CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - The Science Center of Southern Illinois will host its third Fundraising Gala on Saturday, November 16.
The event will feature an evening of entertainment, wine and craft beer and light refreshments, and, a silent auction. The gala will be held at the Varsity Center for the Arts in Carbondale on Saturday, November 16, from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
The silent auction includes such premium items as a hovercraft, a week’s vacation in Florida, a St. Louis Symphony package and other classic opportunities .
Donations for the auction are still being accepted, according to Chris Walls, Science Center Director. All proceeds will add to the Center’s expanding exhibits and programs at its location in University Mall, Carbondale.
Entertainment will include harp music by Joyce Hesketh from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and local bands Burning Hotels and Mr. Swamp Fox from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.