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Fundraising Events

Attending an event is a great way to get involved with The Magic House, support a wonderful cause and have fun time all at the same time!
The Magic House annual fundraising events are presented by the three fundraising committees of The Magic House - the Friends Committee, Grand Committee and Young Professionals Board. The upcoming fundraising events are:


Big Birthday Bash

Hosted by The Magic House Friends Committee
Thursday, August 7, 2014
6:00 to 8:00 pm

The Magic House is turning 35 this year and to celebrate the Museumís Friends Committee is throwing a party! This yearís annual gala, the Big Birthday Bash, will be held on Saturday, September 27 from 6:30 to 11:00 pm at The Magic House. Guests will enjoy cocktails and hors díoeuvres in the Museumís beautiful garden, dine on a delicious dinner from Butlerís Pantry, peruse exciting silent auction items, toast The Magic Houseís birthday with cupcakes and champagne, and get to know The Magic House and its 35 years of educational programming and hands-on exhibits!

Funds from the annual fundraising Gala will ensure that The Magic House continues to provide engaging hands-on exhibits and educational programming to the community and remains one of the best childrenís museums in the country. This year proceeds will also support The Magic Houseís goal of raising $350,000 to provide 35,000 underserved children with free admission during the Museumís 35th year.

Tickets are $175 per person and VIP tickets are $500 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets please contact Vicki Peckron at 314.288.2516 or

A special thanks to our sponsors for making the Big Birthday Bash a success:

Presenting Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor
Sally and Bill Canfield

Gold Sponsor
Monsanto Company

Technology Sponsor

Silver Sponsor
The Boeing Company
Centene Charitable Foundation
Express Scripts
Lenke Family Foundation
MiTek Industries, Inc.
Paric Corporation
Scottrade, Inc.
Melissa and Chris Swank
Bob and Gerry Virgil

Bronze Sponsor
Argent Capital Management
The Costas Family
Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Tim and Elizabeth Swank
UMB Bank

Table Sponsor
Greg and Jennie Billhartz
Mary and Ken Bower
Bryan Cave LLP
Laura and Steven Busch
John and Karen Drexler
Dr. Frisella Ė Advanced Bone & Joint
Linda and Jesse Hunter
Laclede Gas
Metro Lighting
Moneta Group
Chrissie and Steve Wojciechowski

Print Sponsor
Town & Style