Glittering 2012 Gala event will host high end Live Auction Reply

The 2012 Heritage Gala list of Live Auction items on the block this weekend is bigger and better than ever. A variety of exciting, big ticket items will be presented by a professional auctioneer live, under a glittering tent on the grounds of the historic “Pound House” in Founder’s Park.

Proceeds benefit the non-profit Friends of the Pound House Foundation efforts to preserve and promote the unique and fascinating history of Dripping Springs; see related story here:

This year’s array of one-of-a-kind items includes:

  • Boys Dream Summer -Fort Smith “Mountain Men Adventure Camp” for one boy age 10-17-  Valued at over $3100!!! Offered by Ron and Rhonda Smith.  See for more details, Camp dates are June 9-July1, 2012
  • Sports Country Camp for Girls– Valued at $800!!!  See for more details.  Camp dates are June 17-22, 2012 
  • Beautiful, original sculpture by local artist, Gary Thompson-Valued at $2000!!  Hand-crafted copper and metal red yucca custom designed.  Other sculptures of Gary’s can be seen at
  • Big Lights/Big City weekend in Downtown Austin– Valued at over $800!  Offered by Steve and Jennifer Benesh  Overnight stay in downtown condo and tickets to the Lion King musical in January
  • Fabulous Dinner Party at the Castleman’s gorgeous hill country home, catered by Verde’s Value:  Priceless!  Check out to see the delicions food available for your evening
  • Gourmet Cooking class for you and up to 18 of your closest friends-Valued at $1000,   Offered by Fabienne Bollum of Thyme and Dough   Learn more about Fabienne at
  • 1 week Fall Vacation in mountain-side Colorado cabin –Valued at over $2000-Offered by Tom and Susan Mitchell   This Mount Evans home boasts 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, and sleeps 7 complete with a gourmet kitchen and breakfast bar.    VisualTour_2540594 – Shortcut.lnk

The 2012 Heritage Gala committee invites guests to this “Elegant Evening In Old Texas” on Saturday, April 14th at the Dr. Pound Historic Farmstead:

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