Live auction includes rare prize

somewhere above New Orleans Square in Disneyland.Most of us, unknowingly, have been near it, and most of us will never get inside. Walt Disney created this private haven, a supper club with phenomenal dining and impeccable service in an atmosphere of gentler times. It's the only place in Disneyland where spirits are served. It is rich with Walt's personal possessions and photographs. But alas, Club 33 is open by membership (mega-bucks), and the waiting list is 14 years. Want to know another secret? You could manage to obtain admission to Club 33 for four fortunate persons, and you could benefit a slice of Downey at the same time, because these Club 33 admissions, including entrance to Disneyland for the day, are among a bunch of goodies offered at live auction by the Downey Symphony during its annual Garden Party on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 18. And that's just part of the fun. Katie Hare caters this colorful event with her sumptuous, signature hors d'oeuvres. Champagne and wines will flow, a very cool USC brass quintet will fill the air with summer music, desserts are endless, and all proceeds support Music in the Schools and our fine orchestra's 54th concert season. There's no time to delay, however. Reservations at $75 must be received by Sept. 9. Call (562) 928-4122. -Joyce Sherwin, Downey Symphony

********** Published: September 01, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 20