Bluenose Gala Auction
Items up for auction at the Bluenose Gala
The following items are available at the Bluenose Gala Evening on Friday, August 31st at Maritime Gloucester and on the Harriet Webster Wharf. The evening includes a silent and live auction. Scroll the list below to see some of the amazing array of items available. This is not, however, an online auction. You will need to purchase tickets for the event which you can do online at http://maritimegloucester.org/visit/events.php
Sculpture by Brad Story
Live Auction #1: Beautiful stork sculpture by Brad Story http://www.bradstory.com
Tillett Print of Cape Ann
Item #44: An 18 x 24” silk screened map of Cape Ann by Tim Tillett. www.tillettgardens.com
Oliver Balf Painting
Item# 58: A beautiful Gloucester Harbor water color by Oliver Balf.
Live Auction #2: A 2-hour cruise aboard the Schooner Ardelle with Captain Harold Burnham. (see www.schoonerardelle.com )
Item #59: A private two hour charter on the Ocean Alliance 82' sailing yacht. See http://oceanalliance.org
Long Weekend in Small Point Maine
Live Auction #4: Extraordinary setting at tip of Small Point Maine, forty acres surrounded by water on three sides; three bedroom two bath cottage. Donated by Camilla MacFadyen.
See the video here: http://www.camillamacfadyen.com/upperHouse/
Item #45: Your favorite animal as a decorated cake! Created by veterinarian and master baker Donna Heaney.
Items #10 - 11: Signed photographs of fish from our own collection by noted photographer David Fitzsimmons. Includes mackerel, sea raven and black bass. Done when he conducted a photographic workshop here at Maritime Gloucester in June. David's children's picture book, Curious Critters, won five national book awards. See his website for more information.
Item #7: Three bedroom, three bathroom waterfront cottage at Blue Coral Landing on Great Guana Cay, Abaco, Bahamas. Cottage donated by William Taylor. Includes first class air fare! Airfare donated by Delta Air Lines.
"Ladies of Gloucester" Polaroid Emulsions
Item #15: A group of three Polaroid emulsions set on backing, matted and framed by Nina Fletcher. http://www.ninafletcher.com
Ski Trip to Sugarloaf
Item #57: Three days at a three-bedroom, 2-bath Sugarloaf ski lodge. Sleeps six. Donated by Greg & Stevie Neal.
Paddle Board Set
Live Auction Item #5: Brand new paddle board and paddle donated by ERBA and friends.
Painting by Jeff Weaver
Live Auction Item #6: Beautiful painting by Jeff Weaver of the building of the Schooner Ardelle.
Item #51: Beautiful photograph of a lone skiff by Carl Gustin.
Lanes Cove Photograph
Item #50: Prize-winning photograph of this Gloucester landmark by Dale Blank.
Les Bartlet Photograph
Live Auction Item #2: Photograph of local quarries by Les Bartlet. http://firstname.lastname@example.org
Item #53: Prints of Maritime Gloucester site done as part of printmaking workshop exhibit by Camilla MacFadyen.
Private Essex River Cruise
Item #56: Private charter aboard the Essex River Queen. Donated by David & Louise Marsh.
Jon Sarkin Fish Painting
Silent Auction #60: A large 4' x 6' ocean perch painting by Jon Sarkin.
Net Finder Buoy from Perfect Storm Filming
Item #8: A net finder buoy from the filming of the movie "A Perfect Storm". May have been touched by George Clooney!
Two Rockport Music Tickets
Item# 13: Two $25 gift certificates for any performance at Rockport Music's Shalin Liu Center.
Lobstering with Geno Mondello
Item #42: A two-hour lobstering trip with Geno Mondello on his boat, the Western Edge.
Item #52: An oil portrait of your favorite animal friend by local artist, Philip Jostrom.
Marine Paintings by Dale Blodget
Items# 48 & 49: "Waiting Dory" or "Goose Cove Clammers" by noted local artist, Dale Shermann Blodget.