Playhouse Merced's annual fundraising gala "Big Band Bash!” will be held Saturday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m. at the Merced Elks Lodge.
The 17-piece Preservation Big Band will set the mood for a 1940s evening of dinner, live entertainment, drinks and a silent auction.Tickets are $60 a person. Tables of eight may also be bought for $750. All proceeds go toward the ongoing productions at Playhouse Merced. Call (209) 725-8587 for tickets.