Step-Right-Up in Support of Windsor Charter Academy!

Saturday, April 14, 2018
5:30 p.m.
The Ranch Event Complex
First National Bank Building-North Hall

Presenting Sponsor: Integrated Dental 


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It's the Party of the Year!

We are very excited for our 4th Annual Windsor Charter Academy Spring Benefit!

This is an amazing night where we come together as parents, community partners, teachers, administrators, and board members in support of our school.  It's a festive and fun celebration of all that is wonderful about Windsor Charter Academy.

Our spring benefit event also raises critical funds to support our students. Over the past three years, we have raised over $150,000 for Windsor Charter Academy through these  events. 


An Overview of our Evening

Attire - Cocktail/ business attire is welcome, but come as you're comfortable!  We want you there!

While the Spring Benefit  supports our students, the event is appropriate for adults only.

5:30 p.m. -6:30
Cocktail reception, carnival snacks, entertainment, and silent auction/mobile bidding.

6:30 p.m.
Buffet dinner featuring carnival fare
(Guests may sit or continue to mingle
& bid  in the silent auction!)
                           
7:30 p.m.
Live auction, paddle call, and program

8:30 p.m.
Bidding for silent auction closes
DJ/ dancing, and raffle drawing

10:00 p.m.
All Good Things Must Come to an End


Tickets

Tickets to our 2018 Benefit Under the Big Top are No longer available. 


Auction

2018 Auction Catalog: Preview Draft

A Draft of our 2018 Benefit Under the Big Top Catalog is now available!  

Auction Highlights

  • BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!  Villa Encanto: 8 Day/ 7 Night Stay in Buceras, Mexico!  Private villa accommodates 14 adults/ 20 with children and includes private chef.  Learn more about Villa Encanto!
  • 4 Private Ownership Infield Box Seats (Lower Deck) to 2018 CO Rockies Game.
    (Personal Seats of Rockies' Owner Dick Montfort).
  • Amazing Class Projects & Themed Baskets!  Bid on these items to enjoy yourself, or gift them back to your teacher

MOBILE/ REAL TIME BIDDING FOR SILENT AUCTION

This year, our silent auction will feature mobile/real-time bidding!  This will allow our guests to manage their auction bidding while managing to mingle! Guests will Should plan to bring a fully charged mobile phone (or tablet) to then event for this purpose!


Boardwalk Games Other Fun

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Heads & Tails Beads

Buy these beads on the boardwalk prior to the program! $25 gets you 3 chances to  to win a cash prize.  This game will get you dancing as our DJ kicks off the fun!  Rules will be outlined in the program!

 

Win a Disneyland Trip for 4!

Only 50 raffle tickets will be sold for $100 and a winner will be drawn at the end of the evening!  This package will include: Park passes for 4, lodging, and $1,000 toward airfare!  

 

Ring Toss

Step-Right-Up for this boardwalk favorite!  $10 will buy you a 3 rings for a chance to win fabulous prizes such as wine and gift certificates! 

 

Boardwalk Fun

  • Silly- Selfie Photo Boards
  • Corn Hole (Guests can even bid to win these fabulous sets)
  • Photo Booth sponsored by Kristina Woods Photography
  • Balloon Artists (take home a treat for the kids!)
  • Stilts Juggler
  • Magic performed by Lloydini Magic!
  • Aerial Silk Dancers sponsored by Gravity Aerial Arts

Event Details:

Benefit Under the Big Top Q&A

Click here for answers to common questions!

 

Menu

Popcorn/ Peanuts/ Mini Cotton Candy (served during cocktail reception)
Pulled-Pork Sliders
Chicken & Vegetable Skewers
Potato Wedges
Corn Cobbettes
Assorted plated cobblers

Each guest will also be provided with a beverage coupon to redeem for a local craft beer generously provided by Mash Lab Brewing Company or Horse & Dragon Brewing. 

 

Parking & Site Map

We are lucky enough to have the Monster Jam happening at the Budweiser Event Center just north of our venue at the Ranch Events Complex.  This will have no impact on our event; other than our guests will need to make sure that they are walking into the correct building.  Guests should park in the "B Lot" of the Ranch Events complex and use the north doors to enter the First National Bank building- North Hall.  Click here for a site map with these locations marked. 

 

2018 Spring Benefit Funding Initiatives

This year, funds raised through event sponsorships, ticket sales, auctions, and paddle call will support the
"whole child" learning experience for students in all grade levels.  Specifically, we hope to make the following investments: 

Visual and Performing Arts: Sound equipment for both elementary and secondary buildings, new risers for the elementary school, and additional musical instruments at the middle/ high school. Enhancements to our secondary visual art rooms are also desired. 

 STEM Equipment: We have plans to outfit a robust STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) lab/ at the elementary school. This 21st century, hands-on learning is key to our vision of equipping students to achieve their highest potential. 

 Outdoor Digital Marquee: Our vision is to advertise our students’ accomplishments, school accolades, and happenings on a vibrant digital marquee outside our school. Our 8th grade students initiated this as a class project and are supporting it through chocolate sales. We hope that funds raised through our spring benefit can be used to bring this project to f

 

Questions?

Contact Emily Land with event, sponsorship, or ticket questions.