ILWACO — The Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum to hold its 9th Annual 6x6 Art Show and Auction Saturday, Nov. 3.

This year’s event, “Wild North West,” has gathered more than 60 art objects from some of the region’s most talented artists. The theme for this year’s auction is inspired by the natural beauty of the unique Long Beach Peninsula and surrounding areas.

The artworks is available to view in the museum’s special exhibition gallery. The works can also be seen on the museum’s website at columbiapacificheriatgemuseum.org.

The silent and live auctions will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the museum, 115 SE Lake St., Ilwaco.

“Presiding auctioneer Bruce Peterson is both entertaining and knowledgeable about the artists and their works,” the museum said in a press release. “This event is the largest fundraiser for the exhibition programs of the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum and is a great opportunity to get to know the local art scene, enjoy some delicious refreshments, take home your very own masterpiece, and most importantly show your support for the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum.”

Tickets for the auction event are currently available at the Museum for only $15 each. Fifty raffle tickets are being made available for $20 each. The winner will have the pick of any 6x6 prior to the Auction event.

The Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum is located at 115 SE Lake Street in Ilwaco and is open Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays are free thanks to sponsorship by the Port of Ilwaco.

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