Silent Auction Items

At the Taste This! event, you’ll have the chance to bid on some exciting silent auction items, including:

Geo Fire Pit donated by  Wooden Sun

“The award winning design Geo fire pit is a great addition to your outdoor living space! The heavy gauge steel and self-feeding design keeps the fires burning evenly.”

Gift Certificate for Eyebrow Microblade donated by  Eyebrow Renovation

A beautiful set of brows frames the entire face, so if you’re looking for a little boost in the brow department, treat yours to this semi-permanent eyebrow enhancing technique.

Golf for Four donated by Spring Creek Golf Club

A nationally recognized golf club located only minutes from Charlottesville, Spring Creek has been rated #55 on Golf Digest’s list of America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses list for 2016 and has generously donated four passes to play!

5 Course Dinner for 8 Guests by  Denis Callahan, Chef

Because sometimes the host should be spoiled, too… Simply choose the date and your guests and leave the cooking of a five-course meal to Chef Denis Callahan.

6 Tickets During Season 45 from Four County Players

Did you know Four County Players in Barboursville is Central Virginia’s longest continuously operating community theater? Delighting audiences for over 40 years, this is your chance to enjoy six tickets for using during Season 45!

5 Hours in 24-Passenger Party Bus donated by Blue Ridge Wine Tours

Did you know the Charlottesville/Albemarle area is home to over sixty wineries, breweries, cideries, and distilleries? And the best way to explore those may just be with a couple dozen of your friends in a party bus, escorted in supreme comfort and style!

OBX Beach House  from Jen & Keith Neiman

Enjoy sunny days at home in the private pool, or relax in the incredible recreation room or one of the 5 king master beds or 2 of the pyramid bunk beds. It’s easy to relax in style in the top level great room where the sound views truly shine and you can watch the sunset every evening. The spectacular kitchen is equipped with the gourmet chef in mind, and includes VIKING and SUB-ZERO APPLIANCES as well as any kitchen gadget imaginable. From a mile-long list of community amenities including golf, to a wealth of stunning appointments and not-so-little touches that exude a luxurious atmosphere throughout, Sound Therapy is the ideal retreat for discriminating Outer Banks visitors. Please note that blackout dates apply (including peak and holiday weeks). Contact owner directly to schedule your dream vacation! Expires 12/2018

9×12 Watercolor Commissioned Painting of Your Home from April Sanders Art

For those who truly believe that home is where the heart it, this one-of-a-kind watercolor commission of your home is absolutely priceless. Whether given as a gift or commissioned for your own family’s home, the finished product will be dearly cherished for many years to come. Local Artist April Sanders has been featured by Rugby Living Magazine, New City Arts, Dovetail Design & Cabinetry and WVTF Studio.

Handmade Cast Iron Pan from Blanc Creatives

If we are what we eat, then what we cook on is serious business. Chefs with the most discriminating of tastes in cookware will appreciate this carbon steel skillet hand-forged by a blacksmith and crafted to last for generations.

Socks Set donated by J. Fenton Quilts Unlimited

If you’re wearing socks hand-selected by Joan Fenton of J. Fenton Quilts Unlimited, it is sure to be a good day.

Gift Basket from The Elderberry

Make some time for yourself with this gift basket brimming with tension-taming goodies from The Elderberry.

Vacation Rental in Mathews Virginia from Patti Rowe, Long & Foster Real Estate

3 bed 2 1/2 bath waterfront cottage – Off Season

Gift Certificate for Jefferson Cup with personalized engraving donated by Tuel Jewelers

Originally designed by Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson cups are a historic gift and this traditional keepsake with personalized engraving from Tuel Jewelers exudes taste and sophistication with a touch of vintage charm!

5 Hours in 14-Passenger Coach from Albemarle Limo

Ready to be spoiled? Albemarle Limo, the new standard in limousine service, will transport you and a dozen friends for up to 5 hours. Explore and enjoy the beauty, hospitality, and wines of our amazing local vineyards, and leave the driving to the pros!

1-Month Pass from ZSP Crossfit

Ready to take your fitness to a new level? Enjoy a one-month pass to ZSP Crossfit located in Crozet!

Gift Basket donated by The Virginia Shop

Specializing for 20 years in all the wonderful food, wine, and traditional gifts Virginia has to offer, The Virginia Shop has put together a fantastic gift basket of Virginia-made products certain to warm your heart and delight your taste buds.

Magnolia Home Milk Bucket & Wood Crate from Grand Home Furnishings

Sure to be appreciated by fans of the wildly popular HGTV remodeling show “Fixer Upper,” these Magnolia Homes decor items designed by Joanna Gaines offer charming storage options for any room in your home.

LeCreuset Utensils and Crock and Silicone Bowls from The Happy Cook

The Happy Cook knows what home chefs want and need, and these LeCreuset utensils and crock are exactly it! Throw in some handy silicone bowls, and get to gourmet-ing.

Tour & Lunch with the Director of Meals On Wheels

Treat yourself to an informative and heartwarming tour of the Meals on Wheels operations given by executive director Leigh Trippe at 10:30 am on the day of your choice, followed by a delicious Morrison’s lunch.

Limited Exam, Polishing & Whitening (2) from Charlottesville Blue Ridge Dental

Whether you live in Charlottesville or Crozet, Charlottesville Blue Ridge Dental is ready to help you look and feel your best with a polishing and whitening treatment!

30 Minute Personal Styling Session from Darling

Wishing you knew how to best dress and style your figure? Linnea White, owner of curated consignment boutique Darling, is ready to help you with a 30-minute personalized styling session!

30 Minute Session from Cramer Photographer

With a passion for understanding people and making beautiful images, local renowned photographer Sarah Cramer Shields is ready to document what you hold most dear in a custom 30-minute photography session.

40 Minunte Session with Eze Amos Photography

With an emphasis on the beauty tucked within each moment of relationship, local photographer Eze Amos is gifted with the talent to brilliantly document any subject. What will you use your 40-minute session for?

Miele Upright Vacuum Cleaner donated by Charlottesville Sanitary Supply Corporation

With the enviable reputation as being one of the best brands of HEPA vacuum cleaners available today, Miele’s attention to detail and quality has set the standard. Donated by Charlottesville Sanitary Supply, this one will treat your home to a new kind of clean!

Big Green Egg & Nest from Acme Stove

Your life will never taste the same after cooking with the Big Green Egg! With a design modeled on the clay cooking vessels first seen during the Chinese Qin Dynasty, this modern-day evolution of an ancient cooker is a truly impressive, high-quality ceramic cooking system featuring a patented draft door and vent cap to deliver a wide range of easily adjusted cooking temperatures from high-heat searing to low-and-slow smoking. A hard-coat porcelain glaze ensures the signature green color will not fade or discolor under harsh outdoor conditions. Acme Stove has also generously donated a “Nest” made of durable power-coated steel and designed to raise the Egg to a comfortable cooking height while allowing for easy mobility.


One Hour Session from Arnel Gonce

Individual one hour photo session (studio or location) with professional makeup and hair, includes $200 sitting free and $300 towards print collection

Goodie Bag donated by BB&T

One-Month Individual Membership & Water Bottle from ACAC

Bird feeder, Hummingbird Ornament and Bird Feed from Birds Unlimited

Gift certificate for spa mani and pedi, and Redken product gift set donated by Bristles Hair Salon

Sony KDL-32W600D 32″ Smart 720p LED HDTV (2016 model)  from Crutchfield

Framed Photography Collection

$150 gift cetificate donated by  Eljo’s

Cropped gray cashmere sweater by Autumn Cashmere, size XS from Eloise

Gift Certificate from Fitzroy

3-Day Pass donated by Flydog Yoga

LeCreuset 11″ Crepe-Pan donated by  Gloria B. Carrigan

Gift certificate from  Green Bean Baby Boutique

Wine Box, Wilton Tray, “Kitras” Handblown Spirit Ball with stand from Jefferson Engraving

Periodot Earrings donated by Jeweler’s Eye

Jewelry Set from Kendra Scott

Verbena Hand Wash & Lotion Set donated by  L’Occitane

Two 8×10 Framed Art Prints from Lindsey Zovoko Photgraphy

75 Count Bag of Chocolates from Lindt Chocolate

One-Month Membership from M3 Core Training

Gift Certificate from MarieBette

Men’s large UVA golf shirt donated by Mincer’s

Gift basket with gift certificate from Mona Lisa Pasta

Gift Voucher for 2 from Muse Paintbar

Gift certificate for essential massage donated by Oasis Day Spa and Body Shop

Two Rounds of Golf  at Old Trail Golf Club

Gift card from Penelope’s

Many Items from the Plow & Hearth

Gift certificate for 1 month membership donated by Pure Barre

Gift certificate from the Ragged Mountain Running Shop

Tote bag and blanket from Rivanna Gear and Apparel

Gift basket from Rebeccas

Gift card, art print and card set donated by Rock Paper Scissors

Gift bag from Signature Spa

Gift Certificate from Smoked/The Rooftop

2 concert tickets donated by Sprint Pavilion

Grocery Bag from Trader Joe’s

Scarf and Gift Certificate from Verdigris

Volunteer Shift at Meals On Wheels