Event FAQs

What time is the event? And when does it end?
The event begins at 5:30pm and ends at 11pm, with Dinner being served between 6:30 and 8pm. The silent auction closes at 8pm and the Live Auction and paddle raise take place from 8-9pm. The Live Band plays from 9-11pm.

Can I bring my children to the event?
No, this is an adult only event.

Do I need to bring my QR code to the event? 
No, you do not need to print off and bring your QR code to the event.

How do I know where I am sitting?
​​​​You will receive an email the day before the event with your table number.

What is the dress code?
We think of Dinner in the Woods as the kick-off summer event! While most dress up a bit, khakis, a dress — whatever is YOU, please be sure to dress for the weather and wear shoes that will be comfortable to move around on our beautiful lawn. It will cool as the evening goes, so bring a sweater or jacket!

Where do I park?
Through a generous donation from one of our supporters, valet parking will be provided again this year. Please pull up the driveway until you see the attendants.

What are Ticket Enhancers?
Ticket Enhancers are the way to get in on more fun throughout the evening. You can spend these at the bar (6 enhancers per drink) and/or the wine and egg pulls. Ticket enhancers are $2 each and sold in packs of 10 ($20).

Can I buy ticket enhancers at the event?
Yes, ticket enhancers will be available for purchase online until 6/3/2022 and then on site at the Event.

What is the Wine Pull?
For each Wine Pull ticket you purchase (=6 ticket enhancers) you will “pull” (select) a mystery bottle of wine (valued at least at $10) to take home.

What is the Egg Pull?
For each Egg Pull ticket you purchase (=3 ticket enhancers) you have the chance to win eggs from our farm! Chicken, turkey, and duck eggs are up for your chance to win!

Can I buy a table and update guest information later?
Yes! If you do not know who your guests will be at the time of purchase, you can put TBD for your “guests” first and last name and your own email in the email box.

Are dietary restrictions accommodated?
We have vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free meal options available. When your ticket or table was purchased this may have already been selected. If you are not sure or know that it was not indicated, please email Deepa@nciw.org to ensure we have this counted in our planning.

Where/How do I receive event updates?
Ticket buyers will receive periodic email updates to their registered email ID about auction items, onsite event details, etc.

How do I view auction items? 
Click this link to view the items that are available for bidding! Our auction gallery will be open for browsing on May 23rd. Bidding will open on May 27th.