10:00am, $10 | FREE for those who pledge a reader for $35 or more
Join us on Friday, November 3rd for our 37th Annual Anniversary Gala!
Woodland Pattern’s 2017 Anniversary Gala will honor and celebrate the retirement of our Co-Founding Executive Director, Anne Kingsbury, who, with Karl Gartung, cultivated a strong and vibrant poetry community in Milwaukee’s Riverwest Neighborhood for 37 years.
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts
2419 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Tickets for both the reception and program are available at the door.
Reception & Program: $80 Individual | $150 Couple
Program Only: $25 Advance | $30 Door
Sponsors receive "reception and tickets", reserved program seating, recognition in all promotional materials, including the event program.
|Level 1 $250.00 USDLevel 2 $500.00 USDLevel 3 $1,000.00 USD|
5:30 pm Reception
Cash bar, catered hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, mingling with Gala Honorees, David Wilk and Tom Montag; featured poet TBA; and numerous notable Milwaukeeans.
7 pm Program
Presentation of awards to Gala Honorees, David Wilk and Tom Montag; readings by Wilk & Montag along with current and former Milwaukee Poets Laureate Susan Firer, Jim Chapson, John Koethe & Roberto Harrison, and former Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kimberly Blaeser.