The following items and others are offered for auction at the 25th Anniversary Celebration at Equamore Sanctuary on May 7th, 2016. Bidding takes place during the event.


MEXICO CASA . . . A WEEK IN PARADISE:  Your choice of one of four casas for one week (June to September) at Villa Poema de Amor in Sayulita, Mexico.  For a gallery of photos of this special place, use the links highlighted in green. Offer good through 2017. Estimated value: $2000.



Villa Poema de Amor is one of the most unique villas in Sayulita, the crown jewel in the newly designated “Riviera Nayarit,” the coastal corridor from Litibu to San Blas. Its natural beauty and easy access to Puerto Vallarta (only a 30 minute drive) have made Sayulita one of Mexico’s favorite vacation spots. The villa and its cases are perfectly located with a short walk to town or the beach. Perched on the south end of the bay, Villa Poema de Amor features stunning 360-degree views of tranquil Playa los Muertos, Sayulita, and the ocean. Each casa is self contained on it own floor. Amenities include beautifully landscaped gardens; safes in all casas; maid service;  live-in caretaker on grounds for added security; bilingual property managers.

The View



First Floor Casa Lorca
Sleeps 1–2 — Bedroom overlooking ocean — Large terrace with palapa — Full kitchen — Private bathroom

First Floor Casa Hafiz
Sleeps 1–2 — Bedroom overlooking ocean — Private patio — Kitchenette — Separate bathroom

Second Floor Casa Neruda
Sleeps 2–4 — Master bedroom with stunning view of ocean and a private balcony — Master bathroom with tub/shower overlooking the bay — Writing desk with an ocean view that offers endless inspiration — 2nd bedroom with view of town, pool and gardens — 2nd bathroom with shower — Full kitchen — Dining area with balcony



Third Floor Casa Rumi

Sleeps 2 — The most romantic honeymoon suite on the bay! — Architecturally stunning with a romantic cupola over every room — Private roof-top patio with palapa — Tub/shower overlooking the sea — Open the windows and feel like you are bathing outside — Well appointed kitchenette



SURF OR TURF . . .THREE NIGHTS OF OREGON SPLENDER (Offered in the silent auction):  Three nights at either Ocean Oasis in Neskowin, Oregon, or Park Pines Lodge Home in Fort Rock Park Sunriver, Oregon,  excluding holidays and June-September. For a gallery of photos of these spectacular vacation homes, use the links highlighted in green. Offer good for 12 Months  ~  Estimated Value $1500

Ocean OasisOcean Oasis in Neskowin, Oregon, is the perfect place for a family reunion or gathering for friends. Come and enjoy all that oceanfront living the Oregon Coast has to offer! Every room of this magnificent home has panoramic views of the ocean. The home also has everything you will need for small children including a full size crib and highchair. The Ocean Oasis home features a brand new high-end fully stocked kitchen and a new stainless steel BBQ on the large oceanfront deck for grilling. On the roof top deck, you will find a hot tub and lounge area. The hot tub has unobstructed ocean views and is the perfect place for stargazing when the sun goes down.


ParkPinsLodgePark Pines Lodge Home in Sunriver, Oregon, has every amenity you could ask for in one of the most beautiful settings. This home is over 5500 sq/ft and features 5 large bedrooms, a children’s room off the master, 4 1/4 baths and a huge entertainment space easily sleeping 18+ people (including hid-a-beds). Park Pines Lodge is located between Fort Rock Park and the Woodlands Golf Course. You can be one of the first to enjoy all the new amenities in this completely remodeled luxurious lodge-style home. The kitchen was built for the serious cook, yet is family friendly with 2 ovens, 2 dishwashers, microwave, 6 burner stove, and an over-sized Subzero fridge. Off the main living/dining area is a large deck and BBQ. On the deck you will find the new 8-person hot-tub and two tables for seating 10-12 outdoors. Amenities include a dart board, foos ball table, croquette set, ping pong table, two BBQ’s, a smoker, and over a dozen bikes in a variety of sizes.


 Listed below are just some of the items open for bid at the auction to take place during the Silver Anniversary Celebration of May 7.

Great buys at the silent auction at the beginning of the celebration, and these Items during the live auction after dinner.
Annie Lennox Signed CD     $105
Custom Pet Portrait by Dana Feagin   $1,000 (pictured below)
Wrought Iron Planter       $250
Wooldridge Creek wine tasting with cheese for 10 people       $150
Artisan bench by Applegate Woodworker, Kevin Shawhan       $400
Weeks stay in beachfront condo in Mexico       $2,000 (pictured above)
Custom Pet Portrait in graphite by Michael Arciniega   $1,200 (pictured below)
6’ Patio bench with carved back and cushions     $500 (pictured below)
2 Patio chairs with carved backs and cushions       $500 (pictured below)
Wine tasting with driver, professional guide, three tasting rooms for 2 persons     $150

ChairCARVED PATIO CHAIRS: Beautiful carved back patio/porch chairs with neutral cushions.  Estimated value – $500 for 2 chairs .
MATCHING PATIO BENCH:  6 foot matching bench with carved back and deep seat cushions – Estimated value $500.






PuppyINSPIRED PET PORTRAIT: An original Inspired Pet Portrait of your Inspired Pet!  Award winning local artis extraordinaire Dana Feagin will create that perfect 16X20-inch portrait of your favorite fuzzy friend.  Value – $1000.







dinner-for-8-page-banner-copyAMAZING DINNER FOR EIGHT!  Enjoy a sumptuous feast for 8 people at the home of 2 of Ashland’s finest hosts. Choose a time when the weather is warm (summer, spring, early fall) and stroll the grounds of their lovely garden.  An evening experience you can’t help but savor: sip drinks, nosh appetizers and then move inside for a themed dinner (vegetarians can easily be accommodated).  This will be a fun event in a grand setting filled with friendship, food and drink. Bon appetite! Value $800.



CUSTOM PET PORTRAIT: Let  Michael Arciniega render your pet’s portrait in graphite. Estimated value $1200.