Between 300 and 400 people crammed into the Lawrence Arts Center Saturday night during its 10th Art Auction.
More than 150 donated art works were sold at the event, and about $23,000 was raised, about $2,000 more than last year, said Ann Evans, the center's director. The money is placed into the arts center's general operating fund.
The evening began with music by area band Full Circle. After 10 p.m., the center's board served cake and champagne to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the auction.