Up for your consideration is my bid for the 2011 rares fest in napa valley. suggested dates : monday march 28th - april 3rd vendor spaces available : 150 (3 18x18 houses centralized) auction house : 18x18 3 story for auctions and some events location : we have 3 arias large enough to hold the 4 18x18 in a centralised area with enough room to do events and have the attendies not feel constrained. tentative planned events : 1. silent auction. items submitted on march 28th-30th auction ends on april 3rd 3pm pacific time 2. live auction april 2nd (2pm pacific time). items to be submitted no later then march 31st. 3. rares raffles (some free, some payed)to be held on friday,saturday and sunday(april 1st-3rd) 4. scavenger hunt 5. rares display/decoration workshop (applications for guest artists available) 6. across brittania naked foot race 7. fireworks opening ceremony 8. award ceremony 4pm pacific on april 3rd (best dressed vendor,bag art, best stocked ect..) 9. closing ceremony at 5pm pacific time. other suggestions for events,workshops ect. most welcome as is volinteers for the fest are greatly welcome.yes your invited too DVI questions and comments please.