Fundraiser slated to benefit Loaves and Fishes

Loaves and Fishes Hospitality House in New Milford will host a gala fundraising event Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m.

Festivities will take place in the community room at St. John’s Episcopal Church on Whittlesey Avenue.

Funds raised will support the capital campaign to build the organization’s new home, the Danny Straub Community Outreach Building, on Bridge Street.

The event will feature silent and live auctions.

Among the items up for bid will be art from several accomplished local artists, including Michael Patterson, Chris Osborne and Lorraine Ryan.

Select antiques, sports memorabilia and collectibles will also be available.

Bill Messina, of EMT Music, will provide entertainment and the Community Culinary School of Northwestern Connecticut will provide the catering, with assistance from the Bridgewater Bistro Restaurant.

Hors d’oeuvres, beverages and desserts will be included.

Advance tickets are $75 and are available by calling Charlie Meade at 860-898-0107.