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FOS Cornucopia of Wines to be held September 8


August 30, 2018

Friends of Skamokawa’s 28th annual Cornucopia of Wines, Wine Gala & Auction will be held Saturday, September 8, at 6:30 p.m.

This festive evening of wine tastings, live and silent auctions, and a sumptuous spread of delicious hors d’oeuvres is a fundraiser for Skamokawa’s 128 year old historic gem, the River Life Interpretive Center-Central School-Redmen Hall.

Advance tickets are available through September 3 in Cathlamet at First Interstate Bank or Daisy Chain Floral, in Skamokawa at the Skamokawa General Store and the River Life Interpretive Center-Central School-Redmen Hall and will also be available at the door the night of the event For more information call (360) 795-3007, email or visit

“The annual Cornucopia of Wines” brings together friends, family, visitors, and community from throughout the lower Columbia region, said Pam Emery, Friends of Skamokawa’s executive director. “This year’s event features an authenticated woven Navajo rug from 1976, original art pieces by Don Nisbett, Mike Reese and other talented artists, vacation stays at the Cannery Pier Hotel, favorite local bed and breakfasts, gift certificates, gift baskets, and much, much more. It’s a wonderful evening of good company and excellent food, a classic beginning to the fall season in Skamokawa.”

This year's guests of honor are Andrew Emlen and Jill Hatier. Auctioneer Brian McClain will lead the live auction with his fun and fast paced style. The evening’s festivities begin at 6:30 p.m., in the historic Skamokawa Grange.


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