Arabian Nights Annual Fundraising Gala

ROCK HILL, SC – Your wish is granted at the Arts Council of York County’s 2020 Annual Fundraising Gala on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Center for the Arts, 121 East Main Street, Rock Hill, SC from 7:30 – 10:30 PM.

Hop a carpet and fly to exotic lands saturated in rich jewel-tones and steeped in mystery and intrigue. The warm breezes of the night air invite you to experience the exuberant culture of Arabian Nights. Belly dancers from

Hip-nique Bellydance will mesmerize and entertain while a live band will have guests on the dance floor all night long. Enjoy a festive a drink from the open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres. The 2020 gala will feature both live and silent auctions! Get your paddles ready to bid on a hunting trip to Argentina, a photo safari in South Africa, an escape to paradise in Belize, your dream vacation in St. Thomas, and the pura vida in Costa Rica in the fast-paced live auction. The silent auction tables always excite the senses with local artwork, jewelry, housewares, event and golf packages, tickets to Winthrop basketball games and the Rock Hill Symphony Orchestra, and a football signed by Clemson University Head Football Coach, Dabo Swinney.

All proceeds benefit arts programming in York County, including arts in education and community engagement programs, Small Grants to individual artists, arts organizations and schools, the Arts Council’s performing arts series, Blues & Jazz Festival, Underexposed Film Festival yc, and exhibits in the galleries at the Center for the Arts. Tickets are $75 for members of the Arts Council of York County and $100 for non-members. Entry to the event, heavy hors d’oeuvres, open bar, and live music and entertainment are included in the price of admission. Tickets are only available through January 20, 2020, and may be purchased online at yorkcountyarts.org, by calling (803)328-2787, or in person at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC. Please contact the Arts Council directly for more information about sponsorships.

The Arts Council is headquartered in downtown Rock Hill, a state-recognized cultural district. For more information on Arts Council events, contact the Arts Council of York County at 803-328-2787, by email at arts@yorkcountyarts.org, or visit our webpage at http://www.yorkcountyarts.org.