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WEEK IN A VILLA ON THE ISLAND OF ANTIGUA

Donor: Leone Hinzman

Relax to the soothing sounds of the breaking waves, bask in the glow of burnished sunsets as cool breezes ruffle the palms of the tropical trees. The warm climate is matched only by the warmth of the easygoing English-speaking people and their humor, hospitality and a 'no-problem" attitude. Antigua BVI is one of the most charming and blissful islands in the Caribbean. On lovely Dickenson Bay, this garden villa offers breathtaking sea views. You will be steps away from the beach, restaurants, and casinos. Scuba, sail, and shop the markets then relax over dinner in the privacy and comfort of the villa or embrace the local nightlife in St. John's excellent restaurants and cafes. One week stay (not including airfaire) $2,500 Value.  More info

WEEKEND at THE BARN AT THE RED HOUSE B&B

Donor: Catherin Dianich

Stay at this charming B&B in a new barn in Dummerston Center, the heart of a 250 year old historic village in Southern VT. This sunny, two-story Post and Beam barn offers private, spacious accommodations with two bedrooms, pine floors, a woodstove, and plenty of windows with views of the village, the garden, and the mountain. One bedroom has a queen-size bed complete with a luxurious feather bed, and the other a double bed. Your stay includes a Vermont-style organic breakfast, access to a fridge and WiFi. 2 Nights, $500 Value.  More info

DINNER at PETER HAVENS

Donor: Zach Corbin

Zach Corbin, new owner and chef of Peter Havens, is offering a delicious dinner from his new menu featuring French country cuisine. Soon to be outdoor dining on the new deck over looking the herb garden will add to the fabulousness of dining at the new Peter Havens.  More info.

 


TWO NIGHTS at The LOS FELIZ LODGE in LOS ANGELES

Donors: Liz & Angus MacDonald

Los Feliz Lodge bungalows and villas offer hotel-like accommodations in a home-like setting.  The bright and cheerful suites have been thoughtfully appointed by local eco-conscious interior designers.  Each bungalow and villa come with fully equipped kitchens, private baths and tons of charm. These Spanish Courtyard-Style buildings were originally built in the 1920s to house the Hollywood film elite. Must be booked in advance. Subject to availability.   More Info


WEEKEND ON HOLLAND POND

Donors: Deb Feiner and Fred Homer

Newly-renovated rustic cottage on beautifully preserved pond on the Canadian border. Big deck, screened porch, outdoor shower and hot indoor shower. Outhouse on the property. Sleeps 8. Listen to the haunting sound of the loons and watch for bald eagles. Three kayaks, a sunfish and a canoe are available. Great area for long walks and biking. Not available July/Aug. Call Deb to arrange dates. $500 value

 

HANDCRAFTED STONE BIRD BATH

Donor: Richard Hawes
A one of a kind piece crafted from local Vermont stone.
Image does not reflect the exact bath auctioned. Each piece varies.
Value: $650




MEXICAN NIGHT AT BETSY & BILL’S

Donor: Betsy Gentile and Bill Penniman
A Mexican dinner (including Bill’s famous “Cowboy Crisps”) for six people on their deck in Brattleboro. Betsy makes the best Margs in Brattleboro. (and she and Bill have plenty of extra beds). OLE’ $400 value

GIFT CERTIFICATE TO ZEPHYRS

Donor: Ann Montgomery
Treat yourself to art supplies or custom framing at Brattleboro’s best art supply store. $250 value


SOUTH AFRICAN PHOTO SAFARI

Donor: Kathy Kingston on behalf of Trevor Shaw

Experience the magic of South Africa for 6 days and 6 nights. Zulu Nyala,a private game reserve, provides a unique and authentic taste of the bush in the heart of one South Africa’s most diverse regions. Includes all meals and accommodations in 4-star luxury rooms for two people, as well as swimming pool, tennis, and a photo trip into the bush twice daily with a guide. Excludes airfare, drinks, and extra activities. $5,950 value

 

UNDER the TUSCAN SUN, MANCIANO, ITALY

Donor: Leone Hinzman

Seven nights in Italy for 4 people. Choice of 5 properties, surrounded by lush gardens and an expansive view of the rolling countryside. Villa Zolira is a vintage Tuscan style with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room and kitchen. Casa Natalia and Casa Bambini are new with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room/kitchen. Mira Bella has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Casa Giovanna has 2 bedrooms and 1 bath with a balcony for sipping wine and enjoying the breathtaking views. You can see all the way to the Mediterranean from this unit. The properties are situated in the ancient hill town of Manciano, approximately 1 ½ hours north of Rome in the southern edge of Tuscany, which rises on the top of a hill with breathtaking views in all directions. There is no expiration date and this trip may be used any time in the future. Airfare not included. tuscanresort.com $4,550 value