Auction items include art, experience packages and more

Children’s House Montessori to host fundraising gala, auction

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ROCKPORT- The Children’s House Montessori School in Camden invites the public to its Starry Night Gala and Auction, to be held Friday, May 31 at Union Hall in Rockport from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. This event is the Children’s House Montessori’s largest annual fundraising event and provides important support for tuition scholarships, arts enrichment, as well as cultural and outdoor programs.

Auctioneer John Bottero from Thomaston Place Auction Galleries will be calling the live auction which includes fine art by Colin Page, Gideon Bok, Meghan Brady and Courtney Brecht; sailing excursions on Penobscot Bay; student art creations; and many local dining, lodging and shopping experiences.

Tickets can be purchased at the school, 58 Elm Street, Camden, by phone at (207) 236-2911, or online at

Unable to attend the event? You can still support the school by submitting an absentee bid or participating in the online auction beginning Monday, May 20 and running through Monday, June 3.  You can preview auction items at:

Major sponsors for this event include: 16 Bay View Hotel, Camden Law, O’Hara Corporation, Rockport Granite and First National Bank, Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, with additional support from BayView Financial Management and Chris Jensen Consulting.

Established in 1979, the mission of Children's House Montessori School is to provide an educational culture that respects the child's innate desire to learn. Our school fosters curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking while preparing every child to be a thoughtful, independent, and compassionate global citizen.

For more information contact Jody Curtis at (207) 236-2911 or visit


Event Date: 

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 5:30pm to 9:00pm

Event Location: 

Union Hall, Rockport, ME

Contact Phone: 

(207) 236-2911