Auctioneers

Our auctioneers have done a bang-up job for us for many years.  It takes skill and self-sacrifice to do the job well.

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Energy & enthusiasm are needed.

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Auctioneers eat very little before and during the auction so their voices are well-conditioned for auctioning.  When the auction is finally over, you may find them at the ice cream booth getting their much-deserved dish of ice cream that they refrained from eating earlier in the day.

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Rudie Bender and Jesse Maust have been a great team at Country Fest auction for about 15 years.  Hopefully, this year a new auctioneer will join the team.

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Country Fest Auction will begin at 10:00 a.m. on August 27, 2016 in the auction building at the Garrett County Fairgrounds.  Selected antiques will be sold at 11:00 a.m. and the quilts will be sold at 1:30 p.m.

More Auction items

At Country Fest this year you will find a variety of home décor, indoor and outdoor furniture, antiques, quilts and more.

 

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This playhouse comes from Tri-State Gazebo.

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Even a few tools are featured at the auction.

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The Antique Auction begins at 11:00.

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Our signature “Hens-in-a-nest”

Hand-crafted for 2015 Country Fest

Lynn Atkins has been a supporter of Country Fest for years.  He has made numerous wooden items for the auction in the past and this year he is doing the same.

Mr. Atkins used a slab of wood from his property to make this beautiful bench.

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Another item carved by Mr. Atkins.

 

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The following items are works-in-progress.

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cropped bowl

 

These unique pens (not crafted by Mr. Atkins) will also be sold at Country Fest this year.

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