The Mad Hatter Ball

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Presented by NCI ARTworks at Celebrations 150, La Salle IL

Sep 20 2019
The Mad Hatter Ball

This annual gala benefits the work of North Central Illinois ARTworks, our regional arts agency. The evening has a wacky theme and is an evening of fun focused around honoring outstanding high school students who are doing excellent work in the arts.

On the evening of September 20th, enter the wacky arts event known as “The Mad Hatter Ball.” Now in its third year, the evening is hosted by the “Mad Hatter,” this year portrayed by Sean Walsh. The evening is part theme party, part awards/recognition and part fundraiser. Seven outstanding arts students from our region will perform, show their work, and be recognized. Live music provided by Al & Jeannie Brown will also enliven the party. Guests are welcomed, but not required, to wear hats,

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Tickets are $35 per person and include dinner and one entry into the door prize drawing. (Last year a $500 value.) Table reservations available for $300 and seats 8. (Call 815-228-1253 for table reservations.) Your name or the name of your business will be prominently displayed on your table. Online ticket sales at

Tickets may be purchased at Music Suite 408 in the west wing of the Historic Westclox Building at 408 Fifth St, Peru, or Westclox ARTworks Center in the same building. In Ottawa, tickets will be available at A Mess of Things, 726 La Salle St.

Contact: 815-228-1253


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Additional time info:

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Celebrations 150

740 US Rt 6, La Salle, IL 61301

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