Night Under the Light Gala

Night Under the Light 2017

The Annual Benefit Gala for the ‘Sconset Trust



Here is a sampling of the exciting items in our 2017 Silent Auction!

SANKATY HEAD CUFF LINKS:   Set the pace, be the snappiest dresser with your “one of a kind” Sankaty Head Ball Marker Cuff Links.  You will be the envy of all on or off the links

‘SCONSET WEYER PRINTS/POSTCARDS:  Take Uncle Billy home with you!  WEYER captures a part of ‘Sconset’s past and the characters that make our history come alive.

ANTHONY FREDERICK SARG, 1880-1942: Sarg’s illustrations have been in Saturday Evening Post, Parents’ Magazine, Boys Life, Good Housekeeping, and Vanity Fair and now in your home.  Take home a FIRST EDITION OF HIS illustrated Baby Book, a keepsake for your child or grandchild.

A summer resident of Nantucket, Sarg designed the mechanically-animated window displays for Macy’s Department Stores.  This was not Tony’s only connection to Macy’s (which started on Nantucket where Murray’s Toggery is now located); he orchestrated the first Thanksgiving Day Parade as well as the hot air balloons of fictional characters.

Enjoy this first edition of his  Surprise Book of beautifully illustrated fictional characters. This is a real keepsake for your Nantucket library.

SANKATY LIGHOUSE FEATURED: Be the proud owner of this 1947 Edition of Life Magazine with our own Sankaty Lighthouse featured on the cover paired with a Sports Illustrated cover.  These are great collector’s pieces to commemorate the move of the Lighthouse, Nantucket’s signature symbol.

SAILING AROUND NANTUCKET:  Well not exactly, but let this hand forged copper sailing ship remind you of the whaling ships that sailed off of our coast.  A great piece inside or out!

BUTTON-UP THE HATCHES:   ‘Sconset’s buttoner, Emma Ward has created this “one of a kind” pillow, with its unique landmarks that remind one of summer memories.

STOP!   Don’t let that door slam, use your needlepoint door brick to keep your doors open and the summer breezes in.

TONY SARG LIVES; Sarg’s designs and illustrations come alive on the paper goods and fabrics created to remember this incredibly talented artist.  His creative output was limitless and Phoebe MacKay has brought his talents back to life.

FORE FOR FOUR:  Experience  a round of golf and light refreshments at the prestigious Nantucket Golf Club.  Your links experience must be enjoyed Monday – Thursday.  Unavailable June 30-July 12, 2018.

WHALE WATCH: Catch sight of your own hand-carved wooden whale inside or out, as you remember Nantucket’s whaling history.

A HERMIT OUT OF HIDING:  Find a very special place for this antique print of the “Quidnet Hermit”.

CRUISE IN STYLE: Be the envy of all, as you cruise around ‘Sconset on your 26” Sankaty commemorative bike-not one but two of a kind!

COCKTAILS NANTUCKET STYLE:  Have a sip and wow your guest with 6 vintage cocktail napkins created by Tony Sarg, (1880-19420).  His whimsical figures are reminiscent of the talents of this well-known  Nantucket illustrator.

NANTUCKET UP CLOSE:  Nantucket will come alive as you view special scenes through the vintage stereoscope photo viewer (1900’s)- a rare opportunity to have both the plates and the stereoscope in great condition.

A MATCHED PAIR OF SOX:  Red Sox tickets for two, Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 7:10 pm, seats 3 and 4, 3rd  row from the field near the on-deck circle.  Enjoy Fenway Park and admission to the exclusive Royal Rooters Club .

SUPER-BOWL CHAMPS COME TO ‘SCONSET:  Well, not exactly but the Patriots-signed football has!  Be the proud owner of a 2017-signed football by their coach and ours, Bill Belichick.

A ROUND ON THE LINKS:  Join your host and two friends for a foursome of golf on the Sankaty Golf Club Links.  Game includes, cart, Sankaty’s famous camper/caddies, and  refreshments on the newly renovated links.

TUCKERNUCK IS NOT JUST AN ISLAND: Wow! A $250 gift certificate and a pair of custom designed earrings from the specialty boutique, TUCKERNUCK—a retail destination curated for the classic All American lifestyle  .


4 TICKETS TO THE 2018 US OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENT:  On the last day of the event, June 2018.

TWO FOR TWO IN CLEVELAND:  Watch the Cleveland Browns vs. New York Jets Game on October 8, 2017.  2 Club Level Seats, 2 Pre-Game Field Passes , 2 Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame Passes, 2 Restaurant gift cards ($100 each), 2 Nights Hotel Stay at the Westin Cleveland-Downtown.  Wow!

LEG0 LANDS IN ‘SCONSET:  Be the first to own your own 1491 piece Lego Sankaty Lighthouse, custom designed, built and donated by Dave Santopietro. Thank you: Dave Santopietro.

BASKET READY–GO: A basket of custom designed ‘Sconset items will set the tone for any gathering at home or a day at the beach .

PRIVATE SANKATY LIGHTHOUSE TOUR:  Invite your friends for a very special treat (up to 12 guests) for a private tour of Sankaty Lighthouse—vistas for miles and history all around.   Must be scheduled two weeks in advance.  Good until July 1, 2018. Thank you: ‘Sconset Trust.

A SPECIAL EVENING AT A SPECIAL PLACE: What better way to spend the evening  than enjoying champagne and dinner for 6 at the Chanticleer Restaurant.

A SAILOR’S LAMENT:  Add to your nautical collection a small Gray’s Pottery  lustre pitcher.  The pitcher is  backstamped with the Gray’s pottery N clipper used on wares  on or before 1931.  Gray’s Pottery was started by Albert E Gray (1871-1959) in Stoke on Trent, England.  Note the sailor’s words on the back.

ELEGANT SLEEPOVER:  A night and dinner for 2 at The Inn at Little Washington, a Relais and Chateaux hotel.  (Not available in the month of May or the month of October). Thank you: Rachel and Paul Sheridan

ALL ABOARD:  Cocktails being served for 8 guests for an evening cruise with shipmates Cynthia and John Gallagher. Thank you: Cynthia and John Gallagher.

WOVEN LIGHSHIP BASKET BRACLET:  Wear with pride, a lightship basket bracelet created and donated by Martha Polachi.  Thank you Martha Polachi.

JAMES  OGILVY PHOTGRAPH OF GIBBS POND: James Ogilvy’s stunning photograph of Gibbs Pond is a part of his “Thin Places” series.