It's a sneak peak of what you can expect for Lights, Camera, AUCTION! Packages including vacations near and far, wine and food, incredible experiences, and (of course) some great items for your favorite dog or cat! Check out the information below for some of the items that will have you raising your paddle!
Hang Out with the Big Cats
We know you love small cats and medium cats, but what about big cats?! You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at sanctuary life for captive-born wildcats and other animals that have been rescued from neglected situations. This is a unique opportunity to learn about a true sanctuary and see more than 70 animals that live there. You’ll see lions, tigers, cougars, bobcats, servals, caracal, hybrid and domestic cats in a relaxed, peaceful setting, unlike anything you've experienced before.
Package includes: A private tour for four adults at WildCat Ridge Sanctuary, $125 gift certificate to WildCat Ridge Online Store, Royal Tiger Indian Whiskey, Pink Leopard Rose, Red Leopard Red Blend, and a $125 VISA gift card.
Thank you, Janna Brown and Dick Seekins and WildCat Ridge Sanctuary.
Walla Walla Wonders
Wine country awaits! You’ll enjoy two nights at the Marcus Whitman hotel for four people in historic downtown Walla Walla. Explore local shops and restaurants as you take in the dreamy, relaxed atmosphere of this vibrant cultural space. Experience the pleasure of a freshly prepared meal in the heart of the Marc Restaurant’s kitchen. Executive Chef Grant Hinderliter and Chief Sommelier Dan McCaffrey have combined forces to create a multi-course food and wine celebration around the hotel’s ultra-exclusive chef’s table. And make sure to leave room in your trip to discover why the region was named one of the world’s 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations by Wine Enthusiast! We’ll help you get started with tastings at Balboa Winery and Garrison Creek Cellars and end the day with golf for four at Wine Valley Golf Club.
Package includes: Two nights, two room stay in an Executive Tower King Room at the Marcus Whitman Hotel; four course Chef's Table for four with $100 towards wine pairings; four rounds of golf at Wine Valley Golf Club; tasting for four at Balboa Winery which includes a barrel tasting, current releases and a library tasting with food; tasting for four at Garrison Creek Cellars; three bottles of Walla Walla Vintners wine (2018 Walla Walla Valley Merlot, 2018 Columbia Valley Cabernet Franc, 2020 Sagemoor Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc); four free meal tickets to The Maple Counter Café; four free scoop tickets to Pine Cone Creamery; and a $200 VISA Gift Card.
Thank you, Balboa Winery, D. Jean Shaw, Ernie and Lisa Lowe, Friends of HSSW, The Maple Counter Café, Pine Cone Creamery, Walla Walla Vintners, and Wine Valley Golf Club.
Seven Days in Paradise
We’ve found it—Paradise is in Aruba! Enjoy seven blissful days at an oceanfront suite in the heart of Aruba’s capitol, Oranjestad. The Caribbean is at your doorstep. Spend your days in the sun as you watch the ships go by, take to the sea for a snorkeling session, enjoy the local shops, or just celebrate a little sand in your toes as you feel the relaxation set in. You’ll have a $500 VISA gift card to make sure your vacation offers you something special.
Package includes: 7 nights in a private one-bedroom suite with galley kitchen in Oranjestad, Aruba; $500 VISA gift card; bottle of wine.
Thank you, Carl and Donna Mason, and Friends of HSSW.
Dinner at the Harbor
The only thing better than the view is the food! Enjoy a night at the harbor with seven of your closest friends, savoring the finest in Pacific Northwest cuisine while you bask in the glow of an evening at the Hayden Island waterfront. The 3 Sheets team will be your culinary guide for this 5-course meal. They will curate a memorable and delicious experience using only the freshest and finest Pacific Northwest ingredients paired with perfect wines. It’s an experience you won’t want to miss.
Package includes: 5+ course dinner for eight at 3 Sheets at the Harbor; wine paired with each course.
Thank you, 3 Sheets at the Harbor.
Let's Get Grillin'
Get your grill on with a brand new Traeger grill. This elite cookery is only for the master grillers, and this package includes everything you will need to become the best griller in your neighborhood! Trust us, your family will thank you! Take home your new Traeger with all the fixings. Also included, a $100 gift certificate from Butcher Boys for prime meats to get you started.
Package includes: Traeger Pro Series 34 Pellet Grill in Bronze; Traeger full length grill cover for 34 series pellet grills; Traeger wood pellets: signature blend: hickory, pecan, and cherry; Traeger All Natural Grill Cleaner; Traeger bucket liner; Traeger front folding shelf; four YETI Rambler 10 oz wine tumblers with magslider lid; two YETI Boomer 4 Dog Bowl; YETI Tundra 75 Hard Cooler; $100 Butcher Boys gift card; 4, $25 gift cards to Costco.
Thank you, Costco Wholesale Corp., Straight Up Carpentry, and Stacey Graham
A Dog's Life
Your dog can have the best day, every day, at A Dog’s Best Friend! He’ll enjoy playtime with other pups in both indoor and outdoor spaces, supervised by the professional staff to make sure everyone is safe (and having an awesome time). With a west side and east side location, your doggie paradise is closer than you think.
Package includes: Drop-in day care five days a week for 12 months at either A Dog’s Best Friend location. Weekend day care available with reservations.
Thank you, A Dog’s Best Friend.
A Weekend Getaway to The Coeur d’Alene Resort
Get away and relax at The Coeur d'Alene Resort on the shore of Lake Coeur d'Alene! Enjoy the beautiful view of nature just steps from your room, year-round activities and luxurious accommodations. Whether you play the world's only floating green designed along the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene, escape to the spa or lounge by the infinity pool, you will have the most memorable and magical experience.
Package includes: Three nights in the Lake Tower, $100 dining credit for resort restaurants per day, bottle of wine.
Thank you, The Coeur d’Alene Resort and Friends of HSSW.
Live, Laugh, Wine...and Dine
Dinner for 12 has never been more inviting. Join David and Patricia Nierenberg in their home for a dinner prepared just for you by their guest chef. Not only will you enjoy a delicious multi-course dinner paired with wine, you'll also tour their beautiful wine cellar featuring wines from around the world. Join forces with your friends to purchase and enjoy this one-of-a-kind evening, raising even more money for the cats and dogs.
Package includes: Multi-course dinner, dessert, and wine for 12 at the home of David and Patricia Nierenberg. You and David select the wine and tour the Nierenberg Wine Cellar.
Thank you, David and Patricia Nierenberg.
Pump It Up
It’s time to pump it up! Now you won’t have to worry about leaving your home to get a quick workout in. This Bowflex C6 indoor cycling bike will make a great addition to any in-home gym, or help you get started on your fitness goals (2022 resolutions are right around the corner!).
Package includes: Bowflex C6 indoor cycling bike, Columbia Sportswear backpack and water bottle.
Thank you, Nautilus and Columbia Sportswear.
The Pacific City
Want to get away without risking a flight or straying too far from home? You’ll enjoy a peaceful getaway in a newly remodeled, family-sized home in Pacific City, Oregon. With beautiful beach views and just a few feet from the sands of the Pacific Ocean, this home sleeps up to 13 guests and is pet friendly (what’s better than that?).
Package includes: 5-day getaway in a newly remodeled beach house (sleeps 13 guests).
Thank you, Matt and Nicolle Ableidinger.