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Live Auction Items
Houston Astros Suite for 36
Get ready to cheer for the 2017 World Series Champions Houston Astro with 35 of your guests at Minute Maid Park. The winner of this Houston Astros Suite package will get to choose which Astros home game to see from world class suite. This package also includes, 6 parking passes and includes food and drink for you and your guest.
1 Week Stay in San Miguel de Allende
Enjoy a 1 week stay at the luxurious Casa Abrazos in San Miguel de Allende. This 2 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home is only 4 blocks away from the central plaza, El Jardin.
Pink Pearl and Diamond Cuff Bracelet
A stunning cuff bracelet featuring .77 ct diamonds and pink pearls in rose gold.
1 Week Stay in Cabo San Lucas
Located on in the gated community of Costa Brava in Cabo San Lucas, this villa contains 5 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms and is one of the few villas on the beach.
Autographed Jackie Burke Putter, Scorecard and Photo in Shadowbox
A replica putter, signed by Jackie Burke, scorecard and an autographed photo all framed in a custom shadowbox.
4 Night Stay for 8 Ladies in Texas Hill Country
For Ladies Only! A 4 night stay in Driftwood, TX. Driftwood is home to great restaurants, wineries, breweries and distilleries. Only a 1 hour drive to Fredericksburg, and close to Wimberly and Austin.
No pets allowed. Available dates: August 6-10 or August 13-17, 2019
4 Club Tickets to Texas A&M vs. Auburn Football Game
Cheer for the Aggies at this Texas A&M vs Auburn football game on September 21, 2019.
4 Tickets to Houston Grand Opera's "Don Giovanni" Performance
4 premium tickets to Houston Grand Opera's performance of Don Giovanni. This package includes a valet parking pass, Green Room access, and dessert and champagne in the Founder's Salon during intermission.
Available dates:April 27, April 30, May 3, or May 5, 2019.
Barndominium Party and Concert
Enjoy an Italian dinner for 20, catered by Shriley Acres, with a 30 minute concert of classical Italian music and other songs by Jimmy and Shannon Jacobson.
Available dates:Fall date to be agreed upon by the buyer, the Bedfords, and the Jacobsons
1 Week Lake Travis Stay
This 3000 square foot home is fully furnished, with a vintage-style interior and living room with an open floorplan and a retro-style kitchen and bar area. The 1 acre lot includes a covered patio, deck surrounding the pool and hot tub, and side yard for pets and activities.
There will be plenty to do with the entire family, just walking distance to Lake Travis, and a 25-30 min drive into downtown Austin.
Art Viewing & Cocktails for 20
Cocktail party for 20 at the home of Diane and Darrell Williams to view their fabulous art collection. September 19, 2019, 6-8 pm. Cocktails and lite bites will be served.
Custom Event for 10 by A Faire Extraordinaire
A Fair Extraordinaire's Executive Chef, Ryan Bouillet, will create a customized menu utilizing the freshest local and seasonal products for 10 guests. A Fare Extraordinaire will supply two waiters and one chef in the execution of this dinner party. The menu will include three passed hors d'oeuvres and a three course seated meal.
Valid March 30, 2019 - March 30, 2020 on a mutually agreed upon date and time. Not valid on holidays and days when AFE is closed for additional business. Gift certificate monetary value may not be applied to beverages, rentals, event tax, or gratuity.
Custom Suit or Sport Coat with Trousers
Q Clothier representative will come to you to measure and select fabric and styling features.
Fandango by Lesley Humphrey
An 20"x16" original oil painting by world-famous equine artist Lesley Humphrey. Humphrey s' work will be on display in the Rebecca Cole Gallery at the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts in January 2020. She was the official artist of the 2011 Kentucky Derby and has work in prominent collections throughout the world, including Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth the Second.
Exotic Wood Box by Scott Cobb
Exotic wood box created by the artist. Woods featured in the construction are Purple Heartwood, Jatoba (Brazillian Cherry), Tiger Maple, Quilted Cherry, and maple/ebony inlay banding. The finial is a uniquely crafted and delicate "Inside Out” turning of Tiger Maple.
State Capital Tour
Tour the Texas State Capital with The Honorable Sam Harless as your guide! Guests will also have lunch with The Honorable Sam Harless.
Available dates: Contingent on schedule
Astros Insperity Club Tickets
Win 4 Insperity Club tickets to a 2019 Houston Astros regular season game. This package includes parking passes, dinner and non-alcoholic beverages!
Restrictions: Excludes opening day and any post season game.
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