Quarter Auction Fundraiser


Due to the rising concerns of public health and safety surrounding CoVID-19, the Quarter Auction Fundraiser is being RESCHEDULED

Please check in with us again for updates on the new date.

Have you ever been to a Quarter Auction before? They are loads of fun - and you can walk away with bargains beyond your wildest dreams! This spring,  ArtsConnect and the Wyoming Recreation Foundation are teaming up to host a Quarter Auction in support of community programming. ArtsConnect is fundraising for new woodshop and pottery studio equipment, while the Wyoming Recreation Foundation is fundraising for an outdoor concert stage. Round up your friends for a fun evening of laughter, auctioning, food and shopping! 

CANCELLED - Friday, April 17 2020

Wyoming Civic Center

6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

(Auction begins at 7:30 PM)


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What can I expect at the Quarter Auction?

  • Purchase a bid paddle (or multiple paddles) for $10/each before April 16th (or) $12/each at the door. (Tables in advance for $80)  *THIS AUCTION SELLS OUT AT 200 PEOPLE.
  • Additional paddles can be purchased to increase your odds of winning!
  • All kinds of auction items, ranging in price from $10-$300, will be auctioned for 1, 2, 3 or 4 quarters. 
  • If you are interested in bidding on the item, toss your quarters into the bucket and hold your bid paddle(s) up proudly. 
  • The emcee will draw numbers corresponding to the paddles and one winner will be announced! 
  • Our emcees for the event are Tom Brown and Tripp Eldridge - so plan for a FUN night!

Its just that fun and easy. You could win a $300 item, for 4 quarters! 

What to Bring to The Quarter Auction:

  • Lots and lots of quarters. (We can make change there too)
  • Friends!
  • A covered dish to share with your table or simply visit the food truck parked right outside the doors!
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Getting a full table of 8 together? If you purchase your table in advance, you can also be a part of a fun and friendly contest for a special table prize. Name your team and decorate your table! We will have a judge select the "BEST BLINGED OUT TABLE" for a one-of-a-kind prize that is just for the winner. 


6:30 PM - 7:30 PM  CHECK-IN (select your bid paddle, get your drinks at the bar, set up your table or seat at the table, shop the vendor booths, mingle with friends, visit the food truck, check out all of the auction items in advance.)

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM AUCTION AND FUN (Bid your quarters, win cool stuff!)

SPLIT THE POT AND MEGA GIFT BASKET RAFFLE DRAWINGS AT 8:30PM and at 10PM ($20 for arm-length of tickets)

Become a Featured Vendor at the Quarter Auction

We are not accepting any more vendors to be a part of the Quarter Auction fundraiser at this time. To be added to the wit list, please call Kim Flamm at 513-522-2108.

Vendors are typically independent consultants selling valuable products from their home business. A list of vendors who have confirmed their space at the auction will be listed below. No duplicate vendors will be permitted. Maximum number of vendors: 16

Vendors receive a FREE booth space with the donation of $80 in product. We may combine products into gift baskets or auction a single item at once. Vendors are also able to enter 1 product, of any price point, into the auction. Full proceeds of that auction come back to the vendor. (Donated items benefit the fundraising organizations)



Here is a list of some of the prizes that will be auctioned off at the event!: 2 Lawn tickets to any Riverbend concert, 4 passes to the American Sign Museum, 4 passes to Escape Game Cincinnati, 2 Tickets to Florence Y’all, 2 Tickets to the Cincinnati Reds Game, $30 Natorp’s Gift Certificate, 2 King Island Tickets, Brotherton’s Restaurant Gift Cards, 3 Catering trays from Chick-Fil-A, 2 Tickets to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, $20 Gift Card to Graeter’s,  Hammann’s Meat Market Gift Basket, Heidelberg Gift Basket, 5 Night Stay at Marriott Springhill Suites, $25 Gift Certificate to McDonald’s, $25 Sams Club Gift Card, 3 month Membership and Training Package at Powel Crosley Jr. YMCA, Wyoming Coffee Shop $10 Gift Card and Bag of House Coffee, $25 Red Lobster Gift Card

1.) Aunt BB’s Craft Room by Debby Martin

2.) Paparazzi by Angela Frazier

3.) Tomaro’s Memories Skincare LLC by Latasha Kittles

4.) CD Designs (Jewelry) by Carrol Depew

5.) Matthew Zory Photography

6.) The Craft Custom Creations by Sabrina Lynch

7.) Sweet Gibsons Confectionery by Katherine Gibson

8.) Kosztalascopes by Steven Kosztala

9.) Out of My Hands by Becky Snyder

10.) Cias Jewels by Marcia Fleming

11.) Color Street by Sylvia Smith

12.) Art by Autumn M (Autumn McKinley)

13.) Trinidad Fine Art Portraiture Studio

14.) Brewing Arts by Laquetta Kinebrew

15.) Tupperware by Renee Frederick

16.) Daisy Jane’s Flower Truck with Megan Moore