Close to 200 bids have been placed since MinnPost’s 7th Anniversary online auction went live last Wednesday. These bids total $6,430, bringing us half-way to our $13,000 silent auction goal.
While 67 items have received at least one bid, 16 are still listed at their starting bid. Place a bid today on one of these hidden gems:
- A walking tour of the Mpls riverfront including the former red light district, led by Iric Nathanson, MinnPost journalist and historian. Includes Iric’s new book plus “Minneapolis Madams: The Lost History of Prostitution on the Riverfront” by Penny Petersen. Priceless. Starting bid $175.
- Three full-weekend tickets for the annual American Craft Council Show. And more. Value $120. Starting bid $50.
- MinnPost arts journalist Andy Sturdevant will visit your book club and talk about “Potluck Supper with Meeting to Follow.” Includes 12 copies, autographs on request. Priceless. Starting bid $200.
The auction will be open until 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, the evening of our 7th anniversary party at Solera in downtown Minneapolis. You do not need to be a ticketholder (or attend the party) to bid on auction items. Join the auction remotely by logging into this website.
If you’re already a ticketholder for the event, simply log in to start bidding. You will be able to continue bidding at the anniversary party by linking your past online bids to your phone when you check in at Solera. BidPal personal shoppers will be on-hand to assist.
Good luck, and happy bidding.