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The 2017 NEF Auction is OPEN for Bidding

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November 06, 2017
Join Us for the Lighthouse Auction Presented by the Institution for Savings
  The 2017 NEF Auction is OPEN for bidding!
We are excited to let you know that the 2017 NEF Lighthouse Auction, brought to you by the Institution For Savings, is open for bidding! 
The planning committee has worked tirelessly to make this the best. year. yet.  We've got a ton of new experiences coming at 'ya - like a private party on the 2nd floor of The Deck complete with $1,000 worth of food - not to mention premium sport ticket packages, concert tickets, vacation homes and much more!  Sound good?  Then start bidding now by visiting our website to register.   And keep bidding with mobile bidding!   
We hope you will join us this Saturday evening, 11/11 (isn't that a lucky number?) at Nicholson Hall.  Doors open at 6 pm for the silent auction and hors d'oeuvres provided by Michael's Harborside.  And the live Auction will start promptly at 8 pm.
Whether you are able join us or not, we hope you will support the NEF by bidding on the many amazing items that have been donated for this event.  We are incredibly grateful to the generous donors that have helped make this event possible.  And THANK YOU in advance for bidding to help us raise money for the Newburyport public schools.  
Please see quick and simple instructions below to help you get signed up to bid -- from anywhere!
Presented by:

Thank you to our additional sponsors:
M.K Benatti, Newburyport Development, Michael's Harborside, Fronetics, UFP Technologies, Appleton Eye Associates, 
and Kelly's Taylor Rental.
Instructions for Mobile and Online Bidding:
If you are planning to attend in person, go to our website to purchase Auction tickets and/or Raffle tickets.  You'll register in Silent Auction Pro (if you haven't done so in previous years).  During this process, you can input a mobile phone number.  Once your registration is complete, you'll receive a text message with a link to the mobile site for bidding.  Save this link!  It will work during the online bidding portion of the Auction (November 4th at 8 pm through November 11th at 8 pm), as well as during the night of.  Note, you cannot use mobile bidding during the Live Auction (after 8 pm  on November 11th), so plan to stay until after 8 pm!
If you sadly cannot attend, but want to sign up to bid online or remotely during the event, you'll follow the same process on the NEF website, but simply select ZERO tickets at checkout, and move on to the next step.  You will register with Silent Auction Pro, and when you provide your mobile phone number you will receive the same text message on your phone.
In either case, when you click on the text link, you will be automatically logged into the mobile bidding site, and can view/bid on items.  You can set a watch list to be alerted via text about the status of certain items, including when you have been out-bid - don't let that happen!  You can even check-out and pay for the items you've won on your phone.  It's easy! 
For anyone bidding remotely from a computer (not a mobile device), the silent auction items will be available to bid on when you log in to your Silent Auction Pro account.
Get your Auction tickets TODAY,
and buy a raffle ticket for your chance to win a
$5,000 shopping spree at M.K. Benatti!!
Keep in touch with the NEF and Auction
on-goings - "like" us on our Facebook page!