Reno High School to hold art gala fundraiser

RENO, Nev. (KRNV & -- The Reno High School Fine Arts Department presents the 3rd annual Fine Arts Gala, February 10, 2013 from 2-5pm.

This event is held to raise money for Fine Arts Scholarships to benefit Reno High School art students interested in pursuing higher education.

The Gala will be held at The Lake Mansion, at 250 Court Street. The afternoon features wine tasting provided by Whispering Vines, hand desserts, hors d'oeuvres, student art sales, live music, filmed theatre production pieces, live auction, and raffle of many items and gift certificates provided by local businesses.

The live auction starts at 4:00 and featured items to be auctioned include a painting by local plein air artist Eric Holland and another plein air artist, Reno High School alum Lynn Johnson as well as work by Reno High School art teachers.

Tickets are $25.00 in advance and can be purchased at Whispering Vines, The Cheeseboard, Melting Pot, The Loft Dance Studio, Circle of Life Thrift or Reno High School. Tickets may also be purchased at the door the day of the event for $35.00. For ticket purchasing information please call 333-5050. For further inquiries, or if you'd like to make a donation, please call Denise Barclay at (775) 342-7392.