Bucky on Parade statues going up for auction

MADISON (WKOW) — Bucky on Parade, the free public art event featuring 85 life-size Bucky Badger statues throughout Madison and Dane County, is coming to a close.

Today, Sept. 12, 2018, is the last day to see theses unique statues in the area.

There will be a number of statues available for purchase at auction on Saturday, Sept. 29 during the Bucky on Parade Finale Party. The majority will be sold through a live auction, a few will be sold through an online silent auction and Golden Bucky will be raffled off.

Auction proceeds will support Garding Against Cancer, the Madison Area Sports Commission and 10 percent of the statue sale will go to the buyer’s charity of choice.

The Madison Area Sports Commission is the producer of the event, with support from the Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau and in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin Athletics, and Wisconsin Foundation & Alumni Association. Event proceeds will support Garding Against CancerMadison Area Sports Commission and other community charities.

Bucky on Parade provides many opportunities for the community to get involved and be a part of the fun, including a Kid’s Activity Book, Finale Party, Talks and Toursand more. Please join our Bucky on Parade Fan Club email list to stay in the loop on event happenings.

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