Put A (Middle) Fork In It, Six-Day River Trip for Two
One of the oldest and most respected outfitters in the valley, Far and Away Adventures offers wilderness adventures that will stay with you long after you return to dry land.
Named by Outside Magazine as one of the “25 Trips of a Lifetime,” the Middle Fork is a trip-of-a-lifetime that belongs on everyone’s bucket list. Two people will enjoy six glorious days and five nights on the legendary Middle Fork, one of the original eight national wild and scenic rivers protected by Congress in 1968. It flows 100 miles through dozens of thrilling rapids, deep turquoise pools and towering granite cliffs.
Far and Away adds a unique, multi-dimensional luxury component to the Middle Fork experience, catering to your every need with gourmet food, luxuriously appointed campsites, knowledgeable and entertaining guides and a history of exceeding guests’ expectations. This may well be one of the best weeks of your life, and most certainly one you’ll never forget, courtesy of owners Steve and Annie Lentz. Value $5,500
Sew Awesome, Bespoke Jacket and Hat Band by Camas Design (awarded separately)
Enjoy a gorgeous hand-beaded jacket and hat band by Camas Design, a company dedicated to preserving and showcasing the art and culture of Native American women. All Camas Design products are hand-beaded by women who live across North America, allowing them to work from home and carry on their family and tribal traditional crafts. Each piece is clearly a work of art imbued with the passion and tradition of its people.
Previously owned Liberty Jackets in various denim washes create a vintage look that’s both sophisticated and playful. Beading comes in various designs including floral, geometric, and abstract, with bead colors ranging from natural earth tones to metallics or bright primaries that reflect your own personal style. Choose S, M, L or XL. A distinctive, hand-beaded hat band of native tanned leather to encircle its crown offers timeless color and style to complement our western lifestyles.
Mad for Macallan, One bottle of Macallan Estate Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
The Macallan Estate is the Whisky Maker’s tribute to heritage and home. It is an extremely special new single malt containing rare spirit from a proportion of the barley grown at Easter Elchies estate, which is distilled just once a year over the course of a single week. Created by Whisky Maker Sarah Burgess, The Macallan Estate is a celebration of the single malt’s peerless provenance and heritage.
The Macallan Estate delivers a subtle hint of citrus which balances the traditional sherried richness, resulting in a complex single malt with an extraordinarily long finish. Estate offers a unique opportunity to experience a rare spirit made from their precious estate-grown barley that honours the birthplace of every bottle of Macallan. Value $250
Take Aim, Shooting Clays with Mari and Gary McStay
Take part in one of the fastest-growing sports around! Spend a fun and challenging morning at McStay’s Willow Creek Ranch in Fairfield, Idaho, learning or polishing shooting skills with one of the sport’s best: All-American National Sporting Clays Association shooter Mari McStay. Mari first picked up a shotgun nearly 25 years ago, got completely hooked, and has been competing ever since.
A nationally-ranked competitor and experienced coach, Mari is passionate about the sport and happy to share her expertise. Whether you’re a neophyte, novice or expert, you’ll gain exposure to and guidance in the intricacies of the sporting clay discipline, the art of balancing alertness with relaxation, the practice of focusing your senses and fine-tuning your reflexes to respond with fluidity and grace.
As the Sun Valley Guide once described, there’s “something fine and aesthetic about the sport. Shooter, gun and target become one, and boom, the clay turns to powder.” Guns, clays and lunch provided; lunch will be served following the shoot. Value $Priceless
Ticket to Ride, Two 1-day bike rentals from the Elephants Perch
The Elephant’s Perch carries the finest rental equipment available and their fleet of bicycles is no exception. From all types of mountain bikes to gravel bikes to electric bikes, the Perch features wheels for the entire family – always perfectly maintained by a crew of enthusiastic and knowledgeable riders in the shop.
With 14 hours of daylight during August, there is plenty of time to enjoy some of the best mountain biking in North America, or cruise thirty miles of paved bike trails here in the valley with a stunning mountain backdrop wherever you roam. Value $160
Filly Frolic Framed Archival Print
Illustrating botanicals became a passion of Lisa Hollee’s after studying the works of 16th-century artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Drawing plants, flowers, and insects, involving the viewer in another dimension of thought, is a challenge during the creation. “It is fascinating for me to observe the reactions people have to the finished work, ” states Lisa.
Limited Edition Framed Print, number 11/150
A ‘Lot’ of Variety
When you can’t tour the vineyards bring them home in a box. This collection is the perfect blend of everyday wines that will fit any of your evening plans. Stay home alone and enjoy sipping them by outdoor fire or invite a few guests for a taste test. Either way, this collection curated by donor Thatcher Marsted will please the palate.
The lot includes two bottles of each: 12 Bottles
Pierson Meyer Sophia’s Vineyard Chardonnay, Louis Latour Montagny “la Grande Roche”, Grassi Family Ribolla Gialla, Ghost Block Cabernet Sauvignon, Ramey Cellars Russian River Pinot Noir, Poliziano Vino Nobile de Montepulciano.
Gift Card Glory (six awarded)
This is the basket built to impress with unequaled gift card glory. You might be briefly stunned by this overflowing basket full of gift cards from local shops, services, and eateries. It won’t be long before you dive in and head out to visit your favorite shops and discover new local businesses.
Oak Street, Tula’s Salon, Snow Bunny, Silver Creek Ford, Nelsons Auto, Albertsons, KB’s Burritos, Atkinson’s Market, Sawtooth Brewery, Janes, Dominos, Color & Co, Hailey Auto Clinic, Divine, Cactus Shack, Hillside Auto, Dusty’s Electric, 7 Fuego, The Car Doctor, Chic Antiques, The Hive Salon, Feathered Flip, Franklin Building Supply, Magleby Construction, Ketchum Kitchens, Panache and many more!
Value: $400 each