Blending holiday shopping with the spirit of giving, The Children’s Museum and Theatre’sHoliday Benefit Auction is a virtual event that promises not only unique gift options but also an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children and their families. Now live, the auction will be taking place online through Sunday, December 16th, 2023.
The Holiday Auction that Gives Back to Families:
Making a profound impact on the entire Children’s Museum and Theatre community, every purchase, no matter how big or small, goes directly to support The Children’s Museum and Theatre’s Community Fund—an initiative aimed at dismantling barriers that might otherwise prevent families from fully participating in the museum’s educational programs, interactive exhibits, and captivating theatre performances.
Current initiatives made possible by the Community Fund include:
- Year-Long Scholarship Memberships for Families in need.
- Free or discounted admission days for Museum & Theatre performances.
- Educational Outreach programming to schools and community organizations.
- Free Community Partner nights for local community service organizations.
- Play Your Way sessions for children and families who would benefit from a quieter experience at CMTM.
As you gear up for the holiday season, you’ll undoubtedly find yourself pondering over the perfect gifts for your loved ones. Whether it’s a culinary connoisseur, a sports enthusiast, a globetrotter, a homebody, or a devotee of the arts, The Children’s Museum and Theatre’s Holiday Benefit Auction has something for everyone. Here’s a brief glimpse at what’s up for auction:
- 1 Night Stay in the Superior King Room at The Press Hotel + breakfast for two at Union Restaurant
- Private Suite For 16 to Disney On Ice at the Cross Insurance Arena
- 2 Tickets to a Family Sea Kayak Tour with Portland Paddle
- 2 Night Luxury Stay in San Diego For 6
- $100 Portland Lobster Company Gift Card
- $50 Gift Card to Luke’s Lobster
- Definitive Brewing Swag
- 2 Waterfront Concert Tickets to a 2024 Concert
- 1 Month of Unlimited Classes for 1 Person Plus a Friend at Pure Barre Portland
- Casco Bay Day Sail For up to 8 People
… and more!
As you embark on your holiday shopping journey this year, remember that with The Children’s Museum and Theatre’s 2023 Holiday Auction, every gift you purchase brings joy, learning, and boundless possibilities to children who might otherwise miss out.
To start your bidding, you can head on over to the 2023 Holiday Benefit Auction online.