Harpeth Conservancy River Swing
More than 600 people attended the 14th annual River Swing, a benefit for the Harpeth Conservancy to help further its mission of clean water and healthy ecosystems for the rivers of Tennessee.
Lipman Brothers provided beverages, including the featured Strawberry Swing cocktail, and there was dancing to Higher Ground, a silent auction and photo booth complete with “river” props like an otter and lifejackets.
Guests enjoyed fruit, cheese and meat displays during cocktail hour and a buffet dinner from Whole Foods.
Guests included: Lin and Bill Andrews, Cathy and Martin Brown, Lisa and John Campbell, Lori and Dan Canale, Ann and Matt Dobson, Elena and David Graves, Robert Lipman, Robin and Richard Patton, Sarah and Will Schaedle, Mary and Alex Wade, Bo Tyler, James Conner, Currey Hall, Michael Moore, Alejandra Collarte, Ann Dobson, Brenda Black, Cristi Rodkey, Heidi Hartman, John Dinkins, Elizabeth Akers, and Diana and Marvin Wilker.
Nick Bailey’s Halloween Party
Nick Bailey held his annual Halloween party at his home in Sylvan Park, which is one of the most popular places for kids to “Trick or Treat.”
All Bailey’s guests brought numerous bags of candy which were piled high on the large dining room table to give to the hundreds of children who arrived at the door.
Hoards of kids descended on the neighborhood, with lots of cute little ones dressed as super heroes, princesses, animals, cartoon characters, and many other things.
Everyone at the party enjoyed homemade chili and vegetable soup, cornbread, guacamole, salsa, chips, mini quiche, pimento cheese, cupcakes, and “Funeral Sandwiches” (recipe available on Pintrest).
Guests included: Bill Higgins, Karen and Dan Serafini, Jeremy and Tracy Kane, Kathy Chiavola, John Morse, Sandra Fulton, Emily and Charley Evans, Aaron Holt, Diana and Brent Stewart, Joy Sims, Amy McLemore, Dan Hamm, Judy Beasley, Cam and Jerry Neal, and Cheryl and Brenard Pickney.
Cystic Fibrosis’ Wine and Swine
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation hosted Wine & Swine at City Winery, with a tasting competition, as well as creative food tastings from some of Nashville’s notable restaurants.
Guests also enjoyed samples of wine and beer, There was live music and a VIP experience in City Winery’s upstairs gallery, and a silent auction also helped to raise funds to help find a cure for cystic fibrosis.
The “Best of Wine and Swine 2017” was won by Tansuo.
Those who offered their wares were: Ajax Turner, Chauhan Ale and Masala House, The Chef and I, The Cupcake Collection, Edgehill Cafe, Empire Distributors, Frederick Wildman and Sons, Jackalope Brewing Company, Little Donkey, Martin’s Bar-B-Que, Mockingbird, Tansuo, Tuck Beckstoffer Wines, Tennessee Brew Works, von Elrod’s Beer Garden and Sausage House, and City Winery, which prepared a bacon sundae bar.
Secure Air Charter Event for TJ Martell
More than 75 high-fliers enjoyed an evening at ACME Secure Air Charter’s annual soiree, in an elegantly transformed airplane hangar.
The event was in association with Mercedes-Benz of Music City and Castiglion Del Bosco, a vineyard in Montalcino, Italy.
ACME Secure Air Charter donated a large number of Castiglion Del Bosco wines to the TJ Martell Foundation for use at its upcoming auctions.
Party-goers sipped Tuscan wine and enjoyed lots of delicious Italian fare from Nashville’s Chef’s Market.
Guests included: Amy Karaman, Tamata Klyueva, Sam Cavett, Ashli Leonardo, Svetlana Hanzyy, David Bartholomew, Jim Caden, John and Nataliia Sanzo, Rob Cohen, Kyle Carlisle, Nicholas Klaritch, Johnathan Watson, Lindsey and Robert Heird, Sam Cavett, and Arch Kelley.
Everyone enjoyed an elegant evening of food, drink, dancing and fundraising for the Heritage Foundation at the 44th annual ball.
Upon arrival, the ladies and gentlemen were invited to order a drink at the bar featuring Gray’s on Main signature cocktail, Catcher in the Rye.
Auction items were displayed throughout the evening and available for bid, with one-of-a-kind trips, jewelry, art and experiences. It was chaired by Fred and Linda Reynolds.
More than 735 attendees took their seats in the main ballroom, designed by Donna Daniel. The décor mirrored the Heritage Foundation’s efforts of rebuilding and revitalization, with tents draped in subtle color and fresh greenery and florals by Steve McLellan.
The dinner menu from Sargent’s Fine Catering included a salad topped with fresh fruit, short ribs and lemon mousse for dessert. Later, guests were invited to dance to music by the Dance Street Band and enjoy the post-dinner biscuit bar by Red Pony.