Auction & Raffle Packages


Auction Packages

Come to the party to bid on these amazing packages!

Rockin' Star Ranch Getaway

Escape the hustle & bustle of the big city and head on down to the Rockin' Star Ranch, located in the beautiful Brenham countryside.

You and 3 guests will spend the weekend in two charming cabins nestled right in the middle of this scenic ranch. Enjoy fresh air, the big Texas sky, a refreshing salt-water pool, and... a fantastic case of Laetitia Pinot Noir. Rich and complex, this wine is an elegant expression of the ideal Pinot Noir growing conditions that define the Central Coast of California. It's packed with dark berries, with the added tastes of dark chocolate, burnt oak, and charcoal to give it a slightly spicy finish.

Pair this lovely wine with Scott's Cheese Straws and Ginger Snaps. These treats are so delicious, you're sure to be addicted by the weekend's end.

After "roughing it" on the ranch, pamper yourself with with a cut, color, and style at Craft Salon.

TOTAL VALUE: $1365
Starting Bid: $200

 

Marfa: A Giant Vacation

Take a weekend trip to Marfa! This tiny West Texas town, perched on the high plains of the Chihuahua desert, is an international arts destination like no other. Home to the Chinati Foundation, a vast Donald Judd collection, Mystery Lights, The Marfa Ballroom, great restaurants, internationally acclaimed galleries, honky- tonks, and taco trucks...

Gala Co-Chairs Mark and Jenny Johnson will be your personal concierges in advance of the trip. They will consult with you on your Marfa getaway and provide you with fantastic restaurant experiences and activities, including a tour of the full collection of The Chinati Foundation. You and your guests will be staying at the Johnsons' newly renovated, luxuriously appointed two story, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, historic 19th century adobe house.

How shall you reach this remote desert destination? By private plane, of course! Travel in style in a private chartered plane for four, compliments of Jared LeBlanc.

(The house is scheduled to be completed this summer, so the getaway can be scheduled for a mutually agreed up date starting in the fall.)

TOTAL VALUE: $5600
Starting Bid: $400

 

Self Improvement

Mandy Trichell is a die-hard Catastrophic fan, a badass auction chair, and a dynamic, inspiring personal trainer with a devoted (and sweaty) following of clients. Gain strength and energy with six personal training sessions with Mandy at Mod Your Body, Studio Fitness in the Heights.

Continue to tone your body with a month of unlimited classes at The Bar Method. You'll definitely "feel the burn" from this all-over body conditioning workout which incorporates techniques from Ballet and Pilates.

After all this hard work, why not treat yourself to a relaxing massage compliments of Know Knots Massage, followed by a microdermabrasion session with Marie Altamirano at Inspiration Studio? Tame your tresses with a color, cut, and style from Carol at one of Houston's hottest salons, CutLoose. Take home deluxe hair products from Bumble & Bumble.

Complete your beauty package with a fantastic dental package from Dentiq, including an Expert Analysis Session, a complimentary 3-D dental scan, full needs assessment, and analysis with their dentists, as well as Couture Smile Whitening, a special certificate for in-office, complimentary customized ZOOM whitening.

Now it's time to meet with Teya! Teya Sparks is a life coach in the business of creative problem solving. Teya will help you channel and focus your own creativity to achieve goals you never dreamed of. Teya's "Artist in Business" package includes four hours of individual coaching for strategy, message extraction, communication, and brand expression, as well as a 3 month community classroom membership.

Wow! You look and feel amazing. Congratulations! Now head over to Benjy's for Brunch with a gang of ten friends to celebrate.

TOTAL VALUE: $2975
Starting Bid: $300

 

That's Entertainment!

Take in some of the best art in the city. Enjoy:

  • Ten season tickets to The Alley Theatre
    • plus a backstage tour and use of the board room for a private party
  • Two season ticket packages to Stages Repertory Theatre's 2013/14 season
  • Eight passes to Freneticore's Annual Fringe Festival
  • Two season subscriptions to Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company
  • A one year family membership to Lawndale Art Center, plus a super-cute t-shirt
  • A one year membership to DiverseWorks Artspace, now located in its new midtown home
  • A one-year individual membership to Houston Arts & Media, plus a super-cool DVD
  • Two tickets to Phillip Glass Dracula presented by the Society for the Performing Arts
  • Two Premiere Orchestra tickets to The Houston Symphony's concert with Pink Martini
  • Eight tickets to The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art's Art Car Ball
  • Two tickets to the Special Preview performance of Catastrophic's Tamarie Cooper's Old as Hell!

Add a pre-show dinner and post-show drinks to any of these spectacular performances with gift certificates from some of Houston's hottest restaurants and bars: Underbelly, Hay Merchant, Anvil, and Blacksmith.

TOTAL VALUE: $3,395
Starting Bid: $300


Raffle Packages

Enter for your chance to win one of our fabulous prizes.
Raffle tickets are only $10 and on sale now.

You don't need to be present to win, but it's a lot more fun if you are.

Hip & Cool

This package ROCKS. Here's why:

Gene Simmons. KISS is cool, y'all. Hang this mind-blowing limited edition metallic print of Gene Simmons by Mark C. Austin on your wall. Then rock n roll all night and party every day.

Caffeine. Black Hole will set you up with a pound of coffee every month for an entire year. Sweet!

Parkour classes. What is Parkour? You know when you see people catapulting and leaping and bounding off of buildings and benches, creating obstacle courses out of Houston's urban landscape, and having the time of their lives? That's Parkour. Challenge your mind & body with four Parkour classes from Urban Movement.

Seriously Cool Art. Daniel Anguilu's artwork can be found literally all over this town and also in your home if you're the lucky winner.

Big Star Bar We love this bar. And so should you. Head on over for free drinks. What's not to love about that?

Get Inked. Scorpion Studios Tattoo, one of the finest tattoo establishments in town, is offering up $250 worth of tattoo services. This may be the coolest gift certificate we've ever seen.

TOTAL VALUE: $1673

 

Go Art! Go Local!

A crop of boutiques are blossoming in our fair city, specializing in hand-crafted apparel, jewelry, artwork, housewares, and body care made by talented local artists.

Camella Clements' La Camella always delights with pieces like these stunning acrylic and Svarovski crystal earrings made by artist Lauren Collignon.

Stephanie & Andrew Lienhard's Sparrow and the Nest is chock full of glorious housewares, jewelry, and handmade soaps. They also offer very popular craft workshops. Get crafty and creative at a Private Art Party for Six held at their charming little shop, delicious wine and snacks included.

Another fantastic local boutique, Judy Masliyah's My Flaming Heart, offers up this beautiful and unique sterling silver necklace with evil eye pendant.

Veronica Triplett is the genius behind The Barking Bunny (her work is featured at many local boutiques). Veronica does amazing things with leather. Strap on this fine leather cuff, then work with Veronica to design a custom leather collar for your beloved pet.

Erica DelGardo makes gorgeous jewelry. These handmade sterling silver earrings entitled "stitched up" are modern, edgy, fierce, and fabulous.

Daniel Angulilu is a tremendously talented artist. His murals are increasingly covering more and more of the exteriors of our city. His pieces are great for interiors, too. Hang this original piece in your own home.

Local Art rules! As the winner of this package, you'll have an awesome new jewelry collection, you'll be craftier than ever, and you'll be the proud owner of a Daniel Angulilu original. And your pet will look fabulous, too.

TOTAL VALUE: $1100

 

The Catastrophic Package

We know how to treat you right. We're setting you up with 4 tickets to each of our plays in 2013: There Is a Happiness That Morning Is, Tamarie Cooper's Old as Hell!, The Pine, and Marie and Bruce.

But that's not all. We'll load you up with Catastrophic t-shirts and merch too.

Why stop there? We're putting you on stage, with a walk-on-role in Tamarie Cooper's Old As Hell!. This can be a mind-blowing, life-changing, star-making experience - just ask our former walk-on role winners, Chelsea Clinton and Justin Beiber. Now it's your time to shine!

Let's keep going. Get dolled up for your big Catastrophic debut at Roots Salon. Then head over to Edward Sanchez Vanity Salon for a glamorous make-up application with professional make-up artist, Cory Aston. Time to shine!

To wrap up, join Jason Nodler & Tamarie Cooper for a Catastrophic lunch at Benjy's. Bring some friends too. Good Times!

TOTAL VALUE: $935 (Walk-on Role: Priceless)

 

Dinner & Drinks

Okay, this is hands-down a collection of the best bars and restaurants in town. Some of these are well established old-school awesome. Some are brand spanking new amazing. Either way, your taste buds will be delighted! So will your friends when you invite them to join you at:

  • Anvil ($25)
  • Blacksmith ($25)
  • Captain Foxheart's Bad News Bar & Spirit Lounge ($50)
  • Clutch City Squire ($75)
  • El Meson ($100)
  • Goro & Gun ($50)
  • Grand Prize Bar ($100)
  • Hay Merchant ($50)
  • Poison Girl ($50)
  • Rudyard's Pub ($100)
  • Quattro (Brunch $220)
  • Underbelly ($50)

TOTAL VALUE: $895

 

Stuff!

Everybody loves stuff. We all have it and we all want more. Especially really really great stuff. Here's an awesome package of STUFF:

A gorgeous arrangement of succulents, lovingly grown and arranged by Caroline Starry LeBlanc. These would look great with your other stuff, yes?

How's about a gift certificate to Olive & Vine for some artisanal olive oil? This will be delicious when you cook it with stuff.

You can also enjoy one pound of coffee each month for an entire year from Antidote. Drink this delicious coffee while you look at your stuff, like this hand-silkscreened concert poster of Sixto Rodriguez by Carlos Hernandez Prints and a lovely floral arrangement delivered to your home from Bergner & Johnson.

Want more stuff? Of course! Matt Messinger's wood block print on vintage paper of boxers is a great addition to your collection. Matt's got a solo show running right now at Devin Borden Gallery. Lots of people want his stuff.

Yay Stuff!

TOTAL VALUE: $738

 

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