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Fall Friends Dinner

Sponsored by Motley Cow Cafe, Deluxe Cakes and Pastries, and Cedar Ridge Winery


  The Englert Theatre

Event Description

Box Office Hours

Tuesday - Friday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
(319) 688-2653

Ticketing: $100 General Admission
Purchase tickets at the Box Office or Online


Join us for or our 4th Annual Fall Friends Dinner, an intimate gathering celebrating food, friends, and community at The Englert Theatre. This event will include:

-Gathering hour in the Douglas and Linda Paul Gallery (beginning at 6 p.m.)
-Fresh, gourmet dinner served on our stage (beginning at 7 p.m.)
-Dessert and coffee to wrap things up
-Silent auction of exclusive items
-Special performances by spoken word poet Akwi Nji and Red Cedar Chamber Music’s Miera Kim and Carey Bostian performing hand-selected music

This year’s menu will feature:
-Bread and babaganouj with house-smoked ancho
-Smoked fish salad
-Smoked brisket
-Fried peppers
-Cabbage slaw
-Carrot and potatoes ‘a la baked beans’
-Tomatillo fritters
-Tomatoes with feta

Chef David Wieseneck (of the Motley Cow) will prepare the meal, Jamie Powers (of Deluxe Cakes & Pastries) will make the desserts, and Cedar Ridge Winery will provide signature wine. Our production team will transform our stage into a warm, rustic dining area. Throughout the evening, select artists will treat guests to unique performances. This is a great opportunity to support our nonprofit arts organization, enjoy a great meal in the company of friends, and speak directly with the Englert executive staff and board.

Tickets are $100 per person, a portion* of which is tax deductible due to the generosity of our event sponsors.

*Due to the generosity of our event sponsors, $70 of this ticket price is tax-deductible. Your ticket stub will serve as your receipt.

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