WHAT: Back to the 80’s Pre-Gala Kickoff Celebration

WHEN: September 10, 2015 at Deutsch & Deutsch Jewelers

WHY: Children's Museum Houston kicked off its 35th year with a special fundraising gala at the luxurious Deutsch & Deutsch Jewelers in the Galleria. Guests sipped and noshed as the star of the night, a special $20,000 Rolex watch, took center stage. Raffle tickets are now on sale for the special watch, which will be presented to the winner at the museum's Back to the 80's gala on Saturday, Oct. 24.

CHAIRS: Carmen and Butch Mach, and Bill and Courtney Toomey

HIGHLIGHTS: Special guests at the Pre-Gala Kickoff Celebration included Krystal and Garrett Thompson, Joella and Steve Mach, Milessa Lowrie, Christie Sullivan, Cora Sue and Harry Mach, Randy and Laurie Allen, Winnie Simmons, David and Viviana Denechaud and Christie and Billy McCartney