“The stockings are hung by the chimney with care…” The Holiday Silent Auction is this week at the Pope County Museum. Gift baskets are filled to the brim. Bidding opens on  Tuesday, Dec. 3 with free admission to the museum all week. 

This annual fundraising event features silent auction items ranging from flooring and fishing equipment to home-made jelly, pickles and embroidered dishtowels. There will also be some duplicate vintage items removed from the museum collection. 

Bidding closes Saturday, Dec. 7, at 3 pm. Refreshments will be served all day Saturday.