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A Timeless Affair 2017: Gladiators

On the evening of Saturday, October 7, Fernbank Museum will celebrate its 25th Anniversary with the signature black-tie gala, A Timeless Affair 2017: Gladiators, in honor of Karen and Paul Bowers. Chair Cynthia Widner Wall and her Planning Committee will present an elegant evening that includes a sunset cocktail hour, seated dinner, silent and live auctions, dancing, and an exclusive viewing of the special exhibition, Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum.

All proceeds from A Timeless Affair further Fernbank's ability to educate and inspire our community through world-class cultural and scientific programming.

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Georgia Power

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Atlanta Gas Light

Delta Airlines

Isdell Family Foundation

Genuine Parts Company

Sherri and Jesse Crawford

Hoplomachus Gladiator Patron

Nell Hall

Novelis, Inc.

Wawa and Richard Hines

Secutor Gladiator Patron

Arrow Exterminators

Deborah H. Harrison

Studie and Zach Young

Wells Fargo

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Photos © Nancy Jo McDaniel