Solar Jam 2017 Auction

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Adirondack Camp for a Long Weekend with 12+ friends 

Long weekend at a beautiful lake-front Adirondack "Camp" located on Paradox Lake. For up to 12!  LIMITED DATES Available June 16 through July 1, 2017.  Great swimming, hiking, canoeing and kayaking in a wilderness park. Lodge has 4 bedrooms, a large stone fireplace, spacious dining area, and screened in porch area. It can sleep twelve and has three sleeping areas that are semi private. Offered by former SY board member Kate Walton.  Click HERE to enlarge above photos

Beer OR Wine and Cheese Pairing Class at your home with Jason Sobocinski for 10 in Your Home!
Owner of Caseus, Ordinary, Black Hog Brewery and more, "The Big Cheese" Cooking Channel star, and New Haven personality Jason Sobocinski will be your host for an evening of cheese and beer (or wine) tasting in your home for 10 friends (including yourself)!



Zulu Nyala Safari Trip
Experience the wilds of Africa on a 6-night safari for two in Hluhluwe in South Africa. Stay in luxurious accomodation with 3 delicious meals/day and two daily game drives to see Elephant, Rhino, Leopard, Giraffe, Hippo, Zebra, Cheetah, Buffalo, and more! The trip of a lifetime where the iconic classic movie, "I dreamed of Africa" was filmed.

5-course summer harvest dinner for 8 at your home
Chef/owners Craig and Alex of the [oink] pop-up will prepare a dinner to remember at your home with the wonderful sustainable and flavorful ingredients at the height of the summer growing season.


One-week at Idyllic Farmhouse for 10 in Afton, NY + Car Rental
Forty-five acres, 2 ponds, a huge old barn and resident heifers welcome you to a relaxing and inspiring getaway. Up to 10 people can enjoy a week-long stay at a fully renovated farmhouse (built in 1840) with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths (one with a claw foot tub, the other a supersonic shower with sound and steam). The homestead was completely restored last year, including the kitchen. A 40-foot, high-quality camper comes equipped with its own kitchen, living room etc. Both have great views of the valley. Package includes a 3-day compact or midsize car rental.

Pasta Making Dinner for TEN with Chef Avi of Roia
Roia Executive Chef Avi Szaprio will show a party of 10 the craft of pasta making. Roia is well know for its pasta program since inception when the New York Times gave them an "Excellent" which was the highest review you could get and their home made pasta was acknowledge then and continues to be aknoweledged now. You will have a hands on class and learn how to make their famous egg yolk pasta. All participants will have a chance to have a tasty bowl of the pasta you will be learning how to make from scratch. The class does not include beverages, tax or gratuity. The Class must be redeemed within a year of purchase.

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Bunch of Brains and Brunch.
Tour the Cushing Center at the Yale School of Medicine and the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library with its curator, photographer, and FOSY Terry Dagradi. The collection of brains (yes, brains!) now on permanent exhibit at Yale School of Medicine represents the life work of Harvey Cushing, the pioneer, and father of neurosurgery as he mapped the brain between 1902 and 1932.


One-night Stay at the Luxurious Study Hotel
A luxurious overnight stay at the modern and chic Study Hotel in the heart of downtown New Haven. Enjoy breakfast for two at Heirloom Restaurant the next morning.


Artistic Portrait of Child or Pet by Westville Artist
Westville artist Muffy Pendergast will paint one of her signature canvases with a likeness of your child or pet based on a photograph. The canvas can be customized with your child’s name or other fun information.



Framed Painting by Westville Artist
New Haven artist Frank Bruckman offers one of his paintings, framed.




Whiskey Tasting for up to 20 people
Private Single Cask Nation Whiskey Party of six whiskeys for up to 20 people.




Beer Lovers Package - A Mix of High-Quality Regional Brews Off the Beaten Path
Take home a selection of craft beers and hard to find regional favorite brews.




Delicious acorn fed pork from Walden Hill
This 10-pound share of heritage breed pork is raised on local family farms using sustainable farming practices and finished on a diet of locally sourced acorns adding exceptional flavor. Share can be customized to your preference including sausage, bacon, ham, pork chops, pork steaks, ribs, and other pork items. 


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CT Open Tickets (2) + Racquet Koop gift certificate

NY Giants autographed poster of Odell Beckham Jr

Quinnipiac University hockey tickets + swag

Red Sox baseball autographed by Chris Young  

Yale—Harvard Football Game (4) + Soup Girl gift cert



4 Park hopper tickets to Disney World

A night at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

Bed and breakfast package - Study Hotel & Heirloom Restaurant 

California condo escape 

Cushing Center Tour + brunch 

Devil’s Gear Bike Shop gift certificate

Family adventures around Connecticut

Bridgeport Tigers, Pez, Kids City Museum & Quassy Amusement Park

GoPro Hero III

Watson Adventures Scavenger Hunt for 6


Beauty & Wellness

Gift certificate to Elm City Wellness

Organic beauty products + salon services—Karma Salon & Studio D

Yoga and Pilates wellness package—

Fresh Yoga, Breathing Room and Sarah Aldrich Pilates



A Broken Umbrella Theatre - 2 VIP Tickets to EXCHANGE

Backstage tour of the Shubert + Shake Shack custard party

Café 9—one year access

New Haven Symphony Experience



American Girl “Lea Doll”

BarkBox – 3 month subscription

Donvier Electronic Yogurt Maker

Fair Haven Furniture vase set

Kitras Art hand blown glass vase + Jordan’s Furniture gift card 

Tea and honey set + Panera Bread for a year

Thomas Portraits photo session

Turkish ceramic bowl with Iznic Floral Design



Art Lover’s Package – Creative Outlet + Guilford Art Center

Frank Bruckmann art – Still Life with Pear

Muffy Pendergast Portrait

Signed limited edition Garry Trudeau Print

STEM Adeventure—signed Hidden Figures book, CT Science Center and Cinemark Theatre passes



Bartaco  gift certificate

Beer Lover’s package 

Connecticut Wine Tour—tastings at Bishops Orchard, Gouveia Vineyards and Jones Winery

Farm Belly gift certificates

Fig Cooking School class

NY Haven Dining – Bull & Swine, Soul de Cuba and Union League 

Onyx Distillery Tasting experience 

Taste of New Haven tour for 2

Walden Hill sustainably raised pork and sausage shares

Whiskey Tasting Party for 20!



Griswold Home Care