Down Country's Rhinestones and Rodeo

Rhinestones and Rodeo event at the Ambiance in Quincy.

Down Country hosted its first Rhinestones & Rodeo Art Auction and Dance Saturday evening at the Ambiance in Quincy.

The event included food stations, inspirational speakers and an art auction with artwork from local families of the differently abled.

The highest overall auction bidder will win a trail ride for two with a picnic lunch designed to suit their specific riding needs.

The Nace Brothers Band, a popular band featuring blues, rock, swing and country began playing at 10:00 p.m. and will continue through midnight.

Also, the "I Have a Voice" exhibit will be on display at the event, for its final night of viewing in the Tri-States.

Proceeds from the fundraiser will help Down Country meet its goals to promote positive awareness for individuals with disabilities and exceptional abilities.