We’re Taking You To Marrakesh!

— The Extraordinary LIVE Auction —

 
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ULTIMATE MOROCCAN JOURNEY

Magical moments for two are on the horizon in this epic Moroccan experience. You’ll be flown roundtrip in luxury on Royal Air Maroc to Casablanca, departing for 10 nights as guests of the Kingdom of Morocco. Wander the rose gardens of the palatial La Mamounia, one of the world’s most famous hotels, and admire the endless vistas of the Atlas Mountains from Sir Richard Branson’s Kasbah Tamadot. You’ll also experience the luxurious tented accommodations of White Camel Lodge, the grandeur of traditional Moroccan residence LA MAISON BLEUE, Fez and the seaside retreat of the FOUR SEASONS CASABLANCA.

Graciously Provided By The Kingdom of Morocco, Ambassador H.H. Princess Lalla Joumala, Minister Counselor Larbi R’Miki, Royal Air Maroc, The Moroccan Tourist Office, Jeri And Richard Rovsek, Spirit Of Liberty Foundation

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All Aboard the MarrakeSh Express

Take home a signed piece of music history from Graham Nash celebrating the 50-year anniversary of the song: with a personally autographed guitar by Graham Nash especially for tonight, the lyrics signed by Graham Nash, and an original 1969 '45' single of "Marrakesh Express" recorded by Crosby, Stills & Nash. Nash wrote the song, which debuted at Woodstock and reached No. 28 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1969. His inspiration? His Moroccan train trip from Casablanca to Marrakesh in 1966.

Signed Guitar and Lyrics generously donated by Graham Nash and Nash Editions. Procured & Curated by Patti Judd

 
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Private Italian Villa for 10

Sit back and enjoy a glass of something local in the 800-yearold stone villa, Podere Fibbiano, which sits high on a hill overlooking the vineyards and olive groves of Viceno, with breathtaking views of the medieval city of Orvieto near Tuscany’s southern border. Invite your friends: the 6 bedroom / 4.5 bath Villa accommodates 8 to 10 people! Your stay is for 7 days and 6 nights of sightseeing, shopping, and, of course, fabulous dining. Relax in the swimming pool and Jacuzzi, and arrange wine tasting and cooking classes. The villa is just 1 hour north of Rome and 2 hours south of Florence, and you might choose to arrange drivers, a tour guide and a chef for your party. Villa can be used for any available dates for 2019 & 2020

Generously donated by Geila Morris
Value: $8,000

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An Evening to Savor

Pamplemousse Grille’s Executive Chef and Owner, Jeffrey Strauss, will prepare a private dinner with wine pairings for 24 guests in the charming “Cow Palace” venue at Pamplemousse Grille or for 10 guests in your home. Renowned for creating intimate meals for prestigious corporate names including Tiffany & Co., Hermes, Chanel, and Gucci to unique menus delighting luminaries such as Prince Charles, Prince Andrew, Tom Hanks, Elton John, and Steven Spielberg; Strauss and his team will create an experience you and your guests will cherish for years. Patrons of the Prado is thrilled to have Chef Strauss bring his own masterpiece menu to tonight’s MASTERPIECE Gala.

Graciously donated by Chef/Owner Jeffrey Strauss, Pamplemousse Grille
Value: $5,000 / Tax & Gratuity not included. Expires 8/31/2020

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Living the Grand Way

Take the ultimate staycation at Fairmont Grand Del Mar’s Forbes 5-Star Resort, with its 5-Star Spa, and Addison restaurant, which this year garnered the city’s first Michelin star. Be transported to the grandeur of an old world Mediterranean stay—without leaving the city. The package, curated especially for Patrons of the Prado, includes a two-night stay in a thoughtfully appointed suite; and a couple’s massage, bath and wrap at the Center for Wellbeing. After you’ve been pampered for the day, indulge in a 10-course meal with wine pairings at Addison, where Chef William Bradley and his team craft meticulous menu of seasonal and world-class ingredients in the 80-seat dining room, whose architecture was inspired by the decorative arts of Spain, Portugal, Venice and Morocco.

Generously donated by the Fairmont Grand Del Mar
Value: $8,000 / Tax & Gratuity not included. Expires 7/13/2020