Hickory – This year’s Jingle Bell Bash, hosted by United Arts Council Of Catawba County, is Monday, December 3, at Lake Hickory Country Club. The doors open at 5:30pm. This annual event benefits the arts, science and history in Catawba County.

Each $125 ticket admits two, includes complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks, offerings from area caterers, a silent auction featuring original works of art from local artists and the chance to win cash prizes totaling $20,000! First place is $15,000!

Food is served from 5:30pm to 7pm, the Silent Auction is 5:30pm to 8pm, the Grand Prize Ticket Drawing is from 6pm till the end of the evening. Half and Half & Bingo Winners are announced at intermission.

Purchase tickets online at www.artscatawba.org or by calling 828.324.4906, ext. 304.