Bet Your Bottom Dollar FUNdraiser

October 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm


Bet Your Bottom Dollar

Hangar FUNdraiser

October 13, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.*

At the Hangar Theatre (801 Taughannock Blvd)

Dress up and come on down to the Hangar Theatre for a night of games, gambling and glamour in support of the Hangar’s artistic and educational programs. The evening will include sumptuous snacks and potent potables, enchanting entertainment, and a plethora of prizes (silent and live auctions, too!)

Event Sponsor: Cornell University

Catering Sponsor: Inn at Taughannock

Wine Sponsor: Six Mile Creek Vineyards


Schedule of Events:

    • 6:00pm:  VIP ticket holders munch, sip and mingle with performers and celebrity hosts in the Costume Shop.
    • 6:30 p.m.: Regular/Student/Artist ticket holders arrive to munch, sip, and mingle in the Lobby and under the tent. Receive a playing token upon entering which will be redeemed for $500 worth of playing chips.
    • 7:00 p.m. Welcome and live performances on the Niederkorn Stage in the Dorothy Park Auditorium (artists include the company of Ragtime from Ithaca College School of Theatre, Lauren Sprague from Chicago, Graham Stevens from Xanadu, and David Studwell from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol).
    • 7:30-9 p.m. Let the games begin! Play games such as BRAVO (our version of BINGO), trivia with local author Bob Proehl, a scavenger hunt, word search, crossword, madlibs, and more! Or, try your luck at blackjack, craps, roulette and poker.
    • 7:30-9:00 Browse the Silent Auction tables.
    • 9 p.m. Dessert and redemption. Redeem your earnings or token and enter to win exclusive prizes!
    • 9:15 p.m. Closing performance.
    • 9:30 p.m. Live auction and prize drawings.

Celebrity Hosts:

Deb Mohlenhoff, TC3 and City of Ithaca 5th Ward

Jennifer Tavares, Tompkins Chamber

Carly Hansen, Tompkins Chamber

John Simon, Hangar Teaching Artist and WVBR 93.5 FM

Michelle Courtney Berry, Health and Wellness Coach, Courtney Consulting Enterprises, LLC

Melissa Daly, Ithaca College

Frank Towner, CEO, YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County

Kat Walters, I-100, Cayuga Radio Group

Dave Ashton, Lite Rock 97.3, Cayuga Radio Group


John Callister

Mike Costello

Erich Lindhorst

Jim Slattery

Randy Smith

Facebook Event Page

Tickets Prices:

Proceeds benefit the Hangar’s artistic and education programming.

| $125 VIP Ticket* | $50 Regular Ticket | $25 Student/Artist Ticket |

*VIP ticket holders are invited to a special 6 p.m. pre-show meet & greet with performing artists.

Purchase tickets online or at 607.273.ARTS

Silent Auction items and prizes provided by:

Argos Inn

Bickering Twins

Brookton’s Market

Buffalo Street Books

Cayuga Chamber Orchestra

Cellar D’Or


Connie Shipos (from Fibers and Fantasy)

Dolce Delight

Dryden Wine & Spirits

Experience the Finger Lakes

F. Olivers

Finger Lakes Acupuncture

Finger Lakes Running Co.

Flower Fashions

Home Green Home


Master Craft


Mockingbird Paperie


One World Market

Oriental Treasures


Plenty of Posies

Red Feet and Wagner




BET your bottom dollar that we will see you there!

Reserve your tickets NOW at or 607-273-8588