The Dodge City Area Arts Council will present the Beaux Arts Vintage Masquerade on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Knights of Columbus Hall, with a cocktail hour from 6 to 7 p.m., from the cash bar.

A steak dinner will begin at 7 p.m. followed by dancing starting at 8 p.m. which was made possible by Cargill Meat Solutions.

Go to to purchase tickets or call the Carnegie Center for the Arts at 620-225-6388 reservations are required.

The Beaux Arts Vintage Masquerade marks the biggest fundraiser of the year for the art's council.

"All money raised goes toward operation expenses as well as the maintenance of the historic Carnegie Library building in downtown Dodge City," Alicia Edwards with the Dodge City Women's Chamber said. "Vehicle, a band from Colorado Springs, Colorado, will be the musical entertainment for this fine evening.

"They refer to themselves as more of a production company because they love to entertain the crowd when they perform. Together this group creates music that entertains every age and keeps people on their feet.

"The musical passion of the band enable them to collaborate on all the projects. Their generous hearts make it easy for them to donate a portion of all their proceeds from shows to the not for profit SPPD - Single Parents and People with Disabilities."

Edwards also said that Vehicle supports all things veteran related with half of the band made up of retired and former military members.

"Holiday Inn Express donated the use of rooms for this 10-member band to stay in while they are here in Dodge City," Edwards said. "We look forward to what Vehicle will have to share with all that attend."

A silent auction will also take place from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m., with art pieces from local artists up for grabs.

"People can also purchase a chance to win a beautiful blue topaz necklace, valued at $2,799, donated by K. Martin Jewelers," said Edwards. "All proceeds raised go to benefit the Carnegie Center for the Arts."

Reservation tickets will need to be pruchased by Sept. 24 at 2 p.m.

Carnegie Center for the Arts hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Semi-formal wear is requested though not required.

"You can come dressed in whatever is most comfortable for you to dance in," Edwards said. "We want to make sure you don't miss out on this eventful evening of fun, food, dancing and amazing entertainment.

"We look forward to seeing you there."

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