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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.

Value:  $450

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Dinner at the Inn at Little Washington

Indulge in a Dinner for Two at the prestigious Inn at Little Washington. Excludes alcohol, tax and gratuity. Expires March 08, 2020.

Package valued at $500.00


Dinner for 4 at Three Blacksmiths

You and three friends will enjoy a superior dinner of local, seasonal, hand-crafted foods and high quality service at the Three Blacksmiths in Sperryville, VA. Chef John MacPherson and his wife, Diane, formerly of The Foster Harris House, will be delighted to welcome you as their distinguished guests of their intimate restaurant. Reservation is for 4 on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019; (or on a mutually agreed upon date in the Spring of 2020). N.B. The dining room is completely booked but this table has been set aside for WCDS auction winners.  Also, the date selected (November 2) is the weekend of the RAAC art tour so it will be a popular weekend to visit Rappahannock County! Excludes alcohol, tax and gratuity.

Package valued at $650.00          https://www.threeblacksmiths.com/

High Meadow

Carriage Ride for 4 at High Meadow Farm

An experience like none other---you and three guests will enjoy a unique horse-drawn carriage ride through a European style vineyard wonderland! This carriage ride includes:  A tour of the High Meadow Manor House, a visit to the Sheep and Chicken Palace, and a wine tasting at the Flying Carriage Lounge.

Value:  $1,500.00


Fungi Fiesta @ Southwood Farm in Orlean, VA

Jay Speer, Donn Smith and Mary Donn Liles are hosting an afternoon party for up to 20 people! A Fungi Fiesta! You will create your own mushroom log, with materials provided by Jay, Donn and Mary. You will be drilling holes into your log and then filling the holes with mushroom spores from Washington state. You will be planting oyster mushrooms…very chic! Beverages and “shroom snacks” will be provided. To be held late March thru May 2020 on a mutually agreeable date.  “A Fungi time for all!”

Value:  $1,500.00


24-Hours in The Quaint and Historic Village of Sperryville, VA

“There’s a buzz surrounding Sperryville — and everybody seems to feel it. Between shops and restaurants, art galleries and breweries, B&Bs and yoga studios, Sperryville in a seemingly short amount of time has become the “it” place of Rappahannock County.”


Enjoy this ‘grand tour’ of Sperryville Virginia! You and a guest will enjoy:

Breakfast and Coffee at Before & After Coffee Co., a Yoga class for 2 at Stonewall Abbey Yoga, an Annual Park Pass to the Shenandoah National Park, an Art Talk and Framing at Haley Fine Art Studio, Shopping at Sperryville Pottery, a Whiskey Tasting at Copper Fox Distillery, Lunch at Sperryville Trading, Shopping at Knit Wit and Happy Camper, Pizza at Rappahannock Pizza Kitchen, Cocktails at Bar Francis, Dinner at the Headmaster’s Pub and an Overnight Stay at Hopkins B&B.

Value:  $1,000

Silent Auction Highlights

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Red Truck Bakery Gift Certificate

Enjoy a $100.00 Gift Certificate to the Red Truck Bakery, 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 $100                https://redtruckbakery.com/


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Fishing Excursion with the Perrys

Enjoy the beauty and the fishing on the mighty Shenandoah! Canoe trio for up to 4 people. Includes 2 canoes, life jackets, and paddles and drop off at the put in. This is a “do it yourself” trip. Must be used by the end of October, 2019.

Value:  $125


Couple's Massage and Dinner at L'Auberge Provencale

Couple's Heaven! Enjoy a couple's massage, and a one-night stay followed by a heavenly dinner for two at L'Auberge Provencale.

Value $850.00                https://www.laubergeprovencale.com




Victorinox Swiss Army – Rosewood Knife set

The Rosewood 3 Piece Starter Knife Set from Victorinox includes the top three knives a home cook most often reaches for. The 3.75" spear point paring knife is great for small, precision cuts, while the bread knife offers much more than its name indicates, as it's a go-to knife for sandwiches and also fruits and vegetables with softer skins. And the 8" chef's knife requires little introduction due to its all-purpose application and popularity.


  • Set includes: 8" Chef's knife, 8" serrated bread knife, 3.25" spear point paring knife
  • High quality stainless steel for superior edge retention and easy maintenance
  • Beautiful Rosewood handles offer unique color and grain patterns
  • Top three knives used in the home kitchen in one, gift-able set
  • Victorinox offers a lifetime guarantee against defects in material and workmanship

Value: $120



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Shenandoah Valley Golf Club Gift Certificates

Recently named one of the ten best places in Virginia for a round of golf by Golf Digest, you and a guest will enjoy complimentary green fees and an 18 hole cart for 2 players at this premier golf club. Quantity 2. Valid Monday through Thursday. Expires 12/30/19.

Value:  $150                  http://www.shenandoahvalleygolfclub.com/


Jiffy Lube Live

You and a guest will enjoy a gift certificate for 2 reserved seats to a mutually agreed upon show during the 2019 concert season at Jiffy Lube live--one of Northern Virginia's biggest and best outdoor music venues!

Value: $100         https://www.livenation.com/venues/14407/jiffy-lube-live


24-Hours in Little Washington

You and a guest will enjoy a ‘grand tour’ of the beautiful village of Little Washington, VA, including:  An Annual Park Pass to Shenandoah National Park, a Massage for 2 at the Little Washington Spa, Shopping at R.H. Ballard, Dinner for 2 at the Foster Harris House and an overnight stay at the Gay Street Inn.

Value:  $800



Large Spinner, Carry-On Spinner, and Duffel Bag

  • Featuring an Identity Large Spinner, Carry-On Spinner, and Duffel, this spacious eight-wheel set has all the capacity you need for a longer trip.
  • LARGE & CARRY-ON SPINNERS: Secure-lock telescoping trolley handle. Eight wheels for movement in any direction. Large zipper mesh compartment. Adjustable compression straps. Removable, zippered wet bag. Expands 2” / 5 cm for additional packing capacity
  • DUFFEL: Spacious main compartment. Interior mesh zippered pocket. Front zippered pocket. Soft-grip carry handle. Removable, adjustable padded shoulder strap. Feet protect the bottom of the bag

Value: $260

Flint Hill

24-Hours in Flint Hill

24 hours in Flint Hill!  You and a guest will enjoy a ‘grand tour’ of the quaint village of Flint Hill, VA, including:  Breakfast at Skyward Café, an Annual Park Pass to the Shenandoah National Park, Lunch for 2 at Griffin Tavern, Art Experience at Mullany Studios, Dinner for 2 at the Blue Door, and an overnight stay at Glen Gordan Manor.

Value:  $900

Amythist Geode

Amethyst Geode

This exquisite geological phenomenon has a rare protruding quartz cone in the midst of the dazzling amethyst clusters. Purchased in Moab, Utah, the geode originated in Brazil.  Large (14” x16”x6”)

Value $1,250


Mark Slade Remote Observatory

Calling all astronomy buffs! Take a tour of the Mark Slade Remote Observatory! The MRSO is a modern, state-of-the-art outdoor facility using the latest low-cost, high value astronomical instrumentation. It’s mission is to serve as both a training and research facility for anyone interested in astronomy. Tour accommodates 8-10 people.

Value:  $100            https://www.raclub.org/msro/


Fire HD 10 Tablet

  • Brilliant 10.1" 1080p Full HD display (1920 x 1200)
  • up to 1.8 GHZ quad-core processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • up to 10 hours of battery life.
  • 32 or 64 GB internal storage expandable by up to 256 GB
  • Movies, TV shows, songs, Kindle eBooks, magazines & more
  • Prime members get unlimited access to over a thousand books and magazines, millions of songs, and thousands of movies and TV episodes—at no additional cost

Value: $150

Happy Family Ranch

Happy Family Ranch

Happy Family Ranch farm fresh meat straight to your door! $100 worth of local fresh beef/pork/sausage delivered straight to your door for free!

Value:  $100          https://www.happyfamilyranch.net/

Czech Republic Glasses

Hand Blown Crystal from the Czech Republic

Hand blown crystal decanter and rose-colored champagne glasses beautifully etched. Made in the Czech Republic.

Value:  $120