Silent Auction

The Silent Auction offers a variety of items including dining experiences and merchandise from area businesses. All bidding will occur at the event.

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The Phantom Gourmet VIP Experience

VIP Experience Live Taping

Donated by Michael Andelman

Get ready for a VIP experience with the Phantom Gourmet!  Two guests will join the “Phantom” himself for a live taping of a new delicious episode at CBS Studios.  Dine in a favorite restaurant of the famous Phantom Gourmet with a $100 Gift Card. Value: priceless.

Totally Bitchin’ Backyard Jam!


Donated by Hello…Newman- the band: Gregg Bierman, Lee Harrington, Jason Hill, Steve Massey, Ken Tometsko;  Atent For Rent, Norfolk County Tick and Mosquito Services


You decide how many lucky guests to invite to a rockin’ kick @ss tent party in your own backyard featuring the local band “Hello…Newman”. Work with the band to create your own playlist from 70’s,80’s ,90’s. Dance the night away under a canopy tent from ATent For Rent in a mosquito free yard thanks to Norfolk Co. Tick and Mosquito Services Host the party of the year with this fabulous package! Value: $3000.

The White Elephant Hotel, Nantucket

Donated by the Nantucket Island Resorts, Bruce and Jill Cranna

 Enjoy a 2 night island get-away in deluxe accommodations at the beautiful and historic 5 star hotel on Nantucket Harbor. Valid for the 2019-2020 season excluding July, August and Holidays. Gift certicicate for $50 to a local favorite restaurant is included. Value: $2400.

Zac Brown Band Live From Fenway

Donated by Gordy and Donna Meyer, Jamie and Cindy Wolfe, Ed Doherty, Alex and Karen Bejian

Experience an unforgettable night with the Zac Brown Band on their return to Fenway Park for the concert of the summer on Saturday, August 31. Four tickets to the show and a stylish limo ride into Boston makes this a special evening. Get your southern vibe on with a pre- concert down-home barbecue meal at Sweet Cheeks Q. Value: $900.

A Day of Sailing in Falmouth

Donated by Bill and Kathy Whitney

Enjoy a spectacular day of sailing on the beautiful Gaivota, a 31 ft Friendship Sloop. Set sail out of Parker’s Boat Yard in Cataumet, North Falmouth, with your personal captain, Bill Whitney. Cruise all day and enjoy a picnic lunch on board and cocktails afterwards.
Arrange a weekday or weekend sail in August through October with the Whitneys, weather dependent. Cruise for summer 2019. Value: priceless

Red Sox vs. Dodgers, World Series Rematch

Donated by Reulbach Family

Enjoy 4 tickets, Friday, July 12 in Left Field, Field box 381 to see the World Series Champions. Value: $750

In the Cucina with Needham’s Own Italian Chef

Donated by Clelia Egan

Discover the art of pasta making with TV cooking show host and cookbook author Clelia Graceffa Egan. Four lucky chefs will join Clelia in a lesson on creating homemade pasta and assorted sauces. Put on your aprons and get cooking! Value: $300

Little Gymnast Birthday Party with Inspiration

Donated by Exxcel Gymnastics

Exxcel Gymnastics will host your little gymnast’s birthday party complete with pizza from Needham House of Pizza and Make your Own Sundae Bar compliments of Crescent Ridge Dairy.  For some added Olympic inspiration, 2 books autographed by Needham’s home town gold medalist, Aly Raisman, will be yours. Value: $550

Evening at the Pops with Dinner

Donated by: The Boston Pops, Tedi Eaton

Two tickets for the Boston Pops with $100 gift certificate to dine at Seasons 52 in Chestnut Hill. Value: $300

The New Pool is sooo Cool!

Donated by: Needham Parks and Rec

Family pass for the 2019 season to the fabulous new Rosemary Pool, non-residents welcome. Value: $385-$595

Garden Magic!

Donated by: Water and Vine Garden Design and the Needham History Center and Museum

Add some pizazz to your yard with a personal garden design by Water and Vine with 6 hours of labor included and a gardener’s takeaway basket.  Get some spring color right away with pansies donated by the Needahm History Center and Museum. Value: $450

Original Framed Watercolor

Donated by: Suzanne Saevitz

Add some beauty to your home with this serene watercolor, framed 10” by 12” and ready to hang. Value: $150

Dog Days

Donated by: Peaceful Pooch Grooming Co., Doggy Dates

Delight your dog with a day of beauty at Peaceful Pooch Grooming Co. and 4 playdates with Doggy Dates (new customers please).  A few new accessories included for your best friend, too. Value: $200

Tennis Anyone?

Donated by: Matt Bejian and the Bejian Family

Whether you’re just a beginner or looking to up your game, this package has it all…two private tennis lessons with Matt Bejian, USPTA Certified Pro at Longfellow Tennis Club, and gift basket with racquet, shirt, balls and other “lovely” essentials. Value: $400

A Tasting of Your Choice

Donated by: Scott Linzmeyer at Reveler Beverage Co

Customize your own special tasting event for 10 people at Reveler Beverage Co.  Choose spirits, craft beer or wine or a combination and learn a little something from their expert while you sip. Value: $150

Movie Night

Donated by: Barbara Moss

Date night at the Showcase Superlux…2 tickets and more than the usual popcorn- select dinner from the Superlux menu. Value: $100

Join the Latest Fitness Craze…Boxing

Donated by: FitBOX Boxing and Fitness

Join in the boxing craze and try something new!  Five classes at FitBOX Boxing and Fitness will work you out like you’ve never sweat before. Gloves and wraps get you feeling like a pro. Value: $350

Spark Some Joy with….a Dumpster!

Donated by: John Timmerman and Mary Ann Pierce

Declutter and tidy up with a dumpster from J.C. Timmerman!  For 2 weeks use this 15 cubic yard dumpster to clean out your garage, basement or attic (no construction).  If you need some motivation, you’ll have 3 Marie Kondo books to offer Life-Changing advice and Spark Joy this spring! Value: $450

A New Television!

Donated by: Chromasonic Needham

Brand new LG 22 inch LED television is the perfect size for your bedroom, kitchen or dorm room. Value: $200

A Beautiful You

Donated by: Tracilee Messina of Your Basic Beauty, Dot Mitchell of Laser Skincare Solutions

Private beauty and makeup consultation with Tracilee Messina of Your Basic Beauty.  Review and organize all your products…yes all those worn once lipsticks and miracle creams! Get a lesson in applying your makeup that works for you and receive a list of suggested products and where to purchase.  And for a real treat, enjoy a facial at Laser Skincare Solutions, Needham. Value: $325

Fun for Your Little Swimmers

Donated by: Goldfish Swim School, Needham

Goldfish Swim School will have your little one swimming like a fish in no time.  Enjoy one month of group swim lessons plus fun for the whole family with 3 family swim passes.  Brand new goggles and stickers will delight your little goldfish! Value: $150

Let’s Dance

Donated by: Fred Astaire Dance Studio, Dedham

Dust off those dancing shoes and take to the dance floor.  Learn from the professionals at Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Dedham- 4 private lessons single or with a partner.  Includes unlimited group lessons and parties.  Must be a new student and used by 4/6/2020. Any future Dancing Stars out there? Value: $500

Pasta Pasta Pasta

Donated by: Paul Gardner

Mamma Mia it’s an Italian Dinner for 6!  Just set your table and be served!  Enjoy a seven course authentic Italian meal featuring two kinds of handmade ravioli, handmade pasta, homemade ricotta cheese, artisinal bread and more.  Prepared and served by Chef Paul and his lovely wife. Uncork two bottles of Italian red and allow the feast to begin.  Buon Appetito! Value: $450

A Day at the Beach

Donated by: Beach Road, Ted and Mary Ann Pierce 

All you need for a fabulous day at the beach! Scout tote is big enough for two colorful beach sheets and a neoprene beach bag by Beach Road. Enjoy a beach read on a new Kindle Paperwhite with leather cover and charger.  Don’t forget to pack a cold bottle of wine in your bottle cooler with insulated wine tumblers! Sunscreen not included. Value: $375

Boston Sport Fan Extravaganza

Donated by: KBK Sports 

This is your chance to bring home a piece of Boston’s sports history!  Several autographed collectibles by KBK Sports will be available including Julien Edelman’s autographed “Greatest Catch”! Value: various

Visit Boston’s most famous kitchen- America’s Test Kitchen!

Donated by: America’s Test Kitchen 

An exclusive tour for 2 people of America’s Test Kitchen in Boston Seaport. The lucky winner will also receive 2 cookbooks and subscriptions to both Cook’s Illustrated and Cook’s Country magazines.  Value: priceless

Dinner in the Field

Donated by: Volante Farms 

Two tickets to the infamous and always sold out Dinner in the Field on July, 11, 2019.  Farm to table at it’s finest, you will experience a gourmet dinner prepared with the freshest ingredients. The elegant dinner table is set in the field at Volante Farms. A truly unique summer experience in Needham.  Value: $350

Calling All NHS Super Fans!

Donated by: Needham High School Athletics and Town House of Pizza 

Get 2, 10 game adult passes to Needham High School athletic events, complete with 2 Rocket t-shirts.  Use your $50 gift certificate at Town House of Pizza before or after a Needham victory!  Value: $230

It’s a Puzzle

Donated by: Puzzle Break and Union Street Restaurant, Newton 

Have a blast while 6 guests attempt to Escape the Room at the Puzzle Break in Newton.  Work together to put figure out clues and crack the code to unlock the door. Challenging and fun!  Toast your escape with drinks and food at Union Street Restaurant down the block.  Value: $292

Dinner at Cappella

Donated by: Cappella 

If you haven’t tried Needham’s newest restaurant, here is your chance.  Fine Italian cuisine in a hip new space on Chapel Street.  Value: $200

Game On!

Donated by: The Quiz Master and New Garden 

Team Trivia Party by The Quiz Master for you and up to 80 friends.  A $100 gift certificate to New Garden can provide some food for your guests.  The function room at New Garden would be a fun option for a group up to 35 if you choose but the location is up to you.  Start brushing up on  those trivia questions.  Value: $850

A Senior Moment!

Donated by: Needham High School and Mighty Subs 

Make a rising Needham High School Senior very happy with a year long parking pass in the upper lot for the 2019-2010 school year. No lottery! Student must be in the graduating class of 2020.  A $50 gift certificate for Mighty Subs will buy lots of lunches.  Value: $85

The Great Hall Concert Series and Dinners Around Town

Donated by: The Great Hall Board of Directors, The James Pub and Provisions, Sweet Basil, Judi Quagliaroli 

An exciting season of world renowned performers is in the works for the Great Hall Concert Series 2019-2020 season.  Secure your two season tickets now and enjoy a wide variety of musical genres at Needham Town Hall. Dine around town before the show with gift certificates from The James, Sweet Basil (with a special gift from Dave!) and The Cottage in Wellesley.

Value: $550

A Piece of Needham History Collectors Item!

Donated by: The Needham Fire Department 

Own a little piece of Needham history from days gone by.   This historic Gamewell Fire Alarm Box, made in Newton, MA, was donated by the Needham Fire Department. It hung in Needham until recently and is in excellent condition with intact inner workings.  An excellent addition to your Man Cave, game room…one of a kind collectible!

Value: priceless