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

2016 NHS-Auction Request Letter

Auction Items:

Needham Golf Club

Golf foursome plus two carts.

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!

The Rice Barn

Gift Certificate. 

The Rice Barn is an upscale Thai restaurant located in the heart of Needham. Serving delicious traditional and contemporary fare, The Rice Barn is a town favorite.

Architrave Toy Store

A basket of toys. 

Architrave offers higher quality wood and organic toys for sale. What’s innovative is that we have a play area where toys can be tried before purchasing them. You can also stop by for some parental downtime while the kids play with our fun and educational toys!

Super Tours  

2 tickets.

Trolley tours, Duck Tours, Charters and More. Come experience Boston at it’s best.

Hy-Line Cruises  

Tickets for 2.

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum  

2 passes

Visit us in our striking I.M Pei building on Boston’s waterfront.  Experience the Museum through our three theaters, period settings, and 25 dramatic multimedia exhibits, and enter the recreated world of the Kennedy Presidency for a “first-hand” experience of John F. Kennedy’s life, legacy, and leadership.


6 passes

Improve your game, learn the game, or just have fun at our mini-golf course and cafe.

Plimouth Plantation  

6 passes

Plimoth Plantation offers powerful personal encounters with history built on thorough research about the Wampanoag People and the Colonial English community in the 1600s.

Needham Community Theatre  

2 sets of 4 tickets to their fall production of “A Little Princess”


Laser Quest  

Gift Certificate

Laser Quest specializes in birthday parties for kids, teenagers and adults.  We are the top choice for sports team parties, youth group events, day camp outings, educational school field trips and corporate team building.




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.


Harvard Museums of Science and Culture  


One World, Four Museums.


Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum  


“For the education and enjoyment of the public forever.”

 -Isabella Stewart Gardner


Providence Bruins  


Catch the excitement of a Providence Bruins hockey game.


Launch Trampoline Park  


Launch Trampoline Park is an indoor sports and family entertainment facility serving the greater Norwood area. With over 15,000 sq. feet of connected trampolines forming one GIANT jumping surface and angled trampoline walls to bounce off of, Launch will get your whole family off the couch and in the air in no time!


Mass Audubon  

Pass to Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

At Drumlin Farm, you can experience life on a working farm and explore a wildlife sanctuary at the same time. Watch the pigs, sheep, goats, chickens, and cows in the farmyard; see how crops are sustainably grown; walk the trails to observe plants and animals in their native settings; and observe resident owls, a fox, and deer in the native wildlife exhibit.


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.


Boston Marriot Newton

Two for Breakfast Package.

The Boston Marriott Newton hotel is located on 22 acres of scenic riverfront land along the Charles River. Our hotel is conveniently positioned near Boston College, Brandeis University, Bentley College, the high-tech beltway and the historic sites of Boston. Our hotel provides 430 luxurious hotel rooms, many of which offer beautiful river views.

Mount Sunapee

Two adult lift tickets.

Mount Sunapee Resort is conveniently located in southern New Hampshire in proximity to Interstates I-89 and I-91. 66 trails and slopes covering 233 skiable acres (18 miles of terrain).


Salem Witch Museum

Pass for up to six people.

Twenty innocent people were put to death during the Witch Hysteria of 1692.
History made them famous…we make them real!


Legacy Place

Gift certificate.

Legacy Place offers the best shopping, dining and entertainment experience in the region. The center features a unique blend of retailers, including Whole Foods Market, L.L.Bean, Kings, and Showcase Cinema de Lux. 


Kings Bowling, Dedham

Gift certificate.

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!


Mendon Drive-In


America’s most beloved drive-in movie theater, with a proud sixty-two year history. We feature two first run movies on two giant screens in digital video and audio (four films nightly). 


Peabody Essex Museum


PEM is the place to come for enjoyment, enrichment, sharing with family and friends, and creative stimulation. 


The Sports Museum


Located on Levels 5 and 6 of the TD Garden. The TD Garden is located in Boston’s Downtown North section on Causeway Street, minutes from the historic North End and Faneuil Hall. 


Wachusett Mountain

2 Community Spirit Tickets: Limited Lift 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. 


Davis Farmland and Mega Maze

2 Day Passes to either Davis Farmland or to Davis Mega Maze.

Davis Farmland is a children’s discovery farm for families with children age 12 and younger, featuring animal interactions with over 100 breeds — including North America’s largest sanctuary of endangered farm animals, pretend and nature-based play, a water spray park, hay and pony rides, delicious food, apple and pumpkin picking & more!


New Rep Theatre

Two tickets to any show in the Charles Mosesian Theater in New Rep’s 2016-2017 season.

Learn about all seven plays in our 2016-2017 season, including Regular Singing, Good, Fiddler on the Roof, Thurgood, Brecht on Brecht, Golda’s Balcony, and The Gift Horse!


Life Solutions Group

Investment and Retirement Review with Corey Mahoney.

At Life Solutions Group, we offer independent advice that maximizes the value to our clients and minimizes the cost to help create the most powerful solutions to achieve all their dreams.


Y3K In Your Home Tutoring

An hour of free tutoring value $120.

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.


Swan Boats


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.


Gift basket.

Fall flavors are in full swing with the return of Pumpkin Spice Latte and Salted Caramel Mocha, and the arrival of our new Chile Mocha. Each can be enjoyed hot or blended to satisfy your seasonal craving.


Studio Eleven

Portrait session and 8 x 10 print.

A wedding, portrait and head shot photographer from Newton, MA.


Heritage of Sherborn

Brunch for two.

Heritage of Sherborn features farm-inspired cuisine offering seasonal menus of fresh, local ingredients showcasing the rich flavors of New England.



Prezzo Fisso Dinner for 2.

“…for another helping of fine Italian cooking, there is La Morra in Brookline. For more than a decade, co-owners Josh and Jen Ziskin have been serving food inspired by their time living in Piemonte— a mountain village called LaMorra, to be exact.” – Boston Globe


It’s About Time

One copy of the book, from the author, Mitzi Weinman.

Written in an A-to-Z format with the busy reader in mind, this guidebook seeks to help you reduce stress and boost productivity. Each chapter stands on its own, allowing you to hone in on the things that are most important to you.


Camp Cody

Camp gift card.

Camp Cody for Boys and Girls is a New Hampshire summer camp with a heritage that dates back to 1926. Nestled on the sandy beaches of beautiful Lake Ossipee amidst the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Cody offers a summer experience rich in fun, friendship, learning and adventure. Campers range in age from seven to fifteen.


Town House of Pizza

Gift Certificate.

“This is one of the most delicious and fattening calzones I’ve ever had. Hands down the best pizza I’ve had in Mass.”    – Jimmy S.

Concord Museum

Museum passes.

The Concord Museum in historic Concord, Massachusetts houses one of the oldest and most treasured collections of Americana in the country. Come visit the gateway to Concord’s remarkable revolutionary and literary history.


Big Picture Framing

$50 gift card.

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.


Needham Florist

Dozen roses with vase.

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.


Adi’s Road

Gift basket.

Custom made pillows from fabrics I have created using nature as my inspiration.  We also offer Wall Art.  The beautiful patterns are created either through drawings I have made or from pictures of nature that I have patterned.  


Blue Lotus Healing Arts

Gift certificate.

Blue Lotus Healing Arts is a thoughtfully created, beautiful healing center – right in downtown Needham.  The new center includes a spacious 1000 square foot sun-filled yoga studio, a serene meditation space featuring workshops, and peaceful massage and acupuncture treatment rooms. Core holistic healing services include: yoga, acupuncture, massage, and shamanic healing.


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. 


Panella’s Market and Deli

Gift certificate.

Known for their superb deli sandwiches along with their assorted Italian imported goods. Bringing the old style back with a new era vibe, Panella’s Market & Deli is re-opened and ready to serve the community!

Brothers Pizza

Gift certificate.

Delicious hand-crafted pizzas and sandwiches. A town favorite.

Cafe Fresh Bagel

Gift certificate.

Needham’s best bagels and bagel sandwiches serving breakfast and lunch in the heart of Needham.


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.

M. Costelli Studio

Gift certificate for blow dry.

M.Castelli Studio is devoted to our clients experience and satisfaction.  We know you will look and feel amazing when you leave our salon and we want you to look and feel that way every day until your next visit. 

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.

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. 

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. 

Elizabeth Grady Salon

Signature Facial.

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

Choose To Be Nice

Long sleeve t-shirt.

Choose To Be Nice is a social movement and global call to action dedicated to encouraging and inspiring kindness. Our aim is to improve the way people interact with each other by reminding them that they have a choice about how to “be” in the world. 

Axie Breen Photography

Shoot and 11 x 14″ print.

Personal, contemporary portraits and headshots.

Beth Cuddy Photography

Shoot and 8 x 10″ print.

Beautiful, natural images of babies, pregnancy, children and families.

Captain Marden’s Seafoods

Gift Certificate.

Captain Marden’s is a family owned and operated business with a simple mission…offer the very best seafood in town

Top Choice College Consulting

One hour consulting services.

Organized, stress-free help for your college search.

New England Mobile Book Fair

The Best French Cooking cookbook.

Beloved indie bookstore, now under new management.

Needham Community Council

Set of four bunny figurines.

The Needham Community Council is a private non-profit organization which supports people in Needham who have under-met health, educational or social needs and promotes volunteerism, community and a sense of shared responsibility. 

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.

Treat Cupcake Bar

Gift certificate.

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).

Nicholas Pizzeria

Gift certificate.

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.

Mass Bay Lines

Sunset cruise for four.

Over one million people have co-created shared memories with family and friends aboard this boutique fleet of red, white and blue charismatic vessels.

Needham Historical Society

Family membership and gift bag.

Since 1915, the Needham Historical Society has celebrated the history of Needham and the accomplishments of its residents. Through exhibits, programs, publications and outreach to the schools and community groups, the Needham Historical Society is committed to preserving and sharing this unique legacy.

New Balance

Gift card for a new pair of New Balance shoes.

We were born to move. New Balance creates cutting edge athletic shoes for men, women and children.