Win A Special Christmas Weekend; Auction Benefit…

Posted on: September 17th, 2010 by Derek 1 Comment

The winning couple will spend 4 days and 3 nights experiencing Nashville, TN with personal touches from two of the city’s most celebrated residents:  Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith.

Sunday, December 19th: The trip will begin when the auction winners arrive in Nashville and are met by a Michael W. Smith team member – arriving before 3 p.m. They will be taken and checked into the world renowned Gaylord Opryland Hotel.  That evening they will receive 2 tickets to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring The Rockettes at the Grand Ole Opry House.

Monday, December 20th: The winners will be greeted at 11:00 a.m. by a Michael W. Smith team member and be driven to Michael W. Smith’s hometown, Franklin, TN, just outside of Nashville. The couple will be taken on a tour of Historic Downtown Franklin, strolling down one of the most beautiful small towns in the Country followed by lunch at Puckett’s Grocery and Restaurant in Franklin.  In the afternoon, they will be escorted to Michael W. Smith’s farm house where his parents (Paul and Barbara Smith) will prepare a special homemade Christmas dinner for the couple.  That evening, Michael W. Smith will be returning home from his final Christmas concert of the season and will join the winners for fellowship and old-fashioned Christmas Carols by the fire. A professional photographer will also join the winner at Michael W. Smith’s farm to help capture the evening.

Tuesday, December 21st: This day is set aside to explore Downtown Nashville. The winners will have breakfast at Nashville’s Pancake Pantry. That evening, they will be VIP’s at a concert with Amy Grant & Vince Gill at the world famous Ryman Auditorium. They will also have an escorted backstage pass for a private meet & greet with Amy Grant.

Wednesday, December 22nd: The winners will enjoy one final Nashville area highlight – breakfast at The Loveless Cafe – for a farewell experience before heading home (subject to flight departure times).

– 2 Round Trip Airline Tickets from anywhere in the continental United States
– 3 Nights at The Gaylord Opryland Hotel
– 2 Tickets To The Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettes at The Grand Ole Opry House
– Tour and Christmas Shopping excursion in Historical Downtown Franklin, TN
– Special Dinner and fellowship at Michael W. Smith’s personal farm in Franklin, TN (old-fashioned Christmas dinner prepared by Paul and Barbara Smith)
– Private Christmas Carols and fellowship with Michael W. Smith
– Professional photo sitting for winners at Michael W. Smith’s farm
– 2 Tickets to Amy Grant & Vince Gill’s sold-out Christmas concert at the Ryman Auditorium
– Private Meet & Greet with Amy Grant backstage prior to the concert
– Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner at a Downtown Nashville restaurant
– All meals not mentioned are not included in the package
– At least one of the winners must be older than 21 years of age

Proceeds from the auction benefit Porter’s Call, the Franklin, TN organization that offers free counsel, support and encouragement to recording artists and their families.




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