25 Days of Auction (2020)
Important Update: Our auction will now be an online auction on April 23-25. Our silent auction will close at 4 p.m. (CST) on the 25th, while the live auction will continue until 9 p.m. on the 25th.
Our 25 Days of Auction series is back! Each day from now until the auction, we’ll be highlighting one of our amazing live auction items! You can preview the items here.
To bid on items (beginning at 8 a.m. on the 23rd), simply text NCS (all caps) to 71760 and follow the instructions. We hope to “see” you then!
Day 22: Branson Family Get-A-Way
Enjoy a memorable escape to beautiful, family-friendly Branson, Missouri! Your family will rest comfortably in a spacious two bedroom villa at Willow Ridge by Marriot for seven nights to be arranged for the fall or winter 2020. During your visit, you will receive tickets to some of Branson’s hottest attractions. You and a guest will take in one of Branson’s most famous attractions, Silver Dollar City. Enjoy two adult tickets to Noah, one of the greatest Biblical epics of all time. Watch as the Sight and Sound Theatre brings to life the story of Noah 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 at the Clay Cooper Theatre. You’ll quickly discover why Branson is an exciting vacation destination!
Day 21: Chris Stapleton at the Pinnacle Arena
You and a guest will have the privilege of seeing “Entertainer of the Year” Chris Stapleton in your club level seats at Pinnacle Arena in the Haymarket of Lincoln on Saturday, October 17, 2020. Along with your amazing tickets, you will receive a $200 gift card to a restaurant of your choice in the Haymarket and a one-night stay in the beautiful Hilton Garden Inn only one block from Pinnacle Arena. It will be an event you’ll never forget!!
Day 20: Ruger P95PR Handgun and Hornady Gift Bundle
The Ruger name means quality, and this Ruger 9mm x 19 handgun is just that! Its blued and stainless steel style is a sharp look to make it not only quality but handsome. Along with this handgun, you’ll get a Hornady Bundle of goodies, which includes a Range Bag, Key Pad Vault, a Rapid Safe, and a tumbler. If you win this package, you can pick up your Ruger handgun at Whitetail Weaponry in Central City, where you’ll need to provide a gun purchase permit to put the gun in your name.
Day 19: Handcrafted Alder Wood Queen Bed
Brandon of Crae Mill in Grand Island has handcrafted this beautiful queen sized bed for your home. The simple classic design is perfect for all sorts of décor, and the quality of work will make this a family piece for years to come! Along with this bed comes a beautiful 7-piece luxury white bedding set and a $200 gift card to Ken’s Appliance and America’s Mattress to apply towards a queen mattress.
Day 18: Dinner Flight for Two to Omaha
It’s BACK! John Armatys will give you a once in a lifetime flight and dinner experience! Your afternoon flight will leave from the Central City Airport, where John will fly you and guest to Eppley Airfield with plenty of sight seeing along the way. Upon arrival, he will escort you to Sullivan’s Steakhouse in beautiful downtown Omaha, where you will enjoy dinner for two. Sullivan’s is a vibrant neighborhood steakhouse featuring the finest hand-cut steaks and seafood. After your dinner, it’s back to Eppley for your nighttime flight back to Central City in the able hands of your experienced pilot, John Armatys.
Day 17: Green Mountain Pellet Grill Package
Kick your taste buds into a new dimension with this Daniel Boone Green Mountain Pellet Grill! You can adjust the smoke and temperature from 150 to 500 degrees and keep it there to produce produce succulent food in your own backyard! Along with the grill, the package includes professional grilling tools, American hickory wood pellets, a 22 oz Fat Pants Seasoning, and a set of BBQ towels.
Day 16: Ruger 10/22 Great White Shark Limited Edition Rifle
Ruger & Talo have once again knocked it out of the park with their exclusive 10/22 with an engraved Great White Shark wood stock. Other features include a gold bead front and folding rear sight, 2 position crossbolt safety, and a 10 round magazine. Winner can pick up their rifle at Whitetail Weaponry in Central City and needs to have gun purchaser permit to put the gun in their name.
Day 15: Zero Turn 42” Hustler Raptor Lawnmower
Take your lawn mowing experience to a whole new level with this high performance zero-turn Hustler Raptor mower! Engineered from the ground up, this Raptor features a tough welded-steel deck, heavy-duty fabricated frame, Hustler’s exclusive Smooth Trak steering, and a 18HP Kawaskaki engine. Included is a grass catcher for a carpet-like lawn!
Day 14: Hot Air Balloon Ride for Two
Ever wonder what it’s like to float above the earth, drifting on an air current? Riding in a hot air balloon can be awesome, peaceful, yet exciting, and for many it’s a once-in-a-lifetime event. Let Steve Lacroix of Scenic Wind Balloon Tours, FAA Certified Commercial Pilot, take you and a guest on a flight of your dreams. The package is for two but if you’d like to add people you may do so by arranging it with Steve at an additional cost. Flights are available at sunrise or 2-3 hours before sunset, late March through mid-October, and in fly in the surrounding Metro areas of East Central Nebraska and West Central Iowa. After your once-in-a-lifetime flight, you can take in dinner in Omaha with your certificate to Sullivan’s Steakhouse in the Old Market.
Day 13: Dan & Shay at the CHI Health Center in Omaha on August 13, 2020
Multi-Award winning duo Dan & Shay have been filling concert arenas across the world, and now you and a guest can enjoy a night of amazing music, such as “Speechless” and “10,000 Hours,” just to name a few. You will start you day with dinner at Jam’s in one of their three Omaha locations! After your mouth watering meal, you can get ready to head over to the CHI Health Center for a memorable concert experience with Dan & Shay!
Day 12: Apple Dream Bundle
Have all your electronic needs met with the amazing package Cody from Cody’s Computer Repair Service has put together! You’ll enjoy your very own MacBook Air, Apple AirPods, and an Apple watch with cellular! The new thinner and lighter MacBook Air features a brilliant Retina display with True Tone technology, Touch ID, the latest-generation keyboard, and a Force Touch trackpad. The iconic wedge is created from 100 percent recycled aluminum. With all-day battery life, MacBook Air is your perfectly portable, do it all notebook. AirPods deliver an unparalleled wireless headphone experience. Simply take them out, and they’re ready to use with all your devices. Put them in your ears and connect immediately, immersing you in a rich, high-quality sound. The Apple Watch Series 3 can monitor your health, track your workouts, and keep you connected to the people and information you care about. With the Apple Watch Series 3, you can do it all-right from your wrist.
Day 11: 55″ TV and Rustic Entertainment Center with Fireplace
Finish off your entertainment area in style with the LG 55″ HDR Smart LED TV. Discover vivid color in a 4K UHD TV screen that provides 4 times the resolution of Full HD. The rustic gray colored TV stand with fireplace makes curling up on the couch even cozier. It has an open shelf and two single door cabinets. Provides a place for all your electronic essentials.
Day 10: Dine with the Governor and First Lady
You will not want to miss out on this unique opportunity! Your party of eight will be welcomed guests to dinner and a private tour of the historic Governor’s residence by Governor Pete Ricketts and First Lady Susanne Shore. The winner will call to arrange a mutually agreeable date and time.
Day 9: Exclusive Exclusive 50-Yard Line Husker Suite Experience for Four
On September 12, 2020, start this Husker experience that you will always remember with a pre-game tailgate party in the popular parking lot 12, just outside East Stadium. You and your friends will gather in the fantastic “Best Bison” food truck to enjoy delicious food and beverages with other Husker fans in preparation for the game. After tailgating, you and three friends will have access to the Ricketts family luxury suite to watch the Huskers take on Central Michigan. The suite level is climate controlled and 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 experience.
Day 8: Lincoln Saltdogs “Sweet” Package
Enjoy “suite” accommodations for up to 20 people to a Lincoln Saltdogs game for the 2020 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. Call in May to arrange which game you would like to attend.
Day 7: 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. Expires 10/1/2020
Day 6: 1500 Bushels of Quality White 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 will be announced the night of the auction. Fuel your livestock or fuel your car.
Day 5: 15th Annual Festival of Lessons & 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 by 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 4: Great Wolf Lodge Escape
A family escape to Kansas City’s Great Wolf Lodge! Enjoy a one-night stay in a family suite plus six pool passes! However, it doesn’t stop there. You will also receive a $499 certificate that you can use for an additional night, in the restaurant or gift shop, or to treat another family for time together!
Day 3: Prairie Echo Chuckwagon Dinner Show for 12!
Break out your boots and hat, and come along on a wagon ride in the prairie! There you will be treated to a delicious beef steak meal cooked over the open fire with all the trimmings. Following the meal, sit back and listen to some cowboy poetry, stories, and western music performed by the Prairie Echo! This shindig has real value, is memorable, and will be enjoyed by everyone in your outfit. Date to be determined by choice of buyer from the following dates: July 17, 19, 24, 25, or 26th.
Day 2: South Dakota Pheasant Hunt for Two
The winner of this hunter’s dream package will enjoy a guided pheasant hunting trip for two in Gregory, South Dakota, on November 24, 2020. On that date, your host Darrin Brumbaugh will take you on your first day of hunting on his land in South Dakota. After your day of hunting, you will enjoy a night’s stay in Gregory at the Gray House Motel. On November 25, Darrin will take you to one of the premier outfitters in Gregory, which is considered to be the pheasant hunting capital of the world. You will be hunting the Haines Family Pheasant Hunting Operation. Bennett will guide you and your guest on a private hunt while you experience the excitement of following a guide and trained dogs. You’ll feel the rush of rooster pheasants flushing underneath your feet. The atmosphere and company will make this hunt very special, second to none. All meals will be provided the day of the guided hunt.
Day 1: College World Series Behind Home Plate
Unfortunately, we will not be able to sell this item, as the 2020 College World Series has been cancelled.