Handbid Virtual Auction

22nd Annual Garden Gala Celebration

Columbus Botanical Garden​

GALA 2021​

Virtual Auction

Open for preview: October 1st

Bidding starts: October 8th at noon to October 16th at noon (EDT)

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Our 2021 Gala Virtual Auction is open! You still have time to register to bid on amazing items like:

  • Original artwork by Erin Gregory, Madison Faile and Suzanne Reed Fine, and MORE.
  • A tour of the Private Home of Bobby McAlpine, given by Bobby McAlpine in Atlanta
  • Dinner with the world’s greatest host, Alex Hitz, at his new home in Buckhead
  • Art and Flower class with Katie Jacobson and Lindley Adler in the garden
  • Bird hunting experiences
  • 3-night cottage getaway for 6 guests to Highlands, North Carolina
  • Beautiful silver and crystal vases
  • Adventure travel to Argentina or local mountain get-aways

And So Much More!

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Bobby Mcalpine Residence


Architect Bobby McAlpine invites you into his personal residence in Atlanta for a private tour of the home he shares with his partner Blake Weeks. View a curated collection of found objects contrasted among gilded antiques and set against a background of modern finishes. 6 guests are invited.

Date to be coordinated with the Homeowner.

VALUE: $5000.00

Dinner With Alex Hitz


Our 2018 CBG Gala speaker, Alex Hitz offers to host a dinner at his Buckhead pied-a-terre in Park Place during the month of January, 2022. Two groups of 8 (total 16 guests) are invited to dine with “the very best host in the world”. This is an exclusive offer not to be missed.

Date to be coordinated with host.

Made available by Alex Hitz Date to be coordinated by Homeowner

VALUE: $6400