2017 InterIm CDA Gala LIVE AUCTION!

Get a sneak peak of what will be in our live auction on May 20, 2017, and get that bidding arm ready! We have unique experiences, a restaurant frenzy, an exotic vacation package and much more! (Items may not be in this order the night of the gala.)

Seattle Sounders Vs. Portland Timbers -- NEXT WEEKEND!

Next weekend, Saturday, May 27th at noon, we have the best seats in the stadium for one of the most sought after games- the Seattle / Portland match up! You and three friends will be sitting center field, just 4 rows from all the action! Change your plans, grab your friends, bring your scarves and head over to Century Link Field for an afternoon of soccer. Seattle Sounders vs. Portland Timbers Next Weekend! ITEM 1

Restrictions: Valid only for game on May 27, 2017.
Donated by: Marpac Construction, LLC
Value: $520


40’ Meridian Yacht Cruise around Lake Union and Lake Washington

Seattle is a gorgeous city to see by turf, but it’s a spectacular city to see by surf! Enjoy the skylines and views during a two-hour Lake Union/Lake Washington cruise on the Yo’ Meridian yacht for up to eight people! Wine and appetizers will be provided to make this a perfect party experience this year on a sunny spring or summer day!

Restrictions: Cruise to take place on a mutually agreeable date, and must be used by August 31, 2017. Excludes major holidays and functions
Donated by: Craig Walker and Andrew Liu
Value: Priceless


Skykomish Cabin Getaway

Spend two nights in a charming three-bedroom cabin on the scenic South Fork of the Skykomish River near Index, WA. The cabin is conveniently close to numerous North Cascades lakes and trails for summer enjoyment and is 20 minutes from skiing at Stevens Pass. Included in this package are two winter lift tickets for the 2017-2018 ski season at Stevens Pass Mountain Resort! Treat yourself to the great outdoors, some nature therapy, and a cozy relaxing cabin vacation!

Restrictions: Dates to be mutually agreed upon
Donated by: Gary Johnson and Karen Ko and Stevens Pass Mountain Resort
Value: $850


Hot Pot Dinner for 10 by InterIm CDA Board Vice Chair Andrew Liu

Our Vice Chair of our Board of Directors, Andrew Liu and his wife Amy Liu graciously donate a delicious and delightful hot pot dinner for 10 guests on the evening of your choice. They will host a Chinese Hot Pot (including Andrew’s special dipping sauces) at their Magnolia home where you can enjoy views of downtown Seattle and Elliott Bay. Wine will be provided. This auction item makes its seventh appearance due to its popularity! Don’t miss out!

Restrictions: Date to by mutually agreed on.
Donated by: Andrew Liu
Value: $800


One Week in Two-Bedroom Vegas Villa

Head on down to Vegas from January 6 - 13, 2018! Enjoy a two-bed, two-bath luxury villa at the Desert Club Resort that sleeps six. Just one block from the Strip, you can avoid the long transportation lines with the easy walk home! This 1,020 square foot villa has a fully equipped kitchen and dining area and includes king-sized beds, walk-in closets, a sleeper sofa, fireplace, washer/dryer, balcony and free wifi. Resort includes 5 heated pools, hot tubs, restaurants, poolside grilling stations, a putting green, fitness center, kids game room, activity center and more. As always, you have many activities and options in Vegas. On top of the typical things to do, this week Vegas is hosting the 4-day Computer Electronics Show, the largest of it’s kind. InterIm Board Vice President, Andrew Liu, is a 20+ year veteran of this show and will be your personal guide to navigating CES- helping you plan your visit to maximize your time to see the best of CES like a pro. You must purchse your own tickets to the show if you are interested. If not everyone in your group wants to see CES, it’s also the best time of year for shopping at the multiple Premium Outlets because everything is heavily discounted after the new year! Even the tourist attractions are easy to see because almost everyone is at the show. One Week in Two-Bedroom Vegas Villa

Restrictions: Valid only for January 6-13, 2018. Airfare and CES admission not included.
Donated by: Andrew Liu
Value: $2,400

Restaurant Frenzy!
Get that bidding arm ready to take home gift cards to some of Seattle’s finest dining experiences!

  1. Maneki: $100 – Established in 1904, Maneki is Seattle’s oldest Japanese restaurant and is located in the Chinatown-ID!
  2. Green Leaf Vietnamese Restaurant: 2 gift cards at $50 each – With locations in Chinatown-ID, Belltown and Bellevue, you can’t go wrong with this authentic, delicious Vietnamese favorite!
  3. Girin: $100 – Korean fried chicken is all the rage, and Girin has got it, as well as many other Korean dishes! Located in Pioneer Square.
  4. Ethan Stowell Restaurants: $100 – This is good at any Ethan Stowell restaurant: Anchovies & Olives, Ballard Pizza Co., Bar Cotto, Bramling Cross, Goldfinch Tavern, and How to Cook a Wolf.
  5. Columbia Tower Club: Dinner for two with wine pairing: Spoil yourself with a delicious dinner at the best view in Seattle atop the Columbia Tower!


Live Edge Beverage Table by Thao Tran
At the Fallen Trees company, the design, and fabrication is all done one piece of furniture at a time by Thao Tran in Seattle. With a Fallen Tree piece, you're buying furniture that's solid, sustainably sourced, and has a story to tell.  This coffee table is made from a salvaged Lychee fruit tree from Maui, Hawaii.  Forget coffee, you put your Lychee Martini on this one of a kind table. You can take this unique and beautiful Fallen Tree coffee table home tonight! (Picture coming soon!)

Donated by: Thao Tran
Value: $3,500


Poker Party for 20 People

The first 20 bidders at $75 earn a seat at the table to try their luck and test their skill at Andrew Liu’s house. This is a real poker tournament with prizes! Play will consist of 20-minute rounds with multiple buy-in options. If the thrill of pocket aces isn’t enough, you’ll feel good knowing the food and drink are provided, and of course that all the proceeds benefit InterIm CDA!

Restrictions: Party on September 16, 2017
Donated by: Andrew Liu and Liana Woo
Value: $75 a seat


Chinatown-International District Extravaganza

Whether you’re a CID local or new to the neighborhood, as the winning bidder, you’ll have the opportunity to sample the best food, shopping, culture, art and even tattooing (!) in the neighborhood with the Chinatown-International District package. You'll get certificates to experience the lifestyle of Seattle's CID! While exploring the CID, you get a 10 to 15-day parking pass in the InterIm CDA parking lot under the freeway!

Donated by: Hing Hay CoWorks, Beijing Arts, goPoke, InterIm Parking Lot, Kaname Izakaya and Shochu Bar, KOBO, MoMo, New Century Tea Gallery, Phnom Penh Noodle House, Pioneer Barber Company, Seattle Best Tea, Seattle Pin Ball Museum, Tai Tung Restaurant, Thai Curry Simple, Tiger Tiger Tattoo, Tsue Chong Company, Tuesday Scarves, Wing Luke Museum, World Pizza
Value: $1,333


Summertime Himalayan Dinner Party for 10

Join InterIm CDA Executive Director, Pradeepta Upadhyay, and special guest Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos for a scrumptious summer Himalayan/Nepali dinner party for 10 people! Pradeepta will be your host and chef and will treat you to a feast and drinks in her beautiful backyard! Whether you’re a newbie to Himalayan food or it’s a staple of your diet, this authentic dining experience – and the company you will be in – is not to be missed!

Restrictions: to occur in the months of August and September of 2017
Donated by: Pradeepta Upadhyay and Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos
Value: $800


Seven-Night Hawaiian Vacation with Hawaiian Airline Miles

Included in this package are 80,000 Hawaiian Airline miles and seven nights at a spectacular ocean view, two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo at the Hilton Hawaiian Village: Lagoon Tower! This 1,025 square-foot unit accommodates six guests and has a living room, separate dining area, TV with cable, PlayStation, and a full kitchen. Fans of the TV show Hawaii 5-0 will recognize the Lagoon Tower plus the Rainbow Tower as being prominently featured in the opening credits and many episodes. Pack your bags, and say, “Alooooooha!”

Restrictions and more details: No blackout dates; guests can book as far as nine months in advance; a refundable $250 damage deposit fee is required upon arrival; parking is $42 for valet per day and $35 for self parking per day. Lodging and airline miles can be used separately.
Donated by: Hawaiian Airlines and Wilfred James
Value: $5,450