Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Tahki Yarns
Friday 7:00–9:00 PM
Join your fellow attendees for a celebration of fashion, fiber, and education. Preview the finalist garments from the Tahki Donegal Tweed Design contest sponsored by Tahki Yarns and KnittingTours.com before the winner is announced during the fashion show at 12:15 PM Saturday.
Tickets for the Cocktail Reception are only available with the purchase of the Big Apple Weekender or 5th Avenue Getaway Packages.
Vogue Knitting LIVE! Gala Dinner Celebrating 140 Years of Lion Brand Yarn
Featuring Tony-Winning Actress, Television Star, and Avid Crocheter Sutton Foster
Saturday 7:00–10:00 PM
Don’t miss the Gala Dinner, celebrating Lion Brand's 140th Anniversary and Broadway, with keynote speaker Sutton Foster. Hosted by Knitwear Designer Josh Bennett, regular host of Knit@Nite at Alan Cumming's Club Cumming.
Currently starring as Liza in the critically-acclaimed TV Land series, Younger, Sutton Foster is a two-time Tony-winning actress, singer, and dancer perhaps best-known for her role as Reno Sweeney in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Anything Goes at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, for which she won a Tony. She has earned dozens of Drama Desk and Drama League nominations for her many performances on Broadway, and she’s starred in TV shows (notably Bunheads) and has toured the country as a solo singer.
Sutton taught herself to crochet twenty years ago, while on vocal rest for two weeks, and the rest is history—she’s an avid stitcher who has made numerous blankets, booties, scarves, and more. She steals moments to crochet between scenes or setups while on set, saying “it relaxes me, and I feel like I can still pay attention to what’s going on around me. It’s very meditative.”
The exclusive Gala Dinner fashion show will celebrate Lion Brand’s 140th anniversary and pay homage to David Blumenthal. Lion Brand introduces a palette of 12 colors for their Colors of the Year Program. The fashion show will feature designs in Lion Brand’s latest yarns showcasing each of the 12 colors in on trend knit and crochet pieces.
Tickets for the Gala Dinner are only available with the purchase of the Big Apple Weekender or 5th Avenue Getaway Packages.
Dress attire for evening events is festive!
Pick up tickets at Registration Thursday, January 24, from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM; meet at Registration at 6:15 PM to walk over together if you like and the show will begin at 7:00 PM.
What’s more New York than starting your weekend here with a night at the theater?
Join your fellow attendees at Waitress the musical, with music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles. Inspired by Adrienne Shelly’s beloved film, Waitress tells the story of Jenna, a waitress and expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town’s new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.
With only a limited quantity of seats available to this performance, don’t delay in purchasing your tickets. All tickets purchases are final sale, and refunds will not be offered. Tickets to Waitress are available during checkout. Tickets can be picked up at Registration on Thursday, January 24, starting at 5:00 pm, and seat selection will be available on a first come, first served basis. Seat locations are not guaranteed to be together.
Location: Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 West 47th Street