26 responses to Amish Auctions – June 2014
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    Comment on Amish Auctions – June 2014 (May 29th, 2014 at 08:07)

    Thanks Erik,
    It’s good to have the info.
    I might try to get up to one in Pa. Montana and Wisconsin are kind of a long drive from NC. I’ll have to check on the ones in Va. to see what’s going on.

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    Comment on Amish Benefit Auctions in Elkhart Lagrange and Nappanee (May 29th, 2014 at 18:07)

    Amish Benefit Auctions in Elkhart Lagrange and Nappanee

    June 3 – Railside School Benefit – 68100 CR 43, Millersburg, IN – Supper at 4, Auction at 5
    June 6 – Horizons Of Hope – large auction to benefit long term care facility for Amish women – 345 S Van Buren, Shipshewana, IN – Auction at 3
    June 11 – South Millwood School Benefit – 7896 N 800 W, Nappanee, IN – supper at 4, Auction at 5

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    Comment on Horse Progress Days (May 29th, 2014 at 18:48)

    Horse Progress Days

    Not an auction, but for July throw in Horse Progress Days at Mt. Hope, Ohio, on July 4-5.

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    Terry Berger
    Comment on wow (May 30th, 2014 at 10:39)


    Very comprehensive Erik, thanks for the information!!


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    marie b
    Comment on Canadian sale (May 30th, 2014 at 20:35)

    Canadian sale

    The Mennonites relief sale is on this Saturday May 31, 2014 in New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada. Always a wonderful sale, in its 48th year….worth stopping by. I can’t wait until the Haiti benefit at the end of August in Mt. Hope, I will be there..Marie,Windsor Ontario Canada.

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    Comment on Amish Auctions – June 2014 (May 30th, 2014 at 23:06)

    June 3, 5:00 pm, Tuesday

    Benefit Auction for Kilgore Amish School, 7177 Germano Road SE,
    Carrollton, Ohio. With a Chinese Auction; what is that?


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      Comment on Amish Auctions – June 2014 (May 31st, 2014 at 09:07)

      Thanks for these Linda, added them to the list. As for Chinese auction, this is what I got from Wikipedia:

      A Chinese auction is a combination of a raffle and an auction that is typically featured at charity, church festival and numerous other events. Can also be known as penny social, tricky tray or pick-a-prize according to local custom, or to avoid causing offence.

      The difference between a raffle and a Chinese auction is that in a raffle with multiple prizes, there is one “hat” from which names are drawn, but in a Chinese auction each prize has its own “hat”. This allows ticket buyers to choose which prize to focus on, as opposed to having a first, second, third, etc. prize.


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    Comment on Amish Auctions – June 2014 (May 30th, 2014 at 23:35)

    Sat Jun 14 – 08:30AM

    Annual Somerset Co. Amish Church Fund, Rt. 669 Springs Road, Salisbury, Pa


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    Alice Mary
    Comment on Amish Auctions – June 2014 (May 31st, 2014 at 10:17)

    I hope that Amish America readers share photos & info about their visits to any and all the above-mentioned auctions. Photos of quilts and Amish-made wood items (etc.) or unusual auctioned items would be a treat for people (like myself) who must visit these events “virtually”.

    I hope you all have an enjoyable time, and I look forward to your stories & photos!

    Alice Mary

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      Comment on 2014 New York Haiti Benefit Auction (July 4th, 2014 at 11:33)

      2014 New York Haiti Benefit Auction

      Just for you, Alice Mary! From the New York Haiti Benefit Auction on June 20 & 21, 2014:

      http://hbanewyork.org/photos-2/ (photos of items for sale)

      https://www.facebook.com/NYHaitiBenefitAuction/photos_stream (photos during the auction, before the auction, and maybe some from last year with May dates)

      https://www.facebook.com/NYHaitiBenefitAuction/posts/1463992383842783 (24 random pictures of the auction)

      (Gallery of 19 photos, Seen on Scene)

      or http://bcove.me/geywxtfz (video 1:10 selling quilt)
      or http://bcove.me/61631t6a (video 1:04 auctioneer)

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        Alice Mary
        Comment on THANK you BIG TIME! (July 4th, 2014 at 12:24)

        THANK you BIG TIME!

        Thank you SO much, Linda! I just viewed ALL of the photos and video you sent RE: 2014 New York Haiti Benefit Auction, and I enjoyed it all! I’d love one of those “marble” pumps, and one quilt I saw was just mesmerizing! Some of the chairs looked like just what I’ve been looking for, and those tractor lamps were fun. Donuts, soft pretzels…I could almost taste them and smell them cooking. You made my day! I really appreciate it! 🙂 🙂 🙂

        Alice Mary

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    Comment on QUESTION: Any Mud sales in Canada? (June 11th, 2014 at 10:41)

    QUESTION: Any Mud sales in Canada?

    Looking for Amish / Mennonite mud sales in the St. Catharines / St. Jacobs Ontario. I thought there was one on the weekend of the 14 June, however i lost the information sheet I had.

    Please send any info you might have, of mad sales across Canada.


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      Comment on Ontario Amish Auction (June 11th, 2014 at 11:43)

      Ontario Amish Auction

      Hi Rachel,
      I Googled St. Jacobs Ontario Annual Amish auction, and this came up:

      Saturday, June 14, 16th Annual Chelsea Amish School Fund Sale. Starts at 9 a.m. Sale held at the Farm of Dennis and Esther Kuepfer, 2 km south, 2 km west of Chesley, ON. Fire #1447 Brant Township. Sale to include machinery, horse related items, over 100 new quilts etc… For information and to consign call Robert Kuepfer 519-363-6953 – See more at: http://www.auctionsontario.ca/auctions#sthash.mjOEh02i.dpuf

      If you like tractors, a large J I Case Auction Sale is Saturday, June 14, 2014, at 3950 Steffler Road, Elmira, Ontario, For Melvin K Martin at the premises of MK Martin Enterprise Inc., a rare collection. Melvin has been collecting for many, many years. At 10 a.m., Sale of tractors and combines, farm equipment, etc. This sounds like a Mennonite name.

      Mennonite Relief Sale & Quilt Auction in New Hamburg, Ontario.
      May 29 and 30, 2015

      If these are not what you had in mind, maybe someone else can help you.

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      Comment on Amish Auctions – June 2014 (June 11th, 2014 at 20:10)

      Hello, Canada! Here are some items of interest:


      MCC Relief Sale & Auction
      June 13, 2014 – 4:30pm to June 14, 2014 – 3:00pm
      Join us for the MCC Relief Sale and Auction at Prairieland Park, Hall E, on June 13-14, 2014! Enjoy food, markets, auction and activities for kids!
      Prairieland Park, Hall E
      503 Ruth St. W.
      Saskatoon, SK

      Networking Conference for Low German Service Providers:
      June 16, 2014 – 8:15am to 4:00pm. London, Ontario, Canada.
      This conference is particularly helpful for service providers to understand the religious and cultural implications of working with the Low German populations.

      Aylmer Relief Sale
      June 28, 2014 (All day) –
      14th Annual MCC Charity Auction for Relief,
      115 Pine St. E
      Aylmer, ON N5H 2S1
      Phone: (519) 851-6889

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      Comment on Amish Auction (June 13th, 2014 at 10:52)

      Amish Auction

      There is an auction in the Milverton area on July 19 at 8:30 am
      4917 Line 67 Perth East,Milverton. Watch this website for details http://www.billhorstauctions.com/

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    ken snider
    Comment on Amish Produce Auction- Pontotoc, MS (June 11th, 2014 at 19:31)

    Amish Produce Auction- Pontotoc, MS

    Can anyone tell me about produce Auction
    at Randolph Amish Comm. , Pontotoc, MS.


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    Comment on West Kootenai Annual Amish Community Auction (June 11th, 2014 at 21:28)

    West Kootenai Annual Amish Community Auction

    Annual West Kootenai Amish Auction
    6-14-2014, Saturday
    250 Whitetail Drive
    Rexford, MT 59930

    The Annual West Kootenai Amish Auction helps to fund the local Amish school, and features machinery, log homes, gazebos, log furniture, cedar furniture, hand stitched quilts, wall hangings, wood carvings, & handcrafted items. They usually sell in three auction rings. The auction is held on the second Saturday in June each year.

    http://www.kilmercreek.com/auction.html 406-889-3588

    http://visitmt.com/listing/categories_NET/MoreInfo.aspx?IDRRecordID=13784 406-889-5638

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    Comment on Lighthouse Vocational Services Benefit Auction (June 13th, 2014 at 22:56)

    Lighthouse Vocational Services Benefit Auction

    June 13 & 14, 2014, Friday 4-9 pm, Saturday 6 am until all is sold.
    23rd Annual Lighthouse Vocational Services Benefit Auction, 144 Orlan Road, New Holland, PA 17557. http://www.lancasterfarming.com/classifieds/SubcategoryList/3236552–23rd-Benefit-Auction

    One unique feature they have is a European Auction, which was held at 9:30 a.m. in previous years. Here are two descriptions:

    -“A special European auction is planned for 9:30 a.m. “(A European auction is) an auction where the bidding starts high and the amount comes down until a person bids. The bidding person then wins the bid,” explained Dean Stoesz, executive director and CEO of Lighthouse.”

    -“The European auction, which will begin at 9:30 a.m., draws great interest because the bidding will start with the item priced high. The auctioneer will slowly lower the price, and the first bidder will win the item. “People think … can I wait longer? Will it be cheaper?,” said King. “(They) just love it!”

    An article from 2011 described the auction:


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    Comment on Annual Addison Consignment and Benefit Auction (June 16th, 2014 at 19:58)

    Annual Addison Consignment and Benefit Auction

    June 20 & 21, 2014, Friday 3:00-6:30 pm, Saturday 8:30 am – Addison’s 6th Annual Consignment & Benefit Auction *By Maple Valley Auction, Addison, NY. YODER AUCTIONEERS.
    Held at Dan B. Yoder (Creekside Greenhouse), 6338 Derby Hill Rd., Addison, NY 14801.
    St. Rt. 417 to Cty. Rt. 81 between Addison & Woodhull follow signs.

    All proceeds benefit the Addison Amish Hospital & School Fund.


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    Comment on Montana Amish School Benefit (June 24th, 2014 at 10:24)

    Montana Amish School Benefit

    2nd Annual Amish Beacon Star School BENEFIT AUCTION, Wed, June 25, 2014, 5 pm, Moore, Montana, Amish made wood products, Hand made quilts.

    Location: 826 Kirkeminde Road, Moore, MT

    From Lewistown, go West 8 miles to Crystal Lake Road, South 4 miles to Seright Road, West 2 miles to Kirkeminde Road, then 3/4 mile South.
    From Moore, go South 1/2 mile to Seright Road, East 2 miles then South 3/4 mile on Kirkeminde Road.

    www.ShobeAuction.com 406-538-5125


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      Comment on Moore, Montana benefit auction report (July 4th, 2014 at 04:52)

      Moore, Montana benefit auction report

      A Montana report on “Annual auction supports Amish school” in Moore, can be read at:


      The highest quilt sold for $850, with 135 registered bidders.

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    Comment on Amish Auctions – June 2014 (July 5th, 2014 at 12:28)


    (Clinic for Special Children, 2014 Union County Benefit Auction! 11 photos from June 7. You will see some plain Mennonites in these pictures.)

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    Comment on Lancaster County Carriage and Antique Auction (September 23rd, 2014 at 12:57)

    Lancaster County Carriage and Antique Auction

    Here are links for some pictures from the Lancaster County Carriage and Antique Auction on June 26-27.


    (see items for sale)

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