Girls Inc. Gala – Auction Items


Live Auction:

The Spy & I – An Evening with Valerie Plame

Your mission, should you choose to accept it is dinner for 8 with Valerie Plame, a former career covert CIA operations officer and New York Times best-selling author. During her career with the CIA, Valerie managed top-secret covert programs designed to keep terrorists and rogue nation states from acquiring nuclear weapons.  Hosted in a private Santa Fe home, dinner will be prepared by James Beard award-winning Chef Cheryl Jamison.


Week-Stay at Big Fox on Northeast Harbor Maine

Located on a private lane in Northeast Harbor, one of the most beautiful harbors in Maine, Big Fox is a classic shingled cottage that sleeps 6. Big Fox is beautifully furnished with a king master ensuite, queen bedroom, trundle twin bedroom, living room, den, eat-in kitchen and outdoor seating. Nearby are waterfront, public tennis courts and the Harbor’s ferries to outer islands. The Trail system of Acadia National Park round out the amenities within close proximity to this beautiful property. Package includes a 7-night stay.

Dream Getaway to Casa Luna de Miel

Just steps from its own uncrowded semi-private beach in Playa Negra, Casa Luna de Miel is where you will find excellent snorkeling, swimming and of course, world-class surfing. Take in the unequaled beauty of the endless ocean and mountain views from the 360-degree view sky deck, perfect for watching the sunrise/sunset, or for star-gazing the diamond filled night skies. Package includes a 7-day, 6-night stay.


You’ll have one—no four—of the best seats in the house if you are the winning bidder of this Touchdown package! Enjoy an unparalleled view of the action at one home game of the Dallas Cowboys upcoming 2019 season with 4 tickets located in one of the luxurious, 36-guest Touchdown Suites at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. There is no better way to experience Dallas Cowboys football. Only feet from the field, you become part of the action and even have a good chance of being on TV during scoring plays! Also included is one game day blue-level parking pass.

Rock Star Experience

Twist and Shout when you win this package! Includes an electric bass guitar personally signed by Sir Paul McCartney, tickets for your own Fab Four to attend Sir Paul’s Freshen Up tour performance at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas on June 14, one night’s stay for four (two rooms) at Le Meriden’s posh boutique hotel The Stoneleigh in Dallas and limo service to and from the concert.


Big Board Auction:

Chile and Wine Package

Enjoy the 2019 Chile and Wine Fiesta in style! This package includes four Gold Passes to the Reserve Wine-Tasting and Auction. The Gold Pass gets you into the Reserve Wine Tasting a half-hour early (at 3:30 PM) for an intimate and exclusive tasting with all the wineries. The best wines of the week will be featured from all 100 participating wineries along with delectable tastes from 10 of Santa Fe’s best restaurants. With this package, you’ll get to bid on 75 rare wine lots during a silent auction.

Still not enough wine? This package also includes a $200 gift card to 315 Restaurant and Wine Bar!

Pampering… and Puppies

Whether you are looking to simply refresh and recharge or immerse in a deeply transformative experience, you’re invited to discover the revitalizing power of Sunrise Springs. Alongside their sister resort, Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs, Sunrise Springs honors the wisdom of the area’s sacred land and legendary waters. Come rest, relax and rejuvenate at a tranquil oasis, where you’ll discover enchanting accommodations, nourishing cuisine, and engaging activities. After a day of spa treatments and relaxing massages, pamper your heart by helping to socialize puppies for Assistant Dogs of the Southwest. These youngsters are in puppy college learning to become service animals and you can help them graduate.

Enjoy a stunning, spacious casita with local artisan touches, gas fireplace, and private courtyard. Package also includes unlimited experiential activities and farm-fresh breakfast, per person, per day.

Private Movie Party

Is there something in your personal film collection that you’ve always wanted to see on the big screen? This is your chance! Bid on this package to win one private film screening at George R. R. Martin’s Jean Cocteau Cinema. Choose an available date, select a film you’d like to screen and bring the DVD to the theater along with this certificate. Then, invite up to 130 guests!

Dine & Dish with the Mayor

If you win this package, you and a guest will join Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber and his wife, Frances Diemoz for dinner at Rio Chama Steakhouse. Prior to running for Mayor, Alan built a career in business and journalism, most notably as the Editorial Director of the Harvard Business Review and Co-Founder and Co-Editor-in-Chief of Fast Company Magazine. Get ready for fascinating dinner conversation!

Jorge Bernal Art Class

Take a private, three-hour workshop with two friends at Encaustic Art Institute in the Railyard with artisan Jorge Luis Bernal. Jorge was certified as an art teacher almost 30 years ago and has been teaching encaustic monotype workshops in Rockville, MD, Washington D.C., and Santa Fe.

Mini encaustic workshops give participants a hands-on introduction to the encaustic monotype process. They provide two 20 minute demonstrations of basic technique followed by hands-on studio time. This allows participants time to paint and explore the many possibilities of the monotype process in a safe, comfortable work environment. Day and time will be scheduled privately with the winner of this package.

After a day of learning about Encaustic Art, treat your friends to lunch with a $100 gift card to Terra Cotta.

Boots and Shoots

Channel your inner cowgirl during a private horseback ride of Ghost Ranch with artist and Instagram influencer Bri Cimino. This experience includes two nights for two at the beautiful Abiquiu Inn, breakfast included, a guided tour of the White Place with a Georgia O’Keeffe docent Connie Burke, and geologist Bill Leeman and two tickets to tour O’Keeffe’s home and studio. A dynamic Bri Cimino original photograph will help you cherish the memory of your experience.

Some Enchanted Evening

Put on your fabulous triple-strand Nance Lopez crafted necklace and step out for a night on the town. Enjoy a dinner for 2 at Joseph’s of Santa Fe and a one-night stay at La Fonda on the Plaza, with breakfast for two at La Plazuela and private docent tour.

Superhero for Girls
Step up to the edge in your Girls Inc. of Santa Fe cape and descend La Fonda on the Plaza’s six stories while supporting local girls during the second annual Conquer Heights, Empower Girls rappelling event on Aug. 3. In preparation for the big day, you’ll take Indoor Climbing 101 at the Santa Fe Climbing Center and learn everything you need to know — equipment, knots, belaying, bouldering, and basic climbing technique.

Secret Auction:

Great Outdoors 4-night getaways in Colorado/Utah

Choose from four mountain residences in Aspen (2), Beaver Creek, or Deer Valley. The crisp mountain air coupled with bright, sunny days and comfortable temps set the stage for countless activities and events that are perfect for those seeking a Great Outdoors adventure. Miles of hiking and bike trails, mountainside yoga, golf, and diverse waterways that offer ideal conditions for fishing, kayaking, and tubing are just a sample of what you can experience.

Choose one of these homes for a 4-night stay during Summer or Fall. Each comes with a $500 gift certificate for golf or spa.

Bid on these items during the Girls Inc. Gala: Experience Strong, Smart, and Bold on April 4th. Buy your tickets here!

Can’t attend but still want to make a bid on these items? Call us at 505-982-2042 for more information!