Wild & Scenic Film Festival Silent Auction

Paddle to Wye River Heron Rookery and Dinner for 12 at Lobbs Crook Farm
Available April-May, 2020
Paddle or motor to a great blue heron rookery, where you can watch parents deliver food to chicks in over 50 nests high in the pines. This unique experience will be followed by cocktails and dinner under the stars.

Restoration Tour and Dinner for 10 at Duvall Farm, Sunday, Dec. 8
See for yourself what large-scale agricultural restoration looks like with a tour of Chip and Sally Akridge’s farm on the Wye River, followed by dinner for 10 guests at their house. Mother Nature fills all the spaces humankind leaves free... Join Chip and Sally Akridge for an afternoon and gloaming on their "piece of paradise” in Talbot County to walk, observe, and cohabit with a peaceable kingdom. Finish off the experience with a supper “off the place” in their cabin by Lake Duvall. 10 people; Sunday, December 8 from 3:30-7 pm.

Framed Original Oil Painting by Sara Linda Poly
The Boathouse, 8” x 10” oil, painted during Plein Air Easton 2019
Grand-prize winner of Plein Air Easton 2016
View artist’s website

Private Dinner for 10 on the Wye River with Harald and Nancy Cordes
Hosted by Steve and Julie Burleson at their waterfront home on the Wye River.

Private Dinner for 10 at Scossa
Owners Giancarlo and Tally Tondin invite up to 10 guests to enjoy a gourmet, chef-selected dinner at Scossa Restaurant & Lounge in Easton.

Gourmet Hors D’oeuvres Platter for 12-15 by Piazza Italian Market
Fancify your next party with a gourmet spread of Italian delicacies from Piazza Italian Market in Easton.

“Rising Waters” Sculpture by Ron Walker
Oxford artist Ron Walker created this sculptural piece as part of an allegorical series of multi-media reminders of the long-term effects of climate change on the Chesapeake Bay. His work of plate glass, epoxy resin and abandoned everyday artifacts, like a bicycle and a trashcan, convey an unsettling and deceptively calm sense of permanence for a soon-to-be vanished landscape.

Cabin in the Catskills at Timber Doodle Farm (4 nights, 4 adults)
Enjoy four nights for four adult guests at in a rustic, restful cabin with all the comforts. The property sits on 335 acres of conserved land on the historic Beaverkill River in the Catskills, with a mile and a half of private riverfront. Hike on nearby trails, fish in the river, or just relax on the screen porch overlooking the water. The farm is in Lew Beach, New York, about a six-hour drive from the Eastern Shore. Cooperstown and other charming towns with good restaurants, canoeing, and kayaking are within an hour or two drive. Compliments of Al and Marty Sikes.

Guided River Cruise with Legendary Biologist Nick Carter
Available spring, 2020
Enjoy a guided eco-tour by boat on the upper Choptank with biologist and ecologist Nick Carter. For 35 years Nick worked for the MD Department of Natural Resources and now shares his knowledge and love the Chesapeake with others.

Rehoboth Beach Getaway (1 week, 4 guests)
Relax in your ocean-view, beachfront studio. Just steps away from the busy Rehoboth boardwalk, being on the 8th-floor lifts you above the hustle and bustle while giving you easy access to the beach, restaurants, and shops.

Patagonia Adventure Gear
Get geared up for your next adventure with a Black Hole Duffel, Pack, and Logo Hat from the leading sustainable and environmentally responsible outfitter, Patagonia.