Hillel to celebrate grand opening of Davis facility

The new Hillel house in Davis

Hillel at Davis and Sacramento will stage an official coming-out party May 6 for its newly completed, 9,500-square-foot Hillel house gala directly across from the U.C. Davis campus. The grand opening celebration includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment and an auction.

The $5 million facility has been under construction for the past year. The Hillel house features a basement activity center; administrative offices, kosher kitchen, a chapel and activity and meeting rooms.

Items donated for auction include a Lake Tahoe vacation; Hagafen Cellars tour with dinner for four in Napa; Disneyland tickets for four; and a beachfront villa vacation in Costa Rica.

The event will take place from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 6 at the Hillel house, 328 A St., Davis. Tickets are $125. For information, call (530) 756-3708 or email [email protected].