Moon Over Drumlin Live Auction & Raffle
September 22, 2018
Join us at this year's Moon Over Drumlin event and take you chances at winning one of the fabulous prizes in our live auction or raffle!
Exciting Live Auction Items
Can’t make the gala? You can still bid and win! Contact Drumlin Farm Development Director Polly Reeve by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (781-259-2239).
How 'Bout Those Sox?
Own a piece of history and experience the thrill of the current Red Sox! This autographed, framed photograph shows Ted Williams winning the 1941 All-Star Game for the American League, with Joe DiMaggio congratulating him as he crosses the plate. You’ll also win a pair of fabulous loge seats to a 2019 Red Sox game of your choice from among several available throughout the season, plus a behind-the-scenes tour of the ballpark and the opportunity to watch batting practice from the warning track. After the game, head on down to Eastern Standard Kitchen and celebrate the Red Sox’s win over dinner!
Donated by Peter Sutton, Martha Mazzone, Boston Red Sox, Erica Gibbons, & Eastern Standard Kitchen
Pastoral Paradise in Tuscany
Spannocchia is a magical place. At this 1,100-acre working farm and educational center there is something for everyone: Hiking trails, farm animals, verdant gardens, cooking classes, beautiful vistas, eight centuries of rural history, a swimming pool, friendly people, great wine, and fantastic food. Its location near Siena makes it the ideal base for exploring Tuscany. Includes four nights in one of Spannocchia’s seven beautiful farmhouses, which sleep four to six people and will be available anytime you choose before the end of 2019, depending on availability. Polish up your farm-friendly conversational Italian and prepare for your trip with a private hour-long walk at Drumlin with Wildlife Care Manager Flavio Sutti.
Donated by Tenuta di Spannocchia & Flavio Sutti
Fabulous Farm Feast in the Bluebird Pavilion
What will you be celebrating in the year ahead? An anniversary, a graduation, a gathering of old friends? It’s hard to imagine a more spectacular way to mark a special occasion! A seasonal, customized, multi-course dinner for 20 will be prepared just for you by renowned chef Jordan Bailey of Lumière Restaurant in West Newton and served in Drumlin Farm’s beautiful new Bluebird Pavilion, with specially selected wine pairings and live music playing in the background. Drumlin Farm ingredients will be featured. Date to be arranged at the mutual convenience of the chef, the winner, and Drumlin Farm.
Event to be scheduled at the mutual convenience of winner, Chef Jordan Bailey, and Drumlin Farm.
Donated by Lumière, Chef Jordan Bailey, & Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary
I ♥ Drumlin
This package features the seasonal best of Drumlin Farm’s offerings: A magical, private firefly exploration; four tickets to Drumlin Farm’s annual Stew and Brew; a spring CSA share; and two tickets to Moon Over Drumlin 2019!
Donated by Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary
Vermont Getaway to Blueberry Hill Inn
Two nights at Blueberry Hill Inn, nestled in the heart of the Green Mountain National Forest, and known for its bucolic setting, delicious food, and warm hospitality. The Blueberry Hill Outdoor Center can equip you with cross-country skis and snowshoes and, to make sure you are well outfitted, REI will provide you with two day packs.
Donated by Blueberry Hill Inn, Sally Utiger, Polly Reeve, & REI
Scarlet Tanager by Barry Van Dusen (Original Watercolor Painting)
Barry Van Dusen, an internationally recognized wildlife artist living in Central Massachusetts, has created a one-of-a-kind watercolor of a Scarlet Tanager. Painting is professionally framed using museum-quality materials and measures 19"x16" including frame.
Donated by Barry Van Dusen and Frame-ables
Glamping à la Drumlin!
How would you like to feel hundreds of miles away without the hassle of packing and travel? How about a romantic, cozy getaway? Or a fun, unplugged family night? You’ll have the serene and elegantly outfitted Pond House to yourselves for the night, with a farm fresh breakfast made from eggs you’ll collect yourselves with coffee and pastries from the Twisted Tree Café!Can accommodate up to four or five people and must include at least one adult.
Date to be arranged before September 2019 at the mutual convenience of the lucky winner and Drumlin Farm.
Donated by Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary and Twisted Tree Café
Visit the State House with Charlie Baker
Join Governor Charlie Baker for a tour of the Governor’s Office at the Massachusetts State House! You’ll begin your visit with a private tour of the State House, led by Mass Audubon’s Director of Public Policy & Government Relations Jack Clarke. Then you'll head to the Governor’s Office, where Governor Baker will meet you and personally show you around. You’ll visit the Governor’s ceremonial office, the Governor’s Council chambers, and have an opportunity to take a photo with Governor Baker. This very special tour can accommodate up to four people (or a family of five, including children).
Time and date to be arranged with the Governor’s scheduling office after the November 2018 elections.
Courtesy of the Governor’s Office
Birding & Breakfast
Accomplished birder, naturalist, and natural history travel leader Kathy Seymour will take you on a two-hour private morning bird outing at Mount Auburn Cemetery during spring migration. Afterwards, gather at the nearby award-winning Sofra Café to enjoy coffee and pastries and discuss your sightings. Good for up to six people (including children ages 12 & up).
To be arranged on a mutually agreeable date in spring 2019.
Donated by Kathy Seymour and Sofra Bakery & Cafe