Dig In! 2022 Auction

Guests of Dig In! are invited to bid on the following items in-person during a silent auction and a live auction at the event. The silent auction will take place during the cocktail hour at 6 p.m. Bidding will close promptly at 7:10 p.m. Live auction items will be up for bid as part of the evening’s main program.

Live Auction Items:

Kansas City Date Night Package

Hit the town for a date night, Kansas City Style! Or split up the fun, and make it into THREE date nights. You deserve it!

  • Experience a delicous dinner courtesy of a $100 gift card to Canary KC. Canary KC features expertly crafted cocktails and modern American cuisine created by head chef Mark Dandurand.
  • Enjoy two tickets to KC’s Lyric Opera to see La Traviata- November 5, 11, or 13. Featuring one of the most iconic, romantic and tragic scores of all time, Verdi’s masterpiece tells the story of the tragic love between the courtesan Violetta and the romantic Alfredo Germont.
  • Enjoy a night’s stay at Hotel Kansas City. Hotel Kansas City is a historic institution near Union Station and offers a chance to time-travel back to the Roaring Twenties, when the bustling social club first opened its doors in 1922. Today, the club enjoys life as Hotel Kansas City, with preserved touches like stained glass and hand-hewn walnut as reminders of a proud past—while modern restaurants, bars, and rooms ground guests fully in the present.
  • Finish off the night with a chocolate treat- thanks to a gift card from Andre’s Chocolates!

Chef Curated Dinner for 8 at The Town Company

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 experience for up to 8 diners at The Town Co., the renowned restauraunt located at Hotel Kansas City.

Mexico Vacation Stay

Need a vacation? Relax and make great memories on an 8-day, 7-night trip to a luxury resort in Mexico. Select between six different exclusive locations. Includes transportation from the airport to the resort.

Chef Experience Dinner for 8

Chef Ameet of Elephant Wings KC will come to your home and prepare a delicious meal for you and your guests. He will collaborate with you in advance on a menu, ensuring that the minds and palates of your guests will be blown away. The five course dinner will balance the needs of vegetarians and carnivores alike. Most of our guests like to be surprised with the Indian fusion menu.

Silent Auction Items:

Northface Backpacks and Water Bottles for Two

Barrow O’ Booze

  • A brand new wheelbarrow filled to the brim with a selection of liquor, wine, beer and hard cider

Bushel O’ Booze

  • A bushel basket filled to the brim with a selection of liquor, wine, beer and hard cider!

Berry Picking at Crow’s Nest Farm

  • Spend an hour picking blueberries at Crowe’s Nest Farm in Raymore Missouri. 2 Guests plus children welcome. You may pick up to 10 pints of berries (if you don’t get all ten pints filled, the farm is happy to fill the remainder at the end.)

VIP Ticket Package to KC Current Game

  • 4 Field Club Level Tickets to the KC Current match on September 25th. The UMB Field Club is the most exclusive space at Children’s Mercy Park. Field Club fans form the player tunnel upon entry to the field and are close to the on-field action. Chef-driven menu and top-shelf liquor are all-inclusive and in-seat delivery is available. Complimentary VIP parking and private premium entry included.

Pet Photography Session

Create lasting art of your dog with a photography session by Rita Clark of Heirloom Photo Company. As a classically trained photographer with over 15 years of experience, Rita has the technical skill and artistic intuition to capture beautiful and authentic images.

Doggie Party Package at BarK

  • Celebrate your pup with a Doggie Birthday Party Package from Bar K. The package includes a 3 hour event space reservation, entry for up to 10 dogs, a large Three Dog Bakery Cake and ice cream, beer and food for the humans, and party supplies.

One Year Membership at BarK + Tito’s “Vodka for Dog People” Gift Basket

  • Experience the perks of a Bar K membership for you and your dog for 1 year. You will receive unlimited access to the dog park, discounts on food, beverages, and merch, and have access to a member’s only entrance to avoid the lines.

New Roots for Refugees Farm Share Subscription + One Month Trial Compost Collective Compost Pickup Service

Plaza Aesthetics Med Spa Gift Certificate

  • Relax and be pampered with a signature facial and complimentary VISIA skin analysis from Plaza Aesthetics & Wellness. HydraFacial uses patented technology to cleanse, extract, and hydrate. HydraFacial super serums are made with nourishing ingredients that create an instantly gratifying glow in just 3 steps.

70th Anniversary Weber Kettle + Local Pig Charcuterie Class

  • The limited-edition 70th Anniversary Weber kettle, in hand-enameled Diner Green, is reminiscent of classic diners from the 1950s, when the kettle originated. Retro features include a solid bottom utility tray, a ‘50s hood-ornament lid thermometer, white-walled wheels, and wood-like nylon handles. All of it comes together to create a grilling experience worthy of celebration.
  • Plus, you will spend roughly two hours in the Local Pig production kitchen enjoying food and drinks while learning the basics of creating charcuterie. You will take home roughly 3 pounds of charcuterie items.

Custom Handmade Table by UrbanKC Custom Woodworks

  • Handmade live edge black walnut mid-century modern dining table built to order. Table top can be customized to be up to 36″ wide and up to 96″ in length. Top will sit on unique flat bar table legs that will be powder coated black and stand roughly 30″ in height.

I ♥ KC Package