Annual Viennese Christmas Ball
Date: Friday December 3, 2010
Time: 7:00 PM Champagne & Reception
8:00 PM Grand March & Opening ceremony
Where: Washington Golf & Country Club (“the Club of the Presidents”)
Tickets: $95, inclusive
Attire: Black Tie (white tie optional)
You are invited to the annual Viennese Christmas Ball, presented under the gracious patronage of His Excellency, The Ambassador of Austria, Christian Prosl. Join Wharton Club members and other guests for this elegant event filled with Viennese waltz, quadrilles and ballroom music from around the world!
The evening will begin with champagne and an Austrian desserts buffet, and continue the celebration dancing to our favorite waltzes by Lehar, Waldteufel, Tchaikovsky and Strauss in addition to ballroom music performed by Washington ’s preferred salon orchestra, Con Brio! Join in the famed Radetzky Grand March and dance the Fledermaus Quadrille No. 6 as done at midnight at the grand balls in Vienna.
Opening Ceremonies presented by Midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy performing all six Fledermaus Quadrilles. Champagne Reception, sumptuous Austrian desserts buffet and selected wines. Complimentary valet parking. For invitations: Mrs. Robert Bocek, 540-882-4808 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Reservations have come in quickly this year, so please do respond as soon as possible. Attendance is limited.