Bid on some amazing items and contribute to Mock Con 2020 at our Silent Auction

Mock Convention is proud to have so much support from the W&L community of alumni. This Reunion Weekend we are excited to be co-hosting the Saturday luncheon on Cannan Green with Alumni Affairs and will be holding a Silent Auction to benefit Mock Con 2020 in the Graham-Lees courtyard during the lunch. Come and bid on exciting items donated from alums, students, and local businesses and help us raise money to be the best convention yet!


Below are some of our highlighted items, all of which will be up for bidding at the auction.


Stay in China

A week-long stay in either Suzhou or Guizhou, China.


Stay in North Carolina Beach House

Weeklong stay in Beaufort, nc


Chef John Catering

5-course meal by John stallard

Grace House street view.jpg

Stay at Grace House

2-night stay

Week-long stay in Vail, CO

Featured item descriptions:

Lexington Bricks Jewelry: Rebecca Worth crafts handmade jewelry that combines stunning artisanship with a staple of downtown Lexington, the Lexington Brick. Lexington Brick has donated two sets of jewelry for the auction as well as a signature piece displaying the Washington and Lee trident and the Lexington Brick pattern.

Stay in China: The winner, and guests of his or her choosing, will receive a one week stay in either Suzhou or Guizhou, China, with included food, housing, tours, and transportation from the airport. Dates must be arranged with the Tu family.

Progressive Dinner with Mayor Friedman: The winner of this item gets to spend an evening enjoying a progressive dinner with Lexington mayor, Frank Friedman, and up to three guests of his or her choosing. The winner will enjoy tastes of Lexington’s finest dining, stopping at the Southern Inn Restaurant for a first course, Bistro on Main for an entree, and drinks and desserts at TAPS.

Calhoun Metalworkers Custom, Handmade W&L Fire Poker Set: The winner of this item will receive a custom-made fire poker set from Calhoun Metalworks, featuring W&L insignia on the set. Made of the finest metal and handmade to perfection, this set is of the utmost quality and design.

Stay in Vail: The winner will receive a 7 night stay at a five bedroom home in Vail, Colorado. The home is 6,000 square feet, overlooking the 16th fairway of the Country Club of the Rockies and the Arrowhead Ski Mountain. It is located one mile from Beaver Creek Ski Resort and ten miles from Vail Ski Resort. The dates available are from November 1, 2019 to April 15, 2020, excluding December 14, 2019 through January 11, 2020 and February 13-18. 2020. No pets or smoking allowed. Minimum bid $5000.

Stay in NC Beach House: The winner will receive a stay at beachfront home at 1209 Front Street in Beaufort, North Carolina with two king bedrooms, one queen bedroom, two twin bedrooms, and one double bedroom. The stay is available until October 31, 2019, and the dates are subject to approval by owner. The winner must be in attendance during the entirety of the stay, and he or she will be held responsible for any damages or cleaning fees associated with the stay.

Framed Cindy Moore Photographs: The winner will receive one (or more) of seven beautifully framed photographs of Washington and Lee’s campus taken over the years by university photographers. These photos have never before been available to the public and likely never will be again.

Stay at Grace House: The winner will receive a 2 night stay at the Grace House, with the dates subject to approval. The Grace House was built in 1890 and was once Grace Presbyterian Church. Located in Lexington, Grace House is within walking distance of VMI, W&L, historic landmarks, museums, and a short drive to the Virginia Horse Center. It offers luxurious bedrooms in a beautiful location.

Chef John Catering: The winner of this item will receive a 5-course meal catered by Chef John Stallard. The dinner, for up to six, will feature prime rib, duck breasts, crab cakes, pork belly, a seasonal dessert, beers, and wines and will take place at the Historic Stoneridge Inn. Dates must be arranged with the chef prior to redemption.

Kyle Cavan gold Colonnade Tie Bar: The winner will receive a specially designed Kyle Cavan Tie Bar featuring the iconic Colonnade, made from 14k gold plating over Sterling silver. Kyle Cavan was founded by Kyle Garcia, wife of Matt Garcia ('07) and sister of Philip Walotsky ('05).

Full Item List:

Parking Spot at Lee House (Parent's Weekend 2019 or Alumni Weekend 2020)

Progressive Dinner with Mayor Friedman

Kyle Cavan gold Colonnade Necklace

Kyle Cavan gold Colonnade Tie Bar

Vineyard Vines Blue Trident Tie

Smathers & Branson Scene Sunglass Holder

Smathers & Branson Trident Driver Cover

Smathers & Branson Colonnade Driver Cover

Chef John Catering: 5 Course Meal for 6 at Stoneridge Inn

Discounts and Coupons for Alumni Events

Lexington Brick Jewelry

Rockbridge Vineyards: 2 entrance tickets to the Summer Breeze Wine Festival

1 Night Stay at Robert E. Lee

Photo Shoot with Kevin Remington

History of W&L 1930-2000 by Blaine Brownwell

Grand Home Furnishings: Memory Foam Pillow

Pappagala's Gift Certificate

University Cleaner’s Gift Certificate

Framed Cindy Moore Photographs (W&L Campus and Lexington pictures)

Walkabout Outfitters Merchandise Basket

Ladles and Linens Private Cooking Class and Dinner

Cheese To You Package

LimeKiln Merchandise

Alvin-Dennis Basket

Old W&L Football, Lacrosse, Volleyball Jerseys/Equipment

Grace House: 2 Night Stay

Student Artwork (prints)

1 Night Stay at George’s (non-event weekend)

Stay in China

Stay in Vail

Round of golf for 6 people at the Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington, NC

Round of golf for 6 people at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC

Calhoun Metalworkers Custom, Handmade W&L Fire Poker Set

Stay in NC Beach House

Fancy Dress Package

Main Street Lexington Sign

Mary Kathryn Design Jewelry


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