NRWA Holiday Online “Gala” Auction
Thursday, November 19 thru Friday, December 4th
The Nashua River Watershed Association’s annual Holiday Online Auction is going to be something very special this year! We have a “gala” catalogue for you that includes artisan works, jewelry, home goods, services, and gift certificates. These items were originally slated for our gala last spring, which was cancelled, so now you have an opportunity to bid on this wonderful offering from the comfort of your own home. Proceeds support the NRWA’s work to protect water and land, as well as providing education programs to all ages.
The NRWA Holiday Online “Gala” Auction launches on Thursday, November 19th at 5:00 a.m. at www.BiddingforGood.com/NashuaRiverWatershed. Visit today for a sneak preview, and watch for an email announcing the launch on the 19th.
How can you help? Participate in our online auction and encourage friends, family, and co-workers to participate by sharing the link to our auction on launch day. A successful auction is based on great items, moreover, it’s about lively and active bidding. The more the merrier!
What is in our “gala” online catalogue?
Recreation — an Orvis fly fishing kit, a Field & Stream kayak, a hand-carved walking stick, and golf outings at Overlook, Settlers Crossing, or the Westminster Golf & Country Club.
Works by watershed artisans — from “Constance”, a copper sculpture by Charles Gibbs of Pepperell (top left photo), to the “Songbird Mirror” from Carvers Guild in West Groton, to “Falling Water”, a white marble sculpture by Melanie Zibit of Shirley, to a handwoven “Swedish Lace” table runner by juried weaver, Louise Abbott of Pepperell, to framed botanical prints by Judith Baker of Fitchburg.
Fine and vintage jewelry — a collection of Southwestern Native American jewelry most handcrafted by native artisans, as well as vintage sterling silver earrings and pins, and a gold triple-strand tourmaline necklace.
Home goods — an Ekornes Stressless leather recliner, antique German and Limoges China, a handwoven Tibetan rug, a bright hand-embroidered pillow, an Arts and Crafts style lamp by Quoizel, a comfy dog bed from In the Company of Dogs, even benches and an arbor from Achla Designs.
Gift items — lovely dress scarves, books such as a 1950 edition of Audubon’s “Birds of America”, dining gift certificates, a sparkling vintage glass sugar and creamer, a women’s Northface jacket, an artisan glass marble set, or how about an overnight at the Groton Inn with dinner at the Forge & Vine?
Services — car detailing, art or photo framing, a massage or haircut, grocery gift cards.
Practical items — a Craftsman tool set, a Patagonia Chacbuco pack, a Shop-Vac wet/dry vacuum, and a barred owl nest box.
Join in the fun when we launch on November 19th and support the vital work of the NRWA!
Thank you to our 2020 Holiday Online Auction sponsors. Premiere Sponsors: Enterprise Bank and Rollstone Bank & Trust. Sponsors: Devens Enterprise Commission and Little Leaf Farms.
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Photo banner header (left to right): Copper sculpture “Constance” by Charles Gibbs; Sterling silver and turquoise cuff bracelet; Fluted glass serving set; Lutyens garden bench.
Photo banner footer (left to right): Artist’s totebag and materials; Hand-embroidered pillow; Vintage silk scarf; Arts and Crafts lamp by Quoizel.