Tides of March Auction

the 2017 auction will be an ocean commotion!

Saturday, March 11, 2017
5-9 pm
The Commons at Fort Worden State Park

The Tides of March Benefit Dinner and Auction is the Center’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds allow the Center to connect face-to-face with over 24,000 people each year, spreading the message of marine health and local action. Our playful theme this year is Ocean Commotion.

View the auction catalog for a a full look at this year's incredible selection of getaways, exclusive local experiences, fine crafted goods, and more!
Here's a list of the fantastic getaways we have available to bid on this year:

Victoria Getaway Package
- Caribbean Vacation
- Pick Your Paradise (for six to eight people)
- Two nights at the Point No Point Lighthouse
- Orcas Island Package
- Hobuck Beach Resort Two Night Stay
- Oregon Coast Package
- Willapa Bay Cottage Stay
- Experience Portland Package
- Sol Duc Cabin Retreat
- Long Beach Cottage

Fun & Festivities will include:

  • Sit-down dinner prepared by Fort Worden Catering
    Fillet of Wild Salmon - delicately roasted with fresh lemon and herbs, finished with a signature white butter and caper sauce 
    Roasted Portobello Mushroom - stuffed with a creamy blend of polenta and goat cheese and drizzled with a spicy-sweet piquillo pepper sauce
  • Excellent selection of wine, beer, and appetizers
  • Spirited performance and inspirational presentation
  • Silent auction at 5:00 pm, live auction at 7:00 pm
  • Famous Dessert Dash

Please be sure to read over the Auction Guidelines.

Proceeds support the Marine Science Center’s mission and programs to inspire conservation of the Salish Sea, protect marine animals, and improve ocean health for generations to come.

If you are not able to join us on March 11th, but would like to support the Marine Science Center, please donate here.


Thank you to our
2017 Auction Sponsors:
Pet Town
Jefferson Healthcare
Kristen Manwaring Insurance 
John L Scott R.E. Port Townsend
Michael and Letitia Thompson
Platt Irwin Law Firm
Kosec Funeral Home
SOS Printing
David T Chuljian, DDS
Sunshine Propane
Bonita's Four Legged Friends
Shold Landscaping Products