Dinner and Auction
|Date:||Saturday, October 20, 2012|
|Time:||6:00 pm to 10:00 pm|
|Location:||Calgary Golf & Country Club|
|Address:||Elbow Drive & 50th Avenue SW|
|Ticket price:||$180 per person; table of 8, $1,300; table of 10, $1,600|
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
|6:00 pm||Cocktails & hors d'oeuvres, music by Spectrum Chamber Ensemble|
|6:00 pm||Silent Auction open|
|7:15 pm||Four-course dinner with wine pairings|
|Live Auction with Emcee, Comedian & Auctioneer Danny Hooper|
|Dress Code||Cocktail attire (Club rule, no jeans please)|
AUCTION ITEM SAMPLER
To whet your appetite, here are a few auction items:
A Holistic Retreat in Thailand - Renew yourself with a life enriching, one week stay at the amazing Kamalaya Koh Samui, an amazing wellness sanctuary and holistic spa resort. This unique resort is centered around a monks cave that once served as their place of meditation. Your stay includes transfers from Koh Samui airport, a hillside room, breakfast daily, wellness consultation, body bio-impedance analysis, use of steam cavern, swimming pool, plunge pools and shakti fitness centre, attendance at scheduled fitness activities, (yoga, meditation, Tai Chi, Qi Gong etc) and a welcome drink on arrival. (Meal, other than breakfast, and airfare not included) - www.kamalaya.com
Be Progressive! Love food, wine and fun? Then this package is for you and five friends. A progressive dinner will start at the Yellow Door at Hotel Arts where you will enjoy appetizers and wine. Then to the Chef`s Table at the Kensington Riverside Inn by limo for the main course with wine pairings. End the evening with dessert and after-dinner drinks at the Raw Bar at the Hotel Arts.
Experience Guatemala – Seven days for two. You will be met on your arrival in Guatemala City and transported to Antigua where you will stay for 3 nights in the fabulous 4 Star Camino Real. During your stay, Elizabeth Bell of Antigua Tours will take you on a walking tour of Antigua which is among the world`s best conserved colonial cities. From its colonial architecture to its beautiful surroundings, strolling through the town on the cobblestone streets, you will experience the splendors of ancient times. You will also go on a private field trip to visit Open to Grow clients to see first-hand the work we do. Next you will be taken by shuttle to private coffee plantation, where you will spend two nights. Then back to Antigua for a relaxing two-night stay at a brand new B&B before returning to Calgary. (Meals and airfare not included)
A Private Wine & Food Tasting. Select a theme for your tasting and enjoy a casual, cocktail-style evening for your group of ten. The chefs of the Cookbook Company will prepare a tasting menu of delicious appetizers and a wine expert from Metrovino Fine Wines will pair your wines.
An Evening of Chocolat Making with Papa Chocolat, Master Chocolatier Bernard himself
Treat ten friends to a really sweet evening! This is your chance to host an exclusive party in your home with special guest Papa Chocolat - Master Chocolatier Bernard Callebaut. Bernard continues to use his know-how, mastery for his craft and a touch of magic to create his newest recipes. Watch him create a touch of magic in your very own home!