LEWISTON — The Maine Music Society, a nonprofit music organization dedicated to bringing quality choral performances of various genres to the greater Lewiston-Auburn area, is conducting its first online silent auction beginning Saturday, Nov. 3, to support the performances of the MMS Chorale, Orchestra and Chamber Singers.

The online auction, available at www.32auctions.com/mainemusic, will open at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, and close at 10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14. The wide variety of auction items includes a one-week stay in the Bahamas and couple’s getaways to Boothbay’s Oceanside Golf Resort, theater tickets and gift certificates, as well as unique artworks, fashions and edible gift baskets crafted by local artisans.

All auction items can be previewed online starting Nov. 1. Bidding will begin in conjunction with MMS’ opening concert of the season, “The Battle of the Blends,” on Nov. 3. Following the auction’s close on Nov. 14, the winning bidders may pick up or have their item delivered based on the respective item’s description on the auction website.

“Maine Music Society’s November online auction is a perfect way for people to support a great local organization and start their holiday shopping early and easily,” said Connie Hitchcock, chair of the MMS board of directors.

More details on the online auction, including bidding instructions and rules, are available on the MMS website at www.mainemusicsociety.org.

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