Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Auctioneer to entice folks at West Pawlet annual event

Thursday, Aug. 23, 5 p.m.—WEST PAWLET—The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department is holding its annual auction on Thursday, Aug. 23 at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, West Pawlet. Viewing starts at 5 p.m. with auction bidding at 6 p.m.

Auctioneer Chris Mars, son of the legendary auctioneer Bus Mars, will call an entertaining Vermont auction. Chris uses rapid-fire, staccato calls to entice folks to purchase products they just can’t live without.

Donated items for the auction are still being accepted by the department. Call Jim Reid at 802-545-0244 for assistance in getting items to the auction.

The snack bar menu includes grilled burgers, hot dogs, sausages, French-fried potatoes, sodas and bottled water.

The auction is a charity event supporting the West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department. The proceeds from donated items help with the department’s general operating costs and for much-needed equipment and training programs.

For more information, call 802-645-0158.

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