Bucket Raffle | 50/50 Raffle


The Bucket Raffle is headed up by Diane Messman & Margie Kirsten.  She has a team of volunteers that handle procuring items, making up the baskets, data entry and selling bucket raffle tickets. We DEFINITELY need more volunteers in all areas of the bucket raffle.

How about donating a basket or items for a package?

Click here to see the Bucket Raffle WISH LIST. We’d love your help to make this the best BUCKET RAFFLE ever.

Please include a DONATION FORM with each item. Donations can be dropped off to Denise at:

American Ad Bag, 1510 Lamb Rd, Woodstock, IL 60098


This is just a wish list. You’ve got something else in mind. Bring it on.


Local Establishments
Three Brothers, BBQ King, Pour House, Joe’s Place, Corner Square Cafe, Napoli’s, Niko’s, Isabel’s, Rosati’s, DC Cobbs, Oliver’s, Ortmann’s, Kingston Lanes. Kishwaukee Brewery, Holtzlarger Brewery, Lucky Bernie’s, Crystal Lake Brewery, Antioch Pizza, Fast Tacos, Mary’s Tacos, Antigua, Duke’s Inferno, Mixteca, El Niagara, Wayne’s Lanes

Chain Restaurants
Subway, Chili’s, McDonalds, Applebee’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Chipotle, Jersey Mike’s, Chick-fil-A, Jimmy Johns, Wendy’s Dunkin Donuts, Dairy Queen, Little Ceasar Pizza, Texas Roadhouse, Portillo’s

Victoria Secrets, Read Between the Lynes, Curated by D&A, Mattiee & Myrt, Jewel, Kohls, Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Target Menard’s, Lowes, JoAnn Fabrics, Farm and Fleet, Trader Joe’s, Aldi, TJ Maxx, Ross, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Mariano’s, JC Penny’s, Home Goods, nursery/flower shops

Single Bottles or Themed Baskets
Long Island Iced Tea Basket, Moscow Mule basket, Door County wine basket, margarita basket, craft beer basket, Bloody Mary basket, Mai Tai basket, Whiskey basket, cabernet basket, rose wine basket, Pino noir basket, wine tasting certificate, home brewing kit, vodka basket, themed beverage baskets, beer basket, cooler full of liquor, Rush Creek basket

Dyson vacuum, lawn mower, snow blower, TV, iPad, chain saw, tools, toolbox for the ladies, Weber grill, meat gift certificates (steak, seafood, chicken), power tools, Yetti cooler/glasses, tablet, electric toothbrush, blender, weed whacker, coiled hose , fire pit, air fryer, home security camera set, cooler stocked with beverages, garden/lawn care items, wheelbarrow/cart, flowers, bushes, mulch, garden tools, hanging baskets, bird houses, bird feed, outdoor patio items

Massages, lotions, manicures, pedicures, facials, haircuts, jewelry, boutique gift certificates, haircare product basket, salon certificates

Sport Tickets and Passes
Cubs, Sox, Bears, Blackhawks, Bulls, Brewers, Chicago Fire, Chicago Sky, Ice Hogs, pool passes, health club passes

Golf foursomes, golf clubs, golf balls, mini golf, bucket of balls to hit, golf gear, golf memorabilia, golf shirts, Top Golf passes, sport sunglasses

House cleaning, window cleaning, yard work, car detailing, babysitting, carpet cleaning, oil changes, tire rotations, gutter cleaning, deck cleaning

Hotel or timeshare getaways, concert tickets, movie tickets — indoor and outdoor, home iPod, wireless speaker, festival tickets, museum passes, theme park passes, zoo passes, lottery ticket tree, Wisconsin Dells certificates

Dog food/treat/toy basket, cat food/treats/toys, animal walking, grooming, boarding, fish tank with supplies

CASH is always welcome.
It will be used to sponsor and fill in baskets where needed.

Be creative and think out of the box.

Make the BUCKET RAFFLE the best it’s ever been

50/50 RAFFLE
This money-making raffle is headed up by Bill Hansen and his daughters Patti and Kathy and their families. Their team will be roaming throughout Barndance selling tickets. You don’t want to miss out on your chance for some cash! DRAWING WILL BE AROUND 9 P.M.

Get Your Tickets for Barndance Online!

Every penny counts and every effort matters, help us make a difference.