We’re getting excited for the live and silent auctions at this year’s Sparkling Black and Gold Evening! Check out all the great items we’ll be auctioning off – and we’re adding more every day!

Brunch for 10 at Lyon Hall

A bustling brasserie in the Clarendon neighborhood of Arlington, VA, serving classic French brasserie cuisine, featuring carefully sourced produce, fish, and meats. Our kitchen, overseen by Executive Chef Matt Hill, prepares freshly baked bread, house-cured charcuterie, and handcrafted cheeses on a daily basis. (Includes one alcoholic drink per person.)

A Week in Amsterdam

This beautiful Amsterdam flat is in the Eastern Docklands, on the tip of the island called KNSM, within 30 minutes of most of Amsterdam’s tourist attractions. Sit on the balcony and watch the constant water traffic on the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal and the changing colors of sky and water, or take direct transit to the sights of the city. The two-bedroom apartment sleeps three people and has an additional sleeping couch in the living room.

Hop on Your Bike

Ride around town in style on your gleaming new bicycle from Conte’s Bike Shop.

Kendra Scott Shopping Experience

A party for five at Kendra Scott Jewelry! Each person can design their own gorgeous custom jewelry and bring it home.

Fun Home Tickets

Two tickets to Fun Home at the National Theater, plus a Reston Limousine gift card. The groundbreaking, life-affirming and exquisite new musical FUN HOME was the event of the Broadway season, receiving raves from critics and audiences alike, winning five 2015 Tony Awards including BEST MUSICAL. Plus, arrive in style with Reston Limousine.

Night Out in NoVa

Two tickets to a mainstage performance at Signature Theater and dinner at Palette 22.

Go Behind the Scenes

Enjoy dinner at Pete’s Apizza (with your $100 gift card), before you head over to ABC7/WJLA-TV & News Channel 8 Studios for a behind-the-scenes tour for you and five friends. Will include a visit to the newsroom, control room, weather center and studio, and might include a studio visit during a live broadcast.

Namaste the Day Away

A private group yoga session at Mind the Mat, a selection of LuLaRoe yoga clothing, and a Lululemon yoga mat.

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Two infield box tickets to a Washington Nationals game (with assorted Nats swag).

Shape Up for Summer

A gift certificate at Potomac River Running, plus three 30-minute personal training sessions.

Date Night…Irish Style

A 3-course dinner for two at O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub with a $25 AMC movie pass.

Kicks and Cakes

Dinner at The Cheesecake Factory and two tickets to the DC United game on July 22.

Keep Catering to Me

$250 gift card for catering by World’s Fare by Bistro 360 and Cassatt’s.

Bubbly a la Bridges

Enjoy a glass of bubbly from your Arrowine gift card in your Bridges to Independence champagne glasses.

Books and Brownies

Enjoy goodies from the Bakeshop while you read a book on your new Kindle Fire HD6.

(i)Love It

A new iPad Air 2 (16GB) and 4 hours expert Internet/computer consulting.

Work Smart

Watch your productivity increase in your new Work Smart Office Chair by Office Star Products. Value $425.

Homecoming Toolkit

Starter tool kit from Twins Ace Hardware for a family moving out of Sullivan House.

Junior Masterpieces

Beautiful framed works of art from the talented Bridges youth.

Winery Tour

 2 seats on any Reston Limousine public winery tour.

Auction Items Generously Donated By:

ABC7/WJLA-TV & News Channel 8

Arlington Promotional Products



The Carlyle

The Cheesecake Factory

Conte’s Bike Shop

DC United

Jacomina deRegt

Mark Fedorchak

Stephanie Johnson

Samuel L. Kelly, Jr.

Kendra Scott Jewelry

Margaret Kositch

Melissa Logsdon


Mind the Mat

The National Theater

Jeanette Norton

O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub

Palette 22

Pete’s New Haven Style Apizza

Denny Pinch

Potomac River Running

Reston Limousine

Signature Theatre

Twins Ace Hardware

Washington Nationals

Washington Workplace


World’s Fare by Bistro 360 and Cassatt’s

Special thanks to our Auctioneer Gabe Deukmaji!