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Silent Auction

Oct. 11-14 – Bidding Available Online

Bid on exciting items during the festival’s silent auction, new this year! Register at NHFF Event Headquarters in the Discover Portsmouth Center anytime during the festival to bid on one of the auction items below. Bidding is open throughout the entire four days, so be sure to keep checking in to increase your bid if necessary after each screening or event. The highest bidders will be announced at closing night ceremonies in The Music Hall Historic Theater. You do not have to be present to win.

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Original oil Painting by award-winning artist Sherrill Hannon 
Total Value: $550

“Along Marginal Way” – Original oil on linen canvas.  En plein air. 8 x 10”. Signed and framed. New England fine artist Sherrill Hannon specializes in oil paintings of landscapes, still life floral designs, people and horses.

Donated by: Sherrill Hannon Fine Art – www.hannonfineart.com


Combat Zone MMA Fight – 4 General Admission Tickets


4 General admission tickets to Combat Zone 68 Live at the Downtown Hotel in Manchester, NH On November 17th, 2018 doors open at 5:30, Fights start at 7 PM

Get ready for the most exciting regional sporting event in New England! Combat Zone is one of the longest-running Mixed Martial Arts events in the United States. Witness all the action up close and personal featuring some of the Top amateur and upcoming professional MMA fighters as they blaze their path to the big stage for their chance to fight in the UFC. For participants include Kenny Florian, Jorge Rivera, Joe Lauzon, Danny Lauzon, Calvin Kattar, former Two Time UFC Champion Jon “Bones” Jones. For more information log on to www.czmma.com

To see some highlights of past events check out the video below: https://youtu.be/xg0OzfMNlyo


BeautyCounter Package

Rejuvenating Radiance Serum $66
Nourishing Eye Cream $37
Color Intense Lip Stick $34
Tint Skin Hydrating Foundation in “Sand” $42
White Makeup bag $30

Total Value $209


Complimentary Chef’s Table at Tuscan Kitchen for Ten   

Total Value:  $1,200

Bring your dinner guests to Tuscan Kitchen in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and dazzle them with world class, artisan Italian cooking and never lift a finger.  Let our talented, culinary masters and gracious servers delight your guests at our exclusive Chef’s Table.  With our open kitchen concept, guests will be entertained by the sights, aromas and animation of an Italian kitchen.  Scheduling is based upon the Chef’s availability Sunday through Friday.

Donor:  Joe Faro, Tuscan Kitchen

This certificate entitles the bearer to a complimentary dinner at Tuscan Kitchen Portsmouth for ten people, excluding alcoholic beverages and gratuity.

This certificate expires six months from this date and is subject to availability and blackout periods.


Private Dinner Party Table Design and Chef services

Total Value: $2,000

Host a dinner party in your own home with a beautifully decorated table design courtesy of the state’s premiere wedding and event designer, Kate Malloy and dinner artfully crafted and prepared  by Vital’s own Chef Nate Gruen. For up to 12 people (food not included)

Donor: Provided by Malloy Events and Chef Nate Gruen


Fitness Package by SmartFit 640:

1 Hr Private Training Session with Senior Trainer
-Get a killer workout with sr. trainer and owner of SmartFit640 Portsmouth
-Learn why resistance training is crucial to your overall health
-learn the importance of correct exercise form- for SAFE and EFFECTIVE workouts.



Get a hi-tech body comp scan and consultation with our Registered, Licensed Dietitian.
-discover your muscle vs. fat ratio
-Learn when & what to eat
-Macro nutrient education (proteins-carbs-fat)
-Meal Ideas and a Personalized Nutrition Plan based on scan and goals


Taste of the Nation – 2 VIP Passes ($300)
One of Portsmouth’s hottest food and beverage event, Taste of the Nation. Set on the lawn of the Strawberry Banke Museum, Portsmouth’s Taste of the Nation features a gathering of culinary professionals united in fighting to end childhood hunger in the Seacoast and across the country.


Prescott Park Membership

Total Value: $396
Enjoy unparalleled arts entertainment all summer long! Every membership purchased helps support a decade’s old tradition of dynamic musical theater, the best of contemporary fine arts, world class musical performers, and more!

4 Membership Passes which include the following:
-2018 Commemorative Pin providing free and expedited entry to all 90+ events*
– Early VIP Table Reservation (reserve tables 1 week before they open to the public)
– Discounted VIP table rental on the VIP Seating Deck
– Free entry to Chowder Festival and Chili Cook-Off
– A Prop Pass, providing 10% off all food/drink orders and access to an expedited food line


Fosters Clam Bake
Winner will receive: Fosters Clam Bake for up to 6 people
Clambake includes:

Clam Chowder’
A three-time winner of “Boston’s Chowder Fest”, our chowder is chock full of all the good stuff like tender clams, sweet onions, and chunks of potato.

Maine Steamers and Cultivated Mussels
Purified for 48 hours to remove virtually every grain of sand, our succulent hand-dug clams and rope-grown, cultivated mussels are literally bursting with flavor.

Fresh Maine Lobster
Fished from the icy-cold waters of the Atlantic by local lobstermen, our lobsters are prepared using our special cooking methods, ensuring it remains so sweet and succulent that it practically melts in your mouth.

Sweet Corn on the Cob
Harvested locally during the summer months, our corn is tender and fresh, and the perfect thing to drizzle warm butter over.

Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes and Onions
Tender and roasted to perfection, our red bliss potatoes and roasted sweet onions are the perfect accompaniment to our clambake.

Blueberry Crumb Cake
Foster’s blueberry crumb cake (made from our special recipe) is the perfect finish to your traditional New England lobster and clambake.

**Gift certificate valid for pick-up or dine-in

Mom Package


Nemo Camping Equipment

Total Value: $360

2x Stargaze Recliner Chairs 

The first ever swinging and reclining camp chair, Stargaze™ Recliner takes relaxation to a new level. The swinging offers an exciting new sitting experience, with a relaxing motion that is designed for comfort. And when you’re ready to recline, simply lean back to activate the auto-reclining mechanism and enjoy a great view of the stars.


Two tickets to a live broadcast of Dancing with the Stars


Enjoy sizzling salsas, sambas and spray-tans from the live performance audience in Los Angeles as the cast vies for the coveted Mirrorball Trophy on Dancing with the Stars! Watch Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews as they guide you through the show along with your favorite judges!


Two tickets to Mean Girls on Broadway Show & Q&A with Tina Fey 

Total Value: $400

***for October 30th only

A ferociously funny new musical from an award-winning creative team, including director Casey Nicholaw (Aladdin, The Book of Mormon), composer Jeff Richmond (“30 Rock,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde), and book writer Tina Fey (“30 Rock,” Bossypants).


Stand up Paddle Board – Summer Sessions ($700)


7 Night Hotel Stay (Subject to availability) – Leaderboard of Boston ($500)