2018 ST. THOMAS AQUINAS GALA – VIP EXPERIENCES

VIP EXPERIENCES

Wine & Canvas Party
Invite 9 friends to find their inner artist (with a little bit of inspiration from your favorite adult beverage!) at our Wine & Canvas event!
No artistic skill? No worries! Our professional artist, Maggie, will guide you step by step as you create a beautiful masterpiece to take home.
All materials are included. You get to take your finished masterpiece home!
Indiana Week in Review!

Four lucky people will have a personal “audience” with the Indiana Week in Review team. Discuss and debate compelling topics with some of Indianapolis’ most interesting citizens during a delicious dinner hosted by Ann & Ed Delaney.  Also, visit the TV studio to see an IWIR taping first hand! To be scheduled at a mutually agreeable date during February/March 2019.
Donated by Ann & Ed Delaney and the IWIR team.

Brewery Tour by Mr. Butler

Brewery tour, sampling and the first round for up to 10 adults at Daredevil Brewery.  Stay after the tour at a reserved table to enjoy the atmosphere!
Donated by 6th-grade teacher, Mr. Butler!.

Celebrate the Season with Delicious Dishes

Gather your friends and relax for an evening around your kitchen table exploring local foods prepared by Vicki Higuera. The menu will be seasonally inspired and will include hors-d’oeuvres, a salad course, entree, and dessert. Each course will be paired with a local beer and/or wine.
The date is negotiable but must be booked within one year of the auction. Maximum of 8 guests. Location of dinner and service ware to be provided by host.

French Lick

Gift certificate for one complimentary room for a one night stay for two people at the French Lick Springs Hotel.

Birthday Party at STA Gym

Celebrate your birthday with a party in the STA Gym with pizza and drinks & music for 15 kids.  Date to be determined by end of December 2018.

Indianapolis 500 & IMS for the month of May!

Enjoy 4 tickets to the Indianapolis 500.  In addition, you win 4 pit and garage passes which are good for all practice and qualifying days in May!
Donated by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Purdue Game & Spirit Wear

2 game tickets, including 2 passes to the South End Zone Patio (beer garden, kid-friendly) for the Purdue vs. Wisconsin football game on November 17th. Includes 20 oz stainless steel Purdue Yeti Rambler Tumbler and other Purdue gear!

Become a Mix-Master

Learn how to make 4 signature cocktails. Join Brian & Jodi Funk on Saturday, March 9th to learn the lessons and enjoy sampling your concoctions.

Max of 10 guests @ $50/person.
The Indy Racing Experience

IndyCar Ride allows the passenger to experience speeds and g-forces available to only a handful of elite drivers.  Get in and sit behind, or next to, one of our professional race car drivers, as you experience the thrill of speeds allowed only on the race track!

Christmas Wrapping Secret Elf

Consider yourself done after you’ve made all your purchases. Let our professional wrapper wrap your Christmas Presents for you. You can provide your wrapping or let the wrapper choose for you.

Limit of 25 gifts
Value: Priceless.
COLTS v. NY GIANTS

Enjoy 4 tickets in the END ZONE for the Colts v NY Giants game on 12/23
Donated by Jon & Carolyn Lowry.

COLTS v. MIAMI DOLPHINS

Enjoy 4 tickets in the END ZONE for the Colts v Dolphins game on 11/25
Donated by Jon & Carolyn Lowry.

Smoking Goose Meat School

Join the Whole Hog Butchery Class on Friday, December 7th at Smoking Goose Meatery. Together the class will break down a whole hog by hand through traditional, seam butchery techniques. Participants take home a prime selection of the fresh pork we’ll be butchering that evening.
Dress the part as we’ll provide your butcher’s uniform including a Smoking Goose butcher’s hat for you to take home along with your porcine treats! Enjoy behind-the-scenes tour + private tasting and hearty spread of snacks and drinks at break time.
Donated by Smoking Goose.

Indianapolis Airport – Tower Tour

Get a Birdseye view 340 ft. above ground looking over the airport and many points of interest around the City of Indianapolis. Enjoy a tour for 4 to include air-traffic around the US and how they are managed safely in the sky. They will view the radar room and tower cab.

FBI background check required (paid for by IAA).
COLTS v. MIAMI Club Seats

Enjoy 4 tickets for the Colts v Miami Dolphins on 11/25 at 1 pm
CLUB LEVEL, SECTION 441 @ 40 YARD LINE
Donated by Chip & Megan Garver.

4-NIGHT TRIP TO BOUNDARY WATERS

4-night Boundary Waters trip for 3 people with Stephen Foster as the guide.
July or August only.
Experience Boundless Serenity in the Boundary Waters.  Some of the most breathtaking scenery on earth is located near the boundary waters of northern Minnesota. St. Thomas parishioner Stephen Foster will be your wilderness guide, fishing instructor, and chief cook and bottle washer for this 4-night stay at his cabin.
Stephen can accommodate up to 3 people on this exciting expedition.

Scheduled in July or August only.

Donated by Stephen & Deborah Foster.

Spend a week in South Haven, MI

Relax for a week in a beautiful South Haven home with some of the best views of South Haven from the balcony and screened porch. 5 bedroom, 5 baths home near the beach, downtown shops and all the sites of South Haven.
Enjoy South Beach, Black River Marina, and the South Haven Pier & Lighthouse!

Available January – October 2019.

Donated by Marcha & Michael Bennett!

Northern Michigan Cabin

Spend a week in a rustic cabin in Northern Michigan enjoying the beautiful scenery of Lake Michigan. Minutes from Mackinaw City, this rustic cabin sleeps 6 with 3 bedrooms and one bath (shower only).  Waterfront property is perfect for walks on the beach and watching sunsets. Take the ferry to Mackinaw Island, hike nearby Wilderness State Park, or explore the amazing coastline of Northern Michigan.

Expires December 2019.

Donated by Megan & Chip Garver.

Michigan A-frame

Spend a week in Montague MI. A-frame cottage w 2br + loft. Great room, eat-in kitchen, and bedroom on first floor, sleeping loft above, and finished basement with family room and bedroom. Cottage sits on 4 acres with woods, large meadow, and in-ground swimming pool. Sleeps 6 comfortably or up to 8. Located 2 miles
from pier and public beach on Lake Michigan and 3 miles from charming town of Montague.

Available dates between June and mid-July 2019.  Other times negotiable.

Donated by Judy & Matt Hayes.

STA School Dance Program VIP seating

Get a front-row view with premium reserved seats for 2019 & 2020 Dance Program. Not only do you not have to arrive an hour early but you don’t have a bunch of other parents in your way when you’re trying to snap photos or take video!
Donated by Cara Swinefurth.

Brown county house on private lake

Spend a week at a gorgeous home on private lake in Brown County!  4000 square foot lake house is located in Nineveh, IN. The home sits on a 5-acre private lake shared with only one other home. 20 minutes from Nashville with 2 master bedrooms, a third bedroom, and 3 baths, it is the perfect getaway for a large family or 2 smaller ones. Gorgeous views, a hot tub, game room with pool table & darts, and a fish-stocked lake are just a few of the amenities.

The week needs to be selected and provided to the Lusks not later than 1/15/19.

Donated by Jeff & Jenee Lusk.

Michigan Getaway

Come take a week’s break on Tranquility Lane!  Located just outside of Saugatuck and down the street from Lake Michigan, the home sleeps 10.  There are three bedrooms and two full baths.  Guests can walk to Douglas Beach, take a quick drive to Oval Beach and we are biking distance from both Saugatuck and Douglas.  Saugatuck and Douglas have a ton of activities whether it is live music, galleries, festivals or just relaxing!
Week to be mutually agreed upon by 12/31/18 (excludes 4th of July and Labor Day weekends).

Cooking Lessons

Stock the pantry once a month . . .
Shop the market once a week . . .
Make a great fresh dinner in 45 minutes anytime . . .
Yes, it’s possible! Allow me to guide you through the process.
It begins with a 3-4 hour workshop in the comfort of your kitchen followed by a field trip to my favorite markets. Discover new ways to make old favorites and find new flavors to introduce at your table. We’ll finish the day by preparing a full meal for your family.
Donated by parishioner Vicki Higuera.

Cathedral Tailgate on the Blanchet Bus 🚎

Bus driver – Craig Blanchet
8 people for a cathedral home football game – fall 2019
Game to be selected by purchaser
Includes snacks and soft drinks.

Butler Game and Dinner

Conner family tickets + $100 GC to Byrnes
4 tickets to St John’s game, Jan 19th @ 4:30
Section 300, upper level

St. Patrick’s Day

Enjoy riding in a fancy car donated by Turner Woodard and leading your class in the St. Patrick’s Day parade!

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