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A Wild Affair

Stone Zoo

Saturday, June 23, 5:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Thank you to everyone who attended A Wild Affair 2018. We look forward to seeing you at next year's event!


About A Wild Affair

21+ Event

This unforgettable event features stations hosted by Greater Boston’s best restaurants and caterers as well as live entertainment, a silent and live auction, and an opportunity to stroll among the animals. See below for 2018's line-up of amazing (and delicious) food and drink vendors. 

Thank you!
Proceeds from A Wild Affair support the operation and continued growth of Stone Zoo, its education programs and conservation initiatives.

2018 Food, Drink and More

Atria Logo Delsur Logo BuffaloWildWings
Besito Logo Notyouraveragejoes Stones Logo
Nubar Logo JoesAmericanB&G  Burtons
HarrowsChicken  Karls Logo Final  Sweetshopbakery Logo
LegalSeafood  Costco Logo Season52
 Fuddruckers  Bedfordcupcakes Logo  Barefootwines
Kings Logo (1)  Wegmans Logo  Waxy Logo
 Glenmorangie Logo  Piantedosi Logo   

2018 Auction Items

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5 Wits Production:
Four VIP Admission Passes
Anton's Cleaners: Gift Card
AAA in Burlington: One-year regular membership with AAA Northeast
Artinian Jewelry: Pure silver ring
Bar Harbor Inn: Special vacation package
Bark: Gift Card for a BarkBox
Bay Spirit Tours: Four passengers on a light house Harbor Tour
Bay State Cruise Company: Roundtrip for two Boston to Provincetown fast ferry and Trolley Tour
Bayside Resort: Two night Cape Cod Getaway
Bedford Car Wash: The "Works" wash value book
Bedford Jewelers, Inc.: Black opal and oxidized fine silver necklace
Ben & Jerry's: Free large ice cream cake
Berkshire Mountain Distillers Inc.: Tour gift card for 10 guests and a bottle of Gin and Vodka
Bernie and Phyl's Furniture: Gift cards
Big Joe the Storyteller: Gift certificate for 45 minute storyteller show
Billy's Roast Beef & Seafood, Inc.: Four certificates
Blue Man Group: Two tickets to a performance Sunday-Thursday
Bob's Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation, Inc.: Gift card
Bonefish Grill: $100 certificate to the Bonefish Grill in Waltham location
Boston Bruins: Tim Schaller autographed puck
Boston Cannons: Four tickets to a 2018 regular season
Boston Center For Adult Education: Gift card
Boston Duck Tours: One full duck charter for up to 35 guests
Boston Harbor Cruises: Family of four Codzilla tickets
Boston Harbor Distillery: Two tour & tasting for two certificates
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum: Four tickets to experience the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Two tickets to Huzzah! Tavern Night at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
Briar Group: Gift Card
Budweiser: Beermaster Tour
Butcher Boy Market: Gift card
The Butterfly Place: Gift certificate
Calareso's Farm Stand & Garden Center: Gift card
Cape Ann Whale Watch: Two tickets for Cape Ann Whale Watch
Cape Cod Potato Chips: Canvas tote gift bag
Cari Roche: Gift basket
Cari Roche: "The Wink"
Charles River Canoe & Kayak: One full-day boat rental
Charlotte Liu: Two 6x6 humming bird paintings in gold frames | Hand crochet shell stitch christening cape, decorated with gold color cross and Swarovski crystals
Cookie Time Baking: Gift certificate for two dozen cookies
Cranmore Mountain Resort: Four Mountain Adventure Park Passes
Daniel Doke Fine Art Portraits: One black & white relationship portrait certificate and one location portrait certificate
Dave & Buster's: Gift card
Dean Koontz: Signed "Ask Anna"
deCordova Museum: Two individual passes
Dockside Restaurant: Gift card
Donna Weiss: Tickets to the Red Sox vs. New York Yankees (parking included)
Dreamland Wax Museum: Eight tickets
Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary: Five free passes
Dunkin Donuts: Main Street Stoneham gift card
Earthbath: Pet grooming products
Ed Hurley: Tickets to the Red Sox vs. Orioles
Einstein's Workshop: Six drop-in passes
Elite Island Resorts: Seven resort accommodation certificates
Elizabeth Grady Skin Care Salons: Five star facial
E.M. Curran & Associates LLC: Scratch tickets
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art: Two family passes and an Eric Carle book
Essex River Cruises & Charters: Gift card for two aboard the Essex River Queen
Evergreen Florist Inc.: Three $50 fresh arrangement (one per month)
F1 Boston: Complete arrive & Drive Race package for two and $25 certificate to Ascari Restaurant
Flatbread Company: Gift card
Foxwoods: Deluxe overnight accommodations and dinner for two
Fran Mandeville: 11x14 framed snow leopard canvas print, "Power Couple"
Fran Mandeville: 12x18 framed elephant photo, "Little One"
Fran and Kevin Mandeville: Two New England Patriots tickets for Sunday, September 30th vs Miami
Freedom Trail Foudation: Two adult and two children walk into history public tour tickets
Gibson Foundation: Les Paul Studio Gold Series
Gloucester Stage: two adult standard tickets
Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association: VIP Docent-led cart tour with a special behind-the-scenes animal experience
Gunstock Mountain Resort: Two discover adventures
Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant: Gift card
Hawthorne Hotel: Sunday Jazz Brunch in Nathaniel's
Honey Baked Ham: Gift card
Hooters: Gift card
Hotel Commonwealth: One overnight stay for two
Howard Porter: 11"x14" framed drawing of a galloping horse
Huntington Theatre Company: Two ticket voucher for one of three shows
Hunt's Photo & Video: Instax Mini 8 camera
Hy-Line Cruise: One pass for the high-speed Martha's Vineyard/ Hyannis Ferry
Improv Asylum: Four tickets
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: Four admission passes
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens: One hour Behind the Scenes tour for up to six guests. Zoo admission included.
Jacqueline Green: Moose bottle holder and a bottle of 2015 Carnivore Cabernet Sauvignon
Jacqueline Green: Margarita Basket
Jake n Joes: Gift card
Jam Time: Two free play passes
Janelle Angela: Gift certificate
Jet Blue: Two travel certificates, good for roundtrip on JetBlue
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation: Family membership
Keurig: K-Select single serve coffee maker
Kimball Farm: Four "Give me Three" Passes
Kushala Sip: Two gift cards
La Provence: Tradition blue rectangle tablecloth
Laser Craze: Gift card
Legoland Discovery Center Boston: Four tickets
Lele Sandoughi: Long circle garland earrings
Lexington Venue Theatre: Two movie passes
Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves: Two adult and two kids passes
Lowell Spinners: Four tickets
Mass Audubon: Mass Audubon Membership
MASS MoCA: Two passes for free admission
Merrimack Repertory Theatre: Two tickets to any performance of a play or musical
Michael's Hair Design: Gift certificate
Mill Falls at the Lake: One night stay at any four County Inns
Mohegan Sun: Complimentary dining experience
Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa: One night stay for up to four people in Vista Studio King Room
Mrs. Meyers: Lavender cleaning gift set
Mystic Aquarium: Beluga Encounter for 4
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens: Family pack of admission tickets
Nashoba Valley Ski Area: Two anytime lift tickets
New England Aquarium: Four passes
New England Coffee: Coffee basket
New Hampshire Motor Speedway: Two tickets to the Saturday, July 21st NASCAR Xfinity Race Series
New Repertory Theatre: Two tickets to any show in the New Rep's 2018-2019 season
New School Of Music: Four 30 minute private lessons
Norman Rockwell Museum: Two complimentary guest admission passes
Old Sturbridge Village: The Family Admission Pass
Old Town Trolley Tours: Four VIP passes to explore Boston with Old Town Trolley Tours. Four tickets to Ghosts & Gravestone Frightseeing Tour
Oriental Trading: Gift card
Original ART: Animal greeting card collection
Osteria Nino: Gift certificate
Paint Nite: Two certificates for a Paint Nite
Papa Gino's Pizza: Two gift certificates for a large cheese pizza
Paul G. Ferragnmo: "A Hillside in Tuscany Italy" Painting
Paul Revere House: Four tickets
Peabody Essex Museum: Four general admission tickets
Pinot's Palette: Painting glass gift card
Plimoth Plantation: Two vouchers
Poland Spring Resort: Four Greens Fees
Polkadog Bakery: Gift basket
Providence Bruins: Four FlexTix Tickets
Randy's Car Wash: Gift card
Red Antler Apothecary: Handmade Lip balm and knot sauce
Red Sox Foundation: Eduardo Nunez signed baseball
Rock Spot Climbing Boston: One day pass with gear
Roger Williams Park Zoo: Four admission passes
Rugged Races, LLC: Two entries to the New England Rugged Maniac event
Saco Bound, Inc.: Two all day canoe rentals
Salem Wax Museum: Four Hysteria Passes
Salem Witch Museum: Eight tickets
Salon Forza: Gift card
Salon Laura Michaels: Wash cut blowout gift card
Salon Monet: Wash, cut, and blow-dry by Maxine and a small shampoo & conditioner
ScrubaDub Autowash Centers, Inc.: Gift card
Seekonk Speedway: Six Saturday night tickets
Short Path Distillery: $25 gift certificate to Short Path Distillery
Sky Zone Everett: Gift card
Skywalk Observatory: Four tickets
Solo Coco Organics: LLC Gift basket with 100% organic & unrefined coconut oil
SpeakEasy Stage Company: Two tickets to any show in SpeakEasy Stage Company
Spectacle Management: Gift card for Cary Hall
Springfield Museum: Family 4 Pack
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center: Four one day trail passes
Story Land: Two day passes
Swan Boats: 10 complimentary Swan Boat Rides
The Art Corner: Gift card towards custom picture framing
The Bike Stop, Inc.: A female specific hybrid bicycle, a male specific hybrid bicycle
The EcoTarium: Two adult and two children passes
The House of The Seven Gables: Four complimentary passes
The Lyric Stage: Two tickets to any production in 2018 season
The Mary Baker Eddy Library: Four tickets to the Mapparium
The Paint Bar: Gift Card
The Preservation Society of Newport County: Two guest passes to the Newport Mansions
The Steamship Authority: Two round-trip passenger ferry tickets
The Watchmaker: Gift Card
Tides Restaurant & Pub: Five $20 restaurant coupons
Total Wine: Private wine class for up to twenty people
Turner's Seafood Grill & Market: Gift card
Via Largo: Gift card
Westport Rivers Vineyard and Winery: Two certificates for a private tour and tasting for 10 guests
XV Beacon Hotel: One night stay in executive classic
Zoo New England: Sloth painting

2018 Sponsor-A-Sign Participants

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsor-A-Sign participants:

If you are interested in sponsoring event signage, please contact Samantha Ricciardi at sricciardi@zoonewengland.org or 617-379-5122

Thank You to our 2018 Host Committee

Thank you to our A Wild Affair 2018 Host Committee for their support.

Audrey Bedoucha
Cari Roche
Cathy Hutchinson
Charlotte Liu
Courtney Ready
Cynthia Mead
Dave Caron
Deborah Hogan
Donna Weiss
Ed Hurley
Ellen Curran
Fran Mandeville
Janice Houghton
Joe Gresci
Kathy Blum
Samantha Ricciardi