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Annual Quilts and More Auction


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King Size Bargello Quilt 

Made by Marvin Goplen


Deadline: Mon, Aug 14, 2023


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Live Entertainment by: 

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Herlof Huso




Saturday, August 26, 2023

1651 Jacob Drive

Binford, ND 58416


10:00 AM

  • Viewing Opens in the Gym

  • Silent Auction Opens in the Chapel

11:00 AM - 12:00PM

  • Lunch

12:30 PM

  • Live Auction in the Chapel

1:45 PM

2:15 PM

  • Raffle Drawing

  • Silent Auction Closes

Quilts Purchased for Donation


Deadline: Monday, August 1, 2023

Red Willow Ministries
1651 Jacob Drive
Binford, ND 58416
(701) 676-2681


Living Waters Lutheran Church
4451 40th Street S
Fargo, ND 58104
(701) 282-0530

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday | 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Atonement Lutheran Church
1009 12th Avenue NE
Jamestown, ND 58401

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday | 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday | 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM


Trinity Lutheran Church
607 Whinery Street
Binford, ND 58416
(701) 676-2761

Drop off any time.

St. Olaf Lutheran Church

601 6th Street NE

Devil's Lake, ND 58301


Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Closed 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM)

Friday | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
138 33rd Street NW
Valley City, ND 58072

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday | 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday | 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sunday | Open as well


Sharon Lutheran Church

1720 20th Street S

Grand Forks, ND 58201


Office Hours:

Monday - Friday | 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Friday (Summer Hours) | 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM


  • All who have donated quilts, fine arts and given monetary support to the ministry of Red Willow. For 35 years, numerous individuals have shared their labor of love by thousands of hard working hands.

  • Quilt Auction Committee—Theresa Fiebiger, Beth Varty, Becky Goetz, Christine Paulsen, Joan Huso and Carol Bromstad. Thank you for your dedication and commitment!

  • Red Willow Board of Directors and Staff.

  • The many volunteers contributing their time to help make this year's event a success.

  • A special thank you to auctioneer Wayne Trottier for returning to our
    event this year.


Q: What size should my quilt be? 

Here are some suggested measurements:

  • Twin: 65x90

  • Full: 80x9

  • Queen: 84x92

  • King: 100x92Q

Q: When do I need to have my donations dropped off at camp?

  • All items for live and silent auctions need to be at the camp by Monday, August 14

  • Deadline for delivery to drop-off site is Monday, August 1.

  • Items received after Monday, August 14 will automatically be placed in the silent auction and will not be included in the booklet.

  • Be sure to include the completed Quilt Auction Donation Form.

Q: What can I donate for the silent auction?

  • Small quilts and other sewn items,

  • Handmade crafts and handmade jewelry.

  • Canning and baking (baked goods may be brought to the camp the day before the auction).

  • Theme baskets.

  • Be creative!.

  • Be sure to include the completed Quilt Auction Donation Form.

Q: What if I need more raffle tickets?

Call Beth at the Red Willow Ministries office at 701-676-2681.

Q: What if i want an item and cannot attend the Sale?

​Download and submit the completed Absentee Bidder form for the Live Auction.

  • All absentee bids will be received by the Office Manager and sealed in envelopes until sale.

  • We will bid for you, up to your max bid, as though you were present at the auction.

  • The bid will be placed in the increment multiples used by the Auctioneers.

  • In the event of identical bids, the earliest takes precedence.

  • We cannot be held responsible for any errors in executing your bids.

  • Successful bidders will be contracted on or by August 31st.

  • Payment for successful bids must be completed within 1 week (cash, check, or credit card).

  • Auction item can be picked up at the purchaser’s discretion or shipped (purchaser must pay postage).

  • Absentee bidding form is for live auction only.

Q: What do I do with the raffle tickets I've sold?

Mail the money and stubs to:

​Red Willow Ministries
1651 Jacob Drive
Binford, ND 58416


Or bring the money and stubs with you to the quilt auction.

Q: How is the auction set up?

  • Silent auction opens in the chapel at 10 AM and closes at 2:15PM.

  • A meal will be served in the retreat center dining room beginning at 11:00 AM.

  • Live Auction begins at 12:30 PM in the chapel. In the interest of time, the live auction is limited to 75 items; those items are chosen by the Quilt Committee.

  • Groups of tied quilts may be sold as one lot during the auction.

  • The raffle drawing will take place during the live auction.

Q: What can I do to help?

If you would like to serve on the Quilt Committee or volunteer during the last week and/or day of the auction, please call the camp office.

We want to grow the auction. Please encourage your church quilters plus your friends with quilting/cooking/artistic talents to share their gifts with Red Willow Ministries through donations to the auctions.

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