2012 Virginia Festival of the Book Raffle
Raffle Tickets 1 for $10 or 2 for $18
Please note, your raffle ticket purchase is not tax deductible. Of course, if you'd rather just make a donation (which is tax deductible), your support will help keep the Festival free and open to the public.
Winners will be announced at the “Southern Refrains” program, March 24, 8 pm, at the Paramount Theater. You do not need to be present to win. Festival organizers will contact you by phone or email.
Tickets can be purchased at the Festival information desk in the Omni downtown.
Raffle No. 1: The Bond Experience
- a signed copy of Jeffery Deaver’s newest book Carte Blanche, featuring James Bond;
- a free rental of a tuxedo (provided by The Men & Boys Shop);
- two classic martini glasses and stainless steel shaker set (donated by The Happy Cook),
- a bottle each of olives and cocktail onions.
Shake, do not stir, and you will have the true James Bond Experience! [Please provide your own partners in crime.]
We gratefully thank The Men and Boys Shop and The Happy Cook for contributing to this prize. Robert Vaughan, President of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, is our tuxedo model. Photo courtesy of Jeanne Siler.
Raffle 2: A Custom-Built Bookcase and 18 Books From Authors We Love
The Miller School of Albemarle has donated this beautiful hand-built solid wood bookcase which will provide the best possible home for the books you purchase at Virginia Festival of the Book. We will start your collection by providing eighteen books from authors we know and love.
We gratefully thank The Miller School of Albemarle for contributing to this prize. Jenna Warren looks over the books for us. Photo courtesy of Jeanne Siler
Raffle 3: A Custom Website for Your Book, for Yourself, or For your Business
Birch Studio of Charlottesville will register your domain name, design and develop a website up to three pages, and provide hosting services for one year. Bells and whistles may be extra (flash animation, logo design, video, etc), but we do it all!
If you can’t wait until your chance in March, contact David Robinson at (434) 977-3903.
We gratefully thank Birch Studios for contributing to the prize.
Raffle 4: Hot Air Balloon Ride over Charlottesville
Ever have trouble finding a place to read uninterrupted? How about hiding inside a basket, high above Charlottesville? Boar’s Head Ballooning has donated a weekday morning hot air balloon ride for two.
Boar’s Head Ballooning is owned and operated by Rick Behr, an FAA-licensed, full-time commercial balloon pilot since 1974.
If you can’t wait until your chance in March, contact Rick Behr at 1-800-932-0152 or locally at 434-971-1751.