Restaurant Hosts Silent Auction to Benefit Mansion House

Stop by Kenwood and Vine located in the Oneida Community Mansion House August 11 – 16 during restaurant hours to browse and bid on an assortment of goods and services at the Hidden Treasures Silent Auction.

Some of the donated items include a guitar or piano lesson from local musician Jim O’Mahony, vintage necklaces and a cameo locket, a bracelet from East Street Tins of Schenectady; sterling, gold and pearl earrings from Kissing Dog Designs, Hamilton, NY, an illustration of your home and 12 note cards by Don Cornue, Sherrill, NY, two season subscriptions and a cafe gift certificate to the Red House Art Center, several pieces of Heisey glass, and an Arts and Crafts sewing rocker.

The auction will end on Aug. 16 at 8 p.m.  You do not have to stay for dinner in order to bid but you just might like to sample a small plate or two while you’re there.  The menu is on their website,

All proceeds benefit the non-profit Oneida Community Mansion House, once home to the 19th century utopian Oneida Community (1848-1880).  Today, the 93,000 square foot brick building houses a museum, residential apartments, overnight lodging, the restaurant Kenwood and Vine, and banquet and meeting space. The Oneida Community Mansion House is located at 170 Kenwood Ave., Oneida, NY.  For information, call 315-363-0745 or visit