LACS Auction Open for Bids June 14-23, 2023
LACS JUNE 2023 VIRTUAL AUCTION OPEN FOR BIDS JUNE 14-23, 2023
This year, the LACS’s virtual auction fundraiser, which typically takes place during Luxembourg Fest, will be held June 14-23, 2023. Proceeds of this annual fundraiser help support the mission of the Luxembourg American Cultural Society and ensure Luxembourg Fest will remain strong for years to come. Thank you for your bids on this year’s auction items!
2023 Auction Prizes:
#1) Dinner with Her Excellency Nicole Bintner-Bakshian Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the United States of America at the Washington D.C. Embassy for up to 6 guests.
Date and time will be coordinated with the Embassy. Also includes a $1,500 gift card for travel expenses!
Starting Bid: $1,000
#2) Table of 8 at Luxembourg Under the Stars:
Dine like a Luxembourger at this LACS Benefit. Indoor/Outdoor Culinary Experience overlooking beautiful Lake Michigan Newport Shores in Port Washington WI on Saturday, August 12, 2023. 5:00 p.m cocktails and appetizers, four course meal at 6:00 p.m. Meal choices include Smoked Trout, Wile mushroom and summer vegetable pasta, braised short ribs. The Luxembourgish menu (subject to change) has been carefully curated for our guests by the Lowlands Restaurant Group owner Eric Wagner and chef Rebecca Berkshire. Includes an exclusive gift for each guest.
Starting Bid: $900
#3) Tickets for 4 to “Prost! Luxembourg Tasting Experience” Wine Tasting with a special gift basket.
Enjoy a lovely evening in the beautiful LACS Gardens while tasting new and popular favorites of Luxembourg wines, beers, ciders imported by Ansay International. Luxembourg-inspired appetizers incorporate imported items from Luxembourg.
Starting Bid: $450
#4) “Share your Family Story for Generations”
Produced by Oral Historian/LACS Staff Olivia Hoff. Oral History Package includes:
- Consultation about who is interviewed, what stories to dive into, and scheduling oral history interview
- Interview Questions formulated to engage interviewee and dive into their life stories
- Max 2-hour interview session (accessible in-person interview or virtual interview via Zoom)
- Digital File of Interview: Professionally Edited Audio and Copy of Interview Transcript
- Deed of Gift – Oral History Interview will be accessioned into the LACS Collections and Archives
Starting Bid: $500
#5) Traditional Homemade Luxembourg Dinner in Oconomowoc, WI
Enjoy an authentic four course dinner for 8 made by Nicky Krieger-Loos from Luxembourg on Saturday, August 5th. Light appetizers, cocktail hour, and Luxembourg beer and wine included. Nicky, along with Marc Weydert, has taught hundreds of LACS virtual program participants how to cook traditional Luxembourg cuisine. Now you can enjoy a beautiful meal especially created by Nicky with “Love From Luxembourg.“
Starting Bid: $900