Silent Auction

During the Opening Gala Reception on December 3, 2012, attendees are able to participate in a marvelous silent auction, featuring unique and exclusive items.  See early bidding instructions below and the online brochure highlighting a  few of the items available for early bidding at this year’s auction.


If you would like to place a bid on one of the items listed, send an email to festivalauctionbid@gmail.comwith your name, phone number, item that you would like to bid and your bid amount.  Bids will be updated daily so check back frequently to review your item(s).   Online bidding will close on November 30th and final bidding will take place during the Festival of Trees’ Opening Reception on Monday, December 3, 2012.  You do not need to be present to win; however, remember, all items will be open for bidding on the evening of December 3rd and winning bid will be the highest, final bid placed that evening.

Gala tickets are still available – $50 per person/$90 per couple (in advance) or $60 per person at the door – Mail your check to Festival of Trees, PO Box 363, Beaufort , SC 29901

There are many more unique and exceptional items that will be on display during the Opening Reception.  There is something for everyone in the following categories:

Art & Design

Exclusive, one of a kind designer jewelry. hand-woven clothing and original artwork by talented local artists are available.

Golf Packages

Come vie for a chance to play some of Beaufort County’s award-winning, beautiful and challenging golf courses.

Gourmet Delights

Enjoy fine wines from California or an evening of food and fun with your friends.

Health and Wellness Packages

Pamper yourself or someone you love this holiday season by bidding on spa and fitness packages from local businesses.

Home and Garden

Enhance your home with these services and unique treasures.

Lowcountry Treasures

Experience the natural beauty of the Lowcountry.  Enjoy the local waters and the diverse wildlife of our region.

These are just some of the exceptional items that await you at this year’s auction.  There is something for everyone.


Thank You Silent Auction Donors 2011 – Stay tuned for list of 2012 donors!

Green Fish Gallery/Kathy Gampo● Julia Hetherington ● Coastal Knitting ●Terry Hitchcock  ●JT Designs  ●Carrol Kay ● Joann B. Graham  ●The Surf 104.9  ●Shannon Erickson ●Steve and Candy Pethe ● Ellen Flynn●  Mac Wilson  ●Beaufort Art Association ● Louis Bruce  ●Del Holt ● Kathy Crowther ● Joyce Merrill ● Sutcliffe Golf Cars ● Lady’s Island Country Club ● Hilton Head Lakes  ●Gruby’s NY Deli  ●Sanctuary Golf Club ● Dataw Island Club ● Bella Luna  ●Brays Island Plantation ● Old Tabby Links on Spring Island ● Berkeley Hall Club ● Steamers ● Heckler’s Unique Sports Grille ● Alvin Ord’s  ●Athenian Gardens  ●Sandbar & Grill ● Sgt. White’s Diner ● Blackstone’s Café  ●Q on Bay ● Fuji’s ● Barbara Jean’s ● Amata● Thai Fusion ● Back Porch Grille ● Yes, Thai Indeed ● Port Royal Pasta Company  ●Karen and Jim Wolbrink ● Thresa and Jim Felix ● Elizabeth Jenkins ● Lambert● Bridge Winery  ●Coosaw Point POA  ●Happy Nails ● Beaufort Candle Company ● Beaufort Massage●  Beaufort Day Spa ● The Spa at Hampton Lake ● Backwater Bill’s  ●Omni Health and Fitness ● Tom Hetherington●  Earth Fit/Ian Hart ● Terry Stone  ●Be my Guest ● Sweet Bay ● Oyster Cay Collection ● Collins Pest Control ● O’Herron Interiors●  Grace & Glory  ●Merry Maids of Beaufort ● Rossignols●  M Home and Garden●  Branches ● Mike Cantey●  J. Mills Studio  ●Kelly Collins-Davidson  ●Chris Stanley ● Modern Jewelers ● Ace Basin Tours ● Southurn Rose Buggy Tours  ●Luther’s Rare & Well Done●  Nippy’s ●Magnolia Bakery Café ● Higher Ground Outfitters ● River Safari/Bill Canniff  ●Full Tilt Charters ● Ryan Dennis ● Captain Ralph Goodison  ●Bo Mitchell ● Jack Libaire ● Port Royal Landing Marina  ●Ned Tupper●  Mary Sharp●  Ivey and Worth Liipfert ● Leigh and Jason Ward ● Dennis and Fran Nolan  ●Her Favorite Store●  Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club●  Low Country Outlet ● Harris Pillow Supply●  Beaufort Dog ● Wollwerth Imagery●  The Red Door●  Bay St. Jewelers●  Lowcountry Photobooth, Inc. ● Dr. Linda Hawes and Rick Toomey ● Rhett House Inn ● Sea Island Carriage ● Saltus River Grill ● Plums ● The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort ● Clark and Evy Trask ● K. Leigh Images ● The Gallery/Deanna Bowdish  ●Nancy Stallworth ● Hee Appleton  ●Susanne Carmack●  Corinne McDaniel● Brad Ballington and Dusty Conner●  Plaza Stadium Theaters  ●Divine Shoes  ●What’s in Store ● Vendue Inn  Moss Creek●  The Kayak Farm ● Fripp Island Golf and Beach Resort  ●Michelle Gibbons ● Secession Golf Club ● Nadine O’Quinn Photography●  Peggy Mohr●  The Artist is In●  George O’Kelley  ●Art to Wear by Sarah ● Coastal Art Supply●  Barbara Tedder● Sea Island Dentistry●  Joyful Noise Clothing/Katy Jones  ●Maude Couture/Caroline Baker ● Ed Kelly●  Coosaw Point Llc ● Jimmy Fitts BBQ ● Elaine Stephens ● J. Andrew Scallan ● Oldfield Club ● Quentin Tedder