Crumpton for Dummies

Every Wednesday the Crumpton auction offers acres of items that go to the highest bidder. A wide assortment of treasures, from furniture to rare bottles and everything in-between, are easily purchased if you know the ins and outs of auctions. Unfortunately many people are intimidated by this fun and exciting sales process. Dillon Dixon of Dixon’s Furniture Auction will share his knowledge of what’s new in the auction and antique world, how to sell personal treasures at Crumpton and answer questions about live auctions. This enlightening evening is on Monday, February 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The event is held at the Queen Anne’s County Centre for the Arts in Centreville.

The registration deadline is January 27. The cost is $10 for members of the Arts Council and $15 for non-members. Part of a series of classes and events in support of the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council’s annual fundraising event “Small Works: Exhibition and Raffle,” proceeds benefit the Council’s operating funds, special programs and events.

Center for the Arts classes are designed to renew existing artistic interests and to develop new skills. Registration materials are available at 206 South Commerce St. in Centreville, MD Tuesday-Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm, September through May, or by calling 410-758-2520, online, , or request via email at The Centre receives support through a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.

The Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, Inc., is a non-profit organization committed to promoting, expanding and sustaining the arts. We connect artists to audiences and the community to the arts. Visit us on the web at