LIVE AUCTION ITEM PREVIEW
Get a sneak peek below at some of the amazing items we have procured for our LIVE AUCTION!
Make sure you register and join us on October 3 to bid on these epic items, as well as check out our Silent Auction items which will be posted a few days prior and will be available for bidding until 9pm the night of.
LIVE ITEM #1: Willamette Valley Wine Weekend
Relax and unwind with a weekend away in the Eola Amity Hills region of Oregon. Enjoy a 1-night studio stay at The Atticus Hotel, in McMinnville, OR. Then kick back and delight in select wines from Lingua Franca (2 bottles) and a bottle from Big Table Farm, two stellar wineries in the region. Finally, enjoy VIP guest passes for two with tasting at Lingua Franca Winery.
Amity Hills AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in Oregon. There are over 100 vineyards and 30+ wineries & tasting rooms in this acclaimed wine-growing region.
Winner needs to call to schedule mutually agreeable date with Atticus Hotel.
Lingua Franca Winery
Winner to Call 503-908-6144 and reference special VIP code 864586 on the passes.
LIVE ITEM #2: Ken Griffey Jr. Autographed Baseball Bat
Own a part of Seattle Mariner's history, with this limited-edition baseball bat autographed by Ken Griffey Jr., created in honor of Griffey's induction into the 2016 Major League Baseball Hall of Fame and the retirement of his Seattle Mariner's jersey.
This beautiful custom wood bat is the same 34" size Griffey used during his historic 22-year Major League Career, which is accented with premium metallic silver ink featuring the iconic "Swingman" logo, Griffey's major statistics, 13 stars representing his All-star appearances, Griffey's authentic signature on the sweet spot and limited series engraved numbers.
This bat includes a Certificate of Authenticity (Limited Edition #0453). The Ken Griffey Jr. Family Foundation and Charity Bats certifies that all baseball bats related to this certificate were witnessed and authentically autographed by Ken himself.
$300 of the final sale price will be allocated to the Ken Griffey Jr. Family Endowment for Pediatric Cancer Research
LIVE ITEM #3: 3 Night Stay at Roslyn Ridge near Suncadia
Spend time in the #509! Located just 90 minutes from Seattle, you will enjoy a three night stay at the relaxing Roslyn Ridge getaway! Just 10 minutes from Suncadia, the accommodation is a two bedroom, 1.5 bathroom townhome that sleeps 5-7 people. Fully equipped kitchen, back deck with grill, wood burning fireplace and lots of sunshine! The complex has an activity center that includes an outdoor pool. hot tub, exercise room, basketball and tennis courts. Fly fishing is close by on the Yakima River and Lake Cle Elum is one mile away. Your stay includes a bottle of wine and gift certificate to the Swiftwater winery.
* Subject to availability. ** Expires 12 months from the auction date. *** Activity center is seasonal **** No holiday dates available
LIVE ITEM #4: WALLA WALLA WINE WEEKEND
This is the ultimate Wine Weekend Getaway! Relax in style at the modern yet casual Finch hotel and enjoy a $350 gift certificate towards your stay. The Finch is centrally located in town with easy access to all of your favorite wineries and golf courses in the area! Note: $350 is enough for 1 room, for 2 nights!
The FINCH is very proud of the space they've designed, but not nearly as proud as they are of Walla Walla (and the Palouse in general). They want you to love your modern, one-of-a-kind guestroom, but the real goal is to help you get out and find the perfect experience for you.
Then, hit the town with 4+ winery tastings included: Abeja, Gramercy Doubleback/Bledsoe and Rotie Cellars.
Abeja Winery Tasting and Wines
Enjoy a Tour and Tasting flight for 4-6 persons at Abeja Winery in Walla Walla, as well as 3 (three) bottles of 2016 Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.
Abeja is located on a beautifully restored century-old farmstead in the foothills of the Blue Mountains, four miles east of Walla Walla, Washington. The 38-acre site is home to the celebrated Abeja winery and The Inn at Abeja.
The 2016 Cab-Sav delivers rich, dark plum, violets and Mission fig interplay on a complex nose with savory undertones. This well-structured Cabernet presents a cashmere texture through deep layers of black currant, cacau, cedar and beach plum which extend throughout a lush and lasting finish.
Enjoy six complimentary tastings at Gramercy Cellars in Walla Walla, as well as tasting of the wine club exclusive wine.
With "a sommelier's palate, a farmer's thumb, and a winemaker's soul," comes Gramercy Cellars wine. An original focus on Syrah, today, Gramercy produces an amazing line up of Rhone and Bordeaux blends, And because they make just 8000 cases a year, you know they're able to pour their passion into every bottle.
If you decide to purchase during your tasting, you'll be offered 15% discount.
And don't forget the wine - we've included a bottle of Gramercy Cellars 2016 Les Collines Vineyard Syrah. (The aromas are light on first pour, with notes of dark plum, blueberry, herb, violet, smoked meat and spice. Elegant fruit flavors dance on the palate, with a long, flavorful finish capping it off.)
Tasting experience at Rotie Cellars new estate vineyard tasting room in Walla Walla.
Doubleback Winery (+Bledsoe Family Winery, Bend, OR)
Stroll over to Drew & Maura Bledsoe's Doubleback Winery and enjoy a private Tasting and Tour for 6 people at the winery and estate vineyard in Walla Walla, WA. Also includes a tasting for 6 at Bledsoe Family Winery in Bend, OR.
Doubleback & Bledsoe Family Winery, Walla Walla and Bend
Private Tasting and Tour for 6 people at the Doubleback Winery and Estate Vineyard in Walla Walla, WA as well as a tasting for 6 at Bledsoe Family Winery in Bend, OR.
2017 Doubleback Cabernet Sauvignon
This amazing weekend also includes a bottle of 2017 Doubleback Cabernet Sauvignon! The wine is 7% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, and 6% Petit Verdot that was aged 23 months in new and once-used French oak. This gorgeous, full-bodied effort has a wonderful sense of purity and balance as well as classic notes of cassis, blueberries, graphite, charcoal, chocolate, and lead pencil shavings. It's one of the top wines in the vintage and will keep for 20-25 years or more. It's a wine that builds slowly with time in the glass, so give it a solid decant if drinking anytime soon.
Gramercy Cellars Walla Walla
By appointment Tuesday-Friday, open Saturday 11-5p. Winner will contact Gramercy in advance to schedule the appointment/visit so we are properly prepared with the correct wines for the agreed upon time and date.
Abeja Winery Tasting and Wines
Donor must contact the Winery to set up tour/tasting. 509-526-7400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Rotie Cellars/Walla Walla
No expiration date. Number in party limited to 8. Please arrange tasting in advance with Maddie Richards at 509-301-9074 or Maddie@rotiecellars.com
The Finch Hotel, Walla Walla
Winner to call or email The Finch to book and inform them that they are the TfT winning bidder.
Doubleback and Bledsoe Wineries
For Doubleback tasting and tour contact Hope Klicker at email@example.com or call 509-525-3334. For the Bledsoe Family Winery tasting in Bend, OR call 541-797-6502. Present Ticket Voucher #DB72727
LIVE ITEM #5: Hall of Famer, Edgar Martinez autographed baseball
For the ultimate Mariner’s fan, or any baseball collector, this authentic Edgar Martinez autographed ball is a priceless treasure you absolutely must have. One of our most beloved Mariners, Edgar is not only a Seattle icon, but a Hall of Famer! In 2004, Major League Baseball renamed the Outstanding Designated Hitter Award in Edgar's honor and inducted him into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2019.