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FOS benefit set for September 8


The Friends of Skamokawa Foundation will host its 28th Annual Wine Tasting and Auction Benefit, "A Cornucopia of Wines" on Saturday September 8. The event will run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Skamokawa Grange, 18 Fairgrounds Road in Skamokawa. The wine portion of the event features fine wines from around the world for sampling by participants as well as a variety of appetizers for attendees to enjoy. During the wine tasting, guests will have the opportunity to bid on an extensive variety of unique, specialty items created by local artists, artisans, and photographers. Generous businesses and individuals have donated gift certificates for getaways to bed and breakfasts, fine dining and hotel stays, river kayaking, and more. Proceeds from the event will go towards the maintenance, upkeep, and continued care of Skamokawa’s Historic River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall.

All area residents, businesses, and visiting guests are invited to attend the Wine Tasting Auction event and to participate as sponsors and donors. Advance tickets are available for $15 each (2 for $25) or at the door for $20 each (2 for $30). Tickets are available online at, by phone at (360) 795-3007, in Skamokawa at the Skamokawa General Store or the River Life Interpretive Center/Central School/Redmen Hall, and at Daisy Chain Floral in Cathlamet. Contributions are tax deductible. For questions about being a sponsor, donating silent auction items or contributions, call Friends of Skamokawa at (360) 795-3007 or email For more information visit


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