Wine the day in Skamokawa

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SKAMOKAWA, Wash. — The Friends of Skamokawa Foundation will host its 28th annual Wine Tasting and Auction Benefit, “A Cornucopia of Wines,” 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8. The event takes place at the Skamokawa Grange, 18 Fairgrounds Road.

The wine portion of the event features fine wines from around the world for sampling, as well as a variety of appetizers. During the wine tasting, guests can bid on unique, specialty items created by local artists, artisans and photographers.

Businesses and individuals have donated gift certificates for getaways to bed and breakfasts, fine dining and hotel stays, river kayaking and more. Proceeds from the event go toward the maintenance, upkeep and continued care of Skamokawa’s Historic River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall.

Advance tickets are available for $15 per attendee (two for $25), or at the door for $20 each (two for $30).

Tickets are available at friendsofskamokawa.org, by phone at 360-795-3007, in Skamokawa at the Skamokawa General Store or the River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall, and at Daisy Chain Floral in Cathlamet. Contributions are tax deductible.

Questions about being a sponsor, donating silent auction items or contributions? Call Friends of Skamokawa at the number above or email fos1894@gmail.com.

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