Center Stage

Wine & Roses

Gorgeous Gardens
September 24th is the date for the Kansas City Rose Society’s Wine & Roses, a benefit for the Laura Conyers Smith Municipal Rose Garden. Anita and Gerald Gorman are the honorary chairmen, and Cindy Lang is serving as the chairman of this year’s elegant garden party, to be held in the Rose Garden in Loose Park. Guests will enjoy delicious fare from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions and entertainment from the Mike White Quartet.

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Champions For Children

KidsTLC
The 19th annual KidsTLC’s United For Kids Gala, “See a New Dimension of Hope,” will be held on November 6th at the Overland Park Convention Center. Guests will enjoy an exclusive Patrons’ Party, a gourmet dinner, photo booth, dancing, a mystery bottle pull, and a reverse happy hour. The Woodworth Family members are the honorary chairmen, and Julie and Rob Heise are serving as chairmen.

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Bright Nights

Enchanted Evening
October 24th is the date for the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art’s Annual Gala, “Bright Nights.” Megan and Mariner Kemper are the honorary chairmen. Christy and Bill Gautreaux will host a Patrons’ Party on October 8th at their spectacular new home, The Artery Residence.

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Symphony Ball

Rhapsody In Blue
The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball, “Rhapsody In Blue,” will be held on September 12th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Joan Horan is the honorary chairman, and Elaine Mann and Annette Sherrow are serving as co-chairmen. Sandy Jackson is the Symphony League president.

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Under a Harvest Moon

Farm to Table Dinner 
Powell Gardens is the beautiful setting for Under a Harvest Moon – Farm to Table Dinner on September 20th. Annette and Dennis Young are the honorary chairmen, and Hillary McCoy and Anne Riker Powell are serving as co-chairmen. Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception in the Heartland Harvest Garden, followed by an elegant dinner with wine pairings served at two long tables beneath the eaves of the Missouri Barn.

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