NORTH CAROLINA CABIN$2650
Bluebird Cove Lodge, located on the edge of the Great Smokey Mountains, has been designed as one of the nicest mountain vacation homes you could want! Within 5 minutes of great fishing, whitewater rafting, zip lining, horseback riding and the famous hot springs, this three bedroom and two bath country retreat has the luxurious feel of a bed and breakfast or country mountain manor. The large hot tub on the deck accommodates up to six adults and the location of the property (within 25 minutes of Asheville and the Biltmore Estate, and 10 minutes of Weaverville) make it truly a unique place. The quaint river town of Marshall is within 5 minutes with its shops and restaurants. There is hiking on the 100 acres and trail riding at nearby Sandy Bottom. You can truly have it all! LOT SUMMARY: 6-night stay for up to 6 people in a 3 bedroom/2 bath private log cabin in Franklin, North Carolina TERMS + CONDITIONS: Valid June 1 - September 1, 2017.
2 NIGHTS IN PALM BEACH$650
Situated on a private beach on seven acres of oceanfront with lush tropical gardens, you and a guest are welcomed with champagne, breathtaking ocean views and cooling tropical breezes. Indulge in the warm Florida sunshine, sumptuous accommodations designed by Jonathan Adler, and the award-winning Eau Spa. Miles away from mainstream, the resort radiates relaxed elegance and new-fashioned luxury. LOT SUMMARY: 2-night stay in a resort-view room at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa TERMS + CONDITIONS: Restrictions apply, based on actual or expected occupancy; excludes holidays and holiday weekends. Valid May 1 - December 20, 2017. Winning certificate must be presented upon arrival and cannot be reissued if lost.
The lap of luxury awaits you and a companion at Sarasota's premier hotel, The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota. Tuck into your deluxe resort-view accommodations for two nights and enjoy breakfast at Jack Dusty, its trendy, coastal-inspired restaurant. LOT SUMMARY: 2-night stay at The Ritz Carlton Sarasota/daily breakfast at Jack Dusty for 2 TERMS + CONDITIONS: Non-refundable for cash value. Valid Sunday-Thursday only. Based on availability. Not valid on Holidays or during special events. Excludes tax and gratuity. Recipient is responsible for a $50 nightly room rate and applicable taxes upon check-in. Recipient will receive a resort credit in the amount paid in room rate and taxes upon check-in. Expires March 3, 2018, no exceptions.
CRUISIN' ON THE BAY$1300
Treat yourself and 17 of your closest friends to a half-day cruise on beautiful Sarasota Bay. You'll board the magnificent Golden Eagle, a 62' yacht featuring staterooms, sun decks and an air conditioned salon - complete with Anheuser-Busch beverages provided by Gold Coast Eagle Distributing. What a way to spend the day - surrounded by luxury on this ocean-going vessel, pampered, relaxed and enjoying the views of Sarasota's stately waterfront homes and spectacular skyline. It will be a very special time for family and friends to come together! LOT SUMMARY: Half-day cruise for 18 people on the Golden Eagle yacht/beverages included TERMS + CONDITIONS: Available year-round, subject to the Captain's availability. Mutually agreed upon date. Excludes all evenings and holidays. Regular deck shoes must be worn on the vessel; no smoking; drink responsibly. Must be booked at least two weeks in advance. Captain's gratuity not included.
THE TEXAS LADY$550
The dynamic duo, Mary Gratehouse and Larry Greenspon, have created another fabulous auction item: an afternoon for 10-12 people on their 47' Sea ray, The Texas Lady. The afternoon will include wine, light snacks, a captain and more! The quintessential, beautiful way to see our city. LOT SUMMARY: Afternoon cruise for 10-12 people on The Texas Lady yacht/beverages and snacks included.
IMG Academy is the gold standard for sports, and one lucky bidder wins an Adult, 5-day core program training for the sport of his or her choice - Tennis, Golf, Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Football or Lacrosse. Train like the professionals, with the professionals! LOT SUMMARY: Adult, 5-day core program training for sport of choice TERMS + CONDITIONS: Not redeemable for cash, merchandise or private lessons. Program cannot be changed, shared or adjusted. Certificate must be presented at check-in. Excludes the time period between January and April. Reservation requests are subject to availability. Expires October 19, 2017.
GOLF AT THE OAKS$450
A superior golfing adventure awaits your foursome at the beautiful Oaks Club. You'll play alongside a pristine environment where "close encounters with nature's vibrant flora and fauna greatly enhance-and inspire-the golfing experience." What a day you'll enjoy! LOT SUMMARY: Golf for four, including carts TERMS + CONDITIONS: Tee times must be scheduled in advance; subject to availability. Expires March 4, 2018.
GOLF AND LUNCH$475
Four lucky players will enjoy a scenic round of golf at The Resort at Longboat Key, along with lunch at your choice of either The Tavern & Whiskey Bar or Spike 'n Tees. A perfect day! LOT SUMMARY: Golf and lunch at The Resort at Longboat Key Club for 4 TERMS + CONDITIONS: Certificate may not be revised, extended or redeemed for cash. Lost certificates will not be replaced. Expires March 4, 2018.
THE PRO EXPERIENCE$200
TPC Prestancia features two 18-hole championship courses designed in consultation with PGA players. Your foursome will enjoy this "pro experience" - making it a day to remember! LOT SUMMARY: Golf for 4, excluding carts TERMS + CONDITIONS: Valid May 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017. Tee times must be reserved seven days in advance, subject to availability. Excludes cart fees.
A DAY AT LAUREL OAK$440
A round of golf for four at Laurel Oak's pristine, championship course. The game includes carts! LOT SUMMARY: Golf for 4, including carts TERMS + CONDITIONS: Tee times must be scheduled four days in advance. Certificate must be presented when checking in to play. Guests must comply with the dress code. Expires December 31, 2017.
PAR FOR THE COURSE$250
You and three of your favorite friends will enjoy an 18-hole round of golf at the beautiful and private Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club. LOT SUMMARY: Golf for 4, excluding carts TERMS + CONDITIONS: Excludes cart fees. Valid May 1 - September 30, 2017. Cannot be redeemed for cash. Certificate must be presented when checking in to play. Guests must comply with the dress code.
RIVER CLUB FOURSOME$50
Are you a seasoned player or a beginner? Either way, one round at The River Club in Bradenton will inspire you to return time and time again. LOT SUMMARY: Golf for 4, excluding carts TERMS + CONDITIONS: Valid May - October 2017.
LEGACY GOLF CLUB$125
As an award-winning Arnold Palmer Signature Design, Legacy Golf Club has earned its reputation as one of the premier layouts in the Southeastern U.S. Enjoy golf for four on this pristine course! LOT SUMMARY: Golf for four, including carts TERMS + CONDITIONS: Not valid before noon on March 5-April 24, 2017. Must be reserved at least 12 days in advance. Certificate must be presented at check-in. Expires December 31, 2017.
TRAP-SKEET & CLAYS$500
Begin your day with two hours of professional shotgun instruction from Dennis Bosch, followed by two rounds of sporting clays, golf cart and gun rental included! Sarasota Trap-Skeet and Sporting Clays promotes and develops safety, education, and increased interest in shotgun target sports, and ensures safe firearm practices amongst members, youth, community residents, and area visitors, by providing the community with a supervised facility for practice and instruction in the safe handling and proper care and use of firearms. LOT SUMMARY: 2-hour professional shotgun instruction from Dennis Bosch (2) rounds of sporting clays, golf cart and gun rental included TERMS + CONDITIONS: Clays and ammunition not included. Expires March 4, 2018
The experts at Lakewood Ranch's Ancient Oak Gun Club are offering a shooting lesson to a group of four people, which includes 50 targets per person, rental gun and a golf cart. A terrific way to learn proper and responsible shooting techniques in a safe and professional environment. LOT SUMMARY: Group shooting lesson for 4, golf cart and gun rental included TERMS + CONDITIONS: Shells not included.
Calling experienced divers and beginners alike! With its lightweight material and adjustable straps, the Scubapro Jet Sport Fin optimizes flex and comfort to achieve a high level of performance. Designed for a more powerful response in the open water, these fins will have you gliding through the reefs in no time. LOT SUMMARY: Pink Scubapro fin set, size large TERMS + CONDITIONS: Cannot be exchanged or returned for credit.
If you are ready for a day of healthy fun, this prize is for you! Feel the pure joy that comes with flying at the world's first indoor trampoline park. Have a great workout while having FUN! LOT SUMMARY: (5) 60-minute passes to Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park TERMS + CONDITIONS: Some restrictions apply. Valid only during an open jump time. All jumpers are required to complete a waiver in advance. Participants under 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. SkySocks are required to jump. Expires May 31, 2017.
BECOME A STAR!$3500
One of our most popular auction items - this cameo's for you, dahling! Skip the auditions, hop on stage, and live your lifelong childhood dream of being a star when you land a walk-on part in one of Asolo Rep's 2018 productions! Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards and Asolo Rep are giving you the chance to be an actor for a day: you will be costumed, wigged, and coached on the proper behavior portrayed during the play's time period. A one-of-a-kind experience, only here, only now! LOT SUMMARY: (1) non-speaking walk-on part in an Asolo Rep 2018 production TERMS + CONDITIONS: Name of production will be announced after the 2017/18 Season Announcement on March 20, 2017. Available performance dates to be provided to the winner at the discretion of the Stage Manager and Director.
ASOLO REP SEASON$650
It's all about Asolo Rep! Two lucky winners will enjoy ticket subscriptions for the remaining shows in Asolo Rep's 2016/17 Season, along with a private tour of the theatre and the Robert & Beverly Koski Production Center with Production Manager Vic Meyrich. This is an amazing experience you won't forget. LOT SUMMARY: (2) 6-flex pass ticket subscriptions to Asolo Rep's 2016/17 season Private tour of the theatre/Robert & Beverly Koski Production Center TERMS + CONDITIONS: Based on availability.
ONTARIO THEATRE & WINE$375
LOT SUMMARY: 2-night stay in a Premium King room at 124 on Queen Hotel & Spa (4) tickets to The Shaw Festival's 2017 season/tour (2) tickets to the Stratford Festival 's 2017 season (4) complimentary tasting flights at Peller Estates (4) complimentary tasting flights at Trius Winery at Hillebrand TERMS + CONDITIONS: 124 on Queen Hotel & Spa: Certificate must be presented at the time of booking. Valid Sunday-Friday only. Not valid in July/August or on Holiday weekends or special events. The Shaw Festival: Based on availability. Designated performances and dates only. Reservations must be made after March 31, 2017. Expires September 30, 2017. Stratford Festival: Advance reservations required. Certificate has no cash value and cannot be redeemed at the box office. Tickets are subject to availability. Wine tasting hours are 10AM to 6PM daily. Valid anytime. Not redeemable for cash.
COME FROM AWAY$250
"In a heartbeat, 38 planes with 6,579 passengers were stranded in a remote town in Newfoundland. The locals opened their hearts and homes, hosting this international community of strangers - spurring unexpected camaraderie in extraordinary circumstances. On September 11, 2011, the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us all." Broadway's breathtaking new musical awaits two very lucky people at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in NYC, courtesy of Bob and Beverly Bartner! LOT SUMMARY: (2) tickets to COME FROM AWAY on Broadway TERMS + CONDITIONS: Show tickets are subject to availability at the time of booking.
EVENING AT THE OPERA$175
Spend an evening at the Sarasota Opera - an internationally respected producer of the highest quality professional opera. The Opera fosters artistic excellence, diversity, and vitality in the Sarasota area. You and a guest will enjoy one of their spectacular productions during the 2017 fall season or the 2018 spring season. This invitation also includes access to the private lounge for cocktails and desserts during intermission. Plus, enjoy four tickets to Sarasota Opera's 4th Annual Taste of Downtown Food & Wine Festival on September 9, 2017. LOT SUMMARY: (2) tickets to a production at Sarasota Opera during the 2017 fall season OR 2018 winter season (4) tickets to Sarasota Opera's 4th Annual Taste of Downtown Food & Wine Festival on September 9, 2017. TERMS + CONDITIONS: Based on availability.
The Sarasota Ballet is the Gulf Coast of Florida's only professional ballet company. This generous donation of a $200 gift certificate to attend a performance of choice will bring you into the wonderful world of ballet. LOT SUMMARY: $200 gift certificate for a performance of choice at the Sarasota Ballet TERMS + CONDITIONS: Expires December 31, 2017.
Be moved, transported, inspired and thrilled as you and a guest enjoy a Sarasota Orchestra concert, or a Sarasota Music Festival concert, during the 2016/17 season. LOT SUMMARY: Gift certificate for 2 tickets to a 2016/17 Sarasota Orchestra OR a 2017 Sarasota Music Festival Concert. TERMS + CONDITIONS: Must be redeemed in person at the box office in advance, or by mail. Venues and times may vary. Seating is based on availability and excludes the box section at the Sarasota Opera House and AA section at the Van Wezel. Also excludes any sold-out events, events not listed on the certificate, and special events. Expires June 24, 2017.
A SEASON OF SHOWS$450
Hold onto your hats, your chairs and your hearts - you are about to fall in love. Sarasota's Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe is the only professional black theatre company on Florida's West Coast, and one of two in the state. Two season ticket subscriptions await the successful bidder. LOT SUMMARY: (2) season subscriptions to the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's 2017/18 season TERMS + CONDITIONS: Based on availability.
SELBY AND THE RINGLING$50
Two of Sarasota's most treasured places! Marie Selby Botanical Gardens has generously donated four guest passes and The Ringling has donated two guest passes, each granting free admission to The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the Circus Museum and Tibbals Learning Center. LOT SUMMARY: (4) guest passes to Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (2) guest passes to The Ringling TERMS + CONDITIONS: Selby Gardens: Valid for daytime admission only. Not valid for day or evening special events. Expires October 1, 2017. The Ringling: Valid for admission to the Museum of Art, the Circus Museum and Tibbals Learning Center. Expires February 1, 2018.
TOUR WITH THE FISH$125
Enjoyable for kids and adults alike, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium is a fun and educational venue full of fascinating fish from the coastal waters. You can pet a stingray, see a shark feeding or make friends with huge loggerhead turtles. This package includes a special behind the scenes VIP tour for six people, and a gift basket with assorted sea-themed items. LOT SUMMARY: Behind the Scenes VIP Tour for 6; Gift basket of sea-themed Mote gift items TERMS + CONDITIONS: Valid for up to six people (ages 6 and older). Must be booked two weeks in advance and the tour must take place on a weekday. Expires one year from date issued. Blackout dates may apply.
Enjoy two passes to the Sailor Circus Spring Show at the Sailor Circus Arena. These amazing performers will leave you breathless and amazed - a fabulous event for any age and anyone. LOT SUMMARY: (2) tickets to the Sailor Circus Spring Show at the Sailor Circus Arena (April 11-15, 2017) TERMS + CONDITIONS: Subject to seat availability at the time of booking. Certificates must be exchanged for tickets in advance at the Box Office. Not redeemable for cash. No refunds. Expires April 15, 2017.
A DAY AT DISNEY$425
Walt Disney World - Where Dreams Really Do Come True. Your magical experience begins when you successfully bid on four Park Hopper passes to Disney World theme parks in Orlando. You'll be two hours away from a very happy day! Isn't it time to take kids (of all ages) to this incredible place? Hi-ho, hi-ho? LOT SUMMARY: (4) One-day Park Hopper passes to Disney theme parks including: Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot , Disney's Hollywood Studios or Disney's Animal Kingdom . TERMS + CONDITIONS: Tickets are valid during normal operating hours and can only be used at the Park designated on the tickets. Tickets have no cash value, cannot be upgraded, nor can they be applied towards a package to meet eligibility requirements. Tickets are subject to the following block-out dates: December 25-31 of any year, through their expiration date. Tickets will expire within two years from the date issued and cannot be replaced if lost, stolen, used or expired.
Located on Florida's Gulf Coast, Feld Entertainment is where world-class productions prepare for the world stage. Enjoy a gift basket, and six house seats to one of the following FELD productions: Disney On Ice, Marvel Universe Live or Monster Jam. LOT SUMMARY: (6) tickets to a FELD production of choice and a gift basket TERMS + CONDITIONS: Based on availability.
FINE WINE AT THE BIJOU$1200
Sarasota's urban jewel, The Bijou Café - nestled in the heart of downtown Sarasota, invites you to enjoy a private wine tasting for up to 20 people in their private Bird Room. Knowledgeable wine experts will educate you as you taste an outstanding selection of fine wines - complete with an abundant selection of hors d'oeuvres! LOT SUMMARY: Private wine tasting with hors d'oeuvres for 20 TERMS + CONDITIONS: Valid May - October of 2017 (two week minimum planning and not valid on a Friday or Saturday night). Not valid with any other gift certificate, promotion or offer. No cash value.
SEASONS 52 RECEPTION$225
Seasons 52, located at The Mall at UTC, is offering a one-hour reception with fresh, seasonal hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine for up to 10 guests. Enjoy an evening with friends at this casual yet sophisticated restaurant. LOT SUMMARY: 1-hour reception with light hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine for 10 TERMS + CONDITIONS: Valid Monday-Friday between the hours of 4-6:30PM at the Sarasota UTC location only. Expires March of 2018.
OPA! GREEK WINE DINNER$325
Blu Kouzina is bringing its signature, wholesome Greek cooking to the Sunshine State after gracing Singapore's culinary scene for the past five years. What remains uniquely Greek and genuine are the flavors and the scents of extra virgin olive oil, fresh fish or succulent lamb that will take you on a journey from a beach-side taverna to a rural mezze shop, where platters are shared among family and friends. Gather a group of six to enjoy Blu Kouzina's wonderful Greek wine, food and atmosphere! LOT SUMMARY: Greek wine pairing dinner at Blu Kouzina for 6 TERMS + CONDITIONS: Dinner must be booked on a Monday, Tuesday or Thursday.
DINNER ON CASEY KEY$1200
Six special guests will enjoy an evening with one of Asolo Rep's directors/guest artists (to be determined based on availability) at the Casey Key home of Carolyn Keystone and Jim Meekison. It is sure to be a rewarding evening with great food and conversation! LOT SUMMARY: Dinner with an Asolo Rep guest artist at Carolyn Keystone and Jim Meekison's home for 6 TERMS + CONDITIONS: Valid October 2017 - April 2018. Based on availability. Guest artist to be determined after the date is selected.
PRIVATE COOKING CLASS$300
Craig Chasky, local chef, nutritional coach and motivational speaker, is offering to personally show you the ropes in a cooking class for two which includes all of the food - you just bring the wine! This exclusive opportunity awaits the successful bidder - your approach to cooking will never be the same! Additional participants (up to 8) may be added for an additional cost. LOT SUMMARY: Cooking class with Chef Craig Chasky for 2 TERMS + CONDITIONS: Wine must be provided by the winner. Additional participants (up to 8) may be added at a cost of $175/couple. Tax and gratuity not included. Expires January 30, 2018.
Fresh drinks, cool vibes and good food. State Street Eating House + Cocktails keeps bringing the best and we keep going back for more. But have you ever wanted to know how they make their hand-crafted cocktails? Well now you and five friends can. Come in for this "Mixology Lesson" where you will learn how to make two specialty drinks. And while you mix, shake and pour - they will serve popular items from their menu. LOT SUMMARY: Mixology lesson with cocktails and appetizers for 6 TERMS + CONDITIONS: Based on availability. Must be scheduled in advance. Gratuity not included. Expires December 2017.
DINNER AT RUTH'S CHRIS$460
The best USDA Prime steak is at Ruth's Chris Steak House in Sarasota, Florida! A perennial favorite, and always a supremely delicious dining experience, Ruth's Chris offers you and three of your best foodie friends an Educational Tomahawk Steak Dinner consisting of: salad, Ruth's Chris' Tomahawk steak, side dishes, a bottle of wine and dessert. The Educational part, you ask? A presentation about Ruth's Chris' legendary beef and different cuts of steak - so you'll know just what's cookin'! LOT SUMMARY: Educational Tomahawk steak dinner presentation for 4 TERMS + CONDITIONS: Based on availability and valid at the Ruth's Chris Sarasota location ONLY. Expires December 31, 2017.
BREW WITH THE BREWER$300
For an Asolo Rep supporter and avid brewmeister in training, JDub's Brewing Company is offering you a rare and unique opportunity! Create and name your own beer at JDub's! You'll consult with the brewer to discuss the type of beer to brew, name the beer and taste the beer when it's tapped. Plus, receive a beer-themed gift basket. Bottoms up! LOT SUMMARY: Create and name your own beer experience at JDub's Brewing Company. TERMS + CONDITIONS: Expires June of 2017.
WINE & DINE$325
Dine at Andrea's on Siesta Drive, where Chef Andrea offers authentic foods and wine from his hometown in Piedmont, Italy. The food and atmosphere offer the perfect setting for your gathering of family or friends. LOT SUMMARY: Wine dinner at Andrea's Restaurant for 4 TERMS + CONDITIONS: Winners must book at least 48 hours in advance.
SEAFOOD WINE DINNER$425
Fresh seafood, premium wine selections and more await you at Sarasota's Off The Hook Seafood Company in trendy, kooky and ever-popular Gulf Gate. Your meal will include appetizers, entrees, dessert and a bottle of wine at one of Sarasota's favorite dinner spots. You'll be hooked! LOT SUMMARY: Wine and seafood dinner for 4 TERMS + CONDITIONS: Certificate is non transferable and excludes sales tax. Cannot be combined with any other offer and must be used in its entirety. Expires March 4, 2018.
Selva Grill's popular Latin and Peruvian foods combine exotic flavors from Latin America and the United States, offering innovative, intricately prepared dishes -- presented as works of art. The raves are endless. Even The New York Times says they are "serving the best food in Sarasota." They even have a late-night menu that is to die for! So grab some friends and head over to Main Street for dinner. Or for the earlier crowd: one of the best happy hours in all of downtown. LOT SUMMARY: $400 to Selva Grill TERMS + CONDITIONS: Expires March 4, 2018; excludes gratuity.
THE CAPITAL GRILLE$350
Be wined, dined and dazzled at The Capital Grille. From the moment you arrive, the experience is one of comfortable elegance and the atmosphere provides a warm, stately setting for their nationally renowned dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood, and acclaimed world-class wines. LOT SUMMARY: $250 to The Capital Grille TERMS + CONDITIONS: Not redeemable for cash. Gratuity not included.
You'll find health food, soul food, love food and more at these fine and generous eating establishments located in Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch and Longboat Key. Variety is the spice of life, so why not try them all? LOT SUMMARY: $100 to Half Shell Seafood House $50 to Ophelia's on the Bay $50 to El Greco Café $50 to Anna Maria Oyster Bar $50 Mozaic Restaurant $50 Pomona Bistro & Wine Bar $25 to Miguel's Restaurant $25 P.F. Chang's TERMS + CONDITIONS: Half Shell: Expires December 2, 2017. No cash value; no change given. El Greco: Not redeemable for cash. Expires December 21, 2017. Anna Maria: No cash value; not valid on Holidays. Expires September 4, 2017. Mozaic: Expires February 1, 2018. Miguel's: Not redeemable for cash. Pomona: Not redeemable for cash or gratuity.
Take the whole family out for food and fun at one of four local casual dining spots! LOT SUMMARY: $75 to one of three restaurants: S'macks Burgers & Shakes, Gecko's Grill & Pub or Dockside Waterfront Grill $35 to Lee Roy Selmon's TERMS + CONDITIONS: S'macks: No cash value; excludes gratuity. Will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Lee Roy Selmon's: Includes appetizers, beverages and desserts. Excludes alcohol, gratuity and tax.
A GIFT FROM MORTON'S$105
A Sarasota tradition for over 50 years: Morton's Gourmet Market is the premiere, full-service specialty store that offers the best of the best. So it's no wonder that when they offer a gourmet gift basket of assorted goodies, it is sure to be one of our most popular items! LOT SUMMARY: Gourmet gift basket
2010 Domaine Darviot-Perrin Bourgogne Chardonnay, Côte-d'Or, France 2016 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand 2009 Conundrum White Blend, California 2009 Casali di Bibbiano Argante Bordeaux Blend Tuscany, Italy 2005 Chateau Monbrison Margaux Bordeaux Blend, Bordeaux, France 1994 Stellenzicht Merlot, South Africa 2013 Babylonstoren Red Blend, South Africa 2014 The Hess Collection Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California 2013 Pierre Rougon Font Sante Vacqueyras Red Blend, Rhone, France Zardetto Prosecco, Italy
MAKE-UP BOOT CAMP$175
All right, ladies (or men?) this is it - Boot Camp at Spa Hollywood, Sarasota Magazine's top-rated spa! Enjoy the sensations, the sounds and the scents that Spa Hollywood provides, all the while getting a hands-on, private makeup lesson for four. This is the way to do Boot Camp! You'll learn the professional techniques for flawless makeup and enjoy a little bubbly along the way. LOT SUMMARY: Private, hands-on makeup lesson with champagne for 4 TERMS + CONDITIONS: Must be 21 years of age; no substitutions.
LASER HAIR REMOVAL$125
Now you finally have the chance to get that problem area treated professionally for hair removal with the latest laser technique, by Spa Hollywood's team of experts. Over the course of more than 20 years, this full-service salon has maintained a consistent commitment to exceptional service and strong client relationships. LOT SUMMARY: (1) single treatment "Pain-Free" Laser Hair Removal for any area of choice TERMS + CONDITIONS: For single treatment only. Value cannot be discounted from purchase of a package.
BUBBLES & BLOW OUT$125
Founded and led by Coral Pleas, Cutting Loose Salon has grown to four award- winning locations in Sarasota, Florida and Connecticut-with the best-trained teams found anywhere. Cutting Loose Salons support community giving back initiatives united under the theme, "Helping Women and Girls Cut Loose." Spend a day with five of your friends enjoying a glass of bubbly while Cutting Loose Salon's team professionally blows out your do - it's a win-win! LOT SUMMARY: Champagne and blow-out party for 6 TERMS + CONDITIONS: Expires March 4, 2018.
WASH, BLOW, GO!$75
Get pampered with a fabulous blowout; it's just that simple. Embrace the hair revolution at Blow La La, Sarasota's premier Blow Dry Bar. LOT SUMMARY: (3) blow outs TERMS + CONDITIONS: Packages must be used by one customer only.
LOT SUMMARY: $50 to Fresh Salon Kérastase products including: Resistance Ciment Thermique/Leave-in Hair Milk Laque Couture/Strong Hold Hairspray Elixir Ultime/Deep Conditioning Hair Oil Powder Bluff/Dry Shampoo L'Incroyable Blowdry/ Heat Lotion TERMS + CONDITIONS: Card will not be replaced if lost, stolen or damaged. May not be redeemed for cash. Expires September 1, 2017.
BEAUTY AT THE GALLERY$25
Your friends at The Gallery Salon & Spa want to pamper you more than ever, with a gift card for a service of your choice! LOT SUMMARY: $55 to The Gallery Salon & Spa for a service of choice TERMS + CONDITIONS: Expires one year from date issued.
HAIR CARE ESSENTIALS$125
LOT SUMMARY: Salon Tech automatic curling iron Wet Brush-Pro detangle brush Awapuhi products: Wild Ginger finishing spray, hydrocream whip, moisturizing lather shampoo, Keratin cream rinse $45 to Salon Nirvana
LOT SUMMARY: Terry bath wrap and headband (2) Vitabath bath and shower gels Le Jardin de Fragonard perfumed soap and soap dish Stimulite Body Exfoliator Zoya Naked Manicure base, perfector, glossy seal and lipstick set Spa manicure and pedicure from Lourdes' Nail Studio TERMS + CONDITIONS: Certificate is not redeemable for cash.
PENDANT FROM BALI$225
Handcrafted in Bali, this simple but so elegant Mother Of Pearl pendant is designed by Kir, whose pieces showcase rich textures and unusual finishes influenced by exotic Indonesian cultures. A tradition in Sarasota, Carats is a family owned and operated luxury jeweler offering Florida's Gulf Coast the finest in designer jewelry and Swiss timepieces. LOT SUMMARY: Sterling silver and pink Mother of Pearl Pendant, created by designer Kir, and handcrafted in Bali.
PROSPECT PARK JEWELRY$200
For over 40 years, CAROLEE New York jewelry has stood for the ultimate in design, value and workmanship. Never more evident than in these three beautiful items, you'll feel elegant and polished in your pearl necklace with sparkling rondelles, accompanied by luscious teardrop earrings, and topped off by a spectacular and bold cuff bracelet of dazzling design. Yet another star is born! LOT SUMMARY: Prospect Park Vine Collar, Linear Teardrop Earrings and Hinged Crystal Bangle
Vintage Judith Leiber black snakeskin convertible clutch/evening bag with onyx, jade, tourmaline and amethyst on a double jeweled goldtone top snap closure.
CHIC EUROPEAN ELEGANCE$175
Colors found in art and nature serve as inspiration for the distinctive fabrics in Leggiadro's line of women's clothing. Explore their signature style of rich hues and unique prints when you receive a gift certificate for merchandise of your choice. LOT SUMMARY: $250 to Leggiadro TERMS + CONDITIONS: Expires April 4, 2017.
DREAM A LITTLE DREAM$100
Dream Weaver dresses the woman who dares to be different! This fabulous boutique on St. Armands Circle represents over 50 of North America's top fiber artists and designers. And, it is the largest gallery of fine Art-to-Wear in the country. For some lucky woman, this will be a dream come true! Pair it with $75 to Evelyn & Arthur and you've got an afternoon of shopping! LOT SUMMARY: $100 to Dream Weaver Collection - St. Armands Circle $75 to Evelyn & Arthur TERMS + CONDITIONS: Dreamweaver: Expires January 11, 2018. Evelyn & Arthur: Not valid on sale merchandise. One time use. Expires September 4, 2017.
LIFE'S A BEACH$100
Diana E. Kelly offers this perky pink and green tote bag filled with goodies! LOT SUMMARY: Gold Cork Clutch with a Starfish brooch, Ivory Cork Clutch with a Palm Tree brooch, Caroline Street pink and green tote bag, floral scarf, bracelets, pink petal necklace, pink petal earrings and sun hat.
Perhaps some of the most versatile pieces you'll own, this stunning pair of contemporary figured tables are quartered walnut veneer, and will fit with any décor. LOT SUMMARY: Pair of occasional tables, figured, quartered walnut veneer. 14" x 18."
CHINESE LACQUER BOX$500
This exquisitely crafted, antique Chinese export lacquer box is a mysterious and charming little treasure. With seven compartments and trays atop charming little feet, Paul Ferrante, Inc. has offered a box that will delight you with its intricacy and clever construction. It's going to look wonderful on your dressing table, filled with special baubles and gems. LOT SUMMARY: Antique Chinese export lacquer box with seven compartments and trays, circa 1880
MOSAIC WOODEN BOX$300
Inlaid wooden box with decorative sun mosaics and painted designs. 10" wide x 4.5" deep x 4" high.
Uttermost 'Taratoare' lamp featuring a reptile pattern finished in metallic silver, accented with polished nickel plated details and a black foot. The rectangle hardback shade is a silken off-white linen fabric.
CUSTOM FEATHER PILLOWS$400
For over forty years, Jerry Pair has provided architects and interior designers home furnishings of unrivaled beauty and the highest handcrafted quality offered in the industry. These luscious down and feather custom made pillows are all of that, and they're covered in the softest green Jim Thompson fabric. A delight for the eye and practical as well, you'll willingly sink into these beautiful accents for your home. LOT SUMMARY: Pair of down and feather custom-made pillows covered in a soft green Jim Thompson fabric
CUSTOM SILK PILLOWS$800
J Nelson is a premiere furnishings, textile and lighting showroom for residential and commercial Architects and Interior Designers in America. These two custom-made, gold and soft green silk pillows feature gold embroidery and gold trimmings. Each beautiful inch of these pillows was designed to please the eye and enhance their surroundings. LOT SUMMARY: Pair of custom-made, gold and soft green silk pillows with gold embroidery and gold trimmings
ANANDA CASHMERE ROBE$200
This luxurious Cashmere robe is perfectly feminine, wonderfully warm and smartly outfitted with a snuggly shawl collar and patch pockets. You'll never want to get dressed! LOT SUMMARY: Women's Ivory Cashmere Ananda Robe, Medium/Large
AMARO IVORY THROW$225
This luxurious throw is woven from blended wool and silk yarns, giving it a sublime, lightweight warmth, soft drape and silken smooth feel. Beautiful on its own as a decorative accessory, its real beauty becomes evident when you're wrapped up and cozy warm. Evolving from its humble beginnings in 1891 to modern day, Sferra is synonymous with finely crafted textiles. LOT SUMMARY: Merino wool and silk ivory decorative throw
ITALIAN SHEET SET$100
Casa Del Bianco is renowned for custom products, excellent service and the finest of materials. This beautiful King Size sheet set is a prime example, with soft aqua embroidered borders on a snowy white field. Included is a fitted and a flat sheet and two King pillow shams. Can sheets make you sleep more soundly and wake up happy? We think so. LOT SUMMARY: Set of King cotton satin 600-thread count white sheets with soft aqua embroidered borders. Includes King fitted and flat sheets and two King pillow shams.
CRYSTAL DECANTER SET$150
The names say it all. Waterford and Baccarat. You will love every intricate, carved facet of this crystal decanter set and crystal bowl. They are elegant and practical. A timeless beauty! LOT SUMMARY: 6-piece Waterford and Baccarat Crystal decanter set and crystal bowl
ENHANCE YOUR GARDEN$300
The experts at Michael A. Gilkey, Inc. are offering a spectacular 25 gallon Gold Tree for your home, office or special place - plus a complete installation and instructions for maintenance. Our beautiful Sarasota birds will appreciate it, too! LOT SUMMARY: (1) 25 gallon Gold Tree of choice, with installation TERMS + CONDITIONS: Variety to be determined by recipient and Landscape architect, and is dependent on recipient's preference, site of installation and species available.
The designers at Martin Freeman believe that "style" should not be confused with fashion. Style is a continuum; fashion is passing. So enhance that style with this beautiful, Italian scarf. LOT SUMMARY: Rich, multi-colored paisley silk scarf, made in Italy
LOT SUMMARY: $100 to Publix Super Markets $25 to The Fresh Market Assorted foods from Trader Joe's Bamboo plates (3) Michael Aram 12-piece cutlery sets Pottery Barn sustainable wax candles Kate Spade place cards (2) sets of cocktail napkins Assorted olive oils from Venice Olive Oil Co. Wine stoppers Williams Sonoma black oven mits (4) Williams Sonoma kitchen towels (3) gourmet cookbooks "As Always, Julia - The Letters of Julia Child and Avis Devoto"
Enjoy a one-of-a-kind portrait package with digital imaging provided by Photographer Gary W. Sweetman. LOT SUMMARY: Studio session (single, family or multigenerational) $100 print credit
Want to take photos like the professionals? Well now you can learn all of photographer Billy Elkin's well-kept secrets using your iPhone! Friends will be begging to see your vacation albums. Plus, take home the memories with a complimentary 16" x 20" print! LOT SUMMARY: 2-hour iPhone photography class 16" x 20" print
"Tulip Fantasy" limited-edition floral print on metal by award-winning photographer and artist Michele Penn. 48" x 36"
AUTOGRAPHED 007 POSTER$300
James Bond 007 framed poster from the film "Dr. No", autographed by Sean Connery. 31.5" x 43.5"
PADDLE RAISE $10,000$10000
Supports touring expenses, including rental vans and out-of-town accommodation, for the annual On Tour Shakespeare production to perform in 9 counties for an audience of approximately 17,000.
PADDLE RAISE $5,000$5000
Contributes to a three-month residency for individuals with disabilities to create and perform their own work on the Asolo Rep stage in the award-winning Kaleidoscope program.
PADDLE RAISE $1,000$1000
Covers the cost of 5 school buses for transportation to student matinee performances at Asolo Rep.
PADDLE RAISE $500$500
Provides 5 classrooms with a teaching artist-led workshop in preparation for a student matinee field trip.
TOP SECRET RIVER CRUISELive Item
LIVE AUCTION Set sail for an 8-day European Boutique River Cruise for two to any destination of your choice! Cruise includes a luxurious Riverview stateroom, all meals and unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages onboard the ship (except premium spirits), all gratuities onboard and onshore, and shore excursions. Voted the 2016 "World's Best River Cruise Line" by Travel and Leisure, Uniworld is the world's ONLY authentic boutique cruise line?. The company's European fleet features luxurious ships with an average capacity of 130 guests, the highest staff-to-guest ratio in the river cruise industry, enticing shore excursions, world-class gourmet cuisine, impeccable hospitality, and numerous other all-inclusive benefits. TERMS + CONDITIONS: This cruise is non-transferrable. Included in the cruise are all meals and unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages onboard the ship (except premium spirits), riverview stateroom, all gratuities onboard and onshore, and shore excursions as described in Uniworld's current Europe brochure or at www.uniworld.com. Transfers are included based on guidelines found in the Europe and Russia brochure. This offer does not include air transportation, port taxes, or pre/post-extensions. This offer excludes suite or junior suite accommodations; cabin is assigned at time of booking based on inventory management and at the sole discretion of Uniworld. Payment of port taxes is due immediately upon receipt of your booking confirmation. Details are subject to change. Offer is subject to availability, and it excludes travel during the following blackout periods: May, June, and September 1st through October 15th. Travel must take place between 03/04/2017 and 12/31/2017.
BOND'S VIRGIN ISLAND GETAWAYLive Item
LIVE AUCTION Enjoy a 7-night luxurious vacation for up to 10 people in one of two spectacular homes in St. Croix -- Villa Poinciana or Copa Caneel. These beautiful five-bedroom homes are just steps away from the golden sand and turquoise water of Shoys Beach. Vacation includes a dedicated Inspirato concierge for personalized trip planning, pre-arrival grocery shopping (winner pays the cost of groceries), and daily housekeeping. Inspirato will contribute an additional $1,000 folio credit, which may be applied toward an unforgettable private chef dinner with poolside fire dancer performance! TERMS + CONDITIONS: Vacations are up to 7-nights, arriving on a Saturday or Sunday, limited to the properties listed above, and based on availability at the time of booking. Travel must be completed by March 4, 2018. The $1,000 credit will be applied to folio balance upon checkout. Travel is subject to the "Non-Member and Guest Pass Rules," which must be accepted prior to booking the vacation. Modification or cancellation of reservations will not be accepted inside of 90 days prior to arrival and vacations are nonrefundable. Holiday blackout dates apply for all properties including the weeks of: New Year's, President's Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, and before and during Christmas Day. A valid credit card must be presented before booking, as well as upon arrival at your destination, for incidentals. Vacation does not include transportation to/from destination or any other additional amenities (travel insurance, activities, private chef, gratuity, etc.). Resort fees and other fees, charges, and duties may apply by destination.
RAFFLE: 007's London Weekend$100
007's LONDON WEEKEND 2-night stay for two in a deluxe room at The May Fair Hotel in London, with daily full English breakfast, and two (2) tickets for the West End's sensational and iconic Tony Award-winning musical DREAMGIRLS at the Savoy Theatre. TERMS + CONDITIONS: Excludes airfare and transportation. Includes a two-night stay for two people in a King Deluxe room at The May Fair Hotel including breakfast. Please give two weeks' notice to make your reservation. All requests are subject to availability.Prize winner is responsible for incidentals. The prize is non-transferable and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Valid until March 1, 2018. Show tickets are subject to availability at the time of booking.
RAFFLE: The Bond Girl Spa Day$100
THE BOND GIRL SHOPPING & SPA DAY A full day spa retreat and shopping experience for one at The Met - Fashion House, Day Spa & Salon. The day will include a Sundari Body Envelopment and Massage, Fresh Start Facial, Refresher Peel, Ultimate Spa Manicure and Pedicure, and lunch provided by The Met's in-house concierge, followed by a Shampoo, Kerastase conditioning treatment and Style, professional makeup application with the Trish McEvoy Makeup Artistry Team, and a shopping experience where you will select a dress of your choice from Herve Leger*. TERMS + CONDITIONS: Expires June 30, 2017. Certificate must be presented at the time of booking. No substitutions or extensions will be granted. *Herve Leger Dress cannot exceed $1,600 MSRP.