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The 2010 Patrons Party Silent Auction

August 31, 2010

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The excitement is building, the stars all aligning, the weather outstanding for what will be a glorious late summer evening along the waterfront lawn of the Custom House Maritime Museum.  Don't miss all the fun and excitement, fine foods and hors d'oeuvres, wines, beers and beverages from around the world, outstanding musical entertainment, plus the Schooner Alabama, the spectacular array of silent auction items below -- and the first public display of our 1772 Marine Society of Newburyport Broadside!

To donate auction items, attend this event, or for additional information:  Telephone: 978-462-8681  -or- Email: info@thechmm.org -- NOW!

 

View the 2011 Yankee Homecoming Fireworks From The Best Seats In Newburyport!

Breathtaking Fireworks Viewing!

A truly outstanding adventure for up to four guests (adults only).  View the next spectacular Yankee Homecoming Fireworks Display from the Custom House Maritime Museum “Observatory” with its breathtaking panoramic perspective of the Merrimack River – from horizon to horizon.  Snacks and refreshments will be provided.  A personal guide will direct you and your party to the Observatory on the roof of the museum, provide refreshments and assist in your descent afterwards.  Don’t forget the camera!

Estimated value:  $ Priceless!

 

3-Nights at this New York City Apartment in "The Village"

24 Fifth Avenue NYC

DONORS: CHUCK CHRISTENSEN AND BETH WELCH

Centrally located at 24 Fifth Avenue, in the building once the historic Fifth Avenue Hotel, this corner fifteenth-floor apartment is a short walk to Washington Square Park and convenient to all subway lines.  Two bedrooms, two baths, kitchen, living room, and spectacular views!  Available for a three-night visit, October 2010 - October 2011.  Dates to be mutually agreed.  Starting bid: $30024 Fifth Avenue NYC

 

 

Editor's Choice Basket of First Editions from Marquant, Updike and Irving!

DONORS: DICK AND JOANIE PURINTON AND BETH WELCH

An alluring collection of seven first editions from John P. Marquand (3), John Updike (2) and John Irving (2), including six with dust jackets.  Starting bid: $100

 

 

Jacalyn Bennet Designer lingerie

 

Jacalyn Bennett designer lingerie

Oh la la!  The most beautiful lingerie in the world...

 

 

 

CLARITA - 40' Hinckley Talaria

 

 

Boat cruise and lunch aboard Sam and Claire Cabot's 40' yacht Clarita

The Cabots will host up to four guests on this cruise with lunch included, departing from Newburyport.  Bon Voyage!Sam & Claire Cabot's CLARITACLARITA Below Deck

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sloop Nellie Cottage

Weekend at Sloop Nellie Cottage, South Bristol, Maine

So. Bristol, ME.  Bright two bed- room cottage with a pull-out couch in the living room; small private, association beach and dock on John's Bay; arriving Friday - departure Monday morning Fall 2010 or Spring (May,June) 2011.  Dates to be mutually arranged.  Stay includes a sight-seeing trip around Rutherford Island aboard the Moonshine, a 34 ft. Jonesport motorboat.Sloop Nellie Cottage - interiorMoonshine, 34' Jonesport

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foursome at Ipswich Country Club

Ipswich Country ClubWelcome to golf at Ipswich Country Club, a sanctuary for golf lovers. The legendary golf course architect, Robert Trent Jones Sr., blended the perfect amount of challenge and pure pleasure into the 18-hole layout. It is masterfully planned to provide players at all levels with an endless variety of shot-making situations. Continuous cart paths lead players through natural terrain, lakes and wetlands along tree-lined fairways. From the first drive to the last putt, the course is designed for the player’s maximum enjoyment. Retail value $500

 

 

Two 'almost new' Spectrum kayaks manufactured by Aquaterra Kayaks

DONOR: RICHARD SIMKINS

 

Alan Bull Art Class

 

One-Hour Art Class with Alan Bull

One hour art class (in any medium or subject, for one or two students) with Newburyport artist laureate, Alan Bull

 

 

 

Carved Stone Whale

 

 

Carved Stone Whale

"Mu Whale" abstract hand carved 50lb grey soapstone 28"x10"x4" on metal stand 21"x12"x12" and green marble base 12"x12"x.5" exhibited at Newburyport Gallery 2ooo.

DONOR: ARTIST SHARON LINNEA SMITH M.A. METAMORPHIC ART WORKS

 

 

 

 

Vivian - my prize iris

 

 

 

Giclee' Print on canvas

"Vivian" (my prize iris).  A Giclee' print on canvas of an original painting.  Print size 16"x16"  Retail value $155

DONOR: JUDITH LARMAY MENIHANE, BRIDGE GALLERY ARTIST

 

 

 

Why - a social statement

 

 

Giclee' Print on canvas

"Why" (a social statement).  A Giclee' print on canvas of an original painting.  Print size 9"x12"  Retail value $55

DONOR: JUDITH LARMAY MENIHANE, BRIDGE GALLERY ARTIST

 

 

Ocean Dune At Sunset - Robinson

 

 

Treasures, Newbury

Wonderful framed oil on canvas "Ocean Dune At Sunset".  Artist: Robertson.  Retail value $75

 

 

 

 

Bev Connolly Jewelry

 

 

Bev Connolly Jewelry, Stratham NH

Pendant & earrings of Newbury serpentine with two faceted peridots and sterling silver chain and metal choker.

Retail value $75

 

 

Four Silver Plated Goblets

 

 

Four Silver Plated Goblets

DONOR: DOUG & CYNTHIA MUIR

Retail Value $80

 

 

Oregano Pizzeria & Ristorante

 

Oregano Pizzeria & Ristorante, Newburyport

$50 Gift Certificate

 

Loster Roll

 

 

 

Plum Island Lobster Co., Newburyport

Gift certificate for 5 lobster rolls.  Retail value $50

 

 

 

 

Capri Seaside Italian Grille

 

Capri Seaside Italian Grille & Bar

$25 Gift Certificate

 

 

Lindt Chocolates

 

 

 

Lindt Chocolates

An extravagant basket full of assorted chocolate treats you absolutely must see to believe!

 

 

Andaman Thai Restaurant

Andaman Thai Restaurant, Newburyport

$25 Gift Certificate

 

 

 

Joppa Fine Foods

 

Joppa Fine Foods, Newburyport

$50 Gift Certificate

 

 

 

 

Willey's Candy Basket

 

 

 

 

Willey's Candy Shop, Salisbury

A sensational basket of homemade mixed chocolate, nuts, caramel corn and fruit slices.  Retail value $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giuseppe's Fresh Pasta & Fine Food

Giuseppe's, Newburyport

$50 Dinner for Two Gift Certificate

 

 

Szechuan Taste & Thai Cafe, Newburyport

Szechuan Tast & Thai CafeSzechuan Taste & Thai Cafe

 

 

$25 Gift Certificate

 

 

Flatbread Company

 

Flatbread Company, Amesbury

$30 Gift Certificate

 

 

 

Michael's Harborside Restaurant

Michael's Harborside, Newburyport

$25 Gift Certificate

 

 

Ten Center Street Restaurant

 

Ten Center Street, Newburyport

$25 Gift Certificate

 

 

 

Dr. Jill Buschmann Chiropractor

Dr. Jill Buschmann, Merrimac

Chiropractic Care Gift Certificate includes 3 months of chiropractic care, 3 evaluations (new patient and 2 progressive), pre & post radiographs as needed.  Not valid for injuries from auto accidents nor work related.  Must start care by 11/1/2010.  Retail value $1,600

 

 

 

 

Eunice D. James Studio

Eunice D. James Fitness Studio

Six fitness workout sessions at one-hour each.  Retail value $380

 

 

Trainer in a duffle bag

Trainer in a duffle bag!

Complete home workout kit comes packed in its own stylish gym bag -- and includes 3 personal training sessions!  Retail value $249

DONOR: FITNESS TOGETHER NEWBURYPORT

 

 

 

B Designs Letterpress,  Amesbury

B Designs Sailing Motif NotecardsB Designs Desktop Caddy

 

Sailing Desktop Caddy - 40 sailing motif notecards with envelopes in an attractive woven basket.  The cards are letterpress printed in Amesbury.  Retail value $42

 

 

 

Essex Street Inn

Essex Street Inn, Newburyport

$100 Gift Certificate

 

 

 

Red Bird Trading Company

Red Bird Trading Company     & Wishbasket

AT THE TANNERY

Wishbasket

 

 

$50 Gift Certificate that can be spent at Wishbasket and Red Bird Trading Company

 

 

Skovhuus Cardigan Sweater from The Monkey's Fist

 

 

The Monkey's Fist, Newburyport

Skovhuus Cardigan Sweater - Skovhuus luxury knitwear is made in Denmark.  Feminine design, perfect silhuette and fashionable details.  Naturally all items are carefully made of exquisite qualities.  Retail value $152

 

 

 

J.L. Coombs, Newburyport

 

J.L.Coombs, Newburyport

$50 Gift Certificate

 

Animal Intuitive - A Softer Touch

 

 

Animal Intuitive Session

Communication and energy balancing session with 100% cotton recycled toys on location up to 1-hour with one animal. Retail value $140

DONOR: SHARON LINNEA SMITH

 

 

Shaklee Products

 

Shaklee Products

Basket containing a variety of nontoxic biodegradable cleaning, weight management, nutritional, personal and environmental products - 30 items including basket. Retail value $292

DONOR: SHARON LINNEA SMITH M.A. SHAKLEE GLOBAL AMBASSADOR

 

 

 

Sound Healing Session CD-DVD

 

 

Sound Healing DVD & CD

"Sound Healing" session, like a Reiki balance with my voice to balance the energy of a person, animal or environmental space.  Up to 1 hour session done on location.  Retail value $90

DONOR: SHARON LINNEA SMITH M.A. GALLACTIC LULLABY REIKI MASTER TEACHER

 

 

Tall Ships the Fleet for the 21st Century

 

Tall Ships the Fleet for the 21st Century

by Thad Koza

A boxed and elegantly printed hard cover edition, signed and numbered by the author.  No longer in print.  Retail value $95

 

 

Tools of Navigation - Eldridge Tide and Pilot Book for 2010

 

Eldridge Tide Pilot Book 2010 & Tools of Navigation

A Kid's Guide to the History and Science of Finding Your Way by Rachel Dickinson.  Retail value $31

 

 

 

A Sailing Couplet

 

A Sailing Couplet

A Century Under Sail by Stanley Rosenfeld along with Ships of the World by Lincoln P. Paine.  Retail value $88

 

 

 

Lighthouse Pillow and Beach Towel

 

Lighthouses of America Beach Towel   & Lighthouse Pillow

A handsome pair any lighthouse keeper would be proud to own!  Retail Value $75

 

 

 

To donate auction items, attend this event, or for additional information:
Telephone: 978-462-8681
Email: info@thechmm.org
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