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15th Annual
MICA Gala Dinner & Auction Fundraiser

Friday, November 10, 2017, Atlantica Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre

Wonderful auction items for our 2017 Auction are arriving ...

"Dory" by Tim Freeman
"LIFE ON THE POND" by Tim Freeman
Tim Freeman repurposed implements to create this lively, 3-dimensional scene with shore birds,
fish, lily pads and water bugs. Size: 52" long x 30" wide and 34" high.
Created by TIM FREEMAN, scrap metal artist extraordinaire
Value: $1500
Minimum Bid: $1000

5" x 8" framed watercolour
Tom is a professional watercolour painter and educator, having donated to MICA's
annual fundraiser for many years. Widely known for his landscapes and seascapes,
Tom paints light, shadow and reflection with a delicate and assured hand.
This work captures one of the most beautiful and favorite hiking trails in
Nova Scotia in a year when entrance to our National Parks celebrates Canada's 150th
anniversay. For further information on his work go to
Value: $350

Bluenose ship model
BLUENOSE ship's model in full sail, with glass case and wooden base.
Kindly donated by David Nicholson. This beautifully detailed model was crafted in 1993 by East Lahave modeller, James George. The ship measures 44" long and 36" high. With glass case measurements are 47" long x 39" high and 16" wide.
Value: $995
Minimum Bid: $500

Gold necklace and bracelet
"Gold Necklace & Bracelet"
10K Gold necklace 18" (30 grams) and matching bracelet 8" (14 grams)
Donated by Lynn Hennigar
Value: $ TBA

Golf package
Osprey Ridge Golf Club
40 Rounds of Adult Golf. Golfer must be 30 years old or more on April 1 of the playing season.
Adult members receive playing privileges of 40 rounds, 7 days per week, booking privilege 10 days.
Donated by Osprey Ridge Golf Club
Value: $1,395

Fat Bike
Fat Bike
2015 Salsa Blackborow DS Fat Bike, 15.5" frame. Excellent condition.
Generously donated by Courtney Blackman
Included with this auction item the winning bid will receive a basic tune ($50 value) and basic fit ($40 value)
Courtesy of Sweet Ride Cycling
Current Appraised Value: $2,000

Boatyard by Ward Isnor
Digital Archival Photographic Print by WARD ISNOR, matted and framed
Value: $500

A day of sailing
A day of sailing for 4 around the islands of Mahone Bay on "Defiant",
CS 33, sloop rigged cruising sailboat
Courtesy of Ed Sulis
Value: $300

Limited Edition Bicycle
"Limited Edition Bicycle"
This handsome bike is one of a limited number that were commissioned by Tim Hortons in celebration of their 40th anniversary. Never ridden and in mint condition. Valued by Sweet Ride's Bike shop in Mahone Bay.
Kindly donated by Carla and Sean McDermott
Value: $330

Lunenburg School of the Arts
Lunenburg School of the Arts - Summer Tuition Certificate

This certificate has a tuition value of $400 for a week-long class at LSA, Summer 2018.
The summer programs will offer a wide variety for adults and children.
They include painting, drawing, pottery, crafts and more, taught by professional
teachers and working artists. The summer 2018 schedule is pending. For updates and
more information on LSA, visit our website :
Makes an ideal Christmas gift!
Value: $400
Minimum Bid: $300

Dicey Reilly is a 5-piece  Maritime-Celtic band
Dicey Reilly:
Left to right: Steve Penny, Neil Colosimo, John Finley, Joe Dooley and Richard Lee

Dicey Reilly is a Halifax-based, 5-piece band, which has been performing
Irish, Celtic and Maritime songs, both old & new, for over 25 years.

Dicey Reilly is: Joe Dooley, lead vocals, guitar; Neil Colosimo, guitar and vocals;
Richard Lee, bass, guitar, accordion, bodhran & vocals; John Finley, whistles,
Irish flute, harmonica, percussion & vocals; Steve Penny, guitar & banjo.

Dicey Reilly has donated their time to many charitable events and are
delighted to offer their Band, once again, as part of MICA's Auction.

Locale: Between Halifax and Lunenburg
Time frame: Between June and September 2018
PLEASE NOTE: Due to travel from Halifax, performance time is
afternoon and supper hours only. No evenings.
Contact: John Finley through Sherrill Harrison at (902) 624-9676

Value: $750
Minimum Bid: $500

"Hilton's Sacrifice "
"Hilton's Sacrifice "
Funky Fish by GARY LONGARD
"Harry Hilton" hunted the waters of Mahone Bay in the summer of 2017
and thanks to MICA "Sunny Sacrifice" survives.

"Harry Hilton" 24 by 18 inches
"Sunny Sacrifice" 9 by 7 inches
Gary's fish have always been a popular item in the MICA auction.
Value: $450

Original Watercolour by Joseph Purcell
"Blue Rocks"

Original Watercolour (matted & framed) by Joseph Purcell, one of Lunenburg's most celebrated artists. Purcell's paintings have hung in many one man shows at Zwicker's Gallery in Halifax and at galleries in Montreal, Winnipeg, New York and London, England. His art can be seen in many public buildings across Canada. Kindly donated by Sherrill Harrison.
Value: $850
Minimum Bid: $500

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