Community Auction 2017

When: Saturday June 3rd, 2017 from 6-8 pm

Where: The Parish House (5 Center Road, Canterbury, NH)


Don’t miss the community auction of goods and services to benefit the Canterbury United Community Church in the Parish House on Saturday, June 3, starting at 6 pm! The Parish House will be open for viewing items starting at 4:30 pm.

The response of our generous donors has been amazing. We’ll have more than 90 terrific items up for auction!

The Canterbury Benevolent Society and friends will provide refreshments, with sandwiches available for a donation and desserts for sale.

We’ll be in great hands too: Auctioneer Mike Little is donating his services for the evening.

All sales payable by cash or check.

Mike Little, Auctioneer

Join us on the evening of Saturday the 3rd to enjoy good food, have fun and bid on…

  • 5 floral arrangements, made to order from local flowers and wild plants,  from small to large, in large variety of vases (Hilary Douglass Horton)
  • Gift certificate for a private horse-riding lesson (Windswept Farm)
  • $50 garlic-themed basket to be delivered on Garlic Day this fall (Two Sisters Garlic / Naomi Scanlon)
  • 6 dozen ears of corn (Sloping Acres Farm)
  • Original framed block print (value $150) (Eggrock Studio)
  • Round of golf for 4 ($196 value) (Canterbury Woods Golf Course)
  • 1½ hour private art class with supplies (value $50) (The Artist’s View / Linda Weiser)
  • 2 bone-in rib eye bison steaks (Marsh Meadow Bison)
  • 4-hour home cleaning, a $120 value (all supplies provided) (Tammy’s Cleaning Services / Tammy Claveney)
  • Garlic braid (Mary Kerwin)
  • Shaker Village video (Paul Lepesqueur)
  • Quilts w/matching pillows, one for boy and one for girl (Robin Preve)
  • 6 matching pillows (Robin Preve)
  • $50 gift certificate from Meadow’s Pond Soaps, good for soap, lip balm, shampoo, bug repellent or lotion (Janet King)
  • Tavertine stone wall mosaic (value $100) (Denise Fox)
  • 2 Thai temple rubbings on silk framed in teak ($150 value, minimum bid $100) (Judy Nelson)
  • Wellness items in an African basket (Judy Nelson)
  • Shelf clock made of curly maple & cherry (David and Janet Lamb)
  • Table top arrangement with hornets nest & crow (Joan Leggett)
  • 1 custom-made arrangement (Joan Leggett)
  • Norwex superior mop collection and household package (total value $183) (Denise Fox)
  • Pampered Chef large round stone, pizza cutter & pizza dough mix (value $73.75) (Denise Fox)
  • Pampered Chef cheese board set (value $48) (Denise Fox)
  • Pampered Chef electric wine opener (Denise Fox)
  • Pampered Chef kids covered baker cooking set (value $70) (Denise Fox)
  • Pampered Chef kids cookie baking set (value $64.50) (Denise Fox)
  • Pampered Chef microwave popcorn bowl (value $25) (Denise Fox)
    • (Note: Some of these great cooking items may be combined!)
  • History of Canterbury in the 20th century, to be signed by author Kathryn Grover, available in June ($40 value) (Mark Travis)
  • Upholstered rocker (Doug and Cal Russwick)
  • “Mountains,” a commissioned landscape painting by Puerto Rican artist Julio Santiago, 1974. (value $100-$200) (Olivia Henry)
  • One hour of in-home training on the latest tech gadget of your choice. ($50 value) (Granite State IT / Brian and Amanda Neill)
  • Rocking chair (Stephen and Karen Buchanan-Parker)
  • 9-inch round custom cake ($150 value) (Sonette van der Merwe)
Sonette’s Custom Hobbit Cake
  • Class in self-designed European traveling with a focus! Two-part class at pond-side home, w/homework! Max. 6 persons. Includes craft beers, wine and cheese (Glen and Kitty Rogers)
  • One-hour massage ($70 value) (Intuitive Touch)
  • One-year family and friends membership ($75 value) (Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center)
  • “Hilton Head Autumn” tray made of corded pine needles and Chinese fir in the Gullah tradition, Hilton Head, S.C.; ($250 value) (Harry and Sarah Kinter)
  • Victorian plant stand, 3 shelves ($125 value) (Harry and Sarah Kinter)
  • “Julie and Children” by Edna Hibel, print #1513 of 2000, circa 198, framed and matted ($200 value) (Harry and Sarah Kinter)
  • “Buddha’s Tears” framed photograph by Concord Monitor / Wall Street Journal photo editor Alexander Cohn, taken in Yunan Province of Tibet ($150 value) (Harry and Sarah Kinter)
  • 3 hour introductory fly-tying class, all materials provided (Jessie Tichko)
  • Introductory 3-hour fly-fishing lesson for one, with flyrod and reel provided for lesson and trip to a local pond (fishing license required) (Jessie Tichko)
  • 90-minute massage session (Rosanne Beaurivage)
  • 2-hour consulting session with master gardener (Donna Miller, Petals in the Pines)
  • 25 pounds of farm-raised beef (Tom and LeAnne Fifield)
  • 6 seasonal pies from June through November made with local rhubarb, cherry, blueberry, peach, apple and pumpkin (LeAnne Fifield)
  • 1-hour massage gift certificate (Judy Nelson)
  • Walnut and brass coat tree (Jim Sojka)
  • $100 toward a class at Epic Woodworking (Tom and Kris McLaughlin)
  • Spa treatment (reconditioning service!) for your car (Grappone Auto Group / Amanda Grappone Osmer)
  • A large lap quilt (Peggy Fischer)
  • 4 hours ($300 value) of electrical work (Bob Drew)
  • Wine and watercolor class for 4 ($200 value) (Kathy Rice)
  • Two original framed watercolors (total value of $280) (Kathy Rice)
  • Cherry tote ($65 value) (Dave Emerson)
  • Free tour and tasting for 4 at Canterbury Aleworks ($100 value) (Canterbury Aleworks)
  • $100 in gift certificates from Fox Country Smokehouse (Fox Country Smokehouse)
  • Round for 4 (use of discs included) plus a 30-minute lesson at Top O’ the Hill Disc Golf ($50 value) (Top O’ the Hill Disc Golf)
  • Custom drone video (Jesse Miller)
  • Framed photograph of Shaker Eldress Gertrude Soule (Ken Williams)
Eldress Gertrude Soule in her garden at the village. Soule died in 1989.
Photo courtesy of Ken Williams.
  • 2 dozen squash rolls per month for 3 months (Betty Fifield)
  • Hand-quilted table topper in fall colors (Debbie Snow)
  • Free rental of the horse barn for a private gathering ($300 value) (Shaker Village)
  • Sugar maple bowl made from wood salvaged from Kinter property on Kimball Pond Road ($200 value) (Scott Ruesswick)
  • 5 buckets of Llama Gold (great fertilizer for vegetable and flower gardens), delivered ($60 value) (Al Edelstein)
  • A cord and a half of log-length firewood, delivered in town (Brian Magoon)
  • An original watercolor skyline with a contrasting pen and ink foreground ($21 value) (Jayne Hastings)
  • A 16×20 framed and matted spice chart — practical art! ($60 value) (Jayne Hastings)
  • One tasty, homemade bread item monthly for a year (Chuck and Wendy Sanborn)
  • A distillery tour for 2 ($50 value) (Cold Garden Spirits)
  • 5 books on Dartmouth College and Hanover published between 1913 and 1964 (Janet Ball)
  • A small watercolor of a floral bouquet, circa 1830-40, with frame (Janet Ball)
  • An antique brass push-up candlestick (Janet Ball)
  • Overnight stay for 2 at Canterbury Center Bed & Breakfast (Lois Scribner)
  • A color analysis for your home or person ($180 value) (Jane Balshaw)
  • $100 gift certificate to Pembroke Animal Hospital (Donna Peck)
  • Two hours of fruit tree pruning ($100 value) from Hackleboro Orchards (Harry and Linda Weiser)
  • $50 in gift certificates from Hackleboro Orchards (Harry and Linda Weiser)
  • Four tickets to a “The Met: Live in HD” or “National Theater Live in HD” broadcast at the Capitol Center for the Arts in 2017-18 season ($104 value)
  • Framed watercolor (Tommi Fifield)
  • $25 off a sandblasting job (Barbie Tilton / Someday Farm)
  • Free night of cat-sitting at the Kitty Inn (Barbie Tilton / Someday Farm)
  • Bucketload of alpaca poop *and* a pair of alpaca socks (Barbie Tilton / Someday Farm)
  • 3 packages of greeting cards featuring photographs by Kathie Fife ($90 value)
  • 9 yards of screened loam (including local delivery) ($200 value) (Mark Padula)
  • 3 hours of landscape consulting and design by certified permaculture designer Laurie Lockwood ($150 value)
  • 1 gallon of organic maple syrup from North Family Farm (value $58) (Tim Meeh and Jill McCullough)
  • 2 bone-in ribeye steaks ($50 value) from Marsh Meadow Bison (Wally and Katie Archer)

That’s the list as of June 1st. We may have more donations for auction night!


We’ll see you Saturday, June 3, at the Parish House!