Silent Auction

Welcome to the Needham Craft Fair Silent Auction!

Check out these fantastic items that will be available for bidding at our silent auction at the Needham Craft Fair. The auction will be open from 10am to 2:30pm and is open to all Craft Fair visitors. In addition to these great items, each of our artisans and vendors will be providing an auction items – so be sure to visit the Silent Auction room on the day of the fair!

For our donors, whether you are a small business in Needham or a large patron of the community, we appreciate the generosity you show in donating an item to the Silent Auction. We welcome products, gift cards, services, sports tickets, vacation retreats, or a fun activity that families can participate in.

The Silent Auction runs as an event of the Needham High School Parent/Teacher Community (PTC) which is a 501-C3 non-profit entity, and the retail value of your donation is tax deductible.

Silent Auction Rules

2017 NHS-Auction Request Letter

Auction Items:

Needham Golf Club

Golf foursome plus gift certificate.

You don’t have to be a member to golf at the Needham Golf Club. This package allows you and three friends access to the greens along with two golf carts. Enjoy! Value $312

Hy-Line Cruises  

Tickets for 2 on the high speed ferry from Marthas Vinyard to Hyannis. Value $128

Needham Community Theatre  

Bring your friends to “Oliver.” Needham Community Theater donated four tickets. Value $96 



2 Admission Passes

The Institute of Contemporary Art strives to share the pleasures of reflection, inspiration, provocation, and imagination that contemporary art offers through public access to art, artists, and the creative process. Value $30


Charles River Canoe and Kayak  

One full day of boat rental of one standard canoe, single or double kayak, or stand-up paddleboard.

With four rental locations, a healthy day on the water is just a short distance away. Visit our website for directions. Value $85


Kings Bowling, Dedham

Bowling party!

2 games and shoes for up to 6 people, also 2 gourmet pizzas and unlimited fountain soda service. Kings has focused on rekindling the fun and escape of bowling by creating a memorable entertainment experience, emphasizing good food, cold beer, creative cocktails and great music! Value $150


Wachusett Mountain

2 Tickets.

“Wachusett” is the Algonquin Indian word for “The Great Hill.” Located in Princeton, MA, Wachusett boasts 26 trails and 8 lifts. Wachusett has 100% snowmaking coverage on all 108 acres. Value $126


Y3K In Your Home Tutoring

An hour of free tutoring

We prepare your child for success in the classroom and life in the future. At Y3K Tutor In Your Home, we take pride in educating all students. Since 2003, we have specialized in teaching the students that everyone else has left behind. We have also taught gifted students, who need specially tailored lessons to reach maximum potential. Value $120


Boston Swan Boats

10 Passes.

The Swan Boat story dates back to the 1870’s when Robert Paget, whose descendants continue to operate the business, was granted a boat for hire license by the City of Boston. Enjoy a bit of history and a bit of fun with passes to the Swan Boats. Value $30

Studio Eleven

Portrait session and 8 x 10 print.

Photographic portrait session for an individual or family with Mark and Linda Karlsberg of Studio Eleven. Certificate includes one color or BW 8x10 portrait of their choice from the session and a pre-portrait consultation to discuss photographic styles, clothing choices and possible locations.

Value $525


Town House of Pizza

It’s a Pizza Party.

Invite your friends and neighbors for a pizza party of delicious Town House of Pizza, the Original Pizza in Needham! Value $150

Big Picture Framing

Gift Certificate.

Big Picture Framing offers the total package in custom framing that every customer wants; superior design, fast service, an unparalleled unconditional guarantee and the best everyday prices in framing. Value $50


Needham Florist

Gift Certificate.

Your local florist since 1995. NEEDHAM FLORIST serves Needham and all surrounding towns including Boston. We are family owned and operated since 1995 and are committed to offering only the finest in floral arrangements and gifts backed by service that is friendly and prompt. Value $50


Needham Driving School

Complete Drivers Ed Course.

At Needham Driving school, the student will master the skills necessary to become a conscientious and responsible driver. With over forty years of combined experience in the driver education field, instructors at Needham Driving School can provide a wide array of services. Value $825


Brothers Pizza

Gift certificate.

Delicious hand-crafted pizzas and sandwiches. A town favorite. Value $30

Cafe Fresh Bagel

$60 Gift certificate PLUS a Dozen bagels and Cream Cheese.

Be the hero at work and bring in Cafe Fresh Bagels and Cream Cheese for your next meeting. Needham’s best bagels and bagel sandwiches serving breakfast and lunch in the heart of Needham. Value $71


Gift certificate.

Breakfast never tasted so good! Since opening our doors in 2005, we have become a favorite among local Needham residents and visitors alike by adding a little extra happiness, a bit more care, a pinch of excitement and a drizzle of fun into each dish. Value $20

B In Touch Massage Therapy

30 minute massage.

Massage Therapy has become an integral part of general health care for many people living in today’s stressful world, playing an important role in treating illness or chronic ailments, and contributing to a higher sense of well-being. Value $60

Comella’s Pizza

Gift Certificate.

Since 1988, Comella’s has been serving the young and old, families, professionals, laborers, students and most anyone, homemade Italian foods at very affordable prices. We still make all our products at each site by hand, using only the highest quality ingredients. Value $25

Popular Nails and Skincare

Manicure and Pedicure.

Popular Nails and Skin is a full-service nail salon and facial spa located in Needham Center. Committed to providing a relaxing and fun experience, from manicures and pedicures to facials, our staff is highly trained with over 20 years of experience. Value $37

Elizabeth Grady Salon

Signature Facial.

Elizabeth Grady provides an innovative approach to beauty and skin health through our products, services, schools and franchises. Value $90

Top Choice College Consulting

One hour consulting services. (2 available)

Organized, stress-free help for your college search. Value $120 each

Landry’s Bicycles

Gift certificate.

Getting more people on bikes — since 1922. Bikes, accesories, fittings, service and repair. With locations in Boston, Braintree, Natick, Newton, Norwood, Westboro, and Worcester, you’re never far away from one of America’s best bike stores. Value $25

Treat Cupcake Bar

Four “Make It Yourself” Cupcakes.

Treat is a unique cupcake concept shop where you can pick freshly-made gourmet cupcakes or make your own creation at our cupcake bar. There are two locations: Needham, our home bakery, and Chestnut Hill (at THE STREET). Value $27

Nicholas Pizzeria

Two Pizzas.

At Nicholas’ Pizzeria, we always strive to serve the quickest, most delicious lunch and dinner prepared with the freshest ingredients in our family owned restaurant in Needham. Value $20

5 Wits

Gift Certificate.

5 Wits adventures are cutting-edge, live-action entertainment venues that immerse you in realistic, hands-on experiences. They are similar to escape rooms in that you must use teamwork to solve puzzles and challenges, but 5 Wits adventures have higher quality environments, special effects, and more compelling storytelling. 5 Wits puts you in the center of the action, making you feel as if you’re in a movie or video game. Value $80

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza

Gift Certificate. (2 available)

“I have a simple approach to my menu – use the highest quality ingredients and charge a fair price. It’s not just the big things, or the little things – it’s Everything!” – Anthony Bruno, Founder  Value $25 each

Avante Hair Salon

Cut + Wash + Dry + Samples

Start your week off right with a new hairstyle from Avante Hair Salon in Needham. Conveniently located in the heart of Needham and set in a warm, welcoming environment, our professional team provides quality care by creating individual styles to maximize their clients’ desired looks.   Value $70

barre3 Needham

3 Classes

Come experience barre3 for yourself. Exercise, nourish, connect—everything we do at barre3 aims to bring balance to these core values. The result? A killer workout that strengthens and tones your body and a community that supports your life.   Value $45

Blue Ribbon BBQ

Gift Certificate.

Inspired by the classic roadside barbecue joints that dot the American South, Blue Ribbon offers the best of authentic Southern regional barbecue.  Value $25

Bone Appetite

A Treat for Your Canine.

Homemade, all natural dog treats with containers.  Value $37

Boston Ski + Tennis

Adult Seasonal Ski Lease including boots, skies and poles.

Families enjoy working with our experts to find jus the right equipment for everyones unique needs and playing style.   Value $200

Caffe Tremezzo

Gift Certificate.

Caffé Tremezzo transports you to Italy through tastes, sights, and smells. Travel with us to beautiful Lake Como by way of pastas, pizzas, and all of your favorite Italian meals. Sit at our table and experience authentic Italian food at it’s finest.   Value $25

Center Automotive

Car Detailing.

Did you know that Needham’s favorite full-service tire and car servicing center also does high quality auto detailing? Enjoy a complete car detailing including shampooing, cleaning, windows and exterior wax. You’ll love your car again!  Value $200

China Fair Inc.

20 Knife Sharpenings.

China Fair stocks thousands of items including high quality glassware, dinnerware, paper goods, and more, right across the Needham border in Newton. We have been supplying restaurants with everything they need to cook and serve food for 47 years. Let us help you stock your own kitchen.  Value $20


8 meals at Chipotle.

Enjoy Chipotle’s fresh, whole ingredients sourced from farms, not factories. Chipotle food is made without added colors, flavors or preservatives. Eat healthy. Value $100

Club Champion Golf

A Customized Iron Fitting.

Club Champion is the largest, company owned #1 premium golf club fitting retailer in the United States. We offer the finest technology for custom golf club fitting that will produce results. Value $150

Jenny Boston Boutique

Gift Certificate.

Jenny Boston has been selling affordable jewelry, handbags and accessories since 2004. Today, they have 4 boutiques in Westborough, Hingham, Newton & Burlington. Value $25

2nd Hand Rose of Needham

Gift Certificate.

2nd Hand Rose of Needham is a consignment boutique owned by a special group of women who love fashion, the hunt, the friendships and laughter. Value $25

Covet + Lou

Gift Certificate.

Women’s Apparel, Accessories, and Home Goods Curated By Tina Burgos Value $50

Crimson Petal Florist

Mum Basket.

Since 2010, The Crimson Petal Florist has been creating beautiful, distinctive floral arrangements from our enchanting shop on Needham Street. We are completely independent, owned by local resident Lee Hagopian. Value $50

Five Guys Burgers & Fries

Gift Certificate.

Hand-formed burgers cooked to perfection on a grill along with fresh-cut fries cooked in pure peanut oil.  Value $10

Fuji Steakhouse Needham

Gift Certificate (2 available)

An affordable Japanese restaurant offering steak, sushi, and traditional Japanese cuisine. Visit us any day of the week to enjoy our restaurant’s mouthwatering aromas, bursting fresh flavors, and our full bar.  Value $25 each.

Halfway Cafe, Dedham

Gift Certificate.

The Halfway Café takes pride in connecting with its neighbors while serving quality food and drink. Everything from our hand-cut fries to our signature steak tips are made with loads of love.  Value $25

Harvey’s Hardware

One item worth up to $40.

Family owned business for over 50 years. Come on in for great customer service and answers to all of your Hardware needs.  Value $40

Home Trends

In-home Consultation + a free gift.

Home Trends specializes in quality and service, along with offering the best brands in home fashions. At Home Trends, you’ll get one-on-one personal service plus expertise from our interior designers and installers.  Value $150

Huntington Theater Company

Two tickets to either A Guide for the Homesick or Tartuffe.

Boston’s leading professional theatre and one of the region’s premiere cultural assets. The Huntington brings together world-class theatre artists from Boston, Broadway, and beyond with the most promising new talent.  Value $150

Get In Shape for Women, Needham

Gift Bag with Protein Powder, Water Bottle and Gift Certificate.

Small group personal training for women in a positive, friendly atmosphere.  Value $200

K Organic Nail Spa

Mommy & Me Manicure.

Try out this great little nail salon located next to Sweet Tomotoes in Needham Center.  Value $20

Koko FitClub

30 Days Personal Fitness Training + Bag and Water Bottle.

With expert coaching and Koko’s patented Koko Smartraining System, exercising and eating right has never been easier. Whether you work out independently with a digital coach, or 1:1 with a certified FitCoach, you’ll always get individualized coaching with every customized workout.  Value $215

Laugh Boston Comedy Club

4 Tickets.

Stand-up comedy spot with light food, conveniently located in the Weston Boston Waterfront Hotel next to the Boston Convention Center. One of the few comedy clubs that welcome your teen kids.  Value $100

Legal Sea Foods

Gift Certificate.

We are still keeping things fresh at our bar, our open dining room and in our take-out counter and Fish Market. In warm weather, we also offer patio dining at many locations.  Value $50


Gift Certificate.

Well-priced laundry and tailoring services in the heart of Needham.  Value $50

Lola Tortola

Gift Certificate (2 available).

Lola Tortola takes the best of the latest New York, L.A. and European styles and offer them to you at reasonable prices.  Value $25 each

Longfellow Health Clubs

1 Month Membership.

The Longfellow Clubs is a locally owned and independent business committed to the health and wellbeing of our community, and provides extraordinary fitness, recreational, and educational programs for people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities.  Value $120.

Massage Envy

Gift Certificate.

Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a mom and entrepreneur, your body keeps up. But you’ve gotta take care of it to do more. Welcome to Massage Envy.  Value $50.

Michelson’s Shoes

Gift Certificate (2 available).

Full-Service, family shoe store. We pride ourselves on offering you a knowledgeable, courteous sales staff, a full range of sizes and widths for men, women, and children, and the inventory to fit you properly.  Value $25 each.

Needham Day Spa

15-minute Massage (2 available)

A boutique nail and beauty spa in downtown Needham. Our goal is not only to produce the finest service, but also to make certain that each client’s needs are satisfied during their visits.  Value $20 each.

Sheraton Needham

Overnight and Breakfast for Two

Enjoiy a lovely overnight “staycation” in the heart of Needham, just minutes from downtown Boston. Full use of our beautiful pool and amenities. Perhaps get a drink in our Indigo bar. Certificate includes complimentary breakfast for two.  Value $200.

Marriot Newton

Overnight and Breakfast for Two

Spend a refreshing night in our newly renovated guest rooms and suites at Boston Marriott Newton. Our hotel is located on Charles River close to popular attractions including Boston College and Brandeis University.   Value $200.

Orange Leaf

Gift Certificate.

Delicious frozen yogurt in a serve-yourself concpet, right across the street from Needham High School. Treat yourself today!   Value $20.

Planet Fitness

One Year Membership.

We at Planet Fitness are here to provide a unique environment in which anyone – and we mean anyone – can be comfortable. A diverse, Judgement Free Zone® where a lasting, active lifestyle can be built.   Value $120.

Roche Bros.

Gift Certificate.

When we say Roche Bros. is a better way to shop, we prove it in every aisle, every department, with every visit you make to Roche Bros. You will find service and courtesy unequaled anywhere…and our quality and freshness exceed every standard.   Value $200.

Simon & Sons

Gift Certificate.

For three generation, Simon & Sons has been specializing in fine mens’ clothing. Whether you have a business meeting, casual event or formal occasion, our expert sales consultants will accommodate your needs.   Value $50.

Smudge Nail Bar

Free manicure.

Needham’s most luxe nail salon. Manicure includes an antibacterial soap soaking to soothe and soften dead skin cells. Nails will be cleaned, clipped, and filed, cuticles will be trimmed, following by a moisturizing lavender massage and a warm towel wrapping.   Value $18.

Steamship Authority

Four Round-trip Passenger Tickets to Martha’s Vineyard.

The Steamship Authority is the largest ferry service to the Islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket from Cape Cod. We offer the lowest fares and the most frequent daily departures for passengers, automobiles, groups and trucks.   Value $68.

Taylor’s Stationery

Needham T-shirt + $25 Gift Certificate.

Taylor’s has been Needha’s go-to source for quality gifts, invitations, home decor and more since 1939.   Value $43.


Two Bottles of Wine.

Walk into vinodivino and you will immediately recognize that something is different about our store. No dusty bottles, no crusty sales staff. Instead, you are surrounded by gleaming bottles of the best wine around…a selection carefully chosen with you in mind.   Value $30.


Gift Certificate.

Wegmans offers the lowest prices in the market on the products families use the most. So you don’t have to run around looking for the best value.  Value $50.

YMCA Needham 

Three Month Membership.

The Charles River YMCA serves the town of Needham and surrounding communities like Dover, Westwood and Wellesley. Today, this facility operates out of two locations in Needham and is one of the community’s leading social service providers.  Value $273.

The Farmhouse 

Gift Certificate.

Feel transplanted to a rustic elegant farmhouse, like the owner’s family farm in Cornville, Maine – enjoying the hand-crafted cocktails and clean flavors of local, organic, contemporary American cuisine.  Value $50.

Axie Breen Photography 

Personal Portrait Session and 8 x 10″ print.

Axie Breen is a Needham based portrait photographer who enjoys taking naturally beautiful portraits of individuals, groups, and families.  Value $125.

Needham High School Athletic Department 

Two 10-game Passes to NHS Athletics Events (2 adults, 2 students)

Enjoy your favorite high school team sport with your family. Go Rockets!  Value $120.

Needham High School Athletic Department 

4 Tickets to the Thanksgiving Football Game at Wellesley

Come see the oldest rivalry in High School Football. Go Rockets!  Value $48.

Needham High School Art Department 

2 tickets to each of Winter Play, Musical & Spring Play (2 available)

Come see the oldest rivalry in High School Football. Go Rockets!  Value $50.

Stacy’s Juice Bar 

Gift Basket with $50 Gift Card, Food Treats & Water Bottle

Stacy’s Juice bar has been serving up healthy juices and delicious whole foods to the Needham community for several years. A student favorite, Stacy’s offers salads, sandwiches and other prepared foods.   Value $100.