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1. 4 Seats in a Seahawks Suite

Cheer on the 2014 World Champions from the comfort and luxury of a private suite at CenturyLink Field! Four guests will enjoy high-quality food and beverages, incredible perks, and in-house parking. A suite at CenturyLink Field is the ultimate setting for experiencing the best action in the NFL. Fabulous amenities include perfect sight lines, first-class service, and private restrooms. Score! Includes parking, food, and beverages. [Games TBD in April when the 2018 schedule is announced; good for 2018 season only.]

Thank you: Ios Ranch

Value: $4,000

2. Catch Your Muse

This exceptional Seagull Artist Mosaic Element acoustic-electric guitar will fill your life with song. Features include pressure tested solid top, back, and sides, scalloped Adirondack Spruce bracing, custom polished finishes and fine aesthetic attributes. McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica hand-selected this guitar for the BSF Gala. Fact: 20% of kids learn to play music, 70% of adults wish they had. That’s why Sakai teacher and accomplished musician Marcus Kitley will provide the lucky winner with 3 guitar lessons.

Thank you: McCabe's Guitar Shop; Marcus Kitley
Value: $1,500

3. Yoga for a Year

With a beginner’s mind and an open heart you will feel right at home at Bainbridge Yoga House. This package includes daily yoga for a year at Bainbridge Yoga House. Discover profound mental, physical, and spiritual awareness. Ommmm. [Valid through Feb. 11, 2019; non-transferable.]

 

Thank you: Jen Breen and Bainbridge Yoga House

Value: $1,250

4. Industry-style Dinner for 10 with Chef Brendan McGill

Dine with gourmet food and wine experts when you head to Bruciato for Neapolitan-style pizza and Italian fare. This dinner will include Brendan McGill and other chefs, winemakers, and food artisan guests. You will enjoy fabulous wine, a memorable meal, and great company. Proceeds will support the Edible Education program in our schools. [Mutually agreeable date.]

Thank you: Brendan McGill, Bruciato, and Diane and Joel Cowger
Value: Priceless

5. Teacher Appreciation!

Our teachers are working hard to make a difference for our children's futures. Show our educators how much you care by providing well-deserved chair massages at the school of YOUR choice. Licensed massage therapist Rose Michaels has nearly 20 years of experience and she's the perfect specialist to spend the day at one of our schools helping our teachers feel relaxed and loved.

 

Thank you: Rose Michaels

Value: Priceless

6. Sunset Cruise

Four couples will circumnavigate the island on the Inspiration, a handsome 48-foot steel trawler. (A five-time Alaska veteran.) Enjoy fine wines and appetizers on this romantic sunset cruise. The boat will be skippered by a licensed captain and your hospitality stewardess will ensure you and your guests can sit back and enjoy the view. [Adults only; mutually agreeable date. Expires 2/10/19.]

Thank you: Michael Sager and Family

Value: $1,500

7. Reynvaan Family Wine Dinner for 6

Enjoy a guided tour of exquisite wines at the beautiful waterfront home of Juli Reynvaan and Tim Verharen. Start the night with a relaxing boat ride, return for a sumptuous meal on the patio, and enjoy wines from the Top 100 Washington list, including the coveted Reynvaan Family Vineyard's Syrah. [Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018.]

 

Thank you: Juli Reynvaan & Tim Verharen, Melinda & Scott Reynvaan, and Reynvaan Family Vineyards

Value: Priceless

8. Great Balls of Fire!

Bainbridge Island Firefighters are offering an unforgettable experience! Gather a group of 10 for a sumptuous meal with the on duty crew prepared by the lifesaving “B Shift” Paramedics. The evening will also include a tour of the new fire station on Madison Avenue and include a firefighter demonstrating the donning of protective firefighting gear. Additionally, you will take home a year of MORA ice cream (one delicious pint per month) and have the opportunity for 4 people to ride with the Fire Chief (and turn on the lights and siren) at the front of the Grand Ol’ Fourth parade. [Mutually agreeable date for the dinner. Can be family friendly or just adults. No alcohol in the firehouse. Expires 2/11/19.]

Thank you: Bainbridge Island Fire Department, Chief Hank Tehran, FF/PM Allen Turnbull, FF/PM Carol Mezen, and MORA Ice Cream

Value: Priceless

9. Sounders Luxury Box for 12

You and your friends will be a part of the action-packed 2018 season when you attend a regular season game at CenturyLink Field. This premier package includes a south-stadium box for 12, 2 parking passes, and a $1,000 gift card to Metropolitan Grill. [Mutually agreed upon date.]

 

Thank you: Stacy & Chuck Hemingway

Value: $6,000

10. Sold-out Hamilton in NYC

Hamilton is the hottest ticket in town for very good reason. It has charmed every person who has had the pleasure to see it and has revolutionized the world of Broadway. Enjoy this SOLD-OUT, groundbreaking musical with 2 excellent house seats and a $500 accommodation credit. Travel from your home to SeaTac Airport in an SUV with Imperial Limo. [Tickets available March-May 2018 on a mutually agreeable date; Saturdays not available.]

Thank you: Karen and Steve Hall, Lori and Josh Marten, and Paul the Limo Driver

Value: Priceless

11. Get Your Glow On

Feel renewed and refreshed for a full year with this package of 12 Rapid Results facials. This is perfect for the busy woman who wants revitalized and rejuvenated skin in 45 minutes. This anti-aging procedure includes a deep cleanse, exfoliation, and a balancing mask. [Expires 2/10/19.]

Thank you: Renew Day Spa and Ali Keys
Value: $850

12. Year of Manis & Pedis

Imagine having stunning-looking nails—with a manicure and pedicure every month for a year! Make your color selections and then sit back and relax while the professionals do the work. Take home this dream package or buy it for your special valentine. 

Thank you: Renew Day Spa and Ali Keys
Value: $1,100

13. Ocean Getaway

An ocean retreat for 5 days and 5 nights in the charming coastal town of Seabrook, Washington. This gorgeous, three-level home has 3 spacious bedrooms and an upstairs play area that sleeps 6-8 children—perfect for two families to share! You can enjoy the beach, the Town Center, and popular Crescent Park with an indoor pool. The private patio, spacious outdoor area, and hot tub make it ideal for entertaining with friends and family. [Mutually agreeable date. Contact right away for best selection. Expires 2/10/19.]

Thank you: Lisa and Raul Camacho

Value: $2,250

14. Costa Rica Escape

Stay at Casa Michael, a beach house located in the Las Baulas National Park. Just a two-minute walk to the beach, Casa Michael is a three-bedroom/two-bathroom house with an infinity pool, full kitchen, and outdoor dining area (sleeps 6 adults and 4-6 kids). Set in a gated community, Casa Michael is a short hop to Playa Grande and nearby activities like surfing, zip-lining, river rafting, scuba diving, and volcano tours. More information here: Casamichael.com.

Thank you: Pat & Linda Michael and Mercury & Carlee Michael

Value: $2,500

15. Heyday Farmhouse Dinner for 10

Heyday Farm House invites you to enjoy an evening on the farm with your friends and family. Chef Tad Mitsui will design an exquisite dinner prepared with locally-sourced components. Gather your guests around one long, family-style table, and share a wonderful meal. What an unforgettable way to celebrate a special family event or occasion this year! [Mutually agreed upon date.]

Thank you: Heyday Farm House

Value: $1,300

16. Every Reason to Smile

Is orthodontic care in your family's future? This is an ideal time to raise your paddle. Dr. Elizabeth Sheldon and her expert staff at Braces, Inc. will provide you with a full orthodontic treatment case—your choice of braces or Invisalign. What a beautiful reason to smile.

Thank you: Dr. Elizabeth Sheldon, Braces, Inc.

Value: $6,800

17. Wine Cellar Dinner with Vicky and David Marsing

A group of 10 will enjoy delicious food, unmatched views, and fine wines from the cellar of Vicky and David Marsing. Phil LeDorze, our local wine connoisseur, will act as your Sommelier for the evening sharing his vast knowledge of wines. Food will be prepared by the amazing Cherie Levan of Simply Bainbridge. Each couple will take home a bottle of wine of their choice from the Marsing's cellar. [Mutually agreeable date from May 2018-September 2018.]

Thank you: Vicky & David Marsing, Phil LeDorze, Cherie Levan of Simply Bainbridge, and Fletcher Bay Gardens

Value: Priceless

18. Paddle Away

Take home 2 SKY 10 kayaks made by Eddyline. These kayaks weigh-in at just 32 pounds and feature a roomy cockpit, plenty of storage, and a stable design. The Sky 10 is great for novice paddlers or weekend warriors. Try out your new beauties when you join Exotic Aquatics Scuba & Kayaking on a 3.5-hour paddle to Blakely Rocks. Enjoy stunning views and encounters with wildlife. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the beach before heading back to the mainland. [No experience required. Includes: 2 kayaks, 2 paddles, 2 PFDs, a kayak-safety lesson, and a guided tour for 4 with lunch. Kayaks will be delivered to your home on Sunday, February 11th. Expires 2/10/19.]

​Thank you: Exotic Aquatics SCUBA & Kayaking
Value: $3,025

19. Sports Fans Bonanza

Enjoy thrilling live sports in every season! Take home a pair of 20-yard-line Seahawks tickets (home side, under cover) to both a pre-season game and a late-season December game. You will also receive.a quartet of Diamond Club Mariners tickets (includes in-seat food and beverage service during the game, VIP parking, and prime seating); 2 additional Mariners tickets (great vantage point from row 15); 2 tickets to see the Huskies take on BYU on September 29; and 4 tickets to see the MLS-champ Sounders during the regular season. [All tickets good for 2018 seasons only. Seahawks and M’s: games are TBD when the 2018 schedule is announced. Sounders: mutually agreeable date.]

 

Thank you: Mike & Nancy Lewars, Peter Murchie & Stephanie Farquhar, Elizabeth Chambers & John DeLanoy, Todd & Yaroslavna Adams, and Denise & Richard Philby

Value: $2,050

20. Ladies Night Out

10 friends will enjoy a night on the town with wine, appetizers, shopping, and traveling in style. Kathryn Petit of Petit and Olsen will welcome you to her luxurious store with $1,000 to spend on contemporary clothes, designer jewelry, and beautiful home goods. Enjoy oysters from Hitchcock while sipping on Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve champagne and tasting sumptuous chocolates from Bon Bon. The Sweet Deal Mobile will pick you up and transport you to eleven winery, where you can continue the fun with a wine tasting with your nearest and dearest. [Mutually agreeable date.]

 

Thank you: Kathryn Petit, Nicole Niehaus, Hitchcock Restaurant, Bon Bon Chocolates, eleven winery, and Stacy & Chuck Hemingway

Value: $1,980

21. One Week of Fun in Sun Valley

Head to Sun Valley for wintertime snow or summertime sunshine! Enjoy one of the luxurious Diamondback Townhomes on the 2nd hole of the White Clouds golf course. The home is just 5 minutes from downhill skiing and within walking distance of the Sun Valley Nordic Center, the Sun Valley Lodge, and the Village area. You will have access to the Sun Valley Lodge tennis and blissfully-warm pool facilities. The unit includes 3 bedrooms (a King, Queen, and two doubles) and 3 baths. If you fly in, enjoy the use of a car during your stay. Bainbridge Islander and Sun Valley mountain expert Bill Harper will offer a private mountain tour focusing on history and how to ski the mountain. [Mutually agreeable date. No exclusions. Expires 2/10/19.]

Thank you: Karin Knight & Paul Robinson and Bill Harper

Value:  $7,000

22. 3-Day Montana Fishing Adventure

Pack your waders and head to the heart of Yellowstone country. This package includes 3 nights at the Sacajawea Hotel, a full set-up from Sage including a Sage FOUNDATION fishing rod and Sage 2250 reel, a day of guiding on blue-ribbon trout streams with Craig Boyd, an experienced guide and Sage ambassador. In addition, take home a Simms hip pack and hand-selected flies and case from the River’s Edge Fly Shop. Sage invites the winner to come to the Day Road facility so they can prep your new rod for you. Sacajawea Hotel is located in Twin Bridges (close to Bozeman and Yellowstone National Park).

Thank you: Stacy and Chuck Hemingway, Sage Manufacturing, Craig Boyd, and Sacajawea Hotel 

Value: $2,000

23. School Supporter Collection

How fortunate BSF is to have such amazing supporters!  This outstanding gathering of bold, collectible red wines from Washington in a variety of sizes and French champagne is perfect to drink today or to be held in your cellar.


- 2 bottles, Leonetti Wine: 2014 Merlot (92 pts)  and 2012 cabernet sauvignon  (93 pts)
- 2 bottles, Reynvaan Family Vineyards, 2013 Syrah, "The Contender" (92 pts)
- 3-liter bottle, Veuve Cliquot ($490 value; 90 pts)
- 1.5-liter, Cayuse Vineyards, 2012 Wallah Wallah Number 4 (96 pts)
- 3-liter bottle, DeLille Cellars: 2014 D2 red, Columbia Valley (93 pts; Wine & Spirits "Best Cab Blend 2017")
- 1 bottle, Peter Michael Les Pavots: 2012, California (94 pts)

 

Thank you: Katherine & Michael Lake, George & Margaret Sterling, Michael & Diane Leonetti, Mary Sue & Bob Silver, Molly & Michael Nikunen, Mendy & Mike Droke, and Wing Point Golf and Country Club

Value: $1,530

24. 7 nights in Kaanapali Beach, Maui

Enjoy seven nights at a beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo on Kaanapali Beach. Enjoy over 1,500 square feet of luxury living and endless views. The resort features a 3,000 square foot fitness center with yoga and spa facilities, 3 tennis courts, 2 swimming pools, children’s pool, ocean front BBQs, and so much more! [Must be scheduled for a mutually agreeable week. Limit 4 people. The owner is happy to arrange for additional days/weeks at a reduced rate.]

 

Thank you: Paul & Dana Greenawalt

Value: $4,300

25. Raise Your Paddle for Our Schools

We are here tonight to ensure our schools are exceptional and to show our students and teachers how much we care about public education on Bainbridge Island. Please join us in raising your paddles high and help fund innovative programs, support for educators, and academic support for every student. 

26. Hand-crafted Marimba

This beautiful percussion instrument will grace your home and provide warm melodies whenever you play. Hand-crafted by Woodward music teacher and bandleader Paul Meehan, this marimba is truly a work of art.

Thank you: Paul Meehan

Value: $750

27. Chef's Wine Dinner for 12 at El Gaucho

Enter a world of shimmering candlelight, live jazz on the piano, and the anticipation of an exceptional dining experience, including the attentive table-side service that makes El Gaucho Seattle so very special. 12 guests will experience the Chef’s Wine Dinner, with premium wines and each guest will take home a bottle of Revelry Red Blend. This is the perfect opportunity to celebrate a momentous family occasion or special event this year. [Service charge, tax and additional alcohol not included. Mutually agreeable date.]

Thank you!  El Gaucho

Value:  $3,000

28. Game, Set, Match in NYC

Watch Grand Slam magic at the US Open—up close and personal—with Champion and United States Tennis Association First Vice President Pat Galbraith. Dine in the exclusive Presidents Suite prior to the match, then sit courtside with Pat in the best seats in Arthur Ashe Stadium. Enjoy 2 additional reserved seats for another US Open session. [Tickets available from August 28 - Sept 6, 2018.]

 

Thank you: Pat & Tammy Galbraith

Value: $5,000

29. Get Your Party On

Enjoy a house party for 16 at a gorgeous waterfront home in West Port Madison. Your party will enjoy heavy appetizers from Frease Catering, a case of fine wines, and the outstanding view. Enjoy the house for the full day. Eat deck-side and then head down to the beach where kayaks and a beach fire pit will be ready for you and your guests. [Drop-off catering. Mutually agreeable date.]

Thank you: Michael Sager and Family; Brianna Frease and Frease Catering
Value: $1,000

30. Climb Mt. Baker

Enjoy tremendous views on this quintessential Northwest glacier during your 3-day summer climb with Alpine Ascents. “Mt. Baker was a true wilderness experience. Remote and primitive. I will always remember having dinner with a mountain goat grazing on my left and a rock slide on my right.”- 2017 Climber. To help reach your goal, you will join Island Fitness's renowned Train to Climb Program, which includes 3 hours of 1-on-1 with a professional trainer (additional training may be purchased), nutrition guidance, prep hikes, and basic mountaineering training. This package also includes a day of climbing for 2 at Island Rock Gym.

This package is for climbers 18 and older. Climbers must be able to carry a 50-55 pound backpack. Transportation, all group equipment, breakfasts, dinners, and tents are included. 3:1 climber to guide ratio. Climbers provide their own personal climbing gear and lunches. This certificate is for a single climber and training package, but a second climb can be purchased for 20% off. Winning bidder should select climb dates promptly (Alpineascents.com) and contact Island Fitness as the training begins this month.

Thank you: Alpine Ascents, Island Fitness, and Island Rock Gym

Value: $1,700

31. Music on the Roof (Buy-in)

Join Saint Paul de Vence at a rooftop party (above The Alehouse on Winslow Way) on Saturday, July 7th. St. Paul de Vence is one of Seattle’s most renowned Folk/Americana groups. Village Music says it well, “The four piece Indie band gives voice to the recurring themes of love, war, and the complexity of life's journey. This fiery band sparks a new era of folk music: Poignant, edgy, evocative.” Heavy appetizers and libations included. Purchase tickets for yourself and for friends who cannot attend the auction! $200/ticket. Limited tickets. Saturday, July 7, 2018, 7:30-10:00 pm. 

 

Thank you: Tom Morgan & Laurie Rosenberg, Ben Doerr & Saint Paul de Vence

Value: $200/ticket

32. Indestructible Luggage

Premier luggage with a lifetime warranty. This two-piece Briggs and Riley Premium Luggage set includes a "medium expandable spinner" and a "domestic carry-on expandable upright." Expandable means increasing the packable volume by 25%. These bags are the top pick for frequent travelers and have a lifetime warranty that even covers airline damage. Take these home and throw out those old bags!
 

Thank you: Jeannine and Chris Delgado

Value: $1,068

33. Mixed Case of Cayuse

“Cayuse is no longer a secret and it may be America’s toughest mailing list to crack....but do whatever it takes to get your hands on a few of these gems.” - Jay Miller, The Wine Advocate Cayuse Vineyard’s winemaker, Christopher Baron, a Champagne native, raised by a family of vignerons, traveled all over the world to find his ideal site. Now, his five specific vineyards in Walla Walla cover 41 acres and produce mainly Syrah along with Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Merlot, Roussanne, Tempranillo and Viognier. His Cayuse wines are some of the most highly sought-after, professional palate-impressing wines ever to come out of Washington. You’ll take home: 2014 Cailloux Vineyard Syrah, 100 points 2014 Armada Vineyard Syrah, 99+ points 2014 Camaspelo, 96+ points 2014 The Lovers, 95+ points

 

Thank you: Juliet & Phil Le Dorze

Value: Priceless

34. ​Paella Dinner for 16 with the Unlikely Spaniard

Paella is an event, not just a particular dish. It’s what you do on a sunny Sunday afternoon with those who are near and dear. So, gather your friends and family for a fabulous paella party with “The Unlikely Spaniard,” Preston Todd. He’ll start with tapas paired with delicious Spanish wines.  Then he’ll prepare his famous Paella Valenciana onsite to be served with organic locally grown salad and bread from Pan d’Amore Artisan Bakery. The Unlikely Spaniard will finish the meal with Spanish Flan .[Gathering is on a mutually-agreeable Sunday.  The available dates are April 29, May 6, May 20, or June 3, 2018. Please schedule the dinner within two weeks of the gala auction.]

 

Thank you: Preston Todd

Value: $1500

35. Never Enough Coffee

Enjoy the most delicious, perfectly roasted, highest quality, freshest coffee there is with a year of coffee from Storyville. In addition to $1,000 in gift certificates, the winner will receive two bags of coffee mailed to their home, each month for a year.  

Thank you: Storyville Coffee Company

Value: $1,290

36. Out on the Town

This remarkable package includes a year’s worth of exciting outdoor activities, entertainment, dining and overnight stays. Get out on the town with this package!

Entertainment

· 2 tickets to Ed Sheeran on his 2018 North American Stadium Tour! Saturday, August 25 at CenturyLink Field

· Four VIP passes to Blues Traveler on July 4, 2018 at Red Rocks Amphitheater near Morrison, Colorado. These passes include VIP seating, and back stage access.

· 4 tickets to any Bainbridge Performing Arts Mainstage, Symphony, Improv or Cultural Outreach Performance  

· 4 movie passes at Bainbridge Cinemas plus popcorn & drinks.

Overnights

· 1 night stay at The Inn at Pleasant Beach and a complimentary Appetizer at the Beach House Bar & Grill

· 1 night stay at Alderbrook Resort & Spa.

Adventure

· A Round of Golf for One Foursome with Carts at Wing Point Golf & Country Club

· A full-day rental for two of a beach cruiser bike or stand-up paddle board rental

Dining: Via Rosa 11 • Doc’s Marina Grill • Dinner for 4 at the Streamliner Diner • Harbour Pub

 

Thank you: Alderbrook Resort & Spa, Bainbridge Performing Arts, BIO+D, Brendan Hill, Doc’s Marina Grill, Far Away Entertainment, LLC, Jeff & Jocelyn Waite, Harbour Public House, Streamliner Diner, The Inn at Pleasant Beach, Via Rosa 11 and the Sordello Family, and Wing Point Golf & Country Club

Value: $2,210

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8489 Madison Avenue NE

Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

206-855-0530

BSF@BainbridgeSchoolsFoundation.org