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PHOTOS: The 56th annual Creston Auction

by CASEY KREIDER, Daily Inter Lake
| April 2, 2022 2:00 PM

The 56th annual Creston Auction and Country Fair plus Auto, Marine, RV and Equipment Sale runs Saturday and Sunday, April 2 and 3, in Creston — 12 miles east of Kalispell on Montana 35.

The sale is the largest annual fundraiser for the Creston Fire Department and has been held in Creston since 1966.

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Shoppers lift up a tarp to check out a pump organ at the 56th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 2. The Creston Auction and Country Fair is the largest annual fundraiser for the all-volunteer Creston Fire Department and has been held in Creston since 1966. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Bicycles up for sale at the 56th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 2. The Creston Auction and Country Fair is the largest annual fundraiser for the all-volunteer Creston Fire Department and has been held in Creston since 1966. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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An auctioneer takes bids on merchandise at the 56th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 2. The Creston Auction and Country Fair is the largest annual fundraiser for the all-volunteer Creston Fire Department and has been held in Creston since 1966. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Three shoppers check out an old saddle at the 56th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 2. The Creston Auction and Country Fair is the largest annual fundraiser for the all-volunteer Creston Fire Department and has been held in Creston since 1966. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Snow collects on crafted sunflowers at the 56th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 2. The Creston Auction and Country Fair is the largest annual fundraiser for the all-volunteer Creston Fire Department and has been held in Creston since 1966. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Chris Allen pushes a bicycle he won during a sale at the 56th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 2. The Creston Auction and Country Fair is the largest annual fundraiser for the all-volunteer Creston Fire Department and has been held in Creston since 1966. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Tim Darr walks through the rows of items up for sale at the 56th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 2. The Creston Auction and Country Fair is the largest annual fundraiser for the all-volunteer Creston Fire Department and has been held in Creston since 1966. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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A pump organ is shielded from the rain and snow by a tarp at the 56th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 2. The Creston Auction and Country Fair is the largest annual fundraiser for the all-volunteer Creston Fire Department and has been held in Creston since 1966. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Fred Flint bids on an item up for sale at the 56th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 2. The Creston Auction and Country Fair is the largest annual fundraiser for the all-volunteer Creston Fire Department and has been held in Creston since 1966. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Auctioneers take bids on items up for sale at the 56th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 2. The Creston Auction and Country Fair is the largest annual fundraiser for the all-volunteer Creston Fire Department and has been held in Creston since 1966. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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