Roanoke’s most glamorous and delicious annual event. Named one of the Top Kentucky Derby Parties in the U.S.! 2018 is the 10th Anniversary of this amazing fundraising event - The SW VA Chapter of the American Culinary Federation is the Gala’s primary non-profit beneficiary. The ACF’s member chefs plan to prepare the Gala's feast and it's fabulous! Enjoy a champagne welcome plus a wide selection of wine, beer, a limited bar, and Mint Juleps Artfully prepared heavy hors-d'oeuvres - action stations - and spectacular desserts! Live band and lots of dancing. Lucky Lanes "friendly wagering" fundraiser! Plus the Rockledge Derby game. The Lucky Celebrity Bar will be creating signature specialty cocktails.