The Volunteer Center of Erie County will hold a purse auction fundraiser Friday, with each purse containing a valuable prize.
The auction is at the Sandusky Yacht Club, 529 E. Water St. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner is 6-8 p.m. Prize drawings start at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $30 and must be purchased in advance by calling 419-627-0074 or emailing aporter@ thevolunteercenter.com.
Guests can bid on purses in a Chinese auction while enjoying a buffet dinner, dessert and beverage. Door prizes, 50/50 drawings and a cash bar will also be available.
Fifty purses, new and vintage, will be available from makers such as Vera Wang, Vera Bradley, Tignanello, Nine West and many others. Each purse will feature a prize inside with a value of $25 to $100.
Prizes have been donated by area businesses and individuals, including: Piccolo’s Wine Shop; Sandusky State Theatre; Berardi’s; Cracker Barrel; Red Lobster; Samurai Steakhouse; K&K Home Furnishings; Citizens Bank; Kharma Salon; Harmony in Health; Applebee’s; Daly’s; Castalia Flower Shoppe; Sandusky Mall; Angle’s Hair & Nail Studio; Brass Pelican; Merry Go Round Museum; Maritime Museum; Gus’ Pizza; Lowe’s; Curves; Speedway; PNC Bank; Cinemark Theaters; Pierre’s Quick Print; Mama B’s Pizza; Adam Michael’s Salon & Spa; Lone Star Steakhouse; and Olive Garden.