Milbridge Days Auction

Join us for two great auctions July 28-29!
Art You Can Hang Your Hat On Silent AuctionRaffle Auction

Art You Can Hang Your Hat On Auction

The online silent auction will feature custom coat racks, each imagined by a different artist. The racks will be on display at the WHRL office (87 Main Street) on Friday, July 28th and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, July 29th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the Milbridge Days festivities.

The online auction will run from Thursday, July 12th, through Sunday, July 30th.


Participating Artists

  • Ora Aselton
  • Paul Bennett
  • Susan Bennett
  • Sarah Brandon
  • Ray Carbone
  • Katie Doble
  • Ruth Feldman
  • Ken Grasslie
  • Joanne Halpin
  • Dorothy Pilloni
  • Kayla Pinkham
  • Janie Snider
  • Katie Stanley
  • Christine Wellman

Win a Private Evening Boat Charter for up to 12 Guests aboard Jericho!

Tour the coast of Mount Desert Island aboard Jericho – a 42-foot Bunker and Ellis classic wooden power yacht built in 1956.

Departing Northeast Harbor, you’ll pass Bear Island Lighthouse to cruise up Somes Sound, experiencing the rocky cliffs, wildlife, quaint harbors, and views of waterfront summer estates. On route to Otter Cliffs, you will pass Seal Harbor and Bunker’s Ledge. Enjoy your favorite refreshments with family and friends while exploring one of the most beautiful coastlines.

This unique experience is the perfect way to celebrate a special anniversary or birthday, an engagement, or a
reunion of family and friends.

  • Cruising until Columbus Day
  • Boat is equipped with a galley and ice chest – bring your own picnic and drinks
  • Bathroom on board


WHRL Raffle Auction

After two years on hiatus, our Milbridge Days Auction is returning!

Friday, July 28th and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, July 29th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. You do not need to be present at the drawing to win!

How it Works
Items to bid on will be displayed throughout the first floor. Purchase tickets for $1 each or the best deal which is 40 for $20. If you see an item you want, you can put as many tickets as you like into the container next to the item.

At the end of the auction, a raffle is conducted and winners are picked for each item. The drawing for each item begins shortly after 3 p.m. from the front porch. 

Collecting Your Winnings
If you are present at the auction, take your winnings home with you. Otherwise we’ll call and you can pick the item up Saturday of the auction by 5pm, or on Monday (8am to Noon) and Tuesday or Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Hours subject to change!)

Some of the items coming to our Raffle Auction!

  • Sea Dogs “Women in Sports Night” Extravaganza from Wyman’s! Four stellar seats for a Sea Dogs game, a $250 gift card for lodging, a $100 gift card for dinner, and four coupons for free Wyman’s fruit! A total value of $700!
  • David Andrew’s Autographed Patriot’s Football
  • Patriots Ball Cap
  • BarkBox – Classic Plus Box
  • Beauty Within Hair Salon – $30 gift certificate
  • Beer & Weed Magazine Subscription
  • Black of Mountain – 2 lift and 2 tubing tickets
  • Two Chipotle Entrees and Chips with Queso Blanc
  • Hand-woven baby blanket from Pat Olsen
  • Beginning Weaving Experience with Pat Olsen – design and weave two cotton towels
  • Lobster doormat
  • Down East Magazine subscription
  • Dulse & Rugosa – $50 in Mermaid Bucks
  • Kendra Scott Jewelry
  • Maine Mariners tickets
  • Maine Women Magazine subscription
  • Mountain Rose Herbs – $100 gift certificate
  • Oriental Trading Co – Melissa and Doug Pizza Party
  • Fabric tote from Peggy Chipman
  • Downeast Thunder Farm – Summer Joyful Wreath
  • Pasta and Salad Bowl gift basket
  • Tammy Martin – Throw and Pot Holder Set
  • The University of Maine Black Bear Football Tickets
  • Yankee Magazine subscription
  • Santana 49 Keyboard with Stand
  • Sea Dogs Tickets
  • Projects for the Birder’s Garden
  • Home Depot – bucket of tools
  • Frozen Elsa Doll
  • Yes! Magazine subscription
  • WHRL / Incredible Edible Swag Bag
  • Milbridge House Gift Card
  • A case of Beddington Ridge Jams
  • A hand-knit cap from Geri Valentine
  • Row boat dip dish
  • Spode Christmas Mug & Coaster Set
  • Rooster Brother gift set
  • Cadillac Mountain Sport gift card
  • Shirley’s Yarns and Crafts
  • Foxwoods Resort & Casino – Overnight Stay
  • Insta Pot Vortex 2-Quart Air Fryer Combo
  • American Girl Doll Soccer Player – 18″ Truly Me
  • Amazon Fire Tablet 8-inch
  • Moose Sculpture Table Lamp
  • Child’s backpack and toys from Dalray Delights Party Store
  • Wood Trivet Set
  • No Boundaries Handbag
  • Cape Neddick Lighthouse Figure
  • Birch Suet Birdfeeder
  • LLADRO #5218 – Autumn
  • Vase
  • Vintage LLADRO Shepardess With Dove #4600
  • Rope Door Mat from Noel Marine & Firearms
  • Sea Bag from Riverlily
  • Quebec prints

and more!


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