The 16th annual Tea for Two Hundred to benefit the New Milford Visting Nurse Association Hospice Program and the Interfaith AIDS Ministry of Greater Danbury, will take place July 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. in Washington.

Christine Ohlman, the platinum-blonde "Beehive Queen" who is the longtime vocalist with NBC's "Saturday Night Live" band, will be the special guest performer for the event at the gardens at the home of Gael Hammer and Gary Goodwin.

Past chairmen and special guests of the event have included Oscar de la Renta, Joan Rivers, Laura Linney, Christine Baranski, Polly Bergen, Topher Grace, Mia Farrow, Leif Bjaland and Rob Zombie.

The event will include a silent auction, a best hat contest, wine, hors d'oeuvres and an appearance by magician Mike Mohan.

Tickets are $50 and are available by calling the VNA at 860-354-2216 and by visiting

After July 8 and at-the-gate tickets will be $60.

For more information, to become a sponsor or to donate goods or services to the silent auction, call Sarah Hauser at 860-354-2216.