Auction for Flanders Nature Center

Flanders will host its annual fall fundraising auction titled, “Forces of Nature” this year on Saturday evening, October 3rd, at the Southbury Crowne Plaza Hotel. Legendary for its many diverse offerings in the silent and live auction part of the program, this year’s event also includes a cocktail reception with hors d’oeuvres, delicious family style dinner, and dessert table.

mailer painting

The live auction will feature artwork from this year’s headliner artist Danielle Mailer, who has donated her piece entitled, “Night Bird One”, as well as the work of other noted regional artists. Up for bidding in both the live and silent auctions will be more than 100 unique items including trips and tickets, home and garden items, dinners, gift certificates and one-of-a-kind experiences.

Artwork that has been donated by area artists for live bidding can be viewed at Clapp & Tuttle Fine Art and Framing Gallery, 742 Main Street South, in Woodbury from September 19 through October 2 during galley hours which are Tues. – Fri. 9:30 to 5:30 pm and Sat. 9:30 to 4 pm.

Tickets are available at $85 /person or in groups of 10 for $765. All proceeds from the event will benefit the environmental education and land preservation programs of Flanders. For more information visit Flanders website at www.flandersnaturecenter.org. or call Flanders at (203) 263-3711; Ext 10.

For area event information www.litchfieldhills.com

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