MAY 3, 2019

8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

The Mix 2019
General Admission or VIP:


Join The Arts Commission for its signature spring fundraiser.

The Arts Commission invites you to join us for our signature spring fundraiser, The Mix. Hosted in 2019 at Toledo Spirits, The Mix PROHIBITION will give a peek into the Toledo of the 1920s. Guests will get a behind-the-scenes experience of the action of a working distillery, plus live music on three stages, dancing, visual art, and food and drink from local chefs and mixologists.

Proceeds for The Mix will benefit the programs and activities of The Arts Commission, including Young Artists at Work, Creative Placemaking, Art Loops and Artist Services.



Event Summary:
The Arts Commission welcomes you to its spring fundraiser, The Mix PROHIBITION.  

Date and Time:
Friday, May 3, 2019
8:00 pm – 12:00 am

VIP Preview
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Toledo Spirits
1301 N. Summit Street

$85 General Admission | $190 VIP

General Admission guests will experience a party for all five senses with:

- Heavy hors d'oeuvres and delicious sweets from local restaurants
- Funky tunes and rhythms from a variety of local acts
- Specialty drinks and a cash bar
- Silent auction featuring locally focused packages
- Art auction showcasing creative works from local artists

There will be a limited number of VIP tickets available for $190 each. Special experiences for VIPs include:

- Catering by Chef Lawson & Brim House
- Early admission to the Bellwether
- Art auction and silent auction with Buy-It-Now opportunities
- Distillery tours
- Special performance by Reina Mystique
- Complimentary spirits tasting or custom cocktail
- Locally made shot glass by Gathered

For questions regarding tickets, please call Emily Finkel at 419-254-2787 ext. 0 or email

Under 21 Not Admitted
Cash Bar

Art Auction:
The involvement of our local artists is a huge part of what makes The Mix Toledo’s best party. The original works of artists, handpicked by Tara Outten and Khrystyne Dewey, will be featured in the Mix’s art auction. Committed artists to date are the following:

Jim Yarrito, Robin Schultes, Jenny Gorkowski Klear, Katy Mims, Matt Paskiet, Larry Mack, Helen Grubb, Mary Gaynier, Jaci Riley, Angela Sample, Sten Neuber, Chris DeMuro, Natalie Lanese, Rachael Chappuies Stearns, Adam Goldberg, Matthew Richards, Jess Heider, Mike Stevens, Tara Belle Outten, Hannah Lehmann, Ian Welch, Tara Bycznski Davis, Colin Stader, Misha Donnelly Nalepa, Phoebe Sloan and Liz Sloan, Debra Davis, Regina Jankowski-Greunke, Steve Mockensturm, Brandi Castro, Joanna Manousis, Sarah Thomas

Entertainment and interactive experiences:
The Mix continues The Arts Commission’s history of great performances, featuring the best in regional talent. Musical acts include Reina Mystique, New Orleans Party Asylum, DJ Scotty Boombox, Whirlybirds, Ragtime Rick, Calico Cabaret, Olivia & The Playboys, Petr Karchenko Duo, Hector Mendoza, and Chole Wagenhauser Duo. Bird's Eye View Circus will show off their skills, Martin Jarrett will be on hand performing up close magic and PhotoBoothLive returns this year to record the fun throughout the evening.

Silent Auction:
Silent auction offerings will include local restaurant packages, art packages, private cooking classes, travel and outdoor adventures, health and wellness experiences and more. The following are just a few of the businesses supporting The Arts Commission’s Mix PROHIBITION silent auction:

Maddie & Bella Coffee Roasters, Tonic, Basil Pizza & Wine Bar, The Sandpiper, Soto Salon & Spa, The Chop House Toledo, Ye Olde Cock N' Bull, El Vaquero, Toledo Asana Room, Carlos’ Poco Loco

Artist Demonstrations and Interactive Experiences:  More Information Coming Soon

The Mix PROHIBITION receives generous support from local restaurateurs. We are pleased to offer taste treats from the following:

- Pizza Cat
- Beirut
- Beastro Burgers
- Greg's Grill
- Lyle's Crepes
- Cynthia's Catering
- Original Sub Shop
- Deets BBQ
- Focaccias
- Brim House

Specialty cocktails provided by Toledo Spirits Company

Parking: More Information Coming Soon

Philanthropic Partners:
Major support is provided by Ohio Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts,, Toledo Blade, and ProMedica

Additional Inkind Donors: More Information Coming Soon


 Made possible with support from:


Contact Us

1838 Parkwood Avenue
Suite 120
Toledo, OH 43604
P     419-254-ARTS (2787)