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Come and experience ...

The music. The dance. The wine. The food. The fun. For one night only, travel to West Africa without leaving the Valley!

Friday, October 5, 2018
6 pm | mixer & wine tasting
7 pm | dinner & entertainment
8:30 pm | live auction

Engelmann Cellars
3275 North Rolinda
Fresno, CA 93723

Join 600 guests from the Valley on October 5 for a night unlike any other!


SIP & SAVOR local favorites during the mixing hour, including Engelmann Cellars wine, Ampersand ice cream, appetizers by Rocket Dog Brats & Brews, and Kuppa Joy coffee.

FEAST on an authentic West African buffet featuring grilled chicken and chef Alfredo da Silva’s famous spicy soup.

EXPERIENCE the foot-stomping, hand-clapping rhythms of violinist Patrick Contreras and African dance performers from Purposed II Praise.

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SHOP hand-crafted jewelry, art, and paintings from Guinea-Bissau.

BID on a wide range of silent auction items and in the exciting live auction featuring local cabin getaways.

INVEST in the future leaders of West Africa. 100% of proceeds go toward equipping young women and men in Guinea-Bissau with life-changing job skills! 


If you prefer to checkout with PayPal, you may purchase your tickets here:

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Number of Tickets

Tickets are $55 per person or $100 for a couple. Your ticket includes the West African buffet, complimentary Engelmann Cellar wine pourings, Ampersand Ice Cream, Kuppa Joy coffee, and appetizers from Rocket Dog Brats & Brews. A total of 600 seats are available this year. We recommend that you purchase tickets in advance since we cannot guarantee that seats will be available for purchase at the door. We invite you to click here to learn about table sponsorship opportunities.

Volunteer at Dine & Discover West Africa 2018

Crafts | Food Prep | Venue Setup | And More!

We couldn't host this great event without generous, hard-working volunteers! This year, we are looking for 100 volunteers. There will be opportunities to serve during the week leading up to the event, as well as roles to fill during the night of October 5. Click on the button below to view volunteer opportunities -- including the date, time, location, activity, and number of slots available.