2015-2016 Austin Heart Ball
We are pleased to present round one of our auction preview for the upcoming 19th Annual Heart Ball of Austin.
Get ready to raise your paddles because we have some fabulous items this year!
Ultimate Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Experience
Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime experience! A trip for two to the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, one of the most star-studded and exclusive fashion and music events of the year. Package includes two tickets to the Fashion Show, VIP after-party and a behind-the-scenes tour, along with hotel for your stay. Fashion Show tickets are not available to the general public and bidding will start at $25,000. Winner does not need to attend Heart Ball to bid on or win package. Early bidding is available on this package effective immediately.
Please contact Lauren Holcomb for more information at 512-338-2403.
Special Thanks to our Donor: Victoria's Secret
Restrictions: Airfare not included; Show location has not been finalized but event will take place in mid-November or early December; All Fashion Show guests must be 18 years or older; Musical performer(s) will be announced in fall 2016; Please note that the Victoria's Secret Fashion show is subject to cancellation, and should this occur the winning bid on this item will be fully refunded upon winning bidder's request.
One -of-a-Kind Fiat
The perfect gift for the car enthusiast, this year we are proud to be auctioning off the first ever Fiat 500 Prima Edizione available to the U.S. public! This Fiat was originally owned by Jay Leno and was sold at the 2012 Pebble Beach auction for the benefit of Fisher House Foundation for $350,000. The car, which holds great historical significance in itself, features a unique Prima Edizione badge on the dash, black side stripe with "500" detail, and is signed by Jay Leno, U.S. Army General Ray Odierno, and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta. The vehicle's title is also signed by Jay Leno. This Fiat is the perfect addition to any garage! Winner does not need to attend Heart Ball to bid on or win package. Early bidding is available on this package effective immediately.
Special Thanks to our Donors: Pat & Bill Munday
The Heart of Wine Country
Explore the world's premiere wine region of Napa Valley with private tastings at incredible wineries and lodging at the serene Larkmead Inn. Perfect for a couples trip or family with adult children, this package includes round-trip airfare for four guests and three-night accommodations for four. While in Napa, you will enjoy best-in-class tours and tastings at D.R. Stephens Estate, Joseph Phelps Vineyards, Revana Family Vineyard, Regusci Winery, Robert Craig Winery, and Far Niente Wine Estate. Retreat to the Larkmead Inn at the end of each day to enjoy all the comforts of home just minutes from St. Helena and Calistoga; perfect locations for a relaxing day at a spa, tour of an art museum, or shopping. This delightful bed and breakfast will give you the feeling of your very own wine country cottage with the luxuries of a traditional hotel including complimentary breakfast with locally sourced ingredients, relaxation garden, and wireless internet.
Special Thanks to our Donors: Kaki and Robert John, SouthWest Airlines, D.R. Stephens Estate, Joseph Phelps Vineyards, Revana Family Vineyard, Regusci Winery, Robert Craig Winery, and Far Niente Wine Estate
Private Dinner & Wine with Searsucker Executive Chef and “Top Chef” Celebrity, Brian Malarkey
Enjoy dinner and drinks for 10 by one of the country’s hottest celebrity chefs! Brian Malarkey is owner and chef extraordinaire of Searsucker restaurant which has recently opened in Austin. A past Top Chef finalist, judge on ABC’s The Taste, and frequent guest star and judge on countless Food Network and television shows, Chef Brian Malarkey is sure to satisfy you and your guests’ taste buds with a dining experience you will never forget!
Special thanks to Searsucker and Brian Malarkey.
Exclusive Trophy Aoudad Hunt
Back by popular demand and thanks to our generous partners at Dynamic Systems, the Exclusive Trophy Aoudad Hunt is the ultimate hunting experience! This is an incredible opportunity for one hunter and one non-hunter to travel to Parker Ranch in the beautiful Glass Mountains, just 30 minutes from Alpine, TX for 4 days & 3 nights. You will be hunting on 60,000 acres free range, which has been managed for 16 years. No expense will be spared as you depart Austin via private jet toward your exclusive hunting experience.
Special thanks to Dynamic Systems, Inc.
Dell Children's Medical Center Party
Lift spirits and inspire hope by hosting a party for patients and families at Dell Children's Medical Center. Maybe it’s a dinner and movie night, or a crafting afternoon, or perhaps a fun-filled Halloween celebration! Your gift will support the efforts of the Child Life Team at Dell Children’s Medical Center to build a personalized party experience that will provide a distraction from the everyday stress of hospitalization and illness. You'll be a hero to the children and their families.
Special Thanks: Dell Children's Medical Center
Restrictions:Winning bidder will work with AHA staff to coordinate with Dell Children’s Medical Center. Event must take place before May 7, 2017. Winning bidder may attend event at Dell Children's Medical Center, however, participation is limited to 4-6 people outside the patients and families in attendance.
A portion of the donation made at the Heart Ball will be provided for the event and any additional expenses will be the responsibility of the winner.
Escape to one of Texas' best kept fishing secrets! Port O'Connor provides a variety of bay or deep sea fishing opportunities with an array of fish to catch. This package includes a guided fishing excursion for up to 4 guests as well as lodging in a private condo at the Port O-Connor Country Club. Guests will enjoy a complimentary dinner the evening of their arrival before setting out to "reel in" plenty of fish and memories the next day. Accommodations include access to pool, hot tub, bass fishing pond, lodge, and commercial kitchen.
Special thanks to Brooke & Craig Williams.
Restrictions:Dates to be mutually agreed upon considering all party's schedules
Santa Fe Fun
Get away from it all and enjoy a trip perfect for the whole family! Spend 7 days and 6 nights at Casa Encantado, a luxurious 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath Santa Fe estate that sleeps 10 guests. Nestled among the pinon trees on 4.5 acres of enchanting New Mexico lands, this residence boasts a beautiful outdoor patio with propane grill and outdoor fireplace, full kitchen, stately master bedroom with in-room kiva fireplace and double shower, fitness room, entertainment room, and an attached nanny apartment with full bath, full kitchen, big screen TV, stone fireplace, queen bed and a billiard table. Charming downtown Santa Fe is only 10 minutes away for authentic New Mexican cuisine and entertainment, and world class skiing is also close by! Take in all that this Southwest city has to offer with white water rafting, hiking, skiing, golfing, fishing, and tours to authentic Indian pueblos! Summer or winter, let the Land of Enchantment stun you with this beautiful experience in Santa Fe! Click here to explore this incredible home more!
Special Thanks:Peggy Jones
Restrictions: Home must be used prior to May 7, 2017. Dates subject to availability and blackout dates include Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day.
Saturday, May 7, 2016
6:00 - 11:00pm
Black Tie Attire
JW Marriott Austin
110 E. 2nd St.
Austin, Texas 78701