Invite seven friends for an intimate dinner surrounded by Warhols, Russells, and the finest western art on the Museum’s second floor. Dinner inspired by Texas Heroes and prepared by renowned Chef Mary Bass, voted #1 Chef on the island. Includes wine pairing. Donated by Mary Bass
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Revel in this once in a lifetime opportunity to stand on the Astros pitcher’s mound and throw the first pitch across home plate. Make all those dreams of becoming a MLB player come true for you, your son, daughter, or grandchild. Also includes four Diamond seats directly behind home plate, with parking pass and dinner included. Available for a 2020 home game, excluding opening day and post-season, subject to availability. Game must be selected before June 26, 2020. Donated by Houston Astros
Embark on a scenic rail journey in a private roomette to Alpine, Texas before spending two extraordinary nights for four at the legendary Gage Hotel in West Texas, lunches and dinners included—and transportation to and from the Alpine train station. Meals aboard the train are also included. Trip includes an excursion to Chalk Draw Ranch where J.P. Bryan will lead a petroglyph tour in the nearby Chisos Mountains and a tour of the constellations in this dark sky heritage area with McDonald Observatory experts. Donated by JP Bryan
Explore the charm and beauty of one of the finest winegrowing regions in the world from atop your spacious hilltop estate.
• Four Night Stay (Sleeps Eight: Four Bedrooms all with Private Bathrooms)
• Two complimentary bottles of Cabernet Sauvignon
• Private onsite Wine Tasting with Vineyard Manager.
• $300 in gift certificates from local merchants
Donated by Roberta and David Rude
Dreamy starmist blue, classic lines, and in immaculate condition, don’t miss your chance to be an owner of this beauty! In the coveted ’57 model, the front bumper was reshaped, the grille and tailfins were made larger, and larger taillights were fitted. This car underwent a meticulous restoration! The 1957 T-Bird was the last two-seater Ford sold until 1982.
Donated by J.P. Bryan
Rare opportunity for party of six to experience an evening deep within the wilds of King Ranch. Your two-day, one-night stay is at the newly refurbished Saltillo camp in the beautiful live oak grove of the Norias division of historic King Ranch. Your group will visit over cocktails with Karl Rove for a deep dive into current national politics. Following the libation and deliberation, a catered wild game dinner will be prepared by a wonderful Texas chef. The following morning will include a guided birding tour with King Ranch’s lead ornithologist, Tom Langscheid. This south Texas area is considered the “Last Great Habitat” and is home to more amphibian, bird, mammal, plant and reptile species than the Florida Everglades. Subject to availability, Spring 2020.
Underwritten by Judy and Jamey Clement
These exceedingly rare Red Elk Antlers were taken by Alex Baron von Varnbuler in 1892, during a hunt with Kaiser and King of Prussia, Wilhelm II. An irreplaceable royal German artifact and perfect décor for any respectable man cave or gentleman’s library. Mounted on a hand carved plaque by master carver Brad Ham.
Donated by J.P. Bryan
This breathtaking 1920s, 12,000-square-foot historic residence features five bedrooms, each with a king or two queen beds and private bath. There are expansive areas for entertaining, including a grand parlor, an opulent dining room for up to 16 guests, and a spacious back lawn and croquet lawn, surrounded by lush, meticulously landscaped gardens. Original woodwork and art, handsome appointments, a library and study, as well as other refined details make this home a truly unique venue. The Estate House is available as an exclusive retreat as well as an unforgettable setting for executive meetings, intimate weddings, and family reunions and other hosted events. Donated by the Broadmoor Hotel
Four tickets for Front Row Club Level seating for ANY performance! No exclusions! Experience the Rodeo in style, includes round trip Escalade Limo transportation for Houston or Galveston, $1,500 Leddy Boots Gift Certificate, and Maida’s custom belt buckle certificate for $500. Donated by Catherine and Peter Badger and Leddy Boots