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Saturday event to benefit the Zebulon Theater

Grady County’s historic community movie house is in need of a new popcorn machine and building renovations, so supporters are holding a benefit Saturday, the 2017 Jewels and Jeans.
The event will include live and silent auction items in addition to raffles. Top items up for grabs include a 45-quart YETI cooler, 55-inch HD TV, weekend trips, three-quarter carat diamond earrings and a 9 mm handgun. In all, 10 items will be included in the live auction, 30 items in the silent auction and the earrings and handgun in the raffles.
The evening gets underway at the Zebulon Theater on North Broad Street at 6 p.m. with cocktails available until 7 p.m. The Silent Auction will take place between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The Live Auction begins at 7:30 p.m.
Raffle tickets are on sale now at either Bishop’s Jewelry or the Zebulon for $20 each for either the diamond earrings raffle or the 9 mm handgun raffle. Raffle tickets will also be sold for a gas grill donated by Robbie Burns or a Mystery Box donated by the Wine Rack. Tickets for those raffles will be $10 each or three for $20.
Items that will be included in the Live Auction are: 45-quart YETI cooler donated by Jim Scarborough State Farm, Donnie Turner, and Russell Pollock; 55 Inch HD TV donated by Badcock; wildlife designed fire pit donated by Joanne and Johnny Tuggle; weather proof floor mats donated by T&S Motorsports; custom painted corn hole games donated by Michael Best and Scott Easom; weekend lake house trip donated by Charles Renaud; weekend beach house trip donated by Richard Bell; assorted plants donated by Flowerwood Nursery; and five pounds of Round Up donated by Farmer’s Peanuts.
Silent Auction items include gift certificates from local businesses including Mr. Chick, Pickle Patch, Syrup City Tire, Zebulon Theater, D.J. Whitman, Cairo City Grill, Taste of Thomasville, Whigham Diner, Delicious Delights, Tim’s Mobile Detailing, Grits, Rock Bottom Seafood, 3 in 1 Massage Therapy, and Fancy Face Photography/Trudy Hall; gift baskets filled with items from local an area merchants including Stash, Roden and Fields/Karla Powe, The Plath Family, South Georgia Tractor, Texas Roadhouse, Mary Kay Cosmetics/Chastity Cox, Stones, and Strands;homemade cakes donated by Sylvia Merritt and Michelle Mobley; homemade jelly basket donated by Joyce Hancock; Southern Living at Home glass hurricane donate by Gilda Harrell; Thirty-One Bags donated by Hollie Bryant; gas card donated by BP; and more.

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