Choose It 2016

Choose It!  items are donated by Museum members, supporters, and local businesses. Use them to entertain your family and friends or to enhance your home or lifestyle. You’ll be supporting the great programs the Captain Avery Museum provides to the community all year round. If you would like to become a Choose It! donor, contact Pat Freiberg at 410.867.4486 or  Browse our current offerings below.

A new Choose It! lineup is right around the corner!
We will have an abundance of new and remarkable opportunities
when our doors open for the Oyster Festival on Sunday, October 15th at 12:30 PM

New Choose It! Preview

16. Homemade Cheesecake with Fruit or Praline Topping    $25

Date: Mutually Agreeable  Place: Will deliver within 25 miles of the Captain Avery Museum
Donor: Virginia Hennings

Homemade cheesecake with a graham cracker crust and your choice of fruit or praline topping.

18. House in Maine    $2,500

Dates available: Contact donor to arrange mutually agreeable date  Place: Donors’ home, Southport, Maine
Donors:  Kathy Rotondaro

Stay in a stunning vacation home in Southport, Maine for one week. Enjoy this oceanfront four-bedroom, four-bath home with game/play room, patio and screened  porch, all facing the roaring, crashing ocean waves. Located 5 miles from Boothbay  Harbor in a very private location in the Newagen Colony which includes an Inn and  dining room, as well as wooded and waterfront trails, tennis courts and a pool (in  season). Private Master bedroom suite, 4 TV’s and Bose audio system on the first  floor. All linens provided. Southport is 67 miles north of the Portland airport and is  a convenient spot for excursions to other mid-coast locations, such as the Pemaquid  peninsula, Rockland and Camden.


19. EyeSpy Conversation Quilt    $125

Place: available at Captain Avery Museum  Donor: Prue Hoppin

This charming quilt will keep a child warm and keep him or her guessing as well. Can you find some pigs? Some carrots? An airplane? From bugs to bears and everything in between, the more you look, the more you see in Prue Hoppin’s fun-hearted baby/toddler quilt.


Vintage Madame Alexander 8″ Dolls     $75 each

Doll Selection

Donor: Diana Cermak
Purchase one of these collector’s items as a gift for your daughter or granddaughter. The dolls are in their original boxes and are in pristine condition. They are the classic dolls you may remember from your childhood, and are no longer made in the high quality way of the originals. The four dolls represent London, Mexico, Ireland, and Switzerland.

London Doll

Mexico Doll

Ireland Doll

Switzerland Doll