KINDERHOOK — A Columbia County tradition, the 36th Annual Gallery of Wreaths Now an Online Auction. Wreaths created by local community members, organizations and artists will be on display at an Online Auction.
Live, dried, artificial and mixed media wreaths will be donated by artists, friends, and area businesses to be auctioned with all proceeds specifically dedicated to help support the Fourth-Grade Field Trips to CCHS Rural Properties — the c.1850 Ichabod Crane Schoolhouse and the 1737 Luykas Van Alen House — for all Columbia County Fourth-Grade schoolchildren, called a ‘Day of History.’
The holiday wreaths silent auction is an important fundraiser, with all proceeds specifically dedicated to help support the County Fourth-Grade Student Field Trips, a ‘Day of History.’
This is an annual fundraising event for the CCHS; all wreaths are donated to be sold in the holiday silent auction. Guests bid on wreaths all weekend, and are encouraged to bookmark the page to keep an eye on their favorite wreaths.
The online auction closes at 4 p.m. Nov. 28. Winners will be notified beginning at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 29. Winners may remove their wreaths by Advance Appointment before Dec. 5.
Bids are accepted in the Annual Gallery of Wreaths Online Exhibition & Online Auction.
Wreaths will be displayed online only, and the auction will be held entirely online. An annual treat, a crocheted afghan lap blanket handmade by Volunteer, Vieve Gaye will also be available for bidding.
Winning bidders will make advance arrangements to pick up their wreath. Pick-up location will be a CCHS property in Kinderhook, to be announced closer to the auction date.