WAVS 2019 Dine & Discover West Africa dinner banquet

Come and experience ...

The music. The dance. The food. The wine. The fun!

On one unforgettable night, step into West Africa without leaving the Valley!

October 4, 2019

6 pm | mixer & wine tasting
7 pm | dinner & entertainment
8:30 pm | live auction

Engelmann Cellars | 10 minutes west of Fresno
3275 North Rolinda
Fresno, CA 93723

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

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

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

EXPERIENCE a beautiful African dance performance by Purposed II Praise.

WAVS Dine and Discover West Africa Dinner Banquet

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! 

Tickets are $65 per person. Your ticket includes an authentic West African buffet, complimentary Engelmann Cellar wine, Ampersand Ice Cream, coffee, and appetizers by Rocket Dog. A total of 600 seats are available this year. We invite you to click here to learn about table sponsorship opportunities.


Volunteer at Dine & Discover West Africa 2019

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 4.

Click on the button below to view volunteer opportunities -- including the date, time, location, activity, and number of slots available.