BMC’s Gala will feature an incredible silent auction with nearly 200 packages, divided into the following categories: Food & Fun, Home & Family, Beauty & Style, Sports and Travel. We will also feature a can't-miss premium items table.
Premium Silent Auction
Don’t miss your chance to bid on our incredible premium silent auction items! Featuring…
LUXURY TRIP TO SOUTH AFRICA & MOZAMBIQUE
THE VERY BEST OF SOUTH AFRICAN WINE, FOOD & SAFARI PLUS A ROMANTIC BEACH INTERLUDE IN MOZAMBIQUE
9 DAYS, 8 NIGHTS
Enjoy 2 nights in the iconic city of Cape Town, 2 nights in the majestic wine region and 2 nights on Safari experiencing some of the country’s most unique wildlife - all at 5 star luxury hotels…PLUS 2 romantic nights at Villa Santorini on the pristine beaches of Mozambique.
- Cape Town: Guests will enjoy 2 nights at the famed, luxury Cape Grace hotel in the heart of the city’s V&A Waterfront. Take the opportunity to "Raid the Travel Sommelier Cellar," a collection of some of South Africa’s finest cult wines!
- Franschhoek: This quaint French themed village is nestled in a stunning valley in the very heart of the Cape Winelands. The village is also the gastronomic capital of the country, loaded with artisanal and gourmet restaurants. Travel Sommelier has curated a private winelands tour to include some of the region’s finest boutique wineries. Guests will spend 2 nights at the acclaimed Babylonstoren Farm Hotel.
- Lion Sands: This is one of the most exclusive Safari reserves in South Africa. It showcases an incredible array of protected wildlife, including the BIG 5 in an area of pristine wilderness. Guests enjoy 2 nights on the property with access to the award winning wine cellar and their own private pool at each villa.
- Villa Santorini: This elegant beachfront villa commands panoramic views over the Bazaruto archipelago. Guests enjoy 2 nights while their private butler attends to their every need.
Silent auction packages at the 2016 Gala include:
- Tom Brady autographed football, donated by the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation
- Two Sandbar Tickets to Kenny Chesney's sold out tour, The Big Revival Tour, on Saturday, Aug. 27 at Gillette Stadium
- Private luxury suite at Fenway for up to 18 guests, courtesy of Hill Holliday
- Private dinner for ten guests prepared in your home by Four Seasons Boston Chef de Cuisine, donated by The Four Seasons
- Three-piece Italian leather golf bag set, courtesy of HomeGoods
- Two-night stay at the St. Regis Aspen Resort, donated by St. Regis Aspen
- One-week stay in Tuscany, donated by Marina Grossi and Tom Barber
- An eight-bottle vertical from the famed 2nd growth Bordeaux Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, courtesy of Michael and Donna Beers