Andy Cohen live, Montana, Montauk vacations, and NFL draft part of Darien Lights Brigade auction items

A vacation to a private home in Montana with access to Cascade Ridge, above, is one of the many items available in Darien Lights Brigade’s fundraising auction.

The Darien Lights Brigade says it has $125,000 left to raise in less than 30 days. It is asking the community to bid on some auction items below to help “light the wave and unite the community.” The auction ends on Thursday, April 20.

To bid on any of the items go here or visit the website at www.djfl.org and click on DLB Auction 2017 from the left menu on the Home page.

“Stag for a day” lacrosse experience

Two kids will have the chance to join the Fairfield University Lacrosse Team and be a Stag for a Day!
Includes 2 game tickets, 2 autographed posters and post game field access.
Donated by Fairfield University
Opening bid starts at $500
Bid in increments of $100
(Mutually agreed upon dates)

Big sky Montana home with private lodge

Enjoy a  summer week perched high above the mountains in Big Sky, Montana. Stay seven nights at this newly built four-bedroom house with 3.5 bathrooms.  The home comfortably sleeps 10-12 people and additional amenities include three fireplaces, steam shower, Sonos, Direct TV, and wireless internet. Just a few yards away, you will enjoy access to the Cascade Ridge private lodge with indoor/outdoor pool, hot tub, gym, game room, and open bar that offers complimentary beverages every evening for guests.

World-class hiking, fly fishing, white water rafting along the Gallatin River, horseback riding, zip lining and more are available. Spend a day in Yellowstone National park — just 50 minutes away
Included is access to “The Reserve” at Moonlight Basin–a private golf club with a par-72 Jack Nicklaus masterpiece with 8,000 yards at high elevation. (Tee times can be arranged ahead of time but fees not included)
Direct flights available from Newark and New York to Bozeman, Montana just under an hour from Big Sky.
Dates available: Week of July 8July 29August 12August 19 (tbd by May 1st)
Donated by Marla and Jason Chandler
Value: $6,500
Opening bid starts at $,3500
Bid in increments of $500

BBQ party

Included is a meat-centric BBQ themed backyard party including a pig roast, signature hors d’oeuvres, delicious side dishes and entrees.
This donation will provide food, set-up and breakdown service
for up to 100 people.
Beverages not included
Donated by Darien Butcher Shop
Opening bid starts at $3,800
Bid in increments of $200
(Mutually agreed upon dates)

NFL Draft

Two football fans will be guests of the NFL and will receive VIP passes to Round 1 of the draft on April 27. Winners receive one night stay on April 27 at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Philly.
Donated by Brian Rolapp, NFL
Opening bid starts at $750
Bid in increments of $200

Everything Printed Or Displayed (EPOD experience)

Special opportunity for eight kids to work with EPOD’s designers and create “custom swag.” EPOD will produce custom designs on a hat, sweatshirt, T-shirt, shorts and sneakers. Custom designs can be for your boys and/or girls sports, activities or hobbies — hockey, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, football, cheerleading, dance, theater, band.
Donated by EPOD— Everything Printed or Displayed 1078 Post Road.

Value per child: $350 Total Value of Package $2800
Opening bid starts at $750
Bid in increments of $100

(Mutually agreed upon dates)

Friday Night Lights

After a 22-year wait — Friday NightLights is finally coming to Darien! Start the evening off with a tailgate in Darien High School parking lot for 8 to 10 of your family and friends. (Beverages not included). The winner and three friends can join the football captains and do the coin toss at the first Friday night Darien football game this fall 2017.  The winner can be a part of history and join Coach Trifone and his team and watch the game from the sidelines. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult on the sidelines.
Donated by Rob Trifone and Danny from Vavalas
Value: Priceless
Opening bid starts at $800
Bid in increments of $100

Andy Cohen — Watch What Happens Live experience

The winner and a friend can join Andy Cohen and be a part of his audience for a taping at 3 p.m. of “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” or be a part of the audience for the actual Live Show at 11 p.m.. Use a $100 gift certificate for lunch or dinner at Vandal, a trendy restaurant located on Bowery and Spring.

Andy Cohen is an Emmy Award-winning host, producer, and author best known as the host and executive producer of “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen,” Bravo’s late night, interactive talk show. The series is the only live show in Late Night television, and has become a nightly destination for some of the biggest names in pop culture including Meryl Streep, Cher, Oprah, Jennifer Lawrence, Ryan Reynolds, Mariah Carey and Lady Gaga. He also serves as executive producer of “The Real Housewives” franchise and hosts the network’s highly rated reunion specials. In 2014, Details Magazine called the show, “compulsively engrossing,” while touting Cohen as a “genius;” possibly “the smartest man on TV;” and GQ describes “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” as “the most primitively authentic thing on television.”

Donated by Sean O’Boyle, NBC and Vandal Restaurant
Value: Priceless
Opening bid starts at $800
Bid in increments of $100

(Mutually agreed upon dates)

Luxury home in Montauk

Enjoy a weekend either the beginning of May (weekend of May 6 or weekend of May 13) or a weekend in October in a Montauk home that sleeps 15. Sparkling water views from this home, located directly on Lake Montauk.  This six bedroom home has two master suites, two decks, high end kitchen, steam shower, outdoor shower, infinity pool along with a number of amenities that make this house special. This private waterfront home is not to be missed.
Donated by The Levine Family
Value: $3,500
Opening bid starts at $1,500
Bid in increments of $200

(Mutually agreed upon dates)