Wild Night 2017 Live Auction Items

Hiking Tour to Visit Golden Eagle Nest

You and a friend will accompany intrepid hiker Dara Miles, a Golden Eagle monitor for the National Forest Service, to see a Golden Eagle nest in Boulder Canyon. The terrain may be a little rugged, depending on which nest the eagles settle on. Once at the observation point, you’ll view the birds through a scope. To be scheduled in April, May or June of 2018. Must be physically able to hike up a rough trail for up to 45 minutes with a small amount of scrambling involved. Might need to wear a helmet or hardhat as you might pass under cliffs where rock fall is a danger. Hike contingent on eagles nesting; they’ve returned to one of three spots in Boulder Canyon annually for the last several years.

 

Learn Chocolate-Making from a Master Chocolatier

Learn to make gourmet chocolates from Robin Autorino of the award-winning Robin Chocolates. Class is for 6-10 people and will involve truffle making, ganache production, and end with a wine and chocolate pairing. Each person will take home an assortment of all goodies made in class. Allow approximately 2.5 hours, must be scheduled in advance. Not available during December or early February. Expires 9/2018.

 

Behind-the-Scenes Beekeeping and Honey-Making Tour

Tour a working bee yard with Beth Conrey, president of the Colorado State Beekeepers Association and proprietor of Bee Squared Bee Products. Beth will help you and up to three guests work with the bees while you learn about their fascinating world. Allow approximately three hours for the tour in Berthoud; protective gear will be provided. Expires 9/2018.

 

 

Instant Wine Cellar

Win a collection of more than 20 bottles of unique wines from France and around the U.S. None of these are available on the Colorado Front Range. Donated by Greenwood’s Board of Directors and staff, they come from all over the country.

 

 

Birding Tour with Renowned Ornithologist & International Tour Guide

You and up to five friends will go on an all-day birding tour with Norm Lewis of Aerie Adventures. Norm has been leading birding and nature tours for more than 20 years for a variety of organizations, including the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver Field Ornithologists, and Audubon. Expires 9/2018.

 

 

Vegetarian dinner with wine

In-home Gourmet Vegetarian Dinner for SixChef Jenny Roe trained at Boulder Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts and will create a memorable five-course, international, vegetarian dinner for six in your home. Expires 9/2018.

 

 

 

Extended Winter Weekend in SilverthorneWith three nights in Silverthorne, CO, you’ll have plenty of time to partake in all the activities Summit County has to offer in the winter. This 3-bedroom, 3.5-bath condo sleeps up to 10 with a fold-out couch, has incredible mountain views and a private spa. Pets allowed. Based on availability. Expires 4/2018.

 

 

 

Exclusive Chef’s Dinner for Eight in your HomeRelish exquisite culinary delights prepared by Aaron Kirschner, a prize-winning young chef from Boulder, when he creates a gourmet dinner for eight in your home. Package includes wine. Expires 9/2018.

 

 

 

Cork-cropElegant Five-course Dinner for Eight at Boulder Cork

Savor this elegant meal prepared by Chef Jim Smailer. You and seven friends can interact with this culinary artist who has shared his talent and passion for food at the Boulder Cork for more than 30 years. Jim will prepare three special entrees for guests to choose from. Expires 9/2018.

 

 

Escape the City – Weekend in Fabulous Estes Park

Be a tourist in your own state when you spend the weekend in Estes Park. Includes two nights for up to six in a 2-bedroom cabin or for two in a 1-bedroom cabin at Riverfront Pines Cabins; valid Oct 1, 2017 – June 14, 2018; subject to availability. Includes a $50 gift card to The Egg and I Restaurant and a $25 gift card to Casa Grande Authentic Mexican Dining Experience.

 

 

Behind the Scenes at Greenwood Wildlife

Spend a half day fully immersed in all that Greenwood does to care for orphaned and injured animals. Go behind the scenes and experience what the life of a rehabilitator is really like. Attend the release of an animal back into the wild. Expires 9/2018.

 

 

Three Night Summer & Winter Getaways in Edwards

Enjoy your privacy in this 3-bedroom, 4-bath home on one acre backing up to open space in Edwards, CO. Sleeps 10 with foldout couch. Near great recreational, shopping and dining opportunities in Vail and Beaver Creek. Two packages available: one for summer, one for winter. Based on availability. Expires 9/2018.

 

 

World-class Ski Retreat at Deer Valley in Park City, UT

Champagne powder awaits your three-night stay in a two-bedroom condo in Park City, UT. Includes two days of skiing for two at Deer Valley (snowboarding not permitted) and a $200 gift card for meals at Stein Eriksen Lodge. Excludes Christmas, New Year’s, MLK Day, President’s Day and Spring Break. Valid 2017/2018 ski season only.

 

 

A Year of Delectable Dining at the Best of Boulder County

Indulge your passion for dining out with twelve $100 gift cards to some of the area’s finest restaurants. Participating restaurants include 1914 House, Big Red F Group (Zolo Grill, Jax Fish House, and others), Boulder Cork, Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse, Flagstaff House, Frasca, Gold Hill Inn, Greenbriar Inn, North End at 4580, Proto’s Pizzeria Napoletana, Sugarbeet, and any of the 70+ restaurant members of Downtown Boulder, Inc. Most expire 9/2018.

 

 

Vacation in Maui across from World-renowned Beach

Life’s a beach, especially when you spend a week in Maui! This 1-bedroom condo is located across from the Kamaole 111 Beach, rated one of the 10 best beaches in the world. Valid 4/1/2018 -12/1/2018. Sleeps four with a fold-out queen couch in the living room. Some blackout dates apply. Schedule in advance.

 

 

Week in Historic Home in Beautiful Telluride

One-week stay at a lovingly renovated historic, private home in Telluride. Known for its spectacular scenery in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado, Telluride is the perfect destination for both summer and winter activities. Home is located one block from the center of town, one block from the gondola, 1/2 block from the San Miguel River. Sleeps four, not child proof. Some blackout dates apply. Expires 9/2018.

 

 

Week at Beachside Condo in Mexico

Just imagine…warm sand under your feet, a tropical drink in your hand, a refreshing ocean breeze and more when you get away for a one-week stay in your choice of Villa del Palmar Flamingos in Nuevo Vallarta, Villa del Palmar in Cabo San Lucas, Villa del Arco in Cabo San Lucas, Villa del Palmar at Islands of Loreto, or Villa del Palmar in Cancun. All locations feature a one-bedroom suite that sleeps four, has two full bathrooms, and a kitchen. Excludes Christmas/New Year’s. Expires 12/15/2018. Reserve up to one year in advance.

 

 

Three Nights in Upscale Manhattan Apartment

Use this luxury Manhattan penthouse as your home base for three days while you soak up everything the Big Apple offers, including theater, Times Square, Bronx Zoo, world-class shopping and some of the finest restaurants on Earth. Includes two admissions to American Museum of Natural History. Specific dates to be mutually agreed upon between donor and auction winner. Expires 9/2018.

 

 

Get Your Cowboy/Cowgirl on at Colorado Dude Ranch

You and a friend will live the life of a cowboy or cowgirl with this four-night stay at the Colorado Cattle Company and Guest Ranch, a true working ranch near the Pawnee National Grasslands in northeastern Colorado. Because they limit the number of guests, you’ll get lots of one-on-one attention. With their stable of 80 horses and skilled instructors, both novices and experts will have the experience of a lifetime. Includes lodging and meals, excludes alcohol, soda, gift shop and gratuity. Valid May-September 2018, adults over 18 only. Wednesday arrival, Sunday departure.