Good to Get Out of Dodge City on Occasion
(October 6th through October 13th, 2017)
Scottsdale in October! The Sheraton Desert Oasis Villas, with a Trip Advisor rating of 4.5 out of 5, awaits your party of four. Complete with a kitchenette, washer/dryer, fitness center and Internet you will be warmly welcomed. And the Scottsdale/Phoenix area offers plenty to interest you. Hikers love ascending Camelback mountain and Piestewa Peak in the city with great views as a reward, not to mention the nearby legendary Superstition Mountains. Spectacular golf courses, tennis courts, spas and shopping offer entertainment. At night, enjoy bubbling fountains, famed restaurants, live music, and horse-drawn carriage rides, as well as the 42nd annual Art Walk at your own pace.
Want more? Native American ruins abound not too far from the city. The zoo and Botanic Gardens with a gazillion cacti are worth visiting. Maybe you should stay a month.
Your Very Own Personal Chef!!
Imagine savoring scrumptious entrées tailored to your taste and nutritional needs – without leaving home! After you select two weeks’ worth of Monday through Friday dinners for a couple*, Personal Chef Matthew Curry will arrive in your home with groceries and cooking supplies. His creative cooking then scents your home with the aroma of gourmet feasts which he packages and stores for your future pleasure. Treat yourself and make this a reality. *The opportunity to add additional people to this package is available.
Unique Opportunity to Play Colorado Golf Club (CGC)
CGC is an invitation-only, award-winning private golf club in Parker, Colorado. Fortunately for you, a CGC member is extending an invitation for three people to join him/her? Ranked #33 in Golfweek’s top 100 modern courses (2015), the Championship Course stretches up to 7,604 yards and plays to par 72. After the thrill of playing the course, everyone is treated to lunch from the kitchen of esteemed executive chef Bob Burden whose seasonal creations will satisfy and delight. All-in-all a gratifying experience.
Catholic Superman Flies into Denver
Matthew Kelly, renowned Catholic speaker and author extraordinaire will be in Denver at the Bellco Theatre on August 26, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. His latest book, Resisting Happiness, is a deeply personal journey into why we sabotage our own happiness and what to do about it. So, empower yourself and your friends (six tickets) and attend this life-changing event, “Living Every Day with Passion and Purpose.” Afterwards, you and your friends will enjoy a $100 gift certificate at Tamayo Restaurant while sharing your profound insights.
Leopold Brothers Distillery
For over two decades, Todd Leopold has traveled the world to learn and apply the craft of distillery. This is a man impassioned about spirits and flavor. Fortunately for us, in 2002 he and his brother opened Leopold Brothers, an award-winning distillery in Denver. You and your group of up to 20 people (all 21+) are invited to a private tour and tasting – a fascinating education about whiskey, gin, vodka, and liqueurs. And some lucky soul will walk away with a bottle of Leopold Brothers American Small Batch Whiskey. You will share, won’t you?
Napa Valley Private Reserve Wine Collection
If you were Sherlock Holmes searching for the best of the best Napa Valley wine, your clues would lead to this case of twelve bottles. The donators travel to wineries all the time and buy cases of wine, some of which you cannot buy without going directly to the vineyard. Their priceless expertise rewards you with untold adventures in the land of sensational sipping.
Baseball Lovers’s Package
- Four (4) tickets (Section 143) to May 8th game against World Series Champions and Chicago Cubs and
- Four (4) lower level mid-field box seats at a mutually agreed upon 2017 Rockies Game. Includes pre-game tour of the broadcast level and stadium control room by the “Voice of Coors Field,” Reed Saunders. Fireworks games excluded.
Something for Your Heart
Slow the world down. An intimate, old-fashioned gathering of up to 30 people. Beloved Father Roy Joseph, SJ will celebrate the Mass for you in DHHA’s Corpus Christi Chapel, inviting peace and love into your hearts. A leisurely dinner with wine and the joy of companionship follows. Relax and breathe in the safety and comfort of faithful sustenance.
Where’s the Beef?
There’s plenty of mouth-watering, grass-fed beef waiting for your culinary touch. The T3 Ranch in Kiowa, Colorado offers 100 pounds of better-tasting, better-for-the-environment beef. Who will you invite for dinner? What memorable meals are you dreaming up? Talk to the roasts, steaks, briskets and hamburger; ask them what they want to become.
Friends, Art, Wine, and Chocolate
(Plan date and time at least 45 days in advance.)
For the wine and chocolate lovers amongst you, we have a Bacchanalian tour de force. You and 17 of your adventure-loving friends enter the award-winning gallery Fascination St. Fine Art, companionably feasting on images that inspire. Fine wines flow, loosening the strings, melting stress. Beautifully crafted chocolates from the “Chocolate Therapist” appear at your fingertips.
The Possibilities of 7 Days and 7 Nights
Picture four of you at the Rockies Condo in Steamboat Springs, your condo for 7 days and 7 nights. You have your world by the tail, skiing during the day, fabulous restaurants or condo barbecues at night. Free Internet when you need it, a movie, game night with friends or family, pool and hot tub to mend your body and mind.
Twenty minutes away, at Steamboat Lake, your snowmobile, enjoy ice fishing, peaceful cross-country skiing or snow-shoeing. Ah, the pristine silence. Or you reserve your condo in the summer: hike, fish, picnic, boat and swim at the lake beach. Life is good. Carpe diem.
Wine Tasting and Food Pairing for Ten
Would you like to round up nine of your friends for a spectacular wine tasting in a warm home atmosphere? Hosted by Rich Mauro, a Colorado wine writer and wine aficionado and connoisseur, you and your friends will enjoy pleasing your palate with different varietal wines. To complement this, the wine tastings include delectable food pairings that will comfortably fill you. For both occasional drinkers and seasoned experts, this slightly decadent, memorable evening will leave you in divine ethers.
Hail to the Fighting Irish!
Ye Notre Dame football fans have joyous merrymaking in store: two Notre Dame vs. Miami of Ohio home game tickets with a personal pre-game tailgate party. During your visit, explore the Grotto of the Lady of Lourdes (a replica of Mary as she appeared to Saint Bernadette in 1858), eat at the south dining hall which resembles a medieval guild hall, and view the mural of “Touchdown Jesus” from Hesburgh Library. Walk the tunnel that every fabled Irish player has taken, and revel in the Pep Rally on the eve of game day. On game day, toss your football on the same practice field as the team, witness the player walk to the stadium, watch player warm-ups, and with any luck, celebrate a win with the Irish Guard performing their Victory Clog! Top it all off Sunday morning with a lovely mass at the Notre Dame Basilica, resplendent with 116 stained glass windows and elaborate artwork.
Golf Getaway – Mesquite, NV
Foursome with carts at Falcon Ridge Golf Course
Two nights for four people any days of the week at CasaBlanca Resort
Two certificates for either a 50 minute Swedish massage or one round of golf at either CasaBlanca or Palms Golf Course.