Silent Auction at Museum offers nearly 100 items for highest bids PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 29 April 2009 00:00
    Nearly 100 items are being offered at the Springfest silent auction through Saturday, May 16, at the Scott County Heritage Center and Museum in Scottsburg.
    An event offered in conjunction with the Museum’s annual Springfest, the auction offers a variety of useful theme baskets as well as gift certificates provided by local businesses and dozens of items donated by supporters of the Museum.
    Anyone can visit the museum, located at 1050 South Main Street in Scottsburg, and enter a bid on the items offered. All proceeds will benefit the museum. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.
    Items will be displayed in the museum through May 16, the day of the annual Springfest on the grounds of the facility. Springfest will offer gardening and craft booths and displays as well as a collection of old farm machinery to browse through and other activities. Winners of silent auction items will be notified by telephone.
Items entered in the auction include:
    A basket featuring Stream Cliff Farms wine with wine glasses, candle and Dove chocolates; 1982 Kentucky Derby decanter; gardening basket; “Movie Night” basket; decorative votive candle holders; a “Christmas in May” basket; two baskets offering pet items; a butternut wood candle/floral holder; books by Patricia Cornwell, Nora Roberts, Mary Higgins Clark and James Patterson; cook books by Paula Deen.
    An oval mirror tray with gold trim; matted watercolor paintings; a large ceramic chicken; a wrought iron plate rack; vases; flattened glass bottle spoon rests; a stone bird; glass candlestick holders; a wood “Happy Chair”; decorative floral plates.
    A child’s gardening bucket; decorative serving bowl; an antique-looking clock; quilting novels and pattern book; cross stitch; blue patterned china and related items in a basket; a tea and mug basket; apple themed pillows; a relaxation basket featuring lavender and strawberry scented products; and a variety of daffodil bulbs from the garden of Helen Trueblood.
    Two large wood picture frames; a tote with lotions and a scented candle; children’s films and books; gold-trimmed china dishes; an oak basket; a sassafras bowl; a cherry bowl; a car buffer; a car care bucket; a hanging basket growing kit; glassware.
    Mary Kay products; Pampered Chef cookware; a “College Bound” tote; a red hat and pin; a gardening therapy basket; a cider scented wax warmer; bridal shower party packs; miniature tea set; a curved glass picture frame; a boat themed lamp; a daily journal; and more.
    Certificates donated by local merchants include a coupon for a peanut butter cake from The Cakery; $20 worth of services by J&C Printing; five tanning sessions from Miss Vivian’s; two meals from Cracker Barrel; a $100 gift certificate for services/purchases from Stewart Funeral Home; two chicken and six breakfast sandwiches from Burger King and two large pizzas from Papa John’s; two $25 gift certificates on the purchase of flowers and plants from Scotts Ace Hardware; and more.
    Call the museum staff at 752-1050 for more information about the silent auction, Springfest and other events planned.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 April 2009 09:06