Please note that the Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation and the Kingston Archaeology Centre have closed. This site is still available for historical and informational reasons, but none of the services or products described here are available anymore.

30th Anniversary Silent Auction

Thank-you to the following companies, organizations, and individuals who donated to our Silent Auction.  Your generosity and support is very much appreciated. All proceeds from the event will support our non-profit programs and services such as our "Can You Dig It?" Summer Archaeology Experience.

Sport & Fitness

  • A Shimano Fishing Reel, donated by Brites Wholesale Bait
  • Shimano Rod and Reel donated by Canadian Tire (2560 Princess St.)
  • Private Tennis Lessons - Three, private, one-hour, beginner tennis lessons with a OTA Level 2 Tennis Instructor
  • Martial Arts Package from Tallack Martial Arts - the package includes one month of Martial Arts Lessons and a full Uniform (ages 5 to adult)
  • Fitness package from Good Life Fitness - the package includes a three month membership.
  • Gift Certificate for a 25 minute De-stressor Session donated by Achiever Fitness
  • Stainless steel waterbottle & a $50 gift certificate from Smith Army Surplus
  • Two 2013 season passes donated by Kingston FC Pro Soccer School
  • Pocket knife and water bottle donated by Trail Head Kingston
  • Gift Certificate from Minotaur Games 

Health & Beauty

His & Hers

Home & Garden

Restaurants & Dining

Art & Culture

  • Following the River, a framed print by Robert Duncan, private donation
  • Original Watercolour The Great Escape By Julie Sly
  • Original Watercolour Contemplation By Dianne Fielding
  • A collection of War of 1812 commemorative items donated by Eva Barnes and the Heritage Ambassadors of Kingston 
  • Family Season Pass for 4 to the Pump House Steam Museum donated by the City of Kingston
  • Family Season Pass for 4 to the MacLachlan WoodworkingMuseum donated by the City of Kingston
  • Ceramic Artwork donated by Ceramicist Marney McDiarmid 
  • A Collection of Books donated by author Brian Osborne

Events & Entertainment  

Services & Such

  • Gift Certificate for website design donated by Cameron Hurd Tech Consulting
  • Gift Certificate for an Interior Car Cleaning donated by Details Auto Cleaning
  • Gift Certificate for Doggie Daycare from The Barkitorium

 Tours, Tastings, & Travel

  • "Lunch on the Hill" Package donated by Kingston MP, Mr. Ted Hsu. The "Lunch on the Hill Package" includes Lunch for Two with Ted Hsu at the Parliamentary Restaurant, Seats for Two at Question Period, and a Tour for Two of the House of Commons.
  • A Wine Tasting for four at Eagle Point Winery
  • A Private Tour of St. George's Cathedral with archivist and tour guide Peter Gower.  The tour includes a climb up the Cathedral's Bell Tower for a remarkable view of Kingston and a visit to Lord Sydenham's grave (for those who are physically able).
  • Sunset Dinner Cruise for Two donated by Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises
  • Travel Credit donated by VIA Rail to be used towards any via rail trip.
  • Enjoy a one night stay in one of the Holiday Inn's (Kingston Waterfront) King Executive Rooms with Breakfast for two

Additional Donors

Bricaza Corporation

Cunningham and Swan

Jessup Food and Heritage Ltd

45 Design

Laura Tian - Graphic Design