Boonshoft Bash

EcoBASH - A Fresh Air Affair

August 28, 2021 | 7p-11p

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery proudly announces this year’s annual fundraiser, 
the Boonshoft EcoBash - A Fresh Air Affair, to be held on Saturday, August 28, 2021,
from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 

The Boonshoft Bash is always an exciting, black-tie optional, one-night-only affair that 
gives patrons a chance to fund science education throughout the coming year.

The Bash theme this year is ecofriendly, and the Museum invites guests to join us in our 
commitment to become more aware of our responsibility for stewardship of the Earth. We
have made conscientious efforts in reducing our use of plastics, replacing lightbulbs with LED, 
turning off lights, adding composting for zoo waste, and planting raised bed gardens 
to grow fresh vegetables for our zoo animals. We are also increasing our recycling efforts, 
and we are seeking to add an environmentally friendly café! The café will offer healthy and quick 
food options along with STEM-oriented educational programming.

Celebrate the reopening and exciting future of this amazing Dayton learning center that offers 
STEM education for all ages. 
The Boonshoft is also home to an incredible collection of historical and live (animal) collections.

Live music will be provided by the popular band Velvet Crush!

**The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is committed to keeping our visitors and staff healthy and safe. EcoBASH was designed with that in mind, and we are carefully monitoring the COVID recommendations to help prevent the spread of this illness. The event will take place both inside the museum and outside on the lawn with plenty of space to maintain proper social distancing. The indoor portion will be limited to half our normal numbers and staff will be required to wear masks. Guests are welcome to wear masks per their comfort level. We will continue to clean and sanitize our museum and update these recommendations as conditions change.

The Boonshoft Museum EcoBash features three levels of tickets 
and experiences this year:

6:00 p.m. - VIP* $250 per person 
Special cocktail, small group behind the scenes experience, dinner, and lawn party.

7:00 p.m. - Dinner* $200 per person 
Special cocktail, dinner, and lawn party.

8:00 p.m. - Lawn Party* $100 per person 
Lawn party: music, finger foods, access to museum, outdoor fun with live music and games.

*Includes open bar.

Don't forget your 50/50 Raffle Tickets! 
1 Ticket - $20
3 Tickets - $50
*Tickets available through registration page - ticket to the event not required to purchase 50/50

Silent Auction

This year’s Silent Auction will feature a Yurt! There will also be many other fun items to bid on, 
and will offer the chance to capture a one-of-a-kind experience at the Boonshoft Museum or SunWatch, 
as well as support the purchase of much-needed equipment. You can only get these exclusive packages 
at the EcoBash, so come ready to place your bid.

Bidding opens Saturday, August 21st at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 9:30 p.m. on the 28th. 


Patrons are not required to be present to bid or to win. 
We will be utilizing Qtego mobile bidding technology for the auction.

Contact the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery at (937) 275-7431 for more information.

A Special Thank You to our Sponors! 

GOLD Level

Holcomb Group


Wells Fargo Ohio Regional Commercial Banking Group


National Processing Solutions

The Chris Shillito Legacy Fund

Shook Construction

In-Kind Sponsors

B&G Cigar Lounge


The Flower Shoppe


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