MANCHESTER - On Friday, May 24 at 5:30p.m., Burr and Burton Academy will hold its third annual Gala at Hildene. The theme for this year's Gala is "Evening Under the Stars".

It's an evening featuring a lively cocktail hour and a delectable dinner, fine wines, performances by Burr and Burton students, a one-of-a-kind live auction as well as the opportunity to dance under the stars.

You may contact Christine Hoard at 802-549-8277 or choard@burrburton.org for information on sponsorships, tickets, and additional event details. Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home, is located at 1005 Hildene Road, Manchester, VT.

Proceeds from the Gala support Burr and Burton's wide array of rich educational and outreach programs. Hundreds of students are touched, inspired, and transformed by a Burr and Burton education each year and the annual Gala helps support the many programs that make Burr and Burton what it is. These programs broaden minds, exercise imaginations and help build community through student involvement with people of all ages in our Manchester area.