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Annual Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Benefit Extravaganza

Annual Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Benefit Extravaganza

Enjoy an Evening of Elegance at the 12 th Annual Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Benefit Extravaganza

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Open Bar | Silent & Live Auctions | Gourmet Dinner | Live Music

6:00 p.m. – Open Bar & Hors d’oeuvres

7:00 p.m. – Dinner

Tickets – $150 per person, $1,200 for a table of 8, and $1,500 for a table of 10

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In its history, the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Benefit Extravaganza has raised more than $2.3 Million with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Educational Programs of the Museum. In 2016, this event raised more than $210,000 enabling the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum to continue its tradition of excellence in educational programs and operations. We hope you will join us in making this another record year. The museum continues to move forward with newly renovated galleries, lighting, and a Historic Structure Report with the focus on keeping the museum and the building around for hundreds of years.

The Annual Benefit Extravaganza is a must attend event. The evening begins with hors d’oeuvres served in the art-deco showroom, followed by a gourmet dinner, open bar, silent and live auctions, and where raising money for the educational programs at the world renowned museum has never been so fun! Do not worry, it is not black tie, but a jacket and a reservation are required. 

Attend the 12th annual Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Benefit Extravaganza Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Come share in an evening of luxurious fun while supporting the educational mission of the finest automobile museum in the nation that is a National Historic Landmark. Other notable National Historic Landmarks in Indiana are the Allen County Courthouse, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Clement Studebaker House (Mansion), etc. This years theme features the Les Grand Prix de France which in 1921, a Duesenberg made history. Jimmy Murphy headed a team managed by 1908 Vanderbilt Cup winner George Robertson to the French Grand Prix. Dismissed by the European teams, a Duesenberg came in 1 st , 4 th , and 6 th beating the best Europe had to offer; additionally, 1921 marks the only year where an American car built in the United States won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans.

Highlighted Silent Auction Items

If you are interested in donating an auction item(s), feel free to contact the Museum.

Thanks to the following Sponsors:

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