2019 Flights of Fancy

The Elachee Board of Trustees, Volunteer Host Committee and Staff are pleased to welcome sponsors and guests to the most anticipated regional outdoor party of the year. The 19th Annual Flights of Fancy Benefit & Auction is Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 6-9:30 p.m. at Elachee Nature Science Center. A heartfelt thank you to the Elachee 2019 Flights of Fancy Benefit and Auction Sponsors.

‘Eat, drink and shop local’ for what has become a favorite, casual party among friends and supporters to benefit children, nature education and conservation. 

Preview Auction and Start Bidding

Use your mobile phone or computer to register.

Register via Text

  • Start a new text thread. Text event keyword flights19 to 52182.
  • Reply to text messages received.
  • Once complete, click on the blue link within the Welcome Text message received to access Elachee’s Flights of Fancy mobile bidding auction site as a registered user.

Register via flights19 Homepage

  • Visit www.flights19.givesmart.com
  • Click Register to Participate.
  • Create an Account.
  • Check the Terms and Conditions box.
  • Click Create my GiveSmart Account.
  • Click Ok within the All Set Message.
  • Once complete, access the flights19 as a registered user.

Share with Others

You do not need to be present at the event to:

  • Bid on Silent Auction Lots,
  • BUY NOW for Elachee Student Pollinator Art, or to
  • Donate to the Elachee Education Scholarship Fund.

What Makes Flights Special?

Flights of Fancy is Elachee’s sole fundraising event each year, raising critical funding for the Nature Center’s innovative environmental education and conservation initiatives. 

New for 2019, supporters will have the opportunity to BUY NOW for Elachee 32 original student art panels created for the new Georgia Pollinator Art Collaboration Exhibit on display at Elachee. Elachee will recognize for donating this art panel on a plaque installed with it.

What to Expect Event Night

This sold out casual, fun party offers guests a farm-to-table meal and quality adult beverages.

Enjoy browsing (online and in person!) the incredible Elachee-flights19 silent and live auction selection of whimsical, eclectic and one-of-a-kind nature-inspired treasures and adventures.

Elachee’s 2019 Fund the Need appeal will raise important financial aid donations for the Nature Center’s Education Scholarship Fund. Each year, Elachee awards an average of $98,000 in financial aid making it possible for thousands of north Georgia students in PreK-12th Grade to visit Elachee on school field trips, participate in Camp Elachee summer day camps and attend Elachee Nature Academy Preschool and K1.


2018 Flights of Fancy Benefit & Auction SEE HIGHLIGHTS