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‘Book of Mormon’ sealed bid auction, more 5th anniversary news

We’ve already sold almost 300 tickets to MinnPost’s 5th anniversary celebration. Six days after the election, we’ll all need a laugh.

Just two weeks to go until MinnPost’s 5th anniversary celebration — and we’ve already sold almost 300 tickets to sponsors and individual purchasers!

But we still have room for you. As long as you buy your ticket by Wednesday, Nov. 7. 

We’re very thankful to be part of a community that appreciates a thoughtful approach to news. And the pixel-stained wretches that produce it.

So please join us Monday, Nov. 12, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Solera. For delicious hors d’oeuvres, complimentary welcome sangria, birthday cake and cash bar.

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MinnRoast star Brian Turner will emcee a brief program starting at 6:45. A few remarks by special guests, some trivia from Al Sicherman, some jokes and entertainment. Six days after the election, we’ll all need a laugh.

Another reason to come: You can start your holiday shopping at our silent auction and unique holiday gift bazaar. Sneak preview here.

Plus, we’ll have a sealed bid auction for one package only: a very special “Book of Mormon” evening with Lee Lynch and Terry Saario. For two people. Thursday, Feb. 7. Seats in 10th row, center section. Spanish wine tasting before dinner. Dinner at Solera. A rare bottle of Spanish wine (Robert Parker rating 94). After show dessert, coffee and Mormon cocktail special. Two Book of Mormon baseball caps and T-shirts. Value: Priceless. Minimum bid: $600. Winning bid: who knows?

You can submit a sealed bid at the party until 7:10. If you can’t come to the party, you can bid on the “Book of Mormon” evening in advance. Send your secret bid to lkramer (at) minnpost (dot) com by Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. Each bid will be sealed. All bids will be unsealed at 7:10 on Nov. 12 and the highest bidder announced.

May the most generous news junkie win!

Click here to purchase MinnPost 5th anniversary tickets