5:51 PM EDT, September 22, 2012
WESTMINSTER - Advance tickers are on sale for the 13th annual "A Culinary Experience," scheduled for Monday, Oct. 8, 6 to 9 p.m., at Martin's Westminster in the 140 Village Shopping Center.
The event is a fundraiser for the Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County.
The evening will showcase local restaurants, caterers and bakeries with samplings of their menus. Attendees have the opportunity to vote for awards for the restaurants.
Entertainment will be provided by the Eric Byrd Trio, and silent and live auctions will be led by guest auctioneer, Galen Roop.
Eighteen restaurants, caterers and bakeries have signed up for the event, including Antrim 1844 of Taneytown, Baldwin's Station of Sykesville, Legends Café of Westminster, Mt. Airy Tavern of Mount Airy, and Starry Night Bakery and Coffeehouse of Westminster.
Tickets are $60, with tables of 10 available for $550. All proceeds benefit RCIS, a nonprofit providing counseling and support services to people in the community affected by sexual violence.
For tickets to A Culinary Experience, or for additional information about RCIS, call 410-857-0900, or write to Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County, 224 N. Center St, Room 102, P.O. Box 1563, Westminster MD 21158.
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