11th Annual Wine Tasting & Dinner

Reservations for At-Home Crates is now closed.

You are welcome to participate in our Silent Auction as well as join us for our livestream program on Friday, November 20 at 6:30pm.

The Silent Auction will remain open until Friday, November 20 at 10pm

Join the Silent Auction

Livestream our event program, beginning at 6:30pm on Friday, November 20:

Livestream the Event

Registration is now closed. For further information, please contact Gena Fischer-Kilian at gfischer@firststage.org or (414) 267-2935.


Please join us at First Stage's 11th Annual Wine Tasting & Dinner
Friday, November 20, 2020

Please join us in supporting First Stage’s mission of transforming lives through theater – where the “pasta”bilities are endless!

In true theater fashion, the show must go on!  You will have the opportunity to sip on specially selected wines while feasting on Chef David’s newest culinary adventure Pasta da Maddalena, in the comfort and safety of your own home.  Prepare your Pastabilities Crate with the expert guidance of Chef David, learn about the wines from Sommelier, Philip MacConnell, and Wine Specialist, Dan Grenda, and enjoy a lively program including a silent auction and entertainment by First Stage students.

This unique culinary creation will be presented in a handmade crate, specially made for this event and will include some fun surprises, too! 

Live Virtual Program Start Time
6:30 PM

Sponsorship opportunities and Individual at Home Party Crates available  

Prepare your Pastabilities Crate with the expert guidance of Chef David, learn about the wines from Sommelier, Philip MacConnell, and Wine Specialist, Dan Grenda, and enjoy a lively program including a silent auction and entertainment by First Stage student

Must be at least 21 years of age to participate.

Can't attend on November 20? Don't worry. All items in the crate are shelf stable products, so you can celebrate another day!

For more information, please contact Gena Fischer-Kilian at gfischer@firststage.org or (414) 267-2935

Donate to our Silent Auction 


Thank you to our 2020 Wine Tasting & Dinner Committee!
Bob Arzbaecher, Secily Clason, Kathleen Dohearty Penniston, Tricia Landrum, David Magnasco, Melissa Nelsen, Corrie Prunuske, Kristin Severson

Thank you to our Sponsors:
Amy & Bob Arzbaecher, Caryn & Jim Esten, Lynn & Scott Molitor, Melissa & Eric Nelsen, Donna & Joel Nettesheim

Boldt N2 Advantage, Ltd.