Cocktails and Corsets
A FUNdraiser for Heritage Park
April 26, 2022
6 pm -10 pm FUNdraiser fun, fun, fun!
Gasoline Alley Museum
Celebrate Women making History in Alberta at Heritage Park’s FUNdraiser! Grab your friends and join us for an evening of celebration, gourmet food & spectacular libations, music by DJSONIDEF and two performances by Drag Performer Carly York Jones.
Welcoming the guest on their way into Gasoline Alley, and amazing display of balance on two wheels, as Michelle McCarthy and Melissa Harten from the Jack Carter Motorsports team will perform with their dirt bike motorcycles and custom made mini-enduro track, they will be using their bikes to jump over rocks and logs and steer around obstacles.
Wander through the history of how Corsets supported Women – beyond fashion to everyday success. Meet Heritage Park costume designers, curators and story tellers who create intimate tours of handmade corsets, while fitting you with corsets for photos. Guess the mystery artifacts on tour.
Celebrate Women making History Award Winners.
Then head up to the Marketplace – shop and meet the entrepreneurs behind women-led businesses and products and participate in exciting ways to win BIG prizes while supporting the important work of Heritage Park. You could Dine around Calgary – with $850 in gift cards to a dozen of Calgary’s best restaurants. Or Drive into Summer with a 6 month lease on a NEW Jack Carter 2022 Cadillac XT5 AWD, valued at over 10-thousand dollars!
Meet the Artist of the Grandmother’s Art Exhibit. See how Veronica Funk honours the stories of the Women who came before us and reflect on how your life will be remembered. Peruse her Wall of Fame
5 pm - 6 pm Women making History in Alberta Awards Reception
At the Exclusive Founder’s Lounge
6 pm - 10 pm Join The Event
Celebrate Women making History in Alberta!
The Inaugural Women making History in Alberta Awards will be hosted at this intimate Reception in the exclusive Founder’s Lounge. Award Winners will be presented as you network with community leaders.
Get up close in conversation with Heritage Park’s Costume Designer and Curators as they tour you through handmade and vintage corsets – the mainstay of support for women historically. Enjoy special cocktails and gourmet treats. Guess the mystery artifacts on tour.
Then head out into the Main Event. (from 6 pm-10 pm included in ticket).
Fantastic Gift Bag to take home.