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Portland Stories of Change Auction Item Preview

Posted on: October 28th, 2014


Preview our Portland Stories of Change auction packages below. Click on each item for a full detailed description!


Small Bull Run

Tableside Cocktails & Distilling Tour

Treat your table to a unique cocktail specially prepared tableside with spirits from Bull Run Distilling Company while at Stories of Change. Additionally, Bull Run Distilling invites 10 people to a tour and tasting of their distillery.




Blue Lake Dinner

Over The River and Through The Woods Blue Lake House Dinner

To the Wiedens’ Blue Lake house at Caldera we go­-for dinner prepared by chefs Priscilla and Dan. The conversation is sure to be sparkling as you and nine guests enjoy an intimate dinner amid the rejuvenating mountain environment. After the meal, relax in Caldera’s Tamarack Hall, explore the surrounding wilderness and tour Camp Caldera. Includes dinner with the Wiedens, one-night’s accommodation at Caldera’s Tamarack Hall and continental breakfast.


Neskowin Studio SelectOregon Beach Getaway

Relax at one of Oregon’s best-kept beach hideaways. This beautifully furnished house is located just steps from the beach at Neskowin and features views of both the ocean and the dunes. This is the perfect getaway location for beachcombing during the summer or watching storms roll in during the winter. Package includes seven nights of lodging for up to eight guests.  



Private Dinner Party in the Hills

Enjoy a night of dinner, art and music in the hills at one of Portland’s iconic homes. The Portland Hilltop House was designed by award-winning architect Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig Architects. Dinner for 12 will be prepared by award-winning chef Gabriel Rucker of Portland’s Le Pigeon (including specially paired wine). The fabulous views, fantastic personal art collection of owners Paul Schneider and Lauren Eulau of TWIST, and a phenomenal private musical performance from Pink Martini lead-singer, China Forbes, ensures an unforgettable evening.


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Hole In One

Sold out since mid-September of 2014, the 2015 U.S. Open Golf Championship at Chambers Bay Golf Course near Tacoma, Washington, will be a leisure-time hole in one. Package includes four four-day tickets for June 18-21, 2015. You’ll leave the weekend ready to hit the links at your favorite course with a set of newly released NIKE Vapor clubs.



Greenway House SmallEvening at Greenway House

Original “Wiedenisms” will be yours to savor, along with dinner, as you and nine guests are treated to a delightful evening of food and conversation with chefs Priscilla and Dan, who will prepare a special meal for your party at their Greenway house in Southwest Portland.




Roman Holiday

Experience the romance and history of Italy when you stay in this gorgeous 1,600-square-foot apartment located within a 14th-century Roman palazzo. This exquisite residence is within walking distance of significant landmarks such as the Piazza Navona, the Spanish Steps and the Vatican. This vacation includes airfare for two with accommodations suited for up to four guests.


IMG_2206 AUCTION TempDinner Party on the W+K Rooftop

Host a private party for 20 of your closest friends on the private sixth-floor rooftop deck at Wieden+Kennedy. Enjoy some of Portland’s best views and dine on famed Portland cuisine from Andina while being treated to a private concert by the famous Von Trapp Family Singers.



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Scottish Highlands Retreat

Live like royalty for a week at Kilmartin Hall, an historic manor house located near the town of Drumnadrochit. Situated in the Scottish Highlands near Loch Ness, you will have access to the finest golf courses, castle tours and traditional bagpipe entertainment. You might even catch a glimpse of Nessie herself! The trip includes all meals and beverages served by William & Margaret, your personal world-class butler and chef, car rental and airport transfer, entertainment and sightseeing for one week for up to 12 people.


One-Of-A-Kind Caldera Fire Opal Pendant and Earrings

A Yowah matrix opal is at the center of this signature Caldera pendant designed by Trios’ Studio in Lake Oswego. Accented by Mexican fire opals and surrounded by 14k, 18k and 22k elements, this oxidized sterling silver piece is inspired by the red-and-orange fire that breaks through the earth’s crust. Matching earrings with 22k gold and Mexican fire opals is the perfect complement.


Ultimate Sports Fanatic Package

Are you the ultimate sports fanatic? Show your team colors by attending some of the best games the Northwest can provide. The winner of this package will receive four 100-level tickets for the Portland Trailblazers vs. Houston Rockets game on March 11, 2015 (along with parking and a $120 Club Level food credit); four KeyClub section tickets to see the Timbers during a 2015 season game; and four tickets to see the Thorns during a 2015 season game. 


Winemakers’ Tour, Tasting, and Dinner

Experience Oregon wine country at its best. Your day starts with limousine valet service from your doorstep to award-winning Ponzi Vineyards, where you’ll be treated to a private tour and tasting. Following your time at Ponzi, you’ll enjoy a seasonally inspired dinner at the nearby Dundee Bistro, then transported back to your home.



Central Oregon Getaway

You can get away from it all for a long weekend of hiking and rock climbing at this idyllic, family ranch home set near Smith Rock, Oregon. The meandering Crooked River and views of the Cascade Range provide an idyllic backdrop to your relaxing getaway.  Spend an evening out in Sisters dining at The Source Weekly’s “Restaurant of the Year” for Central Oregon with a $100 gift certificate. 


102014_Caldera_WineBottles_0137 352 Bottles of Wine on the Wall

Start your own personal wine collection or add to your established cellar with the help of Friends of Caldera. An impressive variety of bottles will keep you happily swirling, sniffing and sipping all year long. Highlights include 2007 Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage, 2009 Gérard Raphet Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru, 1999 Villa Gemma Montepulciano d’Abruzzo and so many more! Six months of wine storage from Portland’s Willamette Wine Storage also included.