Holiday Online Auction

Welcome to the Vancouver Folk Music Festival’s 7th Annual Holiday Online Auction!
With so many fabulous items, there truly is something for everyone! We can guarantee you’ll find something you love or a great gift for someone special (or both!). And, of course, your bids are going towards a great cause; all funds raised support the Vancouver Folk Music Festival Society and keep the music playing at Jericho Beach.
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Bidding closes December 5th at 5pm PST.
 
 
To place a bid: Send an email to auction@thefestival.bc.ca with your full name, phone number and the item number, name and your bid. All bids must go up in minimum increments of $5.
 
Thanks so much to all of our generous donors!
 

1. FEATURED ITEMS


#1-01 Campbell Hills
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#1-02 Whale Watching #1-03 Salt Spring Coffee
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Howdy partners! Stay at the  Campbell Hills Guest Ranch in the heart of the Thompson Okanagan. Arrive in the afternoon for a scenic horseback ride, stay 1-night in a deluxe room for 2 with a view of Campbell Lake. Next morning, hike to one of the hilltops with a beautiful vista. Meals included.
All aboard! 3 hour tour for a family of 4 on Victoria’s whale watching flagship guided by certified naturalists. Departs from Victoria with stops in the protected waters of Haro Strait & the Strait of Juan de Fuca. You’re sure to have a whale of a good time!

Start your day with 2 packages of
Salt Spring Coffee‘s Holiday Roast brewed in a cool Chemex coffee brewer and take it to go in 2 Salt Spring travel tumblers!

 

Estimated Value: $550  Estimated Value: $420 Estimated Value: $130
Current Bid: $200 Current Bid: $140 Current Bid: $85

2. FESTIVAL FEVER


#2-01 Vancouver Folk Music Festival  VIP Passes
#2-02 Winnipeg Folk Festival #2-03 Calgary Folk Music Festival
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Be a VIP! 2 weekend backstage passes to the 38th annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival,  July 17-19, 2015 at Jericho Beach Park. Includes meals and a pair of totebags filled with swag!

2 4-day passes to Winnipeg Folk Festival July 9-12 at Birds Hill Prov. Park (N. of city). Enjoy 10 stages of music & stay in the lap of luxury with 2 nights at Fairmont Winnipeg (incl breakfast for 2).

2  4-day passes for the Calgary Folk Music Festival  at Prince’s Island Park in the heart of the city July 23-26. Get your fix of genre-defying music & recoup with a 1-night stay at the Westin Calgary (incl breakfast for 2).
Estimated Value: Priceless Estimated Value: $1,175 Estimated Value: $595
Current Bid: $450 Current Bid: $350 Current Bid: $251
#2-04 Harrison Hot Springs Hotel + Har Festival of the Arts
#2-05 Mission Folk Music Festival #2-06 Vancouver Island MusicFest
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Relax 2 nights at Harrison Hot Springs Resort with lakeside breakfast for 2.  Experience a world of music & art with a pair of tickets to any 2 concerts at Harrison Festival of the Arts , July 11-19. Some restrictions. Mark your calendars for for the 28th annual Mission Folk Music Festival July 24-26, 2015 held at scenic Fraser River Heritage Park. Enjoy the laid back atmosphere with 2 adult wknd. passes plus 3 nights of basic on-site camping! Enjoy an amazing weekend of some of the best roots & world music artists on the planet with 2 passes to Vancouver Island Musicfest July 10-12 on the banks of the Tsolum River in the beautiful Comox Valley.
Estimated Value: $679 Estimated Value: $280 Estimated Value: $300
Current Bid: $280 Current Bid: $80 Current Bid: $240
#2-07 Rifflandia Festival
#2-08 Festival du Bois #2-09 TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival & The Acorn
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Party in Victoria! 2 park passes to Rifflandia, September 17-20, 2015.  There’s so much to take in during this 4-day multi genre, multi venue, city wide festival. Last year’s artists included Serena Ryder, Adam Cohen, Dragonette, New Pornographers. Spend a weekend in Maillardville/Coquitlam Feb 27 – March 1 with 2 passes for Festival du Bois! Soak up fabulous sounds of francophone, world, roots & folk music from across Canada. Enjoy a 1-night stay at Executive Plaza Hotel & pancake breakfast for 2 at the park Sunday.

C’mon jazz cats, $150 gift certificate for select concerts at Vancouver International Jazz Festival, June 19–July 1. Enjoy cool jazz & blues at various venues in the city. Plus a $50 gift certificate for The Acorn, a stylish eatery on Main Street offering ambitious vegetarian & vegan fare with local beer/wine.

Estimated Value: $250 Estimated Value: $200 Estimated Value: $200
Current Bid: $155 Current Bid: $60 Current Bid: $120
#2-10 Vancouver International Dance Festival #2-11 Chutzpah Festival #2-12 Bard on the Beach &
Chai Lounge
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Witness the dynamic energy of VIDF’s unique artists & creations with 2 Roundhouse flex passes & memberships, March 12-28.  The Festival has featured artists from around the world performing techniques & styles as diverse as hip hop, flamenco, ballet & cutting edge contemporary dance. 1 Chutzipack (4 tix to dance, theatre & music productions at the Chutzpah! Festival Feb 19 – March 15 plus 2 tix to Ester Rada May 2 – a cross-cultural sound that showcases a deep reflection of Ester’s Israeli/ Ethiopian heritage,  & a vocal range akin to Aretha Franklin 2 tix to a performance of your choice for Bard on the Beach’s 2015 season under the tents at Vanier Park. Plus a $50 gift certificate to East is East Chai Lounge - delicious Trans-Himalayan cuisine in a warm, dreamy & visually arresting venue.
Estimated Value: $186 Estimated Value: $145 Estimated Value: $150
Current Bid: $100 Current Bid: $60 Current Bid: $120
#2-13 PuSH Festival &
Le Crocodile Restaurant
#2-14 Vancouver International Children’s Festival #2-15 Writers Fest
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The early bird gets the worm! Reserve 2 tix for any PuSh performance, January 20-February 8, 2015. Enjoy some of the best cutting edge theatre & dance in the city. Plus a $100 gift certificate to enjoy dinner at Le Crocodile - one of the city’s most acclaimed and visited restaurants.

It’s a kids’ world after all! Educate, entertain and inspire the little ones with 4 tix to any show at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival, at this world-renowned festival of performing arts for young people running May 25-31, 2015. Celebrate stories told by authors, poets, spoken word performers, and graphic novelists with
2 tix for an event
at the Vancouver Writers Festival, October 20-25, 2015.
Estimated Value: $175 Estimated Value: $68 Estimated Value: $52
Current Bid: $120 Current Bid: $50 Current Bid: $35
#2-16 Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival #2-17 Canmore Folk Music Festival Coming Soon
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The Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival returns August 8, 2015 to Deer Lake Park for its 16th year. Join in on the fun with a 4-pack of tix for another family-friendly day filled with amazing music. 2 passes to the Canmore Folk Music Festival that takes place August 1-3, 2015. Located in the spectacular setting of the Rocky Mountains,  this family friendly festival features some of the best folk, roots and world artists. Check back tomorrow!
Estimated Value: $200 Estimated Value: $200  
Current Bid: $105 Current Bid: $65  

3. LOCAL ESCAPES


#3-01 Whistler Getaway #3-02 Galiano Island Getaway #3-03 Happier Camper
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Experience music and comedy like never before with 2 tix to any Performance Series show at Millennium Place in Whistler,  1-night in a private ensuite room for 2 at Whistler’s best rated hostel – HI Whistler. Plus 1 HI Life membership & a subscription to Outpost magazine! Some restrictions. A 2-night stay for 2 at this beautiful waterfront Cottage on Galiano Island. Wood heated with full amenities, this cottage has beach access and a beautiful ocean view. Visit www.discoveryoceanfront.com for more info or to see available dates. California dreaming! A 2-day Happier Camper trailer rental featuring new and restored vintage ultra-light trailers with an emphasis on eco-friendly design. Bring your vehicle to Silver Lake, Los Angeles, and pick up this cute trailer for a picture perfect adventure! 
Estimated Value: $387 Estimated Value: $350 Estimated Value: $300
Current Bid: $156 Current Bid: $275 Current Bid: $75
#3-04 Scandinave Spa &
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#3-05 Visit Victoria Attractions
#3-06 HI Victoria
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Experience Scandinavian baths for two and a 1-night stay with breakfast for two at the Listel Hotel in Whistler, the perfect choice for all travelers and adventurers. Some restrictions apply. Discover art, history and nature with the whole family (4-6 passes per attraction) at Victoria’s top attractions – Royal BC Museum, Craigdarroch Castle, Victoria Butterly Gardens and the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Friendly and central, HI Victoria‘s location can’t be beat! In the middle of the city’s historic downtown centre – four multi-share beds for 1-night. Plus a 2-year subscription to Canadian Traveller magazine.
Estimated Value: $274 Estimated Value: $217 Estimated Value: $188
Current Bid: $200 Current Bid: $50 Current Bid: $40
#3-07 HI Shuswap Caboose Traincar Stay for 6
#3-08 Britannia Mine Museum Admission for 1 Yr for 6
#3-09 Horseback Riding – Equutails
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All aboard! 1-night stay in a Caboose Traincar for 6 at HI Shuswap Lake located on the lake, half way between Vancouver & Banff with kitchen sitting area and toilet. Plus a 2-year subscription to Canadian Traveller – a monthly publication with a CDN perspective of how Canadians travel the world.

Join the Britannia Mine Museum with a Flex Family Membership – unlimited admission for a year for 2 adults and and up to 3 youth. This national historic site has an underground train, gold panning, children’s play area and much more! Giddy up!
Go on a 1-hour horseback scenic trail ride for 2 at Equutrails in Maple Ridge - personalized to suit any skill level from beginners to advanced riders. 
Estimated Value: $168 Estimated Value: $121 Estimated Value: $100
Current Bid: $140 Current Bid: $35 Current Bid: $60
#3-10 Sea to Sky Day Trip #3-11 Erin Valley Riding Stables #3-12 Georgian Court Hotel
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Ride the Sea to Sky Gondola with your family (2 adult & 2 children) this winter 2014/15 season. At the summit, you can access the interpretive loop trails, take an informative trail tour, enjoy beautiful views, access vast climbing and hiking networks, or walk the Sky Pilot Suspension Bridge to Spirit Viewing Platform. Enjoy some of the best riding trails near Kamloops, British Columbia with two guided one-hour horseback rides at Erin Valley Riding Stables. The tours are guided by an experienced wrangler, whether you are getting on for the first time or have been in the saddle for years.

1-night stay for two in a Deluxe Guestroom including overnight parking at the Georgian Court Hotel in downtown Vancouver - a 4 star boutique hotel and a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Some exclusions apply.

Estimated Value: $90 Estimated Value: $136 Estimated Value: $265 
Current Bid: $50 Current Bid: $45  Current Bid: $120

4. A NIGHT OUT


#4-01 A Night at the Opera & Aphrodite’s Restaurant
#4-02 Hard Rock Cafe & River Rock Casino  #4-03 Snowed in Comedy Tour & Van Theatre Sports League
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Lighthearted, romantic, and wickedly funny, enjoy an evening for 2 with Strauss’ Die Fledermaus (March 5 or 8, 2015) at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Plus a delicious organic 3-course meal for 2 at Aphrodite’s Cafe & Pie Shop – serving the finest local organic food available in Van.

Enjoy the world’s top artists and entertainers including the latest names in music and comedy spanning the decades with
2 golden circle tix to an upcoming show of your choice, plus a VIP meet and greet for 2 at the River Rock Casino Resort or Hard Rock Casino Vancouver.

Laugh your way to six pack abs with this comedy pack: 4 tickets to the much-loved Snowed in Comedy Tour at the Vogue Theatre and 2 tickets to any Vancouver Theatre Sports League show at the Improv Centre on Granville Island.

Estimated Value: $415 Estimated Value: $350 Estimated Value: $182
Current Bid: $175 Current Bid: $225 Current Bid: $76
#4-04 Winter Harp Concert
#4-05 Arts Club Theatre  & Cats Social House Restaurant
#4-06   Kodo One Earth Tour: Mystery Concert
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2 tix to Winter Harp – one of the country’s most joyous annual traditions, celebrate the holiday season! Glorious music and song, festive carols & stories combine to warm your heart and wrap you in the spirit. December 20 at St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church.

2 tix to “The Mountaintop a drama inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King’s last night in a Memphis hotel, Feb. 12-26, 2015 on Granville Island Stage. Some restrictions. Plus a $60 gift certificate to Cats Social House - exceptional cuisine in a stylish & unique setting. 2 tix to Kodo One Earth Tour: Mystery at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Jan 29, 2015. Share in the wondrous & sacred mystery that lies deep within Japanese folk arts. This is Kodo’s, Japan’s taiko performing arts ensemble, most ambitious production yet!
Estimated Value: $80 Estimated Value: $158 Estimated Value: $150
Current Bid: $40 Current Bid: $100 Current Bid: $90
#4-07 Fauré “Requiem” Concert
#4-08 Compagnie Marie Chouinard – Dance
#4-09 Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Concert
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2 tix to the annual Good Friday concert at the Orpheum highlighting Fauré “Requiem” – one of the landmark works of the 19th century. With Vancouver Chamber Choir & Orchestra, Pacifica Singers Vancouver Youth Choir, Soloists & Jon Washburn, conductor.

2 tix to Canada’s reigning queen of contemporary danceMarie Chouinard with Henri Michaux: Mouvements and Gymnopédies at the Vancouver Playhouse on February 27 or 28, 2015 presented by DanceHouse. 

Refresh your soul with 2 tix for the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra‘s 2014/2015 season at the fabulous Orpheum Theatre. Some exclusions apply.
Estimated Value: $100

Estimated Value: $145

Estimated Value: $136
Current Bid: $55 Current Bid: $55 Current Bid: $160
#4-10 The Tea Party Concert
#4-11 Current Swell Concert & The Naam Restaurant
#4-12 Theatre Under The Stars
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2 tix to The Tea Party with opening band, Pigeon Park at the Commodore Ballroom – December 9, 2014. The Tea Party return to Vancouver with a new album and are making beautiful music again. 2 tix to Current Swell with opening band, Jon & Roy at the Commodore Ballroom – December 28th, 2014. Plus a $25 gift certificate to get your daily serving of veggies at the one and only, The Naam. 2 tix for Theatre Under the Stars next summer in Stanley Park, with the best available reserved seats for the performance of your choice.
Estimated Value: $104 Estimated Value: $96 Estimated Value: $100
Current Bid: $25 Current Bid: $70 Current Bid: $66
#4-13 Firehall Arts Centre #4-14 Martha Redbone Concert
#4-15 A Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve
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Without further ado, select
2 tix for a 2014-2015 season production at the Firehall Arts Centre. Great Dance & Theatre productions including:
Chelsea Hotel
God and the Indian
Made in China

2 tix to Martha Redbone on January 17, 2015 at the Blue Shore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts. Sit back and enjoy the evening one-of-a-kind original tunes, blues, roots, gospel and soul with a distinct Native American influence.

Ring in this New Years 1920’s style with 2 tix to the GREAT GATSBY 2015. It takes place at the Harbour Event Centre. Vancouver’s biggest NYE celebration features a Vegas style lineup of live music, swing dancers, aerial acrobatics, theatrics, DJs & more. Rated the #1 NYE Party in Vancouver by AboutTravel

Estimated Value: $65 Estimated Value: $60 Estimated Value: $143
Current Bid: $50 Current Bid: $50 Current Bid: $35
#4-16 NYE at Telus World of Science #4-17 Absolut Warhol NYE #1 #4-18 Absolut Warhol NYE #2
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2 VIP tix to one of the city’s biggest New Year’s Eve parties!  Tickets include expedited VIP entrance, access to the furnished Platinum VIP Lounge, a complimentary glass of premium rose champagne, catered buffet, separate VIP bar and free coat check.

4 tix for Andy Warhol NYE themed event at The Blackbird Public House. “This gala bash gets the award for most intriguing concept: an Andy Warhol / 1970s NYC Club Scene theme! If that alone can’t make this party awesome, the festivities also include 2 floors of dancing, DJ’s live performances, a balloon drop, & an appetizer station at midnight.”
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4 tix for an Andy Warhol NYE themed event at The Blackbird Public House. 8700 sq. ft. multi-floor venue to dance & mingle. The perfect place for you and 3 friends to ring in the New Year! Includes: Welcome Cocktail
* Appetizer Station at Midnight
* New Years Eve Party Favors

Estimated Value: $210 Estimated Value: $188 Estimated Value: $188
Current Bid: $150 Current Bid: $35 Current Bid: $40
#4-19 Van Django Bells Concert
#4-20 Ballet BC
#4-21 Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
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2 tix to Vancouver’s hottest swing string quartet Van Django Bells. Catch their hit Christmas show featuring a festive mix of holiday favourites, jazz standards, & pop tunes. Choose from 1 of their 4 concerts: Dec 14 at Winspear Centre – Sidney; Dec 16 at Presentation House Theatre – North Van; Dec 18 at Michael J. Fox Theatre – Burnaby; OR Dec 20 at Mt. Seymour U.C. – North Van.

A pair of tix to Ballet BC‘s evening performances:  Trace on March 27, 2015 and Rite on May 8, 2015, at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.  Ballet BC is aninternationally acclaimed collaborative & interactive contemporary ballet company.

Indulge your mind and your sense of wonder. Immerse yourself into the passion of the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts with a pair of tix for 3 shows to the 2014/2015 season, which is sure to capture your imagination with its variety of incredible performances. Some exclusions apply. 

Estimated Value: $56 Estimated Value: $320 Estimated Value: $210
Current Bid: $30 Current Bid: $160 Current Bid: $70

5. DISCOVER VANCOUVER


#5-01 Tennis & BC Hall of Fame

#5-02 Family Fun in the City

#5-03 Cycle BC Rentals & Tours

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A package of 4 tickets to watch the world’s biggest names in tennis swing their way to victory on August 17, and another 4 on August 19, 2015. Players from over 40 countries compete for invaluable world rankings. Plus admission to
BC Sports Hall of Fame.

Discover science, sports and history with the whole family for Vancouver’s most popular attractions – Science World  (2 adult/2 children), HR MacMillan Space Centre (4 tix), Vancouver Maritime Museum (up to 6 tix) & the BC Sports Hall of Fame (4 tix).

Two 1-day scooter rentals in Vancouver or Victoria from Cycle BC. Explore sights & to get you where you want to go with a smile on your face!

 

Estimated Value: $260

Estimated Value: $213 Estimated Value: $190
Current Bid: $55 Current Bid: $55 Current Bid: $55

#5-04 A Wok Around Chinatown

#5-05 Vancouver Art Gallery & Gallery Cafe and Catering #5-06 Mount Seymour Family Lift Pass
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Get to know Chinatown from a culinary and cultural perspective with the entertaining and knowledgeable Robert Sung and A Wok Around Chinatown. This tour for 2 includes dim sum lunch.

The Vancouver Art Gallery has a constant rotation of new and interesting exhibitions. With a 1-year household membership, you can see it all! Also included is lunch for 2 at the Gallery Café that serve up delicious bistro style food with local, organic ingredients.

See you on the slopes!
1 family lift voucher (2 adults & 2 youths under 19) for the 2014/2015 season at Mount Seymour.

Estimated Value: $160 Estimated Value: $160 Estimated Value: $149
Current Bid: $100 Current Bid: $125 Current Bid: $100
#5-07 Capilano Suspension Bridge Park #5-08 Museum of Anthropology & Beaty Biodiversity Museum #5-09 Forbidden Vancouver & The Forbidden City
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Go on an adventure with 4 day passes to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, one of the most popular Vancouver tourism destinations. Nurture your family’s sense of wonder. A family pass (2 adults & 4 children) for UBC’s Museum of Anthropology – a place of world arts and cultures with a special emphasis on the First Nations peoples. Plus, a family pass (2 adults  & 4 children) for the Beaty Biodiversity Museum – Vancouver’s natural history museum.

Have a taste for the forbidden? Hit the streets with 2 tickets to Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tour as the informative guides expose the city’s interesting and seedy history. Plus 2 tickets to the Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors at the Vancouver Art Gallery (to January 11, 2015)

Estimated Value: $144 Estimated Value: $133 Estimated Value: $86
Current Bid: $80 Current Bid: $50 Current Bid: $50

#5-10 Museum of Vancouver

#5-11 VanDusen Gardens & Shaughnessy Restaurant #5-12 Ecomarine Paddlesport Centres
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What was, is, and can be Vancouver? With your Family Membership (2 adults / 3 youth), join the conversation at the MOV, featuring contemporary, ground breaking exhibits and programs.

Take in the fresh air with admission for two at VanDusen Botanical Garden then dine in the tranquillity and splendour of the Shaughnessy Restaurant with a $50 gift certificate. Enjoy the waters, vistas and adventures Vancouver has to offer with a 2-hour double kayak rental from Ecomarine Paddlesport Centres on Granville Island.
Estimated Value: $80 Estimated Value: $70 Estimated Value: $55
Current Bid: $30 Current Bid: $50 Current Bid: $45

#5-13 VanDusen Gardens & Truffles Cafe

 #5-14 Vancouver Maritime Museum Coming Soon
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Spend the afternoon with passes for four at VanDusen Botanical Garden, then enjoy wine and a charcuterie board for two at Truffles Cafe!

Chart a new course of adventure with a Family Pass (up to six people) at Vancouver Maritime Museum – a great place for families, with a Children’s Maritime Discovery Centre and more!

 Check back tomorrow!
Estimated Value: $54 Estimated Value: $32  
Current Bid: $40 Current Bid: $15  

6. FILM BUFF


#6-01 Vancity Theatre – Movies for a Year! #6-02 Vancouver Latin American Film Festival #6-03 DOXA
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For the ultimate film buff – a pair of tickets for Vancity Theatre for a whole year (a total of 104 tickets)! Bring your whole family and give them as gifts to friends! Some exclusions apply. Celebrate the distinct Latin American style and artistic approach to cinema with 2 passes for VLAFF 2015. Some exclusions apply. 2 packages of 5 ticket vouchers plus membership for DOXA 2015. Some exclusions apply.
Estimated Value: $1,144 Estimated Value: $250 Estimated Value: $126
Current Bid: $325 Current Bid: $105 Current Bid: $100

#6-04 Women In Film

#6-05 Cinematheque #6-06 Limelight Video
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2 passes for the Vancouver International Women in Film Festival, March 5-8, 2015. View a diverse selection of shorts and feature films produced by established and  emerging women filmmakers from all over the world.

Experience essential cinema with
10 double bill pass for regular screenings at The Cinematheque. View new releases, classics or rarely seen gems. Some exclusions apply.

Stay local in Kits with this package of 7 rentals & 2 popcorns courtesy of Limelight Video – specializing in classic, foreign & indie movies. Plus a $25 gift certificate for Maria’s Taverna – serving up great Greek food at its finest. Opa!
Estimated Value: $300 Estimated Value: $108 Estimated Value: $70
Current Bid: $40 Current Bid: $90 Current Bid: $35

7. KEEP FIT & HAVE FUN


#7-01 Colourstrings Conservatory of Music

 #7-02 Moksha Yoga

#7-03 Acadamie Duello & Gorilla Food

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Bond with your baby or 1-2 year old at a Winter, Spring or Fall 2015 session at Colourstrings Conservatory of Music. They offer an innovative, child-centred approach to music education from Finland that combines the best of all music-learning methods.

Sweat it out at Moksha Yoga with a 1 month unlimited membership to a green, clean, hot yoga series that stretches, strengthens and tones the muscles while detoxifying the body and calming the mind.

8 Class beginner program  “Warrior Fitness” at Academie Duello – A modern fitness twist incorporating sword training with more traditional exercise tools such as free weights & medicine balls. Plus a $20 gift certificate for Gorilla Food – vital, organic, vegan & raw foods restaurant.
Estimated Value: $180 Estimated Value: $168 Estimated Value: $155
Current Bid: $15 Current Bid: $55 Current Bid: $60

#7-04 Capoeira

#7-05 Moveable Music School

#7-06 Harbour Dance Centre

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Learn from the best and train for 1 month with Canada’s first academy of Capoeira – Axé Capoeria Vancouver at their location near Commercial Drive (1739 Venables Street). The class covers all aspects of Capoeria; martial arts, dance, music, aerobatics, culture, language and more. No experience necessary.

A six week course with the Moveable Music School. Their small group classes will allow you to meet and play with others who share your love of music. Expert instructors create a supportive and fun environment that can really help you grow as a musician – whether you are a beginner or semi-pro.

Dance your heart out! Choose from a variety of classes with a $100 gift certificate to Harbour Dance Centre – for everyone from seasoned professionals to adult beginners in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.

Estimated Value: $140 Estimated Value: $125 Estimated Value: $100
Current Bid: $40 Current Bid: $60 Current Bid: $60

#7-07 Just Yoga & East End Chai

#7-08 Open Door Yoga  
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A 1-month unlimited pass to yoga classes for everyone in a friendly, down-to-earth space at Just Yoga accompanied by two tins of tea courtesy of East End Chai & Trading Post.

A $50 gift certificate for new students to use towards classes at Open Door Yoga locations. Some restrictions apply.  
Estimated Value: $65 Estimated Value: $50  
Current Bid: $40 Current Bid: $26  

8. THE PERFECT GIFT


 

#8-01 Home Theatre System #8-02 Jeannie Kamins –
VFMF Main Stage
#8-03 Jeannie Kamins – Drummer
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The Prima HT-8104 home theatre delivers 600 watts of pure, clean, ground thumping power to create the ultimate 5.1 audio surround experience. Includes a DVD player.

A practicing artist for over 25 years, Jeannie Kamins was part of the Art Committee for 15 years. She is known for creating original artwork for the VFMF programs. Take home the spirit of the festival with this original pen and ink line drawing!

A practicing artist for over 25 years, Jeannie Kamins was part of the Art Committee for 15 years. She is known for creating original artwork for the VFMF programs. Take home the spirit of the festival with this original pen and ink line drawing!
Estimated Value: $400 Estimated Value: $200 Estimated Value: $200
Current Bid: $145 Current Bid: $75 Current Bid: $65
#8-04 Elements Wellness Centre #8-05 Spud & Uprising Breads #8-06 Katami Designs, Much & Little & Sanjo Silk
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Unwind at Elements Wellness Centre in an infrared sauna, followed by a 1-hour spa massage, finishing with an ionic footbathWinner “Best of Vancouver” for the past 7 years. Located near Broadway and MacDonald. Pickup fresh baked bread with a $50 gift certificate from Uprising Breads Bakery and use your $100  Spud certificate to have local organic produce and groceries delivered to your doorstep! For the fashionista – A $50 gift certificate from Katami
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– the multi-designer workspace & retail gallery; a $50 gift certificate to the beloved Much & Little, plus a cabled cowl knitting kit with irresistible silk & mohair yarns, instructions included, courtesy of Sanjo Silk.
Estimated Value: $170 Estimated Value: $150 Estimated Value: $150
Current Bid: $75 Current Bid: $105 Current Bid: $80
#8-07 PainPro Theraputics #8-08 Basone Guitar Shop & Penguin Eggs #8-09 Musical Chocolate Package
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De-stress with a gift basket from PainPro Theraputics:
A 1-hour treatment with a Registered Massage TherapistCryoderm pain relief gel and a water bottle.

For the musician – a complete acoustic or electric guitar setup courtesy of Basone Guitar Shop and a 1-year subscription to Penguin Eggs – Canada’s folk, roots and world music magazine.

Indulge your senses with a musically themed box of chocolates from Charlie’s Chocolate Factory, a 1-year subscription to Penguin Eggs, a $25 gift certificate to Milano Coffee and a beautiful journal from Paperblanks.

Estimated Value: $120 Estimated Value: $118 Estimated Value: $100
Current Bid: $60 Current Bid: $60 Current Bid: $50
#8-10 Dunbar Cycles & Momentum Magazine

#8-11 Hazel & Jools and Eco Parent magazine

#8-12 Urban Body Organics
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For the avid cyclist – 2 tune-ups, courtesy of Dunbar Cycles and a 1-year subscription to Momentum Mag. For the hip mom – hit up Hazel & Jools with a $75 gift certificate for women’s and maternity clothing, nursing wear, baby clothes and accessories. And receive a 1-year subscription to EcoParent magazine.

Pamper someone special with locally made, eco-friendly, all natural body care products from Urban Body Organics – contains no parabens or chemicals and never tested on animals.

Estimated Value: $100 Estimated Value: $100 Estimated Value: $100
Current Bid: $35 Current Bid: $35 Current Bid: $50
#8-13 East Van Roasters #8-14 Hastings-Sunrise Package #8-15 Banyen Books & African Fair Trade Society
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East Van Roasters has created a decadent basket of artisanal chocolate, cacao, honey and espresso, all nestled in their signature handmade totebag. Discover Hastings-Sunrise with a $25 gift certificate to Saltenas Cafe & Pastries, enjoy beautifully hand-crafted espresso and coffee drinks at Platform 7 Coffee with 4 $10 gift certificates, a 2-year subscription to Geist and a beautiful journal from Paperblanks.

A $50 gift certificate at 
Banyen Books & Sounds for anything your heart desires and 100% pure organic shea butter products for your skin from the African Fair Trade Society.

Estimated Value: $100 Estimated Value: $120 Estimated Value: $80
Current Bid: $70 Current Bid: $60 Current Bid: $50
#8-16 Fair Trade Basket #8-17 Beatmerchant Record Store & Penguin Eggs  #8-18 Knotty Boy Gift Set
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A fairtrade – 100% pure organic shea butter products for your skin from the African Fair Trade Society, a $25 gift certificate for Ten Thousand Villages and a trio of Knotty Boy‘s all purpose shampoo bars. A $25 gift certificate for Beatmerchant Record Store in the heart of beautiful Steveston Village and a 1-year subscription to Penguin Eggs -Canada’s folk, roots and world music magazine.

Knotty Boy Natural Essentials for Every Body – for anyone with any hair type! This all-natural, vegan, cruelty-free, biodegradable and mountain stream friendly haircare kit contains the Ultimate Detangler and a variety of four all-purpose shampoo bars

Estimated Value: $80 Estimated Value: $60 Estimated Value: $55
Current Bid: $40 Current Bid: $20 Current Bid: $25
#8-19 Dunbar Cycles & VFMF #8-20 VFMF Literary Package #8-21 VFMF Music Package
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Bike to VFMF 2015 safely in style! A pair of tune-ups from Dunbar Cycles, VFMF stainless steel water bottles and VFMF t-shirts. Inspire your inner writer with a 2-year subscription to Geist, a beautiful journal from Paperblanks and a VFMF mug, all in a VFMF tote bag. Cozy up this winter with a 1-year subscription to Penguin Eggs, a beautiful journal from Paperblanks and a VFMF mug, all in a VFMF tote bag.
Estimated Value: $135 Estimated Value: $90 Estimated Value: $75
Current Bid: $65 Current Bid: $25 Current Bid: $20
#8-22 Holiday Soap Sets #8-23 Gratitude Gift Set #8-24 CD Tower Rack



2 sets from Rocky Mountain Soap: Vanilla Candy Cane Gift Set is all about the holidays. And the Sugar Plum Cake Box: Sweet & slightly spicy. A delightful wee set is perfect in a stocking or under the tree. Both beauty boxes are filled with toxin-FREE goodies. Give the gift of gratitude from Rocky Mountain Soap. Please enjoy this box full of pretty, natural things. You don’t have to worry that there are any nasty ingredients in this box. Organize your music collection and decorate your home with this rustic-looking rotating stained wood CD tower with 5 shelves, from Napa Valley.
Estimated Value: $63 Estimated Value: $58 Estimated Value: $50
Current Bid: $40 Current Bid: $40 Current Bid: $30
8-25 Underpant of the Month Club – Women’s  8-26 Underpant of the Month Club – Men’s Coming soon


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Everyone likes to get presents in the mail, right? Treat your leading lady with Oona Clothing Company’Underpant of the Month Club! Receive 1 new pair of super cute underpants in the mail every month for a period of 6 months. Everyone likes to get presents in the mail, right? Treat your leading man with Oona Clothing Company‘s Underpant of the Month Club! Receive 1 new pair of comfy underpants in the mail every month for a period of 6 months. Check back tomorrow!
Estimated Value: $80 Estimated Value: $100  
Current Bid: $45 Current Bid: $60