Swing into the Future Gala: Join us in celebrating the Library Expansion – Sat, May 13th at 7pm


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Be the first to correctly answer this question:

“What event does the Picton Library host every Tuesday and Friday at 1:00?”

Win 2 tickets to ‘Swing Into the Future” Gala – 

the Grand Finale Fundraising Celebration for the Picton Library.

Picton Library Grand Finale Fundraising Celebration: Swing into the Future Gala

Mark your calendars and show your support for the Picton Library Expansion Fundraising Gala.

Get …”In the Mood”, put on your dance shoes, learn the Lindy Hop, practice your updo, get ready to smile for the camera in front of a 1940’s Cadillac, and put yourself in the setting of the Sergeants Mess Hall at Base31.

Join us in celebrating the Grand Finale of the Picton Library Expansion!

Saturday, May 13th at 7pm

The Inaugural event at the Sergeants Mess Hall at Base31!

  • The cost of a ticket is $200 per person (plus HST and handling charge)
  • A tax receipt will be issued for a portion of the ticket price
  • Your ticket covers elegant canapés, a glass of sparkling wine,
    incredible entertainment, and a night of dancing
  • A cash bar will also be available featuring Classic 1940’s era cocktails

The evening starts at 7pm in the Mess Hall with a glass of County bubbly, music by the Hannah Burge Trio and continues with Swing Music provided by the County’s own Brian Barlow and vocalist, AJ Stewart.

Professional dance couples will demonstrate and encourage others to join in the dancing fun…
so fill in your Dance Card.

Elegant canapés and a dessert bar will be provided, courtesy of fine establishments such as The Merrill House, Flame & Smith, Luso Bites, the Drake Devonshire, Stella’s Eatery, Bocado, Sand & Pearl, The Marans, Blue Sail, Hartley’s, The Royal Hotel, The Public House in Bloomfield, and the Lunch Box.

Tickets are now on sale at all County Libraries! For full information & to buy tickets online, click here.

Tickets can also be purchased at: Base31.ca

In anticipation of the gala, The Baxter Arts Centre in Bloomfield has created two fun opportunities to prepare for this event.

  • April 28 – Vintage Hair & Makeup – two classes @ 5:15 and 6:30 pm. – $30 per person
  • April 29 – Intro to the Lindy Hop Dance @ 2pm and 4pm – $25 per person

Visit baxterartscentre.org/tickets to book your class. Hope to see you there!

Thank you to: Elizabeth Crombie Real Estate • McKinney & Colby Real Estate Team • Rob and Kate Real Estate Scott Lavender of the Investors Group • Don Stanton of McDougal Stanton • Oeno Gallery Joanne Coaker of BMO Nesbit Burns • James Williamson of Welch LLP • 2gallery