Sunday, November 17 at Central Oregon Community College’s Campus Center in Bend. This annual fundraiser is an internationally recognized event designed to raise awareness about hunger issues.
“Last year the Empty Bowls was a great success…selling out more than two weeks before the doors opened,” commented Chris Quaka, Empty Bowls event coordinator. “As a result we have opened an additional 200 seats to meet the expected demand for this year’s event.”
Tickets can be purchased online at www.neighborimpact.org/empty-bowls/ Tickets are $32 and include a handcrafted artisan bowl filled with soup, drink of your choice, bread and dessert.
Attendees may choose from over 850 hand crafted bowls created by local potters that donated their time and talents for the event. Bowls are then filled with delicious gourmet soup provided by Chef Julian Darwin of the Cascade Culinary Institute. During the meal attendees will also enjoy locally crafted bread, desserts and music from area musicians.
“We have enjoyed tremendous community support for Empty Bowls since its inception 12 years ago,” remarks Scott Cooper, executive director of NeighborImpact. “This is truly a community supported event. We could not host it without the support of local artisans and professionals who make Central Oregon’s Empty Bowls outstanding and unique.”