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 ([email protected]) or phone (781-259-2239).

How 'Bout Those Sox?

Signed Ted Williams photo

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 in Portugal
Spannocchia in Portugal

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

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

Produce in a Drumlin Farm CSA Share

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

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)

Scarlet Tanager © Barry Van Dusen
Scarlet Tanager © Barry Van Dusen

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!

Drumlin Farm's Pond House decorated in winter

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

MA State House

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

Cedar Waxwing

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

Don't Miss the Moon Over Drumlin Raffle! 

1 ticket for $20 • 6 tickets for $100 • 10 tickets for $150 • 20 tickets for $250

Can’t make the event? Contact Polly Reeve at 781-259-2239 to purchase raffle tickets by phone.

Beekeeping Workshop & Basket

A private beekeeping workshop at Drumlin Farm for up to 10 guests, plus a basket of honey treats!

Donated by Mel Gadd

Beehives in Drumlin field

An Artist’s Eye

A three-hour nature drawing and journaling workshop at Drumlin Farm for three to six people led by Jim Eng, a widely exhibited professional artist and art professor emeritus.

Donated by Jim Eng

Field sketches © Jim Eng
© Jim Eng

Oktoberfest Basket

Stuffed with a hand-picked selection of international and microbrew beers, glassware, and Bavarian-inspired treats plus four tickets to the annual Oktoberfest Celebration at Verrill Farms in Concord on September 29.

Donated by Kat Edwards and the Rotary Club of Concord

Oktoberfest Basket

Wine Basket

A collection of fine wines from around the world!

Donated by Moon Over Drumlin and Sanctuary Committee members and presented by Christine Doherty

Wine Basket

Foodie’s Delight - Package A

A collection of gift certificates to these favorite area restaurants: Benedetto (Cambridge), Il Casale (Belmont), Off Center Café (Weston), Orange Door Kitchen (Acton), Sycamore (Newton), Twisted Tree Café (Lincoln), and Woods Hill Table (Concord).

Soy glazed salmon

Foodie’s Delight - Package B

A collection of gift certificates to these favorite area restaurants: Formaggio Kitchen (Cambridge), Gibbet Hill Grill (Groton), Henrietta’s Table (Cambridge), The Local (Wayland), Rapscallion (Acton and Concord), Sycamore (Newton), and The Table/Season to Taste (Cambridge).

Fig & cheese appetizer

Stained Glass Mandala

Created by Carlisle resident and artist Polly Hernandez, who has been enjoying Drumlin Farm since she was two years old.

Donated by Polly Hernandez

Stained Glass Mandala © Polly Hernandez
© Polly Hernandez

Kingfisher Woodcut Print

A woodcut print by Lincoln resident and artist Amy Waltch.

Donated by Amy Waltch

Kingfisher Woodcut Print © Amy Waltch
© Amy Waltch

See you on September 22, 2018!