The second Saturday of September , RAIN OR SHINE each year an auction is held on a farm near Clarita to raise funds for the local Amish School. Farm equipment, livestock, antiques, and an array of all sorts of items are auctioned. However, the highlight of the auction is the many colorful hand-made Amish quilts are put on the auction block. As soon as the current year's inventory is sold, the task begins again with quilting’s being held weekly in different community homes.
As well as items to be auctioned, craft and antique booths are set up so that guests can buy directly from the crafter. All food booths are Amish including the early Saturday morning sausage and pancake breakfast, home-made ice cream, bread, pies, cakes and pastries.
It is not in the town of Clarita. It is located about 2 miles north of Clarita at the intersection of State Highways 48 and 31 in a field on the east side of Highway 48. Follow the signs and traffic.
What time does it start?
Vendors can set up on Friday. The day starts at 6 a.m. with a pancake and sausage breakfast. Vendors usually start opening their booths between 7 and 8 a.m. Multiple auctions start at 8 a.m.
Is the event cancelled if it is raining?
It will not be cancelled. There are some areas where you can get out of the rain. Bring an umbrella.
Can I bring my dog?
As long as it is kept on a leash and you clean up after it.
In Coal County
Annual Amish School Consignment Auction
Ruben Miller (580) 927-8288
Danny Schrock (580)428-3416
Nelson Yoder (580) 428-3301
DAY OF AUCTION ONLY
The annual Amish consignment Auction is not in the town of Clarita. It is located about 2 miles north of Clarita at the intersection of State Highways 48 and 31 in a field on the east side of Highway 48. Follow the signs and traffic.