There’s never a shortage of fantastic, memory-making, Instagram-worthy lots in the spectacular Luxury Auction during the cocktail reception preceding Keep Memory Alive’s annual Power of Love® gala; that will be returning, Saturday, March 07, to the MGM Grand Garden Arena. But the real eye-popping (and Centurion card-busting) items are in the event’s Live Auction, later in the evening; each priceless experience more fabulous than the last. And since the auction is now open—Click HERE for registration as well as for browsing, bidding, and buying—here are some of the Live Auction items that I thought might pique your interest. Happy bidding!
Lot 109: DAVID BECKHAM IN MIAMI (Opening Bid: $50,000)
Bend it like Beckham in Miami, F-L-A, with this once-in-a-lifetime soccer lover's dream for four people. Package includes three nights at a Miami luxury hotel, attend an Inter Miami major league soccer game in a VIP Box at Lockhart Stadium, a photo op with the players and David Beckham, lunch with David Beckham, and signed David Beckham merchandise
Courtesy of Inter Miami CF and David Beckham
Lot 215: SIR MICHAEL CAINE PREMIERE IN LONDON (Opening Bid: $5,000)
Legendary actor, producer and author Sir Michael Caine would like you and a guest to be among the first to see his new movie! You'll take in a screening in fantastic London, England, for a day you'll never forget.
Courtesy of Lady Shakira and Sir Michael Caine
Lot 102:¡VIVA MEXICO! AT HACIENDA PATRÓN (Opening Bid: $15,000)
Experience the beauty of Mexico and the incredible flavor of Patrón tequila, during this luxury experience for four. You and three guests will have the time of your lives with a package that includes a three-day stay at Patrón Tequila Distillery and La Casona, located in the Highlands of Jalisco, Mexico; a private tour of the Agave Fields and Distillery; world-class cuisine prepared by the La Casona’s culinary team; bespoke cocktails and an exclusive tequila tasting; and round-trip ground transportation between Guadalajara and Jalisco.
Courtesy of The Patrón Spirits Company
Lot 110: MUSIC WITH SAMMY HAGAR (Opening Bid: $50,000)
Calling all aspiring musicians! The legendary "Red Rocker," Sammy Hagar, is opening his private Northern California studio for a recording session for you. This totally unique experience includes one first-class flight to San Francisco, hotel accommodations, and first-class ground transportation to Sammy’s studio, a private recording session where you’ll write a song and bring it to life while Sammy and his team produce, record, and film the piece and will package one original or cover song. Professionally recorded, engineered and mastered by Sammy and his team, you’ll be able to listen to it whenever you want!
Courtesy of Sammy Hagar
Lot 107: JON TAFFER, FREY & BAR RESCUE (Opening Bid: $15,000)
Spend an afternoon with Jon Taffer, best-selling author, international celebrity, profitability expert, sought-after business consultant and award-winning operator. Jon brings a no-holds-barred, larger-than-life, inarguably magnetic personality to any stage, venue or screen. You and three guests will leave Las Vegas and fly on Mr. Taffer's private jet to Frey Ranch Estate Distillery in Fallon, Nevada. While you're there, tour the estate and see where his Nevada homegrown bourbon whiskey is made! Next, enjoy lunch before heading back to Las Vegas. You will also get a walk-on role on his show, Bar Rescue! See Mr. Taffer's hospitality and nightlife expertise in action as he helps struggling bar owners revamp and become profitable.
Courtesy of Jon Taffer, Colby Frey, and Frey Ranch Estate Distillery
Lot 116: MERCEDES-BENZ G WAGON (Opening Bid: $190,000)
Cruise the streets in style in the highly sought after, 2020 Mercedes-Benz G Class Wagon. This beauty's exterior is Night Black Magno in matte, with the interior featuring exclusive platinum white leather with black A-band and white diamond stitching. Under the hood, the G Class Wagon has the power to stay ahead. Its advanced luxury and unwavering confidence are unmatched as are its features. This vehicle includes the AMG Night Package, heated steering wheel, 22" forged AMG cross-spoke wheels in black and many more elite features. Drive off into the sunset in this gorgeous, powerful vehicle.
Courtesy of Fletcher Jones Imports and Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Lot 109: MOET & CHANDON CHAMPAGNE VENDING MACHINE (Opening Bid: $30,000)
Take home your very own Moët & Chandon mini champagne vending machine - the champagne vending machine that has captured the hearts and minds of champagne lovers across the world. This exquisite machine has not been sold publicly... Until now! This custom vending machine is stocked with 360 Moët mini champagne bottles and 360 Moët mini gold sippers and will have you feeling like a celebrity.
Courtesy of Moët Hennessy USA
Get into it!