March 27: Delaware Agricultural Museum to host Annual Benefit Auction

March 23, 2010 under CANR News, Cooperative Extension, Events

The Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village will be hosting their annual Benefit Auction on Saturday, March 27, 2010. Crawdad bass boat & Game Fisher 3HP outboard motor, 42” Craftsman automatic lawnmower, metal porch glider, Meade 4500 telescope (with tripod), oil paintings, gift certificates, iron fence rails, dry sink, wicker rocking chairs, antique Singer sewing machine, an exercise stair stepper and loads of antique furniture will be among items up for bidding.

The Museum opens to visitors at 8:00 am with a Flea Market, ‘Silent’ and ‘Live’ Auctions, Bake Sale, Jewelry Sale, Plant Sale and statewide agricultural organization exhibits/displays. Silent Auction bidding will begin at 9:00 am. Live Auction activities start at 9:30. All activities will take place in the Great Hall and conference room. Admission is FREE to these areas throughout the day. The Village and Exhibit Gallery will not be accessible.

The Museum will continue accepting donations of household goods, furniture, collectibles, toys, decorative accessories, tools, equipment and books until March 26. Unfortunately, we are not able to accept clothing or electronic appliances this year. Donated items can be dropped-off at the Museum between 10 am-3 pm, Tuesday-Saturday or call 302-734-1618 for pick-up.

The Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village is a privately funded operation and not a state-run Museum. All proceeds from the benefit auction go to educational and preservation programs at the Museum. For more information contact the Museum @ 302-734-1618.  Delaware Cooperative Extension is a partner with the Museum’s educational outreach.

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