CHARLOTTE, N.C. — “Painting with a Purpose,” a benefit party to support the work of Different Roads Home, will be held on Feb. 9, 3 p.m., at Painting with a Twist, 4727 Sharon Rd.

The event will feature a bit of painting, some wine and a lot of fun.

Painting with a Twist is a BYOB art studio. Attendees are encouraged to bring their favorite food, as well as friends to join in on the fun.

One of the studio’s talented artists will be with participants every step of the way as they eat, drink and paint their way to a finished work of art. The session will be centered around recreating “The Open Road.”

Tickets are $35 with 50 percent of the proceeds going to Different Roads Home.

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