The David M. Hunt Library is now selling tickets for its 15th Annual Auction in the Village to be held on Saturday, October 15 from 5-8pm at the Center on Main in Falls Village. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door on the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased at the library, by calling 860-824-7424, or by visiting www.huntlibrary.org.
This year’s Auction in the Village will feature live and silent auctions, catering by Ciesco Catering Company, music by Vance Cannon and wine, beer, and the library’s signature Green Man Grog. A silent auction will take place 5 and 7pm with a live auction conducted by Betsy Howie starting at 7:15pm sharp.
The Silent Auction will feature a broad selection of quality auction items including artisan crafts, artworks, items for the home, kitchen and garden, and the season’s hottest new books. Day passes to Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, a Kate Spade handbag, tickets to the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and gift certificates from area restaurants.
The Live Auction will have Betsy Howie returning as auctioneer to celebrate the library’s 125 years of service the community. In addition to a pair of premium tickets and a backstage tour of the Broadway hit WICKED, there will be two nights at the top-rated New Orleans B&B La Belle Esplanade. The jewel of the Live Auction will be a European Holiday Markets Viking River Cruise for two with travel taking place by the end of this year. This 8-day cruise focuses on European holiday traditions old and new and includes a Category D cabin and on-board meals. Air travel not included. Choose between four different cruises along the Danube, Rhine, or Seine. Destinations include Paris and Normandy, or Austria, Hungary, Germany, and Slovakia. Plan now for your holiday cruise from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day. Full details can be found at huntlibrary.org/events/auction-in-the-village.
Auction in the Village is one of the NW Corner’s most popular social events and a great opportunity for the community to support the Hunt Library and make new friends. Dress is casual. Cash and checks only. All proceeds benefit the David M. Hunt Library, a 501 ( c ) 3 non-profit organization.