WILMINGTON, N.C. — New Out Wilmington (NOW) will hold their The 2011 Winter Ball Charity Event on Dec. 10 at Cameron Art Museum, 3201 S. 17th St.

Live entertainment, gallery viewings and a four-course dinner will highlight the festivities. Dress is semi-formal.

Proceeds will be donated to Good Shepherd Center, 811 Martin St. Monies raised will aid homelessness and provide food for the hungry.

Also, additional funds will go toward scholarships for students enrolled at Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW).

Performances will be provided by Justin Rudolph, FireSpinner, Creative Flame Company and others.

Tickets are $50 for non-members/$90 couples/$320 eight-ticket bundle and include a free photo upon arrival and a cocktail hour beginning at 6:30 p.m. Members, as well as students enrolled at CFCC or UNCW, receive a discounted ticket. Gold members may use this event as their annual free ticket. Qualifications are available online. To make reservations, email newoutwilmington@gmail.com.

Dinner follows at 7:30 p.m., with entertainment from 9-11 p.m. A free thank you gift will be given to each guest upon departure from NOW. Vegetarian plates are also available with advanced request.

For more information, visit outwilmington.com.


Lainey Millen

Lainey Millen is QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director. She can be reached at specialassignments@goqnotes.com and 704-531-9988,...