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WHEN & WHERE IS THE SALE?


It is the second full weekend in April, unless Easter falls on that week-end, then the auction will be the following weekend. This coming year the auction is on April 17 & 18, 2020.


For over 30 years now the auction has been at:

Fresno Pacific University
1717 South Chestnut Ave
Fresno, CA  93702

when does the sale start?

Schedule will change as we get closer to the auction date


Friday, April 17, 2020

12 Noon

  • Tagua
  • Used books

4 p.m.

  • Quilt preview
  • Corn-hole Toss
  • Priced comforters
  • Country Store
  • Food on the Green
  • Plants and Yard Art
  • The Vintage Shop
  • Mennonite Quilt Center
  • Silent Auction
  • Art Show

6 p.m.

  • Welcome in Special Events Center
  • Silent Auction Closes
  • Friday Night Auction
  • Music on the Green


Saturday, April 18, 2020

7 a.m.

  • Run/Walk for Relief
  • Pancake & German Sausage Breakfast

9 a.m.

  • Tagua
  • Corn-hole Toss
  • Quilt Auction
  • Silent Auction
  • Kids World
  • Food on the Green
  • Yard and Plant Art
  • The Vintage Shop
  • Mennonite Quilt Center
  • Art Show
  • My Coins Count
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Used Books
  • Care Show.

10 a.m.

  • MCC Alumni Gathering
  • Face Painting
  • "Give a Gift" Begins

11 a.m.

  • Magic Show
  • People's Choice Award for favorite quilt

12 Noon

  • Feature Auction
  • Verenika Lunch
  • Bach Children's Choir

1 p.m.

  • Children's Auction
  • Silent Auction Ends


3 p.m. (Approximate)

  • Sale is over, Thank you for coming!
  • WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO?

    All the monies that the collected at our auction goes to Mennonite Central Committee. MCC determines where the money can be best used and where it is needed most.


  • WHERE IS EVERYTHING LOCATED?

    Everything is on the campus of Fresno Pacific University. We created a map to help you get around. Print it out and bring it along. Download the map here.

  • WHERE CAN I PARK?

    Steinert Field (Baseball Diamond) lot at the southeast corner of Hamilton and Winery,  More parking spaces are located in the northwest corner of Butler and Winery. Handicap parking available at the Hamilton Parking lot on Hamilton Avenue.

  • where are the hotels?

    The following is a list of nearby hotels. Be sure to mention that you will be visiting Fresno Pacific University when making your reservation and many of these hotels will offer you a discounted rate.

what can you donate?

We are collecting donations year-round for our auction. But the best donation you could give is to come to the auction and bid on a quilt, buy a dinner, and give of your time.


Donations are the back bone of all relief sales. We can always use another volunteer to help along with the auction, as well. Please feel free to be creative and contact us about what you would like to donate. Thank you for your support.


Here is a partial list of items that have been donated in past years: new or vintage quilts, comforters, gently-used furniture, dishes and teas sets, tools in good working condition, loose change, new or gently-used books, potted plants, cars, boats, artwork, paintings, antiques, and more!