2023 Fall Gala
Sign Up Parties
Missed the Gala? There’s still an opportunity to participate!
There’s spots left at three sign up parties! 
Fondue Party, $75 per person
Join the Landaus and Libanatis for a winter evening of fondue, wine and socializing at the Landaus home in Chevy Chase on February 24, 2024, at 7:00pm.  Menu will include appetizers, sweet and savory fondues, dipping delights and a variety of beverages.
Booze & Books, $95 per person
Join Amanda Ripley (Abbey parent), NY Times bestselling author, investigative journalist and Washington Post contributor for a private book talk and cocktail party featuring her international bestseller, The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way. You'll leave with some new ideas, a signed book, drinks and delicious hors d'oeuvres. This event will be held outside in April 2024. Hosted by Henry Nuzum, Farzaneh Paslar, Amanda Ripley, and John Funge. Date in April 2024 to be determined.
Scotch Tasting, $75 per person
Peaty or herbal? Speyside or Islay? Aromatic or heathery? How do you like your single Malt Scotch? Whether a novice or an aficionado, please join us for an evening of scotch whiskey tasting sponsored by the DeCarlo and Libanati families. Nick and Cristian will lead guests on a journey through Scotland’s single malt scotch whiskey regions, sharing their collection and acquired expertise. This event will be held on February 3rd at the DeCarlo residence in Arlington, VA. Sonja and Laura will pair each tasting with a culinary treat of their own.