Winemakers' Dinner & Live Auction
THERE ARE NO TICKETS AVAILABLE TO THIS EVENT
Thursday, May 3rd, 6 – 10pm
Location: Ashland Springs Hotel 212 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520
Tickets: $75-85 (non-members)
An elegant and delicious evening at the Ashland Springs Hotel
featuring 7 World of Wine award-winning wines expertly paired with
dishes prepared by Larks. The winemakers of the featured wines will
be present during the evening to introduce their wines with each
course and discuss pairings. Appetizers will be served in the Atrium,
followed by a 4-course, sit-down winemakers’ dinner. A live auction
will take place in between courses, with all proceeds benefitting
ScienceWorks educational programs.
This special night is being sponsored by Royce Real Estate.
FABULOUS AUCTION ITEMS FOR 2012
Sayulita is a sliver of Pacific Coast untouched by high rises. A mile long arc of sandy beach and a temperate climate make Sayulita a little bit of paradise, with the bustle and shopping of Puerta Vallarta only a short drive away.
Casa Carlos is a dramatic house with expansive patios to enjoy the breathtaking view and private dipping pool. The home is architecturally unique and beautifully detailed. It accommodates six people with 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and lots of indoor and outdoor living space.
Casa Carlos is available May 15-November 1 during 2012 or 2013 for a one week stay, Saturday to Saturday.
Jhenna Quinn Lewis’ work captures everyday objects with a rare and compelling beauty and serenity. Her pieces are quiet, elegant; rich with color and translucent light. They invite the viewer to stop and contemplate the beauty of simple things. “Haiku” is one of Lewis’ renowned bird paintings; the gorgeous frame is by The Total Picture. Lewis is represented by Davis and Cline in Ashland and by the Howard/Mandville Gallery in Kirkland, Washington.
Britt Under the Stars
Enjoy the best seats in the “house” to Natalie Merchant and the Rogue Valley Symphony on Sunday, June 24th. The reserved blanket for 4 next to the stage makes for a thrilling concert experience. Over Natalie Merchant's 30-year career, she has earned a distinguished place among America's most respected recording artists. With her latest and highly acclaimed Leave Your Sleep, which debuted on the Billboard Top 200 at No. 17, Natalie Merchant embarks on a new artistic path, creating songs from literary inspiration which are composed for expanded musical ensembles and orchestra.
Spanish Summer Wine Dinner
The paella feast for 8 is back again this year! Your hosts Ron Rezek and Janet Eastman welcome you to their stunning Tuscan villa overlooking Emigrant Lake. Start the evening with a Cava (Spanish champagne) and a tour of the wine cave to taste last year’s wine. Then enjoy a four-course Spanish meal while you watch the sun set. It’s like a trip to Spain with your best friends!
Summer Dinner Party with OSF Actors
Four OSF actors will share your gourmet dinner prepared by consummate chefs Elaine and Dick Sweet in their lovely Ashland home. You and 11 friends will learn about the life of an actor and catch up on all the inside gossip about the season’s latest plays, all while enjoying a fabulous dinner with paired wines.
Enjoy a Swedish massage at the Blue Giraffe Day Spa. Therapists adapt their pressure and technique to fit your needs for increasing circulation, reducing muscle tension and promoting relaxation. Unwind in a silk jaquard bathrobe from Dreamsacks—your choice of size. Then get ready for your journey of relaxation.
Roxy Ann Holiday Dinner
A private holiday dinner offered by arrangement in November or December on site at Roxy Ann Winery will delight your party of 12! Wines will be expertly paired with an unusual and exquisite meal prepared by “Pasta Piatti” and “Sesame” owner Tom Beam. Learn about this historic winery and its modern growing practices from the winemaker John Quninones. Enjoy the setting of Roxy Ann’s historic renovated barn while you and your friends delight in the abundant and unique food offerings. You’ll discover why this dinner party keeps returning by demand!
A double room at the Peerless Hotel awaits you or your lucky guests! Built in 1900, the Peerless is featured in the book “1,000 Places to See Before You Die.” The hotel is just 3 blocks to downtown and right in the bustle of 4th Street. Guests are pampered with Italian bed linens, AVEDA bath products and a sumptuous complementary breakfast. Your day continues with shopping at Nimbus, Ashland’s most stylish boutique ($75 gift certificate) and then dinner for two at Amuse restaurant ($100 gift certificate). Tea for two at the Peerless restaurant completes a perfect day.