Gala and Auction

Third Annual Main Street Skowhegan Gala and Auction
Saturday, September 30, 2017

This fundraiser includes a cocktail hour with live music, a sit-down dinner, live and silent auctions, and more music and dancing. Music by Connor Reeves (acoustic during cocktail hour and as DJ after dinner).

Tickets will be available in August. Prices are $40/single, $70/couple, or $280/table of eight.

Wondering what the auctions will have in store? See the 2016 offerings below to get an idea of the kind of items that might be available.

2016 Live Auction Items

  • Seaplane Rides around Wesserunsett for One with Stephen Meisner
    Relish superb views of Wesserunsett Lake. For one person.
  • A Year of Gifford's Famous Ice Cream
    Enjoy a quart of Gifford's ice cream every week for a whole year!
  • Create Your Own Brew with Bigelow Brewing
    Make a batch of beer with Jeff Powers of Bigelow Brewing Company in Skowhegan.
  • Portrait Sketches with Wine and Dessert at the Bankery
    Have your portrait sketched by the talented Desiree DuBois and enjoy delicious dessert and wine at the Bankery. For up to five people.
  • Professionally Cooked Meal for Up to Eight
    Mark LaCasse of the Maine Meal will cook a delicious meal for up to eight people. You buy the food, then sit back and let Mark work his magic! He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America.
  • Absinthe Tasting/How-To at Tree Spirits
    Didn’t get a chance to try the absinthe at the Skowhegan Craft Brew Festival? No worries! This is an absinthe tasting for up to 10 at Tree Spirits in Oakland.
  • Couples Dance Lesson at Bradley's School of Dance
    Two couples can enjoy a one-hour dance lesson provided by Brad Adams at Bradley's School of Dance in Skowhegan.
  • Framed Fiber Art by Padi Mayhew Bain
    Bain is a Canadian-born artist from Quebec who, as a third-generation paper maker, has converted commercial paper making into a fine art form. She has won many awards and had one of her designs displayed on the White House Christmas tree.
  • One Future Cooking Class at 122 Corson
    Learn the art of fine cooking at 122 Corson, a delightful farm-to-table restaurant in Mercer.
  • Jewelry-Making Lesson with Metal Roots at Pure Hairstyling
    Learn how to stamp your own mantra bracelets during this jewelry party for three. A trio of bracelets is included. Metal Roots offers custom and everyday pieces crafted with high-quality materials —including gemstones, gold, and sterling silver—and inspired by the beauty of rural landscapes.
  • Office Lunch from Al's Pizza
    Receive an office lunch from the always-delicious Al's Pizza, a Skowhegan staple for nearly 50 years! Includes large salad, specialty wrap platter, and two eight-packs of whoopie pies.

2016 Silent Auction Items

  • Golf Lesson and Passes for Four at Lakewood Golf Course
    Take advantage of a golf lesson with Tim Poulin and enjoy an amazing golfing experience at this meticulously maintained course nestled among white pines and mountain views in Madison.
  • Two Tickets to Lakewood Theater and a $50 Gift Card to Lakewood Inn Restaurant
    Enjoy a night out with dinner and a show at historic Lakewood on Wesserunsett Lake!
  • Primo Female Personal Training Sessions with Erin Sylvia-Savage
    One month of an individualized, at-home fitness program and health coaching, including initial consultation, daily support, and weekly check-ins.
  • Pure Hairstyling $50 Gift Certificate
    Pamper yourself at Pure Hairstyling!
  • Car Detailing at R&D Auto Body
    Get your ride detailed by Roger Corson at R&D Auto Body!
  • Two Tickets to Stand-Up Comedy Show featuring Ben Roy
    See Ben Roy and the cast of Those Who Can’t at the Waterville Opera House Friday, Oct. 14, at 9 p.m.! Roy created and stars in Those Who Can’t, TruTv’s scripted comedy series that follows three dysfunctional high school teachers who are as screwed-up as the kids they teach.
  • Cheese Board Package from Crooked Face Creamery
    Enjoy this package from Norridgewock’s Crooked Face Creamery, purveyor of award-winning artisan cheeses!
  • 30-Minute Massage with Laurel Tree Massage
    Melt away stress with massage therapy at Laurel Tree in Skowhegan.
  • Two One-Month Memberships to Out of the Box Playland
    The little ones will be delighted with this new sensory gym that just opened in Skowhegan!
  • Three One-Month Memberships to RFGH Rehab & Fitness Services’ Pools & Fitness Facilities
    Get in shape with Redington-Fairview’s Pools & Fitness Facilities.
  • Two One-Month Memberships to Somerset Sports & Fitness
    Get in shape at Somerset Sports & Fitness.
  • Six Free 6" Sub Certificates from Subway
    Enjoy some delicious subs from Subway.
  • Metal Cuff Trio from Metal Roots
    Treat yourself to gorgeous, high-quality metal cuffs from the Metal Roots line of jewelry inspired by the beauty of rural landscapes.

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors!