The Philadelphia Center is back again for their 29th annual Auction Against AIDS on Saturday, Aug. 11 at Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino. The event will be held from 6-10 pm with this years theme being Legends of Tomorrow.

Enjoy a night of superheroes and villains with local art and silent auction items up for bid. This year’s event includes performances by local drag artists who will bring to life Aunty Entity, Wonder Woman, Cat Woman, Black Widow and Poison Ivy. Attendees can expect a surreal, visual and audio experience with music by That Girl DJ in the “Bat Cave.” Various raffles and contests throughout the night include jewelry from Clarke’s Jeweler’s and Central Station’s “Joker’s Barrel,” containing wine, liquor. and beer.

Before you go, here are 10 items up for auction that we can’t get enough of:


You can also win a five day, four night stay at the home of Lewis Kalmbach and Greg Ott in San Francisco’s Castro District.

Tickets are $50 and are available online or at the door. Early bird tickets are $25 until Tuesday, July 31.

The Philadelphia Center developed in the spring of 1990 as concerned citizens responded to the HIV/AIDS epidemic as it spread into the Shreveport area of Louisiana. Our mission is to Empower those living with HIV, to Eliminate new HIV transmissions, and to Enhance community health. Funds from the Annual Auction Against AIDS provide general and programmatic support for programs such as our Mobile Testing Unit and Mercy Center, our residential facility for individuals living with HIV/AIDS.