The culmination of summer in the Pacific Northwest is happening at the Northwest Stream Center! Join The Adopt A Stream Foundation on September 21st, 2019 for our 2nd Annual Salmon, Steelhead and Trout Celebration & Auction! Auction proceeds will be used to repair roof damage and replace a failed heat unit in the Visitors Building – the headquarters for out Stream Restoration Team and Streamkeeper Academy. Great wine, food, music by the Tim Koss Trio, and a walk on the Elevated Forest and Wetland Walk is well worth the $30 price of admission. Plus you get an opportunity to take home many great silent and live auction items ranging from practical necessities like auto oil changes and home gas/electric furnace tune-ups to must have artwork and much more: Tickets to zoos, aquariums, and athletic events. Sports memorabilia Fishing gear. Dinners at local restaurants. Drift Boat Tour for two down the Yakima River. Scenic One-Hour Flight for two by Regal Air from Paine Field. “Stay-cations” for two: One-night marina view room at the Inn at Port Gardner in the Everett Marina with breakfast or brunch at Anthony’s Homeport. Two-night winter getaway at the Cabin at Oak Bay near Port Hadlock with dinner for two at the wonderful Ajax Café. Two nights at your choice of three Crystal Mountain Hotels and wine from the Snorting Elk Cellar – base camp for Cascade spring, summer, and fall hiking, climbing, horseback riding, and mountain-bike riding – and the best winter skiing in the State! So far, the big-ticket item is a 7-nights for two Rivers of Wine and Culinary OR Rivers of Adventure in a Commander Stateroom aboard the classic 90-foot riverboat SS Legacy on the Columbia and Snake Rivers provided by UnCruise Adventures valued at $11,390: Rivers of Wine and Culinary Highlights (round trip from Portland) Enjoy tours and tastings with wine and culinary experts and an onboard sommelier Four Washington and Oregon AVA’s: Columbia Gorge, Walla Walla, Red Mountain and Willamette Valley. Visit the Maryhill Museum and view Rodin sculptures, European paintings, Native artifacts, and Northwest art. Explore Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Palouse Falls canyon Rivers of Adventure Highlights (Portland to Clarkston – or reverse) River rafting, swimming, kayaking, biking and skiff excursions Jet boat ride into Hells Canyon National Recreation Area Whitewater rafting on the Deschutes River Transit eight locks and tour the Bonneville Dam Visitors Center Explore Palouse Falls State Park & Fort Clatsop National Historical Park Photos of this auction highlight: https://www.uncruise.com/about-us/media/media-gallery/columbia-and-snake-river-images Call 425-316-8592 now for tickets – we will keep them here on “will-call” so they don’t get lost. You can also become a sponsor of the event by filling out the attached form – and, if you can’t make the date, become a sponsor instead and be rewarded with a stainless steel salmon, steelhead, or trout in your name on the Trout Stream Exhibit wall! And put this on your calendar now: September 21, 4 to 7pm, Adopt A Stream Foundation’s Salmon, Steelhead and Trout Celebration & Auction – and Fun! We look forward to seeing you here!