Mooney Museum hosts Italian-themed fundraiser this weekend

Mar 12, 2020 133

BY: Parker Bowman

When the moon hits Lemoore like a big Italian dinner — that’s amore. Lemoore’s Sarah A. Mooney Memorial Museum is teaming up with several local organizations to host “An Evening in Venezia, Italia” from 6-10 p.m. Saturday. “The idea is to give people something different that they wouldn’t normally see in Lemoore,” museum president Mike Betcher said.

The event, which includes a five-course Italian meal, wine bar, photo booth, roaming accordion player and a silent auction of some of the museum’s surplus furniture, will raise funds for multiple projects and renovations at the museum. Wanting to provide a different type of fundraiser dining experience, organizers decided on the ever-popular but somewhat underrepresented locally fare of Italian food.

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