Saturday, September 27, 2014

The Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre

Join us for The ART of WINE on Saturday, September 27th at the Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Wood Buffalo hosts our highly anticipated 5th Annual SMS Equipment WINE AUCTION in support of the safe and caring mentorship we provide to children and youth in our region in need of a positive role model.

The SMS Equipment WINE AUCTION has become a must-attend event in the community attracting some of the most influential community members and business owners in the region. Guests who attend this signature event can expect to be spoiled with an enticing menu of delicious hors d’ oeuvres created to compliment an exceptional selection of by the glass wine as they enjoy live music among friends. Upon arrival, guests will be transported into a modern art gallery inspired, lounge-style atmosphere with whimsical details completing the entire WINE AUCTION experience.

We are also excited to announce that local artist Becca Hess will be returning to the Suncor Stage, performing some new material from her new album, and guests will also be treated to jazz sounds from local artist Dan Gillies

Tickets for the Site Direct Tasting Room are now on sale! Guests who partake in the Site Direct Tasting Room will have the opportunity to experience unique wine offerings at each of the five bars throughout the evening. These tickets are limited, so we encourage guests so purchase them early to avoid disappointment.

Click here for a sneak peek of the variety of fantastic wine offerings available by the glass, including some ultra-exclusive wines.

TICKETS ARE SELLING FAST! – less than 100 tickets left!

Please note that we have been experiencing technical difficulties with our email address info@fortmcmurraywineauction.ca. If you have emailed us regarding tickets or for any other reason and did not receive a response, it’s because your email was not received – this has now been remedied. Please contact us back and we’ll be sure to respond asap. Thank you for your continued support and sorry for any inconvenience.

To celebrate the SMS Equipment Wine Auction’s 5th year in 2014, we invite guests to enjoy the ART of WINE of this year in a modern, art gallery inspired venue. Big Brothers Big Sisters will be hosting a juried open Call for Artists to the local arts community to offer commissionable work to be included in the annual events’ silent auction.


 STAR-AWARDS           ises award

This incredible fundraising evening is the recipient of the ISES Esprit award for Best Event Design for the WINE AUCTION – a prestigious industry award giving recognition to our organization and Fort McMurray on an international stage, and more recently the event has also been the recipient of the 2014 Canadian Special Event STAR Award for Best Event Produced for a Community Based Charity.