Event Logistics


There are no physical tickets for the event as you will receive a wristband and verified as an online participant in the Gesture registration system when you check in at Palmer Place or Fitzgerald’s.


Buses depart from the back of Palmer Place in La Grange (on Madison between Harris and Cossitt).  Buses leave every half hour starting at 6:00PM (or when full). The last bus leaves at 7 pm. Please be prompt.  You can park in the Cossitt School parking lot.  Buses return from Fitzgerald’s starting at 11:30pm.  The last bus leaves Fitzgerald’s at 12:30am.

Auction Bidding

Gesture will be onsite at Fitzgerald’s to help assist with check-in and to help explain the cellphone silent auction bidding process.

Please make sure your cell phone is fully charged for the Silent Auction!  You will need a credit card to bid though final payment may be by check, cash or credit card at the end of the evening.

Over 70 auction items can be viewed right now by CLICKING HERE.


  • Golden Ticket Raffle – Only 50 tickets will be sold at $100 each and winner gets first choice of the live auction items.
  • Wheelbarrow of booze.  $25 per ticket (5 for $100). Winner gets a load of beer, wine, premium liquor and a wheelbarrow for spring gardening.

Coat Check

There will be an onsite coat check available at the entrance to Fitzgerald’s.


An Italian Buffet from Jimmy’s Place will be served at 7:15.  Pizza’s will be delivered at 10 PM.

Open Bar

Enjoy the Top-Shelf Bar from 7pm – 11:30pm


The Mike Dangeroux Band begins at 7:30pm