Festival Silent Auction

Classic Boat Festival Silent Auction

Saturday, August 1st, 2009 from Noon to 3:00 p.m
This year marks our third grand fundraising silent auction with proceeds going directly towards funding the festival. There are many wonderful items to choose from, for boaters and landlubbers alike, all donated by local businesses. Bid for romantic getaways, art work, gift certificates, nautical items, pottery, hooked rugs, household items, boating accessories and much, much more.

Bidding starts at noon in the Entertainment Tent. Payment by cash, cheque or credit card.

Please support our fundraising and be there to bid.

Star Item for 2009 !

$400 value
Dinner for Four with Captain Kelly Wilson aboard the 42 ft.wooden schooner Ntloheleng (pictured above) during the Classic Boat Festival on August 1 at 6 pm.

Ship's steward Merrillynn and crew are planning:
  • 6:00 - Boarding, then a short motor cruise around Mahone Bay harbour and vicinity (weather permitting) accompanied by wine and antipasti (snacks, in English).
  • 7:00 - Arrive back in harbour
  • 7:30 - Pasta - in this case a pasta roll of spinach, lobster and various cheeses in a tomato sauce (with wine of course)
  • 8:00 - Ossobuco Milanese served with accompanying vegetable (and some wine)
  • 9:00 - Dessert (Tiramisu) - Coffee
  • 10:00 - Burning of the Teazer
  • 10:45 - Departure via tender service

And our other great 2009 items...


Gift Certificate $110

Vase $ 59

Long-sleeve Festival T-Shirt $40

Shirt, CD, Mug, Bottle, Hat $ 90

Aluminum Sundial $ 90

PFD $250

7" Buoy $ 18

Glass Float $ 15

4 Tea Plates and 2 Dishes $100

Small Pot $ 30

Milk, Cream and Sugar Set $ 60

Hat, golf balls, water bottle, and bag $ 60

Framed Photograph $100

Ball cap $20

Ball cap $20

T-Shirt $ 30

Hooked Rug $265

Framed Valverde Giclee print $350

Sandstone Art $110

Vase $ 14.25

The auction is a fund raiser for the Mahone Bay Classic Boat Festival.

If you would like to help out and be a "Friend of the Festival", please use our contact form and select "Becoming a Friend of the Festival".