BANDON - Join the Bandon Community Youth Center for a "bite on the town" at the annual Bite of Bandon culinary showcase and auction, from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at The Barn/Bandon Community Center, 1200 11th St. SW.
The Bite of Bandon is the Youth Center’s major annual over 21 fundraising event, showcasing the best "bites" from 15-18 local and regional restaurants during the event's silent and live auctions. The auctions feature generous donations from local, regional and national businesses and organizations, ranging from items from local shops, certificates to city utilities, to gift certificates to Disney park hopper passes and more.
Local restaurants who will be serving at the Bite of Bandon include:
A Little Bite-Authentic Mexican Take-Out, Alloro Wine Bar & Restaurant, Bandon Brewing Company, Bandon High School Culinary Arts, Billy Smoothboar’s, Broken Anchor Bar And Grill, Edgewater’s Restaurant, Face Rock Creamery, Foley’s Irish Pub, Lord Bennett's Restaurant, Pastries and Pizza, RayJen Coffee Co., Ray’s Food Place Market-Deli, Rolling Pin Bake and Brew, TeSoAria Wine Bar (to open this spring), and The Spoon-Langlois.
Tickets are available at Bandon Ace Hardware and Bandon Mercantile for $35 each. Tables of eight are available for $250 by contacting the Youth Center directly. All proceeds benefit the Bandon Community Youth Center, a 501c3 nonprofit youth organization.
Founded in 1998, the Bandon Community Youth Center mission statement was updated in 2014, "To provide opportunities for youth and families to learn, grow, and experience success."
Board meetings are held monthly, generally the second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m., and are open to the public. For more information about programs, joining the board of directors, the program assessment committee, becoming a community partner, or for Bite of Bandon table sales, contact the Youth Center at 541-347-8336 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.