Auction Items 2022

TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME
Four Dugout box-seat Red Sox vs. Yankees tickets with a stay in Boston

In a ballpark famous for bringing fans close tot he action, nothing approaches the intimacy of the Dugout Club Seats at Fenway Park. Watch the Red Sox take on their longtime rivals, the New York Yankees, on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 7:15pm from row 1, seats 1 – 4, Dugout Box 56. You’ll gain a heightened appreciation for the speed of a major league game and the extraordinary skills required to play it, while immersed in sights and sounds that will make you feel part of the action. Before the game, you’re invited to enjoy the comfortable lounge-like ambience of the Ford Clubhouse, with a menu that includes traditional Fenway favorites as well as creative cocktail selections. There’s no need to rush home after the game either as you can spend the night in a two bedroom private condo located on the South End of Boston (over night parking included).
This package is for four people and includes a parking voucher at Fenway.
Donated by Jack Connors and Karen Teller
$2,500 Value 

THE ULTIMATE DOG TREAT
A variety of special treats for your canine companion

Keep your canine companion’s tail wagging with this wonderful collection of dog goodies. This package includes a custom portrait of your furry companion by Stonewall Cottage Art Studio, six week session of group dog training classes with Lucy Mackenzie’s dog trainer Caron Bronstein, two private dog training sessions with dog trainer Alexa Efstathiou, an elegant pair of dog bowls from Farmhouse Pottery, a custom dog leash holder from Just Because, and a wealth of canine treats, goodies and toys from Ace Hardware and West Lebanon Feed & Supply. This package is the ultimate dog treat for dog-lovers everywhere! 
$600 Value

THE PERFECT PIZZA PARTY
A pizza party for 8 at a beautiful hilltop location in Brownsville, V
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Enjoy the perfect pizza party for eight at a beautiful hilltop home in Brownsville, VT. Featuring handmade dough, sauce and a delicious variety of toppings from both the garden and sea, each pizza will be prepared in an amazing outdoor pizza pavilion. The party will be completed with appetizers, dessert and a selection of beer, wine and cider. 
The party date and menu must be agreed upon between the winning bidder and Amy Dexter and Tom Allingham. 
Donated by Tom Allingham & Amy Dexter and David Gens & Heidi Dexter
$800 Value

A HOLE IN ONE
One night stay at the Woodstock Inn and a round of golf
Relax in the most beautiful and historic of settings, and get a round of golf in for fun! This package includes a one-night stay for two at the historic Woodstock Inn (breakfast included), along with a $100 gift certificate that can be used anywhere within the resort. During your stay, enjoy a round of golf for two at the exquisite Woodstock Country Club. Designed  by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., the WCC is a challenging 18-hole masterpiece and is one of the best golf experiences in the country. This package truly is the perfect mix of fun and relaxation!
Donated by The Woodstock Inn & Resort
$775 Value

ESCAPE TO THE LAND OF PURA VIDA
Explore the soul of Central America in gorgeous Costa Rica

Rich biodiversity, wildlife-packed rainforests, unspoiled beaches, a wealth of activities – this diverse tropical paradise is yours in Costa Rica. Enjoy a one night stay at Hotel Grano de Oro, Fortuna de San Carlos (Arenal),  a two night stay at the Nayara Resort Spa and Gardens, and Manuel Antonio for three nights at Parador Resort & Spa for two (land only).
Travel package is non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Passport required for travel outside the U.S. Transfers have luggage limitations to one large piece and one carry-on bag and additional luggage fees may apply. Gratuities for driver and local guides are not included. Costa Rican departure tax is the responsibility of the traveler. Hotel may be substituted with equal or similar accommodations. Blackout dates: Easter week, Thanksgiving weekend, Christmas and New Years weeks. A minimum 30 day advance reservation is required. Travel is valid for 18 months from date of issue. Cancellation prior to arrival may be subject to forfeiture of reservations and funds.
$6,500 Value

BLOOMS IN A BOTTLE
An elegant handcrafted stained-glass window panel

For the art lover in us all, this elegant, handcrafted stained-glass window panel entitled “Blooms in a Bottle” by New Hampshire artist Laura Brookens, is an absolute must-have! Featuring a real antique glass bottle as part of the stained-glass window’s centerpiece, the attention to detail in this work is impeccable. It will bring a colorful light and life to any window it adorns.
The size of this glass panel is 12.25″ x 15.75″
Donated by Laura Brookens
$250 Value

QUEBEC’S LUXURIOUS PAST & PRESENT
Escape to the stunning province of Quebec

Immerse yourself in the “joie de vivre” of Montreal, and stroll through history in Quebec City, just a few hours up the St. Lawrence River. Enjoy a luxurious experience of vintage flair and European elegance in Montreal and Quebec City for three nights at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth and three nights at the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac for two. This package includes business class train transportation from Montreal to Quebec City aboard the Canadian Rail and a $200 Fairmont Gift Card toward dining (land only).  
Travel package is non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Passport required for travel outside the U.S. A minimum 30 day advance reservation is required. Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth blackout dates: Jun 16-19, Grand Prix. Travel is valid for 18 months from date of issue.
$6,000 Value

I LOVE NEW YORK
Third row seats to Hamilton and a two-night stay in NYC
This amazing package includes two center orchestra, third row seat tickets for the Pulitzer Prize winning HAMILTON on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at 8 PM at the Richard Rodgers Theatre; a two night, king room stay at the luxurious, vibrant and nostalgic REFINERY HOTEL from Friday, September 16 to Sunday, September 18th; and a $100 gift card to enjoy a delicious Southern Italian family feast at CARMINE’S RESTAURANT. Collectively, this package is the ultimate and quintessential New York experience that is sure to create memories that will last a lifetime.
Tickets for Hamilton are digital. The Refinery Hotel includes only room fees and taxes, with any other expenses at the guest’s own expense. Carmine’s Restaurant will require at least 3 weeks notice of reservation.
Donated by Dennis and Claire Shillen
$2,300 Value

EXQUISITE ATTENTION TO DETAIL
High-end auto detailing for any car enthusiast

The ultimate package for car loversand car collectors everywhere! Have your beloved sports car receive the attention it deserves, as it is brought into flawless condition. The detailing includes: clay barring of all exterior surfaces; removal of light scratches and swirl marks using Zaino products; application of Zaino Z2 wax/sealant to all exterior surfaces; shampooing of all fabric; cleaning of all leather using Leatherique’s Renuvinator Oil; conditioning of all leather using Colourlock’s Leather Protectant; removal of tarnish from all chrome; application of a water repellant to convertible top; cleaning of all jams and interior crevices. The work takes 8 to 14 hours from start to finish, and uses nothing other than high end products that are unavailable at brick-and-mortar auto supply stores.
Work will be performed over a weekend at a Woodstock location.
Donated by Nicholas Seldon 
$600 Value

A WHIMSICAL KAB-IN IN THE WOODS
Escape into nature with this unique getaway in Hartland, VT

Enjoy a two night stay at the [KAB-IN], a beautiful traditional log home nestled in the woods 2.5 miles from the heart of Woodstock, Vermont. Situated on 12 private acres of magical forest with incredible long range views, this cabin is truly a lover’s paradise. Sit on the porch and enjoy a glass of wine and nature to its fullest. Then, move inside to be surrounded by rustic beauty, with just the right touch of modern amenities. Get lost in the nature scape, tune into your senses, and experience your surroundings. This home exudes rustic charm and has just the right touch of modern amenities.
Contains one bedroom and one bathroom. Bookings must be made, via Airbnb, prior to Nov 1, 2022 on dates which are open. 
Donated by Ekiah Pickett
$800 Value

FAMILY FUN AND EDUCATION IN ONE
Activities for all the family to enjoy

A gift that is as educational as it is fun! This package contains a wide variety of items, including (2) one-day passes to VINS, (4) tickets to the Polar Caves, (2) tickets to the Institute of Contemporary Art  Boston, (4) voucher codes for OSG Paintball, (4) tickets and popcorn at Chunky’s Cinema Pub, (4) trail passes for Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, a small household membership for Echo Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, (2) beginner passes for Petra Cliffs, (4) rounds of mini golf at Chuckster’s Family Fun Park (home of the world’s longest mini golf hole), admission for (2) at Montshire Museum of Science, and (4) tickets and a gift certificate to Vermont Teddy Bear.
$800 Value 

UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN
Spend One Week in Maciano, Italy

Accommodations for four include your choice of several gorgeous properties all located in the ancient town of Manciano on the southern edge of Tuscany.
Each property includes two bedrooms with one or two baths, a kitchen and living area.
Ancient Manciano is 90 minutes north of Rome on the southern edge of Tuscany, which rises on the top of a hill open to the four winds – from the Amiata to the Fiora Valley, from Talamone to the beaches of Montalto di Castro, from the Argentario to the islands of Giglio and Montecristo. Manciano extends for 37,203 square kilometers in a hilly zone situated between the valleys of Albegna and Fiora.
Airfare is not included. Travel is from either Saturday to Saturday, Friday to Friday or Thursday to Thursday depending on the unit chosen. If children are traveling, a $500 deposit is required and will be refunded two weeks after departure date. This trip can not be sold, bartered or traded without our written consent of the owner. Offer is indefinite but subject to availability.
Donated by Leone Hinzman
$4,550 Value

UPPER VALLEY SAMPLER
Experience the delights of a wonderful region

Deliciously experience Windsor County like you have never experienced it before in this varied and delightful package of eateries from all around the region. This package includes a $100 gift certificate to The Village Butcher, a pair of $75 gift certificates to the Woodstock Farmer’s Market, a pair of $50 gift certificates to F.H. Gilligham & Sons, a Cheese Lovers Boxset from Blake Hill Reserves, and 6 gift certificates to Woodstock Scoops.
$600 Value

A CATERED AFFAIR
Private party for 25 guests at your home

Invite 25 guests to your home, where you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy yourself and relax while we serve you. This catered affair is historically one of Lucy Mackenzie’s most popular auction items and features an elegant array of handcrafted hors d’oeuvres. In addition, this package includes a raw bar and oyster experience courtesy of the Pop-Up Oyster Bar Company, and is completed with a mixed case of red and white wine. This is a truly lovely and unique occasion which can be shared with your closest family and friends.

We will be on site for approx. 3 hours, including clean-up after the event. Hard alcohol and bartender are not included. Party must be scheduled September through May (oyster season) at an agreed upon date, and is subject to availability. 

Donated by Chef Jeanne Matos and Corey Burleigh of Pop-Up Oyster Bar Company
$2,750 Value

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