The Peconic Land Trust
's 12th Annual "Through Farms and Fields" Benefit, a Country Supper, will be held on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 5 p.m. The soiree will take place at the home of Peconic Land Trust board member Richard Hogan and Carron Sherry, on historic Ward's Point on Shelter Island. This year's event will honor the conservation philanthropy of Barbara J. Slifka.
The evening will include dinner from Chef Bryan Futerman
, wines and beverages from McCall Wines, Sparkling Pointe
, Wines by Morrell as well as a specialty cocktail designed by Nick & Toni's
Richard Scoffier. Attendees can place their bids during an exciting silent auction featuring golf at the Bridgehampton Club, a Bridge Gardens' cocktail party and tour, Quail Hill Farm
Summer Share, a cashmere package by Chris Arlotta, a private tour and lunch at the Parrish Art Museum
and an Arlotta Oils and Vinegars package.
For those unable to attend "Through Farms and Fields," Peconic Land Trust is holding an online auction at www.charitybuzz.com
. Items include two tickets to Inside the Actor's Studio
with James Lipton
, four tickets and a backstage tour for the New York City Ballet
's The Nutcracker
at Lincoln Center, Golf at the Maidstone
, Laurel Links, Gardiner's Bay, a four night's stay at the Playa Nicuesa Rain Forest Lodge in Costa Rica, an artist monotype by Anne Raymond, a private tour and tea at Sylvester Manor
, private cooking lessons with Chef David Lapham and a mini-golf party at Children's Museum of the East End
with a custom ice cream cake from Joe & Liza's Ice Cream
. The auction closes on Tuesday, August 12.
The benefit is a celebration of the local bounty of the East End. From lush salad greens, crisp vegetables, fragrant herbs, sweet fruits from our farms, fresh fish from our shores, to the wonderful wines of our vineyards, there is certainly something for everyone to enjoy.
Tickets begin at $350.
For more information about the Peconic Land Trust, call 631-283-3195 or visit www.peconiclandtrust.org.