Grito Gala Live Auction

You don’t want to miss these incredible live auction items!

Package #1

Great golf & great food, who could ask for anything more?

If you love golf and you love Mexican food then this is the package for you!

You and a friend will receive:

  • 18 holes of golf at Austin Country Club’s beautiful Pete Dye-designed course.
  • 30-minute driving range warm up/lesson with Jaime Beaman, the former University of Texas varsity golfer (alongside teammates Ben Crenshaw and Tom Kite), a multi-year Club Champion, and the Club’s current Senior Champion.
  • Lunch with Jaime in the clubhouse.
  • PLUS – $200 gift certificate for dinner at the exquisite and elegant El Naranjo!

Austin Country Club’s beautiful course is set right on Lake Austin and is ordinarily open exclusively for members and their guests. This is your opportunity to experience it with a true master of the game, pick up some tips to take with you — and reminisce about it all over a great dinner.

El Naranjo is the perfect place for delicious traditional Mexican food. Under the leadership of Chef Iliana de la Vega, this sophisticated yet relaxed restaurant has consistently been on the Statesman’s Top 25 list.

VALUE: PRICELESS
GENEROUSLY DONATED BY: Jaime & Patricia Beaman and Iliana de la Vega/El Naranjo

Package #2

R&R in style — 3-nights at the White House Farm in Belleville, Texas

Are you longing for relaxation? For open skies and an empty calendar?

This spacious private sanctuary is less than two hours outside of Austin — and yet, you’ll feel like you’re light years away from it all. Located on 5 private acres just outside of Bellville, Texas, this house offers the perfect weekend getaway or family retreat.

  • Three bedrooms, sleeps six comfortably
  • Spectacular private pool
  • Gourmet kitchen with marble counters and well-stocked pantry
  • Top of the line stereo system with turntable and CD player
  • DirecTV and DVD player
  • Use of a vintage Alfa Romeo and 1996 Ford F250 pickup truck

Most weekends are available, including Thanksgiving. Spend three nights in paradise!

VALUE: $1,800
GENEROUSLY DONATED BY: William Zeitz

Package #3

DINE IN STYLE WITHOUT LEAVING HOME – THEN HIT THE BEACH

The best celebrations are always focused on food … with this package you can host a truly memorable dinner party and not lift a finger. THEN spend a week in a charming family beach house in Galveston!

The friendly and professional staff at Kurant Events Catering will prepare and serve dinner for 10 in your home. These passionate foodies are ready to create a customized menu you’ll be proud to share with your guests.

Kurant Events is well known in Austin for their inventive, delicious food and warm service.

  • Passed hors d’oeuvres
  • Three-course plated dinner
  • All staff included
  • Does not include rentals, flowers, beverages, or location
  • Not available in December or on holidays – date to be mutually agreed upon

PLUS – Take a real vacation! You’ll get a one-week’s stay in a beautiful three-bedroom beach home that’s ideal for family get-togethers or a reunion of old friends.

  • Located in prestigious Pirate’s Beach, Galveston
  • Easy access to the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico
  • Three bedrooms, two bathrooms

VALUE: $2,400
GENEROUSLY DONATED BY: Kurant Events and Lucy Nazro

 

THIS CERTIFICATE ENTITLES THE PURCHASER TO A PLATED DINNER FOR 10 GUESTS PROVIDED BY KURANT EVENTS. KURANT EVENTS WILL PREPARE A THREE COURSE DINNER, COMPLETE WITH PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES.

This certificate includes food and staff. Purchaser must provide location,
beverages, entertainment, flowers and rentals. This elegant evening is not
available in December or on holidays.

Please allow at least two months notice and the date is to be mutually agreed
upon. This certificate is good for one year from date of purchase.

Package #4

Get on the bus

Go anywhere in Central Texas during your 8-hour excursion on Tito’s private party bus!

  • You & 15 friends board the bus in Austin
  • Your dedicated bartender serves up drinks throughout the trip — you pick the destination!
  • Your driver makes sure you get there & back safely

It’s the ultimate tailgate — or a creative bachelor or birthday party. Let Tito’s get you there in style!

VALUE: PRICELESS
GENEROUSLY DONATED BY: Tito’s Handmade Vodka

Package #5

¡VIVA MEXICO! OR COSTA RICA! OR…

Looking for the perfect family getaway?  Exclusive Resorts combines large and exquisitely appointed private residences with all the amenities of a traditional resort.

You’ll spend three nights in one of Exclusive Resorts’ spectacular flagship destinations:

  • Los Cabos, Mexico
  • Real Del Mar, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
  • Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica
  • Lake Tahoe, California
  • Sea Island, Georgia
  • Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Steamboat Springs, Colorado
  • Airfare not included
  • Travel must occur by September 30, 2018

Each home is equipped with luxuries like private pools and chef-grade kitchens and has 3-6 bedrooms, depending on the destination. Whether you choose the slopes of Lake Tahoe or the beaches of Los Cabos or Grand Cayman — it will be a vacation you’ll never forget.  If you can’t bear the idea of only three days in paradise, add more nights to your trip at your expense and extend your dreamy vacation.

VALUE: $6,000
GENEROUSLY DONATED BY: Rev. Chad McCall