Presented by Hagood Homes Proceeds Support The Carousel Center

2023 Making Legends Local Gala & Lip Sync Battle

About this Event

20th GALAVERSARY!
Carousel Center’s 20th Anniversary “Making Legends Local” GALA – ICONS! is the MUST-ATTEND event of the year! The evening begins with the Red Carpet Reception at 
6:30 pm ~ Step into the spotlight at the Red Carpet Reception to kick off an exciting evening benefitting the Carousel Center. Refreshments will include heavy hors d'oeuvres from Angies Catering, Sweet D’s bakery items, and beer & wine selections from Waterline Brewery and Lighthouse Beer and Wine.

At 8:00 pm ~ local ACTS will take the stage and compete for the coveted 2023 Lip Sync Legend of the Year title and the Ka'Ching Challenge for the ACT that raises the most money in donations! Bring your check/credit card to support your favorite ACTs and help some kids! 

What are you going to wear? Come dressed to impress, this year, we are celebrating ICONs – music of course.. but you may also be an ICON from movies, fashion, and other top influencers from over the decades. To celebrate the 20th GALAversary of this epic event, we encourage guests to dress to match this year’s theme ICONs – Audrey Hepburn, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Twiggy, Elvis, Beatles, Barbara Streisand, Cher, Tina Turner, Mike Jagger, Diana Ross, Prince, Madonna, Princess Diana, Whitney Houston, Who will you be? 

If not dressed as an ICON, black-tie, or cocktail attire is suggested. 

Want to perform? 
Take the stage with your best lip-sync routine and compete for the coveted 2023 Lip-Sync Legend of the Year title. You don’t have to be a professional superstar to participate. All you need is an Iconic song and dance moves. The audience will decide which act will be crowned the winner during the show’s SURPRISE final performance. Contact Laura Pawlewicz if you want to perform or know someone/group that should! 

Must be 21 years old to attend. 

If you have any questions, please contact Laura Pawlewicz, the Event Coordinator at 910-254-9898.

About this Event

20th GALAVERSARY!
Carousel Center’s 20th Anniversary “Making Legends Local” GALA – ICONS! is the MUST-ATTEND event of the year! The evening begins with the Red Carpet Reception at 
6:30 pm ~ Step into the spotlight at the Red Carpet Reception to kick off an exciting evening benefitting the Carousel Center. Refreshments will include heavy hors d'oeuvres from Angies Catering, Sweet D’s bakery items, and beer & wine selections from Waterline Brewery and Lighthouse Beer and Wine.

At 8:00 pm ~ local ACTS will take the stage and compete for the coveted 2023 Lip Sync Legend of the Year title and the Ka'Ching Challenge for the ACT that raises the most money in donations! Bring your check/credit card to support your favorite ACTs and help some kids! 

What are you going to wear? Come dressed to impress, this year, we are celebrating ICONs – music of course.. but you may also be an ICON from movies, fashion, and other top influencers from over the decades. To celebrate the 20th GALAversary of this epic event, we encourage guests to dress to match this year’s theme ICONs – Audrey Hepburn, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Twiggy, Elvis, Beatles, Barbara Streisand, Cher, Tina Turner, Mike Jagger, Diana Ross, Prince, Madonna, Princess Diana, Whitney Houston, Who will you be? 

If not dressed as an ICON, black-tie, or cocktail attire is suggested. 

Want to perform? 
Take the stage with your best lip-sync routine and compete for the coveted 2023 Lip-Sync Legend of the Year title. You don’t have to be a professional superstar to participate. All you need is an Iconic song and dance moves. The audience will decide which act will be crowned the winner during the show’s SURPRISE final performance. Contact Laura Pawlewicz if you want to perform or know someone/group that should! 

Must be 21 years old to attend. 

If you have any questions, please contact Laura Pawlewicz, the Event Coordinator at 910-254-9898.

Getting There

Daniels Hall Union Station Cape Fear Community College
402 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401