Pull out your dancing shoes and loosen your purse strings because CREHST museum's annual Spring Swing gala is Saturday.
The fundraiser in the ballroom of the Pasco Red Lion Hotel carries a Titanic theme, and organizers hope to recapture a bit of the glitz and glamour of cruise ships a century ago.
In keeping with the theme, period clothing, glamorous gowns and tuxedos are encouraged but not required.
The evening begins at 6:15 p.m. with a silent auction including almost 120 items donated by area businesses. The meal features two entrees -- top sirloin steak in a Bing cherry sauce and a pistachio-encrusted ahi tuna steak -- and decadent triple chocolate cake.
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The University of Idaho's Lionel Hampton School of Music Jazz Band will keep the evening swinging.
Tickets are $70 per person, $60 for CREHST museum members. Buy them at the museum or go to www.crehst.org/ship/product-category/special-events/.
Members of New Hope Baptist Church in Pasco will be selling takeout barbecue dinners Saturday.
Choose from chicken, $8; pork ribs, $10; fried catfish, $12; or a combination of all three, $15. Dinners include potato salad, baked beans, bread and dessert. Fish dinners also are served with hushpuppies.
To place an order, call 546-1573. Prepaid orders will be ready for pick up from 11 a.m. to noon. Walk-in orders will be accepted from noon to 5 p.m.
Home delivery is not available. All proceeds will go to the Miss Juneteenth Pageant. The church is at 630 S. Waldemar St., Pasco.
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