Barn Bash

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DNRT’s 2016 “Barn Bash”

Please join us for a magical night at the 11th Annual Barn Bash — a fun-filled evening of amazing food, lively music, and dancing to benefit land conservation in Dartmouth.

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Saturday, August 27, 2016 / 5:30 pm – 10:00pm

at the Sylvan Nursery Barn
253 Horseneck Road, Dartmouth
(1 mile south of Russell’s Mills Village)
Click to see location and get directions on Google Maps

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Bayside Restaurant
CV Liquors
Common Ground Coffee
dNB Burgers
Dorothy Cox Chocolates
Farm & Coast Market
Harriet’s Catering
It’s Thyme Catering
New England Clam Jams
Salvadors Ice Cream
Three Tomatoes
Wok Magic


Thanks to our Business Sponsors:

Lead Sponsor
Sylvan Nursery

Baldwin Brothers
Chase Canopy
ConEdison Development
Dartmouth Dermatology Associates ~ Dr. Paul Snyder
Sperry Tents
Toyota of Dartmouth

Anchor Animal Hospital
Carney Family Charitable Foundation
Concordia Company
Dartmouth Building Supply
Dartmouth Funeral Home
Mallard Printing

DSK|Dewing Schmid Kearns Architects + Planners



You can get your Barn Bash tickets in one of two ways (Note: all tickets will be held at the door):

1. By Check: Print out the attached reply card (pdf file) and mail it along
with your check to:
DNRT, PO Box 70567, Dartmouth, MA 02747

2. By Credit Card: Online using the “Buy Tickets” button below.

Please consider becoming an individual sponsor of the Barn Bash at the “Conservation Partner” or “Land Steward” levels.  Sponsors will be recognized in the Barn Bash Program and all proceeds will help land conservation in Dartmouth!


For more photos from past years’ Barn Bash parties, go to DNRT’s “Events” photo gallery.

2016 Silent Auction Items (as of 8/23/16)

Name Value Donors
Threaded Painting of Daffodils $400 By the Artist:Kathy Daniels
Hand built 9″ ceramic lidded jar $100 By the Artist: Wendy Goldsmith
Full Color Lithograph Print of Marshall Sanderling Catboat by New Bedford artist Robert Duff 14.5″ W x 17″ H $75 Tally Garfield
Full Color Lithograph Print of Marshall Sanderling Catboat by New Bedford artist Robert Duff 8″ x 10″ $25 Tally Garfield
“Beth’s Seashells” acrylic painting $600 By the Artist:Heather Stivision
Watercolor Lobster painting 13.5″ x 16″ and two ceramic lobster mugs $350 By the Artist:Nicole Gaitan
A Framed “Saggar Fired” Mosaic 9.5 x 10″ 175 By the Artist:Beverly Carter
Snowy Owl 2’x3′ Framed Photo on canvas 500 By the Artist:Lyn Keith
Framed 16″ x 20″ Monochromatic Landscape Photo of Slocum’s River Reserve $300 By the Artist:Joney Swift
“Moon over Padanaram” Giclee print $125 By the Artist:Frank McCoy
A signed copy of “Pearls”, a Giclee print from an original watercolor from “Pearls”,  and 10 charming greeting cards. $300 By the Artist:Carol Way Wood
“The Treat” 15″ x 19″ Framed Watercolor Painting $500 By the Artist:Heide Hallemeier
Painting by Arthur Moniz
“Sealife Multicolored” Rounded 13″ Plate $125 By the Artist:Salt Marsh Pottery
3 Traditional New England Shore “Sanderlings” Decoys $225 By the Artist: Jay MacKLaughlin
“Slocum’s River Sunset” 12″ x 24″ Framed oil on canvas $300 By the Artist:Donna Huse
“South End Garden- New Bedford” a 6″ x 8″ Framed Handcolored Etching $150 By the Artist: Jim Sears
On Board Mobile Paddle Sports $120 Bruce and Jenn Mello
Slocum’s River Cruise Aboard 26-foot Privateer $500 Brad & Susie Jenkins
Seal Watch at Gull Island $500 Brad & Susie Jenkins
1 Hour Sailing Lesson with Felicity Forbes Hoyt $150 Felicity Hoyt
One Day False Albacore Fishing Trip $1,000 Bradford Jenkins, III
2 Tickets to a Trinity Repertory Company Productions $140
VIP Experience for Boston Bruins Home Game $1,100 Boston Bruins
Two Tickets to Béla Fleck at the Sanders Theatre Saturday October 15th, 2016. $260 anonymous
5 Night Stay in Ski House in Keystone, CO $3,000 Henry & Jill Jenkins
5-nights  in Tunbridge, Vermont $1,500 Vic Mailey & Bettina Borders
Park City, Utah 8-night Summer Rental or 4-night Winter Rental $4,000 Katie & Chris White
Your Choice of One Night Stay at the “Guesthouse at Field Farm”, (Williamstown, MA) or “The Inn at Castle Hill” (Ipswich, MA) $300 The Trustees
Two Nights Lodging for Two with Breakfast at Commodores Inn, Stowe, Vermont $450 Bruce Nourjian
2 Night Stay at the Avalon Inn at Cuttyhunk $500 The Avalon Inn
Ribs on the River: Ribs and Fixin’s for 10 at the Hoyt Boathouse on the Slocum’s River $1,000 Austin & Felicity Hoyt
Customized Gourmet Cake $125 Nina Knowlton
Olio DiMelli Gift Basket $100 Tony & Rosemary Melli, Olio DiMelli
“Half-share” in Silverbrook Farm’s CSA 2017 $450 Silverbrook Farm
Eva’s Garden $400 Eva Sommaripa
Hand-knitted Silk Scarf $75 Edith Lauderdale
Gift Certificate for a  2 hour Photo Session with photographer, Joney Swift $500 Joney Swift
Gift Certificate for a  2 hour Photo Session with photographer, Joney Swift $500 Joney Swift
25 ‘Person Hours’ of Trail or Yard Work $800 DNRT Trail Crew
Holiday Wreath Making Class for 4 in comfort of your own home $400 Rachael Sirois
Old-fashion Letter Press Print Job (e.g., invitations or stationary) $300 Toby Hall
3 hours of “Handy-Man” work provided by The Fabulous Dan 7 Lowney. $200 Dan 7 Lowney
2 Hours of Music by “The Spindle Rock River Rats” $400 The Spindle Rock River Rats
A Hand-knitted Bunny Cap $30 Joan Bullard
A Hand-knitted Kitty Cap $30 Joan Bullard
Harvard Hockey Jersey #10 worn by Bob Anderson 1959 $50 Nat Harris
1 Hour Private Lacrosse ‘Face Off’ Lesson with 2 X Boston Cannons Team Captain David Jenkins $250 David Jenkins
Hand-made Scarf $70 Jane Ashley
Jade and Fresh Water Pearl Bracelet and Earrings $85 By Artist: Jennifer Collins
A Wooden Kayak $600 David Wells
2 Adirondack Chair (made from the Roller Coaster Wood from Lincoln Park ) $800 By Craftsman: Lars V. Olson
Large Woodbury Glass Pitcher $160 Flora-Style, Flora-Home, Flora-etc.
Light Blue Stoneware Ceramic Bowl with cane handle by ceramicist ‘Karash’ $40 Janet Sherwood
Plant by Jim Perry Landscaping Jim Perry Landscaping
Landscape Design Consultation by Blisscapes $300 Blisscapes Landscape & Nursery
Organic Gardening Gift Basket $100 Quintessential Gardens