ILWACO — Make plans to attend the event of the year, as the Rotary Club of SW Pacific County Peninsula presents “Oysters, Art & Adventures.”
Sample fresh oysters, champagne and a wonderfully upgraded menu that is sure to delight. Bid on exciting adventure packages, including a suite at Safeco Field for the Ken Griffey retirement ceremony during the Mariners vs. Angels game, a one-week stay in a beautiful condo in Lake Tahoe or Daytona Beach, Florida, an hour-long scenic plane ride, a two-night stay at the Ashore Hotel in Seaside, two tickets to a Portland Trailblazers game, a group tour of the Fort George, Buoy, Astoria and North Jetty breweries, lunch and a hike on Long Island, tickets to a Judy Collins concert at the Liberty Theatre and much more. In addition to the live and silent auctions, there will be gift certificates to your favorite local restaurants, work from local artists and tickets to local performances.
This fundraiser benefits the Boys & Girls Club of the Long Beach Peninsula, Local Rotary Youth Scholarship programs, Camp Victory, and Rotary International Children’s Literacy Project, with 100 percent of proceeds going to programs for children.
The event takes place on Saturday, April 2 at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco.
Doors open, and the silent auction begins at 5 p.m. The live auction begins at 7 p.m.. Tickets are $50, which includes oysters, dinner, glass of champagne, music, a no-host wine and micro-brew bar and a chance to support a great cause.
Tickets are pre-sale only and available at www.beachrotary.org or by calling 642-4587. You can also call Rotary Club president Don Parsons at 783-2478.