PPIE Fall Fundraiser

Pleasanton Partnerships in Education is shaking up its annual fall fundraiser this year by offering a benefit concert and auction instead the usual culinary fundraiser.

Enjoy an evening of music with indie band Ten Car Train on Thursday, Oct. 1 at the Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave.

Doors open at 6 p.m. for fans who buy $100 VIP tickets that include a champagne reception and premium balcony seating. Fans with regular $40 tickets get in at 6:30 p.m. Click here to buy tickets online.

The evening includes culinary delights from Valley Catering, a no-host bar with selections from the Cellar Door and a silent auction. Dancing and revelry follows when the band takes the stage. Auction items include jewelry, sports events, catered dinners and a week in Hawaii.