OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE – Oceanside, CA April 15, 2008 – Come spend an enchanted evening and help create a beautiful museum for the world to enjoy! The California Surf Museum Inaugural Paddle Out Fundraiser dinner and auction is on Thursday, May 8, 2008 from 5-10pm, at the elegant Ocean House Restaurant in Carlsbad, CA. Music with SuperWave will fill the air as you mingle with friends and surfing celebrities. A fabulous Hawaiian-style Buffet and live and silent auction will make for a memorable night. A sneak peek into the auction items vault reveals:
Rare Herbie Fletcher hand shaped and painted longboard
Craig Hollingsworth custom shaped surfboard painted by Wade Koniakowsky
Gorgeous jewelry by K Brunini Jewels
Surftech Dale Velzy Paddleboard
Original artwork by Nathan Gibbs, Sally Taylor and Wade Koniakowsky
Tom Keck Photo Shoot
Items from Hurley, Billabong, Island Influence and K-Five
Too many to list!
Purchase your tickets HERE now – Space is limited! Tickets for the event will be $55 per person for members and $65 for non-members. Tickets at the door will be $75, if available. The funds generated from the Inaugural Paddle Out Fundraiser will help CSM provide interior improvements to its new facility to showcase surfing for decades to come. The new facility will allow CSM to expand the exhibit space, provide additional educational opportunities and increase its needed archival space. Come be a part of making surfing history!
The California Surf Museum serves as an international repository and resource center on the lifestyle sport of surfing through capturing, preserving and chronicling its art, culture and heritage for the education and enjoyment of future generations.
The California Surf Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located at 223 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054.