Bay City Arts Center Lasagna-Thon 2021 Auction ends at midnight TONIGHT December 9; Tree Lighting on Saturday December 11 – Tillamook County Pioneer


The Bay City Arts Center (BCAC) is pleased to announce the opening of online auctions and charitable donations for its annual “Lasagna-Thon” fundraiser, with a lasagna pickup scheduled for Saturday, December 11th.e. Local chef and longtime BCAC volunteer Rachel Pahksuwan makes over a dozen of her famous deep lasagna, with handmade pasta noodles, in two styles: Meat, with Italian sausage and beef; and Veggie, with spinach, mushrooms and squash. Rob Russell of BCAC will also be making two of his popular seafood lasagna. The lasagna is 9 ″ X13 ″, can serve up to 8 people and will be ready to go.

For the first time, the lasagna is being auctioned off via a dedicated website: Auctions and donations started on Monday December 6e, and the lasagna auction will close TONIGHT, Thursday, December 9e at midnight. The winning bidders will be notified on Friday and the lasagna can be picked up at the Center des arts on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. This year, Lasagna-Thon coincides with the Bay City Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at BCAC, which begins Saturday at 6:00 p.m. The Bay City Boosters will serve hot chocolate and Hope Montgomery from BCAC will perform and sing Christmas carols. Happy bursts of Christmas carols will be encouraged, with things simmering around 7:30 p.m.

“Supporting the Bay City Arts Center is one of the best investments you can make in your community,” says Russell, who is chairman of the board. “BCAC offers an incredible variety of services, including regular arts events and workshops, classroom art classes at local schools, school trips, summer camps, and an audiovisual production and broadcast studio with its own public radio station, KAYN 92.9FM. We are also in the process of developing the Hoquarton Historical Interpretation Center (HHIC) in downtown Tillamook, which will open in 2022 and provide a new facility and meeting place focused on local history, the ecology and local learning.

Donations to BCAC are multiplied by its successful grant writing efforts, its more than 200 contributing members and local sponsors, and by its volunteers, including the CEO and Board of Directors who collectively dedicate hundreds of hours through year to BCAC programs and services. .


William E. Bennett