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LACONIA - It’s almost here! Join us for the 38th Annual Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction, presented by CruCon Cruise Outlet, Tuesday, December 3- Saturday, December 7 LIVE at the Belknap Mall in Belmont, NH. The Auction runs from 9AM – 3PM & 6-9PM Tuesday through Friday and wraps up on Saturday 9AM – 1PM, culminating with the appearance of representatives from every Pub Mania team and the announcement of this year’s Auction total.Experience the Auction in person! There’s plenty of parking and lots of great seating. Bring friends and family and be part of the magic and excitement!

Many Ways to Join the Fun

Can’t make it in person? There are so many ways to enjoy the Children’s Auction. Atlantic Broadband viewers can watch us on Channel 12, and LRPA viewers can tune into Channel 25 (or on LRPA’s internet simulcast at Prefer to stream? We’ve got you covered! This year the Auction will stream in high definition on the Laconia Daily Sun website ( Fan of Facebook? Then go to to watch on your smart phone, computer or mobile device. You’re a radio star? Then listen all day and night on 104.9 FM The Hawk and 101.5 FM WEEI SportsRadio.

How You Can Help

Donate Items

You are holiday shopping anyway – why not buy something for the Children’s Auction? We’re looking for new, unused items, big and small. Gifts cards are always a hit with our bidders. Other popular items include electronics, tools, tickets to sporting events, toys, services – you name it, we need it! Go to our website at for a list of area donation drop-off sites. Or bring your items directly to the Belknap Mall T-F 9AM – 8PM. We’d love to help you in person!

Become a Sponsor

If you’re a local business owner and have always wanted to get involved with the Children’s Auction, it’s not too late to be a Sponsor. Email us at or call (603) 527-0999 for more information on how your business can make a difference in the lives of children. Thank you!

Bid High, Bid Often

Like we always say, it’s all for the kids! Bid online at, or over the phone during Auction week at (603) 527-0999.

Visit the Auction

Support your friends and neighbors in the community by joining us in person at the Belknap Mall December 3-7.

Let’s Get Social!

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Kick off your holiday season at the Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction, December 3-7 at the Belknap Mall. See you there!

About the Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction:

The Greater Lakes Region Children's Auction is an annual event held every December in central New Hampshire. Countless volunteers and donors have turned the Auction and its many fundraising events, including Pub Mania, into a major annual campaign. In the 37 years that the community has come together for the Auction, more than $6 million has been raised for local charities, all through volunteer efforts, community donations and corporate sponsorship. The Greater Lakes Region Charitable Fund for Children is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps community organizations in the Central New Hampshire region. For more information about the Auction, the nonprofits it supports and how you can help, visit


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