Take a look around. What catches your eye?

In Bloom: Lauren Thuli

Acrylic Original, Live Auction: Item 18

Mounted Print, Silent Auction: Table 4, Item 11

20″ Hand-Crafted Wooden Bowl: Eric Anderson

Live Auction: Item 16

King Size Hand-Stitched Quilt: Gay & Boyd Gibbons

Silent Auction: Table 4, Item 1

English Garden Dinner for 8: Marcia & Alan Jewell

Silent Auction: Table 4, Item 20

Dichroic Necklace: Colleen Ott, Gallery Art on 23

Silent Auction: Table 1, Item 8

Digital Portrait (Pet or Person): Sarah Kdosi

Silent Auction: Table 4, Item 8

Six Hand-made Boxes: Sharon Nicholas, Paper Loon

Silent Auction: Table 2, Item 8

Hand-Crafted Birdhouse: Randy Fleming

Silent Auction: Table 2, Item 6

 

Live Auction Items

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1: Hand-carved Wooden Bird: Tom Kelly’s artwork will capture your attention, your imagination, your sense of humor and then your heart. The sheer playfulness and pure innocence of his wood carvings are enough to put a smile on any face. Here you will find his trademark bird sitting a pumpkin. Tom Kelly

2: Women’s Fly Fishing and Stream Walk: Join the Harry and Laura Nohr Chapter TU board member, Carol Murphy, for a beautiful walk along some of Southwest Wisconsin’s blue ribbon trout streams. Carol will share with you the history of the restoration of these streams while pointing out the perfect places for you to wet your line in hopes of catching a feisty Wisconsin trout. Bring your own fishing gear or Carol can provide you with what you need. This is not a “guided” outing, but an enjoyable day in nature with a fishing enthusiast! Carol Murphy

3: Diamondback Binocular and Vortex Accessories: The Vortex Diamondback 10 x 42 binocular, model DB-205 is a premium device that will make your outdoor adventures more interesting and fun. The lenses are fully multi-coated, argon purged and dielectric coated to improve your vision. The binocular is tripod adaptable and includes a deluxe carry case, neck strap, lens covers and rainguard eyepiece cover. The lucky bidder will also take home a variety of Vortex accessories including hat, mug, drawstring bag, koozie and a camo boonie hat. Vortex is an American company that recently relocated it’s headquarters to Barneveld Wi. Vortex Optics

4: Everything But the Squeal: A pork dinner for 4 people, with wines, served indoors or out at the home of Peter and Nancy Schmalz in Mineral Point. The meal will include spinach and ham canapes, arugula salad with grapes, pork cassoulet, and apple pie with candied bacon. This purchase will include a hand-knit pig (very cute) created by Nancy Schmalz. Is your mouth watering yet? Peter and Nancy Schmalz

5: Pie Cupboard: You will be inspired to bake a few pies to put in this hand crafted Pie Cupboard created by Jim Geisen. This cupboard is 5 feet tall, 24 inches wide and 18 inches deep made of pine with dogwood accents. Dr. James Geisen

6: Stargazing through a Large Telescope at a Research Observatory for Two… Plus Your Very Own Orion Telescope: You and yours will be treated to an evening looking through a 12″ telescope located on the edge of Dodgeville. The viewing will include planets, star clusters, nebulae, galaxies, double stars, and other stars with distinctive colors. You’ll also receive a guided constellation tour. Your host will be an experienced astronomer and astronomy educator. The telescope is an Observer 700 mm Altaz Refracto with 10mm and 25 mm eyepieces. It comes with an adjustable stand to make watching the stars more comfortable. Astronomer David Oesper, Jerry and Penny Koerner

7: Four Golf Passes for 18 Holes with Shared Carts: Four – 18 hole rounds of golf with shared power carts compliments of the House on the Rock Resort. Three prestigious golf course architects took advantage of the amazing natural surroundings when designing 27 holes of champion golf creating the finest golf has to offer.

8: Native Prairie Seeds: Assorted native prairie seeds including: 2 oz. bag of White Wild Indigo, 2-1oz. bags of Smooth Penstemon and 1oz. bags of White Wild Indigo, Glade Mallow, Brown Eyed Susan, Yellow Coneflower, Rattlesnake Master, Black Eyed Susan, Pale Purple Coneflower and Wild Bergamot. Bob Laeser

9: Chicago Studio Apartment for Two Nights: The Studio in the Residences at River East is in the heart of Chicago’s Streeterville Neighborhood. It is two blocks from the Ohio St. Beach, three blocks from Michigan Ave. shops and two blocks from the Chicago River Millennium Park. The Museum of Contemporary Art is a short walk north. It is an ideal location for fully enjoying the city. This studio is on the 23rd floor and has two single beds, a full kitchen, bath, tv and wifi. Carla will provide the use of her parking place which is in the building. Carla Lind

10: Chicago Symphony Tickets for Two: Founded in 1891, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is hailed as one of the greatest orchestras in the world. In collaboration with the best conductors and guest artists on the International music scene, the CSO performs well over one hundred concerts each year at its downtown home, Symphony Center. Two seats on the Main Floor for the 2018/2019 Thursday evening performances. Sue and Larry Yellen

11: Enthusiastic Gardeners: Six enthusiastic garden workers welcome the opportunity to create, refresh or reclaim a garden at your home within a 30 mile radius from Dodgeville. Consultation and a garden visit will initially be provided. Two visits with a total of 20 gardening hours will be donated to your gardening project. Judy Campbell, Jane Kavaloski, Mary Mayo, Jane Stenson, Gayl Stewart, and Nina Carns

12: Half-a-Hog: Marr’s Valley View Farms is donating a half hog and the processing of it for your family’s dining enjoyment. Processing will be done at Weber’s Meats in Cuba City, WI. You will take home approximately 80 pounds of meat depending on the size of the hog. We will coordinate your cutting instructions for you with the processor. All you need to do is pick up your delicious pork at Weber’s when it is ready. Delicious bacon, chops, sausage and more are in your future! Mike Marr and Lois Federman Families

13: Pasta-making Class for Four or Six: Carol Naughton will be teaching a pasta making class at her home in rural Dodgeville. The class is for 4-6 participants and will include wine and dinner (home made pasta!). A fun evening, bring an apron and a rolling pin. You will be making specialty pasta dough (spinach, lemon, pepper etc) – by hand and by cuisinart. When the dough is ready to form, Carol will show you how to roll the dough using a rolling pin, a pasta machine and a Kitchen Aid pasta attachment. Carol Naughton and Jayne Wisler

14: Art History – Make It: Prepare for a fun workshop!: Carole Spelic will lead you on an art-base adventure. First you’ll learn about the art and culture of an historical time and location, and then make an art project based on that culture. Choose from the following topics: Mesopotamia/Sumeria/Assyria, Ancient Greece, Expressionism or Abstract Expressionism. Plan on spending 3 1/2 to 4 hours. Maximum 8 people. All materials will be provided. Time TBD by mutual consent. Class to take place with Carole at Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts.

15: 10 Pound Box of Organic Burgers Ready for the Grill: Murray Grey cattle are known to dominate in the taste test competitions due to the marbled finish they can achieve from a 100% grass based diet. Seven Seeds beef has a balanced ratio of Omega 3 to Omega 6, vitamin E and beta-carotene plus CLA for optimum human health. Seven Seeds Farm

16: 20″ Hand-crafted Wooden Bowl: Eric has created this 20 inch hand crafted bowl made of walnut, maple, red cedar, mulberry and black cherry woods that have been joined together to create beautiful patterns that can be viewed from all sides. Eric Anderson

17: Mexican Dinner for 8 to 10: This superb authentic Mexican dinner for up to 10 people will delight your palate. Experience creative traditional food prepared with love. This will be an autumn event to be scheduled by the hostess and winner. Provecho! Martha Boyer

18: In Bloom Original Acrylic Painting: “In Bloom”. This original painting is full of life and color, flowers exemplify nature’s beauty and are a welcome sign that spring is here! Acrylic media, 24″ x 36. Lauren Thuli

19: Hayward Area Lake House: Enjoy a five night stay at a private lake house located on a semi-private lake between Hayward and Cable, WI. Surrounded by 40 wooded acres with hiking paths. Near the OO Trailhead for the Birkie and CAMBA mountain bike trails. The home includes a DVD player, pool table, swimming raft, canoe, paddle and row boats. All you will need for a relaxing and fun-filled week with family and/or friends. Pearce Family

20: Guided Muskie Fly Fishing Adventure and Muskie Flies: Here is an opportunity to spend 6 hours chasing muskies with a fly on beautiful Twin Valley Lake. The trip includes guided boat service, rods, tackle, light lunch, expert hook removal, beverages/snacks, and a box of hand tied musky flies. There is space for 1 client. Joseph Hansen

21: Gourmet Lunch for Six: The winning bidder will choose from a list of international cuisines and Carlo will present you with a lunch you will cherish in your memory forever. Carlo chooses locally grown foods and will give them flavors from your country of choice. Morocco, Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Greece, Israel/Palestine, India, China, Thailand, Japan or the US. You choose. Carlo and Trish Pasquino

22: One Large Truck Load of Gravel DeliveredBard Materials will deliver one large truck load of gravel to your home in the greater Dodgeville area during 2018. Who doesn’t need this?

23: Birding and Brunch for Six: Chuck Roethe, experienced birder, will be leading a bird hike at Governor Dodge State Park on May 12th from 6:00 am to 11:00 am. Following the hike, brunch will be served (and possibly more birding) at the Roethe home south of Ridgeway. Possible bird sightings may include: migrating warblers, Orchard Orioles, Louisiana Waterthrush and Acadian Flycatcher, as well as the usual resident bird species. Chuck and Jill Roethe

24: In-Home Appraisal Services: Carl is offering an ‘in your home antiques’ appraisal to last up to 3 hours. He is in his 40th year as an antique dealer and has had retail locations in Illinois and Wisconsin. He will walk through and give a verbal opinion of the value of your antiques and collectables. Given the current changes in the market, this service could be of great benefit to anyone considering downsizing. Carl Tunestam

25: Chief Black Hawk Carving: This black walnut carving of Black Hawk measures 11″ with the base. John Sharp brings wood to life in his realistic wood sculptures. His mastery of portraying his subjects in wood has earned him the respect and commendations of leading artists, art critics and collectors. John is one of the country’s most outstanding wood sculptors.

26: Games and Grub: Enjoy a relaxing lunch in a country-side setting before getting down to the business of learning new games. A variety of 2-4 games will be taught throughout the afternoon before gathering for thoughts, dessert and laughter. June and Joe Meudt, Mary Mayo

27: Alpacas on the Rocks: Come meet the girls with all their curls. We’ll have lunch and some wine in the warm sunshine. Saving time for a hike or a ride if you like. To view the land that we find so grand. Four adults and/or kids. Susan and Michael Van Sicklen

28: Get Started in Home Brewing Class for 2: Make a batch of tasty home made beer with two local home brewers, Randy Fleming and Paul Biere. We’ll get together for two sessions, each about two hours in length, about one month apart. First session we’ll cover the ins and outs of making a batch of beer, we’ll boil up 5 gallons of wort and pitch in the yeast to get the process started. All while enjoying some home brew. Second session we’ll take your newly made beer and bottle it, and send it home with you to naturally carbonate. All while enjoying some home brew. Bid includes a starter kit for a batch of amber ale, a boiling kettle, brewing bucket, and the basic equipment that you will need to make and bottle beer at home. Remember, give a friend a beer and he’ll be happy for a day. Teach a friend to brew his own beer and he’ll be happy for a lifetime. 

 

Wine Pull, Gift Certificates & Other Surprises! 

 

Provided by Aspen Ridge Nursery, Badger Brothers Coffee, Bob’s Bitchin BBQ, Brewery Creek Inn & Restaurant, Bures Berry Patch, Cenex, China One, Collins & Hying Plumbing & Heating, Cooks Room, Country Kitchen, Crazy Franks, Culver’s, Dairy Queen, Dawn Revers, Dean’s Liquor & Bait, Deco Supply, Dodgeville Auto NAPA, Eric Fredericks, Freddie Valentine’s Public House, Full Boar Auto, Glacier Ridge Pub & Grill, Farm & Fleet Dodgeville, Hanna Fredericks, Hardee’s, High Point Steak House, Home News, Hook’s Cheese Company, Jason & Leah James, Pine Valley Farm, Jeb Prazak, Jennifer James Baker, Kathleen Nutter, Lauren Powers, Lauren Thuli, Marks Auto Repair, McDonalds, Meadowlark Organics, Mueller Implement & Rental, Nancy Schmalz, Office Market, Deniece Carver, Pamela’s Fine Jewelry, Penny & Jerry Koerner, Piggly Wiggly, Pizza Hut, Popolo Restaurant, Potterton Rule, Prem Meats, Randy Fleming, Rural Route One Popcorn, The Shed Restaurant, Shirley & Earl Barnes, Shoe Box, Starbucks, Subway, Tequila Point, Ubersox Auto, Vortex Optics, Inc, Wells Fargo-Dodgeville, WI, Riverside Resort, Wilson Creek Pottery, Barriques, Carol Graf-Mock, Jeff & Janice Grayson, Joe & June Muedt, Paul & Ginger Biere, Rebecca Steffes, Robin Masters, Sheila Marmorstone, Scott & Scott Stieber, Fisher King Winery, Sue Matye,, Cathy Bramlett, Molly Mayo-Hillgenberg, Herr, Wynn & Stephani Henderson, Cathy Kaiser, John Hurley

 

 

 

Silent Auction Items

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Table One:

101: Parade of Peacocks Watercolor Painting: This watercolor was created on a pre-fall day. All the daylilies would soon be gone and winter was on its “no-bright-color” way. This particular daylily is a favorite of Jeb’s and she is looking forward to its energetic, colorful blooms, however fleeting they may be. Jeb Prazak framed by Harriet Ridnour

102: Buffalo Meat Treat: Considered by many to be healthier than even grass-fed beef and richer in flavor, low in saturated fat with fewer calories than beef. Try it. It might become your favorite choice of lean protein. These bison are grass fed and raised locally. Luther and Eileen Smith, Blue Sky Bison

103: Potosi Brewing Basket: Enjoy Beer and Root Beer Samplers, an assortment of gift items and 4 passes and Potosi Beverage Sample to the National Brewery Museum and Library. Potosi Brewing Company

104: Six Classes and T-Shirt: Raise the barre on your health. Your 6 classes can be for any class any time. Choose from classes in yoga, tai chi, barre fitness and zumba at High Barre Movement Studio in downtown Mineral Point. The High Barre Movement Studio

105: Wood-fired Pottery Pitcher: Christy’s and Joe’s wood-fired pots are inspired by the rich global tradition of folk pottery, and grounded in the rolling hills of Southwest Wisconsin’s Driftless Region. The pot is made for everyday use and enjoyment around your kitchen table. Windy Ridge Pottery

106: One Free Physical Therapy Treatment: This could be just what you need to improve your movement, manage your pain or help you recover from an injury. Linda will help you along your path to better health. McCarthy Integrative Physical Therapy

107: Autographed Green Bay Packer Football: This is the perfect pigskin for your favorite Packer fan! It has the signatures of all 2017 Green Bay Packer players and coaching staff. This is the last football that will have Jordy Nelson’s signature on it. Don’t pass it up. Green Bay Packer Community Outreach

108: Dichroic Necklace: Colleen Ott has created a one of a kind necklace that will dazzle you. This might be just what you want or for someone special to you. Gallery Art is also offering “Remains to be Seen”. Memorials of a loved one in glass. Colleen Ott, Gallery Art on 23

109: Everybody Needs a Massage: Reach new levels of relaxation while Hanna works gently to find the places that need attention, space and movement. Breathe, close your eyes and enjoy the session. Elemental Retreat Massage

110: Baby Clothes and Accessories: Attention grandma and grandpa! Jennifer Hagen makes adorable baby outfits. You choose patterns and fabric, and Jennifer will make to order items that cover your little person from head to toe. Jennifer Hagen, Backyard Baby

111: Hand-turned Birch Vase: A beautiful hand turned white birch vase can grace your table. It has a gloss finish and measures 6 inches by 16 inches, just the right size. Joe Grimm

112: Custom Framed Print: Julie will take that photo, painting, certificate or letter and give new life to your special piece. Julie J. Solbert, Main Street Studio

113: A Fall Invitation Digital Print on Canvas: This spectacular black and white photograph captures the outdoor moment that was worth waiting for. Terry McNeill

 

Table Two:

201: La-Z-boy Recliner: Kick back, relax and enjoy the soothing rocker motion of this comfy recliner. It’s a great place to take in a favorite movie the big game or that perfect nap. Ayer’s Furniture

202: Barnwood Box: 16″ x16″ handcrafted Barnwood Box with handles. Use this for all sorts of goodies (firewood, newspapers, your prize comic book collection, or whatever. . . ) Joe Brey 

203: Grass-fed Beef: Where’s the beef? Right here! Gourmet assortment of 100% Grassfed Beef includes: ribeye steaks, sirloin steaks, roast, summer sausage, stew, and lean hamburger. Beef is processed, wrapped and frozen at Prem Meats. Hillside Pastures’ Red Devon cattle graze fields of mixed forages; their rotational grazing provides a high-quality diet and avoids overgrazing and erosion of soil. Hillside Pastures, LLC

204: Piano or Voice Lessons: Tinkle the ivories or sing like a bird. Here are two (one hour) lessons in Piano or Voice. You know you want to do it! Julie K. Weiskircher

205: One Load of Sand or Gravel: Who doesn’t need a load of sand or gravel after winter and spring washouts? Rule construction will deliver 1 quad axle load of sand or gravel to within a 35 mile radius of Dodgeville. Rule Construction, LTD

206: Handcrafted Bird House: Brighten up your yard and entice your feathered friends to move into this delightful handcrafted birdhouse. The house is sturdy and the opening was cut to fit a bluebird, but who knows who may move in. Birds, the very best neighbors. Randy Fleming

207: Wellness Center Gift Certificate: Spend time taking care of yourself! Use this $150 Gift Certificate to the Upland Hill Health Wellness Center for Acupunture, Massage Therapy Services or for Fitness Center Classes or membership. Upland Hills Health Hospital & Clinics

208: Six Hand-made Boxes: Use these beautiful handcrafted boxes to hold your special treasures. Sharon creates each box in the tradition of bookbinding. The top six bidders will each get one of these lovely works of art. Sharon Nicholas, Paper Loon

209: Taliesin — Two House Tours: Each of these two-hour tours feature the interior spaces and exterior courtyards and gardens of Frank Lloyd Wright’s private residence, Taliesin. Begun in 1911, Taliesin became Wright’s work-in-progress during the next 48 years, as he reworked and added to it, bringing it ever closer to his architectural ideal. Visitors will experience the intimacy and genius of one of America’s greatest architects. Taliesin Preservation

210: Rayon Chenille Scarf: The rich coloring and luxurious velvet-like touch of these scarves are the result of weaving chenille (a caterpillar style of yarn) of ray fiber (processed wood pulp). Kathleen Nutter, Artful Apparel

211: Golf with Cart for Two: 18 holes of golf with a cart for 2 golfers. Deer Valley Golf Course is nestled on 270 acres of beautiful rolling terrain, framed by beautiful Blue Mounds State Park and some of Wisconsin’s purest natural prairies. The blend of links style golf, rolling terrain, and elevation changes give golfers a chance to use every club and shot in their bag. Deer Valley Lodge & Golf

212: Duke’s Brew Pub Crate and Gift Certificate: Thirsty? Duke’s Brew Pub & Ale House is the newest spot for great entertainment in downtown Dodgeville. They feature at least 6 rotating taps of great Wisconsin craft beers as well as most anything that will quench any thirst with this gift certificate. Jay Lindner, Duke’s Brew Pub & Ale House

213: Overnight Stay in Gorgeous Log Cabin Lodge: Stay for a night at the Silver Star B&B. Enjoy a delicious hot breakfast. Complimentary beverages and snacks are included. Located between Dodgeville and spring Green, minutes away from APT, Taliesin, House on the Rock and Governor Dodge State Park. 2 nights minimum required for a Friday or Saturday night stay between May 1st through October 31, 2018. Silver Star Bed & Breakfast Inn

 
Table Three:

301: Have FUN Dancing on June 9th: Kathrine has taught Robert Redford to dance and she can teach you, too. During this single class for 5 couples you will explore the playful art of dancing with a partner in a most enjoyable way. Music – Movement – Lead – Follow – Listen – Touch. Wine and nibbles will be included. Kathrine Kramer, High Barre, Ginger Brand-Biere

302: Five Different Home-crafted Hard Ciders: Cider Farm Apple Brandy, made near Mineral Point from 100% organic, true cider apples grown on their farm. The brandy, aged for two years in oak bourbon barrels, is fermented and distilled at Yahara Bay Distillers in Madison. 40% alcohol by volume. These five ciders are: Classic Dry, Equinox, Cyser, Tremelett’s and Oak-Aged. Deirdre Birmingham and John Biondi, The Cider Farm, LLC

303: Eric’s Elvish Bread, Four Mega Multi-grain Loaves: These lovely loaves weigh 3.5 pounds each! The loaves contain a wide assortment of nutritious ingredients: Lonesome Stone Bread Flour, brown basmati rice, oatmeal, toasted wheat germ, sunflower seeds, flax seed, sesame seed, poppy seed, millet, maple syrup, salt and yeast. Eric Wallner

304: Hand-crafted Fish Net: This hand crafted trout landing net made of laminated strips of birds eye maple is sturdy enough to haul in those large wild trout. If you like, Bill will personalize the net with the message of your choice written on the side of the net. A nice gift for that fisherman or fisherwoman in your life! Bill Wisler

305: Vehicle Detail Package: Ready for a Spring cleaning of your car? This vehicle detail package with up to $150 value includes outside wash & wax and interior cleaning. It will sparkle and feel like new. Marklein Auto Body, Inc

306: Cherry Wood Rolling Pin: Joel is a veteran Mineral Point fine wood worker who maintains the highest of standards of design, craftsmanship, sourcing materials and installation. This beautiful rolling pin is 19 inches long and have a central span of several inches with a diameter of 1 7/16 inches. Joel Duncanson

307: Two Tickets to the Broadway Production of ON YOUR FEET: On Tuesday, May 15th at 7:30pm you can “Get On Your Feet”. From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. ON YOUR FEET! takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and groundbreaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet. This performance features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century — and one of the most inspiring stories in music history. Overture Center

308: Three Frozen Farm-Fresh Fowl: Tender, young chickens locally raised on a family farm. They are a delicious Cornish-Cross Breed and are 5 to 7 pounds, perfect roasting fare, ideal for a family dinner. Frozen and ready to take home from the auction. James’ Pine Valley Farm

309: Floating Paper Box: Born in 1935 in Wisconsin, Weege studied printmaking, collage and sculpture at the University of Wisconsin. In the late 60’s his posters hit the streets of San Francisco and soon covered the walls of every young hipster’s pad. His career pinnacled in 1970 and 1971 where his art was exhibited at the Worlds Fair in Japan and the 7th International Biennial Exhibition in 1970, the MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) in 1970 and at the Whitney Museum in 1971. Weege today teaches art at the University of Wisconsin and is still creating and selling his artwork. Bill Weege

310: Orchard Lawn Tour and Tea: What could be more delightful than spending quality time in the beautifully restored Italianate home at Orchard Lawn in Mineral Point? This package starts with a private tour of the stately 1868 Gundry House – enjoy the high ceilings, hand-carved bannister, and carefully reproduced wall and floor coverings while you learn about the exceptional Gundry family. After your tour, you will be served high tea in Mrs. Gundry’s formal dining room (or on their famous porch, weather permitting!). Plan on spending 3 hours. Maximum 8 people. Time TBD by mutual consent. Mineral Point Historical Society

311: Spurge Scourge Framed Watercolor Painting: The leafy spurge is a plant lovely but extremely invasive…..as are many “things” in life, hence “the scourge” aspect….as well as, “all that glitters is not gold”. Jeb Prazak, framed by Harriet Ridnour

312: Herbert the Gardener: Herbert the Gardener, hand knit by Nancy Schmalz, is ready to help in your garden with weeding, watering flowers or harvesting vegetables. Nancy Schmalz

 

Table Four:

401: King Sized Hand-stitched Quilt: THIS IS ONE OF A KIND! The tiny pink and green embroidery stitches and the tiny hand qulting stitches combine the newness of this quilt with the timelessness of vintage handcrafting. It is truly a rarity nowadays. It will look beautiful with any type of decor. An heirloom to pass on to generations to come. Gay and Boyd Gibbons

402: Two UW Men’s Basketball Tickets: Here is your chance to see a University of Wisconsin Men’s basketball team front and center. These are exceptional seats in the front row for a game in the 2018-2019 season. Cindy and Gerry Ayers

403: Necklace: Vintage Afghanistan and Pakistan coins worn on tribal clothing through the years, now used in Lauren Powers’ jewelry pieces. The necklace has multiple coins, adorned with brass and glass. Lauren Powers

404: Take-out Lasagna Dinner for 8 from Gray Dog Deli: Fresh, Fine and Local. You will enjoy this delicious take out dinner for 8. The Gray Dog believes good eating makes for a good time. This is a meal you will crave long after you have finished. You will receive lasagna, caesar salad and bread for 8. Pick up and enjoy. Gray Dog Deli

405: American Players Theater Gift Certificate: Experience the magic of American Players Theatre. Join us for a picnic and a walk through the woods to our Up Hill Theatre. Enjoy a matinee or an evening under the stars, with the sounds of nature all around. Experience the classics in this newly renovated outdoor theatre. Must call the box office to redeem the certificate. American Players Theater

406: 16″ Round Birds-eye Maple Cutting Board: Solid bird’s-eye maple cutting board is crafted by joining sections from a single piece of specially selected, figured bird’s-eye maple, so the wood tone and figuring are consistent throughout. Precision-shaped and beveled for graceful shape and balance. Individually hand-sanded and finished to a sensual silkiness, this board is an art object designed to add aesthetic and utilitarian pleasure to your daily life. Edward Wohl Woodworking & Design

407: Vehicle Detail Package: Ready for a Spring cleaning of your car? This vehicle detail package with up to $150 value includes outside wash & wax and interior cleaning. It will sparkle and feel like new. Marklein Auto Body, Inc

408: Digital Portrait (Person or Pet): Smile! Have your or your best friend’s portrait rendered in mutiple formats, suitable for printing, framing or online use. Madison artist Sarah Kdosi has more than 7 years experience as an online vendor, graphic artist and designer. Sarah Kdosi

409: Uplands Cheese Tour & Tasting, includes 5 lbs. Pleasant Ridge Reserve and Personal Tour of Creamery: The winning bidder will take home from the auction a quarter wheel (2.5 lbs) of the award-winning Pleasant Ridge Reserve cheese. In addition, the winner and five friends will be given a personal tour of the Uplands Cheese creamery by owner Andy Hatch, at which he/she will be given an additional quarter wheel of Pleasant Ridge Reserve. Uplands Cheese

410: Rayon Chenille Scarf: The rich coloring and luxurious velvet-like touch of these scarves are the result of weaving chenille (a caterpillar style of yarn) of ray fiber (processed wood pulp). Kathleen Nutter, Artful Apparel

411: 12″ x 18″ Mounted Copy of In Bloom: Mounted print of Lauren’s original painting, “In Bloom” used for this year’s auction. Ready to hang, 9″ x 18″ Lauren Thuli

412: Personal Cyrano for a Year: Give me a list of 12 things you love about a special someone (as well as their birthdate and/or anniversary), and they will receive (from you), a monthly poem about them which is certain to remind them that they are loved year-round. Poems will arrive within handmade art/greeting cards for you to sign and deliver. (14 cards – monthly, birthday and anniversary) Jacki Thomas

413: Kwee-Jack Alaskan Sockeye Salmon: The Kvichak River, from which we get our company name is home to the single largest salmon run on the planet. These sockeye come from a fishery considered to be the model of successful stewardship of a natural resource due to sound scientific management. Wild Alaskan Sockeye is at the top of the low-risk list for potential contamination, and is also considered low-risk in terms of sustainability criteria. Enjoy the fish! Kwee-Jack Fish Co.

414: A Dozen Decorated Cookies: Beautiful. Delicious. Cookies. Cookies by Kate offers the best custom decorated cookies in the Madison area! Each cookie is made and decorated by hand which requires time and care. You won’t regret bidding on these cookies. Cookies by Kate

415: Two 8-inch Sculptures by Robb Edge: Robb Edge has been a resident of Mineral Point for several years. He often used local residents as models for his work, notably Roland Sardeson. One of these sculptures can easily be recognized as Roland in costume. Included with these sculptures is a video put together in memory of Roland. Harriet and Glen Ridnour

416: Make a Stoneware Bowl: You and a friend will get your hands dirty creating a hand-built stoneware bowl. The bowl will be fired for you to pick up at a later date. This will be a terrific hands-on pottery experience. Brewery Pottery Studio

417: Pies and More Pies: Take home a pie from the auction and get 5 more over the course of the next year. Raspberry. Blackberry, Rhubarb, Custard. Cream. You name it! Ginger Brand-Biere will make it. Bid often and bid high! Ginger Brand-Biere

418: High-Fired Ceramic Serving Bowl: The serving bowl is wheel-thrown in stoneware clay with delicious food in mind. The bowl is then coated in glazes that are kitchen friendly and food safe. The completed piece is then high fired in a reduction kiln atmosphere which creates depth of color and surface variations in the applied glazes. A pleasure to bring to the table, the serving bowl will compliment your delicious recipes. Carol Naughton Ceramics

419: Hardwood Bark Mulch: Spring is here and it’s time to garden. Get 3 cubic yards of hardwood bark mulch from Marr Landscape – not delivered but ready for your pickup. Marr Landscaping, LLC

420: An English Garden Dinner for Eight: English Garden Dinner serving French Cuisine with fine wine pairings. You will be treated like royalty in this beautiful garden setting while you enjoy a gourmet dinner of fine French Cuisine. Sit back, relax and enjoy. This dinner is scheduled for Sunday, July 22, 2018. Marcia and Alan Jewell