Auction email A Night in New Orleans

Saturday, March 11, 2017
7:00 – 10:00 pm
Hilton Alexandria Old Town

Purchase your tickets here!

 

Blind Bid Auction Items

At the event, submit your bid and watch the screen. If your bidder number appears, you are in the lead.  If it does not appear at all or appears and later disappears, someone else has placed a higher bid and you need to bid again.

100. And All That Jazz! A Trip for Two to Jazzfest in New Orleans
Head to the beautiful city of New Orleans for the famed Jazz Fest with this incredible trip for two including airfare.  While in New Orleans, you’ll stay at an apartment in a quiet section of the French Quarter.  The one bedroom apartment features 18-foot ceilings, original marble fireplaces from the 1800’s, a galley kitchen, bathroom, and a beautiful wrought iron balcony.  It is the perfect place to stay while enjoying three days of Jazz fest (April 28-30) with Friday, Saturday, and Sunday tickets for two.  Harry Connick Jr., Maroon 5, Usher & The Roots, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Lorde and so many more! Check out the incredible line up for April 28-30th here: http://lineup.nojazzfest.com/

An apartment in the French Quarter, tickets for three days of Jazzfest and airfare for two–it is sure to be a weekend to remember!

Restrictions:  This trip is for two people for the weekend of April 28-30, 2017.  
Donated By: Donna & Brian Malnak and Susan Howells & Nancy Pierce
Value: $2,380

101. Nemacolin Woodlands Resort by Private Plane
Nestled in the scenic Laurel Highlands of Southwestern, Pennsylvania, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort has taken the luxury vacation experience to unparalleled levels.  You’ll spend one-night in luxurious AAA Five-Diamond accommodations while enjoying all that this resort has to offer.  The certificate includes tax and the resort fee and you will be able to choose from the Chateau, Lodge or a Two-Bedroom Townhouse.  You’ll arrive and depart from Nemacolin’s private airstrip via private plane.  The Cirrus SR-22 flies out of Potomac Air Field in Fort Washington, Maryland and carries up to three adults (or possibly 2 adults and 2 children).  Also included is a $250 gift card to Nemacolin that can be used toward an additional night or one of the resort’s many activities.

Restrictions: The Nemacolin certificate is subject to availability and not valid on holidays. The private plane must be for a mutually agreeable date and expires on March 11, 2018.
Value $2,100
Donated By: Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, The Rowe Family

102. ACDS Parking Space
You’ll never worry about finding a space or having to cross Russell Road when you have your very own reserved space in the ACDS lot for the 2017-2018 school year.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: ACDS

103. A Weekend in NYC!
Start spreadin’ the news!  You’re leaving for a fantastic weekend in New York City.  While in the city, you’ll spend two-nights in a deluxe queen room at The Algonquin Hotel.  This historic high-end hotel with old-world elegance and a literary pedigree is in Midtown, a 4-minute walk to Bryant Park, Broadway Theaters, and Times Square.  Since you can’t go to NYC and not see a show, ACDS will book you tickets to the Broadway or Off-Broadway show of your choice (limited to ticket availability and up to $400 including fees). As a bonus, we’ve also include a $30 gift card to Shake Shack.

Restrictions:  Hotel stay is based on availability and expires March 11, 2018.  Theater tickets are based on availability and the total cost may not exceed $400.
Value: $1,180
Donated By: The Algonquin Hotel, Alexandria Country Day School, and Shake Shack

104. Ride to School on a Fire Truck
Your child will be the envy of all when he or she arrives at ACDS in style on Friday, March 31st.  Members of the Alexandria Fire Department will drive your child to ACDS in a fire truck from either your home in Alexandria or Fire Station 203 on Cameron Mills Road.

Restrictions: If your home is located outside of Alexandria City, you will need to take your child to the Fire Station to begin their ride.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Alexandria Fire Department Station 203

105. Name the ACDS Alley
Don’t miss out on the chance to have the ACDS alley named after your child or family for the entire 2017-2018 school year!
Value: Priceless
Donated By: ACDS

106. Head of School for a Day
Just what does it take to be the Head of ACDS?  Your child will have the chance to find out when he or she takes over as Head of School for a day.  The day will begin greeting students on the front steps and include meetings with administrators, as well as lunch off campus with Mr. Baytosh and a friend of your child’s choice.  Your child will also accompany Mr. Baytosh to observe faculty teach their classes.  And will it be a free dress day?  It’ll be up to your child to decide!

Restrictions: Your child’s day as Head of School will take place on a mutually agreeable date before December 15, 2017.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Scott Baytosh and Summer Sonner

107. M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E
Heading to Orlando?  These four one-day Walt Disney World Park Hopper passes will add a little magic to your trip.  The passes are valid at Walt Disney World Resort during normal operating hours and provide admission to each of the unique theme parks: the Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom within one day.

Restrictions: The passes may not be used for admission from December 25-31 and are subject to block-out dates.  The tickets cannot be upgraded nor can they be applied towards a package to meet eligibility requirements.  They expire on January 14, 2019.
Value: $620
Donated By: Walt Disney World Co.

 

Silent Auction Items

 

200’s Who Dat Bobcat? (Faculty Experiences and other ACDS items!)

200. Mr. Lieberman, Take Us Out to the Ball Game!

Mr. Lieberman will take your child and two friends to cheer on the Nats from great club seats at a game during the 2017 season.  He’ll even spring for peanuts and Cracker Jack!  Root, root, root for the home team and bid high for this item!

Restrictions: This outing is for students in grades 4 and up, and will take place on a mutually agreeable date during the 2017 season.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Scott Lieberman and Kathleen & Bruce Oehler

201. Adventure Theatre with Mrs. Laha and Ms. Carew
It’s sure to be a grand adventure when your child and three friends head to Glen Echo Park for a play at Adventure Theatre with Mrs. Laha and Ms. Carew. They’ll see Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp and ride the carousel!

Restrictions: This outing will take place on a mutually agreeable Saturday between April 29th and May 21st.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Laura Carew and Sally Laha

202. Take Flight with Mr. Baroody, Mr. Hart, and Ms. Stratigos!
Who wouldn’t want to spend the afternoon bouncing around at Flight with Mr. Baroody, Mr. Hart, and Ms. Stratigos?  They’ll take 10 kids from ACDS to Flight for 90 minutes of fun, followed by pizza.

Restrictions: This outing will take place on a mutually agreeable date before the end of the 2016-2017 school year.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Pete Baroody, Ty Hart, Colleen Stratigos, and Flight Trampoline Park

203. All the World’s a Stage with Mrs. Mosier, Mrs. Newhouse, and Mrs. Kohlhagen
The D.C. area is full of fantastic places to see live theater.  Just pick out a show and Mrs. Mosier, Mrs. Newhouse, and Mrs. Kohlhagen will take your child and five friends to see it.

Restrictions: This activity will take place on a mutually agreeable date before the end of the 2016-2017 school year.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Becca Kohlhagen, Meg Mosier, and Amy Newhouse

204 – 206. Name the Hallways
Your child will love walking down the K-2, 3-5, or 6-8 hallway bearing the name of your choosing during the 2016-2017 school year.

Value: Priceless
Donated By: ACDS

207. A Spanish Afternoon with Sra. Hernandez Basta, Sra. Escobar, y Sra. Linero
Up to six students will spend an afternoon with their favorite Spanish-speaking teachers, watching a movie in Spanish and enjoying some tasty Latino treats.

Restrictions: This will take place at ACDS on a mutually agreeable afternoon (4:00 – 6:00) before May 26, 2017.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Monica Escobar, Jessica Hernandez Basta, and Juanita Linero

208. Take a Hike with Ms. Worrell, Ms. Holland, and Ms. O’Neill

Scott’s Run Nature Preserve in McLean is a remarkable place of rare plants and splendid beauty.  Your child and five friends will love exploring it on a half-day hike, including a stop for a snack, with Ms. Worrell, Ms. Holland, and Ms. O’Neill.

Restrictions: The hike will take place on a mutually agreeable date before the end of the 2016-2017 school year.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Liz Holland, Sarah O’Neill, and Mimi Worrell

209. Pottery Painting with Ms. Hall
Your little artist and a friend will have a blast on a trip to Paint This! with Ms. Hall.

Restrictions: This one-hour outing will occur on a mutually agreeable date during the summer of 2017.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Ellie Hall

210-212. VIP Seating at Grandparents’ Day, Graduation, or the Holiday Concert
The best seats will be reserved for you at the next Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day performance, Graduation, or the Holiday Concert.

Restrictions: Holiday Concert and Graduation seating will be the full first center pew designated for guest seating. Seats for Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ are 6 seats in the first row of guest seating.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: ACDS

213. ACDS Slumber Party with Ms. O’Neill, Ms. Holland, and Mrs. Komnik

Ever wonder what it’d be like to sleep over at ACDS?  Your child and up to five friends, in grade 3 or up, will find out when they have a Saturday night slumber party at ACDS with Ms. O’Neill, Ms. Holland, and Mrs. Komnik.  Grab a sleeping bag – it’s going to be a blast!

Restrictions: The sleepover will take place on a mutually agreeable Saturday night before the end of the 2016-2017 school year.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Liz Holland, Gretchen Komnik, and Sarah O’Neill

214. Chinatown Adventure with Mr. Woods
Four lucky middle schoolers will love leaving their parents behind and heading to Chinatown with Mr. Woods.  Their two-and-a-half hour adventure will start with bowling at Lucky Strike, where they are sure to work up an appetite.  Fortunately, there are many great eateries in the area, and your child and his/her friends will get to choose one for dinner.  Sweets at a local dessert shop will be the perfect ending to this great adventure!

Restrictions: This outing will occur on a mutually agreeable date before the end of the 2016-2017 school year.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Ryan Woods

215. Bike Trip with Mr. Girard and Mr. Mazur
Hit the trail with Mr. Girard and Mr. Mazur!  Your child and three friends will spend a Friday after school (3:30 – 6:30 pm) on a bike ride along a local bike trail route.  It’s bound to be a great adventure and even includes a stop for ice cream!

Restrictions: The ride will take place on a mutually agreeable date before the end of the 2016-2017 school year.  Students need to have their own bikes and helmets.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Jim Girard and Cahlan Mazur

216. Hike Old Rag Mountain with Mr. Ros and Mrs. Mo
Join Mr. Ros and Mrs. Mosier for a day hike up Old Rag Mountain.  They will take up to six middle school students on this excellent adventure and even provide them with lunch.

Restrictions: The hike will take place on a mutually agreeable date before the end of the 2016-2017 school year.  Students must be in middle school.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Meg Mosier and Chris Ros

217. Acting or Public Speaking Coaching from Valerie Issembert
All the world’s a stage and Valerie Issembert will help you succeed on it with one-hour of private acting or public speaking coaching.  Please note that this coaching is for an adult only.

Restrictions: The coaching will take place on a mutually agreeable date before June 8, 2017.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Valerie Issembert

218. Create Art for the ACDS Little Free Library
Your child and two friends will work with Mrs. Tacktill to create three panels that will hang on the ACDS Little Free Library this summer.

Restrictions: Students will create the art on a mutually agreeable date before the end of the 2016-2017 school year.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Suzy Tacktill

219. Tinker Time at UpCycle with Ms. Steitz and Ms. Hoekstra
Your child and three friends will love spending a Wednesday afternoon from 3:30 – 5:00pm at UpCycle with Ms. Steitz and Ms. Hoekstra followed by a snack in Old Town.

Restrictions: This outing will take place on a mutually agreeable Wednesday afternoon before May 31, 2017.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Linda Hoekstra and Laura Steitz

220.  Yoga with Ms. McDonough
Your child and up to 10 friends will head to Ease Yoga in Del Ray one mutually agreeable afternoon for a yoga class.  They’ll also enjoy smoothies at South Block afterward.
Restrictions: This outing will take place on a mutually agreeable date before the end of the 2016-2017 school year.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: Erin McDonough

221.  Kindergarten heARTs
This beautiful piece of art created by our talented kindergarten class will look great on your wall!  Each child and both teachers contributed to this colorful and heartwarming project.
Value: Priceless
Donated By: The 2016-2017 ACDS Kindergarten Class

 

 

300’s Out and About

 

300. Puttin’ On the Ritz
Escape to The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City for a one-night weekend stay for two with breakfast.

Restrictions: This certificate is subject to availability and black-out dates, and expires on March 11, 2018.
Value: $259
Donated By: The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City

301. A Dandy Evening
Cruise the Potomac on Nina’s Dandy with this $100 certificate good toward a three-course dinner for two.

Restrictions: This certificate is for $100 only and expires March 2018.  All additional charges are the responsibility of the bearer.  It is not valid on holidays, the Cherry Blossom Festival, or Alexandria Birthday Firework cruises, and cannot be used for weekday lunch, Saturday lunch, or Sunday brunch.  Beverages, tax, gratuity, and fuel surcharge are not included.
Value: $100
Donated By: Potomac River Cruises

302. Local Brew
Beer connoisseurs will love checking out the local taps at Port City Brewing Company and New District Brewing Company.  At Port City, you’ll enjoy a tour and tasting for four.  New District Brewing Company has donated this empty 64oz growler and a tour for up to six.

Restrictions: Both tours will take place during normal business hours at mutually agreed upon times.
Value: $60
Donated By: New District Brewing Company and Port City Brewing Company

303. Washington Monuments by Water
Got guests coming to town?  Show them our beautiful city from the water with these four passes for a Washington Monuments Cruise from the Potomac Riverboat Company.  Cruises depart from either Old Town Alexandria or Georgetown.

Restrictions: These passes are subject to availability and expire November 1, 2017.
Value: $112
Donated By: Potomac Riverboat Company

304 – 305.  $50 at Barrel
Next time you are on Capitol Hill, use this $50 certificate at Barrel, a rustic whiskey lounge featuring a modest menu of Southern small plates, Sunday brunch and a cozy feel.

Restrictions: Gratuity is not included.
The top two bidders will be winners!
Value:
$50
Donated By: Barrel

306. Lunch for two aboard Spirit Cruise
Enjoy a relaxing lunch for two with great views aboard a Spirit Cruise boat in D.C., Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, New York, Norfolk, or Philadelphia.

Restrictions: This certificate is subject to availability, is not valid for fireworks or specialty cruises or on holidays, and expires January 13, 2018.
Value: $100
Donated By: Spirit Cruise

307. Take a Stay-cation
Get away for a weekend without having to spend hours in the car or at the airport with this two-night, weekend stay at the Cambria in Rockville.  Close to the Rockville Town Center, steps from a Metrorail station, with endless choices for dining and entertainment, you are sure to have a weekend to remember!

Restrictions: This certificate is based on availability, is not valid on peak weekends or holidays, and expires December 31, 2017.
Value: $225
Donated By: Cambria Hotel & Suites Rockville

308. Winery Tour, Tasting & Picnic for Two
Spend a relaxing day at Philip Carter Winery of Virginia, located just over an hour away, with this winery tour, tasting, & picnic for two.

Restrictions: This certificate expires March 11, 2018.
Value: $85
Donated By: Philip Carter Winery of Virginia

309. Golf at Bear Trap Dunes
Heading to the beach this summer?  Spend a day away from the water at Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club in Ocean View, Delaware.  You and a guest will enjoy a round of golf with this certificate good for two greens fees, including cart fee and practice facilities.

Restrictions: The certificate is valid Sunday through Thursday after 10:00 am and expires March 11, 2018.
Value: $200
Donated By: Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club

310. Golf at Belle Haven
Hit the links at Belle Haven Country Club with this certificate for one weekday round of golf for four.

Restrictions: The certificate is valid Monday through Thursday and expires December 31, 2017.
Value: $440
Donated By: Belle Haven Country Club and Keith & Mary Burner

311. Deluxe Wine Tasting Package for Eight
Head out to the Blue Ridge Mountains (just 50 miles from D.C.!) and spend a day at the Barrel Oak Winery with this deluxe tasting for eight.  You will also receive a $60 card redeemable for winery purchases.

Value: $175
Donated By: Barrel Oak Winery

312. Learn to Ski or Snowboard at Whitetail
Learn to ski or snowboard with these two beginner packages at Whitetail Resort in Mercersburg, PA.  Valid for anyone age 8 and up, each package includes a lift ticket valid on their beginner trails, use of ski rental or snowboard equipment, and a group lesson.

Restrictions: The certificate is not valid during holiday periods and expires at the end of the 2017-2018 ski season or April 1, 2018, whichever comes first.
Value: $210
Donated By: Whitetail Resort

313. Del Ray Dining
Skip cooking and dine out at Del Ray Cafe and Rosemarino d’Italia with these gift certificates for $50 each.

Restrictions: The Del Ray Cafe certificate expires on June 30, 2017.
Value: $100
Donated By: Del Ray Cafe and Rosemarino d’Italia

314. King Street Dining
Eat your way down King Street with these three gift certificate for $50 each to The Warehouse Bar and Grill, The Wharf, and Mai Thai Restaurant.

Restrictions: All three certificates do not include gratuity, and the Mai Thai certificate expires February 27, 2018.
Value: $150
Donated By: Mai Thai Restaurant, The Warehouse Bar and Grill, and The Wharf

315. Buon Appetito! Three Courses at Carluccio’s
Enjoy a three-course meal for two at Carluccio’s in Old Town.  In addition to fine Italian food, you’ll also receive a bottle of their Sicani wine.  

Restrictions: This certificate does not include gratuity.

Value: $150
Donated By: Carluccio’s

316. Learn to Ski or Snowboard at Liberty Mountain Resort
Here is your chance to learn to ski with these two beginner ski or snowboard packages for anyone age 8 and up at Liberty Mountain Resort.  Each package includes a lift ticket to the beginner ski area, complete rentals, and a 90-minute class lesson.

Restrictions: The certificate is not valid during holiday periods and expires at the end of the 2017-2018 ski season.
Value: $206
Donated By: Liberty Mountain Resort

317.  Sunday Brunch for Two at Blackwall Hitch
Get hooked on the flavor at Blackwall Hitch with this certificate for Sunday Brunch for two.

Restrictions: This certificate does not include alcohol, tax or gratuity and expires May 30, 2017.

Value: $75
Donated By: Blackwall Hitch

318. See Mr. Sahlin and Ms. Issembert on Stage!
See Mr. Sahlin and Ms. Issembert perform in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on April 7th and 8th in the ACDS PAC with these four tickets to the performance of your choice.  You won’t want to miss seeing their incredible talent in this hysterical Tony Award winning musical.

Value:
$100
Donated By: Bravo Productions

319.  Guardians of the Galaxy 2- Private Opening Night Screening!
Sure to be one of the highest grossing films of the year, the much anticipated sequel to the hit superhero movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, opens on May 5th. Sign on for a private screening at AMC Theaters in Shirlington on Opening Night! AMC Shirlington features reclining seats in an intimate, 48 seat theater, and ACDS will have the place all to ourselves! Show time is at 7:00 pm, and the movie is rated PG-13.
Price Per Person: $20
Donated By: AMC Theaters Shirlington

 

400’s Vacation Deals

 

400. Yee Haw!  Spend Two Days at a Dude Ranch
Set on a 600-acre site in the Shawangunk Mountains, this all-inclusive, ranch-style resort in New York state is the perfect setting for your next family vacation.  Two adults and two children will spend two-days and one-night at the ranch with this certificate.  The simple, country-style rooms offer en suite bathrooms, plus TVs and air-conditioning. Some rooms add bunk beds or fireplaces.

The certificate covers 3 daily meals in the rustic restaurant or food court, plus access to the snack bar. There’s also live entertainment, and a pool with a waterslide. Outdoor activities include mini-golf, rock climbing and boating. Horseback riding is available for an additional fee.

Restrictions: This one-night certificate requires a two-night stay.  The certificate expires February 2018.
Value: $536
Donated By: Pinegrove Ranch & Family Resort

401. Seven nights in Antigua
Head to Antigua and spend seven nights at St. James’s Club & Villas.  This 4-star beachfront resort features two white-sand beaches, six pools, four restaurants, a spa, and more.  The certificate provides accommodations in up to two rooms for seven nights (a $2,800 value!), but does not include the required $125 per person, per night supplement, which covers dining, beverages, service charges, activities, and gratuities.  Government tax is also additional.  If you choose to go from Dec. 21 – Jan. 3 or Feb. 7-21, there is also an additional peak season surcharge.

Restrictions: In addition to the fees listed above, this certificate must be used by December 20, 2018.
Value: $2,800
Donated By: St. James’s Club & Villas

402. Panama Bound!
Spend five nights at the Los Establos Boutique Inn in Boquete, Panama.  Winner of Trip Advisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award in 2015, the 4-star Inn is a distinctive collection of comfortable suites and accommodations nestled 4,000 feet above sea level.  Spread across 16 acres in the midst of a lush coffee plantation, this estate offers panoramic views of the Baru Volcano set against Boquete’s green mountains, blue waterfalls, and rushing rivers.  This certificate provides five nights of accommodation, double occupancy, for up to three rooms.  A supplement charge of $155 + tax per person, per night is required and includes three meals per day, plus your choice of the following activity per day: spa treatment, coffee tour, rainforest safari, zip lining, or hiking to the waterfalls.  If you choose to go between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, an additional surcharge of $100 per person, per night will apply.

Restrictions: In addition to the fees listed above, this certificate must be used by December 20, 2018.  Please also note that activities are not included on the day of arrival or departure.
Value: $2,400
Donated By: Los Establos Boutique Inn

403. Visit St. Lucia
Tucked into a private cove on the northern coast of St. Lucia, the St. James’s Club Morgan Bay features 4-star accommodations and an array of watersports and land activities.  This certificate is good for seven nights, double occupancy, for up to two rooms ($2,100 value!).  You will be responsible for a $115 per person, per night supplement, which covers dining, beverages, service charges, activities, and gratuities.  Government tax is also additional.  If you choose to go from Dec. 21 – Jan. 3 or Feb. 7-21, there is also an additional peak season surcharge.

Restrictions: In addition to the fees listed above, this certificate must be used by December 20, 2018.
Value: $2,100
Donated By: St. James’s Club Morgan Bay

404. An Escape to Antigua
Leave your kids behind and escape to sunny Antigua with this seven-night stay at the Pineapple Beach Club, an adults-only resort featuring white-sand beaches and fabulous dining.  This certificate is good for seven nights, double occupancy, for up to two rooms ($2,100 value!).  You will be responsible for a $120 per person, per night supplement, which covers dining, beverages, service charges, activities, and gratuities.  Government tax is also additional.  If you choose to go from Dec. 21 – Jan. 2 or Feb. 7-21, there is also an additional peak season surcharge.

Restrictions: In addition to the fees listed above, this certificate must be used by December 20, 2018.  The Pineapple Beach Club is adults only.
Value: $2,100
Donated By: Pineapple Beach Club

405. Stay on a Private Island in the Grenadines
Spend seven nights at a five-star resort on a private island in the Grenadines.  The Palm Island Resort features five white-sand beaches, sumptuous dining, nature trails, non-motorized water sports, spa treatments and more!  This certificate is good for seven nights, double occupancy, for up to two rooms (a $3,000 value!).  You will be responsible for a $140 per person, per night supplement, which covers dining, beverages, service charges, activities, and gratuities.  Government tax is also additional.  If you choose to go from Dec. 21 –  April 15, there is also an additional peak season surcharge of $100 per person, per night.

Restrictions: In addition to the fees listed above, this certificate must be used by December 20, 2018.
Value: $3,000
Donated By: Palm Island Resort

406. Caribbean Dream
Head to Antigua and spend seven nights at The Verandah Resort & Spa.  This 4-star beach front resort features two white-sand beaches, four pools, a kids club, a world-class spa, and more.  The certificate provides accommodations in up to two rooms for seven nights (a $2,400 value!), but does not include the required $125 per person, per night supplement, which covers dining, beverages, service charges, activities, and gratuities.  Government tax is also additional.  If you choose to go from Dec. 21 – Jan. 3 or Feb. 7-21, there is also an additional peak season surcharge.

Restrictions: In addition to the fees listed above, this certificate must be used by December 20, 2018.
Value: $2,400
Donated By: The Verandah Resort & Spa

500’s Sports and Fitness


500.
It’s Fun to Play at the YMCA!
Workout and swim at the YMCA Alexandria with this certificate for a one-month family membership and enrollment.

Restrictions: This certificate is limited to new members only and expires August 2017.
Value: $210
Donated By: YMCA Alexandria

501. Personal Training at Fitness on the Run
Make it a fit day with two personal training sessions from Fitness on the Run.  Conveniently located on N. Lee Street, Fitness on the Run will help you reach your fitness goals.

Restrictions: This certificate expires on September 15, 2017.
Value: $100
Donated By: Fitness on the Run

502. Potomac Nationals
See some of baseballs’ promising young talent with these four grandstand tickets to a Potomac Nationals Game.  The team plays in nearby Woodbridge and you can choose any game during the regular season, except July 4th.

Restrictions: This voucher is valid for the 2017 Potomac Nationals regular season, except July 4th.
Value: $44
Donated By: Potomac Nationals

503. Bridge Pilates with Mindful Junkie
Join Mindful Junkie for five fast-paced Pilates based classes.  The classes are held every Thursday morning from 9:30 – 10:30 am at Jones Point Park under the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.

Restrictions: Classes are weather dependent.
Value: $75
Donated By: Mindful Junkie

504. Off to See the Wizards
Cheer on the Wizards as they take on the Miami Heat on April 8th at 7pm with these two tickets.  Seated in section 102, row F, you’ll have a fantastic view of all of the action!  Grab a bite before the game with the $75 gift certificate to Clyde’s.

Restrictions: The Clyde’s certificate does not include gratuity and expires March 11, 2108.
Value: $305
Donated By: Anonymous and Clyde’s Restaurant Group

505. D.C. United
See D.C. United play in their final season at RFK from four great seats!  Located in the first row of section M12, the seats have access to the Capitol View Club with complimentary food and beverage.  A parking pass in also included.

Restrictions: The tickets will be for a mutually agreed upon game during the 2017 season.
Value: $520
Donated By: The Rowe Family

506.  Two Weeks of Classes at Pure Barre
Pure Barre is the fastest, most-effective way to change the shape of your body.  It’s more than just a workout, it’s a women’s lifestyle brand.  With this certificate for two weeks of unlimited classes at Pure Barre Alexandria, you’ll experience a fun, effective workout with like-minded women and a sense of community.

Value:
$50
Donated By:
Pure Barre Alexandria

507. One Month of Unlimited Classes at Local Motion
Local Motion Studio offers a large variety of movement classes for all ages. Drop in classes, series and workshops include: Aerial, yoga, Pilates, barre, ballet, sculpt, and belly dance.  You’ll be able to check it all out with this certificate for one month of unlimited classes.

Value: $50
Donated By: Local Motion Studio

600’s Fun for Everyone

 

600.  GameTruck Party with Cupcakes!

Make your child’s next birthday one to remember with this certificate for $50 off a two-hour GameTruck party and this certificate for one dozen Sprinkles Cupcakes.

Restrictions: The GameTruck certificate expires March 19, 2018.
Value: $95
Donated By: GameTruck and Sprinkles Cupcakes

601. College Advising
Have a high schooler beginning to look at colleges?  Get their search off on the right track with two hours of college advising from Baytosh College Advising. Katy Baytosh will share her expertise and help make the college process a joyful rite of passage for your family.  Katy’s consulting services include advice on college planning, support with essays and applications, or helping to identify “best fit” colleges.

Restrictions: The two hours of advising must be used by April 2018.
Value: $300
Donated By: Baytosh College Advising

602. ZavaZone
Head to ZavaZone, an indoor amusement park in Rockville, for some serious indoor fun!  These four one-hour passes give you access to ninja courses, ropes courses, trampolines, climbing challenges, zip lines, and more under ONE soaring roof.

Restrictions: Please note that you must be at least 5 years old to participate at ZavaZone.  Guests under 52” may not use the high ropes course, and those over 275 lbs may not use the high ropes course, ninja courses, or the vertical zone activities.
Value: $80
Donated By: ZavaZone

603. Original Oil Portrait Painting by Richard James Cook
Award winning portrait painter Richard James Cook has been an independent painter for over 25 years.  Cooks portraits are varied and today is offering a single person portrait study, head and shoulders 16” x12”.  This $900 value is also good to discount all levels of corporate or family portrait should there be more subjects or perhaps a larger and more fully refined portrait desired.

Restrictions: You must use this certificate within six months.
Value: $900
Donated By: Richard James Cook

604. $25 to Nature’s Nibbles
Don’t you want your pet to have the very best?  Use this $25 gift certificate at Nature’s Nibbles to buy your cat or dog healthy treats and organic food.

Value: $25
Donated By: Nature’s Nibbles

605.  $200 at Comfort One Shoes
Add a new, stylish, and comfortable pair of shoes to your wardrobe with this $200 gift certificate to Comfort One Shoes.  Locally owned and operated, Comfort One Shoes is committed to bringing you the highest quality, most comfortable and best looking shoes available anywhere in the world.

Restrictions: This certificate expires February 15, 2019.
Value:
$200
Donated By: Comfort One Shoes and The Breton Family

606. Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend
Add some bling to your jewelry box with this $50 gift certificate to B&C Jewelers.

Value:
$50
Donated By: B&C Jewelers

607.  Private Storytime at Hooray for Books
Your child and their friends will love having their very own storytime at Hooray for Books.
Restrictions: Storytime will take place at a mutually agreeable time and is limited to 12 children.

Value: $120
Donated By: Hooray for Books

608. Pamper Yourself
With this one-hour massage at Massage Heights located in the Bradlee Shopping Center.  After your massage, stop by Zoes Kitchen to pick up dinner with this $25 gift card.

Value: $85
Donated By: Massage Heights and Zoes Kitchen

609. Play Time!
Your kids will love this Melissa & Doug United States Puzzle and this Wrecking Ball kit!

Value:
$40
Donated By: Purple Goose and Robcyns

610. Food, Glorious Food!
No need to plan and shop for your meals with this certificate for three $28 standard meal kids from Cook de Cuisine.  The ready-to-cook, locally-sourced, restaurant-quality meals will be delivered to your door by 5pm.  Bon Appetit!

Value: $84
Donated By: Cook de Cuisine