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Chocolate Moose 2014: Silent Auction Items

Last Year's Auction Catalog

Here are the silent auction items that were up for bid at Chocolate Moose 2014. See if they spark an idea for a donation for this year.

Children’s Items
Princess Dress-Up Package
Your little princess will have hours of fun with this assortment of dress-up costumes.
Value: $50 Life is... Dance, Gym & Swim

Make-Believe Costume Package
Little imaginations will run wild with this assorted costume and accessories package.
Value: $38 Life is... Dance, Gym & Swim

Plush Moose and Book
Cuddle up with this dreamy moose and read the all about a "Chocolate Moose for Dinner."
Value: $50 Linda & John Roscoe

Tower of Games
Snow days, vacation time, family events and playdates--never worry about what to do with all of these fun games from which to choose .
Value: $200 Rebecca & Todd Bartos

Four Volume Set of Hans Christian Anderson Fairy Tales
Four hardbound volumes of the storyteller's tales produced by the Anderson Museum at Odense Denmark.
Value: $45 Eudora K. Roseman

National Watch and Clock Museum for Four
Look at the time! Four tickets to the National Watch and Clock Museum in Columbia.
Value: $32 National Watch and Clock Museum

Four Passes to Hands-on House
Is your youngster looking for adventure? Find many interactive activities at Lancaster's exciting children's museum
Value: $34 Hands-On House

Brandywine River Museum for Four
Four admission tickets to the Brandywine River Museum. Not valid during the Museum's annual Antiques Show on Memorial Day Weekend and does not include admission to tours of Kuerner Farm, N.C. Wyeth house, or the Andrew Wyeth Studio.
Value: $48 Brandywine Conservancy

Watercolor Painting of Your Home - Final Year!
This is your last chance to win a 16" x 20" watercolor rendition of your personal residence, professionally framed and matted. Residence must be in the Lancaster area and photos of the home will be taken by Rosemary Coverly Strickler. Photos must be submitted to the artist by October 31, 2014. Winner agrees to accept artist's interpretation of the house.
Value: $600 James Bird, Rosemary Coverly and Kent Strickler

Hand-crafted and Hand-painted Miniature Chest
Hand-crafted and hand-painted miniature bootjack chest, with hand-forged hinges, lock and key, and handmade nails.
Value: $325 Hidden Treasures Originals

Superman Comic Book Autographed by Dr. Neil Degrasse Tyson
In this January 2013 issue, Dr. Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, is called upon to use his astronomer's powers to aid Superman.
Value: $25 The Comic Store

"South American Harpy" Original Painting by Andy Redline
Original art by the North Museum's own Andy Redline! Framed acrylic on illustration board of the South American harpy, probably the most powerful eagle in the world.
Value: $100 Andy Redline

"Constellation Corvus (Raven)" by Kathleen Abel
Dazzling paper sculpture (cut paper and paint) of the constellatiion Corvus (The Raven) by the late Kathleen Abel. Perfect for a child's room!
Value: $450 Michael Abel

Framed Dragonfly Print by William Dorsey
Limited edition signed and numbered dragonfly print by our collections registrar’s (Alison Mallin’s) brother.
Value: $60 William Dorsey

"Amish Schoolhouse" Print by Constintine Kermes
Double matted print by Contintine Kermes of an Amish schoolhouse. This print was commissioned as the 1978 Christmas Card for the Foltz-Wessinger Agency. Sized for a standard 11 x 14 frame.
Value: $65 Eudora K. Roseman

"Wintry Victorian House" Print by David Brumbach
Double matted David Brumbach print, commissioned as the 1979 Christmas Card for the Foltz-Wessinger Agency. The print is sized for an 11 x 14 frame.
Value: $65 Eudora K. Roseman

"Chinese Rice Farmers" Drawing by Bruce Johnson
Bruce Johnson framed and signed pencil drawing of Chinese rice farmers with their water buffalo.
Value: $40 Eudora K. Roseman

Woodcut Dragon Prints by Bob Shiner
A pair of matted 8 x 10 woodcut prints by Bob Shiner, titled "Happy Dragon" and "Hoiman."
Value: $40 Eudora K. Roseman

Apparel and Jewelry
ra Bradley Quick Draw
You know her classic design! This over-the-shoulder purse has room for everything.
Value: $78 The Showcase of Fashions

Vera Bradley Grand Traveler
Stylish Vera Bradley carry-on bag for your trip to a warmer clime.
Value: $118 The Showcase of Fashions

Alex Woo Necklace from TMB
Luxury! A certificate for an Alex Woo necklace. Get the initial pendant of your choice.
Value: $165 TMB

Hand-crafted Western-Style Hat
Gray, wool felt western hat, size 7 1/4, hand-crafted using 19th century hatmaker's tools by North Museum volunteer Oliver Ogden.
Value: $175 Oliver and Sharon Ogden

Man's Scottish Estate Tweed Scarf
This scarf was handwoven by Donna Mentzer in a traditional Scottish Estate Tweed in a balanced 2/2 twill. Woven in a 2/18 Merino wool from Jaggerspun in Springvale, Maine, the Glenurquhart Estate Tweed is updated from its conventional black and white to black and slate.
Value: $70 Donna M. & Barry C. Mentzer

Pearl Necklace and Earrings
This necklace is an 18-inch strand of silver grey 10mm freshwater pearls, hand knotted with a sterling silver clasp on it, one beautiful enough to let it show! Also included are two sets of earrings: one, matching grey pearls dangling from a sterling silver infinity finding; the other, elegant post earrings in sterling silver with a matching, dangling grey pearl. Designed by artist Josephine Goguen, our executive director's sister.
Value: $385 Margie Marino

Home Decor
Adorne Wireless Intercom Kit
See who is at the front door and talk room to room in style with this Adorne wireless intercom kit from Legrand.
Value: $299 Legrand

Let's Wash Dishes!
The perfect hostess gift or keep it for yourself! Two dish cloths, 3 tea towels, and soap.
Value: $15 Annamary Sikorsky

Nature Photograph Note Cards
10 small and 5 large note cards with "Sky's the Limit" and other natural images beautifully photographed by Randi Winterman.
Value: $50 Jane K. Appleyard

Blooming Planters
A pair of blooming planters to be planted for delivery the second week of May after danger of frost has passed. Winner to determine sun or shade location and any color preferences.
Value: $150 Eudora Roseman and Sharon Fantazier

Handmade Placemats
Make your table cozy with these four handmade placemats done in the style called rag quilting.
Value: $30 Tammy Walter

Car Care Kit with Garmin GPS
Pamper yourself and your car with this car care bucket, which includes a 5" Garmin GPS unit with lifetime maps and traffic information.
Value: $200 Friends of the North Museum

Honey Basket
Pamper yourself inside and out with a basket of various honey products including the North Museum's own locally made honey.
Value: $75 North Museum Volunteer Council

Silver Picture Frame
Elegant silver picture frame, 8 3/4" x 6 3/4" overall with a picture opening of 3 1/2" x 5 1/2".
Value: $29 Strawberry and Company

Hand-forged Wine Rack
Three-bottle countertop wine rack hand-forged by local blacksmith Rodney Spotts.
Value: $100 Elizabeth & Rodney Spotts

Fireplace Broom
This hand-crafted hearth broom will sweep clean the home fireplace as well as an outdoor firepit. Handmade of natural broom corn and hand-sewen with tarred twine in the manner of old homestead, handmade brooms.
Value: $20 Donna M. & Barry C. Mentzer

Bathroom Tissue Holder
Unique handcrafted bathroom tissue paper holder, hand-forged by North Museum supporter and local blacksmith Barry Mentzer.
Value: $15 Donna M. & Barry C. Mentzer

Barrick Design Candle Trio
A trio of unique Barrick Design teardrop candles in springtime greens, ideal for decorating.
Value: $60 Barrick Design Inc.

Barrick Design Trio of Candles
A handcrafted set of citrus-colored conical candle pillars, made of the finest waxes.
Value: $60 Barrick Design Inc.

Dude for a Day! From Two Dudes Painting
Get the job started or done in a day with this certificate for $450 toward painting by Lancaster's foremost home painters, Two Dudes Painting Company.
Value: $450 Two Dudes Painting Co.

Bulova Clock
You won't just know what time it is. This stylish timepiece includes a thermometer and hydrometer so you can be ready for all types of weather.
Value: $125 Radel & Stauffer

Sports, Theater, and Celebrations
Clipper Magazine Stadium Skybox for a Night
Enjoy a Barnstormers baseball game from the comfort of Skybox 24. Date to be mutually agreed upon; you can even pick a fireworks night! Seats 24. Catering not included. Must be used in 2014 season.
Value: $350 Frey Lutz Corp.

Fulton Tickets for Two to "Arsenic and Old Lace"
Certificate for two tickets to the wittingly funy "Arsenic and Old Lace." Tickets are valid January 28, 2014, to February 16, 2014. Call box office to make a reservation and present certificate at the box office in exchange for your tickets.
Value: $130 Fulton Theatre

Ephrata Performing Arts Center Tickets for Two
Two tickets to a show of your choice for any Main Stage show in the 2014 season at the Ephrata Performing Arts Center. Must call the box office to reserve seats.
Value: $60 Ephrata Performing Arts Center

Village Greens Mini-Golf for Two
You are bidding for two tickets to play the Gold Course at Village Greens Miniature Golf in Strasburg. Expires October 31, 2014.
Value: $18 Village Greens Golf, Inc.

Rainbow Dinner Theatre for Two
Two tickets for a meal and a show at the Rainbow Dinner theatre, America's only all-comedy dinner theatre! Not valid Saturday evenings. Valid January 24, 2014, to May 24, 2014.
Value: $100 Rainbow Dinner Theatre

Golf and Lunch for Three at Lancaster Country Club
Tee up for 18 holes of golf with caddie services at the scenic Lancaster Country Club, one of the top 100 golf clubs in the United States (according to "Golf Digest Magazine"). This is for three players unless purchased by an LCC member. Mutually available date, includes lunch and snacks on the course. Excludes fees and tips for caddies. Must be used by 1/18/2015.
Value: $500 Steve Staman

Foursome Round of Golf and Lunch at Bent Creek
What a treat! Golf for four including greens fees, cart fees and lunch at Bent Creek Country Club. Must be used during 2014 golf season--May through October.
Value: $450 Bent Creek Country Club

Three Tickets to "Les Mis" at the Fulton
Make it a family outing to see "Les Miserables" at the Fulton Theatre on Sunday, June 15, 2014, with these 3 tickets for 2 adults and 1 youth.
Value: $95 Marysia & Salvatore Dina, Jr.

Sheetz Gift Cards
$50 in gift cards for Sheetz gas and/or goodies.
Value: $50 Rebecca & Todd Bartos

Four Fabulous Phillies Tickets
Four tickets to see the Phillies in the 2014 season. Close to the action, the seats are in Section 116, row 24, seats 1-4 (on the aisle behind the Phillies dugout). Date to be mutually agreed upon.
Value: $260 Dr. and Mrs. Paul and Kate Allegretti

Football Signed by Philadelphia Eagles Riley Cooper
Football signed by Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper. The football has the Eagles logo and comes with the signing pen and a certificate of authenticity.
Value: $50 Max Bartos

Food and Restaurants
Gift Card for Annie Bailey's
$25 gift card for Annie Bailey's Irish Pub and Restaurant.
Value: $25 Annie Bailey's Irish Pub and Restaurant

Basket of Assorted Wilbur Chocolates
Feast on these goodies made by a Lancaster County icon.
Value: $80 Eileen & Bill Shaughnessy

Gift Certificate to Bully's Restaurant and Pub
A $25 gift certificate for you to use to enjoy outstanding cusine at an elegant saloon in a historic hotel on Route 462 in Columbia. Expires January 18, 2015.
Value: $25 Bully's Restaurant & Pub

Gift Certificate to Bully's Restaurant and Pub
Another chance to dine at Bully's historic restaurant and pub in Columbia with this $25 gift certificate. Expires January 18, 2015.
Value: $25 Bully's Restaurant & Pub

Cheesecake and Cheer
A delicious homemade cheesecake for 10 to 12 guests along with a bottle of Nissley Vintage wine and a set of wine glasses for your celebration. Must have 48-hour notice.
Value: $40 Joseph Lively

Cheesecake and Cheer
A delicious homemade cheesecake for 10 to 12 guests with a bottle of Nissley Vintage wine and a set of wine glasses for your dinner, party or celebration. Must have 48-hour notice.
Value: $40 Joseph Lively

Cheesecake and Cheer
A delicious homemade cheesecake for 10 to 12 guests with a bottle of Nissley Vintage wine and a set of wine glasses for your dinner, party, or celebration. Must have 48-hour notice.
Value: $40 Joseph Lively

Cheesecake and Cheer
A delicious homemade cheesecake for 10 to 12 guests with a bottle of Nissley Vintage wine and a set of wine glasses for your dinner, party, or celebration. Must have 48-hour notice.
Value: $40 Joseph Lively

Lancaster Brewing Company Gift Certificate
Dine in a working brewery with this $35 gift certificate. Award-winning craft beers and inspired dining.
Value: $35 Lancaster Brewing Company

Gift Certificate to the Loft Restaurant
A gift certificate for $75 for you to enjoy a memorable dinner in historic downtown Lancaster. Expires 4/30/2014.
Value: $75 The Loft Restaurant

Pear Martinis for a Pair and More
Everything you need to make Pear Martinis including Absolute pear vodka and pear brandy. Two glasses, a handmade party apron, tea towel, "skinny drink" receipe book and glitzy pin fill the wire basket.
Value: $120 Rosemary Coverly and Kent Strickler

Gift Card to Carrabba's
Take someone to dinner at Carrabba's on the Oregon Pike with 2 $25 gift cards.
Value: $50 Carrabba's Italian Grille

Gift Card to Carrabba's
Enjoy dinner at Carrabba's on the Oregon Pike with this $25 gift card.
Value: $25 Carrabba's Italian Grille

Gift Card to Carrabba's
Enjoy a wide variety of seasonal and traditional Italian appetizers and entrees. PRANZO!
Value: $25 Carrabba's Italian Grille

Refreshing Beer Tub
A selection of local beers from Pennsylvania and Delaware breweries, accompanied by beer mats, towels and a tray.
Value: $130 Tom and Pippa McPhillips

A Bucket of Wine, etc.
2012 3 Muses Cellars California Merlot and 2011 Kendall-Jackson Vinter's Reserve Sauvignon Blanc in a contempoary wine bucket with canape tray, wine saver cork puller and more!
Value: $95 Rosemary Coverly and Kent Strickler

Rineer Family Farm Gift Certificate
$200 gift certificate to purchase assorted products of your choice from a family-owned Preserved Farm in southern Lancaster County.
Value: $200 Andrew H. Appel

Gift Card for Carr's Restaurant
You can have another chance to enjoy Carr's fabulous food with this $50 gift card for the Chocolate Moose caterer's restaurant.
Value: $50 Andrew H. Appel

Gift Certificate to MA(i)SON Restaurant
$100 gift certificate to MA(i)SON Restaurant, an intimate farm-driven urban cookery.
Value: $100 Maison Restaurant

Dream Dinners Tasting Party
Life is hectic; let us show you how to make dinnertime easier. You and five of your friends are invited to be our guests and assemble 9 servings (three, 3-serving meals). In just 90 minutes you will learn the secret of how we can help you to prepare and assemble meals for your family. You will also be able to sample several of our tasty meals! Limit one of 9 serving packages per household. Expires 1/18/2015.
Value: $150 Dream Dinners

Gift Card for Weis Markets
$20 gift card for Weis Markets. Groceries, gas. You know you'll use it by next Saturday.
Value: $20 Weis Market

VIP Tour of WGAL Studios
The tour for up to 10 people includes visits to historic Studio A, the News 8 set and a chance to watch News 8 at 5PM from behind the scenes in the control room.The tour will be conducted on a mutually agreeable weekday afternoon beginning at 4:15PM and ending at 5:15PM. Children must be 8 years or older and have adult chaperones.
Value: $50 WGAL-TV Channel 8

Gift Certificate to the Lancaster School of Ballet
Ah, to dance! $100 gift certificate for the Lancaster School of Ballet, a school for all ages and many types of dance. Use this certificate for classes or summer camp. Expires August 31, 2014.
Value: $100 Lancaster School of Ballet

Laserdome Party Certificate
Special gift certificate that lets you pick your favorite Laserdome prize! Three all-you-can-play or 8 players 40-minute laser tag. Some restrictions apply to dates. Included are some Laserdome tokens to get you started!
Value: $110 Laserdome

Haircut and Style at Noreen Elizabeth's
Need a new look? Then this haircut and style certificate for Noreen Elizabeth's in the Slaymaker Building is just for you! New clients only. Must be used by January 18, 2015.
Value: $55 Noreen Elizabeth's

A Good Book and Your Favorite Beverage
Enjoy a cold winter's day with a warm beverage and a good book, thanks to a $50 gift card to Barnes and Noble and a $25 gift card to Starbucks.
Value: $75 Linda & John Roscoe

North Museum Live Animal Room Assistant for a Day
Be Bob Weidman's personal assistant in the Live Animal Room for a day. Help to feed the animals and learn about each one from the from the guy who knows them best! Day and time to be mutually agreed upon. Up to 3 hours. Up to 6 members of your family (at least one parent). Must be used by 1/18/2015.
Value: $50 Barbara & Robert Weidman

Moose-celanenous Basket
All things moose, including paper napkins, coat hook, cookie cutter, stuffed moose and more.
Value: $50 Friends of the North Museum

"Green Roof" Tour and Lunch
See the first "green roof" installed in Lancaster County at National Novelty Brush Company, followed by lunch. Must be able to climb a ladder. Limited to a maximum of six people. Date to be mutually agreed upon. Must be used by 1/18/2015.
Value: $60 Susan & Rick Seavey

Lanco MG Car Show
Ride with the President of the North Museum Board of Directors in his 1964 Morgan Roadster to the Lanco MG's "A Taste of Britain" Car and Motorcycle Show on August 24, 2014. Valid for one person only. Lunch is included.
Value: $500 Susan & Rick Seavey

Five Yoga or Other Classes
A gift certificate forfive yoga or other classes at West End Yoga. Does not apply to workshop classes.
Value: $80 West End Yoga

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