Event Auction Preview
Here is a sneak peek at the items you’ll be able to bid on through our LIVE and silent auction at our 50th Anniversary Event. Our silent auction will be pen to paper bidding. You will have the opportunity to place a credit card on file at check-in. Take a look and come prepared to bid!
AmFund Trips of a Lifetime
The following trips will be available as silent auction items run by an AmFund representative. This is a separate auction and AmFund will be collecting payment separately. Each trip sold benefits BCLC. If you won’t be attending our event, you can call in or text in your bid during the auction time: 6pm-8:30pm. Text or call in your bids: 978-314-0360
Direct any questions to Julie Manninen by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
What you need to know:
- YOU HAVE 3 FULL YEARS TO TRAVEL – NO BLACKOUT DATES
- TRIPS ARE FOR 2 TRAVELERS
- YOU CAN ADD TRAVELERS OR MAKE UPGRADES THROUGH YOUR ASSIGNED TRAVEL SPECIALIST
- MANY OF THE TRIPS COME WITH ROUNDTRIP AIRFARE (SPECIFIED BELOW)
- GUARANTEED DELUXE ACCOMODATIONS (4 OR 5 STAR ACCORDING TO TRIP ADVISOR)
Get off the beaten path on your weeklong magical escape to Greece! Soft island breezes and the crystal blue ocean await you during your stay on the sun-drenched island of Santorini. Then, on to chic Mykonos where you might rub elbows with famous celebrities in cliffside cafes. In Athens, you’ll walk in the footsteps of Plato and Aristotle, as you climb the Acropolis to visit the ancient Parthenon and marvel at other architectural and historic antiquities.
**9 Days/8 Nights (3 nights in Santorini, 3 nights in Mykonos, 2 nights in Athens); Inter- Island flight to Santorini & Athens/ferry to Mykonos; half-day City tour of Athens; Breakfast everyday included
Tropical Costa Rica
From the moment you arrive, Costa Rica will enchant you with its pristine beaches, exquisite vistas, lush rainforests, and amazing wonders of nature found nowhere else in the world.
*6 Nights/7 Days with choice of beachside/jungle deluxe accommodations included
Iceland: Adventures in Fire and Ice
Discover wild wonders in the land of the Vikings! Glistening glaciers, therapeutic hot springs, thundering waterfalls and amazing wildlife make Iceland the “Land of Fire and Ice.
*6 Nights/7 Days; Breakfast daily; Half Day Walking Tour of Reykjavik; Tour of the Golden Circle; Visit to the Blue Lagoon included
Relax, unwind and let go in America’s very own tropical paradise. At the Southernmost tip of the U.S., Key West is a place of sheer tranquility, soothing sunshine, sparkling water, swaying palms, spectacular sunsets and total bliss. It’s time to treat yourself to 4 days and 3 nights of pure luxury as balmy ocean breezes warm your body and soothe your soul.
*3 Nights/4 Days; Rental car; Catamaran cruise to Dry Tortugas included
Pleasures and Treasures of Tuscany
For food, fun and laughter, there’s no better place than Tuscany where, on your seven-day trip, the two of you will see incomparable treasures and art in Florence and learn to be spectacular chefs during your cooking class in an authentic Tuscan kitchen.
*6 Nights/7 Days (3 nights in Tuscan countryside/3 nights in Florence); Half-Day Tour in Florence; VIP Entrée to the Museum Academia; Cooking Class by classically trained Italian Chef included
San Francisco & Wine Country
Jet to the “City by the Bay” for an incredible escape to Northern California. You’ll explore the quaint streets of San Francisco and the rolling hills of the Napa Valley.
*3 Nights deluxe accommodations (2 nights in Napa/1 night in San Francisco); Wine Train Tour with Lunch in Napa Valley included
Escape for two to the Scottish Highlands, the Scotland of your imagination. With welcoming people, a unique culture, dramatic landscapes, romantic castles and a fascinating history, this is the perfect backdrop for your next adventure.
**NO AIR INCLUDED FOR THIS TRIP
*Staying in Edinburgh, Inverness, and finally Glasgow; Tour of Edinburgh’s Royale Mile, Day trip to Loch Ness included
African Photo Safari
Your dreams will come true the moment you arrive at your luxurious lakefront safari camp nestled on the lush South African savannah tucked beneath majestic mountains. Welcome to your real life “Eden” where Mother Nature’s exotic wildlife roam free and every morning you’ll awaken to amazing sights and sounds inviting you to get up and explore.
**NO AIR INCLUDED FOR THIS TRIP
*6 Nights/7 Days (one night in Johannesburg, 5 nights Premium Rhino Tent Accommodations for 2 in the Spectacular Waterberg Region); 4 guided photo safari game drives; 14 farm-to-table meals; all in-country transfers included
BCLC Silent Auction items
These items will be available at our silent auction table:
45 MINUTE MEDIUMSHIP, PSYCHIC, OR TAROT READING PAIRED WITH A 60 MINUTE REIKE SESSION FROM DEEP ROOTED HEALING & HYNOSIS
GIFT BASKET INCLUDING $85 GIFT CARD & PRODUCTS FROM SALON VOLITION
BOTOX GIFT CARD AND PRODUCT BASKET
3 MONTH MEMBERSHIP TO MAC
YOUR CHOICE OF 2 PERSONAL TRAINING SESSIONS OR 2 WEDDING BALLROOM DANCE LESSONS BY LINDSAY MZAOUAKK
TUMBLER & $25 GIFT CARD TO SBLENDED IN BEVERLY
TEA FOR TWO AT THE JOLIE TEA COMPANY IN SALEM
SUNSET CRUISE FOR 2 ON THE FAMOUS SCHOONER FAME
30 MIN MASSAGE & EXPRESS FACIAL
DELICIOUS ITALIAN BASKET WITH SOME OF GLOUCESTERS MOST BELOVED ITALIAN EATERIES INCLUDING: CAPE ANN OLIVE CO & PASTAIO VIA CORTA AND A $100 GC TO TONO’S RESTAURANT
YOU AND FIVE GUESTS WILL ENJOY A FOUR COURSE DINNER PREPARED AND SERVED IN YOUR HOME BY FORMER BCLC BOARD PRESIDENT, KAREN WILK. SOUP TO NUTS MEAL PAIRED WITH SELECTED WINES. (NO RED MEAT!) WINNER WILL BE CONTACTED BY KAREN TO ARRANGE THE DATE AND MENU!
A BASKET OF SCENTSY ITEMS INLCUDING: FULL SIZE WARMER, ASSORTED WAX, SCENTSY CARE BUNDLE, TRAVEL TWIST, BITTY BUDDY, BODY SCRUB, SCENTSY SOAK, COUNTER CLEAN, & BATHROOM CLEANER ($143 VALUE)
ENJOY AN INTIMATE 3-COURSE DINNER FOR TWO CREATED BY PERSONAL CHEF JODI COMEAU
GIFT BASKET FROM BUBBLE BAR BOSTON
YOU AND A GUEST WILL ENJOY PREMIUM SEATING TO THE MUCH-ANTICIPATED SHOW WITH VIP BENEFITS INCLUDING: FREE PARKING, 2 BROADWAY CLUB PASSES
HAND MADE QUILT BY LORINDA VISNICK, BEVERLY SCHOOL COMMITTEE WARD 6
$200 GIFT CERTIFICATE TO TODD FARM ANTIQUES
5 GIFT CERTIFICATES OF $100 Worth of HomeMade, Delicious, Nutritious Meals Delivered To You!
(Delivering to Middleton, Topsfield, Danvers, Beverly, Hamilton & Wenham)
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ROB GRONKOWSKI AUTOGRAPHED FOOTBALL
MIKE TYSON AUTOGRAPHED GLOVE
TED WILLIAMS AUTOGRAPHED BASEBALL
BILLY JOEL AUTOGRAPHED PHOTO
4 Red Sox Tickets 9/24 game – State Street Pavillion tickets behind home plate with waiter service at the seats
BCLC LIVE Auction items
These items will be offered as part of our LIVE auction:
Compass Cove Oceanfront Resort, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Enjoy a 3 Night/4 Day stay at the fabulous Compass Cove Oceanfront Resort in a room with an ocean view! Room will accommodate 4 guests and will have access to all of the hotel amenities. 10 minutes from the airport and a short walk to restaurants, mini golf, and an amusement park. Click button for more resort pictures and information. Available from November-April 2023/24 and Nov-April 2024/25.
Belmont Country Club Golf Experience for 3
Enjoy spending the day at one of New England’s premier and exclusive country clubs for a foursome of golf with one of our esteemed Board Members, Jay Goldberg of Spire Investments. At the end of your day, you and your guests will enjoy dining at the Club where each dish is created individually by hand using the highest quality ingredients you’d only find at the finest restaurants in Boston.
Experience Beverly Package:
- Cabot Theater Family Membership: Includes 4 complimentary movie tickets; 4 coupons for free medium popcorn; invitations to special member events; surprise ticket giveaways, free admission to Kids at the Cabot shows, 20% off all family-friendly shows; and 48-hour advanced pre-sale ticket opportunities
- North Shore Music Theater: 2 tickets to the beloved “The Christmas Carole” for the 2023 season
- $100 Gift Card to Rosetti’s Restaurant
- $50 Gift Card to Rev Kitchen
Bass Rocks Golf Club Experience for 3
Spend the day at the exclusive Bass Rocks Golf Club located in East Gloucester with spectacular ocean views visible from most holes of their challenging, but fun course. You and 2 guests will join a club member for a foursome of golf and a delicious lunch at the Clubhouse.
Boston Bruins Experience for 2
You and a guest will attend the October 30th, 7pm Boston Bruins game against the Florida Panthers in premium seating. This experience includes roundtrip transportation provided by Wayne’s Capital Coach.