October 22, 2011
The Lebanese Taverna is hosting a Halloween party on Saturday night to benefit the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum. The evening includes hors d'ouevres, a costume contest, dancing and silent auction. Tickets to Edgar Allan Poe's Halloween Party are $25, or $35 at the door. The evening is sponsored by the Lebanese Taverna and Raven beer. Silent auction items are being accepted through Tuesday. Contact Susan Gordon at the restaurant for donation information. Know about another good Halloween party?
April 11, 2010
The Longfellow Elementary School Springtastic Spring Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 1 at the school, 5470 Hesperus Drive in Columbia. There will be games, a silent auction, dunk tank, food and more. Admission is free. Information: 410-313-6879.
March 7, 2010
The Howard County Hadassah annual Dinner and Bingo Night will be held at 7 p.m. March 17 at Temple Isaiah, 12200 Scaggsville Road in Fulton. In addition to an Italian dinner, the event includes prizes and a silent auction. The cost is $30, $25 for members. For more information, call 301-854-0503.
September 24, 1991
The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick will hold a bull roast and silent auction at the Timonium Fairgrounds on Friday, Oct. 11, from 6 p.m. to midnight.Further information can be obtained by call Bob O'Hara at 787-6113.
May 27, 2001
Art and hors d'oeuvres made a good mix at Maryland Art Place for Hampden Family Center's "Silent Auction & Cocktail Reception." The 225 guests included event chair Dina Mallis Klicos, Hampden Family Center board president Beth Volk and executive director Lisa Ghinger. The shindig collected more than $23,000 for the Center.
May 22, 2012
Good weather, good crowds and a host of attractions — from rides to a dunk tank, food to raffles — combined to make a successful 2012 edition of the St. Pius X Carnival, hosted this past weekend at the church and school on York Road in Towson. During the three-day event, from Friday to Sunday, carnival patrons enjoyed rides and games, raffles, a silent auction and food that included pit beef, crab cakes, baked goods, fudge and lemonade. The event also included sales of collectibles, used books and other items.
April 10, 1995
A silent auction will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 23 to benefit the family of Brian Rafkin, 8, who at birth suffered oxygen deprivation and is in need of an occupational therapist.The family needs $50,000 to pay for the therapist to come to the Rafkins' home. The money is needed by June.Donations are needed for the auction. Trips, home-cooked meals, weekend recreation vehicle donation, a boom box, a small black-and-white television and children's items have been donated.The silent auction will take place at the Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department Hall, 6275 Old Washington Road, Elkridge.
January 3, 2005
Annual gala event to benefit chamber's scholarship fund "Saddle Up for Scholarships!" is the theme for the Baltimore/Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce Foundation's annual gala, to be held from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Feb. 26 at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum. The event will benefit the chamber's scholarship fund. The evening will include dinner, casino entertainment, dancing and a silent auction with a Western motif. Those who attend will receive a commemorative old-time photo. Tickets are $95, and $900 for a table of 10. Sponsorships range from $300 to $3,500, with a variety of recognition opportunities.
November 13, 2010
Bazaar and auction St. Stephen's Episcopal Church holds its Holiday Bazaar and Silent Auction from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20 at the church, 1110 St. Stephen's Church Road in Crownsville. Bazaar features holiday decor, crafts, baked goods and lunch. A silent auction will include donations from sports teams and local businesses. Information: 410-721-2881. Thanksgiving service The Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, 7606 Quarterfield Road in Glen Burnie, will hold a Thanksgiving Eve service at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24. Food donations will be accepted for the needy.
January 12, 2012
The BWCC Foundation's annual gala will be held Feb. 4 at Howard Community College. There are two options for donating: Contribute an item worth $150 or more to the 2012 Silent Auction benefiting the BWCC Foundation's scholarship; or contribute an item valued from $50 to $149.99 to the silent auction for the scholarship fund. All donations are tax-deductible. Include business cards and/or brochures with your donated item or items to gain extra marketing exposure for your business.