If you're in the Windy City or Gotham on Sept. 23 you'll have the opportunity to celebrate All My Children's ABC finale with like-minded friends. Tickets are still on sale for "Celebrate Pine Valley!: A Tribute Party Honoring The Network Broadcast Finale of All My Children Benefitting a Season of Concern." The event is being hosted by soap socialite Jason Spitzer, who has appeared on AMC and Days of Our Lives, and Val Warner of Chicago's Windy City Live.
Pine Valley dwellers past and present will be on hand, including: Chrishell Stause (Amanda Dillon Martin), Matt Borlenghi (ex-Brian Bodine), Chris Bruno (ex-Michael Delaney), Jeffrey Carlson (ex-Zarf/Zoey), William deVry (ex-Michael Cambias), Brian Gaskill (ex-Bobby Warner), and Terri Ivens ( ex-Simone Torres).
Immediately before the festivities, the soapers, along with special cameo guests Cameron Mathison (Ryan Lavery) and Walt Willey (Jackson Montgomery) will be appearing on an episode of Windy City Live from 9-10 am, so set your DVRs Chi-Towners! Then the party moves over to Chicago's Sidetrack Video Bar, located at 3349 N. Halsted St.
Doors will open at 11am CST. All ticket proceeds go to Season of Concern. General Admission tickets to the event are $25 until September 21. Tickets will then be available at the door for $35. VIP tickets are $100 and available online only. Remaining tickets are still available at www.seasonofconcern.org Sidetrack Video Bar is located at 3349 N. Halsted St. in Chicago, IL. For more information on attending the live taping of Windy City Live, go to their website: www.windycitylive.com.
If you're in NYC that day, famed Soap Opera Digest columnist Carolyn Hinsey will be sponsoring an "AMC Finale and Book Party" from 12-3 pm EST at her bar Blondies, located at 212 W. 79 St. Lovers of Dixie, Tad, Jesse, Angie and of course, Erica Kane, will be able to watch the legendary serial's network TV farewell on one of 52 television sets, as well as on the big screen. Hinsey will also be signing copies of her tome Afternoon Delight: Why Soaps Still Matter. Two fun events at bars to celebrate the end of an era — somewhere Aunt Phoebe is smilin' as she tosses back a sherry!