Looking for an Amish auction in May? A reader has helpfully put together this list of auctions taking place across the country
next this month.
Below you’ll find events in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kentucky, Missouri, and Michigan (Update: plus New York, Nebraska, Virginia and Iowa).
The list includes school auctions, Haiti auctions, quilt sales and various benefits.
We don’t have exact addresses listed, but this ought to get you started. Additional info on any of these events is welcome in the comments.
Note: most of these events are attended or organized by Old Order Amish. Some are associated with related groups, see descriptions. There is one singing listed as well.
May 2014 Amish Auctions & Events
-May 2, Friday evening, Wheat Ridge Amish School Community Benefit Auction, West Union, Ohio
-May 2 & 3, Friday evening & Saturday, 17th Annual 2-day Consignment Mud Sale, Proceeds to benefit Gratz Fire Company and Amish Schools of Eastern Lykens Valley, Gratz, PA
-May 3, Saturday – Fivepointville Mud Sale, Fivepointville Fire Company, Denver PA
-May 3, Saturday, 4th Annual Spring Prairie Grove Amish Mennonite School Consignment Auction, Buffalo, Missouri
-May 3, Saturday – 15th Annual Hickory Hills School Benefit Consignment Auction, Jamesport, Missouri (There is a bigger one in the week of July 4.)
-May 3, Saturday – Switzerland County Produce Auction 8th Semi-Annual Consignment Auction. Starting at 9 a.m. Benefit to Amish School. 244 Poplar Ridge Road, Canaan, Indiana. Phone: 812-689-6283 (reader addition)
-May 3, Saturday – Sheldon WI Auction. Contact Marvin J. Mast, N 1698 Marshall Rd., Sheldon, Wisconsin 54766. Or call 715-452-5389. Also held August 23 (reader addition)
-May 9, Friday at 3:00 PM, Community Health Clinic Benefit Auction & Supper, for genetics treatment for rare diseases and special children. Antique Auction Building, Shipshewana, Indiana. Huge auction, donations coming from 4 Amish communities (reader addition)
-May 10, Saturday, 39th Annual Auction to benefit Cumberland Valley Amish schools, Newburg, PA. 4 auction rings
-May 10, Saturday – Honey Brook Quilt Sale & Consignment Auction, Honey Brook Fire Company, Honey Brook, PA
-May 10, Saturday – Benefit Auction Jack’s Mountain Amish School, Beaver Springs, PA
-May 10, Saturday – 12th Annual Nicholas Stoltzfus Benefit Auction, for preservation of the Nicholas Stoltzfus House, Wyomissing, PA
-May 10, Saturday, Second annual Hope for Haiti Benefit Auction at the Hertzog Homestead, to benefit a school in Haiti, Ephrata, PA
-May 10, Saturday – Bonduel Consignment Auction, Bonduel, Wisconsin. Also held August 30.
-May 10, Saturday – Bowling Green MO School Auction. 9 a.m. at the Jonas Eicher farm off Pike 466, Bowling Green, Missouri (reader addition)
-May 10, Saturday – Benefit auction to help pay bills for a 16-year-old Amish girl’s heart transplant that happened last December. 5640 S 900 E, Hamilton, Indiana (reader addition)
-May 10, Saturday – Medford WI Auction. Location: Marvin Miller. W8332 Pine Ave., Medford, Wisconsin. Begins at 8:30. From Medford, go 7 Miles west of Medford on CTH O to Oak Drive, 2 miles south on Oak Drive to Pine Avenue. A second auction will be held August 16 (reader addition)
-May 16 & 17, 2014, Friday & Saturday, Yoder’s Quilt Auction & Flea Market, Clare, Michigan
-May 17, Saturday, Kentucky Haiti Benefit Auction, Trenton, KY
-May 17, Saturday, Swiss Pioneer Preservation Associates Consignment/Benefit Auction, New Holland, PA
-May 17, Saturday, Amherst Quilt & Amish Furniture Auction, Amherst, Wisconsin
-May 17, Saturday, 4th Annual Amish School Consignment Auction in Pawnee City, Nebraska (reader addition)
-May 17, Saturday, Consignment Auction, Daniel Coblentz farm, 3090 Hunting Creek Rd., Nathalie Virginia 34577.
-May 17, Saturday, 8th Annual Vevay Amish School Auction beginning at 9 a.m. 9958 Barker Road, Vevay, Indiana. Contact: 812-427-9733 (reader addition)
-May 17, Saturday, Hazleton Semi-Annual School Auction. Twice-yearly consignment auction for the school in the spring and fall. Items sold in 4-5 sale rings. Held at the Wapsie Valley Produce Auction (Junction of W13 and C57) in Hazleton, Iowa (reader addition)
-May 24, Saturday, Indiana Haiti Benefit Auction, Shipshewana, IN
-May 24, Saturday, 11th Annual Nittany Valley Benefit Auction, to benefit local families in time of need, Hublersburg, PA, in Centre County
-May 24, Saturday, Annual Readstown Parochial School Craft Auction to benefit the local Amish parochial school, Readstown, Wisconsin
-May 24, Saturday, 10th Semi-Annual Country Consignment Auction, to benefit the local Amish schools, St. Charles, Minnesota
-May 24, Saturday – 2014 Amish Relief Auction, benefits area Amish families and medical bills owed by the Conewango Valley New York community, Cherry Creek, NY (reader addition)
-May 30, Friday evening, 2nd. Annual Freedom Hills Benefit Auction, Mount Hope, Ohio
-May 30, Benefit auction for family. Father has heart problems and was in Mayo Clinic when young daughter died unexpectedly at home of heart failure. Benefit to help pay expenses and make up for limited income. Donation chicken supper at 4, auction at 4:30. 12865 CR 30, Middlebury, Indiana (reader addition)
-May 30, 31, & June 1, Friday to Sunday, The Christian Hymnary Hymn Conference & Singing, at Roxbury Campground, Orrstown, PA. Organized by Nathan & Matthias Overholt with the Beachy church, and Daniel Hershberger with the River Brethren (non-auction event).