May 31 & June 1, 2024

Auction Schedule

Friday May 31

  • 4-7:00 pm – Down Home Dinner (eat-in or drive-thru)
  • 4-9:00 pm – Treasures & Treats (in hallway between Gyms 1 & 2)
  • 5:45 pm – Student Auction (in Gym 2) 
  • 6:15 pm – General Auction Begins
  • 7:30 pm – Theme Baskets

Saturday June 1

  • 6-9:30 am – “All You Can Eat” Breakfast Buffet
  • 8:00 am – Landscape Auction (outside Middle School entrance) 
  • 8:30 am – Registration opens for Children’s Activities
  • 9 am – 1 pm – All Children’s Games
  • 9 am – 12:30 pm Treasures & Treats (in hallway between Gyms 1 & 2)
  • 9:00  am – Main Auction Begins
  • 10:00 am – Theme Baskets
  • 11:00 am – Men’s Auction 
  • 12:30 pm – Special Features 

Auction Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

  • Paul B Zimmerman
  • C.E. Pontz Sons
  • KLB Masonry
  • Hot Frog Print & Media

Gold Sponsors

  • Bomberger’s Store, Inc.
  • Zig’s Cafe and Bakery
  • D & S Flooring
  • Martin Paving Inc.

Silver Sponsors

  • Bk Business Solutions
  • Home Improvement Outlet
  • Dutch Valley Food Distributors
  • Weaver Energy
  • Covenant CPA
  • Berkshire Hathaway  Homeservices – Ashley Martin 
  • Cobblestone Landscape
  • Gingrich Builders
  • JTK Power Washing Plus
  • Twin Pine Ford Inc.
  • Saylor Countertops

Bronze Sponsors

  • Agape Cafe and Grill
  • Bath Barn
  • Bollinger Builders
  • The Hess Agency
  • Utility Keystone Trailer Sales Inc.
  • Martin Appliance
  • Heritage Tree Farm
  • Walz Group
  • Weaver’s Garage
  • North Group Consultants
  • WJTL
  • Trout CPA
  • Matthew’s Painting & Wallpapering Inc.
  • Zimtech Exteriors LLC
  • Simon Lever
  • Acuity Advisors & CPA
  • Haldeman Mills
  • Sahd Metal Recycling
  • Haverstick Brothers Inc.

Special Features

1. Jule’s Famous Flatbread

Buy a bag of yummy goodness.  Enjoy Jule Samara’s traditional 1st Century-style Arab flatbread which will be made fresh Saturday morning over an open fire!  One bag contains 5 pieces.

Donated and Made by Jule Samara

2. Among the Trees – Ohiopyle Luxury Treehouse Adventure

Take a weekend to get away with your family and unwind in a one-of-kind treehouse just minutes from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater and Ohiopyle.  Located more than 1/4 mile off the county road, you will only hear the birds chirping as you sit on the covered patios taking in the beauty of the surrounding hardwoods and ferns.  While you stay at Ohiopyle Luxury Treehouse you can also enjoy a morning hike on the mile long private hiking trail that will take you across a clear mountain stream, into the canopies of the mountain laurels and through a rock boulder field.  This treehouse has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths and sleep a family of 6.  This package also includes a cooler and a $100 gift card from Weaver’s Market to help you stock up on food.

Donated by LAMS Patrons and Gift Card from Weaver’s Market

3. Pool Party and Dinner

What better way to kick off summer vacation with a pool party and a meal!  You get to relax and someone else cleans up!  Plus all the meat for the evening will be provided courtesy of Smoketown Meats.  This event is for up to 16 people and hosted at the home of DJ and Emily in Lititz.  A date can be chosen by winning bidder after purchased.

 Donated by DJ and Emily Weaver & Phil  and Steph Benedict

4. Strasburg Scooters:  A Unique Date Night Experience in Lancaster County

Looking for a fun and exciting date night idea right here in Lancaster County?  Why not try something out of the ordinary and create unforgettable memories with your loved one!  Rent a  single scooter or a scoot coupe from Strasburg Scooters and get ready for an adventure like no other.

Let Strasburg Scooters handle all the details as you and your date embark on a scenic journey through the picturesque country roads with experienced guides leading the way.  During the 2-hour guided tour, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the charming countryside and discover local covered bridges, adding a touch of romance to your evening.

At the conclusion of your tour, you’ll receive a certificate for a round of mini-golf at the nearby Village Greens, OR you can opt for a $25 certificate redeemable at either Fireside Tavern or Spring House Company for a delightful dining experience.

This exclusive tour is available from June 1 to September 28, 2024, starting at 6pm on select evenings (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday).  Simply choose your preferred date and type of scooter for a fun-filled evening out with your special someone.  Don’t miss this chance to spice up your date nights with Strasburg Scooters!

5. Beach House

Enjoy a long weekend at the beach in OCNJ.  This house has 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths and a fully equipped kitchen.  This beach house getaway is located one block from the beach and sleeps 10.  You must provide your own towels and linens.  You can choose your dates between November 2024 – April 2025 for up to 4 nights, based upon availability.

Donated by Matt and Karen Burkholder

6.  Cabin Weekend Getaway

 Get away from it all and get back to nature in this rustic mountain cabin located within walking or driving distance from Pine Creek Trail and Pine Creek.  You will be able to relax and stay up to 4 days/3 nights and take in all the area has to offer.  This Cabin has 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths and comfortably sleeps 8.  It has a fully equipped kitchen, and outdoor fire pit with seating.  Highest bidder will need to provide linens and towels for their stay.  This is a perfect getaway to enjoy with your family and take in all the hiking, biking, fishing and swimming that Pine Creek has to offer.  Available dates are June 14-16, July 12-14, August 2-4 and August 24-26.  These dates are a Friday to Sunday, but you are welcome to add a 4th day on either Thursday or Monday.

Donated by Ryan and Lindsay Gabers

7.  Starlite Campground:  Your Ultimate Family Getaway Under the Stars!

Looking for the perfect family getaway close to home? Look no further than Starlite Campground in Stevens, where you can enjoy a two-night stay filled with fun activities for everyone.  Whether you are into basketball, tennis, pickleball, badminton, tetherball or volleyball, this campground has something for everyone.  Plus, on select weekends, you can enjoy live entertainment and take a dip in the pool (open from Memorial Day through Labor Day).

Each campsite comes equipped with a fire ring and a picnic table, and depending on availability, you may have water and electric hookups, or even water, electric and sewer connections.  Don’t wait to book your stay and start making memories with your loved ones this summer.

As an added bonus, this package includes a cooler and a gift certificate from Sharp Shopper to help stock up on groceries and snacks for this adventure.

Donated by Starlite Campground and Sharp Shopper

8. Experience a Night Out in Style

Leave the little ones behind and embark on a fabulous night out with another couple.  Kick off your evening by snagging a 24-hour SUV rental from Braxton Motors, then cruise along the picturesque Susquehanna River to the charming John Wright Restaurant.  Housed in a beautifully restored warehouse, this gem boasts a four-season dining room and timbered structure rooms that offer stunning views of the river.  Whether you are seated inside or out, you’re guaranteed a feast for the eyes.  Treat yourselves to a delightful lunch or dinner at this perfect spot, where good food and great views collide.

When making arrangements for your vehicle with Braxton Motor Company, keep in mind that your choice of vehicle is subject to the availability of vehicles on their lot at the moment.

Donated by Braxton Motors 

9. Breeo Smokeless Fire Pit

Take your traditional campfires up a notch with the X-Series Breeo Smokeless Fire Pit.  The x24 is the perfect size for hosting friends and family and includes all the cooking capabilities you will need.  A Breeo Smokeless Fire pit has a lifetime warranty and their base of operations are right here in Lancaster County.

Donated by Legacy Door Co.


10. Once in A Lifetime Experience

Experience the magic of the Grand Canyon in Arizona under the starry night sky with this exclusive package.  Your 3 night stay at Clear Sky Resorts includes a stay in a unique sky dome, providing unparalleled views of the natural beauty surrounding you.

As part of your stay, you’ll embark on a Grand Canyon sunset tour like no other.  Avoid the crowds as you explore the South Rim in a comfortable 4WD safari vehicle, taking in breathtaking views from Yavapai Point, Pipe Creek Canyon, and Duck on a Rock Overlook.  Cap off your evening with a stunning sunset at Grandpoint View.

Clear Sky Resorts offers a truly unforgettable experience, allowing you to immerse yourself in nature with direct access to the outdoors for epic stargazing and picturesque sunrises and sunsets.  Lace up your walking shoes and explore the rock paths connecting your Sky Dome to all the amenities and stunning surroundings.

With Winspire booking and concierge services, your Grand Canyon Starry Nights experience is sure to be seamless and unforgettable.  This package does not include transportation.  You must book this package within ONE year of the 2024 Auction – BUT you have until June of 2026 to travel to your destination.  This package is only available from April – November.  There is a Reserve on this experience. 

11. Winter Blues Getaway

Enjoy a 5-night, 6 day getaway to beautiful Bradenton, Florida.  Bradenton is located along Florida’s Gulf Coast, south of Tampa Bay and north of Sarasota.  Your home for this getaway includes 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and sleeps 8 and is only 6 miles from the beach.  Winning bidder has until date of Auction 2024 to use, based upon availability/with blackout dates during peak season.

Donated by LAMS Patron Family

12. Summer Floral Centerpieces Class

Love hosting?  Let’s design our table together!  Come out for a garden tour, simple tablescape ideas and design a centerpiece with fresh cut flowers from our farm, for your table.  Class will be taught by Alisha Ebersole.  A light snack will be enjoyed together!  This class will take place at Splendid Flowers, Manheim from 6pm-8pm on Wednesday August 9th, with a rain date of August 10th.  A compote vase will be provided and is yours to keep.  8 tickets will be sold

Donated by Splendid Flowers and Arrangements, LLC

13. Union League

In 1862, the Union League of Philadelphia was founded as a Patriotic Society to support the policies of President Abraham Lincoln.  The League has hosted U.S. Presidents, heads of state, industrialists, and entertainers.  Today the League is a private, members only, 5-Star Platinum Club.  As the high bidder you will enjoy a RARE opportunity to stay at the Union League of Philadelphia for either 2 nights (1 couple) or 1 night (for 2 couples).  This package also includes dinner(s) at the League.  

14. “Where’s the Beef?”  Find it fresh and flavorful at Landis       Family Farms

Landis Family Farms is located in Manheim, PA and run by Jason & Briana Landis.  They raise 100% all natural, non-GMO, grain-fed beef.  The grain fed to the cattle comes from the family farm, where sustainable farming practices are embraced.  The calves are purchased from a cow/calf operation in Lebanon County, creating a truly local beef.  They offer 1/4, 1/2 or whole steer, and have several butcher dates available throughout the year.

They are donating a 1/4 steer (which will be approximately 100 lbs of meat) at the auction this year.  It will be vacuum sealed and frozen by Zimmerman’s Butcher shop in Lititz and will be ready for pickup in early July (butcher date is June 26).  Jason or Briana will be in touch with the winning bidder when the beef is ready for pick up!

Donated by Jason and Briana Landis 

15. Buck’s Lawn Care Service

You can be one step closer to fresh looking flower beds for all your summer gatherings at your home this summer……Buck’s Lawn Care will give $500 worth of mulch and services for your home.  This would roughly be 5 cubic yards of mulch AND they will spread it for you! !  You can sit back and watch your flower beds be transformed.  Your back will Thank You.

If you are looking for more than 5 cubic yards of mulch delivered and spread this can be worked out with Buck’s for an additional cost.

Donated by Buck’s Lawn Care Service

16. Sight and Sound

Spend an afternoon or evening as a family or couples experiencing and exploring nearby Strasburg.  Your experience includes lunch of dinner at Fireside Tavern, 4 tickets to the Biblical production currently on stage at Sight and Sound and then finish the day with ice cream at The Creamery, located on the square.

Donated by LAMS Patron

17. Filet Mignon Dinner for 10

Enjoy a delicious dinner of perfectly grilled steaks, yummy side dishes and an assortment of desserts.  The highest bidder gets to choose a date that suits them.  The dining experience is hosted by Mel Burkholder and will take place in his home.

Donated & Hosted by Mel Burkholder, a LAMS Grandparent

18. Traeger Black Pro 575 Wood Pellet Grill

Hand over meal prep to your husband this summer with the precise temperature control, D2 Direct Drive and rugger all-terrain wheels of this pellet grill.  The Pro Series 575 pellet grill is constructed with a stamped black lid, powder coated steel and boasts 36,000 BTU’s of cooking power.  The main grilling rack is 22×19 inches of porcelain coated steel accompanied by a 22×7 inch extra grill rack.  This provides a total grilling area of 572 square inches, letting you cook a full meal all at one time.  This package also includes a cover and pellets to get you started.

Donated by a LAMS Patron

19. Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Enjoy America’s favorite past time watching the Phillies play at Citizen’s Bank park.  Watch as they host the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 with a start time of 6:40pm.  Included are 4 tickets in the Hall of Fame Club, Section 221 plus a Preferred Parking Pass.    

Donated by RKL Advisors




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