Friday Evening Silent Auction May 19 2017

Wine and Food Pairings under the Grand Tent

6:00 – 10:00pm Wine and food tasting, silent auction, wine store and private cellar in the tent on the campus of MSU Billings


Silent Auction

Lots 1-36 will close at 8:45 pm with pickup available starting at 9:15 pm.
Lots 37-72 will close at 9:15 pm with pickup available starting at 9:30 pm.

1. Rockin’ Robin

Donated by Conlin’s, Wild Birds Unlimited, Great Harvest Bread Company, King’s Cupboard
Sponsored by The Silent Auction Committee

  • Beautiful power recliner with adjustable headrest in a perfect shade of coffee
  • Bird feeder and suet cake
  • Bird-watching books
  • Basket of delicious treats from Great Harvest Bread Company including granola, breads, jams and cookies
  • Two-jar gift set from King’s Cupboard of Red Lodge with raspberry chocolate sauce and pear cinnamon caramel

2. Mining for Fun

Donated by Hampton Inn, Fairmont Hot Springs, Sparky’s Garage Restaurant, Treasure Chest Casino, all in Butte, Montana

  • One night’s stay in a king standard or double queen at the Hampton Inn in Butte
  • 18 holes of golf for two with a cart at Fairmont Hot Springs Golf Course
  • $75 gift Card to Sparky’s Garage Restaurant for food and drink
  • $50 gift card to Treasure Chest Casino for food and drink

3. Date Night with Harley

Donated by Beartooth Harley-Davidson®/Buell, Canyon Creek Brewing, Dos Machos

  • Two wine glasses, two shot glasses, a sweatshirt, and memory box from Beartooth Harley-Davidson®/Buell
  • A 10-punch beer card for Canyon Creek Brewing
  • $20 gift card for Dos Machos

4. Creative Night Out

Donated by Candi’s Art & Party, Red Robin

  • Gift certificate for $150 from Candi’s Art & Party
  • Two $25 gift cards for Red Robin

5. “Refugium” Study

Donated by Brooke Atherton

  • Original artwork by Brooke Atherton
  • Finished piece measures 10” x 10”

6. Steppin’ Out with My Baby

Donated by Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings Symphony, Billings Studio Theater, NOVA

  • A one-year family membership to the Yellowstone Art Museum
  • Two tickets to opening night at the Billings Symphony
  • Gift certificate for two tickets for a main stage event at Billings Studio Theater
  • Gift certificate for two tickets to any performance at NOVA

7. A Little Bit of Heaven

Donated by Euphoria Salon & Boutique, Fuddruckers’s Heights

  • Gift certificate for a 60-minute massage with Lisa Madsen
  • Gift certificate for $50 in services with Hilary Neprud
  • Gift certificate for $50 in hair services with Sam Whitmore
  • Four $10 gift certificates for Fuddruckers in the Heights

8. Oh! You Beautiful You!

Donated by susang, Black Orchid Yoga/Barre, Rustic Nail Bar & Day Spa, Fuddrucker’s (west)

  • “Walk in the Moonlight” fine silver earrings; three original watercolor notecards from susang
  • One three-month membership to Black Orchid Yoga/Barre
  • Gift basket and $30 gift card to Rustic Nail Bar & Day Spa
  • $25 gift certificate to Fuddrucker’s (west)

9. Nectar from the Vine

Donated by Terrie and Roland Iverson, MSUB Foundation

  • Set of 25 wine glasses – one from each festival year
  • Two bottles of Snickerdoodle 2015 Chardonnay wine vinted by Roland Iverson and bottled in the 1993 and 1994 EMC Wine Festival labeled wine bottles
  • Poster of the 25th Anniversary from the MSUB Foundation

10. Lunch Bunch

Donated by Soup & Such, Tarantino’s Pizza, Pita Pit, Rock Creek Coffee Roasters

  • $25 gift card to Soup & Such
  • $25 gift certificate to Tarantino’s Pizza
  • Seven $5 gift certificates to Pita Pit
  • $25 gift card to Rock Creek Coffee Roasters

11. Giddy Up to Cody

Donated by Buffalo Bill Center of the West, the Chamberlin Inn, Dog Spot, Don’s Car Wash

  • One night’s stay in a standard queen room with fresh flowers and Belgian chocolates at the Chamberlin Inn in Cody, Wyoming – available October 15, 2017 – April 30, 2018
  • A gift certificate for one-year family membership to Buffalo Bill Center of the West
  • $50 gift certificate and two dog collars and dog toys from Dog Spot
  • One free car wash (Triple Wash) from Don’s Car Washes

12. Say “Cheese!”

Donated by Jana Graham Photography

  • $500 gift certificate for photography services from Jana Graham

13. Just for You

Donated by Pure Barre, Caramel Cookie Waffle, Rock Creek Coffee Roasters

  • Gift card for three months unlimited classes, socks, and water bottle from Pure Barre
  • $25 gift card for Caramel Cookie Waffle
  • $25 gift card for Rock Creek Coffee Roasters

14. Crafter’s Dream

Donated by Montana Art Glass, Crooked Line Studio, Old Chicago

  • Gift certificate for tuition for a beginner’s class at Montana Art Glass
  • Gift basket from Crooked Line Studio with a $25 gift certificate
  • Gift certificate for one large pizza from Old Chicago

15. Wild Ride

Donated by Wild West Rafting, Don’s Car Washes

  • Two-hour whitewater rafting trip for two on the Yellowstone River with Wild West Rafting in Gardiner, Montana
  • One free car wash (Triple Wash) from Don’s Car Washes

16. Sorting

Donated by Times Square Furniture & Mattress

  • Artwork by Suzanne Balker, matted and framed
  • Finished piece measures 33” x 37 ½”

17. Pure Pleasures

Donated by Pure Pilates, CJ’s Restaurant

  • Gift certificate for two private lessons from Pure Pilates
  • $50 gift card for CJ’s restaurant

18. Get Fit Party

Donated by Billings Gymnastics School, Wilcoxson’s Ice Cream, Dancing Oven

  • Gift certificate for a children’s birthday party at the Billings Gymnastics School (up to 22 kids)
  • $20 gift card for Wilcoxson’s Ice Cream
  • Two gift certificates for ½ dozen cupcakes (1 dozen) from Dancing Oven

19. Broadview Plain C

Donated by MSU Billings Professor Emeritus Neil Jussila

  • Framed original oil
  • Finished piece measures 22” x 15 ¼”

20. Under the Lights

Donated by Bruce & Patty Wilson, Town Pump, Golden Route Operations, Griz Scholarship Association

  • Two tickets to the September 23, 2017 University of Montana Griz vs. Eastern Washington football game in Missoula
  • Griz spirit items
  • $100 gift card to Town Pump
  • One-night stay at the Holiday Inn Downtown, Missoula
  • $100 VISA gift card

21. Très Magnifique!

Donated by Tres Chic, Q360 Health, The Vig Alehouse & Casino

  • Basket of beauty products from Tres Chic
  • Three months unlimited small group classes at Q360 Health, tank top, hat, and sweatshirt
  • $50 gift card for The Vig Alehouse & Casino

22. Brighten & Rejuvenate

Donated by Montana Medical Aesthetics Clinic, Toucan Gallery

  • Brighten, Tighten, and Rejuvenate package
  • Earrings and necklace set from Toucan Gallery

23. A Grand Time on the Missouri

Donated by Grand Union Hotel, Montana Fly Company, Don’s Car Wash

  • One night’s stay in a deluxe single room in Fort Benton, Montana – available November 1, 2017 – April 30, 2018
  • $75 gift certificate dining at the Grand Union Hotel in Fort Benton, Montana
  • Fly tying supplies and 18 boxes of various flies from the Montana Fly Company in Columbia Falls, Montana
  • $25 gift card to Don’s Car Wash

24. Stream of Stars

Donated by Greg Mort

  • Framed lithograph
  • Finished piece measures 22 ¾” x 22 ¾”

25. A Facelift for Your Home

Donated by Sherwin Williams, Stuart’s House of Vacuums, Billings Hardware, Brice’s Masterclean, Salvage Designs Montana, Winchell Lawn Service, Fish Window Cleaning

  • Basket from Sherwin Williams that includes professional painting supplies and a gift certificate for four gallons of Sherwin Williams paint
  • Hand vacuum from Stuart’s House of Vacuums
  • Tool kit from Billings Hardware
  • Gift certificate for two rooms of carpet cleaning with protector from Brice’s Masterclean
  • Gift certificate for one paint class with Salvage Designs Montana
  • $150 gift card for Winchell Lawn Services
  • $80 gift certificate for window cleaning, glass cleaner, and a towel from Fish Window Cleaning

26. Darling, You Look Mah-velous!

Donated by Opulenza Designs, Yellowstone Naturopathic Clinic & Oasis Spa, Nan McMillin

  • Hammered hoop earrings, multi-circle necklace, polishing cloth from Opulenza Designs
  • Cooler, bag, blender bottle, gift certificate for a one-hour massage from Yellowstone Naturopathic Clinic & Oasis Spa
  • Handmade crossbody shoulder bag

27. Backyard Party Fun

Donated by Firefly Movie Company, Red Lodge Ales, Domino’s Pizza

  • One-night outdoor mobile movie theater rental, delivery, and set-up from Firefly Movie Company
  • Five six-packs of Red Lodge Ales
  • Eight gift certificates for a large three-topping pizza from Domino’s Pizza

28. Welcome Site

Donated by Billings Artist, Greg Hogan of Hogan Designs

  • Framed watercolor
  • Finished piece measures 15 ½” x 12 ½”

29. Slip ’n’ Slide

Donated by Big Horn Resort, Domino’s Pizza

  • One night stay at the Big Horn Resort and four wristbands to the Reef Waterpark
  • Two gift certificates for a large three-topping pizza from Domino’s Pizza

30. Billings Own

Donated by Yellowstone Cellars

  • Two bottles of Yellowstone Cellars wines
  • Chocolates
  • Snacks
  • Wine tools

31. Tumbling Fun

Donated by Billings Family YMCA, Pizza Hut, Party America

  • Tumble party at the Billings Family YMCA (for up to 12 children)
  • Four gift cards for a large one-topping pizza from Pizza Hut
  • $25 gift card for Party America

32. Glamma Galore!

Donated by Linda Baltrusch, Glamma Wine

  • Two bottles of Glamma Wine Bubble Bling Sparkling Wine and one bottle of 2013 Glamma Wine Chardonnay, snacks and sweets

33. Tee Up with MSUB

Donated by MSUB Alumni Association, Peter Yegen Jr. Golf Course, Red Door Lounge

  • Golf bag, cooler, two golf towels, and two water bottles supporting MSUB from the MSUB Alumni Association
  • Gift certificate for two rounds of golf with a cart at Peter Yegen Jr. Golf Course
  • Two $25 gift certificates to the Red Door Lounge

34. A New You!

Donated by Tallman Medical Spa, BIN 119

  • Murad T-Zone Pore refining Serum
  • Murad Time Release Retinol Concentrate
  • Hydro Dynamic Ultimate Moisture for eyes
  • $100 gift card to Tallman Medical Spa
  • $50 gift card from BIN 119

35. Table for Two

Donated by Billings Marble & Granite, Western Ranch Supply

  • 30” round table – silver springs granite table top from Billings Marble & Granite
  • Two wine glasses and candle from Western Ranch Supply

36. Grill Master

Donated by Ace Hardware on Zimmerman Trail

  • Portable kitchen grill & smoker made of highly durable and rustproof thick-cast aluminum
  • BBQ cover

37. Celebrate!

Donated by High Horse Saloon

  • Basket to make any night a celebration

38. Slide into Summer

Donated by Oasis Water Park, Fuddruckers Heights

  • Gift certificate for one Oasis Paradise family pass to Oasis Water Park
  • Five $10 gift certificates for Fuddruckers Heights

39. Can You Get Out?

Donated by The Great Escape Room, Sam & Louie’s, Spinners

  • Two passes for admission to The Great Escape Room
  • Two $25 gift cards to Sam & Louie’s
  • Four cards for a free 6-oz. yogurt at Spinners

40. Fooled by the Beadhead

Donated by MSU Billings Alumnus Gary Slane, Wildfire Photography

  • Framed photo
  • Finished piece measures 28 ½” x 23”

41. A Weekend in Time

Donated by The Crossings Bed & Breakfast, Moss Mansion, Enzo’s

  • Gift certificate for one night’s stay in The Josephine Room with breakfast for two at The Crossings Bed & Breakfast
  • Two passes for a guided tour at the Moss Mansion
  • $50 gift card to Enzo’s

42. Zimmerman Park #2

Donated by MSU Billings Alumna Jenny Moller

  • Original acrylic on gesso board
  • Finished piece measures 16” x 20”

43. Wine Chemistry

Donated by Lonewolf Energy Inc. – Trent and Konnie Sizemore, Kay & Dan Berry

  • Wine basket with one bottle of Castello di Amorosa Pinot Grigio, one bottle of 2012 Hill Family Estate Napa Valley Malbec and one bottle of 2015 Swanson Vineyards Salon Wine Selection Pinot Noir
  • Framed Periodic Table of Wine poster

44. Game On

Donated by All Fun & Games, Pizza Hut

  • Gift certificate for a 90-minute game room package (Mon-Thurs only)
  • Four gift cards for a large one-topping pizza from Pizza Hut

45. Batter Up!

Donated by Billings Mustangs, 406 Kitchen

  • One Flex Pak for 2017 season for the Billings Mustangs
  • $25 gift card, a bottle of wine, and wine glass from the 406 Kitchen

46. Whitefish Winter Fun

Donated by Whitefish Mountain Resort, Masterlube, Pickle Barrel

  • Two one-day winter lift tickets to Whitefish Mountain Resort
  • $100 gift card to Masterlube
  • Two sweatshirts, one t-shirt, water bottle from Pickle Barrel

47. Wine & Dine!

Donated by Montana’s Rib & Chop House

  • One bottle of 2012 Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Two wine glasses
  • $75 gift card to Montana’s Rib & Chop House

48. Sip & Dip

Donated by Buffalo Jump Sip & Paint, Texas Roadhouse

  • Painting class for two at Buffalo Jump Sip & Paint and a bottle of wine
  • Gift certificate for dinner for two, tin bucket with sauce and peanuts at Texas Roadhouse

49. On the Move

Donated by Par 3 Golf Course, Get Air, Billings Mustangs, Steep World, Buffalo Wild Wings

  • Gift certificate for two rounds of golf with a cart at Par 3 Golf Course
  • Four passes for one hour at Get Air, with a t-shirt and socks included
  • One Flex Pak for 2017 season for the Billings Mustangs
  • Gift certificate for a three-month family pass (used by 8-30-17) at Steep World
  • Three $10 gift certificates for Buffalo Wild Wings and their sauces

50. South Hills – Riverfront Park

Donated by Billings Artist Corby Skinner

  • Framed original oil pastel
  • Finished piece measures 24 3/4’” x 21 ¾”

51. Wholesome Goodness

Donated by Vintage Apothecary, Vicki Olson Johnson, Wildtree Leader & Representative

  • “Pamper Yourself Naturally” basket from Vintage Apothecary
  • Wonderful assortment of natural/organic products – a healthy choice

52. It’s Great to Be a Kid

Donated by ZooMontana, Wise Wonders Children’s Museum, Pizza Hut, Spinners

  • Gift certificate for a Grandparent Membership—allows two named grandparents and their grandchildren entrance to the zoo for one year
  • One-year family membership pass to Wise Wonders Children’s Museum and a Wise Wonders t-shirt
  • Two gift cards for a large one-topping pizza from Pizza Hut
  • Six cards for a free 6-oz. yogurt from Spinners

53. Aroma Therapy

Donated by Gainan’s Flowers and Garden Center

  • Add a special touch to your home with a basket of home fragrance items from Gainan’s Flowers and Garden Center

54. Beauty In Blue

Donated by Garde and Sharon Peterson

  • Delicate and simply beautiful topaz and diamond necklace on a 14K white gold 18” chain

55. Light Up Your Life

Donated by Davidson Design, Goose Bay Handblown Glass

  • Lamp from Davidson Design
  • Handblown candle holder with candle from Goose Bay Handblown Glass in Townsend, Montana

56. Rolling Out the Fun

Donated by Fireside Lanes, Costco, Amy Gibler Brown, Domino’s Pizza

  • Two-hour birthday party at Fireside Lanes, including two lanes of bowling and two pitchers of soda
  • $25 gift card to Costco
  • Party decorations
  • Two gift certificates to Domino’s Pizza for a large three-topping pizza

57. Poppies

Donated by Luzia Willis

  • Framed original acrylic on canvas
  • Finished piece measures 16” x 20”

58. Smile!

Donated by Clark Marten Photography

  • Buy It Now! Donate $99 and receive an $800 gift certificate to Clark Marten Photography ($350 session fee and $450 in credit to spend on images)

59. Wine a Little

Donated by Billings Home Brewers Supply

  • White Zinfandel Winemaking Kit from Billings Home Brewers Supply

60. Cheers!

Donated by Paul & Teresa Casey, Lisa & Michael McDaniel

  • Riedel carafe and six Vinum red wine glasses
  • Wine rack
  • One bottle of wine

61. Sportin’

Donated by Time Out Sports, Montana Women’s Run, Spoke Shop

  • Two $50 gift cards to Time Out Sports, exercise ear buds
  • Montana Women’s Run socks, jacket, cap, sweatshirt, running belt
  • Helmet, socks and water bottle from The Spoke Shop
  • Bottle of olive oil
  • Bottle of wine

62. Autumn at the Tetons

Donated by Karen Lynette Johnson

  • Framed, original oil on wood
  • Finished piece measures 11” x 14”

63. Naturally Fit

Donated by Crossfit Billings, Pita Pit

  • Hat, t-shirt, gift certificate for Elements and one month unlimited class from Crossfit of Billings
  • Six gift cards for $5 each to Pita Pit

64. When the Creek Runs Still

Donated by Billings Artist Mike Caskey

  • Framed original pastel
  • Finished piece measures 16” x 20”

65. Diner’s Extravaganza in the Heights

Donated by Fuddrucker’s Heights, Yellowstone Coffee & Canvas, Off Main Deli, Blue’s BBQ, Feedlot Steakhouse

  • Three $10 gift certificates to Fuddrucker’s Heights
  • $25 gift card to Yellowstone Coffee & Canvas
  • Gift certificate for a free sack lunch from Off Main Deli
  • $45 gift card for Blue’s BBQ
  • $30 gift card for Feedlot Steakhouse

66. Everything Wine

Donated by Target Westend and Target Heights

  • Four Riedel Pinot Noir wine tumblers
  • Two Riedel Chardonnay wine tumblers
  • Houdini Deluxe Lever Screwdriver
  • One bottle of Chateau Ste Michelle Cabernet Sauvignon
  • One bottle of Chateau Ste Michelle Chardonnay
  • Scented candle
  • Snacks and sweets

67. Swingin’ Spirits

Donated by Mitchell Golf, Trailhead Spirits, Café Zydeco

  • Gift certificate for two-hour golf simulator at Mitchell Golf
  • Basket with flask and gift certificate to Trailhead Spirits
  • Three $15 gift cards to Café Zydeco

68. Fit as a Fiddle

Donated by Granite Fitness

  • One-year family membership, gym bag, t-shirt, bottle, and towel from Granite Fitness

69. Bundles of Fun

Donated by Bumps’n Bundles

  • $15 gift card to Bumps’n Bundles
  • Ragtags Paxton Fox
  • Saranoni leopard blanket
  • Ideas Are All Around children’s book

70. The Last Best Place

Donated by Aqua Salon

  • Customized Montana sign on which you can add your coordinates to the bottom
  • Montana goodies

71. True Blue Montana

Donated by Montana Silversmiths

  • Montana-made sterling silver earrings and necklace from the beautiful Montana Silversmiths True Blue line

72. Rack ’em Up!

Donated by Craige Whiteley, Arm & Anvil

  • Unique and beautiful hand forged 9-bottle wine rack custom-made by Billings artisan Craige Whiteley – wines included