FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries to host annual Nautical Auction
STONINGTON, ME – (July 19, 2017)
Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, a non-profit working to secure a sustainable future for fisheries in Eastern Maine, will host their eighth annual auction fundraiser on Monday, August 7. This year’s Nautical Auction will take place at Opera House Arts in Stonington. The evening kicks off at 5:30 p.m. with a preview of items. The live auction begins promptly at 6:00 p.m.
Over 70 items have been donated to the event, which has expanded to include not only decorated wooden buoys but other nautical items and experiences. Attendees can bid on paintings, sculptures, jewelry, kayaking adventures, boat cruises, educational courses, a scenic flight, overnight trips, and more!
Providers include Maine artists Alice Spencer, Doug Wilson and Tom Kellogg, Peter Beerits, and Jill Hoy, jeweler A.G.A Correa & Son, author Katherine Hall Page, the Wooden Boat School, and local businesses Stonington Seafood, Island Fishing Gear, Driftwood Kayak, Billings Diesel and Marine, and Owl Furniture. For a complete list of items and providers, visit https://coastalfisheries.org/events/nautical-auction/.
For more information on this year’s Nautical Auction, or to donate an item, please contact Bobbi Billings, Administrative Director, at (207) 367-2708. Pre-bids are being accepted at this time.
About Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries
Since 2003, Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries has worked to create a place where fishermen’s knowledge becomes part of science, and where their voices become part of management dialogue. Headquartered in Stonington, Maine, the non-profit works to secure a sustainable future for fisheries and fishing communities in Eastern Maine and beyond. To learn more, visit www.coastalfisheries.org.
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Phone: (207) 367-2708