Site icon Ridgway RiverFest – Saturday, June 29, 2024

2023 Ridgway RiverFest River Rat Marketplace

Earlybird shopping begins at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 24 at Rollans Park in Ridgway.

From 11 a.m. to noon, silent auction shoppers can “Buy Early” at 20% off full retail value for products and gifts, or 10% off for gift certificates.

Start at noon, festival goers can begin bidding on all silent auction items. Bid winners will be picked in Waves. Wave 1 auction items close and bid winners are picked at 3:15 p.m. and Wave 2 closes at 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, June 23. All winners must be present to purchase their items by 5 p.m. Also during festival day, any item can be purchased immediately between noon and 4 p.m. with the BUY NOW option (10% off for products/gifts and 5% off for certificates) – great for those who don’t want to wait and take a chance of not getting your desired item.

2023 List of Silent Auction Items

Action Adventures Guide Outfitter Gift Certificate for 2 people for the Buckaroo 2-hour horseback ride through Uncompahgre National Forest. Value: $220

Alpacka Raft Bow Bag $225

Atlasta Solar Center 80 W Portable Solar Panel

Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour Gift Certificate good for family tour – two adults and three children – $53 Retail Value

Chow Down Pet Supplies $50 Pet Gift Basket

Cora Fitness / Now Iron and Oxygen Fitness Gift Certificate for One free month – $70 Value

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad 2 Standard Roundtrip Tickets on the historic historic traine ride through San Juan Mountains – Value $268.27

Elevate Day Spa & Salon Gift Certificate for One Hour Massage – Value $135

Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge Spa Gift  Certificate – Value $195

High Octane Nutrition 4 $60 Gift Certificates each for one foot detox and one tan – Total Value $320

Jacks Plastic Welding Boating Gear Total Value $734.94

Kane Scheidegger Fine Art Photography Square canvas print of photo of Lower Blue Lake scenery by Kane Scheidegger, value $200

Links at Cobble Creek Two Gift Certificates / Each Certificate Good for 2 Rounds of 18 Holes w/cart – Value per Certificate $292 / Total = $584

Lucky Find Consignments $25 Gift Certificate

Mary Menz Gift Certificate for a 3-hour guided hike for 4 people and copy of Mary’s new book “Wildflowers of Colorado’s Western Slope” – Total Value $235   

A copy of Mary’s book “Common Wildflowers of the San Juan Mountains” Value $21

Montrose Public Lands Center / San Juan Mountains Association Men’s Uncompahgre NF T Shirt: $24.99 / SJMA 18oz Water Bottle: $24.99 / Telluride, Silverton, Ouray, Lake City Colorado / Uncompahgre NF Sticker: $3.00 Trails Illustrated Map: $14.95 /  Total Gift Basket Value = $67.93

Montrose Surf & Kayak (6) Individual Items – Total Value $230 / (1) Montrose Surf & Cycle Logo Hat – Teal with yellow trim $40 (1) Montrose Surf and Cycle Logo T-shirt – Black – XL $25 (1) Montrose Surf & Cycle Logo T-shirt – Aqua – L $25 (1) Montrose Surf & Cycle Logo Tank – Aqua – M $25 (5) Montrose Surf & Cycle Logo Tank – Dark Gray – L $25 /  (2)  Montrose Surf & Cycle Gift Certificates – each worth $45 – for Free Watersports rental

Mountain Fever 9 items with total $252.90 in product value / (1) Soothing Warmth and Comfort Microwaveable Eye Mask $19.99 / (1) Lavender Scented Herbal Heat Pack $19.99 / (1) Microwaveable Eye Mask $19.99 / ( 1 ) Under Armour Ouray Logo Hat $39.99 / ( 1 ) Scala Brand wide brim hat $24.99 / ( 1 ) Ouray Logo “The Game” Hat $26.99 multi-color /  ( 1 ) Ouray Logo “The Game” Hat $26.99 multi-color / ( 1 ) Scala Collection Sun Hat $29.99 Red / (1 ) Ouray Colorado Logo “The Game” Hat $35.99 Black 

MTN Lodge Ridgway 1 night soak and stay- dual occupancy / King or Queen Room with 2 Orvis Passes

Mountain Lodge Telluride one-night stay in a One Bedroom Suite accommodating up to two guests. Value = $529 plus taxes

Mountain Waters Rafting / Durango Rafting 2 Gift Certificates each worth $160 – Total Value $320

My Topo Uncompahgre Watershed Topographic Map with Enhanced Relief Shading with Public Land Boundaries, 4′ x 5′ UTM/MGRS/USNG Grids $89.95

Natural Grocers Silent Auction Gift Basket worth $60

Ouray Ice Park Four (4 @ $80 each) All Access Passes for 2024 Ouray Ice Festival plus Free Demo Gear Card / Total Value $320

Ouray Mountain Sports Value $144.34 (River Kit)

Pine Valley Creations Artisan Wood and Stone Lazy Susan – Retail $150

Ridgway Family Dentistry Gift Certificate Towards Future Dentistry at Ridgway Family Dentistry – Total Value $100

San Juan Mountains Association Gift Basket – Uncompahgre National Forest T-Shirt-$14; San Juan Mountains Association 18oz Klean Kanteen-$19.50; San Juan Mountains Association Sticker-$3; Telluride/Silverton/Ouray/Lake City National Geographic Map-$24.99; Total Gift Basket Value-$61.49

San Juan Scenic Jeep Tours Four (4) Half Day Jeep Tour Certificates (Valued at $69 each) Total Value = $276

Sauvage Spectrum Winery Private Tour for two of Sauvage Spectrum Vineyard – Wine Making 101:Grape to Glass – Valued at $65 per person – Total Donation is two tickets, for total Value of $130

Second Chance Humane Society Gift Basket Total value: $65 includes $25 gift card to Second Chance Thrift Shop / $30 sweatshirt /$10 water bottle

Secret Creek One-night stay in the village in a yurt, tipi, or tent for 2 with a $50 gift card to Trattoria for dinner. Value: Trattoria Gift Certificate $50 and One-night stay at the Secret Creek Village $300

Seek Outside EOLUS TENT – Sage – Total Value $219.00

SOM footwear Gift Certificate for a pair of SOM’s & Tour – $183 Value

Storm King Distillery Gift Certificate for tasting and tour for up to 10 people, value $300

Thai Paradise Gift Certificates for Dining –  Two (2) $50 Gift Certificates for Dining, Total Value $100

The Glacier Club $1,000 Gift Certificate for Golf

True Grit Café $30 Gift Certificate

Voyage Books ( (Children’s Book)  $18.99

Wiesbaden Hot Springs & Spa Two nights in a King bedroom and two hours in the Lorelei

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