Fundraising

Fund Raising Events

LibraryThe Woman’s Century Club has several fundraising events in the house each year. These are hosted by the General Club, as well as the different departments within the club and are the source of income used to maintain the house. Additional information regarding date, time and cost of these events will be posted on the website sidebar closer to the date of the event.

JANUARY:
Our Spaghetti Dinner is a great occasion for friends to meet and enjoy homemade Italian spaghetti, Caesar salad, garlic bread, and dessert. This event is hosted by the General Club. Reservations are required.

MARCH:
Bridge and Games hosts a luncheon and games afternoon with lots of door prizes. There are several bridge tables you can reserve for your party. A number of Bunko tables are also reserved for this event each year. Other table games are welcome to participate, such as “Spinner”, “Pinochle” etc. Reservations are required.

APRIL/MAY:
The General Club hosts a spring “High Tea” on a Sunday afternoon in April or May. Guests are treated to savory sandwiches, scones with lemon curd, Devonshire cream and jam. Also, a delectable assortment of homemade pastries, cookies and desserts. A lucky guest at each table is able to go home with the table centerpiece. Reservations are required.

JUNE:
The Garden and Healthy Selections departments hold a large plant, book, and yard sale, the first weekend of June. There are a variety of plants of all kinds grown by the club members along with several decorative “yard art” items. Donated books, movies, etc. are on the wraparound porch and all kinds of clothing, household items, furniture, etc. are assembled and displayed on the lawn in front of the house.

JUNE/JULY/AUGUST:
Various fun activities such as BINGO, BUNKO, MOVIES, ICE CREAM SOCIALS, are hosted during the summer months by the Healthy Selections department. Anyone is welcome to attend and bring friends to any of these events for a fun afternoon. No reservations required.

OCTOBER:
The General Club hosts a Fine Arts Festival showcasing local youth talent. This festival encourages classically trained musicianship and theatrical performance in three age categories: ages 10-13, ages 14-18, ages 19-25. Prizes are awarded in various musical categories and the day ends with a performance by the competition winners.

NOVEMBER:
The Antiques Etc. department holds a large auction/luncheon just before Thanksgiving each year. Items are donated by club members and friends, giving us a large variety to choose from. There is both a live auction and tables full of silent auction items. This has always been a popular fall event. No reservations required.

DECEMBER:
The General Club holds a soup and bread luncheon on the first Friday of December. There are two delicious homemade soups to choose from and a variety of homemade pies and other desserts to finish off the meal. All are welcome. No reservations required.

DECEMBER:
The last fundraiser of the year is another “High Tea” hosted by the General Club on the second Sunday of December. Everything is very festive for this tea with the house all decorated for Christmas. Again, guests are treated to savory sandwiches, scones with lemon curd, Devonshire cream, jam and a delectable assortment of homemade pastries and desserts. Also, a lucky guest at each table goes home with the table centerpiece. Reservations are required.