ITEM #15: FUSED GLASS PLATTER
Take home this original piece of art from artist and rower Merida Scully. Measures 7.5"x15"
BIDS: B. Brown, $75
K. Kelsay, $50
ITEM #1: ZEE CHALET in TWISP (CRC ONLY)
ITEM #16: GAIL'S JAM & HONEY
Six homemade half-pints of jam and honey - WA organic strawberry, apricot, raspberry, and blackberry. Also cherry jam and honey from my hives. TOP TWO WINNERS!
Donated by Gail Eshom.
BIDS: P. Leventhal, $110
M. Sanford, $45
P. Leventhal, $40
R. Nowers, $35
K. Johnson, $30
P. Sparling, $20
ITEM #17: MOUNTAIN BIKING LESSON & RIDE!
Let me introduce you to one of the many fantastic and beautiful mountain bike trails within 50 minutes of home, and teach you some of the simple tricks to confidently ride over and down the "bumpy" terrain, down hills and around the smooth banking berms of some of the best terrain in the area.
TOP TWO BIDDERS!
Donated by Caroline Perkins
BIDS: N. George, $100
ITEM #18: SAIL ABOARD THE CURVATURE
A cruise aboard Curvature for you and up to 5 guests. An evening tour around Mercer Island, an afternoon sightseeing trip from the water through Lake Union or perhaps a fishing expedition off Shilshole -- You choose the occasion and we will provide snacks, beverages, music.... and an expert crew at the helm!
Your trip must be scheduled before Oct 2013 at a mutually agreed upon day/time.
Donated by Sara Lopez and Eleanor McElvaine
BIDS: M. Bielich, $300
P. Leventhal, $225
J. Walker, $200
P. Leventhal, $150
R. Nowers, $100
ITEM #19: GUIDED BIKE TOUR!
Join Caroline and Beth on a guided bike tour of one of their favorite Seattle Bike routes. Approximately 30 miles in length, we'll pick a route well suited to the group and can add on, or trim off a bit more length, depending on what's best for the group. Depending on season and weather, we'll either find a good spot mid route for a picnic, or we'll stop someplace sheltered and dry for a warm cup of coffee or satisfying lunch.
For those of you interested, we'll hold a basic bike maintenance evening at Caroline's a week and a half before our first ride. Here you'll learn how to change a tire and repair a tube, as well as basic cleaning and lubing to make your ride smooth, and simple adjustments to your derailer and gearing to make your bikes shifting quiet and smooth. Cost: $30/person. Winners go to the 6 highest bidders.
Donated by Caroline Perkins and Beth Upton
BIDS: J. Walker, $40
R. King, $40
ITEM #20: LONG WEEKEND IN WHISTLER!
Come spend your next winter Ski Vacation, or Summer Mountain bike vacation in beautiful and world class Whistler. Mid-Week or Long Weekend.
Our three bedroom, three bath Montebello town home is located just a five minute walk to the north village and 10-15 minute walk to the Gondoloa. Close, but out of the fray, it's a perfect spot.
With fully equipped kitchen, barbeque, and hot tub, you'll be all set for R n' R after a full day on the mountain or out on the trails. Bring your family. Gather your friends. Good weather and conditions or not. It doesn't matter. You'll have a fantastic stay.
Donated by Caroline Perkins
BIDS: S. Safarik, $500
J. Knopp, $460
M. Scully, $460
J. KNopp, $440
M. Scully, $420
J. Knopp, $400
M. Scully, $350
J. Knopp, $300
K. Skanderup, $200
ITEM #21: INTRO TO ROCK CLIMBING
Gather a group of 3-5 friends and join my husband Tadd and me for a half day of climbing at the Mountaineers wall in Magnuson Park.
We'll teach you the universal safety knots, proper tie ins and rope handling and how to belay and climb. All gear provided. Together we'll choose a good date in the spring or summer.
Donated by Caroline Perkins
BIDS: N. George, $50
ITEM #22: INSPIRING ROWING PHOTOGRAPHY
Looking for a special gift for a rowing buddy or in need of a bit of inspiration on your home or office wall? Your choice of a photograph from Sara's rowing portfolio. Your selection will be printed up to a 13"x19 image, then matted and framed for a piece of artwork ready for display.
Donated by Sara Lopez
BIDS: B. Brown, $225
S. Safarik, $200
B. Brown, $175
L. Reitzes, $150
M.. Scully, $120
L. Reitzes, $100
ITEM #23: SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKING SESSION
SOCIAL MEDIA 101: Two Pens presents how to blog, tweet, post on FaceBook and get your web content ranked high on Google.
It's a half-day seminar featuring the 2 pens of Two Pens, Cynthia Hartwig and Emily Warn, giving their popular seminar explaining how to use social media to jumpstart your business or your career.
Where: Mount Baker Community Clubhouse
When: a weekday afternoon in January, 2013, when the greatest number of participants can attend who have signed up
What: Half Day Basics of Social Media Seminar from 12 noon to 4 PM, with wine at the end. Http://www.twopens.com for more information on presenters. See video below for demonstration.
MINIMUM BID: $50, 15 people max.
VALUE: $150 per student or $1500 for a maximum of 15 people.
BIDS: C. Butts, $100
M. Scully, $50
B. Brown, $50
ITEM #24: FUND-AN-OARSOME-TEAM!
Have you browsed the catalog and nothing's grabbing your attention? What WILL you do with that money you wanted to donate!?
"Bid" on this item any amount and you win!
BIDS: G. Eshom, $100
P. Meyer, $100
C. Reid, $100
B. Upton, $100
G. Eshom $25
R. Nowers, $50
ITEM #25: LANDSCAPING GENIUS!
Your very own raised bed! We will build it for you, fill it with yummy soil, and counsel you on what to do with it!
One bed, 28 square feet, 10 inches tall.
Street Value: Respect from your neighbors! ($250)
Donated by Lake Washington Landscaping
BIDS: S. Aimes, $175
M. Sanford, $130
L. Pierce $100
ITEM #26: LET'S GO HUNTIN" (FOR CHANTERELLES!)
Take a walk on the wild side........ this fall, 3 weeks after a rain......... Properly done, door to door, this is a 4-6 hour experience (a few hours hiking, a few hours hunting). We will provide lunch. Bring good shoes, a brown paper bag, and that little swiss army knife you have tucked away in some drawer !
Your guide: Peter Olive
Donated by Peter Olive
BIDS: S. Stocking, $150
M. Scully, $135
G. Eshom, $125
K. Skanderup, $100
G. Eshom, $100
S. Amies, $75
ITEM #27: WINTER DAY OF PLAY!
A winter cross- training day of play in the snow. Come x-country skiing with Beth. If you need to rent skis, I will assist in the rental. I'll drive to a great trail that's within 90 mi of Seattle. I'll provide breakfast and lunch. Date to be agreed upon before the snow is gone in 2013. I can do easy to difficult classic runs or we can lear together skate skiing.
Donated by Beth Upton
BIDS: P. Thompson, $125
S. Amies, $100
P. Sparling, $50
ITEM #28: MT BAKER CLUBHOUSE 4-HR RENTAL
A great location for your next reunion, birthday, or big special occasion. Centrally located in historic Mount Baker neighborhood, the Clubhouse can accommodate up to 200 people and features kitchens, tables/chairs, wi-fi and an open catering policy.
Use your 4-hour rental on its own or towards a longer rental. Subject to calendar availability.
Donated by Tara Morgan.
BIDS: K. Johnson, $100
ITEM # 29: BID ON THE WINTER DAY OF PLAY??
If you're planning to bid on Item #27 - A Winter Day of Play, get your skis ready first! I'll clean, prep and wax up to 2 pairs of cross-country skis (skate or classic). Skis are more fun when they glide - get them tuned up right! If you're interested you can also join me and learn how to do it for yourself.
Donated by Avery Shinneman
BIDS: E. Horsnell, $35