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2023 Gala Auction

101. Perfect Fall Weekend

Relax at The Cornwall Inn with a 2-night stay for 2 with wine & treats to greet you!  Enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub or relax by the fireplace. Expires May 20, 2024.  Stop at Angevine Farms to PYO pumpkins (up to $75) with a bag of cider & donuts (up to 6 people) to complete the perfect fall weekend! 

Value: $575 | Donated by: The Cornwall Inn and Angevine Farms

102. Anthony Rodia

Two tickets to Anthony Rodia at The Palace Stamford on Friday, October 20, 2023 at 8 pm.

A first-generation Italian American born and raised in Westchester, NY, his comedy pulls from his real life and razor-sharp observations on marriage, parenthood, road rage, and everything else worthy of a social media rant.

Value: $179 | Donated by: The Palace Stamford

103. Eagle Rock Day Camp

Treat your child to an unforgettable summer!  Located on 50-acres in idyllic Washington, Ebner Camp’s Eagle Rock Day Camp is considered one of the best in CT.  Campers ages 4-13 are exposed to a wide variety of activities in Adventure, Aquatics, Arts & Sciences, Sports and more.  Your child’s 2 weeks at ERDC will be complemented with outside entertainment, special theme days, campfires, talent shows and more! Includes daily snacks, bus transportation, camp t-shirt, backpack, and any field trips.

Value: $1,070 | Donated by: Ebner Camps

104. Papa’s Pilar

Papa’s Pilar is an ultra-premium rum inspired by one of the greatest adventurers – Ernest Hemingway and his beloved boat, Pilar.  This Papa’s Pilar cooler is filled with fun merchandise and includes 3 bottles of rum!

Value: $500 | Donated by: Mahalo Spirits Group

105. Treat Your Car

Two full vehicle details and four vehicle oil changes – up to 6 quarts!  Can be used on ANY model of car. Accepted at either Torrington Ford or Toyota.  Other fees and restrictions may apply.

Value: $600 | Donated by: Torrington Ford and Torrington Toyota

106. UConn Junior Huskies

Experience a Husky game like never before with 4 Lower Bowl tickets to a UConn Women’s basketball game at the XL Center during the 23-24 season.  At the game, 2 children (under 13) will participate as “Junior Huskies of the Game” with an on-court introduction and high-five from the players!  Winner will submit top 3 preferred games; donor will coordinate with winner on date.  

Value: Priceless! | Donated by: Marissa & John Seagrave

107. Wheelbarrow of Fun

Wheel your 6-cubic foot beer-barrow filled with your favorite libations to your next party!

Value: $900 | Donated by: Ace Hardware of Litchfield and Goshen Wine & Spirits

108. Experience Saratoga

World-class art, education and live performances amid stunning natural beauty define the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in NY.  You’ll get a $300 gift card to a production of your choosing at SPAC, $500 gift card to stay at Saratoga Hilton Hotel and 2 season passes to the Saratoga Race Course!  Season passes give admission to all 40 days of the summer meet (July 13-September 4, 2023) including Travers Day, Whitney Day and full access to the Clubhouse and Grandstand!

Value: $1,000 | Donated by: Torrington Savings Bank

109. To Kill a Mockingbird

Two tickets to To Kill a Mockingbird at The Bushnell on Saturday, July 1, 2023 at 2 pm.

Orchestra section C, row R seats 113-114.  With direction by Tony Award® winner Bartlett Sher, Emmy Award® winning actor Richard Thomas will play the role of Atticus Finch.

$100 MAX Restaurant Group gift card.

Value: $210 | Donated by: The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

110. For The Chocolate Lover

If you love chocolate, you’ll love this package! Sweeten Your Spirits is a chocolate experience tour with a kick!  Gather 6 adult friends, BYOB, and head to Fascia’s Chocolates where you will make-your-own chocolate creations and enjoy in-depth tastings that can be tailored into a pairing with wine, beer, or spirits of your choice.  Date to be mutually agreed upon. Then, get ready to ride on the Chocolate Decadence Tour with two regular coach tickets! Enjoy chocolate pairings aboard the train with wine, beer, or spirits.  A stop at Fascia’s to make-your-own chocolate creations completes this experience.  Friday or Saturday evenings through October. 

Value: $330 | Donated by: Fascia’s Chocolates and Naugatuck Railroad

111. Winvian Retreat

Unwind at Winvian Farm in Morris with a one-night, mid-week (Sun-Thurs) stay with a full breakfast in the Winvian Farm Restaurant and lunch for 2 in Maggie’s Tavern. 

Expires March 23, 2024.  Lodging tax, service fees, gratuity not included.  Not valid September, October, or holidays.  Tier 1 or 2 cottage only.  Other restrictions apply.

Value: $1,500 | Donated by: Winvian Farm

112. Track Day

Experience four hours on track time with a professional driving coach sitting right seat, and NO RUN GROUPS! Drive your car the way it was meant to be driven and experience the historic 1.5-mile professional road racing circuit with the exclusive Lime Rock Drivers Club. Whether you’re a novice, intermediate, or advanced driver, this is your day. Bring the car you want to unleash, and LRDC provides everything else. All hospitality included – even have a helmet!  Weekday only, shared fee ($150 waived).  Must be 18 years old.  Must provide your own car (rental cars available). This package also includes 4 weekend general admission tickets to the Northeast Grand Prix held July 21-22, 2023.  Watch some of the most exciting sports cars on the planet battle for victory.

Value: $1,760 | Donated by: Lime Rock Drivers Club and Lime Rock Park

113. Yard Goats Suite

Play ball!  You and your party of up to 20 will enjoy an incredible afternoon in a private suite at Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford when the Hartford Yard Goats take on the Somerset Patriots on Sunday, July 23, 2023 at 1:10 pm. Access the Yard Goats Club (and maybe meet mascots Chompers and Chew Chew) and use your $250 VISA gift card for concessions!

Value: $750 | Donated by: iHeart Media and Brian & Donna Mattiello

114. Osteria Dinner

Enjoy the warm, lively atmosphere of the award-winning restaurant Viron Rondo Osteria in Cheshire, coupled with traditional menu items and a large wine selection with your $1,000 gift card.

Value: $1,000 | Donated by: Viron Rondo Osteria

115. Gone With The Wind

This rare poster from the re-release in 1974 is in very good condition, professionally linen-backed and framed and features stars Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh painted by Howard Terpning.

Value: $1,000 | Donated by: Gary Arnold & Anne Giordano

116. Red Carpet Premiere

Divine Renovation, Destination: New England’s star Erik Estrada (Ponch of CHiPs fame) will premiere the “Producers Cut” of the new season filmed in Torrington on Friday, December 1, 2023 at the Warner!  You and a guest will meet Erik Estrada with VIP tickets to this red-carpet event.  Enjoy dinner at Geppetto Osteria e Bisteccheria located in downtown Torrington, offering traditional Italian cuisine with a $200 gift card.

Value: $500 | Donated by: Divine Renovation and Geppetto Osteria e Bisteccheria

117. Sasso’s Speakeasy

Opening soon!  Be one of the first to experience the brand-new speakeasy at Sasso’s!  Owner Matt Cipriano will treat your party of up to 10 to a private chefs pairing of small plate appetizers, entrées, wine, cocktails and desserts.  Mutually agreed date. Tax and gratuity included.

Value: $1,000 | Donated by: Sasso’s Coal Fired Pizza

118. A Spa Day for Two

Indulge in a day of deep relaxation for two with two OSEA Organic Spa Facials, 50-minute Cause+Medic CBD Massages, 25-minute Serene Scalp Massages and Spa Pedicures.  Continue the relaxation at Litchfield’s Saltwater Grille and treat yourselves to a meal with your $100 gift card.

Value: $1,060 | Donated by: The Spa at Litchfield Hills and Saltwater Grille

119. The Capitol After Hours

State Representative Michelle Cook will provide a behind-the-scenes tour for 6 of The Capitol Building in Hartford.  You’ll arrive after hours, when Michelle and Capitol Police will take you all over – including spaces unseen by the public!  End the night at The Capital Grille for drinks with $250 gift card!

Value: Priceless! | Donated by: State Rep. Michelle Cook

120. The Garden Room

Dinner for two in The Garden Room at The Mayflower Inn in Washington, with a wine pairing specially curated by Sommelier Diego Bustamante.  Designed by interior designer Celerie Kemble, The Garden Room celebrates elegant rusticity with dining spaces inspired by the natural beauty of the property. Tax and gratuity included.

Value: $450 | Donated by: The Mayflower Inn