Oral Auction Items for Dec 2, 2015 Lakewood in Lights


Take a look at this fabulous array of items for Lakewood In Lights 2015. Join us for a fabulous way to support the arts and usher in the holidays!

Kick off the holiday season with a festive gala!


Wednesday, December 2, 2015

5:30 - 8:30 PM
 at Lakewood Center for the Arts

Net proceeds benefit the Rising Star Program at Lakewood which provides opportunities for new and emerging artists

Honorary Co-chairs: Ken Hick & Cheri Cooley-Hick

Event Coordinators: Jeanne Denton & Joann Frankel

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Mix and mingle with your friends over a cocktail while bidding on beautiful auction packages. Enjoy a bite to eat, and join the party inside the Headlee Mainstage for star performances, a lively oral auction and special appeal for our Rising Star Program supporting performance and education opportunities for artists.

Come join us and bid on these fabulous items

Man Cave Progressive Party
•    Cars, Cars, Cars
•    Lakewood board members show off their garages
•    Noshes and beverages for up to 8 people
•    War stories, brags and boasts
Sip and nibble your way through the “man caves” of three Lakewood board members who are aficionados of classic and restored cars. Bill Warner, John Bradshaw and Don Plumb will share the joy of locating and restoring their favorite cars of yesteryear. Offering is for up to 8 people at a time to be mutually agreed upon, preferably after Mother’s Day. Donated by John Bradshaw, Dr. Don Plumb, and Bill Warner. Snacks and beverages provided.  Value: $800

Brewer’s Dinner for Eight
•    Dinner for 8 at Lakeside home of Dedre Marriott
•    Each course features a unique beer
•    Ryan Pappe, award-winning brewer gives history and tasting tips
This offering is for beer connoisseurs! Dinner for eight will be provided at the lakeside home of Dedre Marriott. Ryan Pappe, award-winning brewer for Portland Brewing Company, will curate a tasting to coordinate with each course including appetizers, salad, entree, and dessert. Ryan will give an introduction to beer, brewing history, and the local beer scene while guests are served a delicious dinner by Lakewood Associates Jan Coulton, Jeanne Denton and Joann Frankel. Date to be mutually agreed upon and guests must be 21 or older. Donated by Jan Coulton, Jeanne Denton, Joann Frankel, Dedre Marriott, and Ryan Pappe.  Value: $800

Tree: Angelic Winter
The “Angelic Winter” tree brings a dazzling sophistication to warm your heart this season. This wonderful tree is decorated by Margaret Chapman & Jane Holmes and is donated by Lakewood Center For The Arts.  Value: $1,000

Two-Night Stay & Wine Tastings for Three Couples at the Stoller Family Estate
•    Wine tasting for 6 at Stoller Family Estate
•    Added wine tastings at 4 other wineries
•    Overnight stay for 6 at Stoller Family Estate
Calling all wine connoisseurs! We have an incredible array of wine tastings for you to enjoy from the wonderful home base of the Stoller Family Estate. Your package includes a two-night guesthouse stay for up to three couples (6 people total) at the Estate. The package includes a complimentary wine tasting in their fabulous tasting room. In addition, this package includes wine tastings for six at De Ponte Cellars, Soter Vineyards, Hawks View Cellars, and Alexana Estate Vineyard. Advance reservations are required and are subject to availability. All participants must be age 21 or wiser. Package valid until March 31, 2017. Alexana Estate Vineyard and Winery, De Ponte Cellars, Hawks View Cellars, Soter Vineyards, and the Stoller Family Estate generously donated this offering.  Value: $1,760    

Dinner Party for 6 with Concert Pianist Michael Allen Harrision
•    Dinner for 6 at the Glazers
•    Intimate private concert by pianist/composer Michael Allen Harrison
Enjoy a delicious dinner party for six prepared in the Lake Oswego home of tonight’s Rising Star Sponsors, Peter and Cyndie Glazer. Your dinner includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, main course, wine and dessert. Complementing your gourmet meal will be the music by pianist/composer, Michael Allen Harrison. Date to be mutually agreeable by pianist and hosts. Donated by Peter & Cyndie Glazer and Michael Allen Harrison.  Value: $800

Three Nights for Two People in Napa with Winery Tour
•    3-night stay for two at the historic Victorian B&B Hennessey House in Napa
•    Make it a family trip and invite up to 6 others to join you on tours to 3 world class wineries
Spice up your winter with a three-night stay in a room at the Hennessey House Bed and Breakfast, an 1889 Queen Anne Victorian on historic Main St. in Napa, California. The house, with beautiful architecture and period furniture, is conveniently located near restaurant row, the Uptown Theater, Napa’s Oxbow Market, and tasting rooms located in the downtown area. World class Napa Valley wine country vineyards are just minutes away with an 11-minute walk to the Napa Valley Wine Train. Your large room includes king bed, fireplace, jacuzzi, mini fridge and more. Your stay includes a full gourmet breakfast, afternoon tea, and an evening wine-and-cheese reception. There’s also a 24-hour sauna, a parlor with a big-screen TV, and a tree-shaded patio. Also included is a private tour and tasting for up to 8 guests at Ridge Vineyards’ Lytton Springs Estate. In addition, you’ll also enjoys tours to Rombauer Vineyards and Stephen & Walker Winery. Some restrictions do apply. At the Hennessey House, your stay is valid Sundays – Thursdays, subject to availability, Dec. 3, 2015 – March 3, 2016 or December 1, 2016 – March 2, 2017. Stay not valid on holidays or during Christmas week and the Paisley Room and Dream Sweet are excluded. At Ridge Vineyards, two weeks notice must be given when making an appointment. Donated by Jeanne & Mike Denton, Hennessy House, and Ridge Vineyards.  Value: $1,200

Peppermint Bear Tree
This “Peppermint Bear” tree will delight children and the young at heart. It is adorned with hundreds of stuffed bears and candy ornaments and includes a vast library of children’s books beneath its boughs. Decorated and donated by Lakewood Center Associates. Value: $1,500

Director’s Dinner & Play for Six
•    Dinner for 6 at lakeside home of Samantha Richarson
•    Tales about film, theatre and writing a new comedy by Alan Shearman
•    Tickets for 6 to the new comedy, Bullshot Crummond, Evil eye of Jabar, written by Alan Shearman
It’s a British invasion! British director, actor, and voice talent Alan Shearman is coming to Lake Oswego this spring to direct the premiere of his new play, Bullshot Crummond: The Evil Eye of Jabar and The Invisible Bride of Death (loosely based on the English sleuth Bulldog Drummond). Six lucky people will have dinner with Alan at the lakeside home of Samantha Richardson. These two wickedly funny Brits will entertain you with background stories about the stage, creating a play and life in England. You then go to a performance of the comedy on the Headlee Mainstage at Lakewood. Donated by Samantha Richardson, Alan Shearman, and Lakewood Theatre Company.  Value: $1,500

Weekend Getaway via MINI to Domaine Serene Winery
•    Weekend use of a Mini Cooper from MINI of Portland for two
•    Meet 2 friends and tour and sample wines at Domaine Serene
•    Overnight stay for 4 for two couples at Domaine Serene guest house
•    Concierge assistance to help you make reservations to other wineries and restaurants
Start your weekend vacation with a drive in a MINI Cooper from MINI of Portland and drive it to Domaine Serene. At this little slice of paradise in the Dundee Hills, meet up with two of your friends to enjoy a complimentary tour and private tasting of their noted Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The winery has had more than 85 wines rated 90 points or higher since its first vintage; most recently, the 2010 Evenstad Reserve which was ranked #3 wine in the world by Wine Spectator. Your package also includes a two-night stay for two couples in the winery’s well appointed guest house stocked with two bottles each of Domaine Serene Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, specially selected breakfast items, charcuterie and cheese. Concierge assistance is also provided for outings into Oregon Wine Country, restaurant reservations and winery appointments. Reservations with MINI and Domaine Serene must be made in advance and are subject to availability. Note: package is valid until September 30, 2016.  This wonderful offering is the perfect place to start your adventures exploring wine country and is the ideal sanctuary at the end of a memorable day among the vines.   Value: $2,750

Four Days, Three Nights at Chateau Whistler for Two, British Columbia
•    4 days and 3 nights at the Fairmount in Whister BC
•    5 minute walk to Whistler Blackcomb ski area
•    note: daily resort fee applies
Spend 4 days and 3 nights at the Fairmount Chateau Whistler. This incredible Ski In and Ski Out resort offers a great opportunity for world class skiing in the winter. Or, if you prefer a summer visit, you can enjoy world class golfing. The Fairmont offers unsurpassed amenities and personalized service. Plush rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks and Keurig coffee makers. Other amenities include an 18-hole golf course, a driving range, tennis courts and high-end restaurants. There’s also a spa and a fitness center with steam rooms, a sauna and hot tubs, plus heated indoor and outdoor pools (including one with underwater music). An area shuttle and meeting facilities are available. The resort is a 5-minute walk from the Whistler Blackcomb ski area and 1.8 km from Lost Lake. A daily resort fee applies. Donated by The Kantor Family.  Value: $2,424

Big Cat Tour & Dinner for 6 + Overnight Stay for 2
•    6 people tour WildCat Refuge Sanctuary in Sherwood – 88 acre property
•    Wine, appetizers for six after your tour
•    Overnight stay for two people at the guest house with a 3-course dinner and wine
•    Next morning, feed the big cats with the keepers
Six very fortunate people will have a very special experience. You will be treated to wine and appetizers at WildCat Ridge Sanctuary in Sherwood, Oregon (not open to the public). You will receive a personal tour of the 88-acre sanctuary and meet the residents. Two lucky people will also have the opportunity to “spend the night” with the BIG cats, in the tiger guesthouse, after being served a 3-course dinner with wine paired to each course. In the morning if you like, after coffee, you can go with the staff as they feed the cats. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for participants over age 18. Dates to be mutually agreed upon. Donated by WildCat Ridge Sanctuary and Ken Hick & Cheri Cooley-Hick.  Value: $1,500

Wine Judgment in Paris – California VS French Wines – An Experience for 10
•    Re-enact a historic event!
•    Exemplary wines from France and California in a blind taste test for ten people
•    Appetizers and history of wine and the Paris event provided
Ten people will experience a re-enactment of one of the most famous events in the history of wine. This unique event replicates the famous wine tasting event in Paris in 1976 at which California vineyards participated... and shocked the world! The offering includes wine and appetizers, and an overview on wines, wine history, the Paris event, and its effect on the wine tasting world. You will experience a similar judgment event with more current wines keeping everything as real as possible. Who will win? The French? The Californians? You decide. Date to be mutually agreed upon. Donated and hosted by Ken Hick & Cheri Cooley-Hick.  Value: $2,500

Vacation Week in Manzanita, Oregon
•    7 nights in Manzanita home
•    4 bedrooms (sleeps 8 adults)
•    Magnificent view overlooking the Pacific with glass in all directions
Enjoy a week (7 nights) in a beautiful architect designed oceanfront home in Manzanita, Oregon. The house sits in the sand dunes overlooking the Pacific with glass in all directions.  There are 4 bedrooms, 3 with queen beds and 1 with twin beds (sleeps 8 adults).  There is also a loft for additional children. All amenities are provided, including cleaning. Recommended for families of all ages who enjoy sightseeing. This is a winning location any time of the year. Many guests prefer winter visits with the fireplace and magnificent views. Dates to be mutually agreed upon. No smoking or pets, please. Donated by Debbie & David Craig.  Value: $2,850
Small Tree: White Christmas
This diminutive live tree is nothing short of full-sized cheer for the holidays. With fresh floral decorations, this gorgeous tree is ready to make a statement in your home. Donated by The Kantor Family.  Value: $450

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