Gerber/Hart’s 2024 Spring Soiree

Courage in Community:

The Gerber/Hart Spring Soiree

Thursday, April 18, 2024 from 7 PM – 10 PM at Sidetrack (3349 N Halsted St, Chicago)

Join the Board, staff and volunteers of Gerber/Hart Library and Archives at Sidetrack to celebrate the courage of the LGBTQ+ communities in Chicago and the Midwest. Enjoy food, drinks, entertainment, surprises, and a fabulous silent auction.

Hosted by Emmy Award winner Alfonso Gutiérrez!

Featuring Drag Sensation Coco Sho-Nell!

Photos from our 2023 Spring Benefit by Ronit Bezalel

Buy your tickets now at our Supporter level or show added support (and get a few extra perks, including reserved seating) at the Patron Pair or Benefactor Pair levels.

Ticket Levels:

  • Benefactor Pair: $500 (includes admission for two, extra drink tickets, reserved VIP seating, a special gift, and recognition in the program) SOLD OUT!
  • Patron Pair: $350 (includes admission for two, extra drink tickets, reserved seating, a special gift, and recognition in the program)
  • Supporter: $125 (includes two drink tickets) AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR – online ticket sales have ended

All admission levels include food, drink tickets, and entertainment — as well as the silent auction, raffle, and more surprises to come.

Can’t attend, but want to support Gerber/Hart? Consider donating the cost of a ticket (or any amount you choose) in the form below.

Tickets are only available at the door, but you can support us with a donation below!

Proceeds benefit Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving LGBTQ History and making it accessible to all.

Gerber/Hart is grateful to our co-sponsors:

And Silver Sponsor:

For additional Corporate Sponsorship opportunities, or to donate items or services to the silent auction and raffle, please contact Michael at Your business will be featured in our newsletters, social media, online auction portal, and at the event.

To purchase tickets or make a donation by mail, please include contact information, price level/ donation amount, and number of tickets (if applicable) and send your check (made out to Gerber/Hart Library and Archives) to:

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives
Attn: Development
6500 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60626-4097