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Unitarian Universalists of Transylvania County

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E13 Gift Certificate $25 at Falls Landing

A $25 gift certificate to Falls Landing in downtown Brevard. Use this to pay for an appetizer or dessert with your delicious meal from one of Brevard's most popular restaurants. Minimum purchase of $35, does not include cost of alcohol or tip. Cannot be used during Brevard Music Center season.

  • Scott & Lisa Sheffield

Qty: 1 Remain: 0
Value: $25 Min: $10

S9 Soup a Month for Six Months

Lackey Rowe will make you a soup a month (enough for six!)for six months and he will cook your favorites or you can let him surprise you! What a great way to get through the cold months of winter. If you are vegetarian, no problem...he is an obliging fellow!

  • Jean & Lackey Rowe

Qty: 1 Remain: 0
Value: $75 Min: $20

D7 Brunch for Eight!

You are bidding for this entire brunch so win this elegant brunch and treat 6-7 of your best friends or family members to a lovely, languid Sunday morning (or any other morning.) Carolyn and Ted will host this brunch in their home or bring the menu to your nice is that? Menu: Mimosas or Bloody Marys, Egmont Overture (egg/cheese casserole), Egg Strata, bacon and/or sausage, coffee/tea, spoonbread, scones or cornbread, and fresh fruit.
Wow! Date: at your convenience.

  • Ted & Carolyn Fredley

Qty: 1 Remain: 0
Value: $160 Min: $85

A21 Atocha Cuzco Ingot

Own a piece of history! This gold vermeil Cuzco bar is an ingot made from the silver recovered from the ATOCHA, a Spanish galleon which sank off the Florida Keys in 1622 and recovered by treasure hunter Mel Fisher in 1985. The chip is solid silver, over-layed with 18 kt yellow gold. The original purchase receipt and authentication documents are included. The gold chain is added.

  • Carol L. MacAllister

Qty: 1 Remain: 0
Value: $145 Min: $35

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

D3 African Dinner

Date to be determined by participants and hosts. Most likely in the Spring of 2011. The menu will be a surprise but knowing Ann Rabb's culinary skill, this is sure to be a fabulous experience! There will be plenty of veggie dishes for those vegetarians among us. Price is for entire dinner for 8 people. You are bidding for the entire dinner for 8, so here is your chance to treat youself and 6-7 of your best friends to dinner and you don't have to do the cooking....or clean-up! Or team up with 3 other couples to win this unique offering.

  • Earle & Ann Rabb

Qty: 1 Remain: 0
Value: $120 Min: $75

S3 An Ernie Mills Sermon

Challenge the minister with a sermon topic you've always wanted to hear. You name it. Ernie will create it and give it at both Sunday services at a date to be determined. This is a priceless opportunity.
Bid, bid, bid!

  • Ernie Mills

Qty: 1 Remain: 0
Value: $300 Min: $50

A33 "One Second Later"

This dramatic oil painting was a year in the making and is the result of a sermon given by our Ernie Mills about the Cosmos and his siting Carl Sagan's Book. Lory read the book and this is her interpretation of what it might have looked like one second after the moment of the Big Bang! This is newly completed so will need another year of drying before it can be varnished. This is a gallery wrapped canvas, 30x24x1.5"

  • Lory Whitehead

Qty: 1 Remain: 0
Value: $400 Min: $50

E11 An Italian Basket

This basket contains one liter of the first cold press of olive oil from 150 year old Olive trees on Reniella, the farm of our Italian friends; four bottles of Italian wine (two whites: a Villa Borghetti Pinot Grigio (2007) from the Veneto region and a Fortunata Vermintino(2008) from coastal Lazio; two reds: a Michele Chiarlo Reserve Barbera (2005) and a Fattoria Monte Reserve Chianti (2001)from Tuscany); di Cecco Pasta; Italian black olives; De Lallo Italian bread Stakes (Grisini; Biscotti; Perugino Chocolate. Winning this basket is like taking a trip to Italy...just close your eyes while you are sipping the wine!

  • Dan & Jane Carter

Qty: 1 Remain: 0
Value: $110 Min: $75

S7 Landscape Consultation

Your Yard and Garden's Bones! Say What????
Grab your clipboard and pen or tape recorder to capture the words of Dick Bir, retired horticulture faculty from NC State University, as he accompanies you around your property to: *discuss what needs pruning and how things should be pruned,*consider plants you might like to incorporate in your landscape,and determine if they are suitable for our climate,*choose the right site for appropriate plants,*learn how to propagate some of your plants, *understand what steps to take to utilize the results of your soil analysis.
Available this fall or early winter at a mutually agreed upon time. It will last about 1 1/2 hours. Important: The lucky winner of this offering will be getting advice from Dick. He will not actually be digging, pruning, or propagating.

  • Dick & Susan Bir

Qty: 1 Remain: 0
Value: $300 Min: $100

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

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