Live Auction Items

Live 1 - Come From Away in New York City

COME FROM AWAY takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the people of Gander who put their lives on hold and opened their homes to the world of strangers. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. The Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre off Broadway is the location for this New York Times Critic Pick and is one of the hottest tickets in New York. This amazing trip for two includes round trip airfare from St. John’s to New York, a 2-night stay at a 4 star hotel and two tickets to Come From Away. Theatre tickets must be redeemed for a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday performance between the dates of May 9 - August 31, 2017.

Value: $4,000

Donated by: Rotary Club of St John's Northwest & Alchemy Production Group

Live 2 - Raymond's Restaurant Dinner at Jim & Dera Burton Residence

Jim and Dera Burton invite 8 guests to their home in Country Gardens, Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s, to enjoy an evening of excellent wines and excellent food, with an excellent view over Conception Bay. Chef Jeremy Charles, of renowned Raymond’s Restaurant, will prepare and serve a sumptuous 5-course meal that will be sure to please. Sommelier Jeremy Bonia will guide wine selections. Dinner to take place in Fall 2017 or Winter 2018, at a mutually agreeable date and time.

Value: Priceless

Donated by: Jim & Dera Burton

Live 3 - Vancouver Vacation

A wonderful package to take in the beautiful sites and sounds of British Columbia! 2 people will travel to Vancouver on WestJet, take a day trip to Whistler for a sightseeing tour, enjoy dinner on a boat tour of the Fraser River, and then head off on a Harbour Air flight for some time in the province’s capital, Victoria. This is a great opportunity to enjoy all the wonders of British Columbia! This package includes 4 nights at the Vancouver Residence Inn by Marriott in downtown Vancouver, including breakfast, and 1 night stay at the Victoria Marriott Inn Harbour Hotel in Victoria. The hotel stay in Vancouver is not valid from May to September 2017. Some blackout dates apply.

Value: $4,500

Donated by: Generously donated by the amazing Friends of Hope Air

Live 4 - Dinner and Wine Tasting with Paul Dicks

A very special evening for 10 lucky people, hosted by Paul Dicks at Raymond’s. Consider an exceptional dinner, combined with a unique opportunity to taste and compare a generous selection of outstanding wines. Wines will be selected in consultation with the successful bidder to suit interests and tastes.

Value: Priceless

Donated by: Paul Dicks & Friends of Hope Air

Live 5 - Igloo Lake Fishing Lodge Trip with Scott Goudie

Come fly fish at the beautiful Igloo Lake Lodge with the Burtons who have been successfully outfitting in Labrador for 44 years! This exciting opportunity will see 2 people fly fish for trophy Brook Trout in the 4 to 6 pound range. Trip is for 3 nights/4 days August 8 - August 11, 2017, and for an added bonus, Scott Goudie will be at the Lodge with you and has agreed to donate a large painting of Igloo Lake to help you recall your memories! The airfare to and from St. John’s is provided by Provincial Airlines. You will not be disappointed!

Value: $12,000

Donated by: Jim & Dera Burton and PAL Airlines

Live 6 - Art: Christopher Pratt "Black Seal"

This very rare offering by renowned artist Christopher Pratt is a 1970 print number 19 of 20. The piece is beautifully framed measuring 27 x 31 and is a must have for any Newfoundland art collector.

Value: $3,500

Donated by: Friends of Hope Air

Live 7 - Bobby Orr Pinball Machine

NOW is your chance to be the envy of any hockey fan - especially Blackhawks fans - with this fully functioning, mechanically restored 1977 Bobby Orr Power Play Pinball Machine by Bally! This is a 1-4 player machine, has an NHL theme featuring the great Bobby Orr and the Chicago Blackhawks vs the Toronto Maple Leafs. The playfield has bright and colourful graphics along with 2 drop target banks, pop-bumpers, ball saucer, center pop-up and lots more. This game is a great investment that will give you and your family hours of fun and entertainment.

Value: $5,000

Donated by: Friends of Hope Air

Live 8 - Lady Gaga Concert in Las Vegas for 2

Fresh off a stunning performance at the half time show at the Superbowl, Lady Gaga is at the top of her game. Where better to see this high energy, fun show than in Las Vegas on December 16, 2017. This trip includes 3 nights accommodations at the Bellagio Las Vegas resort room and 2 lower level section 15 tickets to the Lady Gaga Joanne World Tour concert at the T-Mobile arena. Also included is dinner for 2 with your choice of the following restaurants: Prime Steakhouse, Picasso or Lago. A $2,000 travel gift certificate will help get you from St. John’s to Vegas in style.

Value: Priceless

Donated by: Rotary Club of St. John's, Northwest and CWT, and Harvey's Travel