A “Nautical but Nice” Evening to Benefit CHV
The 2015 Capitol Hill Village Gala—Let Your Dreams Set Sail, Celebrating a Community of Caring—is shaping up to be yet another party extraordinaire!
We are adding a live auction for 2015, with the gavel commanded by stage and screen star and Capitol Hill’s own David Sabin. The live auction will feature exciting getaways and other not-to-be-missed experiences. This page will be updated as auction items are added.
Salon Events promise dinners, or other repasts, with the famous and fascinating, and are are offered for a fixed price per seat. The number of guests allowed varies per Salon event and is limited by the size of the home where the event is held. This year's stellar roster of guests includes dinner with Julian Bond, civil rights leader, professor, writer, and Georgia state legislator. Or, you may choose to dine and converse with Capitol Hill neighbors Marie Arana and Jonathan Yardley. Marie is an author and the former editor of Washington Post Book World. Jonathan is the Post’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book critic.
Or take a seat at the table with Lynn Povich, author and the first female senior editor of Newsweek; WAMU reporter/anchor Rebecca Sheir; television and stage actor Ted Van Griethuysen; Associated Press Supreme Court reporter Mark Sherman; and more including former DC Mayor Tony Williams, former White House speechwriter Jeff Nussbaum, Navy Blue Angels pilot Tom Winkler, Smithsonian anthropologist
Watch this page for more details about 2015 Salon Events, coming soon!
In this auction, vacation houses go to the highest bidder over a minimum bid. Generous owners are offering weeks or specific days at their houses in Manhattan, Ireland, Vermont, Maine, and Provence, France. Closer locations for shorter trips include Annapolis and Deep Creek Lake in Maryland or Dewey Beach in Delaware. We are sure you'll find your perfect vacation spot, while helping Capitol Hill Village.
Bid against others for one of a kind experiences such as private VIP tours, movie previews, private lessons, and more….
Deals abound! Snag gift certificates to one of several local restaurants. Heading the list of restaurants offering gift certificates for the 2015 Gala is Rose’s Luxury on Barrack’s Row, Bon Appetit’s pick for best new restaurant in America in 2014. Gala attendees will be able to bid on a $300 food certificate for 6 diners and 3 bottles of wine hand-picked by Schneider’s; Rose’s Luxury will waive the corkage fee. Best of all, a CHV volunteer will stand in line for you!
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