￼The 45th annual Opera Ball will take place on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 from 8pm until 12:30am Wednesday, January 1, 2014. The Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association’s Cinderella-themed Opera Ball—its major fundraiser for the year—will be held at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in the Armstrong Ballroom. The evening will begin with hors d’oeuvres, libations, music by the lovely Olga Wilhelmine, followed by dancing to the Yat Pack, a silent auction and raffle, and a late night breakfast buffet. The event will culminate with a view of the spectacular fireworks display on the Mississippi River at midnight! Tickets are $300 per person for General Admission and $500 per person for Patron Level tickets. The attire is festive cocktail. Tickets may be purchased by contacting Melissa Gordon at 504- 897-6285 or online. For Sponsorship opportunities, please contact Dr. Erin Fleming, Guild President, at 504-738-3003.