Winterfest Live Auction Items
A Honey Do for a Honey Don’t
Are you tired of having unfinished projects around your home? The AIS Maintenance Department is coming to your rescue. The Department has donated five hours of their time to come to your home to fix, repair, plant, mulch or do whatever you need done around the house. No project is too big or too small for them.
Situated in an elevated position, nestled into the hillside overlooking the typical Spanish village of Bedar, is Casa Fuentecica.
This fabulous villa is within walking distance to the white hilltop village, which includes a handful of local bars and restaurants, plus a few shops, bakery and pharmacy. Alternatively, the larger popular resort of Mojacar with its long sandy stretch of beach can be reached within a 20 minute drive, offering a vast array of restaurants, beach bars and shops, as well as the fishing port of Garrucha.
The Amazing Race
The Amazing Race Comes to the Mainline! What could be more fun than three teams racing around the mainline in a customized scavenger hunt? We will be auctioning off three chauffeured SUV’s. Each SUV will hold up to 6 team members. Now would be the perfect time to put together your team for this race. This adventure will start around 4:00pm at Agnes Irwin School’s new property at 672 Conestoga Road. Each team of 6 will receive a booklet of clues that need to be answered. Your driver will then escort each team to their car and the race will begin. Your driver will return to 672 Conestoga by 7:00 pm and the winner will be determined based on time and the number correct answers! Everyone will then celebrate the event with food and drink!
A Private Tour of the Night Skies
Experience an exclusive private "Night Skies" tour for up to 20 people in the Bloom Observatory with Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer, Dr. Derrick Pitts. View celestial objects in the night sky-including stars, planets, nebulae and, if conditions are right, a galaxy or two- from 5 different rooftop telescopes in the Observatory and continue your evening under the start with a show in the Institute's Fels Planetarium.
Escape to Napa
A wine-loving couple’s dream! Spend 2 nights and 3 days enjoying multiple VIP tours arranged by Jonathan Newman, AIS Parent and award winning wine industry leader. Experience proprietor- or winemaker-led tastings at boutique wineries such Long Meadow Ranch and the Sullivan Vineyard on the Rutherford Estate. The Long Meadow Ranch experience includes a gourmet farm-to-table lunch at the Farmstead restaurant. You will also spend one special evening enjoying a hard-to-procure reservation at the widely-acclaimed French Laundry. Accommodations provided.
Cooking Demonstration and Tasting
Agnes Irwin mom, chef extraordinaire and owner of yanako in Manayunk, Moon Krapugthong(P ‘25), has generously donated a cooking demonstration and dinner for 20 guests at The Barn at Valley Forge Flowers. Schedule this dinner on a Sunday through Thursday night.
Spend a week exploring Scotland
Glen Mhor cottage is a 3 bedroom property with a double room, twin room and a single room. Outside, there is a small garden with spectacular views to the Isle of Skye and the water’s edge is 100 yards from the door!
A small walk away up the hill through the village takes you towards the Viewing Point, a local memorial to soldiers lost in conflict and from there you have wonderful views across the Sound of Sleat.
Murder Mystery Dinner
Have you ever wanted to solve a murder mystery? Now is your chance! Dr. Hill will be hosting a Murder Mystery dinner for 18 guests at the Agnes Irwin property located at 672 Conestoga Road. Get a group together and bid on this amazing party.
Middle School/Upper School Sleepover
Win a sleepover in the middle/upper school for daughter's class! The girls will enjoy an evening of games, zumba, movies and a scavenger hunt! Get your class together to bid on this coveted auction item.
3rd Grade Quilt
The treasured embroidered squares of the 3rd grade girls have been assembled into the time honored AIS 3rd grade quilt! Each girl's vibrant square has been masterfully put together under the supervision of our dedicated and talented lower school art teacher, Trish Siembora. It is sure to keep you warm with lower school memories for years to come.
Four Star Sponsor
Liz and Matthew Kamens
Three Star Sponsors
Armstrong, Doyle & Carroll
Ann and Marc Sonnenfeld
Stevie Lucas and Chris Thompson
Two Star Sponsors
Excel Physical Therapy
Jane and Rory McNeil
Shari and David Noteware
Sharon and Charles Shaver