Fire and Ice Dinner Dance Fundraiser to Benefit Vanderkamp

The Vanderkamp Center, Cleveland, will hold dinner dance fundraiser on February 10 from 6 – 11 p.m.

Bring your sweetheart or your friends for lovely evening with a formal dinner, live music, craft beer and ale tasting, cash bar, and door prizes.

Though Vanderkamp will not be holding a Fire and Ice Festival this year, with winter remaining so unpredictable in Central New York, we opted to keep the theme for this February fundraising event.

The Commons Dining Hall will be aglow with fire and ice lighting and decorations, providing a festive, even romantic, ambiance for the evening.

After all, the event takes place the Saturday night before Valentine’s Day.

The menu includes your choice of entrée (pork tenderloin medallions with chimichurri sauce, chicken marsala, or vegetarian marsala), served with Caesar salad, dinner rolls, roasted red potatoes with garlic and rosemary, green beans almondine, cheesecake with choice of blueberry or raspberry sauce, a complimentary bottle of wine per table, iced tea, and hot beverages.

Dance the night away to Dave Liddy and Steve Quenneville of the Mossback Mule Band as they play a variety of western swing, classic country, boogie and blues music.

Enjoy a free tasting of a variety of craft beer and ales provided by the Middle Ages Brewing Company,

Locally owned and operated for 20 years, Middle Ages Brewing Company is the longest continuously running, full production brewery in Syracuse.

Inspired by traditional British brewing techniques, Middle Ages beers are handcrafted using only the finest ingredients including malt imported from England.

The cash bar will include a selection of domestic and craft beers, red and white wine, and soda for purchase.

Door prize drawings will take place throughout the evening.

Advance sale tickets are required.

Admission to this fundraising event is $30 per person.

Proceeds to benefit Vanderkamp’s Kampership Fund and our Vanderkamp Kares community initiatives.

Vanderkamp never turns a child away from kamp due to an inability to pay, nor must any family bear the indignity of proving need.

We rely on donations and fundraising events like this to keep that promise.

In the past year, Vanderkamp has launched several Vanderkamp Kares community initiatives, including food donations, hosting the OCO’s Senior Nutrition Program, known locally as the North Shore Bistro and expanding public access to Vanderkamp via the new Commons Community Center.

Vanderkamp is a private, nonprofit organization, funded by the generous donations of those who support its ministry and mission and revenue generated by our summer kamps, programs, and facility rentals.

Tickets for this fundraising event are on sale through January 27.

Tickets are available at the Cleveland Village Office; from members of the program committee: Pat Ceero-Reehil, Julie Simpson, Lila Netzband, or chairperson Beth Krauss; online at, or contacting Vanderkamp by emailing [email protected] or calling (315) 675-3651.