April 29th, 2017 | 6 p.m.
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AUCTION & DRAWINGS          
This year, we have two ways for you to win big at A Taste for Books: Around the World!

silent auction
We will once again have a silent auction featuring fantastic packages and items up for bid. Minimum bids will be placed on each bid sheet and bids must be raised by $1 or more (unless otherwise stated on the bid sheet for a particular item). Auction winners will be announced on a board next to the Circulation Desk.

ITEM VALUE
3-Night Stay at a Club Med All-Inclusive Resort $1100
Fender Passport Venue 600-Watt Portable All-in-One Sound System $1000
2 Round Trip Southwest Airlines E-Passes Valid for Travel Anywhere in the United States, its Territories and Possessions, Including Puerto Rico $800
4 1-day Walt Disney World Park Hopper Passes $648
1-Night Weekend Stay in a Deluxe Queen Room at the Library Hotel in New York City $599
2-Night Stay at any Virginia State Park
(Outside Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day)
$250
1940s Stromberg-Carlson Electric Telephone - Fully Restored with a 1-Year Warranty $240
Haviland Limoge Co. "The 12 Days of Christmas" Series of Collectible Plates $210
Limited Edition Witherow Framed Print $200
2 Vouchers for Virginia Canopy Tours $178
Hand-Crafted Pottery by Local Artist Elizabeth Valiulis - Large Castor Bean Bowl and Small Grape Leaf Bowl $132
OUTDOOR PACKAGE $120
TOTAL
Front Royal Outdoors Gift Certificate for River Trips or Lodging  
$20 Rural King Gift Card  
HAND-CRAFTED PACKAGE $100
TOTAL
Native Alaskan Hand-Carved Box  
Handmade "Doorway to Portugal" Miniature Quilt  
2 Original Art Glass Pendants by Jessamyn Tracy  
2 Tickets to a 2017 Washington Nationals Regular Season Home Game at Nationals Park $84
Gift Certificate for Regions 117 $50
Autographed Photo of Braden Holtby, Goalie for the Washington Capitals $50
Autographed Photo of Trent Williams, Defensive Tackle for the Washington Redskins $40
Gift Certificate for Mountain Mystic $40

grand prize drawings
Guests who successfully navigate through each continent and receive all of the different country stamps in their passport qualify for the Grand Prize Drawing. Winners will be announced near the end of the night.

ITEM VALUE
GRAND PRIZE - TRAVEL PACKAGE $455
TOTAL
24" Samsonite Luggage with Swivel Base  
Assorted Rick Steves' Europe DVDs, Books and Maps  
Handmade Twin-Size Houndstooth Style Quilt with ASL "I Love You" Stitching  
$50 Outback Steakhouse Gift Card  
Edinburg Crystal Clock  
Travel-Inspired Jigsaw Puzzle  
Vintage Scotland Map  
SECOND PRIZE PACKAGE $350
TOTAL
Set of 12 Collectible Plates Featuring Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tale Artwork  
Book of Andersen's Fairy Tales  
THIRD PRIZE PACKAGE $300
TOTAL
2-Hour Guided Tour of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute for 10