2013 Auction Items

This is a partial list of the items that will be available at our 2013 auction. Collecting items is an ongoing process, so we will be updating this list regularly.



Soul Food dinner

BBQ ribs dinner for 4, with potato salad, seasoned greens, corn bread, dessert, at least one other tasty item depending on the growing season.


Italian Dinner for Four

Five course gourmet Italian dinner for four – antipasta, pasta, entrée + contorni (side dishes), salad + intermezzo, dessert; cocktails + wine


Thai Dinner for 4

Prepared for you by former residents of Thailand. (This dinner is not vegetarian)


Southeast Indian Meal w/ Cooking Demonstration

Enjoy a delicious, home cooked Indian meal, preceded by an informative cooking demonstration.


Dinner for 2 with ACLU VA Executive Director, Claire Gastanaga

Includes beverage and small plate at Pasture


South of the James Farmer’s Market Gift Basket


One year membership to Farm Table

Includes two boxes of produce


Lamplighter Roasting Company Gift Certificate


Can Can Brasserie Gift Certificate


Baker’s Crust Gift Certificate


Dinner for Four in a Basket

Includes a main course, bread, dessert, and placemats


Artisanal Sausages

Sausage Craft will deliver artisanal sausages on buns, with condiments




Two Mandolin Lessons

Two on-hour mandolin lessons with Barry Lawson


Zumba party

For as many as 25 people, at an appropriate location of your choosing.


4 Diamond Club Tickets-Throw 1st Pitch

4 tickets to 2014 regular season Flying Squirrels game with option to throw the first pitch


3 hr Gathering in Dome Home

Enjoy a three-hour long gathering with up to 10 people in a “dome home” in Bryan Park


Flycasting Lesson

One hour-long flycasting lesson


Holiday Yoga Party


Private tour of the VA Museum

Enjoy a private tour for a group of six by former curator Beth O’Leary


Tea and Conversation with Judy Hart

Enjoy tea in the Museum District home & discuss her accomplishment of creating and planning the Women’s Rights National Historical Park


4 Tickets to Richmond Kickers Soccer Game


Family Membership to the Children’s Museum of Richmond




Financial Plan

A comprehensive financial analysis valued between $600-$1200


Organic garden consultation

1 1/2 hour visit to your property and consultation on edible landscaping


One year of preschool tuition

One year of tuition at the Grace Covenant Community School


Professional detail of an SUV or mini van


One free oil change from Decatur’s Garage


One individual tax return consultation and preparation




Signed copy of Come August, Come Freedom

Award-winning Historical VA novel about Gabriel’s Rebellion by a local Richmond author.


Autographed book by Stephanie McPherson

“Iceberg Right Ahead! The Tragedy of the Titanic”


 Signed book “Richmond’s Unhealed History”

By 2013 RPEC Peacemaker of the Year Rev. Ben Campbell


Four person insulated picnic backpack


Framed painting from Haiti


Peace lap quilt


Arsanta jute rug by Chandra


Ecuadorian gloves with bracelet


Framed collage by Mim Scalin


Raiku pottery by Dave Camden


Maymont in the Fall print from paper cutting


Oak caned chair


Waterford crystal globe paper weights with wooden base


Framed, original painting by Kenyan artist





Indian hand-embroidered silk shawl


Colorful, cotton handbag from India


Whimsical backpacks from Costa Rica


South African tote bag


Aplaca hat from Peru


Handmade wool purse from Estonia


Therapeutic magnetic hermatite bracelet


Energy chain necklace from the Democratic Republic of Congo


Designer handbag by “Great Bags”




3 hr Gathering in Dome Home in Bryan Park with up to 10 people

Get the chance to visit a geodesic dome home! Host will provide wine, beer, and heavy hor d’oeuvres.


 Holiday Yoga Party

2-hour yoga party for up to 8 people


2 hour Harp Performance

Harp performance by Mary Jane D’Arville


75 minute Acupressure Massage

By Julia Sauder


Guided Imagery and Music Session


Martha Dick portrait

One 8×10 pastel portrait by Martha Dick


Six tickets to Mary Anne Reynolds

Six tickets to Mary Anne Reynolds, New York Polyphony, this spring


30-minute reflexology foot massage session


Gift certificate for 2 tickets to any Modlin Center for the Arts performance


Two tickets to Escher String Quartet with Jason Vieux concert


Personal Tour of Richmond’s LGBT History

Enjoy a personal tour for up to four people, 3-4 hours, of Richmond’s LGBT history


Two tickets to the Richmond Symphony

Select performances not included




Wintergreen Vacation Home

4 BR, 4 bath vacation getaway in the Blue Ridge Mountains (3 night weekend stay)


A Day on the Water for Four

A day on the water sailing on the 34-foot Endora.


Spring Weekend in a Rustic Cabin

Enjoy a weekend vacation stay this spring at a beautiful cabin on the Chickahominy River.


Vacation Weekend at Luminhaus

Located in western Virginia


Stay at B&B

One night stay at 502 South Main Bed & Breakfast


Tour of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Enjoy a two hour tour for up to 4 adults of the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, plus lunch!


French travel package

Includes a “cultural quiz deck”, “merci” notecards, coasters from Paris, and a leatherbound journal



….and many, many more!