LIVE AUCTION 1

Magical Disney on Ice Premiere: A Private Suite Experience

Donated by Sames Auto Arena

Step into a world where dreams come true as your favorite Disney heroes glide onto the ice at the enchanting Sames Auto Arena. Be among the first to witness the magic of opening night, scheduled for Thursday, November 24, 2024, and secure your seats before they’re even on sale to the public!

Prepare for an unforgettable evening filled with extraordinary performances and captivating music, all brought to life by the talented cast of Disney on Ice.

Experience every heartwarming moment from the comfort of your own private suite, complete with seating for 14 people. Enjoy a spread of food and non-alcoholic beverages as you immerse yourself in the wonder of Disney’s beloved stories, set against the backdrop of breathtaking ice skating.

LIVE AUCTION 2

‘Franjipane’: Original Watercolor Painting by Cristina Zorrilla Speer

Donated by Cristina Zorrilla Speer

Tonight, we are thrilled to present a rare gem from the renowned artist Cristina Zorrilla Speer – an original framed watercolor painting titled “Franjipane.” Known primarily for her captivating acrylic works, Cristina graces us with a breathtaking example of her talent in watercolor.

With over 30 years of professional experience, Cristina’s artistry has garnered acclaim across borders, with exhibitions in Mexico, Cuba, and prestigious galleries throughout the United States. Her dedication to her craft has earned her numerous awards and accolades, both at home and abroad.

Through her vibrant and expressive pieces, Cristina shares her profound love for life, nature, and freedom, capturing the essence of these themes in every brushstroke. Each of her creations serves as a testament to her boundless creativity and unwavering passion for her craft.

LIVE AUCTION 3

Ultimate Movie Night Experience at Alamo Drafthouse

Donated by Alamo Draft House

Immerse yourself in the ultimate movie night experience with this exclusive certificate for a private event at Alamo Drafthouse. Hosting up to 43 guests, you’ll have the entire theater to yourselves for a feature presentation of your choice. While food, beverage, alcohol, and gratuity charges are not included, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy the finest in cinema alongside a menu featuring locally sourced ingredients, including burgers, pizzas, salads, snacks, and desserts.

At Alamo Drafthouse, cold drinks, delicious meals, and tasty local beers are brought right to your seat by attentive servers, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable viewing experience. Plus, with a focus on supporting local craft breweries and constantly innovating their cocktail offerings, Alamo Drafthouse is committed to elevating the cinematic experience for audiences of all ages. To be used on a mutually agreed upon date.

LIVE AUCTION 4

Enchanting Original: 'Mystic Pond' by Mary Quiros

Donated by Mary Quiros

Prepare to be transported into a world of ethereal beauty with this stunning original framed watercolor painting titled ‘Mystic Pond’ by acclaimed artist Mary Quiros.

A native of Laredo, Texas, Mary draws inspiration from the vibrant colors and rich heritage of her border community, as well as her own Mexican roots. With a career spanning over four decades, Mary has mastered the art of watercolor, infusing her work with a fluidity of expression and a vibrant energy that captivates the viewer.

In ‘Mystic Pond,’ Mary’s mastery of the medium shines through, as she skillfully captures the tranquility and mystery of a secluded pond. Her keen eye for detail and her ability to evoke emotion through color and form make this piece truly extraordinary.

Mary’s work has been showcased in galleries and exhibitions across the United States and even internationally, earning her numerous awards and accolades, including the prestigious Award of Excellence from the Contemporary Museum of Modern Art in Nigata, Japan.

As a signature member of esteemed watercolor societies including the Texas Watercolor Society and the Southwestern Watercolor Society, Mary Quiros is a respected figure in the world of watercolor art. Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of Mary Quiros’s celebrated body of work.

LIVE AUCTION 5

Radiant Brilliance: 8-Carat Lab-Grown Diamond Tennis Necklace

Donated by Moore’s Jewelers

Elevate your jewelry collection with this exquisite 8-carat lab-grown diamond tennis necklace, a true statement piece of unparalleled elegance and sophistication. Crafted in lustrous 14-karat white gold, this stunning necklace features a dazzling array of round eternity-set diamonds, meticulously arranged to create a captivating display of brilliance and sparkle. With a length of 16 inches, it drapes gracefully along the neckline, adding a touch of glamour to any ensemble. Whether worn for a special occasion or as a luxurious everyday accessory, this radiant necklace is sure to turn heads and make a lasting impression.

LIVE AUCTION 6

Legendary Lawman's Legacy: Commemorative Capt. Jack Dean Ret.1911 Sig Sauer 45 Auto and Autographed Book

Donated by L&F Distributors

Capture a piece of law enforcement history with this extraordinary live auction item honoring the legacy of Captain Jack Dean. Included in this exclusive package is a commemorative Capt. Jack Dean Ret.1911 Sig Sauer 45 Auto, a symbol of his dedication and service to justice.

Captain Dean’s impact on law enforcement is immortalized in the pages of an autographed book, providing firsthand insights into his remarkable career. As a pivotal figure in the arrest of Charles Harrelson, father of actor Woody Harrelson, for the murder of Federal Judge Wood, and his involvement in the Wall’s prison break of 1974, Captain Dean’s bravery and commitment to upholding the law are undeniable.

Coincidentally, Joe LaMantia Jr., a friend of Capt. Dean, was serving with the Texas Department of Corrections during the infamous prison break, forging a bond that would endure through the years. Don’t miss this opportunity to own a piece of law enforcement history and honor the legacy of Captain Jack Dean.

LIVE AUCTION 7

An Exquisite Culinary Experience: Chef Pete Mims' Five-Course Dinner for 20

Donated by Pete & Leslie Mims of Border Foundry and L&F Distributors

Indulge in an evening of culinary excellence crafted by renowned Chef Pete Mims, where each bite is a symphony of flavor and sophistication. This exclusive live auction package offers a gourmet dinner experience like no other for you and 19 guests.

Under the expert guidance of Chef Pete, your palate will be tantalized by a meticulously curated five-course menu, showcasing the finest ingredients and culinary artistry. From the tantalizing hors d’oeuvres to the decadent dessert, each course will be a testament to Chef Pete’s creativity and expertise.

Set against the picturesque backdrop of LaMantia’s Dolores Ranch, this unforgettable dining experience promises to be an elegant affair filled with warmth and hospitality. To ensure your utmost comfort and convenience, transportation will be provided for you and your guests from Laredo to the Dolores Ranch and back.

With a mutually agreed-upon date, you have the flexibility to schedule your culinary adventure at your leisure, with reservations available until May 2025.

LIVE AUCTION 8

UT Longhorns vs. Florida Gators VIP Package

Donated by Anheuser-Busch

Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to score big with our electrifying live auction offering featuring the highly anticipated Texas Longhorns vs Florida Gators college football game on November 9th at Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium.

You and a guest will have two club section tickets with access to the Bud Light Party deck!

But wait, there’s more! We’re throwing in a $200 hotel voucher, allowing you to enjoy the ultimate game day experience with convenient accommodations nearby.

LIVE AUCTION 9

2023 Budweiser Harley-Davidson Street FXBBS - Street Bob 114

Donated by L&F Distributors

Rev up your ride with the 2023 Harley-Davidson Street Bob 114, a stripped-down bobber that combines power, performance, and style for an exhilarating journey on the open road. Featuring a Milwaukee-Eight 114 V-twin engine and a six-speed manual transmission, this motorcycle offers uncompromising performance and a thrilling ride every time you hit the throttle.

Designed for comfort and long-distance touring, the Street Bob 114 boasts a relaxed riding position that allows you to conquer the miles with ease. Unlike the Harley-Davidson Fat Bob, the Street Bob 114 offers a stretched riding position with mid-mount foot controls, making it the ideal choice for a full day of riding. With its sleek design and advanced features, including a 2.14-inch LCD display and adjustable rear suspension, this motorcycle offers both style and performance in equal measure. Whether you’re cruising down the highway or navigating city streets, this motorcycle delivers exceptional handling and responsiveness that will leave you craving more.

LIVE AUCTION 10

Limited Edition Santos de Cartier Watch

Donated by Deutsch & Deutsch

Elevate your style with the timeless elegance of the Santos de Cartier watch, a true icon in the world of horology. Conceived by Louis Cartier in 1904 to aid aviators in telling time mid-flight, this pioneering wristwatch has transcended its origins to become a symbol of sophistication and innovation.

Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the Santos de Cartier watch features a distinctive geometric dial, harmoniously curved horns, and signature exposed screws, all synonymous with the Cartier brand. This limited-edition version comes with an interchangeable blue strap, adding versatility and flair to its classic design.

Powered by a mechanical movement with automatic winding, this watch boasts the precision and reliability that Cartier is renowned for. The steel case, adorned with a 7-sided crown set with a synthetic faceted blue spinel, exudes understated luxury, while the graduated green dial adds a touch of vibrancy and sophistication.

With polished steel sword-shaped hands adorned with luminescent material and a sapphire crystal, this watch offers both style and functionality. Complete with a steel bracelet featuring the SmartLink adjustment system, it ensures a comfortable and secure fit for any wrist.

Make a statement with the Santos de Cartier watch and add a touch of timeless elegance to your ensemble.

LIVE AUCTION 11

Dove Hunting Cordoba Adventure

Donated by L&L Sporting Journeys and L&F Distributors

Experience the ultimate in shooting adventure with this exclusive 4-day/3-night Cordoba Dove Hunt for 4 guests. Prepare for three exhilarating days filled with non-stop shooting action amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Cordoba, Argentina. Nestled in the famous Hills of Cordoba, the Orvis-endorsed lodge, Posta Del Norte, offers unparalleled personal service and luxurious accommodation.

During your stay, you’ll enjoy six professionally guided dove hunts, allowing you to experience the thrill of hunting millions of doves in one of the world’s premier dove hunting destinations. Indulge in sizzling steaks, exquisite Malbec wine, and impeccable hospitality as you relax in deluxe double occupancy lodging.

This package also includes a Henry Lever Action Rifle. This rifle is a classic Western-style lever action rifle and one of the most popular .22 rifles on the market today. The Henry Lever Action rifle features an extremely attractive American walnut stock, and the action is exceptionally smooth.

Included are deluxe double occupancy lodging; all beverages, including bar; field staff and vehicles; roundtrip transfers to/from Cordoba airport as a group. Not included: Any airfare; shotgun shells; hunting licenses; gun rental; gun entry permit (if applicable) and lodge gratuities. Date and time to be mutually agreed upon, offer expires 05/2025.