Spring Benefit Virtual Auction Opens this SATURDAY, March 18th!!


Check in online at https://www.32auctions.com/GMF2023 at 12pm on March 18 to see all the fantastic auction items that local businesses and individuals throughout the region have donated – there’s something for everyone!
From a week-long stay in a stunning seaside Italian villa, to winery tours and museum visits, you can find special treats, exciting experiences, and luxury gifts. No tickets are required to bid on the virtual silent auction items; bidding is open to all. Bidding online continues until March 25th at 5pm.

Villa dei Pini, Stone Villa in Tuscany (sleeps 8)

Picture yourself here July 10th-16th in the 200 year old Villa Dei Pini in Tuscany (in the city of Pietrasanta – “the little Athens of Italy”), sitting on the terrace next to an orchard of olive and fruit trees, enjoying 2 beaches nearby (Marina di Pietrasanta and Lido di Camaiore), and surrounded by hilltowns overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea. Food, art, and a central piazza to explore!

Gourmet Dinner For Four prepared by Chef Samantha Buyskes

Enjoy a gourmet dinner for four prepared just for you by Chef Samantha Buyskes of Simply Red Events & Culinary Adventures.
Select your menu from Chef Samantha’s diverse offerings that draw from our region’s seasonal bounty and are influenced by her travels around the world. 

Bejo Farms Fall Vegetable Harvest for up to 6 people

Bring your friends and spend a morning or afternoon in September or early October harvesting your own fresh, locally grown vegetables at Bejo Seeds Farm.

This trial and research farm in the Town of Geneva grows an incredible variety of vegetables, rom which you can take your pick!

Kitchen Theatre: Four Tickets

Four people will enjoy a night of theatre at Ithaca’s Kitchen Theatre Company.

Known for its bold theatre that engages community and sparks important conversation, the Kitchen Theatre Company is celebrating its 31st season this year.

Sailing Lessons for Adult & Youth

Enjoy a week of sailing lessons for both adults and children on the beautiful Seneca Lake! 

Learn to sail or improve your sailing skills at the Seneca Sailing Academy, Seneca Yacht Club.

Wine tastings at Finger Lakes wineries (all separate items):
Anthony Road Wine Company, Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard & Winery, Keuka Spring Vineyards, Sheldrake Point Winery, Silver Thread Vineyard, Standing Stone Vineyards, White Springs Winery, 

Bottles of wine from Boundary Breaks Vineyard, Fox Run Vineyards, Hosmer Winery, Red Newt Cellars, Sheldrake Point Winery, Wagner Vineyards Estate Winery, White Springs Winery, Zugibe Vineyards


Anna Petrova, piano; Geoffrey Herd, violin; Eric Wong, viola; and Peter Eom, cello will perform Schubert’s B-Flat String Trio, D. 471Café Music by Schoenfield, and Brahms’ Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25.

The concert this year will be held on the Hobart and William Smith Colleges campus, in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts (299 Pulteney St., Geneva). On Saturday, March 25th, beginning at 7pm, you are invited to join us for a reception with exceptional local wines from Hermann J. Wiemer and a dessert buffet, followed by the musical performance.

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