Auction Preview & Event Details

Thanks to numerous generous donors, our community has access to fabulous live and silent auction items and experiences, many of which are exclusive to the Seattle Central. Here’s your sneak peak of items to expect at our at our silent and live auction, helmed by auctioneer Laura Michalek.

Live Auction Items

Farm Fresh Fare with Matt Dillon – James Beard Award-winning chef Matt Dillon will tour your group of 8 around his Vashon Island farm with a privately prepared lunch and wine pairings.

Private Dinner at Chateau St. Michelle – You and nine of your guests will enjoy the finest in Northwest cuisine & wine pairings led by Executive Chef, Janet Hedstrom.

Holland America Cruise for Two – Seven-day cruise for two - choose from Alaska, the Caribbean, Mexico, or Canada/New England. No expiration date.

Hawaiian Paradise – Enjoy a week in a 1,500 square foot cottage on the north shore of Kauai complete resort amenities and two master suites. Comfortably sleeps six.

Opening Pitch at a Seattle Mariners Game – Throw the Ceremonial First pitch, then take a seat to root for the hometeam! Includes four seats, parking, signed autograph ball, pre-game on-field access, and photo ops with the team. Game is Friday, July 19th @ 7:10pm Seattle Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels.

Dates for a Year – A baker’s dozen of experiences and meals at Seattle’s best restaurants including Bastille,Heartwood Provisions, Poppy, Stoneburner, Tilth, and more.

Unbound Airfare – Let your imagination run wild with these two coveted, unrestricted, round trip tickets on Alaska Airlines. Travel to Hawaii, Costa Rica, New York or any of Alaska’s 350 worldwide destinations (excluding Cuba) with absolutely no blackout dates!

Party with the President – Enjoy a private evening for up to eight guests with Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange and her husband Kip Lange at their beautiful home in West Seattle.

San Juan Islands by Private Plane – Design your own day trip for two people to any two San Juan Islands with a runway. Includes planning, plane trip and the pilot, our very own Vice President of Administration. Also includes coffee, gelato, and lunch.

Rooftop Dining at Terra Plata – Dine al fresco with delicious plates inspired by the seasons! Ten guests will enjoy a private dinner on the rooftop of Terra Plata with James Beard Award-winning chef and author Tamara Murphy.

Silent Auction Items

VIP Zootunes Season tickets – Enjoy Zootunes all season long with 2 VIP tickets for every Zootunes concert. Dates mid-June to beginning September, including artists like Feist, the Indigo Girls, the B-52s and more!

Lunch and Learn at Central – $500 gift card to take a class with Continuing Education at Seattle Central College, and a $50 gift certificate with One World dining at Seattle Central College

Macklemore Fan Pack – A huge cache of Macklemore swage including sweatshirts and signed vinyl records and more! 

Captain for a Day – A group of eight will enjoy an evening in the college's state-of-the-art ship simulation lab. Set seas with your colleagues for facilitated team building activities, or simply enjoy a cruise with some friends. Complete with snacks and adult beverages.

Artisan Sourdough Baking Class – 4 hour artisan sourdough bread making class with Seattle Culinary Students will learn professional techniques, and how to apply them at home.  Refreshments will be provided, and students will leave with a baked loaf and loaf to bake at home. 

Seattle Sports Fan Package which includes: 

  • Two Seattle Seahawks Pre-Season tickets to a mutually agreed upon game (seats are 9 rows from the field!) and an autographed Jersey,
  • Seattle Storm package with 4 Tickets to a 2019 Seattle Storm Home Game and 1 Autographed Jewell Loyd Jersey
  • 2 Seattle Sounders game tickets. Saturday, June 6, 2019 at 7pm.

Homecooked Persian Feast  Enjoy a homecooked Persian meal for you and your friends. Chef Flora will cook golden saffron basmati rice with your choice of Persian stew. Meal will be followed by Persian tea and desserts. Dinner will be hosted in Flora's home in Kirkland

Diamond Pendant – A diamond halo in circle pendant with diamonds totaling .36cttw set in 14k white gold. Thank you Ben Bridge Jeweler. 

Dinner and Wine at Shirlee for 6 – Opening in April, Bistro Shirlee is James Beard Award-winning chef Renee Erickson's latest venture. Enjoy an intimate dinner with wine pairings for up to 6 guests. One of Seattle's most anticipated restaurants, Bistro Shirlee is opening this month "a renewed focus on French bistro and wine bar fare."

Whidbey Wine Down – One night stay at Whidbey Island B&B in the Film Noir room with breakfast included. During your local staycation, enjoy a cooking class for two with local chef Becky Selengut, advocate for seafood sustainability and seasonal, regional cuisine. Comes with a signed copy of Becky's book and a rare Reserve Cab Sauvignon (valued at $50) to enjoy before or during your trip.

Luxury Wine Tour – Join Butler Wine Tours for an afternoon in beautiful Woodinville Wine Country from the comfort and luxury of a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. Up to 10 guests will enjoy this 4-hour tour through some of Woodinville’s finest wineries and tasting rooms.

Also Featured

Items from our Wood Technology students – Including a rowboat (with oars), furniture, a Purple Heart segment bowl, and two beautifully crafted dog houses. 

A selection of student art – Paintings created by art students, custom patterned scarves created by apparel design students, and a custom photographer portrait session with a photography student – includes prints!

A selection of wine packages – Includes a Rare Pair of Cabernets (Valued at $80), Rare Pair of Syrah's (valued at $150), a 1988 Chateau Palmer (valued at $240), and a Trio of Pinots (valued at $180)

… and don’t miss our Silver Ticket item – a case of Prestige Washington Wines valued at over $800. Buy a ticket for $50 for your chance to win this trove featuring 2006-7 Cabernets, Hand of God Estate wines, and more!