Thursday, October 20, 2022
WHEN: October 20, 2022 · 6 PM–9 PM · WHERE: Gilley's Dallas WHY: Benefiting homeless children & families
The Blue Bird Bash is an annual fall fundraising event for Vogel Alcove.
Supporters come together for an evening of dining, cocktails, music, fun, and games for a great cause—helping homeless children in Dallas.
Your Ticket Purchase Helps Change Lives
Your ticket purchase allows for 200 homeless children spend each day in a safe, nurturing environment, receiving the support they need during a challenging time in their lives. Funds raised during the Blue Bird Bash help sustain Vogel Alcove’s comprehensive programming, including the early childhood education, school-age, healthcare, family support, and behavioral / developmental programs. These wrap-around services give families back what homelessness has taken from them and lets kids just be kids.
Enjoy an open bar and a variety of savory dining & beverage options including:
Hill Country Smoked Sausage · Cured Meats · Olives
Roasted Red Peppers, Spicy Mixed Peppers · Marinated Mushrooms
Grain Mustard · Crostini · Artisan Bread
East Texas BBQ Station
Hickory Smoked Beef Brisket · Yeast Roll · Mustard Potato Salad
Deli Pickles · Peppers · Sweet Red Onion
Small Plate Chicken and Mac Station
Chili Rubbed Smoked Chicken
Jalapeno Mac n’ Cheese
Street Style Corn Station
Fresh Roasted Corn · Traditional Mexican Spices
Crema Mexicana · Queso Fresco · Valentina Salsa
Texas Shrimp & Grits Station
Sautéed Gulf Shrimp · Green Chili Grits · Corn Muffin
Vogel Alcove Specialty Cocktail
Put on your boots and get ready to 2-step to the music of the classic & swing country band Midnight Rodeo!
Whiskey Tasting – $50
Join our whiskey expert for this exclusive tasting and sample some of the finest whiskeys in the west.
Guests can participate in any of the featured entertainment activities below by purchasing Blue Bird Bash Activity Tickets. Tickets will be sold at the event for $25, 5 for $100.
Tickets give guests access to:
The Western Card Shark
This character’s always got something up his sleeve! Complete with his own black jack table this dude will thrill party guests with amazing sleight of hand tricks and his Texas humor.
The Roving Western Magician
Seeing is still not believing– this strolling magician performs up-close magic that stumps even the most observant
Make your rodeo dreams a reality and compete with a wild ride on the mechanical bull. How long can you stay in the saddle?
Enjoy Gilley’s Dallas’ trendy speakeasy and saloon venues as Texas Swing/ country band Midnight Rodeo performs live on stage.
Blue Bird Bash Prize Raffle
Purchase tickets to participate in our prize raffle. Choose from an array of gifts given by Vogel Alcove supporters. Winners drawn and announced at the end of the evening.
6:00- 9:00 PM
Enjoy cocktails, food stations, fun activities and interaction with other Vogel Alcove supporters. All proceeds from the Blue Bird Bash benefit Vogel Alcove, an early childhood education center that is working to Rewire Brains, Repair Hearts and Restore Families for children and families impacted by homelessness.
6:00 pm –
- Doors open
- Food stations and open bar.
Raffle, games, and activities
7:00 pm –
- Live Music – Midnight Rodeo
8:30 pm –
- Raffle closes
9:00 pm –
- Blue Bird Bash 2022 concludes