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Auction Sneak Peek!

Take a look at just a few of the items and experiences up for grabs in this year’s silent and live auctions at Bourbon & Browns!

Grand Cayman Getaway

A week-long stay for up to 6 at a 2 bedroom/2 bath suite in the beautiful Cayman Islands! Stay must be arranged before November 15, 2018. Bidding on this live auction experience starts at $1500. 

Donated by Mr. and Mrs. Llewellyn Powell Spears, III and Mrs. Marshall Brooks Brown

Luncheon and Tour of Historic Botherum

Lunch and tour for 8 of the ca.1850 home and gardens of Jon Carloftis and Dale Fisher. Botherum, in downtown Lexington, was selected as Garden & Gun Magazine‘s Favorite Southern Garden Space and Southern Living’s biggest magazine spread in a decade. Jon and Dale are also honorees of Salonierre’s Top 100 Party Givers, 2017.  

Donated by Jon Carloftis and Dale Fisher

“Meadow Champions” from the private collection of Penny Chenery

Framed prints of Secretariat and Riva Ridge signed by Mrs. Chenery, who passed away in 2017.Racing from 1971-1973, Riva Ridge and Secretariat represent the best in horse racing. Original artwork by Richard Stone Reeves. Prints include an embossed etching of the heralded blue and white Meadow silks that also now appear on the University of Kentucky basketball silks.

Donated by Maggy and Bill Patterson

Kentucky Antiquities Tour and Luncheon, June 16 

Tour an extraordinary private collection of early Kentucky furniture, paintings, pottery, ironworks, rifles, powder horns, silver and more from the antebellum period. Items from the Cox Collection have been featured in The Magazine Antiques and Collecting Kentucky and items from this collection have been exhibited at Colonial Williamsburg, the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, and the Speed Art Museum. Space is limited to 10. 

Donated by Mack and Sharon Cox, Richmond, KY 

Derby Hat

This unique hat was custom made using traditional blocking and sewing techniques by Kathleen Wille. Wear this one-of-a-kind Derby Hat with confidence. You will be amazed at how positively people will react to you. 

Donated by Kathleen Wille

Watercolor “Soyans” by Nana Lampton

A 1999 plein air watercolor and pen drawing on paper by Kentucky artist Nancy “Nana” Lampton.  Lampton has exhibited her paintings at regional shows, including Morlan Gallery at Transylvania University, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Chapman-Friedman Gallery, and Smith-Berry Winery. Lampton, also a poet, is working on her next collection of poetry.

Donated by Nancye Buckner

Asa Blanchard Barrel Cufflinks & Stud Set 

Roll out the barrels, sip a mint julep, and finally you have the most hardworking and great looking cufflinks. Don’t forget the studs!

Donated by Lexington Silver LLC/Fran Taylor 

Kentucky River Palisades Home

Two-night stay for up to 10 at Kentucky River Palisades home in Jessamine County. Explore 57 acres on trails in your own park! History abounds: Former 1860s Bourbon Distillery;Daniel Boone lived & surveyed from Boone’s Knoll;Loretta Lynn & Dolly Parton performed here;Camp Nelson Civil War National Historic Landmark adjacent; and a chosen spot by Paul Sawyier for his plein air paintings.Access to a boat ramp & one-acre fishing lake. 

Donated by John and Janie Pappas

Tickets on sale now!

Liberty Hall Historic Site – 202 Wilkinson St. – www.libertyhall.org – (502) 227-2560