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UMLAUF Auction: A Burlesque Ball

Saturday, January 18, 2020

7 – 10 p.m.

Followed by a Karaoke After Party from 10-11 p.m

Sky Candy

1023 Springdale Rd. #8a

Austin, TX

On January 18, 2020, the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden + Museum will host the UMLAUF Auction at Sky Candy, Austin’s premier aerial arts studio. This inaugural event is themed “A Burlesque Ball.”


This exclusive auction experience will feature an evening filled with cocktails and bubbles, aerial and burlesque performances, and unique auction packages.


Mexico City Getaway: 2-night stay for 2 at the AAA Five Diamond Award winner Four Seasons Mexico City hotel with dinner or brunch included, a helicopter ride for 2 across Mexico City and the pyramids with a champagne toast with Alexis and Pily Simon as your tour guides and various museum visits.

Rare Bourbon Package 1: Various bottles of expensive and rare bourbons, details to be announced.

Rare Bourbon Package 2: Various bottles of expensive and rare bourbons, details to be announced.

The Austin Artisan Dinner: An in-home private chef experience featuring a 3-course curated menu brought to you by Chef Michael Wards and his team at The Austin Artisan.

Luxury Crystal Cruise: Luxurious, all-inclusive 7-night cruise for two guests in a Deluxe Stateroom with verandah onboard Crystal Serenity, from Monte Carlo to Rome, sailing from Aug 16 - 23, 2020.

Moonshine Bourbon & Dinner: Dinner for 6 in Moonshine Grill's private Wine & Whiskey Cellar, with two exceptional bottles of bourbon for your own collection. Includes a bottle of Full Proof 1792 Single Barrel Select and a bottle of Four Roses Single Barrel aged 12 years.

Ultimate Austin Staycation: Enjoy a one-night stay at the W Hotel in a Wonderful King Room while you take it easy with a massage or facial at Massage Sway, a custom bronze tan from Organize Bronze, and a float at Zero Gravity Institute. Includes a $100 gift certificate for Jack Allen's Kitchen and two tickets for the Austin Symphony.

Glamping at the UMLAUF: Exclusive stay in the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum! Relax in a vintage Airstream trailer overnight and explore the gardens on your own. Includes a fun private photoshoot at any Austin landmark. Adventure to Round Rock for an Express baseball game, enjoy a feature at Alamo Drafthouse, and refuel with Austin original Chuy's.

High Plains Hunt: High Plains Hunts will take you and a friend out over their 45,000 acres of cultivated fields for a night of thermal hog and predator hunting in west Texas. They will provide all equipment and ammo for 2 people, including high-end, suppressed, AR's and some of the best thermal optics you can get.

New Year, New You! Wellness Package: It's a New Year; time to do something for yourself!  Let this package help you begin your journey to radiant beauty, ever-increasing good health, and the kind of boundless energy that comes from self-confidence and happiness. You will receive customized dental and skin rejuvenation plans from Austin's highly skilled concierge doctors Dr. Joni Wallace and Dr. Aisha White.  Then take a day to pamper and indulge yourself with a trip to Veritas Backstage Spa and cutting edge holistic treatments at US Cryotherapy.  Last, keep your body whole and healthy this year with personal training and a customized nutrition plan.


Click here to preview our Auction Packages!


All raffle tickets will be $25 each, or 5 for $100. Available for purchase at the event (with the exception of the scooter)


  1. Luxury Yves Saint Laurent Handbag – Win a luxury handbag from Yves Saint Laurent, provided by Neiman Marcus. Small monogrammed matelassé envelope chain wallet in black.

  2. Champagne & Diamonds Draw – With each glass of champagne comes a chance to win a pair of swan drop pink quartz and diamond earrings from Alex Soldier.

  3. Helicopters for Heroes Hunt – Winners are invited to attend the annual Helicopters for Heroes Hunt in Ennis, TX Feb. 21 – Feb. 23, 2020. Includes 2 jump seats on a Huey Helicopter (does not include hunt), 100 rounds of ammo for 2 shooters at the range, and 2 tickets to the Sat. night reception dinner, with dinner and cocktails.

  4. Scooter - Win a pink electric scooter to drive around town on.

Silent Auction​

  1. Geraldine’s Chef Tasting – Chef’s tasting dinner for 4 at Geraldine’s restaurant.

  2. Eddie V’s Wine Dinner – Dinner & Wine Pairings for 4 at Eddie V’s restaurant.

  3. Hair Styling w/ Michael Smothers – Hair salon appointment with Austin elite stylist Michael Smothers at Jorge Eduardo Salon.

  4. Voice Lessons w/ Laura Mercado-Wright – 1-hour voice lesson with Grammy-nominated artist Laura Mercado-Wright.

  5. Voice Lessons w/ John Proft – 1-hour voice lesson with John Proft.


Gold Tickets

Open bar
Heavy hors d’oeuvres 

Aerial and burlesque performances by Sky Candy
Live auction items

Raffle items

Austin City Photo Booth and Tarot Readings

Karaoke After Party from 10-11 p.m. with Soul Popped Gourmet Popcorn


VIP Platinum Tickets

All of the above Gold Ticket benefits, plus:

$1,000 toward a live auction item*
Access to VIP Lounge with a private performance

Masquerade Mask

*If you win a live auction item your $1,000 ticket payment will be refunded within 30 days of the date the auction item is purchased.

2020 UMLAUF Auction: A Burlesque Ball Committee

Ryan Coaxum

Mela Sarajane Dailey

Sareta Davis

Nhat Ho

Ashley Jennings

Alexis Simon

Sam Slate

Nikki Spear

Kathy Smith

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Thank you to our UMLAUF Auction Sponsors:
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