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Lights, Camera, AUCTION!

Join us October 2nd

Join us in person for an evening of great food, drinks, and a beautiful evening at Black Pearl on the Columbia. If you prefer to join virtually, sign up for the "matinee" ticket or purchase a Premiere Pass and pick up food courtesy of Main Event Sports Grill the day of the event to enjoy at home. Whether you're there in person or from afar, it’s all for the animals! 

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Event Information

Check out the information below to learn more about Auction. Don't see what you're looking for? Contact us.

Date: Saturday, October 2nd
Time: Cocktail hour, 5:00 | Dinner & Auction, 6:00

  • Location and Ticket Information


    Black Pearl on the Columbia
    56 S 1st St
    Washougal, WA 98671

    In-person Tickets

    • Golden Ticket $150: Join us in-person at the Black Pearl on the Columbia (admission for one person)
    • Table Host: $1500 Join us in-person at the Black Pearl on the Columbia (admission for eight people)

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    Attend Virtually

    Can't be there in person? We'll miss seeing you, but you can attend virtually and experience the fun of Auction remotely!

    Virtual Tickets

    • Premiere Pass $100: Access to the virtual auction, meal pick-up, and a gift delivered to your door (for one bidder)
    • House Party $800: Access to the virtual auction, meal pick-up, and a gift delivered to your door (for eight bidders)
    • Matinee $0: Access to the virtual auction only

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    Meal pick-up is courtesy of Main Event Sports Grill. Pick up details will be sent to virtual attendees closer to the event.

    Can’t make it? Send a gift at click here.

  • Mobile Bidding Information

    Whether you’re at home or at the event, everyone will bid on the super silent and live auction packages from their personal devices. The silent auction will open one week prior to the event. Bid with your smart phone, tablet, computer—anything that has an internet connection! Become familiar with mobile bidding and preview the live auction packages before the event begins on October 2. More mobile bidding information will be sent closer to the event.

    How to Mobile Bid with Greater Giving Online Bidding

    This year’s auction will use Greater Giving Online Bidding – allowing for a paperless bidding system. You will bid using your smartphone or tablet on all auction items (Live and Super Silent). Also, you can easily track packages by “following” their activity without having to continuously return to a table or bid sheet. You will be notified via text message whenever you’re outbid so you can bid again! You can even choose to “set it and forget it.” Set your maximum bid and we’ll bid for you up to that amount!

    1. When the super silent auction opens on Monday, September 27, you will receive an automated ‘Welcome’ text with your bidder link. If you do not receive a link by Tuesday, September 28, please contact Darby Knox at [email protected]
    2. After clicking the link in the text, view all Live and Super Silent packages or begin searching for packages by name, number, or category and save your favorite packages you wish to bid on.
    3. You can bid the next increment or “Bid More” than the next increment to bid a custom amount. To view packages you are bidding on, click the menu button and select “Bids.”
    4. If you choose to “Bid More,” you can choose to set your “Max Bid.” If your max bid is the highest, the system will automatically bid in your favor until you are outbid or until the super silent auction closes. If your bid is lower than the highest max bid on that package, you will be prompted to enter a higher bid. If you’re out bid at any point before the silent auction closes, you will receive a text message which will give you the chance to bid again.
    5. Once the auction closes, the bidder with the highest bid will win. You can check your winning packages in the “Bids” area.

The health and safety of our community is a top priority and we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. Offering in-person and virtual options allow our guests to participate in the way that is most comfortable for them. We will continue to follow state and local guidelines and their impact on the event.

2021 Sponsors

Thank you to our incredible sponsors. Their support makes this event possible. 


Columbia River Veterinary Specialists

Best Friends

Rowena Lusby-Caplice, Go with Ro

Live Auction Sponsor

Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP

Pre-Show Sponsor

Columbia Bank
Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt

Fat Cat

Allied Fastening Supply, Inc.
Columbia Credit Union
D. Jean Shaw
Firehouse Subs
Mud Bay

Tail Wagger

HP, Inc

Media Partner

The Columbian

Auction Co-Chairs

D. Jean Shaw
Julia Tickerhoof

Their guidance and support makes this event possible.  

Questions? Contact us:

Luann Whorton
[email protected]