The Brownwood Art Association’s First Thursday will offer the community a chance to preview several of the paintings that will be for sale during the BAA’s annual Chili Luncheon and Art Sale from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7.

The chili lunch will feature several batches of chili made by BAA members, homemade cornbread, desserts and drinks. Tickets for the chili lunch are $5 and take out orders will be available. Tickets can be purchased from any BAA member and will be available to purchase during First Thursday and at the door on Friday.

The art sale will feature several 5x7 inch artworks for $25 and 8x10 inch artworks for $45. A special selection of the Ima Gem Queen painting will also be available to purchase. The preview will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6 at the BAA Art Center, located at 215 Fisk.

For more information, contact BAA president Melanie Naylor at (325) 647-8543.