Saturday Evening Silent Auction May 16, 2015

The “Fine Finish” Under the Grand Tent

5:30 pm Featuring a champagne reception, gourmet dinner prepared by Executive Chef Jeremy Goldsmith, Sodexo, Gonzaga University, and live and silent auctions. In the tent on the campus of MSU Billings.


Silent Auction

All lots close 10 minutes after completion of the Live Auction

1. Wine Party Host Pack

Donated by Costco

  • Vinotemp 28-bottle Wine Cooler
  • Set of twelve Chef & Sommelier stemless wine glasses

2. Flying High

Donated by Clyde Goldberg and Maggie Downs

  • Framed original mixed acrylic and watercolor by artist Helen West
  • Finished piece measures 353/4” x 29”

3. Wyoming Golf Getaway

Donated by Chamberlin Inn, Olive Glenn Golf & Country Club, LaComida Restaurant, Cody WY

  • Two rounds of 18 holes of golf with cart
  • One-night stay for two in a standard queen room with two complimentary glasses of wine
  • $50 gift certificate to LaComida Restaurant

4. Be a New Woman

Donated by Central Wellness

  • Epionce Renewal Eye Cream
  • Epionce Hand Cream
  • Opionce Intense Defense
  • Colorscience Sunforgettable Medium Matte 50
  • Colorscience Blush
  • Colorscience Eye Camouflage
  • Phytomer Celluli Attack
  • Elta UV lip Balm
  • Illume Candle
  • Gift card for 30 units of Botox
  • Gift card for a body-firming wrap and seasonal exfoliating foot ritual

5. Grilling Good Time

Donated by Paul and Teresa Casey

  • Viking Professional Square Grill Pan – 11” x 11,” 7-ply stainless-steel interior and exterior for heat distribution, can be used on any heating surface, including induction

6. Griz Under the Lights

Donated by Patty and Bruce Wilson, Town Pump, Amusement Services – Tim Carson

  • Two tickets to the September 5, 2015, UM Griz vs Cal Poly football game in Missoula, 7:00 pm kick-off
  • $100 Town Pump gas card
  • One night stay at the StoneCreek Lodge in Missoula

7. Montana Home Elegance

Donated by Davidson Home Furnishings & Design LTD

  • Beautiful lamp
  • $100 gift certificate

8. Get Your Game On

Donated by Billings Mustangs, Time Out Sports, Red Robin

  • One Bonus Book of tickets for the 2015 Billings regular-season Billings Mustangs baseball
  • $100 gift card from Time Out Sports plus goodies
  • $25 gift card to Red Robin

9. Time to Celebrate

Donated by Jody Lafko, Silpada Designs

  • Time to Celebrate watch – two-toned stainless steel with a single-deployment push-button clasp

10. Celebrate in Style

Donated by Harper & Madison

  • Gift certificate for a spectacular celebration – custom dessert for 10 plus champagne

11. The Gift

Donated by Carol Hagan and Rimrock Art & Frame

  • Signed, limited-edition giclée print with handpainted highlights, #22 of 180
  • Beautifully framed by Rimrock Art & Frame
  • Finished piece measures 31” x 31”

12. Lost Weekend

Donated by Billings Studio Theatre, The Crossings Bed & Breakfast, Montana’s Rib & Chop House

  • Two tickets to any Mainstage Show at Billings Studio Theatre
  • One night stay for two at The Crossings Bed & Breakfast
  • $50 gift card to Rib & Chop House, two wine glasses, one bottle of wine

13. Wine Celebration!

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

14. Wyoming Weekend Escape

Donated by Powder Horn Golf Community, Candlewood Suites and Wyoming’s Rib & Chop House, Sheridan, Wyoming

  • Four rounds of 18 holes of golf with cart
  • One-night stay in a studio suite
  • $50 gift card to Wyoming’s Rib & Chop House

15. The Elder

Donated by Joseph Booth/Gallery Interiors

  • Framed, original charcoal
  • Finished piece measures 151/4” x 181/4”

16. A Day Away

Donated by Wild West Rafting, Gardiner, MT, Dog Spot

Sponsored by MSU Billings Foundation

  • Gift certificate for one-half day whitewater or scenic trip for two from Wild West Rafting in Gardiner, MT
  • $30 gift certificate, certificates for one day of daycare and one grooming from the Dog Spot
  • $100 VISA gift card

17. A Flavor for All Seasons

Donated by Yellowstone Olive Company

  • Garlic & Herb Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Wasabi Ginger Sauce
  • Series 7 Balsamic Vinegar
  • Applewood Sea Salt
  • Mediterranean Rub & Seasoning
  • Pasta Rocks
  • Garlic & Herb Dipper Garlicky Spice Blend
  • Sweet Pepper & Oregano Miscuglio Italian Herb Blend

18. Play, Dine and Relax

Donated by Fairmont Hot Springs, Sparky’s Garage Restaurant in Butte, MT

Sponsored by MSU Billings Foundation

  • Gift certificate for one night of lodging – one room with two queen beds at Fairmont Hot Springs
  • Gift certificate for two rounds of 18 holes of golf with cart at Fairmont Hot Springs
  • $60 gift card to Sparky’s Garage Restaurant in Butte, MT

19. Neck Gem

Donated by Sharon and Garde Peterson

  • 9.30 ct topaz pendant necklace

20. Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Donated by Toucan Galley

  • Custom-framed beveled mirror

21. That’s My Man

Donated by Pazzazz Gifts

  • Elk Ridge pocket knife
  • Set of four stone coasters
  • Big Sky Carvers coffee mug
  • Moose desk sculpture
  • Moose coin bank
  • Ranch Hand soap

22. Soul and Wine Party

Donated by Clinical Skin & Wellness Solutions, La Vixen Salon & Spa, Caramel Cookie Waffles

  • Yoga and Wine for the Soul party – your personal yoga instructor will lead you and four friends through a 45-minute deep relaxation yoga session. Enjoy a glass of wine following class.
  • $25 gift certificate for services with Miranda at La Vixen Salon & Spa
  • $25 gift card to Caramel Cookie Waffles

23. Flying High in Fort Benton

Donated by Grand Union Hotel, Fort Benton, MT, and Montana Fly Company, Columbia Falls, MT

  • One-night stay in a deluxe single room
  • $75 gift certificate at the Union Grille Dining Room
  • Flies, fly-tying materials

24. The Fine Finish

Donated by Joe Heins

  • The framed, original pastel illustration created especially for this year’s Wine & Food Festival promotional materials
  • Finished piece measures 18” x 22”

25. March With the Saints

Donated by Carroll College, Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel, Silver 
Star Steak Company – Helena, MT

  • Two tickets for the Carroll College Saints Homecoming football game, September 19, 2015, vs. Rocky Mountain College
  • One-night stay in a deluxe king room or a double queen room for two
  • $50 gift card to Silver Star Steak Company

26. Friendly Fashion

Donated by Neecee’s and An Affair to Remember Catering

  • After-hours private shopping experience for you and nine of your friends
  • A $250 gift certificate to be used at your party
  • 20% off your total purchase of regularly priced items for you and your guests (excludes gift certificates)
  • Gift bags for each guest
  • Appetizers provided by An Affair to Remember Catering
  • Wines to accompany

27. Pepper Bridge Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, 2005, 3 x 750 ml

Donated by Louise King

  • Three-pack case of Pepper Bridge Winery 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Four beautiful Riedel wine glasses from Pepper Bridge Winery

28. Here’s to Life

Donated by Vicki Olson-Johnson, Wildtree Leader & Representative

Sponsored by MSU Billings Foundation

  • Basket of natural/organic food line products – a healthy choice
  • One bottle of wine

29. Climbing to the Top

Donated by Steep World and Dos Machos

  • Five day-passes to Steep World, includes shoe rental
  • $25 gift card to Dos Machos

30. Memories Perfected

Donated by Jana Graham Photography

  • $500 gift certificate toward beautiful memories

31. The Golfers Trifecta: Golf, Q and Brew

Donated by Pryor Creek Golf Club, Blue’s BBQ, Überbrew

  • Gift certificate for four rounds of 18 holes of golf (cart not included) at Pryor Creek Golf Club
  • $25 gift certificate to Blue’s BBQ
  • Growler and refill and t-shirt from Überbrew

32. Fire Up the Barbeque

Donated by Gainan’s Flowers and Garden Center

  • Basket filled with outdoor entertaining products

33. Rocky Mountain High in Red Lodge

Donated by The Pollard Hotel, Red Lodge Mountain Resort, Red Lodge Ales, Red Lodge, MT

  • One-night stay, dinner and breakfast for two at The Pollard Hotel
  • Two rounds of 18 holes of golf with cart
  • Six-pack of each of Red Lodge Ales beers

34. Enduring Craftsmanship – Uniquely Montana

Donated by wood artisan John Felten

  • Exquisite, handcrafted inlay marquetry tray with glass

35. Marauder

Donated by Harry Koyama, Harry Koyama Fine Art

  • Framed, signed, limited edition giclée print on canvas, #1 of 50
  • Finished piece measures 203/4” x 173/4”

36. Spring Spruce Up

Donated by Brown’s Auto Service, Don’s Car Wash, Don’s XPress Lube, Car Nu

  • $250 gift card from Brown’s Auto Service
  • Two Triple Works car washes and an oil change
  • Access AA battery LED light

37. Cheers to You

Donated by The Wine Market & Deli

  • Wine apron
  • Wine picnic set
  • Glass grape cluster olive oil and balsamic vinegar
  • Wine glass markers
  • Mystic Monk coffee
  • Chocolate, crackers, cheese and other treats
  • Wine

38. Rack It Up

Donated by Dovetail Design
Sponsored by MSU Billings Foundation

  • Handmade walnut wine rack – holds twelve bottle of wine
  • Four bottles of wine