PHILIPSBURG - Ladies and Gentlemen ... Start Your Checkbooks!
The Philipsburg Rotary Club announced its list Friday of auction items for the 9th Annual Summer Concert, which will kick into gear when the gates open at noon Saturday.
Sixteen items will be up for bids, with the total for 15 of them coming to $17,900. One item, half-priced beer at the Philipsburg Brewing Company for life, is literally priceless.
Items going up for bids include trips, tickets, sheds and adventure getaways. A complete list of available items is included below.
FISH OR FLOAT, MEALS & LODGING - Fish for two (2) or scenic float for four (4) with Mark Ransford on Rock Creek or Clark Fork River or Blackfoot River. Includes two night stay at the legendary Winninghoff Cabin on Rock Creek. DONORS: Dr. Mark Ransford & Bob Winninghoff - VALUE: $750
SKI DISCOVERY SKI AREA & LODGING - Includes five (5) lift tickets and one room for two nights at the Caledonia B&B in Philipsburg plus dinner for two at the new Camp Creek Home Fire Grill. DONORS: Discovery Ski Area, Caledonia B&B, Camp Creek Home Fire Grill - VALUE: $600
TONS OF ALFALFA HAY - Six round 1500# bales of Alfalfa grass delivered in Granite County. DONOR: Pintlar Territories - Tom Rue - VALUE $700
GRIZ/CATS TICKETS & SATURDAY NIGHT LODGING - Four (4) great tickets to the November 17th ""Brawl of the Wild"" (Section 221, Row 11). Plus two suites at the GOLDSMITH B&B, 809 East Front Street, Missoula, a short walk from the stadium. DONOR: Summit Beverage (Tickets) & Blackfoot Communications (Lodging) - VALUE: $700
FRAMED 2018 SUMMER CONCERT POSTER - DONOR: Philipsburg Rotary Club, Hitchin Post Custom Picture Frames - VALUE: $100
FRAMED 2016 ""ABER DAY"" COMMEMORATIVE POSTER - DONOR: Back Creek Pottery - VALUE $100
WEEKEND IN PHILIPSBURG - Lodging for two in a King Suite at the Broadway Hotel, a private wine & cheese tasting at Snookie's, a $100 Gift Certificate from Brick's Pub, a Year subscription to the Philipsburg Mail, and a Philipsburg Chamber of Commerce gift basket. DONORS: Broadway Hotel, Snookie's, Brick's Pub, Philipsburg Mail, Chamber - VALUE: $650
HALF PRICE PHILIPSBURG BEER - FOREVER! Rare Philipsburg Brewing Co. Mug Club membership entitles you and your heirs to half price mugs of beer in perpetuity. DONOR: Philipsburg Brewing Co. - VALUE: Priceless
NAPA WINE TOUR - An unforgettable behind-the-scenes rare experience for four (4) people organized by Summit Beverage, not available to the public, to visit the legendary Black Stallion Winery & Mumm Napa Winery, maker of fine sparkling wines. Includes a $500 cash card (to cover travel expenses) & other selected gifts. DONOR: Summit Beverage - VALUE $2000
SKI DISCOVERY SKI AREA & LODGING - Includes five (5) lift tickets and one room for two nights at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. DONORS: Discovery Ski Area & Fairmont Hot Springs Resort - VALUE $500
ORIGINAL PAINTING BY CHARLEY BEAR - Framed original artwork by renowned Montana artist Charley Bear. DONOR: Caledonia B&B - VALUE $2000
SAN JUAN ISLANDS FISHING & CLAMMING TRIP FOR 4 - An experience for four (4) people to fish for Blackmouth Salmon from Dec 2018 thru April 2019. Includes two rooms for three nights at Swinomish Casino & Lodge. Guided charter fishing (& instructions) with Angler's Choice Fishing Charter and Samish Island Clam digging, all as guests of Skagit Rotary Club. DONOR: Skagit Rotary Club - VALUE: $2000
GARDEN SHED? - SHE SHED? - MAN CAVE? - PLAYHOUSE? - Cute, antique little cabin (10' x 12') with small loft would make a wonderful addition to any back yard. Recently restored by Ben Achor. Includes four hours truck time. DONOR: Philipsburg Rotary Club, Barkell Trucking - VALUE: $3500
FISH OR FLOAT, MEALS & LODGING - Fish for two (2) or scenic float trip for three (3) with Bob Steffan, $100 Gift Certificate from Brick's Pub, and two nights at Pintler Suites in Philipsburg. DONORS: Bob Steffan, Brick's Pub, Pintler Suites - VALUE $850
ROCK CREEK CATTLE CO. GOLF FOURSOME - Gift Certificate good for one year for four (4) people to play the private course Golf Digest named the ""Best Course in Montana""! DONOR: Joe McBride, Rotary District Governor - VALUE: $1000
STAY AT THE RANCH AT ROCK CREEK - Includes an overnight stay for two at the Granite Lodge. Complimentary dining & beverages throughout the Ranch Experience and one complimentary ranch activity for two. DONOR: The Ranch at Rock Creek - VALUE $3000