We are thrilled to partner with beloved local estate sale company Seven Seas Estate Sales to host the 2020 Latino Awards online auction

The auction will begin to close on Thursday, September 24 at 8 p.m.

Our online auction is now live! From authentic Mexican cooking experiences and wild food foraging adventures to gift cards and jewelry we know you'll love, we have a host of incredible items we are excited to share. Click on the pictures below for a live link to the online auction or click HERE to view the main auction page on the Seven Seas website. Please read the details below for additional information, links and terms. Email whit@centrohispanotn.org with any questions!

To participate in the auction, please register for a bidder number and bid at the Seven Seas Estate Sales website by clicking HERE. Please register with a debit or credit card. If you would like to pay with check, please contact whit@centrohispanotn.org to arrange alternative payment. We have provided a preview of items below linked to their respective listings at the Seven Seas website, but in order to bid you must visit the live link to the online auction by clicking HERE

Your winning bid amount will be charged after the auction closes on Thursday evening and you will be sent a paid invoice from Seven Seas. No buyer's premium or sales tax is added to this sale. Your bid constitutes a contract to purchase the item. To bid, you must register for a bidder number on the Seven Seas website. Click HERE to register to bid or click the "Register to Bid" tab on the Seven Seas website. 

 

Pawpaw + Wild Food Foraging Adventure & Winetasting for 4 couples/up to 8 individuals

Join expert wild foods forager and Centro Hispano staff member Whit Whitmire for a pawpaw foraging adventure for 4 couples (up to 8 individuals) in the Knoxville area late Summer 2021! North America's largest native fruit, pawpaws are considered a rare seasonal delicacy among foragers and food and beverage conoisseurs. This delectable, highly sought-after fruit is often described as a tropical mix between banana and mango. Whit will guide guests on a half-day foraging tour during pawpaw season (late August - mid September 2021) and teach folks how to find, forage and grow this delectable native fruit at home. The tour will include a charcuterie and cheese board from HenHoc Butcher Shop and wrap up with a winetasting of fine, natural wines from Downtown Wine & Spirits led by renowned sommelier and founder of Real Wine Retreats Maja Roy. Total value $750. *This requires physical activity in the outdoors - all participants should be prepared for and capable of outdoor activity in the elements

Western North Carolina Mushroom & Wild Food Foraging Adventure for 2 couples/4 individuals

Join expert wild foods forager and Centro Hispano staff member Whit Whitmire in July 2021 for an overnight mushroom foraging adventure on a picturesque 1,000 acre family farm in the beautiful mountains of Brasstown, NC. Whit will take two couples, or up to 4 individuals, on a two-day, one-night private wild food foraging tour of the woodlands focused on identifying and harvesting wild mushrooms and other native edible species. Guests will enjoy an overnight stay in a rustic, 120-year-old farm house and enjoy a complimentary meal at local fine-dining, farm-to-table restaurant, The Crown. Total value $1500. *this requires physical activity in the outdoors - all participants should be prepared for and capable of outdoor activity in the elements. *Outside of the dinner provided, this item does not include food and beverage.

Three Bears Coffee Package

A set of three 1lb packages of high-quality Honduras COMSA, Terruno Nayarita Light Roast and Terruno Nayarita Dark Roast coffees from the local roasters and coffee conoisseurs at Three Bears Coffee Company.

Marie Kondo Home Organization Magic

Does working with a professional organizer sound daunting to you? As in, you might throw away your stuff and only wear three taupe blazers for the rest of your life? Well, put your mind at ease. Meet Monika Miller, unrepentant maximalist, area architect, and experienced home organizer trained by Marie Kondo in her life-changing KonMari Method.

Monika will join you at your home for a six hour home organization session. You’ll begin with a walk-through to identify clutter pain points, visualize your ideal life, and set an intention for the day. Then you’ll dive into the first category: clothing. With gentle guidance and insightful questions she will help you cut through the mental clutter to help you identify which items truly spark your joy and belong in your life. Then she’ll help you store these items in a way that is both attractive and easy to maintain.

This closet makeover will create an island of peace and joy in your home, and it can serve as a launching point for your own KonMari journey. Visit www.bowerandbird.usto learn more! Total value $400

One Hour Massage

Enjoy a one-hour massage with beloved local licensed massage therapist and Reiki Master Jessica Martin. Jessica has 17 years of experience and caters to the unique needs of each individual client. Total value $100.

Digital Presence Consultation with Image Consulting Expert Carrie McConkey


On the Internet we communicate our purpose and passions through websites, social media, blogs, and a myriad of other platforms. Although your online presence is one-dimensional, it can speak volumes. Work with Carrie to make sure your look and message are clear, and start connecting more effectively with your clients and constituents. One hour session, held via Zoom. Total value $150

$100 Gift Card to Dancing Bear Lodge & Appalachian Bistro

$100 Gift Card to Dancing Bear Lodge & Appalachian Bistro

Group Climbing Experience for 6

Gather a group of family and friends and let the experts at River Sports Climbing Center teach you the basics of climbing or spot you as you enjoy their 5000 sq ft facility of indoor climbing. Whether you're a beginner, seasoned, or expert climber you and your family or friends will experience an amazing time. Instructor (s), harnesses, and climbing shoes are included. It is sure to be a memorable time! Total value $600

Kickstand Knoxville Fuji Breezer (Pace) Bicycle

This bicycle was custom made for Pace Bike Share to be easy to ride and low maintenance. It comes with lights, complete fenders (mud guards), and a front basket.
Frame: Aluminum alloy step through City bike.
Lights: Integrated LED blinking front light powered by hub dynamo, solar powered rear LED (no batteries).
Seat: Comfort seat with Quick release height adjustment and secure anti-theft seat post.
Tires: CST Crucible Kevlar Hybrid tread with Hiviz reflective sidewalls.
Hubs and Brakes:
Front--Sturmey Archer XL-FDD Drum Brake Dyno Hub 6V 3.0W Aluminum Alloy with sealed bearings.
Rear--Sturmey Archer RX-RD3 aluminum alloy 3-speed drum brake rear hub.
Wheels: Aluminum alloy rims
Fenders: High impact plastic fenders and rear skirt/coat guard
Chain guard: Integrated full chain guard
Cranks: Aluminum Alloy cranks with sealed bearing bottom bracket. Total value $1000

Pawpaw + Wild Foods Foraging Adventure for 2.

Join expert wild foods forager and Centro Hispano staff member Whit Whitmire for a pawpaw foraging adventure for two in the Knoxville area late Summer 2021! North America's largest native fruit, pawpaws are considered a rare seasonal delicacy among foragers and food and beverage conoisseurs. This delectable, highly sought-after fruit is often described as a tropical mix between banana and mango. Whit will guide guests on a foraging tour during pawpaw season (late August - mid September 2021) and teach folks how to find, forage and grow this delectable native fruit and other wilds foods at home. Total value $300

Wine tasting with Maja Roy

Join Maja Roy, renowned natural wine sommelier and founder of Wine Forte and Real Wine Retreats, for a custom wine-tasting experience. Guests will enjoy a package that includes 3 complimentary bottles of wine from Downtown Wine & Spirits. The wine tasting will include in-depth wine education and tasting, and will last for a duration of 2-3 hours. If desired, guests will have the option of adding a food pairing to this experience as well for an additional charge and to be coordinated directly with Maja Roy. Total value $450. Expires after one year.

Earthadelic Landscape Design + Installation Certificate

Earthadelic is the premier landscaping company in Knoxville and East Tennessee. The winner of this item will enjoy $500 towards landscape project design and $1,000 towards professional project installation. Fall is the perfect time to plant and get planning. Total value $1500

Kendra Scott Earring + Necklace Jewelry Set

- 'Diane' Rose Gold Statement Earring & Kendra Scott 'Ever' Rose Gold Statement Necklace. Total value $150

Authentic Mexican Cooking Class and Dinner for 3 couples or 6 individuals

Join celebrated Mexican cook and Centro Hispano Director of Operations, Jacquie Padilla, for a cooking class and private authentic Mexican dinner. Jacquie will lead 3 couples or 6 individuals through a salsa-making class and cook a private three-course meal in your home. Alcohol, ingredients and instruction included. Total value $750

$100 Thress Nursery Gift Card

Bringing the Knoxville area beauty since 1955, Thress Nursery has the area's best selection of high-quality ornamental trees, shrubs, house plants and more. Snag this $100 gift card just in time for Fall and beautify your home or space with the best plants around!

Zoom Dental Whitening Kit from Cedar Street Dentistry

Want whiter teeth? The winner of this item will enjoy a comfortable, effective and low-risk Zoom Kit teeth whitenining procedure from Cedar Street Dentistry. The Zoom Kit will successfully brighten the discoloration of dentin and enamel. Total value $500

Blackberry Farm Brewery Beer Tasting Experience

Enjoy a beer tasting experience for a group of 4 at Blackberry Farm Brewery in Maryville. Learn about their locally crafted beers with their Brewmaster, Travis Hixon. Experience will include 2 gift baskets w/ beer samples. Total value $250

Beginner's Sewing Class for 3

Join sewing enthusiast and Centro Hispano staff member Doris Fernandez for an introductory sewing class! In this beginner's sewing class, students will learn basic machine operation, basic sewing techniques along with tools needed in order to complete a garment. Students will make a pair of pajama pants. All tools needed to sew the pants will be supplied, but students should be prepared to furnish their own fabric. Total value $150

One Year Family Membership to Zoo Knoxville

One year family membership to Zoo Knoxville, for two adults and up to 4 children and a Zoo Knoxville gift basket! Your membership to Zoo Knoxville has so many benefits. Your membership will include unlimited admission and parking year round, reduced or free admission to over 130 zoos and aquariums nationwide, 15% discount on concessions & merchandise at the Zoo Shop, invitations to exclusive private previews and events, 20% off admission tickets to Ripley's Attractions in Gatlinburg/ Sevierville, TN, $5.00 off admission to Dollywood & Splash Country and much more! Total value $180

One Year Family Membership to Ijams Nature Center

One year family membership to Ijams Nature Center. You will enjoy rich, outdoor educuational experiences that connect people to the environment and inspire them to protect the earth. Members also receive special benefits including discounts on select programs, access to MEMBERS ONLY programs, 10% discount in the gift shop and on facility rentals, 10% discount on Navitat Knoxville, discounts on Nature Adventure Day Camps and Birthday Party Adventures and reciprocal benefits at other national nature centers. Total value $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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