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This decorated Virginia Tech-themed tree is part of the Clifton Forge Woman's Club Holiday Joy Silent Auction. The tree was decorated and donated by Janie Barnette. Bidding ends at 7:00 pm on Saturday, December 1, after the Woman's Club Holiday Home Tour--over 40 decorated creations are up for bid. All proceeds are funnelled back into the community. (Photo courtesy of Clifton Forge Woman's Club)

Clifton Forge Woman’s Club Sponsors Holiday Joy Silent Auction

 
Clifton Forge, VA (Nov. 19, 2018) - Over forty holiday creations are displayed in The Historic Masonic Theatre’s Thomas P. Dean/Racey & Dean Underground Lounge as part of the Clifton Forge Woman’s Club Holiday Joy Silent Auction. The Silent Auction opened on November 20 and will run through 7:00 pm on Saturday, December 1 with the final bidding as part of the Woman’s Club Holiday Home Tour which runs from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on December 1.

Everyone is cordially invited to bid on the holiday items while the Theatre is open during week days from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and during Theatre events such as Carols and Cocoa after the Clifton Forge Christmas Parade on Friday, November 30. Holiday Joy Silent Auction items range from decorated trees, wreaths, swags, hand painted plates and a painted Christmas magazine rack made of wood, hand-made ornaments, a Christmas frame, holiday snow globe, lantern, basket of honey and many other artistic, imaginative creations sure to inspire holiday joy.

Items have been donated by area merchants, Woman’s Club members and area artists. All proceeds from the Holiday Joy Silent Auction will help fund Woman’s Club community projects and The Historic Masonic Theatre.

The Woman’s Club Silent Auction is in its third year as part of the Holiday Home Tour and items donated have continued to increase. Ann Wright, chair of the Holiday Joy Silent Auction commented, “The quality and scope of the donations for our Holiday Joy Silent Auction is breathtaking. Many of our trees and wreaths are ‘themed’ such as our Virginia Tech and Wine trees – we have trees of every color. We appreciate the time, imagination and commitment that our donors have given to this special effort to help with Clifton Forge Woman’s Club projects such as Christmas Mother, YMCA, Lisa’s Kitchen, Main Street Stars & Stripes, the arts organizations and many other commitments to benefit our entire community.”

The Holiday Joy Silent Auction is open for people to bid on Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm when the Theatre is open, and at the following Theatre events an hour prior to the event.

November 30, Carols and Cocoa & Screening of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Bidding begins at 6:00 pm

December 1, Clifton Forge Woman’s Club Holiday Home Tour, Bidding: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Winners will be announced on December 2 and Holiday Joy Silent Auction items may be picked up on December 2nd and 3rd.

For more information about the Clifton Forge Woman’s Club, visit the Facebook page.
 
 
 

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