Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Colonie Elks Lodge

11 Elks Lane

Latham, NY 12110

View Map

Event description

Description

The Capital District Chapter of the American Council of the Blind (ACB) will host their fifth “Dinner in the Dark” on October 19, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Colonie Elks Lodge, 11 Elks Lane, Latham, New York. Tickets are $50 including cash bar and silent auction. Sponsorships are available.

“Dinner in the Dark” is a fundraising dining event to help raise awareness about living with vision loss issues in our communities. As guests enter the dining room, lights will be on as diners find seating and enjoy a salad and cocktail. As the entrée is served, lights are turned off, and all diners with any vision wear blindfolds as they dine. The only lights in the room will be from the glow sticks carried by the wait staff. During the dining experience, a moderator will provide helpful dining suggestions, as well as comic relief, while everyone enjoys their meal in the dark and acquires a sense of the challenges that people with vision loss experience.

Dinner selections are either Pasta Primavera OR Turkey and Gravy, each selection served with salad, veggie, and desertThe entrée will be followed by coffee and dessert in a lighted dining room. Diners will share their experience of dining without vision, and yes, some funny dining moments!

“What an experience!” said first-timer Jennifer Humphrey. “At first it was kind of scary and challenging. As I got more comfortable, I really enjoyed the food and the laughter as well. It was a good idea to wear a bib. It was a great event, and I learned so much about living with vision loss.”

For tickets and sponsorship information, contact Kathy Casey at (518)462-9487, kathycasey623@gmail.com or Nancy Murray at (518)452-3500, Nancy.Murray1947@gmail.com

Visit “Dinner in the Dark 2019” on Facebook for updates. https://www.facebook.com/ACBDinnerintheDark/

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Colonie Elks Lodge

11 Elks Lane

Latham, NY 12110

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved