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Women's Museum of California

Preserving the Past, Inspiring the Future
Fall Benefit Dinner 2017

Fall Benefit Dinner 2017

An evening of music, wine, cheese, and chocolate. October 14, 2017

The Patio Group Presents: 9th Annual Wine & Music Festival

What is the event about?

START YOUR SUMMER OFF RIGHT! Come to our 9th Annual fundraiser for the Women's Museum of California, the WINE & MUSIC FESTIVAL, formerly the Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate Festival. The event will take place on June 24th, the first Friday of the Summer, the last Friday of June at 6 pm to 10 pm on the grassy North Promenade in front of the Women's Museum at NTC Liberty Station in Point Loma, San Diego.

For the first time, we will be featuring several live bands, playing a wide range of originals to classic favorites.  


Over 1000 wine lovers are expected to attend this year's event. Tickets are on sale now at $35! This ticket will provide a seat in the concert area, and six wine tastings from local wineries. Buy them before time runs out! 

ALSO AVAILABLE: VIP Tickets, which include a seat at a table in a prime location near the stage and dance floor, two bottles of wine at each table, and an invitation to our VIP Happy Hour which begins at 5:00pm, hosted by our Honorary Co-Chairs, Councilmember Lorie Zapf and Barbara Bry. 


San Diego Women's Chorus (SDWC) is a lesbian-identified, feminist sisterhood of musicians that welcomes members and volunteers from the vastly diverse LGBTQ and straight-ally communities. They will be opening the show with a powerful original performance.

Marissa Grace is a 12-year-old singer, songwriter and YouTube sensation from La Mesa, California. She is a local-celebrity, whose dream is to make a difference through positive and relevant music.

Marcela Mendez is the lead singer of San Diego based pop-rock cover band HoneyRock. Her acoustic music has been turning ears for several years with her soaring vocals and spicy personality.

Ruby Clouds is a So Cal band from Los Angeles whose dreamy sounds have serenaded audiences in the U.S. and Mexico for years.

KodaSounds is an original rock band from San Diego, California. This group is all about instrument-driven music and creative vocal melodies.


Dan Rabb is a talented solo musician who will be providing soft tunes for our VIP Happy Hour at 5:00pm. 

Choral Club of San Diego operates San Diego’s oldest continuously-running women’s chorus, originally established in 1939 by San Diego Choral Club. The Choral Club of San Diego focuses on giving women a positive artistic outlet, while also creating joyful performances that benefit the community. 

The Flavor Company is an inclusive cultural dance company that honors the traditions of dance, and gives dancers of all levels opportunity for involvement. They will be entertaining our audience while the bands take a breather! 





Title Sponsor

Official Wine Sponsor





Media Sponsor

Why do we have the event?

The Wine and Music Festival is the Women's Museum of California's only Annual fundraiser. It supports the costs of educational programming and original exhibits here at the Women's Museum. By attending this event, you make our programs possible!



As a Corporate Sponsor for the Women's Museum of California, your company or organization will have an opportunity to enhance their community relations and have an impact in the community by helping to underwrite the Museum Mission to educate and inspire current and future generations about the experiences and contributions of women by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the evidence of that experience.

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