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In the midst of downtown Austin, Hill Country Conservancy will host a brand new Hill Country Nights dedicated to the same inspiring mission! We will also unveil exciting announcements about the first regional trail system in Central Texas – the Violet Crown Trail.
We are thrilled to announce that Hill Country Nights, “A Violet Crown Affair” is SOLD OUT!
When: Friday, September 20th from 6:30 PM- 11:00 PM
Where: Brazos Hall / 204 E 4th Street / Austin, TX 78701
Parking: Complimentary Valet Parking available in front of Brazos Hall on Brazos Street.
Attire: Hill Country Cocktail (Boots and Jeans Welcome)
General Event Information: Enjoy a Salt Lick BBQ feast, sip on Tequila 512 and Paula’s Texas Orange margaritas and specialty drinks from Dripping Springs Vodka and Fitch’s Goat Whiskey, get goofy in the Annie Ray photo booth, pick your square in Chicken Drop Bingo and dance the night away to live music by the Mike Clifford Band!
Buena Vista Foundation
2013 Table Buyers:
Green Mountain Energy Company • Heritage Title Company
Plains Capital Bank • Atkins Global • Save Barton Creek Association
Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District • Capitol Anesthesiology Association
AT&T • Buie & Co. • Cypress Real Estate Advisors
Powers Energy Consultants • Land Advisors Organization
The Nature Conservancy • Bury + Partners • HNTB • Coats Rose
MIMCO/The Berger Co. Inc. • Live Oak Gottesman • Claydesta LP
Gauthreaux-Robertson Group • Hajjar Sutherland Peters & Washmon LLP
Honeycomb High Top Sponsors:
Miller Blueprint • Smith Robertson • American Bank of Texas • ENVIROPLAN Architects Planners • Wuest Group • Jackson Walker • Frost Bank • Austin Wine Merchant • Blume by Amber • Sweet by Heather McClure
Live Auction Preview:
Violet Crown Trail Inaugural Naming Opportunity: Create your legacy and support the Violet Crown Trail! As the winner of the VERY FIRST naming opportunity available to the public, you will receive rights to name a unique, one-of-a-kind bench to be designed by an artisan and installed at a special place along the Violet Crown Trail. Name this bench for your family, your company, or in honor of a loved one and know that you were one of the first to move this great trail to completion!
Private fine dining and wine experience for 10:Enjoy a one-of-a-kind culinary experience in the Peel Wine Cellar. Dinner will be prepared by Chef Todd Duplechan and his wife Jessica Maher of Lenoir, which was named one of the best new restaurants in America in 2012 by Bon Appetite. This exquisite dinner will be paired with exceptional wines from Larry Peel’s personal collection!
Port A Getway for up to Six: Grab your family and friends and enjoy five nights and six days at a fully equipped coastal house just three blocks from the beach in Port Aransas! The house features two bedrooms and a sleeping loft, flat screen TVs, Wireless Internet, a large deck, and screened porch. Your week will be action packed with excursions including chartered fishing trips, a kayak tour of the bay, sunset dolphin cruises, and more!
Two Night Luxury Package in San Diego for Two: Serenely nestled amidst Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, The Grand Del Mar combines the old-world charm of a Mediterranean estate with the modern luxury of an elegant resort. Along with round-trip airfare for two provided by Southwest Airlines, guests will enjoy a two-night stay in one of the world’s six elite Triple Five-Star resorts as rated by Forbes Travel Guide. Guests will also choose from two rounds on the renowned Tom Fazio designed course, two spa treatments in the Five-Star Spa, or one spa treatment and one round of golf. Guests will also enjoy champagne upon arrival and complimentary valet parking.
Date Night for a Year: A unique opportunity to take your sweetie out once a month to some of the hottest spots in Austin! Enjoy dates including dinner for two at Trace, a three course dinner with wine pairings for two at Congress, a one-night stay at Hotel Ella, a picnic and Cider tasting at Argus Cidery, dinner for two at Qui, a sunset horseback ride for two, a cheese class for two at Antonelli’s, two passes to the exclusive Supper Underground, and much more! This package is sure to keep you out of the dog house for a good 12 months!
Hand sculpted Crystal Antler made by Jason Lawson of Lawson Glass: Currently residing in the Texas Hill Country, designer and glass sculptor Jason Lawson has been working in glass for over 16 years. His latest creation, The Crystal Antler Chandelier is getting recognized and commissioned worldwide. This exquisite sculpture will be a great addition to any home!
New Orleans Adventure & Southwest Flight Fare: Enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of New Orleans with a two-night stay in the newly-renovated Windsor Court Hotel, one of the most distinctive hotels in America! Also enjoy a $400 gift card to Southwest Airlines!
Austin City Limits Taping and Dinner for Two at Uchi: Obviously the hottest ticket in town, you’ll enjoy two coveted seats to Austin City Limits, the longest-running music program in television history! Before the show, enjoy a $75 gift certificate to Uchi!
Four Night Mountain Luxury Package in Taos, New Mexico for up to eight: Bring your skis, your sleds, and your mittens to the Beglau Cabin in Valle Escondido, New Mexico. Located just outside of Taos, this newly-built 3,200 square foot cabin perched above a quaint valley of 100 residents boasts a walk-in steam shower, warming wood stove and all modern facilities. Whether you want to hit the slopes at Taos Ski Valley or Angel Fire, visit nearby Ojo Caliente Hot Springs, go fishing, sledding, or hiking with the kids or just enjoy a cup of hot chocolate on the huge wraparound porch, this family cabin has it all!
A Month of Dinners and Dancing: Grab your partner and enjoy a month of dinners and dancing! At Go Dance Studios, you’ll enjoy an introductory consultation with a private instructor, three private lessons, unlimited group classes for a four-week period, and free admittance to Newcomer Night every Sunday during your four-weeks. Also enjoy gift cards to Conans Pizza, PhoNatic Vietnamese Cuisine, and Epicerie!
A “Top” Golf Experience for Two: Golf has never been so fun for him and her! Hit up Top Golf for one free Off-Peak Hour, one free Lifetime Membership, one Free VIP Priority Pass, and 10% off Food and Beverage. While you’re there, show off your brand new stainless steel pocket watch from local jeweler, Russell Korman! If that’s not enough, buy yourself or your sweetie something special at Russell Korman with a $250 gift certificate.
Be sure to visit the upstairs and downstairs Silent Auction areas! You’ll find many more fantastic items like rare jewelry, a day of Fly Fishing, camping and cycling gear from REI, UT Football tickets, beauty packages, shopping parties at Estilo and W3LL People, and more!
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