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"Embrace the Music" 19th Annual Smith Fine Arts Series  Mid-Summer Dinner & Auction - Sunday July 28

Join us for an evening of fun and fundraising at our 19th Annual Mid-Summer Dinner and Auction on Sunday, July 28. Beginning at 4:30 PM, you’ll enjoy live music, great company, a delicious meal, fine local wine and beer, and the opportunity to win fabulous auction items.

Be a part of continuing the SFA mission and help fuel our collective passion for the Arts. Whether you choose to attend, sponsor, donate and/or volunteer, we need you!

Attend the event

You won’t want to miss this festive event. New for 2019!—no standing in line for drinks or buffet in the Pacific Room. Admission includes a sit-down meal of your choice, with tableside wine and beer service. Prepare to relax, enjoy, and bid generously to support SFA.


If you have questions, please contact the SFA office at (503) 838-8000 or

We look forward to seeing you at this year’s event!


Become a sponsor

The Mid-Summer Dinner & Auction relies on the help of community members and businesses who choose to support us as sponsors. Our goal is simple: to cover all expenses through sponsorship, so that 100% of the event’s proceeds will go directly to SFA’s programs. Aligning yourself and your business with this event speaks volumes about your commitment to maintaining quality performing arts and outreach in our community. Plus, you’ll enjoy a number of great benefits.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for as little as $150. Take a look at our Sponsorship Form to find a level that’s right for you.

Donate an item

Having quality donations, both for the silent auction and the live portion of the event, is key to reaching our fundraising goal. If you or your business would like to donate an item, service, or experience to the auction, please complete and submit our Procurement Form.

Think outside the box! Check out our list of Auction Donation Ideas.


This annual event is fueled by the energy, connections, and comradery of our community volunteers. From procuring auction items and assembling gift baskets, to running errands and making phone calls, to decorating and setting up/cleaning up the day of, there’s a place for everyone. Bring your skills and enthusiasm to this year’s event. Consider volunteering with a friend. Giving your time is truly a way to give back to the Arts in our community.

For more information about volunteering, contact us at or 503.838.8333.


The Bayne Family in memory of Del Bayne

Olsen Design & Development

Blackbird Boutique, LLC

Capitol Chevrolet

City of Independence

City of Monmouth

Franko’s 76


Salem Pain & Spine Specialists

The Grand Hotel in Salem

Forbes Plumbing

Maps Community Foundation

Monmouth Power & Light

Mungo Design

Stan Schmidt Insurance Agency

Yorke Benefit Services

US Bank

Ash Creek Animal Clinic