Live and silent auction items delight the imagination!
Spacious cabin in Pagosa Springs for a week in summer or winter in beautiful Colorado! This three story, fully equipped Swedish log cabin accommodates twelve in four generous bedrooms. Fireplaces galore for après ski. Hot tub, TV with DVD player and stereo system. Enjoy sprawling views of the San Juan Mountains from the wrap-around deck. In summer, there’s golf course living, tubing in the river, and more extensive watery activities in the nearby Pagosa Lakes. Winter’s pleasures include skiing—downhill or cross country on groomed Nordic ski trails at the Wolf Creek Ski Area—followed by a dip in the Hot Springs pools a few miles away. LIVE AUCTION ITEM
Four nights n a Texas Hill Country retreat on the banks of the beautiful cypress-lined Guadalupe River, near Hunt. A three bedroom, three bath limestone home with a two bedroom/one bath guest house. Large great room with a massive rock fireplace covering one wall, exposed beams, Saltillo tile floors, interior rock walls. The great room opens to an enclosed sun porch with a wall of windows for viewing the river. Dates subject to availability. www.vrbo.com/326063
Luxury dove hunt in Argentina, donated by Pointer Outfitters. A bucket list experience!! The best dove hunting in Cordoba, staying at the Jesus Maria Resort. For four hunters. LIVE AUCTION ITEM
"Here Comes the Sun:" four nights in a Santa Fe compound in the heart of the historic district. Walking distance to art galleries and restaurants on Canyon Road and the Plaza. Four casitas on the property provide comfortable accommodations for up to 8 couples. Main house has 3 bed/3 baths; second casita has 3 bed/3 baths; third casita has 2 beds, 1 bath; fourth casita has 1 bed, 1 bath. Available at amutually acceptable date between January 15, 2019 and November 10, 2019. Donated by Mary Kay Casey LIVE AUCTION ITEM
A Touch of the Mediterranean: Dinner for four from A'Bouzy Restaurant in Houston, and a Provencal market basket with olive wood salad bowl containing wine and goodies from the region, such as truffled pate, etc. From Russell Miller and Charlotte Meyer.
Under a Country Sky: Dinner and drinks for fourteen at the farm of Lora Lou and Pierre Miral. A sign-up event!
Ranch Style: A chuckwagon dinner for thirty at your own home, ranch or farm, from Debbie and Mike Bird.
Country picnic for twelve with homemade sandwiches and pastries from Weikel's Bakery and a Yeti Cooler of beer; host it at your farm or Sue Foster's The Cottages at Mill Creek.
Two tickets to An Afternoon with Radney Foster, October 28, 3 to 5 pm at Winedale's Shakespeare Barn; tickets include the concert and a meet-and-greet with the artist.
Lunch and Learn for twelve with Chef Mike at Le Petite Gourmet Shoppe in La Grange. A sign-up event!
Private guided tour of Winedale buildings by Dr. Ken Hafertepe, Dept. Chair of Museum Studies at Baylor; plus lunch and a copy of his newest book, "The Material Culture of German Texans."
Private seated wine class for 10-16 people at The Nice Winery tasting studio in Houston. Six wines will be tasted and discussed. accompanied by a specialty tray of companionable meats and cheeses.
Quilt turning of the Winedale Quilt Collection by scholar and author Kate Adams, including a tour of The Briscoe Center in Austin and lunch for six. Participants will each receive a copy of her book, "Comfort and Glory, Two Centuries of Quilts at The Briscoe Center."
Other items so far include:
Jewelry by Maraquita Masterson, Richard Schmidt, Joanie Jacomini Herring, and Patricia Peckinpaugh;
Pottery and a hands-on potting session from Paulina Van Bavel;
Photography from George O. Jackson;
And many more!