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G2 Napa Valley Wine Country Holiday

The UU's of Napa, CA offer Wine Country Excursions of the Napa and Sonoma Valleys: e.g. wine tasting at renowned and boutique wineries; art galleries and museums; gourmet dining; historic sites; hiking and bike trails or back country road tours. You stay in a UU host home and tour includes 3 nights lodging, 2 days of touring, 3 breakfasts and one picnic lunch. Tours are from April through October, 2011 and can accommodate up to 3 couples simultaneously, touring together but staying in different homes. The minimum cost is $595/couple. All details, including travel directions, will be given to winners.

  • Tom Wilson

Qty: 1 Remain: 1
Value: $1,000 Min: $595

G3 Kentucky Derby Party

The First Saturday in May 2011 is always Kentucky Derby Day! Hosted by The Sheffields and The Hardys at the Hardys home, 542 Middlemount Rd. in Pisgah Forest. Root for your favorite Derby entry while enjoying delicious hors d oeuvres including: London Broil, Grilled Asparagus, Pecan Pie,and much more! Wine and Mint Juleps for sipping.
Festive hats optional, but strongly desirable...Evening will wind up around 7:30pm. The first 24 to sign up at the fixed price will win this great party! He who hesitates loses!

  • Scott & Lisa Sheffield

Qty: 24 Remain: 7
Fixed: $20
Date: Sat May 7, 2011 - 4:30 PM

G4 A Week At Hilton Head

Cassie and John are offering their 3 bedroom, 3 and 1/2 bath Hilton Head cottage. You can see it in detail at this YouTube address: Here is your chance for one, two or three couples (no kids please) to team up to win this fantastic vacation package. Golf course across the street, beach 5 mins. down the road, private tennis courts next door (free) and glorious shopping and eating at every turn. Check in after 4pm and check out before 11am. Dates: 5/7-14/2011, can be flexible in early May but this second week in May is perfect because the average temps will be around 85 degrees and the tourist will not have appeared yet. You will live like the natives! Don't let this opportunity pass you by! (Departure house keeping charge of $100 to be discussed with owner, John Drier.)

  • John & Cassie Dreier

Qty: 1 Remain: 0
Value: $1,200 Min: $350
Date: Sat May 7, 2011 - 4:00 PM

G5 Piano Music for Your Social Event

You know our John can do just about anything when tickling those piano keys. He is offering (with friends if desired and feasible) to furnish piano music for your special social event or family function, be it a wedding, a holiday party, etc. Dates will need to fit John's calendar but together it can be worked out. What fun!!!!!

  • John & Linda Austin

Qty: 1 Remain: 0
Value: $250 Min: $50

G6 Basic clogging lessons for one person

Learn to do basic clogging steps and incorporate them into some slow, easy dances to bluegrass music. Music and handouts will be provided. One hour for six weeks starting in January. Donor's home or purchaser's. Days and time will be worked out with the purchaser.

  • Joyce E. Pearsall

Qty: 1 Remain: 0
Value: $60 Min: $10

G7 Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing with Jeremy Whitworth and Marcus Webb of Brevard Rock Gym--a top rope climb with experienced guides of the area. (Top rope means you're clipped in and won't become a grease spot.) See the view from Up There! Previous experience or gear not required. Can take up to five people.

  • Brevard Rock Gym

Qty: 5 Remain: 0
Value: $360 Min: $20

G8 Nantucket Cottage

Nantucket Island is the place for a perfect holiday. The two and a half hour car ferry ride from Hyannis on Cape Cod brings you to another world of cobble stone streets and gentle atmosphere. This Tristrams Landing Time Share is a free standing house overlooking the moors and a mile from the ocean. This furnished, 3 bedroom, two baths house has a deck for cooking out on too. One queen, 2 twins and the third bedroom has four bunk beds, so this is a kid friendly house but no pets please. April 15-22, 2011 (not flexible). Check-in 4pm, departure by 9am. Additional fees to expect are a $230 check-in (for cleaning/linens) or $180 if you bring your own linens. You can fly in but really, the ferry is the way to go. People are $33 per adult round trip and if you bring a car, that is $380 round trip. If you get to Hyannis via separate cars there is a parking lot there for @$5/day. You can leave the car(s) on the mainland and rent bikes, mopeds or cars on the island itself. The McKinneys will invite you to their home to give you all the particulars before you depart. Just think-crabbing in nearby streams and then steaming them out of the deck! Is this heaven or what?????

  • Ann & Peter McKinney

Qty: 1 Remain: 1
Value: $1,000 Min: $500
Date: Fri Apr 15, 2011 - 4:00 PM