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The 25th Annual Desert Museum Gala - Anniversaries in Bloom, celebrating treasured legacies and a flourishing future

Save the Date
Sunday, April 28, 2019

5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Attire: Festive
(comfortable shoes recommended)

Mark your calendar for a memorable evening of fine dining, amazing auction items, lively music, and desert lovers supporting the Desert Museum. This year we feature Sonoran nights and all things unique to the Desert at night! Individual tickets are $250 each, and sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are available. Raffle tickets to win a handcrafted bronze Sonoran desert tortoise sculpture by Mark Rossi are $25 per ticket or 5 tickets for $100.

NOTE: Seating for this popular event is limited to 550 guests, and is usually reached long before the deadline for reservations. Any reservations received after we reach 550 guests will be placed on a waiting list, and guests will be notified. For more event information, or to make your reservation today, purchase online now, or contact Lynnae Wenker, Development Officer & Grant Writer, at 520-883-3005, lwenker@desertmuseum.org.

Diners at a previous Gala

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a non-profit institution fully dedicated to conservation and research of the Sonoran Desert region. All proceeds from the Desert Gala support our annual fund which includes daily operations, programs, and conservation efforts of the Desert Museum.

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“During our first visit to the Desert Museum in 1994 we agreed it was the best full spectrum natural history experience we'd ever had - and right here in our own backyard!
We've supported the Museum annually since then and encourage friends and business associates to do the same.”
--Jerry Weinert
& Marni Dittmar