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DC Goes Yelping In Wonderland At Madhatter



Yelpers and their guests were not late for the very important date set for April 26th when they braved the wind and rain for Yelping in Wonderland at Madhatter

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Eat Me.
Bounties of delectable treats were provided courtesy of Madhatter: twice baked potato biegnets, chicken "lollipops," Prince Edward Island mussels "casino", sweet chili toast, lobster crab cakes and "pigs in a blanket" were just a few of the delicious passed nibbles that came across the lips of guests.

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Drink Me.
Libations were flowing, with a vast selection of spirited beverage. Yelpers sipped on potion by Three Olives Rang Tang Vodka for a sweet and citrus-filled experience, took their taste buds down the rabbit hole with drinks made with Cruzan Rum. Red Stag by Jim Beam catered to those with a bourbon tongue, while Bud Light Golden Wheat provided more hops than the White Rabbit. But what is a tea party without tea? Not a tea party at all. No worries.Honest Tea kept guests refreshed, energized and looking like the White Queen.


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But the fun had just begun. Once DC's award winning magician, Josh Norris began dazzling guests, and stiltwalker Mandy Dalton started getting jiggy to the beats of DJ Hazzard, the party had gone mad! For those ready for some relaxation and pampering, they were able to head upstairs for a massage from Talented Touch, a waxing from Miracles Salon to rid those pesky whiskers and Amazing Faces' Miss "A" worked her own magic by adding a little flair to the faces of party goers.

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With all of the madness that ensued, it was essential that photographic evidence be captured. Luckily, a Poshbooth Photo Rental booth was there for guests to pose for the camera and get a little cozy. Oh, and what goes on behind a curtain in a booth? I'm certainly not one to speculate. Additionally, hats off to the generous guests. Thanks to their donations, our non-profit partner Citizen Effect raised over $650 to go towards providing everyday citizens the tools and networks they need to work directly with communities in need around the world. If you did not have a chance to make a donation at the event, you can do so anytime online. Everyone needs a little wonder in their lives, right?

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Once again, a big 'ol thank you to the Madhatter for hosting a wonderful event and of course a special thank you to all of the event sponsors and talent that made the party truly memorable. 

If you were unable to attend the event, make sure to check out the reviews here. For a little visual imagery, make sure to peep event photography in our Flickr gallery from our fabulous Yelping in Wonderland photographer, Nakeva Corothers.

Until next time, SYOY folks!

Tara L

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