Has winter got you down?

The 4th Annual Cabin Fever Follies will be held on Saturday, March 10th.


Come view the silent auction items starting at 6:30 PM, located in Fellowship Hall. At 7 PM the musical program to follow with a twist. This year, there will be live auctions interspersed between the musical acts in the sanctuary. At intermission, another opportunity will be given to view the silent auction items and partake in an array of desserts. When the musical program and live auction items come to an end, we will all head downstairs for a final look at the silent items and the winners will be determined when time is called.


Here are a few possibilities for auction items, we hope might spark your generosity.


Hunting guide for one day of deer season – 2 hunters share cost

Boat trip to Georgeville – 4 people share cost

Shopping trip to Sherbrooke -3 people share cost

Time-share in Aruba – 4 people (Flight not included)

Cottage on Salem for a week – 2 families or two people

Cottage on Seymour week -2 families or two people

Cottage on Memphremagog week – 4 people

Dinner for 8 at house of Chuck Kezar in Morgan

Italian Dinner for 8 put on by several families

Dissert and wine for 8 at put on by several families

Snow shoeing with the Maginnisses with hot chocolate and chili by the fire

Sewing repair of one item

Summer golf party and Dutch treat lunch – 4 people at the Newport CC

Pictures of family

Pictures of home

Pictures of family pets - 6 winners

Winter snowmobile adventure tour – 6 people bring your own vehicles

Winter week at house/condo in south – 2 people

Dog sitting for weekend -2 dogs

Tour guide of Magog (Dutch treat lunch) – 4 people

Weed your garden – 4 hours

Handy-man around your house – 4 hours

Pie dessert - monthly for 2 months

Hike Holland pond – pack lunch provided – 4 People

Evening of music at your home - 4 People


(Team bidding is the recommended process so that the cost will be split and you and your friends could be the winning bidders)


Items and experiences for the silent auction are being solicited locally and from members of the church. You may get a phone call asking about that 1921 Ford in your shed or your willingness to show someone your special fishing spot.

The following form is to be used to offer one item for the auction.

Offer more using a separate piece of paper. Thank you!


Auction item offered: _________________________________________________

Description of item offered/

and any additional data needed: __________________________________________________

Name of person offering item: __________________________________________________

Phone number: __________________________________________________

Email address: _________________________________________________

Auction Coordinators:  Chuck Kezar –703-472-1337 cell Susan Maginniss - 895

Music Coordinators:   Amos Hamilton - 895 2747 Chris Maginniss - 895 4757


Mail to United Church of Newport 63 Third Street Newport VT 05855