Arts Council of Clinton members are collecting numerous silent auction items for the Oct. 20 Taste of the Arts-Artists’ Showcase at the Episcopal Church of the Creator. From the left are Bob Blanton, who is Arts Council president, Judy Gearhart, Ricki Garrett, Phyllis Seawright, Diane Eubanks, Joan Blanton, Caroline Hoff, and Annette Trotter. The Taste of the Arts/Artists’ Showcase will be from 4 to 6 p.m. A variety of practical and artistic items, including gift baskets and cards, books, stained glass, paintings and prints, will be available at the silent auction, a fund-raising effort for local art support, including scholarships. The works of area artists will be on display in the church hall and will be available for purchasing. The Hinds Community College Faculty Jazz Quartet and the Hinds CC Jazz Band will provide music, and refreshments will be served. Any questions can be directed to Bob Blanton at 601-291-0652. There is no charge to attend.