Greenwood is excited to present our amazing list of thrilling adventures and delightful experiences for our live auction during the 11th annual Wild Night for Wildlife! We also hold a silent auction featuring over 100 items that range from wine and chocolate pairing to a behind the scenes tour at the Museum of Nature and Science.
Our live auction debuts dreamy, week-long getaways to Maui and extravagant date nights. See our list below:
Enjoy a one-week stay in a timeshare condo in Mexico. Choose from among Villa del Palmar Flamingos in Nuevo Vallarta, Villa del Palmar in Cabo San Lucas, Villa del Arco in Cabo San Lucas, Villa del Palmar Loreto, or Villa del Palmar Cancun. All locations feature a one-bedroom suite that sleeps four, has two full bathrooms, and a kitchen.
Hang loose during a week-long vacation in a Santa Cruz beach house.It’s just a short drive from a plethora of wildlife oriented activities including Monterey Bay Aquarium, Elkhorn Slough (one of California’s most spectacular wetlands), and several state and national parks including Ano Nuevo where you can see a resident elephant seal colony. The ocean is just steps away with two beaches across the street, and it’s a quick walk to restaurants, surfing, and the harbor.
Relax during this one-week stay in a lovingly renovated historic, private home in Telluride, located 1 block from the center of town, 1 block from the gondola, and half a block from the San Miguel River. Known for its spectacular scenery in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado, Telluride is the perfect destination for both summer and winter activities. Nestled in a box canyon surrounded by 13,000 foot peaks, it’s filled with colorful legends. It offers an endless array of summer and winter activities, festivals, seasonal special events, and Rocky Mountain adventure.
Head to Downtown Denver for a getaway! You’ll stay at the Curtis which is more than just a downtown Denver hotel–it’s an experience. It’s right across the street from the Denver Performing Arts Complex and just two short blocks from the 16th Street Mall, putting Denver’s best shopping, entertainment and attractions just steps away. Step inside their doors, and you’ll find cartoons playing in the retro-chic lobby, an impressive art collection with works by local and nationally renowned artists, and a 5 & Dime filled with treats from the past. Gift certificate is valid for a one-night stay. Includes overnight self-parking. Treat yourself to dinner at the Corner Office with a $100 gift card and enjoy breakfast or lunch at Sam’s No. 3 with a $25 gift card.
Indulge yourself at the historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park for a two-night getaway. The Stanley is famous for its world-class charm and its legendary grounds overlook Rocky Mountain National Park. Certificate is good for a two-night stay, Sunday-Thursday. Meals are covered with a $35 gift card to Big Horn restaurant, $50 to the Egg and I Restaurant, and $50 to Nicky’s Steakhouse.
The St Julien is well-known in Boulder for its luxury. You’ll enjoy a one-night stay with breakfast for two at Jill’s Restaurant and dinner at ChopHouse Tavern & Bar with a $100 gift card.
Cayo Landing is the perfect place for the adventurous. Located in western Belize, there’s so much to experience–Mayan ruins, caving, tubing, bird-watching, zip-lining, and horseback riding. This cottage is close to the Belize Zoo and San Ignacio Town. Enjoy this private, rustic riverfront property.
Life’s a beach, especially when you spend a week in Maui in this condo across from the Kamaole 111 Beach, rated one of the 10 best beaches in the world. Condo is located near the small town of Kihei on the west side of Maui, a half hour drive from the airport. It comes with a fully stocked kitchen and lovely lanai.
You’ll see a daily parade of wildlife during your three-night stay at this cabin across the street from the south entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park. It has a wood-burning fireplace and a fantastic view of Longs Peak along with the Continental Divide. Meals are covered with $100 to the Dunraven Inn, a $25 gift card to Casa Grande, two certificates each good for Sunday brunch for two at The Other Side, and two $25 gift certificates to The Rock Inn Mountain Tavern in Estes Park.
Enjoy mountain activities with this three-night stay in Edwards, CO in a home on 1 acre backing up to open space. Located near fantastic recreational, dining, and shopping opportunities in Vail and Beaver Creek, Glenwood Springs is just a short drive, and it’s an easy day trip to Steamboat Springs. Savor the outdoors, then come home to a relaxing soak in the saline hot tub. The living room has a 180-degree view, just like being out in nature.
A year of delectable dining at the best of Boulder and beyond will be yours with this collection of 12 $100 gift certificates to some of Boulder County’s finest restaurants including: 1914 House, Big Red F Restaurant Group (good at favorites like Jax, The Post), Boulder Cork, Boulder ChopHouse & Tavern, Downtown Boulder (includes over 50 downtown restaurants and more!), Greenbriar Inn, The Kitchen, Proto’s Pizzeria Napoletana, Sugarbeet, Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse, Pumphouse Brewery, and North End at 4580.
You’ll enjoy breathtaking vistas from the porch of this 900-sq. ft. cabin across the street from the south entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park during your three-night stay. It has a wood-burning fireplace and a fantastic view of Longs Peak along with the Continental Divide. Dine out with a $25 gift card to The Rock Inn Mountain Tavern and brunch for two at The Other Side in Estes Park.
Spend half a day immersed in all that Greenwood does to help 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. You’ll also meet and learn from Greenwood’s photographer, Ken Forman, as he shoots images of the wildlife in our care.
Relish this elegant meal prepared by Chef Jim Smailer. You and 7 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. An avid traveler, Jim gets inspiration from the places he visits from Italy to the Caribbean. He is a firm believer that the best ingredients should be allowed to speak for themselves, and his simple, elegant creations reflect just that.
With three-nights in a Silverthorne, Colorado condo. You’ll have plenty of time to partake in all the winter activities Summit County has to offer. Close to shopping, restaurants, and Lake Dillon, the condo has incredible views and is a major wildlife corridor with frequent moose and fox sightings. Keystone and Breckenridge are just a quick drive away.
Enjoy a private, two-hour acoustic house concert (hosted in your home) for up to 10 people. The gathering includes sumptuous hors d’oeuvres and fanciful beverages including wine, beer, and one Greenwood themed cocktail. Enjoy a musical performance by Boulder’s very own singer-songwriter, Mackenzie Page, formerly of the nationally known Colorado bluegrass band, Gipsy Moon. Mackenzie’s repertoire ranges from traditional folk to progressive acoustic originals that charm you with her eclectic and hauntingly magnetic vocal and instrumental stylings.
Start a collection or complement your personal wine cellar with more than 20 bottles of wine donated by Greenwood Wildlife Board of Directors and Staff. None of these varieties are sold on the Front Range. Includes a plethora of wine from the Czech Republic to Italy to the Eastern U.S., and two bottles of Merry Edwards Russian River Valley Sonoma County Sparkling Wine (a mailing list only blend).