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Thank you to all of our 2017 Taste of Gainesville silent auction donors! We are so appreciative of your generosity & support!

If you are interested in donating silent auction items to the 8th Annual Taste of Greater Gainesville, please contact Catherine Perkinson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Take a look at some of the great items that were donated:

2017 Silent Auction Items

  1. 3 nights at luxury Suwannee River rental donated by Leza's Luxury Waterfront Rentals
  2. One week luxury accommodation for up to 12 at Villa Paraiso in Manzanillo, Mexico offered by KLP, LLC of New Albany, OH
  3. Flying Trapeze class for two at S-Connection donated by Corey Souza of S-Connection
  4. One month of unlimited training at S-Connection Aerial Arts donated by Corey Souza of S-Connection
  5. Private wine tasting for up to 20 people donated by Total Wine & More
  6. 2 Mainstage tickets and 2 Cinema tickets donated by the Hippodrome Theatre
  7. Long gold link necklace, gold leaves bangle bracelets, and gold drop earrings donated by Chico's
  8. 4 tickets to Bush Gardens donated by Junior Achievement
  9. Prints by Harry D. Michael donated by Harry D. Michael
  10. 4 one-day admissions tickets to Wild Adventures Theme Park donated by Wild Adventures Theme Park
  11. One Day Adventure Pass. To the St. Augustine Alligator Farm donated by the St. Augustine Alligator Farm
  12. Oil on Canvas 20x24' "Queen Victoira Water Lilies at Kanapaha Gardens" by Sylvia McIntyre donated by Sylvia McIntyre
  13. Two night-weekend stay at Steinhatchee House donated by Nick and Kelly Bank
  14. Glass tile MOSAIC 8x6 wall hanging by Linda Zidonik of the Somewhere Along the Way Gallery 
  15. "Smile" - Mosaic Wall Art by Linda Zidonikof the Somewhere Along the Way Gallery 
  16. ACME Jazz Garage CD— Philip Booth Music of the Somewhere Along the Way Gallery
  17. Strange Frontier Poetry Collection BOOK ($12) — Eric Diamond of the Somewhere Along the Way Gallery
  18. Cypress Knee Step Stool — Judith Merritt of the Somewhere Along the Way Gallery
  19. 10-pack Various Florida Photograph Notecards- Mark Richardson of the Somewhere Along the Way Gallery
  20. Somewhere Along The Way $50 gift card donated by Mark Richardson
  21. Wood Violin Sculpture — Bruce MenNe of the Somewhere Along the Way Gallery
  22. Gun Pen by Mark Richardson of the Somewhere Along the Way Gallery 
  23. Harn Museum of Art Gift Bag 
  24. Weight loss services donated by Medi Weight Loss
  25. Weekend getaway at Two Hawk Hammock donated by Two Hawk Hammock
  26. Two night visit to Old Fenimore Mill condominiums in Cedar Key Florida donated by Old Fenimore Mill
  27. Framed photography donated by Vicki Santello
  28. Doggie Gift basket donated by Randy & Bobbie Robinson of R.E. Robinson Remodeling, LLC.
  29. Beer gift Basket donated by the Crafty Bastards
  30. $50 Earthfare gift card donated by Earth Fare
  31. $25 Chicken Salad Chick gift certificate donated by Chicken Salad Chick  
  32. Kids Beach Basket donated by Donna Weseman
  33. Pink scarf and pearl stud earrings donated by Talbotss
  34. Sangria Basket donated by Jennifer and Scott Costello
  35. Cameo earring and matching necklace and natural stones donated by Cabi with Leza
  36. $40 Gift Card to the Gallery of Hair Design donated by Gallery of Hair Design
  37. Fit Pack from Gainesville Health and Fitness donated by Gainesville Health & Fitness
  38. Oil change and wheel alignment donated by Kauffman Tire/ Mr. Dwight Samuel
  39. Catered BBQ for 25 donated by Griffin Catering
  40. New patient exam, full series x-ray and one opalescence whitening kit donated by Millhopper Family Dentistry
  41. Dog Basket by Scott & Jennifer Costello
  42. A dozen bagels each month for a year donated by The Bagel Bakery
  43. Bread for a Year certificate for a loaf of bread every month for a year donated by Panera Bread
  44. 10 Certificates for Free You-Pick-Two from Panera Bread
  45. 6-Which Wich "Anywich" Coins is redeemable for any size which, double meat, cheese, avocado and any of our extras from Which Wich
  46. 2 tickets for laser combo which includes general admission and 1 laser tag game donated by Wonder Works Orlando
  47. Girls Fun Pack gift basket donated by the Kitchens Family
  48. 4 Visors and 4 Golf Shirts, donated by PACE Mary Wise Scramble
  49. Ammo Bag donated by Ronald McDonald House
  50. Hunting Basket donated by Cracker Boys Hunt Club
  51. Cheese Board donated by Jim Bradenburg
  52. Black Coach Bag donated by Val Solomon
  53. 2 hour 15 person Party Bike Tour of Downtown Gainesville by The Spins
  54. One week stay at St. Augustine Condo by Jorgia McAfee and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  55. 7 Nights of  Luxury in St. John (USVI) by Travel Pledge
  56. Luxury Getaway in the Heart of Tuscany by Travel Pledge
  57. Getaway in the Smokies of Tennessee by Travel Pledge
  58. Escape to Panama City Beach by Travel Pledge
  59. Beautiful Central Oregon Getaway by Travel Pledge
  60. Romantic Tennessee Couples Golf Getaway by Travel Pledge
  61. 1 week charter on an Elan '45 boat, on the Crustion Coast via Jadnnuka yachting  a 5 star operation. *airfare not included* by Elan Yachts
  62. 4 tickets to SeaWorld Orlando 
  63. 4 tickets to Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark
  64. Pathway Delray Beach by Harry D. Michael
  65. 4- $25 Gift Certificates to the Thornebrook Gallery 
  66. Photo print donated by Susannah Peddie
  67. 2-$15 Gift certificates to Painting with a Twist- Gainesville and 2 Paintings
  68. 8x12 canvas donated by Rob Pettie
  69. Outdoor photography session with 30 edited images. At one location in Gainesville donated by Jessica Collins Photography 
  70. Coffee Basket (Five bags of ground coffee and one travel mug) donated by Sweetwater Coffee
  71.  Cupcake Basket (Muffin Pan, Cupcake Server) donated by Scott and Jennifer Costello 
  72. 4-$25 gift cards donated by Pomodoro
  73. 4-$25 gift cards donated by Thornebrooke Chocolate
  74. $25 gift certificate donated by Gas Restaurant
  75. $25 gift certificate donated by Sunset Grille in St. Augustine
  76. $100 gift certificate donated by Francesca's Trattoria
  77. $25 Gift Certificate donated by Sunflower Health Foods
  78. $50 Gift Certificate donated by Vale Food Co
  79. Sunday Brunch for Two donated by Casa Monica Resort and Spa
  80. 2-$50 Gift Certificates to Marks Prime
  81. 5-$10 Mi Apa Gift Certificates
  82. $50 Sabore Gift Certificate
  83. Gin Martini Gift Basket donated by Sherry Houston
  84. Shrimp Boil for 10- donated by Forest Meadows 
  85. Pizza Party for eight with birthday cake donated by Ameraucana Pizzeria
  86. $50 Gift Certificate donated by Beef "O" Brady's
  87.  $50 Gift Certificate donated by Bangkok Square
  88.  $50 Gift Certificate donated by Costa Vida
  89.  $50 Gift Certificate donated by Gators Dockside
  90.  Private In-Home Wine Sampling Experience- Up to 12 people- 90 mindonated by PRP Wine International
  91. $25 gift certificate donated by Bead All About It
  92. $250 Gift Certificate to Sanders Jewelers
  93. Girls purple beaded necklace with matching clip-in purple flower hairbow donated by Gainesville Gone Austin
  94. Stella & Dot cocktail ring- feaux pearl and diamond cluster ring donated by Gainesville Gone Austin
  95. Angelina's Palace jewelry case- large donated by AG Klaus Fine Jewelry
  96. Gift Card for one colonic donated by Gentle Waters Healing Center
  97. $350 in weight loss services. Gainesville Clinic Only. donated by Medi Weightloss
  98. Chanel Gift Basket with 3 perfumes donated by Belk
  99. Natural livings gift basket donated by Lucky's Market
  100. One on one makeup workshop in your home for approx. 2 hours donated by Kara Winslow
  101. Chiropractic evaluation, exam, adjustment, $1 an hour massage. donated by Access Chiropractor 
  102. Tooth Whitening Basket- donated by Dr. John A. Batlle
  103. Tooth Whitening Basket- donated by Dr, John A, Batlle
  104. Botox Gift Certificate donated by Gainesville Dermatology Aesthetic Center
  105. Coolsculpting Gift Certificate donated by Gainesville Dermatology Aesthetic Center
  106. ViPeel Gift Certificate donated by Gainesville Dermatology Aesthetic Center
  107. Gift Basket w/ $500 gift certficate for any cosmetic service donated by Gainesville Dermatology Aesthetic Center
  108. Micropen Gift Certificate donated by Gainesville Dermatology Aesthetic Center
  109. Juvederm Gift Certificate donated by Gainesville Dermatology Aesthetic Center
  110. One month membership donated by Go Primal Fitness
  111. One month membership donated by Go Primal Fitness
  112. One Month Membership donated by Go Primal Fitness
  113. One cool lifting session donated by Pure Aesthetics
  114. Complimentary exam, adjustment if needed, and one hour massage donated by Dr. Paul Gardner
  115. One-On-One personal training from Wolf Den
  116. One Free Month of Unlimited Training at Orangetheory Fitness Gainesville
  117. 4 Door Mats and 1 Doormat Tray donated by Sisset's
  118.  Beach basket donated by Scott and Jennifer Costello 
  119. Gator platter and tea towel donated by Ilene's for fashion
  120. Poolside basket donated by GGA Planning Committee
  121. Baby Girl Basket donated by Gainesville Gone Austin
  122. Pink camo girls backpack, umbrella, 2 folders, notebook, water bottle donated by Sherry Kitchens
  123. Stuffed pig, wire basket, changing pad, headrest, hair bows, grooming set, blanket donated by Sherry Kitchens
  124. 6 craft kits, 3 games donated by Sherry Kitchens
  125. gift card donated by Garden Gate Nursery 
  126. Granite Lazy Susan donated by Jackson Stonework's
  127. Quartz Lazy Susan donated by Jackson Stonework's
  128. One year of General household Pest control for any residence donated by Lawn Enforcement Agency
  129. First two months of Pool Cleaning service free with a one year of pool cleaning service agreement for any residence donated by Lawn Enforcement Agency
  130. Doddie Bed, Birthday Treats and $50 Pet Smart Gift Card donated by Pet Smart
  131. Custom Barn Door 38" wide and 100" tall donated by Heckards Door
  132. Home Technology Basket includes two Amazon Echos donated by Campus USA
  133. Luxury Light Blue Basket donated by anonymous
  134. 1-Junior Golf Lesson and 1 Adult Golf Lesson donated by baller Golf Academy
  135. Four General Bowl Tickets donated by the Jacksonville Jaguars
  136. Corey Dickerson of the Tampa Bay Rays Autographed Baseball donated by Tampa Bay Rays