Live Auction Highlights
Hot Air Balloon Ride for Two
Rise above with this Hot Air Balloon Ride for two! Take in the beautiful scenery of Fauquier County during this 1 hour excursion. Ride departs from the pilot's farm at: 655 Stoney Road, Midland, VA, or the Flying Circus depending on the wind direction.
The balloon carries 2 people plus the driver. The ride is approximately 1 hour depending on available landing spots.
Dinner for 2 at the Inn at Little Washington
A dining experience like no other, you and a guest will have an evening that you will not soon forget.
Excludes alcohol, tax and gratuity. Expires April 28, 2019.
Get a bird’s-eye view! You can experience Culpeper like never before! Take a helicopter ride with veteran helicopter pilot Steve Nixon and witness breathtaking views of local attractions that include historic sites, Virginia's vineyards, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Three person limit at 250lbs per person. Flight departs from Culpeper Airport. Available by appointment.
Chef's Dinner for Six at Three Blacksmiths
You and five friends will enjoy a superior dinner and high quality service provided by chef and owners John & Diane MacPherson at their beautiful new restaurant, Three Blacksmiths, located in the village of Sperryville. The restaurant will be opening in June 2018 and the MacPherson's will be delighted to welcome you as their distinguished guests
Value $600.00 https://www.threeblacksmiths.com/
Fishing Excursion with the Perrys
Enjoy a 1/2 day guided fishing trip for 4 down the beautiful Shenandoah. Canoes, paddles, PFD's and lures are included. Lunch will also be provided. Please bring your own fishing pole. Anyone over the age of 16 is required to have a fishing license.
Jura 15006 Impressa C60 Automatic Coffee Center
Create premium coffeehouse beverages from grind to brew at the touch of a button with this Jura Impressa C60 combination espresso machine. Featuring an elegant piano black housing and stainless-steel accents, this espresso maker crafts coffee, cappuccinos, espresso, and other specialties in minutes. Enjoy all the luxuries of a high-quality espresso and coffee machine, the Impressa C60 is programmable and controlled with one switch. Complete with a height adjustable spout, its 15 bars of pressure and fine foam technology create perfect coffee drinks with silky foam every time. For added safety and energy efficiency, the Impressa C60 has an auto shut off feature. Promising customer satisfaction, the Jura Impressa C60 comes with a manufacturer's two-year warranty.
16'' L x 11'' W x 13-1/2'' H, with a 1.9 liter capacity, 21 lbs.
Wine tasting tour with 2 night stay at Hidden View Bed and Breakfast (Loudoun County)
- 2 night stay at Hidden View Bed and Breakfast for 4 people (2 rooms with 2 people in each room only one bed)
- 4-hour wine tour with transportation provided by Distinguished Destinations (up to 6 people)
- complimentary lunch provided by Distinguished Destinations
- Choose the wineries you want to visit
- $200 toward wine tasting fees or dinner
- Coordinate with Hidden view and Distinguished Destinations for dates
Beer tasting tour with 2 night stay at Airwell Bed and Breakfast (Loudoun County)
- 2 night stay in your own cottage at Airwell Bed and Breakfast (2 cottages with 2 people in each cottage only one bed)
- 4-hour beer tour with transportation provided by Distinguished Destinations (up to 6 people)
- complimentary lunch provided by Distinguished Destinations
- Breweries - Belly Love Beer, Adroit Theory, Jack's run and Old 690
- $200 toward beer tasting fees or dinner
- Coordinate with Airwell and Distinguished Destinations for dates
Day Sail on the Chesapeake with Catered Lunch
Come sail away! Enjoy a beautiful day on the Chesapeake Bay, sailing on the Lindstrom’s 34’ Vindo Swedish yacht, departing from Solomons Island, Maryland. Up to three people, the sail includes a catered lunch and all life jackets and safety features. Equivalent charter on the Bay would be @ $2000. Time to be arranged with the Lindstroms, late fall 2018 or spring 2019.
Fresh Bread Delivery
Treat friends or family to 9 months of fabulous fresh bread from around the world! Courtesy of our fabulous Mrs. Griffin!
Mrs. Perry, one of WCDS' semi-professional, resident bakers will provide one monthly dessert from September 2018-May 2019. Desserts may include: cookies, pie, cake or other sweet treats. Don't miss out!
Silent Auction Highlights
Home Chef Certificate and Gadino Cellars Wine
$250 certificate for Home Chef with 3 bottles of wine from Gadino Cellars.
4 Rounds of Golf at The Piedmont Club in Haymarket
Enjoy 4 rounds of golf Monday-Thursday at this exclusive private golf club in Haymarket. "At the Piedmont Golf Club, there is an 18-hole championship golf course designed by renowned architect Tom Fazio. The golf course at Piedmont Golf Club is a true Fazio classic, with its generous fairways and medium-sized subtle greens. It is challenging, yet player friendly, and is described as one of the fairest, most enjoyable and best-conditioned Northern Virginia golf courses. It is a par 72 course that plays 7,000 yards from the back tees. For the best in Piedmont golf, check out the Piedmont Golf Club today!"
Diamond and Emerald Cocktail Estate Ring
Dazzle friends and family with this circa 1990 emerald and diamond ring!
Artemisia’s Garden Gourmet Fruit and Berry Plants
Dazzle your family and friends with delicious desserts made from fruits grown in your very own backyard, courtesy of one of our very own WCDS parents! Collection of ten lesser known fruit varieties; could include: Choke Cherries, Goji berries, Lingon berries, Figs, Goose Berries, Alpine Strawberries or others..
Red Truck Bakery Gift Certificate
A favorite local spot for WCDS faculty and staff alike. Travel + Leisure says they're one of the best small-town bakeries in America and Condé Nast Traveler named them one of “America’s 13 Sweetest Bakery Destinations.” Even former President Obama has saluted this bakery's story and pies!
Value $50 https://redtruckbakery.com/
Couple's Massage and Dinner at L'Auberge Provencale
Couple's massage at Mane Attraction with dinner for 2 at L'Auberge Provencale Restaurant
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Enjoy admission for four to the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, VA and a beautiful coffee table book. A favorite field trip spot for many or our primary students at WCDS, the MSV, is an interactive, enriching and fun spot right off the walking mall in historic Old Town Winchester.
Value: $80 https://www.themsv.org/
Ultimate Ears – BOOM 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speakers – Phantom
Make your next adventure even more epic with the clear sound and powerful bass of the UE BOOM 2 Bluetooth speaker. From your own backyard to hiking trails, bike paths and pool parties, the waterproof and dirtproof UE BOOM 2 can blast your favorite playlists wherever you are. Plus, you can pair two speakers together for full stereo sound that will keep you moving.
Wireless range 100 ft Battery life 15 hrs.
Hylton Performing Arts Complementary Tickets
Enjoy 2-complimentary tickets (within any of the following series: Hylton Presents, Hylton Family Series, Matinee Idylls or American Roots) to the fabulous Hylton performing Arts Center.
Value $120 https://hyltoncenter.org/
DeWalt 12” Single-Bevel Compound Miter Saw
#1 best-selling compound miter saw. Smart, Powerful Design for Quick, Accurate Cuts.
This DEWALT single-bevel compound miter saw's 12-inch blade is backed by a powerful and dependable 15-amp motor. Offering a no-load speed of 4,000 rpm, it makes quick work of cutting framing or molding, as well as other crosscutting and miter-cutting jobs.
19.57 x 26.06 x 17.2 in, 47 pounds corded-electric, 120 volts
Gift Certificate for a Deluxe Tasting For 8 at Barrel Oak Winery
"BOW is more than a winery. It's a special place where hand-crafted Virginia Wine pairs with friends & family. Find fun in exploration, relaxation, and conversation. Our winery and the beautiful Piedmont countryside are your perfect backdrop for a truly memorable day."
Value $155.00 http://www.barreloak.com/
Fairlea Farm Bed & Breakfast Gift Certificate
Enjoy a wonderful bed & breakfast experience for 2, in the Rose Room, complete with canopy bed and luxurious private bath; surrounded by spectacular mountain views, perennial gardens and pasture land and only a 5 minute walk to the historic village of Little Washington. Support this local business and its gracious hosts—parents of 2 WCDS alums!
Value: $200 http://www.fairleafarm.com/
Wine Tasting Package to Desert Rose Ranch and Winery
Come on out to this local ranch and enjoy a wine tasting of 10 wines and take home with you 2 logo glasses and your favorite bottle of wine! Gift certificate valid for 2 tastings.
Value: $40.00 http://www.fairleafarm.com/
Google WiFi AC 1200 Dual-Band (3-Pack)
Create a reliable internet connection throughout your home with this Google Wi-Fi system. The convenient package of three connectivity points effortlessly covers even large homes up to 4,500 square feet. This Google Wi-Fi system eliminates uneven bandwidth usage among multiple devices, including cellphones and tablets, for an unimpeded connection that doesn't lag behind.
Shenandoah Valley Golf Club Gift Certificates
Recently named one of the ten best places in Virginia for a round of golf by Golf Digest, and host to our annual Alumni Golf Tournament, you and a guest will enjoy complementary green fees and an 18 hole cart for 2 players at this premier golf club. Quantity 2.
Value: $70 http://www.shenandoahvalleygolfclub.com/
Potomac Nationals Grandstand ticket Vouchers
4 Grandstand Ticket Vouchers, valid for 2018 regular season baseball games. Not valid on 7/4/2018.
KitchenAid Artisan Design Series 5 qt. Mixer with Glass Bowl, Red
The KitchenAid Artisan Design Series Stand Mixer adds radiance to any kitchen with a premium metallic finish and elegant 5-Quart glass mixing bowl. With 10 speeds, easily make your favorite `kneads and whips ingredients together with ease. For even more versatility, the power hub fits optional attachments from food grinders to pasta makers and more.
14.1 x 8.8 x 13.9 inches
Jeff Lubin Fine Portrait
This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with a renowned portrait artist who creates art for much of the world's royalty! Located in Historic Downtown Fairfax, the exceptional staff and service at this studio will ensure that you have a truly special experience. Each certificate covers a pre-portrait consultation to discuss things like clothing and our beautiful hand-painted backgrounds; the commission fee ($375 value) for an hour-long photography session, for a children's, bridal, couple's, family or individual session, and $625 print credit towards any selection.
Value: $1,000 http://www.jefflubin.com/
Fitbit - Ionic Smartwatch - Blue gray/silver gray
Track your health and stay connected with this Fitbit Ionic activity watch. Fitness monitoring lets you customize daily activities for optimal performance, while access to apps, built-in GPS and music-streaming capability enhance the watch's versatility. Sync this Fitbit Ionic activity watch to a smartphone to easily analyze your health data.
Get ready for the Prom!
Dance Lesson for Students in Grade 8-12 with Professional Dancer and WCDS Parent Ewa Burak
Dance is a life skill! Renowned Swing dance instructor Ewa Burak will, in a fun and easy way, introduce the students to Swing dance (Lindy Hop) Foxtrot and Latin dance.
The ticket price covers the lesson and light refreshments. May 11th 8pm-10pm. Buy a dance-ticket for your teen by signing your name, the number of tickets you wish to purchase, and the teen(s) names.
Tooth Fairy Care Package
Bring dental care to life for your child with this fun, whimsical and healthy Tooth Fairy Care Package, brought to you by Front Royal Dental Care. The package includes: Child's Sonicare Toothbrush, Tooth fairy pillow, Tooth Fairy book, Play Doh Doctor Drill-n-Fill, Mouthwash, Flossers, Toothpaste, Travel care pack, and more!
Skyward Cafe Gift Certificate
Enjoy lunch and handmade treats at this local farm to table WCDS favorite in our very own Flint Hill! "Fresh, Fun, Local! "...serving a variety of farm to table, locally sourced breakfast and lunch entrees, homemade baked goods, Trickling Springs Ultra-Premium ice cream, fresh smoothies and coffee drinks. Open at 8; breakfast is all day, and lunch is served from 11 to 4. Stop in today!"
Value: $25.00 https://www.skywardcafe.com/
Seamstress Services/Sewing Package
Have an event coming up that requires custom tailoring? Want a new linen dining set hand sown? You will enjoy this custom sewing package offered by one of our very own WCDS parents--Deverell Pedersen!
The sewing job will be mutually agreed upon by the Donor and Buyer--up to 4 hours covered.
Personalized household item from Mrs. Brady
Personalize household item hand painted by Mrs. Brady. This item may house children toys, dog toys, sports gear, garage catch-alls, books, balls, etc.
Portrait Sitting with Local Artist and WCDS Faculty Member by Suzanne Zylonis
Move over Marilyn and Mao--you're the pop art star now! One Warhol-esque portrait of you or a loved one--two or four legged! Professionally framed and ready to gift or hang! Dimensions: 24x24
Need a turn key party solution for your child's next birthday? Look no further! With her party planning and executing talents extraordinaire, Mrs. Griffin will bring the perfect train themed party to you--all aboard! (Mega layout, train cake and themed goody bags included).
Date, times and location to be arranged by Mrs. Griffin and the buyer. Expires 4/28/19
Lunch with a friend and Mrs. Thede!
Treat your child to a special lunch once a quarter with our very own Mrs. Thede! Your child can bring a friend and will enjoy some quality time and a yummy homemade dessert. Sweet! Value: Priceless
Chinese/Taiwanese style dinner for up to 6 people
Enjoy an authentic home cooked Taiwanese/Chinese dinner for up to 6 people at the Heddleston's house; or this delicious catered meal will be brought to you! Relish in the flavors of the Orient with this meal which includes: Chicken or pork "potstickers-dumplings," Stir-fry beef lo-mein, and authentic Taiwanese tea or bubble-tea.
Meal can be brought/cooked at your house or you can dine as a guest at the Heddleston's home: 40 Fir Hill Lane, Sperryville, VA. To be arranged at a time of mutual convenience within the next 12 months. Offered by Jill Chiu and April Heddleston.
Hanging with Mrs. Perry
Spend a day with our very own Mrs. Perry! A student and his/her friend will spend a day (9-3) during the summer with Mrs. Perry doing agreed upon activities. Depending on the age level, the day could include hiking/picnic, canoeing, swimming, movie, baking, exploring a Civil War site, etc. Adventure awaits!
A DC Scavenger Hunt!
Send your child/ren off for the day, or join as a family and explore DC like never before via a themed scavenger hunt with resident experts and history buffs, Mrs. Younquist and Mr. Day! A choice of themes range from history, art, politics or film.
Specifics to be agreed upon by trip leaders and the buyer. Expires 4/28/19. Value: Priceless