That last hurrah includes hula lessons, live tiki carving, a nine-piece Afro-Cuban orchestra, fire dancers, Elvis and Carmen Miranda (or close enough), an authentic Polynesian music and performance group, barbecue, a limbo contest and more. “When they step in the door, they'll be stepping into another world and another time,” James says. “A place away from the hustle and bustle of modern life: the captivating, wild paradise lost.”
The ball runs from 3 to 11 p.m. today at the Millennium Harvest Hotel, 1345 28th Street in Boulder; tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Visit www.voodooisland.org or call 720-924-1945.
Sat., Sept. 1, 3 p.m.-1 a.m., 2012