PASO ROBLES — Almond Acres Charter Academy is hosting its annual benefit auction at the Estrella Warbirds Museum on Nov. 15, from 6 to 10 p.m. This year’s auction will help raise essential funds which benefit AACA’s Project Based Learning, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics), and athletics programs. AACA will highlight their Fund-A-Need goals and gift their students with materials, field trips, and hands-on experiences to help them grow.

The event will provide opportunities for attendees to meet everyone involved with the school and network with other community members. Tickets are $50 which includes finger foods by Chris Beckett and Katie Castillo of Roots on Railroad, music by Sparrow Entertainment, beer and wine, and access to both silent and live auctions. The theme for this year’s auction is “Top Gun” — dress is semi-formal, contemporary or 80s style.

The event is sponsored by Pankey Ventures and The Partridge Family Olive Company. Auction items have been donated by local businesses.

Tickets can be purchased by Nov. 1 by visiting For more information, visit the AACA website at or call the office at 805-467-2095.