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PHOTOS: The 57th annual Creston Auction

by CASEY KREIDER, Daily Inter Lake
| April 1, 2023 3:00 PM

The 57th annual Creston Auction and Country Fair runs Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2.

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

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Simeon Burton looks over a compound bow at the 57th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 1. 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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Small figurines up for auction at the 57th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 1. 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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Greg Smith and David Silverstein check out a 1938 Zenith shortwave radio up for auction at the 57th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 1. 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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Manno and Pat Troyer walk through aisles of items up for auction at the 57th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 1. 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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Jake King, left, and Willis Bontrager look over a selection of saddles up for auction at the 57th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 1. 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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Richard Ford looks over a woodcarving his friend Sam Teare won at the 57th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 1. 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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Bob Adkison wheels off a wardrobe he won at the 57th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 1. 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 Canon A-1 35mm film camera up for auction at the 57th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 1. 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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Two rifles up for auction up for auction at the 57th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 1. 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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David Silverstein, center, and Greg Smith check out a 1938 Zenith shortwave radio up for auction at the 57th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 1. 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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Simeon Burton tests the draw on a compound bow at the 57th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 1. 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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Shoppers bid on items up for auction at the 57th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 1. 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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Shoppers check out a morel mushroom woodcarving up for auction at the 57th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 1. 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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Jake King, left, and Willis Bontrager look over a selection of saddles up for auction at the 57th annual Creston Auction on Saturday, April 1. 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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