Sunshine Town Social

Dinner & Auction

An event for the ARTS to benefit the Library Arts Center and Newport Opera House Association

Saturday, May 9th, 2020

5:00pm  |  Newport Opera House
Catered by the Old Courthouse Restaurant  |  Cash Bar.

Get ready for a vintage television inspired evening of fun and bidding!  We’re taking you back… way back to the 1950s/60s/and 70s and bringing to mind your favorite vintage/retro TV series from the era!  Think I Love Lucy, Gilligan’s Island, Mr. Ed, Bewitched, Dragnet, Get Smart, Green Acres… the “vintage viewing” possibilities endless!  Whether your favorite retro TV icon is Samantha Stevens, The Professor, Maxwell Smart or Walter Cronkite, you’ll enjoy delicious food, vintage cocktails, and bidding on hundreds of getaways, items and services from generous local businesses.  Don’t miss the 14th Annual Sunshine Town Social!

Do you have an item or service you would like to donate to the auction?

Does your business have an item or service you would like to donate to the auction?  Donations are Tax Deductible.  Find out more about how to become an auction donor at the link below!

Newport Opera House Association Tax ID#: 51-0201934   |   Library Art Center Tax ID #: 02-0224075

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Sunshine Town Social 2020

Dinner & Auction to benefit the Library Arts Center and Newport Opera House Association

Saturday, May 9, 2020

This year’s theme:  RETRO/VINTAGE Television “Vintage Viewing”

Join us for a sensational evening, filled with vintage television-themed games, cocktails, and so much more, to benefit two outstanding community arts organizations.  The Sunshine Town Social is a vibrant evening of bidding & socializing to benefit & provide critical support for the programs of the Newport Opera House Association & Library Arts Center.   We appreciate your attendance & thank you for your support!  This year’s theme is inspired by your favorite retro/vintage television shows from the 1950s/60s/& 70s!  

LIVE & SILENT AUCTIONS
Bid on trips, getaways & hundreds of gift certificates from generous local businesses.

Dinner catered by the Old Courthouse Restaurant.  Cash bar with fabulous vintage television-themed cocktails!

doors open & bidding begins at 5:00 pm

NEWPORT OPERA HOUSE   20 Main St. Newport
catered by the Old Courthouse Restaurant.  cash bar.
entertainment by Second Wind

ATTIRE:  Dressing as a retro television character, or in vintage attire from the 50s/60s/70s is highly encouraged!

Many thanks to our corporate sponsor for the auction: LaValley Building Supply

Ticket OPTIONS:

$45 per person – Main Floor— Dinner Seating — Includes hors d’oeuvres, full dinner, dessert, coffee + Auctions (advance tickets only)

Reserve tickets in advance starting in early spring by calling the box office of NOHA at 603.863.2412.
A NOTE ABOUT GROUP SEATING:  **Seating  for dinner is in tables of 10.  If you plan on sitting with a group, please ensure that your reservations are made together when calling the Newport Opera House Box Office or reserving online.

Tickets may also be purchased at www.newportoperahouse.com.

$15 per person in advance/$20 at the door – Bistro Seating: Dessert + Auctions

“Bistro Seating” is non-reserved, and ticket holders may sit at café tables around the perimeter of the hall, and overflow into the balcony area as needed.  Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.   Bistro ticket holders may bid in both the silent & live auctions.   Arrive to the Opera House between 6:15-6:30 to  bid in the silent auction, grab a drink from the cash bar & have dessert.  Bistro seats may also be purchased the evening of the auction.

PRIME-TIME PACKAGE!  All-inclusive.  $95 per person – Main Floor— Dinner Seating — Includes: drinks, games, raffle tickets, hors d’oeuvres, full dinner, dessert, coffee + Auctions (advance tickets only)

A NOTE ABOUT GROUP SEATING:  **Seating  for dinner is in tables of 10.  If you plan on sitting with a group, please ensure that your reservations are made together when calling the Newport Opera House Box Office or reserving online.

Tickets may also be purchased at www.newportoperahouse.com.

Many thanks to our generous donors from last year’s Sunshine Town Social 2019:

Adrienne & Co.

  All Ways Moving, Grantham

  Amanda’s Hair Creations

  Artisan’s, New London

  Artistree Arts Center

  Jauntessa Ash Cleaning Services

  AVA Gallery

  Paul & Cathryn Baird

  Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

   Bartlett’s Blueberry Farm

  Nancy Barton

  Olga Bassine

  Becky Bates

  Billings Farm & Museum

  Biron’s Flooring, Inc.

  Blick Art Materials

  Bob Skinner’s Ski & Sport

  Fred Bocko’s Gas & Convenience

  Boston Red Sox

  Lorraine Botson

  Jennifer Boyd

  B.T. Morin Electric

Bubba’s Bar & Grille

  Buckley & Zopf

  Lindsey Camp

  Debbie Campbell

  Carroll Concrete

  Claremont Cinema 6

  Claremont Makerspace

  Claremont Pet & Aquarium
      Center

  Common Man Inn, Claremont

  Deb & Barry Connell

Coronis Market

Country Kitchen

Rosalie des Groseilliers

 

DHI Technical Services

  Dorr Mill Store

  Dorianne Douglas, LMT

  East Mountain Maple

  Eastman Community Center

  Edmonds Aircraft Service

  Margot Estabrook

  Farmgirl Farrier Service, LLC

  The Fells

  Flying Goose Brewpub & Grille

  Free Will Farm

  The French Line Weaver

  Full Circle Farm
     Therapeutic Horsemanship

  Guild Family Haircuts

  Priscilla & Jerry Hagebusch

 Sue Hagerman

  Stacey Hammerlind

  Kathryn Hanson

  Fred Heineman

Helie’s Carpet, Inc.

  Henniker Brewing Company

  Hodgepodge Fibers & Yarns

  Hopkins Center, Dartmouth

  Bryan & Fran Huot

  The Insurance Center

  Biddy & Peter Irwin

Jiffy Mart of Newport

  Bea Jillette

Kathan Gardens

  Thomas Kelley

  Michael Kennedy

  Neal Kling

  Patti LaCroix, LMT

  Raymond Lagasse

   LaValley Building Supply

League of NH Craftsmen

  Kate & Jim Luppold

  Heath Marsden

  Caitlin Mauser Rowe

   McCrillis & Eldredge Insurance

  Laura McCoy Designs, Inc.

  Peggy McKenney

  McKenney Construction

  Mal McLaughlin

  John Merriman

  MJ Harrington & Co.

  Monte Verde Gardening

Jill & George Montgomery

  Montshire Museum of Science

Mount Sunapee Resort

  New England Patriots
      Foundation

  New London Barn Playhouse

  Newport Chamber of
      Commerce

  Newport Firefighters Assoc.

Newport Fitness & Spa

  Newport Meat Market-Yoshi’s

  Newport Recreation Dept.

  Newport Village Pizza

Kathy & Ted Niboli

  Noise “R” Us Fireworks

  North Country Community Theatre

  Northern Stage

  O Steaks & Seafood

  Kevin Onella

  Petal Patch Florist

  Pine Tree Lumber

  Pinnacle Sports, LLC

  Promex Service Center

  Ramunto’s Brick Oven Pizza

 

The Rastallis Family

  Revolution Cantina

  River Valley Community College

  Rody’s Gun Shop

  Salt Hill Pub of Newport

  Salty Oat

   Sanctuary Dairy Farm Ice Cream 

  Susan & Nick Scalera

  Lesley & Bob Scheele

  James Schissel

  Christie Scott

   Second Wind

  Shepherd Realty, Grantham

  Steve Soucy

  Kent Stetson Handbags

  Deborah Stevens

  KA Stevens & Son, Inc.

  Ann St. Martin Stout

  Sugar River Animal Hospital

Sugar River Bank

Sugar River Pharmacy

  Sonia Swierczynski

  Think, Tinker & Design

  Christina Thurston

  Thyme Restaurant

  Tyson Nails

United Construction Corporation

Universal Physical Therapy

  Charen Urban

  Arthur Walsh

  Anita Warren

  Patti & Ken Warren

  Wendell Veterinary Clinic

  Mary Willis

  With Woman Jewelry 

Sunshine Town Social Raffle 2018

Sunshine Town Social RAFFLE

Tickets are $10 ea. or 3/$20
Enter to win a fabulous Red Sox prize package that includes:

  • Two Game Tickets on Sat. June 13, 2020
  • Overnight accommodations at the Hotel Commonwealth within walking distance of Fenway Park
  • $100 Cash for Dinner
  • Cash for Transportation

Click to learn more, or to purchase tickets ONLINE now.

Do you have an item or service you would like to donate to the auction?

Is your business or organization interested in contributing to the auction?  We are so grateful for your support of these two non-profits!