Steven Fey Framed Wild Sky Photography
Wild Sky Wilderness protects 106,000 acres of forests, rivers, valleys and mountains, and Washington Wild made it happen! Celebrate the five-year anniversary of Wild Sky Wilderness by taking home a framed Steven Fey original of the West Cady Ridge in Wild Sky Wilderness. Wild Sky is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream! One hour outside of Seattle and surrounding cities, it offers world-class rafting, fishing, rock climbing, and many miles of hiking trails. Hang this print in your home to celebrate and enjoy Wild Sky when you aren’t out there experiencing it first-hand! Size: 24” X 28” framed, 16” X 20” image.
Donor: Steven Fey Photography
Explore San Juan’s Whale Getaway
Begin your journey with four guest passes to Friday Harbor’s Whale Museum and an orca adoption package. Then you’re off for a three-hour whale-watching tour for two where you could also see not only orcas, but also porpoises, seals and perhaps even a gray whale! Enjoy a two-night stay in a water-front cabin at beautiful Lonesome Cove Resort, one of the best hidden treasures of the San Juan Islands! San Juan Safaris whale watching tour is not valid June 5, 2014 – September 5, 2014. Lonesome Cove Resort stay is good for October – March only, redeem in 2013 or 2014.
Donors: Lonesome Cove Resort, The Whale Museum and San Juan Safaris
Register Your Trademark and Protect Your Brand!
Are you a small business owner who has never gotten around to protecting the name of your company with a state or federal trademark registration? Do you have dreams of starting your own business but have no idea how to select a trademark and register it for protection? Look no further! The winner of this item receives trademark procurement services and counseling from one of the area’s top lawyers practicing in this evolving area of the law. WA Wild Board member, Mark Walters, will conduct a “knock-out” search of US Trademark filings providing preliminary clearance for your name. Depending on the search results, Mark will also file a trademark application seeking to register your trademark with the appropriate state or federal registry. Furthermore, Mark can provide advice if the search turns up a conflicting trademark. This item includes one government filing fee for one class of goods and services using standard goods and services descriptions ($275) as well as time required to complete the search and application for trademark (about 1.5 hours of time). Expires October 19, 2014.
Donor: Mark Walters
1. 2006 Brookman Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley, California, and 2006 Saint Aubin 1ER Cru Grand Vine de Bourgogne
Donor: Roger MellemValue: $125
2. 2006 Chappellet Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Signature, Napa Valley, California, and 2006 Darioush Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California. You also receive a Lifetime Membership in The Vintage Select Club at McCarthy and Schiering Wine Merchants!
Donor: Roger Mellem
3. One mixed case of wine from Columbia Winery, Washington’s oldest premium winery.
Donor: Columbia Winery
4. Bottle of Davenport Cellars (Woodinville) wine with a private wine tasting for 12: includes a winery tour, barrel samples and choice of artisan cheese or chocolate truffles.
Donor: Davenport Cellars
5. Seattle Magazine One-year Subscription and Wine
Donor: Seattle Magazine
Sound Spirits Distillery: Ebb and Flow Bottle of Gin and Distillery Party
Take home a tasty bottle of Sound Spirits gin, amazing to sip but also crafted to bring out the best in classic cocktails, with a rich balance of flavors: herbal, citrus and spice. But you aren’t just taking home one of the best bottles of gin on the market. You also get a PRIVATE PARTY for 15-20 people at the distillery including a tour, tastings and a few mixed drinks! Guests must be 21+. Party will be held on a mutually agreed upon date, Sun-Thurs, 5pm to 8pm. Expires October 31, 2014.
Donor: Sound Spirits Distillery
Mazama Country Inn and Ski Lessons ($950)
Enjoy three nights for two at this mountain lodge, located at the edge of the Pasayten Wilderness. You will be surrounded by half a million acres of virgin timberland and mountains offering a wide variety of recreational activities and a place to retreat deep into nature. In keeping with the peaceful setting, there are no phones or television sets in in guest rooms although wireless internet is available throughout the lodge. Who will need WiFi though, when you are taking ski lessons for two from at the Methow Valley Ski School? Whatever your activity, you will enjoy an excellent restaurant, hot tub/sauna, pool and other facilities. Restrictions: Not usable during holidays. Expires October, 2014.
Donor: Mazama Country Inn and Methow Valley Ski School
Skis Gift Certificate from K2
No matter what your skiing style, K2 has the gear for you! Whether you’re into groomers, freeride or backcountry, experienced or novice – this certificate will ensure that you have the best gear on the mountain. Details: Gift certificate is redeemable only for one pair of either men’s or women’s flat skis. Product, size, color, etc. are subject to availability.
Enjoy a two-night stay in a Leavenworth Vacation Home right on the banks of the Wenatchee River! This modern home on two acres has a gourmet kitchen and over 100 feet of low-bank river frontage! It is two miles from downtown Leavenworth, is easy access to trailheads in the Enchantment Lakes wilderness and sleeps up to eight guests. Relax in your beautiful riverfront home, and then get ready for a Class III whitewater rafting adventure for two people and barbeque beach party with Osprey Rafting Company! For dinner, enjoy $50 to spend on fine Germany-style food and Northwest-style draft beer at München Haus and Icicle Creek Brewing Company! No expiration dates for the München Haus gift card, Osprey Rafting Company. Leavenworth Vacation Home expires and does not allow smoking or pets.
Donors: Tim and Liz Overland, Osprey Rafting Company and Munchen Haus/Icicle Creek Brewing Company
Total Value: $350
Mushroom Foraging Expedition with Professional Mushroom Hunter
If you don’t fancy yourself a mycophile now, you certainly will be one by the end of this lucrative excursion into the woods! Journey into a local Washington forest professional mushroom hunter, Jon Hall, where you’ll search for a bounty of regional, indigenous mushrooms like the coveted morels or scrumptious chanterelles! You’d have to pay top dollar for these in a restaurant or at the store, but Jon will show you how to find them on your own. Transportation is included. Trip can accommodate up to four people. Gift certificate is valid for fall or spring mushroom season at a mutually agreeable time.
Donor: Jon Hall
Treat yourself to a peaceful two-night retreat for two on San Juan Island at Inn at the Woods Bed and Breakfast. Enjoy lovely rooms, private baths, outdoor hot tubs and complete breakfasts in a location perfectly situated for island exploration. Then you are off for a three-hour guided kayak tour (gift certificate is for one person) with Crystal Seas Kayaking! Enjoy the beautiful sights of the island from beyond the shoreline. You could see bald eagles, seals, porpoises and maybe even an orca! Inn at the Woods expires May, 2014. Crystal Seas Kayaking expires August 31, 2014.
Donors: Inn at the Woods and Crystal Seas Kayaking
Crown Bees Farming Kit
Pollinate your garden and help the bee population with this bee farming kit by Crown Bees! You will receive a Chalet Mason Bee House Kit to position in your yard and raise your bees. In the spring, you’ll meet a Crown Bees Bee Expert at your local location to receive your year's supply of bees. Your love for bees doesn't have to stop at one year, five, or even ten; with Crown Bees, you have the opportunity to farm bees for however many years you desire. Bidder requirements: Must live between Arlington, Puyallup, Bremerton and Port Townsend. Must use no pesticides in yard. Must place the house on the southern wall of house, barn or shed. Must have exposed clayey-mud (a simple hole in the ground will suffice). Must be willing to pick up and drop off bees and/or equipment at prearranged location nearby.
Donor: Crown Bees
Seattle Staycation Getaway
Begin your evening with a $100 gift card toward dinner at Seattle’s premier Asian restaurant, Wild Ginger. Then, travel to Banya 5 Spa with five guest passes! Treat yourself five times or invite four friends for a unique blend of old world wellness of Turkish steam rooms and Russian saunas in a modern setting. Finish your night with a one-night stay at W Seattle Hotel, good for two people any Friday or Saturday night. Wild Ginger gift card does not include tip or alcohol. Hotel gift card expires October 19, 2014, and is not good New Year’s Eve or on other special events.
Donors: Wild Ginger, Banya5 Spa, and W Seattle Hotel
Snowshoes Gift Certificate from K2
Snowshoeing in the wilderness is the perfect way to get outside and chase away the doldrums of winter! Explore the peaceful snow-covered forest and mountain air and stay in shape all winter long. Wild Sky Wilderness, the Olympics and Cascades, the Methow Valley – enjoy the winter-wonderland snowy splendor of all these places this winter! Details: Gift certificate is redeemable only for one pair of Tubbs Snowshoes. Product, size, color, etc. are subject to availability.
Hike in Wilderness with a Team of Pack Goats
This is a one-of-a-kind day hike to get on your 2014 hiking calendar! Explore the outdoors with Donna Ruelas-Semasko and her team of pack goats. These sure-footed, furry friends are both charming and helpful on the trail! Lunch will be included. Hike should be scheduled for spring or summer in 2014 on a Saturday or Sunday; can accommodate up to six hikers; no minimum age; Donna will offer the winning bidder a choice of hikes and items closer to the hike time frame. Expires October 19, 2014.
Donor: Donna Ruelas-Semasko
Car Camping Package from Coleman
This package has it all for the car camper enthusiast! You’ll get a four-person instant set-up tent, two warm-weather sleeping bags, one propane Instastart camp grill, a 40-quart wheeled cooler, a pair of chairs to relax in and a set of grilling utensils. All you need is the vacation time to get your trip started!
Donor: Coleman Outdoor Company
Total Value: $555
RESTAURANT FRENZY!1. Space Needle ($125)
2. Elliot’s Oyster House ($200)
3. Poppy ($100)
4. John Howie Restaurants ($150)
5. Veraci ($100)
Washington Wild Growler
Take home this one-of-a-kind growler that celebrates your favorite wilderness and river-protecting organization in the state, Washington Wild! Washington Wild is taking the lead in working with micro-breweries around the state to be stewards of clean water since their tasty product depends so heavily on healthy rivers and watersheds. Be a part of the Brewshed Alliance by taking home this beautiful growler and filling it up at any of our Brewshed partners’ taprooms!
Donor: Fresh Northwest Design