MANNA FoodBank’s 19th Blue Jean Ball on June 2nd

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Aloha! Help fight hunger while relaxing on the banks of the Swannanoa River at MANNA FoodBank’s 19th annual Blue Jean Ball on Saturday, June 2nd.

This year’s theme is ALOHA from the SWAN-NA-NO-A. Don’t miss WNC’s biggest party for a purpose right on MANNA’s waterfront campus, featuring all-you-can-eat small plate grazing and desserts from 20 of Asheville’s top chefs, and dozens of wines, beers, and cocktails to choose from at the open Tiki Bar, courtesy of Empire Distributing. Ever dreamed of life as a mermaid…or scuba diver? Get inspired by the theme and dress up to win prizes for the best Surfer, Island Hopper and more!

Dance the night away with the fabulous Michelle Amato and High Tide – a band coming together for just one night to keep you on the dance floor. Michelle Amato is a national touring and recording vocalist, and has worked with major musical artists throughout her career, including Quincy Jones, Liza Minnelli, Al Green, Sandi Patty, Jon Hendricks, Donna Summer, Michael McDonald, and more. Michelle fronts an A-list lineup of Asheville’s own incredible musicians for this special event.

Tickets are $95, and are all-inclusive. 21 and over only. Call (828) 299-3663 or go to to purchase tickets.