NEF Lighthouse Auction

The NEF Auction raises funds to enhance public education in the Newburyport Scho

Join the Newburyport Education Foundation for their Lighthouse Auction to raise funds that will go to enhance the quality of public education in the Newburyport School District. This is a fun night with complimentary hors d'ouevres and a cash bar (all proceeds from the bar directly benefit the NEF).

Even if you have never been to an auction before, this is one to check out. You are not required to bid, and we encourage people to come to support the Newburyport Public Schools and see the unique items offered during the auction.

Some of the things you will find:

  • Ice cream with kindergarten teachers
  • Surfing lessons with John Reynolds
  • Golfing with Eileen Whitney
  • Block party featuring The Bridge, the Ipswich Ale Truck and Metzy's Taco Truck
  • An evening of wine and jazz with Danny Harrington featuring Habib's Home Cooking and Chococoa's Whoopie Pies
  • VIP parking pass for Bresnahan student pick up
  • Golf at some of the area's finest courses
  • Authentic Indian Cuisine dinner prepared by Afroz Kahn
  • Private charter on the Yankee Clipper
  • Private pizza party upstairs at Anchor Stone Deck Pizza
  • Limo Ride by Moonlight Limousine and Sky Zone jump
  • Acting lesson with actor Steve Blackwood of Days of Our Lives fame
  • Vacation homes throughout New England
  • Autographed memorabilia from the Red Sox, the Bruins, and the Patriots
  • and much more!

All the items are donated to the NEF and your donation to win the item directly benefits the Newburyport Public Schools. This is a perfect way to buy a gift for a family member, friend (or yourself!) while benefiting the Newbuyport Public Schools.

Timing is Everything Drawing

Also new this year, the "Timing is Everything" drawing sponsored by M.K. Benatti Jewelers includes a pair of Movado 800 series his and her watches. Hers is embellished with diamonds. Total value is $2,590. Each ticket is $20. Tickets can be purchased at MK Benatti Jewelers, online or the evening of the auction.


This year's raffle has some great prizes Raffle tickets for chances to win a $350 Apple Gift card for the purchase of an Apple Watch and many other great items are also on sale now. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20 and can be purchased online or at Winners will be drawn at 9 pm on November 15 and need not be present to win.

Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
Online Bidding Starts November 7, 2014
Pre-Purchase: $30 per Person
Door Price: $35 per Person