Silent Auction & Raffle

Brought to you by Mountain Alliance, the Blowing Rock WinterFest Silent Auction will combine virtual bidding (January 22nd-29th) with an in-person viewing on Saturday, January 29th at the Blowing Rock American Legion (333 Wallingford Rd) behind the Police Station. The in-person viewing will take place from 10am-4pm with prize pick up later that day. Bid from the comfort of your home or on-site during the viewing where there will be volunteers to answer questions and help you with the virtual bidding process.


There will be a variety of beautiful items, packages, and gift certificates donated by area retailers and businesses that you can bid on. Join in on the auction fun and tell all of your friends!


You will find items ranging from:

  • Lodging at area hotels and inns
  • Spa day packages
  • Packages to area parks
  • Massage and wellness certificates
  • Outdoor adventures
  • Fly fishing lessons
  • Theatre subscriptions
  • Artwork by local artists
  • Gift certificates to area restaurants
  • Much, much more!


Auction proceeds directly benefit Mountain Alliance whose mission is to provide transformative experiences and support so that all High Country teens have the opportunity to lead an empowered, adventurous, and service oriented life, regardless of means or background.


Mountain Alliance provides Watauga and Avery County high school aged youth with a safe and supportive environment in which they can develop an increased sense of self and their place in the community, a passion for lifelong learning, and a commitment to environmental stewardship.  Mountain Alliance recognizes these attributes as essential qualities of active and engaged citizens. Proceeds from the auction will go towards providing more transformative programming for youth.


To learn more about Mountain Alliance, you can visit


If you are interested in donating your time or an item/experience to the auction, please send an email to