Category Archives: 2018 Gala Buy-Now Experiences & Events

Our Buy Now items are a range of unique dinners and experiences, many hosted in private homes and beautiful locations by our many supporters. All have limited availability and a set price. You may purchase these items online or if you prefer, please call Karena Garrity 860.434.1974 x 119 with a credit card and she will process it for you.

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An Elegant Night of Music on the Connecticut River Kindly Donated by: Dorinda & Mark Winkelman, Coffee’s Country Market & Catering, High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Enjoy the panoramic views of the Connecticut River at Dorinda and Mark Winkleman’s beautiful estate on Hayden’s Point in Essex.  Enjoy cocktails, hors-d’oeuvres, a gourmet boxed dinner, and desserts all […]

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A night of Spanish Music and Tapas kindly donated by Robin Schonberger and Barcelona Dine on Spanish tapas while listening to the music of Barcelona, a Spanish fusion band.  This event takes place in the outdoor gardens at the gracious home of Robin Schonberger on the Lieutenant River in Old Lyme beginning at 5:30 p.m. […]

Mississippi Cruise (P03) +Buy Now Option

Cruise the Mississippi with American Cruise Lines Experience the Mississippi River’s most captivating destinations with this seven-night cruise for two aboard riverboats Queen of the Mississippi or America. American Cruise Lines offers four distinct cruise options including the New Orleans to Memphis, Nashville to St. Louis, St. Louis to St. Paul, or Roundtrip New Orleans. […]

Squam Lake Stay (P40) – SOLD –

Squam Lake Stay, New Hampshire- 3 nights/4 days July 23 – 27, 2018. You and up to 8 of your friends can spend three nights, four days at a private home on Squam Lake – noted for the location of “On Golden Pond.” This luxury camp has panoramic views and your host will provide an […]

Private Dinner for 6 at Ocean House (P14) +Buy Now Option

Dinner for six at the historic Ocean House Resort in Watch Hill, Rhode Island. This private dining experience in the Ocean House Center for Wine and Culinary Arts includes a distinct menu selected and prepared by their Executive Chef and enhanced with wine pairings personally selected by their Wine Director. Buy it Now Price: $2,000 […]

Thai Dinner Overlooking Lord Creek (P15)

Enjoy a unique Thai culinary experience and specialty cocktails overlooking Lord Creek at the gracious home of Barbara Willkens & Wilhelm Meya with co-hosts Cheryl and Mitch Heffernan. Value: $1,500 Buy it Now Price: $2,000 Bid Increments: $100 Kindly donated by: Barbara Willkens, Wilhelm Meya, Cheryl and Mitch Heffernan   Please note carefully the following terms […]

Cape Cod Beach House (P01) +Buy Now Option

Chapoquoit Island Exclusive Beach Get Away for 10 Experience the New England beach vacation of your dreams at the bayfront Falmouth, MA, vacation home, where you’ll enjoy a private hot tub, exclusive beach access and stunning view of Buzzard’s Bay. Enjoy 7 days, 6 nights at this four bedroom home located in a gorgeous setting […]

I Dream of Africa (P04) +Buy Now Option

Enjoy this six-night African adventure with a stay at Hluhluwe – KwaZulu Natal Heritage Safari Lodge in one of South Africa’s richest wildlife conservation regions. It’s the vacation of a lifetime – a true African Photo Safari experience. This trip includes six days and six nights lodging at the Heritage Safari Lodge/Tented Camp in the […]