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Young Affiliates of the Mint 25th Anniversary Homecoming Events Announced

October 24, 2014

2nd annual Fall Ball, Inaugural flag football game, and Oyster Roast at Mint Museum Randolph

The Young Affiliates of the Mint (YAM) will celebrate its 25th Anniversary with a Homecoming Weekend filled with events beginning with the 2nd Annual Fall Ball on Friday, November 7 and concluding with several events on the Mint Museum Randolph lawn on Saturday, November 8.

The YAM 25th Anniversary Celebration and Fall Ball are part of a larger Young Affiliates of the Mint Homecoming Weekend where Young Affiliates, friends of the Mint and the Charlotte community will join together to celebrate 25 years of the YAMs being the preeminent young professional cultural group in the city. 

Events on Saturday, November 8 include:

  • 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Inaugural Flag Football tournament: Oldies vs. Newbies (Free event.  Bring a blanket and cheer for your favorite team).

  • 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Oyster Roast and Low Country Boil (Tickets to the oyster roast include complimentary beer and wine and all-you-can-eat oysters and low country boil.  Guests will also enjoy live music, lawn games, a caricature artist, and roasting s’mores by the fire).

The Young Affiliates of the Mint (YAM) will celebrate its 25th Anniversary with a Homecoming Weekend filled with events beginning with the 2nd Annual Fall Ball on Friday, November 7 and concluding with several events on the Mint Museum Randolph lawn on Saturday, November 8.

Tickets will be sold online at 25yearsofyam.eventbrite.com. Tickets for the oyster roast are $30 and must be purchased online by November 7 at 4. p.m. No tickets will be sold at the door for the oyster roast.

 

For more information about 25th Anniversary Celebration, click here.

ABOUT THE YOUNG AFFILIATES OF THE MINT

The Young Affiliates of the Mint is a group of diverse young professionals who promote and support The Mint Museum through social, educational, leadership, and fundraising activities. Founded in 1990, the Young Affiliates is the premier social arts organization for young professionals in the Charlotte area. For more information about the Young Affiliates of the Mint, visit www.youngaffiliates.org. The Mint Museum is funded, in part, with operating support from the Arts & Science Council of Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Inc.; the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources; the City of Charlotte; and its members.


 


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