Mar 4, 2017

SPAC Winter Ball: Passport to Morocco

Mar 4, 20177:00PM

The Winter Ball: Passport to Morocco
Hosted by SPAC's Junior Committee

Now Boarding for an Adventure of a Lifetime!

The Saratoga Performing Arts Center's Junior Committee invites you to pack a zeal for adventure and an appreciation for a beautiful culture as the Hall of Springs is transformed into the rich landscape of the country of Morocco for The Winter Ball: Passport to Morocco on Saturday the 4th of March 2017 from 7p.m. until 11 p.m. at the Hall of Springs, Saratoga Springs. For this elegant evening abroad, we welcome guests to dress to impress in formal attire.

Travel Highlights:

Live Music by Funk Evolution
Photo Booth by Heather Bohm-Tallman Photography
Traditional Fare by Mazzone Hospitality

Need accommodations for your travels?

Our friends at The Gideon Putnam are offering a $114 rate for the night with breakfast included!
Guests can make reservation by calling (866) 746-1077 toll free or by booking online at

Be sure to use the group code SPACGALA17 when making your reservation.
(The breakfast voucher has no cash value.)

The Hilton Garden Inn has also graciously offered to accommodate guests in their travels. You can book online using this link or call in to (518) 587-1500 and use code WBALL.

Sponsorship Opportunities and Tickets:

Sponsorship and Honorary Committee opportunities are available here.
Submit your sponsorship commitment by December 19, 2016 to be sure you are listed on the invitation.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on January 23, 2017 at 10 a.m.

Tickets: $100 (ticket price increases to $110 after Feb. 20).

Make sure to get your tickets early so you do not miss out on this trip of a lifetime!

For questions, please contact Christy Pronto ( or (518) 584-9330 ext. 136).

Click here to learn more about SPAC's Junior Committee

Casbah Tour (Honorary Committee)

Jessica Audette
Laura Bolan - Family Medicine of Malta
Erika Browne 
Carter Chaskey
Lauren Cognato
Jennifer Cubell
Victoria Fast Dunn & Seth Dunn
Josh & Amanda Ettinger
Nick Ferrera
Caitlin Goetz & Rob Bonsall 
Jay Haas
Kelly Hammond
Alexandra & Timothy Howland        
Klare Ingram
Kate Jarosh
Samantha Kercull
Paul & Kathy Landi   
Kathryn Conklin Mabey & Phillip Mabey   
Katie & Nate Maloney
Amanda Martini-Hughes
Meaghan Murphy & Nicholas Faso  
John Nigro
Jessica Niles
Arthur M. Palmer & Thea M. Hotaling
Hon. Susan Phillips Read
Ericka Richards          
Eric Snell – Edward Jones Investments
Logan Spring  
Teakwood Builders Inc.
Linda Toohey
Ryen VanHall
Shakir & Tori Wilson  

In-Kind Donations

Dave Bigler Photos and Films
Empire Merchants
Funk Evolution
Gideon Putnam
Heather Bohm-Tallman Photography
Kelly Fridline Design
Make Me Fabulous
Mary Shimp Tarot Card Readings
Miller Printing
Keldon Polacco
Rain or Shine Tent Company
Saratoga Tea & Honey
Saratoga Today
Saratoga's Best Magazine
Saxton SignCorp
Total Entertainment Music
Upstate Distilling Co.

Grand Raffle

 For the second annual year, the Junior Committee has worked with generous sponsors to put together three tremendous packages for the Grand Raffle!  Tickets can be purchased for $20/ticket beforehand by contacting Amanda Landi, or at The Winter Ball: Passport to Morocco on March 4th if they are not yet sold out. 

Only 300 will be sold so do not miss out on this great opportunity! 

First Prize – Lake Placid Getaway Package

 Mirror Lake Inn – (2) night stay with breakfast ($970 value)*
Whiteface Lake Placid – (2) 1-day Whiteface Mountain Lift Tickets for the 2016-17 Season ($184 value)
Lake Placid Pub and Brewery – Brewery tour and $100.00 Gift Card ($100 value)

Second Prize – Wine and Dine at Morton’s Saratoga Springs

 Morton’s The Steakhouse - Saratoga Springs – Dinner with wine pairing for 8 people ($1,000 value)

Third Prize – Food, Fun, Culture and Cooking in Schenectady 

Tara Kitchen – Cooking class for 8 people ($360 value)
Proctors – 8 tickets to see Les 7 Doigts de la Main: Cuisines and Confessions on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 7:30 pm ($400 value)

 Early Bird Drawings - New this year!  

The JRC will be doing two early bird drawings for more chances to win great prizes!  Winners from these two drawings will be reentered to for the Grand Raffle drawing on March 4th.  Thank you to Saratoga Eagle for their generous donation of lift tickets to Gore Mountain and Whiteface! 

January 6, 2017 Drawing - (2) 1-Day Gore Mountain Lift Tickets for the 2016-17 season and (2) 1-Day Whiteface Lift Tickets for the 2016-17 season ($334 value)
January 26 Drawing - (2) 1-Day Gore Mountain Lift Tickets for the 2016-17 season and (2) 1-Day Whiteface Lift Tickets for the 2016-17 season ($334 value)

*Winner will receive a gift certificate valid for two nights lodging for two people in a Classic Guest Room with two queen size beds and a partial lake and Mountain View including breakfast each morning. Gratuities are additional. The gift certificate is valid for a one-year period from March 4, 2017 and is non-transferable.  The gift certificate may not be used in conjunction with or in replacement of any lodging packages offered by the Inn. The winner must make reservations through Christopher Jarvis and must have their gift certificate number available for reference. Reservations may be made based upon the Mirror Lake Inn’s determination of availability during the following dates: March 24 – June 22, 2017; October 10 – December 21, 2017; and January 2 – March 3, 2018 (midweek only). Certificate is not valid for holiday periods or special events.