Auction in the Village

The David M. Hunt Library will host its 16thAnnual Auction in the Village on Saturday, October 14 from 5 to 8 PM at the Center on Main in Falls Village. Tickets are $30 in advance; $40 at the door on the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased by calling the library at 860-824-7424, by visiting, or by stopping by the library at 63 Main Street in Falls Village.

This year’s Auction in the Village will feature live and silent auctions, catering by Ciesco Catering Company, music by Vance Cannon, and live auctioneer Betsy Howie. Wine, beer, cider and sparkling water will be served.

The Silent Auction, between 5 and 7 PM, will include local restaurant gift certificates, accessories for the home and garden including a snow blower, yoga sessions, ceramics, theater passes, books and more.

The Live Auction, beginning at 7:15 PM sharp, includes events in travel, home improvement, and dining. Travel features include a two-night stay with champagne and breakfast at the exclusive Standard Hotel on New York City’s High Line in the trendy Meatpacking District or three nights in a private renovated Brooklyn brownstone in Carroll Gardens. For the home: a garden package inclusive of 8 hours service by Penelope & Lloyd, a gift certificate from Wards and a stone planter by Steve Fitch. For surprises: a dinner for four at the Falls Village Inn or a private plane flight for three with pilot and Berkshire Aviation president Rick Solan to Nantucket, lunch included.

The 16th Annual Auction in the Village is made possible by the generous support of our underwriter, Century Aggregates and our sponsors National Iron Bank, Torrington Savings Bank, Union Savings Bank, Elyse Harney Real Estate, Best & Cavallaro Real Estate, Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, Sand Road Animal Hospital, Decker & Beebe, C.A. Lindell & Son, John B. Hull, William Perotti & Sons, Salisbury Bank, Music Mountain and The Falls Village Inn.