Dallas County Democrats Basket Auction

Bidding has concluded! Thank you!

Winning bidders are being notified and delivery will be arranged. You can pay with a check to “Dallas County Democrats” when you get your basket or you can pay via ActBlue at https://secure.actblue.com/donate/fall2021

Thank you so much for your support!

Bid on Our Baskets!

1 – Halloween Basket
Current high bid: $200*
* Updated October 21

Estimated basket value: Greater than $200. Delivery is limited to 50 miles of Adel, Iowa.

Halloween Basket Contents

Galvanized oval treat/beverage container (approx. 17” x 15”) with removable stainless-steel skeleton
Two tickets to Tormented Souls Haunt & Scream Park haunted house
Raven/crow mask
24” articulated skeleton
Set of 3 resin pumpkins
Witches’ Kitchen 6-piece baking set includes:
11×17 nonstick baking sheet, 11×17 cooling rack, cookie cutters: ghost, candy corn, pumpkin
“Boo” silicone spatula
Package of 8 small spider paper plates
Package of 16 Frankenstein paper napkins
Orange fall-themed table runner, 14” x 72” with embroidered pumpkin
Two fall-themed kitchen towels with embroidered pumpkin & sunflower
Two bags ground coffee: pumpkin pie and brown sugar bourbon

Skinny Syrups coffee syrup: pumpkin cinnamon roll Pumpkin spice scones mix
Glass jar with assorted chocolates (glow-in-the-dark mini Reese’s, Kit-Kat, Hershey’s and Dove dark chocolate)
16-ounce package milk chocolate “ghoulish” M&Ms
Jelly Belly holiday-themed jelly bean sampler
Chocolate-covered Oreos, individually wrapped
Orange and black infinity scarf
Two pair holiday-themed socks
“Dry Bones & Beetles” (citrus, plum) scented candle
Two strands battery-powered Halloween lights: one purple bats, one white ghost
Two battery-powered flat flickering lights for jack-o-lantern or other (batteries included)
Set of 3 scarecrows on a stick
Goat’s milk soap, cashmere fragrance

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2 – Dog Lovers Basket
Current high bid: $100*
* Updated October 21


Dog Lovers Contents

Book: “A Dog’s Purpose” by W. Bruce Cameron
Kong extreme
Kong dyno
Squeak toys

Rope toys
Snuffle mat
12” Bully Stick

Estimated basket value: $100

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3 – Cat Lovers Basket
Current high bid: $180*
* Updated October 21


Cat Lovers Contents

“All I Need to Know I Learned from my Cat” by
Suzy Becker
“Cat Owner’s Home Veterinary Handbook” by Debra M. Eldredge
“Cats and the People They Own” by Ed Strnad
Texts from Mittens the Cat, 2022 Day-to-Day Calendar by Angie Bailey

Cat Christmas ornaments, Kitty springs toys, Catnip toys, Brush and comb
“Books, cats, life is sweet” T shirt ( unisex XL)
Laurel Burch carrying bag
Basket value $180

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4 – Bird Lovers Basket
Current high bid: $50*
* Updated October 21


Bird Lovers Contents

Hummingbird feeder and house
Nectar concentrate and recipe
Cow birdhouse
Cat bird feeder
Suet feeder
Suet cake
Thistle seed and feeder
“Audubon Handbook” by John Farrand Jr. 
Basket value $125

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5 – Bath and Body Basket
Current high bid: $200*
* Updated October 21


Bath and Body Contents

Black cherry merlot body wash
Hibiscus guava fresca shower gel
Iced pear margarita shower gel
Crystal candy rose bath salt soak
Blackberries and basil gel hand soap
Rose vanilla moisturizing body lotion
Brown sugar and fig body lotion
Sweet pea body lotion
Massaging body sponge
Bath and shower poof
Callus remover
Basket value $140

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6 – Cyclone Basket
Current high bid: $100*
* Updated October 21


Cyclone Contents

Hawkeye gnome
Men’s long sleeve T shirt, size L (42/44)
Men’s athletic shorts, size M (32/34)
Women’s long sleeve T shirt, size M (8/10)
Baseball-style cap
Rain ponchos (2)
Socks (one size fits most)
Sport gloves
Basket value $140

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7 – Hawkeye Basket
Current high bid: $100*
* Updated October 21


Hawkeye Contents

Hawkeye T-shirt (unisex L)
Iowa cap, Socks, Can koozie
Tote bag
2021 football poster
2021 football yearbook
Coffee cup
Magnetic bottle opener
Stickers, Magnets
Hawkeye gnome
Hawkeye highball/tumbler (2)
“Tales from the Iowa Sideline” by Ron Maly
Basket value $150

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8 – Elections and Politicians Basket
Current high bid: $120*
* Updated October 21


Elections and Politicians Contents

“The Making of the President 1960” by Theodore H White
“Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72” by Hunter Thompson
“The Selling of the President, The Classic Account of the Packaging of a Candidate” by Joe McGinniss
“The Boys on the Bus” by Timothy Crouse
“Running Against the Devil” by Rick Wilson
“This Fight is Our Fight” by Elizabeth Warren
“A Promised Land” by Barack Obama
Campaign buttons (original JFK, Obama, plus others)
US-made American flag (3 by 5 ft)
LP Album JFK, A Memorial Album 1964 (used)
Democratic bumper stickers
Cloth carrying bag
Basket value $125

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9 – Moscow Mule Basket
Current high bid: $100*
* Updated October 21


Moscow Mule Contents

Copper mugs
Tito’s Vodka

Lime/lemon juicer
Ginger ale
Recipe card
Coasters
Bar/kitchen towel
Measuring cocktail jigger
You must be 21 to bid on this item!
Basket value $110

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10 – Ruth Bader Ginsburg Tribute Basket
Current high bid: $200*
* Updated October 21


RBG Tribute Contents

Ruth doll
Mints
We the People notebook

RBG air freshener
2 magnets
1 ACLU button
RBG coffee mug
RBG children’s book
“Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsberg” by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik
Basket value $90

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11 – Champagne Lovers Basket
Current high bid: $100*
* Updated October 21


Champagne Lovers Contents

Roederer Estate, Estate bottled Brut sparkling wine, Anderson Valley, California
Chocolate Storybook dark chocolate truffles
Two crystal champagne glasses
Scented candle in a jar
You must be 21 to bid on this item!
Basket value $105

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12 – Kids Craft Basket
Current high bid: $140*
* Updated October 21


Kids Craft Contents

Kid’s drawing book, Craft sticks,
Pompoms, Googly eyes,
Bear punch, Paints & brushes,
Laser tape glitter, Glue sticks,
Ribbon, Sidewalk chalk,
Felt, Scissors,
Sequins, Slime,
Pipe cleaners, Stickers
“Simple Times” by Amy Sedaris
Basket value $140

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13 – Equity and Inclusion Basket
Current high bid: $220*
* Updated October 21


Equity and Inclusion Contents

Love Makes Us Strong canvas wall art
Find Your Voice puzzle
Rainbow message board
Kindness Matters travel mug
Truth, Inspiration, Kindness greeting cards
$20 gift card to Sugar Grove in Dallas Center, which is a local business that supports equity and inclusion
Rose gold soap and local honey from Sugar Grove
“The Hill We Climb” by Amanda Gorman

“Pocket Maya Angelou Wisdom”
“Ok Let’s Do This” journal

Badass purple pencils
Chocolates of the World – dulce de leche white chocolate and spicy chipotle dark chocolate
2 Rainbow cans of rosé bubbly wine
* donated by the Waukee Equity and Inclusion Group
Basket value $220

You must be 21 to bid on this basket!

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14 – Adirondack Chair
Current high bid: $160*
* Updated October 21


Chair Description

Pine Adirondack chair hand made by
Ross Harrison from Adel
Value $150
Delivery limited to 50 miles of Adel, Iowa

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