Silent Auction is Up and Running

Twas a month before Christmas and all through the museum
the baskets were waiting – you just gotta see ’em.

The baskets were wrapped by staffers with care
in hopes that the bidders soon would be there.

The Board had been busy, the volunteers too
getting the baskets all ready for you.

Please come in and see them, they’re all though the hall,
The party is Saturday – come one and come all.

Yes indeed – the baskets are ready for bidding. Stop in any time this week – we are open 10-5. The official Open House is Saturday 1-4. We’ll have goodies to eat, goodies to buy and the bidding will end on the 110 baskets.
There really is something for everyone – from bow hunters to scrap bookers. There is a 6 x 12 ft area rug, a decorated Christmas tree, a Hurdy Gurdy, fresh baked goodies, quilts, works of art, office supplies, picnics, ice fishing events and toys. There are gift certificates for oil changes, dinners, movies, lodging, hair cuts, furnace inspections and more. We hope you’ll stop in and see us.

All proceeds benefit the Pope County Museum.

Here is a list of the baskets and items on display:

Golf Gift Basket
Includes: Fleece blanket, 2 water bottles, 2 golf towels, 6 golf balls & 1 dozen tees in a collapsible bucket.
Donated by Charter Communications

Norwex Gift Basket
Includes: Envirocloth for chemical free cleaning, spirisponge, spirinetts, hand pads and a car wash mitt.
Donated by Janet Beckwith, Norwex Consultant
$60 value

Timberwolves package
Includes Large T-shirt, mini basket ball and Crunch bobble head.
Donated by the Minnesota Timberwolves
$75 Value

Fleece Starbuck Coat XXL
Donated by Samuelson Drug
$25 Value

Hurdy Gurdy musical table
Give it a crank to see what it does.
Donated by David Lent
Priceless original work of art

Tastefully Simple Bundle
Includes: Classy Chocolate Pound Cake, Bountiful Beer Bread, Potato & Cheddar Soup Minx and a $25 Gift Card.
Donated by Jodi McGinty
$45 Value

Coffee Time Basket
Includes: 2 holiday mugs, 12 oz bag of Velvet Hammer Blend Coffee Beans, 12 oz bag of Colombian Supremo Coffee Beans, a bag of chocolate covered espresso beans, 2 biscotti.
Donated by Dave’s Doo-wop Coffee Shop
$40 Value

Toy John Deere Gravity Wagon
Donated by Midwest Machinery
$22 Value

Toy John Deere 1953 Model 70 Tractor
Donated by Midwest Machinery
$46 Value

Toy John Deere 1952 Model 50 Tractor
Donated by Midwest Machinery
$24 Value

Baseball Bat “Bombat”
Donated by Isdahl Hardware
$25 Value

Boxed Desk Set
Donated by The Little Store
$22 Value

Warm & Cozy Gift Basket
Includes: Super soft blanket, Christmas book, candle, saltwater taffy and bath bar.
Donated by the Nutcracker Café
$70 Value

First Aid Kit
Donated by Glacial Ridge Health System
$15 Value

12 Embroidered Dish Towels
One for each month of the year
Donated by Nancy and Bob Gandrud
Priceless

Baby Quilt
Donated by Nancy and Bob Gandrud
Priceless

Grandparent Basket
Includes: classic cartoon videos and snacks.
Donated by Joanne and Dave Pederson
$50 Value

Mary Kay Makeup Gift Basket
Includes: Timewise night solution, Timewise matte-ware foundation, eyeliner, liquid lip color, and two eye colors.
Donated by Wendy Testa
$86 Value

Vikings Gift Basket
Includes: Blanket, mugs, football and snacks.
Donated by American Solutions for Business

Full Sized Quilt
Donated by Marian & Frank Pladsen
Priceless

Golf Package
Includes: 18 holes of golf w/ cart, XL T-shirt, balls & tees.
Donated by Peters’ Sunset Beach Resort
$100 Value

Christmas Tea Party Basket
Includes: Cookies, Cocoa, Music, Candle, Plate & Napkins.
Donated by Touch of Class Bridal & Floral
$50 Value

Sharp Printing Calculator
Donated by Glacial Printing & Office Supply
$70 Value

Heritage Days Keepsakes
Includes Large T-shirt, Photo Trivet, Mug & Coin purse.
Donated by Starbuck Chamber of Commerce
$37.50 Value

Hair Mix Basket
Includes: Phyto Organics Shampoo, Conditions, Designing Liquid and Shine Spray.
Donated by Jeanne Mix

 Aromatherapy Rock Garden
Includes: Lavender Pillow mist, body wash, body lotion and candles.
Donated by Little Angles Consignment Shop
$28 Value

Vtech Cordless Telephone
Donated by Starbuck Telephone Company
$35 Value

Café Valencia Coffee Maker
Donated by Starbuck Construction, Inc.

Coffee Time Set & Gift Certificate
Includes: Tray, cup, candle, microfiber dish towel and $10 Gift Certificate.
Donated by The Valley Troll
$42 Value

Area Rug with Binding
Will cut and bind up to 6 x 12 feet.
Donated by Affordable Floor Covering

 Sweatshirt
Maroon Glacial Hills Elementary School Sweatshirt – XL
Donated by Glacial Hills Elementary School
$25 Value

Deer Hunter Scent-Free Basket
Includes: Scent Free Spray & Refill, Liquid & Powder Scent Free Laundry Detergent, Buck Urine Scent, Scent Drag and Odor Mask.
Donated by Minnewaska Insurance Agency
$50 Value

Minnesota Twins print – signed by Tony Oliva
Donated by the Minnesota Twins
$50 Value

Preserve Basket – 4 available
Includes Pickled Beans and Chokecherry, Wild Grape and Plum Jellies.
Donated by Terry Elsey
Priceless

Wildlife Décor Basket
Includes: Table Runner, Thermometer, Photo Frame, Crock & Dip Mixes.
Donated by Eagle Bank
$88 Value

Pizza Basket
Includes: Pizza Cutter, Cheese Topping, Crushed Pepper Topping and a Free Pizza.
Donated by Papa Murphy’s
$24 Value

Christmas Tree
Includes all the trimmings!!
Donated by Wendy Zander

Bird Lover’s Basket
Includes: bird feeder, bird seed, suet and suet holder.
Donated by Mary Smith

Fish Batter Mix
For use after successful ice fishing!
Donated by Mary Smith

Tastefully Simple Basket
Includes: Potato and Cheddar Soup, Artichoke & Spinach Dip and Wild Rice Soup Mixes.
$24 Value

One Month Membership
Donated by Glacial Ridge Fitness Center
Also includes a wellness calendar from American Diversity and a home made ornament from Mary Smith.
$30 Value

Golf Basket
Includes: 1 dozen Titleist golf balls, tees and golf supplies
Donated by State Farm Insurance
Value $45

Picnic Basket
Picnic cooler with thermos, travel mug and bag from Bremer Bank.
Stop at Kadejan Market to pick up some organic fruits and vegetables for your picnic with this $15 Gift Certificate.
$40 Value

Toy Tractor
Versatile 935 Model from Red Horizion
$22 Value

30 Minute Photo Session
Donated by Studio Royale – Lynae Beckwith
Display your photos with this frame from American Diversity
$55 Value

Road Trip Basket
Includes: Atlas from State Farm Insurance, a travel mug, golf balls and notebook from American Diversity.
Keep your car running smoothly with a $58 tire alignment from Kar Kraft and a $35 oil change from Lundebreck Auto Repair.
$120 Value

Pizza Basket
$15 Gift Certificate to Pizza Ranch
Pizza cutter from State Farm
$20 Value

Road Trip Bundle
Includes: Atlas from State Farm Insurance, a $58 tire alignment from Kar Kraft and an oil change from Brownie’s Tire Service.
$100 Value

Cheese Basket
Cheese tray and cheese knives from American Diversity. then get cheese and other goodies at Tom’s with this $25 gift certificate.
$45 Value

 Office Supply Basket
Includes: Calculator, notebook, crayons, flashlight, pens & letter opener from American Diversity. Use the $15 Pamida gift card for more office supplies.
Value $25

Concert Tickets to Mary Beth Carlson Concert
Saturday, December 10th at 7:30
Donated by Central Square
Plus – have dinner before the concert with $20 in gift certificates to Lakeside
$80 Value

4 Movie Night Packages
Enjoy a movie at Cinema 9 in Alexandria with buy one Adult ticket and get one free coupon.
Stop at A&W in Glenwood for a sweet treat with $10 in gift certificates!
$20 Value each

 Heart Basket
Tuck your precious treasures in this heart-shaped porcelain box and pamper yourself with scented lotions.
Donated by Ann Grandy and Mary Smith
$40 Value

Retired Party-lite wrought iron Barrington candle stand with candle snuffer and Peppermint jar candle.
Donated by Ann Grandy and Mary Smith
$40 Value

Ornament Tree
$ 40 Value

Beautiful Amaryllis bulb donated by Mary Smith.
$40 Value

Activity Basket
Keep the kids busy over Christmas Break with this activity book donated by Ann Grandy. Pick your favorite projects and get the supplies from Pamida with this $15 gift Card.
$25 Value

Starbuck VFW Basket
XL t-shirt and orange visor from the Starbuck VFW and a $10 Gift Certificate Donated by Franny’s.
$35 Value

Party-lite retired Chateau taper holder and lamp kit.
$30 Value

Wall mounted memo holder and $10 gift certificate to Lakeside.
$20 Value

Meat Basket
Kentucky grilling sauce and $20 gift certificate to Minnewaska Meat.
$30 Value

Candy & Candle Basket
Box of burbon chocolates and a scented jar candle.
Donated by Mary Smith
$25 Value

 30 Minute Photo Session
Donated by Studio Royale – Lynae Beckwith
$50 Value

 $25 Gift Certificate
Donated by Bobber’s Marine

3 Furnace Inspection Certificates
Donated by Rapid Response Plumbing, Heating & Air conditioning
$100 Value each

$20 Gift Certificate
Donated by Minnewaska Meats

Two Night Stay in Two Room Suite
Donated by Cedar Inn
$200 Value

Overnight Stay at Casino Hotela and $25 gift certificate to the restaurant.
Donated by Grand Casino Mille Lacs
$125 Value

 $20 Gift Certificate
Donated by Photo Magic

Gift Certificate for one men’s haircut – 2 available
Donated by Harry’s Barber Shop

Gift Certificate for a 3 hour kid’s pool party for up to 10 kids
Donated by Hampton Inn, Alexandria
$100 Value

 Gift Certificate for a one night stay in double room
Donated by the Scotwood Inn
$72 Value

Gift Certificate for a free movie ticket with the purchase of an adult movie ticket.
Donated by Cinema 9, Alexandria

 Gift Certificate for a one night stay.
Donated by Holiday Inn, Alexandria

Gift Certificate for a one night stay and breakfast.
Donated by the Hampton Inn, Alexandria

Gift Certificate for $20 worth of holiday cookies
Donated by Karen Kirkof

$15 Gift Certificate
Donated by the Hatchery Bar & Grill

 $15 Gift Certificate
Donated by Kadejan Market

$25 Gift Card
Donated by Glenwood Fleet Supply

Bicycle Clock
Donated by Glenwood State Bank Real Estate
$40 Value

Curves Membership Basket
Includes 1 month membership to Curves, diet & exercise journal, shopping list, measuring spoons, bread clip, socks and reusable shopping bag.
Donated by Curves of Glenwood – Kim Olson
$65 Value

 Serve up the Holidays with this large assortment of Tupperware containers
$100 Value

 4 different Guatemalan Coffee Basket
Donated by Jack and Karen Demorett
Baskets include one bag of ground Guatemalan Free Trade coffee, and various other goodies such as mugs, candy, knit hat, potholders etc. Each basket different.
$20 Value – each

 Pot Holders Set of 4
Donated & Made by Phyllis Sorensen
These darling set of 4 handmade potholders will spruce up any table while entertaining.
$ 20 Value

 Wellness Basket
This basket contains a One Month Membership Gift Certificate to Minnewaska Wellness & Fitness, a 2012 monthly planner, potholder, mirror, and measuring spoon.
$ 15 Value

 Handyman Basket
Includes a NAPA baseball cap, 2 carpenter pencils, pencil sharpener, a $25.00 Gift Certificte to Hilltop Lumber, & letter openers.
$40 Value

 Scandinavian Basket
Basket Includes Ghirardelli Hot Cocoa Mixes, Spiced Cider Mixes, Melkesjokolade (chocolate candy bars), One Loaf of Homemade Bread, 1 Jar of Rommegrot, 2 Dozen Rosettes, 4 Dozen Spritz Cookies.
(the baked items will be available on Saturday in the kitchen after the bidding is over ask for them please).
$100 Value

 Entertainment Basket
Basket Includes Bridgestone Golf Balls a 3 pack, One Month Membership to Minnewsaska Wellness & Fitness, 6 inch ruler, keychain, letter openers, journal for your thoughts & a potholder.
$35 Value

 Crafters Starter Basket
Basket Includes Birdhouse Scrapbook Transfers, apple balls, close pins, candy canes, & light lantern ornaments and a spool of red bead ribbon.
$15 Value

Handmade Paper Art
Set of three snowman two are 5×7 and one is 4×4 framed Donated by “Boudin Art” Handmade by Sha Boudin.
$30 Value

Handmade Paper Art
Set of Two Wreaths, 4×4 framed,
Donated by “Boudin Art” Handmade by Sha Boudin.
$20 Value

 Wooden Ski Decoration (Green)
Can be hung outside on your front door.
Donated and Handmade by Cedric Zemke
$15 Value

 Wooden Ski Decoration (Blue)
Can be hung outside on your front door.
Donated & Handmade by Cedric Zemke
$15 Value

Wooden Angel set of Three
Perfect for Christmas decorating in any room.
Donated & Handmade by Cedric Zemke
$15 Value

Wooden Evergreen Tree Birdfeeder Set of Two
Hung outside and place Peanut Butter in the holes, for the birds to perch.
Donated & Handmade by Cedric Zemke
$ 10 Value

Commemorative Plates
Glenwood Lutheran Church, Glenwood, MN
1866 – 1966 Centennial of Glenwood, MN
$10 Value

Ice Fishing expedition
Spend and afternoon or evening out in the fish house. Equipment and snacks provided.
Participants must have valid fishing licenses.
Priceless

Bottles of Wine
Donated by Minnewaska Liquor
$25 Value

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