Annual Fundraisers

A Taste of Washington County

Taste of Washington County - Wine Glasses.The annual Taste of Washington County is held in June and celebrates the region’s thriving culinary scene and wine culture. Guests enjoy food and dessert samplings from local caterers and chefs, along with tastes of wine, microbrews and spirits. At this event, the museum presents the “Heart of Washington County Award,” the highest honor awarded annually by the Washington County Museum to an individual(s) who has had a significant contribution to the community of Washington County.

The Garden Party

Garden Gala.The Garden Party is held in July at the home of Pat Reser. Guests enjoy top-notch food among the beautiful gardens with a special guest speaker, while supporting the museum’s educational and outreach programs and services.

Guest speakers have included award-winning poets, authors, historians, and experts in Washington County.

The Gala Annual Dinner and Auction

Ballroom Dancing FeetThe Gala is the museum’s annual dinner and auction held in the fall. This unforgettable event includes grand festivities fit for the occasion, truly making it a swank affair!

The evening begins with a wine and cocktail hour followed by an elegant seated dinner with decadent desserts. A local band will supply the music for those on the dance floor, and attendees will have the opportunity to take home one-of-a-kind prizes from the event’s silent and live auctions.

Phantom Ball

THE “Non-Event” of the Year! This year-end fundraiser is for everyone who has attended one-too-many fundraisers and would prefer to just stay home.   By staying home you save hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars.  Discover more about how to stay home and support the Washington County Museum at the same time!  For more details, please visit the Phantom Ball page.