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NESS's Annual Benefit Gala

  • Hilton Mystic 20 Coogan Blvd Mystic, CT 06355 (map)

Join us!

Please join us for our largest fundraiser of the year, featuring live and silent auctions, paddle raises, dinner, and dancing! It will be an evening filled with NESS student stories and the impact you make on their lives through your generous support of NESS at this event and through-out the year. The evening will feature NESS student projects, thank you notes, testimonial stories, and interactive, experiential displays for guests to experience how NESS provides STEM-based education programs, on and off the water, for students.

Event Timeline

5:15 pm & 5:45 pm: Shuttle Departs from Stonington Borough to Hilton Mystic

5:30-7:00 pm: Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction

7:00 pm: Dinner

7:30 pm: Live Auction & Paddle Raise

9:00 pm: Dancing

10:00 pm & 10:30 pm: Shuttle Departs from Hilton Mystic to Stonington Borough

Earlier Event: October 26
Farmers' Market
Later Event: November 8
Exhibit Opening: Pawcatuck Remembers