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Pathways Gala

September 12, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

 Pathways Gala for Gibbs
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
5:30-8:00 pm
Wabasha Street Caves

Pathways Gala Site:  go to Browse, Bid and Buy and you can view the items!

The Pathways Gala is a fundraising event supporting the one-of-a-kind educational programs at Gibbs Farm. As the Twin Cities’ premiere historic site dedicated to youth education, Gibbs Farm is known for its vibrant and unique field trips that strengthen students’ understanding of the past.

Very limited seating available, register to our wait list and we will contact you to confirm your registration. Waitlist registration.

The Silent Auction is Live!

Ramsey County Historical Society welcomes you to bid on some of the amazing silent auction items! Funds raised will benefit Gibbs Farm and the one-of-a-kind education programs for children in our community.

Visit our auction site to view and bid, or text Gibbs to 76278 and follow the link! We have some amazing items including something for everyone, including some unique and rare experiences, theater performance tickets, restaurant gift cards, museum passes, wine baskets and more! Take a look at the Pathways Gala Auction site.
The Silent Auction closes the night of the event at 7:00 pm.

And we have some great Live Auction items for you to bid on at the event!

Live Auction Preview

Live Auction Item 1001: In Home Chef Dinner

A Once-in-a-Lifetime foodie event! Local Chef Tammy Haas will prepare a four-course meal, complete with wine pairings, for up to six (6) guests in your home. Tammy’s cooking style combines classic techniques with impeccably fresh ingredients. She has been part of the Cooks of Crocus Hill family for more than 15 years where she teaches a wide array of cooking classes from the basic to exotic.

Live Auction Item 1002: New Orleans Getaway

Get away to the Big Easy! Visit The National WWII Museum, featuring immersive exhibits, multimedia experiences, and an expansive collection of artifacts and first-person oral histories. Includes airfare vouchers for two, two night stay in one of the era-inspired rooms at the Higgin Hotel, and a docent-led tour and admission tickets to the museum.


This event is open to all and we welcome your attendance and support. Our auction can be viewed on a smartphone or tablet, and we will have staff on site to aid with bidding or act as a proxy bidder if you are unable or uncomfortable using the technology. The Caves are ADA accessible and there is reserved parking on site. If you have any other accommodations or accessibility questions, please reach out to us.

Parking is available at the Caves, overflow parking is also available at the HealthPartners lot next door. There will be an attendant on site to direct guests once the Caves lot is full.

If you have other dietary restrictions, accessibility needs, or other questions, please feel free to reach out to us at or call us at 651-222-0701.

About Pathways Gala

The Pathways Gala is a fundraising event supporting the one-of-a-kind educational programs at Gibbs Farm. As the Twin Cities’ premiere historic site dedicated to youth education, Gibbs Farm is known for its vibrant and unique field trips that strengthen students’ understanding of the past. Gibbs Farm’s hands-on, participatory learning model helps students immerse themselves in the history of Minnesota’s earliest inhabitants. Each year, 15,000 students attend in-person field trips at Gibbs Farm, participating in programming that enriches their education both academically and socially, helping them to recall facts at a higher rate, increase critical thinking skills, and broaden their understanding of history and culture to increase empathy.

About Gibbs Farm

Ramsey County Historical Society’s Gibbs Farm has been a regional leader in education for the past 68 years. Now considered one of the Twin Cities’ premiere historic sites, Gibbs Farm serves more than 23,000 students and educators each year during field trips, summer camps, special events, and digital outreach programming. Gibbs Farm is recognized by educators across the region as one of the most important primary resources available for telling the story of Minnesota’s Indigenous cultures and early pioneers: a story many teachers require significant assistance to tell. Gibbs Farm supports schools with in-person and online historical programming that utilizes storytelling, music, arts,
crafts, role playing, and other examples of hands-on, participatory learning.

Your Support Matters

Your support of the Pathways Gala and will directly help strengthen and enhance the one-of-a-kind educational programs at Gibbs Farm. Your commitment to local education will connect you with more than 20,000 supporting members of the RCHS community. RCHS brings together a diverse cross-section of educators, parents, homeowners, local businesses, and faith organizations – all connected by a love of their community and a passion for sharing its history. Please consider sponsoring the event or making an auction donation.

Sponsorship Levels
Sponsors will be acknowledged online, in-person at the Pathways Gala, and in RCHS’s annual report, reaching an audience of more than 20,000 people in the Twin Cities community. In addition, all sponsors above $500 will receive complementary tickets to the Pathways Gala on Tuesday, September 12 at the Wabasha Street Caves. All tickets include a plated meal, presentation, and the opportunity to participate in the silent and live auction events.

Levels Support & Tickets
Presenter: $7,500, 8 tickets
Trailblazer: $2,500, 6 tickets
Trail Guide: $1,000, 4 tickets
Daytripper: $500, 2 tickets

For more information on sponsorships or donating items for the Silent or Live Auctions, please contact Natasha at or call 651-222-0701.

Thank you to our Sponsors



September 12, 2023
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Wabasha Street Caves
215 Wabasha St S
Saint Paul, MN 55107 United States
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(651) 224-1191
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