2019 Silent Auction

Silent Auction at Harvest Dinner

This year’s Harvest Dinner silent auction features exciting experiences and items, including 8 trips to thrilling destinations, unique experiences in the Triangle, and beautiful local crafts. All proceeds from the silent auction support SEEDS’ programs. 


8 Trips to Thrilling Destinations provided by AmFund

Greek Island Adventure

Get off the beaten path on your weeklong magical escape to Greece! Soft island breezes and the crystal blue ocean await you during your stay on the sun-drenched island of Santorini. Then, on to chic Mykonos where you might rub elbows with famous celebrities in cliffside cafes. In Athens, you’ll walk in the footsteps of Plato and Aristotle, as you climb the Acropolis to visit the ancient Parthenon and marvel at other architectural and historic antiquities.

Italy’s Amalfi Coast

You’ll see why Italy’s Amalfi Coast is one of the most romantic places on earth as you explore Sorrento, Amalfi, and Positano where you can sip wine under the stars as moonbeams sparkle on the Mediterranean. Find the world’s finest laces and inlaid wood in tiny artisan shops. One day will tour the breathtaking Isle of Capri, home of the Blue Grotto and a favorite playground for rich and famous.

Pleasures and Treasures of Tuscany

For food, fun and laughter, there’s no better place than Tuscany where, on your sevenday trip, the two of you will see incomparable treasures and art in Florence and learn to be spectacular chefs during your cooking class in an authentic Tuscan kitchen.

Spain: Barcelona & Mallorca

The best of Spain – Barcelona a cultural hub – rich in history, fashion, architecture, food, music and dance. Then you are off to the island of Mallorca – known for its breathtaking landscapes, sun drenched beaches and exciting cultural experiences.

Castles of Ireland

Fields of clover, legends of leprechauns, quaint pubs where playing darts is “serious” business, and living like Kings and Queens … all this will be yours while you stay in grand Castles and elegant Manor Homes during your magical escape to emerald green Ireland.

Alaska: The Call of the Wild

As America’s last frontier, exploring Alaska is an adventure you’ll treasure forever. 10,000-year-old glaciers, whales and polar bears, the sights and sounds of Alaska will thrill you! Our winning couple will jet to Seattle where you’ll begin your cruise with a comfortable outside cabin, creating memories of an adventure as big as Alaska itself!

San Francisco & Napa Valley

Jet to the “City by the Bay” for an incredible escape to Northern California. You’ll explore the quaint streets of San Francisco and the rolling hills of the Napa Valley.

Vive Le France!

From the historic World War II landing beaches of Normandy, to the breathtaking chateaux and delicious wines of the Loire Valley, to the wonders and romance of Paris; this Auction trip is C’est Magnifique!

James Bond’s Secret Hideaways : Switzerland, Italy, and France

Like Bond himself, the two of you can enjoy your Martinis shaken not stirred on this romantic adventure in Switzerland, Italy and France. Its 009 days in Europe living the life only Secret Agent James Bond could imagine!

Cruising Poseidon’s Paradise

From Venice to the Greek Islands and every adventure in between, the two of you will enjoy sun-drenched pleasures, fabulous shopping and delicious dining on your luxurious cruise to romantic and idyllic destinations along the Adriatic, Mediterranean and Aegean Seas.


All trips donated by AmFund can be booked within 3 years, no blackout dates. Trips are designed for 2 travelers and include round-trip airfare, deluxe accommodations, a travel specialist to assist with your booking!

Bidding for these trips will begin in the $3,500 range. For questions about booking your next adventure and supporting SEEDS, please email agoodman@seedsnc.org


Perfect Pairings & Exceptional Experiences

The 2019 Harvest Dinner silent auction will also include exceptional experiences in Durham and across the Triangle, beautifully crafted goods and more! Stay tuned for more information on our silent auction including gifts from: 
Kingfisher – Dogstar Tattoo – Triangle Rock Club – Durham Bulls – Joe Van Gogh – The Kings Daughter Inn – Graybeard Distillery – The Umstead Hotel & Spa – Alley 26 – Duke Gardens – The Durham Bulls – Mark Maya Photography – Geer St. Garden – Lo & Behold – Piedmont Restaurant – Vert & Vogue
and more!