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20th Annual Starry Starry Night Auction Preview

Calling all bidders! On Saturday, February 24, ACCESS® will host the 20th annual Starry Starry Night, “Written in the Stars” at the Little Rock Marriott. This year’s landmark event will celebrate the past, present and future of the organization while honoring those who have helped to chart its course. Guests can expect a stellar lineup of food, drinks, silent and live auctions, and an after party with live music! Contact Krysten Levin, ACCESS Marketing and Special Events Manager, at 501-217-8600 or for ticket information.

Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind evening, featuring a spectacular mix of unique auction items! Check out the details below to get a sneak peek at some of the highlights…then call up your friends and family to strategize about winning your next great escape!

Week-long Escape to Luxury Villa in Puerto Vallarta Paradise

 An elegant vacation villa in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Casa del Quetzal is perched on a hillside with magnificent views of the ocean, jungle, and mountains. Casa del Quetzal is 3 levels and consists of 5 bedroom suites and 5½ baths. The villa is 11,000 square feet of architectural inspiration, complete with a dramatic 35-foot heated infinity pool and extensive stone terrace that offer panoramic views of Banderas Bay. A combination of local flavor and the creature comforts of home, this villa is so relaxing you may not want to move…and you don’t have to! Casa del Quetzal’s personal chef prepares two meals each day, from farm-to-table ingredients. When you aren’t enjoying the comforts of Casa del Quetzal, discover the charm of Puerto Vallarta: Walk the sandy shoreline; sample the many restaurants, cantinas, and cafés; and shop the charming boutiques of one of the friendliest (and most romantic) cities in the world!

Your luxury villa awaits you and your companions, September 15-22, 2018. Dates are non-negotiable.

Value: $7,500

ACCESS Greenhouse Dinner Party for Twenty
1500 North Mississippi Street

 We’re bringing Starry Starry Night back to its roots with a fabulous garden party for you and 19 guests! The spacious 96’ x 34’ aeroponic/hydroponic greenhouse has become a new favorite setting for cozy gatherings beneath festooned lights, with soft music from a live trio. Dine by candlelight, on an inspired four-course meal that Chef Scott Rains of Table 28 (in the Burgundy Hotel) creates using micro-greens and herbs grown by ACCESS students. Each course is paired with exceptional wines from Presqu’ile Winery. Please book from September through December.

Donated By: ACCESS, Chef Scott Rains and Table 28, Presqu’ile Winery and Suzanne & Madison Murphy


Escape for a Week to Carmel Valley Ranch, California

 Escape to Carmel Valley Ranch, in the heart of the Santa Lucia Mountains! Your vacation home overlooks the Carmel Valley Ranch Golf Course (an 18-hole, par-7 course) on hole #15, and features three bedrooms (with an additional sleeper sofa in the sunroom), four baths. Amenities also include a full kitchen, laundry room, and living room with wood burning fireplace, in addition to an in-ground Jacuzzi. This getaway offers many dining options, entertainment, and recreational activities nearby. Not just for golf enthusiasts, guests can plan a day at the spa, go hiking in Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, tour local wineries, or venture to the ocean—there’s something for everyone! Seven-night stay is to be used on mutually agreed upon dates between the winning bidder and owner. The home is not available July or August.

Value: $3,500

Hot Springs Escape with THV 11’s Craig O’Neill

Experience Oaklawn Racing and Gaming like never before! You and three guests will first join THV 11’s Craig O’Neill for lunch in the Post Parade Restaurant. Then, your party will then retire with Craig to a box where, through skillful equine investment, you’ll win back all of the money (and then some) you spend on the purchase of this and other auction items tonight.

As if that weren’t enough, enjoy a taste of local celebrity status—the perfect birthday gift or special surprise, everyone at the track will know you’re there! To round out the weekend, your party will receive massages at the historic Quapaw bathhouse and enjoy accommodations for two nights at Hot Springs’ newest hot spot, the Waters Hotel.


Trophy White Tail Buck Hunt

 Enjoy the hunt of lifetime at G3 Whitetail’s NE Oklahoma high fence game preserve, located only 4 hours from Little Rock. This 3 day hunt includes a fair chase experience for up to a 160” class whitetail. Also included are meals, lodging, one-on-one guide service, transportation to and from hunting blind, retrieval, processing and permits. From the hunting experience to the accommodations, the family owned G3 Whitetails team thoughtfully centers everything around you, guaranteeing a magnificent hunt, and memories of a lifetime! An exclusive bonus includes sharing this hunt with an accompanying, non- hunting family member at no additional charge. (For a fee the winning bidder has the option of upgrading hunt to a larger class deer.) Learn more about G3 Whitetails.

Value: $3,500







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