Outdoors

Outdoors

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    A walk through Columbia’s past, present and future

    Donor(s): Ned Tillman

    A walk through Columbia’s past, present and future with Ned Tillman. Sunday April 19 from 2 to 4. Come learn about the native Americans, settlers, pre-Columbia history, and what’s going on today as we build toward the future. Ned is an author and an earth and environmental scientist who has served as chair of The 2030 General Plan, HC Conservancy, and the HC Environmental Sustainability Board. Appropriate for teens and adults. Scheduling details: On paved paths for ~ 2 miles. Just for UUCC & friends

    Details:

    • Item Number: 111
    • Date: Apr 19 2020 2:00-4:00pm.
    • Maximum buyers: 40
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a fixed bid of: $20.00. Family pricing has been recommended for this item.

    Airport Loop Bicycle Tour

    Donor(s): Julie Boughn, Hallie Getty, Sara Getty

    Casual and very kid-friendly ride around the BWI Airport Trail Loop. This is a 10-mile, relatively flat loop that is suitable for two-wheelers of all ages. We will meet at the Dixon Observation Park in Glen Burnie and set off for adventure, with great views of the airport and planes flying by. We will stop several times to drink water and once for snacks, which will be supplied by your hosts. Scheduling details: Ride will take about 2 hours.

    Details:

    • Date: May 2 2020 10:00am.
    • Maximum buyers: 25
    • Auction Position: No preference
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a fixed bid of: $5.00. $5 per child, 16 or under. Older people ride free!
    • Item Number: 109

    Annual Fall Fossil Hunt at Bayfront Park

    Donor(s): Regina Verow

    Join us for a lovely day on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay as we search for shark tooth fossils. A short walk from the parking lot will take you to a small sandy beach just outside of Chesapeake Beach, Maryland where we will spend the day finding fossils, playing in the water and enjoying each other’s company. This annual event is suitable for families of all ages and no experiences is necessary to bring home treasures.

    Details:

    • Item Number: 107 (family pricing item number: 108)
    • Date: Sep 12 2020 9:00am.
    • Maximum buyers: 50
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a fixed bid of: $10.00. Family pricing has been recommended for this item.

    BEACH. A Week at Rehoboth Beach, DE

    Donor(s): Kathy & Jim Wu

    Treat yourself, your family & friends to 7 nights at an extraordinary 7th-Floor Beach Condo where you can enjoy Stunning Views of the Atlantic Ocean on the East, the Lewes-Cape May Ferry on the North, and Sunsets over Lake Gerar on the West. The Condo has 2 Bedrooms & 2 Full Baths, and easily sleeps 6 people. Walk on the Boardwalk which is one mile long, and Commune with the Wind, the Waves and the Dolphins. Scheduling details: Before April 10 or after September 4, 2020, beginning on a Friday.

    Details:

    • Item Number: 131
    • Venue: 527 N. Boardwalk. Rehoboth Beach, DE
    • Scheduling: to be negotiated.
    • Maximum buyers: 2
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a minimum bid of: $700.00.

    Big Tree Tour

    Donor(s): Dana Sohr & Karen Hamming

    Tour some of the grandest trees in Howard County, including county and state champions! This is a chauffered driving tour, interspersed with short walks to view the trees. Tour lasts approximately 2-1/2 hours and is followed by a meal and cold beverages. Children are welcome at no additional charge; however, parents will be expected to serve as drivers during the tour. A meal other than dinner will be served. Alcoholic beverages will be served. Scheduling details: Tour departs OBIC promptly at 1:05 p.m.

    Details:

    • Date: May 3 2020 1:00-4:30pm (Rain date: May 17).
    • Maximum buyers: 12
    • Auction Position: Vocal auction
    • Minimum Bid: $20.00
    winter; snow; birds; finches

    Feathered Friends Winter Rescue Basket

    Donor(s): Kendall’s Hardware Store

    Kendall’s Hardware Store in Clarksville has generously donated a Squirrel-Be-Gone Bird Feeder, plus 5 pounds of deluxe birdseed, a suet holder/feeder, and two tasty (yum) suet blocks. Your feathered community will love you!

    Details:

    • Item Number: 165
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a minimum bid of: $30.00.

    Flexible Flyer Sled

    Donor(s): Ann Wing

    The classic sled you can lie down on and STEER. It has had a few years of use but is in excellent working order. On packed snow, there’s nothing faster.

    Details:

    • Item Number: 217
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Minimum Bid: $35.00

    Gateway to Cape Cod and Boston

    Donor(s): Barbara Wrightscott & Charles Scott

    JOIN Barbara & Scotty for a week at their cozy, traditional 2-BD Buzzards Bay cottage in JULY. Abundant opportunities for kayaking, canoeing & biking (kayaks or canoe provided). Cottage has refreshing outdoor shower, full water view & small private beach. Take day trips to Plymouth, Hyannis, Provincetown, Boston, Newport or scenic Cape Cod towns, go whale watching or visit Martha’s Vineyard, see Cape Cod League baseball or just read & chill on the beach. Continental breakfast & snacks included. Kitchen facilities, outdoor grill, picnic table. Most comfortable for two individuals. No pets.

    Details:

    • Item Number: 130
    • Venue: Buzzard’s Bay, Massachusetts
    • Scheduling: To be negotiated for July, 2020
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a minimum bid of: $625.00. Most comfortable for two individuals. No pets.

    LED Mini Spotlights

    Donor(s): Carlton Haywood

    Mr Beams MB302 spotlights (two lights). 80 lumen brightness and has motion sensor. Battery powered so ideal for applications where electrical wiring is difficult or impossible. Unused in original packaging. Current retail price is $28. .

    Details:

    • Item Number: 185
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Minimum Bid: $20.00

    LED UltraBright Spotlight

    Donor(s): Carlton Haywood

    Mr Beams MB390 Ultrabright Spotlight has 300 lumens brightness, a motion detector, is battery powered (no external wiring!), and suitable for indoor or outdoor application. Unused and in original packaging. Current retail price is $29.62.

    Details:

    • Item Number: 184
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Minimum bid: $20.00.

    Picnic in the Park

    Donor(s): Max & Patty Buffington, Mac & Judy McDermott, Robin Hessey & Ted VanAl

    Welcome spring with a picnic at Patapsco State Park – Kids and dogs (on-leash) welcome. We’ll have fire in the lovely stone shelter’s fireplace, picnic food, games for kids and a fascinating short presentation by Max Buffington, volunteer park ranger. Native Americans once lived in this spot as did modern industrialists and everyday people. Learn how each changed the valley and how it came to be the lovely spot it is today. Later, take a guided .5 mile walk with Max on a paved path beside the river to see where history took place, and where spring unfolds. Share hot chocolate at the end. Vegetarian options, but not vegan options will be offered. Alcoholic beverages will not be served. Bring the family, kids 14 and under are FREE!

    Details:

    • Date: Apr 5 2020 1:00-4:00pm.
    • Maximum buyers: 25
    • Auction Position: Vocal auction
    • Minimum Bid: $20.00

    Scenic Sidecar Ride

    Donor(s): Bob Henig

    After a brief tour of the Bob’s BMW dealership, you’ll enjoy scenic back roads on an exciting 90+ minute ride in a high-performance sidecar. You will help Bob set the pace from relaxed to exhilarating, then Bob will buy you lunch at a local favorite restaurant. Bob is a highly experienced sidecar pilot who has treated countless passengers to rides, ranging in age from 6 months to 96 years! Riding gear provided. (250 lb weight limit.) A meal other than dinner will be served. Vegan options will be offered. Alcoholic beverages will not be served. Scheduling details: to be arranged with winner before November 2020.

    Details:

    • Venue: Starts/ends at Bob’s BMW in Jessup
    • Scheduling: to be negotiated.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Vocal auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a minimum bid of: $100.00.

    Snow Shoes, Sub-Zero 10-32

    Donor(s): Eileen and Rog McIntire

    Snow Shoes, Sub-Zero 10-32. We bought these at a yard sale and never used them, but they look operable and might come in handy if this is the year of the big blizzard or you’re heading to LL Bean country. Also don’t know if they are for a man or a woman or for a certain weight limit. You buy. You try them out.

    Details:

    • Item Number: 206
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Minimum Bid: $20.00

    Stuff on Sticks Cookout

    Donor(s): Dori Schatell, Jim Johnston

    Spend a lovely evening in comfy Adirondack chairs around our fire pit appreciating the great company, fireflies, and stars! Enjoy appetizers, beer-and-onion cooked brats and nitrate-free hot dogs with all the fixings, and, of course, S’mores—all on sticks. We’ll have beer, wine, and hard cider, too. Alcoholic beverages will be served.

    Details:

    • Date: Jul 10 2020 6:30pm (Rain date: Jul 11).
    • Maximum buyers: 8
    • Auction Position: Vocal auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a minimum bid of: $30.00.

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