Mental Health Association of Talbot County To Host 17th Annual Charity Antiques Show & Sale

The Mental Health Association of Talbot County will host its 17th annual Charity Antiques Show & Sale, Fri.-Sun. Mar. 19-21, 2010.  It is the Association’s major fundraising event benefitting mental health education, prevention, and referral programs.  The theme this year, Antiques & the Sporting Life, will feature 18th and 19th century antiques, sporting art, silver, jewelry, garden accessories, linens, paintings, and antique smalls in room settings.  The show will be held at the Waterfowl Festival Building, 40 S. Harrison St.

The three-day event kicks off on March 19 with a Preview Party, from 6 to 9 p.m.  The party includes cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as well as an opportunity to meet with 20 antique dealers and make advance purchases.  Tickets are $75.
The show opens Saturday, March 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Admission tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance and at the door. Turner Reuter of Middleburg, Virginia is the featured Guest Appraiser this year.  Appraisals will be conducted by appointment.  Complimentary Wine & Cheese will be served from 4 to 6 p.m.

Raffle tickets are available all weekend at a cost of $10 per ticket, or 3 for $25 for a chance to win hotel, restaurant, spa and other relaxing experiences.

Program:

* Friday, March 19, 2010 – Preview party, 6:00-9:00 p.m.  Tickets: $75.
* Saturday, March 20, 2010 – 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Appraisals Day, by appointment or email: jdavis@mhamdes.org.  Complimentary Wine & Cheese, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
* Sunday, March 21, 2010 – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Complimentary Tea, 2:00 p.m.
* Raffle: featuring fine restaurants, hotels and spas

The show is sponsored through the generous support of PNC Bank, N.A.  For further information, appraisal appointments, and tickets contact (410)822-0444, email Jackie Davis: jdavis@mhamdes.org, or visit www.mhamdes.org.
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Founded in 1956, the mission of The Mental Health Association of Talbot County is, “To promote mental health, understand mental illness, improve the care and treatment of individuals through programs of prevention, advocacy, public education, and community service.”

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