SPONSORS
Bank of the West
Dahl’s Foods
Bravo Greater Des Moines
Polk County Board of Supervisors

VIEWING PARTY COMMITTEE
Co-Chairs
Emily Abbas
Jonathan Brendemuehl

Committee Members
Dana Davenport
Allyn Dixon
Josh Dreyer
Susan Hatten
Christine L. Hensley
Jennifer Joos
Kathryn Kunert
Soozie McBroom
Brooke Mickelson
Liz Proctor
Patsy Tobis
Scott Valbert
Calla Whipp

YANKEE DOODLE DRIVE AGAINST HUNGER: A SYMPHONY OF CARING
Bring two or more non-perishable food items to benefit the Food Bank of Iowa and receive a special offer for a Des Moines Symphony 2013-2014 Season concert.

For additional event information, please contact Elaine Fogdall at 515.280.4000, ext. 4017 or elaine@dmsymphony.org.

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