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Silent Auction

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Thank you to all our auction sponsors for donating their time, talent or treasure for free - ALL money raised from this auction will go to our local charities. 

Good luck and thank you for your support! 

 

Bedford Riding Lanes Family Membership

Enjoy a 1-year family membership with Bedford Riding Lanes/BRLA, including access to all 90+ miles of private woods, farm, estate and pasture trails throughout Bedford, Katonah and Pound Ridge. Membership includes access to the coveted BRLA map plus invitations to all BRLA members-only parties and events. Opening bid $175 / Value $300 

  

 

Lady Clippers “pruning for a day”

Lady Clippers, Inc. specializes in fine hand pruning of gardens throughout Westchester.  Their staff is made up of horticulturalists and certified master gardeners. The principal is also a pruning instructor with the New York Botanical Gardens. These generous people are donating a day of fine hand pruning by their staff to a garden in Westchester. Courtesy of Lady Clippers. Opening bid $500 / Value $1,000


 

Platinum Print of Lady’s Slipper by Edwin Hale Lincoln (1848-1938)

 

This photograph is a platinum print from 1904. It is from a series of prints made for the artist’s 400 picture catalog called Wild Flowers of New England. Courtesy of Loring & Diana Knoblauch. Opening bid $500 / Value $2,500



Famous Trifle Dessert by The Rev. John A. Zahl

Fabulous fresh fruit trifle, custom-made by John Zahl. Luscious layers of fruit, custard, and cookies will dazzle your guests at your next event. Serves 12-15. To be arranged with John. Enjoy! Opening bid $50 / Value Priceless!!

 


One hour Golf lesson with Nelson Long, Jr, PGA

This ONE HOUR GOLF in person lesson includes a video review with St. Matthew’s parishioner Nelson Long, Jr.,  PGA and Head Professional at the Century Country Club in Purchase, NY (1976- 2022). Former Metropolitan PGA “Teacher of the Year”, Professional of the Year, and elected to Metropolitan PGA “Hall of Fame”. 2010 National PGA “ Bill Strausbaugh Award”. To be scheduled by Appointment: Tuesday-Friday  between April 1 -October 30. Opening bid $100 / Value $160

 


Basket of Follain Skincare Products


Follain Everything Soaps (Lavender), Follain Candle No 2, At Home Facial Set-Ultra Hydrating Mask Dual Detox Mask, Spa Headband,  Follain Eye Cream, Follain Hand Cream, Follain Lip Balm, $25 Gift Card to Follain (Can be used in store or online)

 

Instead of relying on single “hero” ingredients, Follain’s multitasking formulas combine a calibrated range of clean actives that work together to tackle the most common (and stubborn) skin concerns.  Ingredients are based on years of experience testing the latest innovations in clean beauty, alongside continued advancements in green chemistry. The ingredients are masterfully whipped into luxurious textures that are both indulgent and easy-to-use. Follain Skincare is proudly EWG Verified (the highest standard for ingredient safety & transparency), Cruelty-Free Leaping Bunny Certified, Synthetic Fragrance-Free, and Dermatologist-Tested. Opening bid $100 / Value $250

 

Stephen Hannock Painting -  Study for Luminous Lakes Below the Knife Edge, Mt Katahdin Maine,  2020


It is a small but very powerful piece, measuring approximately 6 x 8 1/2 inches. It’s beautifully framed. Hannock’s full scale works sell for upwards of $300k, and this piece is valued over $7k.  We are lucky to have it. The piece is a study of a larger painting titled “Mount Katahdin below Knife Edge”(Mass MoCA #329). The value of the larger painting is between $22K-$28K. The opportunity to own an original Hannock should not be missed. Opening Bid $1,500



Block Island Week Long Getaway for 8 People


 

A marvelous chance for a covid safe getaway - your own island retreat - take a break from your house and go on an adventure to Rhode Island!...Tucked away in Peckham Farm, this cozy four bedroom home has pretty island views. Desirable Peckham Farm is the setting for this spacious and comfortable home.  Great location offers pretty island and Pond views as well as easy access to miles of nature trails in Rodman's Hollow that lead to the sea!  Bright, sunny home is well cared for and has a nice layout.  

First Floor: Master bedroom with Queen Bed and ensuite bath,  2 bedrooms each with a Queen Bed and 4th Bedroom with 2 Twin Beds and two full baths.  Upside down house has an open layout with a cozy living room, modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances and dining area.  Relax outdoors on the great deck and take in the views while dining alfresco. SLEEPS 8. Opening bid $2,000 / Value $3,500

**Available for one week. The house is NOT available from June - mid September.

 


Renewal by Carol Bouyoucos


A digital photomontage on archival paper, 24x20 inches (framed).  This piece serves as the face of Art Show Bedford 2022, and is featured on our website and on all our promotional material. When commissioned to make a work based on our theme of “Renewal”, Carol came up with this stunning floral design. Her distinctive artistic approach involves a montage of photography, digital painting and collage. Renewal is an image she purposefully designed to convey a sense of the spiritual renewal we are all seeking during these troubled times. Opening bid $600 / Value $1,200



Susannah Leighton Three two hour Painting lessons


 

Susannah Leighton is a local artist who teaches lessons out of her sky-lit home studio in Bedford Village. She works with adults and with children of any age, focusing on how to cultivate creativity and spontaneity while learning essential skills. Susannah teaches in a variety of media including 3D, and connects each lesson to art history, employing a multi-disciplinary approach. If you’re looking to expand your visual vocabulary, deepen your understanding of art-making, or just have a guided creative experience, these three two-hour lessons are the perfect opportunity. Opening bid $100 / Value $350

**(each lesson is $100, plus the cost of materials)



Garden consult with Rusticus member and landscape designer Marge Sandwick


 

Marge Sandwick is an amazing garden designer and also a St. Matthew’s parishioner. She is offering a private consultation at your home to show you how to create a distinctive, personally resonant environment in your own garden with design solutions tailored just for you. Opening Bid $200

 


Endeavor family ride


 

Fun for the whole family on the farm! This family ride is 90 minutes and can accommodate up to 6 family members. During the lesson, you will work with the horses on the ground, ride as a group, and do a fun horse themed craft. All activities will occur outside and are weather dependent. Weight limit for 180 lbs for riding. Expires 1 year from the date of auction. Contact program@endeavorth.org to arrange. Endeavor paperwork required. Opening Bid $175 / Value $250


Bedford Playhouse-Family membership for 4

 

Bring your family or friends to Bedford Playhouse and enjoy a screening, including small popcorn for everyone! Winner must contact (914) 867-3051 to activate membership and receive account information. Valid for one year from date of activation. 

 

Flower Arrangement by Amy Cilmi of Hayfields Market in North Salem


 A wonderful opportunity for a stunning centerpiece. Opening bid $100 / Value $250



Tour of the Rosen House and Caramoor tickets

 

From our local Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts: 4 Tickets to a Thursday or Sunday concert AND 4 tickets to one concert on the lawn, both for the 2022 summer season.

Also a private tour of Rosen House given by docent and SMC parishioner, Mary Farley.  Value (approx.) tickets $200.  Tour priceless!



Bijou Jewelry of Katonah - necklace and matching Earrings 


 

From Canadian designer Dean Davidson's Heritage Collection:  satin finished silver plated necklace and matching earrings mounted with white topaz valued at $385. Courtesy of Casey Carter & Bijou Fine Jewelry in Katonah.

 

Katonah Museum of Art Family Membership and Private Docent-Led Tour 

Courtesy of the KMA. Value $100

 Value $200From our local Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts: 4 Tickets to a Thursday or Sunday concert AND 4 tickets to one concert on the lawn, both for the 2022 summer season.