Party at the Pond Live Auction Preview

Join the fun! With fabulous travel destinations, a mouth-watering culinary dinner, and local artist contributions, the Party at the Pond Live Auction may have just the item you want. Take a look at the preview of items to help you plan ahead:

Custom Charcoal Pet Portrait by Deb Zeller

Custom charcoal drawing of your dog. Must provide a good photo or bring your dog for a reference photo shoot  Value $75

Weekend Getaway at Top Dog Country Club

Includes two nights / three days boarding at this world-renowned vacation club for dogs plus a luxurious bath and massage. The ultimate staycation for your dog!  Value $400

One week in Paris

 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6,  Experience the City of Lights from a luxurious, conveniently located pied-à-terre. This three-bedroom apartment encompasses the entire third floor of a lovely 19th century building. You and your guests are just a short walk from boutiques, restaurants, cafés, art galleries and everything that embodies the magic of Paris. This home combines expertly restored interiors and the conveniences of contemporary amenities, making it perfect for family vacations or romantic escapes.  About The Area  This charming apartment is located in one of the most valuable and sought-after neighborhoods in Paris. The 6th and 7tharrondissement historically is home to the life of luxury and grandeur, from the Eiffel Tower to the Muse d’Orsay, Rue du Four is located in the heart of beautiful Paris.   Value $8,000

Getaway to Wine Country

Package includes 3-day/2-night stay at the 5-star Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn Resort and Spa for two (2) people; Daily breakfast, welcome bottle of wine, and daily lobby wine tastings included, along with access to one of the top destination spas in the United States and the Sonoma Golf Club;  No expiration or blackout dates;  Bottle of Silver Oak’s newest and highly coveted Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon;  Frank Sinatra/Dean Martin limited edition “drinking” quote collage. Value $2,100

One week at the Red Lodge House in Montana

Red Lodge home in town. Two bedroom and one full bath. One bedroom has a queen size bed, other has two twins. Beds are platform. The house is one block from main street and walkable to numerous restaurants, movie theatre, and shopping. House faces the ski hill and can be viewed from the street. Skiing is 10-minute drive door to door. House has wi-fi, smart TV, blue tooth speakers, and washer/dryer in basement. Well behaved dogs of all sizes are welcome. Maximum limit of two dogs due to home size.  Value: $1,500

A “Suite” 5-Star Getaway to Mexico

Mayan Palace is one of Mexico’s most recognized and visited resort hotels. With world‐class dining options and a friendly staff who look after you like family, Mayan Palace has helped redefine the Mexican vacation experience. Comfortable living spaces along with great pools and water attractions provide everything you need for a memorable vacation, whether you’re on a couples getaway or a stay with the whole family.  Package includes 5-day/4-night stay in a 1-bedroom suite at one of three 5-star Mayan Palace Resorts;  Locations include Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Maya or Puerto Peñasco;  Room features a king‐size bed, bathroom, a living room with pullout sofa, dining table with kitchen, plus a balcony and two televisions;  Suite can accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 children;  Adults are considered anyone age 12 and up;  Package expires 18‐months after date of issue; Blackout dates include Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s weeks and stays are otherwise subject to availability. Value $1,800

Two Nights at Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior

1 Bedroom Condo with Fireplace, Sleeps 4  Ground level condo just steps from Lake Superior in Bluefin Bay resort. Queen bed in bedroom with a queen sleeper sofa in living room. Well equipped kitchen with full appliances, wood burning fireplace, whirlpool tub in unit, stunning lake views. No restrictions on dates other than excluding holiday weekends and subject to availability. No pets. There are a couple of steps so not really handicapped accessible. Two 2-night stay packages available with separate bidding.  Resort Amenities  Restaurants and Bakery • Heated pools • Hot tubs and saunas • Fitness center • Sailing & kayak excursions • Guided tours & activities • Free use of bikes, skis, snowshoes • Free shuttle  Value $990

Dinner At The Pond for 6

Dinner for six people pondside at Jean Beuning’s house in New Germany, MN. Start the evening with cocktails on the deck or at the outdoor fireplace among the shaded flower gardens. Intimate dinner at the pond with music, waterfalls, beautifully lit with torches and ground lighting. The Head Chef is Jean’s favorite “unofficial chef” Scott Stensland and his wife Kelli Hallas who cook / grill with passion. Value $1,500

Getaway to Gaia Costa Rica

Gaia Hotel and Reserve, located in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, is an adults and teens only luxury boutique beach 5‐star hotel and resort. Selected Mexico & Central America’s Leading Boutique Hotel since 2009, Gaia is nestled in the magnificent coastal forests of Costa Rica, offering sublime luxury with views of the lush and pristine wild surroundings that are beyond compare. PACKAGE INCLUDES: 4‐day/3‐night stay for two in a beautiful Studio Room for 2 people; A full and delicious à la carte breakfast in Gaia’s La Luna Restaurant;  One 60 minutes Terra Massage per person on the day of choice; Tropical welcome drinks, one tapa and free house cocktail per adult ; Transportation to and from the beautiful beaches of Manuel Antonio and the National Park (daily from 8:00AM to 3:00PM); Complimentary guided tour at the Gaia’s Nature Reserve; Free WiFi, pool perks, fitness room, local and international phone calls, and maid service (subject to COVID restrictions); Valid May 1–November 19, 2021, 2022 and 2023, or further by request; Stays are simply subject to room availability  Value $1,800

Three nights at Tofte North Shore Lodge/Cabin       

DA Kabin is located between Tofte and Lutsen Minnesota in Cook County adjacent to scenic Hwy. 61 along Minnesota’s North Shore.  (85 miles north of Duluth).  The cabin is NOT directly on Lake Superior, but there is a fantastic view of Lake Superior.  This is a beautiful three-bedroom home with a large loft, and includes two bathrooms, a full kitchen, a main level living room, and a lower-level family room perfect for a family or group get away.  SLEEPING (groups of 10-12 can easily fit in this home). Sleeping arrangements consist of three bedrooms and a loft. The main floor bedroom has 1 queen bed. The lower-level bedroom has 1 queen bed. The second lower-level bedroom has 1 queen bed. The level loft has 6 twin beds and 1 full futon. The main level living room has a queen and single sofa sleeper. BATHROOMS Main level bathroom has a large shower. Lower-level bathroom has a bath tub/shower combination. KITCHEN The full kitchen has everything you need to make gourmet meal or just bake a pizza. It has all the dishes, pots and pans, coffee maker. Etc.  There is a full-size refrigerator, oven, microwave and dishwasher.  A large dining table is available. LIVING ROOMS The main level living room has a beautiful fire place.  The lower-level family room is set up for watching movies. LAUNDRY The main level has a full-size washer and dryer. PICNIC SHELTER AND FIRE PIT A private picnic shelter and fire pit area is available for your night time camp fires.  Fire wood is provided. DIRECT TV Direct TV satellite receiver is available for the main living room 32” TV. The lower-level family room offers a 50” TV with a DVD player. INTERNET ACCESS WI-FI AVAILABLE, 20 MBS DOWNLOAD, 10 MBS UPLOAD. The specific rental dates can be negotiated between November. 2021 and June 15, 2022. Value $900






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