Carpenters’ Ball Live Auction Preview

We’re gearing up for the social event of the season! Our 2020 Carpenters’ Ball will take place Saturday, March 14 at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek. We’re planning for this to be our most successful event, with a goal of raising $500,000!

Here’s a live auction preview of what we have in store so you can get start planning your bids! If you are not able to attend the event, but would like to bid by proxy, e-mail Chris or call 970.748.6718 ext. 122.

2020 Masters Ultimate VIP Experience for Two

The Masters is an annual tradition looked forward to by any golfer. As of one of the four major championships in professional golf, the tournament is held at the prestigious August National Golf Club. This ultimate golf-lovers experience includes (2) nights of lodging, (2) VIP badges at the 2020 Masters Practice Rounds on April 6, 7 and 8, plus additional on course VIP hospitality access that is so exclusive, we can’t reveal the details until the night of the Carpenters’ Ball. Minimum Bid: $8,000.

Napa Wine Country Getaway for Two

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Generously donated by The Westin Verasa Napa, The Taste of Vail, Hall Napa Valley and VGS Chateau Potelle

Looking for a special trip with a loved one for a bit of stress relief and exploration of fine wine? Enjoy (3) nights in the heart of wine country at The Westin Verasa Napa. Plus, we’re including some fantastic VIP winery visits as well as transportation from winery to winery during your stay. To top it off, you’ll spend one additional night in the historic Fisherman’s Wharf District of San Francisco before or after your stay in Napa.

Southernly Charming Experience on Sea Island, Georgia

Generously donated by Dean & Molly Cottrill and Family

Located on the southeastern coast of Georgia, Sea Island is an internationally acclaimed private community featuring more than five miles of gorgeous, peaceful beaches and every amenity imaginable within minutes of the island needed to make your experience unforgettable, with lasting memories you’ll create with family and friends. Southern Charm by the Sea is a recently renovated, luxury six-bedroom island escape that sleeps 14 guests and offers three fireplaces; serene sitting areas for quiet time or family games; a pool and hot tub; and superb beach access 150 steps from the home. Southern Charm by the Sea is available for seven days and nights during mutually agreed upon dates. And to make sure your experience is relaxed or full of exploration and adventure during your visit, Lilmar Properties will be offering concierge service to arrange golf, bicycling, fishing, horseback riding, paddleboarding, spa services, restaurant reservations, or a private chef. Plenty of additional family-friendly activities are located on St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island, among other towns in the Golden Isles of South Georgia — all within 20 minutes. Jacksonville, FL, and Savannah, GA International Airports are each an hour and ten-minute drive from Sea Island. Minimum Bid: $7,500.

Whiskey or Wine Pairing Experience for 10

Generously donated by Ryan & Jennifer Geller, Sauce on the Creek and Basecamp Wine and Spirits

This is a unique opportunity to host a private dinner paired with high-end whiskeys or wines for up to 10 people in your home. Sauce on the Creek’s executive chef, Michael Irwin, will come to your home and prepare a delicious four-course meal. Chef Irwin is a brilliant local chef that has been an integral fixture in the Vail Valley food scene for over 20 years. He opened Larkspur then Juniper and eventually brought his talents to Sauce on the Creek in Avon. Chef Irwin will work with Tim Applegate, Sauce on the Creek managing partner and sommelier, and Ryan Geller, owner of Basecamp Wine & Spirits, to develop either wine or whiskey pairings for the four courses. They will work with the winning bidder to create a delicious and memorable dinner and will be present to explain the pairings. The winner of this dining experience can pick their pairing, either wine or whiskey. As the amount of bids increase on this package, so will the level of the libations. If the winning bid reaches $5,000 or more, the winner will be treated to a high-end flight tasting from Ryan Geller’s private collection.

Team Build Day for 10 at Habitat Vail Valley’s Jobsite

Generously donated by Moe’s BBQ & Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley

You and nine of your colleagues, clients, or guests will spend the day at Habitat Vail Valley’s construction site working with our partner families to achieve their dream of homeownership Your build day includes lunch and t-shirts for all of your guests and can be scheduled any day during the 2020-2021 construction season. Plus, we’ll treat your group to happy hour after the build day!