Live Auction

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MUSICAL GETAWAY FOR TWO
Newport Fest OR Tanglewood & The Berkshires

Since 1979, Christopher Clark’s Great Performance Tours has been offering sophisticated music lovers the finest in classical music and opera vacation packages. Choose either a four-night stay for two at the landmark Viking Hotel and enjoy chamber music programs in the grand mansions of Newport, Rhode Island, during Newport Fest (July 5-8) or the closing weekend of Tanglewood & The Berkshires (August 23-26) for a plethora of superlative performing arts and a four-night stay for two at the traditional Red Lion Inn.

DONATED BY CHRISTOPHER CLARK     Value: $6,000

 

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A WEEK @ EARTH’S GREATEST COMPUTER CAMP

Steven Fink’s SummerTech is a technology camp for ages 8-17 held here on the Purchase College campus since 2007. From writing the next great app to animating tomorrow’s Best Picture, a week of SummerTech’s courses will help campers discover their passion for technology and give them the tools they need to pursue those passions.

DONATED BY STEVEN FINK     (Two available) Value: $1,300/week

 

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DIRECTOR FOR A DAY

Go behind the curtain to get the inside scoop on how a season at The Performing Arts Center is created. Spend a day in New York City with PAC Director Seth Soloway as he meets artists, visits rehearsals, and attends performances to find the next new performers to appear on The PAC’s stages. Dates to be agreed upon based on artist availability.

DONATED BY SETH SOLOWAY  Value: TBD

 

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Silent Auction

Here’s a little sneak peek at the items that will be available at the Silent Auction on Saturday night.
Which do you have your eye on?

Packages

1. Pamper Me Package

$100 gift certificate to la Bottega Salon in Rye Brook and a $185 gift certificate for a 60-minute in-home massage from Massage Therapist David Walker.

VALUE: $285                       STARTING BID:  $150                       BID INCREMENTS:  $25

2. A Night On The Town Package

$85 gift certificate to Salon Flair in White Plains and a $100 gift certificate to La Panetiere French restaurant with its top-level service, refined French fare and an elegant Provençal setting.

VALUE: $185                       STARTING BID:  $90                         BID INCREMENTS:  $25

3. Italiano Package

$50 gift certificate to Piero’s Restaurant (Italian- – Harrison, NY) + $100 gift certificate to Il Castello (Italian – Mamaroneck, NY), and a gift basket with a gift card, bottle of prosecco and biscotti from the Tarry Lodge (Port Chester, NY).

VALUE: $275                       STARTING BID:  $150                       BID INCREMENTS:  $25

4. A Night on the Town Package: Westchester
Create Your Own 5-Performance Series at The PAC for Two

You and a guest can create your own five-performance series during 2018-2019 season at The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College (excluding cabaret-style events).  Start one of your performance evenings with your $30 gift card to Rosemary & Vine Mediterranean, an organic vegetarian restaurant in Rye, NY.

VALUE: $680                       STARTING BID: $250                        BID INCREMENTS:  $25

5. A Night on the Town Package: New York City

You and a guests will spend an evening in New York City at one of America’s preeminent centers for the creation of new plays and musicals – the Vineyard Theatre – for a production of your choice during the 2018-2019 season. Kick off the eventing with a $100 gift card to Black Tap Burgers & Beer (multiple locations throughout Manhattan).

VALUE: $425                       STARTING BID:  $225                       BID INCREMENTS:  $25

 

Arts & Entertainment

1. Caramoor Summer Concert for 4

Four tickets to a Thursday or Sunday concert during the 2018 Summer Season at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, an estate and live music venue near Katonah, New York that is renowned for its symphonic, opera, chamber, American roots, and jazz, performances.

VALUE: $160                       STARTING BID:  $80                         BID INCREMENTS:  $25

2. Caramoor Dancing at Dusk for 4

Four tickets to Dancing at Dusk (family concert) during the 2018 Summer Season at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, an estate and live music venue near Katonah, New York that is renowned for its symphonic, opera, chamber, American roots, and jazz.

VALUE: $40-$60                                STARTING BID:  $30                         BID INCREMENTS:  $10

3. Tickets and Backstage Visit at The PAC for 2

Tickets and Backstage Visit for 2 to Black Violin or Aida Cuevas during The PAC’s 2018-2019 Season.
(Two opportunities are available)

VALUE: $125                       STARTING BID:  $50                         BID INCREMENTS:  $10

 

Gift Basket

1. Custom Gift Basket from Paul Taylor Dance Company

Items include Paul Taylor’s book Creative Domain and 3 volumes from his book series, Molly with creative writing and hand-drawn illustrations.

VALUE: $500                       STARTING BID:  $200                       BID INCREMENTS:  $25

 

 Health & Beauty

1. Two-Weeks of Rye Brook Personal Training

Kick-start your new fitness regime with two weeks of personal training (including 4 personal training sessions, 1 nutrition session and a fitness consultation) at Rye Brook Personal Training.

VALUE: $350                       STARTING BID:  $175                       BID INCREMENTS:  $25

2. Private Yoga Party for 10 at Riverstone Yoga

Private yoga party for 10 at Riverstone Yoga.

VALUE: $325                       STARTING BID:  $160                       BID INCREMENTS:  $25<

Luxury Goods

1. Briggs & Riley Intermational Carry-on Luggage

Engineered for reality. Whether you’re traveling near or far, your journey will be easier with this Briggs & Riley intermational carry-on luggage. Each bag is designed around real-world needs and wants with a style (and lifetime guarantee) that sets Briggs apart.

VALUE: $549                       STARTING BID:  $275                       BID INCREMENTS:  $25

2. Coogi Australia Cashmere Cardigan

Famous for its vibrant color palette and intricate textured knits, renowned lifestyle brand COOGI  creates bold pieces that seamlessly blend classic features with a modern touch and slimmer fit. This Cashmere Cardigan is in Ivory. Size: Mens Large.

VALUE: $650                       STARTING BID:  $325                       BID INCREMENTS:  $25

3. One-of-a-Kind Hand-blown Glass Vase

One-of-a-kind hand-blown glass vase by Dan and Jill Burstein of New Hope Stained Glass.

VALUE: $130       STARTING BID:  $50                         BID INCREMENTS:  $20

Sports

1. New York Yankees vs Oakland Athletics – Tickets for 4 (May 11)

You and three friends will have a great day at Yankees Stadium watching the Bronx Bombers vs. the Oakland Athletics on Friday, May 11th @ 7pm (Four seats on the 200 Level)

VALUE: $500                       STARTING BID:  $250                       BID INCREMENTS:  $25

Travel & Leisure

1. One-night Getaway at the Tarrytown House Estate on the Hudson

One night stay with breakfast for two people

VALUE: $300                       STARTING BID:  $150                       BID INCREMENTS:  $25

Unique

1. Dance Cavise One Week Summer Program

One week summer program at Dance Cavise, a teaching-oriented dance instruction program in Westchester that emphasizes the development of proper technique with correct terminology. Our program offers quality dance education in all disciplines.

VALUE: $900                       STARTING BID:  $450                       BID INCREMENTS:  $50

2. Spend a Performance Day with Treehouse Shakers

Spend a performance day with the Treehouse Shakers, a dance-theater company performing award-winning work for young audiences.  Join the company for load-in, set up, performance, and load-out. Experience the ins and outs and fun of presenting and performing.

VALUE: $1,000                   STARTING BID:  $250                       BID INCREMENTS:  $50

3. Private Lunch with Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker Cheryl Miller Houser

You and a guest will enjoy a business lunch in New York City with Cheryl Miller Houser, an industry leader in documentary film; founder and CEO of Creatie Breed; and the producer & co-director of the critically acclaimed Generation Startup, available on Netflix.

VALUE: $1,500                   STARTING BID:  $500                       BID INCREMENTS:  $50

4. Private Consultation with Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisory Geri Pell

Find financial peace and harmony during a two-hour financial planning consultation with 9-time Barron’s Top 100 Woman Financial Advisory Geri Pell, CFP®, MBA, CDFA, Private Wealth Advisory and CEO of Pell Wealth Partners, a private wealth advisory practice.

VALUE: $1,500                   STARTING BID:  $500                       BID INCREMENTS:  $50

5. Private Consultation on ESG Investing with Katie McGinn

Take a comprehensive one-on-one look at your entire financial life during a two-hour consultation with Katherine McGinn, CFA, a Financial Advisory at Pell Wealth Partners, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services. Katherine specializes in Impact Investing and can help you begin to align your financial goals with your personal values.

VALUE: $1,500                   STARTING BID:  $500                       BID INCREMENTS:  $50

6. Coditum: Java and Python Classes for Kids Ages 8 to 17

Your young coder will attend five of the most effective and rigorous Java and Python coding classes and pedagogy anywhere – but it’s right here on the Purchase College campus. With 16 years of curriculum development, SummerTech’s Coditum successfullyvtakes children ages 8-17 through the fundamentals of coding concepts in a personal, conversational, and immersive environment.

VALUE: $400                       STARTING BID:  $200                       BID INCREMENTS:  $50

Wine & Dine

1. Wine Tasting at Wine-at-Five

Bring a group of 12 guests for a private wine tasting at Wine-At-Five, a wine merchant in Rye, New York.

VALUE: $350                       STARTING BID:  $175                       BID INCREMENTS:  $25

2. Lenny’s Steakhouse  (Seafood and Steak – Larchmont, NY)

$100 gift certificate

VALUE: $100                       STARTING BID:  $50                         BID INCREMENTS:  $10

3. Aquario

$100 gift certificate

VALUE: $100                       STARTING BID:  $50                         BID INCREMENTS:  $10