Staff Writer

The 5th Annual Tunes for Tots & Auction will be held Saturday night at the Punxsutawney Eagles, starting at 6 p.m. This year's acoustic acts include Mike & DD Venturini, Joe Pascuzzo, Steve Duffalo, Chris Hepfer, Bruce Walker, Lounge Lizards, Six String Redemption and No Excuses. A basket auction will be held with a variety of different prizes, including Amish furniture, gift certificates, Steelers items and more. The cover charge is $10, and only those who are 21 or older can attend. The cover charge covers the meal and entertainment. The event is open to the public, and there will be no smoking permitted. New toy donations are appreciated at the door. All proceeds benefit local children on Christmas. Pictured is a check presentation to the Salvation Army for $2,500. Pictured (front row, from left) are Captain Keith Jache; Christi Payson, event coordinator; Walker, founder of Tunes for Tots; Sam Carlson, No Excuses; (back row) Mike Venturini, musician; Denny Fetterman, Punxsutawney Eagles secretary; Brandy Miller, Tunes for Tots Committee; and Seth Carlson, Megan Monroe and Brad Esposito of No Excuses. Missing from the photo are Pascuzzo, Hepfer, Duffalo and committee member Amy Binsberger. (Photo by Destiny Pifer/The Punxsutawney Spirit)