We’re only a few weeks away from the biggest party of the year—the Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala! Here at Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, we’re gearing up for this exceptional evening of raising resources for our work and sharing our mission with our guests. Every year the auction is a highlight of the event and this year is no different. With the help of numerous generous donors, we’ve gathered fabulous live and silent auction items. Check out this live auction preview of what we have in store so you can get ready to start bidding!For the Ultimate Taylor Swift Fan
A Friend of TCHFH
This package is a must-have for any ultimate Taylor Swift fan with two floor seats to her Saturday, September 12, 2015 show at the Xcel Energy Center for The 1989 World Tour! The 7-time GRAMMY winner and best-selling digital music artist of all time is sure to put on an amazing show, and you're going to be there. On top of that, you can also take home a Fender guitar autographed by Taylor Swift herself!
Winter or Summer Trip to Vail, Colorado
Clarke Porter & Phyllis Thomson and Delta Air Lines
Love to ski? Not only will you stay at a beautiful four-bedroom, four-bathroom home in Vail, Colorado for one week, you will have free shuttle service to the resort! Vail is a world-class winter ski destination, with amazing restaurants and Apres Ski. Summers in Vail are its best kept secret, with a food and wine festival, farmers market, biking, film festival, great golf courses, fly fishing, and white water rafting just to name a few. The best part is it's your choice between a summer or winter visit! This incredible item includes four round-trip coach flights on Delta Air Lines, so you can sit back, relax, and get ready for Vail!
Polaris Sportsman 570 EFI
Polaris Industries Inc.
Your garage is missing one thing: a Polaris Sportsman 570! With its powerful ProStar 44 horsepower engine, industry-exclusive durable steel frame, the best on-demand 4x4 all-wheel drive system out there, and improved ergonomics for your comfort, the Polaris Sportsman 570 EFI is a must for cruising at the cabin. Your custom-fit ride comes with added accessories including a 2,500lb HD winch, front brushguard, OGIO semi-rigid rear cargo bag, lock and ride backrest, front and back rack extenders, and a helmet.
A Week in Beautiful Kauai, Hawaii
Canetani Properties and Alaska Airlines
Get away to the gorgeous Waipouli Beach Resort and Spa on Hawaii's island of Kauai. Stay in a luxury penthouse with unforgettable ocean views, two master suites, three bathrooms, two soaking bathtubs, designer furnishings, a private lanai, and heavenly beds. The resort is conveniently located 10 miles from the airport in the historic town of Kapaa on the Coconut Coast. This irresistible package includes two round-trip coach tickets on Alaska Airlines to get you there and back!
If you love playing golf, watching golf, or are looking for an experience of a lifetime, this is the item for you! Valspar invites you to the 2016 Valspar Championship, a PGA TOUR event, in Tampa, Florida and they’re taking care of all the details. You and your guest will get roundtrip airfare from Minneapolis to Tampa on Delta Air Lines, tickets to the golf events Thursday through Sunday, car rental for the week, and three nights at the beautiful Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, the home of the Valspar Championship.
Dinner with Zelo's Executive Chef
Jason Gibbons & Break Bread Hospitality
Jason Gibbons, Executive Chef at Zelo, invites you an unforgettable evening of incredible food, warm hospitality, and good friends. Jason, who oversees the culinary magic that happens in the kitchens at Zelo, Bacio, and Vivo, will customize a dinner for up to eight people and select wine pairings to enjoy with your meal. You and your guests will dine at Vivo in Apple Valley in the restaurant’s elegant, private room, so you will have the intimacy of dinner in your own home without the hassle of set up and clean up. Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to meet a local celebrity chef and enjoy a delicious meal among friends!
Jennifer & Herve Sarteau and Delta Air Lines
Escape to a stunning Bed and Breakfast in North Scottsdale, Arizona for three nights to relax by the scenic poolside and play a round of golf at theTroon Country Club. You'll have a private bedroom, use of the pool, and 18 holes of golf for two people, plus the owners will guide you in hiking, to a restaurant, or other activities. Included in this package are two coach round-trip flights on Delta Air Lines to get you there and back!