Open Arms of Minnesota

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 [email protected] 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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