Gay icon and rugby stud Ben Cohen announces Atlanta events for launch of Acceptance Tour The GA Voice Editors March 31, 2011 Sports Other stops on the tour include New York City, Washington, D.C. and Seattle, though Atlanta will be his first stop. Tickets are limited for the events and can only be purchased only at www.atlantabucksrugby.org. Proceeds from the ticket sales to the events will benefit LGBT organizations. The schedule as released by the Atlanta Bucks: Ben Cohen Meet and GreetFado Irish Pub, BuckheadThursday, May 197:30-9:30 p.m.$100 per ticketThis roof-top reception offers attendees 4 drink tickets, heavy horsd’oeuvres, and the opportunity to meet and mingle with the rugby great in a casual, intimate setting. Tickets for the event are limited, and available only through www.atlantabucksrugby.org. Ben Cohen Acceptance Tour 2011 Official Kick-Off PartyLivingston Restaurant and Bar at Georgian Terrace, MidtownFriday, May 208-10 p.m.$250 per ticketThis private, semi-formal reception held in the historic Georgian Terrace Hotel presents the gay icon and LGBT activist up-close and in-person, says a release from the Atlanta Bucks.The event includes an open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and personal photographs with Ben and other invited dignitaries. Ben Cohen Pitch-Nic & AuctionOglethorpe University, AtlantaSaturday, May 21Afternoon start time TBA$25 per ticketJoin the Atlanta Bucks and Ben Cohen on pitch for an exhibition day of rugby on the campus of Oglethorpe University. To showcase the sport, there will be exhibition matches, a tented reception picnic, prize drawings and an auction of Ben Cohen items. This event includes a catered lunch withsoft-drinks; alcohol will be available to those with proper identification. All ages are welcome, but only 21 and over will be served alcohol.Private Dinner With Ben Cohen/VIP All Access PassLocation TBASaturday, May 218 p.m.$600In addition to providing access to all three of the weekend events, VIP All Access Pass holders will attend a private dinner with Ben Cohen. Only 10 VIP All Access Passes are available, and will be strictly first come, first served. Ben Cohen Weekend Pass – Discounted BundleAll events, food and beverageThursday, May 19-Saturday, May 21$325This weekend pass grants access to Thursday night Meet and Greet, Friday night Official Kick Off Party,and Saturday Pitch-Nic rugby exhibition, including all food and drinks, for a discounted rate. SHARE ON Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website nine + 7 = Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.