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Grab your yellow party clothes and bring your sweet tooth for this swanky celebration of the greatest of desserts!

Latrobe Art Center invites the community to toast the Great American Banana Split Celebration in style.

The Gala will transform Ligonier Street into an open-air dining room and dance floor with entertainment provided by Neon Swing X-perience. An open bar will feature wine, beer, a signature Banana Split cocktail, and hot and cold appetizers from Ricolita’s Café.

Latrobe Dairy Queen will sponsor a Banana Split Bar that will satisfy any sweet tooth and pay homage to Latrobe’s legacy as the birthplace of the banana split.  Guests will have the opportunity to be served banana splits from behind Strickler’s Pharmacy’s original counter.

New to the Gala this year will be a presentation, “Latrobe: City of Firsts,” by David Marucco of the Latrobe Area Historical Society throughout the evening in the Quatrini Rafferty building across the street from the Art Center.

RSVPs required by Saturday, August 18. Call us at 724.537.7011 or download our RSVP form from our website.

The Yellow Tie Gala is part of the Great American Banana Split Celebration in downtown Latrobe from August 24-26, 2018.

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