Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market Sampler – includes maple products from Soukup Farms and Pancake Hollow Sugarworks, a flat of microgreens from Indoor Organic Gardens of Poughkeepsie, one dozen duck eggs from Lasher Meadows, and gift basket of goat-milk lotions from Smellz Good: Natural Based Body & Skin Care. (Retail Value:  $170)

Private StarLab rental – facilitated StarLab planetarium experience for your next indoor party or function (Retail Value:  $570)

Handmade patterned alpaca throw from alicia adams alpaca inc. in Millbrook, NY. (Retail Value: $450)

Taste of the Poughkeepsie Waterfront – Collection of gift certificates from Poughkeepsie’s waterfront restaurants, including Amici’s Restaurant, River Station Restaurant, Mahoney’s Irish Pub, Poughkeepsie Ice House and Nic-L-Inn Bistro & Wine Bar (Retail Value:  $300)

MHCM Cooks for You!  Experience the culinary, bar tending and DJ talents of the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum’s senior staff as we come to your home to prepare and serve a lively dinner for eight.  (Value:  obviously priceless!  Minimum bid $450)

Astronomer and His Telescopes – Retired Australian physicist Dr. John Bevan will bring his telescopes to your glamorous dinner party or a cozy family evening to give you a tour of the universe before or after you eat. He will work with you to identify good stargazing times of the year when you can see Saturns rings, the moons craters, or any number of the infinite stars on the universe.  (Retail value: sky’s the limit!; would pair nicely with with MHCM Cooks for You!)

One-of-a-kind hand-blown “Spirale” glass bowl made aboard the Corning Museum of Glass 2018 Hudson River GlassBarge tour (Dimensions:  height 7″; diameter 8″ – Retail Value:  $380)

One-of-a-kind hand-blown footed glass trumpet vase, hand-signed by the artist; made aboard the Corning Museum of Glass 2018 Hudson River GlassBarge tour. (Dimensions: height 11.5″; diameter 9″ – Retail value: $340)

One hour shooting lesson for two at the legendary Orvis Sandanona shooting grounds in Millbrook, NY (Retail Value: $200)

Limited Edition Prints by Local Artist – Two limited edition prints from founding board member and local artist, Elayne Seaman. “Harvest Moon” is an Archival Digital Print; limited edition 5 of 50;  “Poughkeepsie Victorians” is also a limited edition print (4 of 50). Both pieces are signed by the artist and suitable for framing.  (Minimum bid:  $100 each)

Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne and LANCO LIVE at Bethel Woods.  Tickets for FOUR for the August 3rd performance at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.  (General admission tickets to the 7:00 pm show; retail value $216)

Beach Boys with Special Guest the Righteous Brothers LIVE at Bethel Woods.  Tickets for FOUR for the August 5th performance at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.  (General admission tickets to the 7:30 pm show; retail value $152)

Steve Martin, Martin Short and the Steep Canyon Rangers LIVE at Bethel Woods.  Tickets for FOUR for the Sept 1st performance at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. (Section 10 Row T seats 7-10 for the 8:00 pm show; retail value:  $384)

NY Mets vs. Atlanta Braves. 4 tickets (Sec 415 Row 1 Seats 10-13) plus parking pass to Sept 26th home game (Retail Value:  $154)

Leanne silk scarf in “Pineapple Palms” – A luxurious blend of linen and silk give this printed scarf stylish texture with a supple finish; in yellow, white, green, pink) from J. McLaughlin (Millbrook, NY) (Retail Value: $98)