Musical Instruments Auction: How to Bid

Silent Auction Bidding at Village Arts: In Person

  1. Enter your name and contact information on the Bidder Sign-up sheet in the front of the auction binder.
  2. Note and remember the Bidder ID number to the left of your name.
  3. Locate the page for the item you wish to bid on.
  4. Enter your bidder ID number and bid amount in the spaces provided on that sheet.
  5. Your bid amount must end in 5 or 0, please!
  6. Silent bidding at Village Arts ends on February 17th.

Silent Auction Bidding: Phone-In

  1. Call Village Arts at 505-661-2526 and say you want to place a bid.
  2. Give your name and contact information to the person taking your bid so you can be assigned a Bidder ID number.
  3. Specify the musical instrument number, name, and your highest bid ending in a 5 or 0.
  4. You must agree to pay for shipping and handling charges for your item.
  5. If you are the winner after the auction ends, you will receive instructions regarding payment and shipping.
  6. Silent bidding at Village Arts ends on February 17th.

Live Auction Bidding:

Saturday, February 18, 2:00-4:00 pm, Fuller Lodge, 2132 Central Ave., Los Alamos, NM 87544.
Admission is free. Doors open at 2:00 pm, and Silent Auction Bidding resumes. The Live Auction will begin at 3:00. The Silent Auction will continue while the Live Auction is under way and will end at 3:30. The instruments in the Live Auction will be: 17. Peacock Viola by Jeannie Gibson, 26. Bedazzled Cello by Thelma Hahn, 33. Peter and the Wolf Violin by Wendi Dunn, and 45. Surrender Bass by Heather Beemer.

Note: Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted for auction items. If you are a winning bidder of the Silent Auction but are unable to attend the February 18th event, we will contact you regarding payment and instrument pick-up or shipping.

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