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JKV Gala: Born to be Wild! LIVE Auction Items

Born to be wild

Are you going to the John Knox Village Gala on Saturday?
Be sure to check out the fun and unique experiences that will be featured in Live Auction.

  • Tickets to Carrie Underwood’s “The Denim and Rhinestones Tour” on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, at the T-Mobile Center. The winner will receive four tickets in the Founders Club Section and a parking pass.
  • Conductor for a Day with the Lee’s Summit Symphony at the “Sounds of the Season” performance on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022. The winner will receive table seating for eight guests, including admission to the concert, upscale food trays and eight drink tickets, AND will entertain the crowd by conducting a piece at the concert with instruction from Conductor Kirt Mosier.
  • Copper Mountain Ski Getaway – Feb. 17-24, 2023. The winner will receive a ski-in, ski-out condo in beautiful Colorado during the height of ski season. The condo sleeps six.
  • A $1,000 credit to host an event at one of John Knox Village’s event spaces. The winner will receive a $1,000 credit towards the cost of a one-time event and/or catering. The credit must be used by Sept. 30, 2023, and can be used for any of the spaces based on availability and date.
  • Romantic Beach Cottage in North Captiva, Florida. Enjoy 6 nights and 7 days in a 2-bedroom cottage that sleeps 4. Enjoy island living at its best with great views and easy access to several beaches within a 3-minute stroll! This amazing, newly renovated, 1,800-square-foot vacation home has a fully equipped kitchen, modern bathrooms and excellent décor. This home is part of the VRBO network, so trip dates are based on the availability of the cottage: https://www.vrbo.com/9075203ha?noDates=true&unitId=8055223.
  • Holiday Delights at Palace View South in Branson, Missouri – Nov. 19-26, 2022. The winner will get a two-bedroom, two-bath condo that sleeps six at Palace View South, which is just minutes from the famous Branson strip.
  • Tickets to “Reba McEntire: Live in Concert” on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, at the T-Mobile Center. The winner of this item will receive two suite tickets, snacks and a parking pass.
  • 7 Nights in a Vidanta Resort in Mexico. Choose from one of six destinations: Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Maya, Los Cabos, Acapulco, Puerto Penasco and Puerto Vallarta. Each location has several resort hotels to choose from, and each hotel offers a variety of room types ranging from a loft to a two-bedroom suite. Lodging is valid between Sept. 17, 2022, to Dec. 31, 2023.

To participate in the auctions and other fun activities, you need to register online. Guests will need to have a credit card on file to bid on auction items and participate in event activities such as the Wine Pull, Heads & Tails and raffle drawings. Save time before the event and pre-register by following these simple steps.

  1. Register your phone so you can bid on items by texting Jungle22 to 243725.
  2. Your phone will receive an invitation to the Gala. Click on it and register. You will be asked to provide your name, address and email address.
  3. You may enter your credit card information at this time or click NO THANKS to add it the evening of the event.

You can edit your account and credit card information at any time. The night of Born to be Wild, you will receive a personalized link that will allow you to browse the silent auction and bid on the items that catch your eye.

Doors open at 6 p.m. sharp. When guests arrive at The Pavilion, they will be asked to check in and will receive the Gala program, two drink tickets and other information.

Guests are asked to wear colorful clothing that makes you feel comfortable.


Proceeds from the 2022 John Knox Village Gala will benefit the JKV Emergency Medical Services “Raise a Roof for EMS” building fund.