2023 Gala: Please Join Us!

2023 Gala Graphic - Join Us
You're invited!

Please join us for the 2023 Wildlife Center of Virginia Gala -- an online celebration! For tickets, sponsorships, donations, and to bid on auction items, visit the Gala website at wcv.givesmart.com. Proceeds from the Gala help support the life-saving and life-changing work of the Wildlife Center. 

The Wildlife Center Benefit Auction is open for bidding! Visit the auction site at wcv.givesmart.com to bid on this year's dazzling display of works by talented artists and one-of-a-kind experiences, many with wildlife themes. There is no charge to register for this auction. Bidding is open until 9:00 p.m. Eastern on Friday, October 13. Read more information about the auction here, including information on shipping or picking up your items at the Wildlife Center. 

Schedule of Events

Gala Week: October 9-12:  

Join us each day for a special session with the "bear moms" at the Wildlife Center ... an update on the newest education ambassadors [including an exclusive first glimpse at the newest member of the team!] ... tips for your Gala celebration at "Putting on the Ritz" ... and more. 

See the complete schedule here. 

Grand Finale:  Friday, October 13

Join us live online at 6:00 p.m. Eastern for the Gala Grand Finale.  Join Center President Ed Clark and special guests for an online update on the Center’s work, the premiere of the annual Gala Video, and the exciting final countdown to the online auction.

See the complete schedule here.