Party at America’s Car Museum: Tickets on Sale for ‘Hard Hat & High Heels’ Gala Fundraiser

Jul 5, 2011

It’s Party Time at America’s Car Museum: Tickets on Sale for ‘Hard Hat & High Heels’ Gala Fundraiser, Sept. 24

“We’re Putting the ‘Fun’ in Fundraiser,” Says Organizers of Giant Preview Party at the 165,000-sq.-ft., Tacoma, Wash. Museum

TACOMA, Wash. (July 5, 2011) – Hard hats instead of top hats? Construction boots instead of leather loafers? Sounds more like a Village People concert than a gala fundraiser…but that’s just the way LeMay -- America’s Car Museum (ACM) wants it for its exclusive “Hard Hat & High Heels” preview party, Sept. 24 at the museum’s four-level, 165,000-sq.-ft., facility in Tacoma, Wash.

Tickets for the auto museum’s biggest fundraiser event of the year are on sale now. ACM, dedicated to preserving more than a century of America’s love affair with the automobile, set to open in May 2012. ACM will feature 15 galleries, rotating exhibits, an educational center, library, a 3.5-acre show field, theatre, café, banquet hall and meeting facilities.

The Hard Hat & High Heels party will be ACM’s first public preview. “We’re putting the ‘fun’ in fundraiser,” said Dominic Dobson, ACM’s chief development officer. “The ‘construction chic’ attire is part of the festivities. Just check your power tools at the door.”

Dobson said the event will include a cocktail reception, dinner, entertainment, live auction and a chance to see some of the exhibits before anyone else.  TV’s Rob Weller, former host of Entertainment Tonight, will be the evening’s Master of Ceremonies.

For tickets or more information, visit or contact Suzanne Hight at

ABOUT LeMAY – AMERICA’S CAR MUSEUM ( LeMay – America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, Wash., explores how the automobile has fulfilled a distinctive role at the core of the American experience and shaped our society. The spacious Museum with rotating exhibits is designed to be the centerpiece for automotive history as well as an educational center and library. The nine-acre campus also contains a 3.5-acre show field, theatre, café, banquet hall and meeting facilities. To become an ACM member, volunteer or make a donation, visit

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