by Carla Ruschival
It’s time to celebrate the holidays at the eighth annual ACB Radio Holiday Auction, coming to you live on Sunday, December 8, beginning at 6 p.m. Eastern (3 p.m. Pacific) from Louisville, Kentucky. Lots of great items and fun; lots of ways to listen; a new way to bid, right from the comfort of your home.
The 2019 Holiday Auction is packed with incredible items that are guaranteed to create bidding frenzies. There’s technology and holiday decorations, collectibles, music boxes and sparkling jewelry. Feast on holiday treats like bourbon balls, a Kentucky Derby pie, popcorn, fudge, cookies and breads; there’s even a special Wisconsin cheese package, perfect for your holiday entertaining.
Follow the Holiday Auction link from www.acb.org for the most up-to-date auction details. The auction preview page containing item descriptions and photos will be posted on the website by Nov. 25. Items will be listed on the preview page in bidding order; one item will be up for bid at a time. Item descriptions and bidding rules will also be read on air during the auction.
Before you can bid on an item, you must register as a bidder. Auction pre-registration opens at 9 a.m. Eastern on Nov. 25 and closes at 9 p.m. Eastern on Dec. 6. Get ahead of the competition; call 1-877-630-7190 or email [email protected] and provide your name, phone number, email, and the state where you live. Registration will re-open two hours before the auction begins on Dec. 8 (4 p.m. Eastern, 1 p.m. Pacific).
Michael McCarty and the Radio Storm will once again host the Holiday Auction from Louisville, Ky. on the Zoom Cloud. When registered bidders call the Zoom number to bid, they can stay on the line and place bids throughout the evening, without the need to call over and over again. No busy signals! No waiting for your call to be answered! Bidding in real time! More information coming on the ACB website, ACB email lists, and ACB Radio.
Listen to the auction on www.acbradio.org, through the ACB Link iPhone app, by phone at (605) 475-8130, on the TuneIn app, or on your Amazon Alexa device by saying “Alexa, play ACB Radio Mainstream” or “Alexa, play ACB Radio Café” or “Alexa, play ACB Radio Treasure Trove.”
Questions? Call 1-877-630-7190 or email [email protected].