Harbor Lights Benefit - New Bedford Whaling Museum
Roy St. Christopher Rossow (Jamaican/American;b. 1975), Fishing Vessel, oil on canvas, image courtesy of the artist.
Roy St. Christopher Rossow (Jamaican/American;b. 1975), Fishing Vessel, oil on canvas, image courtesy of the artist.

Table Hosts

Christina Bascom
Nancy Braitymayer
Cindy & Doug Crocker
Vanessa & John Gralton
Maryellen Sullivan Hughes
Mona & Bob Ketcham

Kat Read & William Sommerville
Tricia & Chris Schade
Sloan & Wick Simmons
Margot Stone
Ann Webster


Harbor Lights Benefit
Save the Date | July 13, 2024 | Limited tickets still available  

Join us for an exciting new format this year! Guests will enjoy stunning views of New Bedford Harbor and a rooftop raw bar while sipping summer cocktails and sampling delicious hors d’oeuvres. Following a program and live auction, the reception expands to the Mezzanine of the Bourne Building for small plates and passed desserts all on the same level.

Cocktail tables and seating available throughout the Museum for all guests; with exclusive use of reserved seating for tables hosts and their guests.

6:00 PM: Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres and Raw Bar – Harbor View Gallery
7:15 PM: Program and Live Auction – Harbor View Gallery
7:45 PM: Small plates and passed desserts - Bourne Building Mezzanine 8:30 PM Silent Auction Closes
8:00 – 9:30 PM: Giving Table & Auction Checkout



Our Harbor Lights Benefit features a one-of-a-kind live and silent auction with amazing experiences and packages. Everyone can bid online in our silent auction whether at the event or at home!

Create your login and preview the packages so you can start bidding when the silent auction opens on July 1. Register now before items are going once, twice, or sold!

Thank you to our sponsors

Title sponsor

Bristol County Savings Bank Logo

Patron Sponsors

Baldwin Brothers
The logo for BayCoast Bank

Corporate Sponsors

Saltonstall Architects

Sylvia Group an Alera Group Company


Bank Five

Castelo Group

Sarah & Seth Lederman

Southcoast Health

Printing Sponsor

Journeyman Press

Wine Sponsor

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Auction Sponsors

Paulina & Henry Arruda
The Barre
Blackstone Caterers
City Experiences
The Eliot Hotel
Betsy Fallon
Farm & Coast Market

Fieldstone Farm Market
Fish & Tackle
Flora Home + Style
Formaggio Kitchen
Karen Gierhardt
Great Hill Dairy

Indigo Spa Company
Island Creek Oysters

Little Moss
Lussier Lajoie Custom Framing
Marion Antiques
Mimis of Marion
Faith & Dick Morningstar
Nantucket Whaling Museum
Oxford Creamery
Padanaram Outfitters
Pen and Pendulum
Rose House Salon
Roy Rossow
Sail Loft

Salt on Elm
Jos Sances
Sangha New Bedford
Scuttlebutt Padanaram
Servedwell Hospitality
Bonnie & Louis Silverstein
Wick Simmons
Margot Stone
Eric Strand
Strawberry Moon
Tapper Richards Interiors
Turks Seafood
Lisa Whitney