Sunset in the City 2021 Auction Sneak Peak
Take a look at the incredible collection of items for this year's auction!
LIVE AUCTION ITEMS
“CHOPPED” CULINARY CHALLENGE FOR 10 WITH JIM & KAREN BENEMANN AND TOM & CATHY GREEN
DONATED BY: Footers Catering, Anthony and April Lambatos
Indulge your inner food critic just like the Food Network show, “Chopped”. You and 5 of your friends will enjoy a night out with Footers’ own Chopped Champion, Chef Heather Carr, along with Denver’s talent, Jim Benemann and his wife, Karen, and Tom Green and his wife, Kathy, competing to turn mystery ingredients into a surprise four-course meal with culinary instruction. See if you have what it takes to survive the “chopping block” as you face the judges of Footers Catering’s expert chef team. Beer and wine, as well as dinner service following the competition, are included. Scheduling arrangements to be coordinated based on availability, valid January-November 2020.
BOY'S DAY OUT
DONATED BY: Bandimere Speedway, The Denver Booze Cruise and Ocean Prime
You and seven of your guests will be treated to a unique fast time of racing during Bandimere Speedway’s scheduled racing season (April-October), as you compete in Bandimere’s own Dodge Challenger Challenge Cars down Thunder Mountain’s famous quarter-mile drag strip. You and your crew will receive basic training and two practice runs. Winner receives a trophy, free adrenaline rush and earns serious bragging rights. Guests are invited to watch the excitement and cheer on the drivers. Rev up your engines and hold on tight because the fun doesn’t stop once the race is finished! With your adrenaline still pumping, you’ll head downtown for your Denver Booze Cruise – a 2-hour bicycle powered bar crawl throughout downtown. Now that you’ve worked up an appetite, your final stop will be Ocean Prime Larimar Square where’ you’ll enjoy the best seafood in Denver. Expires 9/21/2020.
LUXURY COLORADO MOUNTAIN GETAWAY FOR TWO
DONATED BY: Ritz Carlton Beaver Creek, Beano’s Cabin and Gnat Fine Jewelry Atelier
You and your special someone will enjoy a two-night weekend at the gorgeous Ritz Carlton Beaver Creek—set amid towering pines and majestic mountains. This is the perfect weekend to relax with a spa treatment for two at their award-winning Oasis Spa. Later in the evening, indulge your dining pleasure at Beano’s Cabin—one of Colorado’s best restaurants. You’ll be treated to a fabulous dinner at this mountain-top, culinary destination, tucked away on a secluded mountain meadow. There’s only one way to cap-off a weekend this luxurious. And, that’s with a stop at Gnat Fine Jewelry Atelier where more luxury awaits you with a $1,500 gift certificate good for any purchase. The extraordinary awaits you during this luxury mountain getaway!
Girl's Day Out
DONATED BY: Kendra Scott, A-Line Boutique, Dan Sharp Luxury Outerwear, Blo Bar Lounge and Ideal Image
Gather five of your friends for a girl’s day out like no other! You’ll be treated to a day that includes a custom jewelry making experience at Kendra Scott where you’ll also enjoy appetizers and drinks. Then, head to A-Line boutique in Cherry Creek for some shopping. The winning bidder tonight will receive a fabulous outfit from A-Line—valued at $1,300. Not your size or style? You’ll have the opportunity to exchange it while at A-Line with your friends — who’ll each have a $150 gift certificate to spend. While in Cherry Creek, stop by the Dry Bar Lounge where each girl will receive their signature blowout. With your hair looking so fabulous, you’ll want the rest of you to look just as great. So, it’s now time to head over to Ideal Image for your Botox party! This party will include not only Botox for everyone but also underarm laser hair removal (unlimited lifetime treatments!) and of course, champagne! As the winning bidder of this fabulous Girl’s Day Out – be sure to do it in style—because you’ll also receive a Christian Dior cashmere wrap featuring fox trim, gold crystals and a vintage Christian Dior Gold brooch from Dan Sharp Luxury Outerwear—both of which will be modeled at Sunset in the Country by our very own, Linda Christie-Horn.
FOUR COURSE WINE PAIRING DINNER FOR 10 IN PRIVATE HOME BY FOOTERS CATERING
DONATED BY: Footers Catering, Anthony and April Lambatos
Gourmet custom menu, seasonally coordinated, and designed for you, including: hors d’oeuvres, salad course, elegant main course, and dessert. Footers Catering will provide service staff, china, flatware, and glassware for the dinner. Additionally, certified sommeliers from Joy Wine and Spirits will specially select four wines to pair with your menu. This evening will elevate your food and wine experience to new heights! Dinner can be held in private home or catered directly at Footers Catering facility dining area.
QUINTESS VACATION HOME
DONATED BY: Candy and George Williams, Quintess
Quintess, a private vacation club, is generously coordinating a stay in the luxury vacation residences of YOUR choice, within the Qcoins portfolio. There are beautiful properties to choose from in Aspen, Deer Valley, Lake Tahoe, La Quinta Coachella Valley, Tuscany, Los Cabos, Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale. The trip is for up to seven nights and many of the luxurious properties sleep up to eight to ten people. A Quintess vacation planner will work with you to book your dates. The trip must be booked in the next year (2020) and travel needs to occur within 120 days after you book your trip. Airfare not included.
VIP EXPERIENCE AT FOUR SEASONS HOTEL DENVER
DONATED BY: FOUR SEASONS RESORT DENVER AND DEL FRISCO'S
Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience with a one-night stay in the 1,510 sq ft Presidential Suite at the Four Seasons Hotel Denver. You’ll be treated to the utmost luxury while spending the night in the same suite usually only exclusive to worldwide VIP’s such as U.S. Presidents, professional athletes and award winning entertainers to name just a few. Take in the amazing views of both Denver’s city skyline and the Rocky Mountains from the penthouse. And, if you can bear to leave your suite, head over to Del Frisco’s where you can reconnect over an intimate dinner for two at one of the best steakhouses in Denver. This will be a night to never forget!
SUPER SILENT AUCTION ITEMS
Here's a sampling of some of our extra special silent auction items.
2015 KATHRYN HALL NAPA VALLEY CABERNET SAUVIGNON
Very deep purple-black, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Kathryn Hall offers up exuberant black cherries, black berries and plum preserves notes with wafts of crushed blackcurrants, red roses, tilled black soil, ground pepper and cedar chest plus a touch of espresso. Full-bodied, concentrated and delivering layer upon layer of earth and spice-laced black fruits, it has a solid line of grainy tannins and plenty of freshness to support, with a very long finish.
ARCHERY SUMMIT PINOT NOIR EXTRAVAGANZA – 15 BOTTLES
The lucky winning bidder on this Archery Summit Pinot Noir collection is in for a treat! This package includes 15 bottles of Archery Summit Pinot Noir ranging in price from $40 to $100, with years of bottling ranging from 2002 to 2011 and with grapes from the best of the many vineyards on their 120 acres of land. At Archery Summit, they embrace traditional winemaking techniques as well as Pinot-centric technological innovations, enabling them to craft the very best wine from each vintage. Painstaking efforts, including hand-farming and harvesting, have helped them forge an international reputation for being one of the finest Pinot Noir producers in the world. Let the bidding begin!
ERMANNO SCERVINO DESIGNER SHAWL
The exceptional quality of the Ermanno Scervino product allows it to be defined as élite, as a brand that creates unique and unparalleled clothing and accessories. This designer shawl is one-of-a kind and sure to turn heads.
DCPA PERFORMANCE FOR TWO & ROUND TRIP TRANSPORTATION
This awesome package includes round-trip ground transportation to the Denver Center for Performing Arts (DCPA) by Jay’s Valet (up to 4 people – 5 hour duration) and includes two tickets to any DCPA performance for the 2019-2020 season. $150 charge for every additional hour for Jay’s Valet, Jay’s Valet expires 9/2020, 7-day advance notice required, DCPA tix are subject to availability, valid for tickets up to $150, not valid for Hamilton – Golden Circle Seating – DCPA ticket vouchers expire on 6/27/2020.
FOUR TIX & PARKING PASS TO BRONCOS VS. TITANS – OCT 13, 2019
Cheer on the Denver Broncos as they take on the Tennessee Titans at Mile High on October 13, 2019! This package includes a parking pass. A Ticketmaster or Broncos 365 account is required for electronic transfer of tickets. Only for the October 13, 2019 game.
THE CLUB BARBADOS RESORT & SPA
This resort certificate provides 7 to 10 nights accommodation (double occupancy) for 3 rooms at The Club Barbados – ADULTS ONLY. Expires: 12/20/21. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS ITEM HAS A REQUIRED NIGHTLY ALL-INCLUSIVE CHARGE OF $125 PER PERSON which provides all dining, all beverages (including alcohol), resort facilities, activities, service charges and gratuities. Government tax additional. Room is 1-Bed Suite. Upgrades for a fee. Black-out dates do not apply but a surcharge applies for peak dates.
LOS ESTABLOS PLANTATION ESTATE – PANAMA
This certificate provides 7 nights accommodation (double occupancy) for up to 3 rooms at The Los Establos Panama Plantation Estate. Expires: 12/20/21. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS ITEM HAS A REQUIRED NIGHTLY ALL-INCLUSIVE CHARGE OF $125 PER PERSON which provides all dining, all beverages (including alcohol), your choice of one daily activity per person (not day of arrival or departure), service charges and gratuities. Government tax is additional. Upgraded rooms available at additional charge.
PINEAPPLE BEACH CLUB – ANTIGUA
This resort certificate provides 7 to 9 nights accommodation (double occupancy) for 2 rooms at Pineapple Beach Club – Antigua – ADULTS ONLY. Expires: 12/20/21. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS ITEM HAS A REQUIRED NIGHTLY ALL-INCLUSIVE CHARGE OF $125 PER PERSON which provides all dining, all beverages (including alcohol), resort facilities, activities, service charges and gratuities. Government tax/service is additional. Black-out dates do not apply but there is a surcharge for booking these dates. Room upgrade available for additional charge.
JOHN ELWAY SIGNED NFL FOOTBALL WITH CASE