The North Dakota Museum will host the “Rockin’ the Runway” fundraising event at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, near the Grand Forks International Airport.
The party features music by the Fargo-based Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome, drinks and hors d’oeuvres. The dance is set for 8 to 11 p.m.
During the event, guests may tour private planes and jets at the AvFlight GFK.
Sealed bids will be accepted until 9:30 p.m. Sept.14 for a handmade guitar by Kevin Muiderman of Thompson, N.D. The guitar, a Bearclaw Sitka spruce double top with ziracote back and sides, is the type that is played by professional guitar players around the world, including international finger-style guitar champion Michael Chapdelaine, said Matthew Wallace, deputy director of the NDMOA, in a news release.
The guitar retails for $8,400; bids start at $4,000, Wallace said.
The winner will be announced at 9:30 p.m. at the Rockin’ the Runway party, he said.
A raffle will be held for numerous prizes including an Oct. 12-13 private-plane getaway for up to eight people from Grand Forks to Minneapolis for a behind-the-scenes tour of Summit Brewing Co. by founder Mark Stutrud.
Winners also will receive tickets and pre-game passes to a Vikings game on Oct. 13 and other prizes.
Four other prizes are aviation related.
On Saturday, bus transportation will be provided by the museum, with departures from the museum at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Parking is free at the museum. Those who drive may park free at the AvFlight GFK facility, one block north of the airport.
Tickets for the event are $100 per person. Raffle tickets are $200, which includes two entrance tickets to the event. Winners do not need to be present to win.
Raffle tickets are available by calling the museum at (701) 777-4195.