Gala Auction Oct 6 2017


    Gala Dinner Auction
2017 October 6 Gala Announcement. $100 per plate. Reservations to Dianne Schmidt.
Reserve your spot ASAP.
A​ ​Hans​ ​Schaub​ ​Painting….​.​Sailboats on the Sea donated by artist Hans Schaub….Value $400
King Olav medal winning artist, Sigmund Aarseth, orginal.
Sigmund Aarseth Original
The​ ​Quest​ ​Bust​ ​from​ ​Craig​ ​Bergsgaard​… A Scale Model of the Quest
Fly Fishing Gift Certificate, Bear Creek Anglers, Decorah, Iowa
2018 Family Swim Pass
Short​ ​Branch​ ​Ranch​ ​Bar​ ​Accessories​…..Beautiful Glass Container with Western-Themed Sculptured Stopper Donated by Craig Bergsgaard….Value $250

Auction​ ​Items:

  • Painting by Phyllis O’Connor…..An Apron in Fall, Donated by Phyllis O’Connor.
  • The Quest Bust from Craig BergsgaardA Scale Model(Maquett) of the Quest Sculpture in Spring Grove Viking Park.  Donated by Nationally Renowned Artist and Spring Grove Native Craig Bergsgaard.
  • One, Two, or Three Sigmund Aarseth Original Paintings….Procured from the Estate of World Renowned Artist Sigmund Aarseth of Valdres Norway These Paintings are some of Sigmund’s Finest and last works before his death in 2012.
  • One Year of Car Washes(52)….Donated by JC Nerstad.
  • 5 Night Stay at Disney World Old Key West Resort(or another Disney World  resort of your choice)… Two Bedrooms for up to 8, with full Kitchen, Villa Within Magical Disney World in Orlando, Florida Sunday to Friday donated by Mike and Diane Schmidt.
  • Weekly Ice Cream (52 regular cones)….24 Flavors of Chocolate Shoppe Super Premium Ice Cream to Choose From donated by Doc’s Blue Moose.
  • Monthly Pizza for a Year….12 Large Pizza’s donated by Doc’s Blue Moose.
  • Margarita and Nachos Patio Party for 20+….. Donated by Good Times Restaurant in Caledonia.
  • Canadian Island Cabin(couples or family)…for 5 days, North Woods,Pristine Environment, daily Loon Music, a Canopy of Starlight and maybe Spectacular Northern Lights, a fishing boat, Kayaks and canoes, Hiking Trail and Blueberry Picking,  Including two meals daily and fixings to create your own lunch donated by Dr Jim and Karen Gray.
  • A Hans Schaub Painting…..Sailboats on the Sea donated by artist Hans Schaub.
  • A Ya Sure U Betcha Basket
  • Mystery Dinner Theatre …..Cocktails and Dinner while up to 8 Guests are Immediately Actors in the “Who Done It” Script, Directed and Donated by David and Rachel Storlie.
  • Anchor Inn Gulf-Access Condo….In Cape Coral Florida a Fully Furnished Two Bedroom Condo with Pool, Jacuzzi and Tennis Courts for a week in March or April donated by Dan and Mary Ann Thurmer.
  • Norma Wangsness Giclee Paintings……Sarah’s Buggy and Hardangers Fjord donated by Norma Wangsness, Vesterheim Gold Medalist.
  • Erin Dorbin Retreat….1890 Hand Built Cabin on 10 acres for 3 Days (2 nights)near Houston, in the Driftless Area, Overlooking Meadows and Woods and the Root River and where the Sky and Sounds of the Night will Fill Your Evenings, Donated by Erin Dorbin.
  • Rockfilter Distillery Bourbon….a basket of bourbon and other items.
  • Genetic Genealogy Kit and Support…..Dr. John Storlie Provides Kit and Guidance in Exploring Your Genetic Genealogy.
  • Find Your Ancestors ……Historian Georgia Rosendahl will Provide Research and Guidance(4 hours) in Helping to Identify Your Family donated by Georgia Rosendahl.
  • Thomas Trehus AirB&B – 3 night stay at this fully furnished modern country cabin in rural Spring Grove. Comfortably sleeps 4. Great for a family spending a long weekend in the Driftless.
  • Amish Hand Stitched Quilt….a bow tie pattern quilt 89” by 97” donated by Joan Lewis.
  • Fly Fishing Adventure(1 or 2 people)…..Fly Fish the Bear and Waterloo Creeks for 4 hours guided and donated  by Kent Kleckner.
  • Vesterheim Museum Passes …..4 Passes, a Behind the Scene Tour and 20% Discount at Gift Shop….donated by Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum.
  • Norwegian Ridge Language Camp….. June Summer Camp Registration for one youth Donated by Giants of the Earth Heritage Center.
  • Auto Detailing…. Full Detailing for Your Favorite Automobile Donated by Four Seasons.
  • Short Branch Ranch Bar Accessories…..Beautiful Glass Container with Western-Themed Sculptured Stopper Donated by Craig Bergsgaard.
  • Basket of Spring Grove Goodies….Donations of various gift cards and items donated by Spring Grove Merchants.
  • Hand Stitched 20”x 40”Christmas Table Runner.Created and Donated by Judy Tollefsrud.
  • Norski Saloon Gift Basket….$100 gift certificate plus liquor and stuff donated by Norski Saloon.
  • Sallie DeReus Rosemaled Bowl….Created and Donated by Vesterheim Gold Medalist Sallie DeReus.
  • Family Swim Pass…..2018 Swim Pass at Spring Grove Pool Donated by City of Spring Grove.
  • Four ½ Hour Voice Lessons…..Given and Donated by Dr. David Judisch at his Studio in Decorah.
  • Two Hand Stitched Table Runners….Created and Donated by Judy Tollefsrud.
  • Stay at Central Wisconsin Cabin on Beautiful Lake…..3 days at Cabin with full Kitchen for Family or two couples….with Sandy Beach and all of the Toys Donated by Joe and Marlene Deschler.
  • Quilted Center Piece…..Created and Donated by Mary Deters.
  • I Love You Spring Grove/AKA Honey I’m Sorry, You Were Right All Along Gift Package Gifts from Bluff Country Artists Gallery, YOOH, Calluna, Turquoise Tomato, Fat Pats, Red’s & Sugar Shack.
  • Jacquie’s River Front Cabin…Two Bedroom Cabin on the River near Lansing, 1 or 2 Couples Friday and Saturday Night, Donated by Jacquie and Greg Wennes.
  • Capra Nera Creamery Holiday Cheese Box (cheese tasting tour for 4 in 2018)….Donated by Katie Wiste.
  • Adirondack Style Silver Chest ….Chest Created and Donated by Tim Blanski.
  • Sterling Drug Gift Basket….Donated by Sterling Drug.

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