Silent Auction & Raffle

The 2017 Ashland Monster Dash Silent Auction will open at the start of Packet Pick-up at 2pm on Friday, Oct. 27 at the Historic Ashland Armory.  The auction will be open all day for viewing and bidding, and will close at 7:30 pm during the Monster Ball Pasta Party.  You can get a sneak peek below at the initial auction items donated by our incredible community to support students and education below.  We will be adding auction items as they come in, so be sure to check back often!  We will make announcements on our Facebook page, so make sure you “Like” the Ashland Monster Dash Facebook page!

Get started on your holiday shopping – some of these items would make awesome presents.  Don’t let these bargains get away from you – attend the Monster Ball Pasta Party on Friday, 10/27 (5-8pm) and watch over your bids!
To learn more about any of our generous auction donors, Click on their logo to be directed to their website!

RAFFLE…

Where will YOU be heading after this year’s Monster Dash if you win our NEW Monster Ball Raffle?  DISNEYLAND!!! Let the magic and excitement begin by purchasing raffle tickets for a chance to win 4 Park Hopper passes that will allow you to  hop between Disneyland & Disney’s California Adventure. The passes are good through 2019, except Dec 25-31 of both years.  We’re still working out the details, but there will be a limited number of tickets available, so you’ll know your odds when you get your ticket.  Value $628

ON THE AUCTION BLOCK…

NOTE:  We have just begun gathering auction items – check back often for updates. Let us know if you have a great idea for a unique auction item! We have limited space, so we strive to have each item be extra special.

Treatscreen-shot-2016-10-18-at-4-34-11-pm yourself to a paradise escape in Mexico! This 3-story, 5,000 sq. ft. house is nestled on the beach just north of Playa Majahua and Troncones, and contains spectacular views of the ocean! Enjoy daily maid service and fresh breakfast every morning. You don’t want to miss out on this amazing vacation opportunity donated by ASF board member, David Weber, and his wife, Jani Rollins! More details TBD

 

Alchemy Restaurant & Bar    Serving dinner, bistro fare and brunch, Alchemy Restaurant and Bar offers cuisine transformed. They specialize in fresh local ingredients, craft cocktails and boutique wines all lovingly selected and prepared by executive chef, Chaz McKenna, and Certified Sommelier, Drew Gibbs. Enjoy a bite to eat from Alchemy with a gift certificate valued at $50.

 

The Culinarium, formerly known as the Jacksonville Mercantile, is a food lover’s paradise. You can now find the widest selection of gourmet provisions and fine kitchenware in all of the Southern Oregon Wine Country at their new location at 270 E. Main St in Ashland. Enjoy a gift basket full of goodies from The Culinarium, Details and Value TBD.

 

Dagoba Chocolate Basket   Dagoba download from webDagoba Chocolate company makes flavorful premium quality organic chocolates, many infused with exotic oils, fruits and nuts from around the world. Dagoba uses only the finest organic and non-GMO ingredients, and purchases the cocoa in their chocolate products from farmers who work in an eco-friendly manner. All Dagoba products are also Kosher, and many are Certified Organic and Fair Trade Certified. Dagoba’s approach has gained high regards: Food & Wine’s 2005 Tastemaker Award, “World’s Best Chocolate” – CNN/Money, “Best Dark Chocolate” – San Francisco Chronicle. Check it out for yourself with this sampler basket of assorted Dagoba chocolate products.         Value $100

 

Peerless      A lively and sophisticated neighborhood eatery in the heart of Ashland’s Historic Railroad District, the Peerless dinner menu features an array of small plates and entrees that capture the flavors of the season and the essence of the Pacific Northwest region.  Celebrate fine wine, delectable food and good conversation in a warm and relaxing atmosphere with a gift card Valued at $100.

 

DrCool LogoDiscover with Dr. Cool!       Dr. Cool’s mission is to show kids the cooler side of science with their unique series of earth science kits.   Each kit offers an exciting hands-on experience that will inspire young learners with the wonders of the natural world.   Whether they’re cracking open geodes, peering into ancient amber, examining real bugs, or uncovering fossils like a real paleontologist—all the Discover with Dr. Cool kits are so much fun that kids won’t even realize they’re learning! We have 3 exciting Discover with Dr. Cool Baskets for our auction, come on down and check them out!  Values TBD


AMUSE Restaurant    screen-shot-2016-09-22-at-4-42-29-pm  
Treat yourself with a gift certificate to AMUSE! Located at 15 N. First Street in Ashland, AMUSE restaurant serves dinner in an elegant and contemporary atmosphere. Chef/Owner Erik Brown prepares a Northwest/French menu daily; utilizing organic, seasonal meat and produce. In the summer months enjoy a relaxing dinner on the patio.     Value $100

 

OSF whiteExpand your world with world-class theatre at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.  Purchase this OSF gift voucher for two tickets to any of their 2018 season offerings.*     Value $150   *Note: some restrictions apply – please read voucher rules before bidding.

 

Hearsay       Located in the lower level of Ashland’s famous “Old Pink Church,” Hearsay is a restaurant, lounge, and garden focused on providing guests with an outstanding dining, social, and entertainment experience. Hearsay’s modern take on American cuisine and cocktails combines with the distinct atmosphere and music of the 1930s to create a space that is warm, inviting, and unlike any other in Southern Oregon. Check them out for dinner or cocktails with a Gift Card, Value $50.

 

grizzly-basketGo Grizzlies!    The Ashland High School Booster club has got all you need to be the best-dressed Grizzly fan around! Whether you’re going to a football, soccer, or volleyball game, you’ll be ready with this assortment of  sweatshirts, adult and youth t-shirts, mugs, lanyards and license place frames! (sizes are exchangeable!)  Both adult and youth baskets will be available.  Total Value of ALL items:  $170


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Is passionately committed to offering the most fresh & local ingredients possible. Larks celebrates Oregon’s bounty by creating innovative cuisine from scratch, offering a unique dining experience. They are giving  you a chance to discover their mouthwatering menu with a gift card Valued at $30

 

Ostras!      Located on the plaza in downtown Ashland, Ostras! offers an elegant dining room with a friendly relaxed bar to enjoy wines from the world and a delicious variety of tapas. Go and taste for yourself with a gift certificate Valued at $50.

 

Waterstone Spa   screen-shot-2016-09-22-at-5-44-50-pm Indulge in an unforgettable experience with a voucher for a 30-minute foot refresher at Waterstone Spa in Ashland, which features all-natural, delightfully effective botanical products. Value $47

 

DANCIN Vineyards      Discover and experience the sincere warmth and hospitality of a neighborhood winery. Situated in the vineyard, and located just minutes from Ashland, Medford and Jacksonville, drink in the views of Table Rocks, Mt McLoughlin and the Rogue Valley while savoring our selection of fine wines, artisan wood-fired pizzas and much more, with a private tour for 4 of the facility, including wine and food! Value TBD

 

PAPAYA! Living   screen-shot-2016-09-22-at-5-32-59-pm  This Luxe boho boutique located in Downtown Ashland features signature PAPAYA! brand collections, layers of textiles, beauty lines, fine clothing, rare finds, collectible jewelry, decor, and more.  The result is a cornucopia of inspired living. Enjoy a PAPAYA! gift basket, details and value TBD


Bambu Restaurant   screen-shot-2016-09-22-at-4-49-15-pm  
This Pan-Asian restaurant aims to please the eye as well as the palate. Their menu features mouthwatering flavors from Japan, China, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Hawaii, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Enjoy a gift certificate to Bamboo, Value $50

Are you a basketball fanatic? Well then you’re going to love this item from the Portland Trail Blazers! Amongst other blazer gear, you’ll be bidding on a signed photo of player CJ McCollum. More details and value TBD

 

Wooldridge Creek Winery       Located in the heart of the Applegate River Valley in Southern Oregon, Wooldridge Creek Winery is located on a rolling hillside overlooking the majestic Applegate River Valley. The vineyard includes about 56 acres planted in twelve varieties. The winery produces 5,000 cases per year of premium varietal wines and unique blends. For our auction, they have donated a bottle of the 2015 Sparkling Brut. Value $40


Thai Pepper    thai pepper
Enjoy Thai Pepper’s scenic and serene creekside location, mouthwatering thai food and street level satay bar with a gift certificate to this delightful Ashland restaurant    Value $40


Ashland Electric Bikes   screen-shot-2016-09-22-at-5-58-13-pm   
Enjoy a day of convenient, easy, and eco-friendly travel with a Full day electric bike rental From Ashland Electric Bikes! As Southern Oregon’s premier source for high quality electric bicycles, Ashland Electric Bikes offers high quality electric bikes that provide excellent performance and the highest level of customer satisfaction.    Value $50


Luna Cafe  screen-shot-2016-09-22-at-6-09-34-pm  
Luna Cafe and Mercantile is a farm-to-counter eatery with great tastes and treats for the whole family! Luna’s specialty is rotisserie chicken and meats, gourmet pizza, burgers, vegetarian options, artisan coffees, house-made pastries, micro brews, cocktails, and the region’s best local wines and cheeses. Take in the best views in town while eating on the deck overlooking the beautiful hills of Ashland, or under umbrellas on the animal friendly patio. Enjoy a craft cocktail inside at the bar, or at rattan and retro settees and tables, with a gift card valued at $30

 

Starbucks     Coffee lovers rejoice! Wake up and warm up this fall with a goodie basket from Starbucks.  Details and Value TBD

 

Weisinger Wine   Weisingers  Weisinger Family Winery produces wine from fruit grown in the Bear Creek Valley around Ashland, Oregon. They have donated 2 bottles of wine to our auction:
          Mescolare lot 22:Mescolare, from the Italian verb “to blend” is our proprietary blend of Syrah (35%), Tempranillo (28%), Touriga Nacional (14%), Tinta Cao (13%), and Cabernet Sauvignon (10%). Spicy and fruity, enjoy Mescolare on its own or pair with your favorite cusine.”  Value $20
           Petit Blanc: “Petit Blanc is a premium non-vintage white wine produced from a delightful blend of local varietals. Fresh, fruity and expressive, this wine is wonderful on its own or paired with your favorite cuisine.  Value $18

 

Loft Ashland      loft A brasserie and bar in Ashland serving a blend of Parisian-inspired seasonal creations, modern interpretations and classic preparations for dinner and specials. Enjoy the Intimate atmosphere at Loft with a gift card valued at $50

 

Napa Auto Parts      Care for your care with an awesome basket from Napa Auto Parts in Ashland! Details and Value TBD

 

 

LOTS MORE ITEMS TO COME!