Green & Blue Live Auction Items
1. GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST
Take a true once-in-a-lifetime trip to the indescribable Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia. Enjoy 4 nights at the Shearwater Resort where you can spend 4 days with a private boat available for exploring, wildlife viewing, or even fishing.
2. THERE’S SNOW PLACE LIKE COLORADO
Hit the slopes or just revel in the mountains with seven days and nights in Crested Butte, CO. You and your friends will enjoy the warm and inviting fireplaces and indoor hot tub in this 3-bedroom/3-bath home with easy access to great skiing, restaurants, and shops. Don’t forget to bring along your new pair of new Patagonia roller bags to bring back all your souvenirs.
3. FROM THE VINEYARDS TO THE FARM: A DAY FOR 8
You and seven friends will take a guided tour of Santa Barbara wine country’s organic and sustainable vineyards and taste to your hearts’ delight with a picnic lunch and door-to-door transportation. Wrap up the day with a farm-to-table dining experience in the field at Fairview Gardens.
4. WEEK OF ADVENTURE IN NEW ZEALAND
Enjoy a spectacular seven-nights in Mangonui, Northland New Zealand. This 3-bedroom / 2-bath home is set in the bush above Coopers Beach with breathtaking views in every direction and easy access to great cafes and village shops.
5. A SPECIAL STAY FOR 8 AT THE SEDGWICK RESERVE
Revel in this unique opportunity for you and seven friends to spend the night in the newly remodeled ranch house at the incomparable Sedgwick Reserve, a special EDC saved place. Package includes a catered dinner, private field tour, as well as potential for a guided evening astronomy session.
6. UNFORGETTABLE DINNER FOR 8 AT STOLPMAN VINEYARDS’ VILLA ANGELI
You and seven friends will enjoy a delicious home-cooked dinner in Stolpman Vineyards’ fabulous Villa Angeli. Enjoy the best vintages the vineyard has to offer along with California Wine Country Cuisine personally prepared by Tom and Marilyn Stolpman. You don’t want to miss this one!
7. BRITISH COLUMBIA GETAWAY
Enjoy a week in a wonderful hillside cottage in the vibrant Victorian town of Nelson, British Columbia, situated on Kootenay Lake in the heart of the Selkirk Mountains. While there, pack your gear in a pair of Patagonia duffle bags and head off for a relaxing day at Ainsworth Hot Springs.
8. INSTANT WINE CELLAR
Stock up on some of the best local wines around with a generous selection from different area vineyards to meet any discerning wine lover’s taste and mood.
9. LEAF-PEEPING IN VERMONT
Retreat to warmth and comfort with seven days and nights in this 4-bedroom/3 ½-bath home located on a Christmas tree farm, surrounded by superb views of farmlands, woodlands, meadows, and nearby Mount Mansfield.
10. WINE AND DINE IN PASO ROBLES
Escape for a weekend for four to a vacation home in Paso Robles where you will eat, drink, and relax. Close to downtown and with great views everywhere you look, you will also enjoy a private tour and tasting at the biodynamic Tablas Creek Vineyard.
11. WEEKEND GETAWAY AT EL CAPITAN CANYON
Just a hop, skip, and a jump from Santa Barbara, enjoy a two-night stay at the beautiful El Capitan Canyon Ranch Resort, along with two 55-minute massages and a BBQ dinner for two.
12. PRIVATE CHANNEL ISLAND LIVE RELEASE TRIP
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for four lucky people to join Channel Islands Marine & Wildlife Institute staff on an adventure to the Channel Islands for a live release of a rescued marine mammal.