The fifth annual Aquarium fundraiser will celebrate the bounty of the Pacific Northwest
The Oregon Coast Aquarium’s fifth annual Jellyfish Jubilee; A Celebration of Food and Wine, will be held September 22, 2012, from 6 to 9 pm and will benefit the Aquarium’s animal care, exhibits and education programs.
At this all inclusive event, guests will enjoy a champagne reception followed by delectable food, exquisite wine and opportunities to experience Behind the Scene Tours, Octopus Encounters, and a live Vulture Presentation. There will also be an interactive program by Fish Trax with cooking demonstration, entertainment by the musical group Past Forward, solo artist Mark Mugnai and the first “Crème de la Crème” chef competition.
Participating restaurants and wineries: Bay 839, Chinook Winds Casino & Resort, Cottonwood Winery of Oregon, Domaine Ste. Michelle Winery, Fins Coffee, Georgie’s Beachside Grill, La Maison Café & Bakery, Local Ocean Seafoods Monk’s Gate Vineyard, Oak Knoll Winery, Ocean bleu at Gino’s, Red Hawk Winery & Vineyard, Rogue Brewery, Savory Café, Shilo Inn Newport Suite, Sineann Winery, Stone Crest Cellars and Tyee Wine Cellars.
“We are looking forward to our fifth annual event as we celebrate the Aquarium’s 20th year,” said Carrie Lewis, Aquarium President and CEO. “It is such a lovely time of year on the coast and the Jellyfish Jubilee is an opportunity to see the Aquarium in a different setting while enjoying a summer evening with regional food and wine.”
Tickets for admission to the event are $100. Aquarium members qualify for a 10% discount. Tickets may be purchased at www.aquarium.org.
West Coast Bank is the presenting sponsor of the Jellyfish Jubilee with additional support from Wildlife Trading Company of New Mexico, Marta and Ken Thrasher and Guardian Energy Technologies, Inc., and Leopold Ketel & Partners.
The Oregon Coast Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational attraction dedicated to the highest quality aquatic and marine science programs for recreation and education so the public better understands, cherishes, and conserves the world’s natural marine and coastal resources. For more information, visit the Aquarium’s Web site at Aquarium.org or call (541) 867-FISH.