All of us at Rancho Obi-Wan have been thinking of our Gala supporters this weekend. It would have been our 8th annual Gala fundraiser on Saturday and we missed seeing you all here. We look forward to celebrating with you next year. Thank you all, take care of yourselves, see you soon.
Save the date, hints, exhibits and deep dive tours.
On behalf of everyone at Rancho Obi-Wan, THANK YOU for coming to see us at Star Wars Celebration Chicago. It was great to see so many friends and make new ones. Your support there was integral to our continued operation. If you didn’t get to Chicago, we hope to see you at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, August 27-30, 2020 where our exhibit will take you back 40 years to Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.Continue reading “So much news!”
Our 7th annual fundraising party—The Revenge of the Gala—strikes back on Saturday, October 20th, 2018. You won’t want to miss it! Rancho is a 100% fan-supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit and our annual Gala is our most important fundraiser of the year—and a lot of fun to attend!
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With a record 205 attendees, Rancho Obi-Wan’s fundraising gala, celebrating 40 years of Star Wars collecting, was a huge success.
Rancho wants to thank all the attendees, volunteers, and absentee bidders who made the Gala an exciting event. In addition, we want to thank our gala sponsors including Entertainment Earth, Pop Minded by Hallmark, Sphero, Funko, Topps, Cartamundi and Kotobukiya. Kudos to donors who contributed everything from original art and prints for the silent and live auctions. Rousing entertainment was provided by DJ Elliot Hansen and MC Mark Daniel.
Save the date for Rancho’s next fundraising gala on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Tickets are on sale now. Tickets for this year’s gala sold out more than a month in advance, so don’t wait to book a space for next year’s sure-to-be memorable party.
It’s been forty years since Steve plucked his first Star Wars collectible out of a trash can at the Wall Street Journal. In celebration of that auspicious moment our 6th annual fundraiser will take place on Saturday, November 4th, 2017. You won’t want to miss it!
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It’s been five years since Rancho Obi-Wan opened its doors to share the world’s largest Star Wars memorabilia collection with fellow fans. Our big fifth anniversary fundraiser, “The Gala Strikes Back,” will take place on Saturday, November 5th, 2016. You won’t want to miss it!
Rancho is a 100% fan-supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit and the all-important annual Gala is our most important fundraiser of the year—and a lot of fun to attend!
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Rancho Obi-Wan’s annual fundraiser on Oct. 24th, Galaween, will celebrate the ties between Star Wars and Halloween with special guests, games, auctions, dinner and drinks.
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The annual Rancho Obi-Wan Gala (Sept. 20th) is our main fundraising event of the year, something nearly every nonprofit organization needs to be able to continue its mandate—in our case Inspiring Through the Force of Imagination. And thanks to generous donors, our auctions at the event include amazing original Star Wars art, vintage items, sculptures and more from around the world.
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Get ready for an intergalactic fun-fest as Rancho Obi‐Wan launches its 2nd Annual Gala on Saturday, September 20th.
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Announcing our fundraising plans for 2014! An amazing eBay auction starts this week and an annual gala at Rancho itself will occur later this year.