It’s Gala Time!

It’s Gala Time!

LAST MINUTE GALA INFORMATION

REMEMBER TO COME DRESSED IN YOUR BEST 80’s FASHION!

When and Where: April 14th from 6:30 PM – 2:00 A.M., LIVE auction is from 8:30-9:00 P.M.

*Drawing winners will be chosen at 9:05 P.M., and silent auction ends at 9:30 P.M. at NUMBERS Night Club located at 300 Westheimer.

Cost: Pre-Sale Gala Event Tickets are $50/per person, $60/person at the door.

*You will no longer be able to purchase Gala Event Tickets, Drawing Tickets or Childcare through the Gala website after 3:00 P.M. on Friday, April 13th . From 3:00 P.M. on, tickets will need to be purchased at NUMBERS Night Club when the doors open at 6:30 P.M. on Saturday, April 14th.

Cost: Pre-Sale Gala Event Tickets are $50/per person, $60/person at the door.

Drawing: Drawing tickets are available for purchase on this website on the TICKET SALES page. The cost will be $10/ticket or $40/5 tickets.  The drawing will take place on the night of the Gala. You do not need to be present to win. Delivery of wine or gift card prizes needs to be within 10 miles of Wilson Montessori.

  • Grand Prize: 50 Bottles of wine, each valued at a minimum of $50/bottle for a retail value of just over $3,000.00 in wine
  • 1st Prize: $1,200.00 in restaurant gift cards to Armandos, Brasserie 19, Bistro Menil,  Starfish, and Weight+Measures
  • 2nd Prize: $500 Apple Store gift card and $100 in iTunes gift cards

*You will no longer be able to purchase Gala Event Tickets, Drawing Tickets or Childcare
through the Gala website after 3:00 P.M. on Friday, April 13th . From 3:00 P.M. on, tickets
will need to be purchased at NUMBERS Night Club when the doors open at 6:30 P.M.
on Saturday, April 14th .

Childcare: Childcare will be offered by the YMCA at Wilson’s Gymnasium from 6:00PM
– 12:00AM for $35/child if you pre-register on the Gala website (scroll down to Childcare Sales).  Food and entertainment
will be provided. Kids are welcome to bring a sleeping bag. If there are spots still
available, drop-ins will be $50.00, and must be paid with cash. Space are limited, so
sign-up today if you haven’t already!

How Mobile Bidding Works: All bidding, with the exception of the live auction, will be
done on your cell phone. To learn more about how online bidding works, please visit:
wilsonpto.ejoinme.org/onlinebidding

Auction Items: The auction items are currently available for you to view at
wilsonpto.ejoinme.org/auctionitems. Online bidding will start on Wednesday, April 11th at
8:00 AM if you’d like to start bidding on items prior to the event. You will not be able to
participate in early bidding if you have not yet purchased your Gala Event Tickets. To
purchase your tickets, please visit:

wilsonpto.ejoinme.org/galatickets

ALSO, MAKE SURE THAT YOUR CELL PHONE IS FULLY CHARGED WHEN YOU ARRIVE AT THE GALA!!!

Check-Out: On the night of the Gala, you do not need to physically check-out if you don’t plan to leave with your winnings. Your credit card information will be saved and charged automatically since everything is through mobile bidding. You will know what you’ve won as soon as the silent auction closes at 9:30 PM via a text message and e-mail. If you would like to leave with your winnings, that’s ok too! A team member will retrieve your winnings for you.

If you don’t take your winnings on the night of, you can pick them up in the Community Room in the new wing at Wilson from April 16th – April 18th from 7:45-8:30 A.M. Pick-up will also be available in the Community Room on April 19th from 5:30-6:30 P.M.

Adult Volunteers: We need your help to make the evening run smoothly!  We need help Thursday and Friday to get baskets ready as well as runners and helpers for the actual event.  Please consider signing up for a shift or two!  CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!