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Museum holds country auction, Old Time Fair

July 28, 2011

GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — The second annual fundraising Country Auction will be held on Saturday, July 30 at the Grahamsville Fairgrounds on St. Route 55. It will benefit Time and the Valleys Museum, located at 332 Main St., and be followed by the annual Old Time Fair.

The auction will be held rain or shine starting at 10:30 a.m., with viewing starting at 9:30 a.m. Guest auctioneer Richard Larsen will auction off many donated items including antiques, like-new items and signed first-edition books. Food and drink will be available. To donate items email historian@townofneversink.org or call 845/292-7838.

The Old Time Fair will follow the auction, with old-fashioned activities like horseshoe toss, corn shucking and lady’s skillet throwing contests; ice cream making demonstration and tasting; a pie auction with emcee Barry Lewis; local history exhibits and a food and bake sale.

A chicken barbeque will be served from 1 to 5 p.m. for $10 for adults and $7 for children. Visit www.timeandthevalleysmuseum.org or call 845/985-7700.