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Dinner on the Curve 2023

September 23, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Join us Saturday, September 23, 5pm – 8:30PM on the Van Go Curve at 7th & New Jersey Streets.

In the event of rain, we’ll move the party inside Van Go!

Enjoy an evening under the stars and support Van Go youth in creating their visions of success.

Need a vegetarian meal? No problem! Email us@van-go.org and we’ll make a note.

Click here to purchase your tickets now!

One ticket = $195
Full table of 8 tickets = $1560

When purchasing tickets, you will set up an account with Ready Set Auction. Please create a new account even if you have used Ready Set Auction in the past. This will streamline the ticketing and auction process. A few minutes of your time now will ensure a smooth check-in on the night of the event.

Can’t attend? Donate to our Raise a Paddle cause and raise a virtual paddle for art! Art is a key component of what we do, and your support helps to fund art supplies, staff, equipment, and more.

FOOD: Savor culinary delights brought to you by our friends at Merchants Pub & Plate.

COCKTAILS: Connect with your friends and the community during cocktail hour with drinks a la Henry’s Upstairs and Ad Astra Selections.

TUNES: Unwind with funky jazz beats from Chris Shaw and Friends.

AUCTION: Raise your paddle to support Van Go programming featuring works from Van Go youth and local artists Mona Cliff, Angie Pickman, Odessa Star Comes Out, Javy Ortiz, and Hong Zhang.

Click here to preview the auction catalog!

Going once, twice, sold! Taking Bids Fundraising (TBF) is based in Kansas City and is leading the industry with record-smashing methods to raise money for nonprofits. TBF believes in making our community a better place one auction at a time. We are excited to welcome Trisha Brauer of Taking Bids Fundraising as this year’s auctioneer!

Thanks to all of our event sponsors:Special thanks also to our in-kind donors, Owens Flower Shop; and to our culinary sponsors, Merchants Pub & Plate, Henry’s Upstairs, Free State Beer, and Ad Astra Selections.


September 23, 2023
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Van Go
715 New Jersey St.
Lawrence, KS 66044 United States
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