The 16th annual Sweetheart’s Auction will open at noon on Jan. 27 at the Palmyra VFW Post 6778, 4306 state Route 31, to benefit the Humane Society of Wayne County.
Silent auction tables will close in 30-minute intervals starting at 12:30 p.m. The live auction will start at 2:30 p.m. with an auctioneer from Van’s Auction Services in Marion. Raffles will be held throughout the afternoon.
Hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available. Some items have reserve bidding.
This year’s “celebrity items” up for bid are an electric guitar signed by AC/DC members Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Brian Johnson, Cliff Williams and Phil Rudd; a “Game of Thrones” cast photo signed by Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington; an autographed Johnny Cash photo; a photo of the Bush family signed by George H.W. Bush, Barbara Bush, George W. Bush and Laura Bush; and a “Boxing’s Best” glove signed by Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, George Foreman, Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather Jr. These items are officially licensed and include a certificate of authenticity.
Other auction items include original artwork, pet items, jewelry, gift and wine baskets, gift certificates, passes to area attractions, crafts and collectibles, and antiques.
Admission is free. Call (315) 946-3389 or visit hswaynepets.org for information.