Castle Green's 125th Anniversary Gala

Presented by Friends of Castle Green 501 (c)(3)

and the Castle Green HOA

for the restoration of the Castle Green domes.

 

All proceeds are collected by Friends of the Castle Green 501 (c)(3) and are designated for the restoration and painting of the Castle Green domes. 

 

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Enjoy the melodies of yesteryear with songstress Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys. 

Then put on your dancing shoes, grab a partner, and dance the night away with Alex Mendham and his Orchestra. 

Hors d’Oeuvres, Cocktails, and Champagne 

Earlybird Tickets have SOLD OUT! 

Regular Priced Tickets: $150

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Event Details

Imagine a regal Gala event set within the enchanting grounds of historic Castle Green in Pasadena, California, commemorating its 125th Anniversary. The historic building aglow with the soft hues of the setting sun, welcomes guests to step back in time. The festivities begin with signature Colonel Green cocktails in the Grand Salon, Moorish, and Turkish rooms. A curated exhibition showcases artifacts, photographs, and stories that narrate Castle Green’s journey through the decades, allowing guests to immerse themselves in its rich history.

As the evening unfolds, guests gather in the Grand Salon to be serenaded by Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys and their nostalgic renditions of days of yore. 

Next, the party kicks off in the Ballroom for a musical performance from Alex Mendham and his Orchestra. Change into your dancing shoes and hit that dance floor!

The gala symbolizes not just a celebration of 125 years but a commitment to preserving and cherishing Castle Green for generations to come. This gala becomes not only a glamorous event but also a heartfelt tribute to a beloved landmark that has stood as a witness to the passage of time in Pasadena.

Tickets include:

  • Exclusive access to the entire ground floor of Castle Green.
  • 1 – hour performance by Janet Klein & her Parlor Boys
  • 3 – hour performance by Alex Mendham & Orchestra
  • 2 beverages included in the ticket price
  • Hors d/Oeuvres & confections

Dress code is sharp vintage or your best gala! 

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Friends of the Castle Green

The Friends of the Castle Green is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) which raises money to perform restoration of the historic fabric of Castle Green to the standards of the Secretary of Interior. As a non-profit, their mission revolves around maintaining the architectural and historical integrity of Castle Green and fostering community engagement with this landmark.

Non-profit organizations like the Friends of the Castle Green play a crucial role in the conservation of historic sites. They work to raise awareness about the historical significance of the building, secure funding, and undertake restoration projects to the building. 

The Friends of the Castle Green organize our Spring tour at the Castle each year. This is a special occasion where we open the doors to the public to learn more about the history of the building and soak in its magic.

Recently, the Friends of the Castle Green organized the restoration of the glass lampshades located on the Veranda and in the Sunroom. The group collaborated closely with a world-renowned glass artist to create exact replicas of the originals that hung from the ceiling over a 100 years ago.

Friends of Castle Green

Upcoming Projects and Goals for Restoration.

The restoration of historic buildings holds immense importance in preserving our cultural identity and architectural heritage. These structures serve as tangible links to the past, telling the stories of past eras and the people who shaped them. Beyond their aesthetic charm, historic buildings contribute to the character and sense of place in communities, fostering a connection between generations. By safeguarding historic structures, we ensure that the unique narratives embedded in these buildings endure, offering a window into our shared history for future generations. The restoration of historic buildings is, therefore, a commitment to cultural continuity.

As we celebrate our 125th year, we are working towards the goals of restoring and repainting our domes at the top of our Bridge and rooftop. All proceeds from the Gala will go towards this goal. 

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