Live Auction Items
Private Charter Aboard the 101' Ft. Schooner, Aurora
Set sail for a fantastic afternoon aboard your very own 101’ Classic Wooden Schooner, “Aurora,” on legendary Narragansett Bay. Invite up to 65 of your best friends and family to embark on this nostalgic vessel and enjoy a 90 minute sail with refreshments provided by A Little Café. If you’re a boating enthusiast, you can lend a hand hoisting the sails or you can just lay back and let the crew do all the work. This is the perfect opportunity to celebrate a special occasion, birthday or host a private reception. Private charter and provisioning is for a maximum of 65 passengers. Must be used between 10:00am and 4:00pm, Monday-Thursdays only, May through September 26, 2013. (Does not include holidays)
Charter donated by The Ron DuPrey Sailing Foundation and provisioning up to $500 by Judith and David Enstone.
Designer earrings by Heloisa Fitzgerald
Beautiful hand crafted earrings made of 18kt gold and precious stones including Smoky Topaz, Peridot, Pink quartz, Citrine and Diamonds. Individual pieces are interchangeable.
All pieces are individually designed with an attention to detail. The trademark of Heloisa's jewelry is of exquisite refinement and unique versatility. Individual pieces may be worn in combination, or varying length to reflect a mood or moment.
View Heloisa creating her jewelry here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9O2ICk9nhHw
Donated by Ilana Katz
Week Stay at "La Bagatelle" in St. Lucia
Are you seeking the perfect tropical vacation destination that would provide tranquility, peace and pampering? Well, we've got it right here! La Bagatelle is a luxurious privately owned villa nestled in one of the most picturesque locations in the Caribbean near the town of Soufriere, St. Lucia.
Amenities include a spacious 3400' sq ft 2 bedroom, 3 bath villa with superb views from all rooms. You won't need to lift a finger with your very own cook, maid and gardner tending to your needs. Bask in the sun in privacy at your own swimming pool or take a 5 minute ride to the beach for a swim. There are even tennis courts on the property too! And for those who can't live without computer access, no worries here with high speed internet and WiFi available. Accommodations are fpr 7 Nights, subject to availability from April to December, 2013. November is the ideal month! Donated by Nancy Blackwell
Value is $2,500
To read more about La Bagatelle click here.
A Historic 12 Meter Charter
Sail aboard a historic America's Cup class vessel for an unforgettable experience. Your choice of: A 2 Hour Charter for 10 on the 70’ America’s Cup class twelve meter, Northern Light or the 68' Gleam. Featured on Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, Northern Light has graced the pages of numerous magazines with her highly photogenic, sleek navy blue hull and graceful lines.
The above options are ideal for entertaining, team building, executive retreats, racing, pleasure sailing or family outings. Seascope Yacht Charters operates out of Newport, RI. Charter includes all catering by Blue Rocks Catering.
Donated by Seascope Yacht Charters and Blue Rocks Catering.
Week Stay in a Private Home with a 25-mile view in Nosara, Costa Rica
Costa Rica offers a wealth of activities from low-key nature trails to thrilling water sports and adventure. Hike, fish, ride a river boat or just look for dolphins, turtles and whales. Swim the sandy beaches, encounter some of the best surfing or snorkel the vast underwater landscape. Whatever you choose you?ll take home unforgettable memories of Costa Rica.
Casa Murray, located in the popular beach resort of Nosara is a 3- bedroom, 3.5 bath house with a gourmet kitchen that sleeps 6. It sits high on a hill with a spectacular ocean view surrounded by tropical gardens. An infinity pool on the grand deck overlooks the ocean. A second wraparound deck offers open dining and a sitting area. Cooled by ocean breezes, it's a 5-minute drive to the beach.
Up on the hill, surrounded by lush greenery, the only noise you'll hear is the surf and an occasional monkey while the ocean breezes keep you cool and the sunsets amaze you! Accommodations subject to availability: June 15 to Sept. 30, 2013.
Donated by Robert Murray
To read more about Casa Murray, click here vrbo.com/86782
"Pick of the Litter" Silent Auction Items
Week stay in Vermont's Beautiful Green Mountains
Welcome to the Snows Nest, not merely a "ski house' but a fantastic year-round vacation home in Waitsfield, VT. Want to hit that reset button? Really need that R&R? Give yourself a break and refresh, recharge, reconnect, relax and regress with all the comforts of home right here! Snows Nest has everything you want! Three good-size bedrooms that sleep 6, 1.5 baths, large rear deck, fully furnished kitchen, 3.5 acres of land with a small pond, picturesque views to the west - this home is designed for year round fun and relaxation; for family, friends and social gatherings.
Nearby you will find rafting, tennis, hiking, flyfishing,freshwater fishing, mountain biking and
beautiful golf courses! Short drive to Sugar Bush and Mad River Glen with Stowe, VT, is just 45 minutes away. Certificate is good for a maximum of 6 people for a 7-Night Stay from May 1 to October 1, 2013. Excluding holidays.
Well-behaved dog or car allowed, some breed exceptions.
To view full ammenities and photos of Snows Nest visit www.vrbo.com. Once on the site, use code #209015 to access Snows Nest.
A Masterpiece Portrait
Thinking about that portrait you have always wanted to have done? Well, here is your chance! The winner of this auction item will receive a gift certificate for a Masterpiece Wall Portrait on canvas to be photograhed at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City by Steven Kramer, owner of Kramer Portraits. The portrait you will receive is a 20 inch image that is hand finished with oils and acrylics for color and highlights. This certificate also includes a one night's stay at the prestigious St. Regis Hotel for up to 4 guests for the night of the photography session. Value of this unique offering is $6500.00.
To view a sampling of portraits created by Kramer Portraits here.
40th Anniversary Break-A-Heart Bags
Sponsored by Custom House Coffee & Sequin
In honor of our 40th year, we will have 60 Break-A-Heart Bags available for $40 each!
All bags will feature gift certificates and merchandise valued between $40 and $120!
And, one lucky person will also go home with a stunning Swarvorski Touchtone Crystal Necklace in their bag!
Hundreds of Silent Auction items to choose from, here's just a few that are already in!
Have a special occasion coming up? Bid on the private charter for up to 70 aboard the 100' Schooner Aurora on Narragansett Bay - ideal for a reception or special occasion. With a smaller group the exclusive Hinkley Picnic Boat Excursion for four on Narragansett Bay is the ticket you want!
Back by popular demand is the Board of Directors Wine Collection of 24 wines, fine glassware and more!
Fabulous Bling from local Jewelery Boutiques including Erica Zap, Adornment Fine Jewelry, Portobello Jewelers, Kristina Richards and Christofle of Boston.
Craving a visit to the city? Bid on the Boston Getaway, including The Liberty Hotel, membership to the Isabel Gardner Museum and Private Food Tour of the North End of Boston.
Time for a pick-me-up? Bid on a Facial from European Facials by Marilyn, Spa Terre, The Spa at the Biltmore, KiRa Salon or the Renew Salon and don't miss your massage with Massage RI, Shana Provost, Hyatt Regency Newport, Wave Lengths Salon.
Valentines around the corner - grab this romantic evening by the sea at the Bristol Harbor Hotel & DeWolf Tavern!
From out of town? We've got some of the most beautiful Bed & Breakfast Inns around! Choose from the Victorian Ladies' Inn, Adele Turner Inn, Ivy Lodge, the Beech Tree Inn, James B. Finch Inn, and the East Bay Inn in Jamestown.
Get fit with one of many health club memberships and personal trainer opportunities at Newport Athletic Club, Bridge to Fitness, Core Strength and Conditioning, and the YMCA!
Crazy for Yoga? Look no further - yoga your way at Innerlight Yoga and Meditation, Tenth Gate Yoga, Golden Means Pilates Studio.
Ready for that new hair do and look for 2013 - check out Frank Antonio Hair & Makeup, KiRa Salon, Wave Lengths Salon and Invidia Salon.
Sports enthusiasts get ready - Boston Celtics tickets, sailing lessons at Sail Newport, paddleboard rentals from EMS Sports, Weekend sailing school with JWorld Performance Sailing, Sunset Sails on Madeleine, the Schooner Aquidneck, and America's Cup Charters, Game package for the Providence Bruins..and tennis buffs don't miss the 4 Seats to the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships & Lunch at the Courtside Cafe!
It's all in the Bag - classy clothing from J McLaughlin & Laura Jean Denim Shop, fantastic handbags from Sole Desire Michael Hayes, Stalise, and LuLu Guiness.
Golf enthusiasts get out your driver for these challenging Golf Outings; Indian Pond Country Club, Newport Country Club and Wanumentonomy Golf and Country Club!
Want an exclusive Newport Getway? Bid on the exclusive one night stay at Forty 1 North for an incredible evening!
For the wine lover don't miss the Sommelier selection of fine wines and the
French themed private dinner in your home for six with Chef Kim Comfort!
It's all about the animals at the Year of the Cat table - adorable items for your favorite feline(s)
The pampered pooch section is packed with fun items, included a buckwheat and lavender dog bed for your favorite pooch from Wag Nation!
Also, a beautiful array of framed prints and original art, a wide selection of jewelry and clothing, getaway packages, gift certificates, health & beauty items, goodies for the home, garden, pets and kids..just too much to mention!!