Stars & Guitars is an adult-only, spring social event that features dinner and silent and live auctions. Please mark your calendar and make plans to join us for this fabulous evening of fun and philanthropy with FRA parents, alumni, faculty, and friends. For questions, please contact our Stars and Guitars co-chairs Ellie Axford and Ivelisse Martin or Beth Loudermilk, FRA event coordinator. 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is Stars & Guitars?
Stars & Guitars is our largest fundraising event of the year!  It is an adult-only, spring social event that features dinner, dancing, as well as silent and live auctions. Sponsorships are available at several levels, and you may also support the event by donating and purchasing auction items. Please mark your calendar and make plans to join us for a fabulous evening of fun and philanthropy with FRA parents, alumni, faculty, and friends.

When and where is the event?
Saturday, February 24, 2024 6 p.m. at The JW Marriott, 201 8th Avenue S, Nashville, TN 37203

What is this year's theme, and what should I wear?
A Night in the French Quarter - Formal attire

Committed 2024 Sponsors
Presenting Sponsor - BMW of Nashville
Patron Sponsor - Jani-King

What is the cost per ticket if I am not a sponsor? 
Current Parent $250 per ticket and Alumni $200 per ticket

When do individual tickets go on sale? 
Sunday, January 7, 2024

Where will I sit? 
When purchasing tickets under “enter ticket details,” scroll down to “special requests” to list potential couples to sit with you. Otherwise, you will sit with other families in or near your child’s grade to meet new friends and have fun! Sponsoring the event will guarantee full table seating at your request.

How do I donate an auction item? Click here! For questions on auction items, please contact Ivelisse Martin.

Can I still bid on auction items if I do not attend?
You may bid on silent auction items, but live auction items will be reserved for those in attendance.

STARS & GUITARS
2024 Sponsors



 


The Speed Family
The Kidman Urban Family



 

Heather McDowell-Levin and 
Adam Levin
Monica and Sam Shellabarger
Taylor & Sean Ramsey
Amy & Bennett Graham
Alex & Ben Jones
Amy & Stephen May
Beasley & Calderon Families
Sara Elizabeth & William Bradford
Carissa & Jonathan Seaton
Anonymous
Hughes, Leslie, Lusk, Menser,
and Reed Families
Axford, Martin, Olson, Graffeo,
and Harris Families
Menz, Militante, Moloney, Pyles, and Sigmund Families
Alvis, Faulkner, Hope, Otillio, and
Sobey Families
Berryman/Rodriguez, and Greenleaf,
Lonon, Jones/Sprules, Thorne, and Trepka Families

 

DONATE AUCTION ITEM