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2023 Beaux Arts Ball:   Diamond Jubilee Masquerade!

A Beaux Arts Ball (pronounced "boze art") is a fundraising gala traditionally held to support visual arts organizations, such as ours! Won't you join us in celebrating our 60th "Diamond" Anniversary by becoming a sponsor or buying tickets and attending the event.

 

After costs, 100% of the proceeds from this fundraising gala will go to support our community arts mission, bringing free and low-cost visual art education and opportunities to all ages and abilities in our communities. 

 

Thank you for your support!

Image Gallery from Beaux Arts Ball 2023!

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Food and Drink

Thee-Lish-Us Catering is supplying a buffet of hearty finger foods and desserts including meatball sliders, deli sandwiches, pinwheels, mini bean and cheese burritos, fried mac and cheese balls, egg rolls, veggie platters with dips, brownie bites, maple cinnamon rolls, and cheesecake squares.

Our no-host wine and beer bar will also be stocked with water and a variety of sodas. Bottled water is included with your entry donation.

Refreshments will be available throughout the night to fuel the fun!

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Music, Dancing, Costume Contests

DJ Jake will be supplying the music, including dance favorites from across the decades, interactive fun, and seasonally spooky haunts.

Come dressed in "fancy" costumes or Black-Tie attire, with a masquerade mask. Don't have a mask, no problem! You can get one at the door for a $5 donation.

A panel of CAA artists will judge Best Couple Costume, Best in Theme Costume (Overall), Best in Theme (Mask Only), Most Thrilling, and Most Extraordinary! Winners will receive a ribbon and special prize!

Two gorgeous Photo Spots are being specially created by talented CAA artists for you and your crew to create perfect memories!

Candle Burning Ritual

Games and Prizes

Have your fortune told by "Madame Desdamona".

 

An interactive photo Scavenger Hunt will have you haunting the clubhouse looking for items, competing with other partiers for prizes.

Win a splendid dessert on our Cake Walk from Corona's finest bakers and confectioners, including Suzie Qs Bakery, Baker's Dozen Donuts, Nothing Bundt Cakes, and Tasteful Cakes .

 

Don't miss the Wine Ring Toss and your chance to win a bottle of something festive!

Community partner, the YMCA, will also be supplying fun carnival style games.

Each event ticket donation comes with a dozen entertainment tickets. Additional tickets will be available for purchase at the event.

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Silent Auctions

Art and premium gift baskets filled with irresistible items will be offered to win in a silent auction.

Premium basket donations are scheduled to include: Wine and Pasta Basket from Tom's Farms, Margarita Basket, Local Dinner and Theater Basket (Wizard of Oz), Spring Garden Basket, Spa Day Basket, Art Supply Basket, Deluxe Picnic Basket, Vintage Beanie Babies, and more!

Look for spooky decor, created specially for this event by CAA artists, throughout the venue with special tags indicating they are part of the silent auction.

Henna Tattoo in Progress

Henna Tattoo

And if that's not enough to keep you enthralled, get ready for the cherry on top: Batul from Corona's very own Zabardust Henna will be crafting gorgeous henna tattoos for the very special rate of just $5 per hand (cash or card).

Zabardust Henna is a well-known henna tattoo artist in Corona, California, known for her intricate and beautiful designs. Batul is a skilled artist who use only natural and safe henna dyes to create unique designs.

Henna tattoos have been used for centuries in many cultures for various occasions like weddings, religious festivals, and other celebrations. They are a form of temporary body art that uses a natural dye made from the henna plant. Unlike traditional tattoos, henna tattoos are painless and fade away over time, usually lasting for a couple of weeks.

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About the Venue

For over 100 years, the Woman's Improvement Club of Corona Clubhouse has stood at Main St. and 11th St. This historic building has hosted hundreds of events, and with recently updated interior and a new roof, promises to host many, many more! To learn more about WICC or how to rent the Clubhouse, visit their website.

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Related Programs

Make your own Mask on Oct. 15 for just $15 with local artist and costumer, Lani Britain.

Our Sponsors and Donors

Diamonds ($300+):

Woman's Improvement Club of Corona (WICC)*

Karen Ellingson

Laura Seltzer

Zabardust Henna*

Jewels ($200-299):

Tasteful Cakes*

Gems ($100-199):

Pencils and Dreams/Jane Moore

Suzie Qs Bakery/Suzzane Rubio*

Baker's Dozen Donuts*

Nothing Bundt Cakes*

BARK Box*

Gourmet Gift Baskets.com*

John Standish

Tom's Farms*

Lynn Nanson

Julia Sanzberro

David Goldberg

Yvette Cordero

* In-kind donation

Special Thanks

to all the CAA members and friends who are donating their time, expertise, money, and gifts.

 

Planning Committee

Becky Floyd, Co-Chair

Karla Barney, Co-Chair

Laureen Pedroza

Lori Alarcon

Kim Mabon

Paula Munoz

Amelia Nieves

Janet Matthews

Karen Owens

Carol Soliday

Volunteers and Helpers

Chanyu Miao

Alex Alarcon

Lani Britain

Kazu Ueda

Tom Munoz

Keith Barney

Karen Runion

Mary Lou Wallace

Janet Griffith

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