2015 Silent Auction
Aquatic Experiences | City Escapes | Entertainment & Play | Pamper & Restore | Travel | Wine & Dine | Unique Items & Art
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Intro to Scuba
Donated by Diving Locker
Take the plunge and become a scuba diver! Intro to Scuba is a great way to introduce new divers to scuba diving in a fun and safe environment. It is the very first evening of the PADI Open Water course and includes a classroom session, an hour of instruction in the pool and all your equipment for the pool.
Family Membership for a Year and Behind the Scenes
Donated by Vancouver Aquarium
Have an amazing family experience at the Aquarium year-round with a one-year family membership. Discover a world of aquatic wonder with a behind-the-scenes tour and get a glimpse of the workings and see what it takes to care for our amazing animals. Learn about the Aquarium’s research and conservation efforts. Some other highlights may include our Tropic Zone Hallway, Treasures of the B.C. Coast Hallway & Jelly Hallway. This package includes 1 hour guided Behind the Scenes tour experience with admission for the day.
Activation of membership must take place before October 17, 2016 by calling in advance. Behind the Scenes Tour must be booked at least three weeks in advance. Maximum participants is 6 people and all must be 5 years of age or older. Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
Up Close with the Belugas
Donated by Vancouver Aquarium
Discover the fascinating behaviours of our beluga whales first-hand in this once-in-a-lifetime experience. In this amazing adventure, you and a friend will visit the belugas in the marine mammal habitat and participate in an interactive training session alongside an Aquarium trainer.
Valid until December 31, 2016. Maximum two participants. Minimum age of eight years. Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Cannot be donated to other auctions or resold. Must be booked in advance.
Belugas in the Boardroom
Donated by Vancouver Aquarium
Take your most valued clients on an experience they’ll never forget. Go on a behind-the-scenes tour and get up close with amazing aquatic creatures and see the incredible infrastructure and life support systems needed to for their world-class care. Then, dine in style in the Underwater Arctic with a fabulous, catered lunch prepared by the Aquarium’s own Executive Chef Tim Bedford.
Valid until October 16, 2016. Dates subject to availability. Must be booked in advance. Non-transferable. Cannot be donated to other auctions or resold.
Vancouver Aquarium Events for a Year
Donated by Vancouver Aquarium
You and a guest will enjoy a whole year of fantastic Vancouver Aquarium events! Includes tickets to Ocean Wise™ Chowder Chowdown – November 18, 2015, Night at the Aquarium – June 16, 2016 and Toast to the Coast – October 14, 2016.
Event dates are subject to change.
Meet the Sea Otters
Donated by Vancouver Aquarium
You and three friends will go behind the scenes to learn about caring for and feeding these playful sea otters before participating in a feeding session with our trainers.
Valid until October 16, 2016. Participants must be 8 years of age or older. Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Youth (age 13-18) can attend without adult accompaniment but cannot substitute for an adult if there is a child participant. Cannot be donated to other auctions or resold. Must be booked in advance.
Sushi, Sip & Stay
Donated by Fairmont Pacific Rim
Slide up to the RawBar, Vancouver’s first 100% Ocean Wise sushi destination, and experience dinner and cocktails for two. After your night out, take the elevator home to one of Fairmont Pacific Rim’s luxurious guest rooms.
Show and Tell
Donated by Great Canadian Gaming Corporation
Spend the night at the River Rock Casino Resort in a one bedroom suite. Enjoy two golden circle tickets to an upcoming show of choice and a VIP meet-and-greet.
Upcoming shows include Russell Peters Nov 7 – 9 and Kenny G on Nov 16.
Valid until Aug 31, 2016. Subject to availability. Blackout dates apply. HOTEL: Sunday - Thursday only.
Weekend in the City
Donated by Marriott Pinnacle
Discover Vancouver's waterfront at the Marriott Pinnacle with a two night stay in a city view guestroom and buffet breakfast for two each morning in Showcase Restaurant.
Valid until Oct 16, 2016. Reservation must be made 30 days prior to arrival. Blackout dates apply.
Breakfast in Bed
Donated by Century Plaza Hotel
The family-owned and operated Century Plaza Hotel and Spa provides guests with a home-away-from-home ambience, in the very center of downtown Vancouver. Enjoy a one night stay in an Executive King Suite with champagne and strawberries on arrival and breakfast in bed for two.
Valid until Apr 30, 2016. Subject to availability. Blackout dates apply.
ENTERTAINMENT & PLAY
Let’s Go Lions
Donated by BC Lions
Head to a B.C. Lions game with four Touchdown End Zone seats to a 2015/2016 regular season game and show off your team signed football while you’re at it!
Tickets are subject to availability. Redeem within 72 hours prior to game time.
Big Sky Golf
Donated by Big Sky Golf & Country Club
Hit the links with a round of golf for four with power carts. Big Sky Golf & Country Club, located just 25 minutes north of Whistler, is constructed at the base of the massive, snow-capped Mount Currie in the fertile Pemberton valley. This award-winning course sets a peaceful and serene stage for an outstanding round of golf.
Valid until June 2016.
A$AP Rocky with Tyler the Creator
Donated by Northwest Tank Lines
Watch Harlem, New York rapper A$AP Rocky with Tyler, The Creator perform at Rogers Arena on November 10 at 7pm with two exclusive 200-level suite tickets. Your ticket includes two beverages per person and a light snack.
Canucks Loge Club
Donated by Canucks Sports & Entertainment
A Night to Remember in the Canucks Loge Club includes:
- Reserved dining table in the exclusive Loge Club with adjacent theatre style seats on the 200 Executive Suite Level
- All-inclusive food; a culinary experience that rivals many downtown restaurants
- Elevates the hosting experience for clients in this luxurious dining room
- One reserved parking stall under Rogers Arena
- VIP access two hours prior and extended access post game
Men’s Soccer FIFA Qualifier
Donated by BC Pavilion Corporation
Cheer on the Canadian Men’s National Team with four tickets to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifier match vs Honduras on Fri, Nov 13th at BC Place.
Donated by Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Host 16 guests in the privacy and luxury of your own exclusive suite on October 25th as the Whitecaps play the Houston Dynamo. Package includes two VIP parking passes.
Food and beverage not included. Redeem in advance.
Learn to Fly
Donated by Pacific Flying Club
Who hasn’t watched a bird and wished they could fly? A private Pilot License opens a gateway to a world of freedom and adventure, whether your goal is to fly as a career or for fun. Get started with a starter package including one introductory familiarization flight, one private pilot groundschool (onsite) and one year associate membership.
Valid until Dec 31, 2016. Redeem at least one week in advance.
Florence + the Machine
Donated by Northwest Tank Lines
Watch award winning British indie sensation Florence + The Machine perform at Rogers Arena on October 25 at 8pm with two exclusive 200-level suite tickets. Your ticket includes three beverages per person and a light snack.
Donated by TELUS
Cheer on the BC Lions at their last regular season home game vs the Calgary Stampeders with four Club Seats. BC Lions on November 7 at 4pm at BC Place. Section 342, row B
Ice Time with your Buddies
Donated by Canlan Ice Sports
Hit the ice with your buddies or host a skate party at Burnaby 8-Rinks with one hour on the ice or indoor soccer field. In addition, receive a $100 gift certificate to top up your time or spend on rentals and other items at the facility.
Valid until Sep 30, 2016. Subject to availability
Donated by Mercedes-Benz Vancouver
With 14-way dividers for clubs, 7 additional compartments and an insulated compartment for drinks, this practical, high-quality golf bag will hold an impressive amount. It is manufactured from hardwearing polyester and faux leather, making it robust and easy to clean.
Hit the Links
Donated by Richmond Country Club
Enjoy a round of golf for four with golf carts at Richmond Country Club. Located in the lower mainland close to historic Steveston Village, Richmond Country Club is an exclusive blend of time-honoured tradition and modern-day luxury. The 6800 yard, par 72 A.V. Macan designed course has become known as one of British Columbia's premiere golf venues.
Valid Monday to Friday until Oct 31, 2016.
Golf Town Accessories
Donated by Golf Town White Rock
Perfect gift basket for a golf enthusiast with a Hugo Boss watch, two sleeves of golf balls, visor and two golf polos.
Donated by Vancouver Giants
Entertain 14 guests in the privacy and luxury of your own suite as you watch the Vancouver Giants play for one 2015/2016 season home game. Package includes two VIP parking permits.
Food and beverage not included. Must be redeemed in advance.
Canucks Club Seats
Donated by Molson Coors Brewing Company
Take in the game from one of the best seats in the house at centre ice. Two tickets to the Vancouver Canucks vs Pittsburgh Penguins game on Wed, Nov 4 at 7 p.m. in Section 106, Row 12. Order your food and beverage directly from your club seats.
Food and beverage not included.
PAMPER & RESTORE
Donated by Innovative Fitness
Three (3) one-on-one Personal Training Sessions and one (1) Health Consultation. Innovative Fitness is unparalleled in the personal training marketplace with a single focus: facilitate personal reinvention through physical challenge, adversity and victory.
Locations include: Abbotsford, Four Seasons Hotel, Kitsilano, Port Moody, West Vancouver, White Rock, Victoria, Oakville and Toronto.
Valid until Jan 16, 2016. Not redeemable by existing Innovative Fitness members.
Donated by Skoah
This 45-minute lighter skin care workout could easily become a guilt-free habit. Get cleaned, toned, exfoliated, treated and hydrated for completely skoah-cised skin in under an hour. Now there's no excuse to skip those monthly workouts with your skin care trainer.
Sand Dollars Dress
Donated by Redfish Kids Clothing
Dress your little one in a Sage Sand Dollars Dress with Sash. Redfish fabrics are handpicked from around the world and purchased in limited quantities - rarely is the same fabric combination repeated. Each Redfish garment is locally made with love and attention to detail.
Donated by Spa Utopia
Pamper yourself with a $100 gift card on a service or products at any Spa Utopia location (Pan Pacific downtown, North Vancouver and Langley). Enjoy an extensive menu of treatments for men and women including massages, chiropractors, esthetics (facials, waxing), teeth whitening and more.
Donated by Absolute Spa
Enjoy a gift basket from Absolute Spa containing Moroccan Oil hair treatment, Whish shave cream, Barefoot Venus lychee luxe hand & body wash and two OPI nail colours.
Donated by Chloe Angus Designs
The Spirit Collection is a collaboration between First Nations Artists and Fashion Designer Chloë Angus. Representing a union between fashion and art, the Spirit Wrap Collection pairs the Classic Button Wrap with original First Nations artwork in a unique and fashionable way. Including the artists’ signature, each Spirit Wrap is a wearable piece of original West Coast art.
Pamper Your Man
Donated by MASC
Men’s gift basket including Facial Scrub, Ultra Sensitive Shaving Foam and Under Eye Gel.
Donated by Icebreaker Merino Clothing Inc.
Men's medium Sierra Long Sleeve Hoodie. The hoodie from this iconic brand is made with merino wool, keeping you warm in the cold and cool in the heat. Comes with a pair of ultralight cushion socks.
Fairmont Park’N Fly
Donated by Fairmont Vancouver Airport and Park’N Fly
Don’t rush off to the airport the next time you fly. Start your trip with a relaxing stay in a Fairmont Gold Room at the Airport. The Fairmont Gold experience includes complimentary continental breakfast in the Gold Lounge or delivered to your room before 6:30 a.m. if you have an early flight; hot and cold canapés in the evening; and complimentary selection of drinks. Leave your car at the airport for 14 days with Park’N Fly before you take off.
HOTEL: Valid until June 18, 2016. Subject to availability. PARK’N FLY: Valid until Dec 31, 2015.
Eat, Drink, Love
Donated by Burrowing Owl Estate Winery
Go on the ultimate Okanagan getaway with a “room with a view… taken to the next level”. Kick back and relax with a one-night stay for two at the Burrowing Owl Guest House using a $250 gift certificate. Nestled into the 140-acre vineyard, this is your time to reconnect, retreat and rejuvenate. During your stay, enjoy Chef’s Six-Course Seasonal Tasting Menu for two at the Sonora Room Restaurant.
Valid until June 30, 2016. Must be over 19 years of age. Date subject to availability. Must call in advance to book. Wine, tax and gratuity not included in tasting menu.
Sleepless in Seattle
Donated by Hyatt Regency Bellevue, the 5th Avenue Theatre and Woodland Park Zoo
Spend two nights in an Executive Suite at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue with buffet breakfast for two each morning in Eques, valet parking and 2 p.m. late checkout. Enjoy a Penguin Zookeeper Talk for six people at Woodland Park Zoo; the package includes a penguin zookeeper talk, carousel tokens, animal feeding tickets, and zoo admission. Catch a show with four tickets to “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying” between January 28 – February 21, 2016, including access to the exclusive Producer’s Club which opens one hour prior to the start of performances.
HOTEL: Valid Friday and Saturday or Saturday and Sunday until Oct 31, 2016. Subject to availability and non-transferable. ZOO: Valid until Oct 16, 2016. Must be booked 6 weeks in advance.
Donated by Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Enjoy a one night stay for two in a Fairmont Room with complimentary self-parking. Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler's landmark ski-in ski-out hotel and BC golf resort, Fairmont Chateau Whistler defines mountain luxury.
Valid until Oct 16, 2016. Date subject to availability
Donated by Tinhorn Creek
Relax in wine country with a two night stay Guesthouse Retreat Package at Tinhorn Creek, located in the beautiful South Okanagan. Spend the day by the pool or venture to the winery to taste award-winning wines. Complete your day with a bonfire overlooking the valley as the sun sets behind the vineyard. Bonus: Stay for three nights between November through March
Date subject to availability.
Okanagan Wine Tour
Donated by Uncorked! Okanagan Wine Tours
Go on a wine tour for two in the spectacular Okangan. Travel the shores of Lake Okangan to Mission Hill for a Barrel Room Tour, Quails’ Gate for a vineyard walk and deck tastings. After a delicious lunch (own expense), round out the tour with tastings at 2 more rustic, grass roots wineries. 4 wineries and over 20 tastings along a stunning scenic drive.
Valid until October 20, 2016. Subject to availability. Book at least 2 weeks in advance.
Weekend in Whistler
Donated by Hilton Whistler
Enjoy a two night stay in a Whistler Junior Suite with two nights of complimentary parking and one breakfast for two at Cinnamon Bear Grille. Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa was named by Condé Nast the 10th top resort hotel in Canada.
Valid until Oct 16, 2016. Subject to availability. Blackout dates apply.
Stay and Afternoon Tea at the Empress
Donated by Fairmont Empress, Pacific Coastal Aviation, Royal BC Museum and Shaw Ocean Discovery
Take a roundtrip flight to Victoria courtesy of Pacific Coastal Aviation. You and a guest will enjoy a one night stay in a Fairmont Guest room, afternoon tea in the world renowned tea lobby and dinner in the Bengal Lounge. Regarded as a Condé Nast Readers' Gold List hotel, the Fairmont Empress graces Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbour and beloved cultural city centre. During your stay, enjoy two passes and behind-the-scenes at the Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre and two passes to the Royal BC Museum and bring home a copy of Out of the Mist.
Valid until Dec 31, 2016. ROOM: Advance reservations required. Subject to availability and blackout dates. Excludes Fri/Sat in Jul/Aug and Dec 24 - 26 & 31. DINNER: Exclusive of alcohol and gratuity. FLIGHT: Valid until Oct 31, 2016. Subject to availability.
Donated by Harbour Air Seaplanes, Laurel Point Inn, Royal BC Museum and Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre
You and your guest will spend the weekend on the island starting with a roundtrip flight on Harbour Air. Enjoy a quiet ocean-side retreat with a two night stay in a luxurious Erickson Wing Studio Suite and complimentary parking at the Laurel Point Inn. Your room includes a ultra-lux washroom ensconced in marble with a deep-soaker tub and glass walk in shower, sliding shoji styled doors and exclusive bath and body products by Aveda.
During your stay, enjoy two passes and behind-the-scenes at the Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre and two passes to Royal BC Museum with a book Brittle Stars, Sea Urchins and Feather Stars of British Columbia, Southeast Alaska and Puget Sound.
HOTEL: Valid until Oct 31, 2016. Blackout dates: August and long weekends. Date subject to availability. FLIGHT: Valid until Oct 31, 2016 on any scheduled flight service. Valid during these times: 9am - 3pm Mon to Fri and all day Sat to Sun. ROYAL BC: Passes valid until Jan 31, 2016. SHAW: Valid until Mar 31, 2016. Book one month in advance.
Donated by Big White Ski Resort
Go on a fantastic ski holiday experience at Big White Ski Resort. Enjoy a five night stay in a two bedroom condo, four Days of Alpine or Nordic Skiing or Boarding (including night skiing/boarding when available), four Days of Ski or Snowboard Rental Equipment, four Days of Two Hour Group Lessons and four Full Day Tubing Passes to the Mega Snow Coaster Tube Park and Skating Passes and Skate Rentals.
Valid until April 9, 2016 for the 2015 - 2016 season excluding Dec 24, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016, Feb 5 - 8; Feb 12 - 18; Mar 11 - 19. Based on availability.
The Big Smoke
Donated by Fairmont Royal York (Toronto) and Ki Modern Japanese + Bar
You and a guest will spend three nights at the newly renovated, 5-star luxury Fairmont Royal York located in downtown Toronto. Enjoy dinner for two at Ki Modern Japanese + Bar for a taste of the latest evolution of fine Japanese cuisine.
Valid until Oct 30, 2016. Subject to availability. Blackout dates may apply.
Four Seasons Whistler
Donated by Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler
Pamper yourself for a weekend in whistler with a two night stay for two in deluxe king room. Grand in scale, intimate by nature, the Four Seasons Whistler epitomizes the mountain spirit with luxury lodge guest rooms and European-styled refinement.
Valid between Oct 16 - Nov 30, 2015 and May 30 - Nov 30, 2016. Excludes Saturday evenings. Black out dates may apply. Subject to availability.
Big Beach Villa
Donated by Karl Palmen
For one week, this stunning three-bedroom villa in Ucluelet is the place you will call home. Big Beach Villa offers deluxe state of the art gourmet kitchens with Jenn Air appliances, stainless steel gas cook tops , bathrooms with jetted soaker tubs and oversize slate showers. From your private patio, admire the rugged coastlines and massive swells rolling in from the open Pacific Ocean.
Valid until October 31, 2016. Subject to availability. Must book in advance.
Stay in Washington
Donated by Tulalip Resort Casino
Enjoy a one night deluxe accommodation with $50 dining credit at Tulalip Resort Casino. Experience impeccable service, unrivaled rewards and the most cash back of any Washington casino. The AAA Four Diamond Tulalip Resort Casino is among the premier destinations in Washington State offering luxurious accommodations, award-winning dining options, a rejuvenating spa, casino excitement and world-class shopping.
Valid Sunday through Thursday until Oct 31, 2016. Blackout dates apply including New Year's Eve and Valentine's Day. Must be 21 years or older to redeem. Date subject to availablility. Gratuities and alcohol not included.
Donated by Lodging Ovations
Enjoy a modern take on mountain lodging for you and five friends with a two night stay in a two-bedroom suite at Evolution in Creekside. Evolution is uniquely designed and furnished to give you the best of both worlds. Tastefully balancing comfort and style, sophisticated Whistler Creekside accommodations offers open floor plans that create versatile living spaces perfect for both relaxing with family and entertaining your friends.
Valid until Oct 16, 2016. Excludes Saturday nights. Subject to availability. Blackout dates apply. Lead guest must be at least 25 years of age.
WINE & DINE
Dinner for Four at Chambar
Donated by Chambar Restaurant
Indulge in dinner for four at Chambar with a $400 gift certificate. Experience creative Belgian cuisine prepared by three-star-Michelin-trained chef Nico Schuermans at this award-winning restaurant.
Donated by Caffè Artigiano
You and seven guests will enjoy an exclusive coffee tasting event with pastries and a take-home gift bag at Caffè Artigiano. This is a great get together with friends or coworkers! Experience how coffee professionals develop their palates and select the highest quality coffee lots from regions around the world. Hosted at West Hastings location in downtown Vancouver.
Valid until Oct 16, 2016. 30 days’ notice required.
Donated by Fort Berens Estate Winery
Enjoy a magnum of meritage in a Fort Berens bag with a corkscrew.
Chef’s Tasting at CinCin
Donated by CinCin Ristorante + Bar
Treat you and a guest to a Chef’s Tasting Menu with Wine Pairings at CinCin Ristorante. With acclaimed Chef Andrew Richardson at the helm, the menu at CinCin represents the clean and plentiful flavours of Italian gastronomy. Each dish is prepared with the freshest, thoughtfully selected ingredients sourced from the regions best suppliers and transformed into a parade of captivating aromas, tastes and textures.
Eat Up, Drink Up
Donated by Red Truck Brewing
Treat yourself and three friends to dinner at Red Truck Brewery with a $100 gift certificate and a brewery tour.
Dinner at Miku
Donated by Miku Waterfront
Enjoy a meal at Miku with a $100 gift certificate. Miku Waterfront will wow your tastebuds with fresh, regional ingredients as well as Ocean Wise seafood options to showcase the best of what Vancouver has to offer. Traditional Japanese flavours and techniques are combined with local, west coast elements to create a truly unique dining experience.
Night out at Glowbal
Donated by Glowbal Restaurant Group
Head for a night out at the hottest new restaurant in the city with a $200 gift certificate. Big, bold and unapologetically chaotic, Glowbal is the namesake and flagship restaurant of Glowbal Restaurant Group. Located in Vancouver’s newest architectural landmark, TELUS Garden, this is where stripped down North American cuisine lives and breathes, taking ingredients from across the continent.
Romantic Dinner in the Park
Donated by Sequoia Company of Restaurants
Enjoy a romantic night out with a $100 gift certificate to either Teahouse in Stanley Park or Seasons in the Park at Queen Elizabeth Park.
Valid until April 2017.
Moscow Mules at Home
Donated by Russian Standard Vodka
Make your own Moscow Mules at home using 1.75L of Russian Standard Vodka, 4 branded copper mugs and 8 bottles of Ginger Beer. Add Russian Standard Vodka, ginger beer and a squeeze of lime to copper mugs filled with ice, and stir. Cheers!
Dinner at L’Abattoir
Donated by L’Abattoir
Dine at Gastown’s finest with a $150 gift certificate to L’Abbatoir. French influenced West Coast fare is paired with an eclectic wine program and innovative cocktail list to offer a truly unique dining experience.
A Bottle a Day
Donated by Blasted Church Vineyards
Enjoy a bottle each of the following from Blasted Church Vineyards: 2014 Sauvignon Blanc; 2013 Mixed Blessings; 2013 Pinot Gris; 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot; 2013 Syrah; and 2010 Nothing Sacred.
Donated by Picnix
Enjoy a picnic in the park without the hassle of shopping, packing and cleaning. Picnix wagons come stuffed with locally sourced root vegetable chips, charcuterie meats, artisan cheeses, chocolate mousse, fresh lemonade and more.
Growler and Bombers
Donated by Vancouver Island Brewery
Cheers to a good night with a Growler, three Bombers and a t-shirt from Vancouver Island Brewery.
Beer Pong Package
Donated by Molson Coors Brewing Company
Host a beer pong tournament with 48 cans of Coors Banquet.
Wine and Cheese Party
Donated by Swirl Wine Store
You and five guests will enjoy a private wine tasting at Swirl Wine Store, located in Yaletown. The wine tasting is held in store any day of the week. You will taste six wines customized to your group and enjoy local cheese and crackers.
Valid until Sep 30, 2016. Book 14 days in advance. Subject to availability.
Vij’s at Home
Donated by Vij’s
Treat yourself to Indian food night at home with a $100 gift certificate for Vij’s at Home.
Dinner for Four at West
Donated by toptable group
Enjoy a dinner for four with a $400 gift certificate to West Restaurant. Recognized as the ‘jewel in Vancouver's culinary crown’, West's outstanding contemporary regional cuisine and seamless service has earned much critical acclaim. Pristine seasonal ingredients are sourced to deliver superbly conceived dishes offering modern interpretations of classics.
Valid until July 1, 2016. Exclusive of taxes, alcohol and gratuity.
Donated by Truffles Fine Foods
Enjoy catering for your special event with a $100 gift certificate towards any small platter. Truffles Fine Foods began as an exclusive Vancouver film caterer serving up delicious food for some of Hollywood’s top actors and musicians. With its success, Truffles Fine Foods has now grown to be one of Vancouver’s top catering companies for not only film and television, but for any occasion.
Valid until Dec 31, 2015. Order must be placed within a 72 hour period, subject to availability in the holiday season - place the order soon!
Dinner at Gotham Steakhouse
Donated by Gotham Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar
Enjoy dinner at the renowned Gotham Steakhouse with a $100 gift certificate. Immerse yourself in the elegance of art deco and the warmth of mahogany wood. The opulent surroundings are designed to heighten your senses as you savour the richness of your wine, the discreet, impeccable service and, of course, the flavourful tenderness of the steak.
Painted Rock Magnum
Donated by Painted Rock Estate Winery
Enjoy a magnum of Painted Rock’s award-winning Estate Grown Red Icon 2009. Named by David Lawrason of the National Post as “one of the best Canadian reds I have ever tasted.” Dark and rich, cassis, blackberry, vanilla and spice on the nose. On the palate more ripe black fruit, dark chocolate, vanilla and baking spice with mouth filling ripe tannins & high acidity. Give this wine maximum cellar time for the ultimate reward.
Gelato Class and Dinner for Six
Donated by Bella Gelateria
You and five guests are invited to a special experience at Bella Gelateria. Enjoy dinner for six at the Yaletown location, followed by a one hour Gelato 101 class with Maestro James. Bella Gelateria is an international award winner for best gelato, featuring only the best ingredients from local farmers and flavours that aren’t manufactured but handcrafted and change with the seasons.
Valid until Dec 31, 2015.
Donated by Select Wine and Merchants
Gift basket with one bottle of Bonterra Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 and one bottle of Bonterra Chardonnay 2012.
Howling Bluff Wine Club
Donated by Howling Bluff
Treat yourself to a one-year Summa Quies membership with the exclusive Howling Bluff wine club. Receive two shipments, each of six bottles. Enjoy delivery to your door of Summa Quies series of: Pinot Noir (2 btls), Sin Cera (2 btls), Sauvignon Blanc Semillon (1btl), Semillon (1 btl). In anticipation of first shipment, sip taste and enjoy these two bottles to take home right now
Register by Aug 2016. Two shipments (May & Sep). Delivery anywhere in Canada
UNIQUE ITEMS & ART
The Giving Tree
Donated by GROWOYA
The oya is a traditional and natural way to grow amazing produce and save water. Handmade in B.C., the oya is a terracotta vessel that goes into the ground and naturally, perfectly waters your garden, dramatically reducing water waste. Want to go away for a few days? Fill up your oya and it can hydrate your plants for five to 10 days, dependent on weather and soil. The roots of the plant instinctively creep towards the oya and fuse into a harmonious relationship, giving you a nutrient dense harvest.
“The Wee Otter” by Nathan Scott
Donated by Nathan Scott
"The Wee Otter" by Nathan Scott. Bronze sculpture inspired by a sea otter in Tofino.
Mini Photo Session
Donated by Allyfotografy
Update your LinkedIn with a new headshot at a mini photo session with Allyfotography.
Crème de la Crème Wedding Showcase
Donated by Countdown Events
You and three friends will attend Crème de la Crème, hailed as the wedding show of choice by Vancouver's most distinguished wedding experts. Crème de la Crème raises the standard of wedding shows with an unmatched haute couture fashion show, trendsetting designs, and showcase of products and services that convey style, artistry and excellence. The most opulent event of the year takes place on Sun, Nov 8 at the Four Seasons Hotel.
Rock Star Parking
Donated by Easy Park
Easy and flexible parking is at your fingertips in downtown Vancouver. Use $300 of parking passes at the following locations:
Lot 1: Bentall V - 535 Hornby St [Mon-Fri]
Lot 7: Chinatown Plaza - 140 Keefer St
Lot 9: Pacific Centre
Lot 19: 900 W Cordova St
Lot 27: Library Square - 777 Hamilton St
Lot 31: Gastown - 160 Water St
Donated by Revival Arts Photography Studio
Capture the perfect shot of your loved ones with a family portrait session and framed print. Revival Arts has achieved international acclaim for their contemporary photography specializing in family portrait photography for home decor. The studio has won Commercial Photographer of the Year in 2014 + 2015 from the Professional Photographers of Canada and Photographer of the Year for British Columbia in 2014.
Valid until Oct 31, 2016.
“Salmon Tale I” by April White
Donated by Pacific Salmon Foundation
Limited edition signed serigraph print. April White is an award winning Haida artist who lives and works in Powell River and Masset, British Columbia.
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