Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Community Art Center to hold Parade of Confections fundraiser Feb. 14

HANCOCK -- Looking for a special treat for Valentine's Day?  Dress up and come out for the annual Parade of Confections, where there will be a live auction of decadent gourmet desserts. The Parade of Confections is an annual fundraiser for the Copper Country Community Arts Center (CCCAC) in Hancock and will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Michigan Tech Lakeshore Center, on the downtown Houghton waterfront, 600 E. Lakeshore Drive.

Event auctioneer Phil Musser, executive director of Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance (KEDA), will begin the live auction at 7 p.m. sharp. The evening will also include a silent auction of jewelry and art, live music by Mike Irish, and hors d'oeuvres. People may also bid on desserts individually or in groups.

The Copper Country Community Arts Center is a non profit arts organization dedicated to fostering an environment where the arts and people grow together. Tickets ($10 or 2/$15) may be purchased at the Arts Center or at the door. The CCCAC is located at 126 Quincy Street in Hancock.  Call 482-2333 for more information or visit

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