2011 Auction Items

B elow is a sampling of the silent and live auction items and events that will be available at TLF’s 2011 Fall Auction! More silent & live auction items to come - buy your tickets today!

Sample of Silent Auction Items

  • Bradz Salons & Spas: Aveda customized facial.
  • Bradz Salon & Spas: Aveda elemental nature facial.
  • Birds Barbershop: 3 free hair products.
  • Myo Massage: $80 gift card.
  • 4001 Salon: Gift certificate for a hair cut & style.
  • Billy Zachary Acupuncture: 1 acupuncture session.
  • Embellish Nails & Boutique: 1 hour signature facial.
  • Mint Salon: Free haircut & style.
  • Hearts & Robots Hair Studio: Gift certificate for $120 (1).
  • Hearts & Robots Hair Studio: Gift certificate for $120 (2).
  • Brick Oven (Downtown): $25 gift certificate.
  • Moonshine: Sunday Brunch for 4.
  • Food for Fitness Cafe: $25 gift certificate.
  • Magnolia Cafe: $30 gift certificate.
  • Uchi/Uchiko: $50 gift certificate.
  • Hut’s Hamburgers/ Frank and Angies: 3 coupons for $10 off.
  • T. Perry’s: $25 worth of gift cards.
  • McCormick & Schmicks: $30 each gift certificate (1).
  • McCormick & Schmicks: $30 each gift certificate (2).
  • Gueros Taco Bar: $25 gift certificate.
  • Gatti’s Pixxa: 5 gift certificates, each for 1 free, 3-topping pizza.
  • Ski Shores Cafe: $10 gift certificate (1).
  • Ski Shores Cafe: $10 gift certificate (2).
  • Austin’s Pizza: $50 gift certificate.
  • Jeffery’s: $100 gift certificate.
  • Paramount Theatres: 4 passes for film series.
  • Zach Theater Austin: 2 tickets for show God of Carnage.
  • Omni Hotel Austin Downtown: 1 weekend evening night stay for 2.
  • Playland Skating Center: 1 free birthday party for up to 8 children.
  • Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum: A family 4-pack, including IMAX tickets.
  • Highland Bowling: 8 gift certificates for $3 off bowling.
  • Run Tex: Great gift basket and gift certificate.
  • Esther’s Follies: 2 tickets to show.
  • Representative Mark Strama: Tour of the Capital given by Representative.
  • Latham and Watkins: Apple TV.
  • Dallas Stars: Pennant signed by Trevor Daley with photo.
  • Ace Tailors: $30 gift certificate.
  • Rockin R’ River Rides: Raft trip for 4 on Guadalupe River and a riverfront full hook up RV site.

 

Sample of Live Auction Items

  • Kaplan: Bar Review Course (Retail Value: $2,950).
  • Prof. Adelman – Slacklining at the home of Professor Adelman (no experience required!) followed by dinner for up to 8 students.
  • Prof. Albright – Happy Hour at Prof. Albright’s house for 4.
  • Prof. Anderson – Champagne brunch for 8 at Prof. Anderson’s home.
  • Prof. Ascher – 3-course dinner for 2 including a bottle of wine, at Andiamo Restorante. Prof. Ascher will join you – or not- as you prefer.
  • Prof. Avraham – 5 students for Laser tag and pizza & beer. For every $40 over $250, he will grow a mustache for one week. Ex: if bid is $410 he will grow a mustache for 1 month.
  • Profs. Beardall, Fernandez, Wood & Natarajan – Dinner for five featuring home-cooked comfort food, Southern beer & whiskey – & an enthusiastic after-dinner jam session with pretty good singing (by some).
  • Prof. Berman – Beer and Bowling for up to 6.
  • Prof. Chesney - Dinner and wine at Vespaio’s for 4 participants, as well as cab fare should you need it.
  • Prof. Cross – Tapas for 4 at Malaga.
  • Prof. Bennett – “A rousing night of revelry where my wife and I provide a sumptuous feast fit for royalty for ourselves & up to 4 additional people (that means the winner can invite three friends!).  It will be either at Casa de Bennett (where it will be expertly prepared by my wife and me) or at a restaurant of our choosing (where it will be expertly prepared by someone possibly making minimum wage).  My wife & I reserve the full right to decide whether we host or go out to dinner.  Wherever we dine, we promise stimulating conversation on any number of esoteric topics & free advice will be liberally given!”"
  • Prof. Blais & Wagner – Happy hour pool party for 15 students. Drinks, great food, pool, hot tub, good conversation! One of the following dates: Nov 10 2011, Nov 17 2011, Dec 1 2011.
  • Prof. Bone- Dinner for 4.
  • Prof. Bridges – 4 students (plus significant others) for Dinner at Salt Lick.
  • Professor Hines – Scrabble at Prof. Hines’ home for up to 8.
  • Prof. Martinez, L- Dinner/ drinks & tickets to Wicked for two with Professor Martinez & her husband.
  • Profs. Strauch & Duke – Dinner for 2 at Botticellis.
  • Prof. Forbath- BBQ & Beer at Prof. Forbath’s home for 5.
  • Prof. McCormack – Happy hour for 4.
  • Prof. Johnson – Lunch for 3 at Fino’s.
  • Prof. Golden – Sunday brunch with Professor Golden at Fonda San Miguel for 4.
  • Prof. Graglia- Pocket billiards for 3 at Professor Graglia’s home.
  • Prof. Hansen – Dinner at Prof. Hansen’s home for 5.
  • Prof. Inman – Lunch at Eastside for 3-4 people, 6 max.
  • Prof. Jinks – Tex-Mex & margaritas for a up to five.
  • Profs. Kadens & Westbrook- Belgian beer tasting with dinner for 5 (occurring second semester).
  • Profs. Littwin,  Williams & Laurin- A group of up to 18 people for Karaoke at the Highball Lounge.
  • Prof. McGarity- Pub Grub and Libations for 4 at Black Star Co-op.
  • Profs. Dulitzky & Gilman- Argentine diner at Profs. Dulitzky & Gilman’s home for 4.
  • Prof. Petrie – Beers of the World – Beer Tasting for 4 at Austin’s finest beer establishment, The GingerMan Pub.
  • Prof. Rau – Lunch for 3 at an upscale restaurant.
  • Prof. Laurin - Family Happy Hour at Professor Laurin’s place!  Every family needs a break, whether it’s you & your kids, you & your partner, or you & your study group.  You define “family” (up to 8 folks).  We’ll supply the ‘happy”  - drinks & nosh.  If you bring the little ones, it’s shared romper room fun over drinks & snacks.  If you bring the big kids, it’s inventing increasingly zany songs to sing with my toddler.  Either way, you can’t go wrong.
  • Prof. Rabban – Weekend lunch at the Salt Lick for up to 8 people, preceded by an optional bike ride near the Salt Lick.
  • Prof. Robertson, J - Champagne & art: an introduction to art collecting.
  • Prof. Sage - Dinner for 6 at Red House Pizza + Tickets to Youth Theater “Urine Town” production. Show Feb/March 2012.
  • Prof. Scheiss - Dinner for 2 with Professor Sheiss & his Wife at Curra’s Grill.
  • Prof. Sokolow - Dinner for 4 with Professor & Mrs. Sokolow. Dinner cooked by Professor Sokolow.
  • Prof. Spitzer - Brunch for 4 at Professor’s home.
  • Prof. Steiker – Dinner for 8.
  • Prof. Martinez, R -1 on 1 lunch at Hopdoddy’s for a burger with Prof. Martinez.
  • Prof. Marcus – Six lucky students will join the Capital Punishment Clinic faculty for a tour of Austin’s finest pubs located along the #3 bus route.  We will visit at least three establishments along the way for beer and pub fare.  Accompanying us on this merry journey will be Prof. Rob Owen, who is currently visiting faculty at Northwestern Law School.  Note: some advanced planning will be required to assure Prof. Owen’s attendance.
  • Dean Sager & Prof. Cohen – Enjoy a spring evening with the Dean and Prof. Cohen with fine Italian wines, great cheese, & lively conversation that your own contributions will aid, for up to 15.
  • Prof. Sween - Dinner for 6 on Professor Sween’s back porch: enjoy plenty of pasta, wine, & conversation as she waits on you & the other animals in the house clamor for your attention.
  • Shoked – Dinner at La Condesa for 3 students.
  • Prof. Wilhite – Two field level 45-yard line tickets (Sec 107, Row T) to 1-1-2012 Texans v. Titans NFL Game, plus two nights (Friday and Saturday, 12-30-2011 & 12-31-11) at hotel Icon in Downtown Houston, plus dinner for two at Vic and Anthony’s in Downtown Houston ($100 gift card).
  • Prof. Wellborn – Margarita party for up to 12.
  • Prof. Wickelgren – Dinner for 4, TBD.
  • Prof. Youngdale - Dinner with 4 students at Eastside Café.
  • Prof. Johanson – Lifestyles of the Rich and the Famous. Professor and Mrs. Stanley Johanson will host a dinner for six, on a date to be arranged with the winning bidder(s).  The evening will begin with champagne & canapes at Professor and Mrs. Johanson’s Tarrytown (West Austin) home, followed by a tour of their grounds and lovely garden.  We shall then retire to Jeffrey’s restaurant on West Lynn for dinner, drinks & cordials.  This memorable evening, one of the social events of the season, is not to be missed!

 

 

 

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