The 2018 Gala


Join us for The 2018 Gala

on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.


Black Tie Optional


The Gala will run from 6 p.m. until the dancing ends.  The schedule below is tentative and subject to change:

  • 6:00 p.m.               Check-in, Cocktails
  • 7:00 p.m.               Be seated for dinner
  • 7:15 p.m.               Dinner, Welcome, Program & Live Auction with Leland Little
  • 9:00 -11:00 p.m.    An After Party with dancing to the band Hot Sauce; Dessert with Coffee and Past, Present and Future Themed Rooms

Location and Parking

The Carolina Inn is located on the UNC campus at 211 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516. Parking is available at The Nash Lot and limited valet will be available at the Carolina Inn for $7 per car.  Visit The Carolina Inn's website for more information.

The Carolina Inn is a lovely, boutique hotel listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 

Weekend in Chapel Hill

There is a home UNC football game the next day at Kenan Stadium. Enjoy a weekend in Chapel Hill by coming to The 2018 Gala and staying for the game.  Football tickets and information can be found at  Book hotel rooms early if you plan on staying overnight. 

Tickets and Sponsorship Information Coming Soon.  Contact Martha Aldridge with questions!