2017 Auction Items

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1Bird watching with longtime Audubon member Scott Richardson, Berwick, on any GWRLT property (or on your own land). See which birds use the property and to tally different species. Could be an introduction to identifying birds by eye and ear ? a hobby you can take wherever you go! 10 hours, divided as you wish. Value: Priceless
2Antique pine box with sloping sides, probably early to mid-19th century American. Fine condition, great for storage. 34 in. x 19 in. x 12 in high. Donated by Harvey and Paula Bennett. Value: $150.00
3Sail aboard Aloft, a classic 40-foot wooden sloop designed by Ted Hood. Start in Kittery Point and cruise the Piscataqua or go out into the ocean, depending on weather and inclination. Bring your picnic! Ice box and marine head available. The boat is well-equipped with safety gear. Two-hour charter for up to six. Donated by Jack Farrell. Value: $240.00
4Five-course dinner for four prepared by chef James Haller of South Berwick. Dinner to be served at the Haller residence in South Berwick. Two weeks+ notice required. www.facebook.com/chefjameshaller. Value: $400.00
5Learn to Roll Your Own Sushi dinner party for up to 6 people. Choose from a wide assortment of fillings (vegan- friendly and no raw fish served). Miso soup and sea vegetable dessert included. Invite your friends for this party at your own home. Taught by Carol Steingart of Coast Encounters, LLC. Value: $400.00
6Pendant by Joelle Guerard, Handcrafted Jewelry, York. Simple yet elegant, a silhouette of a great blue heron, hand cut out of sterling silver. Measures 2 in. long, on a 20 in. sterling chain. www.facebook.com/MaineSurfDesigns. Value: $80.00
7Four-hour guided striper/bluefish fishing charter for up to 2 people aboard the vessel Jack out of Pepperell Cove in Kittery Point. Expert guide Mark Drummond will provide the best striper fishing around. Catch and release; your choice of fly or spin tackle provided. Good for 2017 season only. Donated by Warren Pond Boatworks. www.fishlikemad.com. Value: $350.00
8Enjoy a horse drawn sleigh ride around the fields of Chase Farm, Wells. Up to 12 adults. Family farmers since 1720. www.chasefarmswells.com. Value: $100.00
9Introduction to Draft Horses with Tin Smith, Wells. Help groom, harness and drive a team of draft horses on the backroads of Tatnic as they carry out their work. Approximately 2-3 hours; for one or two people. Value: $75.00
10Enjoy a cozy, one-bedroom condo with spectacular views of the Boston skyline and the USS Constitution. Located on Boston Harbor, the Parris Landing condo community in the Charlestown Navy Yard is a hidden gem. Enjoy living like a local...a 2-minute walk to the harbor water shuttle gets you to downtown Boston in 10 minutes! The condo sleeps two people comfortably and is available for two weekend nights anytime from Summer 2017 - Summer 2018. Includes garage parking, as well as access to the fitness center, community room, business center, and concierge. Donated by Kira Jacobs. Value: $500.00
11Handcrafted box of quarter-sawn walnut with curly maple top and metal knob. Healing materials will be found inside: assorted feathers, stone, candle, etc. Made and donated by Steve McPhee, cabinetmaker and fine woodworker, Portsmouth, NH. www.facebook.com/stevemcpheeOctave3 Value: $140.00
12One-night retreat for 2 people on Star Island. Enjoy a simply furnished room in either the Oceanic Hotel or adjacent accommodations, and hearty family-style meals. ?Experience the magic and incomparable beauty of the Isles of Shoals and connect with nature on an unspoiled island on the Atlantic coast where ocean waves, cliffs and seabirds converge. Though the mainland is in sight, you will feel far away from the fast-paced life of shore when you enjoy early morning coffee from a rocking chair on the porch of this historic hotel with ambiance of an earlier era. Explore Gosport Harbor?s over 400 years of history, from Capt. John Smith?s discovery, to pirate legends, to 19th century poet Celia Thaxter. Swim, row, play tennis, hike the cliffs, or just sit on a rock and soak up the salty air and peaceful surroundings. Watching a drawn-out sunset from the classic gazebo will be a highlight of your summer.? Subject to reservation and availability from early Sept.-Sept. 24, 2017. Boat fare included. Donated by Jack Farrell. www.starisland.org. Value: $350.00
13Two round trip tickets to New York City aboard C&J Bus Lines? executive class motorcoach. Offering two and one seating, this bus gives you all the space and comfort you need as you travel to the Big Apple. Complimentary snacks and refreshments, great movies, and state of the art technological connections. Tickets may be used at our Portsmouth, NH; Tewksbury, MA; or Ogunquit, ME (seasonally) locations, traveling to NYC Port Authority. Learn more at www.ridecj.com/nyc. Value: Over $320.00
14Cruise Portsmouth Harbor on Utopia with Captain Jack Farrell. Renovated by Bob Eger, the boat is a 42-foot lobster boat style passenger vessel. Gather 25 of your friends and family (Coast Guard approval for 30) and cruise for 1?-2 hours. Could also do the lighthouse, Little Harbor or out into the ocean a little. Room to lay out snacks and drinks (not included in donation). Donated by Jack Farrell. www.facebook.com/utopiaclassiccharters. Value: $625.00 (Minimum bid: $300.00)
15Experience Beantown in a way that few ever will ? from the sky. Bird?s eye view of Boston?s landmarks from the USS Constitution to Fenway Park! Two people will leave Beverly Flight Center on the Piper Archer for a 45-minute flight, donated by Beverly Flight Center. www.beverlyflightcenter.com. Value: $169.00
16Experience the finest light tackle and fly fishing along the New Hampshire and Maine coast, aboard the Miss Jodine with Captain Peter Whelan. 4 hour fishing trip for up to 3 people. Leave from the Wentworth Marina, Newcastle, NH. June-Sept 2017. www.shoalsflyfishing.com. Value: $400.00
17Get through mud season with a truckload of gravel or aggregate from Pike Industries, Wells. Must be delivered within 20 miles of the Wells facility. Value of material and delivery not to exceed $300.00. Offer good for 2017. www.pikeindustries.com. Value: $300.00
18Brad Fletcher?s Barbecued Turkey. No one cooks a turkey like Brad can! Barbecued with only kosher salt and tarragon, tastes smoked and is stuffed with orange pecan cornbread stuffing. Delivery available in South Berwick or Eliot. Minimum 3 days advance notice, please. Holidays okay. Must be used by the end of 2017. Value: $50.00
19Historic Wagon Wheels: Set of two heavy duty wooden wagon wheels and iron axle. Original paint, stored inside, fair condition. Wheel diameter is 52 in., axle width is 86 in., weight approximately 250 lbs.Great for a lawn ornament, patio or garden accent. Any bid over $124.00 will include free delivery within 15 miles of South Berwick. Donated by Bill Fortenbaugh. Value: $500.00