Camarada Online Auction 2017

Welcome to the very first Camarada Online Auction.
This auction will end May 6, 2017
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You can see the current highest bids & Buy It Now items that have been SOLD here:  ONLINE AUCTION BID SHEET

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#1 Wine and Food Pairing – SOLD

WINE AND FOOD PAIRING – ART OR SCIENCE? –

Wine authority Marty Steinley and professionally trained epicure Debra Arbogast will lead this exploration into the connection and chemistry behind the right choice of wine and how it can reveal heighten and intensify the flavors of food. Experience the elevation of both the food and wine when consumed together. As the guest, your personal taste will influence the menu that will drive this vertical tasting. Tasting for 8 guests. Value: $2,500 (Donated by Marty Steinley and Debra Arbogast)

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Bid on Item #1

Starting Bid: $1,000
BUY IT NOW: $2,500

#2 INDIAN DINNER – AUTHENTIC CUISINE AND CULTURAL ENRICHMENT SOLD

INDIAN DINNER – AUTHENTIC CUISINE AND CULTURAL ENRICHMENT – Step into an exotic evening and immerse yourself in the culture of India, as your hosts, longtime Camarada patrons, Shabnam and Gopal Miglani, take you on a journey through India’s epicurean culture and its historical celebrations and traditions. Travel thousands of miles and hundreds of years in their La Jolla home to don bindis and bangles while sipping Indian beers and sampling authentic Indian Street Food. You will be treated to the culinary talents of Shabnam and Gopal, who will be serving perfectly paired wines at the sit down dinner for 8 lucky bidders. Stay for the music and the dancing of centuries gone by. Value: $4,000 (Donated by Shabnam and Gopal Miglani and Beth Ross Buckley | Camarada)

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Starting Bid: $2,000
BUY IT NOW: $4,000

#3 EAST COAST COUNTRY HOME

EAST COAST COUNTRY HOME – Enjoy a week at Ann Craig’s country home in Cascade, Maryland, near Camp David. This home that dates to the 1890s has 10 bedrooms and is perfect for a group of good friends or a family reunion. Guests can play croquet, volleyball, Ping-Pong or tetherball on the grounds with lushly forested surroundings; or walk/hike nearby Catoctin Mountain. Located 60 miles from Washington, D.C., it’s just a plane ride away! Black out dates are July 15 through August 19, and November 19 through 25, 2017. Value $3,000 (Donated by Ann Craig)

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Bid on Item #3

Starting Bid: $1,000
BUY IT NOW: $2,000

#4 LUXURIOUS CASA MAXIM ÁRBOLES IN SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE SOLD

LUXURIOUS CASA MAXIM ÁRBOLES IN SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE – Would a one-week stay at Casa Maxim Árboles in San Miguel Allende be enough to reveal the reason that 20 percent of the population are expatriates? Find out with a stay at this well-appointed
3-bedroom (including two Grand Master Suites) home in this World Heritage Site that can be discovered as much from its rooftops as in the walk-ability of its narrow streets, alleys and paths sans stop lights. A Mecca of art, architecture, eclectic shopping and richly diverse culture located in the Centro Historico, this will be a week to remember. Learn more about this elegantly traditional Mexican home by visiting http://www.casamaximsanmiguel.com/arboles to view photos and read descriptions. Value: $2,500 (Donated by Maxine Snyder)
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Starting Bid: $1,000
BUY IT NOW: $2,500

 

#5 ELEGANT EVENTS AND CAMARADA DUO

ELEGANT EVENTS AND CAMARADA DUO – Dinner for 10 or Appetizers for 20 – Elegant Events gets rave reviews for their Southwestern food. You choose: Echos from South American, Calls from Spain or aromas from across the border in Mexico – they will cook to order your favorite country’s influence. You choose your party: Sit down for 10 or a cocktail party for 20 accompanied by the themed music of the Camarada Duo performing for your guests. Value: $4,000 (Donated by Rick Woods – Elegant Events and Beth Ross Buckley – Camarada)

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Bid on Item # 5

Starting Bid: $2,000
BUY IT NOW: $4,000

#6 PILATES HEAVEN

PILATES HEAVEN – Breathe, Move, Thrive… and experience the strengthening and calming effects of Pilates as taught by the well trained, professional, experienced, and supportive staff at Pilates Rx. You’ll reach your fitness goals in this well-equipped and beautiful studio environment with three Private Pilates Sessions and two months of unlimited mat and reformer classes… Summer’s on the way! Value $1,100 (Donated by Mahlia Christinson)

Bid on Item #6

Starting Bid: $400
BUY IT NOW: $1,000

#7 SOOTH YOUR BODY AND SOUL MASSAGE –
WATSU WATER THERAPY + NIBBLES & NOVELS BASKET

SOOTH YOUR BODY AND SOUL MASSAGE – WATSU WATER THERAPY – Whether it’s for relaxation, pain relief and/or physical therapy, warm water therapy and aquatic bodywork help the body recover from stress and injury quickly. Water therapy has been found to be beneficial for PTSD and fibromyalgia. In the Watsu pool individuals experience freedom from pain and gain renewed energy. Come with a friend and experience the Watsu session while your friend relaxes and enjoys a specially prepared pamper basket and then switch! Nibbles (a crisp Rosé, cheese & chocolate) & Novels by local authors including Private Universe by Cornelia Feye, Quartet in Love by Judy Stanigar, The Moon Daughter by Zoe Ghahremani, What Will Grow? illustrated by Susie Ghahremani.. Perfect for two friends or a couple. Two Watsu sessions + Infrared Sauna will be offered in Sharon’s soothing woodland backyard getaway. Value: $400 (Donated by Sharon Plaché, Cornelia Feye, Judy Stanigar Zoe Ghahremani & Susie Ghahremani)

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Bid on Item #7


Starting Bid: $100
BUY IT NOW: $400

 

#8 AGATE AND AMBER NECKLACE CREATED BY ANN CRAIG

AGATE AND AMBER NECKLACE CREATED BY ANN CRAIG – This regal brass and silver Turkman pendant features agate from Eastern Turkey and copal/amber from West Africa. A strand of jet and Czech glass complete the ethnic bohemian artistry of this stunning example of wearable art. Value $500 (Donated by Ann Craig)

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Bid on Item #8

Starting Bid: $100
BUY IT NOW: $500

#9 MAGNIFICENT SHOPPING SPREE + HAIR + MAKE-UP AND PHOTOSHOOT

MAGNIFICENT SHOPPING SPREE – HAIR/MAKE-UP AND PHOTOSHOOT – Treat yourself or loved one to a 60-90 minute photo shoot with this award-winning photographer Monique Feil and makeup artist Antonella Annabella that will capture the most magnificent you. Ms. Feil’s photo shoot will yield five photo-shopped images. Monique’s experience has taken her on assignments around the world from romantic cities in Europe, to the exotic pink sands of Bermuda, the terraced hills of Bali and the aqua shores of Hawaii. Her perspective is fresh and unique and she pursues her art with passion. Following a shopping spree at Le Bel Age boutique ($100 gift certificate) in Mission Hills, put your best face forward for the photo-shoot with hair and make-up by the amazing and  artist, Antonella Annabella. Value: $1,100 (Donated by Monique Feil, Antonella Annabella & Valerie Lee)

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Bid on Item #9

Starting Bid: $400
BUY IT NOW: $1,000

#10 ENERGETIC ALIGNMENT SOLD

ENERGETIC ALIGNMENT Release stress, increase focus and concentration for an overall sense of well-being and heightened productivity with the application of scientific inner technology to align your inner energetics. This is done remotely via a Skype appointment and customized accordingly to your needs. Focus is on mental, emotional or physical issues. Value:  $1,000 (Donated by Kisma Orbovich of Illumination Academy)

Bid on Item #10

Starting Bid: $400
BUY IT NOW: $1,000

#11 TROUBLE AND STRIFE CLOTHING LINE

TROUBLE AND STRIFE CLOTHING LINE – Dress, shawl, choker and sun shawl – Be at the height of fashion and comfort with local designer, Michele Arthur’s beautiful dress, choker and sun shawl ensemble. The Endia Dress Size Medium (8-10) in Midnight Blue is perfect for summer with a hook closure at the neck, draped front and raw hem. Made from 92% Micro-Modal/8% Spandex.
The Kitchi Choker features a drop lariat style chain with silver accent bars. Made from Deerskin black leather with brass beads and bar, gold chain, adjustable chain length, accent wood bead, and silver chain and clasp.
The grey Sun Shawl is made from UPF 50+ fabric to protect you from UVA and UVB light. The sun shawl acts as a shrug, a scarf, a poncho and skirt by simply unbuttoning. Dress it up or down its versatility is amazing. Convertible Uses: Shrug is made of 94% Micro-Modal/6% Spandex. Value: $350 (Donated by Michelle Arthur)
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Bid on Item #11

Starting Bid: $100
BUY IT NOW: $400

#12 SOCIAL MEDIA INTENSIVE AND “NEW YOU” HEADSHOT

SOCIAL MEDIA INTENSIVE AND “NEW YOU” HEADSHOT – Need to bring your business to your customers? Develop strategies to market you brand? Stay in contact with your friends and family? Or just catch up with the real world and hone your social media skills to avoid your kids’ eye rolling? If you are feeling left behind the phenomenon of social media, Lisa Hyatt and Deb Cole will teach you all you need to know to master this corner of the Internet world by answering your questions about the basics of Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest. To complete your social media package Beth will snap a headshot and Photoshop onsite to your specifications! We are offering 12 sign up slots for a group 2 ½ hour session. * Two dates will be offered for Summer 2017 (Donated by Lisa Hyatt, Deb Cole and Beth Ross Buckley)
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Bid on Item #12

$175 per person