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Fundraising Events

Menlo Charity Horse Show

August 6-11, 2019

Horse and rider going over a big jump at the Menlo Charity Horse Show benefiting Vista Center August 7-12, 2012The Menlo Charity Horse Show, one of the nation’s top horse shows, takes place in August.   Horses and exhibitors come from all over the Western states, Canada, and Mexico to compete in the beautiful setting of the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton. Over the past 27 years, the Horse Show has raised more than $6M benefiting Vista Center.

For more information  please visit The Menlo Charity Horse Show

Prelude to an Affaire

September 14, 2019
4:00 - 6:00 pm

Wine bottles on display for the Vintage Affaire silent auction benefitting Vista Center June 23, 2012

Prelude to an Affaire will be an intimate and elegant, 2-hour, poolside cocktail party, featuring delicious food, curated wines, and live music in a beautiful Woodside setting.

As a special thank you to past Vintage Affaire attendees and donors, we are arranging an exclusive, smaller event in 2019 as we prepare for the 75th anniversary of Vista Center in 2020.

For more information about Prelude to an Affaire, please visit

Vista TEC 2019

Saturday, September 28, 2019
9:00 - 3:00 pm

Vista Tec Logo, image with textHosted at the new state-of-the-art, UCSC Silicon Valley Campus, Vista TEC 2019 (Technology Education Conference) offers an opportunity to share real-life accessibility stories and challenges with product designers, software developers and technical experts.  Listen and learn about the latest Access Technology solutions and systems including autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, entertainment and advances in workplace creation of job opportunities.  

An exhibition hall, Lunch and Learn, as well as Breakout Sessions promise a collaborative environment for all participants toward the empowerment of our blind and visually impaired community. For an agenda, list of speakers, sponsors and more information visit

Hats Off to Vista Center

logoSaturday, November 2, 2019

Join us in Aptos at the 4th Annual Hats Off to Vista Center, a fun and unique silent auction fundraiser benefiting Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. 



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