Silent Auction

Support Historic Spanish Point’s mission of preservation and education by bidding on these amazing Silent Auction items and packages during Florida Fancy: Party at The Point.

“Hakuna Matata” Night on the Town

Enjoy an evening of “no worries”, as you’re whisked away to dinner and a show. Indulge in a romantic dinner for two at Element restaurant, followed by Broadway spectacular” Disney’s THE LION KING at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. Arrive in luxury as you’re chauffeured throughout the entire evening in a 1935 Hudson Terraplane.

Starting Bid: $1000

Getaway in Lake Como, Italy

Gather up seven of your closest friends for an Italian vacation. Delight in the beautiful “Penthouse Massarda” villa in Menaggio; a picturesque town on Lake Como. Soak up the breathtaking mountain and lake views, and escape in the private gated garden. Week runs from Saturday to Saturday; does not include airfare.

Starting Bid: $2,700

Lakeside – Across the street from villa.

View from Penthouse Massarda windows.

View from Lake Como (villa is on Left)

18′ Mahogany Sailboat “Mnamna”

Own a piece of maritime heritage! This 18′ sailboat gleams on the water with an all-Mahogany interior. Auction includes a trailer and twin electric outboards.

Starting Bid: $3,500

A MAGIC Cruise with John McCarthy 

Board our beautiful reproduction of the Webb’s pioneer-era powerboat, MAGIC, for a spectacular cruise at your leisure! Executive Director, John McCarthy, will guide you and five of your closest friends through the fascinating history and nature of Little Sarasota Bay. Your sunrise, sunset or midday cruise will conclude with a catered meal on White Cottage Lawn, overlooking the Bay.

Starting Bid: $1,000

Dave’s World Art Original Sculpture

Take home an original artwork by emerging local artist, David Skaggs! Made of recycled and found objects discovered on the Historic Spanish Point property this fish sculpture is inspired by the natural beauty of our historic site.

Starting Bid: $300

Wine Basket

Take home twelve bottles of wine to enjoy and share! Sip and savor in support of Historic Spanish Point.

Starting Bid: $350

Lotto Ticket Medley

Feeling lucky? Bid high for a chance to win more.

Starting Bid: $100

Old Florida Relaxation at Manasota Beach Club 

When it comes to true Old Florida, there are few places as authentic as the Manasota Beach Club. This auction includes a rustic beach cottage for two guests for three nights at this historic resort. Available May 15 through August 15 (excludes Memorial Day and Fourth of July). Reservations required.

Starting Bid: $1,000

Sarasota School of Architecture Tour

In the late 1940’s, architects Ralph Twitchell and Paul Rudolph led an architectural movement that was based on innovative use of materials adapted for Florida Fancy living. Two of the best examples of this architectural style are the Cocoon House and the Revere Quality Home, located on Siesta Key. Both of these unique Sarasota landmarks have been carefully preserved and restored to their original glory. Take a private tour of these special homes led by restoration contractor, Pat Ball, and local historian, John McCarthy. The tour will welcome up to six of your special guests and will include light refreshments.

Starting Bid: $1,000