Friday, August 28, 2009

Tickets Now on Sale for Historic Augusta's Benefit Auction

Perfectly Aged: Antiques and Wine
Thursday, September 10, 2009

Patron tickets for Historic Augusta's 2009 Perfectly Aged: Antiques and Wine benefit auction Thursday, September 10 are now available, along with tickets for the luxury raffle.

The gala evening at Saint Paul's River Room, 605 Reynolds Street begins at 6:30 p.m. with a wine tasting, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, and a silent auction of antiques and fine wines. Offerings from more than 25 of Augusta's top restaurants and caterers will be paired with complimenting wines.

The live auction begins at 8 p.m. Patrons may bid on fine antiques, art, premium wines and innovative entertainment packages presented by auctioneer Bryan Simkins of Augusta.

An exciting feature of the evening is the luxury raffle. Prizes include a $500 gift certificate from Windor Jewelers, six months of fresh flowers by Garden Cottage Florist, an exquisite cameo brooch from Joel Conte of the Estate Jewelry Center and intaglio earrings from Annie Alperin Antiques & Estate Jewelry.

Admission is $100 per person. For those who are age 35 and under, admission is $50 per person. Raffle tickets are $20 each or three for $50. To purchase tickets, call Historic Augusta at (706) 724-0436. Preview auction items online at

Proceeds benefit the projects and programs of Historic Augusta, Inc., a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve historically or architecturally significant buildings and neighborhoods in Augusta and Richmond County, Georgia.

Perfectly Aged: Antiques and Wine is sponsored in part by The Augusta Chronicle, WJBF NewsChannel 6, First Bank of Georgia and University Health Care System, Hull Storey Gibson, LLC and T-Mobile.
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