The Becket Athenaeum’s Holiday Gala will take place from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Becket Chimney Corners Dining Hall on YMCA Road.

The evening will include hors d’oeuvres and desserts, music and dancing, and a silent auction featuring a wide variety of goods and services from local businesses and artisans.

The event is black tie optional, B.Y.O.B. and costs $45 per person.

Payment is required prior to or on the date of the event. One hundred percent of profits will go toward the Athenaeum’s programs.

Reservations may be made by phone at (413) 623-5483, e-mail to, or in person at the library, 3367 Main St.