Fundraising events are fundamental to CEF's annual fundraising. Each year, we offer recurring events like our Brews & Bros Craft Beer Festival, Chocolate Walk in Claremont Village, a Spring event, and our annual Prius Raffle in partnership with Claremont Toyota, as well as smaller partner-run events throughout the year. If your business would like to sponsor a CEF fundraising event, please email email@example.com.
January 23 – March 21, 2021! Brews & Bros Craft Beer Festival Goes on the Road!
Tour de Taproom
Just because we can't all gather together for our annual celebration of Last Name Brewing's Anniversary doesn't mean we can't still celebrate some of the best craft beer in our area! Join us for a Tour de Taproom — our mobile beerfest. From January 23 to March 21 Brews & Bros Passport Holders will get to visit the taprooms of participating breweries to get a complimentary 16oz fill of their festival mini-growler, or another to-go option at the brewery's discretion. Plus participating breweries will be offering discounts for on site purchases throughout the festival! As always, proceeds from this festival go to the Claremont Educational Foundation to support art, music and technology in Claremont’s public schools. So your ticket supports two great things during a very difficult time for both — local craft breweries and local schools! Doing good tastes great — Cheers!
Tickets are on sale now!
Save the Date! Coming in Spring 2021
Friends of CEF: The Spring Event
Honoring Krista Elhai
Join us for our revamped Spring Event, Friends of CEF (formerly Casa de Amigos). We will have a very special honoree, Claremont High School Theatre Teacher Krista Elhai. Save the date and join us for an evening of tributes to Krista Elhai, a raffle, and more!
Sponsorship and tribute opportunities are be available. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
October 31 – November 21
Tour de Chocolat – CEF's 4th Annual Chocolate Walk
Take a Three Week-Long Chocolate Tour of Claremont!
Tickets go on sale October 10th. Last year's event raised over $14,500!
Sunday, November 15 • 6:00pm
Virtual Wine Tasting
Join CEF for a Virtual Wine Tasting event hosted by Plume Ridge Bottle Shop! Each ticket is for two guests and includes 4 full-size bottles of wine (750ml), a cheese pairing board from Viva Comida, and information and insight into the wines by sommelier, Monica Yu.
Tickets: $100 each (value $110)
Sunday, September 13, 2020 • 7:00pm
Virtual Drag Queen Bingo!
Over 100 people participated in July's Virtual Bingo so we're bringing back the star of Big Queen Bingo, Tommi Rose! Join us for 8 rounds of BINGO with prizes, an opportunity drawings, and drink add ons.
Sunday, August 16, 2020
10th Annual Prius Raffle Drawing
Presented by Claremont Toyota
Due to California's Covid-19 safer-at-home orders, our annual drawing was rescheduled to take place August 16, 2020 at Claremont Toyota. Click here to learn more about the raffle. This year's Prius raffle raised over $20,000!
Sunday, August 9 – Sunday August 16, 2020
Partners in Education Week... Join us for a week of recognizing all the members of the community who support Claremont public schools!
Online Auction and Raffle • Virtual Trivia Night • Virtual Cocktail Night • Partner Events • Prius Raffle Drawing • And More!
Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Virtual Drag Queen Bingo!
Over 100 people participated in this event presented by the star of Big Queen Bingo, Tommi Rose! Players enjoyed 8 rounds of BINGO with prizes, a COMPLIMENTARY 12oz BEER or ROOT BEER from Last Name Brewing, an opportunity drawing for a gift basket valued at over $200, and Electric City Butchers provided gourmet hamburger kits as an add on. This event raised $1,875 for CEF's grants program for Claremont Unified School District.
Sunday, May 31st, 5pm – 7pm on Zoom
CEF's Virtual Trivia Night with Last Name Brewing
Family friendly trivia night with 4+ rounds of questions in a variety of themes great for all ages. Every virtual ticket purchase INCLUDES A COMPLIMENTARY 12oz BEER OR ROOTBEER from Last Name Brewing and 25% off all growler purchases. Prize drawings will take place throughout the evening. Gourmet burger kits from Electric City Butchers can be added for an additional fee. This event raised over $500 for Claremont public schools!
Sunday, February 23, 2020 • 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Whiskey Social & Tasting
Presented by vomFASS Claremont
At this special event, guests will enjoy: Whiskey tastings with informative and educational insight on each selection, Delicious small bite pairings made with vomFASS products, and fun Trivia with Prizes. This event raised almost $1,000 for Claremont public schools.
Tuesdays in November and December 2019, and January 2020
Haus Dogs for the Holidays
Presented by DogHaus & Biergarten Claremont
Thank you to DogHaus & Biergarten Claremont for supporting CEF and public education in Claremont throughout the holidays! This event raised $1,000!
September 27 – 28, 2019
Diamonds are a School's Best Friend!
Presented by The Diamond Center
Thank you to The Diamond Center for supporting CEF, public education in Claremont, and all teachers! This event raised $1,000!
Sunday, August 25, 2019
Presented by be ROSIE Salon
Thank you to be ROSIE for supporting CEF and public education in Claremont for a second year! 2019's event raised over $1,700!