Baron Gala



Saturday, March 24th, 2018

St. John Bosco Center For The Arts (School Auditorium)



Guests and Sponsors of the DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER BARON GALA, presented by Mr. & Mrs. Edward McFarlane, will be immersed into the world of various James Bond 007 movies, with something for everyone and several unexpected surprises on Saturday, March 24, 2018 (Cocktail Attire).

Blinged out in elaborate Diamonds Are Forever decor, you’ll enjoy dinner, entertainment and dancing, not to mention bidding on auction items with opportunities to win prizes, including diamonds!

  • 6p Cocktails & Silent Auction begins
  • 7p Dinner
  • 8p Live Auction
  • 9-11p Entertainment & Dancing, Music by That Pack
    • Food catered by Backfin Blue
    • Open Bar includes beer, wine & mixed drinks
    • Beer sponsored by Great Bay Distributing
    • Dessert & Coffee Bar

Tickets $100/person

VIP Lounge Access ($25 add-on)

  • Martini Bar Including
  • Signature Event Cocktail
  • Hors d’œurves
  • Surprise Entertainment

Cigar Bar Access ($25 add-on)

  • Cigars
  • Bourbon & Scotch

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Diamonds Are Forever Sponsor ($10,000):

Edward & Josephine McFarlane (Denver, CO)

Casino Royale Sponsor ($5,000):

Dairy-Mix, Inc.

Golden Eye Sponsor ($2,500):

St. Paul's Catholic Church

Kathy McCabe & Sharon Rhodes

 Skyfall Sponsor ($1,000):

Edward Jones

Labrador Primary Care

Raymond James

Treasure Island Realty

Featured 007 Sponsorships:

Ballroom Centerpieces ($1,000) - IES (Kathy McCabe)

Ballroom Bar ($1,000) - Insoft & Hurst Orthodontics

VIP Lounge Signature Drink ($500) - The Birchwood

Cigar Bar Signature Drink ($500) - Brett Searles

Buy Tickets (purchase online below, download invitation)
Sponsorship Packet (download)
Auction Item Donation & Sponsorship Form (download)

Click the icon below to view the pics from the 2017 A Night of the Opera Gala!



The annual Baron Gala is the premier social event for the alumni, parents, grandparents, past parents, and friends of St. Petersburg Catholic High School. Each year, we attract as many as 350 people for cocktails and dinner in the St. John Bosco Center For The Arts. The Baron Gala provides an enjoyable atmosphere to mingle and bid on over 100 silent-auction items and 10 live-auction items. Proceeds make an immediate impact on our current and future students! Our 16th Annual Baron Gala, Diamonds Are Forever, will take place on Saturday, March 24th, 2018 in the St. John Bosco Center For The Arts!

Past Themes

15th Annual (3/25/17) - A Night at the Opera

14th Annual (10/17/15) - Boots & Bling

13th Annual (10/11/14) - A Winter Wonderland

12th Annual (10/12/13) - Take 12 - "The Silver Screen"

11th Annual (3/2/13) - A Night at the Derby

10th Annual (3/3/12) - Dancing Under The Stars

9th Annual (3/5/11) - Night on the Nile

8th Annual (3/6/10) - Havana Nights

7th Annual (3/7/09) - A Night In Venice

6th Annual (3/1/08) - Treasures of the Sea

5th Annual (3/3/07) - Mardi Gras Madness

4th Annual (3/18/06) - A Night in the Tropics

3rd Annual (3/19/05) - A Night at the Oscars

2nd Annual (3/13/04) - A Night in Manhattan

1st Annual (3/15/03) - A Night on Bourbon Street