Tickets for the Gourmet Gala at The Farm at Eagles Ridge on Sunday, May 17, have been sold out.
“Every year interest in the gala grows, but this year exceeds our expectations,” said Lisa Horst, president of the Historic Preservation Trust Board of Directors. “Invitations were mailed two weeks ago. We will be welcoming a capacity attendance of 330 — the number for which food and beverage participants are preparing.”
Thirty of the area’s best restaurants, caterers, bakeries, personal chefs, wineries, breweries and coffee companies will be serving their specialties. Those participating are Annie Bailey’s, Lombardo’s, La Petite Patisserie, Railroad House Inn, The Scarlet Runner catering, Willow Valley Communities Culinary Services, Gypsy Kitchen, Rettew’s Catering, Hess’s Barbecue, Inn at Bully’s Restaurant & Pub, Lickity Split, Gracie’s on West Main, Toadally Caribbean, Federal Taphouse, The Horse Inn, Sugar Whipped Bakery, Seasons Olive & Vinegar Taproom, Breaking Bread Catering, Pierre DeRagon (Personal Chef), Lancaster Hummus Company, Miesse Candies, Byers Butterflake Bakery, Dutch Haven Shoo Fly Pie Bakery and Grandma Jack’s Gourmet Popcorn, Lancaster County Coffee Roasters, Twin Brook Winery, Stargazers Winery, Nissley Vineyards & Winery Estate, Saint Boniface Craft Brewing Company, Lancaster County Brewing Company, Moo-Duck Brewery and Yards Brewing. Zest! will give cooking demonstrations. Music for the event will be provided by Temple Avenue.
Gala sponsors are: media sponsor Lancaster County Magazine and lead sponsors Willow Valley Communities and PPL Corporation; lead supporting sponsors White Horse Construction, Shoppes at Belmont and Lancaster Solid Waste Management Authority; and supporting sponsors Bertz, Hess & Co., Conestoga View Nursing & Rehabilitation, Donegal Insurance Group, NxtBook Media, RLPS Architects, UGA Utilities, Wohlsen Construction and Janney, Montgomery, Scott. Other sponsors include Lusk & Associates – Sotheby’s International Realty (Anne Lusk), Antiques by Nancy and Jim, Benchmark Construction, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services (Andy Esbenshade), Berkshire Hathaway Home Services (Connie Ginder), Berkshire Hathaway Home Services (Jeff LeFevre), Brookline Builders, Certified Carpet, D. H. Funk & Sons, Delta Development Group, Galebach’s Floor Finishing, Hi-Tech Concrete Coatings & Soil Stabilization, Lancaster Ironworks, Richard Levengood Architects, LimeWorks.us, May Metzger and Zimmerman, Penningdon Partners, Perron Construction, Preservation Works, Puffer Morris Realty, Pyfer, Reese Straub Gray & Farhat, Rhoads Energy, Rohrer’s One Hour, RSC Heating & Air Conditioning, Select Security, Senior Tax Strategies, Tippetts/Weaver architects, Two Dude’s Painting,Ville Painters and Wickersham Construction.
About the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County
Founded in 1966 to “stem the rapid destruction of historic properties in Lancaster County,” the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County’s mission is to encourage and facilitate historic preservation countywide. The trust has been directly involved in preserving important Lancaster County landmarks and has provided advice, assistance and guidance in the protection of others. The trust is a member-supported, 501(c)3 non-profit, non-government funded organization located in the historic Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House (1787) at 123 North Prince Street in downtown Lancaster. Visit www.hptrust.org for additional information.