Purse auction at History Center

MARQUETTE – The Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring St., will host its seventh annual Purse Auction & Kentucky Derby Celebration from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost $15 and are available at www.marquettehistory.org or at the history center. Tickets include Kentucky Derby-themed appetizers and punch.

Attendees will bid on new, gently used, vintage or antique purses and accessories. Back this year is the hat contest – wear a Derby-style hat and win prizes.

For more information, call 226-3571.