With All Hats Off to Late Art Buchwald, Possible Dreams Auction Set for Monday

With All Hats Off to Late Art Buchwald, Possible Dreams Auction Set for Monday

By KATE BRANNEN

Imagine sitting in the VIP suite at the Circuit de Catalunya racetrack in Barcelona on a sunny May day. As the Formula One race cars whiz by, you clink champagne flutes with your lucky guest and smile, thinking of the Michelin starred dinner that awaits you.

Community Services Hoped for More

Community Services Hoped for More

By KATE BRANNEN

Martha's Vineyard Community Services is taking stock after its most important fundraiser of the year, the Possible Dreams Auction, raised far less than last year's auction.

On Thursday afternoon, Community Services reported that $444,000 had been raised on Tuesday night, including sales from admissions and concessions. In 2006, the fundraiser brought in $810,000, providing a substantial part of the organization's budget.

Rain-Delayed Possible Dreams Raise $444,000

Rain-Delayed Possible Dreams Raise $444,000

By KATE BRANNEN

On Monday night, when people were meant to be gathered in the garden at the Harborside Inn in Edgartown for the Possible Dreams Auction, it poured rain and flashed lightning across the Island, vindicating the event's organizers and their decision to enact the auction's first rain date in its 29 year history.

Possible Dreams Tests a Change

It’s been called the biggest event on the Vineyard social calendar, and the Possible Dreams Auction organizers found how to count just how big it had grown when a storm hovered over the lawns of Edgartown’s Harborside Inn on the first Monday in August last year.

Possible Dreams Auction Raises $291,000

Some dreams come in our sleep, others in the middle of the day, and for those who depend on Martha’s Vineyard Community Services throughout the year, dreams can continue to be realities, thanks to the 32nd annual Possible Dreams auction last night.

Possible Dreams Auction Looks To Make Night Impossible to Miss

Two high rollers in a bidding war to share a peanut butter sandwich with Carly Simon?

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