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Join Us For Our Annual Fundraiser!









The following items are available for bidding on in the

15th Annual Shalom Shenanigans Silent Auction.




The silent auction ends in the evening on Thursday, October 25th.


Between now and then, you may bid on the following items in-person by visiting

Shalom's parlor between 8AM and 5PM Mondays through Fridays.


Even if you're not attending the Shenanigans dinner evening,

you may still bid on the silent auction items!


You may also call ahead at 563-582-3592 to inquire

about the current highest bid on any item pictured below.


Between gifts, baskets, services, events and experiences — there's something for everyone, so be sure to check out the items and support our mission with your bids!



—Fr. Phil Kruse invites you to bid on a one-of-a-kind dining experience!

Fr. Phil will be cooking-up a delicious dinner for 6 in his new home in Peosta.

Wine from Park Farm Winery will be provided.

Fr. Phil promises the winning bidder “good food, good friends, and good fun!”


—“The Last Supper”
Print Of Painting By Leonardo da Vinci


—“Town Clock, Cedar Waxwing”
Print Of Painting By Sr. Tresa Klein


—Fall Laurel Arrangement

—Tin Lantern

—Battery-Operated Candle


—Dubuque Court House

Print Of Portrait
—“Wish You Were Here: Dubuque Historic Postcards, Volume 1”

Book By The Telegraph Herald
—“A.A. Cooper: Reinventing The Wheel”

Book By Larry Friedman & Katherine Fischer


—“The Return of the Prodigal Son”
Print Of Painting By Rembrandt


—“Sister Water”
Print Of Painting By John August Swanson


—Crayola Paintbrush + 16 Watercolors
—3D Building Set With 25 Pieces
—Two Roller Stamp Sets With 4 Pieces
—Old Maid Card Game
—Charades Game
—Play-Doh 4-Pack
—Doctors Kit With 16 Pieces
—Fairy Tales Illustrated By Mary Engelbreit
—Peppa Pig Story Collection
—24 Colored Pencils
—Crayola Coloring & Painting Pad


—Mittens Made From Recycled Wool Sweatshirts And Fleece


—2Chic Women’s Scarf
—Two Candles
—Essential Oil Diffuser Set


—$50 Vinny Vanucchi’s Gift Card
—$50 L. May Eatery Gift Card
—$50 Olive Garden Italian Kitchen Gift Card
—$50 Mario’s Italian Restaurant Gift Card


—Honeycrisp Apple Cider Scented Candle From Yankee Candle
—Fall-Themed Reusable Cup & Straw
—Fall-Themed Soap Pump Dispenser
—1 Box Of Trappistine Caramels
—Shalom Center Gift Certificates, Two To Each Event:
-Amazing Mercy, November 3 2018
-Advent Evening For Women, December 3 2018
-Valentine’s Couple Dinner, February 10 2019
-German Dinner, May 7 2019
-John Schlimm Dinner, March 11 2019


—Ceramic Bean Pot + Recipe Book


—30-Minute Infrared Sauna Session At Carol Ann Body
—5 Yoga Class Passes (YogaCare By Deb May)
—1 Box Of Trappistine Caramels


—Woman’s Poncho Wrap From Rhomberg Fur & Leather Gallery


—Crocheted Purple Baby Booties, Blanket, & Bonnet
—Vintage Cabbage Patch Doll
—2 Boxes Of Trappistine Caramels


—7 Embroidered Bee-Themed Towels: "The Extractor", "The Storekeeper", "The Builder", "The Shopper", "The Collector", "The Queen", "Home Is Where I Want To Bee"

—Dubuque Franciscan Prairie Honey


—Timmerman’s Brunch Gift Certificate For 2
—Dubuque Symphony Orchestra Tickets For 2
—1 Box Of Trappistine Caramels


—Crocheted Yellow Baby Bonnet, Blanket, & Booties
—Collectible China Doll
—2 Boxes Of Trappistine Caramels


Breakfast Basket:
—$35 Timmerman’s Brunch Gift Certificate
—$10 Jumble Coffee Gift Certificate
—$10 East Mill Bakery Gift Certificate
—Sister’ Blend Coffee From Equal Exchange
—Mississippi Grogg Coffee From Verena Street (Dubuque)
—Orangella Tea From Exploring Tea (Dubuque)
—Whole Wheat Pancake Mix From Calico Bean Market (Dubuque)
—3-Berry Jam From Hammerand Farm (Fenninore)
—Fresh Ground Peanut Butter From Sugar & Spice (Fennimore)
—Honey From Massey Valley Apiary (Dubuque)
—Maple Butter From Great River Maple (Garnavillo)
—Maple Syrup From Big Timber Maple (Bankston)
—Homemade Hot Pads
—Hand Embroidered Breakfast Towel
—Red & Blue Speckled Cup And Saucer From Denby Pottery (England)


—Play-Doh 4-Pack
—Magnetic Tic-Tac-Toe Game
—World Map 63-Piece Puzzle
—Slime Making Kit
—Magnetic Hangman Game
—Play-Doh Fun Factory Molds
—SpongeBob SquarePants Kite
—Clifford The Big Red Dog 6 Story Collection
—Go Fish Card Game


—Handmade Autumnal Quilt By Rose Whisler


—Mittens Made From Recycled Wool Sweatshirts And Fleece


—Koss Stereo Headphones
—“Shalom People Of Peace” CD
—“Prayers For A Wonderful World” CD


—“A Little God Time” Devotional Coloring Book
—Southern Jasmine Scented Natural Soy Candle
—St. Francis Tapestry Handmade By Kathy Glatz
—1 Box Of Trappistine Caramels


—One 18-Hole Game For Four At Thunder Hills Golf & Country Club
—Beige Men’s Hat From Carol Ann Boutique


—Mittens Made From Recycled Wool Sweatshirts And Fleece


—Crystal Bowl
—2 Tickets To "A Christmas Carol" At The Grand Opera House
—1 Box Of Trappistine Caramels


Camping Basket:

—1 Camping Certificate

(For 2 Nights Of Camping At Lake Joy Campground In 2019, Holidays Excluded)
—1 “You Make Me A Happy Camper” Hand-Painted 10inx10in Wood Plaque
—1 Barbecue Set (4 Corn Trays, 4 Food Baskets, 12 Basket Liners, 2 Condiment Bottles, 8 Corn Holders)
—6 Kar’s Sweet & Salty Trail Mixes
—1 Fire Starter Stick
—1 Sand Bucket
—5 Sand Tools (2 Shovels, 1 Hoe, 1 Rake, 1 Sifter)
—2 Water Splash Balls
—1 Float Tube
—1 Float Mat
—1 Fish Chain Stringer
—2 Fishing Lures


—Mittens Made From Recycled Wool Sweatshirts And Fleece


—1-Year All-Inclusive Membership To Stonehill Wellness Center


—$20 Gift Card To Hops & Rye
—2 Movie Tickets To Phoenix Theaters
—4 Yoga Class Passes (YogaCare By Deb May)


—University Of Dubuque Heritage Center Tickets, Two To Each Event:
-The Wonder Bread Years
-Christmas At The Heritage Center
-Lyrics Alive


Convivium Urban Farmstead:
—Three-Hour Use Of Event Space
—15% Off Of Catering


—Leafy Area Rug From Mel’s Carpet Outlet


—Green Bay Packers Football Signed By The 2017 Season Players


—Mittens Made From Recycled Wool Sweatshirts And Fleece


Cremer’s Summertime Meat Box:
—1 Whole Beef Tenderloin
—1.5 Pounds Of Natural Casing Wieners
—4 Pack Jalapeno Brats
—4 Pack Original Brats
—1 Pound Of Rope Sausage
—1 Whole Natural Chicken
—2 Loin-In Iowa Chops
—3 Pounds Of Cremer’s Famous Ground Beef


—Mittens Made From Recycled Wool Sweatshirts And Fleece