Salisbury Academy Online Auction
Online Auction Begins April 14
Place your bids from the comfort of your own home and enjoy a variety of offerings, from simple pleasures to well-deserved escapes! View the auction lineup below. Additional items are currently being added, so stay tuned as the list grows! Auction to begin at 9 a.m. on Wed., April 14.
Be sure to click the link below and create an online account prior to the start of the auction. Bidding begins at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 14 and closes at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 17. Several items have a Buy It Now option. Buy It Now allows bidders to secure an experience at a set price and avoid the bidding process - a great alternative to being outbid on something spectacular! A member of the SA team will reach out to winning bidders on Monday, April 19.
With questions please contact SA Development
Salisbury Academy Online Auction Lineup
Landscape Design Package by Trees & Plants Nursery & Garden Center
Winning bidder: Amanda and Jonathan Faggart
Spring has sprung and it's time to realize the potential of your outdoor space! Trees & Plants Nursery experts will provide a detailed landscape design complete with digital mock-up (similar to the one pictured here) and contribute $250 in plants and garden products towards your plan to invigorate your yard. Trees & Plants is located at 2213 Mooresville Rd., Salisbury (the old Hanford-Dole Rose Houses)
Impossibly Sweet Aussiedoodle Puppy
Winning bidder: Karen and Scott Hollar and Family
Quick to learn and affectionate as can be, this male Aussiedoodle can soon be your adoring companion! Born in February of this year, this sweet pup is a combination of Australian shepard and standard poodle and is expected to grow to be 30 pounds. Aussiedoodles are intelligent and trainable pets who love to run, play, and socialize with people and other animals. Puppy to be trained by Kim Davis and will come potty- and kennel-trained in addition to having a head start on his basic commands. Impossibly sweet, this loving doodle can be yours through the SA Online Auction!
Oyster Table by Provisions Contracting
Winning bidder: Kristy and Eric Mallico
Let SA parent Nick Goodman of Provisions Contracting help you enhance your outdoor space with a beautiful, custom-designed oyster table. A multi-purpose piece, this stainless steel-topped table will add to the experience at oyster and shellfish meals and serve as a gathering spot and buffet every day of the week.
Donated by: Nick Goodman
Pottery by Brent Smith
Winning bidder: Andrea and Jeff Ralston
Enjoy this 5-piece set sculpted by artist and former SA parent Brent Smith. Both functional and beautiful, this stoneware canister and mug set will add color and style to your kitchen and home décor.
Donated by: Brent Smith
On Top of the World: Mountain House with 360-Degree Views
Winning bidder: Alice and Ryan Rich
Perched at 4,200 feet and conveniently located between Boone, Blowing Rock, and Mountain City, this 5-bed (4 kings, 1 queen, 1 queen sleeper sofa), 4.5-bath, handcrafted log home accommodates up to 12 people in fine, high-country style for their 7-night stay. The property rests on 76 acres, perfect for taking in the sweeping 360-degree views of Appalachia. The log portion of the home was originally built in Nova Scotia and was disassembled, transported, and rebuilt on its current site. While there, enjoy fishing in the on-site trout pond, relaxing in the oversized hot tub with mountain views, and riding in the 6-seater ATV.
Nearby attractions include Grandfather Mountain, Linville Caverns, Tweetsie Railroad, and an abundance of opportunity for hiking, fishing, canoeing, and wildlife watching.
Package available: Mutually agreed-upon dates
Donated by: Tony and Faye Currin & Ashley and Madison Currin
Custom Portrait by Mark Stephenson
Winning bidder: Kim and Kyle Davis
Renowned local artist Mark Stephenson will paint an oil-on-linen, three-quarter length portrait of one figure valued at $6,000 (canvas size 40x30 to 50x38). Mark has been recognized by the Portrait Society of America, most recently as a finalist out of over 1,300 entries in the 2020 Members Only Competition. Capture a moment in time with this beautiful and lasting heirloom treasure! The winning bidder may apply the value of their win ($6,000) to a larger portrait or a painting with more figures, etc. if they'd like. This purchase is for new commission inquiries only.
Donated by: Mark Stephenson
Clean It Up and Get It Out With Help from North State Waste
Winning bidder: Candace and Ben Brown
Garage clean-out? Construction waste? Business waste? Yard waste? This package by North State Waste and the Casteen family will help you achieve your goals! North State will deliver a 30-yard dumpster to your home and pick it up two weeks later. Or, if you are finished with the dumpster sooner, North State will take it off your hands with just two hours notice. The only items you can't throw into the dumpster are liquids, tires, and paint. Everything else is free to dump! Note: This package is a great add-on to the SISU kitchen/bath design or household organization package through the SA Online Auction!
River's Edge Fly Fishing Adventure
Winning bidder: Clint Miller
Breathe in the fresh air and step into the trophy trout waters of Georgia's Soque River for an angling adventure. Two fishermen will be provided with waders, fishing equipment, and instruction and will enjoy a full day of guided fishing with a satisfying riverside lunch. Even the most inexperienced anglers will walk away with awesome memories of fish caught from these private, stocked waters.
Donated by: River's Edge Outfitters & Virginia and Mark Robertson
Sea Grove Pottery Vase by Ben Owen, III
Winning bidder: Tammy and Martin Morrison
This 18-inch, Speckled Trout glaze, lidded Ben Owen, III pottery vase will be a beautiful addition to your collection or a special first piece to add to your home. Ben Owen, III is a potter from Seagrove, North Carolina and studied pottery as a young apprentice first with his grandfather in the late 1970’s-1980’s and later at East Carolina University. Like his grandfather, Ben creates pottery that reflects a foundation in traditional early American designs and incorporates influences from Asia, Europe and Persia. Ben has participated in workshops and conferences throughout the Unites States, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and China. His work can be found in many museums nationwide, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Smithsonian Museum of Art. Ben’s commissions grace the lobby of the Ritz Carlton Tokyo Hotel in Japan and the Umstead Hotel and Spa in NC. Singer/songwriter James Taylor and golfer Arnold Palmer are among the notables who collections include works by Ben Owen, III. He has received many awards and honors including being names a North Carolina Living Treasure in 2004 and inducted into the North Carolinian Society.
Value is $425
Donated by: Les and Marylin Fowler
Pro Baseball Coaching and Something for the Fan Club to Sip On
Winning bidder: Alice and Ryan Rich
Baseball enthusiasts and their fan clubs will all love this package! Rowan County baseball legend Bobby Parnell will offer a 1-hour pitching lesson for a baseball player of any age. For their fan club, enjoy 5 bottles of high-end wine from Scout and Cellar, a selection comprised of a mix of: Grenache Blanc, Rosé, White Zinfandel, and Zinfandel. Along with the wines, included is an etched crystal wine glass. Batter’s up! And, cheers!
Donated by: Bobby and Maegan Parnell
Kitchen or Bath Design by SISU Home Designs
Winning bidder: Whitney and Brannon Williams
Sara Lee of SISU Home Designs will bring new life to an existing space in your home through her kitchen or bath design package including floorplan drawing and layout re-envisioning. Your experience will begin with an initial consultation in which your ideas will be heard, measurements will be taken, and preliminary ideas shared. From there, a more detailed layout will be presented and revised to meet your exact needs. Material selection and procurement not included.
Donated by: Sara Lee
Craftsman Ratchet and Socket Set
Winning bidder: Debbie and Rip Collins
No household tool collection is complete without a high quality ratchet and socket set! Upgrade your set or fill the void in your toolbox with this 224-piece mechanics set by Craftsman.
Donated by: Mike Morris
Winning bidder: Brooke Smith
SA parent Daniel Black is a woodworking hobbyist who started creating charcuterie boards due to his wife's love of all things charcuterie! This handmade board is 18x24 and crafted with a mixture of red oak and pine to create the variations in color you typically see in a butcher block. A juice tray is carved in the outer edges of the board to give it texture and a wide range of uses. The board can be stained in any stain color and is sealed with food grade sealant, safe for use with food. Package comes with the Savor cookbook complements of Caniche and a $50 gift card to Harris Teeter.
Donated by: Ashley and Daniel Black
Painted Yours Watercolor of House
Winning bidder: Aurora and Jake Casteen
SA alumna Taylor Durham of Painted Yours will forever capture your own definition of home in this custom 11x14 watercolor of your house. This lasting treasure is a snapshot in time and a piece to display with pride!
Donated by: Taylor Durham
Household Organization Consult Plus Container Store Products
Winning bidder: Emily and Wesley Graham
Be the star of your own version of an HGTV organizational show! Professional organizer and SA alumni parent Leigh Ann Loeblein will provide 4 hours of expert consulting on your household organization. Whether it's your closet, home office, or garage, her skills will make the difference in creating a functional and beautiful space for you to enjoy. Included with this package is $200 worth of Container Store products, picked out, shopped, and delivered to you.
Donated by: Leigh Ann Loeblein
Mystery Wine and Bourbon Lot
Winning bidder: Tracey and Adam Baird
Enjoy an enticing assortment of 24 bottles of wine, reds, whites, and bubbles all valued at over $30, and a selection of bourbon from a variety of interesting distilleries. Bourbons are hard to find and not readily available. Mystery wines not pictured. - Bid on the package to see and enjoy this incredible collection!
Bourbon donated by: The Doby and Powers families
Wine donated by: Friends of Salisbury Academy and the Salisbury Academy Board of Trustees
A Priceless Smile
Winning bidder: Nichole and Erron Towns
Changing lives one smile at a time... Busby & Webb Orthodontics strives to offer the highest quality orthodontic treatment in a fun and friendly environment. This full-service orthodontic treatment package includes a new patient exam, diagnostic records, initial bonding with choice of clear or metal brackets, treatment and removal of braces, two sets of retainers, and two years of retainer visits. With this package you can get your child’s (or your own!) teeth straightened, all while supporting Salisbury Academy and the SA Online Auction! Package does not expire and will be ready for your child when the time is right for them!
Donated by: Busby & Webb Orthodontics
Monthly Lunch Delivery for your SA Student
Winning bidder: James Davis
Enjoy a DoorDash meal of your child's choice, delivered to them each month by an SA staff member and paid for by SA. From Chic-Fil-A, to Jimmy John's, to Mykonos and more, this is sure to bring a smile to your child's face - and tummy!
Head of School for the Day
Winning bidder: James Davis
A lucky Salisbury Academy student will take on the position of head of school for the day while enjoying a catered lunch with the head of school and additional experiences such as greeting at carpool, leading chapel, and giving out treats and perks to their classmates such as non-uniform days and extra recess. This experience has previously been offered through the Kidsbloom silent auction and now can be yours through the SA Online Auction!
Reserved SA Parking Space
Winning bidder: Nichole and Erron Towns
Have you ever wished for your own personal parking space at Salisbury Academy? Whether for sporting events, graduation, Grandpersons' Day, or other musical productions, parking will never be a worry with your very own space! Parking space is good for the entire 2021-2022 school year and comes with a personalized sign.
SA Spirit Rock
Winning bidders: January and February - Tameka Felton, March - Ashley and Daniel Black, April - Tracey and Adam Baird, September - Delaine and Alan Fowler, October - Kristy and Eric Mallico, November - Fran and Jason Lescoe, December - Ashley and Madison Currin
This is your chance to get creative and show your school spirit! For one month you can celebrate your child's birthday, special event, or your Jaguar pride. Your design will need to be submitted for approval in advance to SA marketing and communications. You are responsible for supplying your own paint supplies; however, we will guide you on the appropriate materials. Months available are September 2021-April 2022.