Be a Big Wig to Support the Children’s Museum

Big Wig1It will be a hair raising experience for this year’s Night at the Museum fundraiser benefitting the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’mon). The adults only event is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7 from 6 to 11:30 p.m. at the 38,000 square foot museum.

The theme for this year is “Big Wigs.” Guests are invited to doff a hairy cap – long or short, tame or wild, fun or fancy – enjoy live entertainment, food, drinks, dancing and a live auction along with some of the museum’s most exciting new interactive programming.

Big Wig 2“How much fun it will be to see everyone in crazy wigs,” said Vicki Tracy, director of The Arlington and this year’s Night at the Museum
chair. “This is going to be one of the most memorable events of the season.

Christopher Lombardo, an attorney and chairman of the museum’s board, said, “Any chance I have to wear a wig, I’m taking it.”

Hors d’oeuvres from local caterers will be served throughout the museum. In a high-end tent outside, guests will enjoy a wide variety of everything from meat to fish offered by unique food trucks coming from Miami just for the evening. A dessert extravaganza will also be

Big Wig 3Nationally acclaimed musicians The Chase Band from North Carolina will keep people on the dance floor in the entertainment tent, while a selection of local artists will perform throughout the museum as well.

Exciting items already acquired for the trendy live auction include a trip to Greece and a custom piece of jewelry from Los Angeles based designer Arun Bohra and his Arunashi Fine Jewelry Collection in partnership with Marissa Collections.

Guests can also see the newest exhibits and explore the 14 interactive galleries with custom programs just for that night.

Big Wig 4Tickets are $400 per person and are available now at, on the “Big Wigs” Facebook page, or by calling Kim Scardino at
239.260.1714. Sponsorships are also available.

In support of Big Wigs, Marissa Collections will donate a percentage of all sales from the Arunashi Fine Jewelry Collection now through the Feb. 7 gala date.

For more information about Big Wigs, visit

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