More than 150 people arrived at the Columbus Athenaeum Feb. 27 for Columbus Children's Theatre's Return to Neverland Gala.Guests enjoyed heavy hors d'oeuvres, a pirate ship cake, a silent auction, a sneak preview of Peter Pan. The event raised more than $40,000 to benefit Columbus Children's Theatre. Tickets were $150. (Photography by Robin Oatts; photos and IDs courtesy Columbus Children's Theatre.)

Originally published in the May 2009 issue of Columbus Monthly.