Museum of the Coastal Bend holds silent auction of homemade goodies

Nov. 16, 2011 at 5:16 a.m.

The Museum of the Coastal Bend will display its Holiday 2011 Silent Auction Bake Sale items at the museum, 2200 E. Red River St.

A Holiday Reception and Artisan's Market will be from 4-6 p.m. Thursday. The bidding on the celebrity culinary creations ends online at 2 p.m. and at 5:45 p.m. in person.

Bids are accepted in $5 increments by telephone at 361-582-2436, email at or in person.

In some cases, the winning bid will receive a gift certificate for the item to be redeemed at a mutually agreeable time. Items with multiple lots will be awarded to the appropriate number of high bids.

The high bidder need not be present to win.

Opportunities to win a Victoria Goodie Basket are also available for $5 or six for $20. The basket includes dinner for two at the PumpHouse Restaurant; Chick-fil-A party tray and 2012 cow calendar; free admission for two and a gift certificate for a Nave T-shirt; Children's Discovery Museum family membership; four free admission passes to the Texas Zoo; one container of Devereux brownies and two bags of cookies; certificate for small cheese plate from the 77901 Bar; Museum of the Coastal Bend family membership and gift items.

Proceeds directly support educational programs at the Museum of the Coastal Bend.



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