The Third Annual Southern BBQ and Art Auction takes place from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the
This casual fun event starts off with great food, including pulled pork barbecue from Smoke and barbecued chicken donated by
A wide variety of auction items will include paintings, sculptures and jewelry of local artists. Brian Murphy, an oil painter and instructor at the center, will create an original work to be auctioned at the end of the night.
There are also numerous items donated by community supporters such as power tools, spa days, rounds of golf, Virginia Symphony tickets and vacation packages. Proceeds benefit the center's exhibitions and educational programs. Executive Director Courtney Gardner describes the auction as, "Pfac's largest fundraiser of the year."
Tickets are $50 at the door.