Thursday, May 14, 2009

Best. Auction. Ever.

Sneak a peek at but a few of the fabulous auction items that will be up for bids at the Bubble Q Friday night, the pre-tune party prior to the Lowertown Art & Music Festival. Bubble Q is an annual fundraising event now in its third year. Proceeds benefit the Paducah Renaissance Alliance an organization dedicated to the promotion and development of downtown, Lowertown, and the Riverfront areas of Paducah. This year's event will feature live art performance (Nikki May!), special items available from exclusive Lowertown galleries, sparkling wine, delicious barbecue by Laura Duff's A Pampered Palate, and a live auction. Here are the particulars:

Friday, May 22nd
Corner of 7th & Madison Street, Festival Stage Area (across from the Texaco)
VIP Preview Party 6:00-7:30PM
Bubbly and Eats 7:00PM


[And you know I'm lusting after this package, right?]
Pampered Pet Package
Silly for Spot? Know someone who is? Don’t worry, you’re in good company. Pamper that particular pooch with nothing but the best Paducah has to offer. Paducah’s own dog whisperer, author, and NPR correspondent, Patience Renzulli provides four one-on-one obedience/trick lessons a cool, one-of-a-kind designer collar, some much-needed doggie toys plus a signed copy of her book, “Mama Pajama Tells a Story” for you. Lowertown artist Karen Utz of Philosophy Gallery will immortalize your newly adorned and educated canine in her unique, exclusive whimsical style with a pooch portrait you’ll treasure forever.

Be a Barista
Embarrassed about your espresso? Clueless about cappuccino? Is your latte listless? Your macchiato monotonous? (Do you poop out at parties?) Fret no more! You and two friends spend a day with uber-Barista, Jean Rhodes, at Etcetera Coffeehouse in Lowertown. Learn how to brew a cup o’ Joe any way the right way (and sample the delicious results).

Consultants in a Box (To get you out of yours…)
Take a fresh 360 degree look at your business and strategize solutions to your biggest challenges. The most successful consultants in the region team up to provide you with three hours of TLC and undivided attention. Package includes proven expertise in marketing, web promotion, graphic design, executive coaching, communications, and strategic planning.

Kristin Reese Williams, KRW Strategies
Mary Thorsby, iList Paducah
Nathan Brown, Horizon Media Group
Terry Reeves, EntrePaducah
Donna-Maria Walker, Donna-Maria Walker Strategic Communications


More items will preview here (one featuring yours truly) shortly; still more will be featured here. Get your tickets now.

Call 270-444-8649 for tickets $50/ea or
VIP tables $750/6 tickets

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