The second annual Make Waves: Celebrate, Donate, Educate benefit for Harbor WildWatch will return from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at The Club @ the Boatyard.
The event features a silent auction with a mix of local products and experiences, along with a Raise the Paddle to benefit the interactive programs of Harbor WildWatch, said executive director Lindsey Johnson.
“We’re pretty excited for some fun experiences to be auctioned,” Johnson said.
Some auction items include experiences such as a date night package that includes a ride on the Gig Harbor Gondola and a Tide to Table dinner from Taylor Shellfish.
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Limited seating is available for the age 21-and-older event with tickets $100 per person or $150 per couple.
Food will be locally provided by Sunshine All Naturals catering and Taylor Shellfish Farms, with marine-themed beverages from Heritage Distilling Company and Narrows Brewing.
Entertainment will be provided by local pianist Elijah Brossenbroek.
Since 2004, Harbor WildWatch has delivered fun and innovative educational programs to children and adults in the greater Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula communities and has inspired stewardship to more than 200,000 residents and visitors in its 12 years of operation.
“Our staff and volunteers deliver over 600 education programs each year,” Johnson said. “This event will celebrate that success and build support for new educational endeavors in 2017 and beyond.”
Tickets are available and can be purchased online at harborwildwatch.org/programs/private-programs/tickets/ or in-person at the Harbor WildWatch office at the Skansie House
All proceeds will directly benefit classroom and outdoor education programs for in the greater Gig Harbor community in 2017.