Posts Tagged ‘Auction’
Posted August 2, 2010on:
Friends’ board members Bob MacLean and Mike Moumousis did the ultimate job for the Friends’ Auction. They picked up the Shopsmith Mark V tool system, loaded it in Mike’s truck and took it to Bob Grove Auctions.
Come to Friends of Murphy Library’s Auction this Saturday, August 7, and buy it for your favorite person. He or she will thank you for a long time.
The Silent Auction begins at 5 p.m., the Live Auction at 7 p.m., at Bob Grove Auctions, 7540 Highway 64, Brasstown, NC 28902, 6 miles east of Murphy, NC on “NEW” US 64. Phone: 828-837-9200. Free refreshments. Donations of finger food welcome.
But the Auction is for everyone —-handy or not —– want to go out to eat? We have gift certificates to restaurants. Want to get your hair done? Bid on one of our beauty salon certificates.
Longtime supporters Steve and Jane Hembree donated the Shopsmith Mark V. The single machine contains a table saw, lathe, disc sander, vertical drill press and horizontal boring machine and fits into a two by six space.
The auction has something for everyone. Cooks will find cookbooks, dishes, a Carolina Crafting apron, and wear a Silva Gallery scarf while preparing trout from Andrews’s Carolina Mountain Trout.
Still hungry? Restaurant gift certificates include everyone from Doyle’s to Downtown Pizza, from Arby’s to Antica Roma.
Wagonmaster Adventure Ranch offers one night, Holiday Inn Express two nights. Bear Creek Mini-Golf, an outing for four.
Sue Ellen Woodford’s gift baskets coddle everyone from fishermen to coffee drinkers, with donations from Clay’s Corner, Yarn Circle, Blue Moon Elise, China Town, the Daily Grind and Wine, Calaboose Cellars, Dr. Dave Peters, and Crane Creek.
Animal, mineral or vegetable, whatever your heart’s desire, we have it. Cash or checks accepted. Proceeds buy juvenile nonfiction at library. Call 837-2417.
If you want to see past blogs about the August 8 Auction, go to Categories in the column on the right and hit “Auction.” Here are some photos of items:
Yes, that’s right, the perfect home is a condo if you are a purple martin. As you can see Larry King has donated a beautiful addition to any backyard. Larry is Friends’ president Nora King’s husband and an excellent craftsman. Bob Grove will auction this bird condo off at the Murphy Public Library’s August 8 auction. Grove Auctions is located at 7540 Highway 64, Brasstown, NC 28902. Phone is 828-837-9200. The Silent Auction begins at 5:30 p.m. The Live Auction starts at 7. Free refreshments will overflow the tables.
Do you know any art collectors? Here is a fun weekend event. The Murphy Library is auctioning local crafts, furniture and these African and Haitian art items on August 8 at Bob Grove Auctions, 7540 Highway 64 in Brasstown, NC, midway between Murphy and Hayesville. Phone (828) 837-9200. The Silent Auction begins at 5:30 p.m. The Live Auction starts at 7 p.m. Library’s phone is 828-837-2417. Friends of Murphy Library are legendary for their cooking! Keep scrolling down to see more auction items or hit ” Auction” listed under Categories on the right.
Among the many African treasures donated by Faye and Bob Strang to the Murphy Library’s August 8 auction are two Masai masks from Kenya.
Keep checking this blog to see other items at the auction. It is scheduled for August 8 at Grove Auctions on U. S. 64 East Alternate, two miles east of the Murphy Medical Center. The Silent Auction starts at 5: 30 p.m., the Live Auction at 7. Free admission and wonderful refreshments. Call 837-2417.
Cherokee County residents Faye and Bob Strang have given the Murphy Library their collection of African art to be auctioned off at the Friends of Murphy Library August 8 auction. The Silent Auction begins at 5:30 p.m. and the Live Auction starts at 7. Grove Auctions is hosting the auction on Highway 64 East, two miles east of Murphy Medical Center in Clay County.
New Friends member Mike Moumousis has donated a framed portrait of the late Princess Diana for the Friends annual auction on August 8 at Grove Auctions. Chinese rug will also be up for auction. Silent Auction starts at 5:30 p.m., Live Auction at 7. Call 837-2417 or come by the library to donate.
The Murphy Library has the best patrons in the country. These are just a few of the wonderful items donated for the August 8 auction. Squint your eyes just like Robbie Burns would and you can see a little book of his poems. Or check out Mike Lalone’s light blue-green vase.
Friends of Murphy Library are creating several gift baskets for their August 8 auction at Grove Auctions. Local gift basket specialist, Jane Hensley is putting the finishing touches on them.
Basket themes include wine, champagne, soaps and lotions, chocolate, golf, make-a-chef-smile, pets, movies, babies, pasta, and tools. ( Don’t worry, they’re not all in the same basket.)
If you want to contribute something for this particular project, please bring items to the library by July 3 and as always, thank you for your contributions.