Martini Madness

Martini Madess6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Brazos Center Ballroom

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History invites you to attend Martini Madness, a 60s style MadMen Themed Soiree on Saturday, March 31, 2012, 6-10 pm, in the Brazos Center Ballroom.

Martinis & Full Cash Bar, Hors d 'Oeuvres & Fondue, Desserts, Dancing, Classic 60s Cars & Music, Dance Demos & Mini Dance Lesson, Prizes for Best Attire and Dancing, Raffle

This sophisticated “Mad Men” party is open to the public and celebrates over fifty years of service by the Museum to the Brazos Valley and State of Texas. An elegant event, Martini Madness, will feature amazing decor (martini chandeliers!) and dancing, live dance performances and a mini dance lesson from Shelley Gallaway and Ray Garcia of Brazos Ballroom Dance Studio, a performance by the Randy Watkins Jazz Band, and live music and authentic tunes by Stevo DJ. You can also expect a fabulous martini and full cash bar featuring our “made for this event” signature martini.

Enjoy delectable cocktail party style hors d’oeuvres, fondue, and desserts all evening ~ your ticket also includes one of our tempting signature martinis. Throw on your swankiest ‘60s attire for this night of dancing, laughter, and libations. Dress to impress, because soiree activities will include a prize for best couple’s “Mad Men” attire, and one for best couples dancing. Elegant photo booth opportunities with classic ‘60s cars in the ballroom and “MadMen Manikins” add to the fun for dapper guests. The evening will also feature a “mystery” raffle, and the Museum will be open for viewing and free to soiree patrons.


Martini Madness tickets may be purchased by contacting the Museum, or online at

Individual tickets for the event are $75 for adults and $25 for students. Reserved tables of 10 are $1000, reserved tables of 8 are $800, and other levels of sponsorships are also available. Don’t forget, a complimentary signature martini is included in the price of your ticket! Come party in style with us, but don't delay, tickets sales are limited. You wouldn’t want to miss a chance to catch a glimpse of the best “MadMen” in the Brazos Valley!

Each year, the Museum reaches over 30,000 citizens and visitors to the Brazos Valley with tours, lectures, exhibits, classes, special events, and outreach programs for all ages emphasizing natural and cultural history, science education, and conservation of natural resources. All proceeds will benefit the Museum’s annual operating fund in support of these and other activities.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History invites you to join us as a sponsor for Martini Madness.

As a Sponsor, you have the opportunity to:

  • celebrate our natural and cultural history and over 50 years of the Museum’s service to the Brazos Valley
  • demonstrate your leadership as an individual who values education in the arts and sciences
  • support the Museum in providing quality educational and cultural programs that enhance our quality of life

In appreciation for your support, we provide a variety of sponsorship benefits described in our Sponsorship Form.

The Museum is a private 501(c)(3); your sponsorship is tax deductible.