Friday, March 19, 2021

Hosted by The National WWII Museum's Young Benefactors, Drafts for Crafts celebrates the restoration and preservation of the Museum's macro-artifact collection as important pieces of WWII history that play a crucial role in educating the public about the war that changed the world. Join us as The National WWII Museum’s annual fundraiser heads to the South Pacific. Come dressed in your best beachwear and enjoy island-themed giveaways, tropical drinks, and a tiki bar!

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Schedule

7:00 P.M.

VIP Area Access

Private Tiki Bar | Featured Cuisine by Local Restaurants | Exclusive Entertainment

All Sponsors and Patrons will enjoy early event entry at 7:00 p.m. and VIP access during the event with a premium bar, lounge seating, exclusive cuisine, and entertainment. Sponsors and Patrons receive acknowledgment on the event website and signage.

8:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M.

Drafts for Crafts

US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center
South Pacific Performance by The Victory Belles | Specialty Tiki Cocktails | Beer Garden by NOLA Brewing | Access to Museum Galleries
Local Cuisine provided by New Orleans restaurants

A ticket purchase for Drafts for Crafts includes complimentary food, beverages, and entertainment all night long.

Entertainment

  • The Essentials
  • DJ RQ Away

Restaurant Participants

Food generously provided by more than 15 New Orleans Restaurants. Be sure to check back for a complete listing as we get closer to the date.

Drafts for Crafts Wine Raffle!

Be sure to purchase your tickets today for a chance to win an assortment of wine for only $10. Winner need not be present to win.

Ticket Levels

Early-Bird Ticket | $40

Member Ticket | $50

Event Ticket | $60

Patron Ticket | $125

Member Patron Ticket | $100

SPONSOR AND PATRON OPPORTUNITIES

Drafts for Crafts Sponsors and Patrons receive early event entry at 7:00 p.m., with exclusive VIP access for the duration of the event.

Member Patron Ticket: $100

  • One (1) VIP ticket to the event (requires an active Museum Membership)

Patron Ticket: $125

  • One (1) VIP ticket to the event

Riveter Sponsor: $500

  • Four (4) VIP Tickets purchased to the event
  • Link to corporate page on event website

Macro Mate: $1,000

  • Eight (8) VIP tickets purchased to the event
  • Link to corporate page on event website
  • Listing in the 2021 Annual Report

Veteran Sponsor: $2,500

  • Donation to underwrite admission for four (4) veterans of recent conflicts and their guests to attend the event
  • Two (2) VIP tickets purchased to the event
  • Link to corporate page on event website
  • Listing in the 2021 Annual Report

Artifact Ally: $5,000

  • Twelve (12) VIP tickets purchased to the event
  • Premium acknowledgment with link to corporate page, social media recognition, and multiple e-blasts
  • Private tour for 12 in the Museum’s macro artifact warehouse (date based on availability of curator)
  • Link to corporate page on event website
  • Listing in the 2021 Annual Report

Preservation Partner: $10,000

  • Twenty (20) VIP tickets purchased to the event
  • Premium acknowledgment with link to corporate page, social media recognition, and multiple e-blasts
  • Photo opportunity at the 2021 Drafts for Crafts with inclusion in post-event marketing materials (when available)
  • Private tour for 20 in the Museum’s macro artifact warehouse (date based on availability of curator)
  • Link to corporate page on event website
  • Listing in the 2021 Annual Report

VIP Area Sponsor: $15,000

  • Thirty (30) VIP tickets purchased to the event
  • Premium acknowledgment with link to corporate page, social media recognition, and multiple e-blasts
  • Ability to provide promotional items for the VIP area with exclusive logo recognition
  • Photo opportunity at the 2021 Drafts for Crafts with inclusion in post-event marketing materials (when available)
  • Speaking opportunity for designated company representative at the 2021 Drafts for Crafts
  • Link to corporate page on event website
  • Listing in the 2021 Annual Report

SPONSORS

Thank you to our 2020 Drafts for Crafts Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Iberia Bank Logo

Official Beer Sponsor

NOLA Brewing Logo

Official Media Sponsor

The New Orleans Advocate Logo

Official Decor Sponsor

Urban Earth Logo

Preservation Partner

  • Paul and Madlyn Hilliard

Artifact Ally Sponsor

  • Katie and Gray Stream
  • Pacific-Gulf Marine Inc.

Veteran Sponsor

  • William Buck
  • David & Jennifer Kahn Family
  • Robert E. Keith Jr.
  • Clinton & Carolyn Massey
  • James Steverson

Macro Mate Sponsor

  • Richard C. Adkerson Family Foundation
  • Roth Law Firm LLC
  • Stirling Properties LLC

Riveter Sponsor

  • Pam Davis Friedler
  • Gaudry, Ranson, Higgins, & Gremillion LLC
  • Elizabeth L. Heebe-Russo
  • Dr. Neil Maki
  • Pritzker Military Museum & Library
  • Riverview Photography
  • Brittany and Skylar Rosenbloom
  • Shlenker Family Foundation
  • Terminix Pest Control