Silent Auction List for Great Rivers at the Chocolate Factory 2018

Attendees at Great Rivers at the Chocolate Factory on Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at the Caramel Room at Bissinger’s (1600 N. Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102) will have the opportunity to take home one or more of our delightful silent auction items.

(Check back often; list is updated periodically!)

One Week Vacation at a Lake Michigan Shore Home in Door County, Wisconsin
donated by Cynthia Holmes

Lovely Door County Lake Michigan Shore home features three bedrooms and a sun porch with additional sleeping – sleeps nine total. Located near Cana Island Lighthouse, Moonlight Bay Bedrock Beach State Natural Area, and Newport State Park, one of less than 50 parks world-wide to be named to the International Dark Sky Association’s list of fantastic dark skies and Wisconsin’s only designated wilderness park.

Friday-Friday rental. Labor Day – October 6th, 2018, subject to availability.

One Week Vacation in Cape Cod
donated by Ginger Harris

A very popular item in our 2017 silent auction, Ginger was able to offer another chance to win a week’s stay at her lovely Cape Cod, Massachusetts house.Cozy home sleeps ten, located within walking distance of the beach and near an organic grocery store. Easy access to the Cape Cod Rail Trail.

Check-in on Saturday afternoon and depart the following Saturday morning. Dates subject to availability; best availability late September through December.

Original Artwork by St. Louis artist Kat Kissick
donated by Kat Kissick

Kat Kissick is an artist and illustrator living in St. Louis, Missouri. Her preferred way to get messy is with ink, watercolor pencils, and watercolor crayons. Because she loves chocolate, she agreed to create a special piece for one of our Great Rivers and the Chocolate Factory guests to take home.

Tour for Ten of Bissinger’s Chocolate Factory
donated by Bissinger’s Handcrafted Chocolatier

A must-do tour for anyone who loves good chocolate, you’ll see first-hand the art and craft of creating Bissinger’s award-winning confections. The tour highlights Bissinger’s 350-year history, artisan techniques and the chocolate-making process. Guests will gather on the third floor of our Chocolate Factory located at 1600 N. Broadway (directly under the Caramel Room where Great Rivers at the Chocolate Factory will be held!), where they will be greeted by their guide. All tours will feature a short video, chocolate samples and the opportunity to purchase those fine confections.

Pair of Cardinals Tickets for Last Regular Season Game
donated by Sandy Rothschild

Two tickets to see the Cardinals play their last regular season game of 2018 on September 26, 2018. Great view in back of home plate at field level – season ticket holders have held seats since 1976, and you have an exclusive opportunity to see the game from this vantage point! Seats are wheelchair-accessible.

In-Home Wine Sampling Party for Twelve
donated by Tawn Richardson of PRP Wine International

This 8-bottle wine sampling can be scheduled in your home or office for up to 12 guests to enjoy. This simple, fun, and educational tasting lasts approximately 2 hours. PRP’s high-quality wines contain no added sugars or sulfites.

Upcycled Bird Bath
donated by Audrey Anderson

This one of a kind piece is very lovely and serves well as a bird bath or as a bird or butterfly feeder. Made from reclaimed glass, this eco-friendly decor will brighten any garden!

Hand-Made gifts from staff members to be announced soon!

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