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thumb_BCH10_M.Hall_B.Smith_smGenerous artists throughout our region and beyond donate art and fine craft to the annual Bacchanal: A Celebration of Art, Wine & Food in support of art scholarships for students at Tennessee Tech University.

Renowned ceramic artist Marilee Hall, director of Cookeville's premier art studio and gallery tour, the ART Prowl, presents Beth Smith, marketing and program manager at TTU's Appalachian Center for Craft, with a donation to this year's Bacchanal.

Hall's signature, one-of-a-kind teapot forms are always a popular item during the annual live auction of art and fine craft.

Bacchanal 2010 is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 24, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Spankies Restaurant in Cookeville. Reservations are $40 per person until Friday, Oct. 22, and $50 at the door.

For information and reservations contact Shannon Terry at TTU's Craft Center, 931-372-3051 or visit