The Ocean Institute's popular jazz fundraising weekend event partners with the 43rd Annual Dana Point Festival of Whales and combines renowned jazz artists with an elegant evening of epicurean dining, cocktails, and live and silent auctions. Past performers include Gerald Albright, David Benoit, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, Mindi Abair and Peter White.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Friday is the opening night which offers a Wine
and Appetizer Reception and Concert Performance,
limited to 300 guests.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Saturday is the Premier Evening at the Ocean
Institute and features a Gala Gourmet Dinner and
Jazz Performance. The elegant, intimate affair includes
a cocktail reception with passed canapés, and
an award-winning, four-course taste extravaganza
with wine pairing. The dinner is specially created for
this event and prepared by celebrated local chefs
from St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa, Laguna
Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, Montage Laguna Beach,
and The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. The evening
also includes connoisseur silent and live auctions.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Sunday changes the pace with a relaxed lunch and
Encore Performance. This unique experience includes
a beer and wine tasting as well as a Bristol Farms
gourmet boxed lunch and time for questions with the
artists. All events are held at the Ocean Institute.
For more information or to sign up
please contact Eileen Hayden at:
(949) 496-2274 x 337 or