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2024 Live Auction Sneak Peek!

Get a glimpse of a few of the great live auction items featured at our upcoming Banquet & Auction. Stay tuned...more to come!

Interested in proxy bidding or have questions about these items? Please call our office at 406-549-0755 or email Sophie at sophie@fvlt.org.

A tremendous thanks to all the generous businesses and donors for making these auction items possible.

Screening Full Body MRI: Experience peace of mind with a Screening Full Body MRI at the Montana Imaging Center – home to the state's premier MRI technology and the friendliest staff around. As pioneers in the region, they are proud to offer the first screening MRI services in Montana and the Pacific Northwest, using the most advanced MRI equipment available. Offering both Screening MRI and Diagnostic MRI, Montana Imaging Center’s attentive staff creates a welcoming atmosphere ensuring a positive experience. Enjoy flexible appointment scheduling, including same-day and next-day availability. This item is for a Screening Full Body MRI appointment, with no provider referral required. The sooner you schedule your MRI, the sooner you'll have the answers to get back to do the things you love in our beautiful open spaces. The winner can upgrade to the Full Body Advantage package by covering the cost difference. Thank you, Dr. Tim McCue and Montana Imaging Center. Must be used before December 1st, 2025. Value: $1,799.

Summer Canoe Trip on the Missouri River: Paddle the Wild and Scenic Upper Missouri and uncover layers of history. Most notably, the cross-continental journey of Lewis & Clark. Stephen Ambrose’s book, Undaunted Courage, has inspired many to paddle this section of the Missouri River also known as The White Cliffs. You’ll camp where they camped, see what they saw and learn about their trip from our experienced guides. For any river traveler, this trip offers a very accessible route of discovery: geology, wildlife, Native American culture, early explorers and the pioneers that followed. This trip is for two, meals and beverages are included. Dates: June 18-20, July 1-3, Aug 12-14. Thank you, Lewis and Clark Trail Adventures. Value: $1,730.

Guided Gravel Ride: This 40-mile, fully guided cycling adventure will take you and 11 of your closest riding buddies from Missoula to Seeley Lake along Shaun Radley’s super-secret, extra-sweet dirt stash route! Your crew will have amazing local guides and be supported by two fully stocked aid stations. Includes pre-ride coffee and treats from Black Coffee and Grist, a post-ride meal catered by Casa Caro, and a shuttle back to Missoula. Free rental bikes available if needed. Thank you, MTCX and Casa Caro. Value $3,750.

Ranch at Rock Creek Getaway: Experience Montana in style. This two-night, all-inclusive stay at the Ranch at Rock Creek is just the getaway you have been looking for. Stay in one of the Granite Lodge Rooms or a Classic Canvas Cabin and enjoy fresh gourmet meals, artisan cocktails and exceptional service. This package includes two guided day activities per person, such as fly fishing, horseback riding or mountain biking, just to name a few. This package is for two people. Dates are subject to availability and blackout dates, must be used by May 2025. Thank you, Ranch at Rock Creek. Value: $7,626.

Escape to Paradise - Puerto Vallarta Vacation Rental: Casa Puesta del Sol is a six-bedroom, five-bathroom Mexican hacienda located in Nayarit, Mexico, just 25 minutes from PuertoVallarta's airport. Designed by architect Juan Monguia, it sits in the Costa Banderas gated community. The home boasts lush tropical gardens on a full-acre homesite. With its elevation of about 50 feet above sea level, Casa Puesta del Sol enjoys refreshing sea breezes and stunning views of Bahia Banderas to Cabo Corrientes and the Marriettas Islands. Guests can enjoy both city lights in Puerto Vallarta and a secluded white sand beach just steps away. Whale watching is a highlight from November to March, with local village panga trips available. Full-time staff, Ramon and Olga, provide housekeeping and prepare two meals daily for guests with your purchase of groceries. Ramon, a skilled chef and bartender, can create culinary delights. Whether guests seek Vallarta nightlife, beach activities, or relaxation, Casa Puesta del Sol offers the perfect setting, amenities, and staff to fulfill vacation dreams. This package is for up to sixteen guests (including children willing to sleep on air mattresses). Blackout dates are the weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas. Must be used before May 1st 2025 subject to availability. Does not include airfare or gratuity for caretakers. Thank you, Welborn Family. Value: $4,500.

Commissioned Family Portraits by Courtney Blazon: Let Courtney Blazon capture your family and their favorite things in her iconic, signature style. Courtney will create a piece for each family member that highlights their personalities and passions, pets can be included too! This item includes 4 individual commissioned portrait pieces to begin in November and be completed by December 1st, 2023. Portraits can be done in-person or from a photograph. Thank you, Courtney Blazon. Value: $600.

Private Cycling Vacation with The Cycling House: Get ready for a vacation unlike any other – a private, week-long bike trip with the Cycling House in Tucson, Arizona. A private trip means the complete takeover of The Cycling House for you, your friends and family. Enjoy a custom road, gravel, or mountain biking itinerary, indulge in curated chef-prepared meals, have the full support of awesome TCH guides and – ultimately – soak up a trip for the ages with the ones you care about the most. Biking isn’t your thing? Do not fear, guides are prepared with a variety of other activities to keep you busy during your week stay which could include birding, hiking, nature walks, Tucson food tour, star gazing…. This package is for up to 12 guests and includes all lodging, meals, and guide services. Valid September - December 2024, or January 2025. Subject to availability. Does not include airfare or gratuity for The Cycling House staff. Thank you, The Cycling House. Value: up to $39,500.

SOAR Inflatable Canoe (14ft Canyon):  Ready to get out on the water? Trail Head River Sports Recently Acquired the SOAR brand of inflatable canoes. SOAR Inflatable Canoes are one of the finest, most versatile and sought-after water crafts in the world. With 5 models to choose from, SOAR has a boat for every user and every application. What makes them special is that they can be paddled with a canoe or kayak paddle, rowed with oars, and optionally propelled by motor or sail. For a paddler with a bit of skill, you will find that a SOAR canoe loaded to full capacity can be easily maneuvered through technical whitewater. SOAR’s unique hull design allows a paddler to sit up on a seat or kneeling with their butt against the seat, so paddlers are no longer sitting on the floor in cold water with their legs out in front. See better and paddle better. The SOAR boats are the craft of choice when a raft is too much and a pack raft is not enough. SOAR boats are the very best choice for remote trips in places like Alaska, and remote places around the world. Thank you, Trail Head River Sports. Value: $2,595.

Laissez Le Bon Temps Rouler (Let the Good Times Roll): Gather seven of your closest and head down to the red door: Brasserie Porte Rouge. The team at Brasserie Porte Rouge are elated to bring a taste of France to the banks of the Clark Fork River and look forward to sharing the best of the old world with dinner and wine for eight. Bottled beer, full bottles of wine, and gratuity are not included. This dinner is for eight people and must be used by Dec. 31st, 2024. Thank you, Brasserie Porte Rouge. Value: $800.

Questions about these items? Please call the office at 406-549-0755 or email Sophie at sophie@fvlt.org.

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