Posted by Dustin on September 30, 2013 at 11:51 AM CST
Rancho Obi-Wan has officially been recognized by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® 2014 as housing the galaxy’s largest collection of Star Wars memorabilia! It's been exciting to be one of a handful of top-featured record holders for 2014. So we're celebrating and also helping to secure the future of what we do best: Inspiring through the Force of Imagination!
We would like to invite you to an all-out, fun-filled private fundraiser to benefit Rancho Obi-Wan - seven hours in Star Wars heaven!. It’s WORLD RECORD NIGHT @ Rancho Obi-Wan on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 from 4 pm to 11 pm.
WORLD RECORD NIGHT @ Rancho Obi-Wan will be an evening filled with fun and friends!
-Dinner, drinks and dessert all night. -James Arnold Taylor will perform a special excerpt from his one-man show. -Each attendee can participate in a unique and fun trading-card bounty hunt featuring sketches by Lee Kohse on one of 15 very special Rancho Obi-Wan trading cards. -Steve will host a live auction of special items donated to Rancho Obi-Wan, many of them one of a kind. Auction items include unique collectibles donated by James Arnold Taylor; Prop Store; artists Jerry VanderStelt, Joe Corroney, Gary Kezele, Doug Cowan, Katie Cook, Brian Rood, and Gabe Farber; and a selection of other great collectibles. -Great music will be provided by talented artists Denise Vasquez and Randy Martinez. -There will be other VIPs attending. -Award-winning photographer Victoria Webb will be chronicling the evening’s activities.
And each attendee will receive the ULTIMATE SWAG BAG filled with record-breaking goodies:
— A Rancho Obi-Wan "Officially Amazing GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS®" Drawstring Bag — A copy of the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® 2014 book with special bookplate and bookmark — A commemorative Rancho Obi-Wan GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® 2014 Record Holder T-shirt in your size — A commemorative Rancho Obi-Wan GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® 2014 Record Holder patch — A commemorative Rancho Obi-Wan GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® 2014 Record Holder challenge coin — A commemorative Rancho Obi-Wan GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® 2014 Record Holder lanyard & badge — A commemorative event ticket — Other special goodies! None of these will be available separately, only as part of this special fundraiser.
A $250 donation per member to attend (a part of that amount may be tax-deductible) will benefit Rancho Obi-Wan. Funds raised will be used for insurance, utilities, professional services, maintenance on the buildings, and protection and preservation of the collection. No funds are ever used to acquire collectibles. Monies raised will also enable us to continue our public outreach to schools and community programs, and to donate tours to other charitable organizations.