Flights of Fancy

2021 Benefit and Auction

Elachee’s Sole Fundraising Event Each Year

with the Goal to Raise 10-Percent of the Nature Center’s Operating Budget


Event proceeds support Elachee’s environmental education and conservation initiatives benefiting area school children and nature lovers.

Meet Our Sponsors

Saturday, October 23, 2021

The 21st Annual Flights of Fancy Benefit & Auction’s IN PERSON event is sold out, thanks to our incredible sponsors! Set against the backdrop of Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve, friends will gather to celebrate Elachee.

6-9:30 p.m.

Elachee Nature Science Center

Auction and Raffle

The Elachee organization is grateful to the many, many businesses and individuals who have contributed to make the 2021 Flights of Fancy auction and raffle line up one-of-a-kind. We cannot wait to share these nature-inspired, eclectic treasures and adventures with everyone!

Online Public Access

Using a SmartPhone or mobile device, anyone can register and bid on a quality, eclectic selection of nature inspired packages and adventures. Look for the mobile bidding platform URL, coming soon.

  • PREVIEW opens October 18, 2021
  • AUCTION open online October 20, 2021 and closes October 23 at 9:15 p.m. (EST)
  • RAFFLE opens online October 20, 2021 and closes October 23 at 8 p.m., with drawings until 9:15 p.m. (EST)

Wind Beneath Our Wings

We will recognize all Tier 2 and Tier 3 sponsors, along with these Tier 1 sponsors event night.