Shamrock Shakedown to be held on St. Paddy’s Day

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The Shamrock Shakedown is coming to downtown Beaufort this year. 

Beaufort Academy will host the Shamrock Shakedown at Beaufort Inn’s Tabby Place from 5:30-11 p.m. Friday, March 17,

Food will be catered by Saltus River Grill. There will also be an open bar all night, a live band, dancing and silent and live auction items. 

Additionally, one of the raffle prizes will be a golf cart. The event is open to all those 21 years old and older. 

New this year will be mobile bidding in the silent auction. 

“We have joined forces with BidPal, who will provide easy interactive bidding from your smartphone at the event, or from the comfort of your home. This allows everyone to ‘watch items’ and bid, while getting up-to-date bids, reminders and descriptions,” according to a release.

The Shamrock Shakedown is a fundraiser for Beaufort Academy and helps support BA operating budgets, tuition price breaks, faculty salary and other items.

Tickets are $20; buy five and get one free.

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