Live Auction Items
One Week Stay at a Minnesota Lakehouse on Star Lake in Dent
Close to restaurants and parks, you’ll love the coziness, indoor fireplace, high ceilings, views, outdoor fire pit, and Wi-Fi. Good for singles and families. There’s a dock on a fishing lake with loons, deer, eagles, and ospreys. You can kayak, canoe, and fish on Star Lake, with rods and lines available on the property. Ice fishing requires you to bring your own equipment. Located 7 miles from pristine Maplewood State Park, with rolling hills, trails, horseback riding and picnic spots. Accommodates 5, 2.5 bathrooms, 3 bedrooms. Amenities and essentials include: Kitchen, TV, Shampoo, Heating, Air Conditioning, Washer, Dryer, Free Parking on Premises, Wireless Internet, and indoor fireplace. This auction item includes accommodations only and is available any week of the year subject to availability. Donated by Anna Wasescha and Richard Kagan.
Zulu Nyala, South Africa Safari for Two
Six days and six nights, luxury accommodations, includes two daily open Land Rover trips with experienced guides. Animals to experience in the area and on the Zulu Nyala Private Game Reserve include elephant, rhino, leopard, giraffe, hippopotamus, zebra, cape buffalo, nyala, and kudu to name a few. This package is valid for two years and includes full board (6-days, 6-nights), three meals per day prepared by international chefs, and two game viewing activities per day guided by a professional game ranger in open vehicles. Package DOES NOT include airfare, transfers, side trips, personal beverages, or phone calls. Donated by Zulu Nyala.
MxCC VIP Parking for One Year
Enjoy the perks of a parking spot that is just a short hop and skip from the College’s entrance. One parking spot will be front row parking located in the lower lot and another near Snow Hall. Parking spots will remain valid until the Red Moon Gala of 2017.
Dinner for Two with President Wasescha at MAX Fish
Enjoy an evening repast with Middlesex Community College’s President, Anna Wasescha and her husband Richard Kagan, at MAX Fish located in Glastonbury, Connecticut. This is perfect for the seafood lover.
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic Vacation
Enjoy a Junior Suite for one week at the Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort in Puerto Plata Dominican Republic, which is the best room that the resort has. The winner is responsible for the all-inclusive with VIP access at $60.00 per adult per night and $30 per night for children ages 3 through 11. Under age three is no charge. All-inclusive covers all food and alcoholic beverages in most VIP areas. Reservations can be made based on room availability and excludes the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s. Free Transportation to/from the airport. During May, September, and October the winner can also be transported to the resort via helicopter — Only these 3 months otherwise it is transportation via the resort shuttle. Max occupancy of the Junior Suite is 4 — that suite will have 2 Full/Queen beds or 1 King size bed (for two people). Donated by H Brian Dumeer.
One Week Stay at Water’s Edge Resort and Spa
Enjoy a one week stay at Water’s Edge Resort and Spa in Westbrook, from Friday, April 21, 2017 to Friday, April 28, 2017 (check-out date). Water’s Edge Resort and Spa offers perfectly landscaped gardens, acres of grounds overlooking the water, a private white sand beach, restaurants, entertainment, a premium spa and so much more. The unit sleeps four with a king sized master bed and a pull out sofa in the living room. The unit also includes one bath supplied with towels and toiletries, deck, and small kitchen with refrigerator, sink, microwave and stove top. The resort is near two of the state’s major shopping malls, Clinton Crossing and Tanger Outlets. Spa treatments, meals and travel arrangements to Water’s Edge are not included. Donated by Mary Anne Cox.
Name a Street at MxCC for One Year
This is your chance to have your own first or last name on a sign located at one of the two entrances to MxCC’s beautiful Middletown campus. The winning bidder’s street name will be displayed for all guests, college faculty, staff, and students to see until the Red Moon Gala 2017.
Adventure Cruise on the Mattabesset River for Six
Admire the flora and fauna as you travel the Mattabesset River relaxing aboard a 24-foot pontoon boat. You and five guests will experience the hidden beauty of the “river of dreams” as you don a pair of binoculars and adventure into areas that seem to transport you to another time. Captain Dan Nocera and his first mate will pilot you and your friends as you sip champagne, nibble on hors d’oeuvres and search for creatures of the river. Advanced scheduling required. Available from May to September 2017, weather permitting. Boat Departs at 6 PM from the Riverside Marina at 37 Riverview Street Portland, Connecticut. Cruise for 2-3 Hours. Donated by Dan and Jeannie Nocera, Jeff Cohen and Izzi Greenberg.
Evening Cruise on the Connecticut River for Six
Enjoy an evening cruise on the Connecticut River for up to six people. Guests will board a 34’ Tollycraft Motor Yacht at Brewer’s Deep River Marina, cruise through historical Essex Harbor and moor in the picturesque Hamburg Cove. Hosts will provide refreshments of soda, beer, and wine, and light appetizers while anchored in Hamburg Cove. A mutually agreed upon date on a weekday evening starting at 5:00 p.m. in June or July 2017. Please note, guests must be agile enough to board the boat by climbing 5 steps. Donated by Janet and Philip Klinck.
Victorian High Tea Provided by “Two Sisters Tea”
This Victorian High Tea will be held in the home of Marsha Judson in Middletown. This intimate setting seats six, so invite five of your special friends and enjoy! Victorian High Tea Menu: Course 1) “Heart Warming Scone” – Devonshire cream, orange marmalade, grape jam, & lemon curd. Course 2) “Cucumber Sandwich” – with cream cheese & mint, topped with lemon zest, and water cress; “Grilled Goat Cheese Sandwich” with fig jam, honey, and basil on cinnamon raisin bread; “Sharp English Cheddar Cheese, Caramelized Onion & Chutney; and “Mini Caesar Salad.” Course 3) “Florentine Tomato and Roasted Red Pepper Soup.” Course 4) “Just Right Mouth Watering Vienna Mousse,” and experience the joy of shortbread cookies enhanced with lavender buds. During the event, make yourself at home and choose from an English tea chest for your favorite tea. To be held on a mutually agreed upon day in February 2017. – 2 available. Donated by “Two Sisters Tea” – Marsha Judson and Diane Johnson.