9th Annual Phineas Banning Birthday Celebration- August 19, 2017

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On Saturday, August 19, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friends of Banning Museum will celebrate the birthday of the “Father of the Los Angeles Harbor” Phineas Banning with a special evening of music and dancing. In the spirit of the Rancho-period of the Banning property, guests will be treated to a Western-themed evening with live music provided by country band, “JB and The Big Circle Riders”, free line dance instruction, dancing and a good old fashioned barbecue buffet provided by Southland favorite, “The Outdoor Grill.”

We will also present the Phineas Banning Entrepreneurial Spirit Award to Amy Grat, CEO of International Trade Education Programs (ITEP).  ITEP prepares students for a better life. Through partnerships with ports, transportation, logistics and related industries, ITEP introduces high school students to diverse career opportunities in high growth job sectors.

Named as CEO in August 2010, Amy is responsible for ensuring ongoing sustainability of the organization and effective implementation of its mission, which is delivered through twenty staff and over 300 volunteers from industry, education and the public sector.

Ticket Information:

PICNIC – $10.00 General Admission, FREE for Friends of Banning Museum members – Guests bring their own dinner and beverage (beer and wine okay), blanket/low chair and enjoy the concert, line dance instruction and dancing on the front lawn of the Mansion.

VIP -$45.00 Includes on-site BBQ buffet dinner prepared by “The Outdoor Grill” with a birthday cupcake, line dance instruction, reserved seating and gated parking. Guests are welcome to bring their own beverage (beer and wine okay). Reservations required for all guests.

Give us a call at (310) 548-2005 to reserve your spot!

All event proceeds benefit Friends of Banning Museum’s youth educational programs and preservation efforts.

The Banning Museum is located at 401 East “M” Street, Wilmington, CA 90744.

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2 Comments

  1. CATHY A BEAUREGARD says:

    I will take 4 tickets, will call monday morning or email me instructions

  2. TBM2 says:

    Hi Cathy. Just give us a call at 310-548-2005 to make your reservation. We look forward to speaking with you!

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