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The Symphony Ball – 2023 Auction

The Symphony Ball auction items are here, hooray! Nervous spouses and significant others are concerned that their loved ones may be bringing everything home. So do your part by planning to bid. The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball will be held on September 9th. Julie McCann and Gina Penner are the co-chairmen, and Shirley Bush Helzberg is serving as the honorary chairman. Maestro Michael Stern will be honored during the “Seasons” themed evening. 

Envelope yourself in this luxurious mahogany knitted mink with brown fox trim from Alaskan Fur. It’s the perfect accessory for a night at the Kansas City Symphony.

 

Enjoy a special dining experience in Pierpont’s private wine cellar room, featuring a menu with wine pairings, while being serenaded by a Kansas City Symphony musician.

 

Peruse five Crestwood Shops (Aixois, DelBrenna Jewelry, Pear Tree Design & Antiques, Peruvian Connection, and Tea Market) on November 16th from 6-8:30 p.m. for holiday shopping ideas, demonstrations, and refreshments.

 

Show off this exquisite Helzberg Diamonds 14K yellow gold ring featuring an emerald-cut ruby at its center, two baguette rubies, and 46 round brilliant-cut diamonds.

 

Experience a lunch with Mayor Quinton Lucas and three guests at The Capital Grille on the Country Club Plaza.

Featured in the September 2, 2023 issue of The Independent. 

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