The Fern Dell Historic Association will host its annual Kumla Dinner and Silent Auction from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17. The event will be at the Newark Fire Station, 101 E. Main St., Newark.
This annual fundraiser provides good food and a large variety of items for the silent auction. Through events such as this, the organization raises funds to maintain the Misner Blacksmith Shop, the Fern Dell one-room schoolhouse museum and the Fern Dell museum at 9 E. Front St.
Anyone interested in donating an item for the silent auction or making a monetary donation to the Fern Dell Historic Association can send them to Fern Dell Historic Association, P.O. Box 254, Newark, IL 60541.