Sunday, September 22, 2019
12:30 to 4:30 pm
Tickets $20 in advance ($14 for ages 14 & under) /
$25 at the gate)
Tickets on sale August 1. Buy tickets in person at:
The annual Auburn Heights Invitational features an exceptional array of historic automobiles from the classic era. This year’s fundraiser event includes a broad representation of high-end motor cars from the dawn of the automotive age through 1969. Selection is based on significance of the marque, authenticity, presentation and the history of the vehicle. Limited to approximately 20-25 autos, the Auburn Heights Invitational offers a rare opportunity to compare and contrast early and later classic-era vehicles — all at the elegant Auburn Heights estate.
Funds raised from the annual event benefit the Marshall Steam Museum and Friends of Auburn Heights Preserve (FAHP), a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and operating the extraordinary collections entrusted to its care.
SILENT AUCTION & RAFFLE: Each year, the Silent Auction & Raffle is filled unique & hard-to-find items. Last year some of the highlights included an original Stanley wooden wheel from the Model 607 and a custom copper/metal fountain. You will not want to miss what we have in store for 2018! Proceeds from the Silent Auction and Raffle support the Joseph Boxler Education Fund, devoted to inspiring new generations. Through FAHP’s expanding children’s education program, the Marshall Steam Museum strives to engage and inspire its youngest visitors to connect with science, history and technology. If you are interested in donating to the Silent Auction, Raffle, or in sponsoring a Raffle Basket, contact the FAHP office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 302-239-2385.
FOOD & FUN: In addition to historic autos, past attendees have enjoyed delicious fare by the Country Butcher Fine Foods Market, wine and beer tastings from Total Wine & More, craft beer from Dew Point Brewing Co., Woodside Farm Creamery Ice Cream, rides on the Auburn Valley Railroad and tours of the Auburn Heights Mansion, plus special exhibits and presentations, a silent auction, raffle and more!
SPONSORSHIP: Sponsors of the Auburn Heights Invitational provide vital support for the museum’s educational programs and enjoy a fabulous day at a unique venue. To learn more about sponsorships for this year’s event, CLICK HERE or call the FAHP office at (302) 239-2385 or email email@example.com.
ADVERTISING: To commemorate each Invitational, the Marshall Steam Museum produces the Auburn Heights Invitational Catalog. Serving as a lasting record of the day, the catalog chronicles the stories associated with each of the extraordinary autos on display and includes feature articles of interest to the car enthusiast and history buff alike. This high-quality publication ensures that the event lives on once the automobiles and visitors have returned home and provides enduring recognition for participants, sponsors and advertisers. To review options, CLICK HERE or contact the FAHP office at 302-239-2385.