This signature event is a fabulous fundraiser supporting the ongoing preservation and maintenance of the two historic, landmark Victorian structures that house the Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center located at 9 & 12 Vassar Street in Poughkeepsie, NY. This year’s Magnolia Party again features live music by Ben Basile with raffle prizes donated by local businesses. The festivities include wine and beer, heavy hors d’oeuvres and a gallery exhibit by Paul Kmiotek who will be on hand to talk about his artwork. Tickets for the Magnolia Party are $50.00 per person. Reservations: Call 845-486-4571 or buy tickets on line at www.cunneen-hackett.org. Tickets are also available through Eventbrite.