Please read this before purchasing tickets:
The event is the Sunday before Columbus day, so factor that into your plans.
Except for VIP tickets, seating is a free-for-all. You may sit where you like, and with whomever you like — and many new friendships have been sparked this way!
In the past we have provided a limited number of discounted child seats. However, due to the nature of this event as our most important fundraiser of the year, with a long waiting list every year, we have decided to discontinue this policy. For younger children not requiring a meal you may bring a stroller etc. or have your child sit on your lap during the meal at no charge. Due to the uneven ground it is not safe to use high chairs.
We have a box on the order form to indicate these. We can handle gluten-free and can notify allergic people to the ingredients. Beyond that we’ll do our best to accommodate requests but out in the middle of a goat pasture our resources are limited.
VIP ticketholders may have unlimited drinks. Standard ticketholders are allowed one drink for free and then it’s a cash bar. Filtered water, coffee and tea are free.
Since our memberships are so modestly-priced, we do not offer a discount to members for this particular fundraiser. Tracking members is not automated and thus is technically very taxing for our staff. However, we will honor membership card discounts for straight purchases of WFAS merchandise as we normally would for our store. Silent auction items and raffle tickets to not qualify for the discount.
We’ll make sure you have enough time to visit with our approx 200 rescued animals before or after your meal, so bring a coat and shoes you wouldn’t mind getting dirty when visiting our residents in their pastures and barns.
As this is a critically important fundraiser that is expensive to put on, all sales are final. If you are unable to attend, please contact us and we can re-characterize your tickets to be a 100% tax-deductible donation.
The event is rain or shine in our giant tent. However, in the event of unsafe conditions like high winds or a fierce storm it’s conceivable that the fire marshall may force us to cancel. Although we’d make our best effort to reschedule the event we cannot refund tickets due to such conditions.
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