(WBNG Binghamton) The Susquehanna River Archaeological Center fundraiser event dubbed, "Waverly's Attic" is gearing up to be a busy day for the downtown Waverly area on Sunday, August 11th, from 11am to 7pm.
According to a news release:
The event will take place on Broad Street between Waverly St. and Penna Ave and also include Park Avenue between SRAC and the Red Door Thrift Store.
A large auction filled with local antiques, collectibles, and household items will run from noon til 6pm is planned and over twenty vendors will be in the street to coincide with the sidewalk sales by local businesses.
SRAC's Deb Twigg explained, " With the incredible auction we were able to put together with amazing donated items in tandem with the vendors and local business participation and activities planned in it's first year- this may just become an annual event for the Valley!" One particular item described as one of the many locally significant pieces in the auction is a coin/token machine that came from the Valley trolley system and another is the the key from the telegraph system that ran through Waverly, NY.
The event will also include the unveiling of the former Waverly village hall building also owned by SRAC's Deb Twigg and partner, Susan Fogel. Twigg explained that while the former fire hall is currently filled with items for the upcoming auction, the rest of the main floor and second floor has been renovated and a tour of the building is among the day's event plans.
Twigg described the event as, "a coming together of many people and businesses to celebrate the continued revitalization of downtown Waverly while supporting our local museum, SRAC. We have alot of items for the auction, but anyone who wants to donate items can still do so by contacting SRAC at 607-565-7960 to arrange a pick up or they can simply drop it off."
The Susquehanna River Archaeological Center is located at 345 Broad Street Waverly, NY and is a 501(C)3. All donations are tax deductible.