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WELCOME! FIRST UNITARIAN DENVER’S ANNUAL SPRING AUCTION IS BACK ------– LIVE AND IN PERSON! SEE US AT COFFEE HOUR STARTING MARCH 5TH !--- Enter donations between March 5, 2023 and April 5, 2023. To donate, simply log in and click Donate. BUT, no bidding until April 8th (don't even try...)

    Time to Enter Donations Online!

  1. Please put in an estimated value
  2. Capitalize important words in the title (but not “and,” “the” or “by” for example).
  3. Spell out numbers in titles (i.e Three Gold Rings, not 3 Gold Rings).
  4. Pick the most appropriate category for your event or item.
  5. Check "Fixed Price" box for fixed price events. Physical items should have minimum bids > $20. Services have a minimum opening bid.
  6. Make sure to check the box (Winner takes it home?) if your item is a “thing.”
  7. All descriptions should end with a period or exclamation points, even if the description is not a sentence.
  8. If you are hosting an event with more than 4 guests, you should pick a date and time.
  9. Putting in a picture of your item is very, very helpful.
Item No.DonorFeatured ItemDateQty$ Each
FD2 Diane Hainsworth
On-order: German Apple Mini-Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake
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This cake is offered "on order". It is a delicious and moist cake that will easily feed 12 eaters, depending on size of slices. Call me: 315-885-4197 to set up date for delivery or pick-up.
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Most Concerts, Dinners, and Events will be FIXED Price. The other categories will allow for BIDDING. Some in every category will move to Live Auction, so check back on April 9th to see what's up for bidding and what's in Live Auction.

Suggestions from Members' Wish Lists for Donations

Summer Fellowship/Dinners/Events
  • Garden Party! Garden Concerts!
  • Lead a bike ride or day hike
  • Tour of a museum followed by social time
  • Tour of a favorite art gallery or winery, something unique --nearby or day trip away
  • Birdwatching or hiking
  • Combination meal and program/speaker/activity with educational value
  • Concert tickets or picnic at an outdoor free concert like City Park Jazz or the symphony.
  • Historical walking tour or architectural tour, followed by a lunch at a local cafe.
  • Morning visit to a farmer’s market, followed by a cooking lesson
  • Apple, cherry, or other fruit picking, followed by pie baking
  • Organize a Denver Food Adventure Tour to ethnic eateries
  • Select a Denver Landmark Tour and invite several guests
  • Organize a tour of Colorado Capitol or Colorado Supreme Court Building
  • Family events such as picnics
  • Piano music or other entertainment at dinners
  • Creative and themed dinners (i.e. favorite food of famous UUs)
  • Be a co-chef with a friend to provide a delicious meal for six or eight guests
  • Vegan or vegetarian meals with delivery
  • Family Potluck picnic at a metro park with beverages, games & prizes planned by your family
Take Home/Homemade Food
  • Homemade Ice Cream
  • Sourdough Bread
  • Cookies a month!
  • Homemade jam
  • Homemade pies or cakes
  • Chocolate fudge
  • Fresh vegetables from your garden
Gift Cards and Services
  • Song Requests, Piano lessons
  • Gift certificate to your favorite restaurant
  • Fall clean up for a garden
  • House cleaning
  • Window cleaning
  • Baby sitting
  • Pet sitting
  • Mowing or shoveling while someone is away
Fine Art
    Fine Arts and Crafts will be juried.
Getaways -
  • Weekend at your mountain condo or cabin - for a weekend or a week
  • other vacation rental, or time share
A Bit Unusual
  • River Cruise or Float Trip on the Colorado

The auction party will be held Saturday, May 6, 2023. More details to come soon.

email or see Susan or Diane at the auction table.