Friday Evening Silent Auction May 15, 2015

Wine and Food Pairings under the Grand Tent

6:00 -10:00 pm Featuring a great mix of restaurants and caterers serving delectable samples of their favorite foods, a silent auction, wine store, and private cellar. In the tent on the campus of MSU Billings

Silent Auction

Lots 1-35 will close at 9:15 pm    |    Lots 36-71 will close at 9:30 pm

1. High-Style Bistro Elegance

Donated by Billings Marble & Granite

  • Beautiful, 29” round, golden-wave granite bistro table

2. Green with Envy

Donated by Sharon and Garde Peterson

  • Beautiful 3.20 ct green stone pendant necklace

3. Dashing Through the Snow

Donated by Mike Capser and Nancy’s Frame Cottage

  • Framed print, #973 of 999
  • Beautifully framed by Nancy’s Frame Cottage
  • Finished piece measures 401/2” x 17”

4. Cook’s Night Off

Donated by Velvet Cravings, The Vig, Wilcoxson’s Ice Cream

  • Gift certificate for one-half dozen cupcakes from Velvet Cravings
  • $25 gift card to The Vig
  • $20 gift certificate to Wilcoxson’s Ice Cream

5. Make It a Pasta Night

Donated by The Spiked Olive
Sponsored by MSU Billings Foundation

  • Treat basket including olive oil, pasta and sauce packet
  • Pasta bowl and serving utensils

6. Climbing Good Time

Donated by Steep World and Old Chicago

  • Five day passes to Steep World, includes shoe rental
  • $25 gift card to Old Chicago

7. Mountain Meadow Summer

Donated by Brooke Atherton

  • Original fiber art
  • Finished piece measures 10” x 8”

8. Family Fun & Sun

Donated by Oasis Water Park and Cherry Berry Yogurt

  • Paradise Family Pass to Oasis Water Park
  • Five $5.00 gift certificates to Cherry Berry Yogurt

9. Sippity Doo Dah…

Donated by Yellowstone Cellars & Winery

  • Yellowstone Cellars wines with sweet treats

10. Healthy Hook-Up

Donated by Oasis Health Spa and Fancy Sushi

  • $80 gift certificate for spa services at Oasis Health Spa
  • $40 gift card to Fancy Sushi

11. Cowboy Memories

Donated by Clyde Goldberg and Maggie Downs

  • Framed black & white photograph
  • Finished piece measures 27” x 221/2”

12. Girls’ Afternoon Out

Donated by Moss Mansion, BIN 119, King’s Cupboard

  • Two tour tickets to Moss Mansion
  • $50 gift card to BIN 119
  • Two sauce gift package from King’s Cupboard in Red Lodge, MT

13. Pamper Your Pet

Donated by Big Sky Animal Nanny and Classi Pet Center

  • Gift certificate for $60 in pet-sitting services
  • Dog food, cat food and pet toys

14. Pretty & Satisfied

Donated by La Vixen Salon & Spa, Soup & Such, Wild Birds Unlimited

  • $25 gift certificate for service with Miranda at La Vixen Salon & Spa
  • Gift certificate for soup and salad buffet with drinks for two
  • Coffee mug and earrings

15. Yellowjacket Mania

Donated by MSU Billings Athletics, MSU Billings Alumni Advisory Board, Jackets & Company

  • 25-ticket pack for any Yellowjacket regular season home sporting event (2015-2016), t-shirt and memorabilia
  • Spirit basket including Yellowjacket blanket, mugs, glasses, hot chocolate and coffee
  • MSU Billings wine glasses and wine accessories

16. Splashing Good Time!

Donated by Billings Family YMCA, Sam & Louie’s New York Pizza & Pasta, Dancing Oven, Wilcoxson’s Ice Cream

  • One birthday pool party for up to 12 children (ages 8 – 12)
  • $25 gift certificate to Sam & Louie’s New York Pizza & Pasta
  • Gift certificate for 2 six-packs of cupcakes
  • $20 gift certificate for Wilcoxson’s Ice Cream

17. Change your Life

Donated by Q360 Health and Pita Pit

  • $100 toward classes at Q360 Health, yoga mat, ski hat and water bottle
  • Four $5.00 gift certificates to Pita Pit

18. Picture Perfect

Donated by Jana Graham Photography

  • $500 gift certificate toward preserving your favorite poses

19. Sports Enthusiast Fun Times

Donated by Billings Mustangs, Par 3 Golf Course, Old Chicago, Spinners

  • One Bonus Book of tickets for the 2015 Billings regular season Billings Mustangs baseball
  • Gift certificate for two rounds of 18 holes of golf with cart at Par 3 Golf Course
  • $25 gift card to Old Chicago
  • Two certificates for a 6-ounce yogurt at Spinners

20. “A Girl Should be Two Things: Classy and Fabulous” Coco Chanel

Donated by Dillard’s

  • Chanel No. 5 foaming bath gel
  • Chanel COCO Mademoiselle Eau De Toilette
  • Chanel CHANCE Eau De Parfum

21. A “Shirley” Fine Gift

Donated by Shirley Shirley Originals

  • A Shirley Shirley original necklace and earring set

22. White Tail 10

Donated by MSU Billings retired Professor of Art Neil Jussila

  • Artist framed, original acrylic
  • Finished piece measures 18” x 241/4”

23. Tee Party

Donated by Peter Yegen Jr. Golf Club, Red Robin and Spinners

  • Two rounds of 18 holes of golf with cart
  • $25 gift card to Red Robin
  • Two gift certificates for a 6-ounce yogurt at Spinners

24. Billings Best Spirits

Donated by Trailhead Spirits

  • One bottle of Great North Vodka
  • Two Trailhead Spirits Moscow Mule mugs
  • Two Cock ‘n Bull beers

25. Buffalo Bill Cody Cultural Escape

Donated by Buffalo Bill Center of the West, The Cody Hotel and Wyoming’s Rib & Chop House – Cody, WY

  • One-year family membership to Buffalo Bill Center of the West
  • One night in a King Jacuzzi Suite at The Cody Hotel
  • $50 gift card to Wyoming’s Rib & Chop House

26. A Welcoming Potpourri

Donated by Gainan’s Flowers and Garden Center

  • Basket filled with home fragrances

27. Captain of the Night

Donated by Denny and Diane Duin

  • Framed original painting by Leah Gallagher of Red Lodge, MT, of the great horned owl, Captain, a resident of the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary in Red Lodge, MT
  • Finished piece measures 281/4” x 28”

28. Stretch & Glow

Donated by Pure Pilates, All About You Salon, Pita Pit

  • Gift certificate for one private lesson at Pure Pilates
  • Basket of hair products, nail products and a Salt City candle
  • Four $5.00 gift certificates for Pita Pit

29. Travel in Style

Donated by The Glass Rabbit, Red Lodge, MT

  • Cinda b tote and matching make-up bag

30. Afternoon of Fun

Donated by Geyser Park, Sam & Louie’s New York Pizza & Pasta, Spinners

  • Seven ride attraction tickets at Geyser Park
  • $25 gift certificate for Sam & Louie’s New York Pizza & Pasta
  • Six certificates for a 6-ounce yogurt at Spinners

31. Western Hospitality

Donated by Tim Jones

  • Framed print
  • Finished piece measures 11” x 14”

32. Enrich Your Life

Donated by Yellowstone Art Museum, Montana Art Glass, Sarra Nienaber

  • Full House membership at Yellowstone Art Museum
  • Tuition for a six-week beginners stained glass class at Montana Art Glass
  • Six piano lessons with Sarra Nienaber

33. Cycling Crazy

Donated by Montana Velo Bella and Spoke Shop

  • Get out on the road with a new helmet, socks, water bottle, snacks and more! Then relax with a nice bottle of wine

34. Wine by the Fire

Donated by Wayne & Jeanne Moller, Dona Hagen, Lezlie Solari
Sponsored by MSU Billings Foundation

  • Fire Pit
  • Wine & Food Festival vintage glasses – two glasses from the first ten years of the festival
  • Two bottles of wine

35. Pepper it Up!

Donated by Paul and Teresa Casey

  • Viking Pepper Mill – 16 inch Professional, carbon-steel body and grinder, with artisan peppercorns

36. Let’s Get Wild

Donated by Wild West Rafting, Gardiner, MT, Canyon Creek Brewing, Buffalo Wild Wings

  • Gift certificate for a half-day whitewater or scenic trip for two from Wild West Rafting in Gardiner, MT
  • Growler and refill, gift card for three free beers and sweatshirt from Canyon Creek Brewing
  • $30 in gift certificates and a sauce three-pack from Buffalo Wild Wings

37. Montana Pride

Donated by Montana Silversmiths

  • Beautifully crafted silver Montana necklace and cuff bracelet

38. All About Wine

Donated by Your Target Stores

  • Set of four Riedel stemless wine glasses
  • Set of four Riedel champagne flutes
  • 2 bottles of Chandon Brut Classic
  • 1 bottle Yellowstone Cellars Malbec
  • Vinturi wine aerator
  • Houdini wine & champagne sealer
  • OXO SoftWorks cork screw
  • Truffles

39. A New You

Donated by CrossFit Billings and Pita Pit

  • One month unlimited classes plus free elements classes, t-shirt and hat
  • Four $5.00 gift certificates to Pita Pit

40. Abandoned House

Donated by Greg Hogan, Hogan Designs

  • Framed, original watercolor
  • Finished piece measures 14” x 17”

41. His and Hers

Donated by Salon 360 and Desmond’s

  • $100 gift certificate to Desmond’s
  • Basket of hair and nail products

42. Mystic

Donated by Jen Moller

  • Original acrylic on canvas
  • Finished piece measures 16” x 20”

43. Spice Up Your Life

Donated by Yellowstone Olive Company

  • Cucumber Balsamic Vinegar
  • Smoked Maple Sauce
  • Caramelized Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Smokey Bacon Infused Sea Salt
  • Pasta Rocks
  • Parmesan Asiago Dipper Cheesy Spice Blend
  • Tomato & Garlic Bruschetta Italian Herb Blend

44. Get Your Harley On!

Donated by Beartooth Harley Davidson®

  • Harley Davidson® surface care kit
  • Two t-shirts, key chain, lapel pin, cups
  • Backpack
  • $25 gift card

45. Hand-Tied Fly

Donated by Megan Peach

  • Rustic framed original oil pastel
  • Finished piece measures 18 1/2” x 141 /2”

46. Family Fun

Donated by ZooMontana, Play-K-tion, Pita Pit

  • Family membership for ZooMontana
  • Two day passes to Play-K-tion
  • Four $5.00 gift certificates to Pita Pit

47. Girl’s Best Friends

Donated by Pazzazz Gifts

  • Necklace and earring set
  • Purse
  • “Go Shopping” wine glass
  • Candle holder
  • Bordeaux scented candle

48. Golf, Grub and Growler

Donated by Mitchell Golf, Burger Dive, Angry Hank’s

  • Gift certificate for two hours of golf simulator time
  • $20 gift certificate for Burger Dive
  • Growler, glass, shirt and hat from Angry Hank’s

49. Photo Time!

Donated by Clark Marten Photography

  • Anyone who signs up tonight for $99 will receive a $600 gift certificate to Clark Marten Photography. The certificate entitles you to a studio session and $250 of credit toward your portrait order.

50. Feeling of Euphoria

Donated by Euphoria Salon & Boutique

  • Gift certificate for eyebrow wax and half-hour facial with Hilary
  • Scalp massage and style with Andy
  • $50 in hair services with Sam

51. Fashion and Fragrance

Donated by Bottega

  • $100 gift card
  • Yanak candle
  • Tokyomilk, Dark, Tainted Love Eau de Parfum
  • Tokoyomilk, Dark, Everything & Nothing Shea Butter Handcreme
  • One bottle of Sean Minor 2012 Nicole Marie

52. Chardonnay Your Way

Donated by Billings Home Brewers Supply

  • Ingredients and equipment to make Vintners Reserve Chardonnay


Donated by 5 Mile Pottery/Steve Degenhart

  • Billings artist Steve Degenhart’s beautiful craftsmanship shines in this unique salt-glazed pottery platter

54. Dressed to Dine

Donated by susang and Supper’s Ready

  • A susang original necklace featuring textured copper, jasper, glass beads and a sterling-silver chain
  • Artist Susan Germer’s original watercolor notecards on handmade Japanese paper, cold-pressed Italian note cards
  • Gift certificate for a Supper Club package, a selection of six assorted meals, from Supper’s Ready

55. Reach for the Sky

Donated by Tim Jones

  • Framed print
  • Finished piece measures 11” x 14”

56. Your Kitchen is Closed

Donated by Great Harvest Bread Company, Texas Roadhouse

  • Fresh product basket with jam and honey
  • Dinner for two at Texas Roadhouse

57. Tone and Treats

Donated by Pure Barre and Pita Pit

  • Gift certificate for ten classes
  • Four $5.00 gift certificates to Pita Pit

58. Heavenly Relief

Donated by Divine Spa and Beauty

Gift certificate for:

  • 1-hour massage
  • 45-minute facial
  • Eyebrow wax
  • Myrtle Leaf Esther’s Blend Therapeutic Body Moisturizer

59. Graceful Landing

Donated by Clyde Goldberg and Maggie Downs

  • Framed, original watercolor by artist Helen West
  • Finished piece measures 33” x 27”

60. You Look Fabulous!

Donated by Terra Paulson

  • Beautiful handcrafted turquoise and sterling-silver necklace and earrings set created by local artist Terra Paulson

61. The Ultimate Feel Good

Donated by Tres Chic/Jamey Bender and The Vig

  • Basket of hair, body and nail products
  • Gift certificate for shellac manicure with Jamey
  • $25 gift card to The Vig

62. Are You Ready for a Glamma Party?

Donated By Linda Baltrusch, Glamma Wine

  • One bottle 2009 Glamma Cabernet Sauvignon
  • One bottle 2013 Glamma Viognier
  • Fun wine accessories
  • All the treats you will need for a party to remember

63. Spruce Up Your House & Hound

Donated by Brice’s Masterclean and Groomingdale’s Salon & Paw-tique

  • Gift certificate for carpet cleaning for two rooms and a hallway
  • $50 gift certificate to Groomingdale’s Salon & Paw-tique, Chanel indoor/outdoor placemat, Chanel kerchief and treats

64. Wild for Wine

Donated by Luzia Willis

  • Original acrylic on canvas
  • Finished piece measures 16” x 20”

65. “Carve Up” the Course

Donated by Eagle Rock Golf Course and Feedlot Steakhouse

  • Gift certificate for two rounds of 18 holes of golf (cart not included)
  • $30 gift card to Feedlot Steakhouse

66. Wine Lover’s Delight

Donated by Goose Bay Hand Blown Glass in Townsend, MT, Billings Hardware
Sponsored by MSU Billings Foundation

  • 2 hand- blown stemless wine glasses
  • Wine rack – holds20 bottles
  • Wine accessories including: Corkcicle, freezable wine bag, fashion wine set, wine aerator and wine charms
  • Four bottles of wine