Below is a list of items available as a part of the 2019 Blue Ribbon Bash Silent Auction. Any amount paid for that exceeds the fair market value of a listed item is considered to be a tax-deductible portion of your contribution. Check back frequently, more items will be added as they become available.
Conway Symphony Orchestra
Two tickets that can be used for any concert during the 2019-2020 season. Visit www.conwaysymphony.org for future performances.
Donated by the Conway Symphony Orchestra
Oceans at Arthur’s Restaurant
Dinner for four at the classy Oceans at Arthur’s restaurant located in Little Rock. Limit of $150.00. Visit http://oceanslittlerock.com/ for menu and further information.
Donated by Oceans at Arthur’s.
Taj Express: A Bollywood Revue
Taj Express explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood!! The winning bid gets two tickets to an incredible experience for Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM. This is a perfect date night! For more information, please visit https://uca.edu/publicappearances/night-out/taj-express-a-bollywood-musical-revue/ .
Donated by the Reynolds Performance Hall, UCA Campus, Conway, AR.
Bonefish Grill Dinner for Two
This item is great for a night out on the town. It’s a chance to use this excursion for two for good food with that special someone. If you would like to learn more about Bonefish Grill visit https://www.bonefishgrill.com/locations/ar/little-rock.
Donations by Bonefish Grill.
Arkansas Arts Center: Family Membership
The winning bid wins a family membership to the Arkansas Arts Center. Visit https://www.arkansasartscenter.org/ for more information on the Arkansas Arts Center.
Donation by the Arkansas Arts Center.
Limelight Performance Academy
Do you have a youngster that is a budding star? The next Hugh Jackman or Sophia Turner?!? Well, this is the package for them! This is the place for them to have fun, build lasting memories and hone their vocal, dance and acting skills. This package includes enrollment ($50 value) and one-month free tuition ($150 value). Your child will have access to 4 hours of instruction per week in vocals, dance, acting, and musical theatre. If you wish to learn more about the Limelight Performance Academy visit them at https://limelightperformanceacademy.com/ .
Donated by Limelight Performance Academy of Cabot, Arkansas.
Chuy’s Two Complimentary Dinners
Founders Mike Young and John Zapp had a vision of a fun and funky Tex-Mex restaurant that served authentic and fresh food in an atmosphere that appealed to everyone. From these humble beginnings, Chuy’s was born. Buy this item, and satisfy your appetite for fine Tex-Mex! Learn more at http://www.chuys.com/story
Donated by Chuy’s.
3 Months Martial Arts Lessons/plus Free Uniform
At DSK Martial Arts of Jacksonville, Arkansas, they build Champions. As a part of this process, the instructors at DSK not only teach children how to defend themselves outside of competition but help build confidence, respect and lay the groundwork for success in school and life for both children and adults. This is a great package for YOU, a child or grandchild. For more information, visit http://dskmartialarts.com/
Donated by DSK Martial Arts.
Cafe Bossa Nova
Café Bossa Nova was founded in March 2002 by Rosalia and Dan Monroe. Rosalia, using the recipes she carried in her heart from her native Brazil, and with the support of her husband Dan, her sons Marcio and Joe, and her daughter Adriana. In a tiny kitchen, with only a hot plate burner and a conventional oven, Rosalia started serving lunch to a curious crowd who immediately acquired a taste for her now-famous cheese bread and black beans and rice. You can’t go wrong with this gift card! For more information, visit https://www.cafebossanova.com/ .
Donated by Caio Luz of Cafe Bossa Nova.
Hyacinth Violet and Cobalt Blue Ribbon Bowl
This beautiful masterpiece can be yours on August 22! This Blue Ribbon Bowl designed and made by James Hayes Art and Glass Company is a great conversation piece.
Donation by James Hayes Art and Glass Co.
Mike’s Place Restaurant
If you think you would enjoy Cajun-style seafood, steaks & wood-fired pizza served in upscale quarters with a New Orleans vibe. Then this item is for you. The Foundation has acquired fifteen $10.00 certificates, likely to be in multiple packages. If you wish to know more about Mike’s Place, visit http://mikesplaceconway.com/ .
Donation by Mike’s Place of Conway.
$250 Gift Certificate to Powder & Smoke
You have a chance to win a $250 Gift Certificate to Powder and Smoke (Fragrances are excluded). Powder & Smoke is a fine luxury boutique located in Pleasant Ridge Town Center in Little Rock. You know you are going to win this certificate, so why not visit their website https://www.powderandsmoke.com/ now and start making your list?
Donated by Powder & Smoke.
Bob’s Grill in Conway
Do you like large food portions in a child-friendly environment at an affordable price? Well, this item is definitely for you. The Foundation has six $20 gift cards that may appear in either a single package or multiple packages. If you would like to learn more about Bob’s, visit their FaceBook page at https://www.facebook.com/Bobs-Grill-Conway-AR-121218427966084/ .
Donation by Bob’s Grill.
Dreamline Queen Size Mattress and Box Spring
There is a chance to win this comfortable mattress and box spring set. Sleeping on this mattress is truly a luxurious experience. If you would like to learn more about this and similar products visit https://www.dreamlinebedding.com/.
Donation by Dreamline.
Casa Manana Dinner for Two
Getting this package is a great way to spend time with your significant other! It’s a chance for great food with great company! Learn more about Casa Manana by visiting their site, http://www.casamananamexicanfood.com/ .
Donated by Casa Manana Restaurant.
Jewelry by Tutu Bijoux
This package includes a handmade necklace. You can’t go wrong with this, whether it is for you or a deserving lady in your life.
Donation by Jewelry by Tutu Bijoux.
Trio’s Restaurant began in 1986 as a gourmet shop with “good food to go” – along with cookbooks, coffee, cookware, specialty foods, and a well-stocked deli. Since then it has evolved into one of the finest dining and catering establishments in the state. Capi Peck and Brent Peterson have nurtured Trio’s from its inception and grown the business into an award-winning restaurant and caterer known for innovation and consistency. We have available a Gift Card for $75 and a Gift Card for $100. With these items, you can savor the Trio’s experience. For more information, visit their site at https://www.triosrestaurant.com/ .
Donation by Trio’s Restaurant.
Karate for Christ Free Month and Uniform
Located in Benton, Arkansas Karate for Christ is offering one free month of martial arts instruction and a free uniform. This martial arts program is centered around Christ and his teachings. We have two of these certificates available! Get ready to bid!
Donated by Brother Bobby Teague of Karate for Christ.
With this gift card, you simply can’t go wrong! New Orleans cuisine is sure to satisfy the foodie in you. For more information, visit https://www.copelandsrestaurantlittlerock.com/ .
Donated by Copeland’s of New Orleans (Little Rock Location).
Multiple Bucket List Vacations
These bucket list vacations provide a perfect escape from the mundane, featuring opportunities to visit faraway places replete with unique experiences providing the building blocks for life long memories. Win one or win them all, for an adventure or adventures that you will never forget! For more details visit our dedicated AmFund vacation page http://blueribbonbash.com/blueribbonbash/bucket-list-trips/
Donated by AmFund.
Value: Varies depending on trip.
Milford Track is quite simply gourmet food for the healthy eater. Open for breakfast and lunch, this is a great little place to dine in or take out. Look for this Gift Card on August 22nd! Get it before I do! For more on Milford Track, visit https://www.milford-track.com/ .
Donated by Milford Track.
Capital Hotel Accessory Package
This is your chance to win two high-quality luxury bathrobes and four coffee mugs from the Capital Hotel. You can feel like you are in the lap of luxury, right in your own home.
Donated by Joe Rantisi.
Thanks to the good people at Newk’s the Foundation has come into possession of three $15 gift cards. Likely to appear in multiple packages, you will have many opportunities to win this and then a great excuse to go eat the delicious food at Newk’s! Fine dining, while supporting our cause! For more information, visit https://locations.newks.com/newks-eatery-3fbb6ab02cd1.
Donation by Newk’s Eatery.
The Fresh Market Gift Card
If you like your food extra fresh than this is the gift card for you! Eat fresh and healthy! If you wish to know more about the Fresh Market visit https://www.thefreshmarket.com/my-market/store/11525cantrell-little-rock.
Donated by The Fresh Market.
Split Case of Wicked Mix and Wicked Mini Flavored Snacks
This is your chance to “snack wicked!” Warning, once you try these fine snacks you could become addicted requiring frequent trips to the grocery store! To learn more about these delicious snacks, visit https://www.moonlightmixes.com/ .
Donation by Moonlight Mixes, LLC.
Senor Tequila Cantrell Location Only
The Foundation has come into possession of two $25 gift cards from our friends at Senor Tequila. Win one of these cards (or both) and you can be on your way to some fine dining. Learn more by visiting their website at https://www.senortequilaark.com/.
Donated by Senor Tequila.
Custom Shirt by Q Clothier
This is for the discerning gentleman who scoffs at purchasing off the rack. (Or like me, just wants to pretend that we do so regularly!) This is a great opportunity to get a custom-designed shirt, made just for you. For more information regarding Q Clothier, visit https://qclothier.com/.
Donation by Q Clothier.
$90 Gift Certificate Stoby’s Restaurant
Dinner for two, two $45.00 gift certificates for the triple Ds! (Dinner, Drink & Desert). Located in Conway, Stoby’s Restaurant serves not only scrumptious dinner items but also serves breakfast. If you wish to find more about what is offered, please visit http://stobys.com/ .
Donated by Stoby’s.
This unique large yellow tray is a perfect item for home decor provided courtesy of Cantrell Design. For more on items offered by Cantrell Design, visit https://www.facebook.com/cantrellfurniture .
Donation by Cantrell Furniture Design Center.
Two $50 Gift Cards to River City Coffee
If you love coffee, this is an auction item you do not want to lose! Not just one $50.00 gift card, but two! Our accountant promises us that this is a total of $100.00 (we asked our smart speaker Alexa just to make sure!) If you are interested in seeing what River City Coffee has to offer, please visit their site https://rivercitycoffeelr.com/ .
Donated by River City Coffee.
Heartstone Inn Bed and Breakfast
If you want to get away, why not escape for a couple of days in beautiful Eureka Springs, Arkansas? With this package you get a two night stay in a Queen bedded room, including a full breakfast each morning. Valid Sunday through Thursday. If you would like more information, visit https://heartstoneinn.com/ .
Donated by Rick and Cheri Rojek.
$50 Gift Card to Hog Pen BBQ
Looking at this, I am hungry!!! Hog Pen BBQ of Conway was a finalist in the Arkansas Times Reader’s Choice Award for the Best BBQ Around Arkansas. If you have not eaten there, then this is your chance to find out why! If you have, well…we know you are already prepared to put a bid down on this item. If you want more information or would like to view their menu, visit them here http://hogpenbbq.com/ .
Donated by Hog Pen BBQ.
Rex Nelson Delta Food Tour
Here is a chance to participate in the Great Rex Nelson Delta Food Tour for up to three guests. This tour is sure to appeal to the Foodie inside of you. If you would like to get a better idea about this tour, visit http://www.rexnelsonsouthernfried.com/?p=5701 for a description of a past tour. Tour highlights:
- Attending – Rex Nelson and up to three (3) guests
- Tour starting in Little Rock at 8 AM and ending around 8 PM
- Rex’s vehicle is available with Rex driving and vehicle gas included
- The tour will make at least five food stops along the way to sample the best in barbecue, tamales and fried catfish (the three Delta food groups)
- Cost of the food is included
- Schedule tour in 2020 after February
- The tour will visit some historic attractions on the route from Little Rock to Clarksdale, Miss., and back
- Interesting history, good conversation, wonderful food, and Rex – What more could you want?
Donated by Rex Nelson.
Autographed Jason Witten Football
The Dallas Cowboys star Tight End #82, Jason Witten has signed this authentic NFL Football. Put in your bid, and you can own a piece of this great Football Star’s Legacy!
Donated by the Dallas Cowboys.
You and four friends can enjoy horse racing at its best in box seats at the Oaklawn Horse track. These fine seats are on the window between the finish lines. Pick any three consecutive days based on availability. For information on Oaklawn racing visit https://www.oaklawn.com/ .
Donated by Fred and Susan Cathcart.
$35 Gift Certificate to Wordsworth Books
Are you a bookworm? Do you like to read? Do you enjoy the weight, the feel, the smell of a book? If you answered yes to all or most of these questions, then this item is for you! This $35.00 gift card provided by locally owned Wordsworth Book is a great excuse to shop and add new books to your library. For more information pertaining to Wordsworth Books, please visit their site https://www.wordsworthbookstore.com/ .
Donated by Wordsworth Books.
Here is your opportunity to secure two gift cards. One Gift card is for two large pizzas, four small salads and four non-alcoholic beverages, while the other gift card is for a large pizza, four small salads and four non-alcoholic beverages. For more information, visit https://uspizzaco.net/ .
Donated by U.S. Pizza Company.
Arkansas Travelers Family Four Pack
If you and the family enjoy watching the boys of summer play, this package courtesy of your Arkansas Travelers is for you. Take the family out to Dickey Stephens, grab a beverage, some hot dogs and enjoy the game! For more information on the Travs visit https://www.milb.com/arkansas .
This package includes 4 reserved level tickets for the 2020 season, 4 hot dogs and 4 medium drinks.
Donated by the Arkansas Travelers Baseball Club.
Set of 3 Candlesticks
Perhaps a perfect match for your home decor. These candlesticks courtesy of Cantrell Design are a great addition. To see more items offered by Cantrell Design, visit https://www.facebook.com/cantrellfurniture
Donated by Cantrell Furniture Design Center.
Thirteen Loaves of Bread
Do you like bread? We like bread! Having our Foundation headquarters next to Boulevard Bread is a treat! We can attest to how healthy and fresh everything always is. With this package, you get 13 Loaves of Bread at one loaf per visit. This is a must for the bread lovers out there! If you would like to learn more about Boulevard Bread, please visit their website http://boulevardbread.com/ .
Donated by Boulevard Bread Company.
$50 Gift Card to Baja Grill
Located in Little Rock in the Heights, Baja Grill is a family-friendly restaurant serving delectable Cali-Mex cuisine. Whether you are looking for lunch or dinner, you can’t go wrong with this Gift Certificate. If you wish to learn more about Baja Grill, visit them at https://www.eatbajagrill.com/ .
Donation by Craig Poe owner of Baja Grill.
Good Earth Garden Bird and Certificate
With this item, you can get your garden ready! A beautiful ceramic bird and a $100 gift card will help you take care of business. For more information about the Good Earth Gard Center, visit their website https://www.thegoodearthgarden.com/ .
Donated by the Good Earth Garden Center.
Zin Wine Bar: $30 Gift Certificate
If you like to relax with a glass of wine in a place with a pleasant atmosphere, then this item is for you! If you wish to learn more about the Zin Wine Bar, visit them here https://www.zinlr.com/ .
Donation by Zin Wine Bar.
River Valley horticultural Products
If you are in need of garden or horticultural products then this gift card is for you! If you want to learn more about River Valley’s offerings please visit https://rivervalleyhp.com/store/.
Donation by River Valley Horticultural Products.
$150 Gift Card to Petit & Keet
Petit & Keet of Little Rock is dining at its finest. If you are looking for a date night, or just a night out with the family you cannot go wrong with this gift card. If you would like to learn more, visit https://www.petitandkeet.com/ .
Donation by Petit & Keet.
Two Large Casseroles
Two large casseroles can be yours with this fine item! Feed the friends, the family or perhaps just indulge your wildside and eat them yourself. For more information on Catering to You visit http://www.cateringtoyoulr.com/.
Donated by Catering to You.
$40 Gift Card to Outback Steakhouse
We will have two $20 Gift Cards to Outback Steakhouse. These certificates will definitely help when you ask, “Throw another shrimp on the barbie, mate!” If you would like more information, visit https://www.outback.com/locations/ar/little-rock-west .
Donation by Outback Steakhouse.
Hour of Massage Therapy Session: Cabot, AR
Do you have a nagging sports injury? Or are you just experiencing a bit of stress? Maybe some stiffness in the neck or tension in the jaw? Need to relax a bit? If you answered yes to any of these, this is the perfect item for you. Spend some time with Richelle, a licensed massage therapist, and let her help you. For more information about massage therapy, visit https://www.facebook.com/richelledanleylmt/ .
Donated by Richelle Danley.
If you are hungry for some “real Mexican” food than this gift card is for you! If you want to learn more about El Porton, visit http://www.elportonmexicanrestaurants.com/home.html.
Donated by El Porton Mexican Restaurant.
Original Painting by Ann Crow
Original framed oil painting of pomegranates by Ann Crow. This beautiful framed painting is ready to hang in your home.
Donated by Ann Crow.
Jimmy’s Serious Sandwiches
Do you like great sandwiches? Well, you can’t go wrong with the Serious Sandwich gift card! For more information on Jimmy’s visit http://jimmysserioussandwiches.com/.
Donated by Jimmy’s Serious Sandwiches.
UALR Premium Basketball Package
This package is a must for any University of Arkansas Little Rock Basketball fan. This package includes 4 Premium tickets to any 2019-2020 Season game (except ASU) and an autographed basketball by UALR Head Coach Darrell “Sky” Walker. For more information, visit https://lrtrojans.com/sports/2017/6/26/ticket-information.aspx .
Donated by the University of Arkansas Little Rock Athletics.
Sauce(d) Bar and Oven $50 Gift Card
You’ll be hungry, this is a given. With the purchase of this gift card, your hunger is sure to be satiated. For more information or to view the Sauce(d) menu, visit https://www.saucedlr.com/ .
Donated by Sauce(d) Bar and Oven.
Bell & Sward Gentleman’s Clothier
You know what they say, “the clothes make the man!” You can’t go wrong spicing up your wardrobe with this $50 gift certificate. For more information, visit https://www.bellandsward.com/ .
Donated by Bell and Sward Gentlemen’s Clothier.
Purple Cow Restaurant Gift Card
You can’t go wrong with this gift certificate, whether you are in the mood for a malt or a shake or perhaps a filling hamburger or fries. See more about the Purple Cow by visiting their website https://purplecowlr.com/ .
Donated by the Purple Cow Restaurant.
Market Place Grill
This is a chance to get a discount on some fine dining while helping in the fight against prostate cancer. If you wish for more information on Market Place Grill, visit them here https://www.marketplacegrill.com/ .
Donated by Market Place Grill of Conway.
Bottle of Benziger Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Nothing like kicking back with a book and some fine wine after a hard day’s work.
Donated by Pinnacle Valley Liquor.
Jewelry for Your Eyes
With this gift certificate, you just can’t go wrong! Treat you or your loved ones to quality optical products.
Donated by Burrow and Mr. Frank’s Optical.
Day Spa Package
Treat yourself or that special someone to luxury with the relaxing 90-minute spa package good for relaxation massage, seasonal body treatment or perhaps an Ava Bella custom facial.
Donated by Ava Bella Day Spa.
Pilates Party with 11 Friends
An hour Pilates class for you and 11 friends with refreshments following.
Donated by Club Pilates West Little Rock.
Majestic Rose 9 x 12 Painting
You can own a lovely work of art, a 9 x 12 watercolor, pen and ink piece titled “Majestic Rose” including a certificate of authenticity.
Donated by Deborah Smith, Artist.
“It’s a Wonderful Life!”
Two tickets to “It’s a Wonderful Life” plus a T-Shirt! How can you go wrong with this package???
Donated by the Arkansas Repertory Theatre.
Assorted Gift Basket
This package contains an assortment of goodies courtesy of the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS).
Donated by CALS.
After Work Party
An after-work party at Barbara Jean, LTD. for three with refreshments to follow. You can’t go wrong with this package.
Donor Barbara Jean, LTD.
Gift Certificate for a Brave New Restaraunt
With this gift card, you can dine in a casual, warm environment, delicious food and excellent service. It is there goal to have every meal be a celebration!
Donated by Brave New Restaraunt.
Shakespeare Theatre Season Tickets
Ok, you know you and a special friend want to get your Shakespeare on with a pair of season tickets.
“Time out o’ mind the fairies’ coachmakers. And in this state she gallops night by night through lovers’ brains, and then they dream of love;
O’er courtiers’ knees, that dream on court’sies straight,
O’er lawyers’ fingers, who straight dream on fees,
O’er ladies ‘ lips, who straight on kisses dream,
Which oft the angry Mab with blisters plagues,
Because their breaths with sweetmeats tainted are…” Sorry, I had to memorize that in the 7th Grade, and really needed to find a use for it.
Donated by the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre.
White Razorback Dress Shirt
This fine white razorback dress shirt from Mr. Wicks is for you.
Donated by Mr. Wicks.
Many more items available, we just ran out of time to publish them all. See you Thursday!!!
Some individual items may be packaged together on the day of the auction.