2018 Live Auction packages are below! Check back frequently! Thank you to our generous donors.
View Silent Auction items here.
Born April 5th, 2018 to mama Letty, this beautiful little blonde girl is just waiting for the perfect home. Maggie's Doodles, our generous donor, even took to naming Letty's litter after Shakespeare characters in honor of this year's 26th Annual Gala. Thanks to Jessica and the crew! See pictures of Dam & past litters... https://www.facebook.com/goldendoodles.maggiesdoodles http://maggiesdoodles.myfreesites.net/letty This little lady comes with generous donations from Hendrick's Veterinary Hospital, Positive Pets, and amenities from our generous board members, to ease the transition of bringing a new family member home with you!
Hendrick's Veterinary Hospital Paw Plan
Hendrick's Veterinary Hospital's Pet Annual Wellness Plans (PAW Plans) provide your pet with a comprehensive level of preventive care to live a long and healthy life. "By enrolling in one of our PAW Plans, you're taking an important step to maintaining your pet's health and well-being. PAW Plans make providing high quality health care for your pet easy. PAW Plans are annual wellness plans that offer significant discounts on preventive care and allow you to spread the payments over time."-Hendrick's
Winner's basket: Wall-mounted dog storage basket and reusable dog food cover, 2 Paww Secret Agent Leashes and Zuke's Mini Naturals dog treats, along with several other items from our generous board members, to be presented to the winning donor.
Positive Pets Puppy Preschool: Small group class, teaching you the principles of raising a well-mannered, confident, and socially outgoing puppy. Six weeks long.
The Festival is 100% committed to taking the utmost care with this animal. Donor must notify ISF staff if they are unable to take or properly care for the animal, as Maggie's Doodles has been assured that this puppy will go to a loving home. The puppy will be 8 weeks old at time of auction.
Two nights of luxury at Polly Bemis ranch, courtesy of long-time ISF supporters and Polly Bemis members Bob & Debbie Wetherell. Enjoy a true Idaho adventure! You and 3 very good friends will spend 3 days and 2 nights at the Polly Bemis Ranch, located 44 miles east of Riggins along the main branch of the Salmon River. Upon entering Riggins, follow the Salmon River Road to the "end of the road" at Vinegar Creek. This is where you will park your car & meet the Ranch jet boat for an exciting trip up-river. Upon arriving at the 26-acre estate, you will be greeted pristine grounds in the heart of the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area. The property boasts six very comfortable cabins, a recreation building with pool and shuffleboard tables plus a hot tub, and a smaller "quiet" building for reading and board games. Each cabin accommodates 4 people and features 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, living room area with DVD player and a large wrap-around porch with a barbecue grill. In addition to all the pots, pans, silverware and dishes, each kitchen offers coffee, hot chocolate, tea, sugar and basic spices. All necessary linens and towels are also provided. For your get-away, simply bring your favorite foods and beverages, as well as toiletries such as shampoo, a bar of soap, suntan lotion, etc. In addition to hiking, playing on the beach and spotting wildlife, you might enjoy fishing from the river bank or along one of the many creeks in the area. Pack those hiking boots and fishing gear, or if you prefer, a good book, plus a bottle or two of wine. Experience the rich history and timeless beauty of Idaho's Salmon River country.
Along with this package, you'll take home a generously donated basket of goods from Idaho Angler, including a casting lesson & informational brochures, T-shirts, hats, and a stainless steel Yeti Rambler mug. See, you'll already be a tiny bit packed!
Read more here: https://sites.google.com/pollybemis.com/pollybemis/about
Polly Bemis: Dates to be mutually coordinated between the donor and the winning patron.
Idaho Angler: T-shirts can be exchanged for different sizing.
Featured in the June/July 2017 edition of TREASURE Magazine, the Bloom family has made a name for itself in the Boise community,creating a magical experience for everyone from children to Grandparents to explore their Wonderland yard and home. Every party is unique and truly revolves around the guests that attend. The Blooms have had Mad Hatter themed birthday parties, anniversaries and beautiful summer morning brunches. Parties won at nonprofit community auctions are generally 20 to 40 guests, with a sweet and savory buffet provided, along with non-alcoholic beverages. Alcohol is a welcome addition should this party be of drinking age! This package comes with an attractive basket of items that will complete this storybook experience!
Basket is paired with Live item "Themed Backyard Tea Party"
Not sold individually
to be combined in Live basket, to go to winner of Tea Party live auction item
Go undercover with James Patrick-Kelly, the Idaho Statesman's food critic, as he reviews one dining spot in the Valley. One to two people will join him at a local restaurant and see what it takes to evaluate food with a critical eye on taste, presentation and service. This event is simply... priceless! This experience is topped off by two tickets to any Indulge Boise tour experience, which you'll enjoy even MORE than you would prior to dining undercover and refining that delightful Boise pallet (thanks, James). Learn more about Indulge Boise here. In 2016 became the first Boise food and culinary tour company dedicated to helping visitors and Idaho residents enjoy the best food and cultural experience off the beaten path here in the City of Trees.
You'll also get some Statesman swag that comes with this experience: a #supportjournalism hat, Statesman books: History in Headlines, 150 Boise Icons by Anna Webb and Destination Idaho by Tim Woodward; plus two Golf Cards (buy one/get one free at various local golf courses).
Package Value: Products $133.00. Experience - priceless
Undercover Food Critic
The dining experience with James must be used by the end of September 2018. James reviews several times a month and the date can be mutually agreed upon. Since he dines anonymously, the guests taking part in this experience must keep details quiet until publication.
Indulge Boise expires 12/31/2018
Enjoy a private concert by accomplished musician and BSU music professor Dr. Del Parkinson. https://music.boisestate.edu/dparkins/
Del will wow your group casually in your home, or the donated home of a Board Member, for up to 10 people, with catering by A Lively Chef. The program will be thirty minutes of familiar classics, along with verbal commentary.
I have a confession to make, my darling. I’m not the person you thought I was. Now finish your wine. You and a group of ten to twelve guests will enjoy a gourmet three-course dinner complimented with wines paired for you and your guests, selected by Rex Chandler and Chef Luis Flores in conjunction with Chandlers’ Wine Director. In addition to this not-to-be-missed Boise delicacy, your group will get to experience a themed murder-mystery plot throughout the evening! Guests will receive their “character packages” days ahead of the dinner, and after coordinating a mutually agreeable date with Chandlers event director, you’ll be sure to be talking about this event for years to come… especially if you figure out who did it! (Because you’ll get a prize.) Please check this package out frequently, as details are subject to not just change, but get even better.
Josh Houk of Stokes Auction Group will lead a lively live auction and special appeal in our cherished amphitheater! Check back for more LIVE AUCTION previews!
Please note: Live Auction packages are not available for online bidding. Package details are subject to change.
This adorable Golden Doodle puppy, generously donated by Maggie's Doodles of Parma, is nothing short of kissable, adorable, and lovable! We can't wait for this lil' nugget to go to the home he has been waiting for! Along with this handsome boy, enjoy a six-week puppy pre-school from Positive Pets, two hour long in-home training sessions from Bird Dogs by Dale, a VIP Puppy Package from Canine Design, and a $500 gift certificate to Pet Smart (thank you, Kate & Bob Fick and Bruce Meatte!). If you're in the market for cuteness overload, keep your sights set right here. Photos attached are of the little dude himself! He was born April 19th, from mom April (F1b) and dad Zander (AKC Std Poodle), whose litter is expected to each average about 55 pounds. Puppy will come wormed, with his first shots, a well puppy check by Maggie's Doodles' vet, a mommy-scented blanket, and a starter of Nutrena Loyall Life Large Breed Puppy Food. The Gala is just 3 days after this litters' "go home" date window closes, so it's just perfect timing! Feel free to follow Maggie's Doodles on Facebook, too.
Make your next trip to Sun Valley an unforgettable experience! Witness the legendary Trailing of the Sheep Festival with exclusive passes to several different events. Your trip includes lodging in the beautiful Starlite Hutte & Casita properties, generously donated by longtime ISF supporter Jacqueline Jablonski. Many details are still being coordinated, so be sure to check back! Photo credits to Ned Wheeler (Highlanders in parade) and Carol Waller (sheep parade).
Specific to the Trailing of the Sheep Festival dates: October 9-13, 2019, no pets allowed in the home.
Enjoy a special four-course meal with wine pairings for 6 people in the private Crescent Room at Ruth's Chris Steak House in the heart of downtown Boise. General Manager Don Leader’s amazing staff will prepare an unforgettable experience that will start from the moment you walk in the door, and continue on through the last bite of delicious dessert. “Let’s go out to dinner” never sounded (or tasted) so good.
Join us for a private cabaret-style performance of some of the world's best-known musicals, by composer Andrew Lloyd Webber. Starring 2019 ISF artists. Enjoy music from Cats, Phantom, Jesus Christ Superstar, and more, all in the fun and exclusive setting of the Albertsons headquarters atrium on Parkcenter. Mingle with the cast before the performance while enjoying catered deliciousness, drinks, and participate in a casual talk-back after the performance. Tickets are $300 each. Simply raise your paddle and let us now how many you want.
Delight in this getaway package, which includes golf at Meadow Creek Golf Course and a signed print of "The Seventh Hole," courtesy of board Vice President and Gala sponsor Cyndi Friend Kay of D.A. Davidson, and a stay at Hartland Inn's historic bed & breakfast in New Meadows. Either afterwards, on the way back, or completely separately, enjoy a 2 night, 3 day stay at the lovely downtown vacation home of board member Maji & Dr. Brad Daines. Their lovely condo is within walking distance of the McCall Golf Course, who has graciously donated 18 holes of golf for 2! Details on the package continue to develop, so check back soon!
One night stay at the Hartland Inn: Valid through 6/30/20. Advanced reservations required.
In celebration of our brand new stage, your party of 10 will enjoy this Farm to Table dinner ONSTAGE. This once-in-a-lifetime commemorative celebration will feature the culinary artistry of local restaurateurs Remi McManus and Kris Komori of KIN, along with their crew. With the gracious support of Fiddler's Green Farm, Malheur River Meats, Meadowlark Farms, Purple Sage Farms, and Water Wheel Gardens, the menu and "cast" (aka servers) will feature an unforgettable period-themed experience that you will not soon forget. To add to the brilliance of the night, enjoy live music from Boise's own Kevin Kirk and Sally Tibbs.