INSPIRATO: THIS SIDE OF PARADISE

Dappled streams of sunshine wake you from a refreshing slumber. You feel a warm breeze from the open window and rise from your luxurious bed. You take your morning coffee to your ocean-front private terrace and breathe in the peaceful calm of the start to another perfect, carefree day—swimming, sunning, golfing, fine dining and five-star personal attention in your very own 3,300 square foot penthouse. No, this is not a dream—this is paradise. 

Prior to arrival, an Inspirato concierge will be available to you to ensure grocery delivery, and help book travel and activities for your trip, which is October 24-October 31, 2020.  When you and your party of up to nine others arrive at Casa Misiones, an Auberge Private Residence at Esperanza in Los Cabos, Mexico, you will find yourself in a four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath top-floor residence.  The residence includes access to the Oceanfront Punta Ballena Beach Club as well as all the amenities of this resort community. You’ll have your own six-person golf cart, free club rentals and discounted golf at Palmilla Golf Club’s Jack Nicklaus–designed 27-hole golf course. There is also access to three exclusive Esperanza pools as well as the oceanfront infinity-edge pool at the Beach Club, all a short golf-cart ride away. Spend your days enjoying the fitness center, spa, tennis courts and restaurants. The residence sleeps 10 with three king bedrooms and one room with two double beds. The open and vaulted living space is great for a gathering of friends and family. The large patio offers lounge and dining seating for meals prepared in the fully stocked gourmet kitchen.

And as if this dream of a holiday were not enough, the winner of this auction item will also receive a one-year Inspirato Family Membership, which begins after the auction and can be shared with immediate family. Inspirato is a private vacation club known for beautiful homes and breathtaking experiences. An Inspirato Family Membership gives you access to the Inspirato portfolio, which includes luxury homes, hotels, discounted booking promotions, Inspirato-only experiences, and five-star personalized attention. You may opt to continue membership in 2021 by paying annual dues for access to dozens of Inspirato properties worldwide. Once you’ve experienced this week-long stay in paradise, you’ll be ready to plan your next Inspirato-curated perfect vacation in Los Cabos or elsewhere.  To be fully inspired, and to check out the fine print and all the amazing perks of the Inspirato experience, click here.

Dates: October 24 to 31, 2020, plus year-long Inspirato Family Membership

Donors: Leon Fabrycki & Staci Schwartz

Valued at $24,000

 

MOVIE DATE: LITTLE RASCALS AT THE TALKING PICTURE SHOW

What could be more fun for a group of grade school pals than going to a movie with three of their favorite teachers?! The second-grade crew from RGS— Michelle Sager, Alison Barron and Ashley Hayes—will treat six lucky kids to a movie date complete with snacks and supervision. Parents can drop their kiddos at Regal Bridgeport Village and pick them up after the show. Film selection and time will be determined after the auction to best suit the groups’ schedule and movie options. This package deal makes for a swell outing full of wholesome cinematic fun. So grab this item, gather your gang and let’s get on with the show! For RGS K-8 students only (no siblings, no guests).

Date: Must be arranged with donors.

Donors: Michelle Sager, Alison Baron, Ashley Hayes (RGS 2nd-grade teachers)

Valued at $100 (and priceless)

 

CAMILA CABELLO: A FAREWELL TO ARMS

In the 1920’s, Hemingway only had to spend 3 days in Havana, Cuba, for it to change his life. See what spending an evening in a suite built for 22 at the Moda Center listening to American-Cuban singer Camila Cabello can do for you! Say farewell to your inhibitions and hola to dancing the night away on Saturday, August 1. This amazing evening–a stop on “The Romance Tour”–includes 4 parking passes in addition to 22 concert tickets and the suite. Package also includes $200 drink voucher, which needs to be requested by the winner before the event. 

Date: August 1, 2020

Donors: Chris & Susan McGowan

Valued at $3,000

 

KAUAI: THE GLORIOUS ADVENTURE

Enjoy a different kind of ‘Roaring 20s’ as you take in the roaring waves on the coast of Kauai in Fall 2020! Don your finest fringe bikini as you relax poolside at a pristine ocean view home in Kauai’s sunny Poipu area. With a spacious layout, A/C, outdoor pool, BBQ, lanai and decor that pays homage to old Hawaiian plantation life, this gorgeous 3-bedroom, 4-bath home sleeps 8 is yours for 7 days and 6 nights in September, October or November of this year. Aloha!

Date: September-November, 2020. Must be arranged with donors.

Donors: Henry & Amber Hillman

Valued at $6,000

 

COURTSIDE BLAZERS EXPERIENCE: NOT QUIET ON THE WESTERN CONFERENCE FRONT

On March 17, 2020, you’re the 6th man at the Moda Center. Watch all the action from the front lines–only 2 feet from the players’ bench–and cheer on the Trail Blazers as they battle it out against the Minnesota Timberwolves!  With this exclusive experience, you can enter the court at 5:30pm and use the seats to watch the teams warm up and give your favorite Blazer a high-five as they head to the locker room. No need to rush to the area, as this package also includes a reserved parking space on the courtside level, so you’re covered! Take a break from the game and head to the hidden oasis that is Oro Fino and enjoy a cocktail in the luxurious speakeasy built exclusively for AA and Legend ticket holders. Adults only at Oro Fino, but kids welcome at the courtside club; and a child attending their first Blazer game can head up to the 300 level and get a pin and photo taken! 

BUT WAIT: THERE’S MORE! We want to make sure this is a memorable experience for you and your family, so included with the experience is a gift basket with limited-edition team swag, and a 2019-20 team autographed basketball. In celebration of the franchise’s 50th Anniversary, the Blazers have partnered with Adelsheim Winery to create a limited-edition pinot noir branded exclusively for the season. Cheers to you!

Your Trail Blazers experience includes:

  • Three (3) AA tickets
  • One (1) reserved parking pass
  • Exclusive access to spaces inside The Moda Center
  • A 2019-20 team autographed ball,
  • Limited edition 50th anniversary wine from Adelsheim
  • Limited-edition Trail Blazers swag

Date: March 17, 2020

Donors: Mark & Blake Bruun

Valued at $5,000

 

CLASSIC ARCADE GAME CONSOLE: A ROOM OF ONE’S OWN…

…Like a Man-Cave, a She-Shed or a Rec Room–as long as there’s room for FUN! Bid high and bring home this arcade game console, which will pay for itself in saved quarters!

60 classic arcade games include Ms. Pac-Man, Pac-Man, Plus, and Junior; Centipede, Donkey Kong Junior, Donkey Kong, Galaga, Frogger, Gunsmoke, Burger Time, Dig Dug and more. Delivery to your home is included.

Donors: Taft & Mina Stricklin

Valued at $1,500

 

LA QUINTA: THE SUN ALSO RISES

And the sun also sets, exquisitely, at this stunning abode in the oasis of La Quinta, California, minutes from Palm Desert. Enjoy four nights with up to eight people in this luxurious, newly-remodeled home on the second fairway of the Palmer Private Course at PGA West’s Palmer Golf Course. With 2200 sq. ft., three bedrooms, three baths, and a gourmet kitchen, this gem is perfect for any group, including families with young ones. With a private pool, spa, and outdoor television, you’ll be enjoying the warmth of the Golden State and the company of family or friends, with no need to search out the nearest bullfight. This gorgeous home is stocked with all the necessities and is is available from July 1 – November 15, 2020.

Date: July-November 15, 2020. Must be arranged with donors.

Donors: The Mitsky Family 

Valued at $3,000

 

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