An Oregon Oasis Awaits

Envelop yourself in the unique beauty of this very special resort on the banks of the Rogue River

  • Design your own luxury get-away with a gift certificate to the Tu Tu’ Tun Lodge in Gold Beach, Oregon
  • Off season, stay three to four nights; high season features a two-night stay with a gourmet family-style dinner and delectable breakfast experience
  • Enjoy the saltwater pool onsite or venture onto a jet boat for a unique river ride

Inspired “by the people of the place by the river” (a rough translation of the Tututni Native American encampment where the lodge now stands), the enduring style of the lodge along with its incredible Pacific Northwest surroundings, make this a magical escape.

Value: $1000


Visit the Tu Tu' Tun Lodge website Here

Adventure In The Trees

Rustico retreat at TreeHouse Point in Issaquah

  • Two-night stay in a comfortably-furnished tree house; includes homemade continental breakfast
  • Nearby attractions include hiking, farmers markets and pure nature
  • Yoga, massage and tai chi available onsite (fees extra)

Turn off the technology, relax and experience the “Swiss Family Robinson” way of life with a touch of elegance … at this unique resort in the forest just 30 miles from Seattle.

Value: $850; but really priceless!

Donated by: Peter & Judy Nelson, owners of TreeHouse Point

Visit Treehouse Point Here

Canadian Coastal Hideway

Watch (or catch) the waves at Tofino’s luxury adventure resort

  • Two-three nights (depending on season) at Vancouver Island’s Long Beach Lodge Resort
  • Dinner for two in the lodge’s Great Room, featuring award-winning and handcrafted cuisine

Set amongst the native coastal vegetation, Long Beach takes full advantage of the expansive sandy beach and the open ocean with its wild west coast surf. Its Surf Club Adventure Centre, a one-of-a-kind facility (a first in Canada), offers professional, customized surf and stand up paddleboard (SUP) lessons and spa-like amenities. Explore the nearby tranquil village of Tofino, its salt bathed streets scattered with restaurants, galleries and cabins constructed in true West Coast fashion.

Value: $1,000


Visit the Long Beach website Here

Oh My! PIE

Learn the art of pie-making at “Pie School”

  • One pie-making class for six in your home with Kate Lebo
  • Six of each: Williams-Sonoma oven mitts; hot pads; aprons; and ceramic pie plates
  • Six copies of Kate’s book: Pie School: Lessons in Fruit, Flour and Butter

Pie School teacher for culinary centers throughout the nation, including Pike Place Market, Kate Lebo will come to your home and teach you and five friends how to bake rustic elegant pies! The culinary award-winner, poet and author invites you “to use your senses, trust yourself and make what you can with what you have.” Subject to scheduling availability; book ASAP.

Value: $1250


Visit The Pie School website Here

Culinary Comfort in Woodinville

A world rich in country charm at The Herbfarm

  • A nine-course dinner for two with wine pairing at the renowned Herbfarm Restaurant
  • One-night stay for two in the Herb Garden Suite, with enchanting views of the restaurant and kitchen gardens
  • A copy of The Herbfarm cookbook by Jerry Traunfeld, winner of The James Beard Foundation/American Express Best Chef: Northwest/Hawaii

For much of the year The Herbfarm kitchen gardens and farm supply the restaurant with an ever-changing harvest of common and unusual produce that makes for a one-of-kind dining experience. Just across the garden, the exquisitely decorated Herb Graden Suite provides enchanting views of the restaurant and kitchen garden.

Value: $1100


Visit The Herbfarm website Here

Lightroom and Landscapes

Join two island professional photographers in a “24 hour” workshop

  • Mark Gardner and Bob Stavers will take you through the nuances of Lightroom - a photo organizing and editing software program - and then lead you in the field to capture images at sunrise and sunset, the “golden hours” for photographers.
  • Day 1: Early afternoon classroom sessions on Lightroom and tips and techniques for capturing landscapes; then move into the field for practice at sunset.
  • Day 2: Early morning predawn and early morning shooting in the field before moving back into the classroom to work on and review the images you have taken.
  • Location to be mutually agreed upon. Workshop to be held on a mutually agreeable date in 2017, limited to eight participants; meals and lodging not included.

Here is your chance to learn or become more proficient with creating landscape photographs and using Lightroom to turn them into awesome, extraordinary images.

Value: $1600

Donated by Mark Gardner and Bob Stavers

Visit Mark's and Bob's websites Here and Here

Pacific Northwest Cuisine, Island-Style

Locally sourced meal with a Mediterranean flair from COHO

  • Private dinner for eight presented by COHO in the Garden Café at Harrison House
  • $50 taxi service credit from the Theatre

Take a culinary journey through the San Juans as you delight in a special menu created just for you and your friends. Coho’s chef’s concoctions are developed around the seasonality of fresh ingredients from the surrounding Islands.

Value: TBD


Visit COHO!

Live it up at SJCT’s Costume Shop

Live it up at SJCT’s Costume Shop

  • Choose between an adult “happy hour time” featuring wine, appetizers and dressing up in costumes with photos and fun.
    Have somewhere special to go?
    Are you in the 4th of July parade?
    Love Halloween?
    Anything goes! You don’t need a reason!


  • A kids “dress up party” including treats, a runway, music and dancing
    Tired of the same old kid’s birthday party?
    Grandkids coming and need something fun and different to do?

Featuring thousands of costumes for plays, special events and even Holiday Festival parties, SJCT’s Costume Shop is a maze of dress-up delights where your imagination takes center stage.

Value: Priceless!



Serene Seaside Stay

Drift away to a cozy beach condo in Westport on the Washington coast

  • Two nights in a condo with one bedroom plus sofa sleeper (up to 4 guests)
  • Nearby rec center with indoor/outdoor fireplace and barbeque
  • Swimming pool, gym, hot tub, putting green, & children’s play area
  • High speed internet and cable TV
  • Pet friendly

Enjoy a peek-a-boo view of the ocean, with just a short walk through the sea grass to the sand. Walking/bike trail along the beach. Many local amenities plus Shoal Water Casino in nearby Tokeland.

Value: $400

Donated by: Jay and Suzy Wakefield

Visit the Westport web site Here


Island Roots salon services and beauty products

  • 250 gift card to one of Friday Harbor’s most popular salons
  • • A generous gift basket full of hair, makeup and skin products

Indulge in a pampering experience with Island Roots Salon owner Chelsea Foussard. A Gene Juarez Academy graduate and licensed cosmetologist since 2007, Chelsea goes beyond every client’s expectations with her relaxing scalp treatment, top-of-the-line customer service and individual attention.

Value: TBD


Donated by Chelsea Foussard, Island Roots Salon

Visit the Island Roots web site Here

Whimscial Blown Glass Treasure

Add Kliszewski glass to your art-filled world

  • 15” x 7” handmade “Iris Gold”
  • Part of the BOBtanical series from Central California glass blowers Bob and Laurie Kliss

Award-winning Kliszewski Glass can be found in galleries located in several states and the Pacific Northwest, including our neighbor of La Connor. The striking works of art created by glass blowers Bob and Laurie have also been commissioned by corporations such as Walt Disney and Marriott.

Value: $400


Visit the Kliszewski Glass website Here

Walk on…into CHICAGO

Play a part in SJCT’s Spring musical

  • Custom walk-on role for one performance in SJCT’s production of Chicago, The Musical in the Whittier Theatre
  • Two complimentary tickets to your show: May 5-7, 11-14 or 18-20

No weeks of rehearsal or stressful auditions. Director Margaret Hall will help you create the perfect part to take a quick dip into the world of theater and all that jazz.

Value: Priceless



Thespian Matters

Spruce up (or try out for the first time) your acting skills!

  • One three-hour private acting class with Tyler Ryan
  • Admission into one acting workshop offered by SJCT in 2017; lunch provided by Kings Market

A former member of the acclaimed acting ensemble Theatre Vertigo of Portland, Tyler has a MFA in Contemporary Performance and loves teaching theater to performers at all levels of experience! Continue to explore the performer in you during your choice of an Off the Rock! workshop or other educational classes offered by Island and visiting performing arts teachers.

Value: $400


The Gift Of Christmas

Play Santa and help make Christmas bright for a family in need

  • The winning bidder will choose a family to receive $800 Marketplace gift certificates purchased by CATS, plus gift certificates donated by these local businesses:

     Ace Hardware * The Bean Café * Friday Harbor Drug * Friday Harbor Ice Cream Company * The Little Store * On Point Barber Shop * Salon Capella * San Juan Community Theatre * Second Act Clothing * Serendipity Used Book Store * The Sweet Retreat * The Toy Box

By choosing this basket, the benefits are threefold: you have helped the theater; brightened the holiday for a family; and experienced the warm feeling of sharing the joy of Christmas.

Value: $1250+ ( Priceless!)

Donated by: CATS