On Saturday June 4th, the James River Writers will hosts its annual literary fundraiser. Like many a gala, there will be a silent auction, but unlike other galas, this one is put together by some extremely creative and wonderful writers–and features some one-of-a-kind items to bid on, many with a literary flavor. Take a look below and plan on coming to place your bid!! Visit us here to order your tickets today.
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For the annual literary fundraiser,
June on the James
Saturday, June 4, 2011
It’s Your Art
Take a private lunch-time tour of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts led by Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, John Ravenal. Bring a group of up to eight people to gain insights into the VMFA’s noteworthy collection.
Relax After Writing
Celebrate your writing success, whether it’s publication or finishing a draft, during a relaxing night’s stay at the Jefferson Hotel, Richmond’s premier hotel since 1895. Complete your stay with Sunday champagne brunch for two.
Know Your City
Learn about Richmond’s history as you enjoy a one and one-half hour cruise along the James River and Kanawha Canal with up to twenty-four of your closest friends and the guide voted Most Popular Boat Captain in 2010.
Limelight to Green Rooms
Tour Richmond CenterStage with nine friends. End your visit with drinks or lunch with the former CenterStage chief financial officer, David B. Robinson, CPA.
A Not So Ugly Duckling
Win an original illustration by Troy Howell, award-winning artist and illustrator. “This accomplished artist’s light-dappled paintings have a dreamy air, as if a long summer afternoon had somehow been captured between the covers of a book.”
–Publishers Weekly review of The Ugly Duckling
Treasures of Virginia History
View an early copy of the Declaration of Independence and original material related to George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and more during your private, behind-the-scenes tour with Tom Camden, Director of Special Collections at the Library of Virginia.
Brush Up on the Bard
Attend a Richmond Shakespeare performance as the personal guest of the Artistic Director and Treasurer, followed by drinks at Penny Lane Pub with Grant Mudge, Artistic Director for Richmond Shakespeare, and host David B. Robinson, CPA, chair of James River Writers Advisory Board.
Music. Made for You.
Enjoy a Richmond Symphony performance and conversation with David J. L. Fisk, Executive Director of Richmond Symphony, and other Symphony supporters and board members.
Take Home the Final Four
Remember VCU’s climb to the Final Four by taking home an autographed VCU Final Four basketball, keepsake book, and T-shirt.
Worth a Thousand Words
Make your photograph book-cover-worthy with a two-hour photography sitting with Jeff Saxman, a commercial/advertising and fine art photographer whose clients include VCU, The Martin Agency, and Richmond Magazine.