Dream Ball Online Auction

28 Annual Dream Ball Online Auction

Opens: November 15th @ 9am to November 20th @ 12pm

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Welcome to our online auction! When you make your bid, you will receive a confirmation email stating you are the current highest bidder. If someone outbids you, you will receive notification that there is a higher bid and you can then go back in and bid again. We will notify winners to receive payment and instructions on how to pick up your item. PLEASE CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL if you don't see a reply email!!

 The bidding option will appear once the auction opens and will disappear when the auction closes. Items are still being added so check back. There is more than one page of auction items!

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The auction opens November 15th at 9am and closes on November 20th at 12pm

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There is more than one page of auction items!! 

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Auction Items

Prescription Oakley Sunglasses - The Holbrook Model


Holbrook is a timeless, classic design fused with modern Oakley technology. Inspired by the screen heroes from the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, this design epitomizes the spirit of exploration and adventure. The iconic American frame design is accented by metal rivets and Oakley icons, perfect for those who seek equal parts performance and style. Polarized and Iridium® options available Prescription Lenses. Available with Oakley prescription lenses : Power range +2.00 to -3.00. Value $650 - $900 depending on lens design.

Donor: Russell West Optometry  Value:  $650-900 (depending on prescription)

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Reserve Bid: $350 | Bid Increment: $25 | Current Bid: $350

Honda Power Lawn Mower Self-Propelled HRN216VYC


Adapt to pace or mowing conditions with Honda self propelled, Smart-DriveTM variable speed control lawnmower. Additional features include: Recoil starter (handle mounted), 3-in-1 with Clip Director® - Mulch, bag, rear discharge,
new rear wheel 2-way Ratchet System improves maneuverability and reduces effort to turn in a tight radius, drastically reducing pull-back force & easy service and maintenance with longer oil filler, bigger fuel filler, tool-less air filter.

Donor: Dewildt Marine & Powersports  Value: $879

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Reserve Bid: $400 | Bid Increment: $50 | Current Bid: $550

Garage Door Openers


When selecting for the largest moving part of your home: your garage door, safety and reliability should be your top priority. That is why the LiftMaster line of garage door openers is the only line Doans promotes and sells. Their strong motors and tough durable rails provide consistently smooth, steady performance.  LiftMaster are one of the few garage door drive systems that are solidly supported by trained technicians. Enjoy this Lift Master 84501 model for 7ft door (Subject to site inspection and could be extra)

Donor: Doan's Overhead Doors    Value: $700 installed


Reserve Bid: $350 | Bid Increment: $50 | Current Bid: $400

CCM FS Dimmer Women's Hardtail Mountain Bike, 21-Speed, 27.5-in


The CCM Dimmer 27.5” hardtail mountain bike makes it easy to enjoy biking on trails or back roads. It’s equipped with features like the Shimano EZ fire shifting system with Shimano derailleurs which will ensure you have a great riding experience. The 2.1" tires paired with double-wall rims make for strong wheels that can handle the rough terrain ahead. Add the lightweight aluminum frame with alloy crank, and you have a quality bike that's ready for action.

Donor: Canadian Tire   Value: $599

Canadian Tire

Reserve Bid: $300 | Bid Increment: $50 | Current Bid: $300

Windswept Pine

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72" Windswept Pine unique metal decor item made in Ontario in Black. It can be hung inside or use it outside to decorate your outdoor space. 

Donor: Kent Florist   Value: $585

Kent Florist

Reserve Bid: $275 | Bid Increment: $50 | Current Bid: $675

One-of-a-Kind Paddle by JK Morin Designs

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Each one-of-a-kind paddle is individually designed, sketched, and painted in acrylics.
All paddles used are sourced locally from seconds. This gives each paddle another chance to shine. They are a beautiful addition to any home or cottage. 

To me my Paddle Collection -- Confirms an artist's canvas can be many things! 

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Living in Irondale, Ontario, Jacqueline Kimberly Morin is a self-taught artist who has played with acrylic paint and brushes all her life. She is patient, crafty and curious. She loves working with her hands. The more she explores, the more her mind flows with ideas. Her passion truly lies in 'The Art of Creating'.

Donor: JK Morin Designs   Value: $395

Reserve Bid: $200 | Bid Increment: $25 | Current Bid: $275

Yamaha NS-AW392 All-Weather Speakers


The NS-AW392 from Yamaha is a robust all-weather speaker designed to provide high-quality performance in both indoor and outdoor applications. The unique angled cabinet blends into a variety of decors, and has an adjustable bracket that allows customized installation on walls, ceilings, floors, and more. The cabinet features a 5.25" woofer and a 0.75" dome tweeter to provide a wide frequency response. The woofer and tweeter are time-aligned for precise imaging, while a waveguide and front baffle deliver a wide dispersion area.

Donor: Kennedy's Appliances and Electronics   Value: $400


Reserve Bid: $200 | Bid Increment: $50 | Current Bid: $300

Live Edge Black Walnut Georgian Bay Board


Live edge Georgian Bay Chacuterie Board and Cheese Fork. Handcrafted to last for generations! Georgian Bay Boards® are functional epoxy art pieces designed to be used for serving charcuterie or cheese. All boards are handmade from sustainably-harvested, kiln-dried live edge wood that is local to Georgian Bay.

Houghton Creek is the destination for the home owner who loves distinctive home decor that will make a statement in any room. From cushions, candles and wall decor to giftware and furniture. Our shop is brimming with colour, character and Canadian made decor perfect for your home or gift-giving occasion.

Donor: Houghton Creek   Value: $159

Houghton Creek

Reserve Bid: $80 | Bid Increment: $20 | Current Bid: $100

Old South Rocker


Old South Rocker-constructed in solid maple-lite grey finish. Canadian Handcrafted.

We know rocking chairs soothe and relaxes us and is wonderful for parents and babies, but using a rocking chair can also burn up to 150 calories an hour. Using a rocking chair is a great idea for those who are unable to work out regularly. It gets the blood flowing and acts a gentle exercise. Using a rocking chair increases blood flow around the body, thus sending more oxygen to the joints, helping ease the symptoms of arthritis. The slight physical exertion of rocking also helps to build up strength and flexibility in the knees. So many benefits! what are you waiting for?

Donor: Oak Unlimited  Value: $1500

Oak Unlimited

Reserve Bid: $750 | Bid Increment: $50 | Current Bid: $750

PADI Open Water Diver Certification


If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts.

Includes: Full Gear Rental (1 week), All Air Fills (6), PADI E-Learning, Open Water Crew Pack, 5 Confined Water Sessions, 4 Open Water Checkout Dives, Plus a 20% discount on Fin, Snorkel & Mask package at Dive Kawartha.

Donor: Kris Reynolds Dive Kawartha   Value: $999

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Reserve Bid: $500 | Bid Increment: $50 | Current Bid: $550

The Morning Paper by Karen Richardson


I want people to feel utterly captivated by my paintings of wondrous locales: places that capture our hearts and rekindle cherished memories. I use true-to-life colours, crisp detail, and dramatic lighting effects, to give the sense of ‘being there'. If my paintings make you pause, take a slow breath, and smile, I know I have accomplished my artistic mission: to make the world a happier place… one painting at a time.

The Morning Paper by local artist Karen Richardson
Limited Edition Unframed mounted on foamcore within an archival clearbag. 

Donor: Karen Richardson Art Studio   Value: $125

Reserve Bid: $60 | Bid Increment: $10 | Current Bid: $

Gift Basket from Crayola


Gift Basket contains: Frozen Inspiration Art Case, Scribble Scrubbie Mobile Spa, Scribble Scrubbie Vet Set, Scribble Scrubbie Spa, Scribble Scrubbie Tattoo Parlour, Scribble Scrubbie Peculiar Palace, Scribble Scrubbie Seashell playset, 64CT Crayons, Colour & Sticker Book, Air Dry Clay, 16CT Broadline Markers, Giant Colouring Pages, Silly Scent Twistable Crayons, Large Silly Putty, Silly Scent Fineline Markers, Watercolour Pencils and a Christmas Ornament.

Donor: Crayola   Value: $240

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Reserve Bid: $100 | Bid Increment: $20 | Current Bid: $100

Silver Grey Faux Fur Throw Blanket


From A La Mode Home:  Silver Grey Faux Fur Throw blanket 50”X60”.

In the heart of downtown Lindsay, Kate & Co. can be summed up with one simple statement - they have what you haven't found! With home accents styled in the new Urban Eclectic, Kate & Co. takes great pride in offering a unique shopping experience of hard to find treasures with exceptional customer service.

Donor: Kate & Co.   Value: $120

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Reserve Bid: $60 | Bid Increment: $20 | Current Bid: $60

Gift Basket from Young Living


Essential oils are aromatic, concentrated plant extracts that are carefully obtained through steam distillation, cold pressing or resin tapping. Young Living offers essential oils, blends and oil-infused products with the optimal levels of specific, naturally occurring essential oil constituents to maximize their potency.

Basket contains: Desert Mist Diffuser, Thieves Hand Sanitizer, Thieves Veggie Spray, Thieves Foaming Hand Soap, Essential Oils: R.C., Peppermint, Citrus Fruit, Christmas Spirit, Thieves.

Winner gains access to wellness community for resources/support to use products. 

Donor: Meredith Brown Young Living  Value: $300

Young Living

Reserve Bid: $150 | Bid Increment: $25 | Current Bid: $150

Dawning of a New Day- Limited Edition Artwork by Mary Ellen Gerster


Mary Ellen sees the world according to shape, value and colour, immersing the viewer in her bright and glowing watercolour paintings. Through the layering of transparent colours she creates photo realism in her still life, fruit, flowers and waterscapes.

Water Lilies, celebrated for their beauty are considered 'jewels of the aquatic world'. This sumptuous blossom appears to be reaching for the morning light reflected in the summer waters of Chandos Lake.

Framed "Dawning of  a New Day" Limited Edition watercolour painting by Mary Ellen Gerster. www.maryellenart.ca

 Watercolour 24” x 30” 

Donor: Mary Ellen Gerster   Value: $895

Reserve Bid: $450 | Bid Increment: $50 | Current Bid: $

Gift Package from RX Cosmetics

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Cosmetics is a profession aesthetic clinic located in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes. Our team of skin care experts and medical staff specialize in anti-aging, wellness and skin care treatments. We are honoured to be voted Kawartha Lakes 2021 Best Skin, Laser & Cosmetic Clinic. We understand the importance of quality, researched, ethical skincare and makeup for healthy, glowing skin; this is why we offer a selection of medical grade skincare products to compliment your treatments including Alumier MD. 

Your Gift package includes: Customized Facial ($89 value), a 1 hour spa massage (value $79) and an Alumier MD gift basket (Value $340) 

Donor: Rx Cosmetics   Value: $508 

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Reserve Bid: $250 | Bid Increment: $50 | Current Bid: $350

Gift Basket From Scholar's Choice


Inside your basket: Metallic Boulder Blocks ($250) Blocks with a real treasure appeal, can be stacked, sorted and rolled. Great for high level engagement. Children will enjoy exploring them. They can be used in a variety of open-ended learning opportunities. 3 sizes (12cm, 10cm, 7cm). Tempera Paint Sticks set of 12 ( $32) Fun, easy, no-mess paint sticks! Brilliant solid tempera colors apply effortlessly to paper, cardboard, wood and more.  Foam Sheets 9in X 12in 30 pcs ($22) Foam sheets are so versatile - cut letters, shapes and strips or use as a background for art projects! Easy to glue and cut.

Donor: Lynn Braybon, Scholar's Choice   Value: $304

Scholars Choice

Reserve Bid: $150 | Bid Increment: $25 | Current Bid: $

Gift Certificate & Basket from Kawartha Skin Care


Your gift basket includes: Elta MD Moisturizing Facial Sunscreen SPF 40 $61,  Elta MD Facial Sunscreen SPF 36 $75, Complete Focused Favorities set $230 which includes: Environ Youth Essential Eye Gel 10ml, Environ Focus Care Moisture +Super Moisture 15ml, Environ Focus Moisture+Hydrating Oil Capsules 3.3g, Environ Focus Youth+Revival Masque 15ml, Environ Body Essentia Derma-Lac Lotion 60ml, Environ Body Essentia Body Oil 60ml 

Plus: $100 Dr. Ursel Kawartha Skin Care Gift Card.

At Kawartha Skin Care we offer state-of-the-art, non-surgical cosmetic treatments. Our focus is on helping you look your best - without looking fake, plastic, or overdone. Whether you're suffering from unsightly or painful leg veins, unwanted wrinkles, aging skin, or just want to look younger and refreshed, Dr. Ursel and his staff can help you.

Donor: Kawartha Skin Care    Value: $466

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Reserve Bid: $230 | Bid Increment: $50 | Current Bid: $230

Gift Basket From Water Depot


There are some hefty gift cards if you are looking to make a bigger purchase from Water Depot: Bose Speaker, Blue Slides, Hot Tub Fun Scents, $250 of any water system ( including on site water testing and recommendation), $500 off Hot Tub Purchase, 12 Water refill Package, 2 18L jugs, Keri Hand Pump, Coupon for 10 bags of Ice, Water Depot embellished cuff toque, Water Depot embellished tote bag & Water Depot embellished thermal cup.

Donor: Water Depot    Value: $1095

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Reserve Bid: $500 | Bid Increment: $50 | Current Bid: $

Greek Wine Experience


Wine has been part of the Greek civilization for over 5,000 years; with Homer, Plato and Aristotle often writing of the virtues of wine and its beneficial influences on thought and creativity.

In this beautiful wine bucket, you will discover indigenous grape varietals found in these four Greek wines. Curated by us, we hand picked wineries that honour age old wine traditions yet produce them in modern wine styles.

On your wine journey, we enclose a guide to Greek varietals, tasting notes and food pairings. 

Savour these four bottles: white, red, rose, & dessert meant to be a shared experience with friends and family.

Donor: Nikki & Costa Dedes, Olympia Restaurant  Value: $250

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Reserve Bid: $125 | Bid Increment: $25 | Current Bid: $175

Charcoal Grey Indoor/Outdoor Washable Area Rug

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From Fab Habitat: Charcoal Grey Indoor/Outdoor Washable Area Rug 4X6.

In the heart of downtown Lindsay, Kate & Co. can be summed up with one simple statement - they have what you haven't found! With home accents styled in the new Urban Eclectic, Kate & Co. takes great pride in offering a unique shopping experience of hard to find treasures with exceptional customer service.

Donor: Kate & Co.   Value: $69

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Reserve Bid: $10 | Bid Increment: $10 | Current Bid: $80

Set of Decorative Pillows


From Designers Guild UK Set of Decorative Pillows made in the UK - Floral 100% linen, Solid Fuchsia 100% Cotton Velvet 

Donor: Rousseaus Fine Furniture, Whitby & Patricia Christie  “Representing fine textiles to the trade"   Value: $359.00


Reserve Bid: $180 | Bid Increment: $25 | Current Bid: $180

Keith Watson Cutting Board


Local Wood Artisan, Keith Watson, turns ordinary pieces of wood into functional culinary masterpieces. Each item is painstakingly crafted by hand and the labour of love is evident in every piece. Enjoy this stunning, handcrafted cutting board. 

Donor: Keith Watson  Value: $150

Reserve Bid: $75 | Bid Increment: $20 | Current Bid: $115

Elle Silver and Black Onyx Necklace


Using fashion as a benchmark for creative inspiration, ELLE Jewelry designs reflect the most up-to-date and ready-to-wear trends. Like the pages of ELLE magazine, ELLE Jewelry evolves from season to season, as colors and fashion trends change. The ELLE Jewelry collection offers a distinguished look and edge that is chic, modern, and bold.

This beautiful piece is from Johnson Jewellers: Janet and John Gennaro, provide exceptional quality and service as a local independent jeweller. The Gennaro's provide the finest brands of jewellery available along with a state of the art in-house repair service. The on-site goldsmith has been repairing and manufacturing jewellery for over 20 years. Choosing any piece of jewellery from Johnson Jewellers will be an exciting and rewarding experience.

Donor: Johnson Jewellers   Value: $250

Johnson Jewellers

Reserve Bid: $125 | Bid Increment: $25 | Current Bid: $150

Buy Local - Bank Local - Gift Basket


‘Buy Local, Bank Local’ basket that includes $250 gift certificates for numerous ‘home grown’ businesses in Lindsay including: $50 to Krown, $25 to Tony's Best Pizza, $25 to Kawartha Wholesale Bakery, $25 to Nesbitt's Meat Market, $50 to Strike Bowling, $50 to Fresh Fuell, $25 Lindsay Cycle Studio, a Yeti and $50 of Kawartha Credit Union swag. 

Donor: Kawartha Credit Union  Value: $350

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Reserve Bid: $160 | Bid Increment: $25 | Current Bid: $185

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