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Un-Banquet Live Auction Sneak Peek!

Itching to see what great live auction offerings we'll have at our upcoming Un-Banquet Live Auction, during our April 10th Day of Giving? Look no further! 

Reineking Dinner and Art Tour

You’ve never been to an art viewing like this: enjoy fine dining in the veritable art gallery that is Ruth and Kim Reineking’s unique Missoula home. Their art collection includes Montana Modernists Rudy Autio and Bob and Gennie DeWeese, contemporary ceramic sculptors Trey Hill and Ryan Mitchell and paintings by Anne Appleby and others. Their multi-course dinner for eight will feature local and seasonal food, paired with a thoughtful selection of Northwest wines. Must be used by April 2021, date subject to the hosts’ availability. Thank you Ruth and Kim Reineking. Opening price: $3,000


Big Sky Winter Weekend

Relax in comfort during a two-night stay at a Spanish Peaks condo in Big Sky. Located in the Meadow Village complex, this condo has three bedrooms and a patio. Once you’re settled, go skiing with two lift tickets to Big Sky Resort. Take advantage of the condo’s free shuttle service and club house. After a day on the slopes, enjoy a great meal at the Clubhouse using a $250 gift card. After dinner relax in your condo’s hot tub or unwind near the fireplace. Dates subject to availability, blackout dates, and must be used by April 2021. Thank you Dick Anderson Construction.  Opening price: $2,000

Conservation Pig

Stock your freezer with fresh bacon, ham, and pork chops from Heritage Hogs. This porker is beingraised on the soon-to-be-finalized conservation easement on the Lyon Ranch, near Drummond. You and your family will enjoy this sustainably raised pork– the Lyon family’s hogs are allowed to freely root and roam on the ranch’s pastures. Superior Meats will custom process your pig any way you like it—roasts, chops, or cuts for the perfect BBQ. No need to go to the grocery store - just open the freezer!  This item is sure to be in high demand. Winner must pick up packaged meat in Superior by fall of 2020. Thank you Roxie and Jason Davis of the Lyon Ranch and Superior Meats. Opening price: $725

Handmade Mid-Century Modern Coffee Table

This beautiful hardwood coffee table, designed and hand-crafted by Scariano Construction, could be just what you are looking for. It’s a one-of-a-kind piece constructed of 100% quarter-sawn sapele, a verifiable and sustainable alternative to genuine mahogany. The table features compound curves, round tapered legs, and a warm, shimmering top, finished with Livos Natural Oil Sealer. This coffee table pairs perfectly with a classic mid-century modern sofa, and will lend style to any living room. Thank you, Frank Scariano, J Reilly, and Scariano Construction. Opening price: $1,300

Confluence Bug Hunt

Get your bug on! Join Glenn Marangelo of the Missoula Butterfly House and Insectarium

on an outing for up to six kids and their parents to observe and learn about Montana’s amazing insects at the Rock Creek Confluence Property. Choose between a daytime bug adventure or an evening blacklight moth hunt. After your expedition, settle into a three-day, two-night stay at Five Valleys’ cozy Rock Creek Confluence Cabin. Between hikes and fishing, exploring and birdwatching, you and your family will have a western Montana weekend you’ll never forget. The cabin sleeps up to five, and there is room for tents on the lawn. Must be used during insect seasons, dates subject to Insectarium and Cabin availability. Must be used by April 2021. Thank you to Glenn and Jen Marangelo and the Missoula Butterfly House and Insectarium. Opening price: $800


Big Sky Summer Get-A-Way

Experience Big Sky either in summer or winter. Now’s your chance! Settle in for two-nights at The Wilson Hotel. It's the perfect basecamp for whatever adventures come your way. When you've had your fill of Big Sky Country fun, head down to the Copper Whiskey Bar for dinner and drinks Montana-style, with a $100 gift certificate. This package is for two people. Must be used by April 2021, dates subject to availability. Thank you to Julie and Thomas Fogarty. Opening price: $750

Walla Walla Wines and Bravo! Catering- A Night to Savor

Enjoy a sublime evening with some of the best food and wines in the Northwest at the home of Gary Fee and Jo Burris, on the banks of the Clark Fork River in Alberton. Many wine connoisseurs and critics believe that Walla Walla, WA is one of the most underrated wine producing areas in the world. This item will offer an immersion into these wonderful wines, paired to match a fabulous dinner prepared by one of Missoula’s greatest chefs, Ryan Boehm and Bravo Catering.  These wines, some of the finest and rarest wines from Walla Walla, were donated from the vintage libraries and personal wine cellars of the best winemakers in Walla Walla.  Wines will be selected from a magnificent collection including Seven Hills (1998 Reserve Merlot, 2005 Reserve Cabernet, 2006 Ciel du Cheval), Pepper Bridge 2010, Saviah 2010 Big Sky Cuvee, Abeja (2016 Chardonnay, 2015 Cabernet), Gramercy (2009 Syrah, 2016 Grenache), Rotie 2013 Homage (Mourvedre blend), Rasa 2008 QED (syrah blend), Walla Walla Vintners 2001 Cabernet Franc, Colvin 2001 Cabernet), SuLei 2016 Dena Rae (super Tuscan style blend), Rulo (2012 Chardonnay, 2015 Combine, a white Rhone blend). If you are a lover of fine wine and great food you don’t want to miss this opportunity.  Transportation will be provided to and from dinner. Must be used by April 2021, date subject to the chef’s availability. Thank you, Ryan Boehme, Gary Fee and Jo Burris, Montana Adventure Shuttles and the winemakers of Walla Walla. Opening price: $4,000

Mount Dean Stone Sneak-Peek Trail Running

Trail runners, time to lace up! Explore Mount Dean Stone before the crowds on a personalized trail run with two Missoula running legends: Mike Foote and Forrest Boughner. Mike and Forrest will take you on a sneak-peek tour of Mount Dean Stone, and the proposed trail routes that will connect trails and trailheads across the Mount Dean Stone landscape. Up your running game with tips and tricks from these two ultramarathoners, and enjoy Mount Dean Stone’s backcountry while taking in breathtaking views of the Missoula and Bitterroot Valleys. Fuel your stoke for months to come to come while exploring the High, Wide and Handsome Trail and the House of Sky Trail! This package is for two people. Thank you to Mike Foote and Forrest Boughner. Opening price: $500


Locally-Grown CSA Share

Get to know your farmer with a PEAS Farm CSA share. Enjoy sun-kissed, organic produce every week from June to September, with no trips to the grocery store. The variety of crisp, delicious produce in your weekly basket will feed a family of four to six. Thank you, Garden City Harvest. Opening price: $500


Lake Pend Oreille Staycation

Fun and adventure await! Spend a week at Idaho’s largest lake, Lake Pend Oreille, only four hours from Missoula in the gorgeous Selkirk Mountains. This package includes a seven-night stay for up to four people in a one-bedroom unit at the highly-rated Pend Oreille Shores Resort in Hope, Idaho. Your stay includes use of the indoor pool, hot tubs, racquetball courts and more. In winter, the area has great skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and even sleigh rides! Valid October 2020 through May 2021.Thank you Mary and Roy Gilmore and Pend Oreille Shores Resort. Opening price: $800


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