Time is running out to get your tickets to the 4th annual National Marine Life Center Mermaid Ball, and if the thought of an enchanted evening among mermaids, pirates and sea creatures doesn’t already have you jumping to reserve your seat, then the amazing auction items up for grabs are sure to inspire you. Thanks to our wonderful donors we have a plethora of mermaid treasures and pirate booty up for grabs! The Mermaid Ball will feature both a live and silent auction and includes everything from travel, culture, and relaxation to jewelry, artwork and dining certificates.
We thought we would give you a little sneak peak!
Bidding on events and experiences is often a highlight! We have items of all sorts and sizes in this category. Win a round of golf at Willowbend, or the Brookside Club, or tickets on the Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises or a Boston Harbor Cruise. Become a certified SCUBA diver with Buzzards Bay Dive Center. Pamper yourself with a spa or facial, take the kids to Plimouth Plantation, or the Franklin Park Zoo or win accommodations at the luxurious Liberty Hotel in Boston or the Esperanza Mansion in the Fingerlakes Region of New York. For those looking for a bigger adventure you may want to try and get your paws on the 14 day Desert & Delta South African Camping Tour from Nomad Adventure Tours, or the round trip tickets on Southwest Airlines!
If you would prefer to stay closer to home and have a night on the town we have gift certificates from The Cape Cod Central Railroad, The Mezza Luna, The Glass Onion, The Kinsale Inn, and The Gateway Tavern ! For the culture lovers you can add tickets to a show at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, or The Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra.
Of course we also have more tangible items to take home and remind you of your wonderful evening at the Mermaid Ball! We have a beautiful mermaid wreath from Cassim Farms, a unique Lobstah Rockah and end table from the Sea Rose Trap Company, and two adirondak chairs created by the Upper Cape Regional Technical High School. Also up for grabs is a full size handmade mermaid quilt, a signed Boston Bruins hockey puck, and a signed Boston Red Sox baseball!
Artwork will include pieces by New England Artists Karen Rinaldo, Matthew Smith , and John Woodruff! There will also be a plethora of jewlery, gift certificates to local merchants, and something for just about everyone including the family dog thanks to our friends at Preppy Puppy Bakery!
Don’t miss out on the wonderful evening, get your tickets today! Remember that all the proceeds from the Mermaid Ball including the live and silent auctions benefits the National Marine Life Center’s Marine conservation and education programs!