Silent Auction

Example of items from past years’ silent auctions:

-Be a Peach Farmer for a Day: spend the day (and night!) at Rama Farm with Chef Zephyr Paquette (Skelly and the Bean) and Farmers Rick and Marilynn Lynn - pick your own plethora of ripe peaches, make canned peaches to take home, and enjoy a gourmet picnic on the farm (Value: $900)

-Paramount Theatre/Seattle Theatre Group plus Trace Restaurant Dinner: two VIP tickets to upcoming show Feb 13-24, 2013: War Horse  – This powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness that is currently playing to packed houses in London and New York. At its heart are astonishing life-sized puppets created by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, that bring to life breathing, galloping, charging horses strong enough for men to ride.  Includes dinner for two at Trace, complimentary hors d’oeuvres at intermission, VIP coat check and pre-show access to the Parmount Club (Value $375)

-Dinner for you and ten guests at terra plata, Chef Tamara Murphy’s acclaimed restaurant on Capitol Hill (Value: $1000)

-Dinner for two with Seattle Weekly Food Critic & Writer Hanna Raskin: you and a friend will learn all about secret aliases and the art of ordering too much food when you accompany Ms. Raskin on an anonymous, unannounced review visit to a new Seattle restaurant (Value: $250)

-Local Roots Farm 2013 CSA membership: 22 weeks of fresh, delicious seasonal fruits and vegetables (Value: $440)

-Overnight Getaway at Tieton: sample the award winning ciders from Tieton Cider Works, tour the Art Studios with the Mighty-Tieton team, visit the goats and cheese makers at Tieton Farm & Creamery, and stay overnight in the Tieton Guest House  (Value $425)

-Pair of tickets to a Local Roots seasonal Farm Dinner (Value: $180)

-Preserving Class for 10 with chef Carole Cancler, author of The Home Preserving Bible: a custom, private cooking class for you and up to nine friends in your home. Choose up to two recipes and two preserving methods (canning, pressure caning, pickling, culturing, fat sealing, brining, smoking, etc).  The lucky bidder will also receive a copy of Carole’s book.  Plus, Alm Hill Gardens will contribute four cases of fresh, certified organic produce for you to use  (Value $825)

-Pagliacci Pizza Kid’s Dough-Tossing and Pizza-Eating Birthday Party for your kid’s next Birthday  (Value: $195)

-Learn Italian: one session of lesson from Percorso Italiano (Value: $225)

-Alm Hill Gardens Berry Picking Day: pick all the berries you can handle, plus an armload of fresh veggies (Value: $300)

-Silver Scoop Ice Cream: 4 quarts of sumptuous creamy goodness (Value: $50)

In addition to the silent auction, An Incredible Feast hosts the fun and ever-popular Ballon Dart Game – just like the game you play at a fairgound, EXCEPT the prizes are great food-and-farm-related items such as excellent cookbooks, restaurant gift certificates from some of Seattle’s best, bottles of wine, and other gift certificates and items we know you’ll want to win!