Check out the awesome items we’re lining up for this year’s Hall Ball Auction. This is just a sampling of what’s up for bid at the school’s biggest fundraising event of the year, Saturday, Feb. 24, at On Broadway in downtown Asheville. Get your tickets now so you don’t miss out on this fun evening to support our beloved Hanger Hall!
NC Outward Bound adventure
A 14-day adventure program of your choice from North Carolina Outward Bound School, premier provider of experience-based outdoor leadership programs for youth and adults. Experiences available in the Blue Ridge Mountains, NC Outer Banks and beyond.
Live life in the fast lane! This high-octane package includes 4 grandstand tickets for the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Drive for the Cure 300, Saturday, Sept. 29, at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and 4 tickets to the NASCAR Hall of Fame museum in Uptown Charlotte. Don’t worry about the lodging because the Hampton Inn & Suites SouthPark at Phillips Place in Charlotte will give you a place to rest your head for 2 nights, and the nearby Dogwood Southern Table & Bar will cover $50 in dining expenses. Package also includes the Richard Petty Driving Experience for one person. Have the thrill of a lifetime driving a real NASCAR race car around the track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Experience includes driver’s meeting with crew chief, training and coaching from personal race instructor, and a 5-minute racing session around one of the nation’s premier speedways. Book the 2018 Driving Experience date that works best for you: March 3-4, 17-18; April 14-15, 28-29; May 5-6,11-12; June 2-3,15-16; July 7-8, 21-22; Aug. 4-5, 25-26; or Sept. 1, 15-16.
Buck Stove & firewood
Cozy up your home with a Buck Stove wood-burning stove, handcrafted in Spruce Pine, NC. Unit is a freestanding stove on pedestal. Heating range is 800 to 1,800 square feet, ideal for zone heating or use in a small home or cabin. Package also includes a truckload of firewood courtesy of Hanger Hall parent Stuart Smith.
Dykes Law Firm estate planning
Estate plan services for one couple or individual provided by Joanne Dykes, attorney with Dykes Law Firm and Hanger Hall parent.
Wild Dunes weekend
Beach weekend getaway package to Wild Dunes Resort on beautiful Isle of Palms, SC. Package includes 2 nights in a one-bedroom condo or guest room and a round of golf for 2 on The Harbor Course.
Love that smile
A complete orthodontic treatment for one new patient provided by TS Orthodontics, with locations in Asheville, Marion and Rutherfordton.
Uptown Charlotte getaway
Two nights in a City View Room at The Ivey’s Hotel, an all-new boutique hotel located in the heart of Uptown Charlotte. Package also includes 2 tickets to the Tony-award winning musical “The Book of Mormon” at nearby Blumenthal Performing Arts Center.
Spring Creek cabin stay
Two nights at Sunrise Lookout, a mountaintop vacation cabin in the friendly and scenic community of Spring Creek. Amazing views of the Blue Ridge and just minutes from Max Patch bald and Harmon Den Recreation Area of Pisgah National Forest; 20 minutes to Hot Springs. Two bedrooms, sleeps 6. Pet friendly.
Tree work for a day
One full day of tree work by a 2-person crew with truck and chipper, courtesy of Smart Feller Tree Works of Asheville. Services include a free site visit in advance to determine the scope of work needed. The crew can accomplish most work by climbing and rigging or with a bucket truck and small crane. If tree work requires a larger crane, an additional cost will be charged.
Couple’s relaxation package
This enticing couple’s package from Asheville’s Still Point Wellness includes a private session for 2 to learn basic massage techniques from Still Point co-owner and World Massage Hall of Fame inductee Robin Fann-Costanzo, LMBT. Your spa experience continues with two Mind-Body Relaxation sessions, each including a 90-minute saltwater float (sensory deprivation) followed by an hour in our Relaxation Room with a far infrared sauna and Migun massage bed. What a way to bliss out! Package courtesy of Corey Costanzo and Robin Fann-Costanzo, parents of 7th-grader Sofia.
Three nights in the historic Kingsley Grist Mill B&B in Vermont’s beautiful Green Mountains. Enjoy a relaxing riverside stay in this lovingly restored architectural gem, located near Rutland, the mountain resort towns of Killington and Okemo, and charming Woodstock. Sleeps 5 in three bedrooms.
Steve Martin & Martin Short show
Two tickets to see “Steve Martin & Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life” on stage, Thursday, March 8, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium in Chattanooga, TN. Featuring Asheville’s own Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko, house band keyboardist for “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Package also includes overnight lodging at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites – Downtown Chattanooga.
Original illustration of your house
An original pen and watercolor illustration of your home by Jennifer Russ, Asheville artist and Hanger Hall parent. Size of work offered is 9” x 12”. Painting to be completed Spring/Summer 2018.
Martinis at the original Hanger Hall
A Martini Party for you and 7 of your friends at the home of school founder Howard Hanger and site of the original Hanger Hall School for Girls.
Backyard play structure
One small play installation with tree swing from Asheville designer-builder Mark Craven and Liminal Feats.
Chocolate making party
A box of custom chocolates + a chocolate making house party for you and 5 friends from Good Cheer Chocolates, owned by Hanger Hall parents Cassie & Kurt Larsen
MerleFest music festival
Two one-day passes to MerleFest 2018, April 26-29, in Wilkesboro, NC. One of the premier music festivals in the nation, MerleFest is a celebration of traditional, roots-oriented music including bluegrass, old-time, Americana, country, blues and rock.
Sourwood Inn retreat
A one-night stay at the beautiful Sourwood Inn, a mountainside retreat located a short drive from downtown Asheville and only minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Dinner and full breakfast included. Available Thursday-Sunday.
Mother-Daughter camp weekend
Slots for one mother-daughter pair at the 2018 Mother-Daughter Camp Weekend, June 8-10, at Skyland Camp for Girls in Haywood County, NC. Includes 3 days and 2 nights of summer camp fun, including cabin camping, horseback riding, swimming, arts & crafts, and bonfire. For girls grades K-6 and their moms.
Cataloochee Guest Ranch stay
A 2-night stay (midweek only) at the rustic and charming Cataloochee Guest Ranch. Located at nearly a mile high with amazing views of the Smokies, the guest ranch is an ideal year-round getaway, offering horseback riding, hiking, family-style dining, live entertainment, and ski packages at nearby Ski Cataloochee.
Bohemian elegance meets Southern charm
Indulge with a 2-night stay at the luxurious Grand Bohemian Hotel-Charleston. This elegant boutique property, located in the Historic District and just a few blocks from Charleston Harbor, includes an art gallery, a wine blending and tasting room, and rooftop garden lounge with beautiful skyline views.
Chattanooga Choo-Choo weekend
Check out charming Chattanooga and its many outdoor activities and attractions along the Tennessee River. Package includes 2 nights at the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel, dining, and a family day pass to High Point Climbing, a 30,000-square-foot rock climbing facility right in the heart of downtown.
Value: $500https://www.choochoo.com/ https://highpointclimbing.com/downtown/
The Old Wood Co. side table
A 20-inch side table, handcrafted of white ash and hammered metal. Courtesy of Darren Green, founder of The Old Wood Co. and incoming Hanger Hall parent.
Camp Ton-A-Wandah summer session
A summer 2018 camp session for 1 child at Camp Ton-A-Wandah, a residential camp for girls on 365 acres in Flat Rock. Winning bidder has choice of 2-week session, June 3-16, or Starter Camp session (ages 5-11 only), Aug. 5-10.
Value: $3,000 for 2-week session; $1,300 for 5-day sessionhttps://www.camptonawandah.com/
Historic Charleston getaway
Two nights at the Church Street Inn, in the heart of the Charleston Historic District and steps away from some of the city’s top attractions, dining and shopping. Package includes a carriage ride for four from Palmetto Carriage Works.
Value: $1,035https://festiva.com/churchstreetinn.php https://palmettocarriage.com/
UNCA Bulldogs basketball
Season Passes for 2 for the 2018-19 season of UNCA Men’s & Women’s Basketball. Passes are for reserved seating at all home regular-season basketball games.
Sweet birthday wishes
A birthday party celebration package at YoLo Asheville, including an on-site party for up to 8 guests, decorations, a birthday greeting on the marquee, and a birthday cookie by request.
Adjustable height desk
Get out of your chair and on your feet with the ConSet 501-25 electric height-adjustable desk table. The desk features beech wood laminate top and silver-finish metal frame, 70″ W x 29″ D rectangular. Courtesy of SitStandDesk company, owned by Hanger Hall parents Wilton & Amanda Graves.
Downtown Asheville loft stay
A 2-night stay at the Lofts on Church Street, a luxurious hideaway just steps from the city-center, courtesy of Yonder Luxury Vacation Rentals. The one-bedroom loft features original hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, a full kitchen and comfy décor. Available Sunday-Thursday only. It’s the perfect location for a fun staycation or to accommodate out-of-town guests.
Ski the Looch
One single-person all-session season pass to Cataloochee Ski Area, good for the 2018-19 season. Plus a Ski Cataloochee hoodie.
One children’s portrait session from Asheville photographer Rene Treece Roberts of Luxe House Photographic. Package includes 1 portrait sitting, 1 7”x10” print, and 2 5”x7” prints. Portrait session must take place between March 28 and May 3, 2018.
Kids Clay Summer Camp
A 1-week session at the 2018 Kids Clay Camp, presented by Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts, an educational pottery studio and gallery located in Asheville’s River Arts District. Choose from summer sessions scheduled June 11-15, 18-22 & 25-29; July 9-13, 16-20 & 23-27; July 30- Aug. 3, & Aug. 6-10. Camp times are 9 a.m.-noon or 2-5 p.m. Good for ages 4-15.
Wine tasting with friends
A wine tasting for 8 people, presented by Metro Wines of Asheville.
World-class performances in Brevard
Three pairs of tickets to performances at Brevard Music Center’s 2018 Summer Music Festival. Join festival Artistic Director Keith Lockhart, world-class artists and the next generation of accomplished musicians for one of the country’s premier summer music festivals. Choose from among 80 performances over 10 weeks, June-August. Excludes BMC Presents, Opening Night and Season Finale performances.
Value: $120https://www.brevardmusic.org/ https://www.brevardmusic.org/festival/performances/
Gourmet picnic with a view
A sumptuous gourmet picnic for two atop Gooseberry Knob at The Swag, an historic inn sitting at 5,000 feet elevation on the boundary of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, near Waynesville and Maggie Valley. Served Wednesdays at noon from late April into fall, the picnic features a buffet of delicious foods, amazing views, and the gracious hospitality of The Swag.
Lake Santeetlah getaway
Enjoy 3 days and 2 nights at a house on Lake Santeetlah in the Thunderbird development. Lake Santeetlah lies in Graham County NC, about a 2-hour drive west of Asheville. Eighty percent of the shoreline of the 6,000-acre lake is national forest. This 2-bedroom, 2-bath house with great views of the lake and mountains was newly remodeled in 2016. There are two large decks with stairs leading down to a private dock where you can swim, fish or launch your canoe or kayak. A short drive will bring you to a variety of hiking and biking trails, trout streams, and whitewater rafting. Courtesy of Frank and Tania Kriegler, former Hanger Hall parents (Abby, Class of 2015).
One-of-a-kind Turkish rug
Handmade Turkish rug, courtesy of Togar Rugs of Asheville. This one-of-a-kind piece, 40 to 60 years old, comes from Maden in the Anatolia region of Turkey. Size: 32”x 69” All natural dyes. 100% wool, handspun. All natural dyes.
Cute as a bug
A 2-night stay for two in an adorable Shasta 16-foot Airflyte camper at JuneBug Retro Resort, a 50-acre riverside property just 12 minutes north of Asheville. Camper is equipped with electricity, water and air conditioning; a kitchen stocked with dishes, utensils and cookware; stereo-Bluetooth; bed linens and towels; a half bath with no shower and access to bathhouse with full amenities.