Uptown Downtown

Join the Rapid City Downtown Association for a night on the town at Uptown Downtown Dinner and Auction, on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the Holiday Inn - Rushmore Plaza.

The Rapid City Downtown Association invites you to Uptown Downtown, an annual dinner and auction, with 2014 proceeds to benefit YMCA youth sponsorships and Downtown events. The annual event is done in conjunction with a local non-profit to split proceeds so that the association can make a positive impact on the community.

Uptown Downtown will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour complete with a red carpet, drinks and hors d'oeuvres, and a performance by James Van Nuys and his niece, Maya. A plated dinner will be served at at 6:30 p.m., followed by a silent and live auction with auctioneer Joe Bennington. JDProductions will provide entertainment throughout the night, as well as music for the dance after the auction.

Schedule of Events
Social: 5:30 p.m.
Dinner: 6:30 p.m.
Auction and Dance to follow

Tickets may be purchased in the Destination Rapid City office at 512 Main Street, Suite 980 or by calling 605-716-7979.
Tickets are $60 per person, or $450 per 8 person table.

To donate items to the auction or to purchase tickets, please contact Deb Bruce at deb@downtownrapidcity.com or 605-716-7979.

Uptown Downtown is sponsored by BankWest, BankWest Insurance and Black Hills Power

Auction items
The following is a list of auction items. Check back regularly, more items are added every day!

One-year AAA Classic Primary Membership
A one-year AAA Classic Primary Membership includes 24-hour emergency road-side service, travel counselors to help with trip planning, AAA Membership discounts on major hotel accommodations, Hertz car rentals, auto services, American Express Traveler’s Cheques and more! 
Donor: AAA of South Dakota
Donor value: $70

Platinum room one-night stay
Enjoy a complimentary one-night stay in one of Adoba Hotel and Suites’ eco-friendly Platinum Rooms, which includes a new Green Dream Bed, wrapped in deluxe linen. This certificate is valid from now through May 30, 2014 and from Oct. 15, 2014 through April 30, 2015.
Donor: Adoba Hotel and Suites
Donor value: $109

(2) $25 Beau Jo’s gift cards
Choose from delicious specialty Mountain Pizza Pies, specialty Prairie Pizza Pies, a gluten-free menu and an amazing pizza and salad bar. Want something different? Beau Jo’s will let you create your own pizza!
Donor: Beau Jo’s Pizza
Donor value: $50

Black Hills Playhouse tickets
Four tickets to use toward any of the regular Black Hills Playhouse season performances during the summer of 2014. This year’s plays include: Sylvia, a romantic comedy; The Secret Garden, a musical; Monty Python’s Spamalot, a musical comedy; or The Best Man, a drama.
Donor: Black Hills Playhouse
Donor value: $110

Black Hills Woman Magazine Advertising Package
Tout Advertising is offering a full color one-half page ad in the Black Hills Woman Magazine. With a distribution of approximately 12,000, Black Hills Woman is distributed to approximately 250 locations in the region. Design work for the ad is not included in the package.
Donor: Tout Advertising
Donor value: $449

Two $25 Bully Blends gift cards
Bully Blends offers a variety of coffee and tea options with a great selection of bulk buying for both tea and coffee. The options at Bully Blends are endless! Patrons can choose from menus including: breakfast, deli, grill, brew pub, dessert and drink menus! In addition, Bully Blends offers vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free items. Relax in the cozy atmosphere that includes a bar area offering beer on tap and a wine selection.
Donor: Bully Blends
Donor value: $50

Howard Miller Waterfowl Grandfather Clock
Donor: The Clock Shop
Donor value: $2,271

Oversized sleeping bag
This 39” x 90” Stansport Base-Camp hooded, blue sleeping bag is great for camping summer to fall! Five pounds of poly-thermal synthetic insulation will not lose insulating efficiency if wet. This sleeping bag is great for tall campers who need a little extra leg room!
Donor: The Connection Army-Navy Store
Donor value: $76.99

Golf Bag
Hit the links this summer with a light-weight, self-standing blue and white Michelob Ultra golf bag with backpack harness.
Donor: Eagle Sales of the Black Hills
Donor value: $200

Elks Theatre advertising package
Choose from one year of static ads or six months of 30 second rolling stock commercials from Elks Theatre. Promote your business in front of a captive audience while they’re waiting for the movie to start!
Donor: Elks Theatre
Donor value: $900

8 Pre-season Denver Broncos tickets
Take in a pre-season Denver Broncos football game with a group of friends or family in the Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium this 2014-2015 season! Ticket locations include: Section 128, row 28, seats 21, 22 and 23; section 128, row 28, seats 28, 29 and 30; and section 128, row 29, seats 24 and 25. These tickets may be used at any pre-season game and must all be used for the same game. 
Donor: Ketel Thorsetenson, LLP
Donor value: $872

KEVN Black Hills Fox advertising/production package
This package includes advertising and productions at a $1,000 value to be custom designed for your advertising needs. Commercials must air prior to August 31, 2014, and cannot be applied to any existing bill. 
Donor: KEVN Black Hills Fox
Donor value: $1,000

Browning gun case
This Browning gun case includes a rugged, high-quality outer shell with high-density padding materials, a heavy-duty zipper and fully padded wrap-around handles. It also includes a D-ring for a secure small padlock.
Donor: First Stop Gun Shop
Donor value: $50

Wine basket
Enjoy a beautiful wine basket that includes one bottle of Prairie Berry Phat Hogg white wine, one bottle of Prairie Berry 3 Rednecks red wine, two Main Street Square wine glasses and two unlimited tasting tickets for the 2014 Art and Wine Festival.
Donor: Main Street Square
Donor value: $120

Downtown Stay and Spa for Two
This package includes a one-night stay in Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn’s luxurious two-room Plaza Suite, a bottle of wine with two Claret glasses and dinner for two at The Grille. Also, enjoy a spa experience with Mystique Edge’s Anthony and Cleopatra Package for two, featuring a one-hour Swedish massage, spa pedicure, spa manicure, wine and a snack for two.
Donor: Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn
Donor value: $500

Black Hills Cabin in the Pines
Get away for the weekend in a beautiful cabin, located near Terry Peak. This 2,500 square foot, three level cabin sleeps up to 10 people and includes four bedrooms with queen-sized beds, three full baths a pullout queen-sized sofa sleeper, a great room with fireplace, full kitchen with dishwasher, pool table, six-man hot tub, laundry facilities and DISH network with two large screen TVs. The cabin also features an outdoor deck with a propane grill, a gorgeous mountain view and ample parking. It is beautifully and completely furnished with everything you need for a great vacation. The package includes three nights and must be used within one year of the date received. Holidays and Sturgis Bike Rally dates excluded. (VBRO #465397).
Donor: Dan Senftner
Donor value: $750

Paris Chic package
This glamorous package includes a red Marc Chantel purse, a beautiful silver and blue diamond-like cap wine stop, Frank Lyman travel-brush, bling key chain, bling teddy bear Minipol cellphone ear cap and a green and brown bracelet.
Donor: Paris Chic
Donor value: $166

Black Hills tasting tour for two
Enjoy a leisure afternoon for two touring and tasting wines and micro brews in the heart of the Black Hills. Your guided tour of four fantastic wineries and two microbreweries nestled near Hill City, will be full of flavor and local history. You will meet fellow wine enthusiasts and enjoy wine tasting from unique and award-winning wineries. Arrive back at Ft. Hays Old West Town and Dinner Show and enjoy a wonderful cowboy dining experience!
Donor: Ft. Hays Chuckwagon
Donor value: $186

Two $10 Shirt Shack gift certificates
Create your own look with a gift certificate from Shirt Shack, a family owned and operated screen printing business, located in the heart of Historic Downtown Rapid City. Shirt Shack specializes in one-of-a-kind t-shirt designs, with over 1,000 designs to choose from, offering quality shirts with a wide range of sizes and styles. 
Donor: Shirt Shack
Donor value: $20

Remote control Super Cub DSM airplane
“Come fly with me!” This awesome remote control ready-to-fly Super Cub DSM airplane is perfect for that pilot in you! The kit contains a 4-channgel 2.4Ghx DSMXfull range transmitter, 4 AA batteries, rechargeable 11.1V Li-Po Flight Battery and a fast DC charge with an AC adapter.
Donor: Who’s Hobby House
Donor value: $200

Taco Bar feast
It’s time to party! Treat 20 of your closest friends to a Taco Bar in your own home! The Taco Bar includes Hot Taco, Nacho or Naked Burrito Bar through Qdoba catering. But that’s not all! The package also includes Entrée cards allowing 10 more of your friends or family to enjoy one handmade Qdoba entrée. 
Donor: Qdoba Mexican Grill
Donor value: $225

$25 Great Harvest Bread gift certificate
Enjoy freshly milled, whole wheat tastes and fresh whole grain bread. Great Harvest Bread Company uses premium wheat bought from family owned farms located in the finest wheat growing region in the world. They only use pure and simple ingredients in their products.
Donor: Great Harvest Bread Company
Donor value: $25

Wine Press
Take home this beautiful wooden and cast iron wine press decoration. It will be perfect to display in your home bar or as an accent to your décor! 
Donor: Johnson Creek Antiques
Donor value: ($75)

Vintage “Comanche Chief” framed art
This vintage, 1990’s “Comanche Chief” framed piece of art by Paul Boren is bordered by 1990 U.S. Postal Service five-stamp issue of tribal headdress stamps. The headdress stamp collection includes: Assiniboine, Arapahoe, Comanche, Flathead and Shoshone.
Donor: Johnson Creek Antiques
Donor value: $99

Rapid City Centennial watercolor
This incredible watercolor was created in honor of the Rapid City Centennial from 1882 to 1982, by artist Barbara Kieffer Rowe. In the painting are images of the historic Buell Building, the Hotel Alex Johnson, the Sweeney Building and the McGillycuddy House.
Donor: Rapid River Art Gallery
Donor value: $500

Quadrilla Wooden Marble Vail set
Your kids will love this fun and exciting Quadrilla Wooden Marble Vail set. It even includes the extension set with endless construction options! Build and re-build and create new ways for intelligent play in wood!
Donor: Who’s Toy House
Donor value: $250

Assorted soda package
This package includes one case of assorted soda, such as Americana Cherry Cola, Stweart’s Root Beer, Fanta Grape and Henry Weinhard’s Orange Cream, to name a few! In addition to the case of soda, receive a six-pack of your choice of soda each month for one year!
Donor: Zoom Candy & Soda
Donor value: $175

Private four-course tasting for eight
Experience the culinary genius of Jeff Butler at The Blind Lion Speakeasy, a prohibition era speakeasy located in a secret Downtown Rapid City location. Butler will wow you with fresh seafood overnighted from both coasts and local game masterfully prepared with fresh and seasonal ingredients from the local farmers market. Be prepared to be entertain as Chef Butler will showcase the most cutting edge cooking methods table-side using cold smoking and liquid nitrogen. Completing the experience are the cities top acoustic musicians performing live.
Donor: Murphy’s Pub and Grill
Donor value: $150

Cooking by the Season package
This package includes a Cooking by the Season bookbook, one bottle of Mission Harvest extra virgin olive oil, a 30” by 30” decorative flour sack towel including a package of mixed herb seeds and roasted garlic sea salt, all tied together with a beautiful multi-colored scarf.
Donor: Mitzi’s Books
Donor value: $100