virginia gardens gala: august 17, 2019
Museum of Ceramics Fund Raising Event
Virginia Gardens was the dance hall at Rock Springs Park, an amusement park that operated in Chester WV from the late 1800s until 1970. On August 17th, the street alongside the Museum of Ceramics (Broadway) will be transformed into a tented dance hall with seating for 200. Beginning at 6:00 (doors open at 5:30 pm) The Vince Villanova Big Band, a 40s swing band, will entertain as guests have dinner catered by Hot Shots Bar and Grill. Chef John Hale has planned a menu of Chicken Piccata, Steak Marsala, vegetable pasta, sides and salad. Beginning at 9:00 pm the music will be provided by DJ Mark Wilson who will play the songs that were performed by Virginia Gardens entertainers. Sounds of the 50s through the 70s will fill the air as attendees dance the night away. Coinciding with the Gala is a Rock Springs Park Exhibit in the Museum. Tickets for the Gala are $45 per person. A cash bar will be available. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the Museum. You won’t want to miss this…it’ll be the event of the year! Watch our Facebook for updates.