• Magical Christmas Fundraiser Auction Items

    The Annual Christmas Fundraiser and Auction for the Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge is almost here! Join us on Thursday, December 6, 2018 for this annual holiday event. In anticipation of our annual event, and all the wonderful items available at the silent auction, we are providing you a "sneak peek" of the items that will be available. Go ahead and "pre-shop" our auction catalog below!  We look forward to seeing you on December 6!

    We have so many wonderful donations from all categories this year!

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    Grandfather Mountain "Behind the Scenes" Tour

    Tickets to Grandfather Mountain for 6 with a private behind the scenes tour by one of their naturalists

     

     

     


    Custom Art and Frame

    Beautiful custom-crafted frame by Amy Wald

    Hand painted artwork by Marion Rose

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Tweetsie Railroad 

    Tickets for a family of 4

    2 Adults & 2 Children, good through 2019 season.  

     

     

     

     


    Custom Glass and Sterling Silver Earrings and Pendant

     

    Donated By: Maureen Bay

     

     


    For The Love Of Chimney Rock Book

     

    Donated By: Todd Morse

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Fresh Water Cultured Pearls 

     

    Donated By: Maureen Bay

     

     

     

     


    LogFinish.com 

    $100.00 Gift Certificate 


    The Foundation Performing Arts Center

    2 Adult tickets for the show of your choice for 2018 - 2019 season

     

    Donated By: Russell Wicker

     

     

     


    April's Boutique

    $100.00 Gift Certificate - Located in Chimney Rock 

    Donated By: April Schick

     


    Wrought Iron Plant Stand with Seasonal Plant

    Donated By: Aileen Kelly

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Singer Sewing Stand Ski Table 

     

    Donated By: Bill & Nita Masters 

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Mixed Freshwater Cultured Pearls 50" Long with Sterling Clasp 

     

    Donated By:  Maureen Bay

     

     


    Natives Rest Candles

    2 candle jars & 1 candle tin

     

    Donated By: Natives Rest

     

     

     

     


    Wooden Turkey

    Pallet & Red Barn Wood 36" Wooden Turkey with Iron Legs 

     

    Donated By: Chrys Hardy & Jeff Kirk

     

     

     

     


    5 Hand Turned Wooden Christmas Trees

     

    Donated By: Jeff Kirk

     

     

     


    Handmade Red Barn Wood Gate with Wreath 

     

    Donated By: C&T 

     

     

     

     

     


    Drill Bit Box with Poinsettias 

     

    Donated By: C&T

     

     

     

     

     


    Main Street Market 

    $10.00 Gift Certificate - Located in Downtown Rutherfordton

     

     


    Small Wood Top with Shelf & Hairpin Legs Table 

     

    Donated By: C&T 

     

     

     

     

     


    Pet Supplies 

     

    Donated By: Rutherford Pet Supply 

     

     

     


    Handmade Rustic Bookcase with Crow

     

    Donated By: C&T

     

     

     

     

     


    KidSenses Children's Interactive Museum

    4 Passes 

     

     

     

     


    Moe's Original Bar B Que

    $25.00 Gift Certificate

     

     


    Guitar Wall Shelf with Bracket

     

    Donated By: C&T

     

     

     

     

     


    NC State Collegiate #1 Fan Oven Mitt for Grills & Ovens

     

    Donated By: Rae Frykberg 

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Custom Made Outside Twin Size Swinging Bed

    **Chains and mattresses not included**

     

    Donated By: Andy Normington

     

     


    Custom Made Tennis Racquet Picture Frame

     

    Donated By: C&T

     

     

     

     

     


    Copper Penny Grill

    $10.00 Gift Certificate 

     

     

     

     


    Handmade Barn Wood Box with Antique Glass Insulators & Tea Light Candles

    Donated By: C&T

     

     

     


    NC Tarheels Collegiate #1 Fan Oven Mitt for Grills & Ovens 

     

    Donated By: Rae Frykberg

     

     

     

     

     


    Spin City's Corner Cafe

    $25.00 Gift Certificate - Located in Spindale 

     


    Hot Stuff Chili & Soup Bowl Set 

     

    Donated By:  Spindazzle Gift Shop

     

     

     


    Round Mountain Creamery 

    Tickets for 3 guests - Goat dairy & farmstead nestled in the forest of Black Mountain

     

     

     

     


    Barley's Taproom & Pizzeria 

    $25.00 Gift Certificate - Located in Spindale

     

     

     

     

     


    The Natural Gardener - 8 hours of Labor 

    **Plants not included / offer expires April 15, 2019**

     

    Donated By: David Ray

     


    Once 'n Done Resilient & Ceramic Cleaning System 

     

    Donated By: Robbins Paint & Carpet

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Rose Senehi 6 Book Collection 

     

    Donated By:  Rose Senehi 

     

     

     


    Clemson Tigers #1 Fan Oven Mitt for Grills & Ovens

     

    Donated By: Rae Frykberg

     

     

     

     

     

     


    LaZoom Comedy Adventure

    2 Tickets to LaZoom's City Comedy or LaZoom's Haunted comedy tours of Asheville

     

    Donated By:  LaZoom Tours 

     

    Navitat Canopy Adventures 

    2 Vouchers for any Zipline tour - Valid through December 6, 2019

     

    Donated By:  Navitat Canopy Adventures

     

     


    10" Cast Iron Covered Pot with Handmade Casserole Carrier 

     

    Donated By: C&T 

     

     

     

     


    Beautiful Handmade Patriotic Quilt

    60 x 67 in size and can be used as a quilt or wall art

     

    Donated By: Anonymous

     

     


    SC Gamecocks #1 Fan Oven Mitt for Grills & Ovens 

     

    Donated By: Rae Frykberg

     

     

     

     

     


    Tempered Glass Top Accent Table 

     

    Donated By:  Cabin Fever

     

     

     


    Gray Line Trolley Tours of Asheville

    2 Adult & 2 Children passes for a Downtown Asheville Trolley Tour

    *Not valid for the Haunted History or Murder Mystery Ghost Tour*

    Donated By: Ted White, Gray Line Tours


    Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway 

    2 Grandstand Tickets for the Coca-Cola 600 on May 26, 2019

     

    Donated By:  Donna Carpenter, Cabarrus County CVB

     


    The Adventure Center of Asheville

    2 Passes to the Asheville Treetops Adventure Park & 2 Passes to the Asheville Zipline Canopy Tours

     

    Donated By:  Sarah Dickson, The Adventure Center of Asheville 

     


    Rock City Gardens & Ruby Falls 

    Head to Chattanooga and spend the day on Lookout Mountain.  2 adult & 2 kid passes

     

     


    Let Chef Randall Spencer Create a Meal For You!

    Old Rock Cafe's, Chef Randall, will prepare a meal for 6 - 8 people in your home.

    Menu created by purchaser and Randall.

    Donated By:  Chimney Rock Mgt. LLC

     

     

     


    Biltmore House Basket

    An assortment of goodies from the Biltmore House including wine, cookbook, mints, corkscrew, dill mix, peach ginger jam, dressing, 2 daytime tickets to Biltmore & more!

     

    Donated By:  Peggy Dalman

     

     

     

     


    Jade Turtle Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine

    One Acupuncture Treatment 

     

    Donated By: Autumn Zamzow


    Hand Painted Silk Scarf 

     

    Donated By:  Sharron Fieber

     

     

     

     

     


    Burntshirt Vineyards

    $50.00 Gift Certificate

     

    Donated By: Burntshirt Vineyards - Chimney Rock, NC 

     

     


    Tryon Resort Package 

    $50 Gift Card redeemable at all Tryon Resort locations & restaurants; Golf for 2 at Cleghorn Golf & Sports Club; Shooting clays for 2 at Cleghorn Gun Club.  

    Donated By: Tryon Resort 


    Handmade local candle & soaps + $10.00 Gift Card to Smith's Drug Store, Forest City, NC

     

    Donated By:  Smith's Drug Store of Forest City

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Forest City Owls Bundle 

    Includes: T-shirt, Ball Cap, Key Lanyard, Miniature Bat, & Owls Softball

     

    Donated By:  Forest City Owls

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Broad River Coffee Shop Gift Box

    Includes: 10oz Biltmore Roasters Coffee Beans, $25.00 gift certificate, 2 Broad River Coffee Mugs & a gift certificate for 2 tickets to Mini Golf  

     

    Donated By:  Broad River Coffee Shop

     

     

     

     

     


    North State Gas NEW Propane Cylinder & One Gas Fill 

    One NEW 20 lb. propane cylinder with gauge and one gas fill 

    *Must bring to North State Gas, Forest City, NC to fill*

     

    Donated By:  North State Gas

     

     

     

     


    Carolina Moon Gift Bag

    Includes:  12oz Bag of Lake Lure Blend Coffee, 12oz Bag of Holiday Blend Coffee, Flair Candle, Vintage Boxed Matches & Carolina Moon Orange Marmalade 

     

    Donated By: Carolina Moon Coffee Cafe

     

     

     

     

     


    Locally made Wood Fire & Salt Glazed stoneware pitcher

    The glaze is baed on a Japanese glaze called "Trmoku".  The pitcher also has two glass runs from pieces of glass pushed into the pot.  Fired in the wood kiln for two days.  One-of-a-kind!

     

    Donated By: Andrew Stephenson Pottery 

     

     

     

     

     


    My Green Room Gift Package

    Includes: 8 oz bag CBD infused gourmet coffee, pumpkin spice latte bath bomb, & Kush Queen pain relief lotion  

     

    Donated By:  My Green Room 

     

     

     


    Three Custom Wood Bow Ties on Base

     

    Donated By:  C&T

     

     

     

     

     


    Gift Certificate for One Entree at Legends on the Lake, Pinnacle Southern Kitchen or the Gardens

    Donated By:  Rumbling Bald Resort 


    Two (2) Goose Down Pillows Covered in Quilted Buffalo Plaid 

     

    Donated By:  Chrys Hardy 

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Airhead Super Slice 3 Passenger Towable Tube

     

    Donated By: Lake Lure Marine

     

     

     

     


    Traditional 80-Minute Swedish Massage 

    Donated By:  Rumbling Bald Resort

     


    Two (2) Bottles of Defiant Whiskey, Etched Defiant Whiskey Glass, Bottle of Shaggy Bark Infused Syrup

     

    Donated By:  Defiant Whiskey

     

     


    Victory Kitchen & Restaurant Gift Certificate

    $20.00 Gift Certificate at locally owned Victory Kitchen & Restaurant!  Features delicious breakfast and lunch menus.

    *Call ahead for seasonal hours*

     

    Donated By: Vicotry Kitchen & Restaurant

     


    "Mountain Majesty" Sculpture & Poem  

    This original contemporary sculpture is made of stoneware clay, glazed and high fired to emulate bronze and mounted on natural stone.  Total measurements = 20"h x 11"w x 5"d 

    Created by local artist, Diane Breaker

     

    Donated By: Diane Breaker 

     

     

     

     

     


    Paws & Purrs Bakery & Boutique Gift Certificate

    $10.00 Gift Certificate to Paws & Purrs Bakery & Boutique - Rutherfordton, NC 

     

    Donated By: Paws & Purrs Bakery & Boutique

     

     


    The Hair Razors Salon Gift Certificate 

    $50.00 Gift Certificate for Salon Service

    *Salon product not included*

     

    Donated By: The Hair Razors Salon 

     


    Original Batik on Rice Paper 

    Created By: Lake Lure Artist Kathleen Hutchinson

     

    Donated By: Amy Wood 

     

     

     


    KUHL Sherpa Trench Coat

    Italian Faux Leather with wool blend side panels and removable hood

     

    Donated By: Bubba O'Leary's General Store

     

     

     

     

     


    Custom made Cornhole set with bean bags

     

    Donated By: Chrys Hardy

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Kitchen Basket

    Includes hand turned wooden salt & pepper grinders, wooden bowl & knife, and custom embroidered Chamber dish towels 

     

    Donated By:  Jeff Kirch & Merl King 

     


    BBQTEK Portable Gas Grill 

    200 inch cooking area, porcelain steel lid & firebox, foldable side tables...compact for storage & transport

     

    Donated By:  Freeman Gas