Delights and Delicacies up for Auction during the annual CFMC Celebration Week

We have two wonderful nights planned to celebrate all the “Good People and Great Things” in Middlesex County.

Whether you want to get a head start on the bidding – or you are unable to join us at the events and want to be sure to win your favorite item, below you will find something for everyone – and we are accepting sealed bids!

Our fun begins Tuesday, June 7 with four special items up for grabs – sealed bids are due no later than Noon on Tuesday, June 7 on these items.

The celebration continues on Friday, June 10 with nine great packages – see an item up for auction during our annual cruise and want to get your bid in ahead of schedule? All bids on items listed for June 10 are due no later than Noon on Thursday, June 9.

Each item has a link to submit an e-mail with a sealed bid – Please Include Your Name and Phone Number with your Bid – or call us at 860.347.0025.

Delightful, De-lovely, De-Cruisin’ on the Connecticut River on June 10 – our silent auction has something for everyone!

Team up with your friends and family for your favorite items and join the fun. Sealed bids due no later than Noon on Thursday, June 9.

  • Prepare for Off-Road Adventures Beyond Compare     Click HERE to SUBMIT a SEALED BID

    Driving off-road and overland is an adventure and a technique – prepare yourself to be ready for anything, from Connecticut snows to that great 4×4 vacation you have always dreamed of!

    The professionals at Overland Experts are ready to help you and five of your friends learn all there is to know about off-road driving techniques and adventures. A group of six (6) will spend a day with the Overland Experts at their private 2,000 acre course. The overreaching theme is to teach the science of off-road driving and overland travel so that the natural art and finesse of the new skill set is in your hands when the going gets rough.

    Overland Package includes a day-long driving and skills training session for a group of six (6) adults.

    Generously Donated by Overland Experts

    Value $1,750                    Opening Bid: $600

  • An Enchanting Evening at the Moore Estate            Click HERE to SUBMIT a SEALED BID

Enjoy a private dinner for ten (you and 9 of your closest friends) at the enchanting home of Deborah and Roy Moore in Killingworth.  Surrounded by lush gardens and sequestered in fabulous woods, your hosts will prepare an elegant dining experience of seasonal fare.  Together with your hosts, you will delight in the company of good friends and delicious food complimented by wonderful wines and spirits.  An experience to be treasures by all!

Gather your friends and bid together. It’s a great way to celebrate with your best friends!

Generously donated by Roy and Deborah Moore

Value: $3,000     Minimum Bid: $1,500

3 lucky golfers will enjoy a golf experience unlike any other at Fishers Island Club.  Designed by Seth Raynor and opened in 1926, this links style golf course is one of the true untouched beauties of the East Coast.  It is a joy to see and play…de-lightful, indeed!

A threesome (3) generously donated by member Peter McCall.  This package includes transportation, lunch and cars.  Date to be mutually determined by the lucky winner and Peter.

Value: $1,200     Minimum Bid: $500


A foursome (4 guests) of golf enthusiasts will enjoy a round of golf at Black Hall Club, in historic Old Lyme, Connecticut.  This 19-hole golf course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr., is one of the favorites among the top golfers of the state.  Host to many state championships, Black Hall tests golfers on every shot.  The package includes a round of golf, carts and lunch.  This is certain to delight dedicated golfers who want to experience one of the favorite courses in the state.

Generously donated by Randy and Cynthia Clegg

Value: $600     Minimum Bid: $200

A foursome (4 guests) will enjoy a round of golf at Yale on Monday, October 3, 2016.  Experience this fine example of early American golf design with fun and challenges for golfers on every hole.  The package includes a round of golf, cart, lunch and much more.  Join in the fun!

Generously donated by Ivoryton Playhouse

Value: $600     Minimum Bid: $200

  • Up, Up and Away! Off Into the Wild Blue Yonder on your own “private plane”!


Experience a thrilling ride and tour of the lower Connecticut River valley and Connecticut coastline as you travel to Block Island for lunch and a day to remember. A party of two (2) will travel from Chester Airport and enjoy an opportunity of a lifetime.  Enjoy lunch and libations, as you share your adventure with your “someone special.”

Generously donated by Joe Davis.

Value: $500     Minimum Bid: $250

  • De-Licious Dining – A Staycation  – We Have It All! 

Imagine the thrill of some unique dining experiences – right in your own back yard!  Some of the area’s legendary and finest establishments will make this happen for you.  Two fabulous treasure chests of restaurant gift certificates.  These packages bring a whole new meaning to “Honey, I’ll make the reservations!”

Live Local, Dine Local, Have Fun Local!

Package A: A Stay-Cation for Foodies!             Click HERE to SUBMIT a SEALED BID

Experience Main Street Middletown… and more! Package includes: One night stay at the Inn at Middletown (Monday – Thursday) and dining gift certificates galore. Inn at Middletown  *  La Boca Mexican Restaurant… a main stay  *  Bread and Water… a new dining experience  *  NoRa Cupcakes… tantalizing sweets.

Value: $400     Opening Bid: $100 per package

Package B: Dinner Delights Along the Shoreline            Click HERE to SUBMIT a SEALED BID

Swing down the Connecticut River and sample some of the shoreline’s best, brightest…and newest gourmet delights. Package includes: Aspen (old Saybrook)  *  Black Seal (Essex)  *  Wright’s (Centerbrook)  *  Old Lyme Inn (Old Lyme).

Value: $525     Opening Bid: $100 per package

  • Let’s Act Out

Song – Dance – Laughter – Exciting Entertainment – We Have It All!

Our area is known for some of the best places to enjoy a night out. Sample some of the great productions and entertainers with these special packages of tickets to Connecticut’s local hot spots. Looking for something to do on a Saturday night with that someone special? These are sure to bring a smile to your face and a spring in your step. Grab your “someone special” for dinner and a show!

Package A:            Click HERE to SUBMIT a SEALED BID

Goodspeed Musicals presents two (2) tickets for an upcoming show and a gift certificate for Rustica (Chester). This package is complete with a signed production poster of “Anything Goes.”

Value: $260.00                 Opening Bid: $100

Package B:             Click HERE to SUBMIT a SEALED BID

Norma Terris Theater offers two (2) tickets for a performance of your choice (some restrictions may apply) and a gift certificate for Good Elephant (Chester).

Value: $220.00                 Opening Bid: $100

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