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
  • 8:00 pm – Special Features

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 Platinum 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 Trades LLC
  • Twin Pine Ford Inc.
  • Saylor Countertops
  • Garman Builders
  • Lanco Mechanical
  • Landmark Builders
  • Rawhide Guide Services 

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
  • Trout CPA
  • Matthew’s Painting & Wallpapering Inc.
  • Zimtech Exteriors LLC
  • Simon Lever
  • Acuity Advisors & CPA
  • Haldeman Mills 
  • Sahd Metal Recycling
  • Haverstick Brothers Inc.
  • Hershey Advisors, P.C.
  • Toothsmiths, Inc.
  • Rocky Ridge Auto Sales

Special Features

Friday @ 8pm

1. 30 Minute Family Photo Session

This photo session is for immediate family (not intended to include your extended family).  Ashlee Co. is on a mission to freeze-frame your family shenanigans!  Time flies, kids sprout up like sunflowers, so why not freeze those moments?  From sly grins to bear hugs, I’ll capture it all for you, so you can hold on to those for a lifetime!

2. 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.

3. 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 country 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.

4. “Daniel:  A Spectacular Biblical Experience at Sight & Sound

Gather your family for an unforgettable outing to witness the awe-inspiring show, “Daniel”, where the stories of the Bible will be brought to life in front of your eyes.  Immerse yourself in the magic of the theatre and witness the epic tale unfold with your family or friends.

Before or after the show, indulge in a delicious meal at Fireside Tavern or the newly renovated Hershey Farm Restaurant, adding to the experience of your night out.  With six Sight & Sound tickets included in this package, you and your group can enjoy the show together.  Gift card provided to cover the cost of your dining experience.  This combination makes for a hassle-free and memorable occasion for all.  Don’t miss the opportunity to create lasting memories.

Sponsored by Wolf & Kline Property Management, Inc.

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. Play Ball

Enjoy America’s favorite past time watching the Phillies play at Citizen’s Bank Park.  Your game day experience includes 4 tickets in the Hall of Fame Club, Section 221 for Sunday, June 30 at 1:35pm against the Florida Marlins.  Plus you get Preferred Parking.

Donated by RKL Advisors

7. Take a Seat

Sit back and relax in the Daybreak Classic Adirondack Chairs! This brand was created to help you unwind after a long week by relaxing on your patio or by the lake.  Each piece is locally made in Goodville, Lancaster County and are made of poly so the color won’t fade and they are waterproof!

Saturday @ 12:30pm

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.  Patio Set

Introducing the timeless elegance of the Salem Collection, designed to elevate the style of any home.  This exquisite set includes four all-motion swivel rockers positioned around a stunning faux wood slatted dining table in a sleek charcoal frame, complete with navy seat cushions for added comfort.  Crafted with durable steel frames that are powder coated for increased durability and stability, this collection is built to last.  Transform your patio into the ultimate gathering spot for cookouts and quality time with loved ones with the Salem Collection.

Donated by a Patron Family

3.  Smile Big!!

Gather your family and capture the stage of life you are currently in with photos by Janelle Goss Photography.  Your session will be an hour long and is perfect for a family of 6 or less.  You can pick the location anywhere within 30 minutes from Lititz, and Janelle can provide some suggestions.  With your session, you will receive all the edited final images delivered via an online gallery, with printing rights.  If you want to have the hour for an extended family session (15-20 people), there will be an additional charge.  This photo session experience is good for one year and expires on June 2, 2025.

Donated by Janelle Goss

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!  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!

Sponsored by Homestead Nutrition, Inc.

5. 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 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, Sharp Shopper and Good’s Store

6. 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 14 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

7. Beach House Rental for a Week

This charming waterfront residence, boasting two bedrooms and two full baths, offers an idyllic retreat for the summer season. Nestled by the bay, it features a private sandy area where you can unwind after a day at the beach. The South Indian River Inlet Beach, merely a short walk or bike ride away, presents views of passing boats and is home to the esteemed Big Chill Beach Club. Conveniently located within a 5-minutes drive of Dewey Beach and Bethany Beach, this property, generously donated by LAMS students’ grandparents, promises a delightful coastal experience.  

8.  Stihl RZ 152 Zero Turn Mower

Experience a smoother ride with the four-wheel suspension and cover more ground with a 52 inch deck.  The zero-turn mower was generously donated to LAMS by a friend of the school thought Paul B Hardware.  A reserve price will be set to guarantee that both the bidder, Paul B Hardware, and the school receive fair value.  In the event the reserve is not met during the auction, interested buyers may approach the Auction Chairs (Galen & Ashlee Zimmerman or Adam & Jaime Smith) for a potential purchase opportunity.  Upon acquisition, registration of the mower will be required through Paul B Hardware’s Outdoor Power Division.  Free delivery is also available.

9.  Double Date of the Decade

Embark on a memorable bowling and arcade date night with your significant other and another couple by leaving the kids at home and venturing out for a night of fun and excitement.  Begin your evening by picking up a 24-hour SUV rental from Braxton Motors and driving to downtown Lancaster where Decades beckons.  Nestled in the historic Stahr Armory on North Queen Street, Decades will whisk you away to a bygone era with its retro-arcade games and stylish boutique bowling alley.  Lose yourselves in the nostalgia as you wander through the expansive 15,000 square foot gymnasium, complete with a full-service restaurant for a delicious meal.  Enjoy a unique and unforgettable night out with this double date experience!

When you are making your arrangements for your SUV with Braxton Motors Company, keep in mind that your choice is subject to availability of vehicles on their lot at that time.

Donated by Braxton Motors

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.  When booking you can add on additional nights and travelers. There is a Reserve on this experience. 

11.  Play Ball

Enjoy America’s past time with tickets to watch the Phillies take on the Nationals on August 18th at 1:35 pm.  Your four (4) tickets are located in the Hall of Fame Club, Section 216, Row 8, seats 18-21.  Your seats are on an aisle and are under rood to protect from the sun or rain.

Donated by LNB Management LLC

12. “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 

13. Sunshine State 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 2025 to use, based upon availability/with blackout dates during peak season.

Donated by LAMS Patron Family

14. Floral Crowns Class

Love flowers and want learn a new skill??  Let’s put both of these together and create a one of a kind floral crown.  Join Alisha Ebersole, owner of Splendid Flowers and Arrangements, LLC as she walks you through the process of how to make these beautiful and popular crowns.  The flowers that you will use for this class are flowers that you will cut fresh from her farm.  This class is perfect for anyone ages 6and up, so gather together a group of friends, or make it a Mother-Daughter date night.  the date of this class is Wednesday, August 14th from 6:30-8:30pm.  A light snack and refreshments will be included for the evening.  10 tickets will be sold, so don’t miss out!!

Donated by Splendid Flowers and Arrangements, LLC

15. 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.

16.  Lancaster Stormers Suite

Enjoy an evening of baseball on August 17th in a Stormers Suite.  For your evening under the stadium lights, you can host up to a total of 24 friends and family.  Not ONLY do you get the opportunity to watch the game from the comfort of a suite, but ONE person from your group can be selected to throw out the First Pitch and you can get a group photo on the new turf field.  This is a perfect experience for a small company gathering or an outing for family or friends.  The Suite also includes food and beverages and 7 parking passes.

Suite Donated by Fulton Bank

17. Blackstone Propane Griddle

Introducing the Blackstone Propane Griddle, proudly brought to you by our neighborhood Bomberger’s Ace Hardware Store.  This 4-burner, 36 inch cooktop is a must-have for enhancing your grilling experience this summer and fall.  Whether you are hosting a small get together or a big party, the Blackstone Outdoor Griddle is perfect for those who love to entertain.  Its spacious design can accommodate up to 28 burgers, making it an ideal choice for large gatherings.  Crafted from durable rolled steel, this griddle is built to withstand the test of time, ensuring years of delicious meals with family and friends.

18. Filet Mignon Dinner for 10

Enjoy a delicious dinner, for 10 guests, 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

19. 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 provide $250 worth of mulch for your home.  This would roughly be 8 cubic yards of mulch delivered right to your home.

Donated by Buck’s Lawn Care Service

20.  Unique Cornhole Boards Crafted by LAMS CA

Elevate your outdoor gatherings with a set of custom-designed cornhole boards created by the talented students from the LAMS CA.  Each board is meticulously crafted to bring a touch of individuality and charm to your backyard summer nights.

These one-of-a-kind boards are not only a fun and entertaining addition to your outdoor activities but also a testament to the creativity and skill of the students who designed and constructed them.  Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue or a casual get together with friends and family, these homemade cornhole boards are sure to be a hit.

Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of unique craftsmanship and support the creativity of our students.  Add a touch of flair to your outdoor entertainment with these exclusive, one of a kind cornhole boards from LAMS Collaborative Academy.

21.  Outdoor Movie Night

Enjoy the movies under the stars from the comfort of your own backyard.  Set up your Mini-Outdoor Video Projector on the adjustable projector stand and watch your family’s favorite movie or use the 6-month subscription to “Up Faith and Family Streaming Services.”  Also, no movie night would be complete without blankets, 2 inflatable loungers and a serving tray for all your snacks and drinks.

Donated by a LAMS Family

22.  Goats

Add a cute locally raised and cared for addition to your family with these twin baby goats.  Lizzie and Zach, a mix of Pygmy & Fainting (they don’t faint) are both very friendly and personable.  Both of them are used to being held and around children.  they come with collars and leashes and food to get them started in their new homes.  They can be sold separately, but they do get along well together.

Donated by Grandparents of LAMS Students

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