Dance and Birthday Funds

THE DREAM:

I would love to have a badass 40th birthday party on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 (this year, thankfully, it is the weekend before Thanksgiving, so it should not interfere too much), to celebrate life!  Yes, I am STILL ALIVE!  Plus,  dancing and performing has always been my passion since 7 years old, I have danced ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, was on dance team, did competitions for my sorority, and then was a belly dancer who did solo performances and was also in a troupe.  My goal lately has been to improve my ballroom dancing (and actually follow, LOL). 

Both the party and dancing are pricey, and you all know I am just a little teacher.  But both are worth it! 

Those of you who know me know I am not really the type to...have a wedding, baby, wedding shower, or baby shower, but I have attended plenty of yours and enjoyed celebrating life/lives with you!  :-D

However, if you have been to my parties 1) know how I love to throw them and 2) know how I love theme parties and dressing up!  This will be an Old Hollywood Style theme party.  Dress up as your favorite star from the 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, or 90s!  Plenty of options and easy peasy! 

No other tangible presents and only donations (amount decided by you, but of course none too small or big!) from friends and family, please . PLEASE DONATE BY OCTOBER 1st,  2019 FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.  You really can't bring anything into the mansion, anyway.  They are very strict about having parties with THEIR decorations, cake, alcohol, etc.  

So, we have reserved and paid for a 8-10 PM appetizer party at the Mansion on O. Street in Washington DC.  

Check out this short video.  Seriously awesome Scarface mansion and everything is on sale including Prince's Purple Rain jacket:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMF6oGU1Oos

https://www.omansion.com/corporate (scroll down).  If there are donations, we can get a bartender and beer and wine included.  Otherwise, it will be a cash bar.  We can get 30% off a suite if you want to crash in DC (again, if there are those who want to stay and pitch in, all is better!)

"A haven for CEOs, rock stars, celebrities and politicians, we adhere to a strict privacy policy. with over 100 rooms and 70 secret doors we are the most unique venue on the planet. we are rated in the top five historic venues to explore - in the world - by the Smithsonian (the only one in the United States), and number one for meetings and events by events mb. we have been featured on the travel channel's "Mega Mansions" (see us on Netflix) and featured in national geographic traveler among other international magazines."

OR, we can all pitch in for a whole place with AirBnB like a townhouse or a hotel which might be less restrictive and close to meet before the Mansion on O. and crash after. 


Appetizer Party Includes

THIS IS ALREADY PAID AND RESERVED!  YOU WILL NOT PAY TO ENTER!  ONLY DONATIONS FOR EXTRA LUXURIES LIKE ALCOHOL AT THE MANSION ON O.  AND A PLACE TO LAY YOUR DRUNK, SLEEPY HEAD TO BE SAFE! 

lite appetizers, 2 hours, non-profits: 
Maximum 20 people

private room (space to fit rental)
self-guided tour (first 45 minutes of event)

dedicated event planner
dining tables & chairs
house tablecloths
mansion music
housekeeping fees
one year membership
appetizers, stationary(pre-select one)
exotic cheese & crackers
from our garden baskets of our garden's freshest vegetables with a homemade garden herb dipping sauce
appetizers, passed(pre-select two)(four per person)
african tribal spears belgian endive piped with chevre peppers and seasoning
asian delights assorted asian spiced appetizers
brandied figs with boursin cheese on a tasting spoon
chicken satay skewers of grilled chicken breast with a peanut dipping sauce
mushroom tart gathered from oregon's forests: shiitake, golden oak, chanterelle and lobster mushrooms in a flaky crust
sirloin rounds cabernet marinated loin of beef coated with cracked black pepper sliced and served atop herbed melba rounds with a horseradish cream
smoked salmon & cucumber cucumber topped with cream cheese, horseradish, fresh diced red onion

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • 25 $ 
    • 9 mos
  • Sarah Hoenig 
    • 30 $ 
    • 10 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 100 $ 
    • 10 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 100 $ 
    • 10 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 50 $ 
    • 10 mos
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Organizer

N Gilene Casanova 
Organizer
Annapolis, MD
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