The Wilkes Heritage Museum will host a virtual auction fundraiser March 5-14 in place of the museum’s annual bingo fundraiser this year due to COVID-19. To pre-register for the auction, go to

Packages offered include portrait sessions, restaurant gift certificates, attraction passes, hotel accommodations, pottery, private ghost tours and cooking classes at the museum properties and more.

For those who want to support the museum without bidding, donations can be made through the virtual auction website or mailed to the museum at Wilkes Heritage Museum, P.O. Box 935, Wilkesboro, N.C., 28697.

The museum is a 501©(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Sponsors of the event are listed on the museum’s social media sites.

For more information about the Wilkes Heritage Museum, call 336-667-3171 or go to www.wilkesheritage

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