Gala Auction

Come celebrate Giants of the Earth Heritage Center’s 10th anniversary with us at a festive dinner and auction on October 12th! Tickets to the Gala are $100. The social begins at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 6:30 p.m, with the benefit auction following dinner. 

If you cannot attend the Gala but would still like to bid on an item in the auction, we will be accepting remote bids. These can be placed any time before October 12th by calling (203) 858-7730 with your maximum bid for a specific item. You can also place advance bids in person at the Heritage Center prior to the auction date.

Auction Catalogue:

Keep checking this list for updates as many auction donations are still being brought in!

Bronze Nisse by Craig Bergsgaard

Crafted Wooden Travel Bar
with Rockfilter Distillery Whiskey
and Accessories

Rosemaled Plate by Sallie DeReus

Hand Stitched Christmas Quilt Hanging

Hans Schaub Painting

Ola & Per Bronze Busts by Craig Bergsgaard

Framed Rosemaling Embroidery

Blue-Rimmed Hadeland Glass Verks Bowl from Norway

Vesterheim Basket
plus a Membership, Behind the Scenes Museum Tour,
and 20% Discount in the Gift Shop on Day of the Tour

Wine Decanter and Glasses

Heritage Basket with Rosemalled Items

Hand-Crafted Hasla Silver Bracelet from Norway

Hand-Stitched Lap Quilt

Sylling House (4 night stay)

Pumpkin Paintings by Phyllis O’Connor (Set of 2)

Hand-Stitched Bell Pull Floral Embroidery by Charlotte

Nisse Bottle Toppers and Gifts from Turquoise Tomato

“The Quest” Bronze Viking by Craig Bergsgaard

Mountain Meadow Hytte Dinner & Stay

Genetic Genealogy Kit and Support

Platinum Tickets to the Classic Car Auction

Lefse Apron

Guided Fly Fishing Trip on the Mississippi

Reflection 1 by Jenna Landsom Paulsen

20lb Bundle Of Pastured Pork

Rosemaled Candle Holder & Carved Plate

“Take a Walk with Me” by Norma Wangsness

Hand-Stitched Table Runner

Day in Decorah Gift Certificates

+ Felt Nisse Pin Cushion

Ya Sure U Betcha Basket

Ten 1-hour Voice Lessons with Rachel Storlie

Four ½-hour Voice Lessons with Dr. David Judisch

Ye Olde Opera House 2020 Summer Musical- 4 front row seats

Native Seed Mix ($500 Gift Certificate) + Book

Christmas at Luther (2 Balcony Tickets)

4 Tickets to Packers vs. Lions Monday Night Football (Oct. 14)

Norwegian Hand Rosemaled Wine Bottle & Glass Set by Betty Dowe

Family Swim Pass for Spring Grove Pool

Anchor Inn Condo in Florida with Gulf Access

Sing-A-Long Party with Rachel (16)

10 9-Hole Golf Rounds Including Cart

Canadian Island Cabin Stay

Gift Certificate to Red’s, Fat Pat’s, & Jo’s

Black Lab and Ducks Lap Quilt

Norwegian Ridge Language Camp 2020 Tuition

Custom Pet Painting by Jill Storlie

Weekly Ice Cream for a Year from Doc’s Blue Moose

Monthly Pizza for a Year from Doc’s Blue Moose

Amazon Echo + 3 Months Free Internet

Hand Embroidered Pillowcases

Air B&B on Church Road, Spring Grove (2 night stay)

Miken Sports Gift Set

Counted Cross Stitch by Nora Hadley
(Specific Piece TBD)

  • Norwegian Ridge Language Camp Tuition
  • St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Party (6+)
  • Weekly Car Washes for a Year (52)
  • Central Wisconsin Cabin Stay
  • Good Times Grill Gift Certificate