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Fine dining is even finer when you enjoy it in the comfort of your home surrounded by friends. This live auction package includes an in-home, chef-cooked four-course dinner for eight — paired wine or beer included. Chef Ari Kara, co-owner of farm-to-table restaurant Sugarbeet in Longmont, has worked in restaurants around the world. Fine dining has taken him from the Alps to Santorini to Boulder, where he has worked at the beloved European Café, L’Atelier and Arugula. Now he will bring his global influence, decades of experience and fine dining expertise to your home for a remarkable culinary experience. You will work with Ari to develop a delicious four-course menu for you and seven guests — based on your preferences and dietary needs. Ari will select wine or beer (your choice) pairings to complement each course. It’ll be a meal that you’ll never forget.

No expiration date. Blackout dates include holidays, including Christmas, New Year’s and Thanksgiving.

Donated by Sugarbeet and YMCA of Boulder Valley Board of Directors

They toppled the Rams. They stunned the Huskers. And now the CU Buffs will dazzle you and your guests during the Nov 10 game against Washington State. First, you will arrive at your tailgate spot, where you will enjoy a catered barbecue feast for 25 as well as two cases of Avery’s Go Play IPA. Before the game, you and five of your dearest friends will head to the sidelines of Folsom Field, where you will cheer on Ralphie as he runs his famous lap. When you are filled to the brim with school spirit, you will then watch as Coach Mac, Steven Montez and the CU Buffs trample the Cougars from
your six Club Level seats.

Donated by University of Colorado Athletics, Avery Brewing and YMCA of Boulder Valley Board of Directors

Are you ready for the ultimate day of pampering? We thought so. What better way to spoil yourself than with $500 worth of spa services at jlounge in Boulder. Spoil your friends with manis and pedis, or give yourself the ultimate day of beauty. You’ll be hungry after all that pampering, so you’ll take your besties to brunch at Brasserie Ten Ten, where you’ll dine on mimosas, bloody Marys, crepes and Benedicts. You’ll want some bling to go with your newfound glow. Head over to Walters & Hogsett, where you will have $500 to spend on their vast inventory of beautiful, dangly, sparkly things.

Donated by jlounge Spa and Walters & Hogsett

You and a guest will soak in the natural beauty of the Black Hills during a two-night stay at Under Canvas Rushmore, moments away from national monuments, state parks, epic hiking, wildlife and jaw-dropping views. Among dramatic surroundings, the campsite provides visitors with an experience that is both luxurious and adventurous. You will enjoy deluxe tent accommodations — that means a private patio with lounge chairs, a private bathroom and a king-sized bed. Glamping indeed. You’ll dine at the on-site restaurant and explore the Black Hills, including Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Custer State Park, on private tours with professional guides. Let’s not forget transportation. You will whisk away to the Black Hills in a luxury BMW. While on your journey, your personal car will be fully detailed.

This package includes meals, excursions, park fees and BMW rental. Does not include gratuity.

Donated by Under Canvas and Gebhardt BMW

The winner of this package will enjoy $5,000 worth of YMCA of Boulder Valley programs and membership. Use them all for your family, or divide them up and give them to friends or employees. The package includes:

  • One annual family membership, which includes two adults and up to seven children under the age of 19 residing at the same address.
  • Two weeks of summer overnight camp at YMCA Camp Santa Maria in Bailey for ages 7-16.
  • Three youth sports registrations (non-ice).
  • Four weeks of summer day camp for kids entering pre-K through 9th grade.
  • Five private swimming lessons.
  • Six personal training sessions with one of our great Y trainers.
  • Seven day passes for friends.
  • Eight recreational ice skating passes.

Visit ymcabv.org for more details on these programs.

Donated by YMCA of Boulder Valley

Find luxury, adventure and the grandeur of the West at Brush Creek Ranch, a high-end all-inclusive dude ranch nestled in the heart of the Platte River Valley in Southeastern Wyoming. Enjoy three nights and four days for four guests at the ranch voted #1 resort in the US, #5 resort in the world and home to the #1 spa in the US by Conde Nast Traveler. Brush Creek Ranch is the perfect place to experience the brilliance of the outdoors in a retreat-like setting away from the busyness of your everyday life. This package includes all lodging at Brush Creek Ranch, food and beverage, on-ranch activities, gear and guides.

Includes all taxes and gratuity. Based on availability. Blackout dates include but are not limited to June 30-July 6.

Donated by Brush Creek Ranch

With this package, you have a chance to select the destination of your dreams. It’s your world, explore it! Within its Qcoins portfolio, Quintess has a rotating inventory of hundreds of luxurious residences in more than 100 alluring destinations. This package includes a Quintess luxury vacation residence of your choice worth up to $10,000. All bookings are made within a 120 day-window. From Aspen to Deer Valley, Hawaii to the Hamptons, Paris to London, Quintess Qcoins give you the chance to take the vacation of your dreams at a great value.

Travel dates and destination are subject to availability and points. Expires in 365 days. Transportation is not included.

Donated by Quintess

Hold on to your hats! It’s called “The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports,” and this thoroughbred of a trip will keep you clutching your mint julep all weekend. You and a guest will watch the Kentucky Derby and its sister race, the Kentucky Oaks, from the first floor of the Yellow Clubhouse (section 111), which includes open-air box seating with exciting views of the first turn and finish line. During both races, you will enjoy classic hospitality in the climate-controlled Citation Lounge, where you will savor hors d’oeuvres, a lunch buffet, cash bar, wagering stations, celebrity jockey meet-and-greet and more. During your time in Louisville, Kentucky, you will stay at the Hawthorn Suites for three nights (May 2-5, 2019), and a motor coach will provide transportation between your hotel and Churchill Downs. The package also includes on-site trip directors and VIP Fast Access Passes, which allows for faster and more secure access into select Churchill Downs gates.

Nestled in the heart of Breckenridge, this ski-in/ski-out three-story single family home has all the beauty and coziness of a modern mountain lodge. Sit by the fireplace and enjoy the view through the floor to ceiling windows, ski out the back door and down to the Snowflake lift or lounge in the hot tub as you watch fluffy flakes float through the mountain air. The four-bedroom, four-bathroom retreat accommodates 12 and includes an open concept great room and kitchen, fireplace, hot tub, master suite and rec room with a pool table and bar.

Blackout dates are Dec 16-31, 2018; Feb 23-March 2, 2019; March 3-17, 2019. Expires Dec 16, 2019.

You are about to make your Broncos dreams come true. Enjoy a dinner for four at the Denver Chophouse with Broncos legend Randy Gradishar, a seven-time Pro Bowler who led the Broncos to their first Super Bowl in 1978 (he’s been called the “heart and soul” of the famed Orange Crush defense of the 70s and 80s). Jay’s Valet will provide transportation to and from dinner. Next, you and three of your friends will don your finest orange and blue garb as you cheer the Broncos on to victory against the Cleveland Browns. This package includes 4 tickets for the Dec 15 game. Don’t worry about game day traffic or parking because Jay’s Valet will chauffeur you to the game in style in one of their luxury vehicles. The cherry on top of your Broncos-shaped cake? This package includes a football signed by Hall of Famer and two-time Super Bowl champ Terrell Davis.

Donated by Reggie Rivers Auction Fundraising Academy and Jay’s Valet



Y SPLASH 2018

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Sept 29 • 5:30pm
Omni Interlocken, Broomfield