2013 Oral Auction Items 21-46

Posted on: April 17th, 2013

by Arwen McGilvra

21. Seattle by Train
Board Amtrak and begin your journey for two to Seattle, Washington. Once you arrive you can see the city from the ‘Duck Tour Boat’ (goes on water and on land), then use your $250 VISA card for the hotel of your choice. Dinner at the top of the Space Needle in the Sky City Restaurant will complete your fabulous day. Relax on the train on your way back home and relive all the fun!

Oregon Cherry Growers, Stalford Seed Farms, Peterson Cat

22. Sprint Boat Races
This is an adrenalin rush! Take one grass seed field and dig channels to form a “track”. Add water and very fast, very loud, sprint boats and you have a race you won’t forget. This is one of the races in the USSBA Racing Series and it is held near Tangent. Whether you are already addicted to this sport or have never seen it you will want to bid on this package. You choose between the race held on June 29th or on July 27th. Your canopy will be set up and waiting for you and your friends when you arrive. There are six tickets included but you can invite others into your oasis. Concession vouchers are an added bonus. Bring your lawn chairs and get ready to love this sport.

Oregon Sprint Boat, Don Wirth

23. Pendleton Whiskey, Cigars and Rodeo
This package brings up mental images of stately gentlemen discussing the livestock market prices while relaxing in the study after dinner or perhaps cowboys sitting on the ranch porch watching the stars come out after a long day chasing cows. If you bid high enough you can write your own story. There are two tickets to the 2013 Pendleton Round-Up (September 11th or 12th), Happy Canyon and Cowboy Hall of Fame included to add excitement to the story plot!

Columbia Seeds LLC, Pendleton Round-Up Association, Trevor Glaser

24. Chicken Sculpture
What do poultry and tractor parts have in common? Well, in the minds of artists, the two come together to create this wonderful domesticated metal bird. It is very fun, very colorful and very, very special. It requires no feed or protection from predators. It will not wake you up too early by crowing either. You need to take it home for your garden or to make someone else smile.

Ty Raschein, Dustin Raschein

25. Fort Rock Get Away with the Cowboy Dinner Tree for Two
Get out of the valley and away to the high desert of Central Oregon with this combination of fun things to do and see! The Cowboy Dinner Tree is an experience that people drive all the way from other states for. The lights are powered by a generator, the heat comes from a wood stove and the yeast rolls are delicious. Choose from beef or chicken for your main course. You will be staying the night in one of their cabins on site. The Christmas Valley Golf Course offers an 18-hole course and you are getting two rounds plus a $50 VISA card to spend for gas. So much charm and so many good memories.

Central Oregon Women for Agriculture, Christmas Valley Park and Rec, Cowboy Dinner Tree

26. Corvallis Feed & Seed Dinner for Eight
If you are a carnivore and you really enjoy a juicy steak this is where to get out your checkbook! Corvallis Feed & Seed hosts a dinner every year and February 7, 2014 they are preparing another one. You can be their guests at a special table set just for you and seven friends. You will be served premiere cocktails, 14oz rib eye steak and many delicious sides. It is a meal to remember and those you invite will be friends for life.

Corvallis Feed & Seed

27. Home Brewing Made Easy
Ever wanted to make your own beer? Your door of opportunity just opened up wide! This kit gives you everything you need to make your first five gallon batch of beer plus Tech Support from Gary Horlacher, the owner of Raen Brew in Salem. That adds up to guaranteed success. You have all the ingredients, tools and handbook to help you have a good time from start to finish. Start a new hobby or add to what you already know.

Cenex Harvest States

28. Waterfowl Hunting Trip
For the serious duck hunter! Rice’s Waterfowl Guide Service, out of Corvallis, will set-up the decoys and then call the ducks in for you for a day of pure hunting bliss. This will all happen on private lands during the 2013-14 Duck Season. They even provide Gauge, the faithful bird dog, to retrieve your birds for you. Be the winning bidder on this and then get your gun sighted in. Last year over 1,000 birds were harvested from this property!

Venell Pellets, Inc.

29. Lake Billy Chinook Excursion
When the Round Butte Dam was completed in 1964 on the Deschutes River, in Central Oregon, Lake Billy Chinook came into existence and has been a recreation destination ever since. Enjoy the sun on your rented pontoon boat (2 days) while camping at the Cove Palisades State Park (2 nights). You will be making waves & catching rays while you are out there in the open, motor boating! (lyrics stolen from the band Little Big Town)

Pratum Co-op, Elisa Chandler

30. National Finals Rodeo – Las Vegas – December 8 & 9, 2013
Take that $100 Gift Certificate to Double H Western Wear and find yourself some rodeo attire before making your way to Las Vegas, Nevada for the Nationals Final Rodeo! You will have tickets for two people for two performances (December 8 & 9). The accommodations are pretty amazing also. New York – New York Hotel for two nights in a Park Avenue Deluxe room and $100 voucher to use at one of their many restaurants on-site. Sounds like a great time so don’t quit raising the bid until it is yours!

Double H Western Wear, Pickseed, Wilbur Ellis

31. Lemon Quartz Pendant Necklace
Think of this as citrus sparkle on an 18”, 14K gold chain. This stone catches the light and shines it right back at you. Gorgeous and would look great on your wife, your girlfriend, your girlfriend you are thinking about asking to be your wife, your mom, your sister….or an independent woman would buy this to spoil herself!

Olufson Designs Jewelers

32. Karl Maasdam Photo Session
This man knows how to use his camera to bring out the best in everyone he focuses his lens on. It might be time for a new family portrait or maybe an anniversary, grandkid, reunion, graduation, etc…. You are bidding on a photos session and a 16” x 20” canvas print of the finished photo you choose. If you have a big event you can choose to redeem this Gift Certificate for $300 off any photo package Karl offers. Win this package and say “cheese”!

Karl Maasdam Photography

33. Traeger Grill – King of Backyard Cooking!
Traeger Grills were designed in Oregon and are a legend in the world of outdoor cooking. Their wood pellets come in many, many types and the flavor cannot be surpassed. Be the winning bidder and become a part of the legend.

Wilco

34. Award Winning Linn County Fair Beef
Grain fed beef, raised with love and care by a 4-H member and sold at the Linn County Fair, will be the source of the quarter of a beef filling your freezer. C& C Meats will cut and wrap it to your portion needs. (Available in early August2013) Beef – It can be what you are having for dinner if you keep on bidding!

West Coast Beef

35. Idaho Getaway
Road Trip!! Head East toward the Rocky Mountains for a great adventure! You will be staying for two nights at an Oxford Suites that provides a continental breakfast each morning. Be sure to pack your jeans and boots for the Scenic Mule Ride for two which will take you to elevations up to 3000’ overlooking Hauser Lake. The next day change your pace and put on your golf shorts for two rounds of golf at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, in Coeur d’Alene, where they are famous for their floating green. Included in this getaway are two baskets of goodies and a $50 Gift Certificate for Outback Steak House.

Gem State Mule Company, Jacklin Seed Company, Tricia Chastain

36. Summer Rodeo, Music and Flowers
It is always good to have summer plans. Here are a variety of activities that involve great music in beautiful settings with fun things to do. First use the four tickets to the Oregon Garden Brewfest being held April 26-28 in Silverton. Then there are two tickets for the Oregon Garden Concert Series for 2013 (line-up yet to be announced). Then use the four tickets to the Molalla Buckaroo July 3-6. This rodeo has been going since 1913! Next, there are four VIP tickets to the 2013 Benton County Fair (July 31-Aug 3) which includes fair entrance and admittance to the VIP area for concerts with food and beverages. Mark your calendar and you will have events to look forward to from now until August.

Linn Benton Tractor

37. Sage Rat Hunt
Kittredge Ranch, near Fort Rock in Central Oregon, is hosting a one day Sage Rat Hunt for up to four people! Lunch is included. This coveted experience features lots of shooting and good times (no tags required). Reservations are necessary. The season is April 1-July! Only experienced, courteous, careful hunters allowed. Hunters must conduct themselves as true sportsmen and remember that hunting on private property is a privilege and not a right. Expires June 2014.

Kittredge Ranch II

38. Great Wolf Lodge or Salishan Spa & Golf Resort
Be the high bidder on this package and you get to choose if you want a family getaway to Great Wolf Lodge for two nights with its awesome water park for the kids and spa for you OR if you want to head to Salishan Spa and Golf Resort on the Oregon Coast, just the two of you. Two nights are a good way to reduce stress. Either way it will be an amazing trip and you don’t have to decide tonight. This package has an approximate value of $1,000.

Crop Production Services

39. Airlie Wine Tasting and Tour
“Serious Whites and Elegant Reds” is the description you will find of Airlie Wines. Owner, Mary Olson loves making wine and loves sharing why you should love it too. This tour and wine tasting is for eight people. The winery is near Monmouth amongst the 32 acres of vines that produce eight varieties of grapes. It will be a fun outing, complete with homemade Hors D’oeuvres and you can use the $50 credit to bring a few bottles home to enjoy later.

Airlie Winery, Carrie & Joe Corrado

40. Spa Day at the Allison Hotel & Spa, Newberg
This is a day at The SPA! Allison Spa is recognized as the #1 spa in 2012 by Travel and Leisure Magazine so get ready for a wonderful day of being taken care of. Choose from a variety of treatments, including massage, facials, body treatments and body wraps while enjoying the use of their sauna and steam rooms; as well as their indoor/outdoor relaxation rooms. No better way to say “I love you” than winning this special day away for that special someone!

Sean Connor Insurance Agency – COUNTRY Financial
Steve Morehead Insurance Agency – COUNTRY Financial

41. Spring Steelhead Fishing on the Alsea River OR Three Days of Just Relaxing!!
Come enjoy a three day, two night stay in a private home located on the Alsea River. (3 bedroom, 2 bath) Bring your own pole and tackle to catch the “big one,” or your favorite book and lawn chairs to enjoy the tranquility of the river. The fishing site is just downstream from the hatchery! The kitchen will be well stocked with food and pre-made meals including wonderful desserts for a group of 4-6 people so you can focus on reeling in steelhead or just relaxing. The meals will be ready for you to pop in the oven. There’s big screen TV with DISH and DVR so you won’t have to miss any of your favorite shows or games. Come on down to the river! Expires March 2014.

Lori & Stan Boshart Family

42. Dinner & Crème Brule for Six
This is the famous Tom Wells tri-tip dinner and handcrafted crème brule that is only available through this auction. Tom and his wife Shawn open their Lebanon home to prepare and serve you a meal you won’t soon forget. Don’t let this opportunity get away – keep holding up your bidder number until you win. *Date to be mutually agreed upon between the buyer and Tom. The only other way you might get to taste Tom’s cooking is to buy a John Deere Combine from him!

Tom & Shawn Wells

43. Tillamook Basket
Here is a basket full of all things related to the Tillamook Creamery. You have coupons for free cheese, butter, ice cream, sour cream and yogurt! There are other treasures thrown in just for fun. Your calcium levels should soar and your bones should be stronger after redeeming the bounty of this package. A delicious way for you to support OWA.

Tillamook County Creamery Association

44. OSU at San Diego!
Go Beavs!! Be a part of the excitement in San Diego when the OSU Beaver Football Squad heads to Southern California September 20, 2013. You are bidding on two tickets to the game, two night stay at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel and four passes to the USS Midway as a bonus side trip. A $300 travel certificate will get you started on your way. Our Beavers need all the believers they can get so raise your number high and win this opportunity to cheer them on.

Johnson, McGowan, Whitney and Associates, USS Midway Museum, Seed Research, Stettler Supply

45. Outdoor Swivel Rattan Rocker
Summer is coming and the old patio seating may be looking a bit shabby. Here is the chance to spice it up and freshen up your outdoor living space. Think of it as your vote of confidence that summer is really coming!

Stella Coakley

46. Jason Aldean – 2013 Night Train Tour Concert!
September 26, 2013 is a country music concert you will not want to miss! Jason Aldean, Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett will perform under the stars, at the Sleep Center Amphitheater in Ridgefield, Washington (just across the Columbia from Oregon on
I-225). Jason Aldean was just awarded the Male Vocalist of 2013 at the American Country Music Awards and the other guys aren’t bad either. Included is a night at the Embassy Suites in downtown Portland (there is a manager’s reception in the evening and a hot breakfast served in the morning) and a coupon for VooDoo Doughnuts that is just across the street from the hotel! From beginning to end it will be a great time!!

Spectrum CPA Group, Bill’s Ag Tire Consulting, Inc.

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