Art auction in Newport News to benefit veterans in need

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on June 20, 2014 at 1:08 PM

Updated Friday, Jun 20 at 1:18 PM

NEWPORT NEWS -- The Peninsula Fine Arts Center will host its 5th Annual BBQ & Art Auction on Saturday, June 21. 

The event kicks off at 6:30 p.m., with a live auction, dinner and dancing to follow.

Proceeds from the event support PFAC’s Art Access programming, including the Healing Arts program, which provides art therapy for veterans struggling to express themselves through traditional therapies. 

Auction items include exceptional original artworks, jewelry, a vacation to Lake Tahoe and more. PFAC will also raffle a seven-day, six-night all-inclusive trip to Paris at the conclusion of the live auction. 

Tickets to the BBQ are $40 per person in advance, $50 at the door. VIP tickets, including a souvenir glass, free spiked sweet tea and two drink tickets, are $60. Paris raffle tickets are $100 each.

All tickets can be purchased by calling 757-596-8175 or online here.

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