Live Auction Items
Board of Directors Wine Cellar
Enjoy a basket of incredible hand-picked wine from our Board of Directors. Each wine is a personal favorite of one of our board members. Explore delicious wines even further with 3 Washington Wine Passports and 2 Oregon Wine Passports, good for free tastings at wineries all over Washington and Oregon through 2018. Package also includes a lifelong membership to McCarthy & Schiering Wine Merchants in Seattle.
2-night stay in Sequim at the historic Dungeness Barn House Bed and Breakfast Garden Room, with a $100 gift certificate for dinner at Nourish, a restaurant serving local, organic fare. The B&B is located on Dungeness Bay overlooking the Straights, Dungeness Spit, and the lighthouse. Stroll through beautiful gardens filled with roses and lavender, and walk along our private beach. Our breakfast is prepared with our own farm-fresh eggs and local organic produce such as apples, pears, berries, and veggies. Choose date between October 2017 and March 31, 2018.
Sail Away with Olympic Gold Medalist Jonathan McKee
Two people will get the once-in-a-lifetime experience of accompanying world-class sailor and Olympic gold medalist Jonathan McKee and his crew on his beautiful 44-ft sailboat as you race on Puget Sound. Be a part of the action and learn to sail as you experience the thrill of sailboat racing with one of the best sailors in the world. Gourmet box lunches provided by Julie Kramis Hearne. Choose a mutually agreeable date between December 1, 2017 and May 1, 2018.
VIP Mariners Experience
Play ball! Bring the family to see King Felix and the Mariners in action. Includes four seats, just seven rows behind the 3rd base dugout, with VIP Parking and access to the Terrace Club. Bring your mitt for the plentiful foul balls, and be ready to smile, because the DiamondVision cameras will be right in front of you! Choose from three different games when the seat schedule is published in late March. Section 139, Row 7, seat 9-12.
Sea Ranch Getaway
7-night getaway along the spectacularly beautiful Northern California Coast. Bob and Cindy’s 2 bedroom, 2 bath home, located in Sea Ranch, CA, is snuggled in the redwood trees just east of Hwy 1. It is quiet with sounds of distant breaking waves, miles of hiking trails, many starting from the house. Use of Sea Ranch pools and tennis courts is included. Perfect for one or two couples. Week’s stay comes with gift certificates to Cindy and Bob’s favorite places, and a couple bottles of Idle Cellars wine will be waiting for you when you arrive. Not available Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Years. Dates must be scheduled with Bob Heavner.
Pony Party with Outdoor Dutch Oven Cooking
You and 25 of your guests are welcome to our historic, family farm located in Rainier Beach South Seattle. This is the last large working farm inside the City featured on KUOW in September 2017. http://kuow.org/post/south-seattle-farm-has-survived-gentrification-century Run and play on a big lawn and enjoy riding our well-seasoned Welsh ponies, sized from mini to large. Feed treats to our farm animals, harvest seasonal fruits and vegetables. A truly unique experience. Plenty of parking and space. Enjoy the farm for the day, then well-known local chef Julie Kramis Hearne, New York Times bestselling author of The Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook, The Cast Iron Skillet Big Flavors, and The Dutch Oven Cookbook will cook seasonal delicacies over the open fire, finishing the night off with her famous Dutch oven berry cobbler. Food and drinks included.
Cruising our Beautiful Puget Sound
An unforgettable evening of great wine and food aboard Keewaydin, a 44-foot Ocean Alexander. Join Captain Harker Hearne and Julie Hearne for a dinner cruise for 6. We take you to one of our favorite special places by boat where we will explore, cook on land and enjoy drinks on the boat. Chef Julie Kramis Hearne will be cooking up the best the Northwest has to offer. Choose a mutually agreeable date.
Preston Singletary Prints
Seattle’s own Preston Singletary is internationally recognized with works in the collections of the Seattle Art Museum, the British Museum and the Smithsonian Institution. He’s best known for his elegant blown-glass forms and mystical sand-carved Tlingit designs. These two majestic and stunning prints reflect Preston Singletary’s spiritual and artistic roots.
Seattle Sounders VIP Experience
Experience some serious Seattle spirit with a soccer ball signed by the 2017 Seattle Sounders team and tickets to a game. Game tickets are four club seat tickets with four exclusive field passes for the October 15th Sounders FC vs. FC Dallas match – an experience you can’t buy!
Join Truffle Dog Co on a guided truffle hunting experience for 6. Expert guides will take you to known truffle patches and show you the fascinating world of truffle hunting with dogs. Alana McGee, owner of Truffle Dog Co. has over 10 years’ experience training and educating humans and canines with reward-based systems and early socialization, development, critical periods, & canine scent detection, specifically regarding truffles. Renowned Seattle chefs Matt Dillon and Julie Kramis Hearne, original members of the Herbfarm dream team, will be cooking a truffle meal at the end of the hunt. Choose a mutually agreeable date between November 2017 and May 2018.
Private Wine Tasting
Join us for a wine tasting for 6 people at Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizza. You and 5 guests will taste 8 hand-selected Italian wines that are true hidden treasures. Hayley Black, Tutta Bella Wine Program Manager and certified Italian Wine Ambassador, will guide you through a lesson in wine tasting and discuss each delicious wine that she personally selects during your 2-hour tasting. The gathering will also include a virtual tour of the country’s wine regions to learn about the appellations and grade varietals that make each region so unique. Light snacks will be provided. Reservations require 30 days’ notice on a mutually agreeable date. Tasting will be held at Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria – South Lake Union. Cannot be redeemed for cash value.
Methow Valley Adventure
The beautiful North Cascades awaits you! Come to beautiful Winthrop, WA and explore all that this amazing area has to offer. You and a guest will enjoy 5 days at the amazing Methow Tents where you are only 300 feet from the pristine Methow river and miles of trails. After getting settled in and exploring the river, beautiful hikes and the gorgeous scenery, you will ride off into the sunset on a horseback riding experience that will take your breath away. This is a trip you will never forget and a great way to escape and disconnect.
Microsoft Surface Laptop
With the most battery life in its class, Surface Laptop redefines the perfect balance of pixels, performance and ultra-light and thin design. The Surface Laptop is just 2.76 lbs with a 13.5” touchscreen display.
Crystal Mountain Getaway
Enjoy all the Cascades have to offer- hiking the beautiful Mt Rainier Trails, take gondola ride to top of Crystal Mt, hike up to beautiful alpine lakes or take in the scenery as you sit outside the cabin right along the beautiful White River. Good for 2 nights, 3 days for up to 8 people. Mutually agreed upon dates in the summer season.