St. Vincent de Paul School Presents a Virtual Venetian Masquerade

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

Your attendance is requested. Grab your mask and join us for an unforgettable night of intrigue, dining, wine tasting, music, and much more at St. Vincent de Paul School’s Virtual Venetian Masquerade Big Bash. The annual fundraiser will take place on Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. It is the school’s largest fundraiser of the year. Founded in 1948, St. Vincent’s is a Catholic, co-educational school located in the Mission Hills neighborhood of San Diego. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the school educates children from preschool through eighth grade.

Big Bash 2018 attendees are left to right: Mary Rice, Gary Mouritzen, Charo Mouritzen and Jeff Rice. Photo is courtesy of Rosanna Photography.

The elegant event will include a delectable dining experience courtesy of local chefs from some of the finest catering companies in town. Due to the pandemic, they’ve been unable to work for the majority of the year and are anxious to get back into the kitchen to support this fundraiser. They will provide a delightful four-course meal which will be available for pick up on the day of the event, packaged ready to heat and enjoy from the comfort of your home while you participate in the virtual event. The program will include a curated wine tasting flight hosted by Maurice DiMarino with Cohn Restaurant Group. There will also be an unforgettable opera performance by Rosario Monetti and Victoria Robertson of Meshuggah Shack, as well as a variety of student performances. Have your fans and paddles ready for the silent and live auction, which will be sure to surprise and delight.

Event packages include:

  • $25 – Basic package with mask, free dress family pass, bidder number
  • $50 – Wine tasters for two, two SVS wine glasses, mask, free dress family pass, bidder number
  • $75 – Dinner for one, wine tasters for one, one St. Vincent de Paul School wine glass, facade, free dress family pass, bidder number
  • $110 – Dinner for two, bottle of wine, wine tasters for two, two St. Vincent de Paul School wine glasses, mask, free dress family pass, bidder number

Attendees are encouraged to dress up in Venetian Masquerade themed cocktail attire.

This fun, virtual event will benefit educational programs, building improvements and capital needs for the school that serves more than 250 students. The past year has certainly been a challenge, but the St. Vincent de Paul School teachers didn’t skip a beat. Using their creativity and passion, they kept students their top priority by taking steps to ensure they were able to learn and thrive (both in-person and virtually) during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

For more information regarding purchasing your tickets or sponsorship opportunities, visit or call 619-253-5782. 

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