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Alaskan Feast (Item 2)

Donated by Janice and Stan Schlepp

Join us for a delicious dinner of fresh fish flown in straight from ALASKA! Come dream about the majesty and beauty of Alaska while eating some of their most famous delicacies. 6 Bidders.

Date: 1/13/2018 Offered for 6 people, Total value: $480.00. Bidding starts at $40.00 per person

Italian night dinner (Item 3)

Donated by Jeffrey and Marguerite Wilson

Begin the evening with wine and an antipasto platter. Then enjoy vegetarian minestrone soup. The main course will consist of a choice of shrimp and clam marinara, veggie lasagna, and/or fusilli with chicken and tomato sauce, and a green salad. Dessert will be Italian cream cake with strawberries and coffee. 8 Bidders

Date: 1/27/2018 Offered for 8 people, Total value: $200.00. Bidding starts at $25.00 per person

Sing-A-Long and Dinner at the Mordans' House (Item 6)

Donated by Ed and Dorothea Mordan

Saturday May 19, 2018 5pm – 8:30pm – Sing-A-Long and Dinner at the Mordans' House It's Spring and a host of other things to Celebrate by Singing and eating great food. Rain or Shine 'cause we have a really big tent. Acoustic accompaniment by Lisa & Bill Bromfield, and Tomy Write. Between the musicians and the participants we know a WHOLE lot of songs. The Mordans are cooking....TBD. Side dishes to share will be welcome (but not required) once we figure out the main course. 25 Bidders

Date: 5/19/2018 Offered for 25 people, Total value: $625.00. Bidding starts at $25.00 per person

Chinese Cooking Lesson (Item 8)

Donated by Alice and Ellen Wong

Learn the secrets behind a Great Chinese dinner. A Fish, Chicken and a Vegetable Dish, includes cooking lesson and dinner. Bring your own apron and a favorite knife (if you have one). At the home of Ellen Wong 8249 Waterside Court, Frederick, MD 21701. 2 - 7 PM. Bidding for 3 chefs. Each chef can bring a guest to enjoy the meal.

Date: 6/2/2018 Offered for 6 people, Total value: $300.00. Bidding starts at $20.00 per person

Cinco de Mayo a day early at the Wilson's taco bar (Item 11)

Donated by Jeffrey and Marguerite Wilson

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Marguerite's Margaritas, beer, or wine along with a meal starting with cerviche, then meat or veggie tacos, beans and rice, green salad, and fruit. Dessert will feature key lime pie and tres leches cake with coffee. Probably won't be the wildest party in town, but it will be a start. 8 Bidders

Date: 5/4/2018 Offered for 8 people, Total value: $200.00. Bidding starts at $25.00 per person

Gourmet Filet Mignon Dinner/Pool Party (Item 12)

Donated by Scott Norris and Karen Russell

Join us for summer fun in a re-opened swimming pool. Dinner will include Grilled Beef Tenderloin and local produce. A fun time will be had by all! 8 Bidders

Date: 7/21/2018 Offered for 8 people, Total value: $640.00. Bidding starts at $40.00 per person

Bouillabaisse and more (Item 17)

Donated by Jeffrey and Marguerite Wilson

Start the meal with fruit and French cheeses and French wines. Then enjoy a bouillabaisse (long word for seafood soup) consisting of three types of fresh fish, mussels, shrimp, scallops, and clams accompanied by a salad and French bread. Dessert will feature crepes Suzette, Champaign or coffee. 8 Bidders

Date: 3/10/2018 Offered for 8 people, Total value: $300.00. Bidding starts at $25.00 per person

Annual Bluebell and Eagle Walk (Item 18)

Donated by Jeffrey and Marguerite Wilson

Stroll down the C&O canal and enjoy the bluebells and the view the eagle nest (I sent them text to make themselves visible). It is about a 2.5 mile round trip. Then enjoy a meal of Maryland crab soup and cornbread, wine or beer, fruit and cheese, and chocolate torte and/or strawberry shortcake and coffee. Vegetarian soup available upon request. 8 Bidders

Date: 4/14/2018 Offered for 8 people, Total value: $200.00. Bidding starts at $25.00 per person

Ice Cream Social in the Garden (Item 43)

Donated by Susan Berte

Build your own Sundae with a wide choice of Ice Cream and Toppings. The garden will be lovely at this time for eating Ice Cream and admiring the flowers and greenery. 10 People. 2-5 PM

Date: 6/24/2018 Offered for 10 people, Total value: $150.00. Bidding starts at $15.00 per person

A Platter Party (Item 57)

Donated by John/Meg Menke and Penny McDougal

We’ve got a turn-table, dance music and all the fixings for a house party. Join us on a Saturday evening wearing your comfy dance shoes. Oh yes... please bring a favorite 33”LP album of danceable-listenable music. (We can also play 45s.) Enjoy drinks and heavy hors d’ouerves, lively conversation and a small dance floor. Where: 130 East 3rd Street, Frederick. 12 Bidders

Date: 1/20/2018 Offered for 12 people, Total value: $500.00. Bidding starts at $20.00 per person

Sunday Brunch, Visionary Art (Item 58)

Donated by Penny McDougal and Meg Menke

Join us for brunch at the Johns Hopkins Club in Baltimore, followed by a visit to the Visionary Art Museum where we will tour a new exhibit, “The Great Mystery Show.” The Hopkins brunch is a special Baltimore event in itself, but WOW, add to it an afternoon "exploring mystery as the secret power behind great art, science and the pursuit of the sacred.” Transportation included. Depart from UUCF at 10:30 a.m., return approximately 5 p.m. on Sunday Dec. 10th. 8 Bidders

Date: 12/10/2017 Offered for 8 people, Total value: $500.00. Bidding starts at $25.00 per person

Annual Valentine's Chocolate Gala (Item 133)

Donated by Jeffrey and Marguerite Wilson

Celebrate St. Valentine's with chocolate daiquiris, Champaign, and coffee plus a fruit and cheese platter and various desserts such as chocolate torte, cheesecake with raspberry sauce, sponge cake with strawberries and cream, chocolate chip pie, and Mississippi mud cake. Full disclosure: not low cal. 20 Bidders

Date: 2/10/2018 Offered for 20 people, Total value: $300.00. Bidding starts at $25.00 per person

Modern Japanese Dinner for 8 (Item 134)

Donated by Laurie and Bill Cranmer

Happy hour followed by a delicious Japanese dinner complete with tasty sushi rice bowl with delectible mix-ins including but not necessarily limited to seared tuna, tofu and assorted vegetables, side dishes of seaweed salad, Japanese salad and gyoza...and let's not forget the beer and wine! 8 Bidders

Date: 4/28/2018 Offered for 8 people, Total value: $320.00. Bidding starts at $25.00 per person

Maryland Dinner and Trivia (Item 171)

Donated by Maggie and John Terry

This night of Maryland trivia games will test your knowledge of our "Little America." Games follow a dinner of chicken, seafood, vegetable dishes, and local wines/spirits. To end the evening, a slice of Lady Baltimore cake, locally roasted coffees, a tune or two from Maggie on the piano. 6 Bidders

Date: 3/24/18 Offered for 6 people, Total value: $180.00. Bidding starts at $30.00 per person

Help Us Drink Our Wine Party (Item 173)

Donated by Van and Pam Corey

A 2-hour social gathering for a maximum of 4 people. This is an adult party where hors d'oeuvres and wine will be served. Guests must be OK in a house with cats. Date and time to be arranged following auction. 4 Bidders

Date: TBD Offered for 4 people, Total value: $200.00. Bidding starts at $25.00 per person

Easter Day Brunch (Item 176)

Donated by Dave and Nancy Hutchins

Join Dave and Nancy Hutchins at their home, 11:30 AM - 3 PM, for Easter Day Brunch. We realize this is also April Fool's Day, but promise to be serious about the menu. Children under 14 may attend free with their parents. 20 Bidders

Date: 4/1/2018 Offered for 20 people, Total value: $500.00. Bidding starts at $30.00 per person

Grilled Salmon Summer Dinner (Item 191)

Donated by Carole Larsen & Pinoake Browning

To the salmon, we will add the bounty of local fresh summer veggies and salad, wine and a yummy dessert in air-conditioned comfort. (The cats will be banished from public spaces for the evening). 8 Bidders

Date: 8/11/2018 Offered for 8 people, Total value: $400.00. Bidding starts at $25.00 per person

Summer Solstice dinner party by Lake Linganore (Item 219)

Donated by Mary Fletcher and Robert Hudgins

Hors d'oeuvres and cocktails on our deck overlooking Lake Linganore, followed by a sumptuous supper in our air-conditioned dining room. We supply the food. Your sparkling presence is the entertainment. 10 Bidders

Date: 6/23/2018 Offered for 10 people, Total value: $500.00. Bidding starts at $50.00 per person

Pomona Wine tasting, with food and laughter - 5/6/2018 (Item 221)

Donated by Joan Deacon

Pomona's Cellar will open its door to seven guests on Sunday, May 6, 2018, after the second UUCF service. Sample a variety of artisan wines by Joan Deacon, along with gourmet grillings by Scott Norris, and yummy desserts by Carol Antoniewicz and Karen Russell. Good food and drink is promised. We will celebrate World Laughter Day - it's a real thing, started in 1998...look it up! 7 Bidders

Date: 5/6/2018 Offered for 7 people, Total value: $700.00. Bidding starts at $50.00 per person

A Grand International Buffet Dinner! (Item 261)

Donated by Nancy and Dick Roblin

Enjoy a feast of special dishes and wines from many lands. Up to 16 people for a sit-down dinner. Tentative date is Saturday, March 3, with a Snow Date of March 10. 16 Bidders

Date: 3/3/2018 Offered for 16 people, Total value: $1600.00. Bidding starts at $70.00 per person

Group Interval Training Session and lunch (Item 267)

Donated by Tina Whims

The zone 4 program offered at Onelife in Frederick is a 50 minute interval training program designed to burn between 500-1,000 calories per workout. Join fellow UUs for a private group workout session with a friendly certified trainer where you can work out at a comfortable level. Light Lunch afterward. 10 Bidders

Date: 12/9/2017 Offered for 10 people, Total value: $100.00. Bidding starts at $20.00 per person

Summer Sunset Sangria Social (Item 325)

Donated by Carol Antoniewicz

Gather on the deck in a lovely wooded setting for sangria and tapas. If you are feeling energetic, hike (or carpool) to High Knob, Gambrill Park to watch the sun set. A great way to mark the official start of Summer! 8 Bidders

Date: 6/23/2018 Offered for 8 people, Total value: $300.00. Bidding starts at $20.00 per person

An Evening of Theater for Eight (Item 329)

Donated by Carol and Jack Topchik

Join Carol and Jack Topchik in their home for a night of dinner and theater. No acting experience necessary. 8 Bidders

Date: 4/7/2018 Offered for 8 people, Total value: $300.00. Bidding starts at $30.00 per person