Passport to Africa: Explore Open Arms International

Posted on 9.18.12

Join us for an excursion into sub-Saharan Africa and learn more about our international nutrition programs and partners. Along the way, you’ll enjoy a sampling of South African wines and house-made desserts inspired by the rich flavors of Africa.


Sunday, October 14, 2012
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Open Arms of Minnesota
2500 Bloomington Avenue S

7:15 p.m. Comments from Open Arms International staff and volunteers
7:30 p.m. Performance by Titambe, a West African drums and dancing ensemble




Passport Ticket: $25
Includes dessert and wine tasting.


Dinner Ticket: $175
Join us prior to the Passport event for a special diner that includes a four-course meal with wine pairings.

You’ll enjoy such international delights as:
– Baramundi Crudo with saffron oil and tossed micro greens

– Lamb keftas with cucumber almond sambal

– Watermelon salad with arugula, roasted squash

– Venison tenderloin with harrisa, duqqa-crusted sweet potato, greens with pork belly

From 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. you’ll enjoy front-row seating in the Open Arms kitchen, watching as our chefs put the final touches on their African-inspired dishes. Make sure to save room for dessert! (Ticket includes Passport event)


To purchase tickets:
Contact Events Director Nancy Benedict to RSVP at or 612-767-7338.

Space is limited, so reserve your ticket today!

All donations help us provide essential nutrition for people affected and infected by HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.


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