It's still not too late to get tickets for this year's Bacchanal

Reviewing some of the auction items donated by local artists for the coming Bacchanal on Oct. 28 at Spankies Restaurant are, from left, Ward Doubet, director of the Appalachian Center for Craft and Bacchanal Committee chairman, and Alma Anderson and Beth Mannle, Bacchanal Committee members. They are looking at a hand-blown glass lamp donated by Curtiss Brock, professor of glass at the Craft Center; painting titled Helsinki Series #6 by Patricia Coleman, associate professor of art education at TTU; and a stoneware platter by Susan DeMay, regional ceramic artist and senior lecturer at Vanderbilt University. The Bacchanal will feature a lavish cocktail buffet, wine and beer tasting and live auction of art and fine craft while raising money for art scholarships at TTU. Set for 1 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 28, the live auction begins at 2:30 p.m. John Richards will perform acoustic jazz prior to the auction. Participants will receive commemorative wine and pint glasses and complimentary valet parking. Reservations are $35 per person until Friday, Oct. 26, and $40 at the door. For information and reservations, call Shannon Terry at 931/372-3051 or e-mail her at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . For more information, visit TTU’s web site at
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