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Join Us for Resilient Together: Butterfly Pavilion’s 2020 Virtual Gala

Presented by Bighorn Construction & Reclamation

October 8th, 2020

7:00pm – 8:00pm

On Thursday October 8th, Butterfly Pavilion will host its first-ever virtual gala event that will include an extended silent auction beginning on October 5th, as well as a live auction and special appeal during the event. This year, we will offer an optional at-home meal and beverage experience to bring the party to your home! We hope you will join us for this special occasion as we look toward a hopeful future after a resilient 2020.

General registration is complimentary.

3-Course Meal With Seasonal Autumn Ingredients Specially Curated by Catering By Design
$60 per person

Salad Course
Roasted Butternut Squash & Dried Cranberry Salad with Baby Spinach, Arugula, Goat Cheese, Pine Nut and a Cider Mustard Dressing

Entree Course
Choice of:
Spanish Fried Chicken Thighs with Green Chili Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower
Vegetable Gratin with Carrot Puree, Sauteed Broccolini, Romesco Sauce (v, gf)

Salted Caramel Pot De Creme with Dark Chocolate Pretzel Brittle and Vanilla Whip (v)

Select upon registration.

Exclusive Specialty Cocktail Kit Created by Peak Beverage
$50 per kit, serves 4
Blue Butterfly Spritz

Grab these ingredients now and tune in during the pre-show for instructions on how to make this fun and refreshing cocktail! Makes four refreshing summertime cocktails that look and taste vibrant.

Peak Beverage will be donating 20% of the proceeds from this beverage kit to support the Butterfly Pavilion’s efforts in environmental education, research and conservation in Colorado and around the world.

Click Here To Purchase Your Beverage Kit

Silent Auction will begin at 9:00am, Monday October 5th.

Register Today!

If you are unable to attend but would like to support Butterfly Pavilion, click below to make a gift today.

Make Your Gift Today

Sponsors and Auction Items Needed

Donate an item to our event auction!

We need your help to make Butterfly Pavilion’s first-ever online auction a success! We’d love to offer interesting and compelling items for bid, including social distancing-friendly, virtual and online experiences, in addition to local favorites in the Greater Denver Metro Area!

Ideas include: Online experiences like a cooking class via Zoom, or a private reading by a respected author; vacation home or timeshare use for a week; discounts or gift cards; access to online resources; memberships; and more! Do you know an expert in their field or a celebrity who would be willing to donate his or her time via Zoom? If so, please share this with them!

Donate an Auction Item

Sponsor the Event!

Sponsors make it possible for Butterfly Pavilion to host events like our gala. We’d love for your organization to join our list of sponsors. For more information about sponsorship levels, click the button below.

Become a Sponsor

All proceeds from our Virtual Gala will support Butterfly Pavilion’s Resiliency Fund ensuring our most pressing needs of animal care and staff assistance are met during this unprecedented time.

Thank You to our 2020 Gala Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor:

Sustaining Sponsors:

Partner Sponsors:

Accelerated Services
Innov8 Properties: Keller Williams
M.A. Mortenson Company
Marathon Petroleum
PDC Energy
Chad and Lindsay Schneider

Patron Sponsors:

BOK Financial
Intrepid Benefits
Davidson Family Foundation
Mary and Joe Kovach


Thank You to Our Supporters!

Event Planning Committee

Chad Schneider, Chair
Mikaela Gibson
Lisa Hough
Mary Kovach
Kristin Macdonald
Steve Nosov
Karen Steele

Honorary Event Committee

Joey Abdullah
Randy Ahrens
John Bartsch
Erin Brumleve
Dave Coors
Rachel King
Chris Lane
Patricia Lepiani
Carlo Limchuatuan
Courtney Loper
Lori Marshall
Ben McConahey
Adrian Miller
Blair Nelson
Tisha Schuller
Matt Stewart
Rhett Trees

Board of Directors

Chad Schneider, Chair
Michael Snider, Vice Chair
Danielle Fuller, Secretary
Rich Jarboe, Treasurer
Randy Ahrens
Bob Briggs, Emeritus
David DeMott
Rachel King
Courtney Loper
Kenneth Monfort
Tisha Schuller, Honorary
Julie Stencel
Patrick Tennyson, President and CEO