Annual Gala


Saturday, May 1, 2021 – 6:30 – 11:00 pm

Come prepared to party in your vintage or yacht rock attire! We’ll provide the Captain and crew hats, a seafood-worthy dinner by Rico’s World Kitchen, dancing, and a live auction!

– all in the new outdoor/stage pavilion.

The Arts Council’s most anticipated annual fundraiser has changed this year from the Black & White Ball to “Come Sail Away with The Arts Council” including a Yacht Rock concert, dinner and live auction on the new performing arts stage and grounds to ensure safety and social distancing.

FeaturingThe Nashville Yacht Club Band

 The Nashville Yacht Club Band, aka NYC, is an 8-piece tribute to ’70s &’80s pop and R&B and more… Dazzling, note-perfect renditions of your favorite smooth party hits. A unique collection of vintage AM Gold, soft rock classics, and dance floor staples performed by some of Music City’s most captivating players and singers. 

Secure your Sponsorship Today!

Limited Seating available – act now!

The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center – Outdoor/Stage Pavilion
331 Spring St. SW, Gainesville, GA 30501


Sponsorship Opportunities:
$10,000 Commodore Sponsorship
$ 5,000 Captain Sponsorship
$ 2.,500 Helmsman Sponsorship
$ 1,500 First Mate Sponsorship
$ 1,000 Second Mate Sponsorship

Sponsorship Form and Benefit Details


All proceeds go to support the programs of The Arts Council