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August 2014 Auctions & Events
Aug. 1, Friday – Knox Amish Schools Benefit Auction, 4 pm. At the Bill Miller Building, 2879 Nineveh Road, Knox, PA 16232, Clarion County.
Aug. 1, Friday – Hay Day, 1 pm, Yesteryear demonstration of hay making on the farm, dengeling/Dengleschtock (sharpen scythe). 735 Spruce Road, New Holland, PA.
Aug. 1-2, Fri. & Sat. – Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale and Auction. A benefit auction held annually on the first Saturday of August. Buckeye Event Center, Dalton, Ohio. 330-473-2253 Fri. 4-9 pm, Sat. 7-3.
Aug. 1-2, Fri. eve. & Sat. – 37th Annual Amish Benefit Auction, 99 Muskrat Springs Rd., Mifflintown, PA, in Juniata County.
Aug. 2, Saturday – annual Shirktown Threshing Day, Big Spring Farm, 735 Spruce Road, New Holland, PA, 9-4. by Swiss Pioneer Preservation Association.
Aug. 2, 2014, Saturday – 19th Annual Pineview School Benefit Auction, Danville Auction Barn, 15780 Body Rd., Danville, OH 43014. Proceeds benefit 5 local schools.
Aug. 2, Saturday – Annual Amish Benefit for Hospital Aid, or Annual Benefit Auction for Amish Hospital Aid, 9 AM, at the Shetler Farm, 6482 Hildom Road, Conneaut, Ohio. Benefit sale is usually held the first Saturday of August.
August 8-9, Fri. & Sat. – Gap Relief Auction, benefits Mennonite Central Committee, at Solanco Fairgrounds, 172 S. Lime Street, Quarryville, PA 17566 717-687-9470
Aug. 12, Tuesday – Crystal Hope Workshop Benefit Auction, 4:00 supper, 4:30 p.m. auction. 3 miles south of Middlebury, Ind. on SR 13 to CR 24, east approx. 1½ miles, at 11031 CR 24, Middlebury, IN. for special needs adults
Aug. 13-16, Wed.-Sat. – Rough and Tumble, 66th Annual Threshermen’s Reunion featuring steam and gas engines. Kinzers, PA.
Aug. 15-16, Fri. eve. & Sat. – 5th Annual Central PA Relief Auction, Ickesburg Fire Company Grounds – Perry County, 10350 Raccoon Valley Rd., Ickesburg PA 17037. Proceeds benefit: USA disasters, War victims in Syria, Christian Literature, Haiti Aid.
Aug. 16, Saturday – Intercourse Fire Company Consignment Auction, 10 North Hollander Road, Intercourse, PA 17534 717-768-3402 www.intercoursefire.com
Aug. 16, Saturday – Medford Fall Amish Quilt and Consignment Auction, Medford, Wisconsin, 8:30 am, W8332 Pine Ave., Medford, Wi . From Medford, 7 Miles west of Medford on CTH O to Oak drive, 2 miles south on Oak dr. to Pine Ave.
715-785-7553 auctioneer Randy Meyer
Aug. 16, Sat. – Troyer Relocating Auction, 348 Weeks Rd., Panama, NY, public auction, lunch stand by Amish Clover Hill School.
Aug. 22 & 23, Fri and Sat – Arthur Mennonite Relief Sale, Otto Center, Arthur, IL. Sponsored by the Mennonite Central Committee.
Aug. 23, Saturday – 6th Annual Butler School Benefit Auction, Butler, Ohio. Annual auction held at Yoder Woodworking, 21198 Swendal Road, Butler, Ohio,
Aug. 23, Saturday, Amherst Quilt and Amish Furniture Auction, Amherst, WI
Aug. 23, Saturday – Sheldon Amish School Consignment Auction (fall), 8:30 a.m., twice yearly, N1009 Marshall Road, Sheldon, WI. Location from Ladysmith: South on HWY 27 go 9 miles to Broken Arrow Rd., east on Broken Arrow 6 miles to Marshall Road, South 1/2 mile on Marshall. 715-452-5389.
Aug. 23, Saturday – Yoder Heritage Day, 6 am Pancake & Sausage, 8 am Horse Plowing demonstration, Yoder, Kansas. Morning through early afternoon. Yoder Heritage Day is held yearly on the fourth Saturday in August.
Aug. 23, Sat. – Bareville Fire Company Consignment Auction, Bareville Volunteer Fire Company, 211 East Main Street, Leola, PA 17540 717-656-7554 www.barevillefire.com
Aug. 23, Sat. – Kinzer Fire Company Mud Sale, Kinzer Volunteer Fire Company, 3521 Lincoln Highway East (Route 30), Kinzers, PA 17535 717-442-4121
Aug. 29-30, Fri. evening and Saturday – Ohio Haiti Benefit Auction, Mt. Hope Auction Barn, 8076 SR 241, Mt. Hope, Ohio. www.ohiohaitiauction.com
Aug. 29-30, Friday & Saturday – Fall Amish Quilt Auction, Crafts, and Flea Market, Yoder’s Farm, 10885 N. Leaton Rd., Clare, MI. Labor Day weekend.
Aug. 30, 2014 (Labor Day Weekend): The 17th Annual Amish School Benefit Cookout. Miller’s Bakery and Furniture, West Union, Ohio. The menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, fresh pie, homemade ice cream, coffee and soft drinks.
Aug. 30, Saturday – 9:30 am, Fall Amish school/consignment auction, 22671 County Hwy 10, Fergus Falls, MN 56537. This auction is held semi-annually in both the Spring and Fall with proceeds used for the Amish Schools. West of Wadena, MN, new auction site.
Aug. 30, Saturday – Bonduel Consignment Auction, Bonduel, Wisconsin.
The Bonduel Auction is always the Saturday of Mothers’ Day weekend and the Saturday of Labor Day weekend each year.
Aug. 30, Saturday – 56th Semi-Annual Milroy Amish School Consignment Auction, at the Milroy Amish School, 2101 W. 900 S., Milroy, IN 46156. (or 2010 W. 900 South?) At the corner of 900 & State Road 3 – just west of State Road 3, two miles south of the flashing lights of the intersection of State Roads 3 and 244. Usually held around Labor Day.
Aug. 30, Saturday – Dillon Amish Quilt Auction, at Simon J. Graber Community Building, 9164 E 875 N, Cannelburg Rd. 900 E., Odon, IN 47562. Saturday of Labor Day weekend. 812-296-1775