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Hope you can join us October 14th for our big fundraiser, the Annual Fish Fry and Auction. You can get tickets here. 

Below are just a few of the items we’ll have available in both the live and silent auctions.

Art and Stuff

We are blessed with so many talented artists in our community. From the silly to the serious, we’ll have a nice range of paintings, photography, textile pieces, and lawn art to choose from.  Click images below to see more detail on a few examples.

 

Cocktail Party for 12 at Historic Woodstock Home

Treat yourself and eleven friends to a special evening at this historic log home.  Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the shadow of the mountain near Burnshire Dam.

The property is anchored by a 1797 log home with multiple additions built over the past 14 years. A restored barn has a covered patio where you can relax and look beyond the rolling fields, or take a walk and enjoy several other seating areas—the remains of a by-gone silo or a flagstone patio near the original ice house, now the guest quarters. If the air turns chilly, heaters and a bonfire will warm things up for you and your guests.

Plenty of parking available and designated drivers for guests will be offered within a five mile area.

Barn Quilt, Maureen Crisman

We have several “barn quilt”  pieces this year. These are generally about 3′ x 3′ painted on plywood and finished with varnish so you can hang them outside if you’d like.  We love the exquisite detail on this mix of geometric shapes and natural images.

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DC Night on the Town!

Dinner for 2 at any Clyde’s Restaurant & 2 Tickets to Arena Stage’s production of “Pajama Game”, October 27-December 24  Click here for more about the show.

Treat yourself and your spouse or loved one to a wonderful night out!  The package includes a $200 Gift Certificate for dinner at any Clyde’s restaurant plus two tickets to this Golden Age comedy at Arena Stage, in Washington, DC. Packed with seductive dance numbers like “Steam Heat” and “Hernando’s Hideaway”, these tickets (and a romantic dinner for two) will make a wonderful holiday surprise for a loved one, or a terrific early Xmas gift for a friend or family member.

3-Course Spanish Dinner for 6

Three talented hostesses will prepare a three-course Spanish meal for you and five guests in your home, at a  home in Woodstock, or at some other location of your choice.  The meal  will include wine or sangria, tapas (appetizers) such  manchego cheese, tortilla espanola or gazpacho, a main course such as roast chicken, steak, or fish, and a dessert such as flan con nata (crème caramel with whipped cream). The winning bidder will arrange a mutually agreeable date and menu with the donors. Expires October 14, 2018.

3-Day Getaway on Block Island for 4 to 6 People

Enjoy a three-day weekend or weekday stay at this beautiful home on Block Island, RI, a site designated as one of America’s “Last Great Places” by the Nature Conservancy.  Block Island is 13 miles from the mainland and an hour by car-ferry from Point Judith, RI. The house has a fully-equipped modern kitchen and dining area and a cozy living room as well as bedrooms to accommodate three couples. Located at the head of one of the many hiking trails on Block Island which traverse hundreds of acres of land owned and maintained by the Block Island Nature Conservancy, it is a perfect place for biking, hiking, and bird watching.  A short drive to town brings you to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, as well as a number of restaurants and pubs. Truly a kick back, leave your troubles behind and get away from it all kind of place.    Click here to learn more about this great place    

Equipped with DVD player, radio, CD player,  satellite/cable, stereo, and television, the house is available from Sept 15 to May 15 on a mutually agreeable date, which must be arranged well in advance with the owners.  Stay can be extended with payment, contingent upon availability. Expires Dec 31, 2018.

How about a Pony Party! 10 Kids,  2 Hours, and Plenty of Ponies!

Saddle up for horseback fun with a Pony Party for ten at Camp Horizons, off I-81 at the Mauzy/Broadway exit,  south of New Market.  You’re crew will enjoy a  2-hour session with gentle and loving ponies.  Snowflake has been a popular favorite and we hope your kids or grandkids can make sure these ponies get plenty of attention!

Long Weekend Getaway at Bethany Beach, Delaware

Long Weekend for 6-8 at Bethany Beach, DE, Condo

Don’t pass up a four-day weekend stay at a beautiful condo located in Sea Colony, a premier family beach and tennis resort community at Bethany Beach, DE. This 3-bedroom (plus den with sofa bed), 3 bath, garden-style condo features a large wraparound screened porch and offers great vacation accommodations for a family getaway or a group reunion.  The kitchen is well equipped and the beach is great for all kinds of watersports or simply relaxing, reading or taking in the view. The condo has central air, washer-dryer, gas fireplace, wireless internet, TVs, Blu-ray.  No smoking, no pets.

Available any weekend from March 1 to June 25, 2018.

Wait, there’s more!

We also have: Zip Line canopy tours at Nelson Rocks Outdoors Center; a guided fishing trip with Shenandoah Riverkeeper Mark Frondorf; a paddling trip with Front Royal Canoe.

Great outdoor gear from REI,  Patagonia,  Cabelas, and Shenandoah Bicycle Company in Harrisonburg, and Mountain Trails  and Element Sports in Winchester.

Theater Tickets at the Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton, Theater Shenandoah in Edinburg, and Olney Theatre Center in Montgomery County MD.

Dining options, including Zynodoa in Staunton; Bella Luna and Rocktown Kitchen in Harrisonburg; Cristina’s Cafe, Fox’s Pizza, and Queen Street Diner in Strasburg; Legal Seafoods, Grillfish, and The Grilled Oyster Company in the DC area, and more.

Overnight stays at Virginia State Parks;  River Bluff Farm in Quicksburg, George Washington Hotel in Winchester,  Stonewall Jackson Hotel in Staunton; Tabard Inn in DC;  Mimslyn Inn in Luray; Mansion House in Snow Hill, Maryland; The Hotel Strasburg  and the The Holliday House in Strasburg.

And MUCH, MUCH, MORE!!

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