CORRECTION: TDDA holiday ornament auction ends Saturday, Dec. 15

Published 8:04 am Friday, December 14, 2012

The Tryon Downtown Development Association’s Silent Ornament Auction is in full swing and its final bidding will be held this Saturday evening, Dec. 15 at Skyuka Fine Art.

TDDA invites community members to join local artists and downtown merchants for a reception from 6-8 p.m.

Wine, refreshments, snacks and joviality will be served while last minute bids are placed for more than 70 handmade original ornaments.

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Bidding officially ends at 7 p.m. Prizes will be given out to artists in three categories;

Most creative ornament, hottest bidding activity on a single ornament, and most money brought in by one artist.

Prizes have been donated by local TDDA merchants. Winning bidders not present at the reception will be notified and ornaments may be picked up at the gallery early next week.

All monies raised go toward the Tryon Gallery Trot’s advertising budget for 2013, the Trots will move to “Second Saturdays” and begin again in April.

Contact Kim Nelson at Skyuka Fine Art for more information.

– article submitted by Kim Nelson