Hatteras Village Civic Center enjoyed a bit of glitz and glamor on
Saturday night, as the spacious venue was decked out for the annual
Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation’s (HICF) Spring Dance.
year’s theme was “Night at the Movies,” and the Civic Center venue - as
well as the attendees - got into the spirit with costumes, appropriate
cuisine, and plenty of décor that evoked the feeling of a movie theater.
inside was decorated with movie posters and famous icons of the film
scene, (like the shark from “Jaws”), and white and yellow balloons
towered over popcorn boxes to create a festive feel. A popcorn machine
provided the genuine smell of a movie theater, and the food tables were
themed with cuisine that paid homage to movies like “The Godfather,”
“The Karate Kid,” and “Moulin Rouge!”
event also had a number of celebrities walking the red carpet from
films like “Pretty Woman” and “Kill Bill,” as a number of attendees
dressed to complement the night’s theme, and to pay homage to their
favorite flicks and characters. “There was definitely a good number of
people who dressed up from their favorite movies,” said HICF Treasurer
event also featured a 50/50 raffle with a cash prize, as well as
stellar music from the band Trainwreck, who had plenty of folks heading
to the floor to dance the night away.
“It went really well,” said Jones. “The food was amazing, the band was awesome, and everyone had a good time.”
really appreciate all of our sponsors, and everyone who donated their
time to make this [event] happen,” said Sydnee Slaughter, president of
a good amount of funds for the HICF, the Night at the Movies was a
star-studded event that attendees enthusiastically gave two thumbs up.
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