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Chef’s Dinner With Wine Pairings for 12 at Shagbark (Fair Market Value: $2,000)
Chef Walter invites the highest bidder to the very table for which the restaurant is named to enjoy a chef’s dinner with wine pairings for a party of 12. This rare opportunity is sure to be a memorable culinary experience for all those lucky enough to have a seat at the table. Tax and gratuity included.
Jamaican Paradise Awaits (Fair Market Value: $3,500)
Come and experience the royal treatment where you can relax, rejuvenate, and explore. Enjoy a 4-night/5-day vacation for two guests, with meals, beverages, entertainment, taxes and transfers included at the luxurious Moon Palace Jamaica Grande in Ocho Rios.
Couple's Retreat at The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort (Fair Market Value: $3,300)
Escape with 3 nights in a beautiful Garden View Room with daily breakfast, dinner for two at The Ocean Room, Kiawah Island Golf Resort's premier Forbes 4 Star and AAA 4 Diamond restaurant, one round of golf for two at The Ocean Course - #4 Public Golf Course in U.S. and Ranked 25th amongst the 100 Greatest U.S. Golf Courses according to Golf Digest, one round of golf for two at your choice of Osprey Point, Turtle Point, Cougar Point, or Oak Point, and a one hour spa treatment for one.
Live More Beautifully with Ethan Allen (Fair Market Value: $5,000)
For nearly a century, Ethan Allen has been the arbiter of American home furnishings style – a synonym for fine craftsmanship, excellent design, and the way people aspire to live. Utilize Ethan Allen’s custom design services for inspiration and $5,000 in classic furnishings to enhance your home with livable luxury.
The Scottish Highlands are Calling (Fair Market Value: $5,631.74)
In a secluded corner of Scotland’s eastern highlands, on the shores of the Dornoch Firth sits Skibo Castle, home to one of the world’s most prestigious private clubs and championship golf courses. Skibo has often been referred to as "Heaven on Earth", and such is the allure of the landscape that it drew one of the world’s leading 19th-century industrialists, Andrew Carnegie, to build a castle here on the site of an ancient Viking fort. Skibo Castle and its five-star facilities can now be yours to enjoy with three nights’ stay at the eponymous Carnegie Club. Package includes transfer from Inverness and spa treatments for two.
Seattle Seahawks VIP Experience (Fair Market Value: Priceless)
Don't miss out on this ultimate Seahawks' fan package! Enjoy 4 seats in the former owners' box, a meet and greet with Russell Wilson at Saturday practice, dinner for 4 at Sky City atop the Space Needle and accommodations for two couples for two nights at the iconic hotel, The Edgewater, Seattle's only luxury waterfront hotel.
Luxury English Countryside Retreat (Fair Market Value: Priceless)
Breathe in the fresh sea air of the tranquil Norfolk coast with 2 nights including breakfast at The Victoria Inn set in glorious north Norfolk and located on the Holkham Estate. In his book 'England's Greatest Houses', Simon Jenkins describes Holkham as one of England's ten greatest houses. He wrote: 'It is the perfect English house from the Golden Age of the Grand Tour, surviving intact in its original setting with the founding family still in custodianship....there is none finer.'
Incredibly, Sarah, Countess of Leicester, has offered to host the lucky winners of this package for an additional 2 nights at her beautiful home on the Holkham Estate. This will include an exclusive dinner with her ladyship and a private tour of Holkham Hall. To round out your 6 night experience, you'll receive 2 nights at The Hoste Arms, which is situated just a short drive along the coast road in picturesque Burnham Market. Package also includes a Visa gift card in the amount of $4,000 to use toward airfare or experiences to enhance your trip.
Sculpture Reproductions Signed by Sarah, Countess of Leicester (Fair Market Value: $3,000)
Holkham Sculpture Reproductions has specialised in casting and hand finishing high quality plaster reproductions of the Holkham busts since 1998.They are only available in plaster, as it is easier to achieve the right patina, to resemble the original as near as possible. They are for indoor use only. These busts are only produced in small quantities to order, each piece being individually hand finished. No two are totally identical, and only a very limited number can be produced from each mould. They are considered the best on the market. The quality and beauty of the Holkham busts far surpasses others that are mass produced, and of course the quality of the famous classical statue collection at Holkham is one of the finest in the world.
You will receive a copy of the marble of the Caesar Marcus Aurelius (161 - 180 AD) and a copy of the marble of the Emperor Caracalla.
The World is Your Oyster (Fair Market Value: $10,000)
Experience up to one week at an exclusive, luxurious three to five-bedroom, multimillion-dollar residence tucked away in some of the world's premier destinations. Choose from more than 100 homes in exotic locales such as Morocco, Thailand, Greece, St. Barts, Turks and Caicos, and Costa Rica, or opt for a stateside adventure in Jackson Hole or Martha's Vineyard. No blackout dates. Invite your friends and family, pick your dates and set sail on the adventure of a lifetime!
Ready, Set, Party (Fair Market Value $5,500)
Everything you need for an incredible party for 100 at the historic Berkeley Plantation on the James River - tent, rentals, appetizers, and wine!
The Best of Napa Valley (Fair Market Value: $6,400)
This unforgettable trip includes a 3-night stay at the Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa Valley, 6 consecutive hours of chauffeured luxury sedan service, a 3-hour gourmet dinner for 2 on the Napa Valley Wine Train, and round-trip coach class airfare for 2 from within the 48 contiguous U.S. to San Francisco or Oakland, CA.
*This package was generously sponsored by McCandlish Holton Morris and Virginia Eye Institute.
Golf Lover's Dream (Fair Market Value: Priceless)
The winning bidder will receive two Honorary Observer passes for the 2017 Dominion Charity Classic! Experience the unparalleled opportunity of walking inside the ropes with PGA Tour Champions! Prior to play, you will be introduced to the professional golfers you will be following, and have your photo taken with them! You also have access to the Dominion 18th Green Hospitality Chalet and preferred parking for the first round, with grounds access for the remaining two days of tournament play!
Week in Aspen Snowmass (Fair Market Value: $5,000)
Experience the world-class skiing and riding of Aspen Snowmass, a four mountain destination in Colorado. Enjoy a 5-7 night's stay at an exclusive ski in/ski out townhome with 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, garage and valet, hot tub and pool, and daily housekeeping. Home sleeps 4.
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