Historic Oaks Cloister in the Wissahickon Woods
5829 Wissahickon Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Patron level $200 | Donor level $95 | Young Friends (under 35) $45
The 9th Annual Mendelssohn Medley will be an afternoon filled with glorious song, musical conversation, delectable hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails. Meet Alan Harler and members of the Mendelssohn Club Chorus as they offer a light-hearted musical presentation with selections from esteemed composers such as PDQ Bach, and find some enticing experiences and collectible items in our Silent Auction!
The Oaks Cloister is one of the most magnificent private residences in Philadelphia. Designed in 1900 by Joseph Miller Huston, the architect of the Pennsylvania State Capitol, this elegant Tudor estate stands on a hill overlooking the greenery of Fairmount Park. Superbly restored under its current owners, Dr. Russell Harris and Mr. John Casavecchia, the Oaks Cloister has the distinction of achieving historical certification as one of Pennsylvania’s treasured landmarks.
A Few Auction Items included this year:
“A Night on the Town” – Tickets to the PA Ballet and an overnight stay at the Union League
“Foodie’s Bundle” – Case of Wine from Moore Bros. Wine Company, 2 bags of Artisan Coffee, 2 tickets to a Decadent Gourmet Food Tour, and a gift certificate for Afternoon Tea at the Rittenhouse Hotel
Sly Fox Brewery Gift Basket – Several craft brews and great beer paraphernalia!
“Music Lovers Bundle” – Tickets to the Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia, and The Crossing, and a Crossing CD
Brigantine Condo Long Weekend Stay
Cape May Condo Weeklong Stay
A beautiful Cunningham Upright Piano
Gorgeous hand-painted decorated music stands
One-of-a-kind paintings, crafts, and crocheted items
….and many more!