On Saturday, Feb. 9, the Rialto Theatre Foundation will be hosting its First Fundraising Gala and Silent Auction, featuring live music and food. 

VIP ticket holders can enjoy dinner starting at 6 p.m. with tastings from Hub, 47 Scott, Thunder Canyon Brewery, On a Roll and more, as well as two complimentary drink tickets and balcony seating. 

Event doors will open to non-VIP ticket holders at 7 p.m., with the silent auction starting at 7:30 p.m.  Auction items range from $20-$800 in value and will include food and clothing gift certificates, limited edition art and sculptures, autographed memorabilia, and more.  

At 9 p.m. Grupo Fantasma, an 11-piece, Grammy Award winning Latin funk orchestra, will present their musical incorporations of funk, mambo, merengue, and cumbia.  

An after party, featuring the live music of Brownout will start at 11 p.m.

Tickets range from $10-$100 and can be purchased at the Rialto box office, online, by phone at 740-1000, or any Bookmans location.

For more information, visit rialtotheatre.com.  

The Rialto Theatre Foundation is a non-profit organization, dedicated to the preservation and management of the historic Rialto Theatre.

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