North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is holding its 31st annual fundraising event, NYA Soiree, on Saturday, May 2 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. in the NYA gymnasium (154 Main Street, Yarmouth). Proceeds from this charity event support NYA’s visual and performing arts and financial aid programs.
“Race on over to the NYA Soiree!” This year’s event, held on Derby Day, will feature big hats, signature mint juleps, and big band dancing. The evening includes a fabulous silent auction, passed hors d’oeuvres, and live music by The Carmine Terracciano Band. The festivities continue with a live auction, dancing, and dessert. Catering is provided by Catering to You. Allagash beer, Cold River Vodka, and a selection of wine (cash bar) also will be served. Members of the NYA community and the public are encouraged to attend.
There will be a 50-50 cash raffle. Raffle tickets are $50 each and are for sale by phone 847-5406 or at the Soiree. The winner does not have to be in attendance.
The highlight of the evening will be the live auction with auctioneer Dave Kimball of PLD Auctions. A sample of items up for bid include:
- Prime Red Sox tickets behind home plate valued at $2,000
- Dinner Party for 10 at the Old Port Sea Grill accompanied by an Allagash tasting
- A week at a cottage in the English countryside
- Three week camp session at Kingsley Pines Camp valued at $4,345
- A day at the State House with a member of the Maine House – priceless!
- A week at a Sugarloaf condo
- 20 x 11 antique Oriental rug valued at $6,000
- A full set of orthodontic braces or Invisalign treatment valued at $6,500
- Dodgeball/sports party for 20 at Casco Bay Sports valued at $500
- A collection of books written and signed by Maine authors
- Bustins Island adventure and gourmet picnic for 10
- An original oil painting by artist Colby Myer
Tickets for the Soiree are $55 and may be purchased online or by contacting Randall Thomas at 207-847-5406. Corporate Sponsorships are still available at various levels. Call 847-5406 for more information.
North Yarmouth Academy is an independent, college preparatory, coeducational school serving toddlers through twelfth grade students. Since 1814, NYA has fostered integrity, character and intellect in its students. For additional information, please contact NYA at 207-847-5423 or visit our website at NYA.org.