Online pre-bidding for the B4Black Live Auction is underway now, and you can go here to get a look at some of the items up for sale.
Black Tie is holding two live auctions this year. There will be the usual auction during the dinner on Saturday night, Oct. 3 (along with the silent auction before the dinner that night). But new this year is the B4 Black live auction, taking place during the free admission B4 Black party Friday night, Oct. 2, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Sheraton Dallas in downtown.
(And yes, that is the same hotel where the dinner will be held the following night.)
But you don’t have to wait til Friday night. Bidding for the Friday night auction remains open through noon on Friday. You can view current bids in real time and get e-mail notifications letting you know if you have been outbid. There are also “maximum bid” and “Buy It Now” options.
Items up for bid on Friday night include: Black Tie Dinner Raffle Ticket and Parigi Dining; a mixer in the Penthouse at W Dallas catered by Doug Boster; a vacation at Harrah’s Rincon San Diego; four Titanium passes to Winter Party Festival in Miami in March; a weekend at the Santa Fe Opera and Buffalo Thunder Resort; two nights for two at Mandarin Oriental Hotel Las Vegas; a cocktail party for up to 24 people at the Roberto Cavalli Boutique NorthPark, catered by Doug Boster; a weekend for two offered byK Kimpton Hotels in the Monte Carlo Room at the Monaco Washington, D.C., AND a weekend for two in a deluxe room at the soon-to-open Palomar Philadelphia; a trip for four to the Breeders’ Cup race at Santa Anita Raceway in California; and a two-night weekend stay at Dallas’ Joule Hotel PLUS the use of a Bentley for the weekend.
Get all the details, register and bid here.