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Soles of the Flathead gala benefits Flathead Warming Center

by Daily Inter Lake
| September 13, 2023 12:00 AM

The Flathead Warming Center hosts its annual Soles of the Flathead gala on Friday, Sept. 15 at the Wachholz College Center on the Flathead Valley Community College campus in Kalispell.

The fundraiser features a reception, pop-up dance routines, and a dance competition between local professional leaders and their partners.

Participating dancers include Matt and Sadie Baldwin, Bonnie and Rob Quist, Mark Beck and Amy Galt, Cristian and Ashley Saavedra Bendek, Luke and Unique Heffernan and Summer and Guthrie Quist. Dance styles will range from classical ballroom to contemporary choreography. There will also be special guest performers.

The festivities kick off with a reception at 5:30 p.m., with hors d'oeuvres provided by Chef Ironside and enjoy a cash bar with an enticing selection of beverages. The reception will also feature pop-up dance routines performed by local dance companies and professional artists from throughout the valley, as well as silent auction opportunities. 

Auditorium doors open at 7:00 pm, with the program beginning at 7:30pm.

General Admission is $66. Tickets can be purchased online at or at the venue on the day of the event (subject to availability).