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Tickets:

  • City Theater
  • Freeport Players
  • Maine State Ballet
  • Maine State Music Theatre Tickets
  • Ogunquit Playhouse
  • portland Ballet Company
  • Portland Ovation
  • Portland Stage
  • Portland Symphony Orchestra
  • State Theater
  • Thompson Point
  • The Portland Players
  • Bounce Zone – southern Maine sports zone
  • Get Air
  • Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. and Museum
  • Urban Air Trampoline Park
  • York Wild Animal Kingdom and Amusement Park

Memberships:

  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
  • Greater Portland Landmarks
  • Ramada – Pool membership

Parties:

  • Bayside Bowl – a 2-lane bowling party, good for use from Memorial Day-Labor Day 2018, which is valued at $150. The certificate would be valid for 2 lanes for 2 hours, and shoe rentals for up to 10 guests. You’ll need to inform potential winning donors that they must schedule the party with me in advance at least one week prior, pending lane availability.
  • Aristelle – Private Bra Fitting Party for 13, with champagne, wine, appetizers and lots of fun!

Items:

  • Christopher Hastings Confections – Basket of Goodies
  • Moe’s original BBQ – A catered (pick-up) meal for 20ppl: Pulled Pork, Smoked Chicken, Baked Beans, Mac and Cheese, Marinated Coleslaw, Buns and Cornbread, Plates, utensils and BBQ sauces
  • Old Port Candy Co – TBA
  • Stonewall kitchen – Basket of Goodies
  • Feel You Better – CD’s
  • Country Chocolates – Box of chocolates
  • Chart Metalworks – Bracelet
  • Coastal Jewelers – TBA
  • Cullen Jewelers – TBA
  • Portia Clark – Fresh water pearl earrings
  • private donor – Garnet drop earrings with gold backing
  • private donor – Silver earring with venetian glass from Venice
  • Artist and Craftsman – Watercolors supplies
  • Silver Teardrops – Necklace
  • blue butterfield woodcuts – T-shirts and Notecards
  • Casco Totes – Tote
  • Cuddledown – Down pillow
  • Endicott Home Furnishings – Home decor
  • Laceypots – Pottery
  • Leah Cross Designs – Art work
  • Paula Ashton – Handmade mittens
  • Boston Red Sox – Signed baseball
  • New England Distillery – Basket of goodies

Live Auction Packages:

  • Package One – Chebeague Take Me Away
    • Imagine a beautiful day, the sun is shining and Maine is at its best. You wake up, grab a delicious bottle of wine, get amazing sandwiches to go from Silly’s and take the leisurely and romantic Casco Bay Lines’ mail boat cruise to Chebeague Island. Once there, you get to have two days and one night in an Ocean view cottage, with a path down to the beach and a gift certificate towards dinner.
    • Value of $475
      • Chebeague stay is good for one year after event
  • Package Two – Day and Night of The Best Portland has to Offer
    • Relax, indulge, enjoy! Have a one night stay at The Portland Harbor Hotel in a garden room for two. Meander through the town to the Portland Public Market and experience what a soup is meant to be at Karmasouptra. Then nurture your cultural side with tickets to The Portland Museum of Art. And, once you are ready for dinner indulge, indulge, indulge at Walters.
    • Value of $385
      • Portland Harbor Hotel GC good from April, 2018 through December 1st, 2018
  • Package Three – Treat Yourselves’ Well – Because if you don’t who will…
    • Here’s to one night at The Press Hotel, Portland’s most amazing place to stay. Enjoy your gorgeous room, the lovely sitting areas in the lobby, the cozy fireplace nook… And when you are able to motivate yourself into an upright position… Splurge on her at Zanes ($100 GC) and him at Peter Renney’s Fashions ($100 GC) both a hop skip and jump away from the hotel. Refuel with lunch at Becky’s. Then relax until you are hungry again and enjoy an exquisite three course dinner at Union Restaurant. Fall into a lovely slumber and in the morning stroll over to Barista and Bites for some amazing breakfast treats.
    • Value of $775
  • Package Four – David Coventry Print
    • Photographer David Coventry is an Australian native who has spent his adult life documenting people, artifacts, and wildlife for various publications including National Geographic. He has been featured on multiple international covers and is featured in the National Geographic book “Night Photos”. His underwater photograph of hibiscus blooms at the surface has a beautiful painterly quality that will make a remarkable addition to art collections at all levels. Get ready for a bidding war.
    • Value of $1,000
  • Package Five – “Come as You Want to be Remembered” ~Truman Capote
    • Spend the day being primped and pampered for a special event or evening out or in, whatever you’d like…
    • Start at Studio One LTD salon right in the heart of Portland for a color, cut, and style for your hair with William Foster, hair guru extraordinaire. Then get a manicure and pedicure with Kristin Beckwith. Finally drive over to Hedonist Vintage for a Women’s Formal Attire Rental and Consultation.
      Hedonist Vintage has original, restored pieces from the 1920’s to the 1970’s. They come in all shapes and sizes, gorgeous silk flapper dresses, furs, retro prom dresses , one of a kind capes and gowns, You will enter Madame Hedonist’s eclectic studio and have a personal consultation and fitting until you find the perfect pieces for you. This will include: dress, coat (including fur) and accessories. Hedonist Vintage will incorporate your own pieces into a memorable look for a special evening.
    • Madame Hedonist, aka Melysa Cassidy has been collecting and wearing vintage clothing for 30 years. She specializes in styling and creating capsule wardrobes. Get ready to amaze yourself!
    • Value of $565
  • Package Six – Clean, Organize and Shop!!!
    • Perfectly Placed P.O. – Is an amazing organizing company. They will come to your home for a free consultation, will find (but you reimburse) the supplies needed to make everything ship shape and have its own place and organize your clutter for six hours. Of course if you need more they will be happy to stay, but you will have to pay.
    • Green Clean of Maine – a green cleaning company will come to your home and deep clean 8 rooms for you, which by then should be well organized.
    • Finally, either for your organizing needs or just for fun spend a Five Hundred Dollar Gift Certificate to Bob’s Discount Furniture.
    • Value of $1,250

Gift Certificates:

  • Ride in a Police Car – Portland Police Department
  • Bei Capelli
  • Lucinda’s Day Spa
  • Tove Hair Salon
  • Village by the sea – one night stay for four in a two bedroom suite
  • Children’s Museum of Maine Passes
  • Little Music Maker – one free class
  • Shift
  • Acres of Wildlife Campground
  • Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio
  • Custom Built Personal Training
  • Evo Rock Gym
  • Quest Fitness
  • Three Rivers
  • Jill McGowan
  • Joseph’s
  • Vineland
  • Inn By the Sea
  • JP’s Bistro
  • Local 188
  • Abilene
  • Becky’s Diner
  • Black Point Inn
  • Boda
  • Tandoor
  • Hot Suppa
  • Moe’s original BBQ
  • Nomads
  • Wilburs chocolates
  • Davids
  • Flatbread Co.
  • Gourmet Gift Baskets
  • Green Light Studios
  • Love Kupcakes
  • Leonardo’s Pizza
  • Beachpea bakery
  • Big Sky
  • Bonobo Wood fire Pizza
  • Boulangerie
  • Estabrooks
  • Oak Street Studios
  • Ribolitta
  • Solo Italiano
  • El Rayo
  • Petite Jacqueline
  • A Bouquet of Flowers from CalyxFlowers.com
  • Private Session with a Katie Pulsifer, Life Coach
  • One week of Art Camp
  • Freeport Salon
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