Special Christmas party raffle to benefit TFAC, Nov. 30

Published 10:13 am Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Tryon Fine Arts Center’s volunteers decorated the lobby in the theme of an Italian Christmas for the 2011 Holiday Season. This year’s décor will reflect an English Christmas theme embellished with furnishings loaned by Architectural Warehouse. Raffle tickets are currently on sale to win a catered cocktail party in the festive setting during the holiday season. For information, call Tryon Fine Arts Center at 828-859-8322 or visit www.tryonarts.org. (photo submitted)

‘Holidays Around the World’ themed fundraiser

Tryon Fine Arts Center is raffling off a fully decorated and catered cocktail party – complete with music – for up to 30 people as a fundraising event in connection with the annual Christmas fundraiser held at the center.

TFAC’s holiday fundraiser will take place Nov. 30 with the “Holidays Around the World” theme focusing on Old England. Under the leadership of Dianne Joyce, owner of Dianne Joyce Interior Design, and with cooperation from Jim Strausbaugh of Architectural Warehouse, the holiday party committee is planning to decorate the lobby like an English Pub, and leave it decorated for holiday events to be held at TFAC.

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Special Events Committee Chair Lisa Stokes said, “Where else could you buy a chance to win a wonderful holiday party decorated as an English pub for 30 of your friends with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and music! How easy is that?”

The raffle is intended to support programming at Tryon Fine Arts Center.  The drawing will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, two weeks before the Christmas fundraiser, allowing time for the winner to plan their soiree.

Tickets are available at TFAC and only 100 will be sold. They can also be purchased by visiting, www.tryonarts.org. Call 828-859-8322 for more information.

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