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MADISON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA LEAGUE'S PARTIES OF NOTE

Welcome to the MSOL's 2016 Parties of Note, the tenth in our series of themed parties to benefit the Madison Symphony Orchestra. Once again we have menus and venues to appeal to a wide variety of interests and tastes.

The MSOL and the MSO are most grateful to our Party Hosts/Sponsors for their generous support and participation in this project. All proceeds will be used for the MSO's Education and Community Engagement Programs.

Please review the exciting parties below, plan your itinerary and make your reservations early, as space is limited!
There are two easy ways to make your reservations:
  • MAIL YOUR RESERVATION FORM
    Reservation forms are found in the back of your Parties of Note Passport. Please include a check payable to MSOL and mail both items to: Anne Kroeger, 502 Clemons Avenue, Madison, WI 53704
If a party you want to attend is sold out, please email your name to partiesofnotemso@gmail.com to be added to the wait list.
2016 Parties

MMOCA TRIENNIAL EXHIBIT
Thurs., Oct. 13, 2016; 5:30-7 p.m.
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

Join your hosts and Madison Museum of Contemporary Art Director Stephen Fleischman for a behind the scenes tour of the Wisconsin Triennial, a survey of contemporary Wisconsin art. The Triennial is a juried exhibition selected and organized by MMoCA curatorial staff to reflect current directions in Wisconsin’s visual arts scene. Artists from across the state are invited to apply to this exhibition. A $10 gift certificate to the museum store is included.

Menu: Wine and hors d’oeuvres
Hosts: Darcy Kind and Marc Vitale
Dress: Casual

$60 per person ($30 tax deductible). Limited to 20 guests.


HALLOWEEN IN A HAUNTED CASTLE
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016; 6:30-9:30 p.m.
“The Castle” 6217 North Highlands Avenue
(Total accessibility can be arranged. Call (608) 231-2523 to request)

Gouhlies and ghosties and three-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night all gather early for the hurley-burley. Climb to the tower if you dare. Use the secret entrance for a scare. Inside are cauldrons of libations and a devilishly delicious dinner buffet concocted by Wizard Vicki of Chez Vous.

Menu: “Eye of newt, and toe of frog…” and other delectable dishes
Hosts: Susan King and Bob Horowitz
Co-Hosts: Ann Lindsey and Chuck Snowdon
Dress: Costumes are encouraged-Prizes will be given

$150 per person ($90 tax deductible). Limited to 36 guests.


CELEBRATING SHAKESPEARE!
Thurs., Nov. 17, 2016; 4-7 p.m.
Chazen Museum of Art and The University Club

Celebrate William Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary with our tour of First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare, a special exhibition from the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. Andrew Stevens, Chazen Curator for Prints, Drawings and Photography, will lead an informative and entertaining showing of this first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays, published in 1623. Following the tour, continue the conversation as you enjoy tea and sherry at the University Club.

Menu: Shakespearean themed appetizers, tea, sherry, and soft drinks
Hosts: Marilyn and Craig January
Dress: Dressy casual
$60 per person ($30 tax deductible). Limited to 24 guests.


DON’T GO PARTY
Date, time, and location of your choice

Don’t rent a tux! Don’t hire a babysitter!
Stay home, relax, and let your imagination take over.

Menu: Any or all of your favorite foods and beverage(s) of your choice
Host: Just you and yours
Dress: Casual (pajamas and slippers okay)

Tax-deductible contribution of your choice.
No guest limitations.

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR 2016 MSOL PARTIES OF NOTE HOSTS AND SPONSORS

Nan Beyer-Mears ♦ Catherine Buege ♦ Janet & Scott Cabot ♦ Barbara & John DeMain ♦ Marilyn & Jim Ebben ♦ Susan King & Bob Horowitz ♦ Marilyn & Craig January ♦ Louise & Bob Jeanne ♦ Darcy Kind & Marc Vitale ♦ Beth & Peter Rahko ♦ Katie & Doug Reuhl ♦ Nancy & Fred Risser ♦ Ann Lindsey & Chuck Snowdon ♦ Judith & Nick Topitzes ♦ Carolyn White ♦ John Wiley ♦ Ledell Zellers & Simon Anderson