40 years never seemed so entertaining.

The Filene Center at Wolf Trap will play host to the organization's 2011 Wolf Trap Ball. (Photo by Tracy A Woodward/The Washington Post)

Honorary chairs include Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator, Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Virginia governor Bob McDonnell, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, and Washington’s own mayor Vincent Gray.

To purchase tickets and for more information, visit wolftrap.org.