Events Schedule

VIP Experience

5:30 - 6:00 PM

Be among the first to check out the auction and attractions before the room fills up. You will also enjoy complimentary champagne and a chance to network with Harley-Davidson® executives and MDA ambassadors. Available to all guests of Heritage, Road King and Ultra Classic sponsors.

Cocktail Reception

6:00 - 7:30 PM

Cocktail Reception
Hors d’ouvres, Silent Auction, and the MDA Children’s Art Auction

Attractions: Wine Pull, Jacket Pull, Jewelry Pull, Photo Booth, Harley-Davidson Livewire, and Motorcycle Raffle


7:30 PM

Orange, kohlrabi and fennel salad with harvest field greens, sweet bella peppers, pomegranate vinaigrette

Seared petite filet with garlic chicken, red skin mashed potatoes, forgotten vegetables, foraged mushroom demi

Blueberry Napoleon with lemon custard, sweet cognac neufchatel, blueberry compote

Live Music

10:00 - 12:00

Live music provided by “Stray Voltage”


Evening Highlights

Motorcycle Raffle

Sponsored by: J.W. Speaker Corp.

This year’s raffle prize is a 2020 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S in vivid black. Featuring the Milwaukee-Eight 114 engine with loads of torque for blasting off from stoplights, hitting entrance ramps, and rolling on the passing power.  Pure sound with a soul-satisfying rumble. Including exclusive customization certificates from Harley-Davidson Motor Company and other suppliers. These certificates can be put towards this bike or used to customize the Harley-Davidson motorcycle already in your garage.  

See the motorcycle on display at the Black-N-Blue Ball.

Only 450 tickets will be sold! Winner does not have to be present to win. 

How to participate: Tickets are $100 per ticket. If interested in purchasing a raffle ticket before the event, please call Michelle Molitor at 262-432-7992. Any remaining tickets will be sold at the event.



Wine Pull

Sponsored by: Pace Industries 

Everyone who participates in this unique raffle is a winner! Both wine connoisseurs and novices alike will find something they like, and have an opportunity to win one of many highly rated wines, as rated by well-respected sources such as Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast. Either way, if you play, you will take a bottle home with you; and remember, the more you play, the more you take home!

How to participate: Guests have the option to pay cash or charge their bidder number. $25 gets you one bottle of wine or buy 6 for $125 and receive a branded tote.


Jacket Pull

Everyone who participates in this unique raffle is a winner! Each participant will take home a Harley-Davidson jacket – This attraction is grab bag style so each jacket is a surprise. 

How to participate: Guests have the option to pay cash or charge their bidder number. $50 gets you one grab bag containing a Harley-Davidson jacket valued at $250+. 


Coat Check

Sponsored by: Baron & Baron, Inc.

How to participate: The Coat Check is complimentary for all guests and accepts cash tips that go directly to MDA.


Silent Auction

The MDA Black-N-Blue Silent Auction features more than 250 unique and exciting packages for guests’ shopping and bidding pleasure! All the bidding is done from guests’ own mobile phones through OneCause, which also offers the ability to set you own maximum bids on items and receive notifications when they are outbid.



Live Auction

A highlight of the MDA Black-N-Blue Ball is the Live Auction. There will be a variety of unique items that will capture the attention of our passionate and lively Ball guests. This year the Live Auction will feature many one-of-a-kind items and, of course, a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Children’s Art Auction

Sponsored by: ATEK Metal Technologies

The MDA Children’s Art Auction will feature original artwork created especially for this event by children served by MDA. Guests have the opportunity to meet the artists and their families, and then bid on their art during a mini-live auction that takes place prior to dinner. For more information and to get a sneak peek of the artwork featured in the auction, click here.



Mission Drive

Support MDA’s Mission with a gift in of any amount during the evening program. A few points to consider…

The all-in cost to send a child to MDA Summer Camp is $2,000 each year, which includes all associated expenses that make a safe, healthy and enriching camp experience possible. 

$1,000 can accelerate a potentially  life-saving research project

$500 helps fund an MDA-sponsored Care Center

$335 funds one day of Summer Camp

$200 helps fund an MDA support group 



Thank you to our 2019
Top Mission Drive Donors


$25,000 Match donors – The Orthopedic Institute of Wisconsin – Dr. William and Joann Pennington, Dr. Thomas Parisi,
Dr. Josh Neubauer, Dr. Steven and Denise Trinkl, Dr. Amin and Amy Afsari, Dr. Jim and Joan Stone, Dr. Tom and Peggy Perlewitz,
Dr. Jamie and Elizabeth Edwards, Dr. Daniel Guehlstorf


$10,000 Donors – Jennifer and Mike Hansen; Rory Cameron


$5,000+ Donors – Kat Goetz; Jason Summers and Rachel Hesprich; Chris and Jamie Speaker


$2,000+ Donors – Jacqueline and Bill Spaciel, Mark Osmanski; Neil Grimmer; Kay and Dale Leonard;
Mark Train; Kirsten and Steve Klug


$1,000+ Donors – Matt Levatich; Jackie and John McWilliam; Deb and Bill Weis; Julie and Jim Popp; Debbie and Kyle Johansen;
Katrina and Troy Hanson; Ann and Bob McCormick; Heather and Patrick Finger; Maria and Mitch Olig; Linda Evans;
Laura and Mike Arnow; Michelle and Derrick Kumbier; Josie and Jarrod Dornbach


Live Entertainment

Sponsored by: Stray Voltage

Beginning at 10:00 PM Ball guests will rock the night away with the music of Stray Voltage. One of the area’s best bands featuring music from the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s.