Animal Friends' Black Tie & Tails
– It’s a cat … it’s a dog … it’s a rabbit – it’s Animal Friends’ signature gala, Black Tie & Tails! On Sept. 15 and 16, we’ll welcome approximately 850 guests to see the bat, er, cat signal shine on our region’s most passionate and compassionate superheroes right here at our headquarters. And, this year Animal Friends will honor Eula Houston (60-year Animal Friends' employee and superhero!) as the Black Tie & Tails Honorary Chair. Fri., Sept. 15 | 6:30-11 p.m. | presented by UPMC and UPMC Health Plan When City Heat, a 6-piece powerhouse band, takes the stage we’re sure you’ll be on the dance floor in a flash. Take a break from shaking your tail feathers and savor an array of appetizers, carefully crafted brews and fine wines – all guaranteed to delight your taste buds. One thing’s for certain, once you try your luck at the silent auction, gift wall and wine, whiskey and vodka pull – you’ll undoubtedly emerge a hero. Cocktail attire. Fashion faux pas: Fur is only welcome on the animals. Sat., Sept. 16 | 6:30-10:30 p.m. | presented by Fragasso Financial Advisors Our adorable residents will lead you down the red carpet into an extraordinary evening you won’t soon forget. It begins with tantalizing hors d’oeuvres followed by a bountiful harvest feast designed by the master chefs at Common Plea Catering – it’ll leave you begging for more. After dinner, the Kenny Blake Trio’s smooth jazz will relax you before your bids fly through the air during our live auction! Dash over to our silent auction for chances to win unique packages and one-of-a-kind experiences that are sure to delight your alter ego. Tickets are $300 Creative black-tie attire. Fashion faux pas: Fur is only welcome on the animals.
Date & Time
- Weekly on Friday and Saturday
- Sep 15, 2017 through Sep 16, 2017
- 6:30PM - 11:00PM