Whip Salon & Sparkle Events Bring Hair Ball to The Aldrich

Introducing Hair Ball 2018 Presented by Whip Salon and Sparkle Events to Benefit The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum on March 10, 2018 at The Aldrich.

Whip Salon and Sparkle Events are pleased to announce “Hair Ball 2018” an exciting new fundraiser to benefit The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. The Hair Ball is a “hair-raising” opportunity to get creative, be glamorous and dance the night away in support of the arts in Ridgefield. The Aldrich will be transformed into a nightclub for the evening featuring 3 DJ rooms, each with its own distinct music vibe and live demonstrations of all the latest beauty trends and techniques that will positively captivate you.

The event will be held on Saturday, March 10th at 7 pm at The Aldrich in Ridgefield. Save the date!

The first annual Hair Ball is a fun way to help raise money in support of The Aldrich and really, well, “let your hair down.” Braids, curls, updos, colored tresses, wigs, avant-garde locks the sky’s the limit. Think “Crazy Hair Day” for grown-ups!” Attire is encouraged to be as creative as you dare. From costumes to ball gowns to cocktail dresses for the ladies and suits to black tie optional for the gents.

Amy Pal, the owner of Whip Salon and creator of popular past fashion show fundraisers for The Aldrich called “The Joy of Art” and “Whiplash,” says it was time to try something new.

“I really like the idea of people coming together in a creative way to support the arts here in our community and this seemed like an exciting new direction,” said Pal. “Having Sparkle Events join forces with us as a co-sponsor of the event will definitely help take it to a whole new level as they are the pros when it comes to throwing an epic party.”

“Sparkle Events is thrilled to partner with Whip Salon to bring the first annual Hair Ball to life,” said Kristin McGuinness owner of Sparkle Events. “We can’t wait to transform The Aldrich from a modern art museum into a hip, nightclub feel, it’s really going to be something that hasn’t been done before! My team and I are excited for the task.”

Additionally, Ridgefield Magazine has joined on as a top sponsor of Hair Ball fundraiser event. The committee is actively seeking other local sponsors that would like to join on the mission, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to inquire.

Whip Salon - 23 Governor Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877 - 14 Elm Street, Westport CT - call: 203.442.6444 or go online: www.whipsalon.com          

“The Aldrich is so grateful to be the beneficiary of the 2018 Hair Ball event, and we are honored and excited to partner with Amy Pal, owner of Whip Salon and Kristin McGuiness, owner of Sparkle Events. The philanthropic efforts of these

two community luminaries, and those who join us on March 10, will help the Museum provide educational experiences and opportunities to thousands of students and families in Ridgefield and beyond.”, says Tracy Moore, Director of Public Programs & Audience Engagement at The Aldrich.


Tickets will go on sale for Hair Ball on January 1st on the whipsalon.com website and in the salon itself at 23 Governor Street in Ridgefield. Tickets are $100 General Admission and $125 for VIP.


About Whip Salon

Whip Salon is committed to offering top quality salon services such as cuts, color, blowouts and makeup and provides services for women, men and children. Whip is focused on ease for their customers and offers an easily downloadable app called Whip Salon so customers can book at the spur of the moment.

About Sparkle Events

The Sparkle Team will execute your perfect event with great attention to detail, planning your most flawless event with a sparkle flair. We use only the best vendors in Westchester, NY and Fairfield, CT to plan everything from large events to the most intimate setting of all, your home. With exceptional customer service, we take care of inception to completion from Location, Budget Management, Negotiation, Design, Decor, Entertainment and More!"


*Hair Ball creators: Kristin McGuinness, owner of Sparkle Events, Amy Pal, owner of Whip Salon


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