Epoch Auction

PRI's Epoch Auction

More items arriving daily! Check them out at: www.32auctions.com/epochauction 

Make an “epoch” bid for science! Bid to win one of many science, art, and cultural experiences generously donated by PRI’s circle of friends including:

  • Gift certificates for fun, touring, shopping, and dining in and around Ithaca and beyond - donated by area businesses, individuals, and nonprofits,
  • One-of-a-kind experiences offered by Museum and Nature Center staff and friends,
  • Artistic pieces created and donated by talented local artists

Two chances to bid on great items   

Help support Earth science and environmental education at the Cayuga Nature Center and Museum of the Earth!

A few of our featured Items...

Experience Ithaca

2 Seats on a half-day tour. Recognized by TripAdvisor as one of the Top 10 Wine Tours in the US. Experience! The Finger Lakes is a full service touring company that provides premium-guided tours of the Finger Lakes wine region. Our tours include immersive experiences, as well as food/wine pairings designed to show the best of what the wineries have to offer.


Ithaca Dance

Looking for something different to do with that special someone? How about dancing! 6-Week Dance Class for a couple. Any level beginner to advanced. Choose from Latin, Swing, Ballroom, or Wedding.



Penn Dixie Fossil Park

Want to hunt for fossils in a more intimate setting? Your small group (2-8 guests) can experience a private collecting expedition in the true style of field paleontology. Your guide — a knowledgeable and experienced member of our staff — will take you on a journey through our 54-acre park in search of a range of fossils.


   $200 gift card!

Thanks to all our donors: