Norfolk Sister City Association’s Toulon, France Committee is pleased to announce that its annual Soirée en Blanc will be held on Thursday, May 30th*, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. This Evening in White is a traditional outdoor event in which everyone wears white, and the décor is white also. Guests will enjoy the outdoor ambience while eating and drinking their own food, drinks, and wine, or pre-purchased boxed dinners with water bottles. For those bringing their own meal, you may arrive at 5 p.m. to set up. To add to the excitement, the location in Norfolk is kept a surprise until it is announced 24 hours prior! *Please note that this event does not have a rain date, nor are we able to issue refunds. Those who have purchased meals would come to the venue to collect them.

Ticket Information Member tickets are $35 per person; Nonmember tickets are $45 per person. Guests have the option to purchase a single ticket or a group of tickets for either an 8-seat table or a 10-seat table. The deadline to purchase tickets is Tues., May 28th.

Boxed Dinners Our boxed dinners are being provided by Baker’s Crust. Disposable plates, cutlery and napkins are included in each box. Bottled water is available. The deadline to purchase boxed dinners has been extended to Monday morning, May 27th!

  • Option 1 $29 Prosciutto and goat cheese crostini; Salmon with herb butter, asparagus, mashed potatoes; Lemon crumb bar
  • Option 2 $26 Caprese skewer; Citrus marinated chicken, asparagus, mashed potatoes; Brownie
  • Option 3 $25 Caprese skewer; Balsamic chicken salad; Pecan bar
  • Option 4 Prosciutto and goat cheese crostini; Wine country with salmon or chicken; Lemon crumb bar; Salmon-$33, Chicken- $30 

To purchase tickets, click here.

Sponsorship Opportunity For those interested in sponsoring this event, it would be most appreciated to help offset the expenses of the event, including the venue and tables and chairs rental. Your sponsorship will be recognized in event publicity as well as announced during the event. This event helps Norfolk Sister City Association to raise funds for our student and adult exchange program between Norfolk, VA and Toulon, France. Norfolk Sister City Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and all contributions are tax deductible. To sponsor this event please contact Lisa King, Interim Executive Director of Norfolk Sister City Association, staff@norfolksistercities.org or cell 757-675-4930, by Mon., May 20th.