2018 Unmasked Live Auction Packages
Package 1: Paris – A Girls’ Getaway to the City of Light
You and three girlfriends can take in the pleasures of Paris for four nights in a 2-bedroom flat that sleeps four. Located near the Eiffel Tower, Champs-Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe, memorable moments are steps away from your front door!
This darling of a trip includes a half-day guided Fat Tire bicycle tour of Paris’ most scenic sights and four museum passes that provide access to more than 60 museums. Then, use your public transportation passes to visit one of Paris’ many parks, where you’ll enjoy a bountiful picnic, replete with French wine, baguettes, charcuterie, pâté, cheeses, desserts and even a blanket. Who run the world? Girls.
• Expires a year after purchase • June 2018 is a blackout month• Subject to availability and mutually agreed upon date between winner and owner.
Donated by: Kelly and David Mebane
Package 2: Flag Football with Case McCoy
No need to sit in the bleachers for this one! Former University of Texas football quarterback Case McCoy is hosting a flag football party for you and 11 friends. Get your game face on as you prepare for a fun-filled day of flag football alongside McCoy.
Fuel your stomach and recharge with delicious burgers courtesy of Hat Creek Burger Company before heading back out to the playing field. The party wouldn’t be complete without 12 signed footballs and professional photos documenting the party to commemorate your unforgettable day.
•Date of the party is subject to availability and mutually agreed upon date with all parties and winner.
Donated by: Shelly & David Bain, Hat Creek Burger Company, Images by Johnny Stevens, Case McCoy, and Westlake Athletic & Community Center
Package 3: Canyon Ranch Axis Deer Hunt
Grab three buddies and head out for two nights of hunting axis deer at Canyon Ranch. Located in Sonora, Texas, about four hours from Austin, you’ll have access to more than 19,000 acres of hunting paradise for axis deer, white-tail deer, wild turkey and hogs.
Lodging, food, drink s, guide services and game care are provided for four guests. Axis can be hunted year-round, but April and May are the best time for axis buck s. Other species of animals available to hunt at additional cost.
• Each person will be allowed one axis buck and one axis doe.• Subject to availability and mutually agreed upon dates between owner and winner.
Donated by: CAMP Construction and Century A/C Supply
Package 4: A 10-Course Private Dinner with Chef Bryce Gilmore
Prepare your palate for an unforgettable culinary evening. You and nine friends will enjoy a delectable 10-course dinner prepared in a private home by Bryce Gilmore, owner and chef of Austin’s Odd Duck, Barley Swine and Sour Duck restaurants. All courses will be accompanied by wine pairings from your hosts’ personally curated wine collection.
Bryce Gilmore was named 2011’s Best New Chef by Food & Wine. He has also been honored by the James Beard Foundation as a semifinalist Rising Star Chef in 2013, and a finalist in the Best Chef Southwest category five years running.
This extraordinary dining affair will be held Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in a private Westlake home.
Donated by: Drs. Anu & Punit Chadha and Bryce Gilmore
Package 5: Lake Tahoe Memories
Vacation in style on majestic Lake Tahoe in a luxurious home with gorgeous views. You and 11 friends will relax for five nights and six days just 15 minutes from Northstar and Squaw Valley.
Whether poking around downtown shops, trout fishing, enjoying the ski slopes, hiking famed scenic trails or burying your toes in the sand, your days will be filled with new adventures no matter the season.
• Must use between July 31, 2018 – July 31, 2019 • Subject to availability and mutually agreed upon date between winner and owner.
Donated by: The Bagan Family
Package 6: A Tour of Italy, Your Way
Ever wanted to visit Italy without feeling like a tourist? Then don’t miss this personally tailored trip! Four people will enjoy 11 days/10 nights of luxury accommodations and unique experiences while traveling through Rome, Tuscany and Venice.
You’ll design your ideal itinerary with Italy native and Wonders & Worries’ executive director, Alex Gabbi. Alex will help you book everything and you choose the adventures! Your trip could include a cooking class in Italy, restaurant reservations, transportation, VIP sight-seeing and novel activities. Plus, before you head out, your group will enjoy a gourmet Italian dinner with wine pairings at Alex Gabbi’s home in Austin. Consider him your personal concierge!
• Subject to availability and mutually agreed upon date between owners and winner
• Excludes airfare, in-country transportation and travel costs
Package 7: Local Austin Music Party in your own Backyard
Don’t fight angsty crowds and frustrating parking for a mere glimpse of your favorite artist performing. Instead, bring the music party to your home! One of country music’s most notable singer-songwriters, Drew Womack, will perform live in your own backyard! Invite up to 50 of your closest friends for this one-of-a-kind experience.
And it wouldn’t be a true Austin event without serving up local favorites Franklin Barbeque, Twisted X Beer and Deep Eddy Vodka to all your guests. This is a party you won’t forget!
• Date of the party is subject to availability and mutually agreed upon date with all parties and winner.
Donated by: Deep Eddy Vodka, Franklin Barbeque, and Twisted X Brewing Company
Package 8: Mr. Bernadoodle
Meet your next family member, a mini, 9-week-old Bernadoodle! A companion dog through and through, this clever, goofy, gentle and loyal pup combines the best of the Bernese Mountain Dog and a miniature Poodle.
Bernadoodles are bred to be the perfect, loving companions for active owners and families with children. Fully grown, he’ll reach 40-50 pounds. Once you meet this lil’ furball in person at the Unmasked Gala, you’ll be aching to take him home!
He comes with everything you need to make him the newest addition to your family including his puppy shots, wellness visit, and a certificate for grooming or boarding. To commemorate the occasion, you’ll also receive a custom, 20″x20″ canvas painting of your new puppy.
Donated by: Austin Dogtown, Jody Chapman Paintings, Hill Country Animal Hospital – Dr. Jim Holcomb, and Utah Bernadoodles
Package 9: Argentina – A Dove Hunter’s Dream
Four hunters will revel in eight dove hunts across four nights and four days in Gualeguay, Argentina. Located just two hours from the Buenos Aires International Airport, you and three friends will be whisked to Santa Rosa Lodge to experience guided dove hunting at its finest. This fast-paced shooting is only found in Argentina and is perfect for beginners or avid wing-shooting experts.
Between hunts, you’ll enjoy the Lodge’s sophisticated atmosphere by dining on five-star cuisine, sampling Argentinian wines and relaxing with personalized service. All gourmet cuisine, liquor, beer and wine are included with this package, capping off the hunting trip of a lifetime!
• Airfare not included.• Subject to availability and mutually agreed upon date with winner and owner. • Gun rental, shells, and license not included. • Trip must be booked within 6 months of purchase and be taken within 18 months of the purchase date.
Package 10: Cabo San Lucas Luxury Getaway
With direct access to a private stretch of Medano Beach, this Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, getaway redefines beach living on the Baja coast. Eight people will enjoy five nights in an oceanfront villa that’s steps from a pool, hot tub, beach, fitness room and a world of fine dining and sightseeing.
This luxury resort is also distinctive for its family-friendly hospitality, with kids’ club activities, arcade and in-room child care for the young ones while parents enjoy spa treatments and relaxation.
• Must use before Nov. 15, 2018 • Subject to availability and mutually agreed upon date between owner and winner • Blackout dates include holidays and spring break
Donated by: Chris & Amy Ellis
Package 11: Whistler Wonderland: A Romantic Retreat to the Canadian Rockies
Enjoy a 4-night stay including daily breakfast for two at one of the Top 500 Hotels in the World according to Travel+Leisure Magazine. Beyond the hustle of the city life, escape to luxury and relaxation on the doorstop of adventure at The Fairmont Chateau Whistler in British Columbia, Canada.
Nestled at the foot of Blackcomb in one of North America’s top resort destinations, your stay will be defined by impeccable service, outstanding cuisine and luxurious accommodation. Enjoy the fresh air with a round of golf for two at Big Sky Golf Club, named by the BBC as one of the top 10 most beautiful sports arenas in the world and a mere 30-minute drive from the Fairmont Chateau.
• Package includes round-trip coach class airfare for two from within the 48 contiguous U.S. to Vancouver, Canada. • Golf certificates expire Oct. 1, 2018. • Subject to availability and mutually agreed upon date between winner and owner • Must be booked 60 days in advance • All four nights must be used within the same trip • Blackout dates include Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s week
Donated by: Belkorp Industries, Inc.