Las Tres Amigas indicated in an earlier article that our January event was going to involve a mystery – and it is, just not what a lot of you expected!
We’re having an “Under Wraps” Dinner and Mystery Auction on Wednesday, January 15 at Xaltemba Restaurant & Galeria in La Peñita. The proceeds will support student scholarships at Conalep through the Los Amigos de Jaltemba Scholarship Committee.
You will be treated to an elegant gourmet meal with a choice of menu (including a vegetarian option) and a complimentary beverage. This will be followed by our mystery auction, and it is just that – a mystery. We are asking everyone to bring a wrapped item, either new or used, and in good condition. Be creative in your wrapping, and maybe give a little hint as to what’s inside to tease potential bidders. Professional auctioneer Dave Stevens is bound to rev up the bidding from the minimum bid of $100 pesos, and there should be a fair amount of friendly rivalry over many of the items.
For the person who bids the highest amount on a single item, we have a special prize: a gift certificate for one of Debra Triplett’s Casa Cooking Classes. Who wouldn’t enjoy that?
“Under Wraps” Dinner and Mystery Auction
Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Place: Xaltemba Restaurant & Galeria, La Peñita
Tickets: Minimum donation of $300 pesos
Tickets are available from the following:
- Hala at Hamaca Maya
- Jeanie Mintzmyer at Hidden Paradise Real Estate (Tianguis)
- Rick Helberg at Re/Max Jaltemba Bay Realty (Tianguis)
- Cafe Dolores
- Xaltemba Restaurant & Galeria
- El Rodeo
It’s only a week away, so time is running out. Get your tickets NOW before they’re all sold out, so you won’t be disappointed. Then check under your bed, in the closet, at the back of the bodega or in your secret hiding place – or make a local merchant happy and buy an item to wrap.
See you there!
Las Tres Amigas
(Helma, Maxine, and Nora)
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