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You’re invited to the biggest party of the year, the 35th annual Catamount Benefit Auction on Saturday, November 9th at the Catamount Arts Center in the Masonic Temple located at 115 Eastern Avenue in St. Johnsbury. The action begins at 5:30pm with the reception. The live auction will begin at 7:00pm.

We have such a large number of items for our silent auction, that we have opened it up for two more days! Bidding on the silent auction, including the “buy-it-now,” will begin at 11:00am on Thursday, November 7th. You must have purchased a ticket in order to bid on items, including “buy-it-now” items. There are a limited number of tickets so buy yours now HERE.

More items are being added all the time so be sure to check back often to see the new additions.

Antiques & Collectibles

Official 1972 Yippie Poster

"Ten Days to Change the World" Official anti-Nixon anti-war Youth International Party poster designed by Brendan Atkinson for the 1972 Republican convention. One of only 300 in print. 30.5" x 24" framed; framing provided by The Framing Format and Gallery.

Donor: Patty Mucha

Set of 5 Cordial Glasses

Lovely set of 5 rose colored paneld cordial glasses. Each approximately 4" in height.

Donor: Alice Wuertele

World's Greatest Cristalleries Ornament Colleciton

This stunning set of 20 crystal ornaments was available exclusivly to American Express customers in 1990. Valued at $399 upon its release, this collection features ornaments from Swarovski, Gorham, Stuart, Lenox, Nachtmann, Webb Corbett, Villeroy & Boch, Portieux, B & G, Waterford, Orrefors, and more. Each was designed specifically for this collection.

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

Seth Thomas "Sharon" Steeple Mantel Clock

This is a "modern" (circa 1967) rendition of the classic "Steeple Clock" from the 19th century. Features a hardwood case with a pointed steeple and conical finials. 8.5" W x 15" H x 4.5" D.

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

Bariku Black & Tea Woven Bowl

Handmade in Rwanda, created from dyed natrual sisal fibers woven over a core of forest grasses. Color derived from Rwandan-grown tea leaves. 7" diameter.

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

Silverplate Antique Picture Frame

Baroque by Wallace collectible small silverplate frame (no. 769).

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

M. A. Hadley Pottery Mugs

Charming, useful, and collectible Hadley Pottery mugs. All eight mugs are in excellent condition!

Donor: Linda & Edward Mitchell

Glen Baxter Post Cards

29 Post Cards (28 black & white/cream, 1 color) plus one notecard by Glen Baxter. Baxter (born 1944) is an English draughtsman and artist, noted for his absurdist drawings. His artwork has appeared in The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and The Independent on Sunday.

Donor: Linda & Edward Mitchell

Vintage Vermont & New Hampshire Post Cards

Vintage Post Cards of Vermont and New Hampshire: Landmarks: Cog Railway, Mt. Washington; Mount Washington Hotel & Presidential Range; Shelburne Farms, VT (2); and "Ski New Hampshire."

Donor: Linda & Edward Mitchell

"Giant" Hudson's Bay Whiskey Bottle

Early 1900's, very rare one gallon brown glass whiskey bottle with original label. Raised lettering around the shoulder says "Federal law prohibits sale or reuse of this bottle". Very good condition (but sorry, it's empty!). 5 1/2" x 19"

Donor: Linda & Edward Mitchell

Emerson Square Grand Piano

This beautiful Emerson square grand piano built circa 1875 is in good condition. The mechanics were cleaned and somewhat restored in 1997 by John A. Young of Glover, Vermont, who tuned and repaired it most recently in 2016. All of the keys function; the right pedal is functional but the left pedal is not. The legs are removable and carved in the Victorian Rococo style. The left front foot is chipped, see photo. The cabinet is original finish and is in fair-to-poor condition, unrestored. A fully restored Emerson Square Grand is valued between $25,000 and $45,000. It is 78” long x 38” wide x 39” high including the legs without the top raised. The buyer is responsible for moving the piano from its current location on Crow Hill Road in St. Johnsbury to the location of your choice.

Donor: Mary Ready & Scott Campbell

Arts & Entertainment

2 Tickets to a Flynn-Presented Performance

Voucher for a pair of tickets to one of the following performances: Dance Theater of Harlem (Nov 20), Damien Sneed (Jan 22), Gabriela Montero (Jan 23), Malpaso Dance Company (Feb 29), Flip Fabrique (Mar 15), Peking Acrobats (Mar 17), The Snowy Day (Mar 23).

Donor: Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

Taylor Academy 10 Guitar with Case

This beautiful Taylor Academy 10 model guitar was personally selected byb guitarist Bob Amos who says, "this is one of the best guitars for its price I have seen. It has amazing tone and great playability, and rivals guitars that cost twice or even three times as much".

Donor: Northern Lights Music

Littleton Studio School Bundle

$50 Gift certificate to Littleton Studio School plus a LSS baseball cap, beanie, and ladies large T-shirt! The Littleton Studio School offers year-round art and craft classes for students of all ages and abilities.

Donor: Littleton Studio School

4 NEK Classical Season Passes

2 Pairs of season passes to the three remaining chamber music concerts for the 2019-2020 season. Concerts are: Shai Wosner January 26, Arron-Park Duo March 8, and Van Kuijk Quartet April 25. Details at nekclassicalseries.org.

Donor: Northeast Kingdom Classical Series

Circus Smirkus Big Top Tour DVD's

Take two years of the Big Top Tour home with you! Includes the 2017 Midnight at the Museum DVD and the 2018 Vaudeville DVD, plus a bonus sticker!

Donor: Circus Smirkus

2 Weekend Passes to PAMFest

Winner receives two weekend passes to the Peacham Acoustic Music Festival (PAMFest) to be held on August 14 & 15, 2020. Passes are good for all fifteen concerts, featuring old and new roots music from Celtic, blues, and bluegrass traditions, and for all dance events, including contra, swing, Morris & Sword, and Quebecois. PAMfest is a family-friendly fun in picturesque Peacham Village, Vermont’s most-photographed town, and includes jam sessions, a band scramble, instrument petting zoo, craft fair, food and drink vendors, morning yoga class, and a family tent to keep the little ones busy.

Donor: PAMFest

2 Guitar Lessons

Two half-hour guitar lessons taught by certified Vermont Music Educator Sue Persson (Med, BS-Music-Ed).

Donor: Sue Persson

Leage of NH Craftsmen $25 Gift Certificate and Ornament

$25 Gift Certificate to the Littleton Fine Craft Gallery and silver "Tidings of Joy" dove ornament created by Meggin Dossett.

Donor: League of NH Craftsmen

Books

David Budbill Book Set

2 Books by David Budbill: "Snowshoe Trek to Otter River" & "The Bones on Black Spruce Mountain" (signed).

Donor: Bondcliff Books

"Something for the Whole Family" Book Basket

Five books PLUS a White Mountain Images 2020 Calendar! Titles include: "M is for Maple Syrup: A Vermont Alphabet"; "Who Pooped: Field Guide, Journal, and Activity Book"; "The Adventures of Buffalo and Tough Cookie"; "Field Guide to Trout Streams of New Hampshire"; & "New England Pie: History Under a Crust".

Donor: Bondcliff Books

White Mountain Histories Book Collection

4 Books: "Our Mountain Trips Part I: 1899-1908"; "Our Mountain Trips Part II: 1909-1926"; "Glorious Mountain Days: The 1902 hike that helped save the White Mountains"; & "Three Days on the White Mountains: The Perilous Adventure of Dr. B. L. Ball on Mount Washington".

Donor: Bondcliff Books

Logging Book Collection

4 Books: "Log Drives on the Connecticut River"; "Logging Railroads of New Hampshire's North Country"; "Logging Along the Pemigewasset River"; & "Logging Along the Moose River".

Donor: Bondcliff Books

Daredevil Climber's Book Set

2 Books: "Yankee Rock & Ice: A History of Climbing in the Northeastern United States" and "Death in the White Mountains: Hiker Fatalities and How to Avoid Being One".

Donor: Bondcliff Books

GMC Hiking Guides Collection

Includes a Long Trail Map and 3 books: GMC "Long Trail End-to-Ender's Guide"; GMC Centennial Edition "Long Trail Guide"; & GMC "Day Hiker's Guide to Vermont"

Donor: Bondcliff Books

New England Patriots Book Set

2 Books: "Five Rings: The Super Bowl History of the New England Patriots" & "Meeting Tom Brady: One Man's Quest for Truth, Enlightenment, and a Simple Game of Catch with the Patriots Quarterback"

Donor: Bondcliff Books

New England Explorer Book Bundle

5 Books: "Take the Plunge: An explorer's guide to swimming holes of Vermont"; "The Best Drives in Maine, New Hampshire & Vermont"; "New England Waterfalls"; & "Woods Whys: An exploration of Forests and Forestry"

Donor: Bondcliff Books

Vermont Natural Disasters Book Set

2 Books: "Thirty-Eight: The Hurricane that Transformed New England" & "Deluge: Tropical Storm Irene, Vermont's Flash Floods, and How One Small State Saved Itself".

Donor: Bondcliff Books

New England Community Histories Book Collection

5 Books: "Newport's Centennail: Voices from a Lakeside Community"; "Poland Spring: a Tale of the Gilded Age, 1869-1900"; "A Chronological History of Canaan, Vermont"; "The Flume Gorge at Franconia Notch"; & "A Brief History of St. Johnsbury".

Donor: Bondcliff Books

Boxcar and Caboose $50 Gift Certificate

Boxcar and Caboose is St. Johnsbury's locally owned, independent bookshop!

Donor: Boxcar & Caboose

Clothing & Accessories

Handspun Handknitted Scarf

Handspun llama, mohair, & wool by Jessica Dillner, Montgomery VT.

Donor: Joe's Pond Craft Shop

Designer Vera Bradley Sunglasses

Designer Vera Bradley sunglasses in Desert Floral with matching case. Provide 100% UV protection and amazing style!

Donor: Shippee Family Eye Care

Recycled Sweater Mittens

A pair of flannel-lined mittens made from recycled sweater by Joan Hebert, Burlington, VT.

Donor: Joe's Pond Craft Shop

Hand-Knitted Shawl

Blue half-circle"Celtic Myths" shawl featuring a beautiful Celtic cable border.

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

Catamount Arts Embroidered Polo

Eddie Bauer short sleeve cotton pique polo in black, embroidered with the Catamount Arts logo. Size large.

Donor: Embroidery by Everything Personal

Catamount Arts Embroidered Blazer

Port Authority ladies fleece blazer embroidered with the Catamount Arts logo. Cotton/polyester blend; size large.

Donor: Embroidery by Everything Personal

Embroidered Orange Hoodie

Gildan heavy blend hoodie in safety orange with custom embroidered buck design. Cotton/polyester blend; size medium.

Donor: Embroidery by Everything Personal

Felted Wool Hat

Features a rolled brim and a braided yarn detail. Handmade in Vermont, 100% wool.

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

Tanzania "Silver" & "Ivory" Necklace

Purchased in Tanzania at a village on the Nile.

Donor: Linda & Edward Mitchell

Amethyst & Gold Earrings

Lovely dangling gold earrings, each with beautiful large amethyst stone.

Donor: Linda & Edward Mitchell

Broad Metallic Bracelet

Broad bronze/gold colored bracelet by Alexis Bittar, whose jewelry is sold at Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, and Bergdorf Goodman.

Donor: Linda & Edward Mitchell

Rumble Strip T-Shirt

Rumble Strip - It's a Podcast, and now finally a T-shirt! "We’re pretty sure you want one. Right? You want one. And now, you can have one." Size L.

Donor: Rumble Strip

Navajo Heishi Necklace

Beautiful hook-clasp necklace featuring turquoise, jet, jasper, paua shell, lapis, and malachite.

Donor: Sharon Biddle

Excursions

Clark's Bears Admission for 2

A complimentary pass for 2 to Clark's Bears (formerly Clark's Trading Post), home of Clark's trained bears and the White Mountain Central RR! Tickets include all rides, all shows, all day! Located in Lincoln, NH.

Donor: Clark's Bears

ECHO Center Small Family Membership

This membership (2 adults + 2 children OR 1 Adult + 3 children) comes with valuable benefits that enable you to take full advantage of all of ECHO's educational offerings, exhibits, and much more! Burlington, VT.

Donor: ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain

Old Stone House Museum Family Membership

This membership card gets your family free admission to the Old Stone House Museum in Brownington, VT. Members also receive a 10% discount on shop purchases, all classes, summer camp, and some events!

Donor: Old Stone House Museum

Lost River Gorge Family 4 Pack Pass

This pass is good for one time general admission for 2 adults and 2 children during the 2020 season. Expires 10/2020. Experience the majesty of a natural wonder up close located in New Hampshire's Kinsman Notch in the White Mountains!

Donor: Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves

Shelburne Farms Family Membership

Membership for 2 adults & children under18 in one household OR grandparents & grandchildren under18 (grandchildren do not have to live with grandparents). Free admission to property tours, Hiking Trails, & Children's Farmyard. 10% discount on purchases.

Donor: Shelburne Farms

Local Sightseeing Flight

You can take flight with Pilot John Emery! Fly over your home, take pictures of lakes, mountains, all the amazing views! Expires Nov. 1, 2020

Donor: John Emery

Fine Art

"Old Friends" -Richard A. Clark

Stone Lithograph, 4/30 (number 4 of an edition of 30). The Peel Gallery, Danby, Vermont. 17.5 x 20.5 inches, framed.

Donor: Mary & Jan Edick

"New Orleans Staircase" -Sarah Edick

Photograph, 14.5 x 11.5 inches; framed.

Donor: Mary & Jan Edick

"Fish" Japanese Woodcut

15.5 x 12.5 inches; framed.

Donor: Mary & Jan Edick

"Ancient Bristlecones" -Joel Anderson

Photographed in the California White Mountains, elevation 11,000 ft. Bristlecones are the oldest living trees on earth, 5000 years old. 16 x 19 inches, framed.

Donor: Mary & Jan Edick

"Wren & Lady Slipper" -Carol L. McElderry

1984, Massachusets. 19 x 15 inches, framed.

Donor: Mary & Jan Edick

"Love Is Give and Take" -Stephen Huneck

Framed Giclee print by Stephen Huneck, signed. 11.5 x 13 inches.

Donor: The Stephen Huneck Art Gallery

Free Form Clay Vessel

By Carole Kitchel Bellew of Piermont, NH (Long River Gallery). Her surfaces are layered landscapes, in which strength, fragility, irregularity and symmetry compete in free form.

Donor: Bob Swartz

"Maple Leaf" - Emiko Sarawagi Gilbert

Signed. Ink Jet Print on Garman Etching paper.39 x 27 inches. The high resolution image utilized in the making of this print was scanned directly from the original leaf. Conservation framing by The Framing Format.

Donor: Emiko Sawaragi Gilbert

Fine Dining & Parties

Raq-on Belly Dance Party or Class for 6

One-hour private party or class at the Raq-on dance studio in White River Junction for up to 10 people.

Donor: Raq-On Dance

Refined Rustic Evening for Four

A Refined Rustic Evening for Four People with Sharon Biddle at her house in West Barnet. The evening will include: Making a Woodland Twig Book to take home and feasting on delectable old-fashioned north country desserts, rum toddies, and coffee. The group may choose three desserts from the following list: Indian Pudding (no gluten), Blueberry Crumble, Chocolate Pie with Hazelnut Crust (no gluten), Granny Smith Apple Squares, Sharon's Chocolate Chip Cookies (plus a bag of cookies to take home), Raspberry Pie, or Exceptional Cheeses from Jasper Hill and seasonal fruit (gluten optional). Ben and Jerry's vanilla ice cream will be on hand for all appropriate desserts. Date to be determined with participants.

Donor: Sharon Biddle

Food & Drink

Organic Cocoa Mix

Warm up with a mug of Locally Social Cocoa mix! 16oz.

Donor: Locally Social Coffee

Assorted European Couverture Chocolate Confections

This certificate is redeemable during November and December of 2019 for selection of your choice of confections available in the Sweet Seasons Holiday Chocolate Farm Store. Expires 12/23/19.

Donor: Sweet Seasons Farm & Artisan Confections

Joe's Brook Farm CSA Summer Share

Enough to feed a family of four, or two people who cook with vegetables at most meals. Includes early season tomatoes and the rest of summer's bounty.

Donor: Joe's Brook Farm

2 $25 Gift Certificates to Polly's Pancake Parlor

Polly's Pancake Parlor is located at Hildex Farm in Sugar Hill, NH. Certificate may be used for meals or for purchase of products.

Donor: Polly's Pancake Parlor, Inc.

The Gift of Cheese from Jasper Hill Farm

Certificate redeemable for one Ripe & Ready gift box from Jasper Hill Farm. This gift box includes a variety of cave-aged artisan cheese, hand selected by the team at Jasper Hill Farm in Greensboro, Vermont.

Donor: Jasper Hill Farm

2 Bottles of St. Johnsbury Distillery Rum

Perfection from scratch! Enjoy a bottle of St. Johnsbury Dunc's Maple Rum and a bottle of St. Johnsbury Dunc's Elderflower Rum.

Donor: St. Johnsbury Distillery

Burke Mountain Confectionary Treats

Includes delicious "Maple Collection" truffles in a 12 piece box and a bag of Maple Toffee Dark Chocolate "Burke Bark".

Donor: Burke Mountain Confectionery

Maple Grove Gift Basket

A basket of goodies from Maple Grove Farms of Vermont.

Donor: Maple Grove Farms of Vermont

Brewer Guided Tasting with Schilling Beer Company

In beautiful Littleton, NH--enjoy a personalized tour experience for 4 hosted by Schilling Beer Company. Visit includes a guided tasting led by an experienced brewing professional held by the fire in SBC's Store & Tasting Room overlooking the lovely Ammonoosuc River. This tasting features a paired local cheese & charcuterie slate and sensory analysis of up to 4 artisan ales & lagers amidst discussion of brewing history, science, and the contrasting elements of historic and modern beer production. Availability of booking: 5pm-6pm, Mon-Thurs. by appointment only. Contact sarah@schillingbeer.com to confirm reservation.

Donor: Schilling Beer Company

Private Tasting & Tour of New Brewery at Red Barn Brewing

Enjoy a private tasting and tour of the Red Barn Brewing's new brewery opening in Danville this fall! The tasting will include all beer on tap, two hats and two shirts, and you will be walked and talked through the brewing process from start to finished. Date to be determined.

Donor: Red Barn Brewing

2 Quarts of Maple Syrup

2 Quarts of Grade A maple syrup - very dark color, strong taste!

Donor: The Nunn Family

Furniture

Cherry Dining Table

Country Sheraton Farmhouse dining table made from solid cherry with monocoat oil finish 34”W x 50”L x 30”H.

Donor: Tablelegs.com

Meditation Cushion Set

Hand-made to the highest quality in a Vermont workshop, both the Zafu and Zabuton in this in this Meditation Cushion Set include a removable washable meditation cushion cover.

Donor: Samadhi Cushions

Bassett Essentials Sectional Sofa

The Bassett Essentials Larkin Small L-Shaped Sectional features a slim track arm silhouette with rectangular bolster pillows included. Back cushions are semi-attached. Fabric is 100% easy care polyester in a slubbed charcoal. W87" D86" H37"

Donor: Mayo's Furniture & Floor Covering

Pinewood Stool

Multi-purpose stool featuring a flat top with handle. Made from unfinished pine so you can paint/varnish it to match your décor! stands 20.5" tall.

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

Foldable Shiatsu Massage Chair

Lifesmart Foldable Shiatsu Massage Chair with Heat! Featuring back and neck heating therapy (can be used with/without heat), adjustable deep tissue massage, vibrating seat massager, and recling chair back; Folds for easy storage!

Donor: Jay Sprout

Black Cherry Bench

This black cherry bench is finished with Vermont Natural Coatings PolyWhey, made in Hardwick, using whey protein to displace toxic ingredients found in traditional finishes. It's a durable, safe, and beautiful finish!

Donor: Peacham Woodworks

Reclaimed Round Table

Round-top table made from reclaimed wood from an 1800s house in Danville. A blade found in an old barn was used as a template for the carving on the table's surface. Stands 32" tall with a 35.5" diameter top.

Donor: Sunrise Design

Wooden Clothes-Drying Rack

Large folding rack made of maple, cherry, and poplar, with polyurethane finish. 36" x 20" x 51" upright, 36" x 26" x 7" folded.

Donor: Rick Stodola

Health & Wellness

1 Month Bronze Membership at RecFit

RecFit St J is a non-profit community health and wellness center featuring a full-service gym in St. Johnsbury, VT. Bronze membership includes basic gym access, raquetball and sauna.

Donor: RecFit St. J

2 $60 Reiki Treatment Gift Certificates

Path of Harmony Reiki is located in Sugar Hill, NH. During a REIKI session, you lie on a comfortable table or sit in a chair while the practitioner gently places her/his hands over energy centers and major organs in the body and facilitates the flow of the healing energy.

Donor: Path of Harmony

Acupuncture Consultation

This gift certificate entitles you to an initial acupuncture consultation at the Acupuncture Works in St. Johnsbury. Expires 12/31/20

Donor: The Acupuncture Works

Bag Balm Bundle

Includes a 4 oz and 1 oz tin of original Bag Balm, a Bag Balm tube, and soap!

Donor: Vermont's Original LLC

Ershaka Reiki Gift Certificate

Gift Certificate from Ershaka Reiki for $70 toward Reiki Treatment Sessions at the Northeast Kingdom Reiki Collective in St. Johnsbury, VT.

Donor: Ershaka Reiki

Grindstone Café & Wellness Center $100 Gift Card

Located in Lyndonville, the café offers espresso, coffee, and a wide variety of teas.The Wellness Center & Gift shop focuses on holistic living, and spiritual growth offering wellness consultations including a variety of modalities. They offer a variety of products such as crystals, high-end incense, lotions, potions, CBD products for pain/insomnia/anxiety and geomancy tools.

Donor: The Grindstone Café & Wellness Center

10 Visit Family Pass to SHAPE Facility

10 Visit Family Pass (2 adults and all dependents) to the NVU-Lyndon SHAPE Facility. This includes use of the fitness center, pool, gymnasiums and racquet ball court.

Donor: Northern Vermont University - Lyndon

North Country Chiropractic $100 Gift Certificate

Located in the heart of St. Johnsbury, the health professionals at North Country Chiropractic of St. Johnsbury are dedicated to helping you achieve your wellness objectives — combining skill and expertise that spans the entire chiropractic wellness spectrum.

Donor: North Country Chiropractic

Comfort Inn 3-Month Fitness Membership

This gift certificate entitles the bearer to a 2 month pool & fitness membership at the Comfort Inn & Suites in St. Johnsbury, VT! Includes the use of the indoor heated salt water pool, hot tub, sauna and fitness center.

Donor: Comfort Inn & Suites

Home & Garden

High Beams Table Lamp

Custom handmade northern bedstraw on stained mica lamp. Copper & brass stand, compatible with any watt lightbulb.

Donor: High Beams

Glass Pedestal Desk

This contemporary desk offers a sleek design for managing daily household bills or for casual computer usage. This desk features an attractive black pedestal frame. L23.5 x W47.2 x H29.2 inches

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

Operation Creation Student Made Cutting Boards

Two cutting boards made by students entering 9th grade during the Operation Creation program at St. Johnsbury Academy - an innovative program designed to inspire entrepreneurship and community pride.

Donor: St. Johnsbury Academy

$50 Gift Certificate to Sanderson's Wooden Bowls

Sam and Weeza Sanderson handcraft each of their wooden bowls in their East Burke, VT studio using local woods & natural, food-safe finishes. Each bowl is unique!

Donor: Sanderson's Wooden Bowls

Set of 4 Maple Bowls

Small salads and snacks look simply scrumptious in these 6-inch wooden bowls, each made from a single cut of sugar maple.

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

Brookstone Chef's Fork Plus with Thermometer

Full size fork with stainless steel tines and built-in thermometer. Takes the guesswork out of determining the "doneness" of meat, chicken, and more!

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

Quilted Holiday Table Runner & Placemats

Poinsettia & Pine reversible quilted table runner (14" x 51") with two matching placemats.

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

2 Plug-In Gas & Carbon Monoxide Alarms

2 Kidde KN-COEG-3 Nighthawk Plug-In Carbon Monoxide and Explosive Gas Alarms with Battery Backup!

Donor: Dead River Company

Ferns and Berries Rug

100% wool area rug (5' 6" x 8' 6") from Details Interior Fashions in Littleton, NH.

Donor: Details Interior Fashions

Pendleton Blanket

A revival of a circa 1920's diamond-pattern trade blanket from the Pendleton archives. 64" x 80"; 82% pure virgin wool/18% cotton.

Donor: Moose River Lake & Lodge Store

Fondue Set

2 quart stainless steel fondue pot with wooden handle and lid, stainless plate, black iron holder, silver metal Sterno can holder, and 6 wooden handle fondue forks.

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

Deluxe Pet Cover for Recliner

This washable, non-slip furniture protecting pet cover protects furniture from pet hair and damage without slippage. Made from plush, deep-pile velvet. Underside has textured non-skid backing. Features convenient armrest pockets! Covers 24" W x 84" D.

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

Schlemmer Topf German Clay Baker

West Germany clay earthenware roaster by Scheurich Keramik. Main vessel measures approx. 13 1/2" length × 10" width × 4 1/2" height.

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

George Foreman Family Size Grill

Sleek brushed stainless steel housing with over 84 square inches of cooking surface. 20 minute timer with automatic beep when food is ready. On/Off button. Non-stick coated grill plate. Includes: drip tray and specially designed spatula

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

Soapstone Microwave Flower Press

Press flowers and other plant materials in just minutes! Includes 2 absorbent pads, 2 cotton liners, and 2 soapstone tiles.

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

Canon Printing Calculator

Canon MP25DV 2-color heavy duty ribbon printing calculator with tax, cost-sell-margin, clock, and calendar functions.

Donor: Friends of Catamount Arts

Lyndonville Agway $30 Gift Card

Redeemable for merchandise or services at Lyndonville Agway, Inc.

Donor: Lyndonville Agway, Inc.

Artistic Gardens Wreath

A decorated holiday wreath from Artistic Gardens in St. Johnsbury.

Donor: Artistic Gardens

Landscape Design Consultation

Two-hour on-site landscape design or horticultural consultation. David Jacobs, Landscape Architect has been practicing design and building landscapes in the kingdom for 22 years.

Donor: David Jacobs, Landscape Architect

Hospitality Area Rug

100% Nylon area rug in blue/grey royal hospitality print. 5' x 6' 9".

Donor: The Carpet Connection

Cat Care Gift Bag

Includes 4 lb bag of Fussie Cat Salmon Recipe cat food, 5.5oz bag of Greenies Dental Treats, Tick Tornado removal tool, Mat Comb, and SlimCat feeding toy.

Donor: St. Johnsbury Animal Hospital

Canine Care Bag

Includes 15 lb bag of Holistic Select dog food, ZenPet Tick Tornado removal tool, Play Strong 12" chew toy, and VetriScience Composure Pro supplements (60 ct).

Donor: St. Johnsbury Animal Hospital

(3) $25 Aquarealm Gift Certificates and Pens

(3) $25 gift certificates to Aquarealm Aquarium & Pets in St. Johnsbury - one for yourself and two to give to the pet lovers in your life! Cannot be used on dog/cat food, flea and tick treatments, or 10 gallon aquariums. Only one certificate redeemable per visit/per house hold.

Donor: Aquarealm Aquarium & Pets

Reclaimed Wood Cribbage Board

This cribbage board was made from reclaimed wood and features old cut nails for pegs. 8 x 18 inches.

Donor: Sunrise Design

2-Hour Landscape or Garden Consultation

This 2-hour on-site consultation with Gay Ellis might explore new ideas for yet to be planted areas around your house or give you inspiration to update existing gardens for seasonal interest and outdoor pleasure.

Donor: Gay Ellis Gardens and Landscapes

Other

Classic 15" Vermont Teddy Bear

Designed to give and receive a lifetime of love, this classically designed, fully jointed Bear is a winning gift for kids ages 3 to 103. Dressed in a "We Heart Art" T-shirt. Handmade in Vermont, USA using the softest fur we can get our paws on and 100% recycled stuffing.

Donor: The Vermont Teddy Bear Company

Firetruck Ride to or from School

Within St. Johnsbury. A Priceless Gift for a Child you Love. Fine print from the Fire Dept: Child will need to have an adult with them on the ride. Any child with a disability unable to climb in to the truck and sit and be seat belted will not be able to ride. Any child with sensitivity to loud noises, we must know about. The pick up or delivery needs to be within St. Johnsbury and specifically on paved roads (depending on time of year and who wins we can possibly make accommodations). The possibility exists that we might be tied up and not show up at all. The possibility exists that you might be dropped off wherever you might be at the time of an emergency. A waiver to ride must be signed by the adult.

Donor: St. Johnsbury Fire Dept.

Bird Brainiac Gift Bag from Fairbanks Museum

This gift bag includes a family membership to the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, registration for five "Observing the BIRDS: A Lifelong Delight" classes (to be held 11/11, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, and 12/9 at the Fairbanks Museum), 2 Connecticuit River Birding Trail maps, and the "Avian Friends" 1000 piece puzzle.

Donor: Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

Recreation & Sports

2 Bretton Woods Any Day Lift Tickets

2 vouchers for Any Time Alpine Lift Tickets or Nordic Trail Passes to Bretton Woods during the 2019/20 Ski Season. No restrictions!

Donor: Bretton Woods Ski Area/Omni Mt. Washington Resort

2 Bretton Woods Canopy Tour Vouchers

Descending over 1000 feet of elevation, this 3-hr. tour takes nature-lovers & thrill-seekers across series of tree-top zip lines through a network of platforms in high ancient hemlocks.

Donor: Bretton Woods Ski Area/Omni Mt. Washington Resort

Smugglers' Notch 2019/20 Bash Badge

With a Bash Badge you pay just $30 per day for your lift ticket. Any age, any day, all 3 mountains, all season long! Or, pay just $20 per day for a half-day, afternoon lift ticket beginning at 12:00 noon!

Donor: Smugglers' Notch Resort

Individual Basketball Lessons

Three one-hour instructional sessions with Layne Higgs, held at St. Johnsbury Academy.

Donor: Layne Higgs

Mt. Washington Auto Road Pass

Drive, tour, and explore Mount Washington! Exchange this pass for one free Guided Tour. The round trip is a two hour guided tour, and includes a one hour stay on the summit. Or, use this for free passage in your own vehicle at the Toll House!

Donor: Mt. Washington Auto Road & Great Glen Trails

Great Glen Trails Pass

Exchange this voucher for a one day pass on the Great Glen Trails System, located at the base of Mount Washington. Good for biking in the summer OR cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and all day use of the tubing hill in the winter.

Donor: Mt. Washington Auto Road & Great Glen Trails

3 Months of Karate Lessons

This certificate entitles the bearer to three months of Karate Classes at USA Karate on Railroad St. in St. Johnsbury. The uniform and belt, as well as the testing fee for the first belt, are included! Can be redeemed any time. New students only.

Donor: USA Karate

2 Jackson X-C Ski Tickets

2 all-day ski tickets for use at Jackson XC, the largest trail network in the East! Located in Jackson, NH. Valid during the 2019-20 ski season.

Donor: Jackson XC

Burke Mountain Corporate Ski Pass

For the 2019+20 season! Available to registered businesses with the intended use as either employee or business relations benefit. The Corporate Membership Pass entitles guests to 2 lift tickets, Monday through Friday (excludes holiday periods) and 1 lift ticket during weekends and holiday periods.

Donor: Burke Mountain Resort

Burke Mountain Adult Season Pass

Unlimited skiing and riding at Burke Mountain during the 2019+20 winter season!

Donor: Burke Mountain Resort

2 Burke Mountain Lift Tickets

2 vouchers, each redeemable for a 1 all-day ticket during the 2019/20 season at Burke Mountain.

Donor: Burke Mountain Resort

Telemark Ski Lesson

A morning or afternoon telemark ski lesson with Jade Parnaby at Burke Mountain. Winner must provide their own gear and purchase their own lift ticket. Jade has over 10 years of telemark skiing experience and has completed the Instructor course with the North American Telemark Organization.

Donor: Jade Parnaby

4 Premium Tickets to Boston Celtics Vs. Detroit

4 Premium Club Seating tickets to see the Boston Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons on January 15, 2020 at TD Garden in Boston at 7:00 pm. (Level: 5, Section: Club 145, Row: G, Seats: 7-10). Club seating tickets grant access to private entrances to the premium level as well as access to premium level restaurants.

Donor: Charlie Howard

One Year Individual Gift Membership

1-Year Gift of Membership to the nation's oldest conservation and recreation non-profit organization. This membership grants you access to activities and trips in the outdoors while supporting advocacy work involving conservation and trails. Get outdoors. Learn new skills, meet new people, have fun!

Donor: Appalachian Mountain Club

Troy Lee Designs Bike Helmet

The all-new for 2018-A2 helmet redefines mountain bike safety, style, comfort and ventilation. The first helmet in its class to combine EPP (for slow speed impacts) and EPS (for high speed impacts) in one sleek package, that will set a new benchmark for mountain bike helmets. Size M/L.

Donor: East Burke Sports

4 Complimentary Greens Fees

4 Greens Fee VIP Certificates for the St. Johnsbury Country Club. Each VIP Certificate Entitles the bearer to one 18 hole complimentary greens fee. Only 2 VIP Certificates may be redeemed per foursome.

Donor: St. Johnsbury Country Club

Pair of Bike Tune-ups

Certificate valid for 2 bike tune-up at Littleton Bike and Fitness.

Donor: Littleton Bike & Fitness

Services

4 Oil Changes & a VT State Inspection

Two Gift Certificates for Wes Ward Autio repair: one for a Vermont State inspection, the second for either Four oil changes with up to 5 quarts of conventional oil and standard filter OR Two oil changes with up to 5 quarts of synthetic oil and standard filter. Both certificates expire 12/31/2020.

Donor: Wes Ward Auto Repair

1 Ton of Wood Pellets

This certificate entitles the bearer to 1 ton of wood pellets from Pellets Now in St. Johnsbury. Local pickup only.

Donor: Pellets Now

Caledonian Record E-Edition Subscription

Winner of this certificate gets a 1 Year E-Edition of the Caledonian-Record! Must be redeemed within 90 days of the Catamount Arts Auction (November 9, 2020).

Donor: The Caledonian-Record

Septic Tank Pumping

Septic pumping service for up to 1,000 tank by B&B Septic - over 25 years experience, serving residential and commercial customers in St. Johnsbury and the surrounding area. No restrictions or expiration.

Donor: B & B Septic

Chimney Cleaning Services

Chimney cleaning services to include: 1 flue pipe and 1 woodstove. Please schedule an appointment six weeks in advance.

Donor: Erik Armstrong Masonry

Shops & Restaurants

Kham's Thai Cuisine $25 Gift Certificate

Kham's is a family owned and run business in Saint Johnsbury, Vermont that brings the best of Thai food and culture to beautiful Vermont.

Donor: Kham's Thai Cuisine

Lyndon Chinese Buffet $25 Gift Certificate

Known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients, Lyndon Buffet offers delicious dining, takeout and delivery to Lyndonville, VT.

Donor: Lyndon Buffet

(3) $15 Pizza Man Gift Certificates

Located in Lyndonville, VT. Delivery available!

Donor: The Pizza Man

Little Village Toy & Book Shop $10 Gift Certificate

Littleton, NH. The selection at Little Village satisfies every age range, skill set, and fun factor.

Donor: Little Village Toy & Book Shop

$50 Wine Gate Gift Certificate

Gift certificate for the Wine Gate Restaurant in St. Johnsbury, good toward your dining experience!

Donor: Wine Gate Restaurant

(4) $25 Farm-Way Gift Cards

This set of four $25 gift cards make for great gifts! Treat your family and friends to the opportunity to shop for footwear, clothing, camping & hunting gear, furniture, and other great items at Farm-Way in Bradford, VT!

Donor: Farm-Way

$25 Riley's Fish Shack Gift Card

Family owned and operated drive-in style restaurant in St. Johnsbury serving fresh seafood, burgers, chicken, beer, and wine!

Donor: Riley's Fish Shack

Foggy Goggle Osteria $50 Gift Certificate

Serving a variety of ethnic foods with a emphasis on Italian cuisine in East Burke. Full Bar. Casual atmosphere. Vegetarian and Gluten free options. Out door seating!

Donor: Foggy Goggle Osteria

The Healthy Rhino $20 Gift Certificate

Health food store on Main Street in Littleton, NH.

Donor: The Healthy Rhino

Café Lotti $25 Gift Card

Café Lotti in East Burke serves visitors and locals a fine espresso, latte, coffee, iced coffee, tea, as well as pastires and other food options.

Donor: Café Lotti

Emma & Co. $25 Gift Certificate

Emma and Co. Consignment Boutique is located on Main Street in Littleton, NH.

Donor: Emma & Co.Consignment Boutique

All About Flowers $50 Gift Certificate

All About Flowers is a full service flower and gift shop located in St. Johnsbury, Vermont.

Donor: All About Flowers

Vacations & Getaways

1 Week at the Harborside Inn on Martha's Vineyard

Saturday to Saturday stay (June 6th - June 13th 2020) in a king room (no. 458) at the Harborside Inn Waterfront Resort on Martha's Vinyard! Maximum occupancy of 3. Accomodation details at www.theharborsideinn.com

Donor: In Memoriam: Ken Parr

2 Night Luxury Tree House Rental

Two nights at the Outpost Luxury Tree House--a beautifully handcrafted retreat, nestled amongst the evergreens atop Spaulding Mtn and adjacent to the nationally renowned Alerin Barn event venue. Located .5 mile from Stephen Huneck Gallery/Dog Mountain, 3 miles from the historic Town of St. Johnsbury, in the heart of Vermont’s North East Kingdom. Sleeps 6 (1 king, 2 queens in loft); gas fireplace; gas heat; full kitchen and bathroom. Details at

Donor: Alexa Airoldi / The Outpost Luxury Tree House

Long Weekend at Historic Waterfront House on Cape Code

Four night stay during April, May, October, or November (excluding Memorial Day weekend and Columbus Day weekend) at a Historic Waterfront 4 bedroom home with Sweeping Chatham water views. Comfort and charm abound in this updated 18th Century seaside farmhouse (4 bedrooms and 3 baths!). Brand new kitchen with stainless appliances, granite countertops and cherry cabinets. Enjoy your morning cup of coffee while taking in the gorgeous water views from the front porch. Take a nature walk through the dunes out to the Stage Harbor Light house or retreat to the backyard hammock with a cold glass of lemonade & a good book. Head over to Harding's Beach for an afternoon of sea & sun. Early evening: You can really let the day unwind as you watch the setting sun paint the eastern sky with a palette of pastels and soft light. Plenty of opportunity to reunite with the whole family from this historic Chatham gem! High speed wireless internet access and a/c units in each of the bedrooms!

Donor: The Kenney Family

One Night Stay at Crownlands

Enjoy an overnight stay at Crownlands, a 1920's gabled, brick home located in the center of St. Johnsbury. Check in at 4:00 pm, check out at 11:00 am. Includes a bottle of prosecco sparkling wine, box of chocolates, and a continental breakfast from 9-11:00 am.

Donor: Crownlands Bed and Breakfast

Lake Morey Resort 2 Night / 3 Day Getaway

A 2 Night / 3 Day EP Getaway for Two at Lake Morey Resort. Includes Lodging in Deluxe Accommodations for 2 Adults as well as use of the Resort's Standard Amenities.Expires November 1, 2020.

Donor: Lake Morey Resort

Mid-Week Getaway at Rabbit Hill Inn

Gift Voucher for a Midweek night in a superior guest room with fireplace, including afternoon sweets & full gourmet breakfast. Valid most Sunday to Thursday nights through August 31, 2020.

Donor: Rabbit Hill Inn

One Week in a Stone Cottage with Spectacular Views in a Tiny Hill Village in Tuscany

"Vibbianella" is a centuries-old, chestnut-drying barn that has been carefully restored as a small house with all of today's comfortable amenities. It is nestled in the center of picturesque Vibbiana, a tiny hill village located high above the Serchio River in the Garfagnana region of northern Tuscany. The charming house, surrounded by fruit trees, rosemary, lavender, and rosebushes, accommodates 4 people (2 bedrooms, 2 baths). This 'Lost Corner of Tuscany' combines the gastronomic treats of central Italy with the warmth and charm of its Garfagnana residents. Enjoy outstanding walking and hiking possibilities in the surrounding mountains, the historic and cultural points of interest at nearly every turn in the road (and there are many!), access to delectable breads, wines, and cheeses, and the pride in locally produced foods and the many festivals celebrating them.

Donor: Rick and Emmy Hausman

1 Night Stay at Quimby Country Lakeside Cottage

2 night stay for 2 at Quimby Country Lake Side Cottage on Forest Lake in the Northeast Kingdom. Stay must be booked during off-peak season: June 15-July 7 and August 25-October 13. Continental breakfast included. Access to all trails, boats, and the solitude of a magical place!

Donor: Quimby Country

One Week at Lake Tahoe Resort

April 13th-20th 2020. 2 Bedrooms, Max Occumpancy of 6. Located high in the Sierras, Royal Aloha Tahoe is nestled in Heavenly Valley, one of America’s largest ski resorts. Heavenly has Tahoe’s longest ski runs with panoramic views of the Sierras and the surrounding Nevada desert 3,000 feet below. Lake Tahoe is not just for skiing or sitting around a fireplace watching delicate, frosty snowflakes floating past the windows…. The lake itself is the largest alpine lake in North America, and the 72-mile drive around offers spectacular vistas. In the summertime, there’s fishing, boating, jet skiing, and parasailing. Pack a picnic, ride horseback, or bicycle on the scenic trails in Emerald Bay State Park and feel exhilarated by the fresh air. Reawaken your appreciation of nature. Discover the beauty and fun of Lake Tahoe while vacationing at your Royal Aloha condominium home in the Sierra Nevada Range!

Donor: Terry Fried

1-Night Stay at Thayers Inn

This gift certificate entitles the bearer to a one-night stay at Thayers Inn (Littleton, NH) in a standard Inn room with private bath. Reservation must be made within 7 days of anticipated arrival, expires one year from date issued.

Donor: Thayers Inn

3 Days at Jackson's Lodge Lakeside Cabin

3-days & 2-nights stay in a lakeside log cabin on pristine international Lake Wallace in Canaan, Vermont. Jackson’s Lodge and Log Cabin Village is a destination of going-back-in-time to a Vermont lakeside resort built in the 1920s. A restful experience where you can disconnect, find peacefulness, and enjoy our natural environment – quiet roads & trails, pristine lakes & rivers, sandy beach, moose, eagles & loons, amazing sunsets over the lake, enchanting beach-side campfires, and brilliant stargazing. Booking available May, June, September, or October.

Donor: Jackson's Lodge

Ten-Day Caribbean Vacation at Mandhari Villa

This family home, which sleeps six, is situated on top of a hill at Lauriston and has the most stunning views of Carriacou. From the veranda you will enjoy panoramic views of Carriacou and the out islands, which sweep through 270 degrees. Watch the small 9 seater planes landing and taking off, and the boats as they come and go. Relax with a cool drink as the sun dips below the horizon and watch for the fabled “green flash” or just enjoy the sunset. Must be booked for dates between April 2020 and December 2020 with more than 2 weeks notice. Winner would fly to Granada then take a ferry to Lauriston. No pets/smoking.

Donor: Lorraine Shippee