Annual Silent Auction Fundraiser
“LIVE” In-Person Silent Auction
In addition to items in our online auction you can also view items that will be on display in the lobby during the run of Jeeves & Wooster in ‘Perfect Nonsense’, April 21-30, 2023.
BIDDING ON LIVE EVENT ONLY ITEMS CLOSES 20 minutes after the end of the Sunday, April 30, 2023, 2:00 pm performance. All Absentee Bids must be submitted by 3:30 pm.
Here is a sampling of the almost 100 items on display in the lobby.
Items are subject to prior sale under our “Buy It Now” option.
Live Auction Item List
Following is a listing of the items on display in the lobby. Items are subject to prior sale with “Buy It Now” option.
|Item ID||Item Name||Description||Value||Donated by||Donor Contact|
|110||Handmade Felted Angel||This handmade angel in white with blue details on the dress will brighten your day.||$35.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|111||68′ x 90′ Twin Size Quilt||The Quilt pattern is “Variation on Twirling Parasols” in various colors ranging from turquoise, lavender and blue. It was pieced and quilted by Linda Pellerin. The quilt is 100% cotton and can be machined washed and dried.||$215.00||Linda Pellerin||Gorham|
|121||Round Glass Swirled Lime Green Earrings||Round Glass Swirled Lime Green Earrings||$15.00||Donna Thivierge||Topsham|
|122||Oval Black & white Glass Dangly Earrings||Handmade earrings by Donna Thivierge||$15.00||Donna Thivierge||Topsham|
|123||Red Round Lucite Dangly Earrings||Handmade Earrings by Donna Thivierge||$12.00||Donna Thivierge||Topsham|
|124||Rectangular Blue/Green Lucite Earrings||Handmade Earrings by Donna Thivierge||$15.00||Donna Thivierge||Topsham|
|125||Lavender/pink/white Round Glass Earrings||Handmade Earrings by Donna Thivierge||$15.00||Donna Thiverge||Topsham|
|126||Purple/lavender Oval Lucite Earrings||Handmade earrings by Donna Thvierge||$12.00||Donna Thivierge||Topsham|
|127||Set of 8 Hand-stenciled Lupine Notecards with Envelopes||Handmade by Donna Thivierge||$12.00||Donna Thivierge||Topsham|
|128||Set of 8 Handmade Ivy Notecards with Envelopes||Handmade by Donna Thivierge||$12.00||Donna Thivierge||Topsham|
|132||Smart Straps||CAMO-X 14′ Tie-Downs||$50.00||Tractor Supply||1619 Lisbon Street – Lewiston – (207) 795-8828|
|136||Precision 620 Tractor w/Plow – Collectors Toy||The Ertl Precision Elite Series continues the highest level of detail ever offered in 1/16 scale die-cast John Deere replicas.||$225.00||United AG & Turf||26 John Deere Road – Auburn – 207-782-8921|
|146||Vintage Shirley Temple Doll||The vintage Shirley Temple Doll was made by Virginia Walker in the 1950’s. the body is porcelain and the clothing is handmade.||$125.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|147||Five Annalee Christmas Decorations||The Annalee Christmas decorations were handmade in the U.S.A.||$50.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|149||“Caesar” by Surya 5′ x 8′ Wool Pile Area Rug||Features neutral and warm shades in khaki, ivory, rust, denim and burnt orange hues This rug features a medium pile that is perfect for any space. Crafted from soft breathable wool that is resistant to moisture. A One-of-a-kind rug that has been produced in India and handtufted by experts in their craft to ensure a long-lasting decor piece.||$650.00||Floor Systems||89 Lisbon St – Lisbon – 207-353-6690|
|157||Healthy Beauty Facial and Healthy Accessories||Healthy Beauty Package incudes A Facial with Diane, Honey Magnolia Body Oil, Over the Moon Body Sampler, and Dionis Vanilla Goat Milk Body Scrub||$135.00||Healthy Beauty Wellness||486 Sabattus St. – Lewiston – 207-333-3235|
|158||Multiwood Bandsaw Box||This beautiful bandsaw box was handcrafted by Ray Potter. It is constructed of mahogany, white oak and canary wood with UNAKITE Drawer Pulls.||$175.00||Raymond Potter||Poland Spring|
|159||4 Assorted Locally Blended Spice Mixtures||Spices include: Ranch Herb Blend, Everything Topping, Caribbean Jerk Seasoning, and Taco Seasoning||$18.00||The Chef’s Cupboard||Auburn, ME – (207) 754-2444|
|160||4 Uplands Design Bowls & 1 Design Pie Plate||4 Uplands Design Bowls & 1 Design Pie Plate. The bowls and pie plate have a multicolor pattern||$100.00||The Original Apple Baker||Auburn- 207-577-5111|
|161||Gift Card for One Online Shoe Purchase||Gift Card is good for one purchase of any pair of shoes on Rancourt & Co website up to a $450 value. www.rancourtandcompany.com||$450.00||Rancourt & Company||9 Bridge St. – Lewiston – (855) 999-3544|
|162||Hair and Body Care Bundle||Treat your Hair with two Abba Color Protection Shampoo (8 oz each), Majestical Body Lotion, Four Pack of 4 3/4″ Hair Control Clips, Majestical Soap Peach Tea Scrub, and a bar of Majestical Soap for Men.||$70.00||Hairrazors||30 Lisbon St. – Lisbon – 207-353-6143|
|163||Simplicity Brio Canister Vacuum||The canister vacuum is perfect for rugs and bare floors.||$200.00||The VacShak||485 Pleasant St – Lewiston – (207) 783-2902|
|167||Everyday Kitchen Items||Items include: Cotton Produce Bag, Organic Fruit/Veggie Wash, Reusable Bee’s Wrap, Mason Jar with Pour Cap||$37.00||Fare Share Food Co-op||443 Main Street – Norway – (207) 743-9044|
|168||Turquoise Explosion Mushroom Mug||18 ounces – Chocolate clay mug with mushroom motif all the way around the bottom. Glazed with a turquoise base glaze and layered with crystals over top that burst into cream and blue spots Adorned with a thumb pad for a comfortable grip||$50.00||KB Pottery Co.|
|169||“Ridin in Style” 30″ x 30″ Acrylic on Canvas||Unframed 30″ x 30″ Acrylic on Canvas “Ridin in Style” by Katharina Keoughan||$1,200.00||Katharina Keoughan||Newcastle|
|170||“Pink Petti Coats” 16″ x 16″ Oil on Canvas Flower Painting by Katharina Keoughan||$650.00||Katharina Keoughan||Newcastle|
|171||12 Count Gift Crate of Every Flavor Needham||12 Count Gift Crate of Every Flavor Needham||$23.00||Maine Needham Company||53 Berry Rd. – Saco – 2074233692|
|172||Six Book Set Signed by Lewiston Author Paul Baribault||Sets of books include: Comedy & Grace, Our Brilliant Eternity, Sleepyheads, The Cobbler’s Cape, Yudy, and The Nightingale Song||$60.00||Paul Baribault||Lewiston – (207) 784-1837|
|173||Clipper Ship Flying Cloud Lampshade on Metal Lamp Base||This lovely lampshade was hand-made by Pat Field. (Chickadee Crafts) You can find more of Pat’s Handiwork at Harbor Artisans’ ,Co-ops in Lincolnville Beach, Southwest Harbor and Pemaquid Craft Co-op.||$145.00||Chickadee Crafts||Greene – 207-946-5430|
|174||Goodie Bag from Trader Joe’s||Includes: Organic Trofie Pasta, Chocolate Creme Sandwich Cookies, Dried Baby Bananas, Chocolate Sandwich Cookies With Coffee Creme, Chocolate Chip Pancake & Waffle Mix, Many Things Sack Mix, Chips in A Pickle, Mochi Cake Mix, Cacio e Pepe Pasta Sauce, Almond Butter Cocoa Bars, Cookie Butter Spread, Garlic Sauce Thai Noodles||$40.00||Trader Joe’s||87 Marginal Way – Portland – 207-699-3799|
|175||207 Flour Sak Towel||Made of 100% Cotton||$20.00||Lisa-Marie’s Made in Maine||170 Front Street – Bath – (207) 443-2225|
|176||Anthony Bourdain Cutting Board||Inscription reads: Spirit of a Mainer – A Love For The Land & Sea||$52.00||Lisa-Marie’s Made in Maine||170 Front Street – Bath – (207) 443-2225|
|177||Handcrafted Brown Cream or Milk Pitcher||The Pottery pitcher is handcrafted by Paula Marcus-Platz – dishwasher safe||$25.00||Paula Marcus-Platz||Auburn|
|178||Large Soup or Salad Bowl||The Colorful Pottery bowl is handcrafted by Paula Marcus-Platz – dishwasher safe||$25.00||Paula Marcus-Platz||Auburn|
|179||7 1/2″ White with Brown Serving Dish||The Pottery dish is handcrafted by Paula Marcus-Platz – dishwasher safe||$30.00||Paula Marcus-Platz||Auburn|
|180||9″ Multicolored Serving Dish||The Colorful Pottery serving dish is handcrafted by Paula Marcus-Platz – dishwasher safe||$40.00||Paula Marcus-Platz||Auburn|
|181||8″ x 6″ Blue Eye Mosaic Wall Hanging||The wall hanging has a blue eye with inserts of pink, turquoise, and black||$10.00||Jessy Kendall|
|182 – SOLD||11″ x 9″ Purple Mirror Flower wall Hanging||The Flower Wall Hanging is a decorative piece for any room.||$20.00||Jessy Kendall|
|183||22″ x 7″ Tree and Sundown Mosaic Wall Hanging||The Wall Hanging in tones of blue, black, green and turquoise is an interesting conversation piece.||$30.00||Jessy Kendall|
|184||Novel “The Enclave” Signed by Author Suzanne R. Roy||“The Enclave” published in 2019 by local author Suzanne Roy is about a French-Canadian immigrant girl who attempts to keep her dreams alive as she grows into womanhood in the “Little Canada” enclave in Lewiston, ME.||$25.00||Suzanne Roy||Lewiston – (207) 782-3631|
|185||Novel “The Legacy” Signed by Author Suzanne R. Roy||“The Legacy” is a sequel to “The Enclave” . “The Legacy” published in 2020 by local author Suzanne Roy is about a Franco-American woman in Lewiston/Auburn, ME. The woman struggles to complete the journey toward self-discovery and self-determination she began as a French-Canadian immigrant girl in Lewiston’s “Little Canada.”||$25.00||Suzanne Roy||Lewiston – (207) 782-3631|
|187||$25 Gift Certificate, Sunglasses, Beer Glass & Cozy||Flight Deck Brewing opened to the public in early 2017, with the drive to provide greater-Brunswick with a destination brewery, casual social gathering space, and family-friendly venue. Located in the former Small Arms Range of the redeveloped Brunswick Naval Air Station (now called Brunswick Landing), our unique and Tasting Room was named “Best in Maine” by Down East Magazine. With a constantly evolving tap list, wood-fired pizza, regular live music, and plenty of space to hang out with your dog (and/or human kids, too), we hope to see you soon!||$50.00||Flight Deck Brewing||11 Atlantic Ave – Brunswick – (207) 504-5133|
|188 – SOLD||Smokey the Bear Stuffed Animal||Scan the code on Smokey’s tag to be taken to an educational page on how to prevent forest fires.||$30.00||Mangy Moose||112 Main St. – Freeport – 207-865-6414|
|211||Emerge Vortex Gaming Chair||Emerge is specially designed with your unique gaming needs in mind. The flip-up adjustable arms let you quickly get in and out of this chair, while the padded headrest and plush cushions cradle your body for a more relaxing seating experience. With these advanced features that can easily be fine-tuned to your preferences, you’ll soon be ready to take on your next challenge. Get ready to be in a league of your own.||$260.00||Staples||89 Union St. – Auburn – (207) 753-0779|
|229||“Ram” Woodburned Plaque||This detailed design was hand woodburned into a select piece of pine and sealed for protection.||$50.00||Crafts by Cater||Lisbon Falls|
|238||Howard Miller Clock||$100.00||F.X. Marcotte Furniture||132 Lincoln St – Lewiston – 207-783-8593|
|263||“The Power of Hope & Love” by Mary LaFontaine||The framed photo shows the powerful Androscoggin River and the river side of Auburn. 13″ x 16″ Photo Credit: Mary Joan Kozicki LaFontaine||$75.00||Mary Joan Kozicki LaFontaine||Auburn|
|299||Reclaimed Antique Pine Coffee Table||Coffee table constructed of salvaged antique pine with antique iron fittings on edges and shelf strapping. Color is due to natural ageing of the wood. This functional piece of art is imbued with history and the patina of natural beauty that only time can create. 44.5″L x 16.75″W x 18.75″H Our furniture is made from boards, planks, and beams that came from 200-300 year-old trees harvested by hand in New England during the 18th-20th centuries. The metal comes from wooden wagon wheel rims – the “tires” of the age.||$950.00||Recycled Reflections||Gardiner – (207) 441-8683|
|300||47″ x 20″ Maroon Handmade Rough Sawn Bench||The bench has ample storage for magazines, a lap top quilt or other personal items.||$240.00||Fred Hersom||Bath|
|301||Cast Iron Log Lighter||The log lighter is cast iron with ceramic stone wick||$40.00||Fireside Stove Shop||1220 Center St. – Auburn – 207-784-9249|
|302||Canvas Log Tote||Durable, all black canvas carrier with enclosed ends. Reinforced fabric handles wrap under the carrier for complete support. Holds up to 75 lbs. of firewood.||$35.00||Fireside Stove Shop||1220 Center St. – Auburn – 207-784-9249|
|303||Marble Rolling Pin With Wood Stand||The non-porous rolling pin will not absorb food particles, clean up easily and don’t stick to dough. The sheer weight of the marble helps roll out the dough.||$30.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|304||Blue Topaz Stud Earrings Bezel Set 14K White Gold||These make a great gift for a November birthday. Crafted in 14k white gold, these stud earrings feature two round 3.5mm blue topazes.||$530.00||Springer’s||76 Front Street – Bath – 207-443-2181|
|305||Canvas Pouch With Multiple Items||Items include: Postcards, $15 Gift Certificate, Flat Notecards, Pocket Notebook, Bookmarks, Handmade Flowers, Stickers, and Enamel Pin||$52.00||Quiet City Books||124 Lisbon St. – Lewiston – (207) 449-0538|
|306||6′ x 4′ Flokati Rug||The Flokati Rug is 100% pure sheep’s wool and was handmade in Greece.||$300.00||A Friend of The Theatre|
|307||Capodimonte Yellow Rose on Metal Branch||This colorful Capodimonte Yellow Rose was made in Italy||$35.00||A Friend of The Theatre|
|308||Pewter Hot Plate with Ceramic Insert||The Hot Plate is from Paris Hill, ME and the ceramic insert has a picture of pears and grapes.||$25.00||A Friend of The Theatre|
|309||Wedgewood Cherub Trinket Box||Vintage 70?s WEDGWOOD Pale Blue on White Jasper Ware Cherub Egg Trinket Box.||$25.00||A Friend of The Theatre|
|310||“Faces in the Window” Framed Photographic Digital Art print by Bruce Bierce||“Faces in the Window” was taken in Tblisi, Georgia by Bruce Bierce while he was attending a wedding. He had gone back to his van, which was parked across from the church. The three people in the window had been watching what was going on when they noticed him. They were smiling at him, so he raised the camera and took their picture. Photo measures 14″ x 17″||$125.00||Judith McCown||Fayette|
|312||Pig with Wire Tail – Swarovski Crystal||Collector Item||$55.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|313 – SOLD||Rooster 2″ – Swarovski Crystal||Collector Item||$50.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|314||Hen 1.5″ (1 of 2) – Swarovski Crystal||Collector Item||$50.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|315||Hen 1.5″ (2 of 2) – Swarovski Crystal||Collector Item||$50.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|316 – SOLD||Fox 2″ – Swarovski Crystal||Collector Item||$45.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|317 – SOLD||Kiwi 1.75″ – Swarovski Crystal||Collector Item||$45.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|318 – SOLD||Bear 2″ – Swarovski Crystal||Collector Item||$45.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|319 – SOLD||Bear 1.5″ – Swarovski Crystal||Collector Item||$35.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|320||Kangaroo with Joey 2.25″ – Swarovski Crystal||Collector Item||$65.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|321||Cat/Mouse/Hedgehog – 3 piece set – Swarovski Crystal||Collector Item||$125.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|322||Candleholder 4.5″ – Swarovski Crystal||Collector Item The candleholder is a retired item.||$130.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|323||Handmade Knit Hat||The hat is machine washable.||$25.00||Julie Deans||Hebron|
|324 – SOLD||Garrett Whitlock Autographed Baseball||Genuine Red Sox MLB Baseball signed by Garrett Whitlock, Pitcher. 2021-present.||$90.00||Boston Red Sox|
|325||Bath & Body Works Gift Card & Gift Set &||Includes: $25 Gift Card, Shower Gel, Fragrance Mist, Body Cream and Hand Cream. The fragrance is “Champagne Mist”||$60.00||A Friend of the Theatre|
|326||Buffalo Wild Wings Sauces & Seasoning||Includes 4 12 oz. bottles of sauce (Caribbean Jerk, Asia Zing, Jammin’ Jalapeno and Orange Chicken) and Two 4.85 oz. bottles of Classic Heat with a Buttery Finish Seasoning.||$25.00||Buffalo Wild Wings||648 Turner St #2 – Auburn – (207) 689-3700|
|327||Original Water Color Painting by Sheila Gray||Water Color painting of a sailboat and lighthouse.||$75.00||Sheila Gray|
|328||Hot Air Brush||The Enzo Milano Hot Air Brush has adjustable heat settings and the easy comb bristles assures no frizz!||$60.00||Hair Creations||55 Congress Avenue – Bath – (207) 443-4458|
|330||Curl Shampoo,Curl Conditioner, Moisture Mist , & Silver Earrings||Aluram Curl Shampoo gently cleanses to reveal healthier looking curls. The conditioner restores shine and manageability to curly hair. The WOW moisture mist creates the perfect frizz-free curls. The earrings add an extra addition to any hairstyle.||$75.00||Hair Creations||55 Congress Avenue – Bath – (207) 443-4458|
|331||Garlic Press, Spice Shaker & Mastering Spice Cookbook||The sturdy garlic press is comfortable to hold and makes quick work of garlic. The spice shaker has five compartments for storing different spices. The cookbook has recipes and techniques to transform your everyday cooking.||$80.00||Now You’re Cooking||49 Front St – Bath – 207-443-1402|
|332||2 Bates Academia Steins, Bates Photo Frame and 4-pack of Black Leather/Silver Colored Bates Coasters||$100.00||Bates College Store||65 Campus Avenue – Lewiston – (207) 786-6120|
|333||Games Lap Quilt||The 65″ x 65″ quilt has a number of interesting game pieces throughout the quilt.||$100.00||Cilla Potter||Poland Spring|
|334||“Appalachian Trail” original Watercolor by Julianne Garvey||This lovely framed watercolor from a section of the Appalachian Trail was painted in 2016. The watercolor measures 27″ x 22″. Wish you could paint your favorite vacation spots? Julianne can. After decades of recording her favorite scenes captured in photographs and then transformed into wonderful works of art, she is ready to take your commissions. Each work is a one-of-a-kind. After moving to Michigan, you can reach Ms. Garvey through her website.||$350.00||Julianne Watercolors|
|335||24″ x 30″ Watercolor by Fritzi Morrison “January”||This original watercolor by Fritzi Morrison was painted in the early 1970’s||$450.00||John Morrison & Sloan Shevrin||Auburn|
|336||“Skirt Full of Flowers” Lladro fine Porcelain Figurine||On the occasion of the celebration of its 60th anniversary, Lladró introduced a new ornament from a selection of its most cherished pieces. One of those chosen for the occasion was this girl collecting a precious bunch of flowers in her skirt, with the basket at her feet. This creation joins together two classic themes which have always been public favorites: childhood and flowers. Size: 8.65″ high||$600.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|337||“Boy with Wheelbarrow Full of Flowers” Lladro fine Porcelaine Figurine||This is a retired authentic Lladro porcelain figure. A young child is pushing a wheelbarrow full of flowers. Dressed in overalls there is a pink flower on top of the summer hat. The array of pink, blue, white and yellow flowers in the wheelbarrow are many, detailed, and delicate. More surprisingly delicate and detailed flowers are on the ground. Approximately 9″||$350.00||Friend of the Theatre|
|341||Light Up Rocking Horse3D Puzzle||Includes: 30 LED lights with battery box, 16 tiles, 31 connectors, 1 horse head, 2 horse manes, 2 horse tails, 2 rockers, 3 structures. Requires 2 AA batteries not included||$23.00||Island Treasure Toys||20 Bow Street – Freeport – 207-865-7007|
|342||Challenge With Foam & Color||Includes: Velvet Art Board, 72 non-slip triangle pieces & 50 cards with 100 practice triangles||$25.00||Island Treasure Toys||20 Bow Street – Freeport – 207-865-7007|
|343||Dots Play Gym||This elegantly designed arch made of high-quality birch plywood fits in perfectly with any interior design scheme. It has space for easy attachment of many different toys by means of loop, clip, ring or any other fastener. While laying on its back, baby can reach out for the clutching toys or other dangling elements.||$80.00||Island Treasure Toys||20 Bow Street – Freeport – 207-865-7007|
|349||Pour Over Coffee Carafe by YIELD||The Pour Over Carafe is an artful, functional tool for every day use. Brew clean, perfectly balanced pour over coffee for one, or to share. 32 oz capacity. Makes 1-6 cups.||$78.00||Brick & Mortar||400 Main St, – Norway – (207) 744-2254|
|350||“Hearts & Diamonds” Bangle Bracelet by KA ORA||KA ORA provides quality craftsmanship through supporting local talents. Proudly made in New England. KA ORA bracelets are hand embossed using traditional jewelry making techniques passed down through 3 generations.||$35.00||KA ORA Bracelets||5 French Road – West Paris – (207) 899-6925|
|351 – SOLD||“Reign” Bangle Bracelet by KA ORA||KA ORA provides quality craftsmanship through supporting local talents. Proudly made in New England. KA ORA bracelets are hand embossed using traditional jewelry making techniques passed down through 3 generations.||$35.00||KA ORA Bracelets||5 French Road – West Paris – (207) 899-6925|
|354||“Hen” – 28″ square hand-quilted wall hanging by Sheryl Whitmore||Hand quilted folk art style Hen on Golden Background.||$400.00||John & Sheryl Whitmore||Auburn|
If you would like to place an “ABSENTEE” bid, you may call 782-3200 or Email an Auction Bid with SUBJECT: Auction Bid Item # and your bid. You may also visit The Public Theatre during the hours found below.
You may submit either a PROXY BID or an EXACT BID
- A PROXY BID is the MAXIMUM amount you’re willing to spend with the goal of winning the item at the lowest possible price. We will ensure that you are the high-bidder until your PROXY BID amount is outbid.
- An EXACT BID is the amount you want to bid right now. Your bid amount will not change as additional bids are received for the item.
**Beyond fulfilling PROXY BIDS, we are not able to monitor all the LIVE ITEMS for bidding changes, including checking to see if your PROXY BID has been outbid. It is your responsibility to check on your bid status.
If you are not attending the show, you may visit The Public Theatre during the following hours to view the items and bid:
- April 18-30: Tues-Fri 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
- Saturday, April 22: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Here is just a sampling of the great things you’ll find in our ONLINE Auction.
SEE YOUR BUSINESS HERE!
Visit our Online Auction to bid on over 160 items:
Items flagged ONLINE ONLY – are not on display at The Public Theatre. Bids may be placed online, or you may contact us as described above to place an “Absentee” bid.
When items are flagged LIVE EVENT ONLY – You may not place bids online for these items. You may follow the “Absentee” bidding instructions provided above.
Ways to Support the Silent Auction
Volunteer for the Silent Auction Committee
We’re looking for a group of creative individuals to be on this year’s Silent Auction committee.
If you’ve ever thought about volunteering but didn’t want to make a huge commitment of time, this is a great way to start.
This project has a specific goal with an end date and a creative element that enables you to work with others, make new friends, and the flexibility to work on your own time schedule.
The time commitment of an auction volunteer includes SOME or all of the following tasks:
- We will give you a specific list of past auction donors we have sent renewal letters to and ask you to call them on your own time, confirming and arranging how we get their item.
- We invite you to creatively brainstorm and pursue exciting new items to add to the auction. What would YOU like to bid on? Chances are, someone else would, too!
- Have you created something or have a service you’d like to donate?
- Do you know an artist who wants get their work seen by 2,000 people?
- Eaten in a new restaurant our audience should know about?
- Help us pick up items that are in your neighborhood.
The sooner we get our committee together, the sooner we can get started. Get in touch with us today!
To volunteer or if you need more information, please call 782-2211 or Email Your Questions
Donate to the Silent Auction
April 10 – 30, 2023 The Public Theatre will present our ANNUAL Silent Auction and we are inviting you to be a part of it!
Vacation trips, gift certificates, coveted products and crafts—our silent auction has it all, thanks to the generous support of businesses and individuals in our community.
ONLINE bidding starts APRIL 10th and a selection of items will be featured in the lobby during run of Jeeves & Wooster in ‘Perfect Nonsense’, April 21-30.
The Silent Auction is our single largest fundraiser. Support The Public Theatre by donating an item or service to be auctioned off.
The Public Theatre will always give you the best value in professional theatre. Help support Maine in two great ways; supporting a local Arts organization, and promoting Maine’s diverse range of goods. You can help us make this the most successful Auction ever by joining the many local businesses who support us with donations for this event.
Can we count on your support?
You may mail us your donation, or “pledge” a donation to be picked up at a convenient date.
Should you have any questions about your donation, do not hesitate to call us at 782-2211.
Download Silent Auction Donation Forms
Any donation is greatly appreciated!
If you need more information, please call 782-2211 or Email Your Questions
Everybody benefits from The Public Theatre’s Silent Auction:
- Your business will get valuable exposure to almost 2,000 theatre patrons who will attend the show and view the Auction. Donations can introduce customers to your business, as well as bring them directly to your door, when they purchase your item or Gift Certificate. Our bid sheets display your business name, location, web address and phone number. We are also happy to display your business cards and/or brochures alongside your donation during the Auction.
- Patrons get fabulous deals on great merchandise and Gift Certificates from local businesses, while feeling good about supporting The Public Theatre.
- Everyone gets great theatre at an affordable price. With probably the lowest ticket prices for Professional Theatre in the entire country, you can see high quality theatre right in your own backyard and without breaking the bank.
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