Titanic re-creation dinner set for April 14Written by Toledo Free Press Staff Writers | | firstname.lastname@example.org
April 14 is the 100th anniversary of the sinking of Titanic. To commemorate those lost (including several from the Toledo area) and to celebrate the continuing disaster relief efforts of the American Red Cross, an evening re-creating a Titanic dinner will take place at 6 p.m. April 14 at Central Park West.
The evening will feature a nine-course meal, ballroom dancing to music of the era and several silent auction items.
Tickets are $100 per person. Captain’s table tickets are sold out. Proceeds from the event will go to the American Red Cross, Greater Toledo Chapter.
The evening will include:
- Live era music by TAPESTRY.
- Song memorial by Mark Graff
- Titanic prints (pictured) signed by artist Rudolph Schroeder
- Titanic personal caricatures by Jim Beard
- Hand-rolled cigars
- Ballroom dance instruction by Paulette’s Dance Studio
The event is sponsored by Toledo Free Press, Louisville Title and Midwest Terminals. FOX Toledo is the event’s media partner.
The dinner is part of a Titanic memorial series that includes a commemorative issue of Toledo Free Press, displays in Toledo-Lucas County Public Libraries, Rave Motion Pictures’ presentation of James Cameron’s “Titanic 3D” and an artifact exhibit at Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Mich.
For tickets, call (419) 329-2900.