Raffle Items for the tour

Attendees love the raffle as much as they love the homes and gardens!  Don’t miss out on any of these fantastic offerings. Check back as more items are added and online ticket purchasing will be opening on January 1, 2020, and, NEW THIS YEAR, not closing until the day AFTER the tour at noon on February 2, 2020.


Eco-cruise on Rookery Bay for up to 36 Friends (value $1800)

Take your friends, family, or grandchildren’s class on a private cruise around Rookery Bay, just south of Naples. Recognized as one of the few undisturbed mangrove estuaries left in the United States, Rookery Bay is one of only 28 National Estuarine Reserves. During an informative guided tour aboard the Good Fortune II with a certified naturalist, travel across thousands of acres of interconnected bays, mangrove wetlands, lagoons and streams. Up close and personal viewing of dolphins, manatees, and birds in their protected habitats.

Framed handmade paper art (value $440)

Handmade paper art piece, framed, made by paper makers in Chang Mai Thailand. 

36" Neptune pearls (value $400)

Semi baroque Neptune pearls 36”, can be worn single or double with matching earrings. 

Karin Sheer framed Oil Painting (value $250)

White Phalaenopsis (value $275)

White Phalaenopsis in blue & white lotus flower container, handmade & designed by a local artist.

Everglades Wonder Gardens Annual Pass & Gift Basket (value $300)

Travel back in time in this historical botanical garden hidden in Bonita Springs. Check out the wildlife, pollination pavilion, butterfly enclosure and tea house. This prize includes a gift basket valued at $190, plus a $100 family annual pass good for parents or grandparents and up to 6 children.  

Southern Tide popover blouse (value $150)

This charming and versatile cotton popover top in light blue and white pinstripes is the perfect addition to your Naples wardrobe. Three/quarter length sleeves. Lace adornment on sleeves and hem. Size M.

Republic of Decor - $100 gift certificate, diffuser, picture frame

Republic of Decor is David Fruscione’s curated destination in Naples’s downtown design district, featuring the best, most stylish on-trend home furnishings and gifts. This prize includes the $100 gift certificate, a delicate white porcelain diffuser set with two vials of scent, plus a distinctive picture frame.

Unique Mary Limont Necklace and Earrings (value $125)

Local designer Mary Limont’s one-of-a-kind creations combine her love of nature, sense of color and design, and artistry into nature-inspired wearable jewelry. This set features a hammered sterling silver dragonfly on a blue agate bead necklace.  Matching blue agate drop earrings.  


Golf and lunch at Naples National Golf Course (value $750)

Naples National Golf Course is one of the top-ranked golf courses in Florida and consistently listed in the top 100 courses nationwide.

This prize includes golf and lunch for two people, available until May.

Tiki Fun Tour (value over $700)

Fun, funky and fabulous! Enjoy a relaxing cruise or fun party tour out of Halderman’s Creek into Naples Bay. Sip your favorite beverage while cruising the bay and back canals and enjoying the scenic views. Maybe spot some dolphins and manatees. This prize includes a $200 gift certificate for wine, beer, and food from Three60Market. Valid June through December, 2020

Flower arranging essentials & gardening tools (value over $250)

Venetian Bay Boat Cruise (value $700)

Boat cruise from Venetian Bay to Marco Island plus lunch at Mango’s on the bay for 4 persons.  Four hours on The Joint Venture, a Grady White Freedom 275. 

Glenn Cole consultation, shampoo & blowout plus products (value $275)

Glenn Cole learned to cut hair in England, and now he practices his extraordinary specialty on 5th Avenue South. This prize includes a consultation to determine the right haircut to suit your face and head shape, suit your personality & lifestyle and take no longer than 15 minutes in the morning. In addition to the consultation, you will get a shampoo and blowout plus a basket of 4 full-sized organic hair products from the Italian company Oway. This was the first company to use only plants from its own biodynamic farm with no chemicals. Your hair will love it!

Patina Collection - Design Handcrafted Shell Box & Gift Card (value $450/$100)

Gold Enamel and Diamond Pin/Pendant (value $5,500)

This is 18-karat gold enamel and Diamond beauty can be worn as either a pin or a pendant. The diamond is 0.15 carats. The brooch is Italian and was donated by the Gallery of Estate and Precious Jewels located in Venetian Bay. This fabulous boutique offers an extensive assortment of rare gemstones, fabulous diamonds, exceptional contemporary designer jewels and exquisite Estate and Period jewelry.

Milliner's Creation by Merve Bayindir (value $1,750)

Stand out from the crowd at the next big charity shindig when you wear this stunning milliner-designed hat by Merve Bayindir!  The Bayindir mother-daughter team is the talk of London, Ascot and international trendsetters. Now thanks to Marilyn’s of Naples, this flair and chic is available to us. If you are fashion-forward and self-confident, this is the chapeau for you.

John-Richards Lamps (value $1,492)

A set of green hammered metal lams by John-Richards Luxury Home Furnishings.

Sadie bee Clutch Bag (value $135)

Needlepoint Bangle Bracelet (value $175)

Unique bracelet custom designed for Naples Garden Club  with floral designs. Value is exclusive of labor.

Pearl and Swarovski Crystal Lariat (value $295)

So versatile! Wrap this fabulous lariat by Sherie Ellis around your neck or just drape it to dramatize your favorite frock. Sisters Andrea and Sherie Ellis have over 30 years of boutique experience in Naples. Explore their Whispers of Naples boutique in Venetian Village and check out the many lines of apparel, jewelry and accessories on display. Or shop on line at https://www.whispersofnaples.com

Sasha Nicholas monogrammed basket weave porcelain tray (value $175)

From the wonderful Arabesque, THE place Naples goes to for social and business stationery and custom gifts for desk and home. This tray will be custom monogrammed with the initials you choose. The tray is in the Sasha Nicholas basket weave pattern.

Exotic Car rental & Revs Museum Day (value $2500)

Enjoy the car of your dreams — or his!  Celebrate that special birthday or anniversary in style with a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati or Rolls Royce. Cruise around all day and plan a special evening out and about Naples. Complete your auto-appreciation experience with two tickets of the Rev Institute, a classic car lover’s paradise of a museum. 

Mary Frances Rosebud Beaded Purse (value $300)

A beaded evening purse shaped like a rosebud — perfect for any garden club member! This masterpiece by Mary Frances measures 6 1/2 inches wide by 7 inches tall. It has a detachable chain shoulder strap with a 13 inch drop. Magnetic closure and flap.

Paul Arsenault Painted Tile & Gift Certificate (value over $500)

Paul Arsenault, renowned local artist, painted tile & $500 gift certificate to be used at Arsenault studio.

Burberry scarf (value $377)

Beautiful “London” silk scarf.

Cynthia Slack necklace (value $150)

Prized Orchid from Garden District (value $100)

This special orchid comes from Garden District, the perfect floral design and event planners for unforgettable events in Naples, Florida or nationwide. Garden District’s uniquely talented team of floral branding specialists will create the perfect floral arrangements for any celebration!

Pottery As Art Certificate (value $150)

Pottery As Art in Bonita Springs has it all! This is the largest collection of pottery in Florida. Use your gift certificate to select from this huge inventory. High-fired ceramics, fountains, wall art, talavera, statues, benches, birdbaths and garden accessories, natural and cast stone, not to mention countless pots, planters and containers.  Prize also includes a small orchid in a blue ceramic pot.


In addition to the wonderful items available, many local retailers have donated gift-cards & certificates, listed below.


  • Shangri-La Springs ($125)
  • Seas the Day ($188)
  • Trulucks ($200)
  • Kathryn’s Collections ($150)
  • Brigadoon ($300)
  • Whitman Designs ($350)
  • Bayfront Boat Rentals ($250)
  • The Beach House of Naples ($200)
  • Aston Gardens at Pelican Marsh dinner for 8 ($250)
  • Yoga Lab Naples ($160)
  • LuLu Belle Children’s Boutique ($50)
  • Ocean Prime ($150 & $100)
  • Cycle Bar Naples  ($209)
  • Pierre & Harry ($100)
  • Green Door Nursery ($100)
  • Sara Campbell ($100)
  • Pratt’s Shoe Salon ($100)
  • BKS Yoga ($150)
  • Euro Spa ($80)
  • Roy’s Cooking classes  ($110)
  • Seasons 52 ($52)
  • For the Love of Golf ($50)
  • 21 Spices ($100)
  • Lash Extensions ($150)