7th Annual WaterFire Providence Celebration
at Ruth’s Chris Steak House six o’clock on the evening of
Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
Enjoy an evening with an intimate WaterFire basin lighting and exquisite fare with creative wine pairings. Discover the unique items in our live and silent auctions, featuring Guest Auctioneer Oliver Bennett.
Tickets are $150 per person
Live Auction Items
Kick back and relax in the Berkshires. This waterfront log cabin, located only 15 miles from Catamount Ski Resort, boasts four bedrooms, two full baths, two half baths, a full kitchen, and a hot tub. The Berkshires offer the perfect destination for any season, with skiing and winter sports close by during the colder months. During the warmer seasons take advantage of the spring fed mineral pond in kayaks or discover the numerous hiking and biking trails. Here is your chance to experience this blissful spot.
Bond in Boston
Enjoy a weekend in Boston featuring a two night stay at the lovely Briarwood Bed and Breakfast. You may find it difficult to leave the antique filled, fully equipped suite, but let us see if we can coax you out and about. How does a trip to Fenway Sound? This package features two tickets to the Boston Red Sox on the first base side, four rows up- Pick from one of 5 available dates during the 2014 regular season. Think it cannot get much better? Let us add in a delicious meal. The Capital Grille of Boston is the premier restaurant in which to enjoy dry aged steaks, fresh seafood, and award-winning wines from around the world, all in a lively atmosphere of relaxed elegance. This will be a weekend you won’t soon forget.
La Vida Dulce in San Miguel, Mexico
Live the good life for a week in a townhouse in the gorgeous colonial town of San Miguel de Allende. This casa bonita is within walking distance to all the charms the town has to offer– shops, the town plaza, the park, and a myriad of international restaurants. The townhouse itself boasts three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms within a private, gated community. Each of the here bedrooms has its own full bathroom, making this a perfect getaway spot for couples or singles. A trip to San. Miguel would not be complete without relaxing by a fountain in your own small, outdoor courtyard. Concentrate on relaxing and enjoying all this historic town has to offer, and don’t worry about the clean up– this condo features maid service three days per week that includes laundry! Thank you to WaterFire supporters Arthur Richter and Peter Neivert for their incredible generosity in this auction item.
One Year of Parking in PVD
Save your time; never scour downtown for a parking spot again! This parking passport is good for one year of parking in any MetroPark Lot in Providence.
Guided wine tasting for 20 people in your home or office
Located on the East Side, and delivering to all of Rhode Island, Bottles is a fine wine and spirits store that has something for every taste. Let their experts expand your knowledge of different vintages with your closest friends. Bottles is providing a guided wine tasting for twenty in your home or office. À votre santé!
Enjoy a fun filled stay in Providence! Stay for two nights at the Omni Providence. This luxury hotel has stunning views of Downtown and the East Side. Pamper yourself with a tranquil trip to Butter Day Spa on the East Side. Feast on the sumptuous offerings of The Dorrance and enjoy a night out at GHOST, playing at PPAC.
Located in the picturesque village of Watch Hilll, Rhode Island, the Ocean House is truly a must experience event. This Five Diamond hotel, the only of its kind in the state, has been ranked number as the number ten resort in the nation by Travel and Leisure. Its grounds have unparalleled vistas of the Atlantic which are stunning during any season. Enjoy a stay in a 2 bedroom signature suite, and a 10 course chef’s experience dinner with wine pairings for four at Seasons. Treat yourself to an unforgettable getaway at an iconic seaside resort that harkens back to the glamour and elegance of yesteryear.
WaterFire Salute to Veterans VIP Experience
Join us, or honor a Veteran in your life, and have the ability to carry a torch in an invite only, 100 Veteran torch procession during WaterFire’s first ever Salute to Veterans on November 9, 2013. Prior to carrying a torch and helping to light WaterFire during this incredibly special fire, the torch bearer and one guest will also attend a very exclusive, private torch bearer reception in the State House prior to lighting.
Imagine the future of WaterFire as dreams for our new building start to come true.
Thanks to Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Bottles Fine Wine & DES Printing.
WaterFire will be lit in the Waterplace Basin and will be free and open to the public. The fires will be lit shortly after sunset (6:03 pm) and remain lit until 10:00pm.
About the author
I've worked at WaterFire Providence since 2003. For the first 9 years of my career, I worked in the Production Shop learning all of the details that go into the physical production of the event. In 2012 transitioned to the role of managing WaterFire's social media and web presence. I now head up WaterFire Providence's digital projects including, web, social, databases, and our physical IT infrastructure.