Live Auction Experiences
A Three-Night Stay in a Four-Bedroom Condo in Chinquapin, Lake Tahoe
Chinquapin is 95 wooded acres along a mile of Lake Tahoe’s pristine shore. Secluded coves, sandy beaches, towering evergreens and natural wildflowers reflect in the crystal clarity of Lake Tahoe, creating one of nature’s awe-inspiring sights. This deluxe condo sleeps ten with four bedrooms and three baths. Bedroom 1: sleeps 4 in 2 bunk beds; Bedroom 2: sleeps 2 in queen bed; Bedroom 3: sleeps 2 in 2 twin beds; Master Bedroom: sleeps 2 in 1 king bed. This condo has different advantages depending on the season. It is about a 3-minute walk to the lake, where there are a small beach and swimming area, a dock approximately a 15 minute walk away and a pool and tennis courts nearby. This luxury condo is located about 10 minutes from Tahoe City, 25 minutes from Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows, about 45 minutes from Northstar or Heavenly and about an hour from Reno.
Donor: The Morton Family
Frasca Dinner for Four at the Chef’s Table
Frasca, an Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar in Boulder, is the creation of Master Sommelier Bobby Stuckey and Chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson. Their shared passion for Friulano cuisine and fine wine is reflected in the exquisitely prepared fare and a comprehensive wine list boasting over 200 varieties. This offering is for the quintessential dining experience with dinner for four at the Chef’s Table in the Frasca Kitchen. The Quattro Piatti (4 course) menu will include four courses, each with options to choose from and incomparably paired with Frasca’s fabulous wines. Frasca’s Chef’s Table combines elegance, ambiance and some of the finest cuisine and wine to be found anywhere and can be yours courtesy of Frasca and Bobby Stuckey. No expiration. Not available Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve.
Donor: Frasca and Bobby Stuckey
A Year of Fine Dining from BCAP’s Board of Directors
The Colorado Front Range is proving to be one of the hottest areas for inventive cuisine in the country and Boulder is no exception. Allow BCAP’s Board to entice you to experience a broad range of outstanding cuisine in our region. This package features gift certificates to 13 of Boulder’s finest restaurants! From casual to elegant dining, this package is sure to please your palate! Restaurants included: Flagstaff House, Frasca, PMG, Blackbelly, Wild Standard, Tahona, BarTaco, SALT, Spruce Farm & Fish, River & Woods, Sugarbeet, Bru, and Zolo Grill (or choice of Big Red F Restaurant). Great for a year’s worth of birthdays, anniversaries and other celebrations!
Donors: The BCAP Board of Directors
Boulderado Weekend including Black Cat Tasting Dinner for Two
You and a guest will enjoy a beautiful weekend taking in all that Boulder has to offer. Start your weekend off right with dining at the elegant Black Cat Restaurant. Join Black Cat for an elegant 6-course tasting dinner for two! Enjoy fine dining at its best in this well-regarded Boulder dining establishment. Locally sourced fresh menu from Eric and Jill Skokan’s farm! After your meal, you’ll sleep in style when you retire to your beautiful room at the Historic Hotel Boulderado. In the morning, enjoy a delicious brunch at the Spruce Farm & Fish Restaurant in the hotel.
Donor: The Hotel Boulderado, Eric Skokan, Spruce Farm & Fish
Television Studio Tour with Chris Parente!
Join Chris Parente, feature reporter and anchor at KWGN-CW2, Host of Colorado’s “Everyday” Show weekdays at 10 a.m. on Fox31 and LONGTIME BCAP supporter, for a behind-the-scenes tour of the KWGN-CW2 studios for you and a guest. You will tour the weather center, newsroom and studio, and you’ll be front and center for the taping – and one person from your party will appear on live television, helping Chris read the entertainment headlines of the day on the “Everyday” show at 10 a.m. on Fox 31! Weekday tour and taping with Chris Parente KWGN studios are near downtown Denver.
Donor: Seven-Time Emmy Award Winner Chris Parente
Hot New Boulder Restaurant with Hot Chicken PLUS & Cold Beer!
A Party with Brewery Tour for 10 at the New Post Brew House in Boulder. Win a chicken party, brewery tour and all around good time at The BRAND NEW Post Brewing Company in Boulder in their brand new digs. Prize winners will enjoy a delicious meal for 10 by Jimmy Giesler, with all the sides and fixin’s that make a good party work. Sample Nick Tedeschi’s Post beers, have a tour of the new brewery and learn about the world of a production brew house with young Nick. Dinner & beer for up to 10. Reservation must be made 30 days in advance for scheduling purposes. Not valid around big holidays. At the Big Red F’s new Boulder location opening October 30 in the former SHINE space.
Donor: The Post Brewing Company and Dave Query
Four Nights at a Beautiful Mountain Retreat in Winter Park, Colorado
Escape with friends and family to this beautiful, well-appointed cabin! Located in Winter Park just 1.5 hours from Boulder and 30 minutes to the west entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park. Explore and enjoy an area filled with outdoor activities like camping, hiking, fishing, hot springs, skiing and more. 6 bedrooms, 3 baths, sleeps 8-12, up to four nights included. Fully appointed “chef’s kitchen”, open floor plan, great views from the beautiful deck.
Donors: Matt Patrick and Terry Cipoletti
Bubbles & Bites with Barb
You all know BCAP activist and advocate extraordinaire Barb Cardell, but you may not know that she is also a trained chef. Invite up to twelve of your friends to join Barb for a scintillating evening of savory and sweet bites paired with sparkling wines while being enlightened and informed about the characteristics and origins of each wine by Certified Wine Specialist Cynthia Gutierrez-Campos. Hosted at the beautiful Boulder home of Barb Cardell and Tom Bogdan. Two weeks advance notice of date required. Sparkling wines and enlightenment provided by Cynthia Gutierrez-Campos.
Donors: Barb Cardell, Tom Bogdan and Cynthia Gutierrez-Campos
Santa Fe Getaway
Spend two nights at the relaxing and beautiful Inn of the Turquoise Bear Bed & Breakfast in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico. Located on an acre of lush terraced gardens just a short walk from the historic Santa Fe Plaza. this Santa Fe bed and breakfast invite you to explore, relax and rejuvenate. Experience all your senses on this 11-bedroom estate — the smell of piñon burning in your kiva fireplace, the 40-inch mud adobe walls, meandering stone walkways, and colorful gardens, which inspired literary and musical legends in their art. This fun getaway is paired with a $100 gift certificate to Ten Thousand Waves for a true Santa Fe relaxation experience.
Donors: Dan Clark, Inn of the Turquoise Bear Bed & Breakfast Co-Owner, and Kay Maune
Six Months of “That’s Entertainment”!
Enjoy a variety of musical and other creative delights with this cultural package! Start with tickets for two to the Grammy Award-winning Takács String Quartet on Monday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m. in CU’s intimate Grusin Music Hall on the CU Boulder Campus; the Colorado Opera’s La Boheme (dates: Tuesday, November 7, Friday, November 10 or Wednesday, November 15); enjoy two tickets to one performance of the 2017-2018 Season Production of the Colorado Ballet; expand your musical horizons with 2017 Season Boulder Philharmonic Performances at Macky Auditorium including tickets to the holiday sensation The Nutcracker (Saturday, November 25); Simone Dinnerstein Bach piano (Saturday, January 13, 2018) A Song for Swans – violin & Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble (Saturday, April 7, 2018); West Side Story with the Central City Opera (Saturday, April 28, 2018), 4 tickets to any e-Town Taping (value $112) and Stories on Stage Denver or Boulder flex 4-pass.
Donors: Colorado Opera, Colorado Ballet, Boulder Philharmonic, Kay Maune, e-Town and Stories on Stage
“Famous Women” Art Coat
This limited edition art coat features the exclusive artwork of nationally known California artist, Nick Cann. With a classic silhouette, the knee length coat is hand painted on 100% silk with a silk lining. This elegant black coat celebrates the contributions of women throughout modern history. Generously donated by Singular Couture, a unique clothing store featuring the artwork of multiple artists, headquartered in Santa Fe, New Mexico. If the Scintillating size does not fit, the successful bidder can order the coat in their size. Valued at $975.
Donor: Singular Couture
Elegant Evening of Wine & Food Pairing
You and up to nine of your friends will enjoy an intimate evening featuring a signature cocktail and wines perfectly paired with a five-course gourmet meal prepared by a personal chef (The Epicurean Barrister) to be complemented by the stimulating conversation you and your guests bring to the table. Hosted at your home on a date of your choosing. Two weeks advance notice of date required. A seasonal locally sourced menu.
Donors: Carolyn and Monica Powell