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A Pilgrimage to See the Pharaoh

You and a companion will enter the world of Warren Buffet on this extraordinary trip to the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder Meeting. As the very special guests of Jim Clayton and Kevin Clayton, the lucky winners will travel on the Clayton Citation Jet to Omaha, Nebraska on Friday, May 4, 2012 and enjoy an elegant evening of gourmet dining and four-diamond accommodations.  You will jet back the next evening inspired by this once-in-a-lifetime-opportunity to begin building your own empire.




Be a Part of a Modern Dynasty

Pack your Terrible Towels for a VIP trip to the Steel City. As the special guests of Dee and Jimmy Haslam, you will fly aboard their private jet to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for a Steelers home game to witness the most decorated team in the NFL on the hallowed ground of Heinz Stadium. As the Steelers warm up you will be front and center on the field but during the game you will have a view shared by very few in the luxury of the owner's box.
Package is for two; game date by mutual agreement.


Cleopatra Just Might Give Up Travel By Barge

This mint condition, 1984 Mercedes Benz Roadster 380 SL, compliments of Sharon Miller Pryse, is a vintage treasure.  Dark blue and convertible with hard and soft tops, it is a stylish way to take a trip, and far more fun than navigating a river full of crocodiles.




As Timeless As the Pyramids

A portrait by neoclassical master John Woodrow Kelley will immortalize the subject of your choice for generations to come.  Mr. Kelley's work has been commissioned from the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Morgan Library and Yale University. His works are shown in galleries around the world and represented in the finest of private collections.
Portrait is oil on canvas; one subject; head and shoulders. Upgrades available. Visit www.JohnWoodrowKelley.com. Value $12,000


A Lush Oasis  

A spectacular perennial garden will be designed and installed by the best landscape artists this side of the Nile. Sara Hedstrom of Hedstrom Design is our regions premier landscape architect while Mark Smithson of Eastwood Landscaping is an equally iconic purveyor of plant life. When your magnificent new garden is in full bloom you will want to show it off with a garden party for 14 catered by the delectable Northshore Brasserie. Garden will measure approximately 200 square feet.


High Priest of Country Music

Grammy winning country music artist Keith Urban will rock your world when the Get Closer World Tour comes to Thompson Boling Arena on Friday, August 12, 2011. Enjoy the show from eight (8) privately owned, luxury "loge" seats with access to a private hospitality area. Before you head out to hear the country music vocalist of the year, you'll fill up on some of the tastiest eats in Knoxville with a mouth-watering dinner for eight compliments of Latitude 35.

As Coveted As an Audience with Nefertiti

Enjoy the company of these internationally acclaimed artists Richard Jolley and Tommie Rush at an intimate catered dinner for you and five guests. You will dine upon an exquisite five-course meal prepared by Chef Hambright of Holly's Eventful Dining amidst an extensive art collection at the home of Maureen and Don Bosch.



Celebrate the Sun God Ra

Enjoy a week in the luxury, oceanfront condominium of Amy and Tim Williams in sunny, carefree Key West, Florida. Walk like an Egyptian along the beaches or through the splendid galleries and world famous eateries of this new world Heliopolis. After all, you have the best of both worlds with palatial accommodations 65 feet from the Atlantic Ocean on a private beach while Duvall Street is just around the corner. Top your week off with "Commotion on the Ocean" - a festive Sunset Cruise aboard a catamaran complete with happy hour and a live band.
Two-bedroom, two-bath condo is recommended for two to four adults. Dates subject to owner approval.
 
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From Lyres and Lutes to Guitars and Boots  

Enter into the enchanted land of the Country Music Association's 45th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, compliments of Moll and Charlie Anderson. As rare as Tutankhamen's treasures - these two tickets give you access to the glitz and glamour of the red carpet amid country music royalty like Amanda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Sugarland and Taylor Swift.  Package includes accomodations at downtown Nashville's luxury boutique Hotel Indigo. The CMA's are Wednesday, Novemebr 9, 2011.


Your Very Own Chariot

Your name will be engraved in gold next to your very own chariot on Knoxville Zoo's celebrated carousel, Fuzzy-Go-Round. Sam Furrow named the "Fuzzy-Go-Round" in honor of his father J.H. "Fuzzy" Furrow. Each animal and chariot has a gold nameplate created for the person or company who purchased that item for Knoxville Zoo. This is your chance to join some of the zoo's greatest friends as they bring joy to hundreds of thousands of children each year on the Fuzzy-Go-Round.


A Cartouche and a Critter

An adorable North American river otter joined the Knoxville Zoo family in April 2011. This one-year-old bundle of energy is our first new otter in over fourteen years. Her companions are named "Maverick" and "Mischief" but she has been waiting patiently for you to name her. Our delightful new addition has a ton of personality and is quite vocal so before you give her a name you will have a chance to meet her and her keepers. A naming sign in your honor will be installed at the otter exhibit.

An Ibis to the Alexandria of the Midwest

Take flight for the Windy City with a charter flight to Chicago and one-day excursion for five (5). Grande Aviation will fly you and four guests to Chicago courtesy of Michael Grande. Once you land, a limousine will whisk you away to your destination. World renown Shedd Aquarium is pulling out all the stops for your VIP visit to this underwater wonderland. You will have guided tours both behind the scenes and front of scenes. Shedd is home to beluga whales, dolphins, sharks, stingrays and so much more. Your VIP status gives you access to all exhibits including the Oceanarium, Polar Play Zone, Wild Reef, Amazon Rising, Caribbean Reef and Waters of the World. The temporary exhibit of Sea Jellies will amaze you while the aquatics show and FX-4D Adventure will entertain you. During lunch in your private VIP quarters, you will enjoy the best view of the city in town.
This package provides you with seven (7) hours on the ground in Chicago. If shopping Michigan Avenue or the Chicago Cubs are more your style, you have the option to plan your own Chicago mad day.

For the Sport of It

Join Cuonzo Martin during his inaugural year as the University of Tennessee Men's Basketball Coach for a VIP home game experience. You will be among the very first fans to go behind-the-scenes with the team and their new coaches.  You will also enjoy the pregame meal with the coaches and players. Continue your up-close and personal view of the team from your VIP seats throughout the game where you will have an ideal view of all the action on the sidelines and on the court.

Experience is for two people. Behind-the-scenes portion is subject to NCAA regulations if one of the guests is a youth.

From the Marbles of Elgin to the Marble City

With the goal of bringing a local microbrewery to Knoxville and offering a high quality collection of locally-brewed craft beers, Marble City Brewing Company is a much anticipated addition to the local landscape. When Marble City opens its doors to the public, The Quarry will be its new tasting room. But you don't have to wait for that day. Before those doors open, you will enjoy a private preview party for ten people at The Quarry. You and your guests will be some of the first to taste the creations of head brewmaster Jennifer Muckerman. Jennifer will be there to share tricks of the trade while Marble City Brewing's President, Adam Palmer, pours your next beer and tells you how Marble City Brewing Company came to be. To add to the perfect evening, George Ewart and Robert Nutt of Dead End BBQ will bring their award winning BBQ along for the ride.
Note: While Marble City Beer can currently be found in select Knoxville bars and restaurants The Quarry is still under construction. The Quarry is projected to open Summer 2011.