April 27, 2018

Join Us for a Magical Evening with Wilder

Wilder invites you to a magical evening of celebration and support of community. Featuring a cocktail reception, full dinner, live auction and inspiring stories emceed by the talented Jearlyn Steele and after-party music from the Charity Bell Band. The event raises critical support for Wilder’s community programs, research, leadership and community initiatives.

Friday, April 27, 2018
6:00 p.m.
InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront
11 Kellogg Blvd. E.
Saint Paul

Table Host (seats 10): $1,250

Individual Tickets: $125

RSVP by Friday April 13 online or contact events@wilder.org 
or 651-280-2089


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Live Auction Packages

Dinner for Eight with Special Guest Lynne Rossetto Kasper

Lynne Rosetto Kasper
Enjoy a multi-course dinner for eight hosted and prepared by past Wilder board chair Robyn Hansen and her husband John Clarey from a menu inspired by Lynne Rossetto Kasper, cookbook author and former host of America Public Media’s “The Splendid Table.” In fact, Lynne will join you for the dinner! Wine pairings will be provided and served by Chuck Kanski of Solo Vino, and you and your guests will go home with a copy of one of Lynne’s cookbooks autographed that night. 

Scottsdale Vacation

Scottsdale Townhome Exterior
Enjoy a weeklong getaway to the vibrant city of Scottsdale, Arizona! This package includes up to seven consecutive nights at a beautiful townhome, located off Main Street in Old Town Scottsdale, right down the street from the famous Hotel Valley Ho and the Main Street Arts District. Designed by renowned architect, John Douglas, best known for his design of the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts, this home sleeps six with two bedrooms with queen size beds and ensuite baths, and a den with a queen sofa bed and private bath. Also included in this package are 50,000 US Bank FlexPoints, worth $750 in award travel.

Alaska Halibut Fishing Expedition

Alaskan Fishing Boat
Explore the beauty of Alaska in this once-in-a-lifetime Alaskan adventure for two. You and a guest will embark on a one-day halibut fishing excursion in the Northern Gulf of Alaska waterways off the Kenai Peninsula. Your Captain, a seasoned Alaskan fisherman, will help guide you in hooking the big one. This package includes up to a five night Airbnb stay on the Chester Creek Trail which is a scenic walking and biking trail that winds through Anchorage to Kincaid Park, where on a clear day you might get a glimpse of Denali. Also included in this package are 80,000 US Bank FlexPoints, worth $1,200 in award travel.

​Saints for a Day

Saints ballfield
Have the experience of “Saints for a Day” when your party of four receives tickets to the Securian Club for a Saint Paul Saints game during the regular 2018 season. Food, beer, wine and soft drinks are included. Arrive to the game prior to gates opening for a behind-the-scenes tour with Saints owner Mike Veeck. The VIP experience continues when you go down to the field for batting practice (you can even take some swings!). One of you will join the Saints manager George Tsamis in taking the lineup card out to the umpires. And one of you will have the honor of throwing out the first pitch!

Parking Information

​Recommended parking for the InterContinental St. Paul Riverfront is available at the Capital City Plaza Parking Ramp. Entrances to the Ramp can be found just east of the hotel on Kellogg Boulevard, 4th Street, and Cedar Street. The hotel can be accessed via the street or skyway system. Vouchers for a discounted parking rate of $5 will be available at guest registration (valid only for Capital City Plaza Parking Ramp). Hotel valet service is available for $14 and can be accessed at the Kellogg entrance to the hotel.

Thank you to the Ordinary Magic Event Committee!

Mary Sue Godfrey, Robyn Hansen, Judy Kishel, Debbie Lee, Gloria Myre, and LeeAnn Rasachak

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