A silent auction is underway at the Vermeer Mill and Pella Historical Village Interpretive Center. The auction includes a wide variety of items including homemade foods and meals, Dutch artwork, gift certificates, and a plane ride. Proceeds from the auction will go toward building a new float for the 75th Annual Tulip Time celebration in May. Items will be on display at the Interpretive Center through Friday, November 20th. Those with questions can call 641-620-9463.