Beer and pottery auction to support nonprofit

The Community Table in Sylva has two fundraising events coming up. The Community Table is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing nutritious meals to neighbors in need in a welcoming environment.

You can bid from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on items generously donated by festival artists to benefit The Community Table at the 8th Annual WNC Pottery Festival & Silent Auction in Dillsboro. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 and features 40 potters from 13 states.

The Headliner, a benefit for The Community Table, will be from 6:30-9 p.m. on Nov. 3. Headliner Beer, generously donated by Sierra Nevada and Heinzelmsannchen Brewery of Sylva, will be for sale. $10 for a pint and plate of bratwurst, sauerkraut using Heinzelmannchen’s own recipe or $5 a pint, plus Heinzelmannchen’s homemade Root Beer for $2 a pint.

828.586.6782, www.WNCPotteryFestival.com or www.communitytable.org.

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