Mattapoisett Boatyard Strong fundraiser details

Sep 22, 2022

MATTAPOISETT – The Mattapoisett Boatyard fundraiser event is now a month away, set for Thursday, Oct. 20 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Bay Club.

There is still room at the event, however when room capacity is reached, there will be a waiting list.

To attend the event, email Susan at and you will receive an email with the details. Act now so you don't miss out on this special event to raise money to help rebuild the Mattapoisett Boatyard and celebrate new beginnings.

Chef Mary is preparing exquisite fare including shrimp cocktail, brie and apple crostini, beef tenderloin carving station, pumpkin raviolis, and more. There will also be charcuterie and dessert Stations.

Local musician Rebecca Coriera will be traveling from Nashville to provide entertainment.

The event will have drawings from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., a Silent Auction from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., and a Live Auction from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The silent auction is up and available for online bidding now at

They are currently listing 36 items with more added every day. In addition to the items listed, they also have many local gift cards and certificates. Some of these will be included in gift baskets for drawings and some will be available at the silent auction.

The online auction will close at 2 p.m. on Oct. 20.

Select items will be auctioned off at the Bay Club that evening by John "JB" Bodenmann.

We are still looking for more donations for the silent auction. If you'd like to contribute, email Dave at

Online bidding opened about 10 days ago and thus far $7,885 has been raised through online bids.

If you have any trouble creating an account for silent auction bidding, email Dave Horne at

To avoid paying service fees, we're asking that all auction items be paid for by check payable to Mattapoisett Boatyard. We will also accept cash.

You can also still make a cash donation through the GoFundMe page, which is now over $90,000.