Silent Auction Lots

We are pleased to offer you a sneak peek at our 2017 auction items! Scope out the treats and treasures before you join us at the Gala on July 12th.

Silent auction will run from 5:30pm-6:30pm – with last bids happening right before we go outside for the performance.

To register a bid in absentia, contact Gwendolyn Tunnicliffe, Philanthropy and Outreach Coordinator, at or 413-274-8122.

Lot A

Rouge Restaurant and Bistro – Gift Certificate

Value $100

Savor an evening at this prominent culinary and cultural destination right in the heart of the village of West Stockbridge. Bursting with creativity and energy, Rouge presents French cuisine with an ambience of romance and passion.

Lot B

Garden Gables Inn – One Night Stay

Value: $225

Voted Best Village Retreat by the editors of Yankee Magazine: “Almost hidden by the trees and landscaping of its five-acre grounds, this gracious Berkshires inn offers 15 rooms, many in the 1780 main house., with easy walking distance of downtown Historic Lenox and Tanglewood.

Lot C

Kripalu – 2 Day Passes

Value: $200

Spend a whole day at Kripalu! Your pass includes multiple yoga classes and Ayurvedic workshops; healthy living, cooking, and nutrition workshops; and three meals—breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Lot D

Boundless – 60-minute Bodywork Service

Value: $100

Bodies aren’t T-shirts, and a one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work with health and wellness. Based on your specific needs and symptoms, Boundless practitioners will custom-design a holistic healing program that may include myofascial release, shiatsu, neuromuscular therapy, deep tissue massage, and a wide range of other healing touch therapies.

Lot E

Value: $150

Tickets and Backstage Tour of The Last Wife led by Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven, plus a WAM Theatre Berkshire Charm


Lot F

Judy’s Plants and Truus’ Pottery

Value: $100

Full-grown, organically tended plants for your garden in beautiful pottery plant holders. Judy Nardacci has a beautiful selection of sun- and shade-loving mature perennial plants to share. Plus, as a special treat, WAM’s Artistic Director’s mother, Truus van Ginhoven, is including some of her vintage pottery plant-holders.

Lot G

Laurie and Lisa Designs – Earrings

Value: $300

The world is your oyster when you wear these pearls! Designer hoop earrings in Sterling silver with white 12 mm shell pearls.

Lot H

Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort – 2 Day Passes and Berkshire Treats – Large Boodle Pail

Value: $150

The Boodle Pail from Berkshire Treats is stuffed with locally made goodies such as cookies, granola, biscotti, and of course, chocolates. You can enjoy them at your leisure, or take them along to Cranwell, one of the largest spas in the Northeast, where elegant accommodations, fine dining, outstanding amenities, and exceptional service create the ultimate resort experience on 380-acres in the heart of the Berkshires.


Lot I

Loft 48 – Cut and color

Value: $145

Come on up to the Loft in Historic Lenox village and indulge yourself! Get a cut and color with Kristie in a sophisticated and fun salon atmosphere.


Lot J

Jacob’s PillowTrisha Brown Dance Company Tickets and Methuselah – Gift Certificate

Value: $180

There is nowhere more beautiful and serene than Jacob’s Pillow, and there is no one so witty, inventive, and free from convention than prolific choreographer Trisha Brown, who will bring a specially curated work celebrating the Pillow’s 85th Anniversary Season featuring alumni of her company, along with other works, to the Ted Shawn Theatre. Enjoy two tickets for any performance August 16-19. Then spend an evening at Methuselah Bar & Lounge in downtown Pittsfield – a casual, rustic chic parallel universe where all the world’s problems are solved through belly laughs, Walt Whitman, and love.

Lot K

LifeWorks Studio – 5-Day Pass

Value: $85

Yoga, Pilates, and Zumba, oh my! Take your pick from a wide array of offerings at LifeWorks Studio in Great Barrington.

Lot L

Berkshire Mountain Distillers – Vodka, Gin, and Tour for 10 People

Value: $160

Take home a bottle of Ice Glen Vodka and Greylock Gin, after treating your friends to a tour of the Berkshire Mountain Distillery in Sheffield. The tour lasts one hour and is sensory focused, involving the handling of raw materials, nosing spirits from various stages of the distillation process as well as tasting their finished goods.

Lot M

Large Hand Thrown Bowl by John B. Scott

Value: $450

John Scott has been throwing pots for 40 years. Known for both open and closed porcelain vessels, Scott’s pieces are characterized by finger lines, thin walls and torn lips. This handsome salmon bowl is perfect for fruit, flowers, or what have you. At 12 inches in diameter and 8.5 inches deep it will make a real style statement in any room.

Video of John creating his work:

Lot N

Chez Nous Bistro – Gift Certificate

Value: $75

At Chez Nous in Lee a French chef from Brittany and an American pastry chef, working with a team of like-minded, talented staff and suppliers, bring their passion for cooking and eating well to the table. Bon appetit!