Saturday, August 27, 2022 - 5:30 pm
The Kate's Annual Gala
SHE’S GOT GAME!
Saturday, August 27, 2022
Join us in celebrating two women who achieved greatness as game changers in their fields!
Over a spectacular career that has spanned four decades, Martina won an unprecedented 59 Grand Slam titles, including a record 9 Wimbledon singles championships, 167 singles and 177 doubles championships. Her decades-long rivalry with Chris Evert is considered one of the greatest in sports history, with Martina sporting a 43-37 advantage. Katharine Hepburn was her idol and had been since Martina saw “The African Queen” as a young girl in Prague. She admired Miss Hepburn’s strength and courage and was impressed that Kate was a fine tennis player, as well, and they became good friends.
ON THE KATE PATIO, TOWN GREEN AND IN THE KATE THEATER
Cocktail Hour+ with gourmet food stations prepared by Max Catering & Events, signature cocktails prepared by Highclere Castle Gin, and open bar.
A special appearance by Goodnight Moonshine (featuring Molly Venter of Red Molly).
Presentation of the Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award to Martina Navratilova and interview* with the tennis legend. Live Auction and Paddle Raise
8:30 PM - Gourmet desserts, champagne and coffee
9:00 PM – Silent Auction closes
Attire: Smart casual (feel free to wear tennis whites!)
Proceeds benefit the Kate’s diverse cultural arts performances, education programs, and community partnerships.
*Award presentation and interview will also be streamed live on the Kate’s YouTube channel.
Rally @ $175 per person
Ace @ $275 per person
Includes a listing in the program (when purchased by 8/18)
Grand Slam @ $500 per person
Priority seating in the theater (first 10 rows) a special message that you compose will be included in the program (when purchased by 8/18)
What portion of each ticket is tax-deductible?
The value of goods and services received per ticket is $110 and the remainder is tax-deductible as allowed by law.
Does this event involve a sit-down dinner?
This is not a seated dinner, rather guests will be able to visit food stations throughout and café tables will be available for seating.
Are dietary restrictions taken into consideration with regards to the menu?
The caterer provides several vegetarian, dairy free and gluten free items.
Can I select my theater tickets ahead of time?
Theater seats will be assigned by the Kate, however, please let us know at the time of purchase if you are not able to manage stairs to the balcony.
Will I be able to meet Ms. Navratilova?
Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that the guest of honor will meet and greet individual guests. Attendees may take photos of the award presentation and interview.
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