1. UVA and VCU Sports Package.
Wonderful opportunity for basketball fans to see a game in person being played on the team’s home court. This package includes 2 tickets to the Wednesday, February 19, game of UVA vs. Boston College at the John Paul Jones Arena. Seats are in Section 313, Row B, #23 and 24. Then on Saturday, February 29, you and 3 others (4 tickets) will be able to attend the VCU vs. George Washington game at the Siegel Center. A parking pass for each game is included.
Donated by an anonymous UVA fan and VCU.
2. Chauffeured Progressive Dinner for 8 at 3 historic Powhatan Homes.
Once again, the Upper Powhatan Gourmet Club will wine and dine 8 lucky guests at 3 historic homes in Powhatan. Envestnet MoneyGuide’s Sprinter chauffeured van will take you and your guests to Morewood, Mosby Tavern and Belnemus. Start your evening with lavish hors d’oeuvres and cocktails at one home, move to another for the 3 course dinner with carefully selected wines and finish with a dessert buffet at the third home. Throughout the evening you will be waited on and pampered. This evening will be one to remember!
Donated by Upper Powhatan Gourmet Group and Envestnet MoneyGuide. -->
3. Week at a Home on Lake Gaston.
For the first time, the Valentine Gala is able to offer this amazing home on Lake Gaston. Carpe Diem is located in Littleton, NC in the desirable Buck Springs neighborhood. The waterfront home includes 4 bedrooms plus a bonus room (sleeps 10), 4 full baths, recently renovated kitchen, large covered deck, fire pit with sitting area, double boathouse (bring your boat), a sandy beach, WiFi, and a yard with lots of space for kids to play. Summer dates available. Friday-Friday stay. Who could ask for more!
Donated by a member of Free Clinic of Powhatan Board
4. RVA Night on the Town—Sunday, June 14, 2020.
Do you need a get-away, but don’t want to go far? Then this item is for you! This package will include two orchestra section tickets for the Tony award winning play, WICKED, playing at the Altria Theater, a night at The Architectural Digest magazine praised The Graduate Hotel, and a gift certificate for the Savory Grain Restaurant known for its New American dining.
Donated by The Graduate Hotel and Jill and Paul Trapp
5. Hamilton in New York City on May 30th.
There is no place better to see Hamilton than New York City. This package includes 2 tickets for the Saturday night, May 30, 2020 show at The Richard Rogers Theater near Times Square plus two nights at the New York Athletic Club. The NYAC is located at Central Park South and 7th Avenues near Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and Broadway. Breakfast both mornings in the NYAC dining room overlooking Central Park. Also included is a $100 gift certificate for Trattoria Dell’Arte, a fine Italian restaurant, which is only one block away from NYAC.
Donated by a friend of Habitat for Humanity Powhatan, Jill and Paul Trapp and Terry and Don Sanders
6. Chauffeured Tacky Lights Tour
Get into the holiday spirit by being chauffeured in Envestnet MoneyGuide’s Sprinter van, while viewing the “tacky lights” of Richmond. Make your evening more memorable by bringing your own beverages and snacks. A special treat for family or friends. Date, in December 2020, to be arranged with donor.
Donated by Envestnet MoneyGuide
7. Tour of Hollywood Cemetery.
Our local historian, Dr. Don Marsh, will provide a three-hour tour of one of Richmond’s most historic sites, Hollywood Cemetery. Don will guide up to 4 people to some of the most popular gravesites, discussing the cemetery’s historic figures, myths and haunted history. Amount of walking left up to the winners. A gourmet picnic lunch with assorted beverages is included.
Donated by Dr. Don Marsh.
8. Basket of Assorted Spirits.
A great selection of adult beverages to include Bourbon, Scotch, Gin, Rum and Tequila. Also included, is two tickets to Powhatan’s Festival of the Grape on October 3, 2020.
Donated by Habitat for Humanity and Free Clinic of Powhatan Board members and Powhatan Chamber of Commerce.
9. Basket of Assorted Wines.
Wine of all types and from many regions will be in this basket of wine. White, red, rose, sparkling from the USA and from abroad. Also included is two tickets to Powhatan’s Festival of the Grape on October 3, 2020.
Donated by Free Clinic of Powhatan and Habitat for Humanity Board members and the Powhatan Chamber of Commerce.
10. Overnight at Award-Winning Inn at Willow Grove in Orange, VA
A room in the manor house of the Inn at Willow Grove, plus a $300 gift certificate for dining or spa treatments. A continental breakfast of beignets and beverage is also included. In 2019, the Inn was awarded the #1 Best Resort Hotel in the South by Travel + Leisure, and their Vintage restaurant is rated Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide. This luxurious boutique hotel offers guests elegant and contemporary "urban meets plantation" decor, gourmet farm-to-table cuisine, and gracious personal service -- true Southern hospitality.
Donated by The Inn at Willow Grove and Bob and Karla Curtis
11. Virginia Garden Week.
Tour the entire state of Virginia the week of April 18-25. Each spring visitors are welcomed to over 250 of Virginia's most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks during "America's Largest Open House." This 8-day statewide event provides visitors a unique opportunity to see unforgettable gardens at the peak of Virginia's springtime color, as well as beautiful houses sparkling with over 2,300 flower arrangements created by Garden Club of Virginia members. 32 separate tours will be offered. Each tour includes multiple homes, gardens and sites. All tour sites are within driving distance of Powhatan. Additional information at gardenweek.org.
Donated by Garden Club of Virginia.
12. Basket of Gift Certificates for Powhatan and Richmond Restaurants.
This package will guarantee special meals “out on the town”. List to follow.
13. Experience the Greenbrier.
This package offers two rooms for two nights at the Greenbrier Hotel plus $250 per room to be spent on food or activities. A resort since 1778, the Greenbrier offers luxurious accommodations, gourmet food, signature spa services as well as an award winning golf course and a modern casino. Don’t forget to sign up for the Bunker Tour! Located in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, less than 4 hours from Powhatan this resort can be enjoyed by young and old. Excludes Holidays, includes a Traditional Room for 2, daily Resort fee, Historic Preservation Fund Fee and tax.
Donated by Lummie Jones.
14. 2021 Gala Package.
How better to enjoy the Valentine Gala 2021 than to be able to walk from the event to your room at The Guest Cottages at The Mill at Fine Creek! Enjoy sipping champagne and sampling provided snacks while dressing for the event. The next morning shop at Provisions for your breakfast. Package includes two tickets for the 2021 Valentine Gala, one night at The Guest Cottages and a gift certificate for Provisions.
Donated by Tim and Lisa Benusa and the Valentine Gala Committee.
15. Gift Certificates from Glory Days Grill.
Enjoy a monthly dinner for two for a year! A package of 12 $50 gift certificates, each designated for a specific month from February 2020 to January 2021. Each certificate must be used in the specified month.
Donated by Glory Days Grill.
16. Check back still being planned
There will be an Appeal after the auction to raise money to help The Free Clinic and Habitat with a particular need. Habitat needs more money for its Critical Repair Program and The Free Clinic will be asking for money to help with their move and expansion.