handbid-logoHandbid is the sleekest, most intuitive mobile app available for making silent auctions more fun and accessible!

There are 2 ways to do this at home. You can use a smartphone or tablet, or you can use a web browser on you computer.

If you would like to bid on our auction at home on a smartphone or tablet please follow these instructions:


If you have an iPhone or Android, you can download the Handbid app from the Apple iTunes App Store or the Google Play store.

Please note we strongly recommend you “Accept notifications from this App” when you open it and join an auction. This will allow you to get push notifications for  “Outbid” messages during the auction.


Next you can create an account. From the App home screen, tap on “GET STARTED” button and complete the information (please use your cell phone as the phone number). Tap NEXT

Handbid will text you a 5 digit code.  Enter this code to login.

Once you are logged in, select STREAMLINER BALL from the list of auction and START BIDDING!

If you would like to use your computer,

Click here to browse and bid on our silent auction!

40th Anniversary Opera Ball details to be announced soon!  Meanwhile, here is the date and location.

The Knoxville Opera Guild requests the pleasure of your company for an evening of fine dining, entertainment, dancing and auctions.

Saturday, October 28, 2017                         Knoxville Museum of Art

Cocktails & Silent Auction                                           6:30 pm

Dinner Service in Dining Car                                     8:00 pm

Floor Show                                                                        8:30 pm

Live Auction                                                                     9:00 pm

Black Tie encouraged

Meal and Entertainment details for the 2017 Opera Ball will announced soon

$15,000 Title Sponsor – Pilot/Flying J

$10,000 Conductor

Benefits include

  • One 10-top table
  • Table signage with Company or Individual Name
  • Recognition from the stage
  • Full page ad in Opera Ball program
  • Captain’s Table Service

$5,000 RoadMaster

Benefits include

  • One 10-top table
  • Table signage with Company or Individual Name
  • Recognition from the stage
  • Half-page ad in Opera Ball program

$2,500 TrainMasters

Benefits include

  • Six tickets
  • Recognition from stage
  • Listing in Opera Ball program

$1,500 Engineers

Benefits include

  • Four tickets
  • Listing in the Opera Ball program
  • Recognition from stage

$750 Dispatchers

Benefits include

  • Two tickets
  • Listing in Opera Ball program

The Paypal link has been removed to prepare for tomorrow night’s Opera Ball.

Contact Michael Torano 865-524-0795 x281 for more information.  For more information on Knoxville Opera Guild or our activities, please email guildinfo@knoxvilleopera.com