Imagine A Way Gala 2017 Live Auction
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Imagine A Way’s incredible Silent and Live Auctions are not-to-miss events!! This year we are bringing back some previous favorites… and introducing you to some fabulous new packages!


Enjoy 6 Nights at Lake Winnipesaukee Private Island Retreat!

Upon arrival, you will experience a 360 degree view unlike anything you can imagine. Your island retreat is surrounded by miles of coastline and majestic mountain views. Relax with your family and friends while enjoying total solitude and the most spectacular nightly sunsets.

Your party of eight will be shuttled in a private transport from Manchester, New Hampshire to Wolfeboro, where you will board a boat for a quick 10 minute ride to Parker Island on Lake Winnipesaukee. Proprietor will be onsite, in a separate home, to assist in making your stay a memorable one; whether it be a sunset boat cruise, transportation to town, paddle boarding around the island, or simply spending time on your private beach enjoying the crystal clear water.

Dates of availability (one of two options):

  • Sept 9-15, 2018
  • Sept 16-22, 2018

 


Oregon Wine Trip - Grand, luxury chateau with stunning vineyard views

Oregon chateau photoEnjoy four nights for eight people at Bella Collina, an incredible 6,400 square foot chateau that sits atop its own Vineyards deep inside Willamette Valley wine country. Visit world class wineries during the day, and spend your afternoon taking in the sunsets overlooking the vineyards and surrounding hillsides from your private estate.

The trip includes several wine tasting at some of the top wineries in Oregon. Winners will enjoy a wonderful experience with Antica Terra at their estate Vineyard in Amity, including a selection of both their current and library wines accompanied by a lunch composed from the day’s market selection, cooked over an open fire by Chef Timothy Wastell. Additionally Patricia Green Cellars and Ayoub Wines will treat you to a private catered tasting at the Chateau on evening during your stay. Don't miss this opportunity to take in the best that Oregon wine country has to offer.

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Your Passport to the World

Big Ben photoSimply put, the Passport Program is the ultimate winner’s choice. Enjoy a 4-night stay in any of 25 residences in highly sought after beach, mountain, city and leisure destinations. Your Passport to the World provides you with the flexibility to choose your destination AND, you have 18 months to book and use your trip! In addition to flexibility, take advantage of pre-trip planning services and a local concierge – both included with the Passport Program.

Destination options include:

  • Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Aspen, Colorado
  • London, England
  • Placencia, Belize
  • And many, many more!

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Room Design photoROOM DESIGN

For many children with autism, the world is over-stimulating. Bright lights and loud noises can send a child on the autism spectrum into a sensory meltdown. Having a place to escape the harsh stimuli of the world can help a child reset and feel calm. The talented team at November Designs will transform a room in the home of one our Imagine A Way families into a specially designed sensory retreat.

With input from the family and the child’s therapists, designers will create a room individually tailored for the child. This may include soft lighting, ceiling mounted swings, or a nook where the child can retreat when chaos threatens to ruin their day. The winner of this item will participate in the selection of the family to receive this wonderful gift.

 


Rugged Wilderness Meets Luxury! 6 Nights in Fabulous Home in Popular Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Enjoy six nights in this spectacular home nestled in the shadows of the Teton Mountain Range. You’ll be one hour from Yellowstone National Park, 15 minutes from the Center of Jackson Hole, and less than ten minutes from the Jackson Hole Ski Resort – 2016’s #1 ski resort according to Forbes Magazine.

The home is beautifully appointed featuring an expansive great room offering a panoramic view of the Grand Tetons, a modern kitchen and dining for 8, four beautiful bedrooms all with private baths. Additionally, the pool table, fireplace, in-ground Jacuzzi, and decks offer plenty of access to the wonderful outdoor surroundings. Winter and summer alike, Jackson Hole offers an incredible adventure!

 


Party Barge on Lake Travis

Courtesy of VIP Marina, take 50 of your closest friends and head out for the day on beautiful Lake Travis! Enjoy breathtaking Hill Country views while cooling off in the waters of Lake Travis. This huge double-decker party barge with a slide on the back will surely impress all on board. Cruise the lake or anchor up and hit the water. Complete with a fajita lunch donated by zTejas and a private DJ sponsored by ATX Systems to rock the tunes, this is one party sure to impress!

 

 

 

 

 

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Tuscan home photoExperience the best Napa Valley has to offer!

Relax and enjoy the serenity at this spectacular secluded Tuscany Stone Villa on 27 private acres in Napa Valley. The private home, available for a five night stay for six people, is surrounded by stone gardens flourishing with gorgeous roses and fruit trees. The outdoor area features a Tuscan-style kitchen, Bocce ball court, and stunning 360 degree panoramic views of vineyards, lakes and ponds from every vantage point. And… this is just the beginning! Package includes the following experiences:

  • Croquet and Lunch at Renowned Meadowood Resort
  • Wine dinner at Outpost Winery on Howell Mountain
  • Tasting, tour and lunch with famed winemaker Thomas Rivers Brown at Mending Wall Winery
  • Tasting tour and lunch with Mike Dunn, Dunn Winery
  • Dinner at Historic private home in St. Helena hosted by Mary Constance, former owner of Constance Winery
  • Tour at Dana Kirkpatrick Vineyard with Tracy Smith and signed 750ml of her Somnium wine
  • Lunch, tour and tasting at Historic 1906 Castle and Stagecoach Building at Wallis Estates
  • Lunch and Tasting at O’Shaughnessy Winery
  • Tasting and Tour at Historic Seavey Winery

This power packed line-up will delight the Cabernet lover’s palate like none other!

 

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Ritz-Carlton Bachelor’s Gulch

Ritz at Beaver Creek photoEnjoy three wonderful nights in beautiful Beaver Creek on one of the two most sought after weekends of the year. Choose between President’s Day or Martin Luther King Day weekends. Two hotel rooms accommodating up to four people await you at the Ritz Carlton in Bachelor’s Gulch, the crown jewel of properties in Beaver Creek, Colorado. The resort offers unmatched ski-in/ski-out access, a renowned spa, luxurious accommodations and locally inspired dining. After skiing each day, enjoy a roaring fire on the outdoor patio along with live music. This is the premier ski-in/ski-out property in all of Beaver Creek.

 

 

 

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NIGHT ON THE TOWN

Stephen F. Austin Hotel photoImagine A Way and the Stephen F. Austin hotel have teamed up to provide a wonderful night on the town in Austin, Texas. Enjoy 2 rooms at the Stephen F. Austin hotel for up to four people, dinner at Ruth’s Chris Steak House and a $400 gift card for the Paramount Theater. The perfect combination for a “stay-cation” in your own back yard.

 

 

 

 

 

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