June 4th’s Wild For the Yuba will feature some new and unforgettable auction items,
and three exciting ways to bid and win!
Our Art and Dining Silent Auction has received donations from many nationally celebrated local artists including Kathyrn Wronski, Ruth Chase, David McKay and Tim Hayes, as well as certificates for great dining experiences at New Moon Cafe, Matteo’s Public, Bistro 221 and more. Our Silent Auction will also include getaway experiences like a one-night stay in a Sweetwater Bungalow on the private Still Waters Ranch nestled on the shore of Lake Englebright near a running waterfall.
Our live auction will have one-of-a-kind regional adventure opportunities, including a day exploring hidden gems along the Bear River with SYRCL board member Isaac Silverman, a two-night stay in a San Francisco Nob Hill townhouse, three off-season nights at record-holding rock climber and author Hans Florine’s Yosemite cabin, an all-inclusive trout fishing expedition donated by Sierra Trout Hunter, a full day’s apiary training and nucleus bee colony from Randy Oliver at Scientific Beekeeping, a private wine tasting and food pairing experience with Richard and Marcie Ellers, featuring rare and valuable vintages, plus many more unique ways to enjoy the incredible splendor of Northern California.
And new this year to Wild for the Yuba, a fun bucket raffle event featuring classes, gifts and collectibles from Judi’s of Nevada City, The Bookseller, The Pilates Place, plus many more local businesses and donors. Raffle tickets are $5 each and there’s no limit to how many times you can enter. Tickets include one free raffle entry with admission!
Wild for the Yuba is SYRCL’s annual auction fundraiser and kick-off celebration for the River Ambassador season. Featuring live music from The Earles of Newtown and BBQ lunch from Smiley Guys Smokehouse, a beer garden with beer and wine for sale, and three exciting ways to win, this event helps fund our seasonal River Ambassador outreach program.