Sukkah for Good

Celebrate this Sukkot with good food, interesting conversation, and fun with friends old and new while supporting the mission of the Jewish Federation. Continue the practice of hospitality (hasknasat orekhim) first established by Abraham.

During Sukkot (and a little beyond…) choose a party to suit your style. Your generous hosts are underwriting the events so your fee is a gift to the Jewish Federation. Thank you!

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Painting PartyRelease Your
Inner Chagall


Sunday, September 27, 7:00PM
Hosts Julie Harris & Etan Gumerman and Susan & Matt Springer

Art, wine and sweets…Julie will provide instruction while you paint your very own kiddush cups and make homemade Shabbat candlesticks while wine, desserts and inspiration are served. Ten lucky guests will come away from this memorable evening with their own art creations. $72 per person, 10 guests, casual attire. Hosted by Julie Harris & Etan Gumerman and Susan & Matt Springer in the  Harris/Gumerman sukkah.

Bourbon under Sukkah lightsBeef, Bourbon and Bro Bonding SOLD OUT!

Thursday, Oct. 1, 6:30PM
Hosts Sue Egnoto & Morris Wallack and Patty Wild & Michael James and Karen & Dan Berman

This hearty event is tailored just for the guys. Enjoy an evening on the Wallack porch sipping fine bourbons and dining on slow-cooked beef ribs, smoked brisket and salmon. There’ll be robust red wines and some southern sides to round out the meal.  Finish the evening with a warm slice of chocolate pecan pie alongside homemade vanilla bourbon gelato. $72 per person, 12 guests

Tapas Feast SOLD OUT!

Saturday, October 3, 6:30PM
Hosts Bryna & Greg Rapp and Rachel & Nathan Bearman

Gather under the bamboo boughs of our sukkah on the edge of a rolling pasture.  Watch the sunset as we enjoy a tapas feast including Rachel’s Andalusian gazpacho with garlic croutons, Nathan’s grilled fish and an assortment of Greg’s vegetarian tapas including fried artichokes with pine nuts and mint, warm olives with thyme and of course, tortilla Española. Spanish wine pairings throughout the meal. You’ll want to save room for dessert…Bryna’s famed rustic pie with seasonal fruit.  Only 10 minutes west of Carrboro, you’ll feel like you were transported back in time! $118 per person, 10 guests, dress comfortably 

Grownup Game Night SOLD OUT!

Saturday, October 24, 7:00PM
Hosts Allison & Jeff Polish and Diana & Ari Medoff

You are invited to Sketch, Act, Hum, Define and Solve!! Join us for a grown-up game night where you can let your inner child frolic free. The night will begin with hearty appetizers, drinks and light competition in the form of ping-pong, corn hole, Jenga, and MORE! Followed by a buffet of beef tenderloin sliders, Gouda bites, grilled vegetables… The night will really begin when we break into teams to play Cranium, Apples to Apples and Scattergories over delectable desserts. Are you game? $54 per person, 18 guests

It’s Sunday Night, it must Be Chinese

Sunday, October 25, 6:00PM
Hosts Jodi & Glenn Preminger and Nancy & Larry Rocamora

The sukkah is packed away and yet…it is not too late to enjoy this multi-course gourmet Chinese dinner paired with beautiful wines. Glenn will cook each dish to perfection and the other hosts will keep the conversation lively and the wine flowing as you gather round the Preminger table. $54 per person, 10 guests

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