This Saturday, Strings Music Festival kicks off the season with Opening Night Orchestra featuring cellist Gary Hoffman. Before the concert, check out the Silent Auction, hosted by the Guild of Strings Music Festival in conjunction with the Kitchen and Garden Tour. Bidding is available at the evening concerts June 23-July 20 and 8:30-9:30am on July 21 at the Strings Music Pavilion.

Featured kitchen on the Kitchen and Garden Tour
Silent Auction Items

Trips & Experiences

Golf tournament in Augusta: 3 day attendance (not play) and 4 night stay at Country Inn & Suites. Two practice rounds and the par 3 contest.

Hahn’s Peak Roadhouse: Two night stay in 1-bedroom cabin, with $50 gift certificate
4 Rodeo tickets and BBQ for 4
Birding day trip to North Park and Arapahoe National Wild Refuge, includes lunch
1-hour ride with policeman and donuts from Milk Run
Steamboat Flyfisher gift certificate and hand tied flies by Robert Thiesen

18-Holes at Catamount Ranch and Club: one round of golf for four, with cart
Rollingstone Ranch Golf Course: one round of golf for four, with cart, and men’s v-neck sweater vest and striped golf shirt


Reserved parking space at Strings for 2013

Premier front row seating for Chris Botti and dinner at Riggio’s Ristorante
Premier front row seating for Lee Ann Womack and dinner at the Laundry
Premier front row seating for k.d. lang and the siss boom bang and 4-course chef-prepared dinner for 2 by Damon Renfroe
Two Steamboat Symphony Orchestra 2013 season passes
1-hour piano lesson with Baya Kakouberi
1-hour violin lesson with Gary Levinson
2-hour master class with Monique Mead
1-hour cello lesson with David Hardy
Strings street sign 

Personal Fitness & Beauty
Jim Hooper Personal Training: 2 sessions and 10 class punch card
Pilate Body: 3 private sessions with Monika Reineke
Forever Fit: 2 personal training sessions with Sarah Coleman
Acqua Salon and Spa Gift Certificate
Look good, feel good: 2 sessions gentle strength massage, gift certificate to Dragonfly, spa pedicure from Wildhorse

Food & Cooking
McKnight’s Irish Pub & Loft: private party
1-hour consulting with The Main Event: private parties, reunions, weddings
Taste of Steamboat: Cider Fixins, Daniela’s Chocolate, server and cookbooks
Cooking with Kramer: 5 course meal for 6, demonstration, preparation, eating
Evening of flower design, wine and tapas for six by Tall Tulips and Classic Wines

Handmade local ceramics by Julie K. Anderson
Limited edition art print by B.J. Stych
Family portrait by Jessica Maynard: up to 6 people, includes CD with images
One of a kind paper sculpture of a violin by Becky Rupnow
Winter in Yellowstone: Photographed and framed by Michael Lichtenstein
Christmas Time on Lincoln Ave: photographed and framed by Michael Lichtenstein
Photographic pigment print 15”x15” by David Patterson
Lance Whitner Mixed Media Painting 12”x12”

Jewelry & Accessories
Judith Ripka Heart Dangle Bracelet: sterling silver with white sapphire pave heart
Triple strand turquoise necklace and earrings by Tibby Speare
Black leather bubble purse, Elliott Lucca and women’s “chunky” St. John’s necklace
Design your own necklace with Marion Kahn 

Around the House
Man Camp: 25 bottles of beer, portable grill, camo bin with gloves, belt, bison
FUN4KIDS: Steamboat Arts and Crafts Gym, bean bag chair, House of Bounce
Puppy Love: Gift certificates to Pet Kare, Paws & Claws, Weavers’ Wash, Happy Tails, 4Paw Spa
One tree two baskets: 1 aspen nursery tree, 2 hanging baskets
8 Christmas ornaments with hand painted Steamboat scenes from Art Studio Company
Set of 3 thermal totes from Thirty-One: large with wheels, picnic tote and lunch size
Tole painted gardening box
Stamp chest from Olivia’s Home Furnishings
Lotus Crystal Bowl
Towel ring and TP holder in rustic copper, with installation
Hooked pillow, gift certificate to Annie’s Home Consignments

Posted on June 19, 2012
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  • 31 Jul, 2012 9ZillA says:

    A good variety of items is always a plus with auctions. People love having a choice…

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