The Washington Capitals announced on Wednesday morning that their alumni association would be hosting its Bourbon & Cigar Fundraiser event for the third consecutive year on June 24 at Top of the Town in Arlington, VA. The event runs from 7-10 pm and features an open bar, fancy hors d’oeuvres, a live auction, and Caps Alumni to mingle with. The list of participating alumni is still TBA, but past years have featured players such as Peter Bondra, Olie Kolzig, Alan May, and Mike Knuble.
Tickets will go on sale on May 27 for season ticket holders, and on May 28 for the general public. Tickets cost $250, and can be purchased here. Participating fans must be at least 21 years old to attend. The ticket includes admission to the event, as well as a cigar and leather coaster set.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Washington Capitals Alumni Association High School Scholarship Fund.
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The Washington Capitals Alumni Association (WCAA) and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation announced today the third-annual Bourbon & Cigar Event benefitting the Washington Capitals Alumni Association High School Scholarship Fund, to be held Monday, June 24, from 7-10 p.m. at Top of the Town in Arlington, Va.
The cocktail event will feature a variety of bourbon and whiskey tastings and custom drinks, including Goose Island Bourbon County Stout, courtesy of Anheuser Busch. Premium hors d’oeuvres will be served as guests mingle with former Capitals players while taking in the 360 degree view of Washington D.C., on Top of the Town’s premier rooftop.
All guests will receive a custom leather coaster set in addition to a complimentary cigar, courtesy of Signature Cigars. A selection of additional cigars will be available to sample and purchase throughout the evening.
This year’s event will include a live auction featuring experience packages with Capitals alumni. Proceeds from the auction will be used to provide a scholarship opportunity to a select student-athlete from each of the five high school hockey leagues in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area on behalf of the WCAA.
Participating alumni will be announced at a later date.
A limited number of presale tickets will be available to Capitals Season Ticket Members starting Friday, May 27, at 10 a.m. Tickets cost $250. Public on sale of tickets will be available on Tuesday, May 28, at 10 a.m.
To purchase tickets, visit WashCaps.com/AlumniFundraiser. Fans must be 21 and older to attend.
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