(November 30, 2017 – Tampa, Fla.) – Creative Loafing’s annual virtual Holiday Auction is back for its ninth year of holiday cheer through Sunday, December 17th, and Week Three of the auction is now live. During the auction, readers will get a unique opportunity to bid on one-of-a-kind items and experiences.
Auction items will be released in weekly batches now through December 17th and all proceeds benefit local Tampa Bay area non-profit the Children’s Home Network.
2017 Holiday Auction Schedule: Week 1: Thursday, Nov. 16th, at 3 p.m., through Sunday, Nov. 26th, at 3 p.m. Week 2: Thursday, Nov. 23rd, at 3 p.m., through Sunday, Dec. 3rd, at 3 p.m. Week 3: Thursday, Nov. 30th, at 3 p.m., through Sunday, Dec. 10th, at 3 p.m. Week 4: Thursday, Dec. 7th, at 3 p.m., through Sunday, Dec. 17th, at 3 p.m.
CL’s annual Holiday Issue is on stands and online now, featuring an extensive catalog of the items in this year’s auction.
Over the past seven years, CL has raised more than $150,000 for Children’s Home Network—a haven for abused and neglected children and a resource for families throughout Tampa Bay. The virtual CL Holiday Auction allows readers to bid on one-of-a-kind items and packages not typically available for purchase anywhere else, donated by businesses and key players throughout Tampa Bay and curated by the editors of Creative Loafing.
Bidders do not need to be local to Tampa Bay to bid.
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