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North Shore Getaway in Kauai, Hawaii | Value $1200+
Escape the wintery Seattle weather with seven nights in paradise at the Cliffs Club in Princeville, Kauai! Soak up the sun and relax in a lush tropical setting on a bluff overlooking Kauai’s stunning North Shore when you stay in this on-bedroom, two bath condo with room for up to four guests. To be scheduled for an agreed-upon, available week in January, February, or March 2020.
Courtesy of Dawn Leverett
Palm Springs Paradise | Value $3150
Looking to get away from your cares? This gorgeous four-bedroom, four bath luxury home nestled in the sun soaked scenery of Palm Springs is the perfect destination. With room for up to eight guests, enjoy a full array of modern indoor and outdoor comforts; a spacious kitchen with granite countertops, gas fireplace, pool, spa, firepit, and curtained patio surrounded by stunning desert mountain views. To be scheduled for an agreed upon available dates from August. 1, 2019 - July 30, 2020 except holidays.
Courtesy of Tom Morgan
Stock your cellar
Stock your cellar with exquisite wines, hand-selected by the ArtsWest Board of Directors. Every bottle from this collection will make any occasion special!
Courtesy of ArtsWest Board of Directors
Distillery Private Tour and Tasting for 15 | Value $400
Enjoy a private tour and tasting for up to 15 people of Oola Distillery’s Capitol Hill location. See how one of the largest independent distilleries in the state makes their award-winning, hand-crafted batches of vodka, gin and whiskey.
Courtesy of Oola Distillery
Sunset Cruise | $2000+
Ahoy mates! Come aboard with up to 50 of your closest friends for a 3-5 hour sunset cruise aboard historic vessel Baltic Sea! Captain Jack - Jack Miller from our beloved Husky Deli - will host you in style on a Puget Sound Cruise. So bring some food, friends and fine drinks aboard and celebrate your birthday, have a stellar company party, or simply enjoy a sunny Seattle day with your friends and family on the water. To be scheduled for an agreed upon available date expires 11/31/2019.
Courtesy of Jack Miller and friends at Husky Deli
Photo by Patrick Robinson- www.patrickrobinson.net
wine tasting for 12 at the armstrong family winery | Value $400
You and 11 friends will enjoy a private wine tasting in the back room of the Armstrong Family Winery. The tasting will be facilitated by a member of the Armstrong team and your group will learn about the winery, vintages and the winemaking process. You’ll also enjoy light snacks, reserved seating and an informal Q&A to get all your wine questions answered Event must be scheduled in advance, expires 7/31/2020.
Courtesy of The Armstrong Family Winery
beer package | value $275
If you are a beer lover this is the package for you- you’ll enjoy all sorts of treats from Optimism Brewing, Georgetown Brewing, Peddler Brewing Company, Fremont Brewing and The Beer Junction. Includes a beer tasting for 8 at Optimism Brewing, a Gift Basket and Gift Card from Georgetown Brewing, a Gift Card from Peddler Brewing Company, swag from Fremont Brewing and a growler and growler refill from The Beer Junction! Cheers!
Courtesy of Optimism Brewing, Georgetown Brewing, Peddler Brewing Company, Fremont Brewing, and The Beer Junction
Laugh out loud Package | Value $476
Are you a comedy fan? You’ll enjoy 4 tickets to Theatresports at Unexpected Productions where you’ll be the special guest improv judge. If you need more laughs enjoy 2 tickets to a Jet City Improv where you could see Twisted Flicks or Jet City Improv Presents.
Courtesy of Jet City Improv and Unexpected Productions
Enjoy Canlis! | Value $500
Enjoy a four-course dinner and wine at Canlis Restaurant with this $1000 gift card. You’ll enjoy a decadent evening at Canlis’ most inventive and refined cuisine paired with a flight of wine – and stunning views of the Puget Sound to compliment the delicious menu. They recently won a Michelin star- now is the time to go!
Courtesy of Canlis Restaurant
enjoy pike place market as never before! | Value $500
Experience the World Famous Pike Place Fish Market like no other – meet the fish mongers, get your pictures taken, go behind the counter and watch them throw and catch fish from up close, pick out your favorite whole fish, and then have it expertly cleaned and filleted and packaged to take home to be enjoyed by your friends and family. In addition, our very own fish monger, Ryan, will put together a selection of his favorites from the Pike Place Fish Market including iconic gifts- hats, cookbooks; spices, crab cakes, and smoked salmon.
Courtesy of Ryan Reese
Nucor Steel - Metal Head | Value $200
Take a private tour of Nucor Steel Seattle, the country's largest steel manufacturer. This exclusive tour offers an insider's look at all areas of production. See firsthand how metal becomes new steel through state-of-the-art techniques. Group of up to 12 individuals. Need to be 18 years of age or older.
Courtesy of Nucor Steel
Indian Cooking Class for 8 | Value $600
Invite seven Indian food-loving friends to cook with you and Shirin in your kitchen! Shirin, an expert in Indian cooking, will work with you to plan the menu from a home-style, vegetarian Indian meal. She'll bring the recipes, ingredients and know-how for a memorable meal. You'll kick off with conversation over ginger chai and snacks as everyone reviews the recipes and gets ready. Over the next two hours, everyone will prep, cook, and celebrate with a delicious shared meal. As a bonus, all your guests will go home with a spice box including Shirin's own homemade spice blends
Courtesy of Jennifer and Eugene Wong
Try Tacoma! | Value $679
Try Tacoma! Enjoy a weekend in Tacoma with these offerings—you'll have a blast! Start your epic Tacoma adventure with doughnuts from Legendary Doughnuts, then head to the Museum of Glass where you can watch live glassmaking from their Hot Shop Team. Afterwards you can enjoy a movie or cult classic film at The Grand Cinema. Wrap up your Tacoma trip by watching Reign FC's amazing athletes take the field for some fancy footwork and what’s sure to be a memorable match.
Courtesy of Children's Museum of Tacoma, The Grand Cinema, Legendary Doughnuts, Museum of Glass, Reign FC, Tacoma Art Museum, and Tacoma Comedy Club
Let's Get Physical! | Value $879.95
Up your running and fitness game with this collection that's sure to make you effortlessly feel the burn! Get your gear at West Seattle Runner and use your Bose Wireless Earbuds to run with stride and rhythm. Train at West Seattle Health Club or our new neighbor, The Row House, during those dreary, rainy, days to stay focused on feeling happy and healthy.
Courtesy of Amanda Poch, The Row House West Seattle, West Seattle Health Club, and West Seattle Runner
Treat yourself! | Value $618
You deserve some rest and relaxation! Treat yourself to a Spa Pedicure at Head to Toe Day Spa for the perfect combination of comfort and pampering surrounded by an atmosphere of calm and serenity. Then sip on some rejuvenating tea from the magical Friday Afternoon Tea shop. Enjoy a class at The Yoga Tree from instructors who can teach you how to use yoga not only to stretch your hamstrings, but to move more gracefully through your daily life. Your Bend N Move class pass offers personalized yoga and movement classes that support physical, social, and emotional health. Finally, cool off at Banya 5, an urban spa with a Turkish Steam Room, Russian Style Sauna, jet hot tub, saltwater pool, and more.
Courtesy of Banya 5, Bend N Move, Friday Afternoon Tea, Head to Toe Day Spa, and The Yoga Tree
Fun for the Kiddos! | Value $787.8
If you have been needing some new ideas for activities to explore with the kids, we have the package for you! Visit Pacific Science Center and take a trip through the tropical butterfly house or check out their famous naked mole-rats that are sure to fascinate any youngster. A budding marine biologist will love visiting the octopus and dipping their hands into the tidepools at the Seattle Aquarium. Your kid will be the star of the show after a music lesson at Seattle Drum School where they can try drums, guitar, bass, piano, voice, brass/woodwinds, strings, and more. Top it off with a wide array of classes and options at Seattle JazzED for your musically inclined little performer. At the Seattle Children’s Museum, kids as young as ten months can explore hands-on activities and free educational programs in the heart of the Seattle Center. Curious Kidstuff is both a store and a play space, providing opportunities to try out new toys, books, and games before bringing them home. If you’re looking for an unforgettable day trip, head to Wild Waves Theme and Water for breathtaking rides and water features.
Courtesy of Curious Kidsstuff, Meeples Games, Pacific Science Center, Seattle Aquarium, Seattle Children's Museum, Seattle Drum School, Seattle JazzED, and Wild Waves Theme and Water Park
Visit west seattle | Value $733
Perfect for when you have family visiting from out of town: Your family will experience the best of Seattle without leaving the neighborhood! Dinner at Mioposto, followed by VIP tickets for the Senior Center of West Seattle’s infamous Rainbow Bingo and a luxurious Two-Night Stay at The Grove. Enjoy breakfast the next day at our favorite Great American Diner & Bar, lunch at the famous Luna Park Café, and then head out for an evening of bowling at West Seattle Bowl.
Courtesy of Great American Diner & Bar, The Grove, Luna Park Cafe, Mioposto Pizza, Senior Center of West Seattle, and West Seattle Bowl
Brew and baseball | Value $472
Play Ball! You'll have a blast experiencing a lighthearted beer tasting at Optimism Brewery followed by a Mariner's Game. This package is sure to be a home run
Courtesy of Optimism Brewing and Seattle Mariners
Get Jazzy! | Value $974
Get a little more jazz! Enjoy a night out at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley- Pacific Jazz Institute with complimentary tickets and entrees. You'll have a blast knowing your kiddos are taken care of by the expert childcare specialists at Annie's Nannies. You can enjoy a House Concert with the VJ Trio—they'll bring jazz to your home with their mix of original compositions and vintage tunes from the greats like Cole Porter and Charles Trenet and modern classics from artists like U2 and The Carpenters.
Courtesy of Annie's Nannies, Dimitriou's Jazz Alley- Pacific Jazz Institute, and VJ Trio
Ceramic stoneware set | Value $250
Enjoy this stunning stoneware set by PNW artist Chayo Wilson. This set includes 2 mugs with handles, 2 teacups, 1 pitcher, 1 platter that are all dishwater and microwave safe. Chayo is inspired by the Pacific Northwest and creates timeless art evoking ancient treasures. Wilson writes, "My passion works through the clay to connect and root us to our human condition and ignite the creative spirit as we pass through time and back to the clay."
Courtesy of Lynne McNulty
university district art scene | Value $273
The University District offers a vibrant art scene—you'll take in an exhibit at the Henry Art Gallery like the recent “Jacob Lawrence: Eight Studies for the Book of Genesis” or the Paul McCarthy White Snow Wood Sculptures. Continue your experience with a performance of Butoh dance from the troupe Sankai Juku at UW’s Meany Center for the Performing Arts and check out FIUTS' CulturalFest on February 8th to participate in a day of diverse cultural exploration, education, and discussion. Jet City Improv offers improv shows and classes in their eye-opening bright yellow theatre.
Courtesy of FIUTS, Henry Art Gallery, Jet City Improv, and Meany Center for the Performing Arts
chowder in a bread bowl | Value $110
Enjoy a fresh loaf of Grand Central Bakery’s rustic bread every month for a year! Their delicious bread is a national hit and is responsible for the bakery’s place on the list of the 20 Greatest American Bread Bakeries. When the mood strikes you, fill your bread bowl with delicious homemade chowder. Then you can learn to make the famous dish yourself with your Duke's Seafood & Chowder cookbook.
Courtesy of Duke's Seafood & Chowder and Grand Central Bakery
A Slice of Seattle Center & More! | Value $262
Enjoy a slice of Seattle Center with some spots you might not have checked off your list! Visit Chihuly Garden & Glass for an inspiring day filled with fantastic glass art, then pop over to MoPOP to view an exhibit; current shows include the contemporary fashion exhibition: A Queen Within Adorned Archetypes—upcoming exhibits include one on the world of Minecraft! Head over to Pagliacci Pizza for a slice of what Seattle Magazine voted Best Pizza. Lastly, enjoy a guided tour and tasting experience at Fran's Chocolates—Yum!
Courtesy of Chihuly Garden & Glass, Fran's Chocolates, MoPOP, and Pagliacci Pizza
sounders tickets | Value $90
Begin autumn with a trip to a high energy Seattle Sounders game. These tickets will have you watching the action unfold live and in person.
Courtesy of Brooke & Sean Muldoon
visit victoria b.c. | Value $62.2
See the sights in Victoria B.C! Visit Canada's Castle: a beloved Victorian-era Scottish mansion and historic landmark. For something completely different, enjoy a visit to the stunning Victoria Butterfly Gardens—a vibrant jungle experience full of new and intriguing flora and fauna.
Courtesy of Craigdarroch Castle and Victoria Butterfly Garden
stay caffeinated! | Value $175
Need a caffeine fix? Try this coffee package including a coffee basket from Uptown Espresso containing two bags of whole coffee beans and a coffee grinder. You'll also enjoy a coffee card from the local Caffe Vita, dedicated to creating delicious and sustainable beverages. Try the low acid coffee package from TruCup Coffee for coffee in a whole new category. Enjoy responsibly!
Courtesy of Caffe Vita, TruCup Coffee, and Uptown Espresso
gear up and hit the water! | Value $320
Start your waterfront adventure with a full tune-up at Alki Bike and Board before setting off in a kayak to learn about the Puget Sound’s unique ecosystems and fascinating history with Alki Kayak Tours. End with a trip to Mountain to Sound Outfitters to get all the gear you need for your next voyage.
Courtesy of Alki Bike & Board, Alki Kayak Tour, and Mountain to Sound Outfitters
adventure oregon! | Value $260
Oregon has a ton to offer! Enjoy a pair of tickets to a fantastic show at the award winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Then pop over to McMenamins and use your gift card to purchase a pint at one of their historic hotels.
Courtesy of McMenamins and Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Seattle pizza tour | Value $80
Enjoy the best pizza in Seattle with the Seattle Pizza Tour package! Try Proletariat Pizza, home of “the pizza that made White Center famous.” Then try authentic Italian woodfired pizza at Tutta Bella, or head over to Wedgwood for Veraci’s famous Neapolitan pizza. Fianlly, visit University Village for Delfino's Chicago Style Pizza.
Courtesy of Delfino's Chicago Style Pizza, Proletariat Pizza, Tutta Bella, and Veraci Pizza
Green Thumb! | Value $255
Freshen things up with this package designed to bring life to your garden and to celebrate all that grows locally in Seattle. Bring the garden to your table with the West Seattle Farmer’s Market Basket. Adorn your garden with vibrant plants from the West Seattle Nursery and the beautiful Mary Kay Andersen Glass and Copper Garden Ornament.
Courtesy of Mary Kay Andersen, West Seattle Farmer's Market, and West Seattle Nursery
Tiger eye stone jewelry set | Value $77
Green and brown tiger eye stone necklace, earrings, and bracelet with sterling silver. Made by PNW artist and jewelry enthusiast Mary E Gage
Courtesy of Lynne McNulty
Mariners Diamond Club | Value $600
You and your guest will catch every play of a Mariners’ home game from two Diamond Club second-row seats justa few feet from home plate at Safeco Field! Enjoy complimentary full meal service and an open bar before the opening pitch and complimentary in-seat service throughout the game. With a 3rd floor VIP parking pass this experience is a grand slam!
Courtesy of Bruce & Peggy Wanta
Scott Curry Glass Set | Value $400
Cherish these stunning glass pieces by renowned, pacific northwest artist, Scott Curry. Dated and signed by the artist- perfect for your art collection. “No two pieces are alike. You’re never sure just how it will turn out, if it will be a beautiful piece or if it will end up cracked and broken on the floor. Each piece is an adventure.”
Courtesy of Michele Elliott