The online auction is getting closer and closer. The Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce has collected some generous donations for the auction, which will be April 15-May 14, 2010.
Here is an idea of some of the items we are auctioning off at this years auction.
Tito's Flavored Vodka Gift Basket- a basket filled with Tito's Vodka t-shirts, koozies, cups, shot glass, lanyard, a metal belt buckle and even a bottle of vodka.
Dallas Cowboys pennant autographed by Owner and general manager Jerry Jones and Cowboys Head Coach Wade Phillips.
Austin, Texas Package:
The Omni Austin Hotel in downtown Austin, Texas is a magnificently appointed, luxury hotel that surrounds you with comfort and style. Inside, you'll find thoughtfully appointed accommodations with spectacular views. Outside, is Texas at its best.
With the heart of the thriving downtown business center at your doorstep, you'll be just steps away from the Austin Convention Center and the Texas State Capitol. For pleasure, the lively 6th Street Entertainment District is located nearby. Quite simply, the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown provides the ultimate in luxury, comfort and convenience. Just 11 miles from Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Experience a place dedicated to the history and the spirit of the Lone Star State. Enjoy three floors of interactive exhibits, exciting temporary exhibitions and the special-effects Texas Spirit Theater as you immerse yourself in "The Story of Texas." Discover Stephen F. Austin's diary, Neil Armstrong's space suit and more than 700 other Texas artifacts in the main exhibits of the museum.
The Spaghetti Warehouse combines Old World Italian Traditions with American abundance in hearty, made from scratch dishes.
The Austin Museum of Art presents an array of art experiences in the fun, informal, and collaborative spirit of Austin.
A $25 Gas Card from Morgan Oil
San Antonio, Texas Package:
Member benefits include:
Invitations to members only events and exhibition previews
Discounts on tickets to the Texas Folklife Festival and Asian Festival, children’s birthday parties, and items purchased at The Museum Store
Invitations to Smithsonian regional events of Texan Cultures window decal and membership card
Subscription to Texan Cultures, an annual publication
One-year subscription to Smithsonian Magazine
Discounts on purchases from the Smithsonian catalogue and SmithsonianStore.com
Discounts on shopping and dining when you visit the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.
Members-only travel and tour opportunities with Smithsonian Journeys
Free admission to the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York, N.Y.
Two personalized membership cards identifying you as a Smithsonian Affiliate member
Discount on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Longview, Texas Package:
The Gregg County Historical Museum is located in downtown Longview in the historic Everett Building at 214 North Fredonia Street. The structure was built in 1910 as Citizens National Bank. After extensive restoration and the installation of exhibits, the museum opened in 1984. The Everett Building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and has a Texas Historical Marker.
Center, Texas Package:
A private boutique hotel located on a beautiful secluded lake, nestled among the pine trees. This facility includes a saltwater swimming pool, jacuzzi, tennis courts and clay target shooting by reservation at an additional cost. Each room includes a 32" new flat screen television with cable service, newly decorated tiled bathroom and designer beddings.
Dinner for 2 at Las Margarita’s Mexican Restaurant
Hemphill, Texas Package
Ironwood Bed and Breakfast is nestled in the East Texas Piney Woods, minutes from Toledo Bend Lake, the largest bass lake in Texas and within 20 minutes from Lake Sam Rayburn, site of many national fishing tournaments. Established in 1910, this 5 bedroom home is decorated in art deco style and recently remodeled with central air and large back yard deck. Located within walking distance of Hemphill town square. Ironwood offers a glimpse of the leisurely and hospitable lifestyle of the past. Quaint shops and restaurants as well as the old jail are located on the town square.
Dallas, Texas Package
The Dallas Museum of Art collects, preserves, presents and interprets works of art of the highest quality from diverse cultures and many centuries, including that of our own time. They champion the power of art, embracing their responsibility to engage and educate their community, to contribute to cultural knowledge and to advance creative endeavor.
Dallas Heritage Village is a living history museum portraying life in North Texas from 1840-1910. The museum is composed of 38 historic structures & boasts a working Civil War era farm, a traditional Jewish household, elegant Victorian homes, a school, a church & commercial buildings.
Houston, Texas – Sport Package
4 Tickets to an Astros baseball game
These tickets are for Field Box seats for a weekday/evening game at Minute Maid Park.
Houston, Texas – Fine Arts Package
Located in the heart of Texas’s largest city, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is a dynamic cultural complex consisting of two museum buildings, two art schools, two decorative arts centers, and a sculpture garden.
With its encyclopedic collection and an exciting schedule of international loan exhibitions and award-winning programs, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is one of the premier destinations in the United States for art lovers.
This pass is a carefully selected collection of Houston’s most popular, most famous attractions. .
Space Center Houston (NASA): general admission, NASA Tram Tour, Giant Screen theater
Downtown Aquarium: general admission to Adventure Exhibit
Houston Museum of Natural Science: general admission to exhibit halls
Houston Zoo: general admission
The Health Museum: general admission, You: The Exhibit, 4-D Theater show
George Ranch Historical Park: general admission
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: general admission; including You: The Exhibit
The Children’s Museum of Houston: general admission