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MT. HELIX -- Advanced ticket sales for the annual HeART of Mt. Helix art, food and music event have ended. A few tickets will be available at the door for the Saturday night event.
Organizers said Friday they expect a crowd of about 450 for the fundraiser that supports the park high above Mt. Helix. The latest addition to the event will include an appearance by Jeff Rossman, chef at Terra, one of East County's newest restaurants. Rossmon a renowned chef will sign copies of his book and a portion of proceeds from the book sales will support the Mt. Helix Park Foundation.
Check out the park website, www.mthelixpark.org, to see details on the musicians, restaurants and artists that will be present that night.
This year's event also has an impressive auction operation with donations from state, local and some national leaders in their fields. One of the more interesting local offerings is a chance to buy a dinner catered in the dining room of Mt. Helix's famous revolving house. There are Disney ticket packages, vacation and beach home rental deals and art choices galore as well.
This event, one of the most popular throughout East County each year, raises money to help sustain and improve the park perched high above La Mesa.