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17th Annual
MICA Gala Dinner & Auction Fundraiser

Friday, November 8, 2019, Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre

Wonderful auction items for our 2019 Auction are coming in ...


Shaggy, Funky Folk Art Fish by Gary Longard
"Shaggy", Funky Folk Art Fish by Gary Longard
Gary has once again carved a fish for this year's auction. His unique colourful work
this year Is a tribute to the acquisition of Shag Island which officially occurred in
the spring of 2012. This MICA Island acquisition was made possible through partnership
with the Province of Nova Scotia. This 16 acre island is in a natural state and is perfect
for small boat access such as sea kayaks. Gary is proud to support the MICA mission of
protecting our local coastlines and islands through this creative donation.
Value $450


Restored Tremblay Canoe and Three Paddles
Restored Tremblay Canoe and Three Paddles
This is a very carefully preserved and expertly restored fifteen foot 1974 Tremblay Canoe,
built of canvas and mahogany, with some birch and maple for thwarts, seats, etc.. Of the
lesser known canoe manufacturers in Canada, Tremblay Canoes Ltd., from St. Felicien, Quebec,
stands out from the crowd. Their canoes are well constructed, with mahogany trim, and their
sweet lines make for a lovely paddling canoe.
This canoe, owned by Jerry Trites, has been carefully restored by some members of the Mahone Bay
Heritage Boatyard Co-op, under the expert guidance of Peter Redden.
Value $2,500
Minimum Bid: $1,000



Sailing Adventure
Day Sailing Adventure on Defiant
Enjoy a day of sailing around the islands on the beautiful waters of Mahone Bay.
Defiant, a comfortable CS 33, sloop rigged, cruising sailboat is equipped with all required safety gear.
On-board facilities include a heated cabin, protected cockpit, head and galley.
This sailing adventure leaves the dock at Gold River Marina at approximately 1000 hrs and would return up to 8 hours later after a cruise of 10 to 25 nautical miles. The route is selected from the Mahone Bay chart based on the desires of the guests and the peculiarities of the wind. Arrangements for a light lunch at sea will be discussed.

Four guests can be accommodated and young people are welcome. All get a chance to sail Defiant.
Contact Ed Sulis at 902 678-4609 or use contact card attached.
Suggested Donation: $300


Lunenburg School of the Arts
Lunenburg School of the Arts Summer Tuition Certificate
LSA's limited class size allows students to work closely with instructors and professional artists.
For Summer 2020, LSA offers courses for both adults and children in a wide variety of mediums
such as painting, drawing, pottery, crafts and more. Makes an ideal Christmas gift.
For more information go to the website
www.lunenburgarts.org
Value: $400
Minimum Bid: $300


Fishing Shack by Joseph Purcell
"Fishing Shack" by JOSEPH PURCELL
Watercolour, 16" by 20”
Value: $500


A Day Sailing in Mahone Bay
A Day Sailing in Mahone Bay on "Castanea"
A Day Sailing in Mahone Bay for 10 on a 42 foot J Boat - Cruise the waters on Mahone Bay on Castanea
Castanea is a 42' J boat skippered by Paul Conrod, a long time Royal Nova Scotia Yacht
Squadron member. Castanea has participated in the Marblehead to Halifax race and multiple
Chester Race weeks. She has also cruised in the waters of Mahone Bay, Lunenburg and Bras d’Or
Lakes. This unique first time donation to MICA allows 10 people to join Paul on a day cruise
on the waters of Mahone Bay where lunch and snacks will be provided.
Donated by Paul Conrod
Value: $1,000


Fisherman in a Dory by Vinton Lloyd
"Fisherman in a Dory" by VINTON LLOYD
Oil medium, 16" by 20”
Value: $750


Photo by Stephen Herrington
"Miss Katherine, a working tugboat"
Photo by Stephen Herrington

Archival quality image
Value: $375


Osprey Ridge Gift Cert.
Osprey Ridge Golf Course
Gift certificate for 20 Green Fee Passes at Osprey Ridge Golf Course during the 2020 season.
These passes are transferable and have no restrictions.
Value: $1,300


Ambassatours Gift Certificate
Ambassatours Gift Certificate
A deep sea fishing excursion for 20 guests
Value $1,340.66


Ward Isnor Digital Art Print
Floral Dance, Ward Isnor
Digital Art Print on Aluminum
Value $450


Dinner for four
Dinner for Four
Gourmet culinary experience in your own home!
See the Menu
Donated by Sweet and Saucey Catering
Value $500


the sea painting
the Sea, the Sea, by Shirray Langley
Encaustic on Wood Panel, 20" by 24"
Value $600


Dories on a Line
Dories on a Line’, by Stephen Rhude
28" by 16", Serigraph #27/99
Value $900


Hockey Stick
Hockey stick autographed by Gordie Howe
Donated by Dave Nicholson
Value $1,000


Whale Watch
Gift Certificate for a Whale Watching Tour
An Evening Cruise for 43 people aboard the boat Eastern Points, Lunenburg Whale Watching Tours
Donated by Walter Flower
Value $1,400


Kitch'inn gift certificate
Kitch'inn gift certificate
Seafood Dinner for 4 or One-night Stay & Breakfast for 2

Join Danielle and Chef Matt Krizan at the Kitch'inn for a scrumptious lobster dinner with fresh locally-sourced
ingredients, local libations and fabulous pairings while listening to live Celtic music...
OR ...
you may wish to enjoy a night's stay at the Inn and a delicious breakfast for 2.
Donated by Danielle King at the Kitch'inn
Value $200


1 Year Adult Gym Membership
Centre Fit Gift Certificate for 1 Year Adult Gym Membership
Now is your chance to get fit.  Bid on a 1 year gym membership at the
popular Centre Fit located in the Mahone Bay Centre.  A great deal.
Donated by the Mahone Bay Centre - Centre Fit
Value $420
Minimum Bid $100



The Cod
The Cod, by Adam Young
Signed Canvas Print, 11" x 15"
Adam Young, a former illustrator for Canadian magazines, is best known for his whimsical
and colourful depictions of Newfoundland.  The fishing stage and/or Saltbox house is a common theme
in Adams’s paintings and takes the place as the absent figure.  Adam was born in Nova Scotia
and now lives on Fogo Island with his family and dog.
Donated by Adam Young.
Value $150


Fury Single Kayak
Fury Single Kayak
This Fury blue/green kayak comes equipped with paddle, backrest and life jacket.
Kayaking around the beautiful islands of Mahone Bay is a great summer sport.
Donated by Stright-MacKay Ltd.
Value $500


Merrill Heubach  Woods Royal
Woods Royal by Merrill Heubach
Abstract Landscape in Acrylic, 55"  by 48"
Merrill is inspired by Nova Scotia's beautiful landscapes.  She views colours, textures, shapes,
movement and light in abstract configurations.  Merrill is a member of the Lunenburg Art Gallery,
the Swan Gallery Collective, and the Mahone Bay Printmakers’ Studio.
Donated by Merrill Heubach.
Value $1,000
Minimum Bid: $800


Brewery Tour and Tasting for 10
Brewery Tour and Tasting for 10, Saltbox Brewery
This gift certificate is for a brewery tour for 10 persons.  Learn about the brewing and
production process, and the equipment and ingredients that are used.  Visual props allow
a person to taste, feel and experience the beer in a new way.  The highlight is the
5-flight tasting for each person.
Donated by the Saltbox Brewery
Value $200


VIP Vehicle Detailing Package
"VIP" Vehicle Detailing Package, O'Regan’s South Shore Permashine
Fall is a great time to prepare your car for winter.  This detailing  package includes
a complete exterior wash.  Clean and dress dash, console, tires and rims.  Wash windows
inside and outside.  Vacuum carpets, floor , mats, seats and trunk.  Shampoo carpets,
seats and floor mats.
Donated by Tim O'Regan
Value $200


All Outdoors Landscaping
10-Yard Dump Truck Load of Topsoil, Gravel or Bark Mulch,
All Outdoors Landscaping
This gift certificate is for a 10-yard dump truck load of topsoil, gravel or
bark mulch and includes local delivery.
Donated by Chris & Amanda Gwynne-Timothy
Value $550





 
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