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Mystery Mugs

Mystery Mugs

Save the Date!

Thursday, November 28, 2019, from 7pm to 9pm

Fall is upon us, and we are gearing up for our end-of-year fundraiser: Mystery Mugs – a Mugnificent Fundraiser!

2019 brings the second edition of our Mugnificent Fundraiser, an event full of warmth, light, winter snacks, and of course, MUGS! 

We love being able to provide programming and opportunities for our members and the community! One of our main goals as an arts service organization, is to create opportunities for artists to exhibit and sell their work; to continue doing so, we are looking to improve our gallery and shop space by repairing and replacing our lights – and we need all the mugawatts we can get! 


How can you help?

  • Join us on November 28, 2019 from 7-9 pm for a night full of surprise and mystery!
  • Mugs will be mysteriously packed in $50 and $100 boxes – and your mission is to guess which mug you will get! 
  • Bring your family and friends because there will also be a chance to trade your mugs with other guests!

On our first edition, we had such an amazing array of mug donations in a variety of mediums. We received everything from your traditional ceramic mug, to mug jewellery and felted mug mats!

Many of our mug-nificent artists have practical, sculptural, fanciful and downright crazy mugs to be sold at the event. The catch? All the mugs will be wrapped up in mystery boxes (valued at $50 and $100) so you get to guess which one might be inside from their mugshots hung on the walls! Best part, after all the boxes have been sold we’ll open them up together and trade around to get your favourite!

For only a $10 (recommended) donation you can get past the bouncer (Alice the office dog), a complimentary drink and snacks, the chance to bid on the one of a kind silent auction items and mystery mug boxes, and an all-around cozy experience!

Here’s what the night will look like:

7:00-7:30 | Pay2Choose: Early picks! Don’t like the element of surprise? Get your mug of choice by paying an extra amount.

7:30-8:00 | Get in the game! Hear the rules from our MC and get to sleuthing! $50 boxes for sale and trade!

8:00-8:20 | Intermission – get a few more snacks and drinks! Show everyone your recently acquired mug!

8:20-8:40 | Back to the game! $100 boxes on sale: mug sets, mug jewellery, big mugs!

Mingle and look around! Get some more snacks, drinks, and swap to your heart’s desire!

Please RSVP on Eventbrite! Donations can be made online or at the door.

Unable to attend the event? You can make a cash donation to light up our space: