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This event features some wonderful and unique items available for sale and as part of a live auction.  The following is a partial list of the items that are available.  A complete listing will be available on the night of the event.

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Items available during the live auction

  Item Description Estimated Value
AllisonDubois A Private Phone Reading with Allison Dubois Allison Dubois, the subject of the TV Show Medium, is one of the most respected mediums in the world. Her work is respected by law enforcement and the scientific community. This 30 minute personal phone reading from Allison Dubois is a rare and unique opportunity - normally a 2 year waiting period.


 FredAstaireDance Dance Lessons at Fred Astaire Studios, Durham 8 sessions including private lessons, group sessions, and practice parties for two people from one of the top professional dance studios in the area. $400
 Stags Leap98 Wine: Napa Vally Gems 3- bottle lot of outstanding Napa Valley red wines from Barbara Ensrud’s wine cellar:
Stag’s Leap Fay Vineyard 1998
Robert Mondavi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1986
Cosentino M.Coz 1999 Bordeaux Blend
RhineLogoBlue The Rhine Experience: Laboratory Testing A rare opportunity to have YOUR ESP tested by a professional parapsychologist in the Rhine Labs.  This includes testing in the Ganzfeld rooms and the Bioenergy Lab. (for 2 people)


RhineLogoBlue The Rhine Experience: ESP Testing A fun afternoon of ESP testing that includes Zener Cards, Remote Viewing, and a tour of the Rhine Labs (you can bring up to 15 people)


 AngusBarnLogo Chef’s Table Dinner for Two, Angus Barn Enjoy a coveted spot at the Triangle’s iconic steak house, with a five-course meal with wine


 Bull City Logo Tour and Beer Tasting at Bull City Burger and Brewery This Durham gem serves only the finest in natural foods and hand crafted beers. This is an afternoon of beer tasting and a tour of the brewery for up to 6 people.


CartoonObama Wins Original Artwork from Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist Clay Bennett Clay Bennett, a Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist, has been a nominated finalist for the Pulitzer more than any other political cartoonist. This original artwork is framed and signed by the artist. The cartoon provided was included in the portfolio nominated as a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer.


  Parapsychological Studies Certificate Program A full-course online program with instructor Loyd Auerbach, including Ghost Hunting: How to Investigate the Paranormal


JoeMcMoneagle Remote Viewing Session with Joe McMoneagle Joseph McMoneagle was viewer #1 in Project Stargate, the US Intelligence Services remote viewing program. He is one of the most experienced remote viewers in the world and has provided information to individuals and businesses worldwide. This is a 1 hour viewing and a 30 minute reporting session with one of the most gifted remote viewers of our generation.


 GajaDarmagi The Italian Connection Two bottles of exceptional Italian reds from Barbara Ensrud’s wine collection:
Gaja Darmagi 1983 Cabernet Sauvignon Piemonte
Summus 2000, SuperTuscan from Banfi


 Enlightened-Anguish Enlightened Anguish by Lori Higgins Limited Edition Giclee by Maui artist Lori Higgins (framed). Higgins’ work melds the power of the human spirit with forces of nature and the universe


 RECCombinedLogo Rhine Education Center: 3 Online Courses A suite of 3 online courses from the Rhine Education Center for Professional Parapsychology Education.  3 people in one course or one person in 3 different courses.  Winner's choice.


 WashingtonDukeInnLogo Overnight for Two at Durham’s 5-Star Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club A wonderful opportunity to experience the luxury and pampering of the Washington Duke Inn.


 RhineLogoBlue Signed Rhine Ball Cap Signed by icons of parapsychology including:
Russell Targ, Edgar Mitchell-Apollo 14, Larry Dossey, Joe McMoneagle, Gary Schwartz, Dale Graff, Sally Rhine Feather


MarigoldSoupTureen Fiesta Marigold Soup Tureen Collectible 75th Anniversary Marigold Soup Tureen by Fiesta. (color retired)


Items available for sale at the event

The following items will be available for sale at the event.  If you have an interest in any of these items, you may contact the Rhine to inquire about availability before the event.

Item Description


Horseback Riding Lessons These are horseback riding lessons at a local stable for children ages 6-12 with an experienced and helpful trainer.


Wine Class with Barbara Ensrud A two hour Friday evening class with renowned wine expert Barbara Ensrud.  Limited to 14 participants, this evening of tasting 6-8 wines (and appropriate cheese) will be held in January or February.

$45 per person

Two tickets to NC Symphony Orchestra or Mezzanine seats for the program of your choice in January, February, or March 2014.  Contributed by orchestra  timpanist John Fedderson.


Acupuncture Session 90 minute accupuncture session with Judith Brooks of Health Touch, Durham


Investigating the Paranormal DVDs Including sessions taught by Loyd Auerbach on Poltergeists, Working with Psychics and Sensitives, and The Real Life X-Files.


Lake Niagra Ice Wine A luscious sweet wine made from late-harvest Reisling frozen on the vine.  SOLD


Vintage Port Wine Graham's 1998 Malvedos.  A superb port from the ancient and exceptional Malvedos vineyard. Potent, Spicy, Ready to drink.


Edgar Cayce Items DVD and set of 8 books related to Edgar Cayce readings on subjects such as Spiritual Healing, Reincarnation, Karma, Dreams, and the Power of the Mind and Meditation.


Massage One hour massage with Judy Winston, founder of Health Touch, Durham


10 Tickets to Rhine Events The Rhine Friday Night events are unique and one of the most intetresting educational opportunities available in the area.  This packet of 10 tickets is discounted.  Attend 10 events, bring a friend to 5 events, or bring 10 people to one event.  It's your choice. (multiple packages available)


Rhine Speakers for your Organization Have Rhine Executive Director John G. Kruth and Executive Director Emeritus Sally Rhine Feather come to your organization's meeting or your private event and give a talk about the history of the Rhine and the current research work being done in Parapsychology. These exciting, interesting, and dynamic speakers will come to you and provide an engaging 30-60 minute talk including an opportunity to ask questions and have a discussion with experts in the field.


Custom Rhine Brick Become part of the Rhine and have your name included on the Rhine Walkway with an Engraved Brick.