1 1. THE HOMESTEAD - TWO NIGHTS Sponsored by The Homestead Estimated Value $800 Experience the Southern hospitality and elegant charm that have made The Omni Homestead Resort a premier destination for 23 U.S. presidents. Located across more than 2,000 acres of scenic Virginia landscape, the resort provides timeless comforts and access to an exciting array of activities no matter the season of your stay. Two major hot springs flow onto the property, featuring a full-service spa and offering you the opportunity to take in the mineral waters just as President Thomas Jefferson did in Their two-acre water park, fueled by crystal-clear springs, features two water slides, a lazy river, a water play zone and a sandy beach for the kids, along with a cozy whirlpool and private cabanas with exclusive services. Outdoor activities abound for active travelers at our Hot Springs resort. With the mountains and valleys bursting with summer and winter activities such as horseback riding, zip lining, paintballing, snowboarding, skiing, and ice skating, an adventure is always within easy reach. Following a day of fun, fill up at one of our thoughtfully designed restaurants before enjoying a night of bliss in our elegant accommodations.
2 2. THE GREENBRIER AN OVERNIGHT STAY FOR TWO Sponsored by Erin & Tim Whaley and The Greenbrier Estimated Value $900 Located amid the breathtaking mountains of West Virginia, The Greenbrier is a National Historic Landmark and world-class resort that has been welcoming guests from around the world since The natural mineral springs that drew our first guests over 235 years ago continue to lure visitors to our 11,000-acre luxury retreat today. With a guest list that includes 27 of our country s 45 Presidents, America s Resort has long been a favorite destination of royalty, celebrities and business leaders. Today, The Greenbrier invites a new generation to come out and play. Enjoy relaxing pastimes, start treasured traditions, or set out on an amazing adventure together. With more than 55 activities on our 11,000-acre playground, there is something for everyone to enjoy! Golf, tennis, off-road driving, falconry and horseback riding just barely scratch the surface of outdoor activities. Indoor activities are equally plentiful and range from enjoying a Bunker Tour to relaxing in our world-renowned mineral spa and gambling in our world-class Casino Club. You'll find endless vacation possibilities at The Greenbrier.
3 3. NEW YORK CITY - TWO NIGHTS & TICKETS TO A MUSICAL Sponsored by Hunter & Llewellyn Watson Estimated Value $1,500 Visit New York City for an unforgettable adventure. Enjoy two nights and a wonderful Broadway musical in the Big Apple you ll never want to come home!
4 4. SNOWSHOE SKI RESORT - TWO NIGHT STAY & LIFT TICKETS FOR TWO Sponsored by the Aldrich & Wareing Families and Snowshoe Ski Resort Estimated Value $900 Start with an 11,000-acre playground serving up the best of the mountains, however you like it. Your days here are like having dessert first. Our Village is situated atop the mountain and gives you access to spa-ing, skiing, shopping and even dancing. It all feels better at 4,848 feet.
5 5. GILMER GYM BLEACHER WOOD FURNITURE BY LOCAL CABINETMAKER HARDY KELSEY Sponsored by Hardy Kelsey and Fuqua School Estimated Value $750 Dining Room Table Estimated Value $500 Bedside Tables Estimated Value $350 Hallway Table Unfinished so you can have it stained to match your décor.
6 6. THE OAKS WATERFRONT INN - A HUNTING TRIP (GOOSE AND DUCK) ON THE EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND - ONE NIGHT STAY FOR FOUR WITH DINNER AT SCOSSA Sponsored by The Oaks Waterfront Inn, Tidewater Guide Services, and Scossa Restaurant Estimated Value $1,500 Located in Maryland on a cove off the Chesapeake Bay, just an hour from Annapolis and minutes from St. Michaels, Easton and Oxford, The Oaks Waterfront Inn offers spacious guest rooms and extraordinary waterfront event facilities. We re far enough away to become your own private corner of the world. Locally owned and managed, The Oaks provides an exclusive retreat and venue with the feeling of home.
7 6. continued THE OAKS WATERFRONT INN - A HUNTING TRIP (GOOSE AND DUCK) ON THE EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND - ONE NIGHT STAY FOR FOUR WITH DINNER AT SCOSSA Encounter the delectable food and wine of Scossa Restaurant & Lounge where you will savor the classic Northern Italian cuisine created by Chef Giancarlo Tondin. With an emphasis on quality, only the freshest ingredients are selected to create cuisine that reinvigorates traditional Italian recipes. Experience the sophisticated chic décor and lively ambiance of the Scossa dining room, bar and lounge or dine alfresco at the Scossa Café and enjoy the picturesque charm of Easton s historic town center. Rennie Gay, owner of Tidewater Guide Services, is an Eastern Shore native with 35 years of experience in deer hunting, waterfowling, and working as a professional guide. During his career, Rennie earned top honors in local, regional and national sport and clay shooting competitions and is widely regarded as one of the top hunters on the Eastern Shore. Rennie is also a community leader who supports numerous conservation and non-profit organizations that work to sustain the local environment. Rennie and his courteous and professional guides provide a great hunting experience. The Tidewater team, many who have worked with Rennie for decades, have unmatched knowledge and skill to make the most out of every hunt. And, they have a reputation for going all out to make every hunt as successful as possible. With more than 15,000 acres under management, Tidewater Guide Service has the most unique, beautiful and diverse hunting grounds available. If you have a special hunt in mind, Tidewater Guide Service can make that hunting dream come true. Hunters must provide their own guns, shells and gear and apply for all necessary hunting licenses. Federal and Maryland stamps are available at local sporting goods stores. Hunts can be booked Monday through Saturday (no hunting in Maryland on Sundays). Let us know if you want to bring your dog or hunt with ours.
8 7. HF BAR RANCH, SADDLESTRING, WYOMING - FOUR NIGHTS FOR FOUR PEOPLE Sponsored by HF Bar Ranch Estimated Value: $5,600 Whether it is the boundless scenery of Wyoming, the cavvy of 200 horses, re-connecting with old and new friends, the wildlife, the earthy smells and sounds, or the lingering spirits from days gone by...people tell us that they feel a degree of calmness as they drive under the main gate upon arrival. It is an overall sigh of relief that this ranch, that has stepped into the future while preserving its past, is here for them, once again. The essence of what spurs all of us at the HF Bar Ranch is to strive for excellence in our service. If you and your baby need a rocking chair and a "sound machine" for lulling. Done. Your 8-year old son HAS to see a nocturnal raccoon. Found. You want to propose to the woman you love at the top of the Speedway, with a bottle of wine, a horse, and not have a wrangler to help. Accomplished (She said YES!). You're in your 90s, you want to ride a horse again. Done! You are determined to have your teen make friends. It happened (without your insistence!). People just want to leave their work and everyday lives behind, for a bit, and come here and relax into a trout stream or mountain vista. All of these things, and more, await you and your family at the HF Bar Ranch!! Covered during your stay will be all room and board expenses, cabins, meals, horseback riding, and Kid Team activities, etc. You will be responsible for travel, sales/lodging taxes, personal expenses (gifts, beverages, massages, etc.) and gratuities.
9 8. CAESAR GUERINI TEMPIO 20GA/28 SHOTGUN AND HUNTING TRIP WITH JOHN MELTON Sponsored by Caesar Guerini, Chris & Jackie Sadler, Marc & Sarah Puckett, Trey & Kristin Gee, Jim & Jenny Witko, John & Leigh Melton Estimated Value: $4,500 Previously chosen by the Editors of Field and Stream Magazine as Best of the Best in Shotguns, the Tempio (MSRP$4290) is designed to be a sleek and fast pointing shotgun in the field; the perfect companion for upland game hunters. Its low-profile receiver matched with a trim stock, classic Prince-of-Wales grip and Schnabel foreend make the gun a perfect match for fast game birds. The Tempio features a contemporary style of ornato style scroll with tasteful gold accents. The action is further enhanced by a hand polished coin finish protected by our proprietary Invisalloy coating. Each Caesar Guerini game gun is carefully engineered to balance near the hinge point, distributing the weight evenly between the hands, which is the secret to a finely crafted shotgun. The Tempio also features a deluxe grade of Turkish walnut enhanced with a hand rubbed oil finish. All Caesar Guerini field guns come with a velvet lined lockable hard case and five precision patterned flush chokes (CYL, IC, M, IM, F). A plastic choke case is also included. Take your new gun and hunt quail with John Melton on his family farm in Cumberland County. Enjoy a hearty breakfast after a full morning of hunting.
10 9. CANAAN VALLEY RESORT IN DAVIS, WEST VIRGINIA ONE NIGHT STAY WITH LIFT TICKETS FOR TWO Sponsored by Canaan Valley Resort Estimated Value: $450 Canaan Valley Resort is a year-round mountain destination located in West Virginia within the scenic Canaan Valley, the highest mountain valley east of the Rockies. Canaan Valley Resort, located in Davis, WV, provides downhill skiers of all levels with plentiful skiing and riding options. The ski area is home to long beginner and intermediate trails serviced by a modern chairlift infrastructure and supported by a large snowmaking system. Canaan Valley has limited skier traffic that allows for short lift lines. The resort is known for being very family friendly and provides ski and snowboard schools. Skiers and riders have access to 47 trails, 850 feet of vertical drop and an average of 180 inches of snow per year. Other resort activities include cross country skiing, ice skating, snowshoeing and snow tubing.
11 10. GREAT WOLF LODGE IN WILLIAMSBURG OVERNIGHT STAY IN A FAMILY SUITE Sponsored by Louise & Bennie Waller and Great Wolf Lodge Estimated Value: $500 Come and play at Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg, VA! The resort offers both indoor waterpark fun and dry-land adventures for the entire family. Your stay includes access to the waterpark, kept warm at 84-degrees year-round. Access is always exclusive to guests for shorter lines and non-stop fun. There's something for everyone such as kidfriendly activities, a range of dining options, an adult-friendly wine down service, and more all under one roof. Bid now and start your adventure today.
12 11. BIC 11'6" PERFORMER TOUGH STAND UP PADDLEBOARD WITH PADDLE & WAIST BELT PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICE Sponsored by Appomattox River Company Estimated Value: $900 Family friendly and performance-minded. If you're looking for a board that's equally at home surfing a wave as it is relaxing on the local lake, look no further than the Performer series.
13 12. NUEVO PING PONG TABLE RECLAIMED HARDWOOD Sponsored by Green Front Furniture Estimated Value: $4,995 The District Eight Ping Pong table adheres to the design philosophy behind the Lusine Industrial collections, combining class French factory industrialism with a pared down modernist aesthetic. Striking and resilient, the gaming table features a pedestal base rendered from reclaimed cast iron machine parts with a hard-fumed oak playing surface. Modern styled ping pong table Burnt Umber Color 108 x x Reclaimed hardwood table surface Darkened steel sub frame Black cast iron legs and net holder Easily converts to a large conference or dining table
14 13. PROFESSIONAL DECORATED CHRISTMAS TREE Sponsored by Rochette s Florist Estimated Value: $800 The Christmas Tree is a 7.5' Grand Spruce Christmas Tree with 600 warm white LED lights. The tree comes with decorative bow topper, filler ornaments to be used with your family keepsake ornaments. The tree will be professionally decorated by Rochette's Florist's own Sid Allen. Sid will set up the tree in your home, making your holiday decorating a pleasure not a chore! Includes on/off footswitch, folding metal stand and tree storage. Picture is only an example.