A magical evening of dining, dancing, and fluttering fans

2018 Gala  |  Fanfare for the Festival


Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 6 pm

Cobblestone Creek Country Club
(formerly Greenacres Country Club)
2170 Lawrence Road
Lawrenceville, NJ


Black Tie Preferred / Kimonos Encouraged

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Celebrate the 14th season of The Princeton Festival with cocktails, fabulous hors d’oeuvres, silent auction with piano music, delicious dinner, entertainment, live auction, and dancing! Please join us for a fun time at this popular event while providing important support for our 2018 season.

  • Cocktail Music:  Harry Fini, pianist
  • Entertainment:
    • Janara Kellerman, Suzuki in Madama Butterfly
    • Jordan Bunshaft, Lycus/Erronius in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum … and an audience favorite last year as Sancho Panza in Man from La Mancha
    • Akiko Hosaki, piano
  • Dance Music: The Courtney Colletti Band
  • Live Auction:  Harry Fini, auctioneer

Gala tickets start at $250 with a Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres option for $75. Tax deductible amounts are listed on the response card.

Looking forward to seeing you on April 21st!


AUCTION Sneak Peek

Get a sneak preview of live auction items plus Trips & Experiences from the silent auction here or download the complete list of live and silent auction items from the Gala Program (2MB PDF).


Gala Chairs

Marcia Bossart
Helene Kulsrud
Anna Marty
Susan Rhoda-Hansen

Auction Chair

Helene Kulsrud

Gala Committee

Pamela Bristol
Victory Chase
Madolyn Greve
Gail Kohn
Susan Hoover
Bobette Lister
Marlene Lucchesi
Kerry Perretta
Markell Shriver
Judith Stelian
Palmer Uhl
Benedikt von Schroder
Carol Wojciechowicz