2019 Red Tie Gala Live Auction

1.     Behind the Beam Experience

beam stillhouseExperience a private tour for eight at the Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse in Downtown Louisville. Discover the rich history, learn about the process, and of course, taste some of the world’s #1 bourbon. Afterwards, enjoy dinner at Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant.

Additionally, enjoy a private Behind the Beam experience for your group of four at the “Birthplace of Bourbon”, the Jim Beam American Stillhouse in Clermont, KY.  This insider’s experience will include lunch, private distillery tour, barrel thieving in the rackhouse and a guided tasting. This complete Jim Beam experience will certainly have you coming as a friend and leaving as family.

This package also includes a $200 gift certificate to the Jim Beam store and a premium Jim Beam basket to take home tonight.

Dates must mutually agreed upon. Excludes Derby week and holidays. 

Courtesy of Beam Suntory

2. Kentucky Oaks

churchill downs on oaks dayExperience the tradition and excitement of the 145th Kentucky Oaks from your very own third-floor grandstand box for six in section 324 at Churchill Downs.

Courtesy of Churchill Downs, Inc.

 3. US Open at Pebble Beach

tiger woods at us open pebble beachThis Father’s Day weekend, you and a guest can travel west to California’s Monterey Peninsula to watch the final two rounds of the 113th US Open at the world-famous Pebble Beach Golf Links.  You will receive two round-trip vouchers on Southwest Airlines, 50,000 points from Marriott Rewards, and two tickets to the Trophy Club for Saturday’s third round and Sunday’s final round.

The US Open, one of professional golf’s four major championships, will be held June 13-16, 2019 at Pebble Beach.   Admission and Trophy Club passes available June 15-16.  With Trophy Club passes, in addition to grounds access, you will receive complimentary parking and transportation, entry into an air-conditioned pavilion with open seating and executive restroom facilities.

Don’t miss this opportunity to cheer on Justin Thomas, Tiger Woods and golf’s other superstars at one of the most beautiful golf courses on the planet.

Courtesy of Friends of RMHCK and Southwest Airlines

 4. 15-Year Pappy Van Winkle

pappy van winkle 15 yearTake home your very own bottle of 15-year Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve signed by Julian Van Winkle III. Experts deem it “a seductive, exotic and virtually flawless bourbon”, but the decision to drink it or display it will be yours alone.

Courtesy of Anytime Waste Systems, Chris Edgerton, and Julian Van Winkle III

5. Chopped Champion

chef josh mooreLouisville’s own Chopped Champion, Chef Josh Moore, Executive Chef and Managing Partner at Volare Italian Ristorante, will be preparing dinner for ten for tonight’s lucky winner. He will utilize his creativity and winning culinary skills to present you with a five-course chef’s tasting menu at Volare.

Chef Josh was declared the winner of Food Network’s national cooking competition show Chopped on the “Deadliest Catch” episode in January! He will personally greet your group of ten and will assist in the planning and preparation of your meal.  He will discuss the fresh and inspired courses with you as they are served.  This is your chance to enjoy an extraordinary dining experience!

A $300 gift certificate to Cooking at the Cottage is also included so you can continue the fun by signing up for a cooking class with Chef Josh. Enjoy a fabulous evening where you and your friends can learn as the champion shares some of his beloved recipes and preparation techniques.

Beverages, tax, and gratuity not included. Not available holidays, Derby, or Oaks. Preferred use Sunday-Thursday.

Chef Josh Moore, Volare Italian Ristorante and John & Robyn Bischoff

6. Run for the Roses

kentucky derby horse with twin spiresExperience the tradition and excitement of the 145th Kentucky Derby from your very own third-floor grandstand box for six in section 324 at Churchill Downs.

Courtesy of Churchill Downs, Inc.


7. Low-Key Vacation

fire pit at lower keys condoEnjoy a low-key vacation in the Lower Keys when you spend six nights at this home in Big Pine Key, just 40 minutes from Key West.

This three-and-a-half bedroom, two-bath home sleeps six to eight adults and two children. The home is located on a canal-front, dead-end, double-lot. The extra lot provides a secluded place to relax and build a fire after a day spent fishing or at the beach. If you love to fish, dive, spear fish or snorkel, you won’t find a better place in the United States.

Valid in 2019 only. Based on availability.

Courtesy of  Brookstone Financial, LLC

8. Justify, Triple Crown Winner

justifyCommemorate a piece of horse racing history with this package celebrating, Justify, the 2018 Triple Crown winner. Bid high and you could take home a limited-release halter worn by Justify. The halter is framed and includes a certificate of authenticity. You’ll also receive a bottle of limited-edition Maker’s Mark featuring Justify on the label. The bottle is signed by Rob Samuels of Maker’s Mark as well as Justify’s trainer, Bob Baffert, his Derby Jockey, Mike Smith, and his owner, Elliott Walden of WinStar Farm. Finally, you will also receive a framed Justify poster signed by Bob Baffert and Mike Smith.

Courtesy of Coolmore, John & Robyn Bischoff, and Nancye Olt

9. Beautiful Breckenridge

living room of breckenridge co homeRetreat to the mountains for a one-week stay in a five-bedroom, four-and-a-half bath house in breathtaking Breckenridge, Colorado. This exquisite private home is over 4,000 square feet, sleeps 14 and overlooks a ten-mile mountain range. It also features a Jacuzzi, pool table and close proximity to hiking, skiing, shopping and more.

Visit rmhck.org/breck to see lots of pictures of this amazing home.

Excludes 4th of July week, Thanksgiving week. Based on availability. Expires December 14, 2019. Winning bidder to pay $350 cleaning fee.

Mr. & Mrs. Jim Noppert

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