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Darien Lights Brigade

ONLINE AUCTION

 

Become a part of Darien's history and help us get to the finish line by May 1st.

Time is running out.

Help us reach our goal and win some fantastic prizes at the same time.  Take a look and make a bid.

Let’s Light the Wave & Unite the Community

To bid for one or more items CLICK HERE or visit our website at www.djfl.org and click on DLB Auction 2017 from the left menu on the Home page.

Auction Ends at 8 PM on Thursday, April 20, 2017

 

Auction Item 1: "STAG FOR A DAY" Lacrosse Experience

Two kids will have the chance to join the Fairfield University Lacrosse Team and be a Stag for a Day!

Includes 2 game tickets, 2 autographed posters and post game field access.

Donated by Fairfield University

Value: Priceless 

Opening bid starts at $500

Bid in increments of $100

 

(Mutually agreed upon dates)


Auction Item #2: BIG SKY MONTANA MOUNTAIN HOME WITH PRIVATE LODGE


 

Enjoy a majestic summer week perched high above the mountains in Big Sky, Montana. Stay seven nights at this newly built 4-bedroom house with 3.5 bathrooms.  The home comfortably sleeps 10-12 people and additional amenities include 3 fireplaces, steam shower, Sonos, Direct TV, and wireless internet. Just a few yards away, you will enjoy access to the CASCADE RIDGE private lodge with indoor/outdoor pool, hot tub, gym, game room, and open bar that offers complimentary beverages every evening for guests. (www.cascaderidge.com)

While staying in Big Sky, enjoy world-class hiking, fly fishing, white water rafting along the Gallatin River, horseback riding, zip lining and more. You can even spend a day in Yellowstone National park--just 50 minutes away

You will also enjoy access to "The Reserve" at Moonlight Basin--a private golf club with a par-72 Jack Nicklaus masterpiece with 8000 yards at high elevation. (Tee times can be arranged ahead of time but fees not included)

Direct flights available from Newark and New York to Bozeman, Montana just under an hour from Big Sky.

Dates available: Week of July 8, July 29, August 12, August 19 (tbd by May 1st)

 

Donated by Marla and Jason Chandler

Value: $6500     

Opening bid starts at $3500

Bid in increments of $500


Auction Item #3:  BBQ PARTY!

Enjoy a meat-centric BBQ themed backyard party including a pig roast, signature hors d’oeuvres, delicious side dishes and entrees. 

This donation will provide food, set-up and breakdown service

for up to 100 people.

 Beverages not included

 

Donated by Darien Butcher Shop 

Opening bid starts at $3800

Bid in increments of $200

(Mutually agreed upon dates)


Auction Item #4:  NFL DRAFT

Two “Football Fans” will be guests of the NFL and will receive VIP passes to Round 1 of the draft on April 27th.   Winners receive 1 night stay on April 27th at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Philly.

Donated by Brian Rolapp, NFL

Value: Priceless 

Opening bid starts at $750

Bid in increments of $200


Auction Item #5:  EPOD

Special opportunity for 8 kids to work with EPOD’s designers and createcustom swag”. EPOD will produce custom designs on a hat, sweatshirt, T-shirt, shorts and sneakers. Custom designs can be for your boys and/or girls sports, activities or hobbies…hockey, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, football, cheerleading, dance, theater, band—you name it. 

 

Donated by EPOD Everything Printed or Displayed 1078 Post Road

203-655-4691 GOEPOD.com

 

Value per child: $350 Total Value of Package $2800

Opening bid starts at $750

Bid in increments of $100

 

(Mutually agreed upon dates)


Auction Item #6:  FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS

Coin toss and tailgate. After a 22-year wait – Friday Night Lights is finally coming to Darien!!  Start the evening off with a tailgate donated by Vavalas Deli in DHS parking lot for 8-10 of your family and friends. (Beverages not included). You and 3 friends, can join the Football Captains and do the coin toss at the FIRST Friday Night Darien Football Game this fall 2017!  You and three friends can be a part of history and join Coach Trifone and his team and watch the game from the sidelines. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult on the sidelines.

 

Value: Priceless 

Opening bid starts at $800

Bid in increments of $100


Auction Item #7:  WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN

You and a friend can join Andy Cohen and be a part of his audience for a taping at 3pm of “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” or be a part of the audience for the actual Live Show at 11PM. Use a $100 gift certificate for lunch or dinner at Vandal, a trendy restaurant located on Bowery and Spring.  Andy Cohen is an Emmy Award-winning host, producer, and author best known as the host and executive producer of “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen,” Bravo’s late night, interactive talk show. The series is the only live show in Late Night television, and has become a nightly destination for some of the biggest names in pop culture including Meryl Streep, Cher, Oprah, Jennifer Lawrence, Ryan Reynolds, Mariah Carey and Lady Gaga. He also serves as executive producer of “The Real Housewives” franchise and hosts the network’s highly rated reunion specials. In 2014, Details Magazine called the show, “compulsively engrossing,” while touting Cohen as a “genius;” possibly “the smartest man on TV;” and GQ describes “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” as “the most primitively authentic thing on television.” 

 

Donated by Sean O’Boyle, NBC and Vandal Restaurant

Value: Priceless 

Opening bid starts at $800

Bid in increments of $100

 

(Mutually agreed upon dates)


Auction Item #8:  LUXURY HOME IN MONTAUK

Enjoy a weekend either the beginning of May (weekend of May 6th or weekend of May 13th) or a weekend in October in this stunning Montauk home that sleeps 15. Sparkling water views from this amazing home, located directly on Lake Montauk. All rooms are decorated with extra special care to help you enjoy a truly wonderful vacation. This six bedroom home has two master suites, two decks, high end kitchen, steam shower, outdoor shower, infinity pool along with a number of amenities that make this house special. This private waterfront home is not to be missed.

Donated by The Levine Family

Value: $3500     

Opening bid starts at $1500

Bid in increments of $200

 

(Mutually agreed upon dates)


Auction Item #9:  NANTUCKET COTTAGE LOCATED IN THE HEART OF SCONSET

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Nantucket summer cottage located in the heart of Sconset, steps from the beach and views of the ocean.

The house is available for 4 nights starting Daffodil weekend - April 28th to the week before Memorial Day, Also available ALL of June and ALL of September.  (for July, house is open July 10-14)

Cottage has 4 bedrooms 3 full bathrooms and front bedroom and master deck have views of the ocean. Brand new Viking subzero kitchen and third floor recently added.  Every floor has its own family room.  This home is nestled in the heart of the village, steps from Sconset market and two doors down from the Summer House off of Ocean Avenue.  House stocked with crib, high chair, toys, books, bikes, boogie boards, towels, surfboard, kayaks and all you really need to do is bring your tooth brush and relax!  Capacity sleeps 6 people.

(Mutually agreed upon dates)

Donated by Marilyn and Ken Fahrman

Value: $5,000    

Opening bid starts at $2,000

Bid in increments of $500


Auction Item #10:  BOSTON COLLEGE vs NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL "THE HOLY WAR"

Saturday, September 16th, Chestnut Hill, MA

You are bidding on 5 premium tickets to watch Boston College play Notre Dame on September 16th in Chestnut Hill. The tickets are 20 rows up on the 40 yard line behind the Notre Dame bench. This package also includes a parking pass located next to the stadium.

Donated by Chris Harwick

Value: Priceless 

Opening bid starts at $800

Bid in increments of $100


To bid for one or more items CLICK HERE or visit our website at www.djfl.org and click on DLB Auction 2017 from the left menu on the Home page.


Payment instructions will be sent to the winning bidder. All payments shoud be made to Darien Athletic Foundation.  DAF is a 501(c)3 public charitable organization. Visit www.darienlightsbrigade.org and pay by credit card. (In comment section please indicate your  auction item.) or pay by check to Darien Athletic Foundation and mail to: Darien Athletic Foundation,  17 Old Kings Highway, South Suite 140, Darien CT 06830.

Susan Graham
H. 203-975-9039 C. 203-273-8881

“Unite the Community and Light the Wave"