We are very excited to announce that we think that we have finally reached the point in our program when we can begin to think about joining the many enjoyable fund- raising events that dot the annual Dedham social calendar with the intent of putting the “fun” in funding. Our Halloween themed “Gravedigger’s Gala” (patterned after a very successful similar event held annually for many years in Philadelphia) will be held at the Endicott Estate on East Street, Friday, October 25th from 7-11PM, and repeated annually, we hope, to build the endowment for the perpetual care of the Old Village Cemetery. Please hold the date!
The evening will feature a live (dead) auction with celebrity auctioneer, Michael Grogan, music, catering by Creative Entertainment, a cash bar, and a mortiferous signature punch appropriately called “Beyond the Grave” concocted by renowned local mixologist, Joe Flanagan, all for $75 per person. More information will be available later this summer. Guests will be limited to 200. Creative costumes are encouraged.
Planning the festivities will be the newly appointed Old Village Cemetery Events Committee, chaired by Darcy Lane and Maureen Joyce, with members Anne Cadigan, Nancy Clement, Tracy Driscoll, Joe Flanagan, Michele Heffernan, Mary Louise Kehoe, Jeanine Lathum, Johanna McBrien, Jonathon Briggs, and Tara Murphy.
Tickets are $75 in advance, and $80 at the door. All advance tickets will be held in your name at the door.
- Online Option
Buy your tickets to the Gravedigger’s Gala using the “Make a Donation” button below. You can use a credit card or a PayPal account to complete your donation.
- Mail Option
If you prefer, you can purchase Gala tickets via mail with a check made out to:
Dedham Village Preservation Association,
P.O. Box 1037, Dedham, MA 02027
The Dedham Village Preservation Association is a registered 501(c)3 and allows tax-deductible donations to the extent provided by law.