Feb. 9, 6 p.m.-midnight - AIDS Response Effort (ARE) announces that tickets are currently on sale for the 7th Annual Mardi Gras Benefit.
The theme for this year's celebration is "Over the Rainbow" and will be held at the Lee Jackson Banquet Room, 711 Millwood Ave., Winchester.
General admission tickets are available in advance for $30 until Jan. 15. After that date, the general admission ticket price is $35, with general admission tables for 10 available for $275. A limited number of VIP tickets are offered for $50 each.
Tickets are available online by visiting www.aidsresponseeffort.org/mardi-gras-2013 or by phone by calling 540-536-5291.