27th Holiday Gala 'An Early American Christmas' at Remington Museum Saturday
OGDENSBURG – The 27th Holiday Gala: "An Early American Christmas" will be held at the Frederic Remington Art Museum Saturday, Dec. 11 from 7 p.m. to midnight.
The theme this year was chosen to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the French and Indian War. Ogdensburg's Fort De La Presentation played an important role in this War.Decorations, silent auction items, and colonial demonstrations will celebrate our heritage by referencing our early history.
Attendees may win a Collier's print, Drifting Before the Storm, 1904 by Frederic Remington. The antique print, which retails at $2,155, came about through a 1903 contract between Frederic Remington and Collier's Magazine.
Tickets for the drawing are $10 each or 5 for $40. The drawing will be held during the Gala.
The cost to attend this year's event is $45/museum member and $50/non-member. Purchase your tickets on or before December 10 to receive a $5 discount.
Gala tickets and raffle tickets may be purchased online, by emailing [email protected] or by calling 393-2425.
The gala is a major fundraiser for the museum.
To continue the holiday festivities, the Museum will hold its open house on Sunday, Dec. 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. The public may enjoy the beautiful decorations as well as free admission, refreshments, music and family activities. Children and their families are welcome and encouraged.
The Frederic Remington Art Museum is located at 303 Washington St., Ogdensburg.