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Bastille Day Celebration in Montclair

Friday, July 14, 2017

Prize-drawing winners announced below

Celebrate France's national holiday with a fun and festive party at the beautiful Van Vleck House & Gardens!

Champagne & Macaron VIP Hour


Start the evening on a sparkling note with exceptional Pol Roger Champagne and mouth-watering macarons from Le Petit Parisien.

Garden Party


Enjoy an authentic French feast, music, and song!

Dance to French vocalist Marine Futin and her jazz band.

Indulge in a delicious buffet campagnard and desserts from Le Petit Parisien, charcuterie from Les Trois Petits Cochons, bread from Montclair Bread Company, French beer from St Killian, and of course, French wine!

Art Auction

The evening will feature a silent auction of paintings, photographs, prints, and collages generously donated by local artists including Terry Alvare, Nancy Blankenhorn, Emmanuel Brasseur, Laurence de Valmy, Jim DelGiudice, Serges Demefack, Joyce Goldman, Papa Gora Tall, Judy Gould, Carole Jury, Carole Lane, Shulamit Lazarus, Mary Beth MacAllister, Jennifer Markovitz, Susan Marx, and Susan Schwei.

Proceeds from the auction will go towards FIAF Montclair's Scholarship Fund which provides free or partially discounted classes at FIAF to children.

Silent auction will continue online — online bidding options coming soon

Prize Drawing: Win a Trip to Paris, and more!

Each guest will receive one (1) complimentary ticket to the prize drawing for a chance to win fabulous prizes like a trip for two to Paris, dinner at Bonjour Montclair Café & Crêperie, a Longchamp handbag, Caudalie gift baskets, and lots more.

Guests can purchase extra prize drawing tickets at the event to increase their chances of winning. $5 for 1 prize drawing ticket or $20 for a book of five.

View winning ticket numbers & prizes

Please send a scan of your ticket stub and a valid ID to to redeem the prize if you have not collected it already.


VIP Hour + Garden Party
FIAF Members $50 • Non-Members $70
Includes one ticket to the Champagne & Macarons VIP Hour (6-7pm), one ticket for the garden party (7-10pm), and a complimentary prize-drawing ticket.

Garden Party
FIAF Members $35 • Non-Members $45
Includes one ticket for the garden party (7-10pm) and a complimentary prize-drawing ticket.

Attendees must be 21 or older.
All sales are final. No refunds, exchanges, or credit.
If you purchase Member-price tickets, please bring your Membership ID to the event with you as proof of membership.


Van Vleck House & Gardens
21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair New Jersey 07042 [map]


FIAF Montclair
7 North Willow Street,
Suite 7
Montclair, NJ 07042

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