Bid on a Chance to Join John Waters for a 'Soiree at the Sewer' in Ptown this July

Monday February 6, 2023

John Waters
John Waters  

The Provincetown Film Society (PFS) announced it has added a new event to its winter auction: join John Waters for "Soiree at the Sewer," a private dinner featuring log-jam appetizers, elimination entrees and mudslide desserts prepared by Chef Jacob Hetnarski.

With a dress code billed as either "mellow yellow" or "flush-it-down brown," the bid-only feast will take place this July at Provincetown's water treatment plant. Guests must be 21 years or older to bid on this item.

As previously announced, the Provincetown Film Society annual winter auction will take place online Feb. 4-12, 2023, and features a variety of items, experiences, and getaways. All proceeds will benefit the mission of Provincetown Film Society to present and advocate for gender, racial, and LGBTQ+ representation on screen by providing year-round programming and platforms that allow voices of all kinds to be heard, as well as the upcoming 25th anniversary of the Provincetown International Film Festival, which runs June 14-19, 2023.

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Waters is a writer, director, photographer and performer. He has written and directed 16 movies and authored 10 books including his new novel "Liarmouth" which comes out in paperback this Spring and has been optioned to be a movie written and directed by him. John's one man spoken-word shows "End of the World" and "A John Waters Christmas" continue to be performed around the world.

Chef Hetnarski first started cooking at Barbara Lynch Restaurants: No. 9 Park, Stir, and Menton at the ripe age of 13. Shortly after completing high school, he landed a job at New York restaurant Prune, under the tutelage of Ashley Merriman. Hetnarski just created and launched Sweet Somethings Supper Club. All the while, Jake also continues to take on unique and challenging culinary endeavors.

The Provincetown Film Society (PFS) which began as the Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) in 1999, is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to showcasing new achievements in independent film and honoring the work of emerging as well as acclaimed directors, producers, and actors. Our mission is articulated through three primary activities: the annual Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF); a year-round theater operation, Water's Edge Cinema; and the Gabrielle A. Hanna Provincetown Film Institute for film and media artist residencies and conferences.

A substantial contributor to the economic and creative vitality of America's oldest art colony, PFS is dedicated to becoming a sustainable, year-round cultural organization that brings film education, genre-specific festivals, and cultural partnerships to outer Cape Cod.