Monarchs & Margaritas

Saturday, September 18, 2021 | 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Lower Meadow, Dunwoody Nature Center

Our premier fundraising event, Monarchs & Margaritas, returns to the Dunwoody Nature Center Saturday, September 18th.
Whether you can attend or prefer to stay home, everyone can support our mission AND win amazing prizes!

Join us in person

Enjoy a delicious al fresco meal and an open bar in our Lower Meadow as you bid on exciting trips, dining opportunities, local experiences, and more. All proceeds go towards fulfilling our mission to inspire a love of nature through our programs and park preservation efforts.

We have a limited amount of individual tickets available. Don’t miss out on an amazing night of food, fun, and philanthropy!


Now through September 18, you can bid on dozens of silent auction items, including trips, dining, local adventures, and more! Get your bids in early – you won’t want to pass up this opportunity for amazing prizes.

Trip Raffle: Limited to 100 tickets; your choice of three amazing getaways
Wine Raffle: A cellar-full of delicious wine, up for grabs by 52 winners

We Hope To See You There!

Questions? Call 770-394-3322 or email us.

Thank You To Our Sponsors:

Our Patrons:

Julie & Jeff Ackemann, Renasant Bank, Beth Boatwright, Jany Brown, Donna Burt,Vicki & Ron Canakaris, Marie Crean, Marjorie & Cameron Curry, Joannie & Owen Dwoskin, Su & Richard Ellis, Barbara & Michael Hammond, Tabitha Jones, Nancy & Michael Kabat, Carla & Rimas Kapeskas, Karen & Eric Kasowski, Catherine & Conrad Lautenbacher, Mary & Fran Millar, Connie Morelle, Amy & Frank Quinn, Erin & Jerry Shepherd, Silver Line Homes, Courtney & Bryan Stillwagon, Stephanie & Dave Toolan, Angel & Peter Vasell, Kay & Dan Weber, Megan & Malte Weiland, Diane & Andy Weiss, Dorie & Jody Wirtz

Our Hosts:

Pat Adams, Leslie & Ted Bauman, Carmen Hagen & Robert Cain, Susie & Scott Chalden, Laura & Dr. David Cooper, Mary Pat & Mike Davis, Kelly & Mitchell Davis, Kathy & Barry Hanna, Joyce & Bill Kratzenburg, Jennie & Matthew Kroge, Susan Mitchell & Dan Lashinsky, Rosanne & Rustom Maneksha, Louise & Bill McCahan, Amy & Daniel McMorrow, Sloane & John Mills, Karen & Alan Mothner, Carolyn & Jim Riticher, Cathleen & Dennis Smith, Beverly Wingate, Susan & Robert Wittenstein 

2021 Monarchs & Margaritas Planning Committee:

Dorie Wirtz, Chairperson
Margie Curry, Auction Chair
Catherine Lautenbacher, Patron & Host Chair
Su Ellis, Venue Chair

In-kind Sponsors:

Music provided by
Adam Dorfman and Mike Casey