Simply Shaker Auction

Join us for our first

Online Benefit Auction

August 14 — 28  

Join us for our Simply Shaker Online Auction where you can bid on exciting items and experiences.  Registration and Bidding open at 9:00am, Friday, August 14, and bidding closes at 5:00pm, Friday, August 28. 

Every bid helps the Village — all proceeds go toward maintaining and protecting our beautiful historic buildings.

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Registering is free and secure. If you need help with registering click here.
To learn how online bidding works click here.

Then join us live at our festive


Sunday, August 30  |  5–6:30pm

Bring your own picnic.  Light refreshments and dessert are on us! 

Celebrate with us at a festive Picnic-on-the-Green!  Enjoy the music of the Jared Steer Trio, hear from our special guests on the importance of preserving the Village’s historic buildings, and take part in our live “Fund the Need” Auction to help fund the Village’s building assessment.

Martha Werenfels
Rob Emlen
Ben Wilson

Ben Wilson, Director of NH Division of Historical Resources, will lead a presentation “Preserving What is Simply Significant” with Martha Werenfels, Principal at DBVW Architects, Providence, and Rob Emlen, Visiting Scholar in American Studies at Brown University and author of Imagining the Shakers: How the Visual Culture of Shaker Life was Pictured in the Popular Illustrated Press of Nineteenth-Century America.

Social distancing will be in place and please be sure to bring your mask. We will also have special Village masks, made by the Canterbury Sewers, for sale.

$50.00 per person


For questions or assistance with registration for online bidding or with purchasing tickets for the event, please contact Rae Easter, Marketing and Development Coordinator, at 603-783-9511 x 205, or

Auction Committe

Kathleen Belko

Kelly Bryant

Ann Camann, Chair

Rae Easter

Carolyn Leary

Bob Lord


Leslie Nolan

Joan Noga Pazdon

Juliana Phillips

Craig Savage

Sarah Schmidt

Carolyn Tolles


Thank you to our generous lead sponsors contribution to Canterbury Shaker Village’s Benefit Auction! Their support makes this auction possible.

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