An Appalachian Summer Festival
2009 Silent Auction
Item and Description List
(Registration is required to bid)
Auction will close after intermission during the
Eastern Festival Orchestra performance on
Sunday, July 19
1 Mr. Fix It
Porter Cable power tool from Lowes Hardware, Antique Fireplace Bumper, and 30”x30"
Log House with wood shingle from Watauga Building Supply, Inc.
Leaf Earrings and Embellished Wood Basket
3 Winter Wonderland
Season Membership for family of two (2) at Appalachian Ski Mtn.
4 Nantahala Adventure
(2) Free Fun Passes allows each person to raft on the Nolichucky River. Guided raft trip
includes lunch. Reservation is required & restrictions do apply. Valid thru 6/2010
5 RagApple Lassie
Gift Certificate for a one night visit to the Hobson House- a luxurious destination guest
home at RagApple Lassie Vineyards offering the privacy and space of a private home
with the luxury and amenities of a resort.
800-841-ARTS (2787) 1
6 Salem Snow
Signed and numbered, framed Bob Timberlake print of “Salem Snow” (1992)
7 Added Pizzazz
Blue Ridge Wildflower arrangement from The Last Straw includes: black-eyed susan,
globe amaranth, wax flower, lavendar, and cineria; plus Leaf Tray by NC Potter Hank
Goodman from Winterfire Craft Gallery
8 Dinner at Rowland’s
Visit the luxurious Westglow Resort & Spa in Blowing Rock for $100 towards dinner at
9 A Finley House Antique
Antique silver plate American Tray in original fitted box from Finley House Antiques &
Carriage Trade Antiques
10 Just Her Style
Haiku to-go bad and Footsloggers Stainless-Steel water bottle from Footsloggers, and 3
piece pendant set from Turtle Old Man Sterling & Fine Silver Jewelry.
11 Appalachian Spirit
Two (2) tickets in the Chancellor’s Box for ASU Football vs Georgia Southern on
Saturday, October 4th. Also includes a parking pass.
A round of golf for four (4) at Hound Ears Club. Includes Golf, Greens Fees, and Carts.
13 Magic Cycles
$50 Tune-up and Magic Cycles Women’s T-Shirt
800-841-ARTS (2787) 2
14 Tuscan Farm Lady
“Tuscan Farm Lady” 24x30 oil by Joan Sporn of Alta Vista Gallery in Valle Crucis
depicting a farm lady she saw on her trip to Tuscany.
15 Appalachian Summer Collectibles
Savor your AppSummer memories with these collectible items: Serving Bowl and
Platter, Coffee Mug, Stainless Steel water bottle, Anvil Organic T-Shirt, and Ricky
Skaggs/Bruce Hornsby CD signed by Bruce Hornsby during the 2008 festival
16 High Country Adventures
Family pass for 2 adults, 2 children at The Blowing Rock Attraction, a Season Pass for
family of 4 (2 adults, 2 children) to Mystery Hill, a pass for 4 to see any showing of Horn
in the West during the 2009 season, $30 Gift Certificate for Paint Your Wings pottery,
and Dinner for Two up to $50 at the Boone Mellow Mushroom on Rivers St.
17 Framed Flower
Framed Flower print by local artist Maryrose Carroll
18 First Impressions
A pen and ink drawing of a private residence by local artist Kyle Keeter of First
Impressions. Size 16”x11”
19 Green Mother Goods
Gift Basket from Green Mother Goods includes: NC cookie cutter, Stainless-steel to-go
food containers, pair of oven mitts, organic breakfast blend coffee, Bamboo to-go utensil
set, Chico Bag, and lunchbox napkins. You will also receive a Bread for a Year
certificate- presented each month at Panera Bread for a free loaf of freshly baked,
800-841-ARTS (2787) 3
20 Everything She Will Love
Botanical Print with mirrored frame from Everything I Love in Jefferson, NC; Tozai
Home Collection gift set from Pleasant Papers that includes: 2 keepsake boxes, frame,
and matching tray; plus porcelain votive from anonymous donor.
21 Get Creative
$200 Merchandise Certificate at Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff and (2) autographed copies of
Joe’s Journals plus $100 towards a cedar sandblasted sign from High Country Signs.
22 Just For Her
Hand-felted purse, locally crafted by Susan Graham, (2) Gift Certificates for $15 to use at
Maurices in Boone Mall, Bread for a Year gift certificate-presented each month for a free
loaf of freshly baked, award-winning bread- at Panera, Guitar Pick earrings from
23 Cabin Fever
Ducks Unlimited print by anonymous donor, Larry Allen Brown CD set (Music For the
High Country and Cobb Lane) from Cabin Fever in Blowing Rock, plus Logabergu
basket for snacks, flatware, condiment packets and more. Comes with interchangeable
liners and a dishwasher safe protector, and wooden dividers from anonymous donor.
24 The Art of Wine
Gift Certificate entitles bearer to: A private tour with wine for up to twelve people at the
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. *Call to arrange.
25 For the Wine Lover
Gourmet Gift Baskete from Peabodys Wine & Beer Merchants and Iron leafed wine rack
from anonymous donor.
26 Miters Touch Woodworking
Cherry and Birdseye Maple wall mirror. 48”hx30”w, weighs 30lbs.
800-841-ARTS (2787) 4
27 Chetola Getaway
Enjoy a 3 day, 2 night stay at Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock. *Restrictions do apply,
please see certificate for details.
28 Tweetsie Railroad Family Fun
(4) Passes for a day of family fun at Tweetsie Railroad (*not for use during “Day Out
with Thomas” or “Ghost Train”), (2) Tweetsie Railroad T-Shirts (Med. & Lrg.), (1)
Tweetsie Railroad tote bag, (1) Tweetsie Railroad microfleece blanket, and (1) Tweetsie
Railroad travel tumbler
29 The Lamb & The Butterfly
Lithograph of an illustration from children’s book “The Lamb & The Butterfly”
illustrated by Eric Carle. 18x24 lithograph is an artist’s proof from a signed limited
edition of 500. Also includes 40th Anniversary Edition of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”
signed by Eric Carle. Plus $200 custom framing at The Art Cellar.
30 Mast General Picnic
Picnic Basket from Mast General Store includes, “Best Easy Day Hikes” guide, Blanket
Tote, binoculars, Peanuts, Pickled asparagus, wine glasses, and Bird Field guide.
31 North Carolina Heritage
(4) Museum passes permitting an all-inclusive tour of each of the museums at Old Salem
Museums & Gardens (The Historic Town of Salem, the Old Salem Toy Museum, and the
Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts). 1 adult & 1 child ticket on the Great
Smoky Mountain Railroad (please see restrictions on pass). (2) tickets for any
performance in the 2009 season at the Flat Rock Playhouse (April-December) – call to
32 High Country Family Fun
Gift Certificate good for 2 person canoe trip with Wahoo’s Adventures. A season pass
for family of 4 (2 adults, 2 children) to Mystery Hill. A pass for 4 to see any showing of
Horn in the West during the 2009 season, and a Family Pass for 2 adults, 2 children to
The Blowing Rock Attraction.
800-841-ARTS (2787) 5
33 Sleepy Heads
Over the headboard painting, original pastel on sanded paper, framed with linen liner
from Kevin Beck Studios
34 Treat Yourself
One hour private spa pass for 2 people. Unwind in your private outdoor hot tub,
experience the invigorating cold plunge, cedar sauna. No need to pack, Shoji Resort &
Spa provides all amenities! Visit www.shojiretreats.com Also includes a (3) piece
pendant set by Turtle Old Man Sterling & Fine Silver Jewelry.
35 Earth Fare Goodies
Gift Bag includes: variety of pasta noodles and pasta sauces, varieties of crackers,
preserves & jellies, dressings, and drinks, and 1.5L of Earth Fare Olive Oil
36 Almost Rodeo Drive
A Myrca Pac rain poncho in plaid from Almost Rodeo Drive in Blowing Rock
37 Weekly Lunch Break
T-Shirt & $10 gift certificate for Boone Bagelry, $50 Gift Card at Red Onion, $20 Gift
Card for Boone Takeout Express, T-Shirt and $50 Certificate for Makotos, and $25 Gift
Certificate for Our Daily Bread.
38 “Cows Coming Home”
Unframed print from Emily Angle Photography of “Cows Coming Home” and gift
certificate for fraser fir wreath decorated with red berries, pine cones, and a red velvet
bow delivered UPS from Appalachian Evergreens.
39 A View Before Dinner
Day pass good for 6 guests at Grandfather Mountain (expires 5/30/10). Also enjoy Prime
Rib Dinner for 2 at Stonewalls Restaurant in Banner Elk (includes food only, regular cut).
800-841-ARTS (2787) 6
40 Bare Essentials
Enjoy everything healthy with this $75 gift card from Bare Essentials Natural Market.
With thousands of products – from foods to body care to natural medicines and
supplements and even pet foods – Bare Essentials Natural Market has been THE source
of natural products in the High Country for over 20 years.
41 Wine & Dine the Arts
A 3L Bottle Wente 2004 Cabernet, and gourmet gift basket from Peabody’s Wine & Beer
Merchants. A gift certificate for $25 at the Blowing Rock Mellow Mushroom. (2)
tickets to Hank Williams Lost Highway at the Hayes Performing Arts Center (valid thru
42 Patagonia Warmth
Patagonia Travel Set includes Patrol Shirt, Simply Organic Sleeveless Tee, and
handwoven scarf by Kay Tuttle from anonymous donor; also includes
Appalachian-Blue Ridge Mountain Meadow and Woodland Wildflower arrangement
with Keller’s Blazing Star, Queen Anneslace, Fleabane, Hydrangea, ferns, as well as
others from Poppy’s of Blowing Rock.
43 Holiday Spirit and Gamekeeper
Gift certificate for $50 at Gamekeeper Restaurant and Bar; and Gift certificate for Fraser
Fir Tree at Cross Ridge Tree Farm in Vilas, NC.
44 Just for Him
Fish print, Foscoe Fly Fishing Company fleece and hat, and the Orvis Fly Fishing Guide
from Foscoe Fly Fishing Company.
45 The Dance of the Butterfly
“The Dance of the Butterfly” by Toni Carlton of Carlton Gallery. Fine art giclee on
canvas signed and numbered by the artist. Framing by ArtPurveyors.com
800-841-ARTS (2787) 7
46 Dinner and a Game
(4) ASU Men’s Basketball Season Tickets, and $20 Gift Certificate for Beef ‘O’Brady’s
47 Timeless Accessories
The perfect evening clutch for a going out on the town from Mrs. Bumbles. Handmade
semi-precious necklace and earrings using Apatitc, dyed freshwater pearls, and sterling
silver beads from High Strung.
48 Carolina I Remember You
Scenic photography by Troy Tuttle, autographed by Charlie Daniels, with framing by
Framing Works of Claremont, NC.
49 Holiday Spirit and The Bistro
Gift Certificate worth $50 at The Bistro in Boone; and Gift Certificate for Fraser Fir tree
at Clawson’s Choose and Cut in Meat Camp, NC.
50 Her Treat
Redken hair products (shampoo, conditioner, and spray) plus certificate for shampoo, cut
& style, AND certificate for manicure all from Changes Salon & Lifestyles. Handwoven
rayon chenille scarf designed by local fiber artist Cindy Long using yarn produced by
Pisgah Yarn and Dyeing of Old Fort, NC – one of the only remaining yarn mills in the
state – donated by Woven by Design
51 High Mountain Expedition
Certificate good for one day of whitewater rafting on the Nolichucky or Watauga Rivers
with High Mountain Expeditions for two (2) people.
52 Crossnore Weavers
Gift Basket from Crossnore Weavers includes (4) placemats and matching napkins, hand
carved spoon, “Mountain of Hope” book
800-841-ARTS (2787) 8
53 Charm Her
Handmade links of fine silver join peacock freshwater pearls. A matching clasp closes
the 18”-22” necklace with Matching earrings from Moss Creek Jewelry. Also enjoy a
$50 gift certificate at Red Onion Café.
54 Bear Trail Studio
Stationery of Grandfather Mountain and print of China by local artist Wes Waugh of
Bear Trail Studio.
55 Shake & Serve
Fitz/Floyd salt & pepper shakers and serving platter from anonymous donor
56 Charlotte Symphony Getaway
(2) tickets to the Charlotte Symphony and a one-night stay with breakfast at the Charlotte
57 A Touch of Decoration
Twig & Leaf centerpiece with decorative spheres from Gregory Alan’s. Pottery
Collection from Carlton Gallery by John Margerum stoneware, functional thrown pottery
includes 3 pieces pouring bowl, tall vase, and pitcher.
Gift certificate entitles you to (2) one-day passes to MerleFest 2010 to be held April 29,
30, May 1 or 2 of 2010.
59 Added Elegance
(2) Handpainted Wall Panels from Dianne Davant & Associates.
60 High Country Stone
Granite countertop island with wine rack from High Country Stone
800-841-ARTS (2787) 9
61 Blue Ridge Vision
Free eye exam and Dior sunglasses from Blue Ridge Vision in Boone Mall
62 Sanctuary Day Spa
Sanctuary “Indulgence” Spa Package: A nourishing, gentle European Facial Treatment
with one our full body massage, creating balance, relaxation & rejuvenation. *Must be
scheduled with Debra by 12/31/09
63 Adventures and More
One regular Six-Line Tour (6-line) with ScreamTime Zipline, plus gift certificate for $50
to Canyons of the Blue Ridge.
64 Asheville Getaway
Enjoy a luxurious one-night stay with a room accommodation for (2) and breakfast the
next morning in the Blue Ridge Dining Room at the Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa (valid
thru 5/30/2010 and subject to availability. Advanced reservations are required). Plus, (2)
tickets for a self-guided tour of Biltmore House, Gardens, Winery, and River Bend Farm.
(Tickets may be used for daytime visit only & restrictions do apply).
65 Rest Your Head
Pair of standard medium 750 fillpower Hungarian white goose down pillows from
66 Native Antique
Navajo American Indian Antique Rug from anonymous donor
67 Hitting the Fairway
Kids electric golf cart complete with kids golf clubs from anonymous donor and stuffed
snowman from Skyland Books.
800-841-ARTS (2787) 10
68 Photo Session
One-hour portrait session at location of your choice or in studio with Jonathan Burton
Photography. Complete with 20x30 Roma wood frame.
69 Thistle Meadow Winery
3-course luncheon with wine at each course for (4) people at Thistle Meadow Winery in
Laurel Springs, NC. Includes: Salad with wine, Entrée with wine, Dessert with wine.
Free wine tasting for each; tour of the winery. Must be scheduled 2 weeks in advance.
Also includes T-Shirt and coffee mug from Ashe County Cheese Store and 3 books from
Skyland Bookstore with bookends from anonymous donor.
70 Family Memories
A portrait session for your family with an 11x14 canvas color portrait, framed by Bob
Caldwell Photography. Session can be at the studio or on location.
71 Melanie’s Picnic
Brunch picnic for (4) at Melanie’s Food Fantasy or stop by with the picnic basket and let
them pack your picnic! Also includes a day pass good for (6) guests at Grandfather
Mountain (expires 5/30/10).
72 Porcelain Melon Jar
Antique Chinese Porcelain Melon Jar with hand-painted bird and floral motif with wood
cap and base. Circa 1870, donated by Vero Beach Interiors, Inc.
73 Unique Accessories
Unique knit sweater from Unwound in Blowing Rock, and Grass Root woven bag from
74 French Connection
Unique, handmade pottery from the Provence region of France, signed by the potter.
Donated by de Provence et d'ailleurs (The French Shop).
800-841-ARTS (2787) 11
75 Brunch with Style
Handcrafted Black Onyx necklace and delicate glass vase from Iago of Blowing Rock.
Gift certificate for party of (2) for breakfast, brunch, or lunch at The Village Café
(maximum $40, does not include tax, alcohol, or gratuity. Reservations suggested for
lunch & Sunday visits. Valid thru 11/01/09).
76 Taken Care Of
$50 Gift Certificate that can be used at any of the 14 Boone Drug locations. (excludes
cash, co-pays on prescriptions and purchases of gift cards. Other restrictions apply, see
card for details) Also use an Estate Planning Package from DiSanti Watson Gapua &
Wilson, that includes: simple will, power of attorney, health care power of attorney and
living will (if desired). Also enjoy Bread for a Year gift certificate – presented each
month for a free loaf of freshly baked, award-winning Panera bread.
77 Summer Bouquet
Framed oil painting (20”x30”) from artist Bennette Rowan with Alta Vista Gallery.
78 Holiday Spirit and Pepper’s
Gift card worth $50 at Pepper’s Restaurant in Boone, and a gift certificate for Fraser Fir
Tree of your choice at Swinging Bridge Tree Farm in Deep Gap, NC.
79 Pottery Package
(2) oven, microwave, dishwasher safe handcrafted mugs from Traditions Pottery and
Vase from anonymous donor.
80 Take A Break
This certificate entitles one person to (2) acupuncture session at 50% off the regular fee at
the Acupuncture Center for Well Being. The purchaser agrees to pay for initial session at
full price. Then may use the 50% off any 2 following sessions. Also enjoy dinner for 2
at The Best Cellar.
800-841-ARTS (2787) 12
81 Foggy Mountain Gems
28lbs Amethyst Geode from Brazil and Sky Blue Topaz oval pendant set in sterling silver
with sterling silver chain from Foggy Mountain Gem Mine.
82 The Granary
Signed and numbered, framed Bob Timberlake print of “The Granary” from anonymous
donor (circa 1987).
83 Cooking It Up
Pewter serving plate from the Country Gourmet, plus a cooking class during a scheduled
event at the Kitchen at the Inn at Little Pond Farm.
84 Carolina Panthers Fan
Carolina Panthers lithograph football autographed by members of the 2008 team
85 Fore at Blowing Rock Country Club
A round of golf for (4) players. Includes guest fees and cart fees for (4). Date & time
restrictions do apply. Please see letter for details.
86 Doe Ridge Centerpiece
Centerpiece Bowl with leaf pattern relief corning with three glazes applied to the leaves.
17” diameter, 5” deep, and dark green glaze overall.
87 Dinner & Garden Stroll
(2) season passes to the Daniel Boone Native Gardens, a 3 acre sanctuary for native
plants within 2 blocks from ASU. Also enjoy dinner for (2) at Casa Rustica.
800-841-ARTS (2787) 13
88 Nature’s Gifts
Mother Nature’s Produce Gift Basket: peanuts, jam, cheese biscuits, Key Lime cookies,
jelly, dressing, peach crisp mix, and candies. Plus a gift certificate for Fraser Fir wreath
decorated with red berries, pinecones, and a red velvet bow, delivered UPS from
89 Get Fit!
Cybex Exercise Bike from anonymous donor
800-841-ARTS (2787) 14