SAVE THE DATE!!!…. April 20nd 21st & 22nd 2020



Every year, Autism organizations around the world celebrate a day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. How will you celebrate….


Richie Perrone was diagnosed in 2009 and to be apart of a community that will pull together its resources to help children like our son is simply a wonderful act and a great community to be apart of. Every year Autism organizations around the world celebrate in the month of April with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. On April 12th and 13th Maggie Valley and surrounding areas will host a number of events to help rise money to help fight Autism … These extraordinary members of our community living under the umbrella of autism, Young or old, these unique individuals enrich our lives tremendously. On April 12 & 13 Local restaurants, Golf course, Local Shops and many other businesses in Haywood County are coming together to raise awareness and funds to support the Olson Huff center, Division of Mission Children Hospital.

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April 12th 2018 Dine out for Autism– Participating Restaurants

A community wide fundraising event that brings together restaurants and consumers to help raise funds for and awareness for Autism. Local restaurants will donate 10% of revenue

With A huge thanks to all of our Partners as well as all of the participating restaurants including


“Taste” Presented By Biltmore Estate

WNC’s  premier culinary benefit featuring top chefs, wineries, and Brew Masters — all coming together to donate their time, talent and passion to help make Autism more understandable, held at beautiful Maggie Valley Club. Big names bring bold flavors to “Taste”, a delightful evening of gourmet food, wine, and local Brews.  Sample from many local restaurants and mingle with the areas top culinary talent, sip award-winning wines and beer from some of the best local breweries. To add to the ambience of the eveing the cool sounds of James Hammel and Friends performing a quartet featuring jazz, pop, and renditions of Artist like “Tony Bennett, Michael Bublé & Frank Sinatra. Master of Ceremonies Paul Viau will have the floor and our attention thought the evening &   Auctioneer Allen Brasington will get evertone in the giving mood with a Live Auction, We will auction off some wonderful gifts and packages that will help our efforts for the Olson Huff Center, a division of Mission Childrens’ Hospital & Haywood County School Foundtain …with a special appearance from Dr. Mimms  who will speak about the program & the facility.

VIP Champagne Experience featuring Pol Roger

Beginning at 4:30 VIP guests will experience the exclusive VIP Pol Roger Champagne tasting in the Alliance Lounge, exquisite food provided by Deer Park from Biltmore Estate.  a first look at Silent and Live Auction items, live music and stunning views of the Great Smoky Mountains.  Then at 5:00 entrance to “Taste” will begin with a first look and sampling of all wineries and restaurants  allowing the VIP Guests 30 minutes early admission. Priced @ $100 per guest

“Taste” General Admission

General Admission begins at 5:30 and also offers an evening of spectacular food, wine, and local beers. Sample from many local restaurants and mingle with the area’s top culinary talent. Bid on some of our silent action items, then dance the night away with a Live Band and await the action of live Auction with our Master of Ceremonies. This will be the premier Foodie event for Haywood County of 2017! Priced @ $45 per guest

With A huge thanks to all of our Partners as well as all of the participating restaurants including

Participating Wineries:


Live and Silent Auction Donors


April 12th 2017 Casino Royal” Autism Awareness Golf Tournament Presented By Ken Wilson Ford

Our Autism Awareness Golf Tournament – An 18 hole captain’s choice style tournament Presented By Ken Wilson Ford with a Casino Royal theme at the beautiful Maggie Valley Club, rounds will $500 per foursome buffet lunch included, also included are 4 tickets to our TASTE event!!!!(if a player would like to purchase upgrade to the VIP ticket to TASTE the cost will be $35.00) Shot gun tee will be at 9:30 AM. for more information on the course Maggie Valley Club.

Purchase Golf Tournament tickets here


Participating Breweries and Restaurants