The Big Event

05/28/2017 04:00 PM - 08:30 PM CT


Special Events


  • $50.00  -  Individual
  • $650.00  -  Reserved Table of 10


Discovery Center
Building Number: Main Lodge


The Big Event: Under Nature's Canopy
Dinner, Entertainment, Silent & Live Auctions
Please RSVP no later than May 11
Reserve your seat by calling (877) 543-2085


It's the Discovery Center's most popular "FUNraiser!" Dinner, Entertainment, Silent & Live Auctions.

2017 Big Event Auction Catalog

4:00 PM
Cocktails, Appetizers, Silent Auction

This year’s Registration and Silent Auction hosted and managed by Gesture. Bid by smartphone, text or “personal shopper.”  Winning bidders will receive electronic notifications and receipts. A Gesture staff member will assist you with questions and bidding instructions.

Wine presented by Dennis Kohl of Trig’s Cellar 70 and donated by Allstate Liquor &
Wine and Terlato Wines International

Beer compliments of Frank Beverage Group

5:30 PM
Dinner and Live Auction

Gourmet Dinner by Reuland’s Catering

Table wine pairings by Brenda & Ron Behnke, courtesy of The Wine and Beer Barn

Centerpieces by Kay Krans

Harp by Callie Bates

Live Auction by Col. Kathy Packard

Following Auction
Check Out, After Dinner drinks & entertainment


$50 per attendee
Includes non-reserved seating and plated dinner service

$650 Reserved Table for 10
Includes 4 bottles of wine and reserved seating

Proceeds benefit our mission: To Enrich Lives and Inspire an Ethic of Care for Wisconsin’s Northwoods, through the Facilitation of Connections Among People, Nature, and Community.

Dressy Casual Attire

Limited Seating    
Please RSVP no later than May 11

Advance reservations required.  Sunday, 4:000pm.