Saturday, November 10, 2018  |  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brookside Gardens Visitors Center
1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton, MD 20902


It is happening!! Mark your calendars now! FOBG’s Silent Auction, Holidays in the Gardens, will be held on Saturday, November 10 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Join friends for an evening of fun and festivities to benefit Brookside Gardens. All auction proceeds go to support Brookside Gardens and its wonderful programs. 

Bid now for two tickets to a performance by violinist, Chee-Yun on Nov. 4 at 7:30 PM at the Jewish Community Center, 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852

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Silent Auction 2018

Enjoy a warm and welcoming evening at Brookside Gardens with light refreshments and live music.  Please help Brookside Bloom by participating in the Silent Auction 2018. Auction items will include dining, entertainment, travel, experiences, garden items, arts and crafts, raffle and more.....

Tickets $45 per person - $40 for FOBG members before October 19.



  • Payments for ALL BID ITEMS at the auction are by check or Credit/Debit Card only.

  • RAFFLE tickets ($5/ticket or 3 tickets for $10) for dwarf conifers/container gardens may be purchased by cash or check only.

  • CORK PULL event for buying wines is by check or Credit/Debit Card only.

Artwork (to be juried) - Needlework - Crafts - Jewelry - Children's gifts - Garden related items (No books) - Vacation homes/condos -  Gift certificates (restaurants, landscaping, garden centers, merchandise, entertainment, travel, hotels, B & Bs, subscription, memberships, spas) - Experiences (behind the scene tours of galleries, museums, theaters -  garden tours - cooking - adventure parks - historical sites)

Donation request letters to BUSINESSES  & FOBG MEMBERS

PLEASE CLICK HERE to download the Donation Form to attach with your donation.

Your donation is tax deductible (ID 52-1930539) and all your donations help with the programs and plantings at Brookside Gardens. Thanks for your support!!


silent auction DONATIONS

We are collecting new items and services valued at over $50, but we welcome donations valued at any amount. Past donations that have made our previous auctions successful are:

Financial contributions:   (checks payable to Friends of Brookside Gardens) or contribute online by clicking on the  "Silent Auction Donation" link below.

Silent Auction Donation


Silent Auction 2018 CONTACTS:

Suzanne Carbone, Chair,
Kathy Kircher, Co-Chair
Barbara Schwarz, Procurement Chair,
Freddi Hammerschlag, Procurement Co-Chair,
Friends of Brookside Gardens, | 301-962-1435