Live Auction in Order of Appearance
Half-Day River Trip with Kokopelli
If you're ready to see what whitewater rafting is all about the The Rogue River
Nugget trip is for you. This is an excellent river trip for beginners or the
seasoned whitewater rafter. The Nugget combines scenery, fun and excitement
and is a great raft trip for anyone on a hot day. For the younger ones and the
young at heart the Lower Klamath's Tree of Heaven is the perfect introduction to
families with young kids and even for those who want to experience fun, splashy
rapids and enjoy the scenery. Valid: weekdays from 6/1/09-8/31/09 on
scheduled trips only. http://www.kokopelliriverguides.com/
Value: $175 Starting Bid: $100
Private Movie Screening
Invite 50 of your friends to a Private Screening at either the Varsity or Ashland
Street Cinema to enjoy a film that is currently showing. Includes soft drinks and
popcorn for everyone. Great idea for a birthday party!
Value: $270 Starting Bid: $150
Coastal Getaway at Casa Rubio - One room (for 2 people) for 2
Steal away for a relaxing weekend on the Oregon coast at the delightful Casa
Rubio Inn. Tucked away between Crescent City and Brookings and just 15
minutes from the California Redwoods, Casa Rubio features lush gardens leading
down to the beach, where you can listen to the surf as the sunsets, and ocean
views from each of the charming rooms. www.casarubio.com
Value: $320 Starting Bid: $160
Grizzly Peak Vineyard Wine Tasting & Hors d'oeurves for 12
Enjoy an evening for you and up to 11 of your friends or family with the vintners,
Al and Virginia Silbowitz as they share the process of wine making and the fruits
of their labors at the lovely Grizzly Peak Hillside Vineyard in Ashland. Sample 5
different wines and plan with your hosts for appetizers "to order"!
Value: $350 Starting Bid: $200
Waterskiing at Lake of the Woods for Five
You'll slalom the day away in the seductive, unspoiled waters of Lake of the
Woods behind the ski boat of your hosts, Nikki and Chris Cotton, and dine on a
delicious lunch on the deck of the couple's lakeside home. This one-day getaway
for your party of five brings you to this historic mountain lake nestled in a basin
surrounded by towering snow-capped peaks and timber, with spruce, fir and pine
growing to the water's edge.
Value: $375 Starting Bid: $150
Lithia Motors $500 Gift Certificate
Thinking of purchasing a new or used car? Do you need some auto servicing?
Here's your chance to get a certificate for Lithia Motors, redeemable at any
Lithia Motors dealership towards any type of service on your car or as partial
payment towards purchase of a new or used car.
Value: $500 Starting Bid: $425
Applegate Wineries Limousine Tour for 8
Choose 4 of 11 wineries on the Applegate Valley Wine Trail to tour in your own
private limousine. The tour begins and ends in Jacksonville and can include up to
six people for a four hour extravaganza. Wineries to choose from include
Wooldridge Creek, Troon, Devitt, Bridgeview, Valley View, Longsword, Rosella,
Schmidt Family Vineyards, Daisy Creek & more. Winery fees additional – up to $5
per person at each winery.
Value: $620 Starting Bid: $350
Wilderness Lodge on the Wild and Scenic Rogue River for Two
Spend two glorious days with all meals included at Paradise Lodge on the Rogue
River, accessible by boat or helicopter only! Relax in paradise without
disturbance from the outside world…no computers, no cell phones. Just
heavenly! Includes $100 gift certificate for transportation from Gold Beach to the
lodge by Jerry’s Jet Boats. (Total cost for the Jet Boats for two is $200)
Value: $750 Starting Bid: $350
One Year Unlimited Movie Pass for Two
Are you a movie buff? This is your chance to see all the movies you want for one
whole year. See every movie that comes to town! Good at Ashland Street Cinema
and the Varsity Theater. Imagine that you could spend the year going to as many
movies as you want in Ashland, and the money would go to the Havurah!
Restrictions: Must have two names on the pass. Valid from Nov. 16 2008 - Nov. 15,
2009. Not valid for Ashland Independent Film Festival.
Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $400
Romeo & Juliet by Lladro
This Limited Edition Production from the Lladro Art Gallery
Collection represents one of the most famous couples in literary
and theater history. From the Lladro brothers’ home-based kiln
in Valencia, Spain hails this numbered item from a beautiful series.
Add it to your collection or give it as the perfect gift of skilled
craftsmanship. Retired since 2005.
Value: $1,450 Starting Bid: $600
A week at "Casa de Valencia" in Costa Rica
Enjoy a slice of paradise on Costa Rica’s Tamarindo Pacific Northwest Coast.
This charming, beautifully furnished vacation home has 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6-8
people and shares a pool and garden area with five homes in a private, gated
complex. It’s just across the street from one of Costa Rica's most delightful
beaches (300 feet to the water). Close to surfing, hiking, fishing, rainforest,
jungle tours, and restaurants. Available anytime after January 10, 2009 through
May 2010. Blackout dates: Dec 12, 2009 – Jan 9, 2010.
View photos and details @ www.casadevalencia.com.
Value: $1,400 Starting Bid: $700
Dinner at the home of Rabbi David & Rebbitzen Devorah
Renew yourself and satisfy your appetite when you break bread with Reb David
Zaslow and Rebbitzen Devorah in the ambiance extraordinaire of their home. You
select the guest list and bring a total of 8 people for a Shabbat Dinner if you
wish or a dinner any night of the week. Fun guaranteed. Date to be determined
with the Zaslows.
Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $350
A week in a Private Vacation House on Penobscot Bay in Maine
Enjoy the glorious fall weather along the unspoiled mid-coast of Maine. This
beautiful new home on Penobscot Bay is tucked away between Camden and Bar
Harbor. It has four bedrooms, four baths, a gourmet kitchen, media room and
wrap-around deck for viewing the spectacular Bay . Sleeps 10! Available
September 1st through Nov 15th, 2009. Subject to availability. Located near
Brooksville, ME on the Penobscot Bay. An hour from the Bangor airport and 35
miles from Acadia National Park.
Value: $2,400 Starting Bid: $800
One week in an RCI Resort ANYWHERE in the WORLD
Take the family on a vacation somewhere you’ve always wanted to go. Stay in an
RCI resort or Villa : The Royal Mayan in Cancun, The Naigiani Island resort in Fiji,
The Ecoplaya resort in Costa Rica. Don't forget Italy or Spain or Japan. Unit
size varies (from Studio to 2 BR). There are no blackout dates, and good
availability in most locations. Go to www.rci.com then click on resort
directory to find a resort in the location of your dreams.
Value: $2000 Starting Bid: $750
Snowshoe Hike & Gourmet Japanese Dinner for Eight
Start the day with a beautiful ride to the mountain lakes area outside Ashland.
Snowshoe hike (snowshoes provided) through a pristine conifer forest led by a
guide. Convene at the lovely home Laurel Miller & Mitch Sherman for fabulous
food and drink in front of the warm fire! Date to be determined with hosts.
Value: $900 Starting Bid: $500
Two Nights at Shasta Ranch Vacation Lodge for 10
This rustic, yet modern, mountain retreat is plush with amenities and offers 4
bedrooms with 5 beds (4 Queen & 1 King). The extra large living room is filled with
windows that overlook a serene 3 - acre meadow & beautiful creek. Enjoy a
crackling fire in the gorgeous fireplace and re-experience the pleasures of years
gone by. Come to relax, unwind, and sink into the spectacular beauty that Mt.
Shasta offers. Excludes national and school holiday dates. Check out the
website for details and photos : www.mtshastalodge-
Value: $900 Starting Bid: $400
Wooldridge Creek Winery - Wine Tasting & Pairing for 10
Wooldridge Creek Winery and Vineyards, overlooking the Applegate Valley, has
established itself as one of the rising stars in the Valley with wines available only
to their wine club members and visitors to the winery. This private party for 10
people will take place after 5pm on a date agreed upon by auction winner and
winemaker. Includes a multi-course food & wine pairing. www.wcwinery.com
Value: $750 Starting Bid: $450
Mediterranean Dinner for Eight
Capture the magic of a Mediterranean evening, and be mesmerized by a belly
dancer, in a small cafe atmosphere. Gathering from their extensive travels and
Dusty living in Greece, your hosts, Dusty and Lenny Friedman, will recreate
music, mood, wine and personally collected recipes from La Herradura, Spain;
Lido di Ostia, Italy; Le Lavendou, France; Poros, Greece; Fethiye, Turkey &
Date and menu to be mutually determined with your hosts.
Value: $600 Starting Bid: $300
Paschal Winery Tasting & Local Cheese Tasting for Twelve
Paschal Winery's estate vineyard is one of the Rogue Valley's finest. From this
hilltop perch, enjoy views of Grizzly Peak and Mt. Ashland while choosing from
platters of complementary local cheeses. Within the winery's inviting and elegantly
appointed tasting room, you'll appreciate an up-close and personal introduction
to a variety of wines. Expires December 2009. www.paschalwinery.com
Value: $400 Starting Bid: $200
“CHAI HAMSA” Stained Glass Panel
Be the lucky winner who takes home this unique
treasure, handmade by artist Mitch Sherman. Chai, the
Hebrew word for "life", has been embedded in the
Hamsa, the ancient Middle Eastern symbol of
protection. This one of a kind creation has been done
in brilliant red, yellow and orange glass. It is an upbeat
and uplifting piece that will bless and adorn your home
for years to come. Tradition!
Value: $325 Starting Bid: $175