Reach for Ralph Live Auction Items 2017

Bruno Mars – Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Xcel Energy Center – 3 Accessible Seats
Bruno Mars will bring his massive upcoming global headline tour, The 24K Magic World Tour, celebrating his new album 24K Magic.

A multiple GRAMMY® Award winner and 20 time GRAMMY® nominee, Bruno Mars has sold over 170 million singles and over 26 million albums worldwide, affirming him one of the best-selling artists of all time. The critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, producer, director, and musician recently dominated charts with the worldwide smash single “Uptown Funk”.

Donated by a friend of Hammer

Chef’s Table at Bellecour for Six
Six guests will enjoy a Guided Five Course dinner and drinks at the chef’s table at the hottest new restaurant in Wayzata, Bellecour. The chef’s table provides a wonderful experience for guests to dine in the “heart” of the restaurant – amidst the bustle of the busy kitchen. You will be steps away from owner and chef Gavin Kaysen and his talented culinary team. Date to be selected 30 days in advance.
Donated by a friend of Hammer

Seven Nights in Jamaica!
Leave the world behind and discover your corner of paradise in Jamaica. Enjoy a one-week stay at the Coco La Palm Seaside Resort, featuring casual, comfortable Jamaica style on Negril’s famous 7-mile beach. Any room except the owners suite is available to you for one-week, with no date restrictions. Expires July 20, 2018

Donated by Coco La Palm Resort

BBQ Dinner for 30 and BBQ Secrets In Your Home
Learn BBQ secrets from former Minnesota State BBQ and NY State Rib Champion, Ross Bowen, former president of the Minnesota BBQ Society. He and members of his Two Little Pigs BBQ team will serve a meal of ribs, pork, brisket and sides at your home for up to 30 people. He will share the secrets of competitive BBQ, and share his recipes, tips and special techniques.

Donated by Ross Bowen

Red Rabbit Restaurant and Bar 
Five-course dinner for six with four bottles of wine. With chef Todd MacDonald, Red Rabbit is a new eatery that slides right into the North Loop neighborhood in a converted auto shop. The food centers around pizza, pasta and dishes cooked in the fire-fueled oven. The cocktail “list” is actually a book and barman Ian Lowther spins new favorites out of classic cocktails. Monday and Tuesday nights only.

Donated by Luke Shimp and Michael Giacomini

Five tickets Notre Dame vs USC – October 21, 2017 at Notre Dame and Accommodations
You and four friends can enjoy a weekend in South Bend with the Fighting Irish and the USC Trojans. These are seats on the 40 yard line that you don’t want to pass up – section 26, row 19, seats 14 – 18. Includes a parking pass and two hotel rooms for two nights.

Tickets and pass donated by Mark and Karen Rauenhorst.
Hotel stay thanks to Denis and Caroline Harrington

Lake Minnetonka Cruise on the Mer-Na
Denny Newell is a long time Hammer supporter with a beautiful antique boat. Enjoy a three-hour cocktail and appetizer cruise for four. Mer-Na is a rare, 36’ motor yacht complete with original crystal fixtures, brass faucets, burgundy mohair upholstery and bronze deck hardware. This nautical wonder has won many local and international awards. Good in 2017 or 2018 boating season.

Donated by Denny and Mary Newell