As you should know by now, The 85th annual Academy Awards are this Sunday, Feb 24, and if you are looking for a cool Oscar Party to attend, look no further than "The Oscar Experience" being held at the MJR Digital Cinema 20 in Southgate. Doors open at 7 p.m. ant the Oscar Telecast - broadcasted live on the big screen - begins at 8 p.m.
There will appetizers and dessert from 18 different restaurants as well as wine, champagne, Pepsi and popcorn. Participating restaurants include Applewood, Portofino, Tubby's Subs, Sam's Club, Buffalo Wild Wings, Crystal Gardens, Sweet Arrangements, Tijuana's Mexican Kitchen, Chili's Grill, Old Chicago, Logan's Roadhouse, Wal-Mart, All-American Buffet, TV's Deli & Diner, Cakes by Stephanie, South Winds Bar & Grill and Famous Dave's.
The event is sponsored by the MJR Digital Cinema 20, The News Herald newspaper, Comcast, Hennessey Engineers, Waste Management, Wal-Mart, Rizzo Environmental Services and Abercrombie Construction.
In addition to the pre-show celebration of food and drink, there are also raffles to take part in. There is a Chinese raffle, two different 50/50 raffles as well as an Apple Raffle where you can win a flat-screen TV. All proceeds benefit the arts downriver.
Tickets to the event are $25 in advance or $30 at the door and you can purchase them online at www.scponstage.com, by going to the "fundraisers" tab, or you can call 734-282-4727 to order over the phone.
Want some info from last year's event? Click this link for my review of last year's event.