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- Brazos Spring Mural
- Carter Creek Nature Trail
- Cotton Farming in the Brazos Valley
- Crystallography: Where Art & Science Collide
- Discovery Room
- Flying Reptiles of the Frithiof Fossil Collection
- Frithiof Fossil Collection
- Ice Age: Brazos Valley and Beyond
- Ice Age Mammals
- Monitor & Virginia: Ironclads at War
- Native American Stone Tools
- Ranching and Chuck Wagon Display
- Reconstructing the USS Westfield, A Civil War Gunboat
- Road to Discovery: the Parent Child Interface
- The Mary Terrell
- The Republic of Texas
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- Astronomy’s New Messengers
- Educator's Showcase
- Educator's Showcase 2011
- Educator Showcase
- El Camino Real de los Tejas
- Enduring Transformation: The Kazakh People in a Changing World
- Farm Life: A Century of Change for Farm Families and Their Neighbors
- From Earth to the Universe
- Getting to the Core: The JOIDES Resolution
- Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art
- Lee and Grant
- Legacy - The Astin Family
- Lone Star Lizards
- Neches Journeys: Land River and People
- Rarámuri: Runners of the Sierra Madre
- Texas: Vanishing Habitats and Species
- Texas Writers and J. Frank Dobie: Texan Legend
- The Bison: American Icon
- The Brogdon Hotei
- The CADDO: Traditions and Heritage
- The Shogun Age in Japan
- Two Views of Indigenous Bolivia
- VANISHED: German-American Civilian Internment in Texas, 1941-48
- Wild Land: Thomas Cole and the Birth of the American Landscape Painting
- Wrapped in Pride: Ghanaian Kente and African American Identity
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Brazos Center Ballroom
The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History invites you to attend Martini Madness, a 60s style MadMen Themed Soiree on Saturday, March 31, 2012, 6-10 pm, in the Brazos Center Ballroom.
Martinis & Full Cash Bar, Hors d 'Oeuvres & Fondue, Desserts, Dancing, Classic 60s Cars & Music, Dance Demos & Mini Dance Lesson, Prizes for Best Attire and Dancing, Raffle
This sophisticated “Mad Men” party is open to the public and celebrates over fifty years of service by the Museum to the Brazos Valley and State of Texas. An elegant event, Martini Madness, will feature amazing decor (martini chandeliers!) and dancing, live dance performances and a mini dance lesson from Shelley Gallaway and Ray Garcia of Brazos Ballroom Dance Studio, a performance by the Randy Watkins Jazz Band, and live music and authentic tunes by Stevo DJ. You can also expect a fabulous martini and full cash bar featuring our “made for this event” signature martini.
Enjoy delectable cocktail party style hors d’oeuvres, fondue, and desserts all evening ~ your ticket also includes one of our tempting signature martinis. Throw on your swankiest ‘60s attire for this night of dancing, laughter, and libations. Dress to impress, because soiree activities will include a prize for best couple’s “Mad Men” attire, and one for best couples dancing. Elegant photo booth opportunities with classic ‘60s cars in the ballroom and “MadMen Manikins” add to the fun for dapper guests. The evening will also feature a “mystery” raffle, and the Museum will be open for viewing and free to soiree patrons.
Martini Madness tickets may be purchased by contacting the Museum, or online at martini_madness.charityhappenings.org.
Individual tickets for the event are $75 for adults and $25 for students. Reserved tables of 10 are $1000, reserved tables of 8 are $800, and other levels of sponsorships are also available. Don’t forget, a complimentary signature martini is included in the price of your ticket! Come party in style with us, but don't delay, tickets sales are limited. You wouldn’t want to miss a chance to catch a glimpse of the best “MadMen” in the Brazos Valley!
Each year, the Museum reaches over 30,000 citizens and visitors to the Brazos Valley with tours, lectures, exhibits, classes, special events, and outreach programs for all ages emphasizing natural and cultural history, science education, and conservation of natural resources. All proceeds will benefit the Museum’s annual operating fund in support of these and other activities.
The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History invites you to join us as a sponsor for Martini Madness.
As a Sponsor, you have the opportunity to:
- celebrate our natural and cultural history and over 50 years of the Museum’s service to the Brazos Valley
- demonstrate your leadership as an individual who values education in the arts and sciences
- support the Museum in providing quality educational and cultural programs that enhance our quality of life
In appreciation for your support, we provide a variety of sponsorship benefits described in our Sponsorship Form.
The Museum is a private 501(c)(3); your sponsorship is tax deductible.