Summer in Full Bloom: A Garden Party Fundraiser & Auction

Date: Monday, July 29, 2019
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Cost is $95 per person for not-yet-members and $85 per person for current members.

Graciously sponsored by Hinckley Yachts

The Calvin Project
Proceeds will benefit the Society, a 501(c)3 organization, with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit the Adams School Calvineers for their research trip to Barcelona.

Purchase your tickets below, and keep checking this page for additional auction items. More are being added all the time!

List names of all attendees


One-week stay at a home in Antigua, Guatemala




Gourmet Dinner for six in your home cooked by Castine’s own critically acclaimed chef Tom Gutow


Original Printed Map of the Attack of the Rebels upon Fort Penobscot (George), 1785

14’ Lapstrake Sailing Dory with trailer




One-week stay at a beautiful 3 bedroom ski house located near Winter Park, CO


Eight bottles of 2004-2006 Vintage Wine




Two-Hour Interior or Garden Design Consultation with designer Loi Thai




Hatch Cove, painting by Josh Adam, 2013



Caretaker, print by Gail Page, 2000




Rough Seas, print by Rebekah Raye, 2009 limited edition print


The Ultimate Castine Experience Basket
, full of gift certificates donated by local merchants and collected by the Adams School Calvineers

The brooch “The Heart of the Matter, Compassion”

The brooch “The Heart of the Matter, Compassion”
by Gretchen Raber




Beautiful hand calligraphyBeautiful hand calligraphy of 20 invitation envelopes or 20 name place cards for weddings, dinner parties, or other events.


Movie poster for The Greatest Showman
Signed screenplay
, “The Greatest Showman” by Jenny Bicks. Writer’s own copy.

A three-hour bread baking lesson for 4 in the brand new Castine kitchen of Bread Alone author and famous artisanal-bread baker Daniel Leader. Includes your own signed copy of one of his cookbooks.

The beautiful PersistenceMotoryacht cruise aboard beautiful Persistence for 4-8 people. Wine and hors d’oeuvres included.

Corcordia model by Fred Nichols

Concordia yacht model in custom made case, designed and built in the 1980s by Fred Nichols, formerly of Castine and then-owner of BlueJacket Ship Crafters, the oldest ship model business in the country

One-week stay at
Lorelei Cottage
on Perkins Point in Castine



Beautiful china platter

19th century chinoiserie polychrome and lustre decorated ironstone platter.
Donated by Antiques at the Inn

35” freshwater pearl necklace with sterling silver-topped crystal drop, created and donated by Julia Parish



Explore the literary history of our beloved little town through the writings of and about Mary McCarthy, Robert Lowell and Philip Booth.

The “Literary Castine Basket,”
a collection of books no Castine home should be without!