Raccoon Cub Photograph – Lee Stein
Adorable photograph by Lee Stein. Matted and ready to frame.
Fifty State Birds and Flowers Mint Set
Stamps and a collector’s book of the gorgeous state bird stamps. Stunning artwork on each stamp.
Necklace and Earring Set
Lovely lengthy red glass necklace with matching earrings.
Kayak Lesson and Outing for Two
Includes: Basic strokes, safety, basic gear and how to dress for varied conditions, boat nomenclature and designs, basic self-rescues, where and when to kayak and then an outing to practice skills on a local waterway. Kayaks provided by Evergreen Outfitters.
Venison Dinner for Four
Enjoy a relaxing evening of food, light drinks, and lounging by the fire. Dinner will be venison swiss steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, homemade bread, and dessert. Hosted by Rick Rupprecht.
Sunday Brunch and Studio Tour
Sunday Brunch for six, hosted by Wendy and Bill Bale, on the front porch of an 1880’s boarding house.
Featuring baked French toast, farm-fresh eggs and local bacon. (Dietary restrictions can be accommodated)
This is a very “birdy” yard and you may be dining with rose-breasted grosbeaks, orioles, hummingbirds and more.
After breakfast you are invited to tour Bill’s woodworking shop where he designs and builds fine furniture, and visit Wendy’s art studio.
Female Mallard – Greg Kellogg
Acrylic on canvas board, framed and ready to hang.
Greg is the Director of Design at Water Street Brass and teaches painting classes at the First Presbyterian Church in Jamestown.
Custom Ultra-clear Acrylic Glasses
144 customized 16 oz. ultra-clear acrylic glasses that can be used for weddings, graduations, family gatherings, or a charity of your choice. You choose the 1 or 2 color ink design. Available to three successful bidders. Winners can order extra glasses in cases of 72 at a cost of $2 per glass.
Custom Animal Portrait – Ellen Paquette
Warren, Pennsylvania artist Ellen Paquette will create an original 6″ x 6″ acrylic painting of the animal of your choice.
Bracelet and Earring Set
Bracelet and earring set.
Maple – from Sap to Syrup
Visit Uncle Rick’s Sugar House for a “complete” experience in making maple syrup next spring for up to 10 people. Take home a quart of Uncle Rick’s Pure Maple Syrup at the end of the day.
Pittsburgh Pirates Weekend
Four tickets for two games during a weekend home stand in 2018. Infield Club Tickets provide access to 3 exclusive lounges. Call in April for available game dates. Tickets auctioned – 4 tickets for each game. Winning bidder will have the option of 4 tickets to one game, or four tickets for two games at the winning bid price.
Fresh Water Mussel Survey
Experience a day as a fisheries biologist. Nate Welker is your host on this fresh water mussel survey adventure. Lunch will be catered by Wendy Bale.
Vera Bradley Wallet, Ready for Shopping
Vera Bradley “Art Poppies” turnlock wallet filled with gift cards: $50 Wegmans, $25 amazon.com, $25 Tim Hortons, $25 Walmart, $15 Panera and $15 Starbucks.
Giraffes in Squares Earrings
Adorable swinging giraffe earrings in sterling silver squares designed by artist Kristin Lora from Artful Home.
Cleveland Indians Tickets
2016 World Series runner up, 2017 contender, see the Cleveland Indians in action! Four bleacher seats for a 2018 weekend game to be determined when the schedule comes out in 2018. Jamestown Container will work with the successful bidder find an acceptable weekend game. No parking pass or food will be provided. Tickets will be sold in pairs, with the winning bidder able to take one or two pairs at the winning price.
Relax and Destress Basket
This lovely basket of personal care products will help you unwind — or make a delightful gift. Contains 1 YMCA Guest Pass, 1 YMCA Half-Hour Massage, 1 Anti-Stress Bath/Shower Gel, 1 Bath Scrunchy, 4 Bars Soap (English Lavender, Oatmeal/Almond, Shea Buttermilk), 1 Candle, 1 Oatmeal Hand/Body Lotion.
Chipmunk Photograph – Terry Lorenc
This Finalist in Audubon’s 2011 Nature Photography Contest is so popular that we request it every year from photographer Terry Lorenc. It was taken at the Audubon Nature Center in early May so this Chipmunk was likely gathering nesting material. 8×10 Photograph, matted, framed, ready to hang.
Roses watercolor – Nancy Whitermore
Original watercolor by Lakewood, NY artist Nancy Whitermore. Framed and ready to hang.
Hand-crafted Wooden Toys
Hand-crafted wood toys: two tops, a sword, and a wooden hammer.
Pennsylvania Rattlesnake “Hunt”
Win the chance to visit an actual rattlesnake den in July 2018. This is limited to two individuals at least 16 years of age.
*We will only observe and handle any snakes we find (must have valid rattlesnake permit and PA fishing license to participate in the hunt and handle snake). There is no intention of killing any snakes.
Buffalo Sabres Private Table at the 200 Level Tickets
Four Tickets and two parking passes for the 11/10/2017 game against the Florida Panthers, and the 12/15/2017 game against the Carolina Hurricanse, provided by Jamestown Container. Tickets are for a private table on the front row in the Harbor Club, located on the 200 level in the Key Bank Center. Tickets do not include food or beverages, but the table is attended throughout the night by the Harbor Club wait staff.
Professional Photo Retouching
Have your personal photos retouched by a professional photographer. Kimberly Turner will bring life to your cherished memories. Choose up to 20 of your favorite photos to have reworked. Digital files, film, or photo prints may be used as a starting point. End product will be digital files.
Golf Lover’s Basket
For that special golfer in your life – or a treat for yourself: 4 Dozen Like-New Golf Balls (Dozen Each: Calloway Big Bertha, Titleist Pro V1, Titleist Pro V1X, Bridgestone), Vintage Hand-Painted Ceramic Chimp Golfer, Squeeze Breeze Water Misting Fan, Bag of 100 Golf Tees, 2006 U.S. Women’s Open Hat Clip Gift Set, Warrior Ball Marker with Hat Clip, brush tee.
Buffalo Bills Suite Tickets
Four tickets and a parking pass for the 12/10/2017 game against the Indianapolis Colts. Tickets are in the Jamestown Container Suite, located on the scoreboard end at New Era Field. Jamestown Container personnel will be your host for the day, with all food and drink included. We guarantee a memorable experience win or lose!
Japanese Meal for Four
Typical Japanese meal served on traditional china collected by Bob Ungerer when he was serving in the U.S. Navy stationed in Yokosuka, Japan for two years. The menu will feature dishes cooked at home and purchased from local grocery stores.
France Brook Road – Jennifer Schlick
“France Brook Road” is a composite made from 3 photographs taken on France Brook Road in Allegany State Park. Two of the originals are landscapes and one is a close-up of rust on a bridge.
Have your coins appraised by the long-time president of the Jamestown Coin Club. You will receive up to two hours of review time, at your place or his.
Liberty Photograph – Terry Lorenc
Photographer Terry Lorenc caught the Nature Center’s resident Bald Eagle taking a bath. 8×10 photograph, matted and framed, ready to hang.
Private Winter Tour of Panama Rocks
Panama Rocks manager Jonathan Weston invites you to an exclusive off-season tour of this gorgeous natural playground. He will be joined by geology/biology guru Tom Erlandson who will provide instruction along the way. As National Geographic photographer Sam Abel once said, “We are most deeply entertained when we are learning something.” Date to be scheduled by successful bidders. Limited to six people. Food will be provided, menu to be decided based on time of day of the tour.
Vegan Feast for 8
Vegan Chef Anne Watkins will prepare a feast to tantalize anyone’s taste buds! Pat and Chuck Brininger will host in their century-old home in Jamestown’s Allen Park.
An Evening at Chez Josephine, a Jazz Supper Club
Come join with jazz aficionados for live music and a light supper at the home of Kathleen and Peter Johnson, on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 7:30 until 10:00 p.m. Up to 10 guests
Mansion at Bletchley Park Wentworth Puzzle
Made in the UK, each cut piece is unique, with whimsical patterns shaped to reflect the theme of the image. Bletchley Park reminds you of the very unique story of the Codebreakers and the part they played in WWII. Approx. 250 pieces, 360x250mm
Canadaway Wildflowers Garden Tour and Tea for Four
Wildflower Garden Tour and Tea for Four: Come for an informative tour of the native flora gardens at Canadaway Wildflowers in Fredonia, with Sara Baker Michalak. Revel in our region’s spring woodland ephemerals – trillium, shooting star, and many, many more – Lots of tips on beautiful gardening with native plants that enhance the habitat. We’ll enjoy wildflower tea and treats at creekside.
Two Birds – Jennifer Schlick
“Two Birds” is a composite of 4 photographs all taken from the same vantage point on Chautauqua Lake. It includes sky, water over rocks, and two separate bird images.
Hellbender Survey with Fisheries Biologist
Experience a day as a fisheries biologist. Nate Welker is your host on this Hellbender survey adventure. Lunch will be catered by Wendy Bale.
In Celebration of Three Sons of Cuba: Desi Arnaz, Alberto Ray, Reuben Hernandez
Meet in the Tropicana Room for an evening of tribute and remembrance with authentic Cuban fare and libation. The night will include a docent tour of museum with emphasis on Desi’s contributions to Desilu, a buffet of Reuben’s cuisine from the Havana Café, and the film of artist Alberto Rey’s return to Cuba – “An Unkept Promise” – with Q and A afterward.
Swedish “huck” Woven Afghan
Swedish weaving is worked by running yarn over and under blocks of thread on a basket weave fabric called monks cloth. Weaving follows a charted pattern to form a design. This afghan is greens on a white monk cloth and is 56” wide and 72” long. It has taken 80 hours to weave. Monks cloth is 100% cotton and is washable on gentle cycle and dried o low heat.
Hand-crafted Vintage Rocking Horse
Wouldn’t the little one in your life love this!
Fishing Photograph – Dave Cooney
Captured by Dave Cooney at Allegany State Park. 8×10 photograph, matted, ready to frame.
Saw Whet Owls screen print – Netia Worley
Signed and numbered silk screen print by Netia Worley. This piece was created in 1971. The artist was still living and working in 2014 in Grinnell Iowa. Google her name and you find many listing of her artwork at various sites. Framed and ready to hang.
Erie Seawolves Suite Tickets
Enjoy the PNC Suite at UPMC Park in Erie, PA for up to 12 people for a Seawolves baseball game. Tickets will be sold in groups of 4, with the winning bidder able to purchase 1, 2, or 3 sets of four at the winning bid price. Catered meal and beverages included.
Maple Leaves – Terry Radecki
Photograph, framed and ready to hang.
Terry is a Warren, PA resident, photographer, painter, traveler, and all around nice guy!
Great Blue Herons Photograph – Lee Stein
Photograph by Lee Stein. Matted and ready to frame.
Blue Stone Earrings
Stunning blue glass earrings.
Erie Otters Suite Tickets
Eight people will enjoy the PNC Suite at Erie Insurance Arena in Erie, PA for an Otters hockey game. Tickets will be sold in groups of 4, with the winning bidder able to purchase 1 set of four tickets or both sets at the winning bid price.
One Night for Two at The Oaks
Enjoy a quiet getaway or house your guests at the exquisitely beautiful Oaks Bed and Breakfast Hotel on picturesque oak-lined West Third Street near downtown Jamestown. Built by regionally well-known architect Raymond Freeburg in 1930. Learn more at www.theoaksbandbhotel.com.
Casino Resort Getaway
Minutes from Ellicottville, NY in Salamanca, NY Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino features luxury rooms, a full-service spa, table games & 1800 slots. Escape for a night to one of the most impressive hotels in Western New York, awarded AAA Four Diamond certification for every year since 2005. Once you’ve had your fill of the region’s spectacular attractions, it’s time to put your luck to the test in our world-class casino.
Birds, Blooms, and Brunch
Join Terry Mosher and Deb Lanni at SUNY Fredoin’a College Lodge on a morning in early May 2018 to check out the birds and flowers on this gorgeous property. Afterwards, head to Deb’s house on Bear Lake for a yummy home-cooked brunch.
Salon Gift Certificates
Headlines Hair Salon and Jefferson Terrace Salon and Spa have both offered gift certificates for the auction. Bid to visit your favorite stylist.
Garden to Table Dinner
Scott and Pam Stoleson have been raising some of their own food for over 15 years using organic gardening techniques. They estimate that they produce 85% of the vegetables, 50% of the fruit, and 10% of the nuts that they consume.
The successful bidders will tour the Stoleson’s gardens, harvest some ingredients, assist in the preparation of the meal, and then enjoy dinner.
Trees watercolor print – Sean Huntington
Matted and ready to frame.
This is a print of an original water color by Cattaragus County artist Sean Huntington.