The Dean Road Ceramics Studio and the Denson Drive Recreation Center will host the 6th annual AuburnOpelika Empty Bowls event on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 5-7 p.m. This year’s event will be held at the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center in Auburn. Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at either the Dean Road Ceramics Studio in Auburn or the Denson Drive Recreation Center in Opelika beginning in January. All proceeds will be donated to the Food Bank of East Alabama. Each ticketholder gets his or her choice of a handmade bowl created by local artists that will be filled with soup on Feb. 23. For more information, visit auburnalabama.org/empty-bowls.