Shine your boots for PAPHA’s annual benefit March 3
Wear your boots and bow ties and see some boats at the Port Aransas Preservation and Historical Association’s annual dinner and live auction Saturday, March 3.
Proceeds benefit the Port Aransas Museum and Farley Boat Works. Doors open at 6 p.m at the Community Center, 408 N. Alister St.
Tickets are on sale now. RSVP to 749- 7300, email@example.com, or download and return the form located at the bottom of the page on the museum’s Web site, http://portaransasmuseum.org/ news-and-events/2012-annualbanquet auction.
Individual tickets are $100 person, or tables may be purchased for $1,000, $1,500, or $2,000. Buying a table includes an invitation for you and your dinner guests to attend the cocktail party on Friday, March 2, celebrating the grand opening of the Farley Boat Works Museum. The cocktail party is at 6 p.m. at 716 W. Avenue C.
The “World Famous Rough Riders” will prepare chuck wagon cooked steaks and quail with sides, followed by homemade peach cobbler. In addition, there will be an open bar.
Then get ready to bid on items including a first edition of the book, “The Mercer Logs: Pioneer Times on Mustang Island;” an original watercolor by Lee Ricks painted on location; a sunset cruise on the historic yacht Aurora Reyes; a Boston Red Socks game and stay at Parker House Omni Hotel in Boston; “Mustang Island Cattle Drive,” an oil painting by Flint Reed; a Valencia orange tree; a picnic and island-hopping flight with Mark Grosse; “Wind in My Sails,” an oil painting by Rusty Jones; Pat Farley’s gumbo; a bay fishing trip with Butch Findley; a commissioned painting by Charlie Fisher; a picnic for 30 by Cheesy Jane’s Hamburgers; an Italian dinner for eight by Jane and Jerry Gnazzo; sandcastle building instruction; tickets to a San Antonio Spurs game; historical photographs; a tour of the Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) with Tony Amos; a week’s stay at The Moorings at Mustang Island; gift baskets from island restaurants and boutiques; a day sail and lunch on a 2007 Hunter 38; jewelry; a watercolor by Jane Gillette; and a catered beach cookout for 12 by Castaways.