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Wedding Bell Boot Camp

Wedding Bell Boot Camp

Whether you're planning a wedding or just planning to attend a wedding, look no further: Your training kit is here! Who needs Arthur Murray when you have the Ballroom Dance Pack book, which includes a CD, dance step cards and feet templates for six dances (waltz, quickstep, tango, rumba, samba and cha-cha)? There is also a $100 gift certificate for live music (to be used toward a contract with The Pennington Project Band) as well as a $100 Art Emporium gift certificate for framing the wedding portrait or just that cool dance pose pic. The Wilton birdcage-style gift card holder will display all of those well-wishers' cards. The romance will stay alive with this one-year membership in the Bouquet of the Month Club from Young Floral. Ahhhh, young love...ain't it grand? Value: $242 Donated by Steve Pennington, The Art Emporium and Young Floral.

Remodeling Made Easy!

Remodeling Made Easy!

Clearly, your next remodeling project will be a snap with this basket! Check out all of the great ideas in Manage Your Remodel and then get down to business with local contractor, Fahey Exteriors. These experts will install your four new windows -- OKNA white, double-hung windows, foam-wrapped and insulated, low e/argon -- which will add not only energy efficiency but also comfort and beauty to your home. The best part is that the cost of installing these brand new windows is included in this package! Then break out the Windex wipes and glass cleaner to buff off those smudges...perfect! This could quite possibly be the easiest home improvement you'll ever make! Value: $1,500 Donated by Fahey Exteriors.

Greenbrier Classic, The First

Greenbrier Classic, The First

It's baaaaaaaaaaaaack! This is an annual Tisket event offering that you just can't resist. Touted last year as the "Best in Class Tournament on the PGA TOUR," the Greenbrier Classic promises to be bigger and better in 2013. July 1 - 7, treat yourself and a companion to TWO Greenbrier Classic tournament badges to get a taste of professional golfing at its best. When the sun goes down, you'll also have TWO Greenbrier Classic Concert Series tickets for rocking the night away, including July 4th with the incomparable Kenny Chesney and later in the week with Aerosmith! Add a Greenbrier Classic ball cap, 2 Classic golf balls and markers, and a Kenny Chesney CD...it's a classic! Value: $465 Donated by The Greenbrier.

Greenbrier Classic, The Second

Greenbrier Classic, The Second

You can never get too much of a good thing, so here's your second chance. Bid now, bid often for these TWO Greenbrier Classic tournament badges as well as TWO tickets to all of the Greenbrier Classic Concert Series evening concerts! Rock with country superstar Kenny Chesney on July 4th and later in the week with Aerosmith...how awesome is that? Plus you also get a Greenbrier Classic ball cap, 2 Classic golf balls and markers, and a Kenny Chesney CD. This is your last chance: don't miss it! Value: $465 Donated by The Greenbrier.

Eye Popping Books

Eye Popping Books

Pop-up books are like magic tricks you hold in your hand to perform again and again. Any child's eyes will POP as they are enchanted by these miniature marvels of paper engineering. Three of the books are by acclaimed pop-up book artist Robert Sabuda who wowed us with his special talents at the WV Book Festival in 2012. America the Beautiful, Beauty and the Beast, and The Night Before Christmas are Sabuda at his best. Also included are two much loved stories, The Wizard of Oz and I'm Going on a Bear Hunt, which will seem familiar but so new as the pages pop up and the stories come to life. After all this inspiration, your darling may want to create two pop-up books of his/her own, so we have included a book-making kit with everything they'll need! Hurry, pop your name on the "donation" line and take this wonderful basket home! Value: $115 Donated by Ghee Gossard.

Masterpiece of Theater

Masterpiece of Theater

Theater buffs will delight in this offer of 2 tickets with 8 admissions each for any Charleston Stage Company production. The basket sets the stage for classic with George Orwell's Animal Farm and the No Fear Shakespeare edition of A Midsummer Night's Dream (with Shakespeare on one side of the page and the "translation" on the opposite page). Fans of the Bard will also appreciate the Shakespeare insult mug, some After Shakespeare mints, and a banned book mug. It's a masterpiece! Value: $168 Donated by The Charleston Stage Company.

Hip, Historic...Almost Heaven

Hip, Historic...Almost Heaven

Celebrate Charleston! Take a walking tour and locate the subject of this seldom-found William Goebel print, "28 Bradford Street," a rendering of a lovely historic home on Charleston's East End. Continue your walk and bring home a bag full of treats with certificates from Joe's Fish Market ($25); The Purple Onion ($20); and the Charleston Bread Company ($25). If you're too tired from all that walking to cook, treat yourself to a snack or meal. Tempt your taste buds as you choose among these fine Charleston eateries: Ellen's Ice Cream (2 hot fudge sundaes); Little India (3 lunch buffet gift certificates); and Recovery Sports Grill ($50 gift certificate). You'll agree: Charleston IS hip, historic and yummy! Value: $210 Donated by Tim Posten, Ellen's Ice Cream, The Purple Onion, Charleston Bread Company, Joe's Fish Market, Little India and Recovery Sports Grill.

Medley of Arts

Medley of Arts

Support the arts with this interesting medley of offerings. This basket boasts 10 (total) tickets to any performances of your choice of the remaining Kanawha Players 2012-2013 productions OR the entire 2013-2014 season. Display your blue and gold pride with this cobalt blue hand-blown vase and enjoy Listen America: Kids Speak Out and the DVD Revolutionary Road. The Players will have you covered with a Li'l Abner t shirt and OFFICIAL Kanawha Players briefs and boxers. Awesome! Value: $211 Donated by The Kanawha Players.

Thanks, Mom!

Thanks, Mom!

Mother's Day is just around the corner and here is the perfect gift, all ready for the giving! She will love the beautiful bracelet and earring set, masterfully created in varying summer hues of blue, and can later tuck them into this Greenbrier travel jewelry case. Add a scrumptious bottle of Falcor chardonnay, perfect for toasting your wonderful mom, and you'll be on her "nice" list for the rest of the year! Value: $130 Donated by Sue Chase, Antoinette Bee and The Friends of the Library.

Suited to a Tea

Suited to a Tea

That bare spot on your kitchen wall will be bare no more, because this will suit you to a tea! Colorful and whimsical, Lynn Payne's print, Teapots, is framed and celebrates your kitchen's gatherings of food, fun and conversation. You will be sure to "keep calm" with these amusing notecards, cocktail napkins and Bentley's green tea. The good humor continues with the CD, Potluck - "a feast of stories, songs and poems that will satisfy your soul, lift your heart, and tickle your funny bone." Tearrific! Value: $170 Donated by Lynn Payne and The Friends of the Library.

To Infinity and Beyond!

To Infinity and Beyond!

It's time to get away for a fun and educational spring or summer family staycation, and this basket makes it all possible! A family of four will get the VIP treatment at The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) in Green Bank, WV, the home of cutting-edge research on the entire Universe. Even the youngest aspiring astronomer will enjoy the activities and exploring all of the possibilities from asteroids to zeniths. After your big day, unwind in the welcoming environs of a lovely 3-bedroom, 2-bath, A-frame home at Snowshoe, WV, for a two-night stay (not available July 4th). Bundle up in your NRAO T-shirts, sweatshirts and hats on those cool mountain evenings as you enjoy the best that scenic Wild and Wonderful West Virginia has to offer. Later, snuggle up with new favorites Zoo in the Sky, A Book of Animal Constellations, A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky and A Single Sky. Your family's memories of this great getaway will be Out of This World! Value: $650 Donated by the NRAO, Louis & Sharon Southworth and The Friends of the Library.

Family Science

Family Science

This package packs in a year of fun and exploration for the entire family. Starting with a one-year Museum Explorers Membership at the Clay Center (good for 2 adults and all children in the household under 18!), your family will have limitless opportunity to discover new interests and watch the world of science come alive. Continue to ignite those imaginations with Read Aloud favorite The Apothecary - A Dose of Magic Can Save the World; The Klutz Guide to the Galaxy, and the giggle-inducing That's Gross! Icky Facts That Will Test your Grossout Factor! Come on, admit it: you can't wait to read it! Add 30 glow-in-the-dark planets and stars, a catch & release tackle net and a Birds of Prey kite, and your family fun factor will be soaring! Value: $145 Donated by Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences and Anne and Andrew Silbernagel.

Myrtle Beach Golf Getaway

Myrtle Beach Golf Getaway

Change your golf attitude with a change in latitude! If you've been looking for the perfect excuse to grab your golf clubs and get away on a course -- or series of courses -- for a while, here's your chance to do it in style! Wing your way to Myrtle Beach via Spirit Airlines (2 roundtrip tickets included, valid April 15, 2013, to September 15, 2013 and with 21 days' notice to airline). But first, book that perfect made-to-your-order golf package through Condo-World of the Grand Strand. ($200 gift certificate included). To top off the perfect golf fantasy, toss in a Callaway golf hat and12 Callaway Hex Diablo gold balls and then channel the golf mojo of greats featured in the book American Triumvirate: Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan and The Modern Age of Golf. Your golf score is improving already! Value: $865 Donated by Central West Virginia Airport Authority (Brian Belcher) and Anne Silbernagel.

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