Wednesday-Friday: 11:00 am-5:30 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-5:30 pm
Have you ever wondered what your favorite constellation looks like through a telescope? Or maybe the kids are planning a high-tech, 3D-printed gift for the grandparents this year? Join spectrUM's resident maker and stargazer Nick Wethington for a private making and tinkering or stargazing session for your family.
Value: $350 Donor: spectrUM Discovery Area
Explore the Middle Fork of the Flathead River in a party of 6 with a researcher from UM's Flathead Lake Biological Station. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the banks of the Flathead River as you learn about this unique ecosystem, complete with two FLBS souvenir t-shirts to remember your adventure.
Value: $750 Donor: Flathead Lake Biological Station
Get airborne with pilot Gary Matson for a 2-hour flight and personalized tour. This one-on-one experience will allow you to explore landmarks like the Mission mountains or the Seeley Swan valley, or even get a birds-eye-view of your favorite hikes in a Cessna 150 aircraft.
Value: $300 Donor: Gary Matson
Treat yourself and a guest to a luxurious stay-cation at the Triple Creek Ranch. World renowned for unparalleled comfort, breathtaking natural beauty, and exceptional personal service, the Triple Creek Ranch is nestled under Trapper Peak in the Bitterroot Valley. A member of the esteemed Relais & Chateaux, the Triple Creek Ranch offers world-class accommodations, gourmet meals, and an award-winning wine cellar to make your Bitterroot adventure truly unforgettable.
Value: $3,102 Donor: Triple Creek Ranch
Embark on a multi-course culinary adventure with Chef Scott Gill of Scotty's Table. Your party of 6 will enjoy a locally sourced and seasonally inspired menu complete with wine pairings and exceptional service.
Value: $3,000 Donor: Scott Gill of Scotty's Table
Pamper yourself and a guest with a 2-night stay at the Ranch at Rock Creek, the world's first Forbes Travel Guide five-star guest ranch. Explore the Rock Creek valley with guided horseback riding, fly fishing, wildlife viewing, and much more. Enjoy locally sourced cuisine that celebrates Montana's seasonal bounty.
Value: $5,760 Donor: The Ranch at Rock Creek
Enjoy the beauty and wonder of Flathead Lake on this sailing expedition. Invite friends or bring the kids on this 4- to 6-hour outing for 4 people. Complete with a light lunch, guests also have the option to stop near Wild Horse Island to swim or hike. No sailing experience is required, but hands-on participation is encouraged on this safe and stable sailboat.
Value: $750 Donor: Jeremy Keene and Heather Harp
Enjoy a 3-night cabin retreat on a private cove at the tip of Finley Point on Flathead Lake. Enjoy breathtaking views of Flathead Lake and 5 mountain ranges, including Glacier Park, with floor-to-ceiling windows, all while you relax in the comfort of 2 fireplaces, a steam sauna, and jetted tub. The property includes a marina and slip, as well as access to hiking, swimming, biking, and birding just outside your door.
Value: $1250 Donor: Adam Rys-Sikora
A queen size Amish hickory bed, this piece is sure to become a family heirloom. The design is modern country with touches of English cottage.
Value: $2,777 Donor: Jenni and Kurt Rohrbach
Reinvigorate your body and mind with a health package from Monkey Bar Gym, which takes a functional approach to fitness with fun, group-style natural training classes, Eischens yoga, and plant-based nutrition. Whether you're looking for a change in the next year, or want to thrive in your already-healthy lifestyle, enhance the way you take care of yourself and your planet with:
Value: $1955 Donors: Monkey Bar Gym, Harlequin Produce, Mountain Meat Shares, Crescent Ridge Farms, Athleta, the Runners Edge, Enlyten Labs.
Enjoy exclusive access to the very best of Missoula's past and present with this lavish stay-cation. Explore the newly renovated Mercantile as you sip on a cocktail and try your hand at crafting at the CREATE Art Bar. Have dinner at Missoula's new steak and seafood restaurant, 1889, and finish your evening with a relaxing stay in the presidential suite at the Mercantile.
This package includes:
Value: $800 Donor: Residence Inn by Marriott Missoula, 1889, CREATE Art Bar
Enjoy a week on Flathead Lake at a 3-bedroom, 2-bath condo in Lakeside, Montana. Complete with an indoor Jacuzzi, gas fireplace, and incredible views of the iconic Flathead Lake, this cozy condo is just a stone's throw from skiing at Blacktail Mountain Ski Area.
Value: $918 Donors: Kim Mize-Humphrey & Reed Humphrey, Blacktail Mountain Ski Area
Enjoy an evening of exploration at the Phillip L. Wright Zoological Museum. You and 9 guests will explore the collections of UM's natural history museum with curator, Dr. Angela Hornsby, for two hours. Invite friends or bring the kids for a night of fun! Heavy hor d'oeuvres will be provided. Dates: fall 2019. All funds raised will support the Emily Graslie Curiosity Internship, a collaboration between spectrUM and the Zoological Museum.
Value: $700 Donor:The Philip L. Wright Zoological Museum and the Division of Biological Sciences at the University of Montana
Show your spirit and cheer on the Griz with this deluxe game-day package. Complete with tickets to a 2019 Griz football home game, a parking pass, and a decked-out Grizzly swag bag, you'll be tailgating in style.
Value: $540 Donors: UM Office of thePresident, UM Athletics, and UM Trademarks and Licensing