A Wild Backyard BASH

Presenting the 35th Annual Wild Backyard BASH in your own wild backyard! Enjoy a delicious gourmet picnic dinner, some special local goodies, and access to our online auction.

MAKE RESERVATONS / BECOME A SPONSOR

Please make your reservations by Wednesday, September 2, 2020.

$100 per person includes your gourmet picnic & goodies in a basket, 4 raffle tickets, access/instructions to the online auction & this year's stainless steel beverage tumbler.

Sponsor's picnic baskets will be delivered to your home!

For individual ticket holders, picnic basket pick-up times will be between 4:30 - 5:30 pm on Friday, Sept. 11 at Union Grill on 24th Street.  We will send you an email with your assigned time and access to the auction.

A big shout out to Beehive Cheese, Grounds for Coffee, and Sally Neill for adding extra deliciousness to the picnic baskets.

Picnic dinners include:

Appetizers: • Veggies with hummus and pesto aioli • Marinated olives and artichoke hearts • Caprese salad • Watermelon, cucumber and feta cheese • Gazpacho • Toasted baguette • Beehive Cheese

Entree Choices: • Curry chicken salad • Salmon Carpaccio • Vegan: Quinoa salad with roasted leeks

Dessert: • Specialty cookies prepared  by Sally Neill and freshly ground coffee by Grounds for Coffee

The Auction:

This year's auction can be accessed via your phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop!  Access will be emailed to ticket holders only.  The auction will be live beginning September 8th at 9 am until September 11th at 10 pm.  Some of our favorite items so far include an original oil painting of a hummingbird on a teacup by Robin Farr, a stand-up paddle board and paddle, hand-thrown pottery by Jack and Bonnie Wahlen, and much more!

The Raffle:

We are waiting to determine the best prize for our raffle!  Those who purchase tickets will each receive four raffle tickets.  The raffle will be drawn at 7 pm on September 11th and the winner will be notified individually.  We will also post the winner on our facebook page.

Sponsors:

Huge thanks to those who have already stepped forward to become sponsors of this year's event:

Owl Sponsors: Bob & Sally Neill, Harris Family Foundation, Samuel C. - Myra G. Powell Foundation, Laurie & O.C. Hope, Elliott-Hall Company, Weber School Foundation

Chickadee Sponsors:  Ogden School Foundation, Scott and Starla Stanley, Zions Bank, Ben Velasquez and Elaine Cobos, Steve Palmer/Raymond James

Finch Sponsors:  Anonymous, Dave and Terrie Griffith, America First Credit Union, Jan Winniford & Dan McCool, Merrill & Evelyn Godfrey

 

All proceeds benefit our mission, to unite people with nature and nurture appreciation and stewardship of the environment. Please be as generous as your means permit!