Auction Preview: South River Federation at Homestead Gardens March 22
The South River Federation‘s annual “South River on the Half Shell” fundraiser and auction is set for March 22 at Homestead Gardens in Davidsonville. The annual event features catering from The Palate Pleasers—including oysters, an open bar and live music by Scott Hymes and Joe Glumsic.
There will be a raffle for a three-night stay at the Fairmont Banff Springs in the Canadian Rockies, including daily breakfast, a $500 gift card towards golfing or skiing and airfare. Only 250 tickets at $50 each will be sold. Retail value is $4,325. Click here for online raffle ticket purchase.
In terms of auction items, they’ve got a full listing here, but here are a few highlights:
- Ogio Vaporlite golf bag with matching to-go coffee cups, courtesy of Sheehy Lexus
- Haloti Ngata signed football, courtesy of the Baltimore Ravens
- Framed pigment art print of the Bay Bridge at sunset, courtesy of John Koontz
- Weekend sailing course for one person, courtesy of J World Annapolis
- Native tree planting at your home, courtesy of Wade Lawn & Landscape
- Case of 90+ rated white and red wines
- One week stay in Sebastopol, California. Includes two wine tastings
- Dinner with Gary Jobson, former All-American collegiate sailor
- Four tickets to the Centerstage 2014 season
Here are the party details: Saturday, March 22, 6 to 10 p.m., Homestead Gardens, 743 West Central Avenue, Davidsonville. Tickets: $75 for individual, $130 for a couple. $100 benefactor ticket.
The South River Federation’s mission is to protect, preserve, restore and celebrate the South River and its interdependent living community. Some of their activities include water quality monitoring with South Riverkeeper Diane Muller, restoration and mitigation projects, community education and outreach and volunteer activities — which include everything from cleanups to kayak trips.
The South River watershed covers approximately 66 square miles, including 200 miles of streams and 10 square miles of open water, and is home to more than 66,000 people.