This year, our Live Auction Items are better than ever! Read on for what's in store...
The Ultimate Date Night
Celebrate the best Seattle has to offer with this exceptional date night package for two! You’ll begin your evening with the Northwest’s premier dining experience at John Howie Steak which features prime custom-aged steaks and an award winning wine list. Next take a tour around the city in style with 2 hours of chauffeured limo service before making a final stop at the famous 5th Avenue Theater. There, you and your date will enjoy exclusive access to the Pre-show Reception in the Producer’s Club Lounge prior to the much-anticipated show, ELF- The Musical! Following the performance, join the cast at the Opening Night Cast Party. Finally, the night will conclude with a stay at the nearby Seattle Sheraton Hotel, with sweeping views of Elliot Bay and the city.
Seattle Sounders Fan Package
Are you a diehard Sounders Fan? Don’t pass up the opportunity to take a guided pre-game sideline tour of Century Link Field with a friend on October 21st before watching the Sounders take on FC Dallas! This package also includes parking for the game and most importantly, an autographed soccer ball by World Cup Qualifier and Sounders Defender, Adam Johansson.
RTS Board: Everyday Wines Cellar
Enjoy a bottle of each Board member’s favorite “Tuesday” wine – quality picks that won’t break the bank!
Seahawks tickets + pre-game sideline tour with Tony Ventrella!
This package includes a parking pass and two Club Seats to the Seahawks vs. Jets game on November 11th with a 1 PM kickoff! Before the game, use your complimentary passes to enter the Players Loft as early as 10 AM and enjoy a NW inspired brunch cuisine with beverages. Following brunch, get a firsthand look during a 30 minute, pre-game tour with our Emcee and legendary Seattle Sports Broadcaster, Tony Ventrella! You are bound to get caught up in the excitement of the game, but don’t forget to go back to the Players Loft at half-time for a tailgate themed menu and all-inclusive beer and wine.
Groundskeeper for a Day
Listen up, Seattle Mariners fans ages 16 and up! You have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be an official Seattle Mariners Groundskeeper for the Day in May 2013! The recipient will sit with the grounds crew during the game directly beside the visiting team’s dugout for an unmatched view of the action. As a guest groundskeeper, you will join the rest of the grounds crew in setting up batting practice, helping with pre-game preparation, dragging the infield between the 3rd and 6th innings, and taking the bases in after the game. Plus, this package includes box seat tickets for two of your guests!
Disney Land Adventure
Become a kid again by making the journey to Neverland and exploring both Disneyland Park and California Adventure Park. The adventure begins with 2 round trip tickets by Tangerine Travel to the LA or Orange County airports. Enjoy a complimentary two night stay at the Fairfield Inn Marriott, conveniently located directly across the street from Disneyland and only minutes away from the sunny, Southern California beaches. Your 4 park hopper passes will allow you and your family to brave Splash Mountain, experience the wonder of the Peter Pan ride, and shake up your stomachs in the twirling Teacups. This package is perfect for 2-4 people and is sure to be magical no matter if you are 8 years old or 80!
Multi-day stay in Wapato Point at Lake Chelan + evening out
Need a vacation? Take advantage of a relaxing multi-day stay at Wapato Point in Lake Chelan (August 22-29, 2013); an exclusive resort destination located on the shores of the 3rd most pristine lake in North America. Bring up to 5 friends to stay at your complimentary condominium with a fully equipped kitchen, living room and dining area, and private deck or patio. The condo is an end unit that sits on an open play field right next to the beach, water rentals, and put-put golf. Access to the pool and all Wapato Point amenities, including 1 parking spot, is provided. This package also includes $50 worth of drinks and appetizers at Campbell’s restaurant located in the heart of Chelan.
RTS Board: Premium Wines Cellar
Celebrate a special occasion or just the end of a long week with these premiere wine selections from the RTS Board of Directors.
Mariners: 4 Diamond Club tickets + Edgar Martinez Baseball
The lucky recipient of this package will receive four Diamond Club tickets to a Seattle Mariners game in the 2013 season! The Diamond Club, located behind home plate, offers the best seats in the ballpark and a truly unique baseball experience. A private, field level entry way allows you to easily travel between your seats and the exclusive Diamond Club Lounge. All food and beverages are included with your Diamond Club seats, along with 2 complimentary parking passes. Together with this spectacular game day experience, you will receive an autographed baseball from Seattle Mariners legend and hero, Edgar Martinez!
Wine Tasting for 10 with the Executive Director and President
Join RTS Board President, Russ Schultz, and RTS Executive Director, Margie Thirlby, for a private wine tasting party for 10! Russ and Margie will bring their favorite wines (along with an excellent assortment of cheese and appetizers) to share with you and your friends and provide lot of laughs. The auction winner may choose the venue: Margie’s Phinney Ridge condo with a 360 roof top view of Seattle, Russ’ beautiful home in Woodinville with a lovely outdoor patio, or Russ and Margie will bring the party to your home! The date of the wine party should be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date between the auction donors and winner.
Gayle’s Big Hill Tour of Seattle
Hold on to your hat while you zip up and down some of Seattle's steepest streets in Queen Anne and Capitol Hill in one tiny little car. Gayle Roberts, an RTS Board Member, will take up to three people on a thrilling tour of dizzying heights and stomach clenching descents interspersed with fun Seattle history that may or may not be 100% accurate. Nerve-calming drinks to be provided in Capitol Hill, and happy hour in Queen Anne to end the adventure.
Husky Fan Package
Are you the type of Dawg fan who can’t stand to be away from the Husky Stadium this year? Do you think CenturyLink is just “okay” and pales in comparison to the stadium overlooking Lake Washington? Well, get your checkbooks ready. This package will offer you close-up, behind-the-scenes action of the remodel at Husky Stadium! Enjoy a private, guided tour by RTS Board Member and Turner Construction VP and GM, Dan Gemme. Word on the street is that new sections of the roof are being installed now! To top it off, you’ll receive two tickets to a Husky men’s basketball game in the upcoming season. Seats located within the first 4 rows directly behind the basket. Don’t forget your Purple and Gold when you attend this game on home turf at Hec. Ed, located right next door to your beloved Husky Stadium.
Guided Tour of Fire Station 5 and Fire Boat
This item includes a guided tour of the Fire Station 5 and Fire Boat for up to 15 people! What better way to celebrate your children’s birthday (ages 9 and up) than letting them see where their local heroes work? Or better yet, leave the kids at home, and celebrate YOUR birthday at the Fire Department with your closest friends and some fantastic Seattle firefighters.
Staff and Board Rebuilding Day
This special live auction item is your way to provide the Rebuilding Together Seattle Staff and Board with the opportunity to help a deserving homeowner in need! With your generous contribution, our organization will be able to help a homeowner on the Rebuilding Together Seattle waiting list. The auction “winner” will be featured as the Sponsor of the annual RTS Staff and Board Rebuilding Day (2013), where our team will volunteer for the day to restore a home in our community. The winner will receive a 100% tax-deductible contribution, a chance to volunteer alongside with the Staff and Board (if desired), a special photo album of the day, and will leave a lasting impact on a family in need.