Going once, going twice… Sold!

The Adirondack chairs of down town Racine’s 2009 Public Art Project will go on the auction block on Saturday, Sept. 12, at Downtown Racine’s Monument Square.

The public is invited to attend the event which will feature country rock music by Trigger Gospel, for the final concert of the Summer Nights at the Square concert series, and food and refreshments.

The chairs will be on display beginning at 2 p.m. with the voice auction beginning at 3 p.m. and a silent auction to follow at 4 p.m.  Eighteen chairs will be in the voice auction including the three winning chairs and the giant chair that has been on display at Monument Square all summer long.  There will be 37 chairs in the silent auction. 

Admission to both the auction and concert is free of charge and is open to the public. 

Advance bid numbers for the voice auction will be available at the Downtown Racine Corp. office, 425 Main St..  The office is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For anyone not able to attend the auction but who is interested in bidding on their favorite chair, a proxy bidding service is available. For more information, call the Downtown Racine Corp. at (262) 634-6002.

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