Everything from week-long beach vacations, private jazz piano lessons and a cooking class for 10 will be auctioned off Friday at the 24th annual Tyler Tasting Party.
The event will be held from 6:30 to 10 p.m. in historic Tyler Hall on the of Bucks County Community College. Click here for a full list of auction items.
Funds raised at the annual event benefit the Bucks County Community College Foundation. The foundation uses the money to support scholarships at the school and fund the restoration of Tyler Hall, the 82-year-old mansion that served as the home of banker George F. Tyler and his wife.
The party will feature a range of food prepared by three dozen restaurants, caterers, bakeries and cafes from throughout the county. Participants include The Pineville Tavern, , oWowCow Creamery, , and more. (See the full list below.)
In addition, guests will have the opportunity to sample a variety of wine and beer. There will be a live auction as well as a silent auction.
Tyler Hall became the cornerstone of Bucks County Community College when the school opened in 1965. The 60-room mansion was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. To date, the Tyler Tasting Party has raised more than half a million dollars for restoration projects and scholarships.
For the 11th consecutive year, is sponsoring the event.
Tickets are $125 each; purchase five tickets and get the sixth free. Tickets can be purchased online at www.bucks.edu/foundation, by calling the BCCC Foundation at 215-968-8224 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Free valet parking will be available.
Here's the list of establishments that will be participating in the party: Annie B’s Kitchen; ; BCCC Hospitality Management & Chef Apprenticeship; Buckingham Valley Vineyards; ; Colonial Farms; Confection Perfection; Cramer’s Bakery; CulinArt; Doug’s Cakes; Einstein Bagels; Gretz Beer Co.; Havana Restaurant; ; Jamie Hollander Gourmet Foods; Joey G's; Just Food; Il Gattopardo; ; Logan Inn; Lucky Cupcake Company; Marsha Brown; McCaffrey's Catering; P.F. Chang's; ; ; Riehl’s Baked Goods; ; Shady Brook Farm; The Pineville Tavern; Tre Fratelli; ; ;