Join the Meadow Brook Theatre Guild for a day to be BeWitched & BeDazzled!

A Wickedly Fun Luncheon and Boo-tique Shopping Experience

The Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT) Guild is proud to present its 4th annual fundraising event, BeWitched & BeDazzled! The event will be held on Thursday, October 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the beautiful Palazzo Grande Banquet Facility located at 54660 Van Dyke Rd. in Shelby Township. Special Guest Master of Ceremonies, Karen Carter, Chief Forecaster, WWJ-TV CBS 62 / WKBD- TV CW 50 Detroit, will be with us all day to make announcements, meet & greet with guests, and announce prize winners! This is a fun-filled and delightfully unique event that will leave guests Spellbound!

Guest Master of Ceremonies, Karen Carter, Chief Forecaster, WWJ-TV CBS 62 / WKBD- TV CW 50 Detroit
Photo credit: the Meadow Brook Theatre Guild website

When guests arrive, they will be greeted by MBT Guild members dressed in their finest Witches’ costumes. Guests are encouraged to join in the festivities and dress up too or at least wear their favorite witch’s hat! Costumes and witches’ hats will be judged throughout the day, with prizes being awarded in several categories following the runway show of finalist! NEW this year, the winners will be determined through Audience Participation Judging! “The Applause Meter doesn’t lie!”

Guests will be able to shop the over 30 Boo-tique vendors, with only a short break for the entertainment. The booths will feature all the things that ladies like best; jewelry, home décor, clothing, accessories, gift items and much, much more. Attendees will be able to enjoy cider and donuts during the morning check-in time while enjoying Palazzo Grande’s Player Piano. Throughout the day guests can visit the Photo Booth and take-home pictures for lasting memories from the event.

Promptly at 9:30 a.m. the ballroom doors will open, and guests are invited into the beautifully decorated facility to view the wonderful selection of Silent Auction items. There will be lots of special and unique items to bid on! They will also be able to purchase “Boo-Box” Raffle card(s), giving them multiple opportunities to win one or more items from a large selection of prizes. Back by popular demand is our 54 Card Raffles!

A delicious lunch with dessert will take place at 12:30 pm. During lunch, guests will be entertained by one of Meadow Brook Theatre’s favorite stars, Ron Williams. Joining him for some delightful songs will be his wife and daughter!

Following the Runway Costume Judging at 1:00 pm, guests will have the opportunity to win wonderful prizes in our Door Prize Giveaways and the winners of the Silent Auction, Boo-Box Raffle, and 54 Card Raffles will be announced.

Also, throughout the day guests can purchase a limited number of beautifully hand-crafted Halloween inspired lantern centerpieces!

For more information visit To make reservations visit and enter BeWitched & BeDazzled in the Event Search Box. Tables of 10 can be reserved and signage for your business or group will be displayed on your table(s). For ease in group ordering, we recommend collecting the names, addresses, lunch preferences phone numbers and emails for the members of your group and entering them under one reservation. If you need assistance in ordering, please call the Meadow Brook Theatre Guild message line at 248-370-3349leave a message and someone will return your call within 24 hours. This is an annual event that you will want to attend for years to come!

If you are interested in helping the Guild with this event, to support Meadow Brook Theatre, we have sponsorship opportunities, as well as accepting donations for the Silent Auction and Raffles. This is a wonderful opportunity, as individuals or businesses making donations are promoted and recognized in our event program and on our website for the next year! To donate for the Silent Auction or Raffles, please contact Marie at 248-506-3560. For sponsorships, please contact Paula at 248-770-0636. Remember that your sponsorships and donations are tax-deductible!

Meadow Brook Theatre Guild is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to promote community interest in theatre and to provide service and support to Meadow Brook Theatre. We have been in existence for over 30 years and are the theatre’s largest contributor. Through our fundraisers we have been able to purchase many items needed by the theatre, help provide scholarships and sponsor plays. We also provide meals for the technical crew during dress rehearsals, create welcome baskets for out-of-town actors, sponsor meet and greets for actors and crew, and decorate the lobby for various plays.

As Michigan’s flagship professional theatre for the past 43 years, Meadow Brook Theatre and its Community Outreach Programs, has been recognized by the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs as an Anchor Arts Organization. More than 20,000 students have attended its award-winning educational programs or participated in technical on-site intern programs.

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