An Evening on the Lake

We are sold out for this event. You can still participate in the event and support ACES by becoming an  underwriter and having your name prominently featured at the event.

 Thursday, July 21
Hallam Lake

A Benefit for Environmental Science Education

Become an Underwriter for An Evening on the Lake

Elizabeth Paepcke Visionary Award 2022
Thomas L. Friedman
Renowned climate and geopolitical author and columnist

Join the Waitlist for Evening on the Lake

Enjoy cocktail hour, wine tastings, and boat rides on Hallam Lake

DINNER & PROGRAM | 7:00 - 9:30 PM 
Sustainably grown, locally sourced dinner from Rock Bottom Ranch with live music, 
after-dinner drinks & dessert.

Stylish Lake Attire

Proceeds support ACES' environmental science education programs.

Host Committee

Jacolyn & John Bucksbaum
Jessica & Bill Budinger
Melanie & Adam Lewis
Margot & Tom Pritzker
Isa & Daniel Shaw
Sarah & Paul Sohn

Ticket Information


Individual Tickets | $750

The tax-deductible portion of this ticket is $600.00.

Premier Table | $7,500.00

Includes 10 tickets and premier seating.
The tax-deductible portion of this table is $6,000.00.

Golden Eagle Table | $15,000

Includes 10 tickets, premier seating, wine sommelier, breakfast with keynote speaker Thomas Friedman, and underwriting for the event. 
The tax-deductible portion of this table is $13,500.00.

Purchase Tickets for our 50th Anniversary Evening on the Lake

If you are unable to join us, please consider making a 100% tax-deductible donation to support ACES' environmental education programs.

If you have any questions or would like to send a check, please contact Molly O'Leary at [email protected] or 970.925.5756.
Please note that tickets are non-refundable after June 21.




Aspen Distillers

Martin Woods Winery

The Little Nell

Solstice Flower Company




Bethel Party Rentals

Clark's Market

Field2Fork Kitchen

Halcyon Productions

Special thanks to Chef Mark Hardin