Support educational programs at The Canadian Canoe Museum by bidding in an online auction! From Oct. 10 to Oct. 17, ten items will be open for bidding. Items include a Sailing Canoe, a Canoe Museum Necklace, One Night’s Accommodation in Stratford and more!
Helen Batten will pipe for a special occasion and will travel up to a distance of 100 km. Extra mileage will be charged for more distant locations. Donated by: Helen Batten Value: $250
This necklace is made of sterling silver and has the Canadian Canoe Museum logo on it. Donated by: Maggy Bentham of Against the Current Creations Value: $105
The Kawartha Nordic Ski Club is located just 40 minutes north of Peterborough, and 2 hours from Toronto. It consists of groomed nordic ski trails, including 42 km of groomed Nordic classic ski trails and 27 km of skating trails; 5 km of wilderness trails, and 10 km of snowshoe trails. It has 5 trailside cabins all with wood stoves and first-aid equipment. There is night skiing on a 2.5 km trail as well. It has on-site rentals, adult lessons and children’s programs. Family membership entitles 2 adults and their children under 18 to seasons pass at Kawartha Nordic for the 2017-2018 ski season Donated by: Kawartha Nordic Ski Club Value: $325
This sailing canoe is made of fiberglass, is 17’ and was manufactured by Fibrecraft Enterprises. It has been well loved, is in good shape and its age is unknown. There is no battery for the electric motor. It can be delivered if it is purchased locally. Otherwise the owner will store it until the spring if need be. Donated by: Michael Skaliotis
Including $100 Gift Certificate. This auction item also includes a $100 gift certificate towards buying tickets for a Stratford production. Donated by: Front Row Centre Bed and Breakfast and also Linda McMulle Value: $220
Your day will begin in Peterborough just after 9:00 when you leave for Toronto. You will commence your walking/driving tour at about 10:30. -You will visit the Great Hall of Union Station and discover cities that no longer exist as well Red Caps who left their impression on the city. -At City Hall you will see the proverbial “Lion and Lamb” in opposition as well as the cow fences on Queen St. -You may wish to stand and take your place on “The Jury” at the law courts. The sculptors of Toronto will remind you of the Irish immigrants, Chinese railway workers, Inuit, politicians, business leaders and war heroes. Discover aspects of Toronto that will come as a complete surprise to you. Paul will drive the three of you. You will have our lunch in the heart of the city and will leave Toronto at approximately 4:00pm. Paul Follett has had a longstanding love affair with the uniqueness that is Toronto. As a History Teacher he has taken students and others to Toronto for over 40 years. He has created tours that mirror the interests of participants. Paul is an avid student of our urban lifestyle and enthusiastically shares it with all. He points out the obvious that you’ve often passed by but have never seen. Paul wants you to return from this experience refreshed and invigorated realizing that Toronto has much to offer. It is much more than the “Big Smoke”.
Trip for Two Fully Guided Adventure Tour for two (ages 6 and up) Be prepared to get wet! You will need to bring a towel and complete change of clothes! Trip Highlights: -The Whirlpool – This will be the destination for your trip -Devil’s’ Hole – Known as the Mount Everest of White Water, these class V rapids are the playground of the trip -Power Plants -Visit 3 power generating stations -360 Hamilton Turn – Experience 3 exhilarating 360 degree spinning maneuvers Donated by: Whirlpool Jetboats, Niagara on the Lake Value: $120
This handcrafted wooden cutting board is made of maple and walnut. Its dimensions are 12×15 x1+. Donated by: Stan Pineau Value: $70
This pedestal turned bowl is made of walnut and cedar. It is approximately 12” wide and 6” in height. Donated by: Gary Hancock Value: $175
Three-month family plus membership for the YMCA of Central East Ontario donated by YMCA. Donated by: the YMCA of Central East Ontario Value: $410