25 Days of Auction
Each day from February 23-March 19, we’ll unveil a new Live Auction item. Check back frequently to see all of our exciting items!
Day 25: Four Husker Clubhouse seats
Four Husker fans will enjoy the Sept. 10th game in “club” style! You will feel the excitement of watching the Huskers play the Wyoming Cowboys in Memorial Stadium while enjoying “club only” restrooms, air conditioned lobby area and concessions. You can take either the escalator or elevator to your seats with a prime view! Before or after the game, head to Buffalo Wings & Rings to use your $50 gift card on some great grub.
Day 24: Scottsbluff Mule Deer Hunt
Experience muzzle loader season at its best in scenic Scottsbluff, NE! Your trip will begin the opening weekend of muzzle loader season or two days during muzzle loader season. You will receive two nights of hotel accommodations, dinner with your guides, and a mule deer to fill your tag. Your personal guides through the weekend will be Doug Langemeier, Kent Langemeier, or Kayden Hubberd.
Day 23: Sedona Sanctuary
Enjoy a one-week stay in Sedona, Arizona! This “geodesic” dome home has been featured in the New York Times, National Geographic Adventure, and on the DIY channel. This unique house features a 30-foot-high ceiling and views of Sedona’s famous red rock buttes. It sleeps four to six people and is only one hour from skiing in Flagstaff or two hours from the Grand Canyon. Owners John and Cindy Schofield will help you choose a mutually-agreeable date for your perfect Sedona get-a-way!
Day 22: A Keith Urban Experience
Keith Urban’s accolades include Male Vocalist of the Year, a four-time GRAMMY Award winner, eight Academy of Country Music Awards, and the coveted Entertainer of the Year. His reputation as a premier songwriter, vocalist, musician, and virtuoso guitarist has afforded Urban the opportunity to collaborate with the likes of The Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, Vince Gill, and countless others. You won’t want to miss this opportunity for you and three friends to see Urban on his ripCORD World Tour on October 8th at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln. After the concert, head to the Hilton Garden Inn for a relaxing overnight stay in your room with two queen beds. Included with this package is a $50 gift card to Lazlo’s and a $25 gift card to Scooter’s to use at your discretion.
Day 21: Ultimate Motorsports Package for Two
Do you enjoy motorsports of all varieties? If yes, then this package is for you! You will join Kyle Berck and Steve Strobel in a full evening of motorsports like you’ve never experienced before! On Friday, August 5th, your evening will begin at Kyle’s shop in Marquette where you will get geared up in your official 2016 team promotional wear and load his car to leave for Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction. You will travel in style in the team’s transporter with the crew all the way to the pits, where you will enjoy the privilege of being a pit crew member as much or as little as you like. At the race, you will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pace the race with Steve Strobel in the Strobel Motorsports off-road desert racing TROPHY truck. The race usually runs from 7- 11 p.m. Ride back to Kyle’s shop with the team to conclude your unforgettable day!
Day 20: Fountainscape Water Feature
Add a beautiful fountain to your landscape and enjoy the soothing sound of running water! This fountainscape starts with a 32″ spillway bowl, then flows to a 40″ bowl and finally disappears into the landscape to an ingrown basin. Fountain, rock, pump, fittings and lights are all included. Electrical service is not included.
Day 19: Prairie Club Golf Package for Four
Rated as one of the top public courses in Golf Digest and also as one of the top 10 places for 36 holes in North America by Links Magazine in 2013, The Prairie Club is a sought-after destination for any avid golfer. Boasting three unforgettable courses – the Dunes, Pines, and Horse – The Prairie Club will give you the opportunity to experience world-class golf amid the serenity of the Sandhills of Nebraska. This package includes two days of unlimited golf with carts and two nights of lodging in double rooms for four people. Also included is a hearty breakfast buffet served in the Caprock Lounge each morning. Please take note of the expiration date. Reservations good for Sunday to Wednesday evenings. For more information, visit The Prairie Club’s website.
Day 18: Two original cast pedal planes
Take these two pedal planes home tonight and enjoy as either collectible items or for entertainment for your little one! Both the Red Baron and Shark Attack pedal plane feature original cast all metal construction, custom graphics, and high traction rubber tires. When being pedaled, the front propeller spins, and both planes have padded seats.
Day 17: Hot air balloon ride for two
World record holder Rich Jaworski invites you to drift aloft in the “Euphoria” over the Platte or Elkhorn River west of Omaha. The entire flight experience – from the start of the inflation, the flight, post flight ceremony and return to launch site – lasts almost three hours. Flights (by appointment only) are scheduled for a sunrise or two hours before sunset, seven days a week, year round. The buyer may upgrade for additional riders (up to two) or pay $.50/mile roundtrip to have the balloon launch from another location of your choice. Also included is a gift card to dine at P.F. Chang’s restaurant that you may use before or after your flight. Please try to reserve a mutually agreed upon date as soon as possible. Expires April 2017.
Day 16: 1500 bushels of quality yellow corn
This is a great opportunity to purchase grain for the benefit of Nebraska Christian to either use in your livestock operation or resell at a future date. Market value as of March 1st was $5040. “Fuel your livestock or fuel your car.”
Day 15: Lincoln Saltdogs “Sweet” package
Enjoy “suite” accommodations for up to 20 people to a Lincoln Saltdogs game for the 2016 season. Each SkyBox suite is fully furnished, including cable TV and a fridge. Join in the excitement of Saltdogs baseball from the comfortable climate-controlled inside or watch from the private seats outside the Cornerstone Suite. Included in this “sweet” deal is $500 in “Dog Dollars” to spend on catered food to your suite.
Day 14: South Loup Weekend Getaway
Enjoy the scenic South Loup River with this weekend getaway for four to six people. Start your day with a hayrack ride through the Sandhills where you will see pheasants, turkeys, deer, and bald eagles. Next, you will feast on prime rib at the famous Tub’s Pub in Sumner, Nebraska. Relax that evening at the Entz’s B&B. Watch the sun rise over the South Loup as you eat a big rancher’s breakfast the following morning. Then finish your weekend with a relaxing tank trip down the river. You will be sent on your way with a delicious home raised beef burger.
Day 13: DJI Phantom 3 Professional Quadcopter
Let your creativity fly with a 4K camera in the sky! Shoot amazingly crisp still photos and aerial videos using this flying camera. Use the Phantom 3 to check on your cattle, field, or even your children! Features of the Phantom 3 include auto takeoffs and landings, intelligent high power flight battery, a built-in safety database of no fly zones, and a powerful mobile app for your iOS or Android device.
Day 12: 11th Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols VIP Evening
You and three guests will be treated to a wonderful evening of music and praise in VIP style! Your evening will start with sharing a catered meal with members of the orchestra, special vocal guests, and Maestro Eric Knapp. Next, you will be escorted to your reserved front row seats, where you will have an unobstructed view of the orchestra, choirs and soloists. After the concert, you will have a chance to visit with Maestro Knapp, his family, and friends at an hors d’oeuvres reception.
Day 11: Ruger Magnum revolver
The Ruger 357 Magnum KGP-161 revolver is a double action revolver that exudes strength, simplicity and ruggedness. It is considered to be one of the most comfortable shooting revolvers. Please note that the purchaser must pick up this revolver at the G.I. Loan Shop in Grand Island and have a Hand Gun Permit to put the revolver in your name. Included in this package are the following Hornady items: a self-healing 8″ target, license plate cover, soft pistol case, and gray embroidered Hornady hat.
Day 10: Goose & Duck Hunt for Four
Join Matt Green and Doug Langemeier in the blind for breakfast, hunting, and fellowship. Enjoy lunch and begin to wrap up your hunt by early afternoon. After cleaning up, you will head to the Saddle Club in Grand Island for a memorable evening filled with great food and conversation. Take home a pintail whistle in anticipation for your hunt.
Day 9: Exclusive Husker Suite Experience
On November 12th, start this Husker experience that you will always remember with a pre-game tailgate party just outside East Stadium. After tailgating, you and your three friends will have access to the Ricketts’ family luxury suite to watch the Huskers vs. the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The suite level is climate controlled, has covered/heated outdoor seating, as well as indoor seating with six big screens and a private bathroom. Following the game, take home a commemorative game book to look back and remember your “suite” Husker football
Day 8: Phantom of the Opera package
See Broadway’s longest running show, on tour! Join Phantom as it moves into a new era, with an updated production that boasts inventive staging, stronger presentation of the story and warmer orchestrations. You and a friend will receive two tickets to the Orpheum Theater in Omaha for the 8 p.m. performance of the Phantom on Saturday, April 30th. Before the show, enjoy dinner at Sullivan’s Steakhouse, while afterwards you can unwind in your room at the Hampton Inn & Suites – Downtown.
Day 7: Timbercove Progressive Dinner
Come join Skipper Max and the S.S. Kirby for a relaxing cruise and dinner for eight at Timbercove Lake! Enjoy a separate course at the Kirbys’, Langemeiers’, Simmons’ and Nokelbys’ homes. Dinner will consist of a 12-14 oz. New York Strip, herb potatoes and grilled asparagus prepared skillfully by Dee Langemeier of Dee’s Catering. Contact Kristy to set up a mutually agreeable date.
Day 6: Branson Condo Stay
Enjoy a memorable escape to beautiful, family-friendly Branson, Missouri! Your family will rest comfortably in a spacious two-bed condo for seven nights! During your visit, you will receive tickets to some of Branson’s hottest attractions. Enjoy two adult tickets to Moses, one of the greatest Biblical epics of all time, as it comes to life on stage. Watch as Moses brings the story of the parting of the Red Sea, the Ten Commandments, and more in a one-of-a-kind experience you just can’t miss! Next enjoy singing, dancing, rope twirling and hysterical comedy with two admissions to Clay Cooper’s Country Express. Lastly, dine at McFarlain’s, located in the IMAX complex. You’ll discover why Branson is an exciting vacation destination! Please note: winning bidder will need to select a date by April 15, 2016, to ensure a reservation.
Day 5: Toby Mac Hits Deep Tour Tickets
Win four prime seats to the Toby Mac Hits Deep Tour. Get up close and personal with Toby Mac, Britt Nicole, Building 429, Colton Dixon and other Christian artists at the Baxter Arena in Omaha on Friday, April 8th. Use your $50 gift card to P.F. Chang’s before or after the concert. Relax in your hotel room at the Hampton Inn for an overnight stay to finish off this perfect mini vacation!Day 4: Father’s Day “Royal” Treatment
Spend Father’s Day weekend watching the 2015 World Series Champions, your Kansas City Royals, vs the Detroit Tigers on June 18th! You and three friends will take in all the action in your dugout plaza seats located just to the right of home plate. Included in this package is a two-night stay at the Hampton Inn & Suites, Country Club Plaza, which is at the heart of Kansas City. The Country Club Plaza is a beautiful historic destination offering a prime location to Kansas City businesses, shopping and dining. Your spacious two queen bed suite includes a kitchen and sofa sleeper. Enjoy a gift card to Fiorella’s Jack Stack BBQ, noted as the “Highest rated BBQ in the country,” to top off your perfect Father’s Day weekend! Expires 06/19/16.
Day 3: UNL Ultimate Volleyball Experience
Enjoy Husker volleyball like you never have before! You and three friends will get to attend a game of your choice during the 2016 season. Your 5th row seats are right behind the Husker bench. You will be close enough to hear Coach Cook and the players; it will be an experience you will never forget! After the game, treat yourself to Misty’s, Lincoln’s classic steak house.
Day 2: Dinner with the Lt. Governor at the Governor’s Residence
Visit with Nebraska Lt. Governor Mike Foley and his wife, Susan, at the Governor’s Mansion. Your party of up to eight will enjoy dinner and a private tour. Call to arrange a mutually agreeable date. Expires 3/19/2017.
Day 1: International Dinner for Eight
A returning favorite! You and seven guests will enjoy an evening of exceptional food and fellowship as you are hosted by the NC international girls. Your party of eight will be served several courses of authentic international cuisine prepared by the girls themselves. Your experience will take place in the new girls’ dorm on a mutually agreeable date during the 2016-2017 school year.