The Greenbrier - America's Resort / White Sulphur Springs, WV

Spring Gala Live Auction

We invite you to take part in the live auction occurring Saturday. Below, please find a list of the live auction items featured this year.

Live Auction Items


Morgantown native and WVU graduate Charles Wesley Godwin is a critically acclaimed country-folk music artist, having released three albums and finding his song “Winter’s Come and Gone” featured on the soundtrack for the most recent motion picture in the Hunger Games series. He has collaborated and toured with Zach Bryan and is currently touring with award-winning Luke Combs. This exclusive offering includes an authentic Fender Acoustic Guitar that was personally signed by Charles specifically for this event. Its dreadnought body shape resonates with a bold and rich look, alloy strings and glossed natural finish of basswood construction. Also included is a 100% genuine oak bourbon barrel lid, complete with engraving, wire for displaying, and an embedded QR code which will direct your device to Charles’ most recent album, Family Ties, featuring beloved songs Cue Country Roads and Country Roads. Valued at $4,000.


Two getaways in a single package! Included is a weekend for two at Nemacolin, as well as a three-day group stay at Timberline Mountain. During your getaway to the newly reimagined Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, enjoy a two-night stay at Falling Rock, a dinner for two at Fawn & Fable and two 50-minute spa services! Plan your Timberline stay in either winter or summer and enjoy a four-bed slope-side home that can comfortably sleep 10 (or up to 14 including children). Nearby attractions include Blackwater Falls State Park, Seneca Rocks, Dolly Sods, Smoke Hole Caverns and Canaan Valley State Park. Valued at $7,500.


Hunt Slonem (American/Louisiana, b. 1951) “Barnaby,” 2023, oil on board, signed, titled and dated en verso, 10 in. x 8 in., framed 13.5 in. x 11.5 in. Hunt Slonem is renowned for his distinct neo-expressionist style. He is best known for his series of bunnies, butterflies and tropical birds, as well as his large-scale sculptures and restorations of forgotten historic homes. Slonem’s works can be found in the permanent collections of 250 museums around the world, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the Whitney, the Miro Foundation and the New Orleans Museum of Art. Valued at $6,500.


This dinner party will be the envy of all! Enjoy Chef Paul Smith’s telling of Appalachia’s story through food in the lovely surroundings of Blaney House, home of WVU President E. Gordon Gee and First Lady Laurie Erickson, your hosts! semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef Southeast Award, Chef Paul has worked around the country, from The Ritz Carlton Resort in Naples, Florida to the Biltmore Estates in Asheville, North Carolina and now has multiple restaurants in Charleston, West Virginia. He was named West Virginian of the Year in 2023. Date to be agreed upon mutually. Valued at $6,000.


This stunning diamond tennis necklace from Jacqueline’s Fine Jewelry features 177 round brilliant-cut diamonds totaling a whopping 5.50 carats. The diamonds are set in 14k white gold. The necklace features a no-flip design so that the sparkle is consistently amplified. This piece is a stunning gift for you or for one you love. Valued at $12,500.


Impress your guests with this luxury suite experience including complimentary welcome message on the video board, along with personal concierge service and in-suite wait service. The 16-person suite features a private suite entrance as well as a VIP elevator and suite concourse! Ballpark fare food, domestic beer, and soft drinks are all-inclusive, and the package features two complimentary parking passes. The suite features state-of-the-art technology, including Wi-Fi and flat screens, and boasts a heated exterior area with cushioned suite seats, along with interior high-top seats. The option exists to add up to six additional standing room tickets for $305 per ticket. Some date restrictions exist; premium games may require an added expenditure based on opponent. Suite for 16 valued at $5,760.


Escape… to Kolibri. Relocate to a 10,500-square-foot courtyard-style villa, located in an upscale, double-gated community in the Rose Hall area of Jamaica. Soar 340 feet above sea level in your own private paradise with panoramic views of the ocean to the north and mountain vistas to the west. Stroll from the villa backyard right onto the adjacent 12th green of the famous Cinnamon Hill golf course and tee off. Relax, explore, play and work – if you must– with high-speed fiber-optic internet. Accommodations include four deluxe suites with en suite facilities. Enjoy the saltwater pool and helpful on-site staff. One week stay (Saturday to Saturday). Valued at $20,000. Must give at least 4 weeks advance notice and some weeks may not be available. Valued at $20,000.

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