gala banner

Silent Auction Items

Live bidding at the Gala

Click Here for tickets!

01. Three-Night Autumn Escape to Block Island

Block Island

A fall weekend retreat on Block Island, R.I. for up to 8 people.
Value: $2,400   Opening bid: $1,000 (including cleaning fee)

02. Private 45-60 min House Concert by Musicians of the Old Post Road


A private treat for yourself or make it a party!
Value: $3,000-4,500   Opening bid: $1,750

03. “Good Morning” Breakfast Basket

Breakfast Basket

Everythibng you need for a gourmet breakfast (except the eggs)!
Value: $95     Opening Bid: $45

04. Bistro du Midi $200 Gift Certificate


Enjoy dining at this sophisticated French Bistro overlooking the Boston Public Gardens.
Value: $200     Opening bid: $100

05. Commemorative Black Hole Chasers Lapel Pin and Book


Unique pin commemorating the successful imaging of the black hole
Value: $50   Opening bid $35

06. Quartet of Treats Along the Old Post Road


A collection of four gift cards to various food and wine establishments along the Old Post Road.
Value: $80     Opening bid: $40

07. Framed Cape Cod Photograph by Mark Preu


Framed Mark Preu photograph capturing the beauty of Cape Cod

Value: $160     Opening Bid: $75

08. Worcester Art Museum Dual Plus One Membership


Enjoy a year-long membership for three people to this gem of an art museum.
Value: $105    Opening bid: $60

09. Porcelain Vessel by Suzanne Stumpf


Gestural Birch Vessel with Forest Green by Suzanne Stumpf
Value: $150   Opening bid $75

10. Private Ceramic Lesson and Studio Tour with Suzanne Stumpf

Suzanne ceramics

Feast your eyes and imagination and learn behind-the scenes technique
Value: priceless    Opening bid: $100

11. Boston Camerata tickets


Two Section A Tickets to a 2024-25 Boston Camerata performance
Value:  $130   Opening bid: $65

12. Wood carving of a cottontail rabbit by Barbara Smith-Moran


Hand-carved from basswood by a local, award-winning carver
Value: $200     Opening bid:  $100

13. Shawl: "The Night Cafe"


Inspired by Van Gogh's famous painting "Le Café de Nuit"
Value: $40    Opening bid: $20

14. A bottle (750 ml.) of 1989 Château Lynch-Bages, Bordeaux, France


35-year-old vintage that has become a super-star among wines of the Médoc
Value $500     Opening bid $150

15. A bottle (750 ml.) of 1989 Château Cos d'Estournel, Bordeaux, France

Estournel wine

36-year-old vintage that has been elevated to the status of "Super Second"
Value $330     Opening bid $100