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Songea Soiree 2017

Come support our kids at this fun and informative event! Read more about it below.
Tickets on sale at Brown Paper Tickets or by phone at (800)838-3006.

LIVE AUCTION


Oregon Coast Getaway

Oregon Coast Getaway
Enjoy an exquisite ocean-side condo in Depoe Bay, Oregon. Watch sea life through your windows, swim in the pools, soak in the hot tub, relax, read a book, cook in or eat out, beachcomb, enjoy Oregon wines. Additional info: Resort at Whale Point.
  1. 3BR/2BA condo at Resort at Whale Pointe: 5 nights (January 21-26, 2018) with $50 certificate for dinner at Local Ocean in Newport, OR, the best seafood restauranton on the Oregon Coast.
  2. 2BR/2BA condo at Resort at Whale Pointe: 5 nights (January 21-26, 2018) with $50 certificate for dinner at Local Ocean in Newport, OR, the best seafood restaurant on the Oregon Coast.
Depoe Bay Condo

The Roadhouse Restaurant & Inn

Fall City Roadhouse Inn
Tucked into the scenic Snoqualmie Valley, The Riverside Tavern & Lodge was built in 1916 as a singlestory roadside restaurant. In 1931, a second story was added to accommodate school teachers in need of housing. Completely restored in 2009, the upper level rooms were converted into a vintage style inn for Fall City & Snoqualmie and the landmark building was aptly renamed the The Roadhouse Restaurant & Inn.
This is a gift certificate for a one night stay at the Inn. Have a romantic getaway or just enjoy a relaxing night's stay at this landmark inn.

Fall City Roadhouse

Snoqualmie River Tubing

River Float Rental for 4
Located in the heart of Fall City, WA, Fall City Floating tops the list of your things to do this summer. Whether you are looking to relax, get outside, or just hang out with some friends, floating down the Snoqualmie River is the adventure that you are looking for. River Float rental for 4 people including tubes, life-jackets, paddles, and shuttle bus ride upstream from Fall City Floating. This is a great family outing for those hot summer days. Gift certificate valid June-Sept of 2018.


Fall City Floating

Jazz Alley Restaurant and Nightclub

Jazz Alley
Dimitriou's Jazz Alley is the third-longest-running jazz restaurant & nightclub in the country. Celebrating 37 years of bring the greatest names in jazz, blues, soul funk, R&B, Latin, and world music to the Northwest. Jazz Alley offers an intimate & comfortable setting for dinner and a show with an enticing menu of Northwest cuisine with a Mediterranean flair featuring fresh seafood paired with an extensive selection of wines and spirits.
The gift certificate is for show admission and dinner entrees for 4 people valid Tuesday through Thursday and Sunday. Not available for all artists, check for validity. Gift certificate expires Nov 4, 2018.

Dimitriou's Jazz Alley

DeLille Carriage House Tasting Room

Wine tasting
Sample a selection of award-winning wines from the full portfolio at our Old World inspired winery and tasting room.Of course, wine is best when it's shared with friends and what better way to do that than with a tasting event for six. Enjoy the charming setting of the Carriage House tasting room outdoor deck, equipped with all the amenities for a fabulous experience. Hosted by a DeLille Cellars wine educator, you and your friends will not only learn the finer points of tasting wine, but also discover insider information on the vineyards, winemaking process and our twenty-year perspective on the Washington wine industry.

Just contact DeLille Cellars to setup a date and time for a wine tasting for 6 people (additional guest are $20/person). This is good for one year from purchase. Additional information: DeLille Cellars.

Private Wine Class for 20 at Total Wine & More

Wine tasting
Treat your friends, family, and fellow wine lovers to a private wine tasting for up to 20 people in the classroom of our store.
Total Wine & More will host an event that is certain to impress you and your guests. Taste eight of our premium, hand-selected wines and discover hidden treasures from the wine region of your choosing. Your guests will enjoy a tour of the land and learn about the famed appellations and grape varietals that make each region so unforgettable. One of our wine experts will be on hand to present and discuss each delicious wine during your two hour tasting, which can be arranged as a seated class-style or more casual walk-around event. Total Wine & More will provide all necessary stemware and educational handouts for tasting notes. Additional information: Total Wine & More.

Three of Cups Winery Tasting for 8

Wine tasting
Founded in 2013, Three of Cups is a new winery based in the Artisan Hill area of Woodinville, WA producing limited quantities of premium Washington State wines. Three of Cups was formed by friends who share a passion for wine and food and wanted to expand that beyond our friends and family. The tarot card, Three of Cups, symbolizes conviviality, abundance, joy and friendship – all things that happen naturally with wine.

Offered here is a wine tasting for 8 at Three of Cups in Woodenville. Contact Three of Cups winery to setup a date and time for your wine tasting and enjoy their fines wines with your friends. This is good for one year from purchase. Additional information: Three of Cups.

ORIGINAL HAND-CARVED WOODEN BOWLS BY RUSS PRIOR

Hand-Carved Wooden Bowl
Hand-Carved Wooden Bowl
This hand-carved wooden bowl was created by Russ Prior from locally sourced, scavenged wood. Russ creates his usable art by carefully choosing the burl wood stock and lovingly transforming it into a masterpiece. Each piece is one of a kind and sure to bring years of enjoyment!

CUSTOM Hand-Carved Wooden Bowl
Russ Prior, the highlighted craftsman this year, will create a hand-carved wooden bowl just for you! Russ will consult with you about the size, the color, the shape, and any other special requests you have and form those ideas into your bowl. Russ will guide you to create a unique piece you can call your own, and that Mother Nature will allow.

Piney Woods Miniquilt

Piney Woods Miniquilt
Bring a touch of the northwest to your home. This 46 by 26 inch 100% cotton quilt could be used as a wall hanging, table topper or a table runner. It's hand pieced and quilted made in honor of all of Songea's precious children, especially Sara.


JJ Works for You Handyman Services

Jeff Jewell Handyman
Make a dent in that Honey-do list! Start a home project or install a dog door. The possibilities are endless!

Jeff (JJ) is a retired public school teacher who spent his summers over the past 25 years as a desk/fence builder and a general fix-it guy. He is now retired from teaching and enjoys spending his days doing those difficult projects for others saving them time, frustration, and, yes, money. He is a fully licensed, bonded, and insured carpenter/handyman. JJ will provide a full-day (up to 8 hours) of handy-man services. Just win the bid, make an appointment with JJ, and get it done!

Contact Jeff Jewell at (206)859-1304 for any questions or urgent needs.


SILENT AUCTION


Bid on elegant items including beautiful works of art, African carvings, jewelry and baskets, unique and colorful Tanzanian purses, unique clothing items, fun gift baskets, beautiful gifts from afar, and more. Here is a gallery of the many items up for bid in the silent auction.

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Large ceramic pitcher
Lesal Studios

Large ceramic pitcher, Lesal Studios

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Orange Fused Glass Flower
by Beth Anderson
Mindzeye Fused Glass

Orange Fused Glass Flower by Beth Anderson

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Blue Fused Glass Flower
by Beth Anderson
Mindzeye Fused Glass

Blue Fused Glass Flower by Beth Anderson

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African Leather Backpack

African Leather Backpack

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Tanzanian Neckless & Earring set
Neema Crafts

Tanzanian Neckless & Earring set, Neema Crafts

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Religious Art
Canvas Print

Religious Art

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Trader Joe's Issaquah
Gift Bag

Trader Joe's Gift Bag

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Original Painting
Fiona O'Connor

Original Painting by Fiona O'Connor

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Mariners Game & Gifts

Mariners Game & Gifts

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Stylish Necklaces
Individual bids

Stylish Necklaces

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Stylish Bracelets
Individual bids

Stylish Bracelets

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Raven Sculpture
Vashon Island

Raven Sculpture

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Jewelry Boxes
Individual Bids

Jewelry Boxes

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Leather Necklace
Made in Columbia

Leather Necklace

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Large Leaf Glass Platter
By Margaret Joyce Van Dune

Large Leaf Platter-Reverse Painted Glass

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Coffee and Sweets
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Coffee and Sweets Gift Basket

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Taste of France
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Taste of France Gift Basket

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Contemporary Painting
By Miska Salemann

Contemporary Painting

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Fused Glass Painting
By Katie Koch

Fused Glass Painting

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Designer Jacket
Hand Woven

Hand Woven Designer Jacket

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Senegal Cloth Throw
Hand Woven-Printed

Senegal Cloth Throw

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Guatemalan Tablecloth
Hand Woven

Guatemalan Tablecloth

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African Tablecloth
Hand Woven

African Tablecloth

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All the Best Pet Care
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All the Best Pet Care Gift Basket

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The Pike Brewing Co.
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The Pike Brewing Co. Gift Basket

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Farmer's Market
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Farmer's Market Gift Basket

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Italian Getaway
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Italian Getaway Gift Basket

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Lady's Night at Chihuly
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Lady's Night at Chihuly Gift Basket

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Embroidered Pillow Covers

Embroidered Pillow Covers

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Holiday Kitchen
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Holiday Kitchen Gift Basket

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Wine & Cheese Board
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Wine & Cheese Board Gift Basket

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The Journeyers Prayer
Signed by Jody Bergsma

The Journeyers Prayer by Jody Bergsma

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Haystack Rock Metal Print
by Marie Zeglen

Haystack Rock Metal Print-Marie Zeglen

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Tanzanian Items

Your auction purchases support not only the programs of Songea's Kids, but also those of nonprofit organizations in Dar es Salaam, Iringa, Songea and Ruaha. Craft centers provide essential income and jobs for local craft makers. There are jewelry items, hand cravings, traditional baskets, and cloth items. There are handmade items from the Neema center for the deaf and disabled. There are items from DIWEO, Diana Women's Empowerment Organization, that will support their mission to empower orphans, disabled children, widows, and women living with HIV/AIDS. Your purchase helps both Songea's Kids and these organization as well!