Soirée Auction Announced!

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The Greenway Soirée is just a few days away, and our silent auction packages are looking mighty fine. There's something on these boards to please any Greenway fan! Many thanks to all of the incredible businesses who made this auction possible. Don't miss the auction this Friday!

Auction Section A - Closes at 9:15pm

A1. Life, Death, Coffee and Mardi Gras from Cheryl Gerber, Cha Wa, Fair Grinds Coffeehouse , Charles Driebe

Need a taste of the City you know and love? Experience New Orleans through art and music with this signed copy of "Life and Death In the Big Easy" & the Mardi Gras Indian funk band Cha Wa's debut album. You can enjoy this funky package at home or you can use your $10 Gift Card to New Orleans' only 100% Fair Trade coffeehouse, Fair Grinds.

Value: $60

Bidding starts at $25

 

A2. Mississippi Cruisin' from Gray Line Tours

Tour the mighty Mississippi on a romatic date or with a friend with this Jazzy package that includes two guest passes to a Day Jazz Cruise aboard the Steamboat Natchez!

Value: $62

Bidding starts at $25

 

A3. History With A "Twist" from Gray Line Tours

Learn fascinating history of New Orleans' signature cocktails and the French Quarter culture of fine dining and drinking with this package that includes two guest tickets for an Original Cocktail Tour.

Value: $58

Bidding starts at $25

 

A4. Painting with a Twist! from Painting with A Twist

Head Uptown with a friend and tap into your creative side with two Gift Cards to Painting WIth A Twist for an instrutional art class with wine, fun, relaxation, and a lively instructor to produce an individual work of art.

Value: $70

Bidding starts at $30

 

A5. Mid-City Party Pack from Theos Pizza, Twelve Mile Limit

Pair a good dinner with a good time with this Mid-City Party Pack that includes $25 to Theo's Neighborhood Pizza and $25 & M Ladies T-Shirt to Mid-City's friendly neighborhood bar, Twelve Mile Limit.

Value: $75

Bidding starts at $30

 

A6. Fall Spice and Everything Nice from Leonetta Terrell

Spice up your Fall season with this sweet package that includes a 2016-2017 wallet calendar, a decorative candle, fashion fleur de lis earings, and a sweet cinnamon pumpkin shower gel, body mist, and lotion.

Value: $75

Bidding starts at $10

 

A7. Sweet, Sweet Music from Charles Driebe

3 CDs from 5-time Grammy Award Winners, Blind Boys of Alabama.

Value: $75

Bidding starts at $10

 

A8. A Rock 'n' Date Night from Rock 'n' Bowl and Ye Olde College Inn

If you like live music and have a competitive spirit this package is for you! Use the $25 to enjoy a lovely dinner at Ye Olde College Inn before you head over to Rock'n'Bowl for some boot scootin' fun with two admissions for music, bowling, and shoes for one hour and two drinks of your choice with a value of $12.

Value: $83

Bidding starts at $35

 

A9. Coffee Table Essentials from Richard Sexton, Fair Grinds Coffeehouse

New Orleans' creoleness may be unique to the United States, but New Orleans is part of an entire family of Latin Caribbean cities with similar colonial histories. Get to know more about these Caribbean cities with the brilliant photography of Richard Sexton is his book Creole World while sipping coffee at New Orleans' only 100% Fair Trade coffeehouse, Fair Grinds, using the $20 GC.

Value: $85

Bidding starts at $35

 

A10. Magical Mood from F&F Botanica, Charles Driebe

Set the mood for a lucky & magical evening with this package that includes an assortment of candles and incense from F&F Botanica, a can of money spray, and more! Keep the magic going with CDs from Ruthie Foster and William Bell.

Value: $90

Bidding starts at $40

 

A11. Ready to Boogaloo! from MotherShip Foundation, NOLA Paddleboards

Take a paddle down Memory Bayou with a framed Bayou Boogaloo posters from years past and a paddleboarding rental/lesson.

Value: $90

Bidding starts at $40

 

A12. Dinner and A Show from The NOLA Project, Venezias

Need a date night? Look no further. Start with $25 to Venezia's for a delicious Italian dinner and then experience "a funny, moving, and altogether wonderful drama,” 4,000 Miles produced by the innovative ensemble-driven theatre company, The NOLA Project.

Value: $95

Bidding starts at $40

 

A13. Urban Revolutions from DangerWare, Emilie Bahr

Learn to ride the city in style with a guide to cycling by Emilie Bahr and two reflective patches from DangerWare.

Value: $95

Bidding starts at $40

 

A14. City Park Family Adventure from City Park

Adventure through City Park with the family with 4 tickets to Storyland,4 tickets to City Park Carousel Gardens Amusement Park and 4 unlimited ride bands, and 2 adult City Putt tickets and 2 child City Putt tickets.

Value: $100

Bidding starts at $40

 

A15. City Park Adventure from City Park

Putt Putt merrily through City Park with the kids with these 2 adult City Putt tickets and 2 child City Putt tickets. Then take the magic home with the City Park coffee table book.

Value: $100

Bidding starts at $40

 

A16. Hats off to you! from Goorin Bros.

The Goorin family has been making hats since 1895 and their hats are just as finely crafted today as they were back then. With this $100 Goorin Bros. gift card you'll find the perfect chappeau for any occasion!

Value: $100

Bidding starts at $40

 

A17. Kick it Up a Notch! from Emeril Lagasse Foundation, Oysteria

Treat yourself to this exciting evening at home including a beautifully handcrafted oyster plate from Oysteria that will hold all of your spices for you to kick it up a notch with Emeril Lagasse's "Essential Emeril Cookbook" and Boudin, Bourbon & Beer canvas tote.

Value: $118

Bidding starts at $50

 

A18. Stay Local from Urban Conservancy

Join StayLocal, Greater New Orleans’ Independent Business Alliance, and get connected to customers, resources, and other local business owners. Shop Local. Live Local. Stay Local.

Value: $135

Bidding starts at $55

 

A19. Mid- City Detox & Retox from SHINE, Revel Cafe & Bar

Rejuvinate your skin at Shine Spa with a custom Himalayan Salt Shine body polish, which stimulates circulation and lymph flow as it improves skin texture and tone. You'll be left glowing and ready to visit a new neighbor in Mid-City-- Revel Cafe & Bar. Meet a friend there for $50 of libations and snacks!

Value: $135

Bidding starts at $55

 

A20. Parlez-vous français? from Alliance Francaise

Expand your horizons with a French class and a one-year student membership to Alliance Francaise in New Orleans.

Value: $139

Bidding starts at $60

 

A21. Travel Back in History from The National WWII Museum

Take a trip back in history and experience the immersive Richard C. Adkerson & Freeport McMoRan Foundation Road to Tokyo: Pacific Theater Galleries. And don't miss this special opportunity to see Tom Lea: LIFE and World War II, a special exhibit that allows visitors to see the war through a fine artist's eyes with this package of 4 tickets to the National WWII Museum.

Value: $144

Bidding starts at $60

 

A22. Treat Yo Self from Lux Salon Blends, Swirl, 1000 Figs

Freshen up with a 1-hour facial at Lux, then meet some friends at Swirl for a $50 wine tab. Save room for dinner and pop over for $30 of delicious Mediterranean food at 1,000 Figs!

Value: $150

Bidding starts at $60

 

Auction Section B - Closes at 10:00pm

 

B1. Get in the Zone from Orange Theory Fitness, TASC Performance

Stock up on performance apparel from TASC, then wear it to get in the zone at 3 sessions at OrangeTheory Fitness!

Value: $159

Bidding starts at $65

 

B2. A Friend of City Park from Friends of City Park

Friends of City Park members receive exclusive benefits from free admission to Storyland and other attractions to discounts at Morning Call! Enjoy a year of family fun with one Family Level Membership to Friends of City Park, a Friends of City Park magnet and a City Park Coffee Table Book.

Value: $170

Bidding starts at $70

 

B3. A Body of Work from Craig Tracy

Craig Tracy is an award-winning Fine Art Bodypainter and native New Orleanian. These two prints, "Purple Sax" and "Quartet," celebrate the intersection of music, art and the body.

Value: $170

Bidding starts at $70

 

B4. Are You Energy Smart? from Energy Wise

Wondering why your energy bill is so high? Find out with this home energy assessment. Professionals from Energy Wise will walk through your house with you to identify problem areas for your energy bill, and teach you how to save. Less money on utilities means more money for, well, everything else.

Value: $200

Bidding starts at $80

 

B5. Illuminating Art from Brandon Muetzel

Celebrate New Orleans all year round with this one-of-a-kind lamp. Absolut New Orleans was released in 2007, with a limited edition of 35,000 cases. All profits were put towards the revitalization efforts throughout the Gulf region following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. The image of the harmonica reflects the musical culture that has defined the city. The purple, green and gold Mardi Gras beads represent Justice, Faith and Power. Help the tradition of Philanthropy continue!

Value: $200

Bidding starts at $80

 

B6. Get Fit & Fierce with A Friend from NOLA Aikido

Bring a friend or a partner to learn "the art of peace," with two, one-month passes at NOLA Aikido. (Or, treat yourself to two months! We won't tell!)

Value: $220

Bidding starts at $90

 

B7. A Kick for the Kids from NOLA Aikido

Kids won't stop fighting? Help them learn "the art of peace" with two, one-month passes at NOLA Aikido.

Value: $220

Bidding starts at $90

 

B8. Sexy Staycation from Fleur de Tease, Holiday Inn

Be prepared to thrill your senses with this downtown staycation! Start with a VIP Table for two at the Fleur de Tease "Babes in Toyland" Holiday Burlesque show & toy drive, then relax with a complimentary one night stay at the Holiday Inn Downtown Superdome.

Value: $250

Bidding starts at $100

 

B9. Got A Bright IDIYA? from IDIYA

Transform your ideas into reality at New Orleans' premier makerspace! This 2 month membership to IDIYA will give you free reign to 3D printers, sewing machines, saws and tools in the woodshop, and more.

Value: $300

Bidding starts at $120

 

B10. Where Ya Rack from YLC's Where Ya Rack

The creation of the Lafitte Greenway was an incredible group effort, and it belongs to every New Orleanian. Make your mark by dedicating a Where Ya Rack Bike Rack, which will be installed on the Greenway.

Value: $300

Bidding starts at $120

 

B11. Where Ya Rack from YLC's Where Ya Rack

The creation of the Lafitte Greenway was an incredible group effort, and it belongs to every New Orleanian. Make your mark by dedicating a Where Ya Rack Bike Rack, which will be installed on the Greenway.

Value: $300

Bidding starts at $120

 

B12. Doggy Lovin' from Camp Bow Wow, Jefferson Feed

Are you a doggy parent? Going out of town or maybe have a pup that needs some training? With this $25 gift card to local pet store Jefferson Feed, and PAWTASTIC package from Camp Bow Wow including 5 days of Daycare - 13 hours of doggie playtime in over 3000 sq ft of indoor and outdoor yards with pools, fans and misters to stay cool, PLUS 2 private training sessions with Behavior Buddies Certified Trainer, you can tend to any of your doggy day care needs.

Value: $320

Bidding starts at $130

 

B13. Pelicans Playpack from James Carville

It's game time--James Carville style! Enjoy Mr. Carville's 2 Pelican's tickets at any home Pelicans game you want! Don't worry about parking because the Playpack also comes with a parking pass for your convenience.

Value: $397

Bidding starts at $160

 

B14. Dine a Dozen from New Orleans Cooking Experience

Take New Orleans finest food traditions home with you by schooling up at the New Orleans Cooking Experience. Cooking class & fine dining for two, concluding with a seated dinner, including a multi-course meal, wines and other beverages.

Value: $408

Bidding starts at $165

 

B15. Crescent City Classic Training Pack from Crescent City Classic, Higher Power NOLA

Train, trek, and then relax in style with this awesome Crescent City ClassicTraining Pack that includes a Framed Poster, 2 entries and 2 VIP passes to the Crescent City Classic, and a crosstraining package with your choice of 5 TRX, cycling, or yoga classes at Higher Power NOLA.

Value: $410

Bidding starts at $165

 

B16. Pet Pamper Package from Canal St. Vet.

Treat your pet to an assortment of delights from delicious treats to a walk on the Greenway. This package includes a Gift Certificate to Canal St. Vet (Physical Exam, Annual Vaccines, Heartworm & Intestinal Parasite Testing), Two Bags of Dog Treats, Shampoo/Conditioner, Dog Leash, T-Shirt, and Coozie.

Value: $450

Bidding starts at $180

 

B17. LifeCity from LifeCity

Join the Social Enterprise Chamber! LifeCity membership for 1 year includes the following benefits: Impact Assessment, Impact Certification, Access to exclusive discounts to social enterprises, Marketing to local businesses and consumers, Action Plan for Impact Goals, Personal Introductions to local resources, Quarterly check-ins, Impact Directory Profile listing online, and entry into the Green Games Annual sustainable business competition.

Value: $500

Bidding starts at $200

 

B18. Boogaloo Boogy from MotherShip Foundation

Boogy on down to Boogaloo in style with a framed poster, a flag, and 2 memberships to the VIP Canopy Club.

Value: $510

Bidding starts at $200

 

B19. Music Gone Postal from New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation

Take home a Jazz Fest treat with these classic New Orleans Mementos-- Limited-edition Jazz Fest postcards honoring the legendary Jelly Roll Morton (1990) and Kermit Ruffins (2012) from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation.

Value: $520

Bidding starts at $200

 

B20. Dinner Party Deluxe from Toots-n-Bunny

Something to celebrate? This dapper duo will make hosting easy! Have a fabulous 5-course dinner party for up to 10 guests in the comfort and style of your own home!

Value: $800

Bidding starts at $300

 

B21. Plan With Stan from Morgan Stanley

Not a finance person? Need some planning help? Fear not. This package will help you prepare a written financial plan that addresses your retirement goals, education expenses, investment objectives and estate planning needs, tailored by the Audubon Group at Morgan Stanley.

Value: $2500

Bidding starts at $300

 

B22. Who Do Voodoo? from Voodoo Experience

Enjoy Halloween in New Orleans the right way with this spooktastic package including 2 LOA VIP tickets to the VooDoo Music & Arts Experience that gives you admittance to the park for all three days of the Festival with special access & amenities.

Value: $1200

Bidding starts at $450

 


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