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Mink Coat, Coach Bags, McAfee Football, and more | Place Your Bid Oct. 18 at Buckaroo Bash

by Sarah Farthing, Eiteljorg individual and event coordinator | Oct 03, 2014

On Oct. 18, we invite you to don your finest cowboy attire, leather, lace and saloon wear as you step back into the wild West at the 17th annual Buckaroo Bash. By attending, not only do you get to dance the night away to the Flying Toasters and watch talented chefs face off in a scrumptious dessert battle, you also get the chance to bid on high-end items and unforgettable experiences such as:

  • A stay at the Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch situated on 15,000 acres of Rocky Mountain wilderness in Saratoga, WY.

  • Two pieces of fine accessories from Windsor Jewelry

  • A one-week stay for a group at Palace by the Sea on the majestic Mexican Riviera Coast

  • Four one-day Park Hopper passes good for the Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot®, Disney's Hollywood Studios®, or Disney's Animal Kingdom®

  • A behind the scenes tour of the Indianapolis Zoo

Here are just a few of the hundreds of silent auction items up for bid at this year's Buckaroo Bash! 

Natural Long Mink Coat Stay warm and stylish in this full-length Natural Ranch Mink coat by Indianapolis-based company L. Strauss, in pristine condition. Value: $4,000 

Coach Black Madison Phoebe Shoulder Bag

Crafted in hand-worked Italian leather by Coach, this popular Phoebe shoulder bag is styled in black with gold fixtures and a center metallic clasp. Value: $358


Coach Vermillion Satchel

Own this Coach vermillion satchel crafted of genuine soft leather with silver hardware. This purse has two zip compartments and one main large compartment with magnetic button. Value: $225 

Colts' Football Autographed by Pat McAfee

Own an autographed NFL football by punter Pat McAfee #1 of the Indianapolis Colts. Value: $100 


Four Walt Disney World Park Hoppers

Live the magic with four one-day Park Hopper passes valid for admission at the Walt Disney World Resort including the Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's Animal Kingdom. Value: $536


Coach Signature Design Dog Collar

Make your pooch the talk of the dog park with this signature "C" grey and black Coach collar complete with a fire hydrant tag and leather backing. Value: $68


Silver Inlay Multi-color Bracelet

This cuff bracelet created by Indian Market & Festival artist Frank Chee (Navajo, Dine) is crafted in sterling silver and a variety of inlaid stones. Value: $245


Original Oil Painting by Charles Sultan

Add to your personal art collection with this original oil painting by renowned artist Charles Sultan entitled Old Mojave. Value: $1,500 


Large Pendleton Tote Bag

Own this large brown leather base Pendleton bag; perfect for a trip out West or a short weekend away. Value: $298


Songs of Summer Sculpture

Own this one-of-a-kind stone sculpture, Songs of Summer, created by

Eiteljorg Indian Market & Festival artist Walter Torres (Acoma Pueblo) from the Pueblo of Acoma. Torres' style of carving has been influenced by the teachings of grid systems he learned at the Poeh Arts Center in Pojoqaque. Value: $1,500


Wonder Stone Salmon Sculpture

Take home this three wonder stone salmon sculpture on a stone base. This beautiful piece was hand crafted by Indian Market & Festival artist Sam Dimmick (Inupiat Eskimo). Value: $325

 Proceeds from the Buckaroo Bash support educational programming for more than 24,000 school-age children that visit the museum annually. The price is $200 a head. Secure your time traveler’s pass, by calling, 317.275.1333.


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