Earlier this season, New Yorkers donned their masks and black-tie attire, and fundraised in style at the Yorkville Ball.
The event raised money for Search and Care, a charity dedicated to seeking out older people in the community who need help in managing life’s daily activities or accessing essential services, and providing them with the support and companionship they require to live with security and dignity.
The Yorkville Ball was held at the Union Club, not to be confused with the Union League Club (I definitely confused the two)!
One of the things I loved about the party is that guests were able to flit from room to room, experiencing different decor and energy, and stopping at the various bars that were set up in each location.
One room was strictly for dancing, with the Peter Duchin Orchestra entertaining the crowd.
Greg and I bought our tickets not knowing who else was going, but figuring we’d see a few people there that we knew (after all, once you’ve participated in Quadrille, you always see familiar faces at these types of events)!
But rather than just a few, we were pleasantly surprised to see dozens of our friends at the Yorkville Ball! It made the evening that much more fun as we roamed the Club, sipping champagne and catching up on the latest gossip, in between whirls on the dance floor.
It was my first time at the Yorkville Ball, and I’d walked in without any expectations whatsoever. I walked out having had a blast, making a mental note to become a regular attendee. And with tickets priced at less than $200 per person, it’s a (relatively!) affordable New York City ball.
The only downside is the event didn’t have any passed hors d’oeuvres, and the only food to speak of could be found in random bowls of chips or peanuts. So make sure you eat dinner first, otherwise you’ll really be feeling the champagne!
Or, who knows, maybe you’ll really feel the champagne either way!
To find out more information on Search and Care and the Yorkville Ball, and to stay in the loop for next year’s event, click here.
P.S. My dress is by Bronx & Banco and you can find it here.