The Bozeman Ski Ball
Bridger Ski Foundation's premier fundraising event
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Riverside Country Club
HELP US CELEBRATE OUR 80TH DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY!
Cocktails, Dinner, Silent Auction,
Music, Dancing, &
All Proceeds benefit the Bridger Ski Foundation youth programs, scholarship funds, and community trails.
Can't Make It? Donate below.
6:00 p.m. Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres, Silent Auction
7:30 p.m. Dinner
8:00 p.m. Silent Auction Closes
8:30 p.m. Live Auction & Program
Followed immediately by live music & dancing.
2016 Live Auction Items
A YEAR OF DATE ADVENTURES
What’s better than a date night? Date weekends. Give your special someone four seasons of spectacular, local Montana getaway dates. (Enjoy these in any order. Reservations required; some scheduling restrictions may apply.)
DATE 1: A weekend in Red Lodge. Two nights at the beautifully restored Pollard Hotel, plus one dinner for two in their dining room.
DATE 2: Get away for a night at Chico Hot Springs Resort in Pray, Montana. Comes with a bottle of wine, their custom-roasted coffee, and their fabulous cookbook.
DATE 3: Spend two nights at the 9,000-acre Mountain Sky Guest Ranch in Paradise Valley. Includes all meals, gratuities, and ranch activities. Ride, golf, fish, or just enjoy the views. Subject to availability: May 12-June 19 and August 27-October 15, 2017.
DATE 4: Slow down with a romantic hot-air balloon ride from Endeavor Ballooning in the Gallatin Valley, and watch the sun rise over the mountains. Complete with a traditional champagne ceremony. That’s not all: also includes dinner at Plonk and a night at the Lark Hotel in Bozeman.
Value for entire package: $2,970.
STAY, SKI AND DINE AT THE YELLOWSTONE CLUB
Luxury package for four. Enjoy dinner and a one-night stay at the Yellowstone Club, the world's only private ski and golf community. Have breakfast in the Warren Miller Lodge and lunch on the mountain in between runs with Olympian Hank Kashiwa and extreme skier Scot Schmidt. The Yellowstone Club features 2,700 acres of skiing with 15 lifts, 2,700 vertical feet of skiing and first-rate overnight accommodations. Good for 2017 season; skiing with Kashiwa and Schmidt dependent on their availability. Some blackout dates apply. Value: $2,000
Live large with the “Top Gun” experience for two at Fighter Combat International in Phoenix, Arizona. You'll learn the basics during the Introduction to Air Combat program, then you'll suit up and climb into the front seat of the world’s highest-performance certified aerobatic aircraft, the Extra 300L. Under the guidance of an experienced military fighter pilot instructor, you'll take the controls on a air-to-air combat mission, in multiple g-pulling dogfights. No experience is required for this flight profile. Includes everything in the Introduction to Air Combat program plus three scored competition engagements for the prestigious “Top Gun”, “Aero God” and “G-Monger awards, as well as unlimited aerobatics. More info here. Value:$2,590
SUMMER IN YELLOWSTONE FOR FOUR
Welcome to Yellowstone National Park. You and your family (up to four people) will receive: three night’s lodging in one premium room at any Xanterra lodging property; three dinners and three breakfasts for up to four people; your choice of activity or private half-day interpretive tour for up to four people and a private escort to the Crow’s Nest of the Old Faithful Inn. Good for May 10 through October 8, 2017 (not including holiday weekends), depending on availability at the time of booking. Non-transferable, and advance reservations are necessary. Donated by Xanterra Parks & Resorts® in Yellowstone National Park. Value: $1700.
Host a one-of-a-kind dinner party without lifting a finger. Invite your friends for a fabulous wild game feast for 10 in your home. The talented BSF board members will shop, prepare, and serve the best local game that Montana has to offer. Enjoy the culinary delights and your company while the board members leave your kitchen spotless. Add a “wild board game” to the night if you are game: Wise and Otherwise, a game that will challenge and amuse, goes to the lucky winner of this fabulous item. Value: $800
A WEEK IN HAWAII
Escape to Hawaii and spend seven nights at the Wyndham Kauai Beach Villas on the magnificent Coconut Coast shoreline. Your villa includes two bedrooms, with an on-site pool, beach, tennis courts, and hot tub. Enjoy the privacy of your beachfront resort while being just minutes away from Kauai’s largest city of Lihue and its golf, fine dining, and sightseeing. Subject to availability. Reservation must be made within one year. Value: $2,300.
PRIVATE PARTY & MOVIE NIGHT AT THE EMERSON
Invite your friends: drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and a private screening of a movie of your choice in the Emerson Crawford Theater. Start at the Wine Bar at the Emerson Grill and enjoy up to $750 worth of wine, beer, and appetizers (think 20-25 people). Then settle into the theater for movie night. Valid for one year from October 15, 2016. Gratuities not included. Subject to availability. Value: $1,345
MONGOLIAN YURT IN POLEBRIDGE, MT
Spend three nights in a Mongolian yurt in Polebridge—one of Montana’s best secrets. Nestled in the aspens near the river, this beautifully decorated Ger is cozy and off-the grid. Enjoy the tranquility of Polebridge, on the western edge of Glacier National Park, and don’t miss the Polebridge Mercantile’s amazing baked goods. Sleeps two. Available July-September. Donated by Robin Chopus. Value: $600
NBC VIP Passes to Alpine World Cup Finals
Four VIP passes and seating for the FIS Alpine World Cup Finals in Aspen, Colorado, March 15-19, 2017. Donated by NBC Universal, your VIP passes will get you access to a front row view of all the action. The Finals will be the first outside Europe since 1997 and the return of men’s World Cup in Aspen for first time since 2001! Come watch the fastest skiers in the world compete for glory.
Ready to add a new best friend to your household? This AKC-registered adorable yellow labrador male puppy is looking for his forever home. Bred for temperament, companionship and hunting
Parents are tested for CNM, PRA and EIC. Hips are OFA certified.Crate trained and house trained. He’ll be 9 weeks old at the Ski Ball. Value: $600.
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