Silent Auction Items from 2017
Chelsea Classroom Items
Hand-crafted Nativity Set –4th Grade
Mother and Baby Basket – 5th Grade
Local Libations Basket – 6th Grade
Theatre Extravaganza Basket – 7th Grade
Sports Basket – 8th Grade
Gourmet Chocolate Basket – 9th Grade
Garden Basket and Yard Clean-Up – 10th Grade
Favorite Cocktail Basket – 11th Grade
Chelsea Student Items
Jimmy Lee’s Famous Fudge – Jimmy Lee (11th Grade)
Christmas Wreaths – Agnes Wingate (10th Grade)
Cousins’ Combo Dessert Entertainment Package – Greta Barvick (6th Grade) and Max and Felice Lagarde (11th and 10th Grades)
Fisher and Roper Rustic House Signs – Joseph Kelly (10th Grade)
Colet and Pole Rustic House Signs – Joseph Kelly (10th Grade)
Wooden WWII Weaponry – Jimmy Lee (11th Grade)
Front Row Graduation Seats – Chelsea Parents’ Association
Homemade Pretzels – Eve Patrice (6th Grade)
Original Artwork – Kathryn Blicharz (’12)
Chelsea Boys’ and Girls’ Super Summer Camps – Kieran O’Donnell (’14) and Sally Nicholson
Pie of the Month Club – Julianna Butler (11th Grade)
Chelsea Faculty Items
Blue Ridge Fly-Fishing Trip – Matt Speer and John Devanny
Schäffer Distillery Gift Basket – The Schäffer Family
Headmaster-for-the-Day – Jonathan Brand
Two Prints and Family Photo Session – Ashley Maciag
Set of Two Prints – Henry Wingate
Movie Night with Foeckler and Farris – Robert Farris and Chris Foeckler
Private Tennis Lessons – Greg Shedd
Private Music Lessons – Elizabeth Foeckler
Beer Caddy and Home Brew – Guy Bauer and Joe Maciag
Army/Navy Tickets – Greg Lynch
Alexander Valley Old Vine Zinfandel Wines – Julie Olsen
For the Home
Handcrafted Wrought Iron Firewood Rack – Tom Blicharz
Wooden Salad Bowl – Tom Zepeda
The Refined Man’s Collection of Scotch and Cigars – Doug McCarthy
Arbonne RE9 Package – Siobhan Lundt
Luxurious Master Bath Basket – Greenfield & Behr, LLC
Bird Sanctuary – Pam August
Pair of Beautiful Icons – The Estate of Mr. & Mrs. William Dateno
Porcelain Wine Goblets – Cate Ranieri Ceramics
Pair of Icons – Roger Herbstritt
The Perfect Gift Basket – Dr. Eleanor Kelly
Franklin Mint Egg Collection – Dr. Eleanor Kelly
Set of Framed Auto Prints – Truban Motor Company
Welcome Baby Gift Set – Olivia McFadden
Garden Flag Set & Gift Certificate – Patriot Homes, Inc.
Handbag & Haircut Package – Wendy Lee and Studio 125
Custom Chalk Art Decor – Annie Lloyd
Ornamental Tree Planted by Landkraft Landscape – John Gorg
Estate Plan Package – McCarthy and Akers, PLC
Professionally Cooked Meal – David Gedney (of the Element)
Three Dozen Cupcakes Baked for Your Event – Buttercup Bakery
Bagpipe Performance OR Instruction – James Lundt
Libations and Conversations – Mary Stanford and Dancing Lady Wines
Painting of One Room – St. Luke’s Painting and Remodeling, LLC
30 Yard Roll Off Container – BAC Dumpsters
Food and Restaurant Items
Decadent Chocolate Ganache Cake and Sherry Party Pack – Mike Brown and St. Julian Winery
Holiday Cookies – Janaro Family
Croquembouche (puff tower) – Alex Klassen
Bake Sale in a Basket – American Heritage Girls
Chick-fil-A Party Voucher – Paul Brock (Chik-fil-A Warrenton)
Pulled Pork and Barbeque Sauce Package – Stewart’s BBQ
Getaways & Activities
Staunton Hotel and Theater Getaway – American Shakespeare Center and The Stonewall Jackson Hotel
Winchester Little Theater and Village Square Restaurant Package
Barter Theater Tickets
Appaloosa Festival Tickets and Goodies – Daniel Fedoryka and Scythian
Retreat and Prayer Basket Package – Holy Cross Abbey and Population Research Institute
Dinner and Overnight “Staycation” Package – Woodward House on Manor Grade
Presidents’ Package – Mount Vernon and Potomac Riverboat Company
Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum and Bonnie Blue Southern Market and Bakery Package
Caves and Cavern Burger Combos – Luray Caverns and Spelunkers
“Key of See”: Color Harmony Workshop – Mandy Hain of My Little Artist
One-Week High School Summer Program at Christendom College
Court Vision Basketball Camp – Court Vision
Convergent CrossFit Membership
Washington Nationals Tickets
Jig ‘n’ Jive Dance Studio Dance Lessons – Annie Guttierrez
Martial Arts Lessons – St. Michael Shotokan Karate, LLC
Old Dominion Helicopter Tour – Tim and Grace Roth of Mission Destiny Helicopter
Scenic Flight – Cass Aviation
Marriott Ranch Trail Ride for Two
Canoe Trips – Front Royal Outdoors
Zip the Line Canopy Tour – Virginia Canopy Tour
Whitetail Resort Ski or Snowboard Package for Two
Beginner Ski and Snowboard Packages – Liberty Mountain Resort
Christmas Wreaths – Agnes Wingate (10th Grade): Decorate with class for the holidays! Two elegant Christmas wreaths carefully handcrafted by Agnes and Mary Wingate. To be made in early December. Valued at $100.
Beer Caddy and Home Brew – Guy Bauer and Joe Maciag: Calling all beer enthusiasts! Take home this custom made beer caddy provided by Guy Bauer and already filled with craft beers home-brewed by Joe Maciag. Valued at $75.
Custom Chalk Art Decor – Annie Lloyd: A BEAUTIFUL Christmas art piece of “The Little Drummer Boy” drawn in chalk by talented calligraphist and artist, Annie Lloyd, and set in a distressed barn wood 24″ x 36″ frame for a polished look. Ready to hang in your home! This piece will serve as a lovely reminder that human works–no matter how small–are so pleasing to the baby Jesus, especially during the Christmas season. Valued at $200.
Staunton Hotel and Theater Getaway – American Shakespeare Center and The Stonewall Jackson Hotel: Enjoy a one-night stay at the historic Stonewall Jackson Hotel and two tickets to a performance at the internationally acclaimed American Shakespeare Center. Plays are performed in the 300-seat Blackfriars Playhouse — the world’s only re-creation of Shakespeare’s indoor theater. Valued at $260.
Rustic House Signs – Joseph Kelly (10th Grade): Show your support with these rustic, wooden boards painted with the house colors and the house names stenciled on top. One set for Fisher and Roper. One set for Colet and Pole. Valued at $40 for each set.
Ornamental Tree Planted by Landkraft Landscape – John Gorg: Landkraft Landscape will provide and plant one ornamental, flowering tree, between six and seven feet tall. Choose Crepe Myrtle, Dogwood or Redbud. (Must be selected and planted by October 22, 2018). Valued at $325
Court Vision Basketball Camp – Court Vision: “SEE THE COURT THE WAY WE DO.” Registration for one week’s attendance at a Court Vision Basketball Camp. Court Vision Camps help create elite basketball players who will possess the humility to sacrifice for the team and cultivate the desire to grow both in skill and in virtue. Camps will take place in Crusader Gymnasium located on the campus of Christendom College. Three different camps to choose from. For boys entering 4th-8th and 9th-12th grades or girls entering 7th – 12th grades. Must be redeemed summer 2018. Valued at $115.
Porcelain Wine Goblets – Cate Ranieri Ceramics: Bring a whole new level of class to your dining room table with these thrown and altered porcelain wine goblets. Made by local and talented artist Cate Ranieri, these goblets are an incredible addition to any entertainer’s collection. Approximately 6″ tall. Hold 6 oz. each. Microwave and dishwasher safe, but hand-washing preferred. Valued at $100.
“Cousins’ Combo” Dessert Entertainment Package – Greta Barvick and Max and Felice Lagarde: Indulge your taste buds with these delectable treats homemade by Chelsea students Greta Barvick (6th grade) and Max and Felice Lagarde (11th and 10th grades). A package large enough to entertain for a holiday party or family gathering! Includes peppermint bark and a decadent flourless chocolate cake made by Greta, a pecan pie prepared by Max, and your choice of lemon bars or a gingerbread layer cake baked by Felice. Approximately 50 servings! Valued at $160.
Schäffer Distillery Gift Basket – The Schäffer Family: Schäffer Distillery returns with the popular four-liqueur gift collection of Peppermint Schnapps, Amaretto, Coffee Liqueur, and Limoncello. Schäffer Distillery – providing indescribably delicious liqueurs since 2010! Valued at $75.
Handcrafted Wrought Iron Firewood Rack – Tom Blicharz: Let this elegant wrought iron firewood rack grace your porch this winter. Created by master craftsman Thomas Blicharz of High Performance Fabrication. Valued at $350.
Libations and Conversations with Mary Stanford – Mary Stanford and Dancing Lady Wines: Host a wine and cheese party with an engaging talk for couples! Gather the ladies for some Saturday morning coffee plus some spiritual caffeine! Invite your teenage daughter’s friends for a Girls’ Night discussing Friendship and Femininity! If you’ve got a living room, Mary Stanford’s got a talk that will stimulate minds and hearts. Steeped in John Paul the Great’s anthropology of the human person, Mrs. Stanford is a popular speaker at conferences and dioceses across the country. Mary will arrive at your event with a beautifully prepared talk on a topic of your choosing. Some of her favorite subjects include Theology of the Body, Marriage, Sexual Differences, Communication in a Disembodied Age, Friendship, Chastity, Prayer, and Fostering True Contrition. (Talks run approximately 40 minutes in length, and Mary is happy to lead a discussion afterwards.) Redeem by October 2018. Also included are three bottles of 2012 Old Vine Zinfandel by Dancing Lady Wines. Valued at $385.
Jimmy Lee’s (Still Not Yet) Famous Fudge – Jimmy Lee: Double batch of yummy fudge from a recipe passed down by Maria Lee (of Maria Lee’s Famous Fudge fame!). Made by Chelsea 11th grader, Jimmy Lee and packaged in a lovely container ready for you to take home and enjoy! Valued at $30.
Wooden Salad Bowl – Tom Zepeda: Salad bowl handmade from local wood by craftsman (and Chelsea parent) Tom Zepeda. This bowl celebrates the natural beauty of wood and makes serving salad a treat! Check out more of Tom’s beautiful work at www.sylvanvessels.com. Valued at $155.
Bagpipe Performance OR Instruction – James Lundt: Let the celebrations begin! Professional bagpiper James Lundt will come perform at the wedding, commemoration, graduation or other event of your choice OR choose five 1-hour lessons. Please provide as much advance notice as possible for scheduling purposes for performances. Redeem by October 2018. Valued at $300.
Spiritual Warrior Package – Holy Cross Abbey and Population Research Institute: Quiet your soul and refresh your spirit with this incredible prayer basket and a stay at the Holy Cross Abbey Retreat House in Berryville, Va. Certificate redeemable for a weekend or two-night stay. Valued at $400.
Blue Ridge Fly-Fishing Trip – Matt Speer and John Devanney: For some one-on-one father and son time: Mr. Speer and Mr. Devanney will guide a trip for two into the Shenandoah National Park including an overnight stay in a cabin and fly fishing. No experience necessary! To be redeemed during a mutually agreed upon weeknight in early summer 2018. Valued at $300.
The Refined Man’s Collection of Scotch and Cigars – Doug McCarthy: Take home this incredible collection of fine cigars and high-end Scotch Whisky for the gentleman with refined taste. Come to the event to see what’s included! Valued at $200.
Croquembouche (puff tower) – Alex Klassen: 100 piece French dessert consisting of choux pastry balls piled into a cone and bound with threads of caramel. Redeem by October 2018. Valued at $150.
“Key of See”: Color Harmony Workshop – My Little Artist: Registration for one in local and talented artist Mandy Hain’s Summer Color Workshop. Explore the infinite array of colors given through nature, and allow the familiar limitations of Crayola boxes to melt away! The participants will begin with several hundred color swatches and learn to recreate the palettes of master works of art. They will also learn how to mix the shades and hues that we see – an amazing experience for a child! Each child will complete several color studies in paint with their own original color palette. This is a perfect introduction to color theory for children, and allows them to explore outside the basic colors they already know – Every color belongs to them! Ages 8-12. Must be redeemed summer of 2018. Valued at $200.
Homemade Pretzels – Eve Patrice (5th Grade): As autumn leaves gently start to fall, Eve Patrice starts preparing for pretzel baking time with her mom! And soon after, when leaves are bagged and Christmas lights are twinkling, crystal-cut mason jars are lined up and pots of homemade caramel sauce are stirred! Share in these Patrice Family traditions and satisfy your cravings for both salty and sweet!! Here’s the salty: a half-dozen hearty, homemade pretzels with two specialty mustards to choose from (oh, decisions, decisions!). And here’s the sweet: a 12 oz. jar of homemade caramel sauce (so delish!) with 6 delicious crisp apples for dipping! All presented in a lovely basket lined with a themed cloth (seasons, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc.) delivered to your door! Valued at $40.
Movie Night with Foeckler and Farris – Robert Farris and Chris Foeckler: A leisurely evening of film, food, and friendly discussion with Mr. Foeckler and Farris. Whatever movie you might choose, these two film enthusiasts will take you to the heart of it, uncovering hidden meaning, subtle symbolism, and relevant life lessons. (For 6-25 participants.) Redeem by October 2018. Valued at $60.
Painting of One Room – St. Luke’s Painting and Remodeling: St. Luke’s Painting will paint one room of your house up to 16′ x 16′ with up to 10′. To be done in winter months on a mutually agreed upon date between both parties. Valued at $550.
Scenic Flight – Cass Aviation: Take to the skies for a twenty-minute scenic flight for one courtesy of Cass Aviation at Front Royal Airport. Contact Reginald at the Front Royal Airport to schedule your flight (540) 635-3570. (Bring a friend for an extra $65 at the time of the flight!) Valued at $130.
Two Prints and a Family Photo Session – Ashley Maciag: Enjoy two unique prints to decorate the walls of your home AND get the professional family photos that you have always wanted. Ashley will provide you with a family photo session to be shot in the studio, outdoors, or in your home. You will receive digital copies of 15-25 photos which you can print as you like. Valued at $200.
Estate Plan Package – McCarthy and Akers, PLC: Preparation of Last Will and Testament, General Durable Powers of Attorney, and Advance Medical Directive for an individual or married couple. Redeem by May 31, 2018. Valued at $1200.
Marriott Ranch Trail Ride for Two: Enjoy a ninety-minute guided trail ride for two at the 4200 acre Marriott Ranch in Hume, VA. Valued at $90.
Presidents’ Package – Mount Vernon and Potomac Riverboat Company: For the American history buff! Four vouchers for daytime admission to Mount Vernon as well as four tickets from Potomac Riverboat Company for the Washington Monuments Cruise. Valued at $185.