The Brunswick Downtown Association’s 15th Annual Benefit Auction will take place on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 5-7:30 p.m. at The Daniel, 10 Water St., Brunswick. 

Magic on Maine Live & Silent Auction is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Brunswick Downtown Association whose mission is to promote downtown Brunswick as a vibrant and attractive place to live, work, play and do business.  

All funds raised will support Brunswick Downtown Association’s community events and programs that include Music on the Mall, Community BBQ, Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival, Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa, Early Bird Sale and Rolling Slumber Bed Races, in addition to BDA’s Downtown Holiday Lighting program. 

Bidding will open at 5 p.m. for the Silent Auction and end at 6:40 p.m. The Live Auction will begin at about 6:45 p.m. Items include a winter get-away to New York Cityseason tickets to Maine State Music Theatre with dinners, Celtics tickets, men’s Seiko watch from Keith Field Jewelers, an overnight stay at the Press Hotel with a show at State Theater and framed artwork from Bayview Gallery. 

The Daniel’s new chef, Ali Waks will create hors d’oeuvres for the event while Union Street Bakery & Cake Shop, Wild Oats Bakery, and Wildflours Gluten-Free Bakery will donate desserts. A cash bar will be available. 

Auctioneer John Bottero of John Bottero Auction Services, will emcee the evening. 

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