Taste of the New South


Join us March 16 from 6-9 p.m. 

In celebration of Levine Museum’s 25th anniversary, we are pleased to present 2017‘s Taste of the New South: A Gourmet Musical Celebration. The event will feature an inspired tasting menu and creative cocktails served throughout the museum. Entertainment includes a variety of music from our region— jazz, gospel, Carolina beach music, disco/funk, and even some modern twists.

Tickets ($150 each) are available for purchase here.

Honorary chairs: 
Cindy and Harvey Gantt
Jill Dinwiddie and Bernie Hargadon

Event chairs:
CT Anderson
Tarvia Chiddick

Sponsorship opportunities are available ranging from $1,500 to $15,000. For additional details contact Elizabeth Sheets, SVP, Development & Marketing, at 704-333-1887 ext. 232 or

Presenting Sponsor:


Best Impressions
UTC Aerospace Systems


Carolinas HealthCare System
Duke Energy
Loftin & Company Printers


The Cato Corporation
Foundation For The Carolinas
King & Spalding LLP

Norsan Media
Sharonview Federal Credit Union
UNC Charlotte


Charlotte Country Day School
Davidson College

Mert's Heart & Soul
Novant Health


2017 Host Committee
Trailblazer Sponsor

Carol and Watts Hamrick
Liz and Walker Simmons

Catalyst Sponsor

Tarvia and Marvin Chiddick
Jill Dinwiddie and Bernie Hargadon

Katie and Walker Morris
Sally and Russell Robinson

Host Committee Champion

CT and Charles Anderson
Peggy and Nat Brookhouse
Tracy Curtis and Andrew Plepler
Rachel and Justin Hannon
Kathryn Hill and David Sett
Barbara and Jerry Levin
Magdalena and Luis Peña
Haley and Scott Poole
Hunter and Jamie McLawhorn
Ann Stewart and Pearson Pendergrass

Host Committee

Margaret and Rick Bange
Aditi and Raj Bharadwaj
Jennifer and John Blumer
Claire and Dillon Bowles
Margaret and Waldo Bradley
Marivi and Mathew Bryant
Lauren and Brian Castleberry
Ann Caulkins and Kelley Anderson
Katherine and Royer Culp
Amy and Alfred Dawson
Gaither and Robert Deaton
Lisa and Philip Dubois
Laurie and Ned Durden
Kimmery and James Fleischli
Leighton and Quentin Fogan
Selena and Rick Giovannelli
Anna and Scott Glass
Stacy and Brett Gray
Nancy Gutierrez and James Hathaway
Beth and Richard Hansen
Susan and Brian Harden
Sally and Drew Harriss
Jane and Tommy Hunter
Courtney and Bill Hyder
Dr. Darlene Ifill-Taylor and Gregory Taylor
Lenore Jones Deutsch and Lance Deutsch
Wendy and Jeff Kornegay
Liz and Haynes Lea
Laura and Coy Monk
Caton and Charlie Morris
Laura and Brian Murdock
Dionne Nelson
Mollie and Ty Niess
Joelle and Curtis Reinhart
Pamela Sanchez
Rebecca and Alec Sheaff
Marcie and Torrence Shealy
Beverley and Rush Shull
Mason and Michael Smith
Martha and Adam Snell
Doreen and Niles Sorensen
Liz and Wilson Sullivan
Anne Tompkins and J’Nell Bryson
The Vintage Foundation, Inc.
Barbara Waymer
Emily and Sam Zimmern

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