Havurah Shir Hadash is hosting its annual fundraising auction &

this year entitled "It's Tradition!" The event is at 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10. The silent auction is from 5 to 6 p.m., featuring hundreds of gift certificates and items from local merchants, restaurants, spas, professionals and craftspeople. The live auction begins at 7:15 p.m. Live auction items include vacation packages, adventure trips, a musical event and gourmet dinners. Last year's raffle winner took home over $1,000. Admission is $25 for advanced registration by Nov. — or $30 after that time and includes all food and beverages. Live auction items may be previewed online at . The Havurah is located at 185 N. Mountain Ave. Call 488-7716 for registration or more information.




"Our annual auction has gained such an amazing following and this year's event will be even more festive and entertaining with strolling violinists, European delicacies and wine flowing throughout the evening" said auction chairperson Susan Wilson




The live auction begins at 7:15 p.m. and will be led by Ron Burgess. It features a musical introduction directed and performed by Bob Miner, with music provided by Quintetto Eclectico. Live auction items include a holiday to a dream vacation spot anywhere in the world, packages to the Oregon Coast, Maine, Hawaii, adventure trips, musical event, and gourmet dinners. Also, the 50/50 auction is exciting and lucrative for the winner.




"Last year, our winner took home over $1,000," said live auction host Scott Bandoroff.




The silent auction from 5 to 6:45 p.m. features hundreds of gift certificates and items from local merchants, restaurants, spas, professionals and craftspeople.




"Our local merchants are what make our auction so successful. We could not do this without their generosity," Rabbi David Zaslow said.




Admission is $30 at the door and includes all food and beverages. Live Auction items may be previewed online at . The Havurah is located at 185 North Mountain Avenue in Ashland. Call 488-7716 for information.