Devereux Gala & Auction
April 7, 2017 6:00pm
MECHANICS HALL 321 MAIN ST, WORCESTER, MA

Auction Items



Here is a sampling of some of the great auction items available. Note that many of them are perfect for partnering on bids with others since they work well for multiple couples, groups and families.


Cape Cod Awaits in Harwichport


Get away for 5 days! Seize this opportunity to explore all that Cape Cod has to offer from this beautiful private residence in Harwichport. This charming home is walking distance to all the action, only a block away from historic Harwichport Village and a 700 foot walk to the white, sandy beach and warm ocean of Nantucket Sound.

This 3 bedroom home sleeps 9 with 2 queens, 2 sets of bunk beds and 1 twin bed. It has 2 baths, enclosed sun porch, and an open family room to a spacious eat-in kitchen and living room. It is fully equipped for the vacationing family.

Your family and friends will be energized by ocean breezes, great views, and endless activities. Get ready to stick your toes in the sand, watch the blazing sunsets over the ocean, jump on a ferry to the islands, walk on the Nantucket Sound beaches or visit the local shops and restaurants.

This Cape Cod excursion is sure to be memorable!

Special conditions: This opportunity is for 5 days to be mutually agreed upon in the spring or fall. Please use by May 25th, 2017.


Cancun Casa Maya


Cancun

Stay at Casa Maya in beautiful Cancun Mexico situated right at the central section of Cancun’s hotel zone. Restaurants, night spots, golf course, and shopping malls are just a short walk away. The hotel’s proximity to other tourist attractions such as Isla Mujeres, Cozumel, and Tulum allow you to explore the natural wonders of Cancun. Your destination has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room, kitchen and beautiful Panoramic views of the Ocean or Lagoon.

This resort boasts the longest white sand beach and has complete facilities that guarantee an enjoyable and convenient tropical holiday. Swimming pool, hot tubs, activities, fitness center, tennis and more...

Isla Mujeres ferry, nightlife, restaurants and shopping are all nearby.

Special conditions: Stay is Saturday to Saturday. Please use by December 31st, 2017


Kennebunk Maine for 12


Kennebunk, ME

Relax for 5 days in this beautiful 1920’s home just steps to Mother’s Beach and a short stroll to Gooches Beach. Shops and restaurants at Dock Square are less than 2 miles away.

The main house and the guest house accommodate 12 guests - so bring the family and enjoy time at the beach! During your visit explore the beautiful coast, historic points of interest and lots of entertainment options.

Special Conditions: 5 days to be used in May, September or October 2016 or during the 2016 Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude, December 1st through Dec 11th (subject to coordination between winner and donor).


Paradise Awaits in Costa Rica


Costa Rica

Enjoy a week long stay for 6 people in a beautifully appointed 3 bedroom 2 bath home located in the tranquil beach town of Playa Junquillal, on the northern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Experience the privacy of this fully equipped home while still being close to activities and attractions.

The master bedroom has a California king bed, the second bedroom has a double bed and the third has two super twins. Relax! Amazing sunsets and stunning untouched beaches are just a few minutes walk from the house. An abundance of wildlife greets and entertains you in this relaxed tropical beach setting.

National parks, volcanoes, adventure tours, golfing and world renowned surfing, snorkeling and scuba diving await!

Special conditions: Please use by April 8th, 2017.


Wine and Dine for 12


Wine and Dine for 12

Delight in an exceptional opportunity for 12 to experience the unique culinary artistry of the Niche Hospitality Group at one of their many restaurants. Wine pairings are included with this multi-course dinner of the chef's choice. You'll have a terrific time with delicious food, great conversation, and wonderful friends! Choose your dining experience from one of the restaurants below:

Bocado is Worcester's first authentic Spanish Tapas Bar and features over 40 tapas, imported meats and cheeses and signature Paella.

The People's Kitchen of the Citizen offers a full menu including their signature TPK steaks with a focus on artisan cheeses and chocolates

Mezcal Tequila Cantina features a large menu including a Taco bar.

Rye & Thyme features a raw bar with rotating selection of the freshest shellfish from local waters and a signature wood grill featuring wood fired pizzas, steaks, seafood, chops and burgers.

Monday through Thursday with advance reservations.


Take a bite out of the Big Apple


Spend 2 evenings in the heart in the Heart of Midtown Manhattan at the New York Hilton Midtown 1335 Avenue of the Americas.

This offering includes a Silver Entertainment Package for 2 which provides access to a Broadway show, sporting events or concert.

Explore the limitless opportunities this great city has to offer. Walk to the shops of 5th Avenue, Central Park, the American Museum of National History, the Museum of Modern Art, and Rockefeller Center.

Toast to the city that never sleeps with a dining experience at Betony in New York City.

Special conditions: Available Monday – Thursday. Please use by May 20, 2017


Delectable Dinner for 12 or Custom Cocktail Party for 30


Russell Morin Catering

Russell Morin Fine Catering will pamper you and your guests with the finest cuisine!

As one of Southern New England’s premier caterers, Russell Morin has been creating magical and memorable events for more than 100 years. Experience their exceptional food, flawless presentation, and impeccable service with your choice of an intimate candlelit dinner for twelve or an elegant cocktail party for thirty prepared in your home. Every last detail will be taken care of; you won’t have to lift a finger. Just relax and enjoy! Includes complete service, food, drink, linens, plates, and silverware.

Special conditions: Available January through April 2017.


Inn at Quail Run Vermont


The Inn at Quail Run Mt. Snow, Vermon

The Main Inn at Quail Run accommodates 24 people and is located on 15 private wooded acres with views of the Deerfield Valley and Haystack Mountain and is only 3.5 miles from the Mount Snow Ski Resort. The Inn is highlighted by a grand living room with gas fireplace and features bar/TV lounge, a billiard room, dining room with wood burning fireplace, game room, a large commercial kitchen, home theater, work-out room, sauna and heated outdoor pool for use by all. l kitchen, new home theater, work-out room, sauna and heated outdoor pool for use by all.

Enjoy this premier destination for 4 days and celebrate a special occasion or family reunion. The Inn has 10 bedrooms, each with its own private bath and TV. This is sure to be a memorable gathering!

Special conditions: Monday through Thursday in Spring or late fall for a mutually agreeable time. Please use before May 1, 2017.


Tuscan Villa for 4


90 minute drive from Rome

You will experience an extraordinary seven day stay in Manciano, Italy. Manciano is nestled in the lush, scenic hillsides in the heart of the Tuscan Region only 30 minutes from enchanting seaside villages and just a 90 minute drive from Rome. Close to Siena or Firenze.

This is a 7 night stay in one of several villas all with 2 bedrooms, each with their own baths, a lovely living area and kitchen. Perfect for a family or 2 couples. The village is an easy stroll from your accommodations. Enjoy the charming shops and traditions. Sit at one of the local bars or restaurants and enjoy the cuisine, a gelato or cappuccino - or just observe the locals.


Be good to yourself and be the top bidder on this European adventure!

Special conditions: Flexible booking for 2016 and beyond.


Newport Getaway and Sail for 6


Glide across the waters of Newport, Rhode Island

Prepare for a unique opportunity to set sail on a 41' racing vessel. Feel the wind in your hair and the spray of the surf as you glide across the waters of Newport, Rhode Island. This is part of a fleet of classic and impressive sailing yachts that are rich with history.

After a day at sea your group can retire to charming accommodations in the heart of Newport. Choose 1 room for 3 nights or 3 rooms for 1 night.

Have lunch at one of Newport's finest with a Newport Restaurant Group $400 Gift Certificate. Newport Restaurant Group creates memorable experiences for guests by blending thoughtful food with world-class hospitality in striking locations.


Special conditions: Please use during 2016 season.


New England Sports Lover’s Package


New England Sports Lover's Package

Want to see Big Papi as he celebrates his last season with the Boston Red Sox ? Want to see the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium as they prepare for another run at the Super Bowl? This is the package for you!

4 great Box Seats on the home plate side of visitor's dugout (Box 60, Rows A & B, seats 3 & 4/aisle seats) to the Tuesday, April 12th game as the Boston Red Sox take on the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. Game time 7:10 pm. Also includes access to the Royal Rooters Club, a private Season Ticket holder's only restaurant/bar/museum.

This dynamite sports package also includes 4 New England Patriots Tickets- Section 333 Row 22 Seats 19-22. Choose from two games.

And if cheering on your favorites teams is not enough – this package includes a Signed Official Football by New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady and Tom Brady Framed Photo


Mayan Palace Resort Mexico


Mayan Palace Resort

Experience Mexico with family and friends in a beautiful resort. You are off to the beautiful Mayan Palace Resort for a one week stay with accommodations for 6 adults and 2 children in your private suite.

This resort is located directly on the ocean and offers an array of restaurants on site which overlook the pool and the ocean. Take nature walks through the jungle, explore a Mayan ruin, or parasail.

There is snorkeling, scuba diving, and jet skiing available. Extensive interlocking pools throughout the resort are breathtaking. You will even get a glimpse of live crocodiles and flamingos on the resort grounds.

For the golfers among you, the El Manglar Golf Course Riviera Maya is a par 3, 18 hole Jack Nicklaus masterpiece built half a century ago is right on site. Radiant white sand bunkers, the intense colors of the greens, lakes along twelve of the course's holes and the native vegetation of the Mayan Jungle will challenge and distract you.

Special conditions: Mutually agreeable dates during 2016