Harvest Dine-Out Raises $2,800 for Wild Care

On Thursday, October 19th, from 4 PM-8:30 PM, Van Rensselaer’s (VR’s) Restaurant in S. Wellfleet hosted a Harvest “Dine-Out” Dinner to support Wild Care, a wildlife rehabilitation hospital located in Eastham. Guests were treated to an exquisite vegan/vegetarian Prix Fixe meal, with 100% of Prix Fixe proceeds donated to Wild Care. Additionally, a percentage of proceeds from the regular menu was donated to Wild Care.

“VR’s owners Diane and Peter Hall have been incredibly good to Wild Care, and to the community,” states Wild Care Executive Director, Stephanie Ellis. “Since 2012, VR’s has hosted an annual dinner in our honor. It has become a seasonal tradition that we look forward to every year. The chefs at VR’s are very talented, and patrons were treated to delicious food and desserts representing the bounty of the season. This year, we brought special guests “Nickerson”, Wild Care’s educational screech owl, and “#45” our educational Eastern Box Turtle, as a special treat for our guests. This fundraiser will help Wild Care continue its mission of providing personalized care for injured wildlife, and raising awareness about the impacts wildlife are facing on Cape Cod. Thank you to VR’s Owners Diane and Peter Hall for their kindness and generosity. Thank you also to Executive Chef Derek Langlois, Sous Chef Andrew Carter, and Chef Becky Alexander and the VR’s staff, and to all who attended the dinner in support of Wild Care. Last but not least, thank you to the following businesses that provided wine donations. The donations of wine helped to underwrite costs of the event, and were most thoroughly enjoyed by guests! Classic Wine Imports, Horizon Beverage, MS Walker Inc., and Ruby Wine.”

Past Event Information:


On Thursday, October 19th, from 4 PM- 8:30 PM, Van Rensselaer’s (VR’s) Restaurant in S. Wellfleet will host a Harvest “Dine-Out” Dinner to support Wild Care. Between 4 PM and 8:30 PM, order anything off the regular menu, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Wild Care. In addition, Van Rensselaer’s is offering a special 3-Course “Prix Fixe” menu, with vegan and vegetarian selections. Pricing for the Prix Fixe is $40, or $50 with wine pairings. Generously, 100% of the proceeds from the Prix Fixe menu go to Wild Care.

“VR’s owners Diane and Peter Hall have been incredibly generous to Wild Care,” states Wild Care Executive Director, Stephanie Ellis. “Since 2012, VR’s has hosted a special annual dinner in our honor. I can’t think of a more wonderful opportunity to celebrate the season and support Wild Care. The chefs at VR’s are incredibly talented, and patrons are in for an exquisite dinner and evening. This year, we are also bringing special guests. Our Educational Eastern Screech Owl, “Up Up”, and “#45” the Eastern Box Turtle, will be there from 5-7 PM to greet guests.” This fundraiser will help Wild Care continue its mission of providing personalized care for injured wildlife, and raising awareness about the impacts wildlife are facing on Cape Cod.

Wild Care invites the public to dine out at Van Rensselaer’s on October 19th, and support this wonderful restaurant and great cause! The evening’s activities will also include a “Blind Bid” Auction. You do not have to be present to win.

Van Rensselaer’s is located at 1019 Rt. 6 S. Wellfleet. http://vanrensselaers.com

RSVP is strongly encouraged. To RSVP, contact VR’s at 508-349-2127. For general information about this event, contact [email protected].  Details on our website at www.wildcarecapecod.org, and also on Facebook under “Events”. https://www.facebook.com/WildCareCapeCod/

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