Big Brothers Big Sisters

900 E. Front Street, Ste. 125

Traverse City, MI 49686

Tel: 231.946.2447 ext. 219

© 2018 by Big Brothers Big Sisters 

We would like to thank all of our Grand Cru sponsors for contributing to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan.

Please click here for a complete list of all of our amazing event sponsors.

6:00pm/6:30pm - 8:00pm/8:30pm Wine Makers VIP Reception

Join one of the 5 participating wineries and restaurants teaming up to provide you with a special VIP tour and tasting with the expert wine maker.


This 2 hour reception includes appetizers, wine, and a tour of the winery where you will learn from the local experts the steps involved in making wine. 

Tickets: $50


Located at Mission Table - with Bowers Harbor Vineyards - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Located at the Boathouse Restaurant – with Brys Estate - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Located at Mari Vineyards – with Sorellina - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Located at Left Foot Charley – with Trattoria Stella - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Located at Brengman Brothers – with Boathouse Restaurant - 6:30pm - 8:30pm



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6:30pm  Main Event at Kirkbride Hall

$1,000 Table for 10 - Be a Table Captain and join the fun at the Live Auction Reveal Party, receive a Gift Bag and 

Champagne for your table guests.

Tickets: $100


6:30pm - Cocktail Reception (live music, appetizers and silent auction)

8:00pm - High energy, inspiring Guest Speaker Steve McClatchy

9:00pm - Live Auction - 10 of the best live auction items!!

9:30pm -  Live Music and Libations


Steve McClatchy – NY Times bestselling author and winner of the National Big Brother of the Year Award.


Speaker and author of the award winning New York Times Bestseller Decide: Work Smarter,
Reduce Your Stress & Lead by Example. Decide has enjoyed global success and has been translated into 10 languages including Chinese, Russian, Japanese and Spanish. In every keynote speech and workshop Steve weaves insight, interaction, and actionable content with humor, inspiration and motivation.


Over the past 16 years Steve has worked with the most prominent organizations in the world including Google, Under Armor, Disney, John Deere, Microsoft, NBC Universal, Accenture, HP, Tiffany’s, Wells Fargo, Campbell’s Soup and many teams in the NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB. He speaks frequently at Harvard, Wharton and Chicago Booth. He has appeared on CNBC, ABC, CBS, Fox News, WSJ TV and NBC’s The Today Show and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, WebMD, Oprah Magazine, Entrepreneur and Investor’s Business Daily. Steve’s passion is for continual improvement and believes that when we stop growing, learning, gaining experience and achieving goals we stop living.



12:00pm - 3:00pm BIGS Bubbles & Brunch!

$75 per person plus tax and gratuity

Stroll the beautiful dining room of the newly built Sorellina restaurant downtown, visit each of the stations set up that will offer over 25 champagne/sparkling tastings and fabulous brunch items prepared by Sorellina’s Executive Chef. 


Learn about champagne, what your tasting and the world of bubbles from two Master Sommeliers Elizabeth Schweitzer and Madeline Triffon. All bubbles will be available for tasting and for wholesale purchase. Proceeds will benefit 

Big Brothers Big Sisters.