Sneak Preview of the Auction

Live Auction Items

-Mayor for a Day
Six friends will spend fun-filled day following the mayor, learning how city government works, and a few other fun surprises. The day caps off with a pizza party and kids' sleepover at the Come On Inn.
Value: priceless

-Closet Makeover
Get ready for a stylin’ summer with a Wardrobe Consult and Shopping Spree, closet consult with Aimee McQuilkin, owner of Betty’s Divine (wine included – you’ll need it to give up those leather pants from the 80s), and a shopping spree thanks to gift certificates generously donated by Betty’s Divine, Laurel Creek, One Eleven, Cloth and Crown, and the new JL+KO. Cap off the day with an appetizer and cocktail at Plonk, because you’ve earned it, and because summer is ALMOST here.
Value: $800.

-A Perfect Summer Week for You and Friends or Family
Show your guests a good time and enjoy what Missoula summers have to offer with a lower Rattlesnake vacation rental for up to ten days in August or September (dates will follow) with days of rafting the gorge, guided fishing, tubing on the Blackfoot River, golfing, a summer Snowbowl package, and a leisurely morning at the Clark Fork River Market.
Value: $1,500.

-Painting Class with Friends
Enjoy a warm summer afternoon sipping wine during your private painting lesson with artist, R. David Wilson. Package includes a private painting lesson for six at a location of your choice, including all supplies, and a few nice bottles of wine.
Value: priceless

-Private Dinner for Eight at the Littigs
Former Red Bird and Bernice's Bakery owners Marco and Christine Littig are offering a private 5-course meal (with wine pairings & live music!) for eight at their family home outside of Missoula. Come early, learn some tricks in the kitchen, and enjoy the views.
Value: $1,800.

-5 nights in Historic Home on Bow River Canmore, Alberta
Visit the Canmore Nordic Center for endless outdoor recreation opportunities in Banff’s backyard. Or visit the Icefields Parkway to experience magnificent glaciers before heading home to your balcony overlooking the river and trails. This comfortable retreat sleeps 8 with room for another 6 on pullouts.
Value: $2750.

-Friends' weekend at Ruby Springs for 4
Get away this summer for a weekend at Ruby Springs Lodge in Sheridan, MT. Experience fishing on the Ruby River with expert guides, first-class dining, and luxury cabins. The package includes three days and two nights for four people at the all-inclusive lodge. We've thrown in some whiskey and cigars to complete the package. Fishing licences not included.
Value: $6,000.

Birthday Party Packages

-Zootown Selfies photo booth rental and a speciality cake from Poppy Bakery
-Big Sky Breakout room rental and Kornutopia
-Mismo birthday rental with ice cream from Coldstone
-Bitterroot Gymnastics birthday rental with ice cream from Coldstone
-Pool Party at the Wingate plus a cake from Jessie's

Silent Auction Items

-Coffee Coffee Coffee - contains 3 LB coffee, 2 mugs, 2 travel mugs
-Fairies in the Garden - locally crafted fairy house
-Good Food Store Pasta Basket - basket of the fixins with $10 gift certificate
-Get in Shape with Orange Theory - 8 sessions with gym bags, headband, waterbottle and towel.
-Stephen King Meets Jack Daniels - signed, first edition of Sleeping Beauties and a bottle of jack daniels' single barrel select
-Fun with your Little One - contains art boxes from la stella blu, carousel tokens, flying squirrel passes, and a cabela's tote
-Fairies in the Garden Too - one of a kind locally crafted fairy house
-Get in Shape for Summer - two new memberships for the Source and a pair of earbuds
-Shop Local - Green Light gift certificate with Body Basics skin care goodies
-Fun At Silverwood - two passes to Silverwood Theme Park in Coeur d' Alene
-Take Care of your Kitty - gift certificate for Cats on Broadway
-Love Your Dog - gift certificate to Two Barking Sisters Dog Spaw
-Get Crafty - Painting With A Twist guest passes, sewing classes, aprons, beads and more
-Fairies in the Garden - one of a kind locally crafted fairy house
-The First Year - etching on copper plates by Elizabeth Dove
-Get Your Missoula Style On - gift cards to Boom Swagger and Skin Chic, Upcycle earrings, skin care products and make up bag
-Find your Inner Hippie - tea from Meadowsweet, gift cards to Green Light and Jeanette Rankin Peace Center
-Treat Yourself Inside & Out - mind/body fitness, yoga, or guided meditation private sessions with Bodies By Bender and a one hour massage right next door
-Climb It - 5 passes to Freestone Climbing gym and a kids Camelbak
-Pamper Yourself - skin analysis and facial with Dr. David Hayes at Missoula Center for Plastic Surgery
-Breakfast In Missoula - Black Coffee, Clyde Coffee, and the Green Source gift certificates and a mug
-Hair and Face - facial and haircut at Studio 2 and some products to make you feel amazing
-Enjoy a Nightcap - 3 bottles of Bourbon courtesy of Lolo Liquor
-Pack in Style with the Trail Head - Patagonia duffel bag
-Tone Up for Summer - Gift card to Momentum and a water bottle
-Golfing Here and There - Canyon River and King Ranch experience package
-Pamper Yourself with Laurel Creek - room sprays, clutch, candle, and matches
-Learn to Ride - Horseback riding lessons with Drue Kerns
-For the Ranch - Murdocks and Cenex gift certificates
-Glamping - gift card to Bretz RV
-Dinner and Movies with the Bears - Two passes to the International Wildlife Film Festival and a Laughing Grizzly gift card
-Backyard BBQ - backyard fire pit, beer, grillables from Albertsons, and two bottles of BBQ sauce from Just BBQ
-Off to the Gym - Women's Club punch card and a Patagonia Duffel from the Trail Head
-Family Cooking Class - Jr. Chef training with dinner and desert from the Aten Family
-Family Time - YMCA and Social Movement family passes
-Enjoy a Nightcap Too - four bottles of top shelf scotch
-Spring Break Staycation - Finn & Porter dinner, MCT tickets, and a stay at the Double Tree Downtown
-Date Night - Dinner at Caffe Dolce and two tickets to the Missoula Symphony
-Run in Style - Runner's Edge package with a gift certificate, socks, hat, and arm sleeves plus three private lessons with Courtney Babcock
-Downtown Date Night - Iza, Red Bird, Roxy, and Lil Griz Drop In Daycare gift cards
-A Year of Flowers - 1 bouquet a month for a year plus a special bouquet for you to take home tonight
-Spruce Up Your House - We Do That, Pink Grizzly, the Art Attic, and Bed, Bath & Beyond gift cards
-Get Your Car Ready for Summer - Full car detailing and a Firestone Complete Auto Care certificate
-Get Your Car Ready for Summer Too - Set of new tires and an oil change
-Your New Laptop - Dell Latitude 3380
-Date Night - dinner at the Trough, movie passes, and a gift card for drop-in child care
-Made in Montana - handmade baby alpaca fleece lined hat made by Susan Curtis and a clutch from Second Story Studio
-One Year Membership to the Roxy for two - special discounts and free popcorn
-Bernice' Bakery Chocolate Lovers Package - gift card for a custom cake, homemade chocolate syrup, espresso and mugs
-Custom Made Silver Necklace Designed for You - Up Rooted Necklaces give you a custom piece that tells where you are from and where you landed

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