Music in the Mountains “Goes to School” 

Online Auction Fundraiser

Bid to support our Goes to School programs in the local community!

Bidding will open this July during our Festival!

The Music in the Mountains’ Online Auction runs during our summer festival and supports our education programs in the local community.

Take a look at some of the items that were available to win during last year’s auction below! Exclusive resort getaways, art, jewelry, golf outings, concert tickets, restaurant gift certificates, and many other enticing items will once again be available this year, so get ready to bid this summer! 

Just a few of last year's

Auction highlights

8-day viking river cruise for 2 to the european destination of your choice

Immerse yourself in the Old World as you sail Europe’s most iconic rivers. Discover Danube gems like Vienna and Budapest. See storied Rhine castles. Trace French history alone the Seine. From the Main to the Moselle, the Douro to the Dordogne, the Viking experience is unsurpassed!

Airfare not included. This package was valued at $7,598.00!

Carol Salomon Designs

Each exquisite Carol Salomon piece has a story… for example, where she found the beads on her extensive travels throughout the world.

This piece — featuring lava rock — is no exception! Her lifelong love of travel, connecting her with other cultures and peoples far and wide are what maker her pieces so unique. Her talent for juxtaposing precious and semi-precious stones and metals alongside found objects, ancient beads, and contemporary materials sets her work apart.

KSUT Folk Festival VIP Passes for 2

KSUT presents the 26th annual Four Corners Folk Festival on Reservoir Hill in Pagosa Springs over Labor Day weekend, with music from Yonder Mountain String Band, Heartless Bastards, Dirtwire, Gangstagrass, Darrell Scott’s Electrifying Trio, Amy Helm, and many more!

This package includes two patron pass tickets, which come with patron’s seating under the tent, complimentary food and beverages, a patron’s vehicle pass, and camping (if desired) on Reservoir Hill. This package is valued at $1,000.

Luxury Accommodations at Your Choice of Vidanta Resort in Mexico

Enjoy an 8-day, 7-night stay in Vidanta’s exclusive, members-only Grand Luxxe accommodations. You can choose a 1, 2, or 3 bedroom suite (subject to availability) from one of these exciting resort destinations: Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Maya, Los Cabos, Acapulco, Puerto Peñasco, or Puerto Vallarta.

Your stay has been carefully curated to provide a high-end experience, including endless restaurants and lounges, golf courses, and endless pools. Airfare is not included, but your transportation to the resort is included. Generously donated by Greg and Sonja Lough.

Oregon Coast Getaway

Fly into Portland and enjoy a drive through wine country on your way to the coast, where the mountains meet the sea. Stay 6 nights and 7 days in a beautiful 2 bedroom/2 bathroom suite at the Inn at Spanish Head in Lincoln City, Oregon. While at the Inn you can walk on the beach, fly a kite, build a sandcastle, enjoy bountiful seafood, explore the tide pools, and enjoy the on-site hot tub and pool.

Dates available to choose from: September 18 – November 18, 2022, November 28 – December 17, 2022, January 3 – February 28, 2023. Airefare not included. Generously donated by Gordon and Dene Thomas.

2022 Original Festival Artwork

Take home this coveted, framed, original piece and own an important part of Music in the Mountains’ history!

This year, local artist Ann Smith and her gorgeous watercolor painting Tree Muse were chosen for the season’s cover art, and it is the perfect balance of fine art and whimsical summer fun. Ann is best known for her lush, expressive large-scale watercolors. The more you look at Tree Muse, the more you see — and the more you fall in love with it!

And so much more!