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Black Tie & Tailpipes Gala

Friday, July 6, 2018 from 6:30- 11:00 PM at Fox Chapel Golf Club

Vintage Grand Prix Blacktie & Tailpipes Gala - Marsha Green 2017 #PVGP Pittsburgh Field Club

The Blacktie & Tailpipes is returning to the Fox Chapel Golf Club for our 2018 gala. This formal event is a must for any auto enthusiast as guests bring out their finest automobiles. This will be the sixth time Fox Chapel has hosted our formal and our first time back since 2009 – long overdue! The clubhouse has been beautifully remodeled and the front lawn is the perfect setting for our car show. Pittsburgh’s hottest band, No Bad Juju will be performing!

Evening’s Schedule

  • Cocktails & Silent Auction Open: 6:30 PM
  • Opening Remarks & Dinner: 7:30 PM
  • Live Auction, Dessert and Dancing in Ballroom to No Bad Juju: 9:00 PM


  • Single Ticket: $275
  • Table of 8: $2,000
  • Table of 10: $2,400


No Bad JuJu is a dynamic 8-piece powerhouse featuring two lead vocalists/instrumentalists backed by a driving rhythm and horn section. NBJJ blends an eclectic mix of music encompassing classic R&B and rock,and cutting edge contemporary into their signature style. They captivate a discerning listening audience while still kicking out high-energy dance music. With a hand picked ensemble of the area’s top talent, the bands’ collective experience ranges from The Rock N Roll Hall of Fame to Broadway, with most members having recorded and/or performed with top name national and international acts. NBJJ has established itself as one of the regions hottest and most popular acts. Performances include numerous high profile festivals, concert venues, as well as extensive clubs as a headliner and opener for national acts.


This event is a black-tie dress code. For the ladies; evening gowns or cocktail dresses


The evening starts at 6:30 PM with cocktails and appetizers served in the lounge and on the patio. All the while, the manicured grounds will be transformed into a car show featuring all of the fantastic cars that our attendees bring that evening.

Opening remarks by WTAE’s Andrew Stockey at 8:00 PM in the ballroom followed by dinner and live auction.  The silent auction will be stocked with racing and automotive items from 6:30 – 8:00 PM.  After dinner desserts will be served on the patio and pool plaza where you can dance and mingle. The wonderful evening draws to a close at 11:00.

Jake Zoller Hoechstetter Printing

Many thanks to our Sponsors, especially Jake Zoller and his great staff at RR Donnelley – Pittsburgh. They sponsor the Gala and print our fabulous posters and race programs!
RR Donnelley Pittsburgh






2018 Gala – Sponsorship – PDF

Gala Committee

We’re gearing up for another fabulous event and a big thank you goes to our Committee. We welcome Brenda Tenison and Molly Schmotzer to the committee and invite anyone who wants to join the team – if you are interested in learning more or contributing an auction prize please email Maggie Schmotzer.

Maggie & John Schmotzer
Alice Brannigan
Kim & Bart Buckley
Megan DePaul
Alice Easly
Melissa Harmon
Lisa Hrynda
April Mosites
Gigi Saladna
Molly Schmotzer
Peggy Snavely
Brenda Tenison


Your Gala Ticket is Tax Deductible

The PVGP is a 501 (c) (3) organization and any direct donations can be deductible. Any value you receive from a fee paid for a particular event must be subtracted from the ticket cost. For the Black Tie & Tailpipes event the fair market value of the dinner and entertainment is $125.00. You may be able  to deduct the remaining cost you paid per ticket.


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