We hope to see you Saturday, August 20th for our 34th Annual Fundraising Auction at the Jackson Campus of Teton Science Schools. “Treasure Hunt 2011” will run rain or shine from 2:00-5:00pm. Admission is free and all community members are invited to attend, including children. Items will be for sale in both live and silent auctions. The event will also feature a drawing for three great raffle prizes. There is truly something for everyone! Music by Phil Round, kids’ activities and delicious food and cold drinks will be available. Please leave dogs at home. Proceeds from the event fund programs for local kids and students across Wyoming. 

The live auction begins at 3:00 pm and will feature an extensive selection of exciting vacation getaways, unique experiences and artwork. Live auction items include a fly fishing dream vacation in Patagonia, ten days in the Galapagos with Lindblad Expeditions and a whale watching expedition for ten guests in Baja, Mexico. The live auction will also feature favorite local experiences such as spa packages and golf at award-winning area courses. A secret auction item will be revealed during the live auction, don’t miss it!

The silent auction will feature hundreds of gift certificates and items from favorite local business including restaurants, clothiers, outdoor gear, gifts, home furnishings and recreation and guiding companies. Essential services for your home, garden, car, pet, health, finances and kids will also be for sale. Spacious tents will be full of high quality furniture, home furnishings, items just for kids and various forms of art. Visit www.tetonscience.org for a listing of many more fantastic items that will be available at the auction.

Raffle tickets are currently on sale for three great prizes. Enter to win an Apple iPad 2, a Grand Season Pass to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort or a week in Tuscany, Italy. Tickets may be purchased now online by clicking the "raffle" tab here or by calling 307-733-1313. The winning ticket will be drawn during the live portion of the auction. You do not need to be present to win.