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Dig In! 2023 Auction

Guests of Dig In! are invited to bid on the following items during a live auction at the event.

LIVE AUCTION ITEMS

Barrow O’ Booze:
Item Value: $760

Wet your whistle with an ample collection of local libations including KC area spirits, beer, and wine, presented in a handy garden cart from Westlake Ace Hardware.  

Also included are two pairs of tickets for an outing on the Barley Bus– a fun tour of 3 local breweries, wineries, or distilleries, or a combination of all three- with samples at each stop.   This party is READY TO ROLL! 


Overnight Getaway for 2 to Lawrence, KS: 
Item Value: $800

How about a fun trip to Lawrence? Enjoy a rejuvenating 90-minute visit to Jalu, a new Tibetan bathhouse nearing completion. The bathhouse, set among the trees, is a peaceful refuge that includes a large cedar hot tub, a cedar sauna, an herbal bath, and a Himalayan salt room. 

Attend an Origin Dining experience at The Burning Barrel, just outside of Lawrence in Lecompton, KS. Stroll the prairie, meet the farm animals, view the gardens, and enjoy a dinner event you won’t soon forget. Elements of the meal are grown or raised on the farm, with the highest respect to nature and quality. Gather around their large handmade tables to celebrate your relationship with the natural world and one another! 

Wrap up the visit with a night’s stay in Lawrence. 


Luxurious Theater Picnic at your Home:
Item Value: $800

Imagine a posh picnic movie night for 6 – in your own backyard or out on your patio! Pop Up Picnics KC will come set up (and break down) an amazing local charcuterie picnic at your location, complete with china tableware and fancy glassware, rugs and pillows for comfort, and fresh blankets for warmth if needed. They’ll supply the two hour theater rental, twinkle lights and decor. You just relax and enjoy! 

The delicious picnic charcuterie spread will feature meat from Local Pig, cheeses from Green Dirt Farm, fresh veggies from our farms – plus other local goodies including treats from Andre’s Chocolates! 


Chef Dinner at the Town Company:
Item Valiue: $1,200

Join Executive Chef Johnny Leach and Executive Pastry Chef Helen Jo Leach for an intimate chef-curated meal!  

The chefs will work directly with farmers at Westport Commons Farm and Juniper Gardens Training Farm to create a one-of-a-kind locally inspired experience for up to 8 diners at The Town Company, the renowned restaurant located at Hotel Kansas City. 


Foraging Dinner Event for 4 at Casa Somerset: 
Item Value: $1,300

Join Chef Rick Mullins of Redbud KC for an evening like no other!  

Take an informational hands-on foraging walk on the gorgeous six-acre Casa Somerset property in Paola, KS. Enjoy a multi-course meal and skillfully paired cocktails prepared in the gourmet kitchen utilizing some of the freshly foraged ingredients.  

Wrap up the evening with a stay at the cozy and comfortable Casa Somerset and enjoy breakfast before heading home the following morning.