september 29, 2018

6 p.m. Hilton Garden Inn, Bozeman, MT
Join the Bridger Ski Foundation for a festive evening, Oktoberfest style. Bring your friends and support a great cause.



TICKETS: $150 each; $1400 for table of 10


Bavarian-style costumes encouraged! (Think dirndl and lederhosen.)

All Proceeds benefit the Bridger Ski Foundation youth programs, scholarship funds, and community trails.


WIN A red chair from Bridger Bowl's old Deer Park chairlift


$25 for 1 ticket

$100 for 5 tickets

Ways to purchase:

at BSF Oktoberfest Ski Ball, September 29

at BSF Chili Feed, October 16

at BSF Ski Swap, November 3-4

Or in the BSF office

Cash or check only.


One lucky raffle ticket winner will receive one Red Chair, hailing from Bridger Bowl's old Deer Park Chairlift.

Drawing will be held January 20, 2019 at noon at the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour in Bozeman. Need not be present to win. Winner will be notified on January 21 via email or phone. Winner responsible for pickup and transportation of the Red Chair.

All proceeds from ticket sales benefit the nonprofit Bridger Ski Foundation.

live Auction

5 Nights at Rancho Las Cruces, Baja, Mexico

A trip for four people includes five nights in an ocean-front Casita in beautiful Rancho Las Cruces, Baja California Sur, Mexico—a secluded, private club on the romantic Sea of Cortez. Package includes all meals, lodging and land transfer from and to La Paz. Enjoy three tennis courts, golf driving range, putting green, croquet, volley ball and more. Also available are numerous hiking trails, kayaking, standup paddle boards, and six miles of coastline. Room accommodations are subject to space availability; the club is open October 15 to August 15. Offer expires October 2019. Sport fishing and skeet shooting may be arranged for an additional cost.

Yellowstone National Park for Four

Welcome to Yellowstone National Park. You and your guests 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 from May 10 through October 8, 2019 (not including holiday weekends), depending on availability at the time of booking. Non-transferable, and advance reservations are necessary.

Farm to table DINNER FOR 10

Invite your friends for a fabulous local farm-to-table  feast for 10 in your home. The talented BSF board members will source, prepare, and serve the best local food that Montana has to offer. Enjoy the culinary delights and your company while the board members do all the work and leave your kitchen spotless. Thanks to Gallatin Valley Botanical and organic Yellowstone Grassfed Beef. Valid through June 1, 2019.

Kanab, Utah, 7-night Getaway

Spend seven nights in beautiful Kanab, Utah, in this three-bedroom, two-bath house that sleeps eight. Includes a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, a private patio, and access to the neighborhood indoor and outdoor pools and workout room. You’ll be at the hub of the Southwest’s national parks, with easy access to Zion, Bryce, and Grand Canyon National Parks, as well as Grand Staircase/Escalante National Monument and Lake Powell. Dates to be coordinated in advance. Available dates: December 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019 and June 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019..

4 Date Adventures in a Year

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: Two nights at the Rainbow Ranch Lodge in Big Sky, Montana, with a dinner at Horn & Cantle at Lone Mountain Ranch, and another dinner at Olive B’s the next night.

DATE 2: Enjoy a two-night winter getaway at Lone Mountain Ranch in Big Sky, Montana. Includes breakfast and two-day Nordic trail passes.

DATE 3: Step back in time at the Murray Hotel in Livingston for one night accompanied by dinner at their famed Second Street Bistro.

DATE 4: Dine at Dave’s Sushi and then enjoy a one-night stay at the Lindley House Bed & Breakfast just blocks from Bozeman's Main Street. Built in 1892, the Victorian Manor house is on the National Historic Register. Your stay also includes breakfast.


Get the VIP treatment with four tickets to a live taping of NBC Studios' Saturday Night Live at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City. Valid for one show during the 2018-19 season. Please note: minimum age for attending is 16.

Virginia City For Four: Skeet Shooting at Ruby Springs, Lodging & $1,000 in Sitka gear

Take a trip for four to Virginia City to experience Montana at its simple best. Enjoy lunch and a round of skeet at the beautiful Ruby Springs Lodge on the Ruby River. Spend the night in historic Virginia City at the Fairweather Inn with two double-occupancy rooms. And go dressed in style with $1,000 in gift certificates for Sitka Gear. Available mid-May through mid-September 2019.

Golf for Four at Moonlight Basin

There are endless ways to enjoy a Montana day at Moonlight Basin — golf being one of the most epic. The RESERVE, Moonlight Basin’s members-only 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, is a championship course with long, challenging holes and spectacular views up and down the valley. Includes one round of golf for four, two carts and lunch at Moonlight Basin. Valid through October 1, 2019.

6 Days at a Flathead Lake House


Enjoy 6 days and 5 nights on the beautiful Skidoo Bay, on the East Shore of Flathead Lake. This four-bedroom, three-bath house sleeps up to ten and is perfect for two to three couples and kids. Enjoy the glacier-blue waters and stunning mountain views of this beautiful property. Available spring, summer or fall of 2019. Blackout dates include Memorial Day Weekend, June 29 – July 7, and July 20 – August 10. Scheduling requested by March 2019. No pets and no smoking please. Thanks to the Carstensen-Hafferman family for this donation!

7 Nights in the Swiss Alps

Enjoy 7 nights in this cozy apartment in the quaint mountain resort village of Leysin. Located just outside of Geneva, Switzerland, it’s a family-friendly destination in the alps with a huge array of activities right out your front door. The 5-bed, one-bedroom apartment includes one bath, a kitchen, dining room and living room. Sleeps up to six. Leysin includes great alpine skiing (with a terrain park), cross country ski trails, sledding, snowshoeing, ice skating, curling, and more. Plus, they're known for  sunny days and mountain fun at affordable family prices. Winner must choose dates before October 20, 2018. Availability is January 5 to February 2, 2019 or March 10 - April 15, 2019. No pets and no smoking.

PLUS ... don't forget to bid on the stellar collection of silent auction items at Oktoberfest. And buy a Red Chair Raffle Ticket.

All Proceeds benefit the Bridger Ski Foundation youth programs, scholarship funds, and community trails. 

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