A neat event is coming up next week – it promises to give the fine people of RVA a chance to get fancy for a good cause. Take a look at info from the press release below:
The Elegant Picnic is coming to RVA. On October 24, 2013, Gratitude Rising Events presents Le Blanc sur Blanc Dîner (The White on White Dinner) to benefit RVA Feed The City. At 6:00 pm sharp, 200 lucky ticket holders will assemble to launch the first annual event in Richmond, Va. The event is inspired by similar elegant picnics that originated in Europe and now take place all over the world.
Le Blanc sur Blanc Dîner will recall the elegance and glamour of court society, guests will engage one another knowing you are taking part in a truly magical event. Guests must bring an exquisite picnic basket with delicious food of their choice, bring a plain white cloth napkin, plain white plates, champagne or wine glasses and silverware. They may also bring flowers, or anything they would like to enhance their table, i.e. candlesticks, crystal, etc. Guest must also wear their most stylish all white attire. Prizes will be given to the most “Elegant Dressed Woman”, most “Elegant Dressed Man” and the most “Elegant Table”. Attendees will be treated to live performances, fabulous dance music from D J Rometti and D J Mikematic and the energetic, progressive, thought-provoking neo-soul and R&B sounds of The Band Belief. It will be a party not to be missed nor soon forgotten. The secret location will be revealed only to registered attendees.
Beyond the spectacle and refined elegance of the dinner itself, guests from diverse backgrounds will bond and create a sense of community over a love of beauty, good taste, and the act of making it possible for OVER 1,000 homeless individuals to share a meal and more through the efforts of RVA FEED THE CITY. Inspired by similar events beginning in Europe, Le Blanc sur Blanc Dîner is an elegant picnic, with participants all dressed in white. However, the RVA Edition is so much more. We are a community that believes in helping our neighbor…We know how to and we LOVE to Party With A Purpose! 100% of the proceeds of the event will benefit RVA Feed The City.