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Unable to attend the gala in person? Kathryn Collins, Vice President of Institutional Advancement. can arrange for a limited number of proxy bidders. Please contact her at [email protected]
Broadway Production Poster

See Daniel Craig headline in Shakespeare’s Macbeth. This 10-week, limited-run revival is one of the most anticipated Broadway productions of the spring. Two center orchestra seats (Row D) at the Longacre Theatre for June 11, 2022, at 8 p.m. will provide the vantage point from which to experience this passionate tale of malice, matrimony, and murder. To set the stage, dinner for two at nearby Butter restaurant is included. In addition to wearing the top toque at Butter, executive chef and owner Alex Guarnaschelli is a Food Network star who has appeared on Iron Chef America, Chopped, Supermarket Stakeout and The Kitchen. Finally, look glamorous for your night out in jewelry pieces worn by three-time Tony Award nominee Mary Testa in Broadway productions of On the Town, Xanadoo, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Oklahoma, and Wicked. OPENING BID: $800

Bottle of wine


Add six highly sought-after bottles of private reserve wine to your collection. The Napa Valley Reserve is an invitation-only private club with an exclusive global membership that shares a passion for wine and the way of life that surrounds it. Curated specifically for the St. Jean Baptiste High School scholarship gala, this auction package consists of six bottles of 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon created by the winemaking team exclusively for Reserve members. 


Tasting notes: Deep, dark ruby color. Intense, vivacious notes of dark cherry, blackcurrant, sandalwood, graphite, star anise, and licorice root. Rich and energetic on the entry, showing remarkable purity. Powerful, young tannins balanced by immense fruit concentration and density, a well-integrated wine with fine­ grained texture. Medium- to full-bodied, with an animated, long finish that is marked by crunchy dark fruit. It is recommended that the wine be held for another three to five years and then enjoyed for 25+ years. OPENING BID: $1,000


Waterfront Hotel


Enjoy two rooms for two nights for four people in charming Sag Harbor, New York, at Baron’s Cove Hotel. You and two guests will join your host for a round of golf at the iconic members-only Maidstone Club in East Hampton, one of the first links courses in America and one of the top 100 golf courses in the world. A spa package for two at the super-chic Shou Sugi Ban House in Water Mill includes 60-minute massages, a 30-minute tea meditation, and lunch. (Items may be used on different dates, if desired. Hotel is blacked out July 1 through September 5, 2022. Golf is to be arranged with host for a mutually agreed-upon date; Maidstone is an escorted course so host will play with the auction winner. Spa certificate is valid through May 3, 2027.) OPENING BID: $1,250


Book cover


Fresh off her nationwide book tour, New York Times bestselling author, award-winning filmmaker, television writer, playwright, and gracious host of SJB’s gala, Adriana Trigiani will come to your NYC home and lead your book group in a lively discussion of her just-released novel, The Good Left Undone. A $300 gift certificate from Butterfield Market and six nice bottles of wine complete the entertaining evening for you and your guests. (Ms. Trigiani will travel within New York City.) OPENING BID: $800


Man with glasses smiling


Snag two tickets to a live taping of the Emmy-winning The Late Show with Stephen Colbert -- television's most highly rated late-night talk show. Enjoy dinner for two at the Quality Branded restaurant of your choice convenient to the Ed Sullivan Theater. A stunning, silver hollow form bracelet and earrings crafted by metalsmith artist Marilyn Bailey of ME Bailey Designs are special additions to this package. (Show tickets are good through April 30, 2023). OPENING BID: $500