RSVP Date is June 4th for the LVCC Midsummer Benefit Live and Silent Auction Update

May 28, 2024 | Events, Fundraisers, LVCC News | 2 comments

The RSVP date for the annual Midsummer Benefit for the Lake Vermilion Cultural Center (LVCC) is June 4th.  Tickets are still available for the annual event, to be held on June 15th.

The evening includes a silent auction, a dinner with speaker Senator Grant Hauschild, and a live auction led by auctioneer extraordinaire Steve Solkela. This part of the evening is held in the in or near the Tower Civic Center.  Then guests will walk across the street for the musical program to be held at St. Marys Hall in the LVCC building.

Janice Kimes has written and produced this years program which will be her finale after 12 years.  It is called Midsummer Memories and will have a selection from the programs of the last 11 years including music or dance from Finland, Norway, Italy, the Southern Slavic countries, Sweden, the United States and others. The popular Midsummer Singers will be back. The group includes local residents and those who come from the Twin Cities and Duluth to be part of the fun.  To register online go to our homepage or call 218.753.4100 and leave a message.  The cost is $75 per person. This is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the LVCC.  

Planning for the silent and live auctions is well underway.  Besides the popular baskets, art, and activities; the silent auction will also have some practicalitems this year:  gift certificates for window washing, extermination, dock removal and painting will be offered.  The live auction will include another exciting week at a chalet in San Gervais located in the French Alps for 8 people.  Pull together a group to bid on this wonderful opportunity.  The always popular Minnesota Wild tickets will be in the live auction this year.  

The LVCCs mission is dedicated to community enrichment through education and the arts by offering quality programming and providing opportunities to showcase the rich cultural heritage of our area.


  1. Inez Bergquist

    Hello I would like two tickets to the event on June 15. I do not see a link to buy tickets or reserve them. Can you contact me and help? Inez Bergquist 651-260-6312


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