The Unexpected Elephant

Fundraising trunk of 3710 Crestline
The Unexpected Elephant fundraiser The Unexpected Elephant is an occasional fundraiser that supports the infrastructure at 3710 Crestline Drive. It is the fundraising trunk of South Lincoln Resources and our partners, supporting our facility maintenance and repairs.

Rows of tables display a wealth of treasures to purchase: glass, crystal, china, dolls, furniture, rugs, collectibles, knick-knacks, artwork, kitchenware, books, leather jackets, etc. Unique Treasures! One-of-a-Kind gifts! Free admission. New items added to each Unexpected Elephant event.

Next Unexpected Elephant:
Satuday, July 20th, 10am to 2pm


Come early to get the best treasures!
Here are a few items in our July 20th resale:
Items subject to prior sale.
Click on the Pepsi sign photo (below) to start the slideshow.
Pepsi sign

Learn More?

Watch local media for the next Unexpected Elephant event. We send notices to: Around Town News,, KSHL,, Newport News-Times, Yaquina Bay Communications,, Newport Chamber Calendar of Events, Craigslist, Waldport, Seal Rock and Yachats communities Facebook pages.

To get great deals:
Send an email to and ask to be put on The Unexpected Elephant email notification list.


Donate your extra or no-longer-needed, but working household items. Call 541-563-3710 for more information.

Donations generally accepted Tuesdays 1:00 to 3:00pm.
For larger items, our Furniture Program Road Crew goes into the community Wednesday mornings by appointment.


Call South Lincoln Resources at 541-563-3710. Leave a message that you would like to help at the next Unexpected Elephant fundraiser.

We invite people to help organize, research, display and price items and help treasure hunters find items during the events.

The Unexpected Elephant fundraiser