Howard County Library System
Evening in the Stacks: Vintage Vegas!

"Three's a Charm" silent auction featuring a trio of signature, extraordinary experiences.

  • ONE...  Two unrestricted Southwest Airline tickets, continental US (value: $800, bidding begins at $100)
  • TWO... One week stay in vacation house at Chincoteague Island (value $1,800, bidding begins at $200)
  • THREE... One week off-season stay at A Shore Thing vacation house at Fenwick Island (value: $2,200, bidding begins at $300)

NEW THIS YEAR... "Take a Chance" Raffle
Gala guests will have an opportunity to make a $20 donation and receive five "TAKE A CHANCE" raffle tickets to enter in their choice of drawings for the following exciting prizes (packages may change slightly between the time of printing and the gala):

  • Charm City's Charms (value $358)  Includes: National Aquarium in Baltimore, the Everyman Theater, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Tapas Teatro, and The Helmand.
  • Cool Local Brews (value $310+)  Includes: Jailbreak Brewing Company, Flying Dog Brewing Company, Heavy Seas, Looney's Pub, Lyndwood Square Wine & Spirits
  • Black and White and Read All Over (value $350+)  Includes: Two reserved front row seats for Alice Hoffman (Mar 2) and Chimamanda Ngozi Adicihie (Mar 25), handmade Fifty Shades of Grey quilt, and a selection of books.
  • Luck on the Links (value $750 +) Includes: A weekday round of golf for four at Argyle Country Club, Hobbit's Glen, and The Timbers at Troy. Plus, Under Armour pants and hat.
  • Fine & Fabulous in Howard County (value $475)  Includes: Gift cards to AIDA Bistro and Wine Bar – 30 Wines on Tap, Gadsby's Bar American, Smokin Hot, Elkridge Furnace Inn, The Grille at Maple Lawn, Ranazul, Highland Inn
  • Wonderful World of Disney (value $600) Includes: Four one-day passes to Walt Disney World and a selection of Disney movies on DVD.
  • On the Way to Cape May (value $425)  Includes: Two-night mid-week stay during the offseason in a deluxe queen room at the Angel of the Sea bed and breakfast, tickets for a combination tour of the Emlen Physick House and guided trolley tour, the Cape May Lighthouse, and the World War II Lookout Tower, and a voucher for a weekday trip on the Lewes-Cape May ferry.
  • A Night on the Town (value $475)  Includes: A two-night stay at the Sheraton Hotel Town Center/Columbia, and gift cards to Gadsby's Bar American and Cafe de Paris.
  • Hail to the Redskins (value $500)Includes: Two tickets to Redskins game. Endzone, lower level. Section 110, Row 19, Seats 22/23, aisle. No Dallas game or home opener. If home opener is not Sunday afternoon, no first Sunday afternoon 1pm game. Plus Redskins memorabilia, and Under Armour vest, gloves, and hat.
  • Within a Day's Drive (value $387)  Includes: Winterthur Museum & Country Estate, Longwood Gardens, Whitetail Resort (first class beginner Learn to Ski or Snowboard package), Delaware Children's Museum, Dover Downs Hotel and Casino.
  • Eating Well, Locally (value $330) Includes: Gift certificates to Breezy Willow Farm, Great Sage, The Breadery, Sharps at Waterford Farm, Smokin Hot, Rams Head Tavern, Ginza of Tokyo, La Palapa, Too, Royal Taj, Flavors of India
  • Arts and Music (value $350)  Includes: Tickets or a gift certificate for Columbia Pro Cantare, Columbia Orchestra, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at Maryland
  • DC Day Trips (value $486)  Includes: Gift cards for the Eyre Bus Service, Inc. and at least two tickets to Madame Tussauds, Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens, Potomac Riverboat Company, International Spy Museum, Arena Stage
  • Luck Be A Lady (value $570) Includes: A tea party provided at your house for 6 – 8 people, a large Vera Bradley tote bag, and gift cards to Fire and Ice, the Yoga Center of Columbia, Skincare Institute for two mano-pedis, and The Pearl Spa for a facial.
  • A Great Escape (value $437)  Includes: One night stay at The Inn at Peralynna Manor Sunday through Thursay, in a double jacuzzi suite, with breakfast, evening snacks and dessert, wine tasting and tour at Elk Run Winery, and cocktails or dessert at Cafe de Paris. Also includes: Round House Theater tickets and a gift card to Iron Bridge Wine.
  • Baltimore Birds (value $392)  Includes: Tickets for a "Behind the Scenes" tour at Camden Yards, tickets to the Babe Ruth and Sports Legend Museum, two autographed Orioles baseballs – Tommy Hunter and Zach Britton, a Raven jersey autographed by Matt Elam, and Under Armour charcoal grey sweatpants and shirt.
  • Birthday Bash (value $560) Includes: A Party for up to 20 people at First Swim, five tickets to Medieval Times, and gift cards to Kake Korner.
  • Vines and Wines (value $330) Includes: Tasting and tour of Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyards, wine and food pairing for two at Linganore Wine Cellars, Tasting and tour at Elk Run Vineyards, a gift certificate to Iron Bridge Wine Company.
  • Under Armour (value $575) Includes: Under Armour sports bag filled with sweatshirt, sweatpants, socks, compression gear, and more.
  • Office Depot (value $300) Includes: Selection of merchandise from Office Depot including laminator, laptop cool riser, surge protector, and digital photo frame.
  • 3-D Print … of you! priceless  Includes: HCLS HiTech's 3-D Printer will produce a bust of you (or someone you love
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