Each year area businesses and individuals generously donate goods and services to our Silent Auction at Lyon Hall. Guests enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres while perusing the auction items. The event is BYOB. Doors open at 6pm, tickets are $20ea. See you there!
Get caught up in the bidding at our Live Auction! Bid on "roosters" that have been donated by area businesses and individuals, such as beach trips, hunting packages, custom made furniture, parties with a Southern flair, art, and a LIVE rooster! Check back for our list of 2018 Live Auction items coming soon!
2017 Live Auction Items
Canterbury Hunting Lodge
A 2-hunter deer and hog hunt: Go hog wild on this deer hunt! Debbie and Gary Butler are offering a one day semi-guided deer and hog hunt at Canterbury Hunting Lodge in Demopolis, AL for two hunters. Includes lodging for two the night before the hunt. Hunters may harvest one buck eight points or better (at least 16 inches wide) and one doe per hunter plus an unlimited number of hogs. Date based on availability. Donated by Butler and Company.
Turkey Hunt at Owensby Plantation
This once-in-a-lifetime trip is a 2-day guided turkey hunt for 2 hunters on private 4,500 acres at Owensby Plantation. Win this auction item and you will enjoy morning and evening hunting with Patrick Young, who has more than 20 years’ experience hunting these fields. Food and lodging are included. This is a truly special item rarely offered to the public. The hunt is suitable for all types of hunters and could be special for a dedicated sportsman, a father-son outing, or to entertain an important business client. Must be used by the end of the 2018 turkey season (April 30, 2018). Donated by Marengo Propane, LLC and Mustard Seed.
This item is a beautiful farm house table built and donated by Sinda and Nick Fendley, owners of Uprooted Junk in Downtown Demopolis. The table top is made from reclaimed floor joists from the historic Marengo Insurance building in downtown. The wood is over 100 years old. The table is 5'9" long, 3'2" wide, and 31" tall. Retail value is $1,200. See other items donated by Uprooted Junk and Sinda and Nick Fendley in the silent auction.
Enjoy a one night stay at The Roosevelt, New Orleans. Bask in the glow and elegant history of the huge chandeliers in the grand lobby, and relax in your beautiful upscale room. Experience luxurious Southern hospitality at the historical Roosevelt New Orleans Waldorf Astoria. Highlights: • Close to the French Quarter, museums, restaurants and attractions • Exclusive Waldorf Astoria Spa • Rustic Italian Dining at award-winning Domenica, a John Besh restaurant • Live music at the Fountain Lounge and Blue Room • Seasonal rooftop pool and bar serving cocktails and snacks. The Roosevelt New Orleans is a repeat winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, which is an award given to hotels that consistently earn great reviews from travelers.
Painting and Cakes
A painting class with Kirk Brooker for 16 soon-to-be-artisits at The Canebakery. Kirk will supply the paint, brushes, canvases, and instruction. He has a list of ideas for the painting class or the winner can discuss their own ideas with him. Andi Turberville will serve your choice of cake or 2 dozen masterpiece cupcakes. Bring your own beverages and have a night to remember! Donated by Kirk Brooker and Andi Turberville.
Skeet Shooting lessons for a group of 6 from expert shooters Ronnie Willingham and Randy Freeman. Willingham's Sports will provide the guns, ammo and skeet – you just pull the trigger. Stay after the shoot to watch TV on the four big screens on the back porch of Soggy Bottom Lodge or spend some time fishing in the stocked lake. Bring your own dinner and stay the night in the fabulous guest lodge. This is a prize package and will bid high! Note: overnight stay must be arranged with Soggy Bottom based on lodge availability. Donated by Ronnie Willingham, Randy Freeman, Willingham's Sports and Soggy Bottom Lodge.
Quail Hunt at Camp Chapron
Enjoy a half day, 2-gun quail hunt at Camp Chapron. The hunt will include 12 cleaned quail per hunter plus snacks and beverages. Camp Chapron provides the perfect setting for upland bird hunts. Stands of corn, milo and fence rows offer the perfect set up for fun shooting. The recently remodeled Camphouse offers a great environment to entertain customers, be with family and friends or simply relax after a great day in the field. Donated by Jay Reynolds and Marengo Insurance Agency.
A Smokin' Party
Impress your friends by throwing an awesome party, but don’t do any of the work! Let Smokin’ Jack’s deliver a party to your location. Jacky Poole will bring the food and cook for you. You just sit back and enjoy the easiest party you ever hosted! This incredible package is a catfish fry for up to 30 people. Lovin’ good times and Lovin’ Smokin’ Jack’s! Delivery will be provided in a 15 radius of Demopolis. Item donated by Smokin’ Jack’s BBQ and Jacky Pool.
Pamper yourself by taking a trip to beautiful Gulf Shores, AL. Enjoy soaking up the sun in the Rays' 2 bedroom/2 bath condo. Package includes: 3 days and 2 nights in gulf front condo, $25 gift card to Fish River Grill, and welcome basket with goodies from Beach Tyme Properties. Some restrictions apply on dates available to reserve. Click HERE to see the condo! Donated by Lynda and Randy Ray.
Hand crafted by Canebrake Cabinet Company, this item is a classic two-drawer writing desk. It is made from maple wood and has gold leaf beaded inlays with a piano finish. Come bid on this truly unique work of craftsmanship! Donated by Eldridge Pettis and Canebrake Cabinet Company.
Dinner at Sherrod Forrest
Escape for an evening to Sherrod Forrest! Bring your friends and enjoy a barbecue dinner for 20 at the river-front home of Ben Sherrod. Stroll across the beautiful and peaceful waterfront property and see if you can spy the peacocks! The BBQ will be catered by Slab-N-More, so you know it will be good food and a good time! Donated by Ben Sherrod.