Make my Day in Middleburg
Make your day (or maybe your weekend) in charming Middleburg with a one night stay for two at the luxurious Red Fox Inn and Tavern – includes one night plus $100 gift card towards a second night or a meal at the Tavern. A stay at this perennially popular historic Inn also includes a sumptuous Hunt Country breakfast. For lunch or dinner, dine in style with a $50 gift card for nearby Field and Main, where the creative farm-to-table seasonal menu celebrates the VA Piedmont region. Savor another great meal in nearby The Plains at “fresh, fun, fabulous” Front Porch Market and Grill with a generous $100 gift card.
Estimated Value: $500
Madison County Art and Culture
Plan your luxurious two night Sat – Sun stay at Walden Hall, a premier modern country estate Bed and Breakfast near Culpeper, voted best B&B by VA LIving Magazine in 2016 & 2017. While there use your gift card for a flight tasting to their Bald Top Brewery – VA’s first historic farm brewery. Walden Hall guests also enjoy free tastings at several area wineries including Barboursville Vineyards. Make an afternoon cultural excursion to the nearby studio of renowned local Artist Henry Wingate. Henry will give you a personal tour of his studio and latest endeavors. Make time to stop and enjoy the incredible wines at Ducard Vineyard . Perhaps invite some friends to join you for a tasting, private tour in the vines, followed by a gourmet lunch – for up to eight guests.
Estimated Value: $900
Get away to charming historic downtown Culpeper and relax in style for two Sat-Sun nights in a luxury suite at Suites at 249 – a boutique hotel featuring world class amenities within walking distance of quaint shops and fabulous eateries. Explore the main street charm of downtown Culpeper and partake of a farm-to-table lunch for two at Grass Rootes Kitchen and Cocktail, with creative fare that features more than 20 regional farms and producers. Stop by Moving Meadows Farm and Bakery with your gift card for some of the best cinnamon buns in VA or many other market selections of breads fresh-baked daily from stone ground organic flour, free-range meats and eggs and much more!
Courtesy of Walden Hall B & B, Grass Rootes Kitchen and Cocktail, Moving Meadows Farm
Estimated Value: $500
Fall Farm Feast
Come join us on this perennially popular fall evening for up to 28 couples, held at Briarmead Farm in Front Royal. Savor a locally –sourced farm dinner and award-winning Rappahannock Cellars wines under the stars in an open-air barn while taking in sweeping pastoral vistas. Enjoy hayrides, cornhole, a roaring bonfire, lake-front strolls and live bluegrass music as part of the autumn farm experience. Raise your bid number to purchase a place at this memorable evening, to be held Saturday, October 14th, 2017 (rain date, Sun. Oct. 15th)
Wine and Dine with Ken Cuccinnelli
A gourmet dinner for 10-15 people will feature two special guests: Head Chef Donald Higby of Christendom College (Graduate of the Connecticut Culinary Institute in 2004) who will prepare a multi-course fine dining experience for your guests at Christendom College’s Killian’s Cafe, which will be beautifully decorated for your culinary evening. As if the food wasn’t enough of a treat, Ken Cuccinnelli will delight and entertain dinner guests with his sparkling wit and wisdom. Perfect for a company event or promotional dinner for donors, this evening will be scheduled for June, July or August 2017 according to Chef Higby and Ken Cuccinnelli’s availability. (Four week notice needed.)
Estimated Value: $1,500
Memorable Myrtle Beach
A memorable family vacation awaits with a one week stay in a magnificently furnished two-bedroom oceanfront condo at Ocean One Resort, Myrtle Beach, SC; recently voted ‘BEST OF THE BEACH for Best Overall Hotel.” Choose your week on the warm sands of the South Carolina shore; either October 2017 OR March 2018. You and your children will enjoy the on-site Lazy River, interactive splash area and spacious sun deck. Ocean One Resort is located at the foot of the new Myrtle Beach boardwalk convenient to many of the area’s most popular attractions. Use your Skywheel passes to view the beautiful coastline from the top of a giant beach ferris wheel. Plus treat the family to a day at Ripley’s Aquarium (voucher for 2) and two meals out with gift cards to nearby Tupelo Honey Cafe ($60,) and Mr. Fish Seafood ($25)
Estimated Value: $1,250
Father and Son Woodworking Workshop
Build memories and learn new skills with craftsman Rob Hencken. Rob will set aside an afternoon to work with you and your son to build something out of wood that you can use at your home. The boys will take pride in the final product, learn new skills, and share time with their fathers in the process. Materials are included and up to 3 Father-son pairs are available.
Value: $150 each father-son pair