Wild Side 2016 - Raffle & Silent Auction
Purchase your raffle tickets when registering for the event or clicking >HERE< to support SCELP and win a YETI Cooler. We will also have prizes for the second and third winners!
1 Ticket for $20 - 2 Tickets for $30 - 5 Tickets for $50
For multiple purchases make sure you select the $30 or $50 item and pick as many as you can. Online sales close on November 4th at 8:30pm, but you will be able to purchase tickets throughout the evening at the event. The drawings will be held after the close of the Silent Auction. You need not be present to win but it’s more fun if you are!
Thank you to dozens of donors and supporters! We are going to enjoy a truly remarkable silent auction this year, including a rich and finely curated art and home decor selection, plenty of good food and drink, unique artifacts and jewelry, unforgettable experiences and much outdoor fun. The funds raised by the auction will directly support our work.
Scroll down to check out some of the hot items you can win on November 5th, and be ready for some intense bidding!
Get ahead of the game and start bidding on any of the items featured below by emailing us. We will list the amount of each bid on this page and add them to the bidding sheets even before you have set foot on the lawn of Hobcaw House!
If you are interested in bidding on a featured item but cannot join us for the event, do not hesitate to contact us. We can help.
Fishing Kayak "Cadillac" - Starting at $900 (Value $1,620)
The KC12's unique hull design provides anglers with the most stable and comfortable experience possible on the water. Anglers have the option of easily fishing from a seated or standing position. Large tank wells at the bow and stern provide plenty of storage space for all of your gear. Come standard with flush mount rod holders, dry storage hatch, and a seat. Paddle and extra seat included! And that cooler would make such a great accessory ...
Romantic Getaway at Caesar's Head - Starting at $450 (Value $750)
3 Nights in a Historic Home at Caesar's Head. This cottage has a sitting room, kitchen, three bedrooms, two with double and one with a queen bed, two baths (with clawfoot tubs) and very large screened back porch and deck. There are two USTA surfaced tennis courts and a swimming pool (in season) and a children's playground area. Surrounded by the Mountain Bridge Wilderness area with its multitude of uncrowded hiking trails. Internet connection, intermittent cell phone service. It will be available Friday through Sunday afternoon or some three day mid-week periods, depending upon availability. This summer house is not available Nov. 1-May 1.
Floral Fine Dining 2 - Starting at $360 (Value $699)
Watercolor created just for Wild Side. Through her art, local artist Janice Coward celebrates the beauty of nature and supports its preservation. She is an award winning artist who paints in watercolor, oil, and mixed media and is a self-described 'project person', often involved in interior decorating and design
Lowcountry Impression - Starting at $1,250 (Value 2,500)
This should not be viewed only in such a tiny and low-res picture ... A powerful Lowcountry scenery by Chris Ritsch, a veteran of many Piccolo Spoleto shows in Charleston where she has won several awards through the years, including two "Mayor's Choice" Purchase Awards. It will make an impression! (44"x55")
A Wise Woman - Starting at $110 (Value $200)
Zenobia Washington created the beautiful Gullah doll to remind us that the wonders of nature have always been with us and need our care for the future. Glass, fabric and natural materials.
One-Year Family Membership - Starting at $90 (Value $169)
Located in Charleston, the South Carolina Aquarium offers visitors an intimate look at many of the state's native plants and animals, ranging from those that live in the ocean to those that live on land. Be sure to check out the 350,00 gallon Great Ocean tank and the Saltmarsh Aviary, a 6,000 gallon tank home to stingrays, puffer fish, and diamondback terrapins. Membership is functional for up to one year. Includes one 2-hour parking pass.
Into the Mystic - Starting at $290 (Value $450)
This original painting was created especially for the Wild Side event to help support our beautiful region by local artist Squeaky Swenson.
2-pack Paddleboards - Starting at $650 (Value $1,145)
Lifetime 11 Ft Amped Paddleboard 2-Pack (Dragonfly Blue) - Built for boarders with intermediate experience, this lightweight model includes a leash loop attachment and adjustable paddle- perfect for your next journey on the open water ... especially if you happen to win that cooler! Lifetime's Amped up paddleboard provides great stability and tracking in both surf and flat water. The EVA deck provides traction for the feet, and the retractable fin gives our paddleboards increased performance in diverse water conditions. Bids on one paddleboard only accepted, but any higher bids for both will prevail.
Make it a Date for 8 and a Night to Remember - Starting at $225 (Value $400)
In your own home, enjoy an oyster roast complete with clams, mussels, clam chowder, chicken bog and key lime pie. Prepared by Sea Jazz Catering at Murrells Inlet Seafood, this will surely be a night to remember. Good for any Sunday through Thursday in January, February or March.
Wild Side, Inspiration - Starting at $175 (Value $350)
Nancy Bracken painted this local nature scene using a new medium, Brusho, on YUPO. It also inspired the featured art piece for Wild Side 2016.
Grainger McKoy's Cuff Links - Starting at $175 (Value $300)
Grainger McKoy Wood Duck Cuff Link Pair, Sterling Silver, with Wood Box. The cuff links are perfect for the passionate hunter or outdoorsman. They are frequently given as a "thank you" gift to a friend who hosted a memorable hunt.
The award-winning weekly newspaper covering Pawleys Island, Litchfield Beaches and Murrells Inlet, in Georgetown County, South Carolina. We've got the beach covered!
Lake Louise Mountain Adventure - Starting at $3,900 (Value $7,900)
Banff National Park Exploration, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (Alberta) 3-Night Stay with Airfare for 2. Enjoy a hike into the alpine of Alberta or explore the emerald waters of Lake Louise with a guided canoe journey. When snow blankets the Canadian Rockies, Lake Louise is transformed into a wonderland of solitude and beauty where you can enjoy a guided snowshoeing expedition, cross country ski adventure or magical icefalls walk. Includes: 3-night stay in a standard Fairmont room at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Alberta. Daily breakfast for 2. Mountain Heritage Program winter or summer adventure activities. Round-trip coach class airfare for 2 from within the 48 contiguous U.S. to Calgary, Canada. Winspire booking & concierge service.
Into the Woods in B&W - Starting at $110 (Value $200)
Mesmerizing wetlands picture by award-winning and self-taught photographer Sandra Anderson. Be inspired by a such great glimpse into Nature's endless creativity.
A Quintessential Staycation - Starting at $150 (value $275)
Enjoy a one night stay in a deluxe king room at the Francis Marion. Some of the amenities include plush european bedding, Swamp Fox Restaurant & Bar serving classic southern cuisine, Spa Adagio. Not valid for Fridays and Saturday nights, holidays and Charleston's special event dates.
Behind-the-Scene at the Center - Starting at $80 (Value $150)
Our guest speaker will make you want to learn more about the great work done by the Avian Conservation Center over the last 25 years. This certificate is good for a special behind the scenes experience for six people. The Center for Birds of Prey is a unique, off-the-beaten-path attraction offering stimulating environmental education programs utilizing birds of prey in a beautiful Lowcountry setting where nature abounds. This certificate is only valid for a behind-the-scenes experience that has been pre-scheduled. No walk-ups will be accepted. In addition to the Bird of Prey tour and flight demonstration, this experience includes a visit to the Avian Medical Clinic and Oil Spill Response Facility, two areas that are typically not open to the public
Voice of the Village - Starting at $175 (Value $350)
This painting by local artist Maura Kenny depicts Joe McGill from the Slave Dwelling Project sitting on the step of one of the former slave cabins in Friendfield Village on Hobcaw Barony, wearing the Civil War uniform of the 54th Massachusetts, the African-American regiment featured in the movie "Glory".
Italian Candle Holders
Inspired by the ornate beauty of Italian Renaissance, these Old World Candleholders evoke the period in sensuous turnings and elegant simplicity of the most traditional Tuscan Ceramic. A room defining set, they feature delicate scrollwork and sinuous design and are finished in a heavily distressed antiqued ivory patina.