October 5, 2010 Pittsfield, MA …Tickets are now available for the 13th Annual Berkshire Humane Society Holiday Auction and Cocktail Party. The event is scheduled for Saturday, November 13th from 4pm until 7:30pm, at the Crowne Plaza in Pittsfield. “The Holiday Auction continues to be one of our premier events that helps keep the shelter operating all year,” said John Perreault, Executive Director of the Berkshire Humane Society. “We count on the revenues from this auction to help programs such as the free humane educational programs for schools, low cost spay neuter programs and SafePet foster homes for families in crisis,” he added. Tickets are $30.00 per person, if purchased by Wednesday November 3rd. That includes a variety of hors d’oeuvres, located at multiple food stations and two cash bars. Tickets will be $40 after November 3rd and admission at the door is $15 but does not include food. There will be over 200 items available to bid on in the silent and live auctions in addition to the extensive selective raffle section. New this year will be a “Wall of Wine”. For $20, a wrapped bottle of wine, valued between $10 and $100, can be selected the attendee. Some of the auction items will be posted on the BHS website, ticket reservations for the event can be purchased online here or by calling Diane at 413-447-7878 ext 31.