Enjoy an afternoon soak and an evening of fine dining with this excellent date night package. Culinaria is offering a $100 gift card and a bottle of wine, which you can enjoy after a 60-minute soak and sweat for two at Mud & Lotus. A perfect date-night deal!
The gift card and bottle of wine by Culinaria and the 60-minute soak and sauna for one to two people is donated by Mud & Lotus.
Local artist Alicia Kelly has created this gorgeous paper piece just for our Garden Party auction.
Alicia Kelly was born and raised among the red dirt and wildflowers of Northeastern Oklahoma. Her love of the paper medium developed alongside her love of pattern making and serigraphy. She has been an active member of The Paper Artist Collective since 2017. Alicia is a paper arts and serigraphy instructor at The Lawrence Arts Center and Van Go Inc. in Lawrence, Kansas. Alicia works out of her Kansas City studio in the West Bottoms.
11'' x 14''
Are you ready to run a half-marathon? Us, either. But you can get in shape to do just that with the help of Ad Astra Training. They will help guide you through the training you need to step it up for the Kansas Half Marathon this fall.*
And after a long run, you'll be able to relax with a couple of cold drinks at the Black Stag Brewery and Pub with a $20 gift certificate!
This Galloway Method (run-walk-run) training program by Ad Astra Running is an awesome training program targeting the Kansas Half Marathon this fall (the race entry itself is separate).
*Kansas Half-Marathon entry fee itself is separate.
Celebrate the whimsy and magic of the Lawrence community and nurture your artistic spirit with this great package from Wonder Fair.
This amazing Mint Garden gift set from Wonder Fair includes a $20 gift card, Wonder Fair sweatshirt*, their finest Archer & Olive 160gsm dot grid hardback notebook (excellent for journaling with markers, pens, even watercolor and acrylic paint), two coordinating Marvy Le Pens, and a Seedlings "You Amaze Me" greeting card with seeded envelope.
* Default size sweater unisex adult large. Keep its tag on to return the sweater for an alternate size if preferred
Fire up your inner potter with this excellent package which would be perfect for a family outing or birthday. You will receive four wavy bowls and a session at Sunfire to paint them however you like and fire them up for a family set! You can get as creative as you like and come together as a family through this fantastic craft.
The package includes four wavy bowls and a paint and fire session!
Sunfire Ceramics is a locally owned pottery painting, glass fusing studio, and shop where you can make gifts, art, and jewelry. It is also a great place to have a group or party.
There's no bad day for coffee from La Prima Tazza, and this package contains a 16 oz bag of it, as well as a coffee cup. So grab yourself a cup of Joe, and then celebrate the return of movies at gorgeous Liberty Hall with a movie pass, popcorn, and a non-alcoholic drink of your choice.* And you'll be able to watch that movie in style, with Liberty Hall T-shirt in whatever size you choose!
This package brought to you by Liberty Hall and La Prima Tazza.
Get in touch with the Lawrence artist in you by surrounding yourself with fine art! In this package, you'll receive a beautiful Print 16 x 20 by Angie Pickman at Rural Pearl Studio, as well as a certificate for two classes at Lawrence Arts Center (up to a $200 value).
This package pairs excellently with the Wonder Fair Mint package for a genuinely Lawrence-based bohemian experience!
Celebrate the summer with BBQ! KB's Smokehouse has kindly offered to provide catering for up to 12* guests at the location of your choosing.
KB's Smokehouse a BBQ smoked meat catering business with a Food Truck. We specialize in low and slow-cooked meats, cooked ONLY with wood and homemade sides. We make homemade rubs and marinades for each meat category, along with our homemade BBQ sauce recipe. When it comes to home-cooked BBQ smoked meats, you'll want to ask for more from KB's Smokehouse.
*If your party has more than 12, KB's will deduct an equal value from the final total.
Pamper your preferred pet with this pretty package from Pawsh Wash. You'll get one hour of styling, one hour of bathing, grooming, treats, and a few select pawsh items and fun things to take away.
It's a spa day for your furry family!
Pash Wash's mission is to be your partner in pet parenthood, to help make pet ownership as easy as possible, and to make Lawrence, KS, the best place to live with a dog or cat.
Groomers train extensively in all breeds and coat types. They use shampoos that disclose all of their ingredients, are safe, and use a water softening system to ensure that our bathwater is gentle on dogs' skin.
In Best of Lawrence's "Pet Care" category, Pash Wash has ranked as the top groomer every year since introducing the category: 2015-2020.
Molly Frances Murphy, a local artist with a focus on abstract oil paintings, has donated this amazing 8 x 8" oil on paper piece, double matted and framed in white. The piece is titled "Islands."
Molly's most recent work deals with cycles of life and death as they exist in the interconnected systems between humans and the natural world. This piece insightfully bridges the gap between her recent work and her Paper Land series of oil on paper landscapes which provide flowing, active scenes which are melancholy, beautiful, and intensely alive.
You can find out more about Molly's work at www.mollyfrancesmurphy.com
Working with plants is therapeutic and fun, and Jungle House provides a great activity to enjoy with family, friends, and kids. This package includes two Pastel succulent bowl kits and 2 Boho succulent bowl kits.
Praise for Jungle House:
"Fantastic shop! They always seem to have something new and different. I've been in a few times, and I always notice the great service. They re-pott plants especially for customers, care instructions, helpful answers, friendly enthusiasm. We are fortunate to have this business in Lawrence!" -from Facebook reviews
These beautiful earrings by Rachael Sudlow will make a perfect gift for someone special or for yourself :)
Sterling silver, mother of pearl and crystal earrings.
A graduate from the Rhode Island School of Design, Rachael's photography work captures the landscape with an unusual perspective, bringing the bovine & barnyard up close and personal, while transforming them into a new reality.
Her work in all aspects focuses on nature & the organic side of life. The jewelry line has been described as 'a whimsical take on the everyday'. Many pieces are customized to order & custom/special orders are always accepted!
These beautiful sterling silver & gold plated earrings from Marks Jewelers are perfect for any occasion! They also make a nice gift for your loved one.
There will be a Gorgeous & Delicate Gold and Diamon Ring donated by Kizer Cummings to our Live Auction!!
Make sure to RSVP online so you can join us for our Virtual Happy Hour to bid on this beautiful piece. The live stream from Arterra will be hosted by the fabulous Deja on Sunday June 13th at 4:30 pm.
See you then!
An evening of arts-related entertainment in Lawrence's Warehouse Arts District. You and 5 of your friends can schedule a night to join artist John Sebelius at the SeedCo Gallery for a private viewing of his show, "Powerful Women" and he will join you for a lovely complimentary dinner and drinks for 7 (alcoholic drinks will be extra) at Lawrence Beer Company in their Private Event Room following the tour. The Cider Gallery will be providing 2 bottles of wine for you to enjoy during your gallery tour, as well as a few appetizer plates to share with the group. Gallery tour time can be up to 45 minutes. A portion of the sales from the "Powerful Women" exhibition will be donated to The Willow.
Make sure to RSVP for our Live Auction online so you can start bidding on this wonderful experience package as soon as we go live on June 13th!
About John Sebelius
John Sebelius is an interdisciplinary artist who holds a MFA from the University of Kansas and BFA with honors from Rhode Island School of Design. Sebelius's work has been featured in: Harper's, Express, DETAILS, Review, CNN, Aspen Daily News, The Washington Post, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. John has shown work in Gallery Two (Sydney, Australia), Woods-Gerry Gallery (Providence, RI), Vermont Studio Center (Johnson, VT), Kansas City Artists Coalition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and had a solo exhibition at the Gonzo Museum (Aspen, CO). Sebelius's short documentaries have screened at Austin Film Festival, Tallgrass Film Festival, Virginia Film Festival, Free State Film Festival, and The American School of Kinshasa in Democratic Republic of Congo.
The citizens of Lawrence, KS voted him the Best Artist of 2017 and The Kansas City Chiefs selected him as the featured artist for My Cause, My Cleats 2018 and 2019. Sebelius' art program Artistic Expressions Healing Arts Initiative was created in 2016 as an art class for veterans who experienced military related trauma. This innovative art program has been taught at West Los Angeles VA Hospital (CA), Osawatomie State Hospital (KS), The Stress Disorder Treatment Program (Colmery-O'Neil VA Hospital, Topeka, KS), Bert Nash Mental Health Center (Lawrence, KS), First Step at Lake View (DCCCA Women Treatment Facility, Lawrence, KS), VFW Post 1650 (Topeka, KS), and Warriors' Ascent (Kansas City, MO); and awarded a Rocket Grants (Spencer Museum, Charlotte Street Foundation, and Andy Warhol Foundation of Visual Art) in 2018 and TOPArts Grant (ARTSConnect) in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2021. Sebelius currently serves as Artist-In-Residence at Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment at University of Kansas and lives with his wife Allie, daughter Monroe, and dog Norman in East Lawrence.
An experience the whole family can enjoy! Enjoy decorating the home indoors and out with these fancy flowers from Jungle House - Not one but 2 DIY sets of succulents (each set is for 4 people), a Boho set and a Pastel Set. A fun gift for the family or for a group of friends. After that, break out the wine with a gift card to Trivedi Winery in Lawrence. Visitors to this Kansas farm and winery will be able to stroll through the vineyard and orchard, taste wines while visiting with winemaker, purchase wine by the bottle and by the glass for consumption on site or to go, purchase and enjoy other wine related items.
Don't forget to RSVP online for our Live Auction event on June 13th hosted by Deja Brooks!
Get your golf on at the Lawrence Country club with a round of 18 holes for 4 people plus a cart. Whether you're an amateur or a seasoned pro, you are sure to have a great time on this exciting summer package. Valid for up to one year after event!
Make sure to RSVP for our Live Auction event online!!
Always wanted to play D&D but were afraid to ask? Are your kids wanting to try D&D, but don't know where to start? Our Stranger Things D&D Party is great for total beginners, or for seasoned pros who want an evening out. Professional local DM Jeremy Tolbert and his amazing collection of mineratures sets and models will lead you and up to 5 friends (6 players max) through a 3-5 hour campaign. RPG will be providing space* starter kits, die, die pads, and food for the event. (Drinks are available but must be purchased). If you'd prefer, you can get it to go and have it at the outdoor venue of your choice. (COVID Clause: Jeremy and buyer must agree to venue). It's everything you need to have a fantastic D&D experience. Be sure to cast Fireball!
Make sure to RSVP for our Live Auction so you can bid on this fun package on June 13th!
Enjoy a night of trivia for you and the guests of your choice, hosted by One-on-One and Smackdown Trivia host, Mr. Andy Morton. You can help choose what themes you like, invite your teams of choice, and have the trivia either in-person or online! (COVID clause: Space must be approved by both purchaser and Andy). This unique experience is valid for up to six months after winning.
Don't forget to RSVP online for our Live Auction event on June 13th hosted by Deja Brooks!
A one-night for two or dinner for up to 10 people at The Circle S Ranch, just outside of Lawrence. Enjoy an amazing and relaxing rural retreat with some of your best friends, or sweep off to a romantic night away from everyone else at this hidden oasis on the prairie.
Make sure to RSVP for our Live Auction so you can bid on this sweet package on June 13th!
Enjoy a romantic getway at this hidden gem, not too far away from home! You can use this package to stay one night at the lovely Circle S Ranch and enjoy a dinner for two OR you can share dinner for 8 with your family and friends. And it gets even better! This package also includes a pair of earrings from Marks Jewelers. No matter what option you choose you get a beautiful pair earrings!
Bid on it and make a decision later. Just make sure to RSVP for our virtual Live Auction so you can join us on June 13th!