Spring Auction & Gala
Sunday, June 3 at 5 o'clock
Nashoba Valley Winery
Adventures and Getaways
Auction Items: Experiences and Adventures
601G Four Tickets to Red Sox vs. Minnesota Twins
Seats in Grandstand 6.
Date: Sunday, July 29, 2018, 1:05 pm @ Fenway
Offered by Doug Storey
602T Old Sturbridge Village Outing
Not only are you getting four passes to Old Sturbridge Village (OSV) and two mugs from the OSV pottery studio, this will all be enclosed in a handmade box made from cherry wood harvested when clearing the Bolton Town Common in 2015.
Offered by Bob Roemer
603G Cruisin’ In Style
Ride to Emerson/Sawyer School or Nashoba Regional High School in a Police cruiser. The cruiser will pick the student(s) up at their house, and drive them to school. A second student may accompany the winning family’s child on the same ride. Parents may take photos of their child in the cruiser with the lights and siren on if they desire! The winning family should contact Bolton Police Chief Warren Nelson to arrange for pick-up time/date.
Offered by Bolton Police Department
604G A Ride To Remember
Imagine the thrill and excitement of winning a ride for up to four family members or friends on a Town of Bolton Fire Engine! The lucky winners will be picked up at their residence in Bolton, taken to the fire station for a tour and then on a half hour ride around town before being returned to your home. Date and time to be scheduled in advance with the Bolton Fire Department. All persons must be capable of riding in a motor vehicle without a child safety seat. (Mass. Law)
Offered by Bolton Fire Department
605G Exclusive Personal Tour at the Arnold Arboretum
You and a guest will begin the day with a behind the scenes tour of the Arnold Arboretum, hosted by Director of Operations/Bonsai and Penjing Curator, Steve Schneider. Prior to your visit, Steve will work with you to customize your experience by pairing your interests to all that the Arboretum has to offer. Pick and choose your delights; horticulture, botanical research, rare books, perhaps a smattering of it all, the choice is yours. After the tour we will venture into trendy Jamaica Plain center for a bento box lunch; a precursor to the second part of your experience at the Arnold’s propagation complex.
With warm sake in hand, you will be treated to a VIP’s tour of the greenhouse and nursery facility; the gateway where woody plants from all over the world enter this world class collection. Be among the first to see some of the Arboretum’s newest acquisitions from Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Learn how seeds, cuttings, and scions are sown, cloned and grafted to produces trees shrubs and vines for generations to come.
The experience will conclude with an intimate viewing of the Arnold Arboretum’s bonsai and penjing collection, featuring the ancient Larz Anderson Bonsai; the county’s oldest, intact collection of bonsai, featuring a Hinoki Cypress that began it’s shaping process in 1737. You will also have the opportunity to create your own bonsai with an evergreen clone from the Anderson collection, using basic techniques of the art explained to you during your visit. A rare opportunity reserved for very special persons.
There is no set date for this experience. Choose spring, summer, or fall timing. Scheduling details will be worked out with Steve Schneider.
Offered by Steve Schneider
606G Capital Grille Gift Card
Be wined, dined, and dazzled at The Capital Grille. Enjoy nationally renowned steaks — dry aged and hand-cut on premises by the restaurant's own butchers — the freshest of seafood, creative sides, and irresistible desserts prepared on-site every day.
Offered by Andrea and Jeff Dixon
607G Dove Hunting Trip at Tango Lodge, Uruguay
Come experience a hot barrel and non-stop action hunt in the heart of the biggest dove roost in the world. Uruguay, Paysandú has been estimated by experts to have a dove population of over 50 million and Tango Lodge resides right in the heart of it. Be wined and dined with 5-star accommodations and gourmet hand-crafted menus fit for a king. Enjoy a place where you can shoot as much as the heart desires and enjoy white tablecloth barbeque lunches in the field, before retiring back to the lodge for cocktails and a massage. This place is heaven on Earth for the wing shooter looking for an experience that has it all! Trip offered for 2 persons, for 3 nights/3 days.
Offered by Black River Outfitters
Value: $4,340 ($3,840 trip plus $500 for airfare)
Minimum Bid: $2,250
608G Uruguay Fishing Trip at Tango Lodge, Uruguay
Come experience a non-stop action fishing in the heart of the biggest reservoir in the world for dorado fishing close to famous “LA ZONA” Paysandú, Uruguay has been estimated by experts to have a dorado population with thousands of dorados in the river and Tango Lodge resides right in the heart of it. Be wined and dined with 5-star accommodations and gourmet hand-crafted menus fit for a king. Enjoy a place where you can fish as much as the heart desires and enjoy white tablecloth barbeque lunches in the river, before retiring back to the lodge for cocktails and a massage. This place is heaven on Earth for the anglers looking for an experience that has it all! Trip offered for 2 persons, for 3 nights/3 days.
Offered by Black River Outfitters
Value: $5,180 ($4,680 plus $500 for airfare)
Minimum Bid: $2,500
609G Sit Back, Relax and Enjoy the Ride
One round-trip airport car service.
Offered by Fahey Transportation
610G Exclusive African Safari
South Africa Photo Safari for 2 people: 6 days & 6 nights safari at Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge in Hluhluwe, South Africa (near Johannesburg). Two Guided wildlife viewing activities daily on the Zulu Nyala Wildlife Reserve. Includes a $500 allowance for airfare.
(Not included: phone calls, personal beverages, side trips, transfers, laundry, gratuities and personal purchases.)
Minimum Bid: $3,000