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The Naropa Event

Naropa University's fundraising event for student scholarships

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Thank you for joining us at The Naropa Event 2015 on Saturday, November 14!

An exciting gala with artistic expression, music, dancing, a silent and live auction and delicious food - not to mention our signature drink, The Meditini! 100% of the proceeds to benefit Naropa students through scholarships.


Check back here for updates on next year's event. We hope to see you there!


For general information, contact 303-546-5280



November 14 Schedule (past)

6:00 p.m.

Hors D'Oeuvres and Drinks

Entertainment by Naropa Student Musicians

Silent Auction Opens - Get Your Opening Bids In

7:15 p.m.

Buffet Dinner and Drinks

Music and Dancing with the Crystal Swing Band

Remember to Check Your Silent Auction Bids

8:00 p.m.

Silent Auction Closes

Live Auction Begins, including a $500 Giveaway

9:00 p.m.

Coffee, Tea, and Dessert Buffet

More Music and Dancing with the Crystal Swing Band


Catered by Spice of Life

Hors d’Oeuvres

Almond-stuffed, bacon-wrapped dates (dairy-free & gluten-free)
Creamy tomato soup shooters rimmed with a slice of classic grilled cheese (vegetarian)
Herb-marinated lamb skewer with blackberry dipping sauce (dairy-free & gluten-free)
Baked sun-dried tomato, spinach, and artichoke dip with seasoned pita chips & crudité (vegetarian & gluten-free)
White bean dip with seasoned pita chips & crudité (vegan & gluten-free)
Mini vegetable spring rolls with peanut dipping sauce (vegetarian)

Dinner Buffet

Pear salad: mixed greens, spinach, toasted almonds, gorgonzola on the side (vegan & gluten-free)
Roasted root vegetables (vegan & gluten-free)
Penne Caponata: eggplant, olives, onions, tomatoes, capers, olive oil, and herbs served on gluten-free pasta (vegan & gluten-free)
Beef shoulder tenderloin carving station
Assorted rustic breads served with whipped butter

Coffee, Tea, and Dessert

Assorted pastries and bars (gluten-free options)
Fruit skewers (vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free)


Red & white wine, beer, and assorted non-alcoholic options
Make sure to try our signature cocktail – The Meditini!
(note: the bar will be closed during the live auction, table service for drinks will continue)


Become a Sponsor Today!

We invite you to become a sponsor of The Naropa Event 2016!  As a sponsor you will be recognized in person and in print for your commitment to making the world a better place through direct support of our students on their important educational journeys. For details about sponsorship contact Andrea Auguiste at or by phone at 303-546-3594.  


Give to Naropa University Online 


If you couldn't join us but would like to make a donation, you can donate online by clicking on the Give give icon above.

The Naropa Event 2013 Thank You Video

Please enjoy this video with words of thanks from just a few Naropa students whose educational transformation you support with your contributions. And, if you feel inspired to share the message of Naropa, please feel free to share the video!


Naropa University welcomes participants with disabilities. 
Please contact Danielle Mason at 303-546-3595 or dmason@naropa.eduto inquire about accessibility and disability accommodations needed to participate fully in this event.

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