You and your guests will watch as Brennan's of Houston creates a one-pot masterpiece of kettle-cooked jambalaya or shrimp etouffee for 20 in your own backyard. Bring the best of Texas Creole cuisine to your home!
John Ross Palmer created The Hope Tree, a vibrant Christmas tree, for Trees of Hope to honor them as his Charity of the Year. The focus is on energy and light and not the standard holiday convention. This luminescent tree is intended to provide beauty and hope everlasting throughout the year.
Be a "Weather Kid for a Day" with Meteorologist Chita Craft of KHOU! The forecast will call for lots of FUN and SMILES with this adorable experience! The winner of "Weather Kid" will get hang out with Houston's favorite meteorologist, Chita Craft, at the new KHOU station during the morning broadcast. Rain or Shine, this experience is sure to please! Mutually agreed upon date. Valid March 2020-December 2020.
Included is a Zameka inverted double layer, reverse folding, and windproof umbrella
You will be sure to find something you love at Saint Bernard Houston located in the chic River Oaks District. This multi-brand store features high-end outdoor apparel along with designer sportswear, swimwear, and accessories. Also, find and design the most perfect shirt for you with a $300 gift card to Hamilton Shirts. This one-of-a-kind shirt will be unique to your size, style, and sensibility!
- $300 Gift Certificate for one custom Hamilton Shirt
- $450 Gift certificate to Saint Bernard
Al Torres is recognized as one of Houston's top photographers. Enjoy an on-site photo shoot and one 20 page hardback book created with images from your session. Photoshoot includes up to 12 people. Get ready for your session with one blowout and "red carpet ready" makeup service at Blush & Brush.
Sparkle this Christmas and New Year's wearing these pave diamond earrings from Kendra Scott's new fine jewelry line. Add to your jewelry collection with a $500 gift certificate to Zadok's Jewelry and a rose gold Kendra Scott jewelry box. You will feel beautiful after a relaxing pedicure from Fiori Spa and your home will have a gorgeous touch with a life-like orchid from Laura Mudd Designs.
- Kendra Scott pave diamond earrings and rose gold jewelry box
- $500 gift certificate to Zadok's Jewelry
- Fiori Spa package a 50-minute massage and Fiori spa pedicure
- 1 Faux Orchid Flower by Laura Mudd Designs
Music To Your Ears
Tune into this one! Two tickets to a legendary musical performance - Dates to be announced. The event is held at, The George, and includes a pre-performance cocktail party with hors d' oeuvres, a 90-minute concert, and an after-party with supper and open bar. Please contact Laurel Bashaw Laurel@musicwithfriends.com to choose one of three performers. Past performers include Lyle Lovett, Diana Ross, and Earth, Wind & Fire.
Don't miss your chance to see the 2019 American League Champions behind home plate! Catch a game during the 2020 season with four Astros tickets plus a Lot B parking pass. You will show up in style wearing your hand-crafted Astros belt-bag by Jessica Correa of Southern Stardust Houston!
- Section 120, Row 15, Seats 1-4 and one Lot B parking pass.
- Handmade black belt-bag with Astros logo
Enjoy 7 nights of plantation estate accommodations with family and friends at the Los Establos Boutique Inn. You may choose up to 3 double occupancy rooms for a week of all-inclusive fun. While in Panama, explore and hike the Lost Waterfalls, visit the mountain town of Boquete-known as the Little Switzerland of Latin America, and tour the century-old coffee plantation. Take in the panoramic views of Volcan Baru, one of the few places where you can see both the Pacific and Caribbean sea. Other activities include river-rafting, zip-lining through the rainforest, a Honey Bee tour, and most relaxing, spa treatments.
- Seven (7) nights in up to three double-occupancy rooms
- Up to six (6) activities through the hotel
- The winner is responsible for the all-inclusive supplement of $125 plus tax/service per person per night
- Reservations subject to availability
- Guests ages 12 and over
Don't just dream of a white (Labrador) Christmas, add a special new family member to your household this holiday season! This precious male puppy from Hall of Fame Kennels is AKC registered and will be ready by December 2, 2019. He is sure to fill your heart with comfort and joy and look his best for Santa with the help of John Andrews Pet Salon. What a perfect Christmas surprise!
- Male AKC registered white Labrador puppy
- Ready to be housed by December 2nd.
- $300 gift certificate for grooming at Jon Andrews Pet Salon
- 6 hours training, includes 1-hour behavioral consultation, and 5 hours basic puppy training by Dogman Training
Cheer on our Houston Cougars at two home basketball games! You and three others will have a prime view in Premium Club seats and easy parking with passes for each game. Included are four U of H Jordan Brand t-shirts!
- U of H vs Oklahoma State on 12/15/19
- U of H vs SMU on 1/15/20
- Please note that gratuity and alcoholic beverages are not included.
Enjoy a guided and seated private wine class for 10-16 people held at the Nice Winery tasting studio. You and your guests will enjoy a tasting of six award-winning wines, wine education, and a specialty meat and cheese tray. Classes are held Monday-Friday at 5:30pm or Saturday at 12 or 3pm.
Donated by: Nice Winery
Get rodeo ready for Go Texan Day with your new handmade leather boots from Al's Handmade Boots! You will receive a pair of custom cowboy boots, men's or women's, with a matching belt and three-piece buckle.
Donated by: Al's Handmade Boots
Bring the festivity of the gala into your home with this French Quarter Santa! Designed by talented Board of Trustee member Kelly Boyd, this 36" French Quarter Santa is sure to delight! It features an original French Quarter street scene painting, vintage faux fur collar, vintage trim, and other unique touches!
Donated by: Kelly Boyd
Your "Heart Will Go On" as you experience a night with Celine Dion in concert! You will receive lower club level to the Celine Dion concert at the Toyota Center on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The concert package includes parking and passes to the Lexus Lounge. It will be a night to remember!
Donated by: Dee Dee Marsh
Want to spend a day of play on Lake Conroe? You and your friends can enjoy two jet skis for a day of speedy fun on the lake! Each jet ski will seat two people and will have a full tank of gas, plus a spare tank of two more gallons of gas. You will also receive a straw beach bag for your day on the lake!
Gather your group (up to 6) for a fabulous tour of the KSBJ studios. KSBJ is a Christ-centered radio station bringing joyful music, an uplifting message, and inspiring ministry to the city of Houston and beyond. Consistently certified as a "Best Christian Workplace", KSBJ is a ministry of integrity governed by a group of volunteer men and women from across the Greater Houston area. You will also receive a giant basket full of KSBJ swag! Come see how it all happens!
"If I Could Turn Back Time" will be your mantra after you experience a night in concert with Cher! You will receive 2 tickets to the Cher concert at the Toyota Center on Sunday, December 15, 2019. Included in the Cher package will be parking and passes to the Lexus Lounge. You will not "Believe" how wonderful she is in concert!
Calling all Texans fans! Enjoy a pair of 50-yard line field level tickets for the Texans vs. Titans game, December 29th plus a Red Lot parking pass. This package includes dinner at B&B Butchers; meat lovers' favorite upscale spot.
Take time to pamper yourself after the crazy holidays! Relax at Village Dermatology with the all-new HydraFacial. This signature facial is the only procedure that combines exfoliation, extraction, hydration, and antioxidant protection stimulants, resulting in clearer, more beautiful skin with no discomfort or downtime. Amplify and tap into your body's own natural healing mechanisms with 4 acupuncture sessions at The Axelrad Clinic. Give yourself the best start to 2020 with these two proven therapies!
- HydraFacial gift certificate
- Four (4) Acupuncture sessions (expires 6/30/20)
Enjoy a night on the town with Houston Symphony tickets and a lovely dinner at Perry's Steakhouse. The Houston Symphony is the largest performing arts organization in Houston and Perry's Steakhouse is known for its fine dining experience and exceptional service! This will truly be a memorable night!
- 2 tickets Houston Symphony, choose from:
Shaham Plays Brahms- Thurs., Dec. 5 @ 8 pm, Dec. 7 @ 8 pm, or Dec. 8 @ 2:30 pm
Schuman Festival I: Sat., Feb. 8 @ 8pm or Sun., Feb. 9 @ 2:30 pm
Schuman Festival II: Thu., Feb. 13 @ 8 pm
Adams' El Nino- Sat., Mar. 14, 2020 @ 8 pm or Sun., Mar. 15, 2020 @ 2:30 pm
- $300 gift card to Perry's Steakhouse
Treat yourself or someone you love to this gorgeous tree decorated in jewel-tone colors and adorned with peacock feathers. Not only is the tree itself a beauty, but so are the jewel-toned accessories that accompany it. You will be sure to find something you love at French Cuff Boutique and take time to enjoy a perfect pedicure for your upcoming holiday parties at Isle Pedispa.
Included in the For Her Tree:
- French Cuff Private Shopping Party for 20 people, one-on-one shopping session, and $100 gift card
- John Ross Palmer beautiful silk scarf, from the "Landscape Series" painting
- Kendra Scott Collins Large Drop Earrings in White Abalone
- Wine colored embroidered clutch, beautiful pearl necklace with a gold cross pendant, and Catherine Cannino pearl bracelet
- A gift certificate for one pedicure to Isle Pedispa.
You will go absolutely WILD for this Safari Play Room Tree! This show stopper is decked out with vibrant greens, everyone's favorite animal print patterns, and adorable plush safari animals for your child to enjoy all year round.
Included in the Safari Play Room Tree:
- Houston Zoo Family membership
- Mad Potter (4 free studio times)
- The Children's Museum (4 Complimentary admission passes)
- Wonderwild play passes
- Schlitterbahn (4 All-Day Admission Tickets)
- John Ross Palmer 11x17 Elephant print
- Big Blue Whale $50 coins to use to purchase any items
- Space Center Houston (4 one day admission passes)
- A giant stuffed cheetah would be a great addition to any playroom or kid's room.
Don't get left out in the cold...start your bidding now on the beautifully adorned teal, white, and silver Frozen tree. This tree hits all the right notes to thrill even the youngest Elsa fan and has all the sophistication to satisfy mom!
Included with Frozen Tree:
- An array of Frozen themed toys
- AMC $50 gift certificate
- Custom monogram Disney shirts for up to 3 kids (2 sets of shirts)
- $20 gift card to American Girl Store
- Magpie's overnight bag and toiletry bag for your next sleepover
- A princess blanket dress
- Disney Frozen Arendelle Anna and Elsa doll with 2 outfits inspired by the Frozen 2 movie
- Frozen-themed tree skirt 36 inches
- One Frozen 2 Little Golden Book
Satisfy your holiday sweet tooth with this "sweet" and festive tree! Kids of all ages will drool over its bright candy, cupcake, and gingerbread decorations. Add to the sugar fun with 2 candy-themed board games, Crave Cupcakes, and Three Brothers Bakery gift cards.
Included with the Candylicious Tree:
- Candyopoly and Candyland board games
- A $10 gift certificate to Three Brothers Bakery
- Crave Cupcakes Gift Certificate for a dozen cupcakes
- A 15" vintage candy gumball machine and bank with a stand
- A gift card to Chocolate Bar ($50)
The Nutcracker ballet is a classic and beloved Christmas tradition! This tree, filled with Nutcrackers, is sure to be an added bonus to your other holiday decor. Play your favorite Nutcracker Music as you enjoy the sights of your tree. In addition to the festive tree, you will be able to enjoy a night of ballet and 2 tickets to The Alley Theater.
Included with this tree:
- Houston Ballet gift card for "The Nutcracker" or other production
- 2 Alley Theatre play tickets to 2019-20 select productions
- 2 signed point shoes from principal ballerinas, Jessica Collado and Yuriko Kajiya
- One Houston Ballet stadium blanket.
- Nutcracker wrapping paper, favor bags, table accent items, nutcracker themed placemats, and Christmas tree advent calendar.
Cheer on Deshaun Watson and the Texans as they take on Tom Brady and the Patriots! This tree features four tickets to the December 1st game at NRG Stadium to watch the Texans take on the defending Super Bowl champions. Perfect for the Texans fan in your house, this tree will bring the Texans spirit throughout the holiday season. The tree includes:
- Four (4) tickets the Texans vs. Patriots games on December 1st: Section 356 Row E, Seats 1-4; as well as a parking pass for the Yellow lot
- Texans stadium-size handmade glittery purse with Texans logo
- One rectangular blue and white stoneware platter
- One medium blue and white stoneware footed bowl
- One square blue and white stoneware bowl
- One Spec's gift certificate for an appetizer tray
- Taste of Texas $75 gift certificate
Ring in the New Year with James Harden, Russell Westbrook, and the rest of the Rockets team! You and five friends will enjoy some of the best seats in the house with these lower-level bowl seats to the New Year's Eve Rockets game against the Nuggets. This tree is perfect for the Rockets fan in your life! Go Rockets!
The tree includes:
- Six (6) lower-level bowl seats to the December 31st Rockets game
- Round stadium handmade glitter crossbody with Rockets logo
- One bottle of Zuccolo Prosecco and champagne flutes
Take me out to the Ball Game! Celebrate the American League champions' incredible season with this festive Astros tree. Perfect for a game room or kid's room, this blue and orange tree will keep the Astros spirit alive in your home through the holiday season. This tree includes:
- Four (4) Club-level Astros tickets with a VIP parking pass for a mutually-agreed upon date
- Carlos Correa Astro's shortstop signed baseball
- Astros clutch for showing your team spirit
- Astros dish towel
- Josh Reddick bobblehead doll
- Carlos Correa bobblehead doll
Donated by: Allison Crosby, Jessica Correa, and Lesha Elsenbrook
Pamper the Angel in your life with this exquisite silver and white Christmas tree. This elegant tree not only includes a wonderful array of specialty gifts and experiences but is enhanced with one-of-a-kind hand-painted angel ornaments that will be treasured for years to come. This lovely package is sure to make your angel's heart (and wings) flutter!
Included with the Angel Tree:
- Nina McLemore gift certificate
- A Beautique manicure
- Golden Thread antique heart necklace
- A $150 gift card to A Bientot
- Kerastase hair products (3)
- Jubilee gift basket (dip and dish set)
- Two 18" standing Acrylic Angels and One 18" Standing Acrylic Nativity
Bring the beauty of the French Quarter into your home this Christmas with the tree for our gala theme, French Quarter Fete! This gorgeous 4 1/2 tree is decorated with French Quarter inspired ornaments, lanterns and magnolia leaves.
Included with this tree:
- A one night stay at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston
- House of Blues Foundation Room 3 month membership
- Pappadeaux's Restaurant gift card
- French Quarter prints
- French Quarter tea towels
- Jane Page Design Group 2 tier stand
- Café Du Monde gift set
Donated by: Allison Johnston, Royal Sonesta, Pappadeaux's, Jane Page Design Group, and House of Blues
Escape to the beach this holiday season with this gorgeous beach themed tree for your home or beach house! Have fun in the sun at the Verandah Resort and Spa in Antigua for 7-9 nights. This beachfront resort features two spectacular white-sand beaches, three pools, the world-class Tranquility Body & Soul Spa and many other luxury amenities. It's perfect for those seeking a romantic getaway, family vacation, or just looking to escape.
Included with this tree:
- Two (2) sand-proof microfiber beach quick dry towels
- Straw beach bag from French Cuff
- 2 Goodr Sunglasses and 2 sets of Teleties
- 1 Logan and Lenora beach or pool bag
- Portable fan while lounging at the beach or pool
- Rodan and Fields body sunscreen, sunless foaming tanner, and make-up remover wipes
- Four (4) Bronze Airbrushed tanning sessions
Home, home on the range..." Spruce up your home or ranch with this 6 1/2 ft. tall tree filled with genuine Whitetail deer antler sheds designed in a chic palette of gold and silver, a soft faux fur tree skirt beneath, and pair of gold decorative deer. Enjoy wine tasting for two at a monthly wine event at Rainbow Lodge, a one-hour hog hunt in Wharton, TX, and a basket filled with whiskey and other goodies from Yellow Rose Distillery.
Included in the Ranch Tree:
- One sitting and one standing Gold Deer
- Two tickets to a monthly wine tasting event at The Rainbow Lodge
- One large soft-side navy Yeti Hooper cooler
- A Yellow Rose Distillery basket-whiskey with bottle signed by the lead distiller, Houston Farris, Yellow Rose insulated cup and whiskey soap
- A helicopter hog hunt in Wharton County, Texas. The flight/hunt lasts about an hour and accommodates 2-3 people, the weight of passengers cannot exceed 550 pounds. All hunters must have a valid hunting license and supply their own weapons and ammo. Prime hog season lasts from March to August.
If you love the nostalgic feeling of Christmas's gone by, you will love the whimsical Retro Tree! This 4 ˝ foot tree is mid-century inspired and adorned with Christopher Radko and other vintage-inspired ornaments. You will enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas with puzzles, games, and classic movies.
Retro Tree includes:
- Vintage paper mache Santa
- Santa letter mailbox
- Vintage look puzzle
- 2 Rooftop cinema passes and unlimited popcorn
- Christmas Advent Calendar
- Giant Jenga set
- Famous "A Christmas Story" lamp
- The Escape Game Room (2 spots)
This fun tree, donated by Chick-fil-A, will be any kid's Christmas favorite! Included with the tree are Chick-fil-A cows and gift certificates to Chick-fil-A for a year.
This fun "Jingle Bell" Tree donated by Raising Cane's will be any kid's Christmas favorite. Included with the tree is a gift certificate for a year's supply of Raising Cane's chicken fingers and gift basket.
For the fruit lover in your life! This gorgeous ceramic fruit-inspired tree would be the perfect addition to your holiday decor. Ceramic Fruit tabletop tree or table centerpiece with handmade ceramic ornaments of fruits and leaves.
Get to know the 2019 Trees of Hope Board of Trustees by experiencing their favorite "best-kept secrets" for beauty, cooking, and of course, wine!
Included with the tree:
- Big O Keyring and Goodr sunglasses
- Bogg Bag
- Clear crossbody bag
- Home Edit Book & $75 gift card to Container Store
- Mad Hippie Face Serum
- NueLash Professional
- Quisie's Breakfast with friends gift card
- Red clutch & travel organizer
- Spartina bag and toothpaste
- Stadium Chic bag
- Stadium Clutch
- The Art of Entertaining Book
- Vinglace wine chiller
- White dangle earrings
- Travel Pro Carry-on luggage bag
*Tree can be included for an additional $500.
"Hark the herald angels sing...." Do you love the old church hymns during Christmas time? Then you will love this tree as it celebrates the birth of our Savior. The Nativity tree is beautifully decorated with glass nativity ornaments and olive wood nativity ornaments from the Holy Land.
This tree includes:
- Children's Nativity 12 numbered wooden pieces.