DENIM AND DIAMONDS VI
- AUCTION ITEMS - LIVE AUCTION -
Some of the Live Auction Items-
1. Gourmet Dinner Served in Your Home*
A multiple course gourmet dinner, with selected wines, for eight (8) people, prepared and served in your home by the Cedar Creek Country Club’s resident executive chef, Andy Jacobs, and his staff. Value: Priceless
Note: Chef Jacobs has donated his time and talent.
2. The Big Bang Is Not a Theory!
This much coveted “Hunter’s Package” includes a Dillon Manufacturing 4’x4’ fiberglass deer blind (can be upgraded by buyer at manufacturer’s cost), a game feeder, and a motion sensitive game camera. All you need to supply is the gun and the ammo. Value: $2,000
Deer blind compliments of Dillon Manufacturing in Athens.
3. Ultimate Sailing Experience*
Your party of two will enjoy a hands-on 2+ hours experience on Dennis Conner's famous America's Cup yacht "Stars & Stripes" around San Diego Bay. The package includes a 4-night stay at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, and airfare for two. Value: $5,625
4. Italian Wine Tasting for Thirty People
This entertaining and educational event for up to thirty (30) guests
will be led by Dan Peabody of Banfi. Dan is a noted expert of fine Italian wines, and Banfi is a respected wine producer located in the Tuscany region of Italy. They produce wonderful Brunellos, Syrahs, Merlots, Cabernet Sauvignons, and blends. This wonderful happening can be held at your home, or at Ed and Nan Creel’s Triple N Ranch. Value: Priceless
Provided by Castello Banfi.
5. Incredible Fishing Getaway for Two*
Whether your preference is fly fishing in the Colorado Rockies, or bass fishing with bait and lures in Lake Okeechobee, or tarpon, snook, or redfish fishing in Florida’s Everglades, or salmon fishing in Seattle’s Puget Sound, among other exciting choices, this full day fresh water fishing experience for two (2) is available on a number of lakes, rivers and streams nationwide. The adventure includes your own guide, boat, and bait. Your fishing experience
awaits you, just select your destination and enjoy! This package includes a 3-night stay at a Hyatt Hotel, and roundtrip airfare for two. Value: Up to $6,110
6. A Super Luxury Houseboat Vacation*
Take up to ten (10) people for a three (3) night quiet adventure from April 25-28 or October 24-27, 2014 aboard the “Royal Flush” a four private stateroom, 2 bath, sixty-six foot houseboat on Lake Ouachita, Arkansas. This package includes a captain, linens and towels, top deck wet bar with TV, satellite tracking TV, boat-wide stereo, central air conditioning, clothes dryer, water slide, gas grill, and a hot tub. (Fuel is not included). Value: $3,500
7. You Light Up My Life
The winning bidder will receive an $1,800 gift certificate from Unique Lighting of Texas toward the installation of soft moonlighting effects at your home, vacation residence, or ranch. Installation includes the design, as well as new lighting equipment and wiring, with three (3) 120 volt high-output LED fixtures, and up to 50 feet of underground wiring, plus a photocell for automatic control. Value: $1,800
Provided by Unique Lighting of Texas in Dallas.
8. Charleston Luxury Getaway*
This package for two (2) includes a glorious three (3) night stay at Orient-Express’ Charleston Place, breakfast, a 2.5 hour history and photo tour, a 6-course dinner with wine pairings at the Charleston Grill, plus a casual gourmet dinner at the High Thyme restaurant on Sullivan’s Island, and airfare for two. Value: $6,255
9. An Evening in Maine on the Shores of CCL*
A glorious New England Clambake for eight (8) people held on the shores of Cedar Creek Lake. The dinner will include lobsters, clams, mussels, chicken, corn, potatoes, beer, wine, and blueberry pie, and will be hosted, prepared, and served by Larry Spiegel and Ed Creel at the Spiegels’ lakeside home. Value: Priceless
10. Napa Valley South to North Adventure*
Two (2) people will spend three (3) nights at the Andaz Napa Hotel, enjoy private VIP tours and tastings at Truchard Vineyards in Carneros and the von Strasser Winery in Calistoga, lunch at
one’s choice of Cindy Pawlcyn’s Napa Valley restaurants (including the famous “Mustards”). Six consecutive hours of a luxury chauffeured sedan are included, as is airfare for two.
11. Sweep It Under The Rug*
Casual elegance at its best, this beautiful 8’ x 12’ Southwestern style rug by Sphinx Oriental Weavers is sure to please the most discriminate owner. From their Genesis collection, this rug features Sphinx innovation cross-woven technology, a special hand-twist construction, intricate detailing, and drop-stitching for added textural beauty. Value: $1,200
Provided by FLOORS4U in Mabank.
12. An Elegant French Dining Experience*
Enjoy an incredible four (4) course dinner for eight (8) with selected wines, prepared in your home by Helayne Wendel, classically trained at Le Cordon Bleu. Chef W resides in the Cedar Creek area and specializes in French cuisine.
Note: Chef Wendel has donated her time and considerable talent.
13. Costa Rica Getaway*
A five (5) night stay for two (2) at either the Los Suenos Marriott (Playa Herradura) or the JW Marriott Guanacaste (Tamarindo). Airfare for two (2) is included.
14. Southern Hospitality Golf Experience *
This event includes a four (4) night stay (Sunday-Thursday) for two (2) at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island; with three (3) rounds of golf on your choice of Osprey Point, Cougar Point, or Turtle Point courses, plus an additional 2 night stay at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah,. Airfare is included.
15. A Night in Provence at Cedar Creek Lake*
An authentic, incredible dinner for ten (10) people prepared by Francoise Olive, a professional private French chef, who resides in St. Martin de Castillon in the heart of the Luberon. With years of experience preparing meals in Paris and Provence, Chef Olive will provide you and your guests with an intimate and exclusive guide to the culinary food and wine treasures of Provence. This memorable evening will take place at Ed and Nan Creel’s Triple N Ranch.
16. 1929 Mercedes “Gazelle” Replica*
What a perfect and unique way to tour. Own your very own 1929 Mercedes “Gazelle” convertible roadster replica, powered by a Ford V-6 engine. It will be the only one around. It is in show car condition. And it is guaranteed to make you unable to blend in with a crowd.
17. A VIP Experience at WFAA-TV
This is an opportunity for you and four (4) guests (age 15+) to have a WFAA VIP behind-the-scenes experience with Chief Meteorologist, Pete Delkus, in their Dallas Victory Park studio. It includes spending time with him, while he prepares for the 5pm news, and then watching the broadcast live in the studio.
18. Walther PK380 and 2 CHL Training Courses*
The winning bidder will acquire a Walther PK380 semi automatic pistol, plus two certificates for concealed handgun license training courses provided by Steve Regan of ON Target Shooting Outfitters in Mabank.
19. Cabo San Lucas Ocean View Getaway*
Two (2) lucky people get to spend four (4) nights in an ocean view room at the Four Diamond Hilton Los Cabos Beach and Golf Resort, with daily breakfast. Airfare is included.
20. 2004 BMW Z-4 Silver Convertible*
This beautiful silver Z-4 is a 2-seat, 6 cylinder convertible, with automatic transmission, heated leather seats, power windows, power locks, cruise control, CD player, alloy wheels, and tilt steering wheel.
21. “Bucket List” African Photo Safari*
This is an incredible six (6) day, five (5) night South African Photo Safari for two (2), including a two (2) night stay at the luxury Ezulwini Game Lodge and a three (3) night stay at the Ezulwini River Lodge, authentic South African cuisine, alcoholic and other beverages , two (2) daily photo “Big Five” (lion, leopard, rhino, water buffalo, and elephant) safari drives with a highly skilled staff of certified game rangers and trackers, with cocktails and a good book poolside between drives. Airfares and transfers are not included.
*indicates minimum bid required.
Please note: Some of the trip packages offered have a very limited number of blackout dates.