Every year the Friends of the New Lenox Public Library host a literary themed Spring Arts Festival. With this year marking the 100th Anniversary of Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables, they embraced a Parisian theme for this fundraising event, featuring French style entertainment.
When Crestview Preparatory School in California realized that their fundraiser was scheduled for April 14th, 2012 Spring Benefit Chairs Carlos and Helen Brooks decided to theme their event around this historic date – the 100 year anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Inspired by the story of the Titanic they recreated the momentous evening at their benefit gala “A Night to Remember.”
Nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains, Malibu Conference Center Calamigos Ranch offers over 130 acres of stunning grounds for weddings, corporate functions, and special events. Established in 1947, Calamigos Ranch has emerged as one of Malibu’s choice event locations and features exquisite views with natural elements such as waterfalls and meadows. The website describes the venue as, “the most visually stunning special event location in the Malibu Wine Country.”
Londoloza Dog Den & Cattery may be named after a game reserve in South Africa’s Sabi Sands, but this 16,000 sq ft space caters to a much tamer clientele. Dogs and cats are the focus of this new business located in Culver City, CA. The facility itself is also African safari themed and truly unique. When planning their grand opening they decided they needed a band to help bring an authentic African flair to the party. We checked in with owner Patricia Were to learn more about this wild event.
Here at GigMasters, we absolutely love themed events and it seems as though our clients do as well. When planning a themed event, it’s important to know that the right entertainment can bring any theme to life. That’s why two parents (from two very different parts of the country), turned to GigMasters for entertainment when they were planning special birthday celebrations for their daughters.
Two years ago GigMasters’ client Sheila booked Elmo for her then 2-year-old’s birthday party. Now turning 4, the birthday boy Wesley has a new favorite character: “Mario” from the Mario Kart video game. Mom Sheila knew Wesley had to have a Mario themed birthday party. So, she transformed her home for this fun event, bringing Mario out of the game and into the party.
The roaring 20’s a very popular theme choice for adult parties and shows like Boardwalk Empire have only increased the interest in this era. So, when we noticed that a Georgia based technology company, Unitiv, was hosting a roaring 20s themed “Bootlegger’s Ball,” we knew this was a real event we wanted to hear all about.
Hosting an anniversary party for multiple couples sounds tricky, especially when it involves 100 couples and a whole state. You are probably thinking – an anniversary party for 100 couples, how could anyone pull that off? Well, one local radio station did it, creating an anniversary celebration of statewide proportions. To pull off an event of this magnitude, you have to work with the best – which is why they turned to GigMasters for their entertainment needs. Read more…