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Toast to Casa!

Announcing Mr. and Mrs. Peter and Gail Ochs as Honorary Chairs of this year's Gala!

Mr. and Mrs. Peter and Gail Ochs are Orange County art collectors and philanthropists. Peter Ochs is the former chairman and CEO of the Fieldstone Group of Companies. Together with his wife Gail, they underwrote Casa Romantica’s Open Casa: I Love You California, a 2017 exhibition of historically significant California Impressionist artworks from the Ochs’ personal collection. As Honorary Chairs of Toast to the Casa: Casablanca, they continue their investment in Casa Romantica’s mission of making cultural and education programs accessible to people of all ages.

In addition to supporting the arts within Orange County, the Ochs are the founders of the Fieldstone Leadership Network, a non-profit leadership training and networking organization. They are also active in their private foundation First Fruit, which provides the developing world with resources in the name of Christ to live a fruitful life.

Join us at Toast to the Casa 2018: Casablanca

Support culture and arts education for all ages at Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens' annual Toast to the Casa gala on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The gala also secures much needed funds to preserve and maintain our beloved San Clemente landmark and botanical gardens.  

For our 16th annual fundraising gala, take a trip to exotic Casablanca. Our 2018 theme recalls the Art Deco glamour of the landmark film Casablanca (1943), starring Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart, as well as the vibrant marketplace and nightlife of Morocco’s most romantic city. Experiential entertainment includes:

Charity casino  •  a swing-style Big Band  • Moroccan dancers  • hookah and cigar lounges  • a tea lounge  • Wheel-of-Wine  • gourmet food & beverages from 30 local vendors  •  premier live and silent auctions

Tickets: $175 for a limited time only!
Tickets include valet parking, admission to all entertainment and auctions, UNLIMITED food and drinks, and live music on two stages.