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Seeley's Bay Pastoral Charge

Talent Auction - Saturday November 18, 2023

at the Seeley's Bay United Church - 5:30pm

Seeley’s Bay United Church Pastoral Charge is tapping into the abilities and creativity of its parishioners and friends to offer up talents or services for a Talent Auction to be held at the
Seeley’s Bay United Church on Saturday, November 18th.

Our talented auctioneers will be Keith Hubbard and Janice Holland.


Wearing of masks is optional.

Doors open at 5:30pm for viewing of the items. The auction will start at 6:30pm.

Payment by e-transfer (to [email protected]) or cheque is preferred. 

Come out and enjoy an evening of fun, and buy the best Christmas gifts ever!

See you there!

Here are some of the items included in the auction. Many of the same or similar items are being offered again this year so if you got out-bid last year, now is your chance to try again!

Keep checking for more auction items, as they could be added to the website right up to auction day - November 18th!

For more information, please contact Monique Hartley;

email: [email protected]

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** Most Recent Update: November 17th @ 2:15pm **

Touque & Mitts

Knit Toque and Mittens

Size 6-8 (Beige)

Blue Touque & Mitts

Knit Toque and Mittens

Size 6-8 (Blue)
Pottery Bowl

Pottery Bowl

Crafted by Sherry Rogers
Donated by Jane Griggs

Fishing Trip

Gift Certificate for Fishing Trip for 4

Gananoque Lake with professional fishing guide, Bob Webster.  The day will include a shore lunch.
Knitters Bowl

Pottery Knitters Bowl

Crafted by Sherry Rogers
Donated by Jane Griggs
Butter Tarts

Homemade Butter Tarts

1 dozen per month for a year

Baked by Cheryl Berry

Wooden Sleigh

Handcrafted and donated by Dennis Tye
Bird Feed

John’s Special Mix Bird Seed

2 - 7lb bags sold individually
Mix consists of:
2 parts Willow’s mixed bird seed: black oil sunflower seed, striped sunflower seed, corn, red millet, white millet, peanuts, wheat, grit, soya oil
2 parts black oil sunflower seed
1 part safflower seed

Donated by John Barker
Coig Tickets

2 tickets for Nova Scotia's Coig Band

At the Seeley's Bay Firehall on Saturday November 25th. Doors open at 7pm. An evening of fiery Celtic holiday music!

Donated by Bonnie and Peter Roantree
Lily Drawing

Original Pencil Drawing

12.5” x 12.5” original pencil drawing of a cheerful lily.

Donated by Margaret Marting
Golf Coat Rack

Golfer’s Coat Rack

18” x 5.5” solid wood base with 3 clothes hooks made from the infamous 4 iron.

Donated by Sherry Rogers
Board Side 1
Board Side 2

Wooden Spoon and Board 

The board is burned on both sides. Side one has the smaller laser image on the lower right side. On side two, the larger image is done by hand for a rustic look.  Both pieces have been treated with cutting board wax by Caron & Doucet which contains tree nut (coconut) and rice wax.

Donated by Sue Lackie

Lap Blanket

Crocheted Lap Blanket

Created by Nancy Hayes and donated by Leeds Anglican Parish
Water Colour Painting

Original Watercolour Painting

14" x 18" framed original watercolour called Stormy Sky
(Minimum Bid of $75)

Donated by Sherry Rogers
Pillow Cases

Embroidered Pillowcases

2 sets of pillowcases
To be auctioned individually*
(Auction the first and then offer to the 2nd highest bidder for the same price)
Placemats and Bun Caddy

Six Placemats and Bun Caddy

Donated by Sherry Rogers
Fire Wood

1 Face cord of dried, split firewood

To be picked up by purchaser at
3479 County Rd. 3

Donated by Mary Ellen Moulton
Fireside Philharmonic

Fireside Philharmonic

Light up your house party, garden party or family reunion with music and fun by Will MacPhail, Martin Hankes-Drielsma & Friend(s)
(One hour performance)
Large Cookie Tray

Large Cookie Trays

(2 trays to be sold separately)

May not  be exactly as in photo

Donated by Mary Ellen Moulton
Butter Tarts on Christmas Plate

6 Butter Tarts/Christmas Plate

Donated by Mary Ellen Moulton
Mince Tarts on Christmas Plate

6 Mince Tarts/Christmas Plate

Donated by Mary Ellen Moulton
Pie Coupons

2 Coupons, each for 1 9" Pie

Choice of flavour

Donated by Mary Ellen Moulton
Story Book 1Story Book 3
Story Book 2

3 Story Books for Young Children

Donated by Mary Ellen Moulton
Clifford Books

"Clifford the Big Red Dog"

Set of 6 books

Donated by Mary Ellen Moulton
Marmalade-Chili Sauce-Relish

"Made With Love"

3 small jars (Orange Marmalade, Chili Sauce, & Cucumber Relish)

Donated by Mary Ellen Moulton
Cardinal Tiffany Lamp

Cardinal Tiffany Lamp/night Light.

Retails for $200

Donated by Lisa Berry
Lap Quilt

Lap Quilt

Donated by Amy Hoad
Oatmeal Cookies

Date Filled Oatmeal Cookies

2 dozen (to be sold by the dozen)
 The delicious flavour of a date square without the mess.

Donated by Monique Hartley
Bird House


Handcrafted and donated by Danny Roantree
Italian Dinner Basket

Italian Dinner Basket

Contains :colander,pasta,napkins,parmesan cheese, pasta  spoon, tea towel and large jar of homemade pasta sauce.
(Valued at $55)

Donated by Jan Holland
Thomas Kincade Mug & Books

Thomas Kinkade Gift Basket

Includes a Thomas Kinkade mug and two books of his paintings.

Donated by Joyce Fleming
Gladys Webb Painting

Gladys Webb Painting

Donated by Joyce Fleming
Rideau Dinner Cruise
Rideau Dinner Cruise

(Click image to enlarge)

Donated by Jan Holland
Grandkids Wall Hanger

"Grandkids Make Life More Grand"

7 1/2" x 26" wooden wall hanging, to attach grandkids pics to.
(Value $100.00)

Donated by Barb Donaldson
Child Dress

Beautiful "Claire" Child's Dress

Size 6 - 18 months

Exquisitely hand-crafted by Eloise McFarlane
Handmade Quilt

Handmade Quilt

From the Stone Bridge Quilters in Lyndhurst.
64" x 54"
(Value is $100)
Pickles and Jams

Pickles / Jams

Pickles - Beet, icicle, Bread & Butter
Jams - Mixed Better, Strawberry, Rhubarb, Peach, Pinapple

Donated by Cindy Tye
(Value $35)
Baby Blanket

Knitted Baby Blanket

 32" x 32"

Donated by Penny Roantree
Knitted Afghan

Knitted Adult Afghan

62" x 38"

14 tonnes (1 tandem load) of  Crushed Limestone - 5/8" or 7/8"
Compactable, well-draining material ideal for driveway surface -- limited delivery area.

$250 value

David is expert at spreading this material!

Donated by George Tackaberry and delivered by David Sweet

Stands & Recipe Book

Stands & Recipe Book

3 iPad/tablet/cookbook stands and a collection of our favourite Christmas recipes

Donated by Mary Whitney
Suet Cakes

2 Sets of 2 Suet Cakes

John's own recipe that attracts woodpeckers, nuthatches, chickadees, even Bluejays way better than commercial suet cakes.

Donated by John Barker
Christmas Stockings

Set of 4 Velveteen Christmas stockings

Donated by Mary Whitney
Christmas Cookies

 3 Trays of a Baker's Dozen Cookies
(sold separately)

A mix of sugar cookies and gingerbread.
Various designs.
(not exactly as pictured)

Donated by Lindsay Munro
Book Pillow

Book Pillow

Donated by Mary Whitney
Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree

 White or coloured lights
30" x  20"

Made and donated by Paul Holland
Cardinals & Heavy Snow

"Heavy Snow and Cardinals"

Acrylic on canvas painting
Professionally framed 9" x 11"

Created and donated by Chris Munro
Dinner Rolls

Mouth-watering Dinner Rolls

   3 dozen (to be sold by the dozen)

Available to take home on auction night!

(not be exactly as illustrated)

Baked by Ruby Sweet
Tomato Butter-Pickles-Carrot Pudding Cake

2 jars each of Tomato butter & 9 day pickles (sweet) plus one carrot pudding cake

Donated by Joan Hubbard
National Art Gallery

Trip for up to 3 people to the

National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa.

A guided tour of one of Canada’s premiere art collections
led by Don Stiles, 10-year member of the gallery.
Extensive Canadian and Indigenous collections, classic and modern works, prints, paintings and installations, there is something for everyone at the National Gallery.
Transportation included.  
Date to be arranged with the winning bidder.
Robbie Burns Night

A Night with Robbie Burns

Spend an evening with the poems of Burns, and share in the food and drink that inspired him!
4 single malt whiskies and haggis for the tasting and toasting of Scotland’s celebrated bard.

Hosted by Don Stiles on or near the 25th of January, whenever works best for you.
For up to 4 people.

Handmade Mitts

Handmade Mitts

Donated by Gail Simmons

Computer Virus Removal

Remove Viruses, Adware, Malware, & Trojans from your Windows laptop or desktop.

Donated by Dave Munro
 Sticky Buns

The Ultimate Sticky Buns

2 dozen (to be sold by the half dozen)

Freshly made and ready to take home from the auction
(not exactly as illustrated)

Baked by Chris Munro
Coffee and French Press

High-end Coffees

A basket of 6 different high-end coffees in 1/2 litre jars from 4 continents, plus a French press coffee maker.

Donated by John Barker
Baby Blanket & Book

Baby Blanket and Book Bundle!

Handmade baby blanket (34" x 34") and a book for bedtime.

Donated by Jessica Munro


Brunch for up to 6 people.

Prepared and served to you by Ron Rudd at his home.
Yello Car Seat Blanket Blue Car Seat Blanket

Car Seat Blankets

 1 yellow and 1 blue
To be auctioned individually*  Auction the first and then offer to the 2nd highest bidder for the same price.

Donated by Mary Anne Jackson
Crocheted Blanket

Beautiful Crocheted Blanket

Donated by the Anglican Church Parish
Two Little Apple Pies

2 Little Pies

 Apple and cherry
Baked the day before the auction

Donated by Mary Ellen Moulton
Lighted Wreath

Lighted Christmas Wreath

Donated by Larry and Monique Hartley
Knit Socks

Colourful Hand Knit Socks

75% wool, 25% nylon: a blend designed for durability.

*To be auctioned individually*
Auction the first pair and then offer to the 2nd highest bidder for the same price.

Knit and donated by Sheila Stiles


Donated by Amy Hoad
Tim Horton Book

Tim Horton Tribute

The story of Toronto Maple Leaf hockey great, Tim Horton. Signed by the author.

Donated by Tim Griggs

Fresh Green Christmas Wreath
Your entrance will say 'Merry Christmas' with Danny's artistry.
(As illustrated)

Created by Dan Roantree

Book Pillow

Book Pillow

Donated by Mary Whitney
Barn Board Tray

Barn Board Tray

Design filled with live greens and battery candle.

Made by Danny Roantree


Two plates of chocolate fudge
(to be sold individually)

Not exactly as illustrated

Donated by Danny Roantree

Ridgway Basket

Chocolate Basket from Ridgway

(Not exactly as illustrated)

Donated by Cindy and Derek of Ridgway Confections
Maple Syrup

Basket of Maple Sweetness

1x1L syrup,
250 ml maple cream,
Maple sugar,
1 doz Belgium chocolate turtle candies filled with maple cream (no nuts),
Maple popcorn and a
500 l gift barrel filled with an infused Maple syrup.
Glass barrel then becomes a tree  ornament

Total value $91.00

Donated by Marwin and Kathi Antoine and Antoine's Family Maple Syrup

Mamma Mia

Tickets to Mamma Mia

At the Thousand Islands Playhouse

Donated by Susie Allan
Treat Plates

Treat Plates

Sold individurally

Donated by Mary Ellen Moulton

Tobias the Lamb

 Tobias plus two Christmas books for young children

Donated by Mary Ellen Moulton
Print of Dog

Robert May Framed and Matted Print

Robert J. May is a British animal and landscape artist.
The frame is 20 by 24 inches

Donated by Pat Gray
A Huge Piece of Wood

Finished End Grain Maple

Can be displayed as art piece or for any purpose such as a charcuterie board

Donated by Linda Mainse
Tickets and Toques

Kingston Frontenacs Tickets and Toques

Voucher for 2 Kingston Tickets
2023-2024 Season at Leon's Centre

Donated by Gary Braken

Set of Three Wooden Fish

Made in Philippines

Donated by Michelle And Jay Thompson
Motion Light

Motion Sensor Security Light

Donated by Michelle And Jay Thompson
Disney Tree

Disney Christmas Tree

Donated by Michelle And Jay Thompson

Pack of Utility Shovels

Donated by Michelle And Jay Thompson
Disney Train

Disney Christmas Train

Donated by Michelle And Jay Thompson

Students On Ice Canada Goose Freestyle Crew Vest

Donated by James Raffan
Place Mats

Reversible Christmas Placemats

3 sets of 6 (to be sold individually)

Made and donated by Jane McCarthy
Place Mats Two

Reversible Christmas Placemats

1 set of 6

Made and donated by Jane McCarthy

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