‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?’ benefit returns to Mt. Airy this weekend

“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” – Mt. Airy USA’s annual benefit dinner and auction event – will return to the Commodore Barry Club this Saturday.

The evening event, hosted by the community development corporation, gives participants the chance to chat with a variety of notable Philadelphians while enjoying a catered meal.

“We are very excited for what has become a cherished and highly-anticipated annual tradition,” said Mt. Airy, USA Executive Director Anuj Gupta in a release. “‘Guess who’ is a wonderful opportunity to meet and interact with each other and community-minded Philadelphians. It also allows our organization to showcase itself and the wonderful community it serves.”

The special guest list at this year’s edition includes, among others, Philly Schools Superintendent William Hite, District Attorney Seth Williams and Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Annette John-Hall.

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WHYY’s own Chris Satullo, vice president of news and civic dialogue, will also be on hand.

A total of 26 special guests will attend the event.

Dinner will feature a “Taste of Mt. Airy” menu. Food from five Mt. Airy restaurants will be offered. They are: Earth, Bread + Brewery, Avenida, Little Jimmie’s Bakery Café, Geechee Girl Rice Café, and the Trolley Car Diner.

Silent auction items include a dinner under the stars at Awbury Arboretum and the chance to get your picture taken with Mayor Michael Nutter.

Tickets, which are tax deductible, are $150 per person. The event will run from 7-10 p.m.


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