Forum staff reports, Published August 23 2012
Final O’Rourke estate sale starts Aug. 30MOORHEAD – The third and final estate sale for the late James O’Rourke will be held from Aug. 30 to Sept. 1 at his residence here at 316 5th St. S.
The sale includes the last of O’Rourke’s varied collectibles, such as an Indian rug, a midcentury lounge chair, a cane wheelchair, cabinets, a double roll-top desk, fur sleigh blankets and many books and stained glass windows.
A preview will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The sale will start at 10 a.m. Aug. 30 with entry numbers given out starting at 9:30 a.m. to limit the amount of people in the house at any time. The sale will be open until 6 p.m. Aug. 30; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 31; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 1.
All proceeds go to the Rourke Art Museum and Gallery, which O’Rourke founded and oversaw until his death in 2011.
For more information, call (218) 2361973.