On Saturday, March 21, Guilford Green Foundation announced that their gala had been sold out. See more information in our story below about wait lists and the Green Party.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Guilford Green Foundation’s Gala and Green Party slated for March 28 is almost sold out and organizers are suggesting that those who wish to purchase tickets should do so now. Once all the tickets are gone, a wait list will be established.

(Organizers announced on March 21 that tickets had been sold out. To be placed on the wait list, email glenda@ggfnc.org.)

The event will be held at the Proximity Hotel, 704 Green Valley Rd.

Enjoy good, live entertainment, cocktails and a silent auction.

Tickets are $175 and are available online.

This year, the gala will feature a new mobile service, Handbid, that enables participants to preview items up for auction. When bidding is open on March 27, simply activate the application and begin bidding. The app is available for iPhone and Android devices through the  iTunes Store or Google Marketplace.

Be sure to agree to the terms and allow push notifications in prompted. If the auction options do not automatically come up, then click on the gear icon or menu icon in the lower corner of the Handbid screen, organizers said. Locate and select the 2015 Guilford Green Gala auction.

For those who do not have an iPhone or Android device, visit handbid.com, locate the auction, click on register, sign up and then begin bidding once receipt of a welcome email from Handbid has arrived.

A credit card must be added to accounts in order to bid using the app. For attendees who do not have access to the phones, card information can be given at check-in.

For those who want to go to the Green Party from 10 p.m.-1 a.m., tickets are $75. Attendees will be able to dance, snack on food, enjoy drinks and have fun with friends new and old.

info: ggfnc.org.

Lainey Millen was formerly QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director from 2001-2019 when she retired.