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2017 Cider Moon Auction Items

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Sayre farmhouse: Up to 7-day stay for 4-6 people at the Sayre Stonehill farmhouse.


A Touch of Home B & B: One night stay for two located in scenic Amana.

Brown Street Inn: Overnight stay with restrictions in Iowa City’s historic Brown Street neighborhood in a 1913 Gambrel Cottage Style Mansion.

Four Mounds Inn: One night stay a few miles outside of Dubuque, Iowa, along the beautiful bluffs of the mighty Mississippi River.

Gorman House: A Jamaican vacation without leaving Iowa! Up to 3 night stay for up to four people.

Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center: Enjoy 30 acres of prairie and 40 acres of woodlands and the integration of spirituality and ecology with an overnight stay for two with free continental breakfast.

The Grand Ann B & B: One night stay in the Tower Suite with 4-course gourmet breakfast. Situated on a bluff high above the Mississippi River, a beautiful 20-minute drive from historic Nauvoo and surrounded by park-like grounds and formal gardens.

Walking Stick Adventures: One night stay in 18 ft. tipi, with small beach and fishing jetty, prairie trails, and small woods to explore.

Jumers Casino: Overnight stay for two with two free buffets.

Riverside Casino & Resort: Weekday overnight stay and two lunch buffets at Robert’s.

Rhythm City Casino: Overnight stay and buffet for two.

Here are photos of the items that will be sold in live and silent auction for you to get in gear for a great event!. Some items may be combined.

Budweiser mirror donated by 7gDistributing

Gift basket donated by Bread Garden Market

Gift basket donated by Bug Protector

Necklace and earrings donated by CJH Recycled Bicycle Parts Jewelry

Christmas pillow donated by Ginny Clemons

Hand-knitted chenille scarf donated by Ginny Clemons

Christmas wall hanging quilt donated by Ginny Clemons

Flag flown at US Capital donated by Senator Chuck Grassley’s office

Pottery hand-crafted and donated by Andrew Haley

Cutting board hand-crafted and donated by Richard Grimlund

“Birds of a Feather” canvas photo donated by Nancy Hauserman

Fashion necklace donated by Herteen & Stocker

Moscow mule gift basket donated by Hills Bank & Trust

Family four-pack membership and gifts donated by Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum

Gift box donated by Panchero’s

Herky donated by Iowa City/Coralville Con./Visitor’s Center

1969 oil painting “San Joan Mountains” donated by Russell Noyes

2 volume set titled “100 Years of Iowa Football” donated by Iowa Book & Supply

Glass window art donated by Connie Peterson

Wine basket bottled and donated by Mel Schlacter

Dental care kit donated by Dr. Suzanne Stock

1969 oil painting “Alta Mine Boardinghouse” donated by Russell Noyes

3-D Christmas reindeer and sleigh hand-crafted and donated by Carmen Vecera

Shredder donated by Tallgrass Business Resources

White lace Christmas ornaments hand-crafted and donated by Carmen Vecera

Marcia Wegman print donated by Marcia Wegman. Frame donated by Framed Encounters.

Dog treat gift bag donated by Woofables

Cabernet Sauvignon, Bryant Family Vineyard cookbook, and wine pump/stopper donated by Mary Westbrook

Handy tools from Menards donated by Carol and Jerry Mennenga

Helmet, light set, two $20 gift cards donated by World of Bikes

Bird feeders hand-crafted and donated by Dave Irvin

Bird house hand-crafted and donated by Dave Irvin

Birdhouse hand-crafted and donated by Jeff Klahn

“American Gothic” by Grant Wood donated by Mary Lea Kruse

Iowa poster donated by Mary Lea Kruse

Autographed basketball donated by Carol and Jerry Mennenga

Iowa poster donated by Mary Lea Kruse

Books donated by Prairie Lights

Kitchen tools from Menards donated by Carol and Jerry Mennenga

Gift items from RSVP Stationary

Hand-crafted song birds donated by Bruce Endris

Signed photo of pitcher John Lackey donated by the Chicago Cubs

Fall leaves photo donated by Mark Tade

Animal prints photo donated by Mark Tade

Martin Melchor (Oaxaca, Mexico) wood-carving donated by Holly carver and Lain Adkins

Wonders of Life on Earth set and gardening books donated by George and Alliene Schrimper

T-shirt, gardening gloves, books donated by Trees Forever

Hand-crafted metal bracelets made and donated by Richard Horak

Native shrubs in 5 gal donated by Earthview Environmental

Holiday decorative board made and donated by Mary Knight

“Wilson’s Warbler” original monotype donated by Amy Dobrian

53″ x 66″ quilt handmade and donated by Kathy Kessler

68″ x 90″ quilt handmade and donated by Kathy Kessler

36″ x 48″ quilt handmade and donated by Kathy Kessler

The perfect wine opener and chill stick donated by Jean and John VanRybroek

Garden farm implement pieces donated by Kristin Summerwill

79″ x 86″ quilt handmade and donated by Kathy Kessler

Signed football donated by the Green Bay Packers

Fishing package donated by Scheels

Bulbs, bird seed, gardening gloves donated by Paul’s Discount

Giovanni Piranesi etching reproduction donated and framed by Hudson River Gallery

“White Car” Robert Caputo oil on linen donated by Franklin Seiberling

Yeti cooler and note cards donated by Larry and Miechelle Weber

Longfellow gym floor reclaimed wood cutting board donated by Seth and Wendy Zimmermann

Pet supply basket donated by Leash on Life

Columbine photo taken and donated by Ed Lorson

Bur oak tree photo taken and donated by Ed Lorson

Dew on seed head photo taken and donated by Ed Lorson

Free edge walnut table donated by Dick Schwab

Tony Oliva Autographed photo donated by the Minnesota Twins

Slat-back rocker donated by Jeff Klahn

Coffee gift basket donated by Press Cafe

Hawkeye-themed items donated by Plexicraft

Holiday-themed items donated by Plexicraft

Cider Moon image cutting board donated by Plexicraft

Framed image donated by Plexicraft

Here’s a list of all of the businesses and supporters who have donated items and gift certificates to this great event!

AirFX Trampoline Park
Arby’s Iowa City
Arby’s Coralville
A Touch of Home B & B
Backyard Abundance
Baroncini Ristorante
Basta/Atlas/Jimmy Jacks
Kristin Beatty
Becky’s Mindful Kitchen
Big Grove Brewery
Blank Park Zoo
Bread Garden Market
Brick Arch Winery
Brown Street Inn
Brush & Barrel
Bug Protector
CJH Recycled Bicycle Parts Jewelry
Holly Carver and Lain Adkins
Cedar Rapids Kernels
Chicago Cubs
Ginny Clemons
Colonial Lanes
Coral Ridge Mall
Costco Wholesale
Cost Cutters
Cottage Bakery
Daydream Comics
Deal’s Orchard
Deluxe Cakes & Pastries
Ben and Dena Dillon
Amy Dobrian
Dodge Street Tire
Earthview Environmental
Eastwood Sports Bar
Sarah Else
Bruce Endris
EXL Auto Detailing
Film Scene
Fin & Feather
Fireside Winery
Four Mounds Inn
Four Seasons Car Wash
Frida Kahlo Mexican Restaurant
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop
Gabe’s Oasis
Get Fresh
Gorman House
Chuck Grassley office
Richard Grimlund
Andrew Haley
Hamburg Inn 2
Nancy Hauserman
Jim Hayes
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
Herteen & Stocker
Hills Bank & Trust
Richard Horak
Hot House Yoga
Hudson River Gallery
Hudson’s Southside Tap
Iowa Basketball Office
Iowa Book & Supply
Iowa City/Coralville Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
Iowa City Landscaping
Iowa City Downtown District
Dave Irvin
Carter Johnson
Johnson County Conservation Board
Jumer’s Casino
Kathy Kessler
Jeff Klahn
Mary Knight
Mary Lea Kruse
Kum & Go
Steve and Karen Laughlin and Kelly Donham
Kendra Lawler
Leash on Life
Ed Lorson
Mary Lowder
Katherine Lu, Chia-Hsing Lu, and Wally Plahutnik
Lucky’s Market
Maggie’s Farm Wood-Fired Pizza
McDonalds, Coralville
Carol and Jerry Mennenga
Minnesota Twins
Molly’s Cupcakes
Chris Mottinger
National Mississippi River Museum
Russell Noyes
Old Creamery Theatre
Oryza Asian Cuisine & Bar
Pagliai’s Pizza
Paul’s Discount Store
Connie Peterson
Play Station
Prairie Lights
Press Cafe
Riverside Casino & Resort
Riverside Theatre
Rough Riders
RSVP Stationary
Rhythm City Casino
Hutha Sayre
Mel Schlacter
George and Alliene Schrimper
Dick Schwab
Scratch Cupcakery
Share Wine Lounge & Small Plate Bistro
Simply Soothing
Spenler Tire
Dr. Suzanne Stock
Jeanne Stoakes
Kristin Summerwill
Mark Tade
Tallgrass Business Resources
Tassel Ridge
Texas Roadhouse
The Broken Spoke
The Chocolate Haus
The Frame Station
The Grand Anne B&B
Trees Forever
Trumpet Blossom
Jean and John VanRybroek
Carmen Vecera
Shaun Vecera
Walking Stick Adventures
Larry and Miechelle Webber
Marcia Wegman
Mary Westbrook
Whiterock Conservancy
Wilson’s Orchard
World of Bikes
Seth and Wendy Zimmermann
Zio Johno’s