Over 35 items donated to Historic Society Aug. 28 auction

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:15

    WARWICK -Lewis Park on Main Street is the site of the annual Society fundraiser the Under the Tent Pride and Preservation Party, scheduled for Aug. 28 from 6-9 p.m. Featured this year will be a silent auction and a live and lively auction conducted by Bill Jenack showcasing an amazing collection of treasures with more to come. Auction items include Broadway theater tickets, custom designed jewelry, cigars and brandy, an antique table, child's birthday party, photo restoration, decorative white porcelain, vintage glass, professional bartender for your party, outstanding works by several well known artists, wine and wine tastings, professional appraisal of items in your home, personal tour of Warwick's Main Street by noted historian, vintage clock, dinners, jewelry, photos, the always the popular Mystery Gift, many antiques and more! Food tables will display an array of selections donated by over 25 restaurants plus a large number of special items prepared by Society members. The Touch of Brass will music. Tickets at $25 each are available at Newhards and Port Of Call on Main Street, Pecks Wine and Spirits on Bank Street or by calling 988-9353. All proceeds will support the preservation of the Society's Historic Building Museums. Included among others are The 1810 House, Baird's Tavern The Old School Baptist Meeting House and The Shingle House, which are open to the public at no charge in July, August and several times during the year. The Society hosts over 400 fourth grade students studying American History each year providing a hands-on look of local history.