Welcome to the 2UU8
Annual WUU Auction
Saturday, November 1, 2008
Doors Open - 5:30
Silent auction, music, hors d’oeuvres, buy raffle tickets – 5:30 –
Dinner and Entertainment - 6:15 - 7:00
Fixed Price offering closes - 7:00
Odd Numbered Items Silent Auction Closes - 7:15
Even Numbered Items Silent Auction Closes, Dessert - 7:30
LIVE AUCTION - 7:45 - 8:45
Patriotic Sing-along, Bidding for Uncle Sam mascot, Raffle drawing – 8:45
We look forward to seeing you at this great event!
Be sure to buy your tickets ($15 per person, includes dinner)
All silent auction items (for which you have already submitted a donation form)
should be delivered to the church Friday, October 31, between 8 and noon.
If you cannot meet that schedule, please e-mail
We’ll work something out.
Don’t Leave Empty-Handed
Have you a
…studied the list for the live auction?
…checked out the silent auction items? $5 for 3 tickets
… bought raffle tickets? $10 for 7 tickets
$15 for 12 tickets
Should you leave empty-handed at the end of the $20 for 18 tickets
evening, it could be that you were overbid for item(s) $40 for 40 tickets
you wanted. The good news is:, you can still vote for
your favorite church programs even though your item Two Rivers Dinner
has been bought by someone else. Make a cash Turvene Collage
donation by filling out one of the cards at your table
School of Art Class
and giving it to the cashier at the end of the auction. Professional Life Coaching
That way, you’ll go home knowing you have supported
your candidate: WUU!
Our Staff (Volunteers All)
Chairperson: Ruth Hopkinson
Co-Chair #1: David Hopkinson
Music: Dog Street Rhythm Kings with Steve Brecker
Auctioneer: Richard Wolfe
Decorations: Jan Newton, Susan Cardozo, Debby McClallen
Food: Liz Snyder, Sally Kellen, Adele Oberhelman
Members and Friends - Ruth Hopkinson
Community - David Hopkinson
Tech Help: Checkout Coordinator - Dave Banks
Data Administrator – Jim Henion
Auction Book Production - Kit Fournier
Silent Auction Write-ups - Sandra Stephan
Ticket Printing and Sales - Tracy Shackelford
WUU Advertising in Spiral and Newsletters - Tracy Shackelford
A Big THANK YOU to more Volunteers
Melissa Ackley Jim Hall Jim Newton
Tina Allen David Hamilton Beth Pepper
Marcia Brecker Gayle Henion Joann Proper
Linda Foster Lisa Leek Shirley Roby
Our great donors of auction items (without whom what would we do?)
Joan & Fred Adair Debra Hill & Camilla Tom Payne
Beverly & Roger Baldwin Buchanan Jane Reilly
Linda & Fred Bergmann Philomene Hood Jennifer Ryu
Susan Cardozo Ruth & David Hopkinson Cindy Schuler
Jane Ferguson Phyllis Hostetter Carol Sherman
Linda Foster Paula & Lee Hougen Hanni Sherman
Kit Fournier Sam Jelinek Liz & Roy Snyder
Susan Fournier Sally Kellen Donna, David, Doug
Ruth Fraser Beth Kennedy Stanford
Susan & Bill Geary Virginia Kory Bob Tschannen-Moran
Shirley Guenther Emily Krapf Bob Turvene
Merry & Roger Guernsey Lisa Leek Robert Vinson
Vicki Hall Charlotte Lorentson Patsy Wells
Linda Lane & David Anne & Paul Luchsinger David Wilcox
Hamilton Kerry & Peter Mellette Elizabeth Wiley
Nan Woolrych Hart Natalie Miller-Moore Jacqui & Bob Winther
Gayle & Jim Henion Judy & Bob Norton Richard & Marion Wolf
Max & Janice Parker
Elizabeth Wilkins and Jacques von Montfraus, friends of WUU
WUU Environmental Steward Group
Christine Gregory and Chuck Morley, hosts—UU Church of Arlington, VA.
Barbara and Alan Krause, hosts, hosts—UU Church of Arlington, VA.
Jen Porter and Gary Rosencrans, hosts —UU Church of Lancaster, PA.
Jean Shepard, hostess—UU Church of Charlottesville, VA.
Rev. & Mrs. Henry Ticknor, hosts—UU Church of the Shenandoah Valley
Jeanette Henry, hostess—First UU Church of Richmond, VA
Gloria and Howard Fabry—First UU Church of Richmond, VA
Thanks to all of the Businesses who have donated
A Touch of Earth (Ukrop’s Shopping Center)
Anahata Yoga Center of Williamsburg (By-Pass Rd)
Bike Beat (Ukrop’s Shopping Center)
The DOG Street Rhythm Kings
Family Living Institute (David Hopkinson, Ph.D, Clinical Psychologist)
Great Harvest Bread Company—Dianne and Todd Alleman, owners
Heart’s Ease Landscaping and Garden Design—Peggy Krapf, owner
Ironbound Gym (New Town)
Parlett’s (New Town)
Performance Chiropractic—Daniel Shaye, owner
Pilates Center on Jamestown Road—Mary Jane Amrien, owner
School Crossing (Ukrop’s Shopping Center)
School of Art (Toano)
Shorin-Ryu Karate of Williamsburg—John Spence, owner
Wild Birds Unlimited (Ukrop’s Shopping Center)
YMCA (Sentara Hospital campus)
The Raffle Items are:
Dinner and wine for two with Gayle and Jim Henion in the newly redecorated dining room at
Two Rivers Country Club. Gaze over the confluence of the Chickahominy and James
Rivers at the spectacular sunset. Value $100.
Created by our own Bob Turvene: An original water color media framed collage, a favorite
of Bob’s, which measures 20 x 18 inches. It sells for $250 at Peninsula Fine Arts
Ten luscious crab cakes by Sally Kellen. Never tasted Sally’s crab cakes? Oh what you’re
missing! Buy a fistful of tickets and keep your fingers crossed. These will be way
better than the store-bought kind, and you know what they cost!
Professional life coaching by Bob Tschannen-Moran (Life-Trek Coaching International) 3
telephone sessions to develop a vision for your life and to set some initial strategies.
Learn to draw and paint like the masters at the School of Art on Richmond Rd. in
Williamsburg. One month of art classes by professional artist, Tina Rodriguez. Any
level! Any Media! Any Age! Four (4) art classes. Value from $145 (children) to $185
F200 LECTURE BY ROBERT VINSON, Ph.D, assistant professor William & Mary faculty, on
African-American History. 7:00 p.m., Friday, February 13, 2009. Unlimited number of
seats available. $10/per person.
F201 BICYCLE RIDE AND DINNER AT WILLIAMSBURG WINERY 12-18 mile ride. Meet at
Colonial Parkway/Jamestown Island Entrance, Friday, May 29 at 6:00 p.m. Afterward,
dinner. Compliments of Mary and Alan Turnbull at Gabrielle Archer Tavern, Williamsburg
Winery (wine included if desired) $30/person
F202 BROILED SESAME SALMON DINNER FOR 6 at Don & Melissa Ackley’s: Hors d’oeuvres,
homemade cream of broccoli soup, tossed salad, broiled sesame salmon, fresh seasonal
vegetables, wild rice, frozen yogurt pie, coffee and selected wines. $40/person
F203 DESSERT AND CONVERSATION: “FIRST PRINCIPLE” Margaret Sequeira, DLFD, leads
8 people in discussion (with homemade yummies) on arguments for “The Heart of Our
Faith,” human worth and dignity. $10/person
F204 WINE AND CHEESE-TASTING PARTY offered by the Wine Seller, hosted by Nan Hart.
For up to 30 people. $30/person
F205 90 MINUTES WITH QIGONG offered by David Hamilton. Like Tai chi, only easier to
learn. All the benefits of flexibility & tranquility, not so demanding. $20/person
Fixed-Price Offerings (continued)
F206 LASAGNA AND A CLASSIC FILM Relax with Linda and Fred Bergmann.
They’ll serve appetizers, lasagna, wine, and dessert to six winning bidders.
Then settle down for an evening with the stars in a favorite classic movie.
Minimum bid: $40 per person.
F207 BEEF AND ONIONS IN BEER Gourmet treat offered by Liz and Roy Snyder. They’ve
been reading Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking,” and will prepare dinner
for 6 in their home. Minimum Bid per person: $40
S100. DECORATED SUGAR EASTER EGG You’ll cherish this beautifully decorated old-
fashioned sugar egg—look into the tiny windows and you’ll see a bunny and a duck. Donated
by Kit Fournier. Minimum Bid:$5
S101 TOTE BAG STUFFED WITH ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS Do your part for our planet.
The ESG offers this reusable WUU grocery tote bag chock full of biodegradable trash
bags, compact fluorescent light bulbs, cleaning items, and a host of other environmentally
friendly products. Minimum Bid: $25.
S102 GIFT CERTIFICATE ONE HOUR LANDSCAPING CONSULTATION Wow your
neighbors! Professional Landscape Designer, Peggy Krapf, will bring her award-winning
expertise to your own back (or front) yard. Her work has been recognized by Southern
Living. Value: $150. Minimum Bid: $50
S103 HAND-KNIT BABY SWEATER Button up the baby—winter’s coming! Five owls stand
guard on this pastel green machine-wash & dry cardigan, lovingly hand knot by “Grandma”
Kit Fournier. Minimum Bid: $20
S104 GIFT CERTIFICATE—PERFORMANCE CHIROPRACTIC Are nagging aches, pains, or
minor injuries preventing you from enjoying an active life? Interested in acupuncture? Or
just want a soothing, restoring chiropractic session at Performance Chiropractic with
Daniel Shaye, practicing chiropractor since 1996. Value: $100. Minimum Bid: $40
S105 ANTIQUE CHILD’S SCHOOL DESK This beautiful antique school desk would make a
great Christmas gift for your children or grandchildren, or a charming addition to your
home décor. Donated by Max & Janice Parker. Minimum Bid: $25
S106 FRAMED COLLAGE BY BOB TURVENE This stunning original water color collage, by our
own Bob Turvene, can be hung either vertically or horizontally—art with versatility! A
sophisticated addition to your home or a phenomenal gift. The framed work, 44” by 16”
sells at the Peninsula Fine Arts Museum for $300! Minimum Bid: $90
S107 HANDMADE BABY BLANKET donated by Susan Fournier. Keep that new baby in your
life warm, toasty—and adorable—in this exquisitely handcrafted blanket in blue, pink, and
white. Minimum Bid: $20
S108 SKYWAY SOFTSIDE BRIEFCASE Smart Skyway briefcase, features combination lock
and a snap-in file insert. Instructions to set lock included. Donated by Susan Fournier.
Minimum Bid: $25
S109 1-HOUR PROFESSIONAL FACIAL. “Face” the holidays with a relaxing customized
treatment by Cindy Schuler. Treatment includes deep pore cleansing, enzyme exfoliation,
hydration, and massage. Minimum Bid: $25
S110 WARING PRO-JUICE EXTRACTOR Make healthy, delicious juices the perfect addition
to your healthy lifestyle. This new professional quality brushed stainless steel appliance
extracts essential nutrients from fruits and vegetables. Easy to use; easy to clean.
Donated by the Donna, David, & Doug Stanford. Minimum Bid: $30
S111 IKEBANA VASE Enjoy the timeless beauty of this hand-thrown Ikebana vase glazed in
red & blue. Donated by A Touch of Earth, Williamsburg’s award-winning pottery gallery.
Minimum Bid: $15
S112 BILL CAMPBELL VASE Northern Lights potter, Bill Campbell, has created this graceful
porcelain flower vase. Donated by A Touch of Earth, Williamsburg’s award-winning pottery
gallery. Value: $45.00. Minimum Bid: $20
S113 KENTUCKY SPRING SALAD TONGS FOR ONE HAND White Oak handcrafted salad
tongs (can be used for pasta, toast, etc.) operate smoothly in the hand and are great for
potlucks, when we need one hand free to hold a plate while serving with the other. Simply
rinse them after the meal, fold them flat, and put them in the drawer. Donated by A
Touch of Earth. Value: $17.00. Minimum Bid: $8
S114 HANDMADE JAPANESE DOLL. This exquisitely elegant Japanese geisha doll, handmade
of fine paper, stands in a clear case and will make a beautiful addition to a doll collection.
She’s 15 years old and looks like new! Donor: Shirley Guenther. Minimum Bid: $10
S115 ADULT TREK BIKE HELMET Ride in safety and comfort! The Trek helmet is lightweight
with great fit and airflow to keep you comfortable and cool on the longest rides. Donated
by Bike Beat. Minimum Bid $20
S116 GIFT CERTIFICATE—IRONBOUND GYM. Get in shape for the holidays! A one-month
membership gift certificate will get you started. For new members only. Donated by
Ironbound Gym. Value $50.00. Minimum Bid: $20
S117 $100 GIFT CERTIFICATE—YMCA Your community Y offers heath and well-being
programs for folks of all ages. This $100 gift certificate towards
your YWCA membership will go a long way toward single or family
membership. Use by 3/31/09. Minimum Bid: $30
S118 JAZZY VERA BRADLEY CARRY BAG Metro style bag holds your
laptop and files, lots of pockets too – one on each end plus a double
zip/slip-in on front (with key clip). Inside, a full zip compartment and three slip-in pockets
for complete organization. Kensington pattern—muted blue, beige, and brown. Donated by
Virginia Kory. Minimum Bid: $25
S119 4 HOURS OF PERSONAL CARE SERVICES Susan Fournier offers help with the care of
someone who cannot be left alone, someone who needs a second set of hands for care.
Perhaps someone needs a companion while the care-taker gets out a bit, help during an
outing, or assistance in the home with chores and care. (Can be divided into two 2-hour
sessions) Value: $200.00. Minimum Bid: $40
S120 HAND-EMBROIDERED SNOOPY PILLOW You’ll love this colorful 14” pillow sporting the
cross-stitched outline of Snoopy (of Peanuts fame). Background fabric is black with multi-
colored happy faces. Can’t help smiling Handmade by Paula Hougen. Minimum Bid: $15
S121 RELAY FOR LIFE BASKET This beautiful pink basket is stuffed with goodies: biscotti,
garden flag, bath toy, Why We Walk (book), Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook, and
Garden tools. Courtesy of Paula and Lee Hougen. Minimum Bid: $40
S122 OVAL PICTURE FRAME This small decorative oval frame will highlight your favorite
snapshot. Great for your desk or nightstand. The frame is provided by Parlett’s Stationery
in New Town. . Minimum Bid: $15
S123 CHILD’S ‘COOKIE SET’. Here’s a great Christmas gift for kids or grandkids. Get them
started thinking about kitchen creativity at an early age (ages 3+). Melissa & Doug wooden
“slice & bake” cookie set. Donated by School Crossing in Monticello Market Place.
Minimum Bid: $8.
S124 3 WILD BIRD UNLIMITED DECORATIVE TILES Brighten your kitchen or family room
with these delightful 4”-square tile wall hangers, featuring folksy sayings in soft shades of
green and brown. Donated by Wild Birds Unlimited. Value: $30.00. Minimum Bid: $10
S125 COMPUTER DESK Organize your office with this sturdy computer desk—in excellent
condition. It features 2 drawers, a pull-out keyboard tray, and cabinet storage. Donated
by Ruth Fraser. Minimum Bid: $35
S126 BEADED PURSE Enjoy this stylish and kicky earth-toned beaded purse, olive-lined, with
shoulder strap and draw string closure. Brand new and ready for fun. Donated by Ruth
Hopkinson. Minimum Bid: $20
S127 CHICO’S BEADED NECKLACE Deck yourself out in this trendy 24” necklace from Chico’s
that features chunky multi-colored beads in circles, squares, ovals, that hint of Africa.
Donated by Judy Norton. Minimum Bid: $10
S128 CLOISONNÉ LIDDED JAR WITH STAND Add this classically elegant cloisonné piece to
your home décor. Gold flower design lined in teal on a black background. Donated by
Phyllis Hostetter. Minimum Bid: $75
S129 PLUG-IN CAR TRAVEL COOLER Just what your family needs for those summer road
trips! This like-new travel cooler keeps drinks and food cold and convenient while you’re in
between gas stops. Plugs into the accessory outlet (the former cigarette lighter) for quiet
operation. Keeps food hot as well as cold. Donated by Roger and Beverly Baldwin. :
Minimum Bid: $25
S130 MYSTERY TREASURE JAR! Here’s an authentic decorative Italian pasta jar, but instead
of vermicelli, it’s filled with quarters, dimes, nickels and pennies! The filled container
weighs 19.2 pounds. Can you guess its value? Your family will have fun rolling the coins
while planning how to use this treasure! Donated by Roger and Beverly Baldwin.
Minimum Bid: $5
S131 MORT SOLBERG PRINT This striking Polar Bear print by renowned water-colorist
Morten Solberg is framed and ready to hang in your den or family room. Solberg’s nature
paintings are spectacular. Donated by Camilla Buchanan & Debra Hill. Minimum Bid: $40
S132 PHOTOGRAPHIC NOTE CARDS Emily Krapf’s lovely photographic images, all taken in the
Williamsburg area, grace five (5) note cards. Send greetings to friends and family—or you
can frame these handsome 5 x 7 photos. Donated by Emily Krapf. Minimum Bid: $10
S133 WILLIAMSBURG CHORAL GUILD SEASON TICKETS Don’t miss the exciting 2008-
2009 Williamsburg Choral Guild Concert Series. Here are two season tickets for
November, March, and May performances. The Choral Guild consistently draws large
crowds and garners rave reviews. Donated by Vicki Hall. Value: $72.00.
Minimum Bid: $30
S134 CRYSTAL CAKE PLATE Show off your special cakes and pies on this elegant diamond
point crystal cake plate featuring a ruby band. Donated by Fred and Joan Adair.
Minimum Bid: $10
S135 LENOX CANDY/SOAP DISH This handsome cream-colored Lenox china bowl is trimmed
in gold and comes with four Colonial Williamsburg soap balls. Lovely in your bathroom—or
use for a nut or candy dish. Donated by Joan and Fred Adair. Minimum Bid: $5
S136 BRASS BOOKENDS Keep those books in line with these handsome heavy brass bookends
in a Chinese motif. Bid on #137 and get two pairs of these handsome bookends! Donated
by Fred and Joan Adair. Minimum Bid: $5 per pair
S137.BRASS BOOKENDS Keep those books in line with these handsome heavy brass Chinese
motif bookends. Given by Fred and Joan Adair. Minimum Bid:$5/pair.
S138. SILVER-PLATED TRAY. Entertain in style with this 15½ inch in diameter footed silver-
plated tray. (Engraving on underside reads “Merry Christmas 1966-1967”—a remembrance
of things past!). Donated by Fred and Joan Adair. Minimum Bid: $5
S139 MATCHING SILVER & CRYSTAL CANDY DISHES. More table elegance! Two
matching sterling silver candy dishes (with crystal glass bowls)—but wait,
there’s more! The sterling bases can be used as candle holders; crystal tops
unscrew from base. Donated by Fred and Joan Adair Minimum Bid: $20 per
S140 GIFT CERTIFICATE—ONE MONTH OF KARATE LESSONS. Donated by Shorin-Ryu
Karate of Williamsburg (John Spence, owner and 6th Degree Black Belt Chief Instructor), the
area’s premier training center for traditional karate. The benefits of go beyond powerful
self-defense skills. Weight loss, stress relief, whole body fitness, focus and confidence
make these classes an invaluable investment for families and individuals. Adult sessions
are held Tue & Thurs. Children’s sessions are held Mon & Wed. Saturday classes are
offered, too. Uniforms are not included but are essential to participate. Value: $84.
Minimum Bid: $25
S141 GREAT HARVEST GIFT BASKET. This bountiful gift basket contains three loaves of
Great Harvest’s delectable breads, six of their scrumptious cookies, a Honey Bear, a bread
knife, and G.H. granola. Donated by Great Harvest Bread Company in New Town. Value:
$50.00. Minimum Bid: $15
S142 2 TO 4 HOURS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSULTATION Psychological consultation
with David Hopkinson, Clinical Psychologist, for yourself or about another. Services may
include Personality, I.Q., or ADHD assessment, or discussion of any psychological question.
Value: $150-$300. Minimum Bid: $50
S143 REFRACTOR TELESCOPE Study the heavens with this powerful but economical 900 mm
focal length refractor telescope for beginning astronomers. Includes solar viewing screen
and skywatch astronomy software. Donated by Jim & Gayle Henion. Value: $150
Minimum Bid: $50
S144 GIFT CERTIFICATE—PILATES CENTER Keep healthy, stay in shape! A $100 gift
certificate to be used any way you see fit; private, semi-private groups, or group
equipment class. For new clients only. To be used no later than 12/1/08. Donated by The
Pilates Center on Jamestown Rd. Minimum Bid:$30
S145 UU B&B OVERNIGHT STAY IN RICHMOND FOR 2 Perfect if you travel to Richmond
and wish to linger a day to shop or go to the theatre. Gourmet breakfast with hosts
Howard & Gloria Fabry of 1st UU Church of Richmond. Optional tour of Historic Richmond;
double or twin beds; smoke free. In beautiful Midlothian, 12 mi from downtown Richmond.
See Ruth Hopkinson for contact information. Minimum Bid: $30
S146. ANOTHER UU B&B OVERNIGHT IN RICHMOND FOR 2 Private bedroom & bath,
queen bed, on a lake with beautiful views, 7 miles from downtown Richmond. Hostess
Jeanette Henry of 1st UU Church of Richmond will serve breakfast. See Ruth Hopkinson
for contact information. Minimum Bid: $30
S147. HOLIDAY GIFT BASKET. Get a head start on the holidays with this lovely gift basket,
filled to the brim with goodies—assorted fruits, nuts, and chocolates. Donated by Fred
and Linda Bergmann. Minimum Bid: $15
S148. HOMEMADE HOLIDAY RUM CAKE What could be better than this luscious home made
rum cake from Fred and Linda Bergmann? Serve it at your holiday dinner, take it to your
office party, or just enjoy it yourself! Minimum Bid: $15
S149 DESIGNER NECKLACE & EARRINGS Chic necklace and pierced earring set, in purple,
amber, and green, from the famous studio of Michal Galan, Israeli
born, New York City jewelry designer. Great gift for a friend—or for
yourself. Donated by Beth Kennedy. Minimum Bid: $40
S150. AN EVENING OF EXPERT COMPUTER HELP by David Wilcox, who
will come and help you work through as many computer issues as
possible. Whether you have a specific problem, need to buy a new
computer, want to master a particular skill, or just want to make better use of your
computer. Minimum Bid: $45
S151. CREAMY SOUP TUREEN. Warm up cool winter evenings with beautiful soup, in this classic
lidded tureen. Made by Simpson’s LTD, offered through Dearborn Henry Ford Museum,
this graceful tureen is donated by Philomene Hood. Minimum Bid: $15
S152. EARLY AMERICAN MOTIF QUILT AND PILLOW SHAM Striking handmade red, white,
and blue quilt will brighten your den or guest room. Use as a throw on winter evenings or as
a twin bed spread. Donated by Ruth Hopkinson. Minimum Bid: $20
S153. UU B&B—THREE NIGHT WEEKEND IN ARLINGTON Here’s a terrific get-away
weekend to the Nation’s Capitol. Three nights in the Arlington, VA, home of UUs Chris
Gregory and Chuck Morley. Walking distance to the Metro, easy access to Washington,
D.C. No pets, no smoking. Accommodates up to 4 compatible people. See Ruth Hopkinson
for contact information. Minimum Bid: $90
S154. GIFT CERTIFICATE—5 YOGA CLASSES Donated by Anahata Yoga Center ,
Williamsburg’s premiere yoga studio. Classes match instruction level of challenge to your
current physical abilities and/or limitations to make your experience of yoga enjoyable,
inspiring, fun and long lasting. One 5-Class Pass Gift Certificate issued on attending class
#1. Expires 60 days from the 1st class. Value: $65.00.
Minimum Bid: $25
S155. STERLING SILVER HAIR ORNAMENT Add glamour to your tresses with this stylish
hand-wrought sterling silver hair ornament. Graceful and unique curvilinear central motif
of thin hammered silver loops with a matching spike for securing. Donated by Carol
Sherman. Minimum Bid: $20
S156 CHARLOTTESVILLE GETAWAY Up to 3 days/nites with UU Bob
Gross&Jean Shepard. Queen, pvt bath. Pet/smoke-free.
Breakfast: homemade scones, yogurts, fruits, eggs of your
choice. Then explore Jefferson’s home & “academical village” at
UVA, Pres. Monroe’s Ashlawn or Pres Madison’s Montpelier.
Wineries, art galleries, music, restaurants. Foot of Blue Ridge Mt, near Shenandoah
National Park and Appalachian Trail See Ruth Hopkinson for contact information.
Minimum bid: $90.
S157 SAN BLAS MOLA Hand-sewn by Kuna women of San Blas Island. Panels of intricate
appliqué art, on brightly colored fabric. Can be framed or made into pillow, place mat, or
wall hanging. Donor: Phil Hood. Minimum Bid: $10
S158 ANOTHER SAN BLAS MOLA! Hand-sewn by Kuna women of San Blas Island. Panels of
intricate appliqué art, on brightly colored fabric. Can be framed or made into pillow, place
mat, or wall hanging. Donor: Phil Hood. Minimum Bid: $10
S159 FLORAL PRINTED CHINTZ Colorful pastel flowers grace 5 ¼ yards of chintz. Good for
curtains, pillows, quilts, or whatever creative sewing ideas you can come up with. Donor:
Phil Hood. Minimum Bid: $5
S160 FRAMED PRINT: “PINES IN THE MIST” Beautiful 31” x 42” color print; Donor: Lee
and Paula Hougen. Minimum Bid: $90
S161 YOUR PET’S PORTRAIT IN PASTELS Artist Susan Cardozo will create a portrait of
your dog, cat, bird–-or anything! This is a great way to remember pets of the past.
Portraits are done from photographs (which are returned); frame not included.
Minimum Bid: $45
S162 GERMAN CHOCOLATE PITCHER Circa 1920’s. In excellent condition; exquisite painting,
featuring pink flowers on a green and cream background. Donor: Mark & Jane Ferguson.
Minimum Bid: $15
S163 8 COOKBOOKS Set of 8 different cookbooks of various cuisines; From the Fergusons
who want to pass them on to someone else who enjoys cooking. Two signed by Marcel
Desaulniers. Minimum Bid:$5
S164 SCARAB BRACELET Multicolored stones; fashioned after ancient Egyptian designs Circa
1950s. Excellent condition. Donor: Mark & Jane Ferguson. Minimum Bid:$10
S165 SCARAB BRACELET Finely detailed scarabs in a variety of stones; fashioned after
ancient Egyptian designs. Circa 1950s. Excellent condition. Donor: Mark & Jane Ferguson.
Minimum Bid: $10
S166 SCARAB BRACELET Scarab beetles carved in a variety of stones; from ancient Egyptian
designs.Circa 1950s. Excellent condition. Donor: Mark & Jane Ferguson. Minimum Bid: $10
S167 NATIVE AMERICAN DOUBLE-TONED WOODEN FLUTE Handmade in New Mexico.
Embellished with carvings and turquoise beads. Double mouthpiece allows the instrument
to be played as a single or double flute. Donor: Mark & Jane Ferguson. Minimum Bid: $25
S168 REMOTE CONTROLLED BIG FIRE ENGINE It drives – it raises its ladder – it squirts
water – it blows its siren – it will drive you crazy! ENJOY! 2½ ft long, 1 ft high; in original
box. Donor: Susan Cardozo. Minimum Bid: $5
S169 REMOTE CONTROLLED BIG RED HUMMER Goes fast – rides over bumps & hills – it
turns – IT’S FUN! 15” long; 6” high. Donor: Susan Cardozo. Minimum Bid: $5
S170 HANSEL & GRETEL CHINA PLANTERS. Brought from Holland by WUU Mary Strong in
the 40’s. The wild-flower lady of Williamsburg – and mother of Susan Cardozo Donor.
Could be candy dishes. Minimum Bid: $5
S171 ANTIQUE CHANDELIER LANTERN Antique hand wrought iron lantern – hand blown
glass – 15 antique crystals – 2 candle holders (now electrified). Perfect vestibule light – or
a unique piece of art for anywhere in your home. Donor: Susan Cardozo.
Minimum Bid: $20
S172 JIM SHORE SNOW PEOPLE (2) “Winter’s Warmth” and “Winter’s Spirit”; Hand painted
figurines from the Jim Shore collection. Great Christmas gifts or decoration. Original
boxes. Donor: Linda Foster. Minimum Bid: $5
S173 JIM SHORE “SLEIGH BELLS RING” Colorful Christmas decoration. Hand painted sleigh,
6 holiday ornaments. Original box. Donor: Linda Foster. Minimum Bid: $5
S174 PATRIOTIC FOLK ART FIGURES (2). Whimsical hand painted primitive art figures –
“American girl with Flag” & “4th of July Boy with Flag.” Williraye Studios. Original boxes.
Donor: Linda Foster. Minimum Bid: $5
S175 DIGITAL PICTURE FRAME & MULTI-MEDIA PLAYER. Axion 8” widescreen digital LCD
monitor with Hi-Resolution; 50/mmc/ms slot for enjoying pictures & music files; USB jack;
Hi-Fi Stereo Headphone output; can store up to 20 photos; 9 VDC operation with AC-DC
adaptor. Donor: Judy & Bob Norton. Minimum Bid: $15
S176 SMALL STAIR STEPPER Get healthy exercise while you watch TV. Counts # of steps
and calories burned; tucks away when not in use. Donor: Charlotte Lorentson.
Minimum Bid: $15
S177 GENTLE YOGA CLASSES. Energize your spirit with four weeks (one hour/ week) of
gentle yoga at Sacred Grounds with Charlotte. Donor: Charlotte Lorentson.
Minimum Bid: $10
S178 GENTLE YOGA CLASSES Energize your spirit with four weeks (one hour/ week) of
gentle yoga at Sacred Grounds with Charlotte. Donor: Charlotte Lorentson.
Minimum Bid: $10
S179 WALL BAROMETER/THERMOMETER Check out the temperature and the barometric
pressure with this lovely wall unit. Instruments mounted on wooden case. Donor: Shirley
Guenther. Minimum Bid: $5
S180 3 LOAVES OF HOMEMADE OLIVE & ROSEMARY BREAD Patsy Wells offers 3
homemade one-pound loaves of light whole wheat bread with black olives and rosemary.
Provided when you want them—all three together. Minimum Bid: $5
S181 HOMEMADE PEANUT BRITTLE 2 lbs of Richard Wolfe’s famous homemade peanut
brittle - yours when you want them – (one week notice) Minimum Bid: $5
S182 SPECIAL OCCASION DECORATED CAKE Marion Wolfe will bake and decorate a party
cake for your special occasion. Cake flavor and decoration to be decided. Cake serves 15.
Minimum Bid: $10
S183 HOMEMADE CONCORD GRAPE PIE. Homemade double-crust pie with Concord grape
filling—a Wolfe family recipe. Please give 2 days notice. Donor: Marion Wolfe.
Minimum Bid: $5
S184 COIN ART 3 interesting coins on a figured background in this 8” x 10” framed coin
collage. Donor: Lisa Leek. Minimum Bid: $10
S185 CHINA CUP & SAUCER WITH TEA Beautiful Royal Bayreuth china tea cup and saucer
(made in Germany). Perfect for the Golden Jasmine Tea that will come with it. Donor: Nan
Hart Minimum Bid: $5
S186 10 DOZEN FESTIVE CHRISTMAS/HOLIDAY COOKIES At least 6 different varieties
of homemade holiday cookies festively decorated. Donor: Merry Guernsey. Minimum Bid:
S187. SAUSAGE & PASTA DINNER FOR 4-6 Richard Wolfe will prepare and deliver this
delicious meal, including salad, to your home. Requires one week notice. Minimum Bid: $40
S188 COMPLETE SOUP SUPPER FOR 5-6. Homemade vegetarian minestrone, cornbread,
salad, and dessert (lemon cake in chocolate-cognac sauce OR apple/cranberry crisp),
delivered to your home. Available until February 1 or after May 1. Donor: Linda Lane-
Hamilton & David Hamilton. Minimum Bid: $40
S189 SET OF 6 MARGARITA GLASSES Pale green margarita glasses, whimsically stemmed
with sombrero sporting hombre. Donor: Jane Reilly. Minimum Bid: $5
S190 HORS D’OEUVRES LAZY SUSAN Lovely hors d’oeuvres server from Lord & Taylor. Asian
motif; separate dishes to hold your favorite dips and nibbles. Donor: Jane Reilly.
Minimum Bid: $10
S191 ASIAN FLOWER VASE Orange, blue, and dark green flowers on a white background
grace this lovely vase. Donor: Jane Reilly. Minimum Bid: $5
S192 SIX PEWTER WATER GOBLETS Never used. Handmade: Shirley Pewter. Donated by
Jane & Mark Ferguson. Minimum bid: $100
L1 HAPPY 50TH ANNIVERSARY BANNER donated by Kit Fournier. It has
been so popular Kit had to rent it out during the year! (Rental fee to the
Auction, of course.) The banner is now a WUU tradition—don’t let it
lapse! What a great way to let everyone know about your 50th
Anniversary! Or that it has been 50 weeks since you stopped smoking, or 50 days and you’re
still on that diet. Value: Priceless
L2 YOUR OWN LIVE BAND Giving a party? Having a reception? Why not! Rock-It-Men will
provide the very musical background you want: Rock-and-Roll, Blues, or R&B to make the
occasion lively. Three hours at the place you choose. Donated by Tom Payne. Performance
date by mutual agreement. Minimum bid: $75.
L3 SALMON FEAST WITH JACQUI AND BOB Succulent salmon served with wine, fresh
bread, salad, seasonal veggies and garlic mashed potatoes. A decadent chocolate mousse
will be served for dessert. Six guests. Minimum bid: $40 per person.
L4 OUTER BANKS HOLIDAY FOR 4-6 PEOPLE A three-night off-season stay (or added on
to a week rental, either on or off season) in this lovely 2-bedroom home in Frisco,
NC,(Hatteras Island) on Pamlico Sound, where the sunsets are magnificent. About 1 hr.
south of Nags Head… See Ruth Hopkinson for contact information. Minimum bid: $90
L5 SIX HOURS OF COMPUTER COACHING BY PATSY WELLS Patsy will come to your home
and work with you teaching you how to do some creative activities with your computer. NO
smoking. May be broken up into 1-1 ½ hour increments.
Minimum bid: $45.
L6 JAPANESE DINNER FOR 4 AT HAYASHI Join hosts Beverly & Roger Baldwin at Hayasu
Steak House, their favorite Japanese restaurant. Start with miso soup, salad & choice of
appetizer. Feature will be the magnificent sushi boat laden with an array of delicacies
prepared by the master sushi chef. Wine & beer complement this excursion in oriental
cuisine. Deluxe chopsticks your souvenirs. Minimum bid per person: $40
L7 GO SAILING WITH BILL The Virginia Gazette presents a half-day sailing cruise for six
people on the York River during summer or fall. Drinks and lunch provided. Grab the wheel,
learn to sail or relax in the sun while covering 20 miles in splendor 11:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m..
Donated by Bill O’Donovan, VP and Publisher. Minimum bid: $75.
L8 AMISH COUNTRY HOLIDAY. 3 nights, 3 days for two in Lancaster, PA, pet-free & smoke-
free home of fellow UUs. Double bed, private bath. Each morning, a healthy (not fancy)
breakfast. Tour Amish country, Quilt Museum, Farmer’s Market, buggy rides, Hershey
Chocolate World, visit quaint towns: Bird-in-Hand and Intercourse. Local crafts, wonderful
Pennsylvania Dutch foods. .) See Ruth Hopkinson for contact information. Minimum bid
L9 COUNTRY FRENCH DINNER Jacqui and Bob Winther invite six people
to join them for an authentic country French dish Bob learned from his
mother. The chicken, cooked in a wine sauce, is served with more wine to
drink, fresh bread, salad, seasonal veggies and new potatoes, followed by
apple tart for dessert.
Minimum bid per person: $40.
L10 GOING SOLAR WITH ROGER GUERNSEY Wonder if you have enough sun exposure to GO
SOLAR? What’s the payback period for a solar investment? The latest on photo voltaic
collectors for your home? Is there an attractive way to install these collectors which
meets community standards? Architect Roger Guernsey will answer these questions and
will 3D computer model your solar exposure of your site with an approximation of your
trees to see how much sun will hit your collectors ANY hour of ANY day. Watch animated
the shadows play across your roof. Likely 6 hours of professional time, normally billed @
$120/hour. Minimum bid: $200.
L11 ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR OF NANTUCKET HOME by noted (named Best in Show) artist,
Barbara Kaufman-Locke. This stunning 30x37” framed work is your chance to bring home a
valuable recollection of the lovely New England island. Originally priced at $750. Offered
by Paula and Lee Hougen. Minimum bid: $150
L12 UU B&B IN THE MOUNTAINS Up to 3 nights/3 days for 2 people at the home of Rev.
Henry and Nancy Ticknor, in Winchester, VA. Their gracious company will put you at ease
for a long weekend in the foothills of the mountains. Fall’s Apple Festival, fabulous year-
long hiking, historic Old Winchester make this a memorable occasion. Donated by the
Ticknors from the UU Church of the Shenandoah Valley. Pet-free, smoke free home. See
Ruth Hopkinson for contact information. (offered twice ) Minimum bid: $90
L13 TRAVEL TO EXOTIC LANDS Well, dine as if you had! Donna and Dave Stanford will
prepare an Indian dinner for six, featuring chicken in a vinegar-based curry, served with
raita, chutneys, bread, and wine. Other side dishes include turkari, aloo (potatoes), and avail
(mixed vegetables). Flavorful spices from mild to medium will tickle your taste buds. Finish
with a tasty dessert. Minimum bid per person: $40
L14 FOUR HOURS OF PROFESSIONAL MENDING (OFFERED TWICE) donated by Hanni
Sherman. Not your home-done Scotch tape repair! Hanni’s meticulous needle artistry will
restore your garments—buttons reattached, seams repaired, pants shortened—to their full
potential. Our once-a-year opportunity to experience real, traditional Swiss mending.
Minimum bid: $45
L15 ARLINGTON, VA, B&B Spend a weekend at the nation’s capital (and other nearby
attractions) in UU Barbara and Alan Krause’s home, only a block from the Metro. Bikers?
You may borrow their tandem and explore local trails in eco-friendly style. One queen and
one double bed suggest adding in more visitors (related or extraordinarily friendly!)
Weekend on mutually agreeable date. Contact Ruth Hopkinson for contact information.
Minimum bid: $90
L16 FINE ART COLLAGE by Bob Turvene. Here’s your chance to own an original by our own
WUU artist, whose work is exhibited at The Peninsula Fine Arts Circle. This abstract
collage, executed with water media, is 44X28½”. Value: $375.
Minimum bid: $150.
L17 CAPE COD HOLIDAY Nan Hart offers one week (Sat-Sat October 2009) in her family’s
vacation house (4 BR/2 baths). Sleeps 8-10. All amenities provided, private beach,
spectacular views. Brewster, Cape Cod. Contact Ruth Hopkinson for contact information.
Minimum bid: $150
L18 VENISON FEAST & WINE TASTING Don’t miss this one! Added to Sam Jelinek’s famed
wild venison (and rosemary roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables fresh from the market
that day) are Sam’s super salad, appetizers, and desserts. You want more? Anne and Paul
Luchsinger will introduce romantic “wines for wooing” from Greece, illustrating different
wine styles. 8 lucky winners will prove that WUU offers elegance. Minimum bid per person:
L19 JOURNEY WITH JENNIFER Spend a morning and afternoon getting to know other
WUU's with this road trip to visit the Norfolk UU congregation. Jennifer will chauffeur
and take you to lunch. Our minister knows no bounds! She is offering to do this trip twice—
five passengers each! Dates are negotiable. Minimum bid/person: $40.
L20 YOUR PERSONAL GHOST WRITER! Do you need a résumé or biography? An article or
skillfully written scrapbook? Whatever it is, Natalie Miller-Moore will put her professional
service to work for 2 hours to produce the polished product you need. Minimum bid: $45.
L21 VISIT THE NATION’S CAPITAL Up to three nites in Susan & Bill Geary’s condo on
Connecticut Ave, near Van Ness Metro stop. Queen guest BR/prvt bath, kitchen privil. 2
miles N of Washington Zoo, within easy reach of ‘capital’ array of national treasures.
Minimum bid: $90
L22 CRABCAKE DINNER FOR SIX Live sumptuously! Enjoy a fabulous home-cooked, multi-
course dinner for six, featuring Maryland crab cakes, wine, salad and dessert at the home
of Judy and Bob Norton in the Villages of Westminster. Come early to enjoy drinks and
appetizers before dinner. Date is negotiable. Minimum bid per person: $40
L23 FLORIDA SUNSHINE WEEK (up to 4 people) Vacation in UU Christine Gregory and Chuck
Morley’s Coconut Grove townhouse (2 bedrooms w/2 twins & 1 king) 3 blocks to Coco Walk,
upscale restaurants /shops. Bus to Miami Beach, not far to Miami Science Museum,
Fairchild Gardens, Miracle Mile. You choose: a week for two with hosts (breakfast included)
or a week for 4 by yourselves. Gated parking, swimming pool, straight shot from airport.
(Both Miami & Fort Lauderdale work.) Must use by March 31, 2009. See Ruth Hopkinson
for contact information. Minimum bid: $300
L24 RESERVED PARKING just for you! When the weather’s blustery on Sunday morning, you’ll
pull into your very own marked space, close to the front door of the sanctuary. Limited to
three very lucky auction winners. Available to you alone for a full year. Value: priceless!
L25 MAINE COAST COTTAGE FOR 1 WEEK (Sat-Sat, mid-Jun to late July) Kerry & Peter
Mellette (w/Sue & Bruce Lederhouse) offer rustic cabin (3 BR/1 ba) on cliff overlooking
Bay of Fundy near Jonesport, ME. Spectacular tidal area! Contact Ruth Hopkinson for
contact information. Minimum bid: $150
L26 PRIVATE VOICE AND SPEECH COACHING Hone your vocal skills as a speaker. Work on
breathing, resonance, articulation, interpretation, and delivery. Suit to your needs. Four
sessions with our own Elizabeth Wiley, associate professor, drama, Wm&Mary. Minimum
L27 YOUR PERSONAL PHOTOGRAPHER Lisa Leek will come to photograph at your home (or
other place you choose) your subject—maybe you or a loved one, or your four-legged or
feathered friend, or a favorite landscape. Minimum bid: $45
Complete one of the sheets on your table and hand it to a runner.
The amount will be added to your total account at checkout.
Thank you for coming!