Silent Action – Follies Affair

There are amazingly wonderful experiences and gifts that you – as a guest of the FOLLIES AFFAIR – can bid on in our silent auction. Descriptions and images below.  Details on how to bid coming soon.

Grounds for Poetry

Enjoy a private and poetic tour of UVA grounds featuring Lisa Spaar

Crash Test Yummies

Watch one of Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s famous crash tests, followed by lunch catered by the Bavarian Chef

Richelle’s Rooftop Pearls

For one night only, see Richelle Claiborne’s poeticism in action along with catering by Pearl Island.

Portrait(s) of an Artist

Take over Billy Hunt’s studio for a night with models & laser portraits with complimentary wines hand-picked by Market Street Wine.

Bespoke Shirts and Whiskey

Take over Alton’s Lane downtown showroom, drink whiskey, and walk away bespoke, shirts for you and seven friends.

All That Glitters!

A private jewelry making class with Gabriel Ofiesh in his downtown studio! Each guest will create an item of their choosing to take home.

Playback Theatre

Playback Theatre Virginia will treat the winner to an exclusive performance.

MarieBette Bakes Croissants

Owner, Patrick Evans, will teach 6 people how to make MarieBette’s incomparable pain a chocolat

Full of Hot Air Balloon!

Enjoy a memorable early morning ride followed by a picnic and traditional toast.

Weekend Get-a-Way Cottage

The Cottages at Chelsey is the perfect weekend getaway for families and couples, alike.

Common House Shapiro Brunch

In this exclusive brunch, Sharon Shapiro talks about her work; winners will leave with an 8 x 12 piece.