2024 Gala Auction Items

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Take a peek at the exciting items for our live and online auctions at this year’s gala.
Bid on exciting items at charitybuzz.com

Highlights include dinner with Gala honoree Jesse Tyler Ferguson, a luxe staycation at W New York – Union Square with dinner for eight at Union Square Cafe, and a bespoke wine tasting with Saturday Night Live‘s Rachel Dratch!

LIVE LOT #1 - W New York - Union Square & Union Square Cafe

One night at  W New York WOW suite* – newly designed by architect and designer David Rockwell with amenities sure to captivate your guests. This incomparable suite features an expansive living room replete with large screen TV, luxurious king bedroom, water closet and powder room. Host a party with friends en suite before or after dinner for eight at Danny Meyer’s renowned Union Square Cafe*, showcasing the best local ingredients. Wake up the next morning to a breakfast for two in the privacy of your suite or at W New York’s onsite restaurant. Perfect for a reunion of everyone at your table – bid now for an amazing staycation experience. 


*May be used separately or together. 

LIVE LOT #1 - Dinner with Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Break bread and enjoy a delicious meal with none other than our honoree Jesse Tyler Ferguson! Inspired by Jesse’s podcast Dinner’s On Me, Jesse and a friend will take you and your guest to dinner at one of his favorite restaurants in your choice of city – Los Angeles or New York. Engage in candid convos that can only happen over a glass of wine and delicious food. Included with this wonderful experience are two signed copies of Jesse’s Food Between Friends: A Cookbook, featuring modern California food with a Southern and Southwestern spin. The value of this package is priceless! Bid now, take your cookbooks home tonight, and start planning your Dinner with Jesse!

LIVE LOT#3 - Bespoke Wine Tasting with Saturday Night Live’s Rachel Dratch!

Indulge in a bespoke wine tasting in your home* or in the private studio at Community Wine & Spirits for ten lucky guests and Rachel Dratch, star of SNL and Wine Country directed by Amy Poehler. The winners will experience a line up of premium wines selected to match your taste and go on a two-hour journey of flavor, guided by the seasoned Community Wine and Spirits team. The tasting will kick off with tantalizing glasses of sparkling wine and will be followed by eight exquisite wines and pairings of meats from Dickson’s Farm Stand Butcher, and cheese from Saxelby’s in the nearby Chelsea Market. 

Added to this amazing package are two bottles of Clos de l’Abbaye Premier Cru Extra Brut champagne valued at $300 each, and a three-month membership to the Community Wines & Spirits monthly bottle club, which includes three bottles of wine per month to share with your friends. Bid now for an unforgettable blend of fine wines, delectable bites, and fun with Rachel Dratch!

*The tasting may be held in your private residence in NYC or in Community Wines & Spirits private studio in Chelsea on a mutually agreed upon date.

Charitybuzz Online Auction

Check out amazing experiences, hotel stays, private museum tours, atelier visits, professional headshot photo sessions, Broadway show tickets with meet and greets and memorabilia, acting workshops, creativity coaching, masterclasses, designer dresses, the Barbie movie screenplay signed by Academy Award® nominated screenwriters Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, Death of A Salesman signed by Arthur Miller, a signed and framed NY Giants print, and MORE! 

Supporting the Vineyard Theatre through our online auction will ensure that we will have the resources to nurture boundary-defying work for years to come; and continue to be the home that artists and audiences have come to love.