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Posted: Aug. 2, 2012 at 8:10 a.m.
CHELSEA — The Purple Rose Theatre Company will hold a Backyard BBQ Fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 11 beginning at 5 p.m. The BBQ will feature a catered meal with vegetarian options, beer and wine, live music from Rhythm on a Stick Steel Drum Band, and a silent auction.
Various actors from the 2012-13 season will attend the BBQ and will be available for questions and conversations about their upcoming performances. Auction items will include an autographed Detroit Lions Football by Quarterback Matthew Stafford; an autographed and framed Ndamukong Suh Detroit Lions' jersey; Cavanaugh Lake Party with dinner, drinks and a pontoon ride for six; Fall Beer Tasting and Tour for four at the Chelsea Alehouse Brewery; a vintage stove from the PRTC production of "A Stone Carver," and a variety of gift certificates, golf packages, and summer fun items. Updated listings and more information can be found at www.purplerosetheatre.org/bbq.
Ticket prices are $60 and $100 per guest. For $60, guests can attend the BBQ and silent auction from 5 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. For $100, guests can attend the BBQ, silent auction, and also receive a ticket for the 8 p.m. performance of "On Golden Pond," followed by a dessert and coffee reception. Catering will be provided by The Moveable Feast and Back to the Roots Cafe.
Proceeds from the event will support Purple Rose Theatre operating expenses.
The event will be held in the parking lot behind The Purple Rose Theatre, 137 Park Street, Chelsea, Michigan 48118.
For more information or to reserve tickets, visit www.purplerosetheatre.org/bbq, call 734-433-7782 x15, or e-mail ReachUs@purplerosetheatre.org.