Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV has announced the 49th Annual All-Star Auction, airing live on WPBS-TV April 27 through May 5, running from 5pm to midnight on Saturdays, 5pm to 9pm on Sundays, and 7pm to midnight during the week.  WPBS-TV will also be streaming the nine-night auction at wpbstv.org and on Facebook.  With over 1,000 items donated by local businesses in Northern New York and Canada, the All-Star Auction remains the largest fundraising event of the year for WPBS-TV.

A wide variety of items are up for bid throughout the nine evenings, including gift certificates, getaways, admission tickets, toys, clothing, gift items, jewelry, and so much more.  The All-Star Auction also features the favorite Wheel of the Night and Community Chests, as well as theme nights: Two-Nation Tuesday, Wacky Wednesday, Travel Thursday, and Foodie Friday.

With help from 500 volunteers, viewers will be able to call in and bid on the items they choose. All items up for bid during All-Star Auction are available to view leading up to the event at wpbstv.org/buyersguide.

Tune-in to WPBS-TV for the 30-minute All-Star Auction Preview Show airing Tuesday, April 23 at 4:30pm and 7:30pm; Friday, April 26 at 7:30pm; and Saturday, April 27 at 4:30pm; or view online at watch.wpbstv.org to get a sneak peek at some of the items up for bids.

Sponsors for the All-Star Auction include: White’s Lumber and Building Supply, St. Lawrence Health System, and Independent Commercial Contractors Inc.

WPBS-TV is a non-profit public television station serving approximately 650,000 households throughout Northern New York and Eastern Ontario.  WPBS-TV’s mission is to educate, entertain and inform our two-nation audience through superior local and national content and media engagement in order to enhance the lives of those it serves.  More information about WPBS-TV is available at www.wpbstv.org, or by following WPBS on Twitter and Facebook.

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