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Gravedigger's Ball

Presented by Laurel Hill Cemetery at University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum), Philadelphia PA

Oct 15 2021
Gravedigger's Ball

The Gravedigger’s Ball is an annual fundraising gala to support the Friends of Laurel Hill and West Laurel Hill’s mission to preserve, promote and protect the arboretums, statue gardens and historic landmarks that make up our cemeteries.

Join us on Friday, October 15, 2021, at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, for the most spirited party in the region! Enjoy an evening of great food, live music, a live auction with one-of-a-kind prizes, costume contest, and entertainment – all while supporting a great cause. Proceeds raised help fulfill the Friends’ mission to preserve, promote, and protect both Laurel Hill and West Laurel Hill Cemeteries.

Tickets include admission, open bar, delectable

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There are two types of tickets:

Patron ticket- $500

-includes private cocktail reception and tour of galleries

-no-wait wristband for VIP bar

-discounted valet services

-shovel lapel bin

-name in digital program

-Masquerade mask

General ticket- $250

-Dancing & Costume Contest

-Food stations including hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dessert

-Open bar

Contact: 2152288200


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Additional time info:

Those who purchase patron tickets will have access to the VIP cocktail hour and private museum tour from 6pm-7pm. Regular tickets will enter the event at 7pm.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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