The Soirée, a gala evening benefiting St. Joseph’s Academy and the Sisters of St. Joseph, will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, in the SJA Activity Center.

The Baton Rouge Jazz Ensemble will perform at the event, which includes a taste fair of Baton Rouge’s top restaurants and live and silent auctions.

Tickets are $50 and include food and an open bar. Ticket purchases and donations can be made at or at the door.

The fundraiser provides for the various ministries of the Sisters of St. Joseph, including the SJA school community, which the sisters founded in 1868.

At the event, one person will be selected in the Dream Vacation Raffle to win one of six vacation packages to destinations including the Bahamas, Jamaica, Alaska, New York and more. Dream Vacation Raffle tickets are $50 each and can be purchased at The winner does not need to be present at the event.