Artful Lobster Time

Where can you feast on a gourmet lobster buffet in splendid surroundings of historic buildings nestled among the coastal environment of Manasota Key and engage in easy conversations with great friends and talented artists? PLUS, at the same time, raise essential funds for an artist retreat that is recognized nationally? Answer: at the Artful Lobster at The Hermitage Artist Retreat on Saturday, November 12, 2016!



The Artful Lobster Committee, chaired by Beth Cannata, is planning a marvelous daytime event -- delicious New England style lobster bake catered by Michael’s On East, complimentary wine, beer, soft drinks, and a specialty cocktail, tours of the Hermitage, music, and a spectacular live auction! Tickets on sale now.

BUY TICKETS

Saturday, November 12, 2016
11:00am – 2:00pm
on the Gulf front campus of the Hermitage Artist Retreat
6660 Manasota Key Road, Englewood, Florida 34223

11:00amCheck-in, enjoy campus tours, “Hermitage Hurricane” cocktail, island music, wine pull and silent auction treasures

NoonMusical performance by mezzo-soprano Carla Dirlikov Canales

12:15pmMichael’s On East lobster buffet opens

1:00pmLive auction

For more information, contact Development Director Craig Badinger at development@hermitageartistretreat.org or 941-475-2098 x2.

THE ARTFUL LOBSTER 2016 SPONSORS
(as of October 1, 2016)

INVITATION SPONSOR


GRAND SPONSOR
Gulf Coast Community Foundation

DECORATIONS SPONSOR
Ric Coffey – State Farm Insurance

GOLD TABLE SPONSORS
Dale and Steve Adler
Carol White Bold and Larry Bold
Ann and Robert Jackson
Nelda Thompson
Dolly Vinton

SILVER TABLE SPONSORS
Caroline and Dyck Andrus - Rebecca Donelson and Robert Blattberg
Ellen Berman – Charlotte and Charles Perret
Ruth and Andy Maass – Sarah and George Pappas
Joy P. Rogers - Karem Solem

BENEFACTORS
Gerri Aaron
Bender, Bender & Chandler, PA
Caldwell Trust Company
Daniel J. Denton
Englewood Community Hospital
Linda and David Green
Renee Hamad
Donald and Kate Harris
Alexandra Jupin and John Bean
Debbie and Nick Kelley
Thomas and Sherry Koski
Drs. Mario Petrini and Sandra Nohre
Bob and Babs Taliaferro Potter
Michele DesVerney Redwine
Hillary Steele
J. Tracy Tucker and Joel D. Howard