Harvest Ball 2012                                Auction PreviewFUND-A-NEEDEducating the Next Generation of Environmental ...
DA Bears!!Twelve Guests, December 2, 2012•  ee the Chicago Bears in action as they take on the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday,...
SILENT AUCTION HIGHLIGHTSHawaiian Getaway to the Four SeasonsTwo Guests, Three Nights•  itch the cold and escape to the be...
Get Cultured Before You Get Cultured –Trip to Lacoste, FranceTwo Guests, Six Nights•  pend six fabulous nights at the char...
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  1. 1. Harvest Ball 2012 Auction PreviewFUND-A-NEEDEducating the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards:Fund-a-Need at the Chicago Botanic GardenThe Guild welcomes your support of its commitment to children’s programming at theChicago Botanic Garden. Proceeds from the 2012 Harvest Ball will benefit the JosephRegenstein, Jr. School of the Chicago Botanic Garden, which provides education andenrichment programs for children, families, teachers, and youth. Through these programs,the Garden seeks to inspire a lifelong interest in and passion for the natural world and thesciences, as well as respect for our environment. Donations are fully tax-deductible.LIVE AUCTIONCrooked Creek Ranch, Big Sky, MTSixteen Guests, Six Nights• njoy your own private 20-acre estate in Beehive Basin with stunning views of Lone Mountain E and some of the finest backcountry skiing in the United States.• is property borders the Gallatin National Forest and is just a 25-minute drive to Th Yellowstone National Park.• e 5,300-square-foot custom Durfield log home has six bedrooms and five baths to accommodate Th all your guests and a five minute drive to great skiing.• on’t feel like cooking after a long day? Enjoy a gourmet meal by an in-home, private chef. DVALUE: $9,100InspiratoSix to Twelve Guests, Seven Nights• ain access to the premier members-only, five-star luxury vacation club! G• ake your pick from a select portfolio of luxury residences in the world’s top destinations, T and take advantage of personalized service, resort amenities, and the ability to travel when and where it is convenient for you.• op luxury destinations include Maui, Kohala Coast, Nantucket, Vail, Newport Beach, Aspen, T Punta de Mita, and many more!• n an effort to raise substantial funds for the Garden, Inspirato is offering all attendees the ability I to purchase this invaluable vacation experience for just $6,000!• For more information, please visit www.inspirato.com/inspiredgiving/vacationsVALUE: $6,000
  2. 2. DA Bears!!Twelve Guests, December 2, 2012• ee the Chicago Bears in action as they take on the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, December 2, 2012, S in a luxury skybox at Soldier Field.• o need to worry about transportation. You and your guests will be driven to and from N Soldier Field in a luxury shuttle.• our group will each receive special game-day souvenirs including a single, signed Patrick “Peanut” Y Thilman jersey to commemorate the day.VALUE: $15,000New York Fashion Week ExperienceTwo Guests, Three Nights• tart your trip with first-class air transportation for two adults offered by American Airlines S and head to the Big Apple for Fall/Winter Fashion Week (February 7 – 14, 2013).• ou and a guest will get the full fashionista experience with two tickets to the collection show of Y Lela Rose and two tickets to the über hip collection show of Tommy Hilfiger!• ear your complimentary outfit from Sarah Campbell when you and your guest get a privately W guided, behind-the-scenes tour of a known designer’s showroom floor.• hen you get tired from all the fashionable fun, head back to your private retreat at the members- W only Core Club in Midtown Manhattan.VALUE: PRICELESSSouthwest State of MindTwo Guests, Seven Nights• ead to the enchanting mountains of the Southwest with this once-in-a-lifetime, seven-night trip H to Utah and Arizona’s most exclusive resorts.• egin your stay at the world-acclaimed Amangiri, located in Utah on 600 acres, where you have the B once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reside for three nights at the owner’s new private villa and unwind at the peaceful pool and spa.• pend two nights at the Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona, a luxury resort that combines the S unique natural beauty of Arizona’s red rocks with outstanding hotel accommodations, dining, spa services, and hiking trails.• omplete your trip by heading to the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona, for a two-night stay, where C you can enjoy championship golf, tennis, or a hike at nearby Camelback Mountain.VALUE: $27,875A Little Merci and a Lot of Cheers!Two Guests, Six Nights• ere’s your chance to explore Europe’s two most amazing cities in one trip – London and Paris. H• tart your trip to London in two international business-class seats on American Airlines with your S round-trip tickets.• pon arrival in London, you will spend four nights at the Corinthia Hotel London, U a prestigious grand hotel in Whitehall Place.• fter soaking in all London has to offer, it is time to head over to Paris, France, for your stay at the A Hotel Esprit Saint Germain.VALUE: $14,450Food Wine Classic in AspenTwo Guests, Two Nights• ou and a guest will enjoy two tickets to the exclusive Food Wine Classic in Aspen, Y June 14 –16, 2013.• at and drink to your heart’s desire at grand tastings led by master sommeliers and chefs such as E Emeril Lagasse, Giada de Laurentiis, and Bobby Flay.• njoy a weeklong membership to the ultra-exclusive, members-only Caribou Club in the heart of E Aspen for cocktails, dining, and dancing.• nd each evening at Hotel Jerome, Aspen’s premier historic hotel with the perfect mix of elegance and E authentic mountain spirit. Don’t forget a nightcap at the infamous J Bar!VALUE: PRICELESS
  3. 3. SILENT AUCTION HIGHLIGHTSHawaiian Getaway to the Four SeasonsTwo Guests, Three Nights• itch the cold and escape to the beautiful Hawaiian island of Lana’i. D• njoy three nights at the Four Seasons Resort Lana’i, The Lodge at Koele, E or the Four Seasons Resort Lana’i at Manele Bay.• elax and enjoy a round of golf and a 50-minute spa treatment for two. R• efore your trip, get your weight loss and cleansing off to a fast start with your B Isagenix Cleanse.VALUE: $9,500Build Your Wine Cellar• is is your opportunity to purchase a wine collection of special and hard-to-find wines! Th• ecorate your cellar with wooden cases from Joseph Phelps and Jordan, and magnums of D Seasmoke Southing, Ken Wright, and Peter Michael.• njoy a night with Tom Powers, a 20-year veteran in restaurants and fine wine, and host of the E Web show Gastrotommy, which provides the public with an insider’s perspective on the food and wine industry.VALUE: $7,500Escape to the One and Only Palmilla in Los CabosTwo Guests, Three Nights• njoy a three-night stay at the ultra-exclusive One Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico. E• et bikini ready before your trip with a one-month unlimited class pass to The Dailey Method. G• efore you pack, snag some fashionable and SPF-safe attire from Mott50 with your $200 B gift certificate.VALUE: $5,500West Coast Escape to San Francisco and NapaTwo Guests, Three Nights• njoy a two-night stay at San Francisco’s most exclusive hotel, the InterContinental, located near E the best shops and restaurants in the city.• rive to wine country and spend the night in Napa, using your $500 gift certificate to the D Villagio Inn Spa.• hile in Napa, enjoy lunch and wine tasting at Ma(i)sonry Winery, a tour and tasting at W Chandon, and a tour and tasting at Newton Vineyard.VALUE: $2,000Break Away from Chicago to the Breakers Palm Beach!Two Guests, Two Nights• ere’s your chance to escape the Chicago cold and spend two nights in luxury at the iconic H Breakers Palm Beach resort in Palm Beach, Florida.• elax on the beach, at the pool, or on the golf course with a round for two. R• et beach ready before your trip with a three-month membership to Chicago’s East Bank Club. GVALUE: $2,150
  4. 4. Get Cultured Before You Get Cultured –Trip to Lacoste, FranceTwo Guests, Six Nights• pend six fabulous nights at the charming Résidence du SCAD, in an eight-room medieval S guesthouse located in Lacoste, France.• uring your stay, enjoy a historical guided tour hosted by staff of the Savannah College of D Art and Design.• e sure to use your new suitcase for your trip courtesy of Kaehler Luggage. B• rush up on your art history knowledge prior to leaving with your one-year family membership to B the Art Institute of Chicago.• ake sure to use your $1,000 gift certificate to Van Cleef before your trip so you can travel in style! MVALUE: $3,300Walt Disney World in OrlandoFlorida for Four!Four Guests, Three Nights• ake your family on the Walt Disney World trip they have always wanted! T• njoy a three-night stay at the beautiful Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Orlando. E• ake your pick of the Disney theme parks with one-day park hopper tickets for four people. TVALUE: $1,500Dinner Party with Calihan CateringTwelve-Guest Dinner and Wine Tasting• ost a dinner party for a dozen of your friends at your home or at the Calihan Catering kitchen. H• njoy an amazing four-course dinner with wine pairings. EVALUE: $2,200A Music Lover’s DelightTwo Guests• an of the music group Train? Take home this one-of-a-kind autographed guitar signed by every F member of the group. Band members have decorated the guitar with art specifically for the Harvest Ball winner!• ttend the October 20, 2012, Brandi Carlile show. Have the unique opportunity to meet this A country music star backstage for a personal meet and greet.VALUE: PRICELESSHey Chicago, What Do You Say?• tart your day in Wrigleyville with brunch at Rockit Bar and Grill. Then get warmed up, because you S will be throwing out the first pitch in this famous ballpark!• ook up at the historic scoreboard to see your name prominently displayed. For the rest of the game, L you will be able to get close to the action from your field box seats.• ake home an autographed Kerry Wood jersey to commemorate this amazing day at Wrigley Field! TValue: $5,250Auction Co-ChairsEmily DeGroot, Megan Hoffmann, Kendra ThorntonAuction CommitteeColleen Carroll, Amy Dilatush, Julia Douglas, Isabel Fiore, Whitley Bouma Herbert, Katie Kirtley,Kim Lewis, Eileen Murphy, Lizzy Queen, Erin Ritchie, Bevin Skoglund, and Lee ThinnesFor questions related to these packages, please contact Sandra Alexiadisat salexiadis@chicagobotanic.org or at (847) 835-6830.