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42nd Annual Mennonite Country Auction is Oct. 5

 

September 26, 2019



Ritzville, WA – The Mennonite Country Auction (MCA) will once again be raising money for relief efforts nationally and around the world conducted through the Mennonite Central Committee. This year marks the 42nd annual sale and auction. It will be held at the Menno Mennonite Church on October 5, 2019.

The event has a little something for everyone. Early risers can enjoy breakfast from 7-9 a.m. Then, one can venture into the fellowship hall to check out the beautiful handmade and machined quilts, wall hangings, comforters, and afghans. At 10 a.m., the sale booths open with a variety of items, including crafts (local and international), jewelry from The Recycled Spoon, baked goods and produce, quilting supplies and yard sale items. Kids will definitely enjoy the huge bounce house and booth especially for them with games, toys and other cool items.

The very popular food booths also open at 10 a.m. where bacon, ham, sausage, Amish cheese, stone ground flour, fresh pressed apple cider and apple butter can all be taken home to enjoy!

The Liberty Quartet will entertain the crowd in the big tent starting at 10:30 a.m. The popular group from Idaho will be singing Southern Gospel music. They will also be preforming during the Sunday morning church service at Menno starting at 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome with a provided lunch to follow.

Kraut Runzas, German sausage, hamburgers, ultimate grilled cheese sandwich, soup, and a BBQ pork loin are on the main menu for lunch. But save room for dessert, because there’s pie, ice cream and New Year’s Cookies to enjoy.

At noon the auction will start under the tent. This year’s items range from the variety of quilts to a 1953 GMC pickup, handmade wooden items, paintings, smokeless fire pit, piano and many more items still to come. To view the current list, please visit mennomennonite.org or the MCA Facebook page. The event is free to attend and is located at 1378 N Damon Road near Ritzville. Contact mca@mennomennonite.org or the church at (509) 659-0926 for more information.

 

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