Oscar Night America!

February 25, 2012 Updated Feb 25, 2012 at 10:53 PM EDT

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Oscar Night America!

February 25, 2012 Updated Feb 25, 2012 at 10:53 PM EDT

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. ( WKBW ) While the world awaits the Academy Awards on Hollywood's biggest night of the year, Western New Yorkers will celebrate in style at the official Oscar Night America party.

Shea's Spotlight Committee is inviting everyone to don their red carpet best, and head on over to the Protocol Restaurant on 6766 Transit Road in Williamsville.

Oscar Night ® America kicks off at 6:00p.m., Ticket prices: $60 single; $110 couple. You can enjoy an elegant evening, while watching the Academy Awards on Channel 7 on the big screens. WKBW is a co-sponsor of the event.

What makes this party special is that it is one of only a few select events that are officially sanctioned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

The event will benefit restoration work at Shea's Performing Arts Center.

Here is a rundown of the evening.
6:00-7:00 p.m. : Open Bar, hors d' oeuvres, silent auctions, basket raffles

7:30 p.m. :Gourmet Dinner (choice of: Filet Mignon, Cranberry & Walnut Stuffed Chicken, Tarragon & Brown Crusted Salmon), dessert bar, red and white wines.

After the Academy Awards on Channel7, stay tuned to Eyewitness News. Keith Radford reports on the ongoing restoration of Shea's, and an exciting motion picture event that Shea's COO Tony Conte will reveal.