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Posted on: March 1, 2017

[ARCHIVED] March 25, 2017 @ 6:30 p.m.

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Georgia Club to host An Evening of Swing to benefit The Classic Center Cultural Foundation


ATHENS, Ga. – The Georgia Club will host An Evening of Swing on Saturday, March 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. as a benefit for The Classic Center Cultural Foundation.

Tickets to the event are on sale now and are $79 per person or $150 per couple. Dinner and the first drink are also included with each ticket.

Guests will enjoy an evening of ‘40s era swing music by the Weekend Getaway Band, as well as period cocktails and drinks.

Attendees will dine on a full buffet, including a shrimp and oyster bar, chef carved Beef Wellington, roasted salmon, chicken Marsala, salad, an array of vegetables and a grand dessert bar. The menu also includes passed hors d’oeuvres of Devils on Horseback, pineapple and pork bouche and cucumber rounds with goat cheese and dill.

Prizes will be awarded to the top three for Best Costume, judged by The Georgia Club and Classic Center staff. First place will be awarded a pair of 2017-18 Broadway Entertainment Series tickets at The Classic Center Theatre, second place will receive a 2018 Athens Wine Weekend package for two and third place will win a pair of 2017-18 UGA Hockey Season tickets at Akins Arena at The Classic Center.

Prizes will also be awarded to the top three in the Dance Contest, judged by the Weekend Getaway Band. First place will receive either a three month membership to The Georgia Club or three months’ worth of membership dues if already a member. Second place will win an overnight stay and dinner package to The Georgia Club. And third place will be awarded a round of golf for four.

All proceeds from An Evening of Swing will be donated to The Classic Center Cultural Foundation.

Tickets can be purchased by phone at 770-725-8101, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, or by email at

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