14th Annual Moonlight on the Marsh

October 5, 2019 @ 5:30PM — 9:30PM

5:30PM Cocktail Hour & Silent Auction. 7:00PM Dinner, Program, & Live Auction.

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There are currently no tickets available for this event, but you can still make a donation.


Moonlight on the Marsh brings together long-standing supporters and new friends to celebrate the Friends of Ballona Wetlands. Enjoy good company, great food, an open bar, incredible auction items, and live birds... all while you support education, restoration, and science at the Ballona Wetlands.

This year, we are proud to honor the following individuals who have helped us fulfill our mission to champion environmental stewardship and preserve the Ballona Wetlands:

John and Nancy Edwards
Dr. David Kay
Lisa Schwab

Fritz Coleman of NBC4 returns to host again, as does Chef Michelle Lainez for another fabulous gourmet dining experience.

Wine Raffle - back by popular demand!
Tickets available online
This is your 1-in-50 chance to win 2 cases of fine wine.
With each bottle worth $50 or more, the combined value of all 24 bottles is over $1,300!
Winner need not be present, but we hope you'll join us.

Last year's selection. See below for a list of this year's wines.

Previous winners. This could be you!

This year's REDS
Daou 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon
Beaulieu Vineyard
2014 Tapestry Reserve
Williams Selyem
2014 Russian River Pinot Noir East Side Neighbors
Williams Selyem 2012 Russian River Pinot Noir Olivet Lane
Beaux Freres 2017 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir
Beaux Freres 2017 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir
Domaine Faiveley 2016 Gevrey-Chambertin
Outpost 2016 Howell Mountain Napa Valley Zinfandel
Nicolas Rossignol 2016 Bourgogne Pinot Noir
Chateau Lanscombes 2003 Grand Cru Margaux
Hirsch Vineyards 2016 Sonoma Pinot Noir
Altesino 2013 Brunello di Montalcino
Altesino 2013 Brunello di Montalcino
Paul Hobbs 2014 Crossbarn Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Paul Hobbs 2014 Crossbarn Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Dutton Goldfield
2014 Russion River Rued Vineyard Chardonnay
Lewis Cellars
2017 Napa Chardonnay
Williams Selyem 2015 Russian River Chardonnay Olivet Lane

Williams Selyem 2015 Russian River Chardonnay Olivet Lane

Pierre Labet 2015 Bourgogne Chardonnay
Mount Eden Vineyards 2008 Reserve Chardonnay
Camille Saves Grand Cru Champagne
Antoine Jobard 2017 Bourgongne Blanc
Vilmart & Cie Grande Reserve Champagne

Moonlight on the Marsh tickets are sure to sell out again.
Don't miss out, get yours today!

Chef Michelle will return again this year for another delicious spread!

Get up close and personal with live birds and take your picture with a majestic owl.

Enjoy great company, incredible silent auction items, and signature cocktails from our open bar.

Take a virtual tour of the Ballona Wetlands with Google!

Enjoy a delicious catered meal as we honor our awardees, pick a wine raffle winner, and auction some exclusive and unique experiences.

Everyone loves the excitement of a bidding war!

Matching donation goal met! Generous donors just like YOU make our education, restoration, and science programs possible.

Tax ID: 95-3264072. Your Charitable deduction is the excess over $100/person for dinner.