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.

 

To EAT

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

 

 

To DO

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

 

 

To WORK

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

 

 

To OWN

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

 

 

To WEAR

 

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”

 

 

To ENJOY

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

 

 

To GO

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!