Okay: Matthew and I spent the early evening organizing donations into "lots". There are two categories of lots to bid on: A) the Live-Auction Lots, and B) the raffle-ticket lots. Live auction lots will be auctioned off live around 8 PM by a professional auctioneer. Raffle-ticket lot winners will be determined by a drawing before 9 PM. Patrons will be buying strips of raffle tickets throughout the evening and dropping their tickets into bags representing the raffle-ticket lot items. So if you really want that massage-and-haircut combination lot, you could buy a strip of tickets and drop them all
in the corresponding receptacle. That will give you a better chance of winning the things you want most, and Adam will get funded by everyone that wants certain items, not just the winning bidder (as would be the case in a traditional silent auction).
Being present to win is the best scenario, but if you're not present, you might still win your raffle-ticket-lot of choice....you'll just have to check back here for a list of winning ticket numbers. The winning numbers will also be posted at Derby City Espresso for one week.
Naturally, you will have to be present to win the live-auction lots!
Here is a list of what we'll be auctioning/raffling off tomorrow to help Adam get back on his feet:LIVE AUCTION LOTS (not necessarily in this order! That's why we're using letters until we assign numbers tomorrow):
LOT A: Wusthof boning knife, Time-Life "Foods of the World" trio of cookbooks, "Taste of Home" cookbook with "entertaining CD", donated by two Steves....Stephen D. and Steve Shade
LOT B: 1 gift-boxed bottle of "Marilyn Merlot" 2004 from Nova Winery - "The Velvet Collection Pose #2" - 1.5 litre bottle in presentation box, donated by Len Stevens of L&N
LOT C: (2 bottles donated by Robin) 2005 ala Cave Syrah from JC Cellars and 2004 Trilogy Flora Springs Meritage
LOT D: Gift certificate from Leah Stewart's Gallery House Bed and Breakfast for one night's stay in the Rose Room, along with dinner for two at Bistro 301 downtown
LOT E: "Nuevo Latino" 5-course tasting for two at either Seviche location, donated by Anthony Lamas
LOT F: Two gift certificates, $100 EACH, for Havana Rumba and Mojito
LOT G: Full keg of BBC Beer. I am unclear on which beer, but it'll be good no matter what!
LOT H: Beers donated by Todd Antz of Keg Liquors in Clarksville:
2007 Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout - 22 oz-
2008 Dark Horse Plead the Fifth Imperial Stout - 12 oz
2006 Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - 12 oz
2005 N'ice Chouffe Danish Export Version - 750 ml
Phantom Circus Phantom Saison - 750 ml
Founder's Deca 10th Anniversary Ale - 22 oz
AleSmith Horny Devil Belgian-style Ale - 750 ml
New Glarus Bourbon-Barrel Bock 4 pack of 12 oz bottles
New Glarus Belgian Red 750 ml
Lot I: (25) logo t-shirts of your choice, one color, by Monkey Drive Printing
Lot J: $50 gift certificate to Mayan Cafe, and an original oil painting, "Tijuana Lady", by Susan Steinbergen
Lot K: Professional photo print, matted and framed, by forum member Michelle J(ones) "Break in the Clouds on Ohio River", and a $50 gift certificate to The Irish Rover
Lot L: One round of golf for 4, with golf cart, from Standard Country Club
Lot M: 3-course dinner for two at Basa on Frankfort Avenue
Lot N: 2 hours' professional photography services from Erin Reidel's boyfriend: Orange Photography - Weddings, special events, etc.
Those are the live auction items. In addition, we will be raffling off the following in groups (you decide how to assign your raffle tickets):
* O'Sheas Restaurant Group gift basket
*Original Art Mixed Media piece by Jeremy Dixon, Cds and Tshirts from Charlestown Pizza Company and Nachbar
*"Casual Dining Lot" - $25 Charlestown Pizza Company, $30 Marcus' Barbeque, $25 J-Gumbo's on Frankfort, CPC t-shirt
*"Pizza Lot" - $50 gift certificate to Impellizzeri's, $25 Charlestown Pizza Company, CPC t-shirt
*"Lunch & Dinner" - $25 at any Louisville Original, $50 at Cafe Lou Lou
*"Progressive Dinner" - $25 Kaelins, $25 any Louisville Original, $25 Bristol Bar & Grille
*"Pasta/Pizza Extravaganza" - $30 Come Back Inn, $25 Charlestown Pizza Company, CPC t-shirt, $25 Baxter Station
*"Clifton-esque Lot" "Dinner for two" at L&N Wine Bar & Bistro, $25 Baxter Station
*"Foodie Lot" - 6-month single or couple membership in "Bon Vivant Savant" Louisville Chapter, $25 gift certificate to Varanese
*"Pamper Yourself" - Gourmet Chocolate gift basket donated by Deb Hall, and a haircut from Shimmer Salon
*"Jam Band Thank-You-Ma'am" Autographed Medeski, Martin & Wood vinyl double album, $25 Charlestown Pizza Company
*"Coffee Pot Lot" $25 Jackson's Organic Coffee, $20 Ray's Monkey House, $20 Derby City Espresso
*"Rub and a Haircut" - Hairstyle by Shimmer Salon and a 1 hour massage
*"Rub and a Haircut II, Electric Boogaloo" - Highlight and cut by Fixx Salon and a 1 hour massage
*Schlafly Beer, case consisting of 12 Octoberfest and 12 APA
*"Hurstbourne Hijinks Lot" Brunch for 4 at Limestone, $25 Bristol
*"Moon over Limestone Lot" Brunch for 4 at Limestone, "New Moon" Mixed Media piece by Furnish
*"Art and Tapas Lot" Charlie Reed print, De La Torres $50 gift certificate
and much, much more that we either don't have yet or don't know about yet!
Everybody come out, and bring cash or checks if at all possible to simplify things for Matthew and myself - we are only two people! Receipts will be available upon request, though....you betcha