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Dapper Austinites dance the night away at annual spring soiree

Dapper Austinites dance the night away at annual spring soiree

Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Ballet Austin Guild's spring event — Boots, Bowties, & Tiaras — accomplished its fundraising goal. Photo courtesy of Ballet Austin Guild
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Socar Chatmon-Thomas welcomes guests. Photo courtesy of Ballet Austin Guild
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Jennene Mashburn, Richard Harrington. Photo courtesy of Ballet Austin Guild
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Guests were given two-stepping lessons. Photo courtesy of Ballet Austin Guild
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Austin band Six Sons of a Gun. Photo courtesy of Ballet Austin Guild
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Suzanne Mackowiak, Ballet Austin Guild vice president of fundraising events, and Ann Downing, president of the guild. Photo courtesy of Ballet Austin Guild
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Mix Warren of Fox 7 News served as emcee for Boots, Bowties, & Tiaras. Photo courtesy of Ballet Austin Guild
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Cookie Ruiz, Ballet Austin Guild executive director, addresses the crowd. Photo courtesy of Ballet Austin Guild
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Auction items at Ballet Austin Guild's spring fundraiser. Photo courtesy of Ballet Austin Guild
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Guests came decked out in their best cowboy boots, stylish bow ties, and sparkly tiaras. Photo courtesy of Ballet Austin Guild
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016
Boots Bowties & Tiaras Ballet Austin Guild 2016

What: Ballet Austin Guild’s Boots, Bowties, & Tiaras

Where: Trinity Hall

The details: Ballet Austin Guild held a special fundraiser on the evening of April 21 to benefit Ballet Austin and youth scholarships. During this year’s Boots, Bowties, & Tiaras, guests donned their accessory of choice while enjoying the live auction, raffle baskets, bites from The Peached Tortilla, and more. Held at Trinity Hall, attendees also joined in on two-stepping lessons backed by Austin band Six Sons of a Gun.

Celebrating the 41st anniversary of the Ballet Austin Guild, the nonprofit accomplished its fundraising goal for the 2016 spring event.

Who: Cookie Ruiz, Ann Downing, Suzanne Mackowiak, Socar Chatmon-Thomas, Mike Warren, Becky Harrington, Richard Harrington, Vanessa McElwrath, and Jennene Mashburn.