Derby Auction Closes with Event

dovesThis comes our way from the organizers of the Annual Artists’ Soap Box Derby:

The first time ever online auction to benefit the Annual Artists’ Soapbox Derby is ending live on May 16 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Donskoj & Company Gallery at 93 Broadway in Kingston.

Over 90 items will be auctioned by fellow gallery owner, Chris Gonyea at 7 p.m. The auction itself will become a performance piece by renowed performance artist Linda Montano. There will be musical entertainment during the preview from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Food and wine donated by local restuarants and the best beer in the Hudson Valley from our hometown brewer Keegan Ales.

Don’t miss this opportunity to bid on beautiful and functional artwork, how-to classes, fine dining and top notch entertainment, a cruise on the river, overnight stay at a beautiful Inn, a health spa experience, art materials, antiques and many more items too numerous to mention. (To see the entire auction and to leave leave an absentee bid online, go to and click on the auction link).

The annual Artists’ Soapbox Derby has become a summer tradition where thousands of spectators cheer dozens of kinetic sculptures as they roll down the Broadway hill in the Rondout section of Kingston. This auction will Keep The Derby Rolling. For more information call the Artists’ Soapbox Derby hotline at (845) 338-8473 or email:

Live Auction to Keep the Artists’ Soapbox Derby Rollin

Saturday, May 16th, 5-8 pm

Donskoj & Company Gallery

93 Broadway

Kingston, N.Y. 12401

5 p.m. to 7 p.m. – Preview with musical entertainment

7 p.m. – Live auction begins with Chris Gonyea, auctioneer and a special performance by Linda Montano

1 thought on “Derby Auction Closes with Event”

  1. I picked up a trip in the woods (twice in a year) to harvest wild mushrooms – and I supported the Derby. A great, creative way to raise money for an essential Kingston event. Thanks!


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