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Museum of the Coastal Bend holds silent auction of homemade goodies

Nov. 16, 2011 at 5:16 a.m.


The following is a list of the cooks and the dishes they are making:

Cindy Bird - Jumbo Gourmet Cupcakes (2 lots, 1 dozen per lot)

Peggy Condron - Holiday Jalapeno Soup (serves 8)

Elise Gannon - Famous Can't Stop Eating Them Cheese Crackers

Mike Hummel - Homemade Peppermint Ice Cream

Huvar's Artisan's Market & Catering - King Ranch Chicken or Chicken Spaghetti (heat & serve)

Kay McHaney - Homemade Mayonnaise (3 pints sold in 1 lot)

Ceci Oldmixon - Chocolate Dipped Macaroons

Ceci Oldmixon - Chocolate Decadent Brownies

Carole Oliphant - Cranberry-Walnut Bread/Cranberry Chutney Package Deal

Louise Hull Patillo - Pumpkin Pie

Denise Rangel - Sunday Brunch Cinnamon Rolls (2 dozen)

Debbie Rains - 6 Pumpkin Walnut Mini-loaves

LeOlive Rogge - Homemade Pimento Cheese Spread

Lon Smith - Famous Chocolate Dipped with Candy Apples (2)

The Museum of the Coastal Bend will display its Holiday 2011 Silent Auction Bake Sale items at the museum, 2200 E. Red River St.

A Holiday Reception and Artisan's Market will be from 4-6 p.m. Thursday. The bidding on the celebrity culinary creations ends online at 2 p.m. and at 5:45 p.m. in person.

Bids are accepted in $5 increments by telephone at 361-582-2436, email at or in person.

In some cases, the winning bid will receive a gift certificate for the item to be redeemed at a mutually agreeable time. Items with multiple lots will be awarded to the appropriate number of high bids.

The high bidder need not be present to win.

Opportunities to win a Victoria Goodie Basket are also available for $5 or six for $20. The basket includes dinner for two at the PumpHouse Restaurant; Chick-fil-A party tray and 2012 cow calendar; free admission for two and a gift certificate for a Nave T-shirt; Children's Discovery Museum family membership; four free admission passes to the Texas Zoo; one container of Devereux brownies and two bags of cookies; certificate for small cheese plate from the 77901 Bar; Museum of the Coastal Bend family membership and gift items.

Proceeds directly support educational programs at the Museum of the Coastal Bend.



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