The Women’s Guild is Proud to present the yearly adventure into whimsical characters and colorful costumes. POSTPONED:DATE TO BE DETERMINED. Patron Party: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Doors and Auction Open: 10:30 a.m. Hat Contest: 11 a.m. (Judging by Local Celebrities) Saks Fifth Avenue Fashion Show: 12 noon Luncheon to Follow Silent Auction / Hat Auction / Raffle Early reservations welcomed and encouraged 2020 Committee Chairs: Valerie M. Grubb and Sandra Thompson Doug Mouton, Sports Director for WWLTV will be the Master of Ceremonies and the Celebrity Judges for the hat contest are Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser, Bill Coe, Cindy Paulin, Chris Franklin, Carolyn Elder, Mary Dana Dandry and Chef Andrea Apuzzo. The following cast of characters will be adding to the merriment: QUEEN OF HEARTS – Penny Baumer ALICE – Joanne Mantis MAD HATTER – Loretta Corbett WHITE RABBIT – Kathy Christian CHESHIRE CAT – Amanda Green CATERPILLAR – Margarita Bergen The Mad Hatter's Hat competition categories include: Most Whimsical Most Glamorous Festive Fascinator Best Ensemble Best Group Best Original Theme The auction items this year offer something for everyone including a suite at the Windsor Court Hotel to theatre/opera tickets to gift certificates at some of New Orleans best restaurants including Criollo, Brennan’s, Andrea's, and Ye Olde College Inn. PLUS a 3-night stay at a beachside condo in Miramar, Florida, Ella Bartlow jewelry, Men’s watches from Stuhrling and Michael Kors, Lancome perfume gift boxes, a Brahmin handbag, wallet and checkbook cover and Antique Kutani Moriage tea set from the 1930s – just to list a few. Sponsors include Hancock Whitney, Betty Brooks, SAKS and Marriott Hotels.