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Fall Gala 2019 – Live Auction Items
1. Treat Yourself
Experience luxurious 2-nights accommodations, daily hot breakfast and delicious 3-course dinners at one of the most unique premier destination hotels in the world at Sparkling Hill Resort. Enjoy relaxing in one of the unique saunas or steam rooms, try an activity class, or go outdoors to enjoy the amazing natural surroundings overlooking Okanagan Lake. Unwind in this modern oasis of well-being.
2. Moody Ales Special Beer
Join The Nature Trust of BC’s Julian Zelazny for the ultimate brew crafting experience at Moody Ales. Julian is a specialty brewer and a Master BJCP Beer Judge. You and three friends will design and brew your own customized recipe, then tour the brewery with tasting.
3. Fly Fishing Getaway
Situated in secluded Bonaparte Provincial Park near Kamloops, Skitchine Lodge is 16 privately managed lakes providing world-class fishing and a first-class lodge. You and three guests are invited to enjoy a sensational nature experience: a 3-night stay, a different fishing challenge each day and gourmet meals for breakfast & dinner with lunch to go. Boats, gear & tackle are provided.
4. The Grape Escape
The proprietor of Burrowing Owl Estate Winery and director of The Nature Trust of BC Jim Wyse invites you and a guest for a guided cellar and winery tour with him (mutually agreeable time), and stay for 2 nights in the penthouse suite including breakfast. Enjoy a 3-course wine-paired dinner for two people in the highly acclaimed Sonora Room Restaurant. Plus, this package is topped off with a double magnum (3 litres) of 2015 Meritage.
5. All Aboard
Experience a journey of a lifetime with an incredible 2-day Rocky Mountaineer rail adventure for two adults on the First Passage to the West route, or Journey through the Clouds route including spacious seating, personalized service, one night’s accommodation in Kamloops and gourmet breakfast and lunches.
6. Chef in Your Home
Team BC will prepare an exceptional 5-course meal for you & 9 guests in your home in Metro Vancouver. Complementing this taste sensation will be an assortment of wines from Road 13 Vineyards, named Top Canadian Winery in 2018 by WineAlign.
7. Here’s to Tight Lines
You and a friend can experience the trip of a life time courtesty of Langara Fishing Lodge in Haidi Gwaii. Enjoy a 4 or 5 day trip in 2020 (May, June or September, based on availability), return air travel from Vancouver to Haida Gwaii, scenic helicopter flight to the lodge, accommodation and all meals (including alcohol), private unguided 19-foot boat, fishing equipment and marine clothing plus care of your catch.
8. Discover Spirit Ridge
You and three friends will enjoy a fabulous 2-night stay in a luxury 2-bedroom suite courtesy of Spirit Ridge at Nk’Mip Resort in Osoyoos, VIP wine tasting at Nk’ MIP Cellars Winery, round of golf at Sonora Dunes, and delicious dinner at The Bear, the Fish, the Root and the Berry (new signature restaurant- hosted by Chef Murray McDonald).
9. Come Sail Away
Step aboard a five-star ship courtesy of Holland America Line. You and a guest will experience up to 7 days to visit Alaska, the Caribbean, Mexico or Canada/New England. Your journey will include extraordinary dining, elegant surroundings and days filled with new adventures and pampered service. You will share a stateroom with a minimum ocean view.
10. Party Time
You and seven friends can savour an incredible 4-course seafood extravaganza prepared by Ryan Green with a selection of wines courtesy of Joe Fortes Seafood and Chop House.