The festive event begins at 6:30 p.m. with a social hour of Holiday music provided by Dr. David and Kittie Huey, a dinner and dessert buffet catered by Simply Delectable of Frederick, and a silent auction of gift items for all ages and interests. The live auction, with Guest Auctioneer Nub Smith and Emcees David Braddock and Candace Willingham, will start at 7:30 p.m. featuring Holiday items, original art work, food and entertainment packages, the latest electronic items, and gift baskets. Tickets are $20 per person and are available at the Altus Chamber of Commerce and through the Shortgrass office and Board members. All proceeds will go to the Shortgrass Arts and Humanities Council to sponsor annual projects and programs. For more information and tickets, please call 580-477-1616 (SAHC office) and leave a message, or 482-0210 (Altus Chamber).