VALATIE–The Valatie Community Theatre was the setting on Saturday evening, June 27, when V.E.R.A. (Valatie Economic Redevelopment Association) hosted its first Birdhouse Auction. Approximately 200 people attended the event that began with a 5 o’clock preview of handcrafted birdhouses with an auction following at 6 p.m.
The event featured 77 birdhouses designed and built by community members. The birdhouse artists ranged in age from 8 to 80, and in ability from amateur to professional.