Our 33rd Annual Auction / Raffle and Taste of Local Cuisine will be held on Saturday, July 14th. This wonderful event is ideal for a date night or a fun friends night out. Raffle tickets are sold in advance and at the door, and serve as entry for two into the event along with two drink tickets to kick-start your evening. There will also be cash bars open throughout the evening.
Doors open at 6:00pm. Please enter the World War II Hangar for registration and bidding paddle. The Auction / Raffle and Taste of Local Cuisine will be held in the Century of Flight Hangar. The evening will be one of EAT – DRINK – BID! Raffle ticket holders are eligible to win a large cash grand prize of $20,000 or a new vehicle! The second place cash prize will be $10,000 and third place is a cash-out of $5,000!! It is a a night of win-win-win! You do not have to be present to win.
There are 350+ items up for bid in the Silent Auction in a variety of categories that are sure to please and starts at 6:00pm and ends at 8:15pm. The Live Auction begins at 8:00pm. You don’t want to miss out on the action as the energy rises during the live bidding! You will go home with a “bargain” get-a-way for your family or perhaps with the perfect gem for your better half. Either way, there are steals and deals being made all night long.
At 6:30pm there will be more than thirty restaurants providing a sampling of their fare during the Taste of Local Cuisine. The feast lasts until 7:30pm so come hungry! Please know that there is no particular line to stand in, so waiting is not a problem. Get your taste buds ready. Have fun sampling the finest our local restaurants and caterers have to offer.
During the Auction/Raffle we hold a Heads or Tails event. The winner receives half of the money raised from the sale of blinky-light lapel pins. To date, each Heads or Tails winner has won over $1,000! Be sure to purchase your pin when you get here. We will have several volunteers that evening walking throughout the patrons selling the lapel pins.