Fundraising Events

Carnaval 2017: Supernova


presented by Friends of Clay Center
Saturday, January 28, 2017 │ 7:30 pm
This is the first year Friends of Clay Center have highlighted a “science” theme. The timing couldn’t be more perfect with the Caperton Planetarium and Theater renovations and new Sculpture Climber which allows children to explore and experience the museum space from dizzying new heights.

As musicians, visual artists, performers, designers, builders, explorers and scientists have looked to the heavens with wonder for ages, so will you at Carnaval SUPERNOVA! Gaze upon the moon and dream of the stories of the sky that inspire astrologists and mythologists alike. Contemplate the endless depths and possibilities of space. Black holes and space exploration. Let your imagination expand beyond galaxies and stars to the distance between dancers and the time between notes. Ziggy Stardust. Stanley Kubrick’s 2001 Space Odyssey. Sip a Champagne Supernova with Oasis.

Enjoy an open bar, complementary valet parking, live entertainment and more as you dance the night away. Taste out-of-this world hors d’eouvres and bid on stellar auction items at this highly-anticipated event.

Another sell-out year is expected. Order your tickets today! Purchase online or call 304-561-3570.

Black tie optional or creative cocktail attire.
Visit the 2017 Style Look Book on Pinterest for inspiration!

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Red Carpet
Jackson Kelly, PLLC

With support from:
Bob & Nancy Douglas
Brickstreet Insurance
Suttle & Stalnaker, PLLC
United Bank
Dr. Amanda Boustany & Dr. John Kuyk at Captiol Endodontics – Root Canal Specialists
Dr. Jacqueline H. Stump & Dr. Matthew D. Stump at Howard & Howard Dental
Potesta & Associates, Inc.
Thomas Health System
Tops Off Barber Shop
W. Marston Becker & Katharine B. Becker
Andrew & Christina Byrd
Beth Fanning Taylor & Harley Taylor
Brad M. Rowe
Chelsea & Steve Ruby
Claire Barth & Gov Graney
Emma Busse
Faye Zinn, State Farm Insurance
Gianola, Barnum, Bechtel & Jecklin
Jessica & Pat Graney
John & Amanda Gianola
Kristin & Andrew Anderson
Lucy Allara
Michaela Leffler
Nichole Koenig & Jared DeProspero
Rick & Christine Wallace
The Bell Law Firm
The Wine Shop
TSG Consulting

The Carnaval SUPERNOVA logo is designed by Alesa Martin.


Friends of Clay Board Members:

Amanda Gianola, Friends of Clay Center Chair

Ashley Alford

Lucy Allara

Kristin Anderson

James Bailey

Claire Barth

Meredith Barth

Rob Bastress

Liz Bonar

Emma Busse

Rachel Coffman

Kasarah Coyle

Jared DeProspero

Amanda Dickens

Amanda Fragale

Beth Fanning Taylor

Jessica Hall

Brett Hamilton

Gordon Lane, Jr.

Michaela Leffler

Cristen Michael

Claire Oliver

Shelby Paxton

Whitney Rose

Chelsea Ruby

Caitlyn Spratt

Bobbie Spry

Jacqueline Stump