SHINE UP THOSE BOOTS & GET READY FOR A PAW STOMPIN’ GOOD TIME!
Our 2018 Menagerie is going Honky Tonk and is sure to be an evening full of fun and surprises – all in support of the animals! We will continue our tradition of Live and Silent Auctions that offer sought-after items and unique experiences, as well as a 50/50 raffle.
In addition to the auctions, you will enjoy a delicious dinner, some Honky Tonk fun, and live music by Hot Pickin’ Party to kick your heals to! This is your chance to escape the winter doldrums, don your best country-western attire, and join us to support the animals!
A SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS:
Best in Show:
Pick of the Litter:
AJ’s Ski & Sports; Alchemist Brewery; Anonymous; Coldwell Banker Carlson Real Estate; Concept2; Darn Tough Vermont; Guy’s Farm & Yard; H.A. Manosh; Horsley Lajoie Goldfine; Idletyme Brewing Company; Invisible Fence Company; New England Landmark Realty Ltd.; Sterling Mountain Water Systems, Inc.; Stowe Kennel Care; Stowe Mountain Resort.
Dr. Robert & Barbara Bauman; Bourne’s Energy; Dave Couch Signs; Dogs Etc.; Donald P. Blake Jr., Inc; Gould Corp; Green Mountain Inn; Lamoile Lock and Key; Maplefields; North Country Federal Credit Union; Pet Food Warehouse; Sam Scofield, Architect, AIA; Sequist Animal Hospital; Steel Construction, Inc.; Stowe Family Dentistry; T.S. Peck Insurance; The Bagel; Union Bank; Yankee Home Solutions.
FEATURED AUCTION ITEMS INCLUDE (BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO):
STUNNING 18k WHITE GOLD DIAMOND CLUSTER EARRINGS
Donated by Ferro Jewelers in Stowe, VT, you cannot go wrong with these irresistible studs featuring 0.67tcw SI clarity diamonds.
With approximately 0.20ct center stones, this pair is perfect for everyday wear or even for an evening look. Take this gorgeous showstopper home and keep sparkling all season long!
Retail value: $2,500.00.
A WEEK-LONG STAY AT THE “CASA HEAVENLY” VILLA IN ACAPULCO:
This gated villa, aptly named “Casa Heavenly” in Acapulco, Mexico can accommodate up to ten guests and is equipped with five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, two swimming pools, internet access, a home theater and 4 full time staff members who will cater to your every need. Whether you enjoy relaxing by the pool with a margarita or a night out around town, this luxury villa has it all!
LAKE CHAMPLAIN FISHING OUTING & CAPTAIN’S BBQ
– Donated by Bobby Roberts
U2 CONCERT PACKAGE (BOSTON):
Enjoy 2 incredible seats (Row 15) to see U2 live at TD Garden in Boston for their Experience & Innocence Tour. Concert is Friday, June 22, 2018.Package includes a one-night stay at the Boston Park Hotel in a studio suite with breakfast for 2. Parking is not included.
ENTERTAINMENT BROUGHT TO YOU BY:
Music by The Hot Pickin’ Party:
The Hot Pickin’ Party is a band a long time in the making. A regional super-group of sorts, the band brings together some of Vermont’s most talented musicians. Drawing from a deep well of experience, the band showcases the strengths of each great musician as well as the collective energy of such a collaboration. Their material is fresh yet familiar, along with many great surprises. The common thread running throughout the music is instrumental mastery, high-caliber vocals, and consistent, high-quality performances.
GUS THE MECHANICAL BULL:
What Honky Tonk party is complete without a bull ride?
Gus the bull is New England’s wildest mechanical bull. With every ride on Gus you are guaranteed the craziest ride of your life. The bull is completely safe to ride and it is very unlikely that anyone can get hurt.
See how long you can go or challenge your friends…whether this is your first rodeo or not, kick off your boots and get ready to giddy up!